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Centre declines to share info on bringing back Kohinoor

Centre declines to share info on bringing back Kohinoor

The Centre has declined to share details of India's efforts to get back the famous Kohinoor diamond from the UK, saying the matter was subjudice.

Taj Mahal minaret’s vertex suffers damage during repair work?

Taj Mahal minaret’s vertex suffers damage during repair work?

The repairing work at one of the glorious wonders of the world, Taj Mahal, has reportedly caused damage to the vertex of its south western minaret.

Security tightened in Dhar's Bhojshala In MP for Basant Panchami

Tension has been raised up in Dhar ahead of 'Basant Panchami' as Hindus are allowed "dawn-to-dusk" access to perform puja at Bhojshala, despite the order issued by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) last month.

'Hindu temple remnants were found at Babri Masjid site, Left historians distorted facts'

'Hindu temple remnants were found at Babri Masjid site, Left historians distorted facts'

In a revelation that has put the role of historians in shaping the fact-based history under scanner, former Regional Director(North) of Archaeological Survey of India KK Muhammad has alleged that an excavation done by a team headed by Professor BB Lal, then director general of the ASI during 1976-77, found the remnants of a Hindu temple at the Babri Masjid site.

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.