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China Restores 800-year-old 1000-hand Ancient Buddhist Statue

China has restored its 800-year-old Buddha with 1,000 hands called the “Qianshou Guanyin” statue to join the world’s famous Buddhist pilgrimage or tourist circles in the world after Japan’s Kamakura Buddha statue, It took more than seven years and about 60 million yuan (US$9.8 million) to undertake the restoration work to clean the entire rock scuplture and bring it back to ...

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Waterman Rajendra Singh Gets Stockholm Water Prize 2015

India’s waterman Rajendra Singh has been awarded the 2015 Stockholm Water Prize for his consistent and innovative efforts in Rajasthan to save water in rural areas. The Stockholm Water Prize, founded in 1991 is presented annually by the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) to an individual, organisation or institution for outstanding water-conservation achievements and it carries a cash amount of ...

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Restoration of Eyesight May be Incomplete in Long-Term Blindness

A new study by the scientists has discovered that the rewiring of the senses that occurs in the brains of the long-term blind means that visual restoration may never be complete. The scientists at the University of Montreal and the University of Trento reveal that surgery cannot completely undo the brain rewiring caused by long-term blindness. “We had the opportunity ...

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Operation Lehar After HudHud: Vizag Airport to Be Restored by Tomorrow

Indian Navy, spearheading the Operation Lehar or restoration of East Coast after the destruction caused by Budhud cyclone on Sunday, said the topless and battered Vizag airport will be restored maximum by Friday, October 17. With help from Airports Authorites of India (AAI), the Navy said it has cleared the airfield for civil flights for daily operations and a meeting ...

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Cyclone Hudhud: Heavy rains kill 18 in UP; Modi Announces 1,000 Crore Aid to AP

After causing a trail of destruction in Andhra Pradesh and Odisha, the severe cyclonic storm with heavy rains kill 18 in Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday. The death of 18 people has been confirmed by a state government spokesman on Wednesday. According to Indian Meteorological Department officials, the heavy rains since Tuesday had broken all records and the day witnessed the ...

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