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Islam in Kashmir earlier than thought, reveals Quran manuscript


August 15th, 2012 - 10:44 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 15 (IANS) It is a pageant of rare Quranic manuscripts that not only provides an insight into the glory and richness of Islam but also sets back the ... Read more...

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HRD ministry to preserve Kashmir’s manuscripts, paintings


July 21st, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 21 (IANS) Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal Saturday said that his ministry has decided to take up preservation of Kashmir's rich manuscript wealth under the national ... Read more...

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Depp paints Keith Richards portrait


September 24th, 2011 - 6:58 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 24 (IANS) Actor Johnny Depp has painted a picture of Rolling Stones rocker Keith Richards surrounded by cigarette rolling papers.The 48-year-old has amassed a huge collection of ... 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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Over 15.67 crore released for saving manuscripts


July 19th, 2011 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Over Rs.15.67 crore have been released this year for upgradation and maintenance of rare manuscripts at 98 resource and conservation centres across the country, the ... Read more...

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Photographs, litho-prints declared rare manuscripts


June 15th, 2011 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) The National Archives of India has revamped two assistance schemes to include digitisation of archival photographs and prints like oleographs and lithographs in the rare ... Read more...

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Tagore’s monumental works to go up on internet


May 9th, 2011 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) The works of Rabindranath Tagore will soon be uploaded on the internet in an online electronic variorum by a group of scholars from Kolkata's ... Read more...

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Museum for rare manuscripts in Pakistan


April 23rd, 2011 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 23 (IANS) A museum to house rare manuscripts will be set up in Pakistan.National Book Foundation (NBF) chairman Mazharul Islam said Friday that the museum would have manuscripts ... Read more...

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Kashmir University digitises rare manuscripts


March 7th, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Mar.7 (ANI): The Kashmir University in Srinagar has begun the process of digitising rare manuscripts to preserve the heritage and historical literature of the state.The manuscripts will also be available on ... Read more...

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Learning Sanskrit will soon be a click away


August 27th, 2009 - 10:12 am ICT by IANS
By Asit Srivastava Lucknow, Aug 27 (IANS) Teachers of Sanskrit are soon going to put online a module of courses that will enable anyone to log on to the internet and learn Sanskrit, ... Read more...

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Controversy brews in India’s premier library and museum


July 12th, 2009 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) A controversy over the functioning of the prestigious Nehru Memorial Museum and Library (NMML) in the capital has reached the office of the prime minister and ... Read more...

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Mumbai’s historical David Sassoon Library and Reading Room reopens


June 14th, 2009 - 8:03 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, June 14 (ANI): The David Sassoon Library and Reading Room that was set up in 1870 at Mumbai is a treasure trove of both knowledge and information.The library was closed in ... Read more...

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‘Inquiry report on stolen Quran unattended for years’


April 28th, 2008 - 9:40 pm ICT by admin
Srinagar, April 28 (IANS) While the police here are still clueless about the theft four years ago of a rare copy of the Quran bearing Mughal Emperor Aurangazeb's seal, an official of ... Read more...

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