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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.

Nine months after the high court directed the Archaecological Survey of India (ASI) to declare the haveli of legendary Urdu poet Mirza Ghalib a national protected monument, the controversy

Archaeologists have discovered the remains of a 2600-year-old city at Sravasti in north-eastern Uttar Pradesh which throws light on town planning, social, religious and economic activities in 6th

Bad luck seems to be chasing Rakhi Garhi- a site belonging to the Indus Valley civilisation-located in Hissar district of Haryana. It was years of academic squabbling and conflicting approach towards

Environmental aspects, if not taken care of appropriately can cause serious problems to hydel projects during construction, thereby causing setbacks to the economy.In Chamba district, two hydel

Rapid urbanisation and industrialisation has spoiled not only surface water reservoirs but also groundwater resources. Impurities of chromium, fluoride and nitrates up to alarming levels have been

The experts committee set up by the West Bengal government has identified 46 schools and 30 libraries and museums in Calcutta to be declared heritage buildings. The heritage committee has also

The Supreme Court dismissed a public interest petition callling for the cancellation of the lease granted to the Delhi Golf Club by the Government for endangering nine archaeological monuments of the

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A U.N. funded think tank said that Pakistan, with 50 million illiterate adults, should amend its constitution to make primary education compulsory and give schooling the first claim on budgetary