Archaeological Survey of India

Don’t reopen nine sites: Odisha's Khurda administration to ASI

The move came two days after the ASI decided to reopen 31 centrally protected monuments and museums in Odisha from Monday with all safety measures in place.

published on : 6th July 2020

COVID-19: All ASI monuments to reopen from July 6, cap on visitors

The monuments, including Taj Mahal in Agra and the Red Fort in Delhi, will be reopened for the first time since they were shut in March amid the COVID-19 pandemic. 

published on : 3rd July 2020

Now, ASI lodges complaint against contractor in Adichanallur row

Meanwhile, the trench reportedly dug using an earthmover for constructing a fence was levelled, after documenting the damages caused to the artefacts.

published on : 13th February 2020

Clear view of Sun Temple after two decades

Prior to that, the first, second and third ‘Pidhas’ of the Jagamohan were strengthened.

published on : 8th February 2020

After demolition drive on Bhubaneswar's Lingaraj temple, state government seeks ASI nod

On Monday, Vice Chairman of BDA Prem Chandra Chaudhary approached the national archaeological agency in this regard.

published on : 4th February 2020

One year on, Bhanja palace revamp work yet to start in Odisha's Mayurbhanj

The structures that exist on the palace premises include Jagannath and Rasikaray temples, parts of the fort and the main gate.

published on : 6th January 2020

ASI could break its own laws by giving Naya Qila land for golf course

The AMASR Act prohibits construction within 100 m and mandates regulation of constructions within a radius of 101-300 m of the monument.

published on : 17th December 2019

Naya Qila: Unable to protect land, ASI sees best course in golf

This 15-acre land which houses the Qutub Shahi Bagh and chabutra is in the process of being handed over to the State government so that the golf course that lies adjacent to it can be extended.

published on : 16th December 2019

ASI and GWMC at logjam over installing water tank at Warangal Fort

The conundrum lies in the fact that in between the the inner and outer fortifications of the fort, there are around 16,500 houses in the area who do not receive proper water supply.  

published on : 12th December 2019

ASI plans museum at Delhi's Purana Qila complex for items excavated across India

The new facility will be set up in the arched cells, currently under renovation, along the south-western portion of the fortification of the 16th century fort, and is scheduled to be opened by April 2

published on : 4th December 2019

Orissa HC to hear Puri's Jagannath temple repair case on December 16

The court fixed the date after the ASI informed it on the status of work on the cracked stone beams inside Nata Mandap.

published on : 21st November 2019

Inscription unearthed by ASI shows that Telangana was once part of Ahimaka

Ahimaka, one of the 16 Mahajanapadas (kingdoms), was mentioned in many literary Buddhist works, and has also found a place in Mahabaratha and Satavahana history. 

published on : 17th November 2019

From ’60s, we have been asking to remove Bhagyalakshmi temple: ASI

As of now, there is a case lodged with the High Court, and the court has asked them to maintain status quo and stopped the temple’s further expansion.

published on : 13th November 2019

Excavations take a hit as ASI-Hyderabad reels under fund crunch

However, the works were stopped because of lack of funds and other labour-related issues that the ASI was facing at the time.

published on : 4th November 2019

Crack worry for Srimandir

Water is seeping into Garbhagruha through cracks in the roof.

published on : 23rd October 2019
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