Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan seeks ASI takeover of Barpali excavation site

In a letter to the Union Culture Minister, Pradhan sought the personal intervention of Reddy for the excavation and preservation of a recently discovered 2,000-year-old post-Mauryan site in Odisha. 

published on : 19th June 2022

Gear up for rains in Hyderabad: GHMC to builders

Civic body to register criminal cases of negligence against developers, owners, if found guilty

published on : 6th June 2022

Excavations at ancient Roman trading site in Puducherry to be resumed: Union minister

The minister who was on a visit to Puducherry on Friday and Saturday, said Arikamedu is of great archaeological significance but has not been given due importance.

published on : 6th June 2022

Head of human figurine found in Keezhadi

An ivory die is said to be the first significant find in this eighth phase.

published on : 3rd May 2022

Delay in ASI excavation reports on DG’s scanner

The Director General (D-G) of Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has taken exception to inordinate delay in submission of reports on excavation conducted at various heritage sites.

published on : 17th April 2022

Timely submission of reports must be the norm, ASI tells excavation teams

According to the officials in the know, the non-submission of reports has apparently upset the Archaeological Survey of India D-G V Vidyavathi.

published on : 16th April 2022

Aparajita meets ASI DG over violation of AMASR Act around Srimandir

The MP has decided to raise the issue in the Parliament on Friday. 

published on : 31st March 2022

25-cm clay pot, brick structure found during excavation at Ariyalur's Maligaimedu

Excavation is in progress and more things are likely to surface.

published on : 27th March 2022

Nerumbur excavations reveals Iron Age facts 

The cultural deposits indicate that people from the Early Medieval period too occupied the site.

published on : 20th March 2022

Minister Thangam Thennarasu inaugurates Thulukkarpatti excavation

Excavation will be carried out on 36 acres in Vilankadu area in Thulukkarpatti village alongside the banks of Nambiyar river.

published on : 17th March 2022

ASI conducting oxygen isotopes study at Vadnagar

Officials said that the findings are expected to shed light on the prevalent climatic conditions during second and first century BCE when Vadnagar had come into existence.

published on : 22nd February 2022

Rectangular ivory die unearthed at Keezhadi site

Sources said though the archaeological department had unearthed several cube-shaped dice in earlier phases, it is for the first time that they are chancing upon a rectangular-shaped one.

published on : 18th February 2022

Tamil Nadu archaeology department plans excavations at seven places in 2022

The Chief Minister said that the archaeology department has proposed to conduct a reconnaissance survey in the sea off the coast of Korkai in Thoothukudi district.

published on : 21st January 2022

ASI to begin excavations at Warangal Fort

With excavations being planned to be taken up at Warangal Fort in the coming year, there are possibilities of unearthing valuable treasures such as Kakatiyan era temples, tanks, wells, mandapas

published on : 13th December 2021

Krishna river Board report ‘exposes’ Andhra’s excess works: Telangana official

The report also noted specific excavations on the site.

published on : 15th August 2021
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