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Britons claim having visited non-existing ancient wonders


February 5th, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 5 (IANS) A British survey has found one in eight people claiming to have visited ancient wonders of the world that turned non-existent centuries ago!Of the 2,500 people ... Read more...

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Egypt close down Great Pyramid


November 12th, 2011 - 12:14 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Cairo, Nov 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Egyptian authorities closed the Great Pyramid in Cairo following rumors that some people plan to have rituals on the special day 11/11/11. The Egyptian authorities did not ... Read more...

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UAE asks people to vote for seven wonders contest


August 25th, 2011 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Aug 25 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has asked its people to vote for the country's Bu Tinah island, which has been short-listed as one of the ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Israel to spend $2.5 mn to back Dead Sea in global contest


May 9th, 2011 - 10:00 am ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, May 9 (IANS) Israel plans to spend 8.5 million shekels (about $2.5 million) to advertise the Dead Sea - the world's saltiest body of water - at the international ... Read more...

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Shahrukh Khan, Rani Mukherjee: The campaign To Add ‘Sunderbans’ In The Seven Wonders Of The World


November 27th, 2010 - 4:39 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Bollywood superstar Shahrukh Khan and Rani Mukherjee, the Bollywood beauty, are all set to go to Bangladesh to campaign for the inclusion of the world’s largest mangrove Sunderbans in the ... Read more...

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Shah Rukh, Rani to perform in Bangladesh


November 26th, 2010 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Nov 26 (IANS) Bollywood stars Shah Rukh Khan, Rani Mukherjee, Arjun Rampal and Isha Koppikar will perform here Dec 10 to campaign for the world's largest mangrove Sundarbans as one ... Read more...

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Buddha’s skull to be enshrined at world-famed tower in China


August 13th, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 13 (ANI): A part of Gautam Buddha's skull will be kept at an ancient Buddhist tower in China's Jiangsu Province, which was a world wonder during the medieval ages.Buddha's ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Light and Sound show revived to draw tourists to Agra


August 1st, 2010 - 9:31 pm ICT by ANI
By Brijesh Kr. SinghAgra, Aug.1 (ANI): If Delhi is all geared up for Commonwealth Games 2010, so is Agra, the city of Taj in neighbouring Uttar Pradesh. Anticipating a large number tourists ... Read more...

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First government website on Taj Mahal launched


July 23rd, 2010 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, July 23 (IANS) Panoramic views, along with complete historical background, timings and ticket rates - the first official government website on the Taj Mahal takes visitors on a virtual trip to ... Read more...

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Carla Bruni may get to see Taj Mahal later this year


June 27th, 2010 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
By Arvind Padmanabhan Toronto, June 27 (IANS) When French President Nicolas Sarkozy visited the Taj Mahal in 2008, he was overawed by the monument of love, but could not show it to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Evidence indicates Alexander the Great was not first at Alexandria


October 24th, 2009 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 24 (ANI): Researchers have come across evidence in the form of microscopic bits of pollen and charcoal in ancient sediment layers which indicate that Alexander the Great was not the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Cameron Diaz wants to see Taj Mahal


October 7th, 2009 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Oct 7 (ANI): Golden Globe nominated Cameron Diaz wants to see universal symbol of love Taj Mahal and palaces of Jaipur in India, according to reports.She reportedly loves the ... Read more...

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Julia Roberts visits Taj Mahal


October 2nd, 2009 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Oct 2 (ANI): Oscar winner Julia Roberts recently visited the world famous symbol of love "Taj Mahal" in Agra, according to reports.She reportedly visited the historical monument in Agra, about ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Hanging Gardens Of Babylon Damaged By US Troops: UN Report


July 31st, 2009 - 10:35 pm ICT by GD
In the year 2003 United States invaded Iraq and in the process damaged one of the Seven Wonders of the World, the Hanging Gardens of Babylon. The particular site was converted ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Freedom fighters protest Goan monuments in Portuguese 7 wonders list


June 14th, 2009 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 14 (IANS) Freedom fighters in Goa have raised strong objections to the listing of the Basilica of Bom Jesus in Old Goa and Fortress of Diu among the seven wonders ... Read more...

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Madurai temple gears up for big ceremony, security tightened


April 7th, 2009 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Madurai (Tamil Nadu) April 7 (IANS) With over 500,000 devotees expected to converge at the famed Meenakshi Sundareswarar Temple here Wednesday for a ceremony that takes place once every 12 years, police ... Read more...

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Baba Ramdev spins magic on Kangana Ranaut too (Film Snippets)


February 27th, 2009 - 11:13 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 27 (IANS) After Shilpa Shetty, actress Kangana Ranaut is in line to follow the teachings of yoga guru Baba Ramdev. "She is of the opinion that Baba Ramdev's pravachans (discourses) ... Read more...

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Indian artist makes a wooden replica of the Taj Mahal


February 23rd, 2009 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
By Sharda Lehengir Bargarh (Orissa), Feb 23 (ANI): An artist in Orissa unleashed his creativity to make a wooden replica of the Taj Mahal, one of the ''Seven Wonders of the World''. Arun ... Read more...

Posted in National |

‘Slumdog’ art director wants to recreate seven wonders


January 25th, 2009 - 9:04 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) National Award winning art director Nitin Desai, who recreated the Taj Mahal for Danny Boyle's "Slumdog Millionaire", says he would some day love to erect the seven ... Read more...

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Security beefed up in Agra in wake of Mumbai terror attacks


November 29th, 2008 - 6:54 pm ICT by ANI
Agra/Lucknow, Nov 29 (ANI): In the wake of Mumbai terror attacks, security has been beefed up in Agra. The city is famous for its Taj Mahal, a monument built by the Mughal ... Read more...

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Free fall from the Taj takes toll to seven in 100 days


November 2nd, 2008 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Nov 2 (IANS) In yet another accident at the Taj Mahal, a 16-year-old girl fell from the low perimeter railing and got seriously injured. This was the seventh incident in the ... Read more...

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Visiting the Taj Mahal is one of the ”Things Not To Do Before You Die”


September 17th, 2008 - 6:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 17 (ANI): The Taj Mahal may be one of the Seven Wonders of the World but a new hilarious new book suggests ''not to visit the place before dying'', ... Read more...

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Romantic Taj Mahal attracts maximum visitors in India


July 25th, 2008 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) If ticket sales are anything to go by, the luminous 17th century Taj Mahal in Agra is the most popular monument in India, attracting over 2.5 million ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Nepal king’s ‘crown’ auctioned in Bond Street?


June 7th, 2008 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, June 7 (IANS) More than a month before Nepal's new lawmakers formally abolished the country's 239-year-old monarchy, a priceless crown went under the hammer at an auction in London's ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Akshay to romance Katrina amidst pyramids


March 12th, 2008 - 11:04 am ICT by admin
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, March 12 (IANS) Akshay Kumar is hell bent on covering the seven wonders of the world. Currently, he is preparing to shoot action scenes on the Great Wall ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Taj’s beauty is far from fading


March 9th, 2008 - 11:04 am ICT by admin
By Arpana Agra, March 9 (IANS) Concerned over the fading whiteness of the Taj Mahal? Don't be, say archaeologists, pointing out that the shade of the 17th century world famous monument to love ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Anthropologists solve mystery of blue pigment used by ancient Mayans


February 27th, 2008 - 1:17 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 27 (ANI): Anthropologists have solved the centuries-old mystery of how the ancient Maya produced an unusual blue pigment that was used in offerings, pottery, murals and other contexts across Mesoamerica ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Taj Festival attracts thousands from across the globe


February 19th, 2008 - 6:05 pm ICT by admin
Shilpgram (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 19 (ANI): 'Taj Mahotsava', the ten-day annual festival at Shilpgram near the Taj Mahal is drawing thousands of tourists from far and near. The venue of the festival derives ... Read more...

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