Beauty in ruins: The Sun Temple at Konark

The Konark Sun Temple is a 13th-century Hindu temple dedicated to the sun god. Shaped like a giant chariot, the temple is known for the exquisite stone carvings that cover the entire structure.

Tsunami might have destroyed Harappan port town of Dholavira

Port town of Dholavira in Gujarat, the fifth largest Harappan site, might have been destroyed by a massive tsunami, a study by CSIR-National Institute...

Over 10,500 years old camping site discovered in Ladakh

The site was unearthed at 14,000 feet above sea level -- on the way to Sasar La which leads to the Karakoram Pass. It...

The Rock Cut Cave Temples Of Pataleshwar

Pataleshwar cave temple is one of the most popular rock- cut cave temples of India. This temple is a reminiscent of Ellora and was carved out of a single gigantic basalt rock during the Rashtrakuta dynasty in the 8th century.

Lachit Borphukan – The Unsung Hero who Stopped Mughals From Conquering...

Assam was the only State in India which defeated successive attempts at invasion by the Delhi Sultans and the Mughal Emperors. The state survived 17 invasions.

1,000-Year-Old Hindu Temple Excavated In Bangladesh

A rare Vishnu temple with a unique ‘nava-ratha’ architecture has been excavated at Madhabgaon village in Kaharol upazila of the northern district of Dinajpur by a team of archaeologists from Jahangirnagar University.

Ruins of Gautameswar temple of Manthani

The ageing crumbling walls and the creeper adorned sculptures of the silent ruins of the once glorious Gomateshwara temple at Manthani will make you feel like you have been transported straight into an Indiana Jones movie.

US Returns 200 Stolen Artefacts Worth $100 M to India

The United States has returned more than 200 ancient artifacts to the government of India. The artifacts were valued at more than $100 million. They had been stolen from religious sites in India and taken out of the country.

The Temple town of Maluti

There is temple, after temple, after temple. Some still standing, their exquisite terracotta designs preserved for centuries, others in varying stages of decay and mostly in ruins.

Indian Monuments and their Historical Significances

India is a country of profound history from bad times to good times, it has witnessed all. Every heritage of India depicts the story...

Indus era at least 8,000 years old; ended because of weaker...

Due to a recent revelation made by scientists from IIT-Kharagpur and Archaeological Survey of India, time has arrived to rewrite history textbooks.

Chinese, Indian archaeologists Mull Exploring Birthplace of Buddhism

Indian and Chinese archaeologists are discussing a cultural cooperation project in order to trace the spread of Buddhism from India to China. The Institute of...

Evidence Suggests Rakhigarhi Was A Major Harappan Centre

Archaeological findings and scientific data have indicated that Rakhigarhi had been the more important centre of the Indus Valley Civilisation than the townships of...

Ancient Buddhist site found in Amaravati

Archaeologists found the remains of a 1st Century B.C. Buddhist site atop a hill in the village of Vaikunthapuram in the Amaravati region of Andhra Pradesh.