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Private sector activity in emerging markets slows in March: HSBC

Last Updated: Friday, April 04, 2014, 15:26

Private sector activity in emerging market economies fell for the fourth consecutive month in March, notably because output contracted in three of the four largest economies, says an HSBC survey.

Karnataka Cabinet authorises SOI to demarcate border with Andhra Pradesh

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 04, 2014, 18:32

With an increase in illegal mining in the border areas of Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh, the state Cabinet has authorised the Survey of India to demarcate the borders between the two states.

Himachal`s afforestation 66% short: CAG

Last Updated: Monday, March 03, 2014, 18:44

Himachal Pradesh has carried out afforestation in just 34 percent of the total area where infrastructure projects wiped out green cover in the past six years.

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, Google unveil 360-degree online view of 30 monuments

Last Updated: Thursday, February 20, 2014, 20:34

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.

GSI to explore mineral wealth from chopper

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 22, 2014, 23:16

The Geological Survey of India (GSI) will soon start exploring and mapping the mineral wealth of the country using the custom-made advanced light helicopter (ALH) Dhruv, dedicated for heli-borne surveys.

Identity proof compulsory to enter Taj Mahal mosque on Fridays

Last Updated: Friday, December 27, 2013, 18:35

People entering Taj Mahal complex for prayers will now have to carry identity documents, according to a directive issued by Archaeological Survey of India.

Restoring Kedarnath temple: Phase one ends

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 19, 2013, 17:44

The Archaeological Survey of India said it has completed the first phase of restoration work on the Kedarnath temple in Uttarakhand that was damaged in floods and landslides in June.

Treasure hunt still on in Unnao

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 13, 2013, 15:10

Success of the "dream gold" hunt still remains a "dream" even as excavation for possible 1,000 tonnes of gold at Raja Rao Ram Bux Singh fort in Daundiya Khera village continued on the 27th day.

ASI suggests change in river course to protect Kedarnath

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 30, 2013, 12:03

The Archaeological Survey of India has suggested a change in the course of River Mandakini to protect the Kedarnath Temple as the river bed has become higher than the village area.

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.