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Model of India’s biggest mosque unveiled

January 30th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kozhikode (Kerala), Jan 30 (IANS) The model of what is billed as India's biggest mosque -- accommodating 25,000 in its courtyard -- was unveiled here Monday.The mosque is to come ... Read more...

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Himachal’s geo park to showcase fossils

September 11th, 2011 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kasauli (Himachal Pradesh), Sep 11 (IANS) Animal and plant fossils and rocks will be showcased at an upcoming geo heritage park in this tourist resort, an official said Sunday.This picturesque ... Read more...

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Dhumal opens heritage museum in Shimla

August 6th, 2011 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 6 (IANS) A museum showcasing the heritage of Himachal Pradesh's capital Shimla was inaugurated Saturday at the United Services Club, popularly known as US Club, here by Chief ... Read more...

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Tourists inspired by Shimla’s Army Heritage Museum

July 26th, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
By Hemant ChauhanShimla, July 26 (ANI): Tourists visiting the Army Heritage Museum in Shimla have said that they are quite inspired by the ancient and modern artifacts lodged inside it."Before I came ... Read more...

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Mammoth tree fossil to grace Himachal’s second geo park

March 29th, 2010 - 11:13 am ICT by IANS
By Vishal Gulati Kasauli, March 29 (IANS) A 25 million-year-old rock fossil of a palm tree will be one of the star attractions at a new fossil park coming up near this picturesque ... Read more...

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Four cultural institutions failed to utilise government grant: PM

January 16th, 2010 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 16 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday termed as 'unfortunate' the failure of four premier cultural institutions in Kolkata, including the Victoria Memorial and National Library, to fully utilise ... Read more...

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Madge’s foul language for tour promotion upsets Russian leaders

July 4th, 2009 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 4 (ANI): Russian dignitaries are upset with Madonna over the use of foul language to promote an upcoming show in St. Petersburg.The Material Girl addressed the Russian crowd by ... Read more...

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Delhi’s colonial Town Hall to become a museum

January 27th, 2009 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) Tourists will soon be able to savour the old world charm when the 142-year-old Victorian style Town Hall that at present houses the municipal corporation's head office ... Read more...

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Heritage museum to come up at Delhi metro station

November 23rd, 2008 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) Travellers in Delhi metro will soon be able to get a glimpse of the city's rich history with a heritage museum showcasing precious artefacts coming up at ... Read more...

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Abohar exhibition seeks to preserve Punjabs historical perspectives

November 8th, 2008 - 8:42 pm ICT by ANI
By Avtar Singh Abohar, Nov.8 (ANI): Punjab''s rich rural heritage is generally feared to be fading due to the impact of modern science and technology. Recently, in Abohar, an attempt was made ... Read more...

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Britains most important archeological discovery found in desk drawer

October 23rd, 2008 - 3:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 23 (ANI): Thousands of tiny gold pins which lay hidden in a desk drawer for 40 years have been described as one of Britains most important archeological finds.According to ... Read more...

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Rare collection of Bronze Age finds at Stonehenge to go on display

October 21st, 2008 - 12:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 21 (ANI): A rare collection of Bronze Age excavations is set to go on display at the Wiltshire Heritage Museum, Devizes.The extraordinary items discovered in 1808 include two gold ... Read more...

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