When life gave ancient Romans lemons, they made it a status symbol – Read

When life gave ancient Romans lemons, they made it a status symbol – Read

Until the first century AD, the only citrus produce available to the ancient Romans were the extremely rare and inordinately expensive citrons and lemons

Aug 20, 2017, 14:14 PM IST

Pope leads Palm Sunday procession at Vatican

Tens of thousands of Romans, tourists and pilgrims have joined Pope Francis in a solemn Palm Sunday service in St Peter`s Square.

Apr 13, 2014, 23:39 PM IST

Romans didn`t kill girls to skew sex ratio

Though ancient Romans indeed preferred boys, it does not appear that they went as far as infanticide to skew the sex ratio, say archaeologists.

Jan 25, 2014, 14:12 PM IST

Pope jokes he`s a pharmacist, prescribing prayers

Joking that he`s like a pharmacist, Pope Francis is promoting prayer as medicine for the heart.

Nov 17, 2013, 21:10 PM IST

Sibal launches personal website ahead of 2014 LS polls

When in Rome, do as Romans do, Law Minister Kapil Sibal said on Friday while launching his personal website ahead of the 2014 Lok Sabha elections.

Nov 01, 2013, 17:52 PM IST

Romans might have built Hadrian’s Wall by forcing locals to move out

New archaeological evidence suggest that contrary to previous belief that the Romans far from co-existing peacefully with the locals, ejected them by force in order to build the 73-mile divide of the Hadrian’s Wall.

Mar 03, 2013, 15:28 PM IST

Italian PM`s ally apologises for calling Romans `pigs`

Umberto Bossi has infuriated residents of Rome by calling Romans "pigs".

Oct 01, 2010, 13:39 PM IST

Romans slaughtered prostitutes` babies in England

A graveyard for prostitutes` babies slaughtered by the Romans has been found in Buckinghamshire.

Jun 28, 2010, 09:34 AM IST