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Ghana spent $1.8 mn on late president’s funeral


August 28th, 2012 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Accra, Aug 28 (IANS) Ghana spent a total of 3.6 million Ghana cedis ($1.8 million) on the funeral of former president John Evans Atta Mills, who died late July and ... Read more...

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Colombian musician Jairo Varela laid to rest


August 14th, 2012 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, Aug 14 (IANS/EFE) Jairo Varela, considered Colombia's greatest salsa composer, was buried in a cemetery in the southwestern city of Cali amid massive crowds that came to pay their ... Read more...

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Grandson Aarav lights Rajesh Khanna’s pyre


July 19th, 2012 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 19 (IANS) Nine-year-old grandson Aarav lit Rajesh Khanna's pyre Thursday at the Vile Parle cremetorium, said a close family friend."Aarav lit the pyre and Akshay Kumar (Rajesh ... Read more...

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Thousands gather to bid adieu to Kaka


July 19th, 2012 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 19 (IANS) Braving the rain, thousand of fans gathered at Bollywood's first superstar Rajesh Khanna's home to be part of their icon's funeral procession here Thursday.The ... Read more...

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Theft at Maharashtra temple, guard killed


March 24th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Raigad (Maharashtra), March 24 (IANS) A security guard was killed as burglars made away with a 1.5 kg gold mask from a Lord Ganesh temple in Divegar village of Raigad ... Read more...

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Whitney Houston’s casket photo upsets family


February 26th, 2012 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 26 (IANS) Whitney Houston's family was reportedly very upset when they saw a photo of the late singer lying in the casket published on the cover of ... Read more...

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JFK hearse up for auction


December 20th, 2011 - 12:56 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Dec 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The hearse that carried the casket of former American President John F. Kennedy is going for the auction. The vehicle which was owned by O’Neal Funeral ... Read more...

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Grave robber steals Fender Telecaster guitar from a casket


September 28th, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Wisconsin, Sept 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A cemetery worker has been arrested after he was accused of stealing a Fender Telecaster guitar from a casket. The robber has been identified as 39-year-old Steven ... Read more...

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Ancient site in Pakistan found, lost and found again


August 25th, 2011 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 25 (IANS) An ancient site that Chinese traveller Hiuen Tsang 1,400 years ago described as the "tallest architectural building" in this part of Asia has been found again ... Read more...

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Man who buried himself alive dies by mistake


June 3rd, 2011 - 8:53 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Moscow, June 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A Russian man’s quest for “good luck” for the rest of his life actually ended his life when he persuaded his friend to bury him alive! Police ... Read more...

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‘Angels’ of Forest Lawn guarding Liz Taylor


March 28th, 2011 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 28 (ANI): Late Dame Elizabeth Taylor's casket was laid to rest in a very special place at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.Taylor, 79, who died last Wednesday of congestive heart failure, ... Read more...

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Michelle Clark Karl Davies’ twins die months after death of father


March 11th, 2011 - 11:56 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Salford, Mar 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A 28-year-old woman in just a matter of five months lost three important personalities in her life.Friends and family members are trying to console Michelle Clark after ... Read more...

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Police unable to get hold of slain Pak minister’s cell phone, driver


March 6th, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 6(ANI): Police officials probing the assassination of Pakistan's Minority Affairs Minister Shahbaz Bhatti have neither been able to access his cell phone nor his driver, which could help yield valuable ... Read more...

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Youngest victim of New Zealand quake laid to rest


February 28th, 2011 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Christchurch, Feb 28 (IANS) Five-month-old Baxtor Gowland who was named the youngest victim of the Christchurch earthquake was laid to rest Monday, a media report said.Gowland was born Sep 17 last year, ... Read more...

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Meet Soapman, the 18th century Egyptian mummy made of soap!


January 5th, 2011 - 12:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 5 (ANI): Scientists have revealed an 18th century Egyptian mummy that is made out of soap.The mummy belongs to North America and lived in 18th-century Philadelphia. It was unearthed by ... Read more...

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Brit crematorium planning to freeze-dry, dissolve dead bodies


January 4th, 2011 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 4 (ANI): A council-run crematorium in Britain has proposed a plan to freeze-dry or dissolve dead bodies which they say would be more environmentally-friendly than traditional funerals.Bosses at Cambridge City ... Read more...

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Justin Timberlake, Jennifer Hudson And Other celebrities In ‘Digital Death’ Mood!


December 4th, 2010 - 10:26 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Hollywood celebrities have become quite socially responsible these days. They are ready to do every possible thing they can for the benefit of the society. American musician Alicia Keys’ BuyLife.org ... Read more...

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JFK assassin Lee Harvey Oswald’s coffin up for sale


December 2nd, 2010 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 2 (ANI): The original casket in which the body of former US President John F. Kennedy's alleged assassin Lee Harvey Oswald lay for 20 years is all set to go ... Read more...

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Dead Body Of A Female Stolen From A Mausoleum At The St. Charles Cemetery In Long Island


August 25th, 2010 - 8:02 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
August 25, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The detectives on Tuesday mentioned that brigands have stolen the dead body of a female from a mausoleum in Long Island. The police officers have ... Read more...

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Kane Holds On To Title At A Dramatic SummerSlam Pay-Per-View Win


August 16th, 2010 - 7:33 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Los Angeles, Aug 16, (THAINDIAN NEWS) There is no denying the fact that each and every event of World Wrestling Entertainment comes with a hoard of surprises and Sunday SummerSlam ... Read more...

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Toe Rings In The Casket Of Young Girls


August 12th, 2010 - 9:20 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 12, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The Indian traditional toe rings have become a contemporary fashion accessory for young girls. They have been branded as the hip and happening and you wouldn't be ... Read more...

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Gospel Singer Walter Hawkins’ Funeral Witnesses Huge Turnout


July 22nd, 2010 - 7:29 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Oakland, July 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Thousands of people gathered at the Paramount Theater in Oakland, California to pay their last tribute to legendary gospel singer Walter Hawkins on Wednesday morning. ... Read more...

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DJ Tiesto Sends Tweet “From Beyond The Grave” to Disprove Hoax


July 8th, 2010 - 12:46 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
July 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The news broke early this morning, much to the heartbreak of his fans; Dutch musician DJ Tiesto , born Tijis Michiel Verwest, was killed when his car flipped ... Read more...

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Donna Meade Dean Says Jimmy Dean Will be Buried in Piano Shaped Mausoleum


June 15th, 2010 - 9:13 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
June 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Jimmy Dean, sausage king, songwriter, singer and overall charmer will be laid to rest in a public farewell service on Sunday and Monday in an eight hour ... Read more...

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Dabaoen Temple’s miniature stupa may hold Buddha’s remains


June 13th, 2010 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 13 (ANI): A miniature stupa excavated from the Dabaoen Temple in Nanjing, China may contain the relics of the Buddha.Archaeologists began excavations at the Dabaoen Temple in 2007. ... Read more...

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10 injured as bomb explodes while being diffused in PoK


January 27th, 2010 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
Muzaffarabad, Jan.27 (ANI): At least 10 persons were injured, including three policemen, when a bomb exploded while security personnel tried to diffuse it in Rawalkot district of Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK) on ... Read more...

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Ancient child’s coffin unearthed in southwestern Iran


January 4th, 2010 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran, January 4 (ANI): A team of archaeologists has unearthed an ancient coffin bearing a skeleton of a child buried in a Parthian mound in Khuzestan Province, southwestern Iran.The team, which ... Read more...

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‘Zardari is a luckless president of a luckless country’


January 2nd, 2010 - 9:51 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan. 2 (ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has been unfairly criticised by media and people of Pakistan despite the fact that his wrongdoings have not come close to any of ... Read more...

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Brazilian man shows up at his own funeral!


November 5th, 2009 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 05 (ANI): A Brazilian man had surprise in store for his grieving family when he walked in alive at his own funeral.Fifty-nine-year-old Ademir Jorge Goncalves was reported dead in a ... Read more...

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Wal-mart to sell caskets and urns online


October 29th, 2009 - 10:30 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Bentonville, Oct 29 (THAINDIAN News) Wal-Mart is expanding and its latest offerings include caskets and urns, which it will sell online. It sells around 15 caskets and dozens of urns on its ... Read more...

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Boyzone to perform at Gately’s funeral


October 16th, 2009 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 16 (IANS) The remaining four members of popular music band Boyzone will be paying their tribute to their bandmate Stephen Gately by performing at his funeral in Dublin Saturday. Mirror.co.uk reports ... Read more...

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Italian coffin company unveils gothic-style calendar featuring sexy models!


October 8th, 2009 - 11:47 am ICT by ANI
London, Oct 8 (ANI): An Italian casket-making company has come up with a "devilish" calendar, featuring sexy models, to advertise its range of wooden coffins.To make sure that the units are sold ... Read more...

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Frank Sinatra was laid to rest with bourbon, ciggies, candies


October 1st, 2009 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 1 (ANI): Late singer Frank Sinatra was laid to rest with a bottle of bourbon, a pack of cigarettes, a lighter and a roll of dimes, so he could call ... Read more...

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Many thousands turn out for YSR’s last journey


September 4th, 2009 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 4 (IANS) Tens of thousands of grief stricken people turned out Friday to pay their last respects to the late Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy, whose body ... Read more...

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Gloom descends on Hyderabad as thousands mourn YSR’s death


September 3rd, 2009 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 3 (IANS) Hyderabad came to a grinding halt Thursday as thousands poured on to the streets and thronged outside the residence of Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy to pay their last respects ... Read more...

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