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Roerich estate has 37 rare paintings of Russian painter


September 18th, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 18 (IANS) The International Roerich Memorial Trust (IRMT), which manages Russian painter and philosopher Nicholas Roerich's estate in Kullu district of Himachal Pradesh, has over 8,000 artefacts, including ... Read more...

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Fans want Michael Jackson monument in Moscow


August 30th, 2012 - 3:35 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian fans of Michael Jackson are collecting money to unveil a three-metre-tall monument to the late King of Pop.The project's curator, Svetlana Larina, said ... Read more...

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New spider with fearsome claws found in US cave


August 18th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 18 (IANS) A new family of spiders has been discovered in a cave in America's Oregon state, and was named "Trogloraptor" for its fearsome claws.The spider, measuring up ... Read more...

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A treat, says Hillary after Victoria Memorial visit


May 6th, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 6 (IANS) "It has been a treat for me" US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton exclaimed Sunday after a 15-minute visit to the Victoria Memorial British-era museum.Founded in ... Read more...

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No complaint on Eden pitch: Rajeev Shukla


April 15th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 15 (IANS) Indian Premier League (IPL) chairman Rajeev Shukla Sunday expressed satisfaction with the Eden Gardens pitch, saying there has been no complaint from any of the sides ... Read more...

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100-year-old Chinese book mentioned Titanic


April 10th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 10 (IANS) The story of the Titanic shipwreck has been found in a Chinese textbook for primary school students published 100 years ago, China Daily reported Tuesday.The book ... Read more...

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Da Vinci’s to-do list to be displayed


April 6th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 6 (IANS) A list of Leonardo da Vinci's "things to do", including reminders for works like "observe a brain", is all set to be publicly displayed at Buckingham ... Read more...

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Sabyasachi’s work to be exhibited at Sotheby’s London


February 18th, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) Indian designer Sabyasachi Mukherjee's wedding saris and a range of specially commissioned shawls and headbands will be showcased as part of the 'Inspired by ... Read more...

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Pitch will be ready for Wednesday’s Twenty20: ANZ Stadium curator


January 30th, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 30 (IANS) ANZ Stadium curator Les Burdett expects the pitch to be ready for Wednesday's Twenty20 International between Australia and India.The Indians were left disappointed Monday morning during ... Read more...

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India can take heart from their record at Adelaide Oval (Preview)


January 23rd, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Jan 23 (IANS) India are left playing the fourth cricket Test against Australia, beginning here Tuesday, for pride after being beaten in the earlier three Tests by big ... Read more...

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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...

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‘Spontaneity in Homai Vayarawalla’s work’


January 15th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) There was a spontaneity in photo-journalist Homai Vayarawalla's work that required courage in the times she lived in, a noted photographer said Sunday."I have been ... Read more...

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WACA curator defends drinking binge of his ground staff


January 13th, 2012 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 13 (IANS) WACA curator Cameron Sutherland defended the actions of his ground staff, who were filmed drinking and lying on the pitch here Thursday ahead of the third ... Read more...

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It wouldn’t be ‘wrong decision’ to play four quicks: WACA curator


January 12th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 12 (IANS) WACA ground curator Cameron Sutherland Thursday said it wouldn't be a "wrong decision" to play four quicks in Perth.Asked whether Australia should play four fast bowlers ... Read more...

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Australia still undecided on bowling attack


January 12th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 12 (IANS) Australia captain Michael Clarke Thursday said he would wait till Friday before deciding whether to field a four-match pace attack against India in the third cricket ... Read more...

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WACA curator predicts bouncy Perth track


January 9th, 2012 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 8 (IANS) Western Australia Cricket Association (WACA) curator Cameron Sutherland has warned India to be prepared for a bouncy track for the third Test against Australia beginning at ... Read more...

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On an Indian monkey that strayed into Pakistan


December 18th, 2011 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 18 (IANS) Was an adventurous monkey that strayed into Pakistan from India "an Indian-Zionist-US plot against the Islamic republic?", a leading Pakistani daily asks tongue-in-cheek after authorities captured ... Read more...

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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...

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Tigers never changed much even in two million years?


December 3rd, 2011 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 3 (IANS) The discovery of a skull of the oldest tiger ever found has indicated that the beasts never changed much in two million years except turning bigger ... Read more...

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Now Swann says Eden track looks strange


October 28th, 2011 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 28 (IANS) After Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni, England's twenty20 skipper Graeme Swann Friday criticised the Eden Gardens pitch saying it looked strange."It's a strange looking wicket. it's ... Read more...

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Eden curator has a dig at Dhoni’s ‘ugly wicket’ remark


October 27th, 2011 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 27 (IANS) Veteran curator Prabir Mukherjee hit back at Mahendra Singh Dhoni for terming the Eden Garden's wicket for the fifth cricket ODI against England "ugly looking", ... Read more...

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ICC warns Sri Lanka over ‘poor’ Galle pitch


October 7th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Oct 7 (IANS) Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has been officially warned by the International Cricket Council (ICC) for preparing a poor quality pitch for the first Test between Sri ... Read more...

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Ancient copper sword discovered in China


October 1st, 2011 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 1 (IANS) A copper sword dating back to over 2,200 years has been discovered in eastern China, a media report said Saturday.The design and shape of the sword ... Read more...

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Rare sketches of Bengal famine on show in Delhi


September 27th, 2011 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) Sketches from the Bengal famine series by Chittaprasad Bhattacharya will be exhibited at the India International Centre here Thursday by the Delhi Art Gallery during ... Read more...

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Drawing on research to teach art of flirting


September 18th, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 18 (IANS) Experts will help men and women harness their animal magnestism, drawing on research into different flirting techniques worldwide, under an initiative of London's Natural History Museum.The ... Read more...

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Spider crab re-discovered after 99 years


August 25th, 2011 - 9:03 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists have sighted a rare spider crab after they last did so in 1912. When the curious fishermen pulled the water creature out of their haul, ... Read more...

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Rembrandt stolen from South Californian hotel


August 15th, 2011 - 11:47 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Marina Del Rey, Calif, August 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Police in California are hunting for thieves who took away a painting by Rembrandt from a hotel in south California. Investigators say the heist ... Read more...

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Greyfriars Bobby who kept vigil at master’s grave was a hoax stunt


August 3rd, 2011 - 11:45 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An academic has disproved the age-long story of the faithful canine that spent 14 years beside the graveyard of its owner. The 1858 story of Greyfriars Bobby ... Read more...

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Supreme Court bars opening of Kerala temple’s sixth vault


July 8th, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday said the sixth vault of the Sri Padmanabhaswamy Temple in Kerala will not be opened till the treasures recovered so far ... 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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India evokes curiosity at Venice art exhibition


June 6th, 2011 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) India has started to make Venice curious. A small number of visitors is trickling into the India pavilion at the 54th edition of ... Read more...

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China opens Asia’s largest insect museum


June 3rd, 2011 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 3 (IANS) About 400,000 million insect samples are on display in Asia's largest insect museum opened in the southwestern Chinese province of Sichuan.The Insect Museum of West China ... Read more...

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Rajasthan Royals steer clear of Warne and Modi


May 11th, 2011 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals Wednesday distanced themselves from their captain Shane Warne's outburst and the tweet of suspended Indian Premier League (IPL) chairman Lalit Modi over the ... Read more...

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Art work worth $150 mn stolen from Beijing palace


May 11th, 2011 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 11 (IANS) A thief, believed to have hidden inside the heavily fortified Forbidden City palace in Beijing, reportedly took off with art work worth over one billion yuan ... Read more...

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SCG management resists pressure to install drop-in pitches


May 4th, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, May 4 (ANI): The Sydney Cricket Ground will fiercely resist continuing AFL pressure to install drop-in pitches.SCG Trust chairman Rodney Cavalier described the AFL's push to remove the pitch for the ... Read more...

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