February 7, 2011
The BJP has threatened to launch an agitation if the Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD) went ahead with the proposal to handover maintenance of temples at Tirumala and surrounding places to the...
January 18, 2011
Dedicated to the memory of Satish Saberwal, anthropologist, this book has two objectives. The first is to understand the sustainable subsistence systems in two villages of eastern Gujarat, i...
December 17, 2010
Not often one comes across a non-Indian speaking an Indian regional language and that too a complex one like Tamil. But, Jean-Luc Chevillard from France, startles everyone with his linguistic excel...
October 18, 2010
Remnants of ancient cave and earthen pots were discovered while clearing soil for laying platform for constructing a house at Kinanur-Karinthalam locality close to Nileshwaram town near here...
July 19, 2010
Heritage buildings of the City of Destiny are vanishing gradually and the Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage
on Sunday took out a ‘walk' from Town Hall on the Beach Road...
May 26, 2010
An archaeologist at Washington University in St. Louis is helping to reveal for the first time a snapshot of rural life in China during the Han Dynasty, says a Washington University press release.<...
May 6, 2010
Kerala, the land of spices and spectacular folk culture, is undoubtedly a treasure land of heritage and culture. Be it the historically significant ‘black gold' that we lavishly use in our cu...
May 5, 2010
First time Indus script found engraved on natural stone »
March 20, 2010
Long before a ‘hobbit' species of human lived on Indonesia's Flores island, other human-like creatures colonised the area. That much was clear.
But scientists have now...
January 25, 2010
Archaeological excavations and research should be conducted at Aditchanallur, Poompuhar and Korgai, which would help throw light on history of ancient Tamils, Tamil Nadu Finance Minister K.
MARAYUR (Idukki district),
January 30, 2011
Hundreds of muniyaras, the dolmens of the Megalithic age, are in a state of ruin here in the absence of proper care and systematic protection over the years.
Muniyaras, made of thre...
January 1, 2011
The enormous tourism potentials of the country’s heritage sites are yet to be effectively tapped, Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) Superintendent archaeologist K.K. Mohammed h...
December 14, 2010
Of the 25 authors writing about women and their issues, nearly half happen to be men in the true Saiva-Saktha (Tantra) tradition
August 12, 2010
Hundreds of glass beads, beads made of semi-precious stones and terracotta, fragmented bangles, pot herds with graffiti marks are some of the rare excavations made at Sengalur village in Kul...
June 18, 2010
China has finally got back hundreds of years old sarcophagus, a funeral container for a corpse most commonly carved or cut from stone, which was smuggled to US four years ago.
May 25, 2010
A proposal has been mooted by the Department of Culture to build a museum at Anantapur or Hyderabad highlighting various aspects of the ruler of Vijayanagar empire, Sri Krishnadevaraya, to coincid...
May 5, 2010
M.V. Nair, Director of National Research Laboratory for Conservation of Cultural Property, Lucknow, on Wednesday said the country needs experts to conserve rare manuscripts and Kadatas.He w...
March 28, 2010
The two-day exhibition of coins organised by the South Indian Numismatic Society (SINS) as part of its 20th annual conference began at SV University library building here on Saturday.Collect...
February 15, 2010
Another important archaeological puzzle could be solved on February 17 when the results of the DNA tests conducted on the celebrated Tutankhamun mummy will be revealed by the Egyptian government. T...
January 22, 2010
For more than 150 years, seven generations of P.H. Hormis Tharakan’s Parayil family have gone to the St. Raphael’s Church, established in 1859 by his forefathers, at Ezhupunna ne...