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20 April, 2018 5:26 PM Second World War bomb forces evacuation in Berlin

The planned exercise ended after explosive was defused Thousands of people around Berlin’s central railway station were evacuated on Friday to allow disposal experts to defuse an unexploded Second World War explosive unearthed on a building site. Trains, trams and buses were halted or rerouted for the operation to dispose of the British 500 kg bomb found 49

10 April, 2018 8:04 AM Woman Walks Out Of Museum Holding A Rock. Turns Out, It's Worth 11 Lakhs

Guess you can say the poor woman is between a rock and a hard place Police in Canada are searching for an elderly woman who stole a rock on display at the Gardiner Museum in Toronto. The rock is part of an interactive art exhibit featuring renowned artist Yoko Ono, where patrons can meditate using river rocks, reports the Toronto Star. "It's a totally 171

6 April, 2018 6:24 PM DTPC offers 14 summer tours

Two-day Masinagudi-Ooty package, at a price of ₹4,335, introduced this season The District Tourism Promotion Council (DTPC) has come up with attractive travel packages for summer holidays. The DTPC is offering 14 packages to panoramic places, and the Masinagudi-Ooty package has been introduced this season. The main packages include Parambikkulam wildlife 42

1 April, 2018 3:07 PM Museum celebrates the art of selfie

There’s an art to taking the perfect selfie — from the angle, to the focus, cropping out that pesky outstretched arm and above all, the smile. In a celebration of self-portraits in the social media age, Tommy Honton and Tair Mamedov’s Museum of Selfies in Los Angeles is an interactive exhibition exploring the history and cultural phenomenon of snapping 43

25 March, 2018 2:30 AM ‘Bring back India’s Nassak diamond from Lebanon’

A trustee of the Trimbakeshwar Devasthan Trust near here has approached the National Archives of India (NAI) in Delhi, seeking to bring back the blue Nassak diamond, which once reportedly graced the crown of Lord Shiva idol at the famous Trimbakeshwar temple. Lalita Shinde, trustee, said the diamond, which was allegedly looted by several rulers, is kept at a private 42

20 March, 2018 2:42 AM DPR on Viraat project still pending: Minister

‘State mooted hotel-cum-convention centre’ The Andhra Pradesh Government had submitted a detailed project report in February 2018 on conversion of decommissioned aircraft carrier INS Viraat into a museum and hotel-cum-convention centre and it was under the consideration of the Ministry of Defence, according to Union Minister of State for Defence Subhash 12

6 March, 2018 4:59 AM Netflix Renews Black Mirror for Season 5

Netflix has renewed Black Mirror for a fifth season. The announcement was made via a cryptic teaser on the show's official Twitter account, with 12 screens – or black mirrors, as you prefer – showcasing clips from the previous four seasons, then changing to the Black Mirror buffering symbol, and ending with the tagline: "Be Right Back." That tagline 44

1 March, 2018 12:42 PM Facebook Censors Prehistoric 'Venus of Willendorf' Statute

The prehistoric "Venus of Willendorf" figurine, considered a masterpiece of the palaeolithic era, has been censored by Facebook, drawing an indignant response Wednesday from the Natural History Museum in Vienna, where it is on display. The tiny statuette of a voluptuous naked woman, which is some 30,000 years old, was discovered in the Austrian village 50

27 February, 2018 6:48 PM Youth key to promoting cultural heritage: official

The beauty of Indian culture lies in the fact that it retains its core values even after assimilating good qualities of other civilizations, said Chief Executive Officer of A.P. Creativity and Culture Commission D. Vizai Bhaskar. He was addressing a conference on ‘Sustaining Cultural Heritage of India’ organised by the Department of History and Tourism 29

18 February, 2018 11:19 AM Giant replica of moon unveiled in Kolkata, thousands throng Victoria Memorial

The moon has descended on earth, that too in the city of Kolkata. The lawns of Victoria Memorial are flooded with the people who have gathered to witness the 3-D installation of the moon.  KOLKATA: The moon has descended on earth, that too in the city of Kolkata. The lawns of Victoria Memorial are flooded with the people who have gathered to witness 61