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Wednesday, July 08, 2020



ASI-protected monuments to reopen today: Here are the guidelines

July 06, 2020 8:19 am

There are more than 3,000 monuments under the Archaeological Survey of India, including the Taj Mahal, Khajuraho temple, Sanchi Stupa, Red Fort and Qutb Minar.

Ripe with history, Ludhiana’s Lodhi Fort lies forgotten without ASI protection

December 31, 2019 4:53 am

For the city, now a bustling industrial hub, Lodhi Fort is the only structure that still stands as testimony of its roots with the Lodhi dynasty, and from where it got its first name — ‘Lodhi-ana’ or town of Lodhis.

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

May 16, 2019 9:29 am

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

October 16, 2018 9:50 pm

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

September 13, 2018 2:05 am

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

June 09, 2018 9:15 am

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

May 13, 2016 1:58 am

ASI writes to dist administration, seeks land records

Four racewalkers from ASI qualify for Rio Olympics

March 02, 2016 12:10 am

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

January 30, 2016 1:18 am

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.

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

December 15, 2015 5:16 am

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


Boy, girl go missing, search being conducted

January 09, 2016 9:18 am

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.