14th century

China must build regional security pattern: Daily


September 20th, 2012 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 20 (IANS) China has the important task of building a "regional security pattern" in Asia as it lacks a safety mechanism, said a state-run Chinese daily Thursday.An article ... Read more...

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Be prepared for combat: Chinese general


September 14th, 2012 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 14 (IANS) A senior Chinese general has urged the army not to be slack and be prepared for any possible military combat. The remark comes amid rising tensions ... Read more...

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Chinese ships patrol disputed islands


September 14th, 2012 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 14 (IANS) Two Chinese surveillance ships arrived Friday in the waters around the Diaoyu Islands and began patrolling and law enforcement duties, Xinhua reported. This is the first ... Read more...

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China warns Japan over purchase of disputed islands


September 11th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) China has again strongly criticized the purchase of three disputed islands in the East China Sea by Japan and threatened Tokyo with "serious consequences" caused ... Read more...

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700 year-old gold coins found in Israel


July 9th, 2012 - 10:48 am ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, July 9 (IANS) In what appears to be one of the largest-ever such finds, a rare cache of gold coins valued at over $100,000 has been recovered from an ... Read more...

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Vampires discovered in Bulgaria


June 7th, 2012 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Bodies of two men, believed to be vampires by their medieval contemporaries, have been found in an archaeological dig in Bulgaria.According to Bozhidar Dimitrov, a ... Read more...

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14th century castle gutted in blaze


March 13th, 2012 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
London, March 12 (IANS) A 14th century castle in Slovakia was gutted in fire which was sparked by two children trying their first cigarette.According to the police, two boys ... Read more...

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Law does not allow anyone to commit suicide: Pranab (Lead, changing dateline)


August 14th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 14 (IANS) Hinting that the government would not allow social activist Anna Hazare to continue his fast indefinitely, Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Sunday said no one ... Read more...

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Did 14th century China use fridge?


June 29th, 2011 - 9:48 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 29 (IANS) If a 14th century painting is to be believed, people in China have been using a refrigerator-like device since that time.Archaeologists in north China's Shanxi province ... Read more...

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House clearer awarded 2mn pound tapestries!


June 7th, 2011 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 7 (IANS) A lucky house clearer has won a legal suit, earning him two ancient tapestries worth up to two million pounds (about $3,300,000) which he had found ... Read more...

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Historic Nepali mandala art sets world record at Sotheby’s


June 2nd, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) South Asian art scaled a new high in the European auction market with a 14th century Nepalese painting, "Vasudhara Mandala" selling for 825,250 pounds at ... Read more...

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Malaysian community with Indian roots to preserve identity


March 15th, 2011 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, March 15 (IANS) Malaysia's tiny Chitty community, which came here from India long before the Europeans and the Chinese, wants to be designated 'bumiputra' - sons of the ... Read more...

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Spanish nun expelled for spending excess time on Facebook


February 19th, 2011 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 19 (IANS) A nun who has lived in a convent in Spain for over 35 years, has now been asked to leave after she was found to be "spending ... Read more...

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Spanish nun kicked out of order for spending too much time on Facebook


February 19th, 2011 - 3:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 19 (ANI): A Spanish nun has been expelled from the religious order she has been living at for 35-years because she spent too much time on social networking site ... Read more...

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Great-grandmother of Jesus identified


December 10th, 2010 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 10 (ANI): A historian has identified the great-grandmother of Jesus.According to Florentine medieval manuscripts analyzed by a historian, the great-grandmother of Jesus was a woman named St. Ismeria.St. Ismeria likely ... Read more...

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King Arthur’s 14th Century Manuscripts To Be Auctioned


November 13th, 2010 - 7:23 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The latest buzz states that King Arthur 14th century manuscripts will be auctioned at Sotheby's in London on December 7. This manuscript is the oldest surviving ... Read more...

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14th century King Arthur text to go under the hammer at Sotheby’s


November 12th, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 12 (ANI): A 14th century document containing what is believed to be the oldest surviving account of the legends of King Arthur is expected to fetch up to 2 million ... Read more...

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Egypt unearths 3,400-year-old Pharaoh statue


November 5th, 2010 - 6:12 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Nov 5 (IANS) A 3,400-year-old statue of Pharaoh Amenhotep III was discovered in southern Egypt, Xinhua reported.The secretary-general of the Supreme Council of Antiquities (SCA), Zahi Hawwas said Thursday it is ... Read more...

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Rooney woos wife with romantic joint massage during ‘2nd honeymoon’


October 5th, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 5 (ANI): Love-rat Wayne Rooney and wife Colleen apparently enjoyed romantic joint massage during a "second honeymoon" stay in Prague, the Czech Republic.The Man United striker, 24, who cheated ... Read more...

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Friday the Thirteenth; Can a Mass Belief Cause Bad Luck?


August 13th, 2010 - 11:33 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Aug 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Friday the Thirteenth, or “Black Friday”, has long been looked upon as a day full of bad luck, and although there are many who write it off ... Read more...

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Why Friday the 13th is considered unlucky


August 13th, 2010 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 13 (ANI): Today is Friday the 13th-considered to be a day of bad luck according to tradition, and now researchers have explained why is it so.Some age-old facts linked ... Read more...

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Cabinet decides to refer Khap Panchayat issue to GoM


July 8th, 2010 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 8 (ANI): The Union Cabinet on Thursday decided to refer the controversial Khap Panchayat issue to a Group of Ministers (GoM).Talking to reporters after the meeting, Information ... Read more...

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Malaysia’s Hindu-Buddhist civilisation spread over 1,000 sq km


July 4th, 2010 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, July 4 (IANS) Excavation at a Hindu-Buddhist civilisation site in Malaysia that dates back to the fifth century indicates that it was spread over 1,000 sq km and not 400 ... Read more...

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‘Ghost pushing pint off’ in UK pub table caught on CCTV


May 30th, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 30 (ANI): A haunted pub in England has caught on its CCTV a glass of pint falling mysteriously by itself from a table.Sean Moore had left his drink unattended during ... Read more...

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Face of medieval knight reconstructed


May 19th, 2010 - 6:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 19 (ANI): A medieval knight's skeleton, which was discovered at Stirling Castle, has had its face reconstructed, and now experts are attempting to discover the identity of the warrior.The skeleton ... Read more...

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Khap panchayats: No room for a parallel justice system (Comment)


May 12th, 2010 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
By Ranjana Kumari The khap has been a system of social administration and organisation in the northwestern states of India since ancient times. Written references are found as far back as 2500 ... Read more...

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Now Azerbaijan seeks Indian tourists, investment


May 12th, 2010 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma Chandigarh, May 12 (IANS) The Central Asian country of Azerbaijan, one of the main exporters of oil and gas to India, is looking to expand bilateral ties in areas like ... Read more...

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Pope visits Turin to see shroud


May 2nd, 2010 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Turin (Italy), May 2 (DPA) Pope Benedict XVI arrived Sunday in Turin to visit a controversial Catholic relic - a cloth some say is the one used to wrap Jesus' body for ... Read more...

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Kashmiri historian knows where 2,000-year-old Buddhist relic is


April 10th, 2010 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
By F. Ahmed Srinagar, April 10 (IANS) More than 2,000-year-old copper plates containing records of a major Buddhist conference held in Kashmir at the time are lying buried somewhere in the state, and ... Read more...

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Clarke’s best yet to come, says Ponting


March 27th, 2010 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
Hamilton, Mar 27(ANI): Australian skipper Ricky Ponting reckons that vice-captain Michael Clarke's best is yet to come, as there is room for him to keep improving.Ponting's remark came after Clarke leapt ... Read more...

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Now, fresh air bottled in Britain


March 12th, 2010 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 12 (IANS) Fresh air has now been bottled by Britain's National Trust so that it can be given to stressed city workers, a media report said Friday. The bottled air is ... Read more...

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Emulate Krishnadevaraya to leave enduring legacy: Chidambaram


January 27th, 2010 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Hampi (Karnataka), Jan 27 (IANS) Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram Wednesday called upon the present-day rulers to emulate Vijayanagara emperor Krishnadevaraya to leave behind a rich legacy for posterity. "We must remember ... Read more...

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For monastery, American Buddhist monk displays rare snapshots


January 14th, 2010 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) A rare snapshot of the Dalai Lama standing on a mat with his hands folded is part of an exquisite collection of 20 black and white photographs ... Read more...

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New insight into how climate change will affect organisms


November 5th, 2009 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 5 (ANI): In a new research, paleoecologists are offering a new insight into how climate change will affect organisms.The research, by Robert Booth, assistant professor of earth and environmental science ... Read more...

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India celebrates Diwali, 32 die in Tamil Nadu (Roundup)


October 17th, 2009 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) Diwali, the festival of lights, was celebrated across India Saturday with prayers, fireworks and frenzied shopping but it was marred by tragedy in Tamil Nadu. ... Read more...

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