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Myanmar observers Martyrs’ Day


July 19th, 2012 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, July 19 (IANS) Myanmar held the first state-level Martyrs' Day ceremony in more than two decades here Thursday in the presence of the government leadership to commemorate fallen national ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama visits religious sites in Srinagar, prays for peace


July 18th, 2012 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 17 (IANS) Buddhist spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, who is on a six-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir, Tuesday visited religious places of different faiths in Srinagar and ... Read more...

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Islamists attack Timbuktu world heritage site


July 1st, 2012 - 9:20 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 1 (IANS) The mausoleum of Sidi Mahmoud, a Unesco World Heritage site, in Timbuktu, Mali, has been damaged in an attack by Islamists, RIA Novosti reported.It is one ... Read more...

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A border shrine unites Indians, Pakistanis


June 28th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chamliyal (Jammu), June 28 (IANS) Despite the chill in India-Pakistan relations, thousands of people gathered Thursday on both sides of the border for a week-long fair in memory of a ... Read more...

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Shah Jahan’s 357th Urs celebrated at Taj Mahal


June 19th, 2012 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
Agra June 18 (IANS) Amid Qawwali recitals, a 357-metre-long 'chadar' was offered on the grave of Mughal emperor Shah Jahan Monday at the Taj Mahal here on the occasion of ... Read more...

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Half of Russians want Lenin buried: Poll


June 14th, 2012 - 11:21 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Almost half of Russians -- 48 percent -- agree that the body of the former leader Vladimir Lenin, who died 88 years ago, should be ... Read more...

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More terracotta warriors unearthed in China


June 11th, 2012 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 11 (IANS) More terracotta warriors were found during excavations at the mausoleum of emperor Qin Shihuang (259-210 B.C.) in China.Among the findings is a giant 2.5-metre tall ... Read more...

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Chinese terra cotta army was robbed, burned


June 10th, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, June 10 (IANS) The famous life-sized terra cotta army, dating to the Qin Dynasty (221-206 BC), was robbed of its weapons and the figures broken and burned by ... Read more...

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Where India’s last Mughal emperor lies buried


May 29th, 2012 - 11:23 am ICT by IANS
Yangon, May 29 (IANS) India's last Mughal emperor, Bahadur Shah Zafar, lay buried here for nearly 130 years in a forgotten grave until 1991 when his final resting place was ... Read more...

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PM to pay homage to last Mughal emperor


May 27th, 2012 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will pay homage at the mausoleum in Myanmar of Bahadur Shah Zafar, India's last Mughal emperor who died in Yangon ... Read more...

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Pakistani poet’s mausoleum blown up


May 10th, 2012 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 10 (IANS) The under-construction mausoleum of poet and politician Ajmal Khan Khattak in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province was blown up and an hour later a second explosion wounded ... Read more...

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Radhasoami members flock to Agra


January 25th, 2012 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Jan 25 (IANS) Braving the winter chill, hundreds of thousands of followers of the Radhasoami sect began a two-day meeting Wednesday in this Taj Mahal city of Agra, witnesses ... Read more...

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Anupam Kher to visit Bhupen Hazarika’s memorial


January 14th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) Actor Anupam Kher is in Assam on a work trip, but he plans to take time out and visit late music maestro Bhupen Hazarika's ... Read more...

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Aseefa to pick up slain mother’s flag: Zardari


December 28th, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 28 (IANS) President Asif Ali Zardari has said that his younger daughter Aseefa Bhutto will pick up the flag of her slain mother and former prime minister ... Read more...

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Benazir killing probe almost complete: Gilani


December 28th, 2011 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 28 (IANS) The investigation into the December 2007 assassination of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto was almost complete, said Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani.Gilani said Tuesday at ... Read more...

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Pakistan remembers Benazir Bhutto


December 27th, 2011 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 27 (IANS) Pakistan Tuesday remembered former prime minister Benazir Bhutto on her fourth death anniversary.The day began with recitation of the Quran at Bhutto's mausoleum at Garhi ... Read more...

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No clash if institutions stick to statute, says Gilani


December 27th, 2011 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 27 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Tuesday denied a possibility of clash among the state institutions in Pakistan if they all worked within the ambit of ... Read more...

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Respect ballot’s power to effect change: Zardari, Gilani


December 25th, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 25 (IANS) Pakistan's president and prime minister, on the backfoot in the wake of the memogate scandal, have urged the nation to keep their faith in the ... Read more...

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Rival to the Taj, but a century in the making


December 24th, 2011 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Dec 24 (IANS) More than 20,000 people built the Taj Mahal in 22 years in the 17th century. Just 10 km away, another mausoleum that could possibly rival the ... Read more...

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Bangladesh pays tribute to martyrs on Victory Day


December 16th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Dec 16 (IANS) Thousands of Bangladeshis Friday paid tributes to those who sacrificed their lives for liberating the country in 1971.The 40th Victory Day celebrations began in the ... Read more...

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Nusrat Bhutto was woman of dignity, courage: Daily


October 24th, 2011 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 24 (IANS) Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) leader Nusrat Bhutto was a woman of extraordinary dignity and courage and her death brings back thoughts on the "decimation of ... Read more...

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Franco’s remains may be exhumed


October 10th, 2011 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Oct 10 (IANS/AKI) Spain may dig up the remains of late dictator Francisco Franco to move them from a sprawling mausoleum to a cemetery, a news report said. A ... Read more...

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Will the Taj collapse in five years?


October 9th, 2011 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Oct 9 (IANS) "Will the Taj Mahal really collapse in five years?" is the question being asked here after a British newspaper published a report saying so. But ... Read more...

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Omar defends chopper ride to Pakistani Kashmir leader


September 22nd, 2011 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 22 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Thursday couched in political context his lending a state helicopter to a former Pakistani Kashmir "premier", on a private ... Read more...

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Pakistan observes 63rd death anniversary of Mohammad Ali Jinnah


September 12th, 2011 - 4:31 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 12 (IANS) Pakistan Sunday observed the 63rd death anniversary of the father of the nation Mohammad Ali Jinnah.People from all walks of life visited his mausoleum in Karachi ... Read more...

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Indian PM pays homage to Bangladesh martyrs


September 6th, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Sep 6 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday paid tributes to those who died fighting for Bangladesh's independence -- from Pakistani rule.Army bugles played the last post ... Read more...

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US aid to restore 16th century mausoleum (With Image)


August 12th, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) The Sunderwala Burj, a 16th century mausoleum here, has been given a makeover by the Aga Khan Trust for Culture with financial support from the ... Read more...

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37,000 Kashmiri manuscripts archived: Minister


August 10th, 2011 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The preservation of the history of Jammu and Kashmir region has been given a new lease of life with the digitisation of thousands of rare ... Read more...

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Khar to visit Ajmer Thursday


July 27th, 2011 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Pakistan Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar will visit the Sufi pilgrim centre of Ajmer in Rajasthan Thursday, official sources said. Khar will leave New Delhi ... Read more...

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Aga Khan Trust helps restore 16th century tomb


July 19th, 2011 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) The Sunderwala Burj, a 16th century mausoleum adjacent to Mughal emperor Humayun's tomb, has been given a major facelift by the Aga Khan Trust for ... Read more...

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South Sudan celebrates independence (Third Lead)


July 9th, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Juba, July 9 (IANS) Tens of thousands of South Sudanese Saturday watched the raising of their country's flag at an independence ceremony in the capital Juba, BBC reported.South Sudan became ... Read more...

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Taj battles man and nature for survival


May 16th, 2011 - 10:34 am ICT by IANS
Agra, May 16 (IANS) The scorching summer heat is taking its toll on the Taj Mahal, the timeless monument of love, blasted by sand from the dry Yamuna bed and ... Read more...

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Ancient Roman mausoleum found under tonnes of garbage


April 21st, 2011 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
Pozzuoli (Italy), April 21 (IANS/AKI) Italian police near Naples discovered a 2,000-year-old Roman-era mausoleum buried under tonnes of illegally-dumped garbage.The mausoleum, which dates back to the second century AD, was ... Read more...

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‘Angels’ of Forest Lawn guarding Liz Taylor


March 28th, 2011 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 28 (ANI): Late Dame Elizabeth Taylor's casket was laid to rest in a very special place at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.Taylor, 79, who died last Wednesday of congestive heart failure, ... Read more...

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40-year-old controversy over call for Bangladesh independence


March 27th, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 27 (IANS) Bangladesh celebrated its independence day amid an old controversy about who was the first to declare independence four decades ago.Its founding leader Sheikh Mujibur Rahman ... Read more...

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