wonders of the world

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...

Posted in Health Science |

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...

Posted in World News |

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 |

SRK enthrals Dhaka crowd


December 12th, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Dec 12 (IANS) Bollywood badshah Shah Rukh Khan enthralled a packed event in Dhaka, dancing to his hit numbers and also spoke snatches of Bangla. But the superstar did not ... 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...

Posted in Entertainment |

Sagrada Familia Consecrated As Basilica By Pope Benedict XVI


November 7th, 2010 - 9:48 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Today Pope Benedict XVI arrived in Barcelona and consecrated the Sagrada Familia basilica which is considered one of the architectural wonders of the world. Over 5000 ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Why is Humayun’s tomb on Obama’s itinerary?


November 6th, 2010 - 11:39 am ICT by ANI
By Smita PrakashNew Delhi, Nov.6 (ANI): Most Indians are puzzled as to why foreign heads of state would choose to pay a visit to Humayun's tomb in New Delhi rather than the ... Read more...

Posted in National |

CWG tourists soak in beauty of the Taj


October 11th, 2010 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Oct 11 (IANS) The bright sun and the heat are proving quite a challenge for the many Commonwealth Games athletes and officials travelling from Delhi to Agra but the Taj Mahal ... 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...

Posted in Feature |

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 |

Taj Festival ends with Bollywood dance performances


March 1st, 2010 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
Agra, Mar 1 (ANI): Bollywood actors presented a vibrant choreographed dance on the last day of the annual 10-day Taj Festival in Agra.Bollywood actors Kim Sharma, Preeti Jhangiani, Sanobar Kabir and Meghna ... Read more...

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Krrish 2 to begin post Guzaarish with Deepika in lead?



November 24th, 2009 - 10:58 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The latest buzz in industry circles is that Rakesh Roshan has plans to start filming the sequel to his desi super hero flick, "Krrish' by September 2010. Playing the title role, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Taj City mayor to walk ramp with Salman, Sushmita


October 21st, 2009 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Oct 21 (IANS) Agra Mayor Anjula Singh Mahaur will walk the ramp along with actors Salman Khan and Sushmita Sen at a fashion show in New Delhi Oct 24. She is ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Taj city struggles to increase tourist flow (With Image)


September 28th, 2009 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Brij Khandelwal Agra, Sep 28 (IANS) Despite housing the Taj Mahal and two other World Heritage monuments, Agra's tourist flow remains more or less static due to poor infrastructure and an unclean ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

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 |

Bodies of three dozen Incas sacrificed in gruesome ritual found in Peru


June 5th, 2009 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 5 (ANI): Archaeologists in Peru have discovered the remains of nearly three dozen people sacrificed some 600 years ago in a gruesome ritual by the Incan civilization.The bodies, some of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

In Sri Lanka, wasps send 20 tourists to hospital


March 25th, 2009 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Mar 25 (IANS) A colony of wasps Wednesday attacked a group of tourists at a fifth century rock fortress in central Sri Lanka, leading to 20 people being hospitalised, officials here ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

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 |

Hundreds of enthusiasts throng a chocolate exhibition in Bangalore


February 10th, 2009 - 11:25 am ICT by ANI
By Jaipal Sharma Bangalore, Feb 10 (ANI): Hundreds of enthusiasts in Bangalore converged at Cocoa 09, India''s first chocolate exhibition, showcasing some monuments of the world and many other items, all made ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Brits call Grand Canyon greatest of worlds seven natural wonders


February 9th, 2009 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 9 (ANI): The awe-inspiring Grand Canyon has been voted as the greatest of the seven natural wonders of the world in a new poll of British public.In the poll ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘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...

Posted in National |

”Buckingham Palace” in Bangalore!


December 21st, 2008 - 8:42 pm ICT by ANI
By K.G.Vasuki Bangalore, Dec.21 (ANI): Hundreds of curious people are thronging to watch the 16 feet high Buckingham Palace model put on display at the 36th annual Nilgiri''s Cake Exhibition being held ... Read more...

Posted in National |

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...

Posted in Life Style |

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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150,000 emergencies handled by Gujarat’s ‘108′ project


August 29th, 2008 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Aug 29 (IANS) If you are in Gujarat and face an emergency, just dial the toll-free number `108' and experts will rush to your help. At least 150,000 emergencies have been ... Read more...

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The top ten Modern Architectural Wonders Of The World tourists must visit


August 13th, 2008 - 5:15 am ICT by ANI
London, Aug 12 (ANI): Until now, it was just natural beauty spots that featured in visitors must-see list. But now, globetrotting tourists have a set of man-made modern wonders that also ... Read more...

Posted in World |

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 |

Images of Leaders on eggs


March 25th, 2008 - 3:23 pm ICT by admin
Tirupur (Tamil Nadu), Mar 25 (ANI): Anandan, an artist hails from this textile town in Coimbatore District of Tamil Nadu, has created images of leaders on egg shells aiming to open ... Read more...

Posted in National |

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...

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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...

Posted in National |

Brazils Jesus statue unscathed after being struck by lightning


February 13th, 2008 - 5:36 pm ICT by admin
London, Feb 13 (ANI): Brazils world-famous statue of Jesus was struck by lightning in a bizarre thunderstorm.According to reports, a strange aura appeared around the 130ft figures head and chest before disappearing ... Read more...

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