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Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Archeological Survey of India


Delhi: In disrepair, Begumpur mosque awaits some help

September 15, 2021 5:39 pm

On Monday, William Dalrymple, author and historian, tweeted a photo of the mosque saying: “The roof of the Begumpur Masjid just collapsed in the rain due to ASI neglect. With better management, this vast medieval wonder could still be a major revenue-earning tourist site. Instead, it's being allowed to collapse and disappear.”

Lucknow: ASI notice to police over ‘changes in heritage zone’

September 21, 2020 4:00 am

The Satkhanda police outpost was built in the 1990s at the gate of the Chota Imambara. The outpost was damaged during the anti-CAA protests in the area in December last year, police officers said.

Over 800 ASI monuments which have places of worship to open from June 8

June 07, 2020 8:00 pm

The culture ministry has decided to open only those monuments where religious events take place, like the Nila Mosque at Hauz Khas enclave, the Qutub archaeological area, and Lal Gumbad in Delhi, among others.

Part of 19th century jail wall dug up at hospital in Delhi

August 18, 2019 4:00 am

The portion of the underground wall, with arches, is now surrounded by red bricks, muddy water and tarp.

Taj Mahal preservation: SC irked at UP govt for filing draft of vision document, not consulting ASI

July 26, 2018 2:15 pm

The Supreme Court directed the center and the UP government to identify specific officers and authority in charge to maintain the Taj Mahal and the redevelopment of the Taj Trapezium Zone.

If Rome Colosseum can be adopted by pvt company why not Taj Mahal: Tourism Minister

July 17, 2018 8:53 pm

The Supreme Court had last week came down heavily on the Centre and the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) for not being able to protect the iconic Taj Mahal, issuing a warning it will "shut it down" and the authorities should "demolish or restore" the structure.

This is what it takes to keep the Taj Mahal standing

June 26, 2018 12:10 pm

That’s what it takes every year to keep the Taj Mahal standing, says the ASI. But with the Supreme Court recently pulling up the organisation for failing to protect India’s most treasured monument, Sowmiya Ashok and Divya A travel to Agra and find the Taj a little yellowing, a little bruised, but hopelessly romantic for a 360-year-old.

Declaring Taj waqf property will lead to flood of claims: Archeological Survey of India

April 18, 2018 3:54 am

Senior advocate Salman Khurshid, appearing for the board, told a three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra that the board’s claim was based on material evidence, but the ASI opposed this.

Punjab and Haryana HC directs ASI to begin excavations at Ther Mound, submit report on May 30

March 30, 2018 1:14 am

‘Ther Mound’ dates back to the time period of 6th-5th century BC to 12th century AD, according to the Haryana government

Puri Jagannath Temple: After row, ASI team inspects outer parts of Ratna Bhandara

March 28, 2018 5:01 am

Ratna Bhandara is an extension of the Natamandir or Jagamohana, one of the original twin structures of the temple.