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Did King Tut die of disease that gave him breasts?


September 13th, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 13 (IANS) Egyptian Pharaoh Tutankhamen probably suffered from an inheritable form of temporal lobe epilepsy that gave him abnormally large breasts, according to the Daily Mail.Tutankhamen was revered ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama’s 77th birthday celebrated in Dharamsala (Lead)


July 6th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, July 6 (IANS) Thousands of Tibetan exiles and foreigners Friday morning joined in the 77th birthday celebrations of their spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, here in Himachal Pradesh.Large ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama’s 77th birthday celebrated in Dharamsala


July 6th, 2012 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, July 6 (IANS) Thousands of Tibetan exiles and foreigners Friday morning attended the 77th birthday celebrations of their spiritual leader the Dalai Lama here in Himachal Pradesh.Large crowds began ... Read more...

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A year since Dalai Lama’s historic transition


March 8th, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, March 8 (IANS) Every year, Tibetan exiles worldwide remember March 10 -- the day when the Chinese launched a crackdown to suppress an uprising in Tibet in 1959. This ... Read more...

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Obama heckled during Hollywood fundraiser


September 28th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 28 (IANS) Barack Obama, who was on a three-day fundraising tour to Los Angeles, had to suffer a heckler who interrupted his speech and described the US ... Read more...

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Will decide on successor when I am 90: Dalai Lama


September 24th, 2011 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Sep 24 (IANS) Indicating a long innings, Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama Saturday said he would decide at 90 whether or not he should have a successor. He ... Read more...

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To early to talk about reincarnation: Dalai Lama


September 24th, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Sep 24 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama Saturday said it is too early to talk about his reincarnation but he also warned that no recognition or acceptance ... Read more...

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Twitter abuzz with Sathya Sai Baba’s death


April 25th, 2011 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) The death of Sathya Sai Baba, one of India's most revered spiritual leaders, Sunday after prolonged illness, was a leading topic on micro-blogging site ... Read more...

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Sathya Sai Baba was a living god: Chavan


April 24th, 2011 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai/ Puttaparthi, Apr 24 (ANI): Former Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan expressing deep shock over the demise of prominent religious leader Sri Sathya Sai Baba on Sunday said that he was a ... Read more...

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Thousands bid tearful farewell to Hindustani music doyen Gavai (Lead)


September 18th, 2010 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 18 (IANS) Thousands of people Saturday bade a tearful farewell to the doyen of Hindustani music Pandit Puttaraj Gavai, who passed away Friday in Gadag in north Karnataka. The visually-impaired vocalist, ... Read more...

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One-day mourning in Karnataka for Hindustani music doyen


September 18th, 2010 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 18 (IANS) The Karnataka government Saturday declared a one-day mourning to pay homage to Puttaraj Gavai, a doyen of Hindustani music, who passed away Friday. The funeral will take place Saturday ... Read more...

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Thousands mourn music doyen Puttaraj Gavai’s passing (Lead)


September 17th, 2010 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 17 (IANS) Puttaraj Gavai, a doyen of Hindustani music, exponent of the Gwalior Gharana and provider of education to thousands of children from poor families, died Friday after a brief ... Read more...

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Nigeria seek revenge against mighty Argentina


June 11th, 2010 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Samm Audu Johannesburg, June 11 (DPA) Nigeria will be seeking revenge for two previous World Cup losses at the hands of star-studded Argentina Saturday at the Ellis Park Stadium here in ... Read more...

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Dashain festival keeps Nepal’s last king in spotlight


September 28th, 2009 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Sep 28 (IANS) As nine days of revelry ended in Nepal Monday with the traditional tika ceremony, the Hindu festival of Dashain was a reminder that despite the abolition ... Read more...

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Post-LTTE, President Rajapaksa assumes cult status in Sri Lanka


May 26th, 2009 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Colombo, May 26 (ANI): Having successfully wiped out the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Ealam (LTTE) through a sustained military offensive, President Mahinda Rajapaksa is fast emerging as a cult figure in Sri ... Read more...

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Ex-follower bashes Chinmoy cult in new book


April 13th, 2009 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Apr 13 (ANI): An ex-follower of Sri Chinmoy has revealed in a new book that the Queens guru was actually a Svengali-like control freak who told his disciples sex ... Read more...

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Ousted Nepal king still ‘head of state’ for Pashupatinath


June 17th, 2008 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, June 17 (IANS) He lost the support of the political parties and people but Nepal's deposed king Gyanendra, once revered as a living god, still enjoys the support of ... Read more...

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