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Assumed dead, man wakes up at burial ground in Odhisha

July 21st, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 21 (IANS) The burial of a 70-year-old man in Odisha turned into a celebration when he woke up hours after being assumed dead.The bizarre incident occurred Friday at ... Read more...

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From wasteland, Taj Corridor to become Agra’s green lung (With image)

June 18th, 2012 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, June 18 (IANS) At last, the controversial Taj Heritage Corridor, sandwiched between the Taj Mahal and Agra Fort, will be transformed from a wasteland into the city's green lung.The ... Read more...

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Vampires discovered in Bulgaria

June 7th, 2012 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Bodies of two men, believed to be vampires by their medieval contemporaries, have been found in an archaeological dig in Bulgaria.According to Bozhidar Dimitrov, a ... Read more...

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Pakistan graveyard caretaker held for desecrating female bodies

October 30th, 2011 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 30 (IANS) A graveyard caretaker has been arrested in Karachi on charges of "sexually desecrating" female bodies, a media report said Sunday.Riyaz, the 28-year-old caretaker of Paposh graveyard, ... Read more...

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Pataudi’s funeral at family burial ground

September 23rd, 2011 - 12:48 am ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Sep 22 (IANS) The funeral of former Indian cricket captain and the last Nawab of Pataudi state, Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi, will be held at the family's burial ground ... Read more...

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Members of anti-Soviet resistance group found in Estonian mass grave

August 26th, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by BNO News
TALLINN (BNO NEWS) -- The bodies of ten men have been found in a mass grave in southern Estonia, local media reported on Friday, and officials believe they were members of the ... Read more...

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Crime Branch starts probe into boy’s killing

July 4th, 2011 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 4 (IANS) The Crime Branch-Criminal Investigation Department (CB-CID) team Monday started its probe into the killing of a 13-year-old boy by an unidentified person inside the army quarters ... Read more...

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Neanderthal burial ground suggests they practiced funeral rituals

April 21st, 2011 - 4:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 21 (ANI): The discovery of a possible Neanderthal burial ground has suggested that they practiced funeral rituals and possessed symbolic long before modern humans.According to a Quaternary International paper, evidence ... Read more...

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10-year-old beaten to death in Delhi

April 17th, 2011 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) A 10-year-old boy was allegedly beaten to death by his uncle here, police said Sunday.Salim Ullah allegedly beat to death his nephew Mohin Khan at ... Read more...

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Nepal’s Christians, Hindus head for clash over burial ground

April 6th, 2011 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 6 (IANS) Nepal's burgeoning Christian community's demand for a burial ground seemed headed for a collision with the Hindus with the Supreme Court Wednesday deciding to resolve two ... Read more...

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Christians give 48-hour ultimatum to Nepal government

April 4th, 2011 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 4 (IANS) On a relay hunger-strike in Kathmandu for 13 days, Nepal's enraged Christian community Monday gave a 48-hour ultimatum to the fledgling government of Prime Minister Jhala ... Read more...

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‘Headless monk’ forces UK amusement park to relocate water ride

February 8th, 2011 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 8 (ANI): Workers at a UK amusement park experienced a real white-knuckle ride after allegedly spotting the ghost of a headless monk as they constructed a new water ride.They complained ... Read more...

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Nepal PM steps in to defuse religious row over burials

February 1st, 2011 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Feb 1 (IANS) The ugly religious row that erupted near one of the holiest Hindu shrines in the world showed signs of calming down Tuesday after Nepal's caretaker Prime ... Read more...

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Fox ‘may have been early man’s best friend’

January 28th, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 28 (ANI): New findings by University of Cambridge-led team suggest that early man may have preferred the fox as a pet rather than dogs.Scientists analysing remains at a prehistoric burial ... Read more...

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Tight security at Pakistan governor’s funeral prayers (Lead)

January 5th, 2011 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 5 (IANS) Thousands policemen and paramilitary Pakistan Rangers were deployed at the Governor House in Lahore Wednesday where various political leaders and senior government officials were to attend the ... Read more...

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Punjab to provide land for burial grounds

December 23rd, 2010 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 23 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Thursday announced that his government will provide land for burial grounds for Christian and Muslim communities in all towns and villages of ... Read more...

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Granite Memorial To Be Built In Memory Of Jonestown Victims

November 21st, 2010 - 9:28 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Oakland, Nov 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) For the 909 people who had died 32 years ago in the Jonestown tragedy in Guyana, a granite monument will be built. This was announced ... Read more...

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Kate Moss plans her own burial

November 10th, 2010 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 10 (IANS) Model Kate Moss doesn't want to rest in an ordinary burial site after death and is keen to be buried next to boyfriend Jamie Hince at the ... Read more...

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Vandals destroy the cemetery where the Wright Brothers are buried

September 23rd, 2010 - 8:00 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The city’s famous burial ground was damaged by vandals. According to police reports the estimated damage is around $25,000. Vandals have not only damaged cemetery of the Wright ... Read more...

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Book on British colonial era cemeteries in Himachal

September 7th, 2010 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 7 (IANS) To woo foreign tourists -- especially from Britain -- to the hills of Himachal Pradesh during the Commonwealth Games, the state government has brought out a book on ... Read more...

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Archeologists Unearth Palaeolithic Funeral Feast In Israel

September 2nd, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Sep 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Archaeologists working in Hilazon Tachtit, in Northern Israel have been able to unearth remains of a large feast that is supposed to be around 12,000 years ... Read more...

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Several skeletons recovered in Dharwar in Karnataka

September 1st, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
By Jaipal SharmaDharwar (Karnataka), Sep 1 (ANI): Around 60 to 75 human skeletons were recovered from the outskirts of Annagiri town in Karanataka's Dharwar District.The first 20 skeletons were discovered on Saturday ... Read more...

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Jackson’s family compound haunted by ghosts

August 22nd, 2010 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 22 (IANS) Michael Jackson's brother Jermaine has spoken out about his family's darkest secret - the clan's famous compound in Encino, California, is haunted by ghosts. The singer revealed that ... Read more...

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Male Of Massachusetts Feigns His Demise To Dodge Trial

August 17th, 2010 - 8:50 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Washington, August 17, 2010 (Just Flashed): The powers that be in Massachusetts have asserted that a 42-year-old male named Michael Rosen had feigned his demise in order to dodge the accusations ... Read more...

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Missouri Senator Says Up To 6600 Graves At Arlington Could Be Misidentified

July 29th, 2010 - 11:43 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
July 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A Missouri Senate Democrat has stated that as many as 6600 graves which are located at Arlington National Cemetery could have been misidentified because of the failure of ... Read more...

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Restrictions in Srinagar on ‘martyrs’ day’

July 13th, 2010 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 13 (IANS) Restrictions were imposed in this Jammu and Kashmir summer capital Tuesday to prevent a separatist rally coinciding with 'martyrs' day', commemorating the 1931 day when the central jail ... Read more...

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Arlington National Cemetery Investigation Lists Out 200 Misidentified Graves, Officers Suspended

June 11th, 2010 - 8:44 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Washington, June 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A recent Army investigation have listed out a total of 200 graves which are said to have been misidentified at the Arlington National Cemetery. This ... Read more...

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Roman Gladiator Cemetery Discovered In Northern England

June 8th, 2010 - 7:30 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
Scientists announced on Sunday that they have found the world’s best preserved cemetery of the Roman gladiators. After seven years of investigations, the scientists found the ultimate resting place of the gladiators, ... Read more...

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Gladiators’ burial ground found in Britain

June 8th, 2010 - 11:15 am ICT by IANS
London, June 8 (IANS) Archaeologists in Britain have found a burial ground of gladiators, the warriors of ancient Rome who used to fight animals and prisoners to entertain the rulers. Dozens of skeletons ... Read more...

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Brit Muslims pay 150K pound for graves to face Mecca

June 5th, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 5 (ANI): Muslim burial plots need to face northeast, with the Prophet Mohammed's birthplace of Mecca to the southeast on their right. And in the UK's Buckinghamshire area, Muslims have ... Read more...

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3,300-year-old tomb of army chief found near Cairo

May 30th, 2010 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, May 30 (DPA) Egyptian archaeologists have discovered a 3,300-year-old tomb at Saqqara, south of Cairo, the Ministry of Culture said Sunday. A team from Cairo University's archaeology department unearthed the tomb of ... Read more...

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New York Mayor defends proposed Ground Zero mosque

May 30th, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
New York, May 30(ANI): New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg has defended the construction of a proposed mosque near Ground Zero, saying that it must be allowed to proceed because the government "should ... Read more...

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Victims’ kins protest mosque plan at 9/11 site

May 27th, 2010 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
New York, May 27 (IANS) A community board has approved the construction of a mosque at the site of New York's World Trade Centre, which was destroyed in the September 11 terrorist ... Read more...

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Relatives of 9/11 victims’ fury over Ground Zero mosque plan

May 26th, 2010 - 3:51 pm ICT by ANI
New York, May 26(ANI): About 150 angry relatives of the 9/11 victims were involved in a clash with supporters of a proposed mosque near Ground Zero at a community-board hearing in New ... Read more...

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Clash between old foes in World Twenty20 final

May 15th, 2010 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), May 15 (IANS) Spurred by their come-from-behind victory against Pakistan, Australia will challenge the might of England in what in expected to be an engrossing battle between the two arch-rivals ... Read more...

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