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Foundation laid for Angkor Wat-replica in Bihar


June 21st, 2012 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 21 (IANS) The foundation laying ceremony for an Indian replica of Cambodia's world-famous Angkor Wat temple was conducted in Bihar's West Champaran district Thursday, organisers said.Hindu priests from ... Read more...

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Angkor Wat replica to come up in Bihar


May 13th, 2012 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 13 (IANS) The Indian version of Cambodia's world-famous Angkor Wat temple complex will now be built in Bihar's East Champaran district on over 50 acres of land."There is ... Read more...

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Angkor Vat replica to come up in Bihar


March 29th, 2012 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 29 (IANS) A bigger version of the famous 12th century Angkor Vat temple in Cambodia is set to come up in Bihar's Vaishali district. And with some help ... Read more...

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World’s largest Hindu temple to come up in Bihar


March 5th, 2012 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 5 (IANS) The much-awaited 'bhumi-pujan' (foundation laying) for what would become the world's largest Hindu temple was done in Bihar's Vaishali district Monday.The temple, to be built at ... Read more...

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70-year-old Briton held for molesting Cambodian boys


January 29th, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 29 (IANS) A 70-year-old retired British teacher has been charged with molesting at least five minor boys in Cambodia, a media report said.Reginald Blakeley, who allegedly molested the ... Read more...

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Cambodia flash floods trap nearly 200 tourists in historic temple


September 24th, 2011 - 2:43 am ICT by BNO News
SIEM REAP, CAMBODIA (BNO NEWS) -- Nearly 200 tourists were airlifted from a historic northwestern Cambodian temple after flash floods trapped them inside, local media reported Friday. Dozens have been killed in ... Read more...

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With ‘Vanakkam’, Clinton charms audience


July 20th, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 20 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, on her maiden visit here, Wednesday bowled over the audience at the Anna Centenary Library auditorium by greeting them with ... Read more...

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Hindus upset at damage to landmark Hindu temple by Thai-Cambodian clashes


February 7th, 2011 - 12:01 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Feb 7 (ANI): Hindus are shocked and upset at the reported damage to 11th century Preah Vihear Hindu Shiva temple complex because of Thai-Cambodian crossfire at their border.Notable Hindu statesman ... Read more...

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Hindus want disputed Thai-Cambodia Hindu Shiva temple be transferred to UN control


February 6th, 2011 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Feb 06 (ANI): Hindus have asked that landmark Preah Vihear Hindu temple complex, cause of border dispute between Thailand and Cambodia, should be turned over to United Nations (UN) control.Notable ... Read more...

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12 historic sites worldwide ‘on verge of vanishing’


October 19th, 2010 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 19 (ANI): Twelve historic sites around the world have been identified to be at risk of irreparable loss because of mismanagement and neglect, a new report has suggested.The report, by ... Read more...

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President Patil mesmerized by Angkor Wat, advocates cultural exchange


September 17th, 2010 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar Singh Siem Reap (Cambodia), Sep 17 (ANI): President Pratibha Devisingh Patil expressed wonder and amazement at the beauty of the 12th-century Angkor Wat temples, said to be Cambodia's grandest ... Read more...

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Patil arrives in Cambodia to boost ties (Lead)


September 13th, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Phnom Penh, Sep 13 (IANS) Indian President Pratibha Patil arrived in Cambodia Monday as part of her two-nation visit to Laos and Cambodia, seeking to enhance ties with ASEAN countries and ... Read more...

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President arrives in Cambodia


September 13th, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Phnom Penh, Sep 13 (IANS) Reaffirming India's 'Look East' policy and seeking to enhance ties with ASEAN countries, Indian President Pratibha Patil arrived here Monday on a six-day visit to Cambodia. Patil ... Read more...

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Patil heads to Laos, Cambodia


September 7th, 2010 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Ahead of the India-ASEAN summit, President Pratibha Patil is set to give a boost to India's Look East policy as she heads Thursday on a ten-day ... Read more...

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President Patil to visit Laos and Cambodia


September 7th, 2010 - 8:05 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 7 (ANI): To further advance India's Look East policy, President Pratibha Devisingh Patil will be paying a state visit to Laos from September 9 to 13 and Cambodia from ... Read more...

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Norwegian arrested in Cambodia on underage sex charges


January 22nd, 2010 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
Phnom Penh, Jan 22 (DPA) A 64-year-old Norwegian man was arrested in the Cambodian tourist town of Siem Reap on suspicion of sexually abusing four boys, aged 11 to 14, media reported ... Read more...

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‘Urban sprawl’ responsible for collapse of ancient Cambodian city of Angkor


June 24th, 2009 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, June 24 (ANI): A team of international scientists has suggested that over-development of water infrastructure and extreme climate fluctuations were responsible for the collapse of the ancient Cambodian city of Angkor.According ... Read more...

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Cambodia wants 1,400-year-old temple listed as world heritage site


March 16th, 2009 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Phnom Penh, March 16 (Xinhua) Cambodia will ask the UN to list the 1,400-year-old Sambo Prey Kuk temple as a world heritage site, the Rasmei Kampuchea newspaper reported Monday. Sambo Prey Kuk ... Read more...

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Brit cyclist successfully circumvents globe on a Penny Farthing


November 10th, 2008 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 10 (ANI): A British cyclist has pedaled his way around the world on a Penny Farthing, a handmade replica of a Victorian bicycle, passing through important landmarks like Indias ... Read more...

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In tussle over Cambodian ‘Hindu’ temple, religion suffers


July 21st, 2008 - 9:08 am ICT by IANS
By Bronwyn Sloan Preah Vihear (Cambodia), July 21 (DPA) Sor Sarom, a resident of this small town on the Thai-Cambodian border, went to the pagoda on the first day of Buddhist Lent as ... Read more...

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Thai PM resents court injunction on Hindu heritage temple


July 6th, 2008 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Bangkok, July 6 (Xinhua) Thailand's Prime Minister Samak Sundaravej said Sunday the administrative court's order prohibiting his government from supporting the listing of ancient Preah Vihear temple as a world heritage site ... Read more...

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A Hindu temple in Cambodia steeped in history


June 18th, 2008 - 9:22 am ICT by IANS
By Peter Janssen Preah Vihear (Cambodia), June 18 (DPA) Preah Vihear, a millennium-old temple dedicated to the Hindu God Shiva - the divine destroyer - has been a magnet for conflicts in its ... Read more...

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Cambodian theatre group stages Ramayana in Bhopal


June 8th, 2008 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
Bhopal, June 8 (ANI): A Cambodian theatre group enacted 'Ramayana', a mythological drama depicting the life of Lord Rama, at International Ramlila fair in Bhopal organised by the State Government.The nine-day ... Read more...

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Indian jailed in Cambodia for failed motorbike scam


May 6th, 2008 - 11:59 am ICT by admin
DPA Phnom Penh, May 6 (DPA) An Indian national has been remanded in custody after he allegedly rented a motorbike for two days and twice tried to sell it for a plane ticket ... Read more...

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Asean students pick Singapore as top place to work


April 30th, 2008 - 11:48 am ICT by admin
DPA Singapore, April 30 (DPA) Singapore emerged as the top place to work and play among university students in the Association of South-East Asian Nations (Asean) grouping, a survey said Wednesday. More than ... Read more...

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Archaeological find dates back Khmer civilization by six to eight centuries


January 22nd, 2008 - 2:38 pm ICT by admin
Tokyo, Jan 22 (ANI): A team of Japanese archeologists have discovered a man-made water channel in northwest Cambodia used for rituals as far back as the first century, which dates back the ... Read more...

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