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Of the four places most closely associated with the Buddha -Lumbini, Both Gaya, Sarnath and Kusinagar--Bodh Gaya stands out as the most significant in his life. For it was here the young ascetic

The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) and Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) have decided to set up a foundation for the development and maintenance of monuments. The plans to set up a foundation, with

The Planning Commission has been appointed the nodal agency for the United Nations Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF). Commission deputy chairman KC Pant said that the plan panel would be

The Bhopal division of the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), covering the entire Madhya Pradesh, has commenced the scientific excavation of the Buddhist monuments in Barhat in Rewa district. A

With a view to promoting conservation and enhancement of Bio-diversity, its sustainable use and to provide jequitable sharing of benefits, the State Government has constituted Madhya Pradesh

Expressing grave concern about the methods adopted by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) over conservation of the ancient cave paintings at Ajanta, the Aurangabad chapter of the Indian

Nippon Mitsubishi Oil Corp said yesterday that it and DaimlerChrysler AG would jointly conduct trials in driving fuel-cell powered vehicles in Japan by the 2000/01 business year.

War and the pressures of tourism are the most serious problems facing the world's greatest buildings and historic sites, according to a report published recently. The World Monuments Fund's List of

A giant radioactive souffle is rising toward the top of a million-gallon tank of nuclear waste buried in the desert near Richland in the U.S. Whipped up unexpectedly by a pump that was supposed to

A Franco-Syrian archaeological team has discovered a neolithic village dating back 11,000 years on a site in northeastern Syria, archaeologists announced on