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In ASI plan to conserve Taj Mahal: Shoe covers, CNG in Agra

The plan recommends a comprehensive switch to CNG fuel in Agra, strict enforcement of vehicle pollution norms and steps to prevent fine dust from the construction of the Metro, among other measures.

Kohinoor diamond was 'surrendered' by Maharaja of Lahore to British: ASI

The written response from ASI is divergent from the Centre's version in the Supreme Court in April 2016, saying that the diamond was neither stolen nor "forcibly" taken by British rulers but given to East India Company by erstwhile rulers of Punjab.


ASI: Coins at Khirki mosque from Sher Shah, Lodi time

Over 250 copper coins were discovered by ASI earlier this week in a clay pot, on the premises of Khirki Mosque during the course of conservation of the monument.

At 14th Century monument in Delhi, the word ‘masjid’ keeps disappearing from board

The Indian Express visited the monument on Friday — and discovered that on the blue board put up by Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) outside the monument, the word ‘masjid’ had been painted over in white.

PMO directs ASI to acquire land at Masoul to resume excavation

ASI writes to dist administration, seeks land records

Four racewalkers from ASI qualify for Rio Olympics

Sandeep Kumar, who hails from Mahendragarh district of Haryana, is the son of a farmer. He joined the Indian Army in September 2006 and was recruited in JAT Centre.


Heritage protection: ASI, AMC blame each other for no action against violators

While ASI’s job ends at issuing notices and filing police complaints against violators, the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation claims lack of co-operation from the police to act on these complaints.

IUCAA to play a vital role in ISRO’s Astrosat

AS had arranged a talk session with scientists involved in creation and maintenance of Astrosat, which was launched in PSLV-C30.

Vedic chronology based on astronomy to be include in curriculum: Seminar

The resolution was adopted at the concluding session of the national seminar on Vedic chronology, conducted by DU’s Sanskrit dept.

Marine shells, pieces of pottery found during digging on Saraswati route

The digging work on a stretch, which is believed to be the course of the river Saraswati, is being undertaken by the Yamunanagar administration.

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Boy, girl go missing, search being conducted

Mumbai, Jan 09 (ANI): A boy and a girl went missing in Bandstand area of Mumbai. The girl had fallen in the water, while clicking a selfie. The boy had jumped into the water to rescue her. Search operation is underway and police said that investigation is going on.