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Attitudes towards sex change in China


June 9th, 2012 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 9 (IANS) As China develops socially and economically, the Chinese are becoming less likely to view sex as a taboo subject, the China Daily reported Saturday.That tendency ... Read more...

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Ancient shipwrecks unearthed in China


May 29th, 2012 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 29 (IANS) Archaeologists in China have unearthed two shipwrecks under an artificial waterway that remained buried for centuries.Over 600 artifacts have also been recovered from the site in ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka’s national museum to be re-opened after theft


April 17th, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, April 17 (IANS) Sri Lanka's national museum which was robbed a month ago is to be re-opened soon under tight security, a spokesman said on Tuesday.A senior official of ... Read more...

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Thieves rob Greece’s Olympia museum


February 18th, 2012 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
Athens, Feb 17 (IANS/AKI) Thieves burst into a museum in Greece's ancient Olympia Friday and made off with dozens of artifacts of "incalculable value", media reports said.The robbers entered the ... Read more...

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Robbery takes places at ancient Olympia Museum


February 17th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Athens, Feb 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Greek officials have announced that armed robbers have broken into the Ancient Olympia Museum and made away with several valuable items. Police say between 60 and 70 ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Government supports tribal heritage


August 5th, 2011 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) The government supports schemes for the protection, development, preservation and promotion of tribal cultural heritage, the government said Friday.Minister of State for Tribal Affairs Mahadeo ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

NASA launches Jupiter probe


August 5th, 2011 - 7:51 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Florida, Aug 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) NASA will on Friday launch a spacecraft in a mission to unravel the mystery of Jupiter. The spacecraft which is dubbed Juno is expected to reach Jupiter ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Anthony treasures honey beer gifted by Michelle Obama


June 28th, 2011 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 28 (IANS) Singer Marc Anthony treasures the unique honey beer gifted to him by US first lady Michelle Obama.Anthony was gifted a beer brewed at the White ... Read more...

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1919 hate-filled letter by Hitler unveiled


June 8th, 2011 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
New York, June 8 IANS) A rare 1919 hate-filled letter signed by Adolf Hitler was unveiled by the Simon Wiesenthal Center here Tuesday.The letter shows Hitler's hatred for Jews even ... Read more...

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Cats inspired Egypt’s Pharaonic fashion rage


May 30th, 2011 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, May 30 (IANS) A breed of cat called the Egyptian mau worshipped in the days of Pharaohs had been a source of inspiration for Egypt's Pharaonic fashion, says an ... Read more...

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Delhi celebrates International Museum Day


May 18th, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) The national capital celebrated the International Museum Day Wednesday with several programmes dedicated to promoting the institutionalised conservation of traditional arts and culture of the ... Read more...

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Items from Machu Picchu return to Peru after nearly a century


March 31st, 2011 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Lima, March 31 (IANS/EFE) A first batch of nearly 400 Machu Picchu objects arrived here Wednesday from Yale University almost 100 years after they were taken away from the ... Read more...

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Earliest American residents came at least 15,500 years ago


March 25th, 2011 - 12:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 25 (ANI): New findings at a Central Texas archaeological site prove that people lived in the region far earlier - as much as 2,500 years earlier - than previously believed, ... Read more...

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Proposed museum to house Lord Buddha’s bone relics: Kumari Selja


March 8th, 2011 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) Minister of Culture and Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation Kumari Selja Tuesday said the bone relics of Lord Buddha found during an excavation in 1985 ... Read more...

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Kushinagar monks complain about poor maintenance of old Buddha statue


March 3rd, 2011 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
Kushinagar , Mar 3 (ANI): Buddhist monks and pilgrims in Kushinagar, Uttar Pradesh, have complained about the poor maintenance of the famous Mahaparinirvana Buddha idol.Several parts of the statue have cracks, ... Read more...

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Famous goldsmith creates millimeter-sized cricket ground replica in Rajasthan


February 13th, 2011 - 7:25 pm ICT by ANI
Udaipur, Feb 13(ANI): Iqbal Sakka, a famous goldsmith in Rajasthan, has created a miniature replica of cricket ground made out of 200 milligrams of gold in dedication to the Indian team for ... Read more...

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Stone Age artifacts discovered in Nepal


January 11th, 2011 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 11 (ANI): Artifacts found in a cave at Pang-2, Kalimati of Parbat in Nepal could belong to the Stone Age, claim scientists.A team from the Department of Archeology (DoA) of ... Read more...

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5,000-year-old civilization found in southern Iran


January 6th, 2011 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran, Jan 6 (ANI): Archaeologists working on Bam riverside in Kerman Province, Iran, have discovered ruins of a large ancient site that they believe belonged to a 5000-year-old civilization.According to the ... Read more...

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Bones Recovered From Nikumaroro Island Might Resolve Amelia Earhart’s Mystery


December 19th, 2010 - 8:45 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Norman, Dec 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The bone fragments that have been found by researchers along the tropical South Pacific island of Nikumaroro could finally provide a closure to the mystery ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Egyptian secrets of sun worship revealed in new discovery


November 8th, 2010 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
Chicago, Nov 8 (ANI): Egyptologist Barry Kemp has said that the artefacts unearthed recently from an ancient burial site in the city of Amarna shed light on the existence of sun worship ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Review Of NCIS: Los Angeles


October 9th, 2010 - 12:18 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 9, 2010  (Sampurn Wire): Tuesday Night’s episode of NCIS: Los Angeles was comparatively less explosive and the creators tried to experiment something with the traditional NCIS format.  Overall, the new ... Read more...

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Michael Feinstein’s “American Songbook” Premieres On PBS


October 7th, 2010 - 8:00 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Oct 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The latest offering of PBS which made its debut last night is likely to turn into a delightful experience for music-lovers and fans of musical artist ... Read more...

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Rocker Phil Collins writing Alamo History book


September 28th, 2010 - 11:05 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Phil Collins, a veteran singer and rocker is taking is passion for the city Texas to dizzying heights by writing a history book about the battle of Alamo.The ... Read more...

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Researchers Reveal That Oetzi Might Have Died Of An Arrow Wound And Ceremoniously Buried


August 27th, 2010 - 7:32 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Vienna, Aug 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Researchers have revealed that site where the body of the iceman Oetzi was found might not have been the site of murder of the warrior, ... Read more...

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Oetzi, the 5,000-year-old ‘Iceman’ may have had ceremonial burial


August 26th, 2010 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 26 (ANI): Archaeologists have claimed that Oetzi, the 5,000-year-old "Iceman" found in the Italian Alps, may have been buried in a ceremony.An autopsy suggested that an arrow wound to the ... Read more...

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India inked pacts with Gulf Countries for strategic, security demands: Krishna


August 18th, 2010 - 9:14 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.18 (ANI): Union Minister for External Affairs S.M. Krishna on Wednesday informed the Lok Sabha that India has signed agreements with Gulf countries following strategic and security demands of the ... Read more...

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Ancient Mayan Tomb Found By Team Of Archeologists From Brown University


July 24th, 2010 - 7:41 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 24, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Stephen Houston of the Brown University along with his team of archeologists reported the discovery of an ancient Mayan tomb in Guatemala. The ... Read more...

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Tomb Of Mayan King Found In Guatemala


July 20th, 2010 - 4:57 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 20, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): A tomb belonging to an ancient Mayan King is believed to have been unearthed in Guatemala. The scientists working on it announced last week ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Rural artisan creates decorative marvels using coconut shells in Karnataka


July 18th, 2010 - 10:19 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, July 18 (ANI): Although a blacksmith by profession, Rohit Chimullu from Mangalore in Karnataka makes artifacts out of coconut shells, which are in demand in various parts of the country. Chimullu ... Read more...

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Roy Rogers’ items put up for auction


July 11th, 2010 - 9:32 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, July 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Twelve years after the death of one of the renowned vocalist and actor - Roy Rogers, his possessions have been put up for auction. Roy Rogers ... Read more...

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Artifacts dating back to Harappan era unearthed in Jharkhand


June 26th, 2010 - 8:51 pm ICT by ANI
Palamu (Jharkhand), June 26(ANI): Artifacts dating back to the Harappan era have been unearthed in Kabra Kala village in Jharkhand's Palamu District.Kabra Kala village is situated on a mound, and is ... Read more...

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Fear overshadows Tibetan mindset as Samdrup’s trial awaits justice


June 24th, 2010 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
New York June 24 (ANI): The ongoing controversy of Tibetan award-winning conservationist and philanthropist Karma Samdrup being tortured by the Chinese captors has evoked fear in the minds of the Tibetans as ... Read more...

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‘Awara hoon’ in a Turkish tavern (Letter from Istanbul, with Images)


June 9th, 2010 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Ranjana Narayan Istanbul, June 9 (IANS) "Awara hoon, ya gardish mein hoon asman ka tara hoon"...The well-known number from the 1951 film "Awara", starring Raj Kapoor and Nargis, was being belted out ... Read more...

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Papyrus featuring Cleopatra’s handwriting goes on display


June 5th, 2010 - 11:57 am ICT by ANI
London, June 5 (ANI): Two fragments of papyrus, which feature the handwriting of Cleopatra, have gone on display.The document has the Greek inscription, "make it happen" which refers to a tax ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Jackson fans spend night with his possessions


May 24th, 2010 - 9:08 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 24, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Japanese aficionados of Michael Jackson will get an opportunity to spend a night among his possessions on the first anniversary of his death. Hiroyuki Takamura, ... Read more...

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