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Flores bones suggests new `hobbit` human had Down`s syndrome

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 05, 2014, 12:40

A reanalysis of the flores bones have revealed that what they called as new `hobbit` human might just had a Down`s Syndrome and was not a distinct species.

A 9,000-year-old magic wand!

Last Updated: Thursday, March 13, 2014, 20:59

A `magic wand` that is believed to be part of an ancient burial ritual 9,000 years ago in Syria has been unearthed by archaeologists.

Visit 11,000-year-old colony under Baltic Sea

Last Updated: Monday, February 24, 2014, 14:07

In a scintillating find, an 11,000-year-old settlement has been unearthed under Baltic Sea near Sweden.

Excavation at N Korea nuclear test site: US think-tank

Last Updated: Friday, February 14, 2014, 14:18

Recent satellite imagery suggests North Korea has stepped up excavation work at its main nuclear test site, but there are no signs of an imminent test, a US think-tank said on Friday.

10,000-year-old house discovered outside Jerusalem

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 27, 2013, 18:01

Excavations by the Israel Antiquities Authority in the Judean Shephelah provides a "fascinating glimpse into thousands of years of human development."

Treasure hunt: ASI hits dead end, stops excavation

Last Updated: Monday, November 18, 2013, 23:29

A month after the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) began excavations in Daudiya Kheda area here following a seer`s claim that 1,000 tonnes of gold was buried at the site, officials on Monday stopped the dig after hitting a dead end.

Shobhan Sarkar writes to PM seeking transparency in Unnao gold excavation

Last Updated: Saturday, November 02, 2013, 21:27

With the excavation for "dream gold" at the Raja Rao Ram Baksh Singh`s fort here yielding no result, saint Shobhan Sarkar has shot off letters to Manmohan Singh and Akhilesh Yadav seeking transparency in the ongoing excavation.

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.

ASI to start excavation for stupas in Bhagalpur

Last Updated: Friday, October 18, 2013, 15:24

The ASI will soon start excavations to find Buddhist stupas of Pala dynasty believed to be existing near the ruins of the ancient Vikrashila university in Bihar`s Bhagalpur district, an ASI official said today.

Unnao gold hunt, Day 1: As it happened

Last Updated: Friday, October 18, 2013, 08:49

Hoping that every district in Uttar Pradesh yields gold treasure, Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, thanked the seer who dreamt of 1,000 tonnes gold treasure believed to be buried under a 19th century fort in Unnao, prompting the ASI to excavate the site.

New tool to pinpoint oil reserves developed

Last Updated: Monday, September 09, 2013, 16:07

The index could aid in the discovery of new oil resources.

HC notice to govt, ASI on neglect of Mansar excavation site

Last Updated: Friday, August 23, 2013, 13:29

The Nagpur bench of Bombay High Court has issued notice to the Centre, Maharashtra government and the ASI on a PIL alleging neglect by various authorities in maintaining Mansar excavation site near here.