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Egypt to open avenue of sphinxes to public


July 2nd, 2011 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, July 2 (IANS/AKI) A 2,400-year-old avenue in Egypt that is lined with sphinx statues will now be opened to the public after restoration work for five years, the ... Read more...

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Iran to recruit hacker warriors for its Cyber Army to combat enemy counterparts


March 15th, 2011 - 4:20 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran, Mar 15 (ANI): Iran is planning to recruit hackers to combat enemies after suffering last year's coordinated and sophisticated cyberattacks that reportedly crippled its Natanz nuclear enrichment facility.Fox News quoted Brigadier ... Read more...

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Caterpillars whistle to fend off attacking birds: Study


December 11th, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 11 (ANI): A new study has found that caterpillars can whistle to fend off attacking birds.The walnut sphinx caterpillar, a type of moth larva, doesn't whistle by puckering their lips ... Read more...

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Sphinx-lined road unearthed in Egypt


November 16th, 2010 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 16 (ANI): Egyptian archaeologists have discovered an ancient road lined with sphinxes in Luxor.Twelve sphinxes were found along the road in the last section of the 'Avenue of Sphinxes', a ... Read more...

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Ancient walls that protected Sphinx from desert winds uncovered


November 3rd, 2010 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 3 (ANI): Egyptian Archaeologists have uncovered large sections of mud brick walls from the sands of the Giza plateau on which the Sphinx and the three great pyramids stand.The walls ... Read more...

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Child witnesses should be examined carefully: Court


June 10th, 2010 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) The Delhi High Court has said that children who depose as witnesses in a criminal trial should be examined carefully or else it could lead to injustice. A ... Read more...

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Hollywood blockbuster ‘The Mummy’ recreated for pre-wedding ceremony in Ludhiana


November 20th, 2009 - 4:21 pm ICT by ANI
Ludhiana, Nov 20 (ANI): The grand set of Hollywood's blockbuster 'The Mummy' is being recreated in Ludhiana for a pre-wedding ceremony.To make the pre-wedding ceremony of his son memorable, Gulshan Kumar, ... Read more...

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Beyonce is stupid, says Egyptologist


November 13th, 2009 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 13 (IANS) A leading Egyptologist has called pop star Beyonce Knowles a "stupid person" for her lack of interest and knowledge about ancient Egypt. Historian Zahi Hawass, Egypt's chief Egyptologist, ... Read more...

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Sphinx may have originally had a lions face


December 9th, 2008 - 7:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 9 (ANI): New evidence has emerged that suggests the Sphinx may have originally had the face of lion, and not that of an ancient pharaoh, as generally believed by ... Read more...

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Gene suppression increases male-male courtship among fruit flies


May 27th, 2008 - 2:09 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 27 (ANI): A new study has shown that inactivating a young gene known as sphinx increases male-male courtship among fruit flies, say University of Chicago researchers.The study was ... Read more...

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Egypt set to pass copyright law to protect its antiquities


December 26th, 2007 - 1:44 pm ICT by admin
London, Dec 26 (ANI): The Egyptian Government is planning to pass a copyright law by which royalties would have to be paid for copies of museum pieces or ancient monuments, such as ... Read more...

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