- 4 inscriptions, 2 of Raja Raja Chola (regional years 985-1014 A.D.) & 2 of the earlier Chola period of 10th Century A.D., have been discovered at Siru Karumbur village, near Kaveripakkam, 20 km from Kancheepuram in Tamil Nadu on the initiative of Sri Vijayendra Saraswati of the Kanchi Kamakoti Peetam.They threw light on the artistic and temple-building activities in the northern region (Tondaimandalam) of the Tamil country during the Chola period & Raja Raja Chola's firm grip on the region.
- Indian American Nikki Haley gets a major boost to the candidacy for the Governorship of South Carolina.
- Five paintings by Picasso, Matisse & other great artists have been stolen from the Musee d’Art Moderne in Paris, French officials say. They are worth just under 100m euros.
May 19, 2010
News from history
Written By Hamsamalini Chandrasekaran on May 19, 2010 | 9:16 AM
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