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ASI inspects 'Meghanada Pacheri' of Puri Jagannath Temple

Puri: Days after the Puri district administration razed structures adjacent to the ‘Meghnad Pacheri’ (boundary wall) of Puri Jagannath temple, a team of Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) officials today surveyed the condition of the wall. Steps will be taken to remove the structures adjacent to the shrine wall and restore its original form, said […]

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Shortage Of Entry Tickets Sparks Tension At Konark Sun Temple

Konark: Tension prevailed at world famous Konark Sun Temple here today after hundreds of tourists expressed their dissatisfaction over shortage of entry tickets into the temple. Sources said, the Sun Temple witnessed heavy footfall on occasion of holiday today as more than five thousand tourists reportedly visited the 13th century shrine. However, as per the […]

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MakeMyTrip, ASI partner for online ticketing for 116 heritage sites

New Delhi: In a bid to promote India as a heritage tourism destination, online travel company MakeMyTrip Ltd. has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) for convenient and hassle-free online bookings for 116 historical monuments and sites across India, MakeMyTrip announced in a statement on Monday. The agreement, […]

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ASI expresses grave concern over using iron nails to decorate Shree Jagannath Temple

Bhubaneswar: The Archaeological Survey of India has expressed “grave” concern over using iron nails on the walls of the 12th century Shree Jagannath Temple in Puri for floral decorations by a Delhi businessman during the July 4 Rath Yatra festival. The Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA), a body entrusted by the Odisha government to look […]

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With deities on Rath Yatra, ASI team begins inspection of Srimandir

Puri: A day after the annual sojourn of the Holy Trinity – Rath Yatra began and with the deities leaving the temple, the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) began the inspection work of Srimandir’s Garbha Gruha (sanctum sanctorum) today. As per reports, the ASI officials will inspect the first & second floors, walls, corbel and […]

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Facelift For Red Fort: ASI Says Green Space Has Risen To 52 Acres

New Delhi: In a massive facelift given to the historic Lal Qila by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), the green space inside the Red Fort complex here has been increased from 15 acres to 52 acres, the national conservation body said on Monday. The ASI, while referring to its conservation efforts in the Mughal-era […]

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ASI restores lion idols of Puri Srimandir damaged by cyclone Fani

Puri: The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has restored the lion idols of Shree Jagannath Temple in Puri which were damaged in cyclone Fani more than a month back. Along with restoring the lion idols, ASI has also restored the damages caused to the model temple and the cracks in the ‘Kalash’ installed at the […]

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ASI seeks apology for damages to lion idols of Puri Srimandir

Puri: After Puri King Gajapati Dibyasingha Deb expressed displeasure over damages to the lion idols on Puri Srimandir because of the scaffoldings put up by Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) on the temple, Superintending archaeologist of ASI on Tuesday sought an apology. Speaking to media persons after the managing committee meeting of the Sri Jagannath […]

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Fani aftermath: Jaya idol of Puri Srimandir to be constructed again

Puri: The Jaya idol in Puri Srimandir damaged by the extremely severe cyclone Fani will be constructed again, informed Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today during his visit to the 12th century shrine to take stock of the damages. “I came to see the damage done to Shree Jagannath mandir in Puri. The officials of Archaeological […]

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Cuttack ‘Gadakhai’ revival, beautification stuck in limbo

Cuttack: The wait for modern parks and boating facilities at Gadakhai continues to get longer. Due to lack of coordination between Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) and Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), the restoration of Gadakhai moat under the Integrated Barabati Fort Area development project, is yet to be completed. It is pertinent to mention here […]

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No threat to structural stability of Konark Sun Temple: Union Culture Minister

Bhubaneswar: The Union Minister of State for Tourism and Culture, Maheshwar Sharma today reiterated that there is absolutely ‘no threat’ to the structural stability of the Sun Temple at Konark which is one of the prominent world heritage sites. After attending a high-level meeting with senior officials of Odisha government, Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) […]

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New ticket system for Taj Mahal to reduce human impact

Agra: The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) on Monday enforced a new ticketing system for the Taj Mahal, aimed at reducing increasing human impact on the fragile 17th century white marble marvel. Vasant Kumar Swarnkaar, the ASI chief in Agra, said the new ticketing system came into effect from Monday morning. According to the ASI, […]

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No threat to Konark Sun Temple: Union Culture Minister

New Delhi: Allaying concerns and refuting media reports regarding the structural stability of the Konark Sun Temple, Union Culture Minister, Mahesh Sharma today categorically stated that there is absolutely ‘no threat’ to the world heritage structure in Odisha. After discussing the issue with a delegation from Odisha at a high-level meeting held at New Delhi […]

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ASI thrashed by liquor mafia in Banki

Cuttack:  A day after an Assistant Sub-Inspector posted at Subarnapur outpost was allegedly thrashed by liquor mafia, Banki police today registered case against three persons involved in the attack. The ASI Ashok Chandra Panda was brutally beaten up by liquor mafia during a raid on Sunday, reports said. Sources said a police team had raided […]

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Odisha to write to ASI on replacement of stones at Sun Temple

Bhubaneswar: Taking note of the allegations in media reports that some stones of Konark Sun Temple have been replaced, Odisha government has now decided bring such matter to the notice of Archaeological Survey of India (ASI). Such decision was taken at a high-level meeting chaired by the Odisha Tourism and Culture Minister Ashok Panda in […]

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