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131-year-old New Zealand church to be demolished


March 3rd, 2012 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, March 3 (IANS) A 131-year-old cathedral, devastated in the earthquake last year in Christchurch, New Zealand, will be demolished because it is too dangerous and expensive to rebuild, a ... Read more...

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Carols, crackers mark Christmas in Andhra


December 25th, 2011 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 25 (IANS) Special prayers in churches at midnight, carols and the bursting of fire crackers marked Christmas celebrations in twin cities of Hyderabad and Secunderabad and other parts ... Read more...

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Asia’s tallest church ‘grows taller’ through charity


September 20th, 2011 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Thrissur (Kerala), Sep 20 (IANS) Shrine Basilica of Our Lady of Dolours near here - billed as the tallest church in Asia at 260 ft - has decided to donate ... Read more...

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150-year-old cathedral damaged in New Zealand quake (Lead)


February 22nd, 2011 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Christchurch (New Zealand), Feb 22 (IANS) A cathedral dating back to 1860 that Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw visited in 1934 and praised its architecture was badly damaged in a massive earthquake ... Read more...

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150-year-old cathedral damaged in New Zealand quake


February 22nd, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Christchurch (New Zealand), Feb 22 (IANS) A cathedral that dates back to 1860 was damaged in the massive earthquake that struck this New Zealand city, a media report said.New Zealand Herald reported ... Read more...

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Shimla’s historic Ridge again caves in


September 5th, 2010 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 5 (IANS) A portion of the historic Ridge here again caved in Sunday due to heavy rains for the past few days, officials said. Around 40 metres of the Ridge ... Read more...

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Shimla’s historic Ridge develops cracks (With Image)


August 28th, 2010 - 10:38 am ICT by IANS
By Vishal Gulati Shimla, Aug 28 (IANS) The historic Ridge, which was the only promenade for the British colonial rulers when Shimla was their summer capital and rests on the city's ... Read more...

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‘48 Hours’ Revisits The Tragedy Of Damien Echols Of The West Memphis Three


July 25th, 2010 - 4:28 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri July 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) On Saturday the episode of 48 Hours highlighted the tragic story of the West Memphis Three. Damien Echols who is presently on the death row, revealed ... Read more...

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After talks, Rajapaksa relax in Shimla (Lead) (With Images)


June 10th, 2010 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
By Vishal Gulati Shimla, June 10 (IANS) "It is nice and homely to be in this town," said Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa's wife Shiranthi as she took a casual stroll through the ... Read more...

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It’s homely to be in Shimla, says Shiranthi Rajapaksa (With Images)


June 10th, 2010 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
By Vishal Gulati Shimla, June 10 (IANS) "It is nice and homely to be in this town," said Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa's wife Shiranthi as she took a casual stroll through the ... Read more...

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Twilight sends ‘Wuthering Heights’ sales soaring


April 10th, 2010 - 6:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 10(ANI): Emily Bronte's classic gothic novel 'Wuthering Heights' has witnessed its sales quadruple after the release of vampire film Twilight.The cult teenage film is itself based on a trilogy of ... Read more...

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Italian coffin company unveils gothic-style calendar featuring sexy models!


October 8th, 2009 - 11:47 am ICT by ANI
London, Oct 8 (ANI): An Italian casket-making company has come up with a "devilish" calendar, featuring sexy models, to advertise its range of wooden coffins.To make sure that the units are sold ... Read more...

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Cities of Caral-Supe and Levoca added to UNESCO’s World Heritage List


June 29th, 2009 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 29 (ANI): The Sacred City of Caral-Supe (Peru), the oldest centre of civilization in the Americas, and the historic centre of the town of Levoca (Slovakia), have been added to ... Read more...

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Shimla’s historic Gaiety Theatre set for comeback (With Image)


June 24th, 2009 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
By Vishal Gulati Shimla, June 24 (IANS) The stage at the 122-year-old Gaiety Theatre in Shimla will come alive with power-packed performances again as the famous British era building is set to ... Read more...

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Stage set again for Shimla’s Gaiety Theatre (With Image)


February 5th, 2009 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 5 (IANS) Time took its toll on the 120-year-old Gaiety Theatre where Nobel laureate Rudyard Kipling and legendary actors Prithviraj Kapoor and Balraj Sahni had once performed. Now, the curtains ... Read more...

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Trump gets his way on golf resort, leaves environmentalists raging


November 4th, 2008 - 6:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.4 (ANI): American billionaire Donald Trumps contentious plans to transform a wild and windswept stretch of the Aberdeenshire coastline into an exclusive one billion pound golf resort have been approved ... Read more...

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Nativity and Last Judgment diptych confirmed as 12th or 13th century masterpiece


December 28th, 2007 - 4:55 pm ICT by admin
London, December 28 (ANI): Carbon14 dating tests done in Britain and France have confirmed that the exquisite Nativity and Last Judgment diptych is a genuine masterpiece of the 12th or 13th century.The ... Read more...

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