Kalahandi district in Orissa, wracked by periodic drought and starvation in the modern age, seems to have had a glorious past as remains of several fortified settlements from the Stone Age up to the
The Supreme Court hearing on the case involving vehicular emission has been rescheduled for October 4 from September
The Archaeological Survey of India, which has 69 monuments in the state under its charge, has planned a special maintenance drive. In Jammu region, repair of the Akhnoor Fort ramparts, restoration
The Calcutta Municipal Corporation must impose water charges on all house-owners in the city, feels a World Bank team , in the city recently to study its water supply and drainage problems. The bank
The majestic Sun Temple at Konark which has put Orissa on the world heritage map with its architectural splendour and exquisite carvings is crumbling with the stone erosion and weathering effect
Archaeologists said they have discovered a dinosaur's pelvis weighing two tons, that dates from about 140 million years ago, at a dig, North of Lisbon.The bone was found near Lourinha, about 75 km
Archaeologists have stumbled upon a 10-acre microlithic site, dating back to 4000 BC, at Agastheeswaram taluk in Kanyakumari district of Tamil Nadu recently.
The Delhi government may soon enact laws to protect buildings in Delhi which are not covered under the Arcaeological Survey of India's list of protected
Evidence from an ancient Chinese cave has cast doubt on prevailing theories about the taming of fire by human ancestors, suggesting the the epochal achievement occured mauch later than scientists
Last week, archaelogists and geologists reported finding the first evidence of artificial stone in the ruins of Mashkan-shapir, a city that existed about 4,000 years ago in what is now southern Iraq.
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