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Conservation Of Ancient Buddhist Site

Conservation Of Ancient Buddhist Site: Chaeological Survey of India (ASI) will conserve the Ancient Buddhist site on the bank of Bhima River near Kanaganahalli (forming part of Sannati site) in Kalaburagi district, Karnataka. The conservation project will reset the remains of Maha Stupa retrieved in the excavation to their original positions without much ornamentation and […]

Dharohar : The National Museum Of Customs And GST In Panaji Goa

Dharohar : The National Museum Of Customs And GST In Panaji Goa Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs Nirmala Sitharaman dedicated to the nation, Dharohar – the National Museum of Customs and GST in Panaji Goa. The two-storey ‘Blue building’, which was earlier known as Alfandega, during the period of Portuguese rule in Goa, […]

Sambandar Dancing Child Sculpture

Sambandar : Sculpture Retrieved From Australia And the United States Ten antiquities (sculptures) retrieved from Australia and the United States were handed over to the Government of Tamil Nadu in Delhi last week. This included the sculpture of Dancing child-saint Sambandar. Sambandar of the 12th century belongs to the Chola dynasty. He was a contemporary […]

Gen Next Democracy Network

Gen Next Democracy Network: Indian Council for Cultural Relations’s (ICCR) ten days programme Gen Next Democracy Network concluded. Youth from democratic countries come to India under the Gen Next Democracy Network programme. During the programme, they get acquainted with India’s heritage, culture and functioning of Indian democracy. In the closing ceremony, 27 delegates from six […]

Jagannath Temple Heritage Corridor Project Controversy

Jagannath Temple Heritage Corridor Project Controversy: The ArchaeologicalSurvey of India (ASI) on May 17 said that a sculpture of a lion, which possibly dates back to the Ganga dynasty, was found during excavation for the controversial heritage corridor project around the 12thcentury Jagannath Temple in Puri,Odisha. This is the third such lion sculpture found during […]

Re-constitution Of The Central Advisory Board on Archaeology (CABA)

Re-constitution Of The Central Advisory Board on Archaeology (CABA): The Government has re-constituted the Central Advisory Board on Archaeology (CABA). CABA has been constituted to strengthen contacts between the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) and those in the field of archaeological research. The board will include “five persons nominated in their personal capacities by the […]

Inauguration Of ‘Sky Bridge 721’ Suspension Bridge

Inauguration Of ‘Sky Bridge 721’ Suspension Bridge: After two years of construction, ‘Sky Bridge 721’ Suspension Bridge was inaugurated recently. It is the world’s longest suspension bridge. It broke the record of the currently longest bridge, the Arouca Bridge (516 meters long) located in Portugal. It is located between the crests of the Kralicky Snezník […]