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Richard III remains found in Leicester


September 12th, 2012 - 9:33 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Leicester, Sept 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Archeologists are making more efforts so as to get to the lost grave of King Richard III. They have been able to find the skeletal remains of ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Stalling parliament also part of democracy: BJP (Lead)


September 7th, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Seeking to blame the government for the partially washed out monsoon session, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday blamed corruption for the lost session, ... Read more...

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Stalling parliament part of democracy: BJP


September 7th, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) After Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday accused the opposition of wasting the monsoon session of parliament, the BJP fired back saying "the protest was ... Read more...

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PM, Sonia pay last respects to Deshmukh


August 15th, 2012 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Latur, Aug 15 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress president Sonia Gandhi paid their last respects to former Maharashtra chief minister Vilasrao Deshmukh in Babhalgaon village here Wednesday.Soon ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Ukraine ‘horror stories’ deterred fans, says Hodgson


June 20th, 2012 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Donetsk, June 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) England's support at Euro 2012 has suffered because of "horror stories" in the media discouraging fans from travelling to Poland and Ukraine, coach Roy Hodgson ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Horse-drawn carriage to carry Gibb’s coffin


June 7th, 2012 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 7 (IANS) Late singer Robin Gibb's coffin will be taken to the funeral ground in a glass-sided horse-drawn carriage.A service is due to take place Friday at the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Dead obese woman’s body fat starts fire in a crematorium


June 6th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Graz, June 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In some bizarre news, a dead obese woman had so much body-fat that it triggered off a fire in the crematorium. The dead woman weighed more than ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Baby declared dead wakes up in Argentine morgue


April 11th, 2012 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, April 11 (IANS/EFE) A baby born prematurely woke up in the morgue of a hospital in northern Argentina 12 hours after having been declared dead, authorities in Chaco ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Li Xiufeng wakes up from the dead


February 29th, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Beijing, Feb 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) When a 95-year-old granny, passed for dead, stood up from her coffin, terrified mourners took flight in any direction that they got. It was a scene straight ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

2G verdict tight slap on government: Bal Thackeray


February 3rd, 2012 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 3 (IANS) The Supreme Court verdict cancelling 122 telecom licences issued in 2008 is a "tight slap" on the government's face, an editorial by Shiv Sena supremo ... Read more...

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Thousands escort Hazarika’s body to ancestral Guwahati house


November 7th, 2011 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Nov 7 (IANS) A sea of humanity paid rich tributes Monday to music legend Bhupen Hazarika as the hearse carrying his coffin took close to seven hours to traverse ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Russian ‘genius’ lived with 26 female bodies


November 4th, 2011 - 3:08 am ICT by BNO News
NIZHNY NOVGOROD, RUSSIA (BNO NEWS) -- Police in the Russian city of Nizhny Novgorod have discovered the remains of more than two dozen women who were dug up from their graves by ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

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...

Posted in Odd news |

Amy looked like superstar on her funeral


September 19th, 2011 - 10:05 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 19 (IANS) Late singer Amy Winehouse's mother Janis made sure that her daughter looked like a star on her funeral.So before Amy was put in the coffin, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Japan builds hotel for the dead!


September 14th, 2011 - 10:39 am ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Sep 14 (IANS) A hotel in Japan turns down young couples who come looking for a place to stay. This hotel has only "cold-storage" rooms -- that too for ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Remains of Hitler’s deputy cremated in Germany


July 22nd, 2011 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
Berlin, July 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Remains of Adolf Hitler's deputy and Nazi criminal Rudolf Hess have been cremated to scatter his ashes over a lake to prevent his grave from ... Read more...

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Over 100 ancient tombs found in Chinese town


June 27th, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 27 (IANS) Over 100 well-preserved tombs from over 25 centuries ago have been found at a town in China.Archaeologists found the site in Longhu town, Henan province in ... Read more...

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Woman dies after she wakes up at her funeral


June 24th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 24 (IANS) A sick woman died of shock on waking up at her own funeral, it was reported here.Fagilyu Mukhametzyanov, 49, woke up as relatives were praying at ... 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...

Posted in Odd news |

Dorjee Khandu’s body brought to Itanagar, last rites Friday (Lead)


May 5th, 2011 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Itanagar, May 5 (IANS) Six days after the helicopter carrying Arunachal Pradesh chief minister Dorjee Khandu crashed, the bodies of the five victims were retrieved Thursday from the snow-capped ... Read more...

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John Paul II beatification ceremony begins


May 1st, 2011 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Vatican City, May 1 (IANS) The ceremony to beatify the late Pope, John Paul II, began in front of hundreds of thousands of Catholics in Vatican City's St. Peter's Square.Beatification, ... Read more...

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Pope John Paul II’s blood to go on display


April 27th, 2011 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Vatican City, April 27 (IANS/AKI) A phial containing the blood of late Pope John Paul II will go on display at the Vatican, an official statement said.The phial will be ... Read more...

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Royal wedding ‘to serve as rehearsal for the Queen’s funeral’


April 25th, 2011 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 25 (ANI): It has emerged that Palace officials are planning to take advantage of the Royal wedding frenzy to rehearse for what is expected to be the next major state ... Read more...

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Brit-Indian honeymooner stopped mother-in-law from bidding adieu to murdered daughter


April 23rd, 2011 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 23 (ANI): The mother of the Indian-origin bride who was murdered during her honeymoon in Cape Town last year, has said that Anni Dewani's husband Shrien had an outrageous argument ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Murdered Indian-origin bride’s mum haunted by Anni’s call night before death


April 22nd, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 22 (ANI): The mother of Anni Dewani, the Indian-origin bride who was murdered during her honeymoon in Cape Town last year, has said the words of her daughter that she ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Remains of ‘Mona Lisa’ to be dug up


April 6th, 2011 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 6 (IANS) The remains of a woman believed to have been the model for Leonardo Da Vinci's 'Mona Lisa' will be exhumed in a bid to recreate her ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

French police warned against arresting veiled Muslim women near mosques


April 5th, 2011 - 4:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 5(ANI): French Interior Minister Claude Guent has warned the country's police against arresting Muslim women covering up 'in or around' mosques.The strict instructions are contained in a nine-page circular issued ... Read more...

Posted in World |

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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Egyptian team in Jaipur re-preserves 2300 old mummy


March 8th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
Jaipur, Mar 8(ANI): A three-member team from Egypt on Tuesday re-preserved a 2,300 old Egyptian mummy in Jaipur, Rajasthan.The mummy is that of Tutu, a female member of a priest's family, ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Lady Gaga spent 3 days in a mesh coffin before Grammy ‘Rebirth’!


February 16th, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 16 (ANI): It seems Lady Gaga took her 'rebirth' at Grammy Awards very seriously - the star spent three days in a mesh coffin before she arrived for the event.The ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

17-year-old girl in China kills self after Facebook post


February 9th, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Feb 09 (ANI): A troubled teenager in China has died after falling from the second floor of her school - just days after posting in her Facebook wall about ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Body of Mike Bongiorno, Italian TV Host Stolen, No Ransom


January 28th, 2011 - 2:22 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Jan 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Mike Bongiorno was a famous Italian quiz show host for over fifty years, just as well known in Italy as Bob Barker is for his hosting of 'The ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Brazilian woman declared dead by hospital wakes up in funeral parlour


December 27th, 2010 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 27 (ANI): A Brazilian woman, who was declared dead at a hospital, escaped being buried alive when she woke up in a funeral parlour hours before she was to be ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Best ways to pamper yourself


December 24th, 2010 - 12:41 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Dec 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Life shouldn’t be all about stressing yourself. Come to think of it, none of the things that you will get here and now will be added ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Coffin of JFK’s killer sold for $90,000


December 18th, 2010 - 1:18 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 17 (IANS) The coffin of Lee Harvey Oswald, the man who is believed to have assassinated then US president John F. Kennedy, has been sold for $90,000. The bids started ... Read more...

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