funeral rites

G. Kasturi, former editor of The Hindu dead

September 21st, 2012 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/Chennai, Sep 21 (IANS) G. Kasturi, former editor of The Hindu group of newspapers, passed away at his home in Chennai early Friday, official sources said. He was 91.His family ... Read more...

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Fardeen Khan’s sister killed in south Delhi car crash (Lead)

February 28th, 2012 - 1:29 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, February 27 (IANS) Two people, including the half-sister of Bollywood actor Fardeen Khan, were killed in a collision of two cars in south Delhi early Monday, police ... Read more...

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Bhupen Hazarika’s cremation wish was not met

January 13th, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Jan 13 (IANS) Two months after his death, it appears that music maestro Bhupen Hazarika's last wish of getting his funeral rites performed by a select few individuals was ... Read more...

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Massive preparations in Assam for Bhupen Hazarika’s final journey

November 6th, 2011 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Nov 6 (IANS) Massive arrangements are being made in Assam's main city of Guwahati for the funeral rites of music maestro Bhupen Hazarika who passed away in a Mumbai ... Read more...

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Welfare scheme for jobless Non-Resident Keralites

June 24th, 2011 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 24 (IANS) Now, Non-Resident Keralites (NRKs) who return home jobless will be provided assistance for education, marriage, maternity besides money for performing funeral rites, Kerala Governor R.S. Gavai ... Read more...

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Committed to Khandu’s dream of developed Arunachal: PM (Lead)

May 6th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Itanagar, May 6 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday pledged his government's full support in completing the "unfinished task and dream of all round development" of Arunachal Pradesh chief ... Read more...

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PM, Sonia to pay last respects to Khandu in Itanagar

May 6th, 2011 - 9:59 am ICT by IANS
Itanagar, May 6 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress president Sonia Gandhi are arriving in Itanagar Friday to pay their last respects to Dorjee Khandu, the Arunachal Pradesh ... Read more...

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‘Gay caveman’ ‘neither gay nor a caveman’

April 10th, 2011 - 7:25 pm ICT by ANI
Montreal, April 10 (ANI): The discovery of a 5,000-year-old skeleton that was buried in a peculiar way has researchers suggesting the prehistoric man found outside modern-day Prague could have been gay or ... Read more...

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Czech archeologists discover remains of first gay caveman

April 8th, 2011 - 1:40 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Prague, April 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Czech Republic archeologists have announced that they have discovered the remains of a “gay” caveman. The scientists say the male body dates back between 2900 B.C. and ... Read more...

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Remains of world’s first gay caveman discovered

April 7th, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 7 (IANS) Archaeologists have found what could be the remains of the world's first gay caveman.The observation suggesting that the remains belong to a gay person is based ... Read more...

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Archaeologists uncover 5,000-yr-old ‘gay’ caveman

April 7th, 2011 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 7 (ANI): Archaeologists have unearthed the remains of a 5,000-year-old man, who they believe may be the world's first known gay caveman.According to them, the way he was buried suggests ... Read more...

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Syro Malabar Catholic Archbishop Vithayathil passes away

April 1st, 2011 - 7:19 pm ICT by ANI
Kochi, Apr.1 (ANI): The Major Archbishop of Syro Malabar Catholic church, Cardinal Mar Varkey Vithayathil, passed away at Kochi's Lisi Hospital on Friday afternoon. He was 84 and was ailing for some ... Read more...

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Funeral rites of burnt Indian-origin woman to be held in Fiji

January 27th, 2011 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
Auckland (New Zealand), Jan.27 (ANI): The funeral rites of the fatally burned woman had lived in New Zealand for five years, will take place in Nadi, Fiji, tomorrow, state radio reports in ... Read more...

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Mayan ruler’s tomb found in Guatemala jungle

July 17th, 2010 - 6:34 am ICT by IANS
Guatemala City, July 17 (IANS/EFE) The tomb of a ruler of the vanished Mayan city of El Zotz has been discovered in a jungle in Guatemala. Archaeologists led by Stephen Houston of Brown ... 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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Maya commoners recorded history by burying relatives under homes

April 21st, 2010 - 4:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 21 (ANI): Illiterate Maya people had a novel way of recording their histories - they buried family items and even relatives under their homes.Excavations of Maya homes in central Belize ... Read more...

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Opposition `Red Shirts’ rule out talks with Thai Government

April 11th, 2010 - 8:40 pm ICT by ANI
Bangkok (Thailand), Apr.11 (ANI): Opposition `Red Shirt' protesters have ruled out negotiations with the government of Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva. On Sunday, Jatuporn Prompan, one of the leaders of the Red Shirt ... Read more...

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3 women perform last rites of grandfather

August 31st, 2009 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 31 (IANS) Notwithstanding stiff opposition from some village elders, three sisters in Uttar Pradesh performed the funeral of their grandfather in contrast to the Hindu tradition of only men performing ... Read more...

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Archaeologists on verge of discovering only known tomb of Aztec king

July 14th, 2009 - 3:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 14 (ANI): With the discovery of a richly decorated canine skeleton near a sealed entrance near Mexico's Templo Mayor (Great Temple), an archaeological team might be on the verge ... Read more...

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Mohan Singh was a Muslim, rules Malaysian court

July 6th, 2009 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, July 6 (IANS) Malaysia's civil high court Monday ruled that deceased art director Mohan Singh had converted to Islam, rejecting a plea of his family that his body be released ... Read more...

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Now special packages for funeral rites too

July 1st, 2009 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
By Rajat Rai Lucknow, July 1 (IANS) Travel operators offer them and so do shopping malls. And now, special packages tailored to suit various budgets are on offer in cremation grounds in Uttar ... Read more...

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Italy quake toll rises to 278, state funeral Friday

April 9th, 2009 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, April 9 (DPA) Three days after an earthquake struck central Italy, the toll Thursday rose to 278 as preparations got under way for a state funeral planned for Friday. ... Read more...

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Veteran Omakkuchi Narasimhan passes away

March 13th, 2009 - 3:47 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Veteran Ace Actor and ace filmmaker Omakkuchi Narasimhan has passed away. Since past one year, the legend was suffering from throat cancer. The actor not only proved his mettle felt in Tamil ... Read more...

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Nepal kings’ arch-enemy returns after 100 years

March 9th, 2009 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, March 9 (IANS) When he died in 1877, Bal Narsingh Kunwar had irretrievably changed the course of Nepal's history, reducing the mighty Shah kings to figureheads while his clan ... Read more...

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Murdered IT worker’s daughter in hospital, pines for mother

February 12th, 2009 - 11:16 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 12 (IANS) Nearly four months after she was murdered, IT centre worker Anandita Mishra-Goswami's five-year-old daughter who suffers from cerebral palsy continues to remain in shock and yearn for her ... Read more...

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Gurudwara Angitha Sahib cremates old volumes of Guru Granth Sahib

November 23rd, 2008 - 9:00 pm ICT by ANI
By Asheesh Goel Dehradun, Nov.23 (ANI): Gurudwara Angitha Sahib in Sahaspur near Dehradun in Uttarakhand holds a unique significance for the Sikh community. For, at this gurudwara, the personification of Shri Guru ... Read more...

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Archaeologists find Iron Age mausoleum in Armenia

October 4th, 2008 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 4 (ANI): Archeologists at work in the Gogaran village of the Lori province in northern Armenia have recently discovered an Iron Age mausoleum unlike others that appeared in the ... Read more...

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Malaysian Indian challenges dead half-brother’s conversion to Islam

June 26th, 2008 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, June 26 (IANS) A Malaysian Indian has challenged the conversion to Islam of his half-brother, who allegedly committed suicide earlier this week, claiming his body from hospital authorities for funeral ... Read more...

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