Woman, 96, dies preparing for 70ft abseil

July 30th, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) A thrill-seeking 96-year-old British woman collapsed and died just ahead of taking part in a 70-feet abseil, the controlled descent down a rock face using a ... Read more...

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Little Chinese bowl fetches $2.5 mn!

June 9th, 2012 - 10:43 am ICT by IANS
London, June 9 (IANS) People of the art world are stunned after a little Chinese bowl was sold for 1.6 million pounds (around $2.5 million) during a British auction. ... Read more...

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500-yr-old rare Michelangelo painting ‘found tucked behind a sofa’

October 11th, 2010 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct 11 (ANI): Most art lovers would be overjoyed to find a rare, unfinished artwork of Michelangelo's, but not when they find out that it was tucked behind a ... Read more...

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Former WWE Wrestler Gertrude “Luna” Vachon Dead

August 28th, 2010 - 7:44 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Aug 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Gertrude "Luna" Vachon, the former World Wrestling Entertainment wrestler, who is better known to her fans as "Daughter of Darkness" died on Friday at her mother's ... Read more...

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Former WWE star ‘Luna’ dead

August 28th, 2010 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
Florida, Aug.28 (ANI): Former WWE superstar Gertrude "Luna" Vachon died on Friday morning in Florida. She was 48. Luna wrestled for the WWE from 1993 to 2000 ... and had gained notoriety ... Read more...

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World’s oldest woman, 114, dies

May 4th, 2010 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 4 (ANI): Kama Chinen, from Okinawa in southern Japan, believed to be the oldest person in the world has died at the age of 114 years and 356 days old.Before ... Read more...

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RIP Mary Josephine Ray-America’s Oldest Person Dies At 114 Years

March 9th, 2010 - 9:08 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Mar 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The oldest person in the United States, and the second oldest in the entire world, has passed away peacefully in her sleep at the age of ... Read more...

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Robert Adam Mosbacher dies, at 82 years of age

January 24th, 2010 - 10:55 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Houston, Jan 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The former US Secretary of Commerce - Robert Adam Mosbacher, Sr. has died. The New York born Robert Adam Mosbacher was the US Secretary of Commerce ... Read more...

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World’s oldest person passes away at 115

September 12th, 2009 - 12:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 12 (ANI): The world's oldest person has died at the age of 115.According to doctors, Gertrude Baines may have suffered a heart attack.An autopsy will be conducted to confirm the ... Read more...

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Jack Ketchum’s “The Girl Next Door”

June 27th, 2009 - 6:51 pm ICT by GD
One of the contemporary American authors who has made a mark in the literary field is Jack Ketchum whose notable works include the novel "The Girl Next Door". Written about 20 ... Read more...

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Diabetes, high BP may hasten death in people with Alzheimer’’s

November 4th, 2008 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 4 (ANI): Having diabetes or high blood pressure may increase the chances of death in people with Alzheimer''s disease, new research suggests.The study has been published in the November ... Read more...

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The top celebrity middle names you never knew

October 31st, 2008 - 6:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 31 (ANI): He''s famously known as Kiefer Sutherland, but the actor''s full name actually consists of five middle titles - Kiefer William Frederick Dempsey George Rufus Sutherland. Fox News has ... Read more...

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Brits ditching traditional names in favour of celebs for their kids

August 13th, 2008 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 13 (ANI): Edna, Norman and Gertrude are just a few of the classic British names that have virtually died out within a lifetime as parents copy celebrities when naming ... Read more...

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Letter sent 60 years ago lands in local mailbox

July 30th, 2008 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Lawrence (US), July 30 (IANS) A letter sent 60 years ago detailing the mood of the people after Harry S. Truman was elected US president has recently turned up in the mailbox ... Read more...

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