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'We Couldn’t Sleep Out Of Excitement': Archaeologists Who Helped Solve Georgian Queen's 400-Year-Old Murder Mystery

Jul 26, 2021 Jeevan Prakash Sharma

The Queen’s sacrifice gained the status of martyrdom and since 1989 the successive governments requested the Indian counterpart to look for the Queen’s relics where it was reported to be kept.

ASI To Laser Scan Shree Jagannath Temple During Ratha Jatra

Jul 12, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The laser scanning will be completed when the deities are out of the temple for the nine-day Ratha Jatra.


ASI Unearths Jain Temple In Karnataka's Hassan District

Among the artifacts discovered were the sculptures of a Jain Upasaka measuring two feet in height.

ASI Unearths Ancient Odisha Structure Linked To Oldest Temple; Groups Rally For Heritage Preservation

Jan 31, 2021 Saumya Kalia

Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan wrote to the Culture Minister on Saturday urging him to intervene in the preservation of the 'invaluable' remains discovered around Bhubaneswar's Lingaraj temple


Stolen Idols Of Lord Rama, Lakshman, Sita Returned To Tamil Nadu

India Pride Project had informed the High Commission last year about the missing artefacts

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17 March, 2020

Archaeological Survey of India Shuts All Monuments, Museums As Coronavirus Fear Mounts On

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A formal order was issued a day after Tourism and Culture Minister Prahlad Patel had announced the move and instructed ASI to do the needful.


06 September, 2019

The Press Conference On Rakhigarhi Findings Throws Up More Questions Than Answers

Siddhartha Mishra

The scientists put forth an ‘Out of India’ migration theory while also attempting to disprove the ‘Aryan’ or Steppe migration theory saying that India has always been an indigenous population


04 September, 2019

Who Were The Indus Valley People? Long-Awaited Research Paper To Be Out Today

Outlook Web Bureau

In August last year, Outlook's cover story talked about the Rakhigarhi project. A year later, the findings of a long-awaited research paper will be published tomorrow in the science journal Cell.


23 August, 2019

Odisha: CM Naveen Patnaik Announces Rs 500 Cr Package For Puri

Outlook Web Bureau

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik had recently announced various projects worth Rs 265 crore under the Augmentation of Basic Amenities and Development of Heritage and Architecture (ABADHA) scheme for the development of Puri.


13 June, 2019

Illegal Construction Going On In Nizamuddin Dargah, Alleges ASI

Outlook Web Bureau

Nizamuddin Dargah complex, which falls under the Delhi Circle of the Archaeological Survey of India, is visited by a large number of devotees, tourists and other people every day.


10 December, 2018

Visiting Taj Mahal? You Will Have To Pay More To Enter Main Mausoleum

Outlook Web Bureau

Vasant Swarnakar, Archaeological Survey of India's (ASI) chief archaeologist in Agra, said domestic visitors will have to pay Rs 250 and foreign visitors Rs 1,300 to see the main mausoleum at the 17th-century monument.


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16 October, 2018

Kohinoor Diamond Was Neither Stolen Nor Forcibly Taken, It Was 'Surrendered' To British: ASI

Outlook Web Bureau

The precious gem, which came into British hands during the colonial era, is the subject of a historic ownership dispute and claimed by at least four countries, including India.


11 June, 2018

ASI-Excavated Sanauli Chariots Have Potential To Challenge Aryan Invasion Theory

P.M. Narayanan

Recent discovery of three ‘pre-Iron Age’ carriers in Western Uttar Pradesh has excited the world of ancient history. But equally interesting would be the result of a search: were they horse-ridden?



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West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee during an administrative review meeting, in Murshidabad.

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Senior SKM leaders address a press conference on the future course of the farmers agitation, at Singhu Border in New Delhi.

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Senior SKM leaders address a press conference on the future course of the farmers agitation, at Singhu Border in New Delhi.

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In this file photo, Army Chief Bipin Rawat addresses a press conference in New Delhi. CDS Gen Bipin Rawat accompanied by his wife Madhulika Rawat, his staff and other officials were killed in an IAF Mi-17V5 helicopter...

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In this file photo, Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat. CDS Gen Bipin Rawat accompanied by his wife Madhulika Rawat, his staff and other officials were killed in an IAF Mi-17V5 helicopter crash in Coonoor,...

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Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.

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Education In India During Covid-19: Challenges Faced And Solutions For A Post-Pandemic Era

As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.

Nov 11, 2021 Shekhar Mehta