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Woman’s presence holds up temple treasure assessment


September 20th, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 20 (IANS) The presence of a woman in a team appointed to take stock of the precious items in a vault of the famed Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple here ... Read more...

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Olympic gymnastics: South Korea’s Yang wins men’s vault


August 7th, 2012 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Yang Hak Seon from South Korea won Olympic gold in the men's vault Monday.Reigning World Champion Yang scored 16.533 after two attempts, one of which ... Read more...

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Olympic gymnastics: Romania’s Izbasa vaults to gold


August 5th, 2012 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Romania's Sandra Izbasa won the Olympic gold in the women's vault here Sunday.The 22-year-old gymnast, who took gold in the floor exercise in Beijing, scored ... Read more...

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Stocktaking of Kerala temple treasure begins


July 5th, 2012 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 5 (IANS) Two committees appointed by the Supreme Court Thursday started taking stock and estimating the value of the jewels, gems and precious metals kept inside one of ... Read more...

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Kerala not to take over Padmanabhaswamy temple: Minister


April 20th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 20 (IANS) Newly-appointed Kerala Home Minister T.Radhakrishnan Friday said the state government would not take over the management of Sri Padmanabhaswamy temple, which has been in the news ... Read more...

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Apex Court to examine opening of Sri Padmanabhaswamy temple vault


March 29th, 2012 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) As the Supreme Court-appointed expert committee Thursday sought the court's direction on opening of a vault of Kerala's Sri Padmanabhaswamy temple, the apex court said ... Read more...

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Documentation of temple treasure could take time: Travancore ex-royals


February 9th, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 9 (IANS) The documentation of the treasure unearthed at the famed Sree Padmanabha Swamy temple last year could take a very long time according to Travancore's erstwhile royal ... Read more...

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Kerala temple treasure: Trial documentation on Feb 9


January 22nd, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 22 (IANS) A joint-sitting of Supreme Court-appointed committees Sunday decided on a Feb 9 trial run of documenting the treasure unearthed at the famed Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple."On Feb ... Read more...

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TV series about KGB spies to be screened in US


December 18th, 2011 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A period drama inspired by the true story of a US couple who were executed for espionage on behalf of the Soviet Union is being ... Read more...

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Kerala temple treasure’s documentation begins Nov 9


October 15th, 2011 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 15 (IANS) Documentation of the nearly Rs.1 lakh crore-worth treasure unearthed at the famed Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple in Kerala would begin Nov 9, said the head of a ... Read more...

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Five-tier security for Kerala treasure temple


September 29th, 2011 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 29 (IANS) The security cover at Kerala's Sree Padmanabhaswamy, where around Rs.1 lakh crore worth treasure was found stashed away, will be upgraded from three-tier to five-tier, an ... Read more...

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Don’t open Kerala temple’s vault B for now: Supreme Court


September 16th, 2011 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Reserving its order on opening vault B of Kerala's Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple, the Supreme Court Friday said it would take into account the traditions and ... Read more...

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UAE-based media group to produce film on Marthanda Varma


September 14th, 2011 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Sep 14 (IANS) With the famed Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple now becoming the cynosure of all eyes, a UAE-based group has begun work to produce a film on the life ... Read more...

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Specialised agency to value Kerala temple treasure


September 6th, 2011 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 6 (IANS) A joint sitting of the Supreme Court appointed committees on the Sree Padmanabha Swamy temple Tuesday decided to set up a highly specialised agency for valuing ... Read more...

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Padmanabhaswamy temple panel to decide Sep 2 on unopened vault


August 26th, 2011 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 26 (IANS) The Supreme Court-appointed committee Friday decided to wait till Sep 2 to take a call on whether to go ahead with taking inventory of the rare ... Read more...

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Achuthanandan denies he called ex-royal family smuggler


August 23rd, 2011 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 23 (IANS) Following widespread censure, former Kerala chief minister V.S. Achuthanandan Tuesday backtracked on his allegation that the ex-royal family of Travancore smuggled jewels from the Sree Padmanabhaswamy ... Read more...

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Venezuela to pull gold reserves out of US, Europe


August 19th, 2011 - 11:25 am ICT by IANS
Caracas, Aug 19 (IANS/EFE) Venezuela will remove its international gold reserves from the US and Europe and place them in countries with "solid" economies like China, Russia and Brazil, President ... Read more...

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Priests warn against opening Kerala temple’s vault (Lead)


August 12th, 2011 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 11 (IANS) A group of priests who conducted an astrological examination or 'devaprasnam' at the Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple here has concluded that family members of those who open ... Read more...

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Priests warn against opening Kerala temple’s vault


August 11th, 2011 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 11 (IANS) A group of priests who conducted an astrological examination or 'devaprasnam' at the Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple here has concluded that family members of those who open ... Read more...

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Experts begin documenting Kerala temple treasure


August 1st, 2011 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 1 (IANS) A Supreme Court appointed committee of experts Monday began documentation of the Rs.1 lakh crore worth of treasure uncovered in the Sri Padmanabhaswamy temple here.Director General ... Read more...

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Faulty metal detectors guard Kerala temple treasure


July 29th, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 29 (IANS) The four metal detectors placed at the Sri Padmanabhaswamy temple - estimated to house treasure valued at Rs.1 lakh crore - are faulty, police said ... Read more...

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‘Temple treasure counting to resume soon’


July 28th, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 28 (IANS) Stocktaking of treasures at the Sri Padmanabha Swamy temple here is expected to resume next month, according to the erstwhile Travancore royal family."A few things have ... Read more...

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Petitioner in Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple case dies


July 17th, 2011 - 10:07 am ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 17 (IANS) T.P. Sunderarajan, who approached the apex court requesting a stock taking of the gold and jewels stored in the Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple near here, passed away ... Read more...

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Treasure belongs to Kerala temple: BJP


July 16th, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 16 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Saturday said the wealth unearthed from the vaults of the Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple here belonged to the deity and "evil ... Read more...

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Supreme Court reserves verdict on Kerala temple treasure


July 14th, 2011 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday reserved its order on how to preserve and protect the treasures found in the Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple in Kerala. The court ... Read more...

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Special security for Kerala temple


July 3rd, 2011 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 3 (IANS) The famed Sri Padmanabhaswamy temple, in the news for the priceless treasures being unearthed from its vaults, will be provided 24-hour security, Kerala Chief Minister Oommen ... Read more...

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Over 2000 Dead Babies Found in Thai Buddhist Temple


November 20th, 2010 - 1:50 am ICT by BNO News
Nov 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The pictures are grim. Bag after bag of unwanted babies wrapped in white plastic with red markings. Over two thousand tiny bodies have been found in a Buddhist ... Read more...

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Argentina releases banned film - after 21 years


November 19th, 2010 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Nov 19 (IANS) "Kindergarten", an Argentine film banned in 1989 for its gory depiction of sex and violence, has finally seen the light of the day 21 years after its ... Read more...

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Songwriters today are pretty awful, says Sir Elton John


October 19th, 2010 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 19 (ANI): Sir Elton John has described today's songwriters as "pretty awful," but says he admires singers Lily Allen, Amy Winehouse and Lady Gaga."Songwriters today are pretty awful, which ... Read more...

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MJ to release first of several new albums from beyond the grave


August 3rd, 2010 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug 03 (ANI): Legendary pop singer Michael Jackson's first of the several new albums are due for release in November 2010, almost a year and a half after the singer ... Read more...

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MJ’s unheard songs set for November release


August 1st, 2010 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Aug 1 (IANS) A posthumous album featuring 10 never-before-heard songs from the King of Pop Michael Jackson is set for a November release. At the time of his death, Jackson had ... Read more...

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Unpublished Franz Kafka story found


July 22nd, 2010 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 22 (IANS) A handwritten story by Franz Kafka that was never published has been found in a secret archive of the author's private papers. The discovery was reportedly made after an ... Read more...

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Hong Kong launches website to honour the dead


June 12th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, June 12 (ANI): A website has been set up in Hong Kong that allows friends and relatives to pay homage to their departed ones online.The website, created by the Hong Kong ... 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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Detailed NRO judgement points fingers towards Zardari’s huge assets stocked abroad


January 20th, 2010 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan.20 (ANI): The Pakistan Supreme Court has released its detailed verdict on the National Reconciliation Ordinance (NRO), which apparently points fingers towards millions of dollars 'secretly' stashed abroad by President ... Read more...

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