January 3, 2015
Remains of skeleton, animal bones indicate funeral ceremony at late-Harappan site
January 1, 2015
The temple in Warangal district is perhaps the only one to be named after the sculptor. »
December 27, 2014
Ancient Buddhist sculptures have been found in Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province during an excavation work, a media report said Saturday.Khyber Pakhtunkhwa archaeology and museum direct...
December 21, 2014
The Department of Archaeology has identified a rare pre-historic period habitation near Pazzur village of Thipparthi mandal in Nalgonda district. Retired senior caretaker, A. Bhanu Murthy and Tech...
December 11, 2014
The 14th century Devarakonda fort in Nalgonda district is sure to take visitors’ breath away. There was a lake which contained water round the year, but that has not been in use for centuries.
December 6, 2014
A remarkable marble sculpture from the Elgin Marbles collection in the British Museum has been sent for display — the first time ever to any museum — to the State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg
December 2, 2014
Britain plans to bore a road tunnel near the prehistoric Stonehenge monument to ease congestion and remove most vehicles from view of the ancient stone circle that has puzzled visitors and scholar...
November 28, 2014
Local people have prevented use of the clay for making bricks and are keen to dig into the past
November 24, 2014
After much dilly-dallying, the Department of Archaeology and Museums has finally begun chemical conservation treatment to the historic Kondapalli Fort to lend an aesthetic look to it.The ‘g...
November 7, 2014
It has suggested that Calcutta HC may monitor the probe into the affairs of the Indian Museum
January 2, 2015
Chitti Babu, assistant director of archaeology and museums, says measures should be formulated to prevent artefacts being razed by the bulldozers. He said soon the Bhairavakonda, a protected monument in Thullur mandal situated 10 km from Amaravati, will be declared as a heritage site. »
December 28, 2014
The thing about this column is that a simple query from a reader begins spiralling on its own like a thodarkathai, a serial, with a heap of other information tumbling out of the cupboard. O...
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December 24, 2014
“Praise the bridge that carried you over:” Carlo Collodi (Well known Italian children's writer). In the case of the old bridge across Godavari river at Soan however, praise needs to be complemente...
December 19, 2014
‘Amaravathi is among the 12 cities in India that have been declared heritage cities’. The town is also popular among tourists, as the Amaralingeswara Temple is located there. In 2006, it hosted the 30th Kalachakra, which was attended by the Dalai Lama.
Ernampadu mound (Krishna),
December 10, 2014
Buddhist monasteries dating back to 1st century A.D to be unearthed. In 1870-71, Boswell of the East India Company first reported Ghantasala as a Buddhist site and later Alexander Rea excavated the stupa partially. »
December 5, 2014
All the 19 sites, including two from the second and third centuries AD, are in Krishna district. The government is also planning to install a Buddha statue at Ghantasala. »
December 1, 2014
More than 100 rock art paintings with mystic figures belonging to human and wild animals in different postures depicted with white pigment were found on quartzite rocks at Ranibavi.
November 28, 2014
As more and more Buddhist sites are being found in East Godavari district dated back to the era of Before Christ, paucity of funds is forcing the department of Archaeology and Museums to adopt a w...
November 20, 2014
The historic Rama temple attracts visitors in droves from all parts of Telangana and neighbouring Maharashtra. According to the temple priest Vanamamalai Krishnamachary, the temple has no minimum facilities like toilets, drinking water and gardens.
November 6, 2014
On how sacred groves are restored across the country. »