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IS: Abbott offers to send more Oz troops post Ramadi, Palmyra losses  May 25, 5:19 pm
Melbourne, May 25 (ANI): Days after the Islamic State (IS) secured twin victories by capturing Ramadi in Iraq and the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra, Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has offered to send more troops to Iraq to bolster the anti-IS campaign.
Hundreds of women, children among 400 executed by IS in Syria's Palmyra  May 25, 1:12 pm
London, May 25 (ANI): Islamic State (IS) fighters have killed at least 400 people, mostly women and children, in the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra, which they seized recently.
No more at `nude shots` at Angkor World Heritage Site  May 23, 3:52 pm
London, May 23 (ANI): Cambodia is tired of tourists stripping down to click pictures, and has now put a ban on posing naked in front of ancient monuments at Angkor Archaeological Park.
Ritual to replace idols at Jagannath Temple ends  May 23, 2:22 pm
Bhubaneswar, May 23 (ANI): The ancient ritual of carrying wood 'Daru' for creating a new set of idols for the famed Lord Jagannath Temple ended in Bhubaneswar on Saturday.
IS takes over ancient Syrian city of Palmyra  May 21, 9:33 am
London, May 21 (ANI): Days after seizing control over Iraqi city of Ramadi, Islamic State (IS) has now taken over the Syrian city of Palmyra, which is home to some of the world's most ancient ruins.
'Advanced' ancient civilization fell victim to comet 13 K years ago  May 18, 11:48 am
London, May 18 (ANI): New evidence suggests that an advanced ancient race on Earth fell victim to a comet 13000 years ago.
Exodus of white dwarf stars captured for first time ever  May 15, 2:42 pm
Washington, May 15 (ANI): A team of astronomers using the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has, for the first time, collected a census of young white dwarf stars beginning their migration from the crowded center of an ancient star cluster to its less populated outskirts.
IS advance towards ancient Syrian city of Palmyra raises fears of destruction  May 15, 12:02 pm
London, May 15 (ANI): Islamic State (IS) fighters have reportedly advanced closer to the ancient city of Palmyra, raising fears that the Syrian world heritage could face the same destruction which was unleashed by the terror group on other architectural sites in Iraq.
Mukherjee underlines importance of cultural interactions between India and Russia   May 11, 3:24 pm
New Delhi, May 11 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday said that cultural interactions were a significant aspect of the India and Russia relationship, adding that the annual festivals such as 'Namaste Russia' had emerged as a leading platform for people of both countries to experience cultural representations of the two ancient civilizations.
Proto super-star cluster discovered: A cosmic 'dinosaur egg' about to hatch  May 8, 4:01 pm
Washington, May 8 (ANI): Globular clusters, dazzling agglomerations of up to a million ancient stars, are among the oldest objects in the universe. Though plentiful in and around many galaxies, newborn examples are vanishingly rare, and the conditions necessary to create new ones have never been detected, until now.
NASA's MESSENGER confirms Mercury has magnetic field   May 8, 12:01 pm
Washington, May 8 (ANI): NASA's MESSENGER spacecraft has revealed evidence of magnetization of ancient crustal rocks on Mercury.
Small temples around Pashupatinath shrine damaged by Nepal quake  Apr 27, 1:04 pm
Kathmandu, Apr.27 (ANI): Several ancient temples located close to Nepal's famous Pashupatinath shrine have reportedly been damaged by Saturday's 7.9 magnitude earthquake.
Hangover cure discovered in 1,900-yr-old Egyptian papyrus  Apr 23, 5:19 pm
Washington, April 23 (ANI): Historians have discovered a hangover cure written on a 1900-year-old Ancient Egyptian papyrus.
'India considers Asian, African region as part of its extended neighbourhood': Sushma Swaraj  Apr 22, 10:48 pm
Jakarta, Apr. 22 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has said that India considers the Asian and African region as part of its extended neighbourhood, adding that New Delhi's partnership with Asia and Africa is unique and dates back to our civilizational contacts through ancient seafarers, traders, intellectuals and monks.
Astronomers get closer look at star-forming regions in ancient galaxy protoclusters  Apr 22, 1:01 pm
Tokyo, Apr.22 (ANI): Astronomers have recently found new details about star formation in the ancient galaxy protoclusters, it has been revealed.
Sculpture of 'Parrot Lady' found in Canada to make its way back to India  Apr 15, 7:44 pm
Ottawa (Canada), Apr.15 (ANI): An ancient Indian sculpture found in Canada will be handed over to Prime Minister Narendra Modi by his Canadian counterpart Stephen Harper at a function here today.
These ancient stars may not be as lonely as previously believed  Apr 2, 3:56 pm
London, Apr. 2 (ANI): A new study has revealed that the ancient RR Lyrae stars may not be as lonely as previously thought.
Astronomers observe chemical fingerprints of ancient supernovae  Mar 24, 12:38 pm
Washington, Mar.24 (ANI): Astronomers have recently observed chemical fingerprints of ancient supernovae, it has been reported.
9th century Viking era ring with 'For Allah' engraved unearthed in Sweden  Mar 18, 11:31 am
Washington, March 18 (ANI): Scientists have discovered an ancient 9th century Viking era ring in Sweden, which has the words 'For Allah' engraved upon it.
Latest `birthing trend`: New mums turning placentas into `healthy` smoothies  Mar 12, 1:33 pm
Melbourne, Mar 12 (ANI): The latest "birthing trend" shows that an ancient practice of consuming the placenta after birth is gaining popularity in some affluent Sydney suburbs.
1.9m-yr-old fossils reveal greater diversity in early humans than previously thought   Mar 10, 11:38 am
Washington, Mar 10 (ANI): A new study of ancient fossils has revealed that species of early human ancestors differed throughout other parts of their skeletons and had distinct body forms.
IS militants destroy centuries old ruins at ancient city of Hatra in Iraq  Mar 8, 11:32 am
London, March 08 (ANI): Islamic State (IS) militants have destroyed ruins at the ancient city of Hatra in Iraq, which was founded in the days of the Parthian Empire over 2,000 years ago, said officials.
IS militants 'bulldoze' ancient Assyrian archaeological site of Nimrud near Mosul  Mar 6, 12:41 pm
London, March 06 (ANI): According to the antiquities ministry in Baghdad, Islamic State (IS) militants have "bulldozed" the ancient Assyrian archaeological site of Nimrud near Mosul in Iraq.
IS militants smash ancient statues to rubble in Iraq's Mosul  Feb 27, 11:16 am
London, Feb 27 (ANI): A new video released by the Islamic State (IS) shows militants destroying statues housed in a museum in the Iraqi city of Mosul using sledgehammers and drills.
Eerie alignment of Venus, Mars, Moon sparks apocalypse fears  Feb 22, 12:07 pm
London, Feb. 22 (ANI): The sky was graced with a spectacular trio recently, as Venus, Mars and the Moon gathered near the western horizon, however according to ancient mythology the eerie phenomenon could have a darker and more sinister purpose.