Elizabeth Taylor’s trailer to be auctioned

November 18th, 2011 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Nov 18 (IANS) A trailer used by late actress Elizabeth Taylor on the sets of 1963 movie "Cleopatra", is set to go under the hammer.The heavily-customised Aljo ... Read more...

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Rare 1,100-year-old murals on display in China

June 21st, 2011 - 10:24 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 21 (IANS) Rare murals dating back at least 1,100 years and unearthed from various tombs, were thrown open Monday to public viewing for the first time in ... Read more...

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Kerala capital gets high-tech museum

May 8th, 2011 - 1:33 am ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 8 (IANS) The historic Park View building in Kerala's capital city has transformed itself into a modern, high-tech museum giving a peek into the evolution of the state ... Read more...

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Arpita Singh sets record as art mart booms again

December 11th, 2010 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) The boom is back in the auction market. With Arpita Singh's "Wish Dream" mural selling at Rs.9.6 crore ($2.24 million) - a record for an Indian woman ... Read more...

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West Bengal celebrates Mahanavami

October 16th, 2010 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 16 (IANS) Thousands of people poured onto the streets of Kolkata, community feasts were organised and celebrations were held across West Bengal Saturday on Mahanavami, the fourth day of the ... Read more...

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Seepage damages paintings in Ellora caves

July 28th, 2010 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
By Abdul HadiAurangabad, July 28 (ANI): The paintings of the Ellora caves in Aurangabad, Maharashtra, are losing their gleam due to rainwater seepage in the caves.Apart from seepage and rock falls, ... Read more...

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Mayawati is officially worth Rs.88 crore

May 26th, 2010 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 26 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Wednesday filed her nomination seeking a fresh term in the Vidhan Parishad (upper house) in which she declared assets worth Rs.88 crore, an ... Read more...

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Ladakh’s oldest monastery provides an insight into Buddhist culture

March 21st, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
Ladakh (Jammu and Kashmir), Mar 21 (ANI): Lamayuru Monastery in Ladakh, which is believed to be the oldest in the region, provides an insight into Buddhist culture through its ancient paintings and ... Read more...

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Chennai mural seeks an entry into Limca Book of Records

January 13th, 2010 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Jan 13 (ANI): Over 1500 students of Chennai-based Velammal Matriculation Higher Secondary School capitalised on their artistic talents to send a message of 'Save the Mother Earth' through mural art on ... Read more...

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Sweaty visitors spoiling King Tut’s tomb in Egypt

December 7th, 2009 - 6:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 7 (ANI): Reports indicate that Egyptian King Tutankhamun's underground tomb, in Egypt's Valley of the Kings, is suffering from the wear and tear caused by tens of thousands of sweaty ... Read more...

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Hollywood blockbuster ‘The Mummy’ recreated for pre-wedding ceremony in Ludhiana

November 20th, 2009 - 4:21 pm ICT by ANI
Ludhiana, Nov 20 (ANI): The grand set of Hollywood's blockbuster 'The Mummy' is being recreated in Ludhiana for a pre-wedding ceremony.To make the pre-wedding ceremony of his son memorable, Gulshan Kumar, ... Read more...

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5th century armor proof of existence of Korea’s mythical Silla Dynasty cavalrymen

July 22nd, 2009 - 4:06 pm ICT by ANI
Seoul, July 22 (ANI): In a historic discovery, a collection of fifth-century scale armor of Silla Dynasty cavalrymen was unearthed last month in Gyeongju, North Gyeongsang, Korea, providing proof of the existence ... Read more...

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John Pugh’s incredible works

May 26th, 2009 - 10:01 pm ICT by GD
John Pugh has created incredibly stunningly murals which would con any viewer into thinking that what they are seeing is a 3d scene. Pugh's works are both a visual treat and a ... Read more...

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Tomb mural depicts how traditional Chinese medication was practiced 1,000 yrs ago

April 16th, 2009 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, April 16 (ANI): Archaeological have found a mural unearthed from an ancient tomb in the northwestern Chinese province of Shaanxi, which depicts how traditional Chinese medication was practiced 1,000 ... Read more...

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Excavations reveal red color ruled fashion world 15,000 years ago

November 27th, 2008 - 3:24 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 27 (ANI): Archaeologists have found evidence in recent excavations in China that suggest the color red could have been used in clothing 15,000 years ago.The archaeological team, led ... Read more...

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Relics of three civilizations found in Pakistan

June 10th, 2008 - 3:54 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, June 10 (ANI): The relics of three civilizations have been found in Pakistan, namely from the 2,400 year old Buddhist era, 8th century AD Hindu period, and the 300-year-old Aurangzeb ... Read more...

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World’s first oil paintings discovered in Afghanistan

April 22nd, 2008 - 8:05 pm ICT by admin
DPA Paris, April 22 (DPA) Scientists using advanced methods to investigate cave paintings in the Afghan region of Bamiyan say they may have identified what could be the first images produced using oil ... Read more...

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Worlds earliest known oil paintings discovered in Afghan caves

February 7th, 2008 - 5:14 pm ICT by admin
Washington, February 7 (ANI): A new chemical analysis suggests that Buddhist paintings from Afghanistan's famed Bamian caves are the worlds earliest known oil paintings, say researchers.The researchers say that the murals, ... Read more...

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Archaeologists unearth 1,500 year old Chinese cemetery

November 26th, 2007 - 2:43 pm ICT by admin
Beijing, Nov 26 (ANI): Archaeologists have excavated an ancient graveyard in Central china's Henan Province, which dates back to the Eastern Wei Dynasty about 1,500 years ago. Located in Anyang, a major ... Read more...

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