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NHRC notice to Rajasthan Govt over rape by police officer

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has served a notice on Rajasthan Government over reports of rape by a police officer at an outpost in Jhunjhunu.

ASI held for rape: AAP demands resignation of Delhi Police chief

The AAP Saturday launched an attack on Delhi Police over the rape of a 23-year-old by an Assistant Sub-Inspector, prompting a demand for the resignation of Commissioner BS Bassi.

Delhi cop invents grass cutting machine from waste!

Sukhvinder Singh, an ASI in Delhi Police, has invented a grass cutting machine using waste.

ASI killed in road accident in Malda

An Assistant Sub-inspector of police was killed and three other cops were injured when their vehicle rammed into a stationary truck on the National Highway 34 near Narayanpur in this district early on Saturday.

Modern techniques required to detect faults: ISRO

Modern techniques are required to detect faults before a system failure happens, a top Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) official said here on Friday.

Pollution discolouring Taj Mahal: ASI
Pollution discolouring Taj Mahal: ASI

Centuries of pollution is slowly turning the Taj Mahal yellow despite continuing government efforts to save the historic monument in northern India, officials of the Archeological Survey have said.

Discoloration of the Taj Mahal: What to blame?
Discoloration of the Taj Mahal: What to blame?

Even as measures -- some of them knee-jerk -- are being taken to stop the majestic Taj Mahal from turning yellow, the exact causes for the monument's discoloration are yet to be ascertained, a recent analysis shows.

Mumbai ASI shoots senior police official, commits suicide

In a shocking incident, an Assistant Sub Inspector (ASI) of the Mumbai Police shot dead a senior Police Inspector on Saturday at the Vakola Police Station, before killing himself.

Mumbai: ASI shoots senior, self in Vakola police station

An assistant sub-inspector with the Vakola Police Station in Mumbai fired three rounds at his senior Vilas Joshi before killing himself with his service revolver on Saturday.

Would like to replicate Humayun's Tomb module elsewhere: Govt

Buoyed by Humayun's Tomb site museum project, the Centre on Tuesday said it would like to "scale up" and "replicate" this module for other World Heritage sites in the country, starting with the Taj Mahal.

At Humayun's Tomb, the 'king' gets its 'crown' back
At Humayun's Tomb, the 'king' gets its 'crown' back

The historic Humayun's Tomb in the capital city has finally got its finial back, after a storm dislodged its iconic 'crown' last May.

Tourism Minister Mahesh Sharma reviews facilities at Taj

Tourism and Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) officials in Agra were caught unawares when Union Minister of Tourism Dr Mahesh Sharma paid a surprise visit to the Taj Mahal on Tuesday to review facilities for tourists and the ticketing arrangements.

ASI, NGO collaborate to save Agra blackbucks

The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) with support from Uttar Pradesh forest department and an NGO Wild Life SOS Saturday launched a research project to study and translocate wild jackals from Akbar's Tomb area in Agra to save blackbucks.

No uniform procedure to regulate museums: Centre concedes in SC

The Centre on Monday conceded in the Supreme Court that there were no standard uniform procedures devised to regulate aspects of functioning of museums across India and it has started reforms, including the digitization process, for having computerised database for it.

ASI has found evidence of water channel at Red Fort: Govt

Archaeological Survey of India has found evidence of a water channel at Red Fort while carrying out excavation work, Lok Sabha was informed on Monday.

Bangladesh president's delayed arrival leads to Taj Mahal chaos

Hundreds of tourists who had purchased entry tickets to visit the Taj Mahal were left in the lurch, when they had to return without being able to view the monument due to the delayed arrival of the Bangladesh President M Abdul Hamid.

ASI spends Rs 16,964 lakh for monument conservation

 The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) spent Rs.16,964 lakh during 2013-14 for conservation of monuments, Parliament was informed Wednesday.

Heritage Week? What's that, asks Agra
Heritage Week? What's that, asks Agra

The annual "Heritage Week" observed by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has just ended in the Taj city but most people gave it a miss, while activists mourned the conditions of monuments under threat by rampant neglect and encroachment by squatters.

Azam Khan wants Taj Mahal to be declared a Waqf Board property

Azam Khan, UP's Urban Development and Minority Affairs Minister, has said that the Taj Mahal, one of the wonders of the world, should be declared a property of the state's Waqf Board.