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Places  /  Published 08.09.22

Unearthing history: Excavations in Moghalmari and a 7th-century Buddhist Vihar

Those who wish to visit Moghalmari can take the Kolkata-Bhubaneswar highway. After passing the Nekurseni Station, look out for a road sign put up by West Bengal State Archaeology that suggests a right...
By Rangan Datta

News  /  Published 07.08.22

East-West Metro work unearths ‘19th-century’ track near upcoming Howrah station

The first train in eastern India ran between Howrah and Hooghly in August 1854. When the first train left Howrah, the “station” operated out of a building that stood on the land that now h...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 01.07.22

Ancient transit point unearthed at Clive House in Dum Dum

A neighbourhood in Dum Dum, which is known by the name of a colonial structure it houses, was once a part of a trade route between India and other Asian countries and China, the Archaeological Survey ...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Kolkata

News  /  Published 06.05.22

Dredging starts in Kestopur & Bagjola canals after five years

The irrigation department has taken up the work of desilting the canals. A sum of Rs 35 crore had been sanctioned by chief minister Mamata Banerjee right before the Bidhannagar municipal elections for...
By Showli Chakraborty, Sudeshna Banerjee in Salt Lake

Jharkhand  /  Published 07.03.21

ASI digs Bahronpur’s tallest statue

Twenty kilometers away from Hazaribagh, archeologists of the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) at Bahronpur in Sitagarha, discovered one of the tallest statues from the excavation site. Archaeologi...
By Vishvendu Jaipuriar in Hazaribagh

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Jharkhand  /  Published 21.02.21

ASI team finds Buddha statue

Archaeologists have found a large statue of Gautam Buddha at Bahronpur village in Sitagarha, around 20 kilometres away from the district headquarters, while excavating a ninth century Buddhist Shrine ...
By Vishvendu Jaipuriar in Hazaribagh

North East  /  Published 18.02.19

Assam's Kachari kingdom ruins unearthed

The recovery of the ruins of the Kachari kingdom of Assam dating back to the 7th to 8th century AD at Barpathar in Golaghat district of Upper Assam’s Golaghat district has created sensation among hi...
By Sanjoy Hazarika in Bokakhat

Science  /  Published 20.01.19

Sands of time

Aditi Dave has spotted snapshots of prehistory in sand grains embedded in blocks of mud extracted from paleochannels — the dried up routes of ancient rivers — in northwestern India. In experiments...
By G.S. Mudur

North East  /  Published 12.02.19

 Neolithic tools found at dig

Two pieces of celt (stone tools) in the shape of an axe head, presumably of a prehistoric origin, were discovered a couple of days ago in Zep village from an excavation site at Vangchhia in Mizoram’...
By Gaurav Das in Guwahati

India  /  Published 29.06.19

Pune wall collapse deaths: Tragic reminder of deep gap

As many as 15 people have been crushed to death in Pune in a tragedy that has shone a torch on not only suspected reckless construction but also the wide income disparity in the country and the compul...
By Our Bureau and PTI in Mumbai


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