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Kalam visits Shwedagon Pagoda

President A P J Abdul Kalam on Thursday visited the revered Shwedagon Pagoda in Myanmar where Buddha's relics are enshrined. On the second day of his three-day visit to Myanmar, the first by an......

Natwar visits Shwedagon Pagoda in Myanmar

External Affairs Minister K Natwar Singh on Friday visited the revered Shwedagon Pagoda in Myanmar.Four of Buddha's four relics are enshrined in the Pagoda.On a four-day visit to Myanmar, Singh,......

India cannot take a backseat on Myanmar: Khurshid

India on Friday extended to Myanmar a grant of $1 million for building infrastructure, including schools, in the violence-hit Rakhine State and signed two key MoUs as New Delhi pitched for deeper......

Khurshid's first bilateral visit to Myanmar

External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid will leave for Myanmar on Friday on his first bilateral visit since assuming office and will hold talks with the top leadership there including opposition......

How important is Dr Singh's visit to Myanmar?

Leaders of only a few Asian countries have visited Myanmar in the new era. Notably, China is not among them. Dr Manmohan Singh's visit, the first by an Indian prime minister since 1987, is imbued......

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Q. in which city is the shwedagon pagoda ?
Raju:  A.  more

Q. Where is the world"s heaviest BELL
Raju:  A. The Great Bell of Dhammazedi is known to be the largest or the heaviest bell in the whole world, although it still is under water. Casted by King...... more

Q. This February, Mumbai will get a new religious structure - a pagoda !!! It is a replica of a famous pagoda in Burma ( Myanmar). Can you name this Burmese pagoda?
ANURADHA PATHAKJ:  A. Shwedagon pagoda more

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Q. The last mughal emperor died...where?
Joyoti Sen:  A. The last Mughal Emperor, Bahadur Shah Zafar, died in Rangoon. He had been deported to Burma by the British and he died in exile on November 7,...... more

Indrajeet:  A. Bahadur Shah died of old age in exile on November 7, 1862. He was buried near the Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon. more

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Yangon | Tales from an accelerated city

It is past midnight and the only thing visible on a pitch-black horizon is the gleaming, golden Shwedagon Pagoda. It is a striking sight and to my... ...
Uncovering Rangoon, the Pearl of South-East Asia

For the last several days, Air France customers have been able to fly to Rangoon (Myanmar) via Bangkok, thanks to a new partnership with Bangkok... ...

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