Sanchi


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Sanchi

 

a village in India, in Madhya Pradesh State. A group of Buddhist monuments have been preserved, including stupas, monasteries, and temples. The most famous of the monuments is the Great Stupa (third century B.C.; expanded to double its original size in the second century B.C.). It has four gateways (first century B.C.) and a balustrade with remarkable sculpture. The Asokan Pillar, weighing approximately 40 tons, was brought from Chunar. A group of later monuments, dating from the fifth through 12th centuries, include Temple No. 17 (fifth century). In 1919 a museum was founded in Sanchi.

REFERENCE

Mitra, D. Sanchi. New Delhi, 1957.
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Speaking at a ceremony to commemorate one of the victims of the Sanchi incident on Friday, Rastad asked people to follow the news of Sanchi oil tanker and expert opinions on the issue only through the national media and ignore the rumors of the unjust bodies.
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Rescuers boarded the Sanchi on Saturday morning to recover two bodies, but a large explosion shook the ship around noon on Sunday and it sank within hours.
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The Sanchi, an Iranian oil tanker, collided with a freighter last week in the East China Sea.
The Sanchi, an Iranian oil tanker, has been on fire since colliding with a freighter last week in the East China Sea.
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The Panama-registered tanker Sanchi was sailing from Iran to South Korea when it collided with the Hong Kong-registered freighter CF Crystal in the East China Sea, 160 miles off the coast of Shanghai, Chinas Ministry of Transport said.
The Chinese-flagged cargo ship, CF Crystal, and Iranian-flagged MV Sanchi, which collided Jan.
The missing 30 Iranians and two Bangladeshis are all from the tanker Sanchi, which was floating while still burning early Sunday, said Chinese maritime authorities, who dispatched police vessels and three cleaning ships to the scene.
The missing - 30 Iranians and two Bangladeshis - are all from the tanker Sanchi, which spilled oil and was floating while still on fire early Sunday, said Chinese maritime authorities, which dispatched police vessels and three cleaning ships to the scene.
L'equipage du Sanchi, comptant 30 Iraniens et deux Bangladais, restait porte disparu dimanche en fin de journee, alors que s'intensifiaient les operations de recherche.