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Samosa recipe from 15th century, who is Sonam Gupta and the pick of Scroll.in stories from last week

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Samosa recipe from 15th century, who is Sonam Gupta and the pick of Scroll.in stories from last week. Comrade Modi has not learnt much from 1991, ...
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In India, millions of girls face an uphill struggle when it comes to getting an education. From financial constraints to unsupportive communities to rigid and suffocating gender roles and even demotivating classrooms, there are a number of hurdles that girls have to overcome.Fighting this status quo and keeping their ambitions alive are some incredible girls who are not only making their own future brighter but serving to inspire others facing similar circumstances.Chasing dreams in the red light districtShweta Katti’s is an inspiring story of rising above circumstances. She was born and raised in Kamathipura – Asia’s second largest red light district. Shweta’s mother, a factory worker, always encouraged her to study. Her parents saw edu...
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Le maire de Saint-Foi en Ariège cherche des donateurs pour rénover une chapelle romane

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The Mayor of Saint-faith in Ariège is looking for donors to renovate a Romanesque chapel
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Pour financer la restauration de la chapelle romane de Sainte-Foi et des fresques datant du début du XIVe siècle, la mairie du petit village sollicite les ...
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To finance the restoration of the Romanesque chapel of St faith and frescoes dating from the beginning of the 14th century, the Town Hall of the village asking them...
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Publié le 26/11/2016 à 12:07, Mis à jour le 26/11/2016 à 12:33 Société Les fresques recouvertes de platre au XIX ème siècle peuvent encore être sauvées./ Photo DDM, Florent Raoul   Pour financer la restauration de la chapelle romane de Sainte-Foi et des fresques datant du début du XIVe siècle, la mairie du petit village sollicite les donateurs.   « C’est un chef-d’œuvre en péril. Si on ne fait rien, il s’effondre », prévient Daniel Gaillard, le maire de Sainte-Foi qui ne compte que 28 habitants.   « Le chantier coûte 200 000 euros. À ce jour, nous avons reçu l’aide de l’État et des collectivités. Mais pour compléter notre financement, il faut que l’on trouve des fonds au niveau de la société civile. Je vais prendre mon bâton de pèlerin e...
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Viking-sized task of rescuing Jorvik from our 21st century weather

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“We have worked closely with the experts at the trust to pin down the kind of plants which might have grown in a 10th century forest. There are so many ...
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At his forge near Pickering, a blacksmith has spent weeks working out how to make various Viking kitchen items. Three hundred miles away in the west of Scotland, a pewter jewellery specialist is putting the finishing touches to a replica of an elaborate 10th century padlock. And in the Rochdale offices of Dale Air, the team have recently been perfecting the authentic smell of a Viking forest. Last Boxing Day, after more than 24 hours of heavy rain, floodwater swept through Yorkshire as rivers burst their banks and storm drains were unable to cope with the deluge. York was one of the worst-hit places and among the dozens of shops, restaurants and attractions left underwater was the city’s Jorvik museum. HAMMER AND TONGS: Former teacher Da...
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Renaissance of Michael

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... for his work, 'Art of the Game' de- picting Cantona as Jesus, which is based on Piero della Francesca's 15th-century painting 'The Resurrection'.
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Image Text: AMBITIONS: Michael Browne with a drawing of Wayne Rooney BACK IN 1997, artist Michael Browne’s masterpieces of Manchester football legends Eric Cantona and George Best earned him wide critical acclaim. The Renaissance-style paintings he did portraying Cantona as Jesus, and Best as an angel, also attracted controversy, even when only meant to be a tongue-in-cheek view. These days, Browne is liv- ing in a hostel for the home- less after an ill-fated trip to Italy whose art masters inspired him. Although now broke, the Moss Side-born United fan says he’s bursting with ideas to get back on track. Browne, who has been living for the last three months at a hostel in Pendleton, Salford, said: “I went to Italy for two and a half year...
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Archaeologists find 80 km long Great Wall of India

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Studying its materials, the archaeologists feel the wall was built between the 10th-11th century in Raisen district in Madhya Pradesh. The length of the ...
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Share Tweet Share Share Email Bhopal:  We have all heard about The Great Wall of China. Surprisingly, India too can boast of a Great Wall now which has existed in Madhya Pradesh for a very long time. About 200 kms from Bhopal near Gorakhpur village a 1,000 year old wall situated between old Gorukhpur-Devri and Chainpur Bardi passes through many villages. Big stone pieces have been used in the construction of the wall which is 14-15 feet wide. Archaeologists claim that it is India’s longest ancient wall. Studying its materials, the archaeologists feel the wall was built between the 10th-11th century in Raisen district in Madhya Pradesh. The length of the wall is more than 80 km, which starts from the forest adjacent to Udaipura (Raisen di...
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Metal detectorist to coin it in after find of rare Viking currency in Co Down field is declared treasure

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They were mainly circulated in the Isle of Man during the 11th century and are 93% silver. They were found under about 10cm of mud, 1.5m apart.
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Brian Morton holds the Viking coins he unearthed The Viking coins Brian unearthed The Viking coins Brian unearthed A treasure hunter who unearthed two extremely rare Viking coins after 10 years of metal detecting has spoken of his excitement. Brian Morton did not immediately realise the significance of his discovery on farmland near Newcastle in Co Down but became convinced he had struck upon something special in May. The 43-year-old said: "I didn't know what they were at the time, but I have got to know they were two extremely rare Hiberno-Manx coins. "I was quite excited, to say the least." A treasure inquest in Belfast heard the discovery of the Hiberno-Manx silver coins was a first for Northern Ireland. They were mainly circulated in...
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Bemiray – « Pour que la mer ne soit plus la limite de notre rizière »

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Bemiray - 'for the sea is no longer the limit of our rice field"
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Les plus anciens documents épigraphiques retrouvés au Nord-Ouest de la Mer Morte datent du début du VIIIe siècle, et mentionnent deux fois le ...
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The most ancient Epigraphic documents found Northwest of the dead sea date back to the beginning of the eighth century, and mention twice the...
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Dans sa livraison de cette semaine, Tom Andriamanoro aborde la face cachée d’un royaume légendaire ou utopique. Mais qui sait, parmi ses lecteurs, nombreux trouveront, sans doute, quelques similitudes avec un monde réel. Homme et pouvoir – Mon royaume est de ce monde… On est à 150 km à peine d’une mythique ville blanche, dans une région réputée pour ses mines de phosphate. Ici, chaque village est annoncé par une concentration de taudis, tandis que, sur les routes secondaires, les ânes conduits par des enfants en guenilles ont perdu tout instinct rétif. Dans d’énormes bidons, ils transportent au pas la plus précieuse denrée qui soit : l’eau.Au pas, ce pays d’un peu plus de 30 millions d’habitants l’est aussi. Cinq ans après quelques vellé...
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RV Mekong Pandaw: along the mighty river from Cambodia to Vietnam

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You could spend days looking at the fine details of the 12th-century Angkor Wat temples. The UNESCO World Heritage-listed religious site is ...
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Facebook App: Open links in External Browser There is a specific issue with the Facebook in-app browser intermittently making requests to websites without cookies that had previously been set. This appears to be a defect in the browser which should be addressed soon. The simplest approach to avoid this problem is to continue to use the Facebook app but not use the in-app browser. This can be done through the following steps: Open the settings menu by clicking the hamburger menu in the top right Choose “App Settings” from the menu Turn on the option “Links Open Externally” (This will use the device’s default browser) Windows Enabling Cookies in Internet Explorer 9 Open the Internet Browser Click Tools (or “gear” icon at top right hand cor...
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Arabic Translators Did Far More than Just Preserve Greek Philosophy

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In 10th-century Baghdad, readers of Arabic had about the same degree of access to Aristotle that readers of English do today. This was thanks to a ...
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In 10th-century Baghdad, readers of Arabic had about the same degree of access to Aristotle that readers of English do today. Ancient Greek philosophers such as Plato and Aristotle were highly respected in the medieval Islamic world. Credit: Wikimedia Commons In European antiquity, philosophers largely wrote in Greek. Even after the Roman conquest of the Mediterranean and the demise of paganism, philosophy was strongly associated with Hellenic culture. The leading thinkers of the Roman world, such as Cicero and Seneca, were steeped in Greek literature; Cicero even went to Athens to pay homage to the home of his philosophical heroes. Tellingly, the emperor Marcus Aurelius went so far as to write his Meditations in Greek. Cicero, and later...
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Netflix takes Rai Renaissance drama

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Medici is set in 15th century Florence and follows the battle for supremacy after a leading family's patriarch is murdered. Broadcasters and streamers ...
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Medici: Masters of Florence was shot in English and stars Dustin Hoffman Netflix has acquired rights to Renaissance period drama Medici: Masters of Florence for a select number of territories. The Rai drama, which stars Dustin Hoffman, will premiere as a Netflix original in the US, UK, Ireland, Canada and India, starting December 9. The 8×60’ series was co-created by Frank Spotniz (The Man in the High Castle) and Nicholas Meyer. It is produced by Lux Vide in collaboration with Spotnitz’s Big Light Productions and Wild Bunch. Medici is set in 15th century  Florence and follows the battle for supremacy after a leading family’s patriarch is murdered. Broadcasters and streamers in France, Germany, Australia and Japan have previously picked u...
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