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London, July 3 (ANI): The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has reportedly released photos showing its militants destroying what are understood to be looted artefacts from the ancient city of Palmyra in Syria.
London, July 2 (ANI): In the wake of the devastation unleashed by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) on ancient sites and ruins in Syria, Iraq, Yemen and Libya, UNESCO has signed a satellite deal to improve its monitoring of these sites in areas controlled by the terror group.
The Dark Days of Indian Democracy , remembered by Prem Prakash Jun 29, 3:08 pm
New Delhi, June 29 (ANI): June 12, 1975, was like any other summer day in Delhi - hot, uncomfortable with the usual power load shedding. Politics of Delhi too was at its usual cloak and dagger - this ancient city right from its origins as Indraprastha has been home to scheming politicians.
Swaraj calls for 'healthy' amalgamation of ancient, modern Jun 28, 8:50 am
Bangkok, June 28 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Sunday called for a 'healthy' amalgamation of the ancient and the modern, urging the bridging of the gap between shastras and science.
New York, June 21 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Sunday said that yoga should not be seen as belonging to any particular religion, adding that the ancient Indian exercise of healing is a science of well-being.
Yoga will spread peace in world: Kiran Bedi Jun 21, 7:05 am
New Delhi, June 21 (ANI): Former IPS officer and BJP leader Kiran Bedi on Sunday said that yoga is an ancient Indian education that will spread the message of peace in the world.
India prepares for International Yoga Day Jun 17, 8:53 pm
Ranchi, June 17 (ANI): Ahead of the upcoming International Yoga Day, people across the country, practiced and propagated the ancient discipline in an effort to ensure success on June 21 when millions are expected to perform yoga in more than 100,000 camps across the country.
Dharamsala (Himachal Pradesh), June 14 (ANI): Tibet's PrimeMinister-in-exile, Lobsang Sangay, has lauded efforts of the Tibetan
Cairo (Egypt), June 10 (ANI): A suicide bomber blew himself up near the ancient Egyptian temple of Karnak in Luxor on Wednesday.
Homer's Iliad to become an epic online performance Jun 6, 8:04 am
London, June 6 (ANI): One of the ancient world's longest poems, The Iliad, is set for a marathon performance this summer as part of a festival celebrating ancient Greek culture.
Washington, Jun 5 (ANI): A team of scientists has discovered an ancient 22-foot long shark fossil during a dig in the Duck Creek Formation of Texas.
Mysteries of Earth's ancient core unraveled Jun 5, 2:46 pm
Washington, Jun 5 (ANI): Though old rocks hold on to their secrets, a geophysicist has unlocked clues trapped in the magnetic signatures of mineral grains in those rocks.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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