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China ordered crystal casket for Mao Zedong’s body

June 10th, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, June 10 (IANS) The Chinese government asked a glass manufacturer from Shanghai to build a crystal casket for the body of China's founding father Mao Zedong, government archive documents ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

New Sangeet Natak Akademi museum to open next month

July 18th, 2011 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) The National Museum of Performing Arts, a new archive to preserve and showcase documentary material in possession of the Sangeet Natak Akademi (SNA), will ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Google to donate 1.25 million dollars for Nelson Mandela’s archive

March 10th, 2011 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar.10 (ANI): Google will be donating 1.25 million dollars to the Nelson Mandela Foundation center of Memory for a project that aims to archive his life by digitizing photographs, letters and ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Lincoln tried to deport slaves to British colonies’

February 12th, 2011 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 12 (IANS) US president Abraham Lincoln, known for his campaign against slavery, wanted to send many of the American slaves to British colonies in Caribbean, according to British archive documents. ... Read more...

Posted in World |

New London Olympic site was once a POW camp for Germans

June 20th, 2010 - 7:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 20 (ANI): Britain's new Olympic site was once a prisoner of war camp for captured Germans including members of the SS and Nazi U-Boat crews.A Sunday Express report revealed that ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Manuscript detailing Newton’s apple moment made public

January 18th, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 18 (ANI): A manuscript revealing the original story of how Sir Isaac Newton was inspired by a falling apple to discover the law of gravity has now been made available ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Natural History Museum bets on discovery of Loch Ness monster

September 14th, 2009 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 14 (ANI): London's Natural History Museum has inked a deal with bookmakers William Hill, which will see the mythical Loch Ness monster go on public display - if it is ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |