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India  /  Published 04.06.22

Patna: ASI finds 2,000-year-old walls

The Patna circle of the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has dug up remnants of brick walls, which officials believe could be at least 2,000-year-old, at the site of a pond rejuvenation work in Ku...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Patna

India  /  Published 25.05.22

ASI opposes deity plea on Qutub

The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) on Tuesday opposed a plea before a Delhi court seeking the restoration of Hindu and Jain deities inside the Qutub Minar complex, saying it is not a place of wo...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 19.05.22

Aurangzeb's tomb closed for 5 days

The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has shut Mughal emperor Aurangzeb's tomb here in Maharashtra for five days after a mosque committee in the area tried to lock the place, an official said o...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Aurangabad

Opinion  /  Published 11.05.22

New front: Attack on Islamic structures

Yet another front seems to have been opened against the edifice of pluralism in India. This time, the target appears to be historic sites associated with Islamic architecture and reverence. A petition...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 02.05.22

ASI team inspects Puri temple

A team of Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) on Sunday inspected the ongoing work around the 12th century Shree Jagannath Temple under the Puri Shri Mandir Heritage Corridor Project. The visit came...
By Our Correspondent in Bhubaneswar


Lifestyle  /  Published 28.03.22

The story of a ninth-century Buddhist ‘vihara’ in Malda

As of February 2022, restoration work is underway at the site, including the construction of two on-site museums that will house some of the artefacts found here. Witnessing the layer of lime and bric...
By Rangan Datta

India  /  Published 07.01.22

Covid: ASI lock on city circle monuments

The Archaeological Survey of India has decided to close all centrally protected monuments in its Delhi, Chennai, Trichy, Patna, Calcutta and Raiganj circles from Thursday in view of the steep increase...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 21.10.21

100 heritage sites to be lit up in tricolour

  The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) will light up 100 of its heritage monuments in colours of the national flag to mark the 100 crore COVID-19 vaccination milestone achieved in the countr...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 01.10.21

Easy pickings: Art and antiquities

Homecomings can be bittersweet. The prime minister, Narendra Modi, brought home 157 stolen artefacts and antiquities, which were handed over to him by the United States of America. Ironically, though,...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 10.09.21

Claim on Buddha’s thrones in Bodhgaya

He is also preparing a report for his ASI seniors and will be presenting his findings at the 20th annual conference of the Indian Society for Buddhist Studies, to be held from October 1 to October 3 i...
By Dev Raj in Patna


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