REPLICA

  • US police shoot dead 12-year-old boy waving a replica gun in a playground November 24, 2014

    Washington: Police in the US city of Cleveland shot and killed a 12-year-old boy who was in a playground waving around what turned out to be a replica gun, officials and reports said on Sunday. Officers called to the scene on Saturday fired at the boy twice, hitting him at least...
  • Paris, made in China August 5, 2013

    Although designed to accommodate at least 10 thousand people, Tianducheng remains sparsely populated and is now considered as a A farmer's house is seen near a replica of the Eiffel Tower at the Tianducheng development in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province.A woman walks past a supermarket at the Tianducheng development in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province.
  • Pakistan's 'halal' Facebook experiencing financial crunch January 2, 2013

    Islamabad: Pakistan's "halal" version of Facebook, launched nearly two years ago after authorities briefly banned the social networking website over blasphemous cartoons, is in dire financial straits and seeking donations to pay server hosting bills. MillatFacebook sought donations to pay for its USbased servers in an email sent to its...
  • Taj's replica in Dubai to be 4 times its size November 1, 2012

    Dubai: The $1 billion replica of the Taj Mahal that the developers are planning to build in Dubai will be four times bigger than the original monument. The replica Taj Arabia will include one million sq ft of retail space besides a 300room hotel. According to Link Global, the...
  • Dubai realty project to have huge Taj Mahal replica October 3, 2012

    Dubai: A replica of Taj Mahal, Taj Arabia, several times bigger than India's architectural marvel, will be a part the Falconcity of Wonders (FCW) a multipurpose project being developed here. Taj Arabia will be surrounded by lush green innovated landscaping including the famous Mughal Gardens and architecturally themed landmark...
  • Replica of Shirdi Sai Baba temple in Mumbai December 14, 2011

    Mumbai: A replica of the Sai Baba temple in Maharashtra's Shirdi town will be recreated here as part of a fourday festival starting Dec 15, an organiser said on Tuesday. The replica of the temple will have a 24feettall idol of Sai Baba, the biggest ever created so far in...
  • Batmobile on sale for US $ 620,000 September 2, 2011

    Los Angeles: A replica of Batmobile, the car driven by Michael Keaton in 1989's 'Batman', with 365horsepower engine is up for sale for USD 620,000. The vehicle is being offered on eBay by Casey Putsch of Putsch Racing, who is touting it as the "world's only turbinepowered bat car", the...
  • Outrage over Golden Temple replica in Punjab June 15, 2009

    Sangrur: The Sikh leadership in Punjab is furious over attempts by a sect to replicate the design and structure of their holiest shrine, the Golden Temple or Harmandar Sahib at Amritsar. Reminiscent of the huge row after the Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh had sought to imitate the...
  • Want to check out Kohinoor? Try Jaipur January 1, 2007

    Jaipur: Do you want to take a peek at heritage diamonds including the Kohinoor, the Nizam and the Great Star of Africa? You could check out their replicas at Jaipur. The stakes on the Kohinoor may still be unresolved, but if a sneak peek at the diamond is all you...
  • Love at the time of Asian Games December 3, 2006

    Doha: Indian sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik has created a replica of internationallyfamous Taj Mahal at the main venue of the 15th Asian Games. Pattnaik has also created a replica of the Games mascot, which attracted scores of visitors. The Taj replica is the fourth in a series, after one at Houston...