state archaeology

What is World Heritage Day?

April 18th, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) As the country celebrates World Heritage Day Monday, here's how it all started.In 1982, a symposium organised by the International Council of Monuments and Sites ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Orissa Police seize 18 tons of silver in Puri

February 27th, 2011 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
Puri (Orissa), Feb.27 (ANI): Orissa Police has seized 18 tons of silver bricks in Puri from the ancient Emar Mutt located in front of the 12th century Sri Jagannath Temple.The incident came ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Karnataka to excavate site of skulls find

September 3rd, 2010 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 3 (IANS) The Karnataka government plans to excavate about an acre around the area in Dharwad district where a large number of skulls and some skeletons have been found to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Blackbeard was American, not English, claims historian

May 18th, 2009 - 12:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 18 (ANI): In a new research, a historian has claimed that the notorious pirate Blackbeard and many of his henchmen weren't rogue Englishmen, but Americans.Most historical accounts contend that the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Treasure trove of artifacts recovered from Blackbeard’s 18th-century ship

April 1st, 2009 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 1 (ANI): Archaeologists have recovered a treasure trove of artifacts from a recently recovered ship of the infamous 18th-century pirate Blackbeard.According to a report in the National Geographic News, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Goa police to probe damage to heritage building

February 1st, 2009 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 1 (IANS) The Goa Police have begun a probe against a Britain-based charitable trust, a renowned architect and a senior bureaucrat for damaging the famous 16th century Reis Magos Fort, ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Government to set up heritage sites commission

January 29th, 2009 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) The central government will soon set up a commission to frame guidelines for conserving heritage monuments and sites that are on the verge of decay.This was decided ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

1,900 yr old Buddhist monastery discovered in Gujarat

October 13th, 2008 - 12:17 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 13 (ANI): Gujarat State Archaeological Department has discovered a small size Buddhist monastery in Gujarats Vadnagar, which dates back to 1,900 years.According to a report in Desh Gujarat, ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Agra’s heritage being bulldozed to dust

August 12th, 2008 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
By Brij Khandelwal Agra, Aug 12 (IANS) The city of the Taj Mahal is home to the crumbling mansions of erstwhile royalty where dozens of families still live cheek by jowl. They are ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Stone Age mans presence in West Bengal much earlier than believed

March 29th, 2008 - 11:54 am ICT by admin
London, March 29 (ANI): Archaeologists have unearthed small Stone Age weapons in the eastern Indian state of West Bengal, dating back to around 15,000-20,000 years, which suggests man's presence in the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |