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Ten most attractive Chinese cities for foreigners


May 3rd, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 3 (IANS) Beijing, Shanghai, Tianjin and Shenzhen are among the 10 most attractive Chinese cities for foreigners, a survey has revealed.The results of the "2011 Amazing China - ... Read more...

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China to conserve homes of famous people


April 15th, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 15 (IANS) China will be draw up a plan to identify and protect the former residences of the country's notable figures, a media report said Sunday.Residences of important ... Read more...

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A memorable homecoming to roots for Indian PIOs


October 9th, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) A trip to connect with their Indian roots has left a group of young Persons of India Origin (PIO) totally smitten and wanting to return ... Read more...

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China to restore 750-year-old monastery


September 13th, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 13 (IANS) China plans to restore a 750-year-old Buddhist monastery that was damaged in an earthquake.The government has approved the conservation of the ruins of the Trangu monastery, ... Read more...

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Northeast cultural centre to be set up in Delhi


June 2nd, 2011 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) The government will set up a North East Cultural Centre (NECC) here to promote the region's culture and facilitate more exchanges.In a statement issued ... Read more...

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Hilt of 18th-century pirate Blackbeard’s sword may have been found


January 16th, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 16 (ANI): Archaeologists who have been excavating the sunken Queen Anne's Revenge for more than ten years discovered a gilded sword hilt that may have belonged to Blackbeard, the ... Read more...

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Pregnant women benefit from close-knit community: Study


August 3rd, 2010 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 3 (ANI): A new study showed that a strong sense of community is very beneficial to pregnant women.The study compared African American and European American women and women of ... Read more...

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G-8/20 Media Center pavilion has cost Canada Govt.1.9 million dollars


June 26th, 2010 - 11:32 am ICT by ANI
By Ashok DixitToronto, June 26 (ANI): An indoor pavilion in the Media Centre at the G-20 Summit in Toronto, has cost the Canadian Government and provincial governments 1.9 million dollars.It has an ... Read more...

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First US wind farm approved


April 29th, 2010 - 1:22 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 28 (DPA) President Barack Obama's administration Wednesday approved construction of the first offshore US wind farm near the Massachusetts coastline, backing a project fiercely opposed by locals, including the ... Read more...

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Outstanding professionals to head cultural bodies: PM


January 16th, 2010 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 16 (IANS) Stressing that it was "time for winds of change to blow", Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday said the government has liberalised the rules for recruiting executive heads ... Read more...

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Anchor from Blackbeard’s flagship on display in US museum


October 22nd, 2009 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 22 (ANI): Reports indicate that an anchor from the shipwreck believed to be Blackbeard's flagship, the Queen Anne's Revenge, has been raised and is on display in a museum in ... Read more...

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Luxury Cancun hotel offers guests opportunity to help Mayans


September 15th, 2009 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Sep 15 (EFE) A luxury hotel in the Mexican Caribbean resort city of Cancun is offering guests the opportunity to help poor Mayan communities in Quintana Roo state during their ... Read more...

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Treasure trove of artifacts recovered from Blackbeard’s 18th-century ship


April 1st, 2009 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 1 (ANI): Archaeologists have recovered a treasure trove of artifacts from a recently recovered ship of the infamous 18th-century pirate Blackbeard.According to a report in the National Geographic News, ... Read more...

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Stone may reveal millennium old secrets in Scotland


August 27th, 2008 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 27 (ANI): A millennium-old mystery may soon be solved, after archaeologists began investigating a unique Pictish stone near Glamis in Scotland.According to a report in The Courier, a specialist ... Read more...

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India to participate in Abu Dhabi environment show


August 11th, 2008 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Aug 11 (IANS) India will be among over 25 countries taking part in an environment exhibition to be held in this capital city of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in ... Read more...

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Chinas Cultural Symbolic City project to help revive traditional values


March 3rd, 2008 - 2:36 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 3 (ANI): China has announced the development of a cultural project costing 4.2 billion dollars to be built in Shandong province, which would help to revive traditional values including ... Read more...

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Minneapolis tops Americas most literate cities of 2007 list


December 29th, 2007 - 3:06 pm ICT by admin
Washington, December 29 (ANI): Minneapolis has emerged as Americas most literate city of 2007 in an annual survey.It was chosen as such on the basis of the cultural resources for reading in ... Read more...

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