16th century

Couple Find Medieval Shaft beneath Sofa


August 30th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Plymouth, Aug 30 (NEWS) A couple in Plymouth have found a well that might date back to the 16th century under their sofa. Collin Steer and his wife had for a very ... Read more...

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Bajrangi said he felt like Rana Pratap after Naroda killings


August 29th, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Aug 29 (IANS) Babu Bajrangi, the Bajrang Dal leader convicted by a Gujarat court Wednesday in the massacre of 97 Muslims in the Naroda Patiya case, had been ... Read more...

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Himachal hotel gets heritage status


August 23rd, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 23 (IANS) The Castle Naggar, Himachal Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation's prime hotel in the the picturesque Kullu valley, has been given heritage status, an official said Thursday.The union ... Read more...

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Kohli stars in India’s 21-run win over Sri Lanka (Lead)


July 22nd, 2012 - 1:02 am ICT by IANS
Hambantota, July 21 (IANS) Virat Kohli's 106 off 113 balls helped India beat Sri Lanka by 21 runs in the first One-day International of the five-match series here Saturday.Kohli ... Read more...

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Islamists attack Timbuktu world heritage site


July 1st, 2012 - 9:20 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 1 (IANS) The mausoleum of Sidi Mahmoud, a Unesco World Heritage site, in Timbuktu, Mali, has been damaged in an attack by Islamists, RIA Novosti reported.It is one ... Read more...

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‘Dangerous Ishq’ heady mix of mythology and supernatural element (IANS Movie Review - Rating: *** 1/2)


May 11th, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Dangerous Ishq"; Cast: Karisma Kapoor, Jimmy Sheirgill, Rajniesh Duggal, Ravi Kissan, Divya Dutta; Director: Vikram Bhatt; Rating: *** 1/2Karisma Kapoor's grand-slam of a return to form (and shape) in ... Read more...

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Kerala not to take over Padmanabhaswamy temple: Minister


April 20th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 20 (IANS) Newly-appointed Kerala Home Minister T.Radhakrishnan Friday said the state government would not take over the management of Sri Padmanabhaswamy temple, which has been in the news ... Read more...

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Letter threatens to blow up Ramjanmabhoomi complex


April 17th, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 17 (IANS) Security in and around the Ramjanmabhoomi complex in Uttar Pradesh's temple town of Ayodhya was stepped up after a district judge received a letter threatening ... Read more...

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CBI seizes antique sculpture


March 29th, 2012 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) The CBI has arrested a man from Indira Gandhi International (IGI) airport in connection with smuggling of an antique Shiva-Parvati sandstone sculpture outside the country, ... Read more...

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Topshop mocked for misspelling Shakespeare


March 7th, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Mar 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Huge clothing maker Topshop has been mocked for misspelling “Shakespeare.” The error occurs on a shirt that the company is currently marketing in the United Kingdom. The ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Wreckage of 16th century ship discovered off Brazil


March 1st, 2012 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 1 (IANs/EFE) A team of Brazilian archaeologists and divers who discovered the remains of a Spanish vessel off the southern state of Santa Catarina say the recovered ... Read more...

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Britons held for smuggling ‘fake’ artefacts out of Egypt


February 28th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 28 (IANS) A British couple were arrested at an Egyptian airport on suspicion of trying to smuggle antiquities out of the country before experts realised they were imitations ... Read more...

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Temple not on people’s agenda in Ayodhya


February 9th, 2012 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Ayodhya, Feb 9 (IANS) The Ram temple was clearly not on the agenda of those who voted in this Hindu pilgrim town in the first phase of the Uttar ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

16th century Mumbai museum manuscript to be restored


January 19th, 2012 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 18 (IANS) A 16th century illustrated manuscript in a Mumbai museum will be restored with funds from Bank of America through its conservation project, officials said here Wednesday.The ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Mario was to inaugurate fort on Goa liberation day


December 11th, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 11 (IANS) Legendary cartoonist Mario Miranda, who died Sunday, was due to inaugurate a newly-renovated fort of Reis Magos near here on the 50th anniversary of the liberation ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Money crunch hits capital’s biggest culture gala


November 15th, 2011 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) The capital's biggest cultural extravaganza - the Delhi International Arts Festival - is facing an acute financial crunch, that has cast a shadow of ... Read more...

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Introducing children to Humayun’s tomb


November 14th, 2011 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) and the Aga Khan Trust for Culture Monday released a guidebook of Humayun's tomb for children in a bid ... Read more...

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IGNOU celebrates International Year of Chemistry


October 13th, 2011 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) A two-day national conference on chemistry was launched Thursday at the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) to celebrate the International Year of Chemistry. The ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Rome airport hosts Leonardo da Vinci exhibit


October 11th, 2011 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Oct 11 (IANS/AKI) A major exhibition of all the flying machines designed by Renaissance inventor and artist Leonardo da Vinci opens Wednesday at Rome's main international airport, which is ... Read more...

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Renaissance festival kicks off in US


October 9th, 2011 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Houston, Oct 9 (IANS) The 37th annual Texas Renaissance Festival (TRF) kicked off Saturday in the southern US city of Magnolia with the participation of more than 30,000 visitors.The 2011 ... Read more...

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Goa saint’s feast hinders IFFI dates


September 21st, 2011 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 21 (IANS) The annual feast of Goa's most revered saints is posing to be the main hurdle in the finalization of the dates of the International Film Festival ... Read more...

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Santosh Sivan’s ‘Urumi’ for Busan film fest


September 11th, 2011 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 11 (IANS) Master filmmaker Santosh Sivan's "Urumi" has been selected for screening at the Busan International Film Festival starting Oct 6.Speaking to IANS, Sivan said that he is ... Read more...

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It needs more than love to write about India


August 18th, 2011 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Stepping into the soul of India is not easy for a foreign writer; the journey needs more than mere love for the country. The process ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Taj Mahal rakes in Rs.19 crore revenue from ticket sales


July 28th, 2011 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) The seventh wonder of the world, the Taj Mahal, is the top draw in terms of tourism revenue, logging a gate entry income of Rs.19,89,49,560 ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

‘Techno Chaitanya Museum’ to come up in Kolkata


July 28th, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 28 (IANS) A Rs.10 crore museum dedicated to the life and teachings of 16th century saint and social reformer Chaitanya Mahaprabhu will come up here."The museum will be ... Read more...

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Court seeks source of Kerala temple’s treasure (Lead)


July 7th, 2011 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday asked the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) to examine the source and antiquity of the treasure unearthed from the Sri Padmanabhaswamy ... Read more...

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Supreme Court seeks source of Kerala temple treasure


July 6th, 2011 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday asked the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) to examine the source and antiquity of the treasure unearthed from the Sri Padmanabhaswamy ... Read more...

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Galileo documents to be shown for first time


July 6th, 2011 - 10:11 am ICT by IANS
Rome, July 6 (IANS/AKI) Documents on the 17th century trial of Italian astronomer Galileo Galilei and and Britain's 16th century monarch King Henry XIII will now be exhibited outside the ... Read more...

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Chinese museum to replicate Michelangelo’s sculptures


June 20th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, June 20 (IANS) A museum in China has decided to duplicate renowned painter and sculptor Michelangelo's four masterpieces of bronze statues.The statues - Day, Night, Twilight and Dawn - ... Read more...

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Supreme Court stays ’strange’ Ayodhya verdict (Second Lead)


May 9th, 2011 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Stating that it was a "strange and surprising" order, the Supreme Court Monday stayed the September 2010 Allahabad High Court judgment dividing the site of ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

US to fund Mughal monument restoration


May 4th, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) In an initiative to support preservation of India's rich heritage, outgoing US Ambassador to India Timothy J. Roemer Wednesday inaugurated the final stage of renovation ... Read more...

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Gaga refuses to share room with beau once a week


May 1st, 2011 - 3:51 am ICT by IANS
London, April 30 (IANS) Pop star Lady Gaga, known for her bizarre ways, refuses to share a room with her boyfriend Luc Carl once in a week.Gaga, who is accompanied ... Read more...

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Anger, concern after dog bites at Fatehpuri Sikri (Lead)


March 24th, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Fatehpur Sikri (Uttar Pradesh), March 24 (IANS) Two women tourists, an American and an Iranian, were attacked by a rabid dog at the 16th century Mughal capital of emperor Akbar ... Read more...

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Babri Masjid case: Apex court issues notice to Advani


March 4th, 2011 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday issued notice to Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani, Shiv Sena leader Bal Thackeray and others on a petition ... Read more...

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Goa church accused of tampering with heritage complex


February 12th, 2011 - 11:18 am ICT by IANS
By Mayabhushan Nagvenkar Panaji, Feb 12 (IANS) It houses the remains of Spanish missionary St Francis Xavier and attracts lakhs of tourists and the faithful. But the 16th century Old Goa Church complex ... Read more...

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