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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...

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Toll in Uttar Pradesh accident 69, 23 yet to be identified


July 11th, 2011 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 11 (IANS) The toll in one of India's worst train accidents rose to 69 by the time search operations ended Monday in Uttar Pradesh, where 14 coaches ... Read more...

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Bodies of slain Chhattisgarh cops ferried in garbage truck


June 28th, 2011 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Dantewada (Chhattisgarh), June 28 (IANS) The coffins of three Chhattisgarh policemen killed in a Maoist landmine blast in Dantewada Sunday night were transported in a municipality garbage collection vehicle for ... Read more...

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Gurkhas take pension battle to European rights court


June 20th, 2011 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 20 (IANS) Nepalese veterans of the British Army are taking their battle for equal pension rights to the European Court of Human Rights, the Guardian reported Monday.After winning ... Read more...

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Death toll in Japan expected to reach over 10,000 - police


March 15th, 2011 - 8:59 pm ICT by BNO News
TOKYO (BNO NEWS) -- The death toll continues to rapidly rise following Japan's massive 9.0 earthquake last week as the country's National Police Agency said more than 10,000 were expected to be ... Read more...

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1.5m Brits ‘would like to be buried with their mobile phones’!


December 2nd, 2010 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 2 (ANI): A new survey has found that an estimated 1.5 million Britons would like their mobile phones to be placed inside their coffin.For women, other priorities include a cuddly ... Read more...

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Alicia Keys, Kim Kardashian Sacrifices Digital Life On The World AIDS Day


December 2nd, 2010 - 2:57 am ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Dec 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Grammy award-winning singer Alicia Keys along with other celebrities which includes Lady Gaga, Kim Kardashian, Justin Timberlake, P. Diddy, Ryan Seacrest and many other celebs ... Read more...

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Gaga, Usher, Kardashian ‘play dead’ to raise money for World AIDS Day


November 29th, 2010 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 29 (ANI): Kim Kardashian has posed dead in a coffin for a new advert promoting The Digital Life Sacrifice, an internet campaign in which stars including Lady Gaga, Justin ... Read more...

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Lady Gaga, Justin Timberlake, Usher are quitting Facebook for charity


November 29th, 2010 - 1:18 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Nov 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Lady Gaga, Justin Timberlake and Usher are all bidding farewell to the various social networking portals like Facebook and Twitter in order to raise money. ... Read more...

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2,000-yr-old intact female skeleton with gray hair discovered in China


November 25th, 2010 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 25 (ANI): An intact skeleton of an elderly woman has been excavated from an ancient tomb dating back to around 2,200 years ago in central China's Hubei Province.Archaeologists ... Read more...

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Oz man becomes first to be buried upright at vertical cemetery


October 5th, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 5 (ANI): An Australian cancer victim has become the first person to be buried upright at the country's only vertical cemetery.According to the Herald Sun, Allan Heywood lost his battle ... Read more...

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Lavish funerals in vogue in SE Asian societies


September 28th, 2010 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 28 (IANS) More and more people in Southeast Asian countries now want to give their dead relatives a "lavish" funeral, the best that money can buy. From gold-plated coffins to burial ... Read more...

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Tributes paid to five dead police personnel in Jharkhand


July 17th, 2010 - 7:10 pm ICT by ANI
Ranchi, July 17 (ANI): The district police of Latehar in Jharkhand presented a guard of honour to the five police personnel were killed in an ambush laid down by the Maoists in ... Read more...

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Goa priest bans burying dead with gold, trinkets


July 17th, 2010 - 10:15 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 17 (IANS) Funerals will not be conducted if relatives of deceased bury the dead with gold and other valuables, a Goan Roman Catholic priest said Saturday. Father Raul Colaco, the priest ... Read more...

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Movie Review: The Losers(2010)


July 5th, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The Losers: Treat For Action Comedy FansRating: 3 out of 5*Starring: Zoe Saldana, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Idris Elba, Columbus Short, Oscar Jaenada and Jason PatricDirector: Sylvain WhiteJuly 5 2010 (Sampurn Wire): ... Read more...

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Bodies of Captain Ahluwalia, air hostess Tejal brought to Mumbai


May 23rd, 2010 - 11:18 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, May 23 (ANI): Bodies of co-pilot Captain Harbinder Singh Ahluwalia and airhostess Tejal Kamulkar, who died in the Mangalore-plane crash on Saturday, were brought to their hometown here on Sunday for ... Read more...

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Jesse James auctions bike, coffin on eBay


May 23rd, 2010 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 23 (ANI): Sandra Bullock's love-rat husband Jesse James has put up two pre-war motorcycles and other items for sale on eBay. The TV mechanic has posted, a 1937 Elgin Skylark ... Read more...

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Bodies of killed CRPF personnel arrive in New Delhi


May 10th, 2010 - 6:45 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 10 (ANI): Bodies of the four Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel, who were killed by Maoists in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur District, arrived in New Delhi on Monday, to be ... Read more...

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Bodies of 24 CRPF troopers brought to Delhi (Lead)


April 7th, 2010 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) Bodies of 24 Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) troopers, killed in a Maoist ambush Tuesday, were brought to the national capital Wednesday evening. An Indian Air Force ... Read more...

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Ex-hubby of Jesse James’ mistress files for full custody of their son


March 22nd, 2010 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar 22 (ANI): It has emerged that the ex-husband of Jesse James' alleged mistress has filed for full guardianship of their son.According to Usmagazine.com, in court documents filed in San ... Read more...

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Jesse James’ mistress supports ‘white power,’ gives Nazi salute


March 20th, 2010 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 20 (ANI): Michelle "Bombshell" McGee, the woman who carried on an 11-month affair with Sandra Bullock's husband Jesse James, supports 'white power,' gives the Nazi salute and does pornographic ... Read more...

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Chantel Kendall Accuses Jason Kendall Of Adderall Abuse


March 9th, 2010 - 8:54 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Mar 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Jason Kendall is trying it hard but in the courtrooms and not in the baseball grounds. The Kansas City Royals catcher is struggling with his divorce ... Read more...

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Bodies of six Indians killed in Kabul brought back (Second lead)


February 27th, 2010 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) A special India Air Force plane carrying the bodies of six Indians killed in the Kabul terror attack arrived Saturday evening here, where President Pratibha Patil ... Read more...

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Akiko Suzuki On Her Olympic Dreams


February 24th, 2010 - 9:36 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Vancouver, British Columbia, Feb 24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Japanese figure skate star Akiko Suzuki is on a high! Akiko Suzuki who has been battling anorexia has finally made her dream fly ... Read more...

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Soon, a fat tax for obese at UK crematoriums


January 27th, 2010 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 27 (ANI): In the UK, family members could be asked to pay 40 pounds extra if their cremated loved ones are overweight.Larger bodies are currently taken to crematoria in London ... Read more...

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Now pay ‘fat tax’ for cremation


January 27th, 2010 - 10:52 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 27 (IANS) A civic authority in Britain is considering a hike in the cremation charge in order to collect funds to improve the crematoriums which are unfit for bodies ... Read more...

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Togo footballers return home to national mourning


January 11th, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi/Lome(Togo), Jan 11 (DPA) Togo's national football team flew home from Angola after retiring from the Africa Cup following an attack on its bus by separatist militants. Thousands of fans were waiting Sunday ... Read more...

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187,000 Facebookers oppose Islamist march through British town


January 4th, 2010 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, Jan 4 (IANS) More than 187,000 people joined a Facebook group Monday to oppose a planned Islamic march through a British town famous for honouring the war ... Read more...

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Hate preacher Anjem Choudary to pen ’sick’ letters to families of dead British soldiers


January 3rd, 2010 - 6:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan. 3 (ANI): Radical Islamic preacher Anjem Choudary is plotting to register "sick" protests against British troops fighting in Afghanistan by sending hate letters to relatives of fallen soldiers.A hardline ... Read more...

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Fanatics march in UK war heroes’ town


January 2nd, 2010 - 6:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan. 2 (ANI): Islamic extremists plan to march through a town that has become a symbol of British war heroes.Hate preacher Anjem Choudary said the marchers would be carrying coffins through ... Read more...

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Bhopal tragedy survivors lie in coffins to protest


December 3rd, 2009 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) Covering themselves with shrouds and lying inside coffins, the Bhopal gas leak survivors put up a protest in the capital Thursday to commemorate the 25th anniversary of ... Read more...

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Relief pours for the Philippines flood victims


October 11th, 2009 - 5:04 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Manila, Oct 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Then Typhoon Parma struck Philippines on Oct. 3 and lingered as a tropical depression for about a week, bringing destruction in its wake to the whole region. ... Read more...

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Bodies of YSR, four others being brought to Hyderabad (Lead)


September 3rd, 2009 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 3 (IANS) The bodies of Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy and four others killed in a helicopter crash were Thursday being brought to Hyderabad after an autopsy in ... Read more...

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Three army officers named in Kargil coffin scam


August 22nd, 2009 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Saturday filed charges against three army officers, two of whom have retired, and also named a US firm in what has ... Read more...

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Madonna’s ‘poetically inspired echoes’ in romantic letter to ex


August 6th, 2009 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
New York, August 6 (ANI): Madonna was said to have borrowed heavily from a 1967 Pulitzer Prize-winning poem in one of her romantic letters to her former boyfriend.The Queen of Pop's ... Read more...

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