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Archaelogical Survey of India


Puri project row flares up as ASI stand gives BJP fresh ammo to fire at BJD

May 13, 2022 4:05 pm

In its affidavit submitted in the high court on May 9, the ASI stated that the state government was undertaking the Puri Heritage Corridor Project's construction work within the prohibited and regulated areas of the monument without valid permission.

Lehripura Gate slab collapse: Mayor warns ASI of criminal prosecution if gate not restored

May 01, 2022 5:48 am

Some parts of the then derelict structure had fallen in 2013-14. The VMC had then safeguarded the structure to avoid casualty during traffic movement and approached the ASI for repairs.

A stone’s throw from Chandigarh, this Punjab village indifferent to poll results: ‘govts change, not our fate’

March 10, 2022 12:28 pm

In Masol, on Punjab-Haryana border, merely eight kilometers from Chandigarh, residents have given up all hopes of things improving for the village, which remained bereft of basic amenities, witnessed mass exodus and was in limelight a few years ago after Archeological Survey of India (ASI) carried out excavations.

Taj Mahal, other monuments to reopen from June 16

June 14, 2021 4:18 pm

With the second wave of Covid-19 making its presence felt, the government had ordered closure of all centrally protected monuments and museums, including Taj Mahal, Red Fort and Ajanta Caves, on April 15.

Haryana makes another attempt to clear Ther mound of squatters

August 11, 2020 12:25 pm

Will soon notify rehab plan proposing 100-sq yd land per family, to bear construction cost for houses.

ASI, local muslims spar over Supreme Court order on Taj Mahal

November 15, 2018 2:58 am

Muslims contend that the SC order merely bars non-locals on Fridays while there is no word on not allowing namaz on other days

Ahmedabad: In second notice, ASI warns Railways of FIR

July 20, 2018 10:55 am

According to ASI records, the minarets were built in the early 16th century after the rule of Mehmood Begda. Over time, the base of the minarets was damaged which was later repaired.

Field of menhirs promises to shed new light on history of Mizos

March 26, 2014 10:30 pm

Some 170 menhirs, each at least as tall as a man, stand at the site at Champhai district’s Vangchhia village.

Government agencies should keep off "gold hunt": Pawar

October 19, 2013 7:40 pm

The search started after a seer said he was told in his dreams that the buried gold was in Unnao.

Showing in Uttar Pradesh village Unnao: Story of a big treasure hunt

October 19, 2013 12:51 am

Huge crowd gathers as ASI begins excavation work at Unnao fort,plays down seer ‘dream’.


ASI announces free entry to all monuments from Aug 5-15; add these to your list

August 04, 2022 3:44 pm

Here are some ASI heritage monuments you must visit this Independence Day