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First-ever evidence of Bronze Age chariots found in UP

First-ever evidence of Bronze Age chariots found in UP

For the first time ever, the ASI has unearthed the remains of a chariot and other antique items that belong to 'Bronze Age' (2000-1800 BC) in Uttar Pradesh's Sinauli village.

Jun 07, 2018, 07:03 AM IST
SC pulls up Archeological Survey of India for failing to preserve iconic Taj Mahal

SC pulls up Archeological Survey of India for failing to preserve iconic Taj Mahal

"This situation would not have arisen if the ASI would have done its job," said the bench

May 09, 2018, 13:19 PM IST
Odisha: After 34 years, panel to inspect Lord Jagannath Temple's 'Ratna Bhandar' today

Odisha: After 34 years, panel to inspect Lord Jagannath Temple's 'Ratna Bhandar' today

The panel members will only inspect Lord Jagannath temple's 'Ratna Bhandar' to examine its structural stability and its safety.

Apr 04, 2018, 06:35 AM IST
Daily limit of 40,000 tourists to be implemented at Taj Mahal

Daily limit of 40,000 tourists to be implemented at Taj Mahal

The cap on the number is only for Indian tourists and is likely to include children whose entry will remain free.

Jan 03, 2018, 15:50 PM IST
Tea stall where PM Modi sold tea to be developed as tourist spot

Tea stall where PM Modi sold tea to be developed as tourist spot

Officials of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism and Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) had visited the town on Sunday.
 

Jul 03, 2017, 20:47 PM IST

Ten arrested for lynching woman, ASI suspended

Meanwhile, the woman who was lynched yesterday by a mob, has been identified as Basanti Mohanta (48) of village Anla of Mayurbhanj district, he said.

Jun 04, 2017, 21:15 PM IST
Foreign models visiting Taj Mahal asked to remove saffron scarves, Hindu outfits protest

Foreign models visiting Taj Mahal asked to remove saffron scarves, Hindu outfits protest

Taj Mahal – the world famous iconic monument of love – is at the centre of a fresh controversy, and this time, a fight has erupted between the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) and right-wing outfits.

Apr 21, 2017, 13:03 PM IST
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.

May 01, 2016, 12:04 PM IST
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.

Mar 30, 2016, 00:52 AM IST

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 Indi

Feb 12, 2016, 12:54 PM IST
'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.

Jan 27, 2016, 17:28 PM IST

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.

Jul 29, 2015, 21:00 PM IST

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.

Jul 11, 2015, 17:24 PM IST

Delhi cop invents grass cutting machine from waste!

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

Jun 17, 2015, 10:14 AM IST

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.

Jun 06, 2015, 14:00 PM IST

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.

May 22, 2015, 18:06 PM IST
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.

May 18, 2015, 11:57 AM IST
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.

May 07, 2015, 21:33 PM IST

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.

May 03, 2015, 00:10 AM IST

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