E-christen all roads, monuments named after Mughal emperors: VHP

VHP on Monday demanded that all roads and monuments named after Mughal emperors be re-christened, claiming that the country should not drag on with "signs of slavery".

Sep 21, 2015, 22:41 PM IST
Nepal re-opens damaged monuments to kickstart tourism after quakes

Nepal re-opens damaged monuments to kickstart tourism after quakes

Nepal re-opened hundreds of earthquake-damaged monuments at heritage sites on Monday, trying to draw visitors back to the Himalayan nation less than two months after two devastating tremors killed about 8,800 people.

Jun 15, 2015, 17:10 PM IST

Dedicated force sought for protection of monuments

A parliamentary committee has sought creation of a dedicated Central force for prevention of encroachments at monuments and a separate fund for rehabilitation of encroachers.

Apr 28, 2015, 19:50 PM IST

NDMC to install 'smart signages' for heritage sites, monuments

Heritage sites and monuments which fall in areas under the jurisdiction of New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) will soon have 'smart signages' as part of the 'smart city' initiative.

Mar 01, 2015, 09:48 AM IST

ASI spends Rs 16,964 lakh for monument conservation

 The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) spent Rs.16,964 lakh during 2013-14 for conservation of monuments, Parliament was informed Wednesday.

Dec 17, 2014, 21:08 PM IST

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.

May 17, 2014, 11:12 AM IST

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.

Feb 20, 2014, 20:34 PM IST

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.

Aug 23, 2013, 21:10 PM IST

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.

Oct 10, 2012, 09:37 AM IST

`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.

Sep 28, 2012, 14:27 PM IST

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.

Apr 02, 2012, 12:15 PM IST

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.

Jan 18, 2012, 20:46 PM IST

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.

Jul 05, 2011, 13:27 PM IST

Heritage tag for more Bengal monuments, buildings: Minister

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

Jul 02, 2011, 11:51 AM IST

Monuments in India unprotected, says ASI

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

May 03, 2011, 15:47 PM IST

Mumbai`s monuments can boost fort tourism

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

Mar 11, 2011, 10:24 AM IST

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.

Jan 06, 2011, 21:41 PM IST

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.

Oct 17, 2010, 17:54 PM IST

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.

Oct 15, 2010, 16:34 PM IST

Now, tour the earth on Google

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

Oct 01, 2010, 18:47 PM IST