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Friday, Nov 15, 2019

Archaeological survey of india

Sep 13, 2018 03:56
Salt in bat excreta erodes stones and mortars, an official of the Archaeological Survey of India said, adding that instructions have been issued to keep the building well lit, especially at nights, to keep bats at bay. read more
Sep 13, 2018 03:51
Some 254 copper coins were discovered buried just 20 centimetres below the ground at Khirki mosque in south Delhi. read more
Sep 12, 2018 04:17
The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has stumbled upon a hoard of medieval period metal coins during the conservation of Khirki Masjid, a 14th century mosque in South Delhi. read more
Sep 09, 2018 01:33
As part of the lake revival project, NBCC is re-laying walkways, installing decorative lights, creating cabanas, and placing 11 aerating fountains in the pond to attract tourists. read more
Sep 08, 2018 00:51
The court also directed that heritage by-laws be framed through director general Archaeological Survey of India in consultation with the Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage for each protected monument within six months. read more
Sep 04, 2018 00:56
The new illumination, similar to the ones installed at Red Fort, will spruce up the Qutub Minar complex enabling visitors a detailed view of its opulent architecture, calligraphic verses, corbels, and intricate carving even at night. read more
Sep 02, 2018 18:28
The commission was hearing the plea of one BKSR Ayyangar who had sought to know from the Prime Minister’s Office the action taken by the government on his representation for declaration of TTD Tirumala Temples as historical and as national heritage ... read more
Aug 30, 2018 14:37
The city’s iconic gateway Rumi Darwaza has developed a crack but its custodian, the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), cannot carry out the much-needed repair because of the traffic that passes through the gateway. read more
Aug 11, 2018 21:58
The state tourism department is going to frame rules to ensure private companies’ adoption of its nine heritage sites listed under ‘Adopt a Heritage’ project -- an initiative of the union tourism ministry read more
Aug 06, 2018 12:54
This is the third major clean-up drive of Red Fort over the last 160 years. The first conservation drive was carried out in the 1900s following British viceroy Lord Curzon’s intervention. The second drive began in 2003 when former Delhi lieutenant governor... read more
Jul 31, 2018 12:25
According to government officials, the Geospatial Delhi Limited (GSDL) has already mapped around 45 colonies across the city and they plan to cover the rest in the next two weeks. read more
Jul 26, 2018 13:41
The Supreme Court said it was “surprising” that the Archaeological Survey of India, which is responsible for the protection Taj Mahal, was not consulted. read more
Jul 14, 2018 20:57
The Diu jail, inside a Portuguese-era fortification, is being shut in phases ahead of a handover to the ASI. Right now, it has just a single inmate. read more
Jul 12, 2018 23:28
PM Modi had questioned why the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) prohibits people from taking photographs at certain monuments when technology allowed satellites to take pictures from far away. read more
Jul 12, 2018 15:35
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who called for preserving India’s archaeological legacy, questioned why there was prohibition on clicking photos at some monuments. read more