Archeology

Parl panel calls for 'multi-pronged' strategy to protect Taj

Amidst reports pointing at the discolouration of Taj Mahal, a parliamentary panel has recommended that a "multi-pronged" strategy be adopted to preserve the "pristine beauty" of the monument and asked the Archeological Survey of India to submit at the earliest an action plan for the same.

May 10, 2015, 10:34 AM IST

Wine cellar pre-dating Jesus unearthed in Israel

Researchers have unearthed what could be the largest and oldest wine cellar in the Near East.

Nov 23, 2013, 12:14 PM IST

‘Shieldcroc’ could be father of all crocodiles

A giant prehistoric crocodile like creature, ‘Shieldcroc’, which existed 99 million years ago could be the ancestor of modern day crocodiles and alligators.

Nov 08, 2011, 21:23 PM IST