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Westminster Abbey has a history that is 1,000 years old


April 28th, 2011 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 28 (IANS) Westminster Abbey, where Prince William will marry Kate Middleton Friday, has a 1,000-year-old history and is the final resting place of 17 monarchs.Benedictine monks first ... Read more...

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Five killed in Morocco unrest


February 21st, 2011 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Rabat, Feb 21 (IANS) Five people were killed in anti-government protests seeking political reform in Morocco, Xinhua reported Monday. The burnt bodies of five people were found at a bank branch ... Read more...

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Monarch Butterfly Count Bounces Back


February 16th, 2011 - 12:26 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Feb 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) After being devastated by terrible storms, the Monarch butterfly count has bounced back, with colonies in Mexico more than doubling in size during the season, however experts say ... Read more...

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Being a monarch ‘is more dangerous than living in war zone’


January 28th, 2011 - 11:46 am ICT by ANI
London, Jan 28 (ANI): Beware Prince Charles and Prince William! Being a monarch is more dangerous than living in a war zone, says a Cambridge University researcher.Manuel Eisner, a criminologist, looked ... Read more...

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Scientists identify Henri IV’s head after 400 years


December 15th, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 15 (ANI): A team of scientists has identified the head of French King, Henri IV, from the skeletons of monarchs lying in mass graves in the Royal Basilica of Saint-Denis ... Read more...

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Brit siblings are world’s oldest family with combined age of almost 500yrs


October 23rd, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 23 (ANI): A British family is set to enter the record books for having the world's oldest siblings, with their combined ages almost touching 500-years.The five Bartletts, Kathleen, 102, Gladys, ... Read more...

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Make villages progressive units, improve welfare delivery: Patil (Lead)


July 5th, 2010 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 5 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Monday said India has a huge amount of social welfare schemes, but delivery systems needed to be more effective and non-corrupt for their benefits ... Read more...

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President calls for better delivery of welfare schemes


July 5th, 2010 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 5 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Monday called for making delivery systems more effective and non-corrupt to ensure that the benefits of welfare programmes reach all segments of society. Inaugurating the ... Read more...

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Brit woman, 111, says honey is the secret to her longevity


May 24th, 2010 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 24 (ANI): Eunice Bowman, 111, who has made it into the record books by becoming the oldest person in the UK, has revealed the secret of her longevity - honey."I've ... Read more...

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Population of the monarch butterflies is diminishing


March 22nd, 2010 - 7:36 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
March 22, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Scientific officials in America have announced that the populace of the monarch butterfly has dropped off severely this year. The extraordinary amount of demises of ... Read more...

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Butterflies aboard Atlantis to live in orbit on International Space Station


November 18th, 2009 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 18 (ANI): Reports indicate that NASA's space shuttle Atlantis is carrying butterflies, which will live in orbit aboard the International Space Station (ISS), as part of a science outreach project.According ... Read more...

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Archaeologists start search for tomb of Suleiman I in Hungary


July 14th, 2009 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
Budapest, July 14 (ANI): An international team of archaeologists has started excavations near Szigetvar, South Hungary, to find the tomb of Suleiman I, the Lawgiver.Suleiman (1494-1566), also called as the Magnificent, was ... Read more...

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Henry VIII was emotionally dependent on women, reveals his handwriting


March 15th, 2009 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 15 (ANI): Henry VIII was a real mummys boy, at least thats what his handwriting suggests.According to David Starkey, a well-renowned historian, the King of Englands handwriting was so ... Read more...

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The Queen features as Google doodle


October 16th, 2008 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 16 (ANI): The Queens image has featured on the homepage logo of Internet search engine Google to mark her visit to the organisations London office.The Google doodle has added ... Read more...

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English Heritage reveals tourists” most embarrassing questions


August 11th, 2008 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 11 (ANI): Tourists visiting Britain''s historic sites often end up asking many embarrassing questions from the guide, and topping the list of such queries is regarding one of Britain''s ... Read more...

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Sultan of Brunei to visit India


May 6th, 2008 - 6:38 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) India's energy diplomacy is set to get a boost when Brunei's Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah, one of the world's longest serving monarchs, comes here on a four-day visit ... Read more...

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Hawaiian rebels occupy royal palace


May 1st, 2008 - 11:58 pm ICT by admin
DPA San Francisco, May 1 (DPA) A group of native Hawaiians demanding sovereignty for the Pacific island occupied the Iolani Palace, home of Hawaiian monarchs and one of Honolulu's most popular attractions, forcing ... Read more...

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Exit monarchy, but long live the king in Bhutan


March 26th, 2008 - 3:49 pm ICT by admin
(Lead) By Syed Zarir Hussain Thimphu, March 26 (IANS) Bhutan's century old monarchy may be on the way out, but the 28-year-old king will continue to wield considerable influence in shaping his Himalayan nation's ... Read more...

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Faith in royalty drove DPT to victory in Bhutan


March 26th, 2008 - 2:00 pm ICT by admin
(News Analysis) By Syed Zarir Hussain Thimphu, March 26 (IANS) 'Unwavering allegiance' to the institution of monarchy and total faith in the king could be among the main reasons for the landslide win of ... Read more...

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Top historian labels Queen as an uneducated philistine


December 24th, 2007 - 6:05 pm ICT by admin
Melbourne , Dec 24 (ANI): The British monarch, Queen Elizabeth has been scornfully labelled as uneducated by one of Britain 's most high-profile historians, David Starkey, who likens her to Nazi Joseph ... Read more...

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