Navigation Links
Taj Mahal, Symbol of Love - New Seven Wonders of the World

The Taj Mahal, a marvel in marble, and a symbol of love continues to enjoy its positions one of the New Seven Wonders of the World.

The tomb of Mumtaj has charmed many throughout the last four centuries and is a world heritage UNESCO site.

The new list of seven wonders function was celebrated on 7.7.07 at Lisbon. The announcement was made at a star-studded ceremony in Lisbons Benfica Stadium Saturday evening by none other than the Indian beauty - Biphasa Basu.

A private Swiss Foundation conducted the poll for the new seven wonders of the world over Internet and by telephone and over 100 million votes were cast. Taj was competing against 21 short-listed man made marvels.

Hosts Bollywood actor Bipasha Basu, US actor Hilary Swank and British actor Sir Ben Kingsley, announced the new wonders of the world in the random order, which included: The Great Wall of China, Petra in Jordan, the Statue of Christ Redeemer in Rio de Janeiro, the Incan ruins of Machu Picchu in Peru, the ancient Mayan city of Chichn Itz in Mexico and the Colosseum in Rome, besides the Taj.

The Great Pyramid of Giza has been included in the list as an Honorary Candidate as it symbolizes Immortality and Eternity.

New7Wonders Foundation President and Founder, Swiss filmmaker Bernard Weber and Amir Dossal, Executive Director of the United Nations Office for Partnerships, presented plaques to all finalists.

New7Wonders Panel of Experts and former Director-General of UNESCO Prof. Federico Mayor was also present at the ceremony. Earlier UNESCO had distanced itself from the ceremony and dismissed the current method of choosing the seven wonders.


'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. World population To Be Seven billion in Six Years
2. More Doctors Suspended As Strike Enters Seventh Day
3. Seven Doctors Suspended After Sting Op On Female Foeticide
4. Seven Dead in Maharashtra Due to Suspected Chikungunya
5. Adults In Their Seventies Could Drink Alcohol To Help Against Heart Ailments
6. Seventh Human Succumbs to Bird Flu in Egypt
7. Seven Things You Should Know About Breast Cancer Risk
8. Software Tools & Fonts in Seven Indian Languages
9. Seven Polio Cases Detected in Bihar
10. UK Scientists to Undertake Seven Year Study of Peanut Allergy
11. UK Scientists to Undertake Seven Year Study of Peanut Allergy
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:6/24/2016)... ... ... a crisis. Her son James, eight, was out of control. Prone to extreme mood shifts ... upset him, he couldn’t control his emotions,” remembers Marcy. “If there was a knife ... and say he was going to kill them. If we were driving on the ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... 24, 2016 , ... Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, P.A. announced that 20 ... by their peers for this recognition are considered among the top 2 percent of ... honors as members of this year’s Legal Elite Hall of Fame: Miami Shareholders ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... June 24, 2016 , ... Comfort Keepers® ... American Cancer Society and the Road To Recovery® program to drive cancer patients to ... and other adults to ensure the highest quality of life and ongoing independence. ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... 2016 , ... People across the U.S. are sharpening their pencils and honing ... contest in which patients and their families pay tribute to a genetic counselor by ... Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) Annual Education Conference (AEC) this September. , In ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... 24, 2016 , ... The Haute Beauty Network, affiliated with ... as a prominent plastic surgeon and the network’s newest partner. , Dr. ... handsome men, look naturally attractive. Plastic surgery should be invisible.” He stands by ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/24/2016)... FRANCISCO, Calif. , June 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ ... ), a biopharmaceutical company developing novel therapeutics for ... unmet needs, today announced the closing of its ... of common stock, at the public offering price ... in the offering were offered by GBT. GBT ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... , June 24, 2016 The Academy of ... recommendations that would allow biopharmaceutical companies to ... entities that make formulary and coverage decisions, a move ... of new medicines. The recommendations address restrictions ... appear on the drug label, a prohibition that hinders ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... -- According to a new market research ... Safety Pen Needles), Needle Length (4mm, 5mm, 6mm, 8mm, ... Purchase (Retail, Non-Retail) - Trends & Global Forecasts to ... for the forecast period of 2016 to 2021. This ... 2021 from USD 1.65 Billion in 2016, growing at ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: