Satellite data, along with U.S. spy satellite and military drone images are being used by archaeologists to view remote sites in Afghanistan that are too dangerous for researchers to visit.
Large amount of carbonized wheat grains were found at the site of Haojing, Shaanxi province, north-west China. The find, being 2800 years old, was made in the site that was the capital of the Western Zhou Dynasty (11th century-771 BC).
A stone causeway, measuring 4 kilometres in length and 20 metres in width, was found over Sone river in Bihar, north-eastern India. The structure is said to be a part of the Grand Trunk road, or Uttarpath, built by Afghan ruler Sher Shah Suri in the 16th century.