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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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Shrinking space for dead in Hyderabad (Feature, With Images)


May 15th, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 15 (IANS) "Mar ke bhi chain na paya to kidhar jayenge? (If there is no peace in death, then where will I go?" This Urdu couplet from Ibrahim ... Read more...

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China tea costs more than gold!


March 23rd, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 23 (IANS) A type of tea called Longjing or Dragon Well in China hit a record presale price of 360,000 yuan ($57,024) per kilogram this year, higher than ... Read more...

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Archaeologists unearth ancient Chinese tomb


November 26th, 2011 - 9:02 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 26 (IANS) A tomb dating back to 475-221 B.C. has been unearthed in northeast China.It lies about five meters underground and covers an area of 72 sq. meters ... Read more...

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Robbery attempt at imperial cemetery


October 25th, 2011 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 25 (IANS) Nine people have been arrested in central China for trying to rob a 2,000-year-old cemetery dating back to the Qin dynasty, Xinhua reported Tueday.The robbers ... Read more...

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Unknown ancient kingdom found in China


April 24th, 2011 - 9:47 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 24 (IANS) An unknown kingdom dating back to 1046 B.C. has been unearthed in north China, archaeologists said.The kingdom is probably from the Xizhou dynasty (1046 to 771 ... Read more...

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2,000 years old Xi’an tomb unearthed to study Western Han Dynasty


April 9th, 2011 - 4:10 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, April 09 (ANI): Chinese archaeologists have excavated a tomb built more than 2,000 years ago in the ancient capital of Xi'an to study the Western Han Dynasty (206 BC ... Read more...

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460 mn observe Tomb Sweeping Day holiday in China


April 5th, 2011 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 5 (IANS) An estimated 460 million people mourned their ancestors or deceased at the graveyards or memorial parks on the occasion of Tomb Sweeping Day holiday this year, ... Read more...

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Google Earth reveals almost 2000 ancient archaeo sites in Saudi Arabia


February 4th, 2011 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 4 (ANI): Google Earth has revealed 1977 potential archaeological sites, including 1082 "pendants" - ancient tear-drop shaped tombs made of stone, in Saudi Arabia."It's not the easiest country to break ... 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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Egypt unearths 4,500-year-old tomb


October 19th, 2010 - 4:31 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Oct 19 (IANS) A 4,500-year-old tomb of a priest was discovered close to Egypt's Giza Pyramids, Xinhua reported Monday.The tomb dates back to Egypt's fifth dynasty (2,513 B.C. to 2,374 ... Read more...

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Lucknow’s Shia Muslims protest against vandalism of Iraq religious spot


September 19th, 2010 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Lucknow, Sep 19 (ANI): Scores of Shia Muslims staged a protest in Uttar Pradesh's Lucknow city on Saturday against the alleged vandalism of their religious spot in Iraq.They later took to ... Read more...

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Male skeleton in Greek tomb may be of Alexander the Great’s father


September 16th, 2010 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 16 (ANI): New research has revealed that a cremated male skeleton in a lavish ancient Greek tomb is not Alexander the Great's half-witted half-brother.The research reignites a 33-year-long debate over ... Read more...

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5,000-year-old village ruins found in China


September 1st, 2010 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 1 (IANS) Archaeologists in China have found the ruins of two 5,000-year-old villages in Mongolia. The ruins in Hamin'aile village in Tongliao city in Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region have been identified ... Read more...

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Prehistoric villages ruins discovered in North China


August 31st, 2010 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 31 (ANI): Chinese archaeologists have found the ruins of two prehistoric villages in Tongliao City of eastern Inner Mongolia.The archaeologistsin north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region found the ruins ... Read more...

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Archeologists discover tunnels and tombs under the ruins of Teotihuacan


August 5th, 2010 - 8:18 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Teotihuacan, Aug 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Archeologists have announced that they have discovered a long sealed tunnel that was hidden under the ruins of Teotihuacan.Inside the tunnel, archeologists say that there are ... Read more...

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Archeologists Excavate Tunnels And Ancient Tomb In Mexico


August 5th, 2010 - 8:11 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Aug 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) If all goes the way the archeologist of National Institute of Anthropology and History (NIAH) are anticipating, then they are just few feet away from finding ... Read more...

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At the slanderer’s tomb, keep the footwear handy (Feature)


July 30th, 2010 - 10:58 am ICT by IANS
By Asit Srivastava Datvali (Uttar Pradesh), July 30 (IANS) Shoes and 'chappals' in hand, people stand barefoot in a queue waiting for hours for their turn to hit a 500-year-old tomb here. Believers ... Read more...

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Ancient Mayan Tomb Found In Forest Of Guatemala


July 24th, 2010 - 7:03 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri July 24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a recent development a team of researchers have come across a hitherto unknown tomb of a Mayan monarch in a forest in Guatemala. The tomb ... Read more...

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China to blast tombstones if not painted green


July 23rd, 2010 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 23 (IANS) The Chinese government has threatened to blast tombstones on mountains unless they are painted green, because the white-coloured memorials on the green hills looked "ugly". A 19-km highway in ... Read more...

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Vatican slams police ’sex abuse cover up’ raid on Belgian cardinals’ tombs


June 26th, 2010 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 26 (ANI): The Vatican has protested after police raided tombs of two Roman Catholic Cardinals in a search for evidence of paedophile priests.Police officers raided the St Rambouts Cathedral in ... Read more...

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Hundreds pray at Laila-Majnu’s ‘tomb’ for immortal love


June 16th, 2010 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
By Anil Sharma Binjore (Rajasthan), June 16 (IANS) As the sun set on this dusty village near the India-Pakistan border, the sounds of qawwalis rent the air and hundreds of couples from across ... Read more...

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‘Resting in peace’ can be expensive in Kerala


June 9th, 2010 - 10:45 am ICT by IANS
By Sanu George Thiruvananthapuram, June 9 (IANS) Soaring real estate prices have made the cost of tombs in graveyards and vaults in churches skyrocket, ensuring that Kerala Christians who 'rest in peace' shall ... Read more...

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Sticky Rice As Mortar: Chinese Secret Unearthed!


June 3rd, 2010 - 8:24 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri June 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a recent development, the scientists have unveiled the secret behind Chinese super-strong mortar.The mortar was made from sticky rice. Incredible as it may seem ... Read more...

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3,300-year-old tomb of army chief found near Cairo


May 30th, 2010 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, May 30 (DPA) Egyptian archaeologists have discovered a 3,300-year-old tomb at Saqqara, south of Cairo, the Ministry of Culture said Sunday. A team from Cairo University's archaeology department unearthed the tomb of ... Read more...

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93 tombs belonging to Warring States Period, Han Dynasty unearthed


May 28th, 2010 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, May 28 (ANI): Archaeologists have discovered 93 tombs ranging from the times of China's Warring States Period to Han Dynasty at the Zhangduo Ruins in Neiqiu of Xingtai, Hebei.The Warring ... Read more...

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Paying respects at ‘cyber tombs’ of China


April 7th, 2010 - 11:14 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 7 (IANS) Those who cannot go to their native places to pay respects to deceased relatives can now do so with the click of a mouse at 'cyber tombs' - ... Read more...

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Charred Uganda Tombs Fire Up Riots


March 18th, 2010 - 7:48 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Kampala, Uganda, Mar 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Kasubi tombs, located in the Ugandan capital Kampala, were burnt down in a massive fire on the night of Wednesday. The tombs are ... Read more...

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Extraordinary 1,700-year-old sarcophagus cover on view in Israel


February 8th, 2010 - 4:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 8 (ANI): Reports indicate that an extraordinary 1,700 year old sarcophagus cover is on view for the first time for the general public in Israel.According to a report in Art ... Read more...

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Lara Croft named most successful babe in computer game history


January 21st, 2010 - 12:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 21 (ANI): Fictional British archaeologist Lara Croft is the most successful stunner in computer game history.And it is so because, the babe, played by Angelina Jolie, 34, in the ... Read more...

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Earliest Chinese civilization found


January 18th, 2010 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, January 18 (ANI): Archaeologists have come across evidence of the earliest Chinese civilization ever found at the Neolithic Ruins at Dongshan Village in eastern Jiangsu province.The Neolithic Ruins at Dongshan ... Read more...

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Archaeologists discover huge 2,500-year-old tomb near Cairo


January 5th, 2010 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 5 (ANI): A team of archaeologists has claimed to have discovered the largest known tomb in the ancient necropolis of Sakkara, to the south of Cairo in Egypt.According to ... Read more...

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Burial shroud found from Jesus era


December 17th, 2009 - 10:54 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Jerusalem, Dec 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) This is sure going to raise he faith of the believers onto the next level, because Christmas is just around the corner and researchers said Wednesday for ... Read more...

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Archaeological cemetery dating back to Romanian era unearthed in Syria


November 26th, 2009 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 26 (ANI): The Syrian national archaeological team has unearthed an important and unique archaeological cemetery dating back to the Romanian era at the village of Ma'rin al-Jabal, southeast of the ... Read more...

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Archaeologists discover three Byzantine era tombs in Syrian cave


November 16th, 2009 - 6:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 16 (ANI): An archaeological team has discovered three Byzantine era tombs in a cave in Wadi al-Zahab, Syria.According to a report in Global Arab Network, the tombs were found ... Read more...

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