Garbage treatment plant near monuments in Goa raises stink

A proposed garbage treatment plant near world-famous monuments in Goa, which are protected by the Archaeological Survey of India and visited by a large number of tourists, has drawn opposition from the locals.

ASI, Google unveil 360-degree online view of 30 monuments

The iconic Taj Mahal is among 30 Indian monuments which can now be "visited" online with a 360-degree panoramic view, thanks to a novel initiative.

CAG asks ASI to update its Conservation Policy

Noting that World Heritage sites were not receiving appropriate care and protection, government auditor has pulled up Archaeological Survey of India for not having a reliable database of monuments.

Monuments to be illuminated for girl child day

To observe the first ever International Day for the Girl Child, four monuments in Delhi and Hyderabad will be illuminated pink Oct 11, Bollywood actor Anil Kapoor said Tuesday.

`Need to train people for conserving monuments`

Culture Minister Kumari Selja pitched the need for sensitising people and training professionals for conserving monuments of importance.

Many ancient monuments unidentified in K’taka

A large number of ancient
monuments remained unidentified in Karnataka, where there was no coordinated strategic approach to heritage management,
according to CAG.

No construction within 100m of monuments says SC

The Supreme Court has ruled that
no construction activities are to be allowed within 100 metres
of protected monuments.

Two new monuments dating back to 712-698 BC unveiled at Karnak Temple

A French-Egyptian archaeological team has uncovered two major monuments at the Karnak Temple in Luxor, Egypt.

Heritage tag for more Bengal monuments, buildings: Minister

The West Bengal government is planning to declare more monuments and old buildings as heritage complexes.

Monuments in India unprotected, says ASI

There are 33,826 unprotected monuments with Rajasthan leading the list.

Mumbai`s monuments can boost fort tourism

Mumbai is home to at least 10 forts that can be a major tourist attraction.

ASI pact with Ahmedabad civic body to preserve Guj monuments

In perhaps the first pact of its
kind, the Archaeological Survey of India and the Ahmedabad
Municipal Corporation on Thursday joined hands to preserve ancient
monuments and sites in the key Gujarat city.

Orissa to prepare master plan for conservation of monuments

Orissa government is all set to prepare a master plan for protection and conservation of archaeological monuments and sites in the state.

Delhi: 17 monuments will continue to shine at night

The 17 monuments, illuminated 24x7 for the benefit of the Commonwealth Games visitors, will continue to shine at night even though the mega-sporting has come to a close.

Now, tour the earth on Google

Google now allows people worldwide to tour earth from comfort of their home.

Delhi govt`s nod for conservation of little-known monuments

Nine little-known unprotected
monuments in the national capital will get a new lease of life
with the Delhi government giving a nod for their conservation
and protection, thanks to the Commowealth Games.

Special force for monuments: Maya sends ordinance to Guv

With a Bill on setting up a special
force to protect parks and memorials named after dalit icons
awaiting the Governor`s nod, Mayawati Government has now sent
an ordinance with almost similar provisions for his assent.

Stringent punishment for desecration of monuments

Stringent punishment can be meted
out to those indulging in desecration of archaeological
monuments with Parliament passing a bill that also provides
for setting up a body to define heritage structures.

LS clears Bill to set up authority for protection of monuments

The Lok Sabha on Monday passed a Bill
providing for stringent punishment for desecration of
archeological monuments and creation of a separate authority
to classify heritage structures.

A system to monitor monuments from a distance

Now it may be possible to monitor
historical monuments from a distance as European scientists
have created a remote-controlled system to detect possible
damage to these structures.