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Kolkata trader accuses CBI sleuths of kidnapping, assault


May 17th, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 17 (IANS) Three officers of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), who had come to city in pursuit of an old case, now face criminal charges including kidnapping ... Read more...

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US military hands over former headquarters to Iraq


December 2nd, 2011 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 2 (IANS) Camp Victory, the US military headquarters in Iraq, has been handed over to Iraqi authorities, BBC reported Friday.Camp Victory is in the grounds of a huge ... Read more...

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Amid chaos of mourners, Pataudi laid to rest


September 23rd, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Pataudi (Haryana), Sep 23 (IANS) Amid chaotic scenes, including a brief cane charge by the Haryana police, India's first cricket superstar, Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi, was laid to rest ... Read more...

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India pledges another $500 mn to Afghanistan, discusses terror post-Osama (Roundup)


May 13th, 2011 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, May 12 (IANS) India Thursday assured another $500 million in development assistance to Afghanistan and pledged to stand by the country "through thick and thin" as Prime Minister ... Read more...

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Afghan-Sikh community meets Manmohan, shares its problems


May 12th, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, May 12 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, who is on a two-day visit to Afghanistan, met members of the Afghan-Sikh community in Kabul Thursday and heard them ... Read more...

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Manmohan in Kabul, says India will stand by Afghanistan (Fourth Lead)


May 12th, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, May 12 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, who arrived here Thursday on a two-day visit, one of the first world leaders to be in Kabul after the killing ... Read more...

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U.S. President Obama to visit Indonesia despite volcano threat


November 8th, 2010 - 10:11 pm ICT by BNO News
JAKARTA (BNO NEWS) -- U.S. President Barack Obama is due to arrive on Tuesday for a 24-hour visit to Indonesia as part of a 10-day Asian tour, despite concerns resulting from the ... Read more...

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Row over Indian funding in Ghana presidential palace


October 13th, 2010 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Francis Kokutse Accra (Ghana), Oct 13 (IANS) The Indian government's funding for the construction of a presidential palace in the Ghanaian capital has caused a row with a former Ghana president commending ... Read more...

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Conserving heritage - historic Kolkata palace gets a makeover


June 3rd, 2010 - 10:18 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee Kolkata, June 3 (IANS) Sova Bazar palace, a historic residence in Kolkata built in the 18th century by Raja Nabakrishna Deb, a member of the aristocracy, has for the first ... Read more...

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President Patil visits Forbidden City in China


May 28th, 2010 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar SinghBeijing, May 28 (ANI): On the third day of her six-day state visit to China, Indian President Pratibha Devisingh Patil on Thursday visited the famous Forbidden City in ... Read more...

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Jaipur-based firm in Guinness World Records


September 9th, 2009 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Sep 9 (IANS) The city-based firm N.M. Roof Designers (NMRD) Ltd has figured in the Guinness Book of World Records for designing and constructing a "satsang hall" (prayer hall) in Jaipur, ... Read more...

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Water palace loses sheen sans water (With Images)


September 9th, 2009 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
By Brij Khandelwal Deeg (Rajasthan), Sep 9 (IANS) The jewel of a palace whose walls reflected sunlight off the waters all around it and brought this little town to the international tourist map ... Read more...

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China’s 600-year-old Forbidden City comes alive online


August 27th, 2009 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, August 27 (ANI): China's 600-year-old Forbidden City is renovating its website in a move to improve its offerings of Chinese culture.According to Hu Chui, head of the Palace Museum's information ... Read more...

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Submerged ancient city to see daylight in Bulgaria


February 26th, 2009 - 9:37 am ICT by IANS
Sofia, Feb 26 (DPA) Discovered under centuries-old layers of dirt in 1948, then submerged under 20 metres of water, the ancient city of Seuthopolis is to emerge once again in a bold ... Read more...

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2000 yr old tunnel found in China


October 27th, 2008 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 27 (ANI): A tunnel, buried for nearly 2000 years, has been found in Changan City, Shaanxi Province, in China.According to a report in The Epoch Times, the entrance to ... Read more...

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Archaeologists unearth place where Roman Emperor Caligula was murdered


October 18th, 2008 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 18 (ANI): A team of archaeologists has claimed to have found the underground passage in which the Roman Emperor Caligula was murdered by his own Praetorian Guard to put ... Read more...

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Udaipur’s City Palace museum gets a restoration plan


June 15th, 2008 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
By Sahil Makkar Udaipur (Rajasthan), June 15 (IANS) A museum within Udaipur's majestic 16th century City Palace whose catacombs and tunnels may have had explosives planted inside during the Mughal era has drafted ... Read more...

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China’s Forbidden City to be renovated before Olympics


April 9th, 2008 - 6:54 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Beijing, April 9 (Xinhua) A wide-ranging facelift of China's famed Forbidden City will be completed ahead of Olympics after over five years of repairing, a spokesman with the historical site said Wednesday. ... Read more...

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Jammu festival lures tourists with a cultural bonanza


April 4th, 2008 - 9:59 pm ICT by admin
Jammu, April 4 (ANI): Organized by the Tourism Department of Jammu and Kashmir, the first day of the fortnight long Jammu festival showcased a variety of traditional and cultural programmes, performed ... Read more...

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Augustus Caesars refurbished house in Rome to be opened for public


March 8th, 2008 - 4:27 pm ICT by admin
London, Mar 8 (ANI): The doors to the exquisitely preserved frescoed rooms in the ruined house of Augustus will be opened for the general public for the first time since they were ... Read more...

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Antony lays wreath at Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum


December 18th, 2007 - 3:18 pm ICT by admin
Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam), Dec 18 (ANI): Defence Minister A K Antony laid a wreath at the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum at Ba Dinh Square here on Tuesday morning. Antony was ... Read more...

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Pune residents lit one lakh earthen lamps before historic Shaniwarwada Fort


November 14th, 2007 - 10:15 am ICT by admin
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