Page-42 of Current Affairs - February, 2013

Militants set afire Timbuktu manuscripts

Mali’s cultural heritage got a shock when militants set ablaze a building that housed priceless ancient manuscripts in country’s fabled desert city of Timbuktu, where the French-led troops are making a speedy advance towards north. What are Timbuktu Manuscripts? Timbuktu Manuscripts is a collective term for thousands of manuscripts been preserved by private households in ..

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‘Green Kumbh Mela’

A new campaign called ‘Green Kumbh’ is going hand in hand with the onging Maha Kumbh Mela in Allahabad. The green initiative which is being lead by Swami Chidanand Saraswati of Parmarth Niketan, Rishikesh who is also the force behind the Clean Ganga campaign, is being volunteered by hundreds of participants from around 45 countries. ..

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