In a premature transfer, centre moves Keeladi-fame archaeologist to Delhi 

Sources said though transfers are effected once in three years, K Amarnath Ramakrishna has been transferred to ASI headquarters prematurely.

published on : 25th October 2023

ASI roadmap to explore cultural history of Odisha

More sites in other parts of the state have also been identified to find deposits from early Iron Age, chalcolithic age and also trace history of early Odisha from Kharavela period to 6th century CE.

published on : 17th October 2023

After a decade, ASI begins excavation of Barabati Fort again

The digging work this time, ASI (Puri circle head) Dibishida Gadnayak said, is aimed at tracing the link between Odisha and Southeast Asian countries.  

published on : 10th October 2023

804 artefacts unearthed in Tamil Nadu's Keeladi, 24 burial urns in Konthagai

Minister Thangam Thennarasu and joint director of the state archeology department R Sivanantham supervised the excavation.

published on : 9th October 2023

Ninth phase of Keeladi excavation concludes

The department dug up 14 trenches, where the officials traced a weighing unit made of crystal quartz, a snake figurine made of terracotta, and other artefacts.

published on : 1st October 2023

Antiques unearthed at 400-year-old temple tank in Mangalgiri

Over 35 workers continuously worked to remove the silt and drained the water from the tank with three motors working round the clock.

published on : 5th August 2023

Cellar digging continues despite ban

The civic body has already identified as many as 78 sites where cellar excavation is going on, but officials expect the number to rise as the circle-wise inspections are still going on.

published on : 12th July 2023

Nose ring, pair of ear studs unearthed at TN's Porpanaikottai

It may be noted that apart from brick structures, excavation at the site since May this year has unearthed items like hopscotch, spout, glass bangle, beads and rubbing stone.

published on : 9th July 2023

Excavation work at Palur port in Odisha's Ganjam begins

The harbour is protected by the arms of Dumanagiri hills which run from east to west, Jhinkarradi hills in the northwest and the estuary of Rushikulya river in the south.

published on : 10th June 2023

Two gold pieces unearthed in second phase of Vembakottai excavation

The district administration also set up an exhibition stall at the excavation site so that the public can see the unearthed antiquities.

published on : 7th June 2023

G Kishan Reddy visits Purana Quila excavation site

Union culture minister G Kishan Reddy on Tuesday said the Purana Quila is identified as a site related to the ancient city of Indraprastha as antiquities of that era had been found here. 

published on : 1st June 2023
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