egyptian culture

Mubarak ‘fed up’ of unrest, but fears chaos if he resigns


February 4th, 2011 - 12:25 pm ICT by ANI
Cairo, Feb 4 (ANI): Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has said that he is 'fed up' and 'wants to resign', but worries that his country will sink into chaos if he surrenders his ... Read more...

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Van Gogh painting heist: Egyptian officials arrested


August 24th, 2010 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Aug 24 (IANS/AKI) One of Egypt's top culture officials and other employees of the Egyptian culture ministry were arrested following the theft of painting by Vincent Van Gogh from Cairo's Mahmud ... Read more...

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Egypt discovers 2,000-year-old bronze coins


April 23rd, 2010 - 5:23 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, April 23 (IANS) Archaeologists have discovered bronze coins dating back to the era of King Ptolemy III Euergetes who ruled Egypt in the 3rd century B.C., a media report said. An Egyptian ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Hollywood blockbuster ‘The Mummy’ recreated for pre-wedding ceremony in Ludhiana


November 20th, 2009 - 4:21 pm ICT by ANI
Ludhiana, Nov 20 (ANI): The grand set of Hollywood's blockbuster 'The Mummy' is being recreated in Ludhiana for a pre-wedding ceremony.To make the pre-wedding ceremony of his son memorable, Gulshan Kumar, ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Unesco general conference opens in Paris


October 6th, 2009 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Oct 6 (DPA) Representatives from Unesco's 193 members gathered in Paris Tuesday for the opening of the organisation's bi-annual general conference. The aim of the 17-day meeting is to determine policies and ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Unesco fails again to elect new head


September 19th, 2009 - 2:33 am ICT by IANS
Paris, Sep 19 (DPA) Unesco again failed to elect a successor to outgoing director-general Koichiro Matsuura Friday as controversial Egyptian Culture Minister Farouk Hosny fell well short of receiving the necessary majority. According ... Read more...

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No new Unesco head after first round of voting


September 18th, 2009 - 5:11 am ICT by IANS
Paris, Sep 18 (DPA) Controversial Egyptian Culture Minister Farouk Hosny failed to get the necessary majority late Thursday in the first round of voting to find a successor to outgoing Unesco director ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Archaeologists discover largest mud-brick temple yet found in northeastern Egypt


May 5th, 2009 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 5 (ANI): Archaeologists have found a 3,000-year-old carving in the largest mud-brick temple yet found on northeastern Egypt's northern Sinai Peninsula.According to a report in National Geographic News, the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Egypt hardsells itself as leisure, business tourism destination (With Images)


April 26th, 2009 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) The land of pharaohs and pyramids, Egypt, is hard selling itself in India as a destination for leisure as well as meetings, incentives, conventions and exhibitions. ... Read more...

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The beauty and mystic of Egyptian Art


March 19th, 2009 - 1:31 am ICT by GD
Egypt also known as “the land of the pyramids” preserves its culture and heritage till today. These mysterious landmarks are an evidence of great work of architecture that the Egyptian kings built ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Mecca of ancient Egypt to be renovated


October 17th, 2008 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 17 (ANI): An archaeological site, which is considered as the Mecca of ancient Egypt, is being renovated by a government-run project.According to a report in National Geographic News, ... Read more...

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83 per cent of Egyptian women report sexual harassment


September 23rd, 2008 - 4:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 23 (ANI): Eighty three per cent of Egyptian women have reported being harassed and 62 per cent of Egyptian men admit to sexually harassing women according to a study ... Read more...

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Female circumcision continues in Egypt even six years after it was banned


September 22nd, 2008 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 22 (ANI): Girls are being circumcised in Egypt despite a ban on female genital mutilation, imposed about six years ago. A new study conducted by researchers at the Cleveland ... Read more...

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