Philistines brought opium to Israel during Iron Age
Philistines brought opium to Israel during Iron Age

Opium poppy, along with many other plant species previously unknown to Israel, were brought to Israel by Philistines during the Iron Age.

US Bible museum inks Israel antiquities deal

 Ancient artifacts that have yet to be unearthed in Israel could turn up on display in a museum dedicated to the Bible opening in Washington in 2017.

Biblical text deciphered from 1,500 year old scroll

New York, July 26 (IANS) Scientists have for the first time been able to read Biblical verses from a badly burned scroll that is at least 1,500 years old.

High emotions as Charleston mourns massacre victims

Emotions ran high as defiant mourners held the first funeral services for nine African Americans shot dead by a white alleged supremacist in a Charleston church.

Dispute over MLK Bible, Nobel prize headed for mediation

A legal battle over civil rights leader Rev Martin Luther King Jr's travelling Bible and 1964 Nobel Peace Prize is headed for court-ordered mediation.

Stage set for landmark U.S. Supreme Court gay marriage arguments

A day before the U.S. Supreme Court hears landmark arguments on whether the Constitution provides a right to same-sex marriage, activists on both sides of the contentious social issue converged on the white marble courthouse to voice their views.

No plan to teach Gita in BMC schools, says Maharashtra Govt

The Maharashtra government on Friday made it clear that there was no plan to teach Bhagwad Gita to municipal school students here.

'Govt of dharnas' will stall Delhi's development: Amit Shah

Hitting out at Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party, BJP Chief Amit Shah on Saturday asked people of Delhi not to choose a "government of dharnas" else the Centre would not be able to develop the national capital.

Arvind Kejriwal used Anna Hazare: Uma Bharti

Union Minister Uma Bharti on Saturday accused AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal of "using" Anna Hazare and said the party does not deserve another chance as its government "ran away" from responsibilities after remaining in power for 49 days.

Delhi polls: Kejriwal criticises Modi for focusing on AAP

Hitting back at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday criticised him for targeting AAP in his election rally and not touching upon critical issues like laying out a roadmap for development of the city.

Delhi statehood issue a sensitive one: Amit Shah

Terming as 'sensitive' the matter of granting full statehood to Delhi, BJP President Amit Shah on Saturday said it should not be made an election issue and called for a proper debate over it.

'Paanch Sawaal': BJP punches holes in AAP's manifesto, questions 'Golmaal' Kejriwal's promises
'Paanch Sawaal': BJP punches holes in AAP's manifesto, questions 'Golmaal' Kejriwal's promises

With the Delhi Assembly Elections right around the corner, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) launched a third salvo on the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Saturday and posed its third set of 'paanch sawaal' (5 questions) to Arvind Kejriwal.

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A ‘nano-bible’ that could fit on your fingernail
A ‘nano-bible’ that could fit on your fingernail

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New Delhi: The Jerusalem Nano Bible company have made a breakthrough in nanotechnology by printing the entire New Testament onto a silicone chip that could fit on your fingernail.

'Rapture' moment will destroy Earth in next seven years, warns prophecy
'Rapture' moment will destroy Earth in next seven years, warns prophecy

Floods, earthquakes and deadly plagues will destroy the Earth in the next seven years, according to a prophecy by some Christian groups.

Justin Bieber studying the Bible
Justin Bieber studying the Bible

Pop sensation Justin Bieber has cleared his schedule to study the Bible with his pastor for the next two weeks in Palm Springs, California, as he wants to learn how to spread the word of God.

Birthday boy Bubba Watson wants to shed bad boy image
Birthday boy Bubba Watson wants to shed bad boy image

Double US Masters champion Bubba Watson turned 36 on Wednesday and said he needs to turn over a new leaf after admitting his mother scolds him over his behaviour on and off the course.

One American released from North Korea: US

American detainee Jeffrey Fowle has been released from North Korea, nearly six months after he was taken into custody, the State Department said on Tuesday.

Elvis Presley`s bible and funeral notes up for sale

Some rare artifacts from King of Rock and Roll Elvis Presley`s 1977 funeral are going up for sale.

`Lunar Bible` that flew to the moon on Apollo 14 sold for $75k at auction

A microfilm Bible regarded as one of the rarest "books" on earth, after flying around the moon once with Apollo 13 and later landing on the moon`s surface with Apollo 14, has been sold at an auction of space memorabilia in Dallas for 75,000 dollars.