14th century

Shroud Of Turin Recreated By Italian Scientist


October 6th, 2009 - 7:01 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Rome, Oct 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A scientist has been trying to make an attempt at proving a part of the bible to be false, when they chose to recreate the ... Read more...

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Tilda Swinton is 14th century Scottish king’s direct descendent


September 22nd, 2009 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 22 (ANI): British actress Tilda Swinton has discovered that her family roots trace back to 14th century Scottish king Robert The Bruce.Edinburgh genealogists have found that the Oscar winner is ... Read more...

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Archaeologists discover relics of medieval saint in Bulgarian fortress


September 3rd, 2009 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
Sofia (Bulgaria), September 3 (ANI): A team of archaeologists has discovered the relics of a medieval saint at the fortress of Perperikon in the Rhodoppe Mountains in Bulgaria.According to Sofia News Agency, ... Read more...

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A bust of Egyptian Queen Nefertiti may be a fake


August 23rd, 2009 - 6:57 pm ICT by ANI
Berlin (Germany), Aug 23(ANI): A bust of an Egyptian Queen Nefertiti, which is the most celebrated exhibit in Berlin's Altes Museum, may be a fake.The bust, dates back to the 14th ... Read more...

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Gujarat’s Tarnetar fair to begin amid tight security


August 21st, 2009 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Aug 21 (IANS) Tight security, including surveillance cameras, have been put in place for the annual Tarnetar fair beginning Saturday in western Gujarat and is expected to attract at least ... Read more...

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After UN award, rural Indian women’s weekly has expansion plans


August 4th, 2009 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Encouraged by receiving a UN literacy award, Khabar Lahariya, a newspaper produced entirely by women in rural India, is now looking forward to spreading its wings to ... Read more...

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Newspaper by rural Indian women wins UN literacy award (Second Lead, Correction in para two)


August 4th, 2009 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, Aug 4 (IANS) A newspaper produced entirely by women in rural India is among the four winners of this year's Literacy Prizes awarded by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Archaeologists discover tomb of Bulgarian princess


August 4th, 2009 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
Sofia (Bulgaria), August 4 (ANI): A team of archaeologists has discovered the tomb of a Bulgarian princess in the northern Bulgarian town of Veliko Turnovo, Bulgaria's medieval capital.According to a report in ... Read more...

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Newspaper by rural Indian women wins UN literacy award (Lead)


August 4th, 2009 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Aug 4 (IANS) A newspaper produced entirely by women in rural India is among the four winners of this year's Literacy Prizes awarded by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and ... Read more...

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Stone inscription mentioning 17th century solar eclipse found in Tamil Nadu


July 22nd, 2009 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 22 (ANI): Archaeologists have found a stone inscription at Periyanayaki Amman temple in Palani, Tamil Nadu, dating back to 17th century that mentions a solar eclipse that took place ... Read more...

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Two antique idols recovered, smugglers’ gang busted


June 23rd, 2009 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Two people were arrested and two priceless antique idols were recovered from them as Delhi Police's Crime Branch said Tuesday it had busted a gang involved in ... Read more...

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In Vienna, followers pay last respects to Rama Nand


June 2nd, 2009 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
By Mehru Jaffer Vienna, June 2 (IANS) Some 500 Ravidassis from around Europe gathered in Vienna to pay their last respects to Dera Sachh Khand leader Sant Rama Nand Dass who was shot ... Read more...

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Murdered sect leader’s remains to be brought to India


May 31st, 2009 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
By Mehru Jaffer Vienna, May 31 (IANS) The remains of Dera Sachh Khand leader Ramanand Dass, who was killed in a clash at a gurdwara here, will be brought to India by sect ... Read more...

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Indian Sikh guru dies in Austrian gurdwara clash, six held (Lead)


May 25th, 2009 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
By Mehru Jaffer Vienna, May 25 (IANS) An Indian Sikh guru died in the Austrian capital Monday following an armed attack between rival Sikh groups at a gurdwara the previous day. Six people ... Read more...

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Give it up for the latest fad: Meggings!


April 19th, 2009 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 19 (ANI): Love them or hate them - male leggings a.k.a "meggings" are here to get you noticed.Although some style gurus believe that the stylish clothing should have been left ... Read more...

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Italy quake destroys four ancient churches


April 7th, 2009 - 11:50 am ICT by ANI
Rome, Apr.7 (ANI): The 6.3-magnitude earthquake that struck central Italy on Monday morning has damaged at least four old churches.The Italian Culture Ministry said the Basilica of Santa Maria di Collemaggio, a ... Read more...

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Major portion of inscriptions on 650-yr-old Spanish fortress deciphered


April 6th, 2009 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 6 (ANI): Scientists have deciphered a major portion of the inscriptions on the 650-year-old Alhambra fortress-palace in Granada, Spain.Visitors to the Alhambra have for centuries been mystified by the Arabic ... Read more...

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Spooky figure at Scottish castle leaves ghosts experts baffled


March 27th, 2009 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 27 (ANI): The eerie image of a figure captured in a photograph at a Scottish castle is said to have left ghost experts baffled.The picture clicked in May last year ... Read more...

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Cricket was not English, research reveals


March 1st, 2009 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 1 (IANS) Cricket quintessentially is considered an English passtime, but a recent Australian research has revealed that the game was imported to the British Isles by immigrants from North Europe. The ... Read more...

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Cricket not quintessentially English after all


March 1st, 2009 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar.1 (ANI): Cricket is not quintessentially English after all, a new Australian research has claimed. According to the research, north European immigrants imported the game to England in the 14th century, ... Read more...

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No evidence of Qutub Minar tilting, says government


February 17th, 2009 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) There is no conclusive evidence of a tilt in the Qutub Minar but tests are being conducted regularly to study the 14th century monument, the government has ... Read more...

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King Tuts statue found in northern Iraq


February 13th, 2009 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
Baghdad, Feb 13 (ANI): A Kurdish archaeological expedition has found a small statue of the ancient Egyptian pharaoh Tutankhamen in northern Iraq.Hassan Ahmed, the director of the local antiquities authority, told ... Read more...

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Hunedoara castle, scariest places in the world!!!


October 30th, 2008 - 11:09 am ICT by Bupha Ravirot
For Halloween 2008, if you have nothing to do or bored with traditional Halloween parties, Hunedoara is one of the best choices. Castle of the most pre-eminent king of the medieval - ... Read more...

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Nicolas Cage to reunite with Dominic Sena for Season of the Witch


September 22nd, 2008 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 22 (ANI): Nicolas Cage will reunite with director Dominic Sena for the supernatural thriller Season of the Witch for Relativity Media.The story of the film revolves around the journey ... Read more...

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Masterpieces of Himalayan bronzes at Christie’s


August 17th, 2008 - 11:05 am ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 17 (IANS) The Asian Art Week at Christie's here will bring together 330 works of great quality, rarity, and provenance, with a pre-auction estimate of over $17 million. The ... Read more...

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Traditional Chinese fishing nets on the verge of disappearance


July 29th, 2008 - 9:53 am ICT by ANI
By Juhan Samuel Kochi, July 29 (ANI): ''Chinese Fishing Nets'', a centuries old unique fishing technique, introduced by Chinese traders in the 14th Century, finds it hard to survive in the coastal ... Read more...

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13th century church unearthed in Bulgaria


June 30th, 2008 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Sofia (Bulgaria), June 30 (ANI): A team of archaeologists has discovered an ancient church in the city of Veliko Tarnovo in Bulgaria, which dates back to the 13th century, along with ... Read more...

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McLoughlins Stereophonics surprise keeps Rooney up all night


June 14th, 2008 - 3:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jun 14 (ANI): Coleen McLoughlin surprised her hubby Wayne Rooney with a special wedding day gift - a performance by the Stereophonics, which kept the football star up all night.McLoughlin ... Read more...

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Muslim call centre worker in UK wins 22,000 pounds for racial abuse


June 3rd, 2008 - 12:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 3 (ANI): A call centre worker has been awarded more than 22,000 pounds after winning a race and religious discrimination case against a company owned by entrepreneur and Rangers ... Read more...

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Footballer Rooney requests Westlife to perform at wedding


May 28th, 2008 - 2:01 pm ICT by admin
London, May 28 (IANS) Wayne Rooney, the football star of Manchester United, is tying the knot with Coleen McLoughlin next month and has requested the Irish band Westlife to perform at his ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Medieval shipwreck found on a construction site in Barcelona


May 12th, 2008 - 12:58 pm ICT by admin
Madrid, May 12 (ANI): The wreck of a 13th or 14th century ship has been found on a construction site in Barcelonas city centre.The medieval shipwreck was discovered in Barcelonas Barceloneta ... Read more...

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Ancient idols found, devotees throng Gujarat temple


April 15th, 2008 - 11:25 pm ICT by admin
Palanpur (Gujarat), April 15 (IANS) The Palaviya Jain temple in the walled city here is seeing an unusual rush of devotees - and art lovers - to catch a glimpse of 35 ... Read more...

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Sehwag cracks fastest triple century; joins Bradman, Lara


March 28th, 2008 - 7:58 pm ICT by admin
(Second Lead)Chennai, March 28 (IANS) Virender Sehwag hammered his career's second Test triple century and the fastest of all time here Friday to join the legendary Australian Don Bradman and West Indies' ... Read more...

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Sehwag’s 14th century gives India solid start


March 28th, 2008 - 1:58 pm ICT by admin
(Lunch report) By Anand Philar Chennai, March 28 (IANS) Virender Sehwag notched his 14th century and second in consecutive Tests as he powered India to 176 without loss replying to South Africa's first innings ... Read more...

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Sehwag’s ton helps India to 176 without loss at lunch


March 28th, 2008 - 1:12 pm ICT by admin
Chennai, March 28 (IANS) Virender Sehwag scored an unbeaten century and Wasim Jaffer was batting at 60 as India went into lunch on the third day at 176 for no loss in ... Read more...

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