Pakistani daily slams neglect of Katasraj temple pond

May 9th, 2012 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 9 (IANS) The drying up of a sacred pond abutting the 900-year-old Katasraj temple complex in Pakistan is failure "in the form of wilful neglect and exploitation", ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan likely to sign culture pact

April 16th, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) An India-Pakistan pact for exchange in music, dance, theatre and visual arts could become reality next year with the Pakistan National Council of the Arts ... Read more...

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Play was central element of people’s lives in Mohenjodaro 4000yrs back

February 17th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 17 (ANI): An archaeology thesis from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, has revealed that play was a central element of people's lives even 4000 years ago.Elke Rogersdotter is investigating the ... Read more...

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Every 10th find in Indus Valley Civilisation games-related

February 8th, 2011 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 8 (IANS) Every 10th find from the ruins of the Indus Valley Civilisation 4,000 years ago relates to some sort of game, says a recent study from Sweden. Elke Rogersdotter ... Read more...

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Innovative Harappans used commodes thousands of years ago

February 5th, 2011 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Aligarh, Feb 5 (IANS) The innovative spirit of the Harappan civilisation that thrived thousands of years ago was far ahead than any other in India. Besides the Great Bath of Mohenjodaro, which ... Read more...

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Pak needs ‘billions of dollars’ to recover from flood disaster: UN

August 9th, 2010 - 6:17 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug 9(ANI): The United Nations (UN) has said that Pakistan will need billions of dollars to recover from he unprecedented devastation caused by the country's worst ever floods.Over 1,600 people have ... Read more...

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Pak flood disaster has spiralled beyond govt’s capacity: Gilani

August 9th, 2010 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
Sukkur (Pakistan), Aug 9(ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani has admitted that the unprecedented devastation caused by the country's worst ever floods has spiralled beyond the government's control."The government has ... Read more...

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Pak flood situation remains grim, heavy rains predicted for today

August 8th, 2010 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Aug.8 (ANI): Heavy monsoon rains are expected to lash Khyber Pakhtukhwa and Gilgit-Baltistan today (Sunday) to make matters worse in the region that has been witnessing widescale destruction due to flash ... Read more...

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Ancient Mohenjodaro remains under threat from swollen Indus River

August 7th, 2010 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug.7 (ANI): The world famous ancient remains of Mohenjodaro are under threat from the swollen Indus River in Pakistan's Sindh province.With the monsoon wreaking havoc in the north western part of ... Read more...

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Insecurity forces foreign archaeologists to abandon excavations in Pak

June 29th, 2009 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, June 29 (ANI): Foreign archaeologists involved in excavation work to explore the Indus Valley Civilisation in Pakistan have left the country due to the war-like situation.The experts from the US, ... Read more...

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Pak authorities ignore Mohenjodaro

February 24th, 2009 - 7:23 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb.24 (ANI): The historical Mohenjodaro site is in shambles as the Pakistan Government ignored reports of continuous pilferage of relics. Severe seepage has also damaged the ancient site. The major tourist spot, ... Read more...

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Peace podium: Pakistan troupe performs to packed house

January 18th, 2009 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Cross-border cultural ties jumped the terror bar as Pakistan based Ajoka Theatre performed its "Hotel Mohenjodaro" to a packed appreciative audience during the 11th Bharat Rangmahotsav theatre ... Read more...

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