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Beyond champagne chic: a peek into Indian diplomacy


June 25th, 2012 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Indian diplomacy is 50 percent protocol, 30 percent alcohol and 20 percent T.N. Kaul (India's legendary foreign secretary in the late sixties), so goes the ... Read more...

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Saudi king chooses new crown prince, interior minister


June 18th, 2012 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
Riyadh, June 18 (IANS) Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud Monday selected Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz as the new crown prince and appointed him deputy premier and ... Read more...

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Funeral of veteran journalist George Joseph attended by hundreds


February 29th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kanjirapally (Kerala), Feb 29 (IANS) Hundreds of people from all walks of life turned up for the funeral ceremony of George Joseph, veteran journalist and political editor of IANS, at ... Read more...

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Kim Jong Un appointed North Korea’s top military commander


January 1st, 2012 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Pyongyang, Jan 1 (IANS) Kim Jong-un, the youngest son of late North Korean leader Kim Jong-il, has been appointed the country's top military commander, the ruling Workers' Party of Korea ... Read more...

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UN flag at half mast to mourn Kim Jong Il


December 29th, 2011 - 2:48 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Dec 29 (IANS) The UN Wednesday flew its blue and white flag at half mast at its offices across the world to mourn the death of North Korean ... Read more...

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Afghan MP among 20 killed in attack on funeral


December 26th, 2011 - 10:48 pm ICT by BNO News
TALOQAN, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- At least 20 people were killed on Sunday when a suicide bomber targeted a funeral in northern Afghanistan, officials said on Monday. A member of parliament was ... Read more...

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North Korean leader Kim Jong-il dies of heart attack


December 19th, 2011 - 2:32 pm ICT by BNO News
PYONGYANG (BNO NEWS) -- Kim Jong-il, the mysterious Communist leader who ruled North Korea for more than seventeen years, died of a massive heart attack on early Saturday morning, the government announced ... 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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Pakistan blast: 31 killed, Taliban claims responsibility


September 15th, 2011 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 15 (IANS) At least 31 people were killed and 50 injured in a suicide bomb attack Thursday in northwest Pakistan, a media report said. The bomber blew himself ... Read more...

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Kelly Osbourne sports beehive hairdo at Amy Winehouse’s funeral


July 26th, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, July 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Several people including celebrities attended the private funeral ceremony of the late singer Amy Winehouse on Tuesday. Kelly Osbourne was also at the funeral and she sported ... Read more...

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At least 37 killed in funeral suicide blast in Pakistan


March 9th, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by BNO News
PESHAWAR, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- At least 37 people were killed and dozens more were injured after a suicide bomber on Wednesday blasted a funeral ceremony in the northern region of Pakistan, ... Read more...

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Iran holds funeral for air crash victims


January 11th, 2011 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Jan 11 (IANS) Iran held a funeral ceremony Tuesday for the victims of Sunday's air crash near the airport of the northwestern city of Orumiyeh, a media report said.Iran's Coroner Organisation ... Read more...

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Bernie Madoff Would Conduct Private Service For Dead Son


December 14th, 2010 - 8:26 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dec 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Bernie Madoff, who is currently serving a 150 year prison term, will not be attending his son, Mark Madoff's funeral. It has been reported that he ... Read more...

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Bernie Madoff Might Be Barred From Attending Son’s Funeral


December 13th, 2010 - 8:40 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Dec 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Mark Madoff finally had to pay the price for what his father did. The price was indeed too high, as the 46-year-old lost his life out ... Read more...

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Remains of Bolivian pilot found frozen and intact 20 years later


November 10th, 2010 - 11:28 pm ICT by BNO News
LA PAZ, BOLIVIA (BNO NEWS) -- The corpse of a Bolivian pilot was found in the country's snow caped mountain tops east of its capital, La Paz, 20 years after a plane ... Read more...

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Thousands bid tearful farewell to Hindustani music doyen Gavai (Lead)


September 18th, 2010 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 18 (IANS) Thousands of people Saturday bade a tearful farewell to the doyen of Hindustani music Pandit Puttaraj Gavai, who passed away Friday in Gadag in north Karnataka. The visually-impaired vocalist, ... Read more...

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Thousands attend last rites of K.M. Mathew


August 2nd, 2010 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kottayam (Kerala), Aug 2 (IANS) The last rites of Malayala Manorama chief editor K.M. Mathew were held here Monday with life coming to a standstill in the city and thousands of ... Read more...

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Gary Coleman Cremated Without A Funeral Ceremony


June 20th, 2010 - 7:33 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar June 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Gary Coleman was cremated without a funeral ceremony on Friday. The former child star had mentioned in his 2005 will that he does not want a ... Read more...

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Man jumps onto funeral pyre, dies


June 19th, 2010 - 12:48 am ICT by IANS
Varanasi, June 18 (IANS) A man, said to be mentally unstable, was charred to death Friday after he jumped onto a funeral pyre in Uttar Pradesh's Varanasi district, police said. The incident occurred ... Read more...

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Presley wrote ‘I love ya mama’ on Bible after mum’s death


May 13th, 2010 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 13 (ANI): Elvis Presley wrote 'I love ya mama' and signed his name on a Bible he possessed, after the burial of his mother on August 14th, 1958, it ... Read more...

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Corey Feldman Says No Public Memorial Service Will Be Organised By The Family Of Corey Haim


April 11th, 2010 - 7:45 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Los Angeles, Apr 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Late Corey Haim's family would not organize any public memorial service in remembrance of the star but instead hold a private family dinner along ... Read more...

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Corey Haim’s Funeral Was A Private Affair


March 17th, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Thornhill, Mar 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Corey Haim was put to rest at the Steeles College Memorial Chapel in Thornhill. The family of the deceased star bade him the final farewell ... Read more...

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Kentucky State Flag To Remain Half Staffed On March 1st


February 28th, 2010 - 10:43 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Paduchah, Kentucky, Feb 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Governor Steve Beshear has issued orders for all Kentucky State Flag to be lowered paying respect towards the Kentucky Casualty. The Governor Steve Beshear ... Read more...

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Brittany Murphy laid to rest at Forest Lawn


December 25th, 2009 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Dec 25 (IANS) Actress Brittany Murphy, who died of cardiac arrest, has been laid to rest in a small, private ceremony at the Forest Lawn Memorial Park here. Murphy's ... Read more...

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Michael Jackson to be buried today


September 3rd, 2009 - 12:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 3 (ANI): King of Pop Michael Jackson will be buried today evening.The pop legend will be laid to rest at Holly Terrace Grand Mausoleum in Glendale Forest Lawn Memorial ... Read more...

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Senator Byrd Attends Kennedy’s Funeral Mass


August 30th, 2009 - 6:30 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Senator Byrd, who was an old colleague of Senator Edward.M.Kennedy (who passed away on 25th August), was present at the funeral ceremony of Kennedy in Boston.Among the former members of ... Read more...

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19yr-old Chinese boy gets 18 months in jail for stealing corpses


August 4th, 2009 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, August 4 (ANI): A 19-year-old boy in China has been sentenced to 18 months in prison for stealing eight corpses from graves, and blackmailing the bereaved families.Huang, a junior high ... Read more...

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Dame Elizabeth Taylor refuses to attend Jackson’s funeral


July 7th, 2009 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 07 (ANI): Legendary Hollywood actress Dame Elizabeth Taylor has confirmed that she will not attend her longtime friend and icon Michael Jackson's funeral at the Staples Center in Los ... Read more...

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Michael Jackson’s Funeral Plans


June 29th, 2009 - 7:02 pm ICT by GD
With the shocking news of the death of Michael Jackson on the 25, speculation have started regarding the plans of his funeral. Since Michael had grown up in the Jehovah's witness that ... Read more...

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Jade Goody’s widower may miss her funeral


March 23rd, 2009 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 23 (IANS) Jack Tweed, widower of late British reality TV star Jade Goody who passed away early Sunday morning, could miss out on saying a final goodbye to his ... Read more...

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Over 150 in Madhya Pradesh village affected by food poisoning


January 2nd, 2009 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Jan 2 (IANS) Over 150 people fell ill in Madhya Pradesh's Badwani district after eating stale food, officials said Friday.The incident occurred in Chirmiria village of Badwani district where a funeral ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Mahendra Kapoor disappeared from Bollywood music scene too early’


September 28th, 2008 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 28 (IANS) A voice that rendered many immortal songs will be heard no more, as Bollywood bade farewell Sunday to singer Mahendra Kapoor, who passed away at the age of ... Read more...

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Explosion kills eight in northwest Pakistan


March 1st, 2008 - 12:53 am ICT by admin
(Lead) DPA Islamabad, Feb 29 (DPA) At least eight people were killed and more than 50 injured Friday in an explosion during the funeral ceremony of a police official who was killed in ... Read more...

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Pakistan Rights body condemns detention of Aitzaz, others


January 3rd, 2008 - 4:51 pm ICT by admin
Karachi, Jan 3 (ANI): The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has strongly condemned the extension of illegal detention of Supreme Court Bar Association President Aitzaz Ahsan, Justice (Retired) Tariq Mahmood, and ... Read more...

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