Brij Khandelwa

Tourism industry leader Abhinav Jain sees three major threats to the Taj Mahal: from terror- ists, from air pollu- tion and from too many people. Last year also the monu- ment was flooded with tourists and the devout, causing additional stress and pressure on the monument.

KONARK/BHUBANESWAR: With water-logging posing a serious threat to the historic Sun Temple at Konark, an expert team sent by State Government inspected the heritage site to examine the drainage system there.

Sweta Dutta

While the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy readies to set up solar power plants at the three World Heritage Sites in the Capital, the New Delhi office of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) has voiced concerns over the move and shot off letters to the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) seeking details of the project.

Old City Boundary Disrupting Vehicle Movement, ASI Told

LUCKNOW: As the government prepares for a bitter battle within its own factions, the evergreen question of what is more important

City anchor: high court had set up panel to initiate restoration of water bodies; Bulk of work done by delhi govt; ASI, CPWD too chip in

: The Archaeological Survey of India has stopped work on a new bridge across the Yamuna here as it is very close to a Mughal-era monument.

Superintending archaeologist A.R. Siddiqui said:

New Delhi: In a heated meeting at Delhi Urban Art Commission (DUAC) on Wednesday over a parking lot coming up opposite Delhi High Court, the commission has asked DMRC to protect a Lodi-period monument at the site with the assistance of the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) and pay for its conservation.

There seems to be no end to the trouble surrounding the proposed multi-level parking lot at the Delhi High Court.

BHAWANIPATNA: Negligence on the part of Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) to preserve the remnants of Asurgarh in Kalahandi district has triggered widespread resentment among history-lovers and intellectuals. Asurgarh, an ancient metropolis, is considered contemporaneous to Ujjain, Ahichatra, Kosambi, Sisupalagarh and other ancient Indian cities, but it remains unexcavated.