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Google releases imagery of Indian heritage sites

Last Updated: Friday, February 21, 2014, 19:19

Enthusiasts can now explore 360 degree online imagery of 30 Indian heritage sites, including the Taj Mahal, Qutub Minar and Red Fort, which were released by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) and Google.

ASI opens new circle office in Jodhpur

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 28, 2014, 09:56

Union Culture Minister Chandresh Kumari Katoch Monday inaugurated the office of the Archaeological Survey of India`s new Jodhpur circle.

13 killed in Karachi on violence-hit day

Last Updated: Thursday, January 16, 2014, 04:32

At least 13 people were killed on Wednesday, including three policemen, on a violence-hit day in Pakistan`s biggest city.

Another ancient university`s remains found in Bihar

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 14, 2014, 13:22

Remains of an ancient university have been discovered in Bihar, which is home to Nalanda and Vikramshila universities, officials Tuesday said.

CISF officer restores Rs 90k lost in Delhi Metro

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 25, 2013, 19:44

A bag containing Rs 90,000 cash was restored by a CISF officer to a commuter who forgot it at the Delhi Metro station recently.

Treasure hunt: ASI hits dead end, stops excavation

Last Updated: Monday, November 18, 2013, 23:29

A month after the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) began excavations in Daudiya Kheda area here following a seer`s claim that 1,000 tonnes of gold was buried at the site, officials on Monday stopped the dig after hitting a dead end.

Unnao treasure hunt: 25 days on no gold found, ASI says pack up

Last Updated: Monday, November 11, 2013, 19:17

Almost a month after ASI started digging to find gold inside a fort in Unnao, the whole exercise came to an end on Monday, as per reports.

Bring back Agra`s Mughal gardens

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 30, 2013, 11:23

Agra`s long-lost Mughal gardens need to be resurrected.

Gold hunt: After flop show in Unnao, ASI may expand excavation area

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 29, 2013, 18:00

The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) is now planning to expand the excavation area after it failed to find any traces of 1000-tonnes of gold as seen by a seer in his dreams.

Unnao gold hunt: Will file case against Charan Das Mahant, says Sharad Yadav

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 22, 2013, 15:35

While the entire nation remains hooked to Unnao where the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) is currently digging an old fort in search of 1,000 tonnes of gold apparently dreamt by a local seer, Janata Dal (U) chief Sharad Yadav on Tuesday said that he will file a case against Union Minister Charan Das Mahant for spreading “superstition”.

After Unnao, seer Shoban Sarkar`s dream triggers gold rush in Fatehpur

Last Updated: Monday, October 21, 2013, 14:43

Days after seer Shobhan Sarkar`s dream reportedly prompted the ASI to excavate the remains of an old fort in Daundia KIhera village in search of gold, the saint`s second vision of another 2,500 tonnes of gold buried in the Fatehpur district has made the locals throng the area in large numbers.

Gold hunt: Narendra Modi says he respects seer

Last Updated: Monday, October 21, 2013, 12:47

Days after criticising the gold hunt in Unnao, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) prime ministerial candidate and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said that he respects the seer, Shobhan Sarkar.