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Italian town allows owners to be buried with pets


September 7th, 2012 - 9:19 am ICT by IANS
Pisa, Sep 7 (IANS/AKI) A town in northern Italy has set aside land for dead people to be buried along with their deceased beloved furry friends.Italian cemeteries generally do not ... Read more...

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Kim Jong-un signs order of battle


August 27th, 2012 - 5:03 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 27 (IANS) North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has signed an order of battle to counter possible attacks by South Korea and the US, state-run news agency KCNA reported.During ... Read more...

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‘Shiva’ - an ordinary affair (Kannada Movie Review)


August 25th, 2012 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Shiva"; Producer: K.P.Srikanth, Kantharaj; Director: Om Prakash Rao; Cast: Shivarajkumar, Ragini, Ravishankar, Ravi Kale, Rangayana Raghu, Gurudatt, Shobharaj, Bullet Prakash; Music: Guru Kiran; Camera: Sathya Hegde; Rating: **Director Om Prakash ... Read more...

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Probe ordered into leakage of UP order on graveyards to media


August 4th, 2012 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 3 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh's minorities welfare minister Friday ordered a probe into the leakage of an order on construction of walls around graveyards to the media.Mohd Azam Khan, ... Read more...

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One dead in Pakistan police check-post attack (Lead)


July 7th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 7 (IANS) Unidentified gunmen in a car Saturday opened fire at a police check-post in the Pakistani capital, killing one policeman, a media report said.The incident took place ... Read more...

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From wasteland, Taj Corridor to become Agra’s green lung (With image)


June 18th, 2012 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, June 18 (IANS) At last, the controversial Taj Heritage Corridor, sandwiched between the Taj Mahal and Agra Fort, will be transformed from a wasteland into the city's green lung.The ... Read more...

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Graveyard vandalised in Goa village; skulls found


June 15th, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 15 (IANS) In a bizarre incident, a graveyard in the island village of Divar, 10 km from here, was vandalised and nine skulls dug out from the graves ... Read more...

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Shrinking space for dead in Hyderabad (Feature, With Images)


May 15th, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 15 (IANS) "Mar ke bhi chain na paya to kidhar jayenge? (If there is no peace in death, then where will I go?" This Urdu couplet from Ibrahim ... Read more...

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People search for burial space in Rawalpindi


May 5th, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 5 (IANS) People in Pakistan's Rawalpindi city are finding it difficult to bury their dead as they say there is not enough space left for their loved ones ... Read more...

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Little to gain from Siachen, daily to Pakistan and India


April 19th, 2012 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 19 (IANS) There is little to gain by hanging on to miles of high-altitude ice in Siachen, said a Pakistani daily that wanted Islamabad and New Delhi to ... Read more...

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Abducted Pakistani boy strangled to death


March 18th, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 18 (IANS) A 13-year-old boy, kidnapped in the Pakistani port city Karachi, was strangled to death by two people despite a ransom of Rs.600,000 having been paid.Huzaifa Amir ... Read more...

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UPA breaking up, brick by brick: BJP


March 15th, 2012 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) said Thursday that the Congress-led government was falling apart, brick by brick, due to distrust with its key allies."There ... Read more...

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Chinese graveyard offers attractive jobs to young women


February 20th, 2012 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 20 (IANS) A Chinese graveyard is offering jobs to five young women to work as funeral attendants for 100,000 yuan ($15,886) a year.The selected candidates will be required ... Read more...

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Winter session should be extended: Anna


December 15th, 2011 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) Social activist Anna Hazare Thursday said the winter session of parliament should be extended if the time to pass the Lokpal bill is limited."If ... Read more...

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Woman steals flowers from schoolboy’s grave, sparks outrage


December 7th, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 7 (IANS) A veiled woman caught on a CCTV camera stealing flowers from an 11-year-old boy's graveyard has sparked a public outrage here.His family had installed the camera ... Read more...

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Two Pakistani Hindus get bail in grave digging case


November 10th, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 10 (IANS) A Pakistani court Thursday granted bail to two Hindus, accused of digging graves and stealing bones, on surety bonds of Rs.20,000 each, Online news agency reported.Police ... Read more...

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Pakistan graveyard caretaker held for desecrating female bodies


October 30th, 2011 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 30 (IANS) A graveyard caretaker has been arrested in Karachi on charges of "sexually desecrating" female bodies, a media report said Sunday.Riyaz, the 28-year-old caretaker of Paposh graveyard, ... Read more...

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Karachi police arrest four suspected target killers


October 13th, 2011 - 5:10 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 13 (IANS) Karachi police Wednesday claimed to have arrested four suspected target killers allegedly involved in the killing of 73 people.Clifton police have taken into custody two suspects ... Read more...

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Simon Cowell calls off engagement?


September 19th, 2011 - 8:15 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 19 (IANS) Music mogul Simon Cowell has reportedly parted ways with fiancee Mezhgan Hussainy. The break-up is said to be amicable."Simon and Mezhgan split up in August. He ... Read more...

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Geelani demands release of prisoners before Eid


August 19th, 2011 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 19 (IANS) Hardline Kashmiri separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani Friday threatened another stir if the arrested political prisoners and youth were not released by the government before Eid.Geelani, ... Read more...

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Greyfriars Bobby who kept vigil at master’s grave was a hoax stunt


August 3rd, 2011 - 11:45 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An academic has disproved the age-long story of the faithful canine that spent 14 years beside the graveyard of its owner. The 1858 story of Greyfriars Bobby ... Read more...

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Remains of Hitler’s deputy to be destroyed


July 21st, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 21 (IANS) The remains of Adolf Hitler's deputy Rudolf Hess in a German graveyard will be destroyed to prevent neo-Nazis from converting the area into a pilgrimage site, ... Read more...

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Maoists graveyard found in Jharkhand


June 12th, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 12 (IANS) A graveyard of Maoists with 14 bodies has been found in Jharkhand.Officials said the graveyard was discovered on a hill top in a forest during a ... Read more...

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Geelani, Mirwaiz placed under house arrest


May 27th, 2011 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 27 (IANS) Hardline senior separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani and Mirwaiz Umer Farooq, chairman of the moderate Hurriyat group, were placed under house arrest by the authorities Friday ... Read more...

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MIM not to pursue politics of murder, says Asaduddin Owaisi


May 22nd, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 22 (IANS) Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) will not pursue the politics of murder to avenge the assassination attempt on its leader Akbaruddin Owaisi, but wants a probe into the ... Read more...

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8 killed, 15 injured in shooting attack in western Pakistan


May 7th, 2011 - 12:27 am ICT by BNO News
QUETTA, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- Unknown gunmen on Friday opened fire on a group of people, killing 8 and injuring at least 15 others in Baluchistan province, western Pakistan, the APP news ... Read more...

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Ferry capsizes in Egypt, 22 killed


April 29th, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, April 29 (IANS) At least 22 people died and four had a narrow escape when a ferry sank in the Nile in southern Egypt, the official news agency MENA ... Read more...

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Ekta’s ‘Shor In The City’ impresses Karan Johar (Movie Snippets)


April 28th, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Filmmaker Karan Johar, who was once dogged by rumours of a relationship with Ekta Kapoor, is bowled over by the TV tsarina's new production ... Read more...

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Poles outraged over demand for Nazi memorial at UK soldiers’ gravesite


April 20th, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by ANI
Moscow, Apr 19 (ANI): Polish veterans have been outraged by the demands of German survivors of Second World War that a memorial be built for their fallen comrades on the same site ... Read more...

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UK ’sexual abuse victim’ exhumed 22 years after suicide


April 13th, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 13 (ANI): The remains of a sister of a convicted child sex attacker were exhumed on Tuesday night, 22 years after she leaped to her death.Police removed the body of ... Read more...

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Thousands join funeral of slain Kashmiri religious leader


April 8th, 2011 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 8 (IANS) Thousands of mourners joined the 'Nimaz-e-Jinaza' (funeral prayers) of Kashmiri religious leader Maulana Showkat Ahmad Shah, who was killed in a powerful blast outside a mosque ... Read more...

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Land grab row turns violent in Patna, one dead


April 5th, 2011 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 5 (IANS) Three people, including a woman, were shot here Tuesday as a land dispute between a builder and a group of people, mostly Dalits, turned violent, ... Read more...

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Shiv Sena warns of beating Jaitapur n-plant supporters


February 28th, 2011 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 28 (IANS) The Shiv Sena Monday warned that the advocates of the multi-billion-rupee Jaitapur nuclear power plant would be beaten up with slippers wherever they travel in the Konkan region ... Read more...

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Brit couple caught having sex in graveyard in full view of pupils


February 12th, 2011 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 12 (ANI): A couple in Britain has been arrested after they were caught having sex in a graveyard in broad daylight and in full view of pupils and staff at ... Read more...

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Italian TV host Mike Bongiorno’s body stolen


January 27th, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Novara, Jan 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The body of Italian TV host Mike Bongiorno, who died in 2009 has been stolen. When he died then he was 85 years old. Apparently his grave ... Read more...

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