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Saudi princess wants India to restore ancient mud relics


September 20th, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, S Sep 20 (IANS) The princess of Saudi Arabia, Adela Bint Abdullah Bin Abdul Aziz, has discussed the possibility of sharing Indian experience and expertise in excavation and ... Read more...

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Relics of 13th century hero stolen in Russia


August 30th, 2012 - 7:35 am ICT by IANS
St. Petersburg, Aug 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Relics of 13 Russian saints, including those of 13th century national hero Prince Alexander Nevsky, have been stolen from a church in St. Petersburg.An ... Read more...

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Tombs bear secrets of 2,000-year old Tibetan kingdom


August 24th, 2012 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Lhasa, Aug 24 (IANS) Four tombs unearthed in Tibet are believed to contain relics from an ancient Tibetan kingdom that thrived more than 2,000 years ago. The tombs, found in ... Read more...

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Historical Srinagar shrine gutted in blaze


June 25th, 2012 - 9:25 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 25 (IANS) Historical Peer Dastgeer Sahib shrine in summer capital Srinagar was gutted in a blaze here Monday morning although the authorities said all the relics of the ... Read more...

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More terracotta warriors unearthed in China


June 11th, 2012 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 11 (IANS) More terracotta warriors were found during excavations at the mausoleum of emperor Qin Shihuang (259-210 B.C.) in China.Among the findings is a giant 2.5-metre tall ... Read more...

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Yangon’s gilded pride - the bejewelled Shwedagon Pagoda


May 29th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, May 29 (IANS) The gold-plated Shwedagon Pagoda, which Prime Minister Manmohan Singh visited Tuesday, is a sight to behold as over 4,500 diamonds dazzle in the sun. And ... Read more...

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Harappan relics found in Haryana village


April 12th, 2012 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 12 (IANS) Relics believed to be associated with the ancient Harappan civilisation have been dug out from a village in Haryana by archaeological experts from Cambridge and the ... Read more...

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Devotees throng saint’s Dargah (With Images)


March 5th, 2012 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 5 (IANS) Thousands of men, women and children gathered at the Khanyar shrine of Muslim saint and scholar Sheikh Abdul Qadir Jeelani in summer capital Srinagar Monday to ... Read more...

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New relics found in UAE


January 17th, 2012 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Jan 17 (IANS/WAM) The department of archaeology and heritage in Umm Al Qaiwain in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has announced the discovery of new relics at the ... Read more...

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New global Buddhist body formed in India


November 30th, 2011 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The four-day Global Buddhist Congregation in the capital came to a close Wednesday with the constitution of a new international Buddhist body to complement worldwide ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama to visit Kashmir excavation site


November 14th, 2011 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Nov 14 (IANS) The excavation of a site in Jammu and Kashmir that is believed to be linked with an ancient Buddhist monastery has attracted the attention of Tibetan ... Read more...

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Bhutan PM to carry home Buddha’s relics


October 1st, 2011 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 30 (IANS) Bhutanese Prime Minister Jigme Y. Thinley, currently on a visit to the city, would Saturday be carrying home three relics of Lord Buddha from India.Announcing ... 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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Don Bosco relics arrive in Kolkata


July 15th, 2011 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 15 (IANS) The relics of 19th century Italian priest and educator St. John Bosco arrived Friday in the city's Auxilium Parish. The sacred remains of the saint will ... Read more...

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Over 100 ancient tombs found in Chinese town


June 27th, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 27 (IANS) Over 100 well-preserved tombs from over 25 centuries ago have been found at a town in China.Archaeologists found the site in Longhu town, Henan province in ... 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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House clearer awarded 2mn pound tapestries!


June 7th, 2011 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 7 (IANS) A lucky house clearer has won a legal suit, earning him two ancient tapestries worth up to two million pounds (about $3,300,000) which he had found ... Read more...

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Ramesh seeks archaeological survey of Gujarat forest


May 2nd, 2011 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, May 1 (IANS) Union Environment and Forests Minister Jairam Ramesh has urged Gujarat to undertake a thorough archaeological survey of the Girnar reserve forest, which is home to ... Read more...

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Pope John Paul II’s blood to go on display


April 27th, 2011 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Vatican City, April 27 (IANS/AKI) A phial containing the blood of late Pope John Paul II will go on display at the Vatican, an official statement said.The phial will be ... 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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Skeletons discovered in Italian cathedral belong to martyred Christian saints


April 21st, 2011 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 21 (ANI): Experts have claimed that two skeletons that were discovered in a crypt in an Italian cathedral belong to Christian saints who were martyred in ancient Rome.Scientists say all ... Read more...

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Rescue operation underway to save Buddhist relics from former Bin Laden camp in Afghanistan


April 8th, 2011 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Apr 8 (ANI): A rescue operation is underway to excavate Buddhist relics from Mes Aynak, a former training camp of Osama bin Laden in Afghanistan, before being taken over by ... Read more...

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Ancient artefacts from Romeo and Juliet’s hometown turning blue


April 7th, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 7 (ANI): Mysterious bright blue pigments found in artefacts from the hometown of Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers Romeo and Juliet are disturbing experts on conservation of archaeological treasures around the world.The ... Read more...

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Relics from 3,000 B.C. displayed in UAE


March 30th, 2011 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, March 30 (IANS/WAM) An exhibition of over 200 ancient treasures dating to 3,000 B.C. are being exhibited in Abu Dhabi.The relics from the British Museum's Middle East collection ... Read more...

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Chinese imperial relics sold for $48 mn


March 27th, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 27 (IANS) Two Chinese imperial art works that were reportedly stolen from the Forbidden City palace during an invasion in the 1900s have been sold for a staggering ... 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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Why budding guitarists have a fetish for rock hero instruments


February 15th, 2011 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 15 (ANI): Most guitarists have a desire to own an instrument just like the one their rock idol owns, or something similar to that - now a new study explains ... Read more...

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Vatican denies Pope will donate organs after death says his donor card is invalid


February 5th, 2011 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 5 (ANI): The Vatican has denied that Pope Benedict will donate his organs after death,saying that his donor card became invalid after he ceased to be a cardinal and became ... Read more...

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Ruins of “Wooden” Great Wall discovered in NE China


February 4th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Feb 4 (ANI): Archaeologists have discovered ruins of the "Wooden" Great Wall in Northeast China, establishing new facts that the landmark wall of China was not made only of stone and ... Read more...

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Ruins of two 4,000-yr-old cities found in central China


January 14th, 2011 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 14 (ANI): Archaeologists have discovered the ruins of two ancient cities dating back 4,000 years in central China.The square-shaped cities, covering an area of 1.68 million sq m, were ... Read more...

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‘Captain America: The First Avenger’ Is Making Waves With The Cosmic Cube


January 10th, 2011 - 9:13 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
.It also has the power to transform our wishes to reality. The cube also made it to other comics such as Captain Marvel, Daredevil, and Captain America. A second cube also ... Read more...

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Alien landings ‘unlikely to upset modern Earthlings’


January 10th, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 10 (ANI): A psychologist has claimed that the modern Earthlings will not be upset by proof showing that extra-terrestrial intelligence exists elsewhere in the universe.Albert Harrison has said that the ... Read more...

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Remnants of boozy village discovered beneath downtown San Francisco


January 7th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
San Francisco, Jan 7 (ANI): Archeologists have discovered dozens of relics from the 1800s underneath a parking lot in downtown San Francisco.They have found dozens of vestiges-dolls, a piece of a tent, ... Read more...

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50 pct of Britons consider UK a ‘Christian country’: Poll


December 28th, 2010 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 28 (ANI): Only half (50 percent) of Britons say the UK is a 'Christian country,' according to a ComRes poll.The poll results come in the wake of former Archbishop ... 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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