I drew no wrong, I’m not sorry: Aseem Trivedi (Third lead)

September 12th, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 12 (IANS) Cartoonist Aseem Trivedi Wednesday said he made no mistake in drawing cartoons, and that he would not apologise since he had done no wrong.The 25-year-old ... Read more...

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200 ancient forts found in Chinese mountains

April 24th, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 24 (IANS) In a discovery that has baffled Chinese archaeologists, more than 200 ancient fortresses have been found in a mountainous region in the northern part of ... Read more...

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Chinese face trial over Turkey relic

March 28th, 2012 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 28 (IANS) Three Chinese tourists who bought a piece of stone from a vendor in Turkey are set to go on trial there, accused of smuggling cultural relics.Robin ... Read more...

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Virgin Mary relic displayed in Moscow

November 24th, 2011 - 6:10 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A belt believed to have belonged to the Virgin Mary is on display at Moscow's Christ the Savior cathedral and is drawing huge crowds.Around 50,000-60,000 ... Read more...

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Traces of ancient civilisation found in Chinese desert

October 18th, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 18 (IANS) Archaeologists have discovered 10 sites of ancient civilisation in the Badain Jaran desert, China's third largest desert.An archaeological team composed of 11 experts from Inner Mongolia, ... Read more...

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China to restore 750-year-old monastery

September 13th, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 13 (IANS) China plans to restore a 750-year-old Buddhist monastery that was damaged in an earthquake.The government has approved the conservation of the ruins of the Trangu monastery, ... Read more...

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Ancient site in Pakistan found, lost and found again

August 25th, 2011 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 25 (IANS) An ancient site that Chinese traveller Hiuen Tsang 1,400 years ago described as the "tallest architectural building" in this part of Asia has been found again ... Read more...

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Goa set to welcome Don Bosco’s body relic

August 9th, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 9 (IANS) Lakhs of Catholics will throng the streets of Goa Aug 18 to witness 19th century Italian saint Don Bosco's body relic -- his revered right arm ... Read more...

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Pakistan Railways headed for disaster (Lead)

August 8th, 2011 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 8 (IANS) Pakistan's once efficient railway network, a relic from the British Raj, is inching towards collapse.The system is suffering from decrepit engines, unsafe rails and dangerous bridges, ... Read more...

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Sri Lankans view Buddhist relics from Pakistan

June 21st, 2011 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 21 (IANS) Hundreds of thousands of people paid homage to sacred Buddhist relics from Pakistan during a 17-day exposition in Sri Lanka, the Associated Press of Pakistan reported.The ... Read more...

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Mexico returns archaeological piece to Egypt

April 29th, 2011 - 11:27 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, April 29 (IANS/EFE) Mexico has returned a priceless archaeological piece from the Aswan region to the Egyptian government, officials said.The anthropomorphic piece, which shows a head in profile, ... Read more...

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Buddhist relics to be housed in Orissa museum

April 25th, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) Buddhist relics found during an excavation at Lalitgiri in Orissa will be housed in a museum, the union ministry of culture said Monday.At present, the ... Read more...

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Proposed museum to house Lord Buddha’s bone relics: Kumari Selja

March 8th, 2011 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) Minister of Culture and Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation Kumari Selja Tuesday said the bone relics of Lord Buddha found during an excavation in 1985 ... Read more...

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Himachal’s British era assembly gets makeover

February 27th, 2011 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 27 (IANS) It is a Raj era relic that the Himachal Pradesh government takes obvious pride in. The Council Chamber, built in 1925 and which now houses the state legislative ... Read more...

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2,000-year-old lamp sells for 445,000 pounds

January 22nd, 2011 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 22 (IANS) An antique marble lampshade installed at a retired school teacher's home in Britain was found to be a 2,000-year-old Roman relic and sold for a staggering 445,000 pounds ... Read more...

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Photo album fast turning into a relic

December 6th, 2010 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 6 (IANS) Digital storage of photographs is fast turning treasured albums into relics.Eight out of 10 people in Britain now prefer to store photos on social networking sites or just ... Read more...

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First pharaoh-era relic found in Saudi Arabia

November 8th, 2010 - 9:06 am ICT by IANS
Riyadh, Nov 8 (IANS) Saudi archaeologists have found a rock bearing an ancient hieroglyphic inscription of an Egyptian pharaoh - making it the first such confirmed pharaoh-era relic discovered in the kingdom.Though ... Read more...

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Ex-Pak lawmaker calls on India and Pakistan to undertake visa reforms

October 21st, 2010 - 7:42 pm ICT by ANI
Amritsar, Oct. 21 (ANI): A former Member of Pakistan's Parliament, Rai AzizUllah Khan, has urged both India and Pakistan to bring about basic reforms in visa regulations so that people in both ... Read more...

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‘Nanjanagud Nanjunda’: Poor remake of hit film (Kannada Film Review)

September 11th, 2010 - 10:05 am ICT by IANS
Film: "Nanjanagud Nanjunda"; Cast: Ravishankar, Hamsini, Sharath Lohithashwa, Nagaraja Kote, Thulasi Shivamani, K.S.L. Swame, Mithra; Directed by: Sreenivasa Prasad; Rating:*1/2 "Nanjanagud Nanjunda" tells the story of a suspicious husband who is married to ... Read more...

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Chinese ‘Pompeii’ unearthed in Hunan

August 21st, 2010 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 21 (ANI): Archaeologists have discovered an oriental 'Pompeii' in Hunan, China.As Pompeii in Italy was destroyed by the volcanic eruption, the Chengbu Shiwangutian was destroyed by a plague of ... Read more...

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FICA chief calls ICC a “relic”

August 8th, 2010 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Aug 8 (IANS) Tim May of the Federation of International Cricketers' Associations (FICA) Sunday described the International Cricket Council (ICC) as a "relic" which makes decisions benifiting the "powerful" at the ... Read more...

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Elvis Presley’s memoirs to be up for grabs

July 26th, 2010 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 26 (ANI): Legendary rock and roll singer Elvis Presley's valuables are going to be put on sale.And the memoirs to go under the hammer includes Presley's grand white piano, ... Read more...

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Relic of 2000-yr-old Egyptian deity found at Silchester

July 19th, 2010 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 19 (ANI): The remains of an Egyptian deity have been found in an archaeological dig at abandoned Roman city in Hampshire.The thumb-sized piece of bronze, which was discovered after almost ... Read more...

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Ex-Royal Navy officer says he has solved Holy Grail mystery

June 20th, 2010 - 7:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 20 (ANI): A retired Royal Navy officer who has spent years studying ancient texts, believes he has at last solved the mystery of the disappearance of the Holy Grail.For millions ... Read more...

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60 Minutes To Show The Discovery Of A 7th Century Ancient Shipwreck

June 14th, 2010 - 7:30 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 14, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): 60 minutes on CBS, the news magazine, will have its audience hanging on to its every word as it takes them step by ... Read more...

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11th-century Chinese calligraphy scroll sells for record 438m yuan

June 5th, 2010 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 05 (ANI): An 11th-century calligraphy scroll has been sold for 438 million yuan, setting new record for a Chinese work of art.The scroll, 11m (36ft) long, by Huang Tingjian ... Read more...

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World’s oldest sex toy, a siltstone phallus, was used to light fire!

May 18th, 2010 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
New York, May 18 (ANI): The world's oldest sex toy, a 30,000-year-old pre-historic siltstone phallus, was also used as a tool to ignite fires.The relic, discovered in a cave in Germany, has ... Read more...

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Pope visits Turin to see shroud

May 2nd, 2010 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Turin (Italy), May 2 (DPA) Pope Benedict XVI arrived Sunday in Turin to visit a controversial Catholic relic - a cloth some say is the one used to wrap Jesus' body for ... Read more...

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Evangelical Explorers Discover Noah’s Ark On Mt. Ararat

April 28th, 2010 - 1:03 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Apr 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) What is believed to be the remains of the Biblical and historical 'Noah's Ark' has been discovered by a group of Chinese and Turkish evangelical explorers 13,000 feet ... Read more...

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Sankar’s Chowringhee on indepdendent foreign fiction shortlist

April 16th, 2010 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) "Chowringhee", an iconic Bengali novel by Kolkata-based Mani Sankar Mukherjee penned in 1962, has been shortlisted for the Independent Foreign Fiction 2009. It is the only novel ... Read more...

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World’s oldest Easter hot cross bun smells fresh even today!

April 2nd, 2010 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 2 (ANI): A British grandma has revealed the world's oldest hot cross bun, baked on a Good Friday nearly 190 years ago.Nancy Titman, 91, inherited the 1821-baked bun from her ... Read more...

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‘The Real Face Of Jesus’

March 31st, 2010 - 12:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 31 (ANI): Using the latest 3-D computer technology, a team of digital artists has created what they claim is the real face of Jesus - and he's nothing like the ... Read more...

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Astronomers discover star that’s almost as old as the universe itself

March 4th, 2010 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 4 (ANI): Astronomers have discovered a relic from the early universe - a star that may have been among the second generation of stars to form after the Big Bang. ... Read more...

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Nail from ‘Christ’s crucifixion time’ found

March 2nd, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 2 (ANI): Archaeologists have discovered a four-inch long nail dating from the time of Christ's crucifixion at a fort believed to have once been a stronghold of the Knights Templar.The ... Read more...

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‘Under fire’ Pak cricketers finds some support from NA sports committee chairman

February 10th, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb.10 (ANI): While the Pakistan cricket team is receiving flak for its abysmal show Down Under, the chairman of the National Assembly's Standing Committee Jamshed Ahmed Dasti has thrown his support ... Read more...

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