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Saudi princess wants India to restore ancient mud relics


September 20th, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, S Sep 20 (IANS) The princess of Saudi Arabia, Adela Bint Abdullah Bin Abdul Aziz, has discussed the possibility of sharing Indian experience and expertise in excavation and ... Read more...

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850-years old human skeletons found in Mexico


August 25th, 2012 - 11:16 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 25 (IANS/EFE) Mexican specialists found 15 graves with entire human skeletons estimated at more than 850-years old at an archaeological site in the central state of Queretaro, ... Read more...

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Tombs bear secrets of 2,000-year old Tibetan kingdom


August 24th, 2012 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Lhasa, Aug 24 (IANS) Four tombs unearthed in Tibet are believed to contain relics from an ancient Tibetan kingdom that thrived more than 2,000 years ago. The tombs, found in ... Read more...

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End of tunnel from Pakistan found


August 8th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 8 (IANS) The end point of an underground tunnel dug from Pakistan to push terrorists and weapons into Jammu and Kashmir has been found, police said Wednesday.The discovery ... Read more...

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Thousands of skeletons found in London pit


August 6th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) Thousands of skeletons found in a mass grave in London were of people who died due to climatic changes after a 13th century volcanic eruption, according ... Read more...

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Raze illegal construction at excavated site: Court (Second Lead)


July 30th, 2012 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday allowed the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) to remove the illegal construction at the excavation site of a purported mosque ... Read more...

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Raze illegal construction at excavated site: Court (Lead)


July 30th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday allowed the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) to remove illegal construction at the purported excavated mosque site near the historic ... Read more...

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Ban construction at excavated site, ASI tells court (Lead)


July 25th, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) Wednesday asked the Delhi High Court not to allow any activity or construction at the purported excavated mosque site ... Read more...

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SJVNL’s second plant to start power generation in December


July 25th, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 25 (IANS) Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam's second plant in Himachal Pradesh will start generating power from December this year, a company official said here Wednesday.The generation in the ... Read more...

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Mosque area tense, two held for stoning cops (Second Lead)


July 22nd, 2012 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) The area close to an upcoming mosque at an excavated site near the Jama Masjid remained tense Sunday even as two people were arrested and ... Read more...

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Mosque area tense, many held for stoning cops (Lead)


July 22nd, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) The area close to an upcoming mosque at an excavated site near the Jama Masjid remained tense Sunday after a number of people were arrested ... Read more...

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Kids’ bodies recovered from 700-year-old Mexican grave


July 18th, 2012 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
London, July 17 (IANS) Archaeologists in Mexico City have discovered skulls and other bones of 15 human beings from a mysterious mass grave, most of them of children of travelling ... Read more...

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China’s earliest wine unearthed in tomb


July 6th, 2012 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 6 (IANS) Liquid found inside an ancient wine vessel unearthed in China's Shaanxi province is believed to be the earliest wine in the country's history, dating back ... Read more...

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Will the world end Dec 21?


June 30th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 30 (IANS) We only have a few months left to live because the world will end Dec 21, 2012, according to another Mayan inscription discovered by archaeologists.It is ... Read more...

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US farmer finds woolly mammoth skeleton


June 6th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 6 (IANS) A farmer in America's Iowa state has found an entire skeleton of a wooly mammoth, a 14,000-year-old elephant-like creature from the ice age.The man, known only ... Read more...

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China’s jade trade is off-limits to officials


May 7th, 2012 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 7 (IANS) Chinese officials have been barred from the "jade rush", in which excessive mining has almost exhausted reserves of the precious stone.The government of Hotan prefecture, Xinjiang ... Read more...

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‘Rescue work on for missing Siachen avalanche victims’


April 13th, 2012 - 10:33 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 13 (IANS) The Pakistani army was carrying on its rescue operations on the sixth day to reach out to 138 soldiers and civilians buried under snow after a ... Read more...

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ASI to excavates ruins near Vikramshila University


March 21st, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 21 (IANS) The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) plans to take up conservation work of the ruins of Vikramshila University in Bihar and excavate nearby areas in ... Read more...

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40,000-year-old site found in China


March 21st, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 21 (IANS) Chinese archaeologists have found a 40,000-year-old settlement site dating back to Stone Age.The discovery of Laonainaimiao Ruins was made at a scenic spot in southwestern suburb ... Read more...

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Bihar stupa could contain Buddha relics (Lead)


February 11th, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 11 (IANS) In what could be a remarkable and unique discovery, the Archaelogical Survey of India (ASI) has found a stupa in Bihar's Begusarai district, which experts feel ... Read more...

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Bihar stupa could contain Buddha relics


February 11th, 2012 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 11 (IANS) The Archaelogical Survey of India (ASI) is set to begin excavation of a newly-found ancient stupa that was badly damaged and has been lying neglected for ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama to visit Kashmir excavation site


November 14th, 2011 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Nov 14 (IANS) The excavation of a site in Jammu and Kashmir that is believed to be linked with an ancient Buddhist monastery has attracted the attention of Tibetan ... Read more...

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Big Ben Tower is leaning over


October 10th, 2011 - 10:17 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Oct 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Visitors have suspected for years that the iconic Big Ben tower is not standing vertical. True to the suspicion of the visitors, a group of surveyors have ... Read more...

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Landslides bury hundreds of homes in eastern Uganda, killing at least 23


August 29th, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by BNO News
BULAMBULI, UGANDA (BNO NEWS) -- Two rain-triggered landslides in the eastern region of Uganda buried hundreds of homes on early Monday morning, the Red Cross said, killing at least 23 people. Others ... Read more...

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25,000-year-old pendant found in Spain


August 11th, 2011 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
San Sebastian (Spain), Aug 11 (IANS/EFE) A pendant some 25,000-years old has been found in northern Spain's Basque region by archaeologists.The piece, an oblong gray smooth stone some 10 centimeters ... Read more...

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2,000-year-old objects found in Pakistan’s Taxila


July 2nd, 2011 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 2 (IANS) About 200 objects dating back to the first century AD have been found during excavations near Pakistan's ancient site of Taxila.Taxila shows the different stages in ... Read more...

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Skull of Mona Lisa model found?


May 28th, 2011 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
Florence, May 28 (IANS/AKI) Archaeologists in Italy's Florence city have uncovered a skeleton they believe could be the 500 year-old remains of the noblewoman who is believed to have posed ... Read more...

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30,000 B.C. cave home found in China


May 11th, 2011 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 11 (IANS) A cave home that dates back to 30,000 B.C. has been found in central China. The stone age cave was discovered during excavation at the Longquan ... Read more...

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Imperial period Roman ship unearthed near Rome


May 1st, 2011 - 3:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 1(ANI): Italian archaeologists have discovered remains of an imperial period Roman ship near Ostia Antica, a port city founded some 2,500 years ago.The remains of the ship, an 11-m-vessel ... Read more...

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Buddhist relics to be housed in Orissa museum


April 25th, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) Buddhist relics found during an excavation at Lalitgiri in Orissa will be housed in a museum, the union ministry of culture said Monday.At present, the ... Read more...

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2,000-year-old archeological remains found in Nepal


April 4th, 2011 - 4:54 am ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 4 (IANS) Ruins of 2,000-year-old buildings have been discovered in eastern Nepal, Xinhua reported.They were found during an excavation in Kichakbadhsthal in Jhapa district. Remains of walls made ... 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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Buddha’s home Kapilavastu lies in dire neglect (Lead)


February 17th, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
By Sharat Pradhan Kapilavastu (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 17 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government may be trying to project itself as a champion of Buddhism, yet the Buddha's original home Kapilavastu, along the India-Nepal ... Read more...

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600 mn-year-old plant fossils found in China


February 14th, 2011 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 14 (IANS) Paleontologists in China have unearthed thousands of pieces of plant fossils dating back to about 600 million years, officials said.A spokesman with the government of Xiuning county in ... Read more...

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Vikings considered Stone Age objects ‘to have magical qualities’


February 3rd, 2011 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
Oslo, Feb 3 (ANI): Vikings considered Stone Age objects to have magical qualities, and such 'antiques' were more important in Viking culture than previously understood, according to new archaeological findings.Excavation of around ... Read more...

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