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Human sacrifice in Mexico


April 2nd, 2012 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, April 2 (IANS/EFE) The seven members of a satanic cult arrested last week for allegedly sacrificing two 10-year-old boys and a 44-year-old woman to Mexico's Holy Death deity ... Read more...

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Husband beheads wife in human sacrifice in Jharkhand


March 2nd, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, March 2 (IANS) In a gory incident of human sacrifice in Jharkhand, a husband allegedly beheaded his wife and offered her severed head to appease a deity in the ... Read more...

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Husband beheads wife in human sacrifice in Jharkhand


March 2nd, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, March 2 (IANS) In a gory incident of human sacrifice in Jharkhand, a husband allegedly beheaded his wife and offered her severed head to appease a deity in the ... Read more...

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Human head found near Assam’s Kamakhya temple (Lead)


March 2nd, 2012 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, March 2 (IANS) The discovery of a man's severed head on a road leading to the ancient Kamakhya temple created quite a sensation in this Assam's major city Friday, ... Read more...

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Human head found at famous Kamakhya temple


March 2nd, 2012 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, March 2 (IANS) The discovery of a man's severed head on a road leading to the ancient Kamakhya temple created quite a sensation here Friday, police said adding that ... Read more...

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Tantrik beheads boy for ‘divine powers’


February 23rd, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Feb 23 (IANS) A 'tantrik' who allegedly beheaded a 10-year-old boy to obtain "divine powers" has been arrested in yet another case of human sacrifice in Chhattisgarh, police said ... Read more...

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Boy sacrificed for hidden treasure in Andhra


January 26th, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 26 (IANS) A 14-year-old boy was killed by a group of people in the belief that a human sacrifice would yield them a secret treasure in Andhra Pradesh's ... Read more...

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Parents, five relatives get jail for human sacrifice of two kids


December 1st, 2011 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Thane (Maharashtra), Dec 1 (IANS) A local court here Thursday sentenced seven people to five years' rigorous imprisonment for murder of two children, which later turned out to be a ... Read more...

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Man detained for human sacrifice


October 31st, 2011 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Oct 31 (IANS) A 50-year-old self-proclaimed godman was detained for questioning in Orissa after villagers complained that he had killed a three-year-old boy in a human sacrifice, police said ... Read more...

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Human sacrifice: Four arrested for killing girl


October 8th, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 8 (IANS) A woman and three members of her family killed their neighbour's seven-year-old daughter after a self-styled godman said it would improve her marital relations, police in ... Read more...

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Two BSF men detained after ‘human sacrifice’


October 7th, 2011 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Oct 7 (IANS) Two Border Security Force (BSF) troopers were detained Friday for allegedly killing a seven-year-old boy as part of an occult "human sacrifice" in Meghalaya, police said.Krishna ... Read more...

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In Meghalaya, celebrating Durga Puja differently


October 5th, 2011 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Nartiang (Meghalaya), Oct 5 (IANS) As millions across India thronged Durga Puja marquees on the penultimate day of the festival Wednesday, so did the Jaintias, an indigenous tribe of Meghalaya ... Read more...

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Man sacrifices boy on godman’s suggestion


August 9th, 2011 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
Meerut (Uttar Pradesh), Aug 8 (IANS) In a case of human sacrifice, a man in this Uttar Pradesh city killed a minor boy after a self-professed godman assured him that ... Read more...

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Woman arrested for sacrificing infant


July 13th, 2011 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Lakhimpur Kheri (Uttar Pradesh), July 13 (IANS) A woman was arrested here Wednesday for allegedly killing her neighbour's child after a godman told her the act would help her bear ... Read more...

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Minor girl’s body found, police suspect human sacrifice


June 13th, 2011 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
Barabanki (Uttar Pradesh), June 12 (IANS) A minor girl was found dead with one of her kidneys missing in this Uttar Pradesh district, police said Sunday, adding that it could ... Read more...

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Devotees practice body piercing during Kerala festival


March 12th, 2011 - 10:05 pm ICT by ANI
Pathanamthitta (Kerala), Mar. Devotees in Kerala's Pathanamthitta District offered prayers on Saturday by piercing their bodies with sharp hooks. They also rolled over bamboo thorns as part of tradition.At the Ezhamkulam Temple, ... Read more...

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Woman ’sacrifices’ stepson to bear child


March 3rd, 2011 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Saharanpur (Uttar Pradesh), March 3 (IANS) A woman had her 12-year-old stepson killed in Uttar Pradesh after a so-called godman told her it would help her bear a son, police ... Read more...

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Human sacrifice suspected in man’s death


January 5th, 2011 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Jan 5 (IANS) Suspecting the death of a man to be a case of human sacrifice, Chhattisgarh Police Wednesday questioned several people in a backward tribal belt to get clues about ... Read more...

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Horse in art: Packing beauty and power (With Image)


December 13th, 2010 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) Symbolising power and movement through centuries of kingship, the march of civilisation and modern living, horses remain vital to man's artistic imagination in the world ... Read more...

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Tantrik’s house of horror? Boy sacrificed, bones found


November 25th, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Nov 25 (IANS) A tantrik, his wife and five disciples have been arrested in Bhilai, Chhattisgarh, for sacrificing a two-year-old boy in the belief that it would bring them wealth, police ... Read more...

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Devotees in Shimla participate in stone pelting festival


November 7th, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Shimla, Nov.7 (ANI): A number of devotees in Himachal's Shimla district participated in a unique stone-pelting festival this week.Thousands of people of the district congregated at Dhami village on Saturday to ... Read more...

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Unique Himachal ritual: Pelting stones to appease goddess


November 6th, 2010 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Nov 6 (IANS) A day after the festival of lights, a unique stone pelting fair was organised Saturday as part of an annual ritual in the former princely state of Dhami ... Read more...

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1,400-year-old pyramid ‘used for ritual sacrifices’


October 22nd, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 22 (ANI): Archaeologists have found remains of five females who may have been ritually sacrificed in a 1,400-year-old flat-topped pyramid in the Lamayaeque region's southern Jequetepeque Valley.But it's ... Read more...

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Couple sacrifices daughter to attain wealth


August 18th, 2010 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 18 (IANS) A poverty-stricken couple in an Uttar Pradesh village allegedly killed their four-year-old daughter after a self-proclaimed godman assured them that the act would attain them affluence, police said ... Read more...

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Ancient Mayan Tomb Found In Forest Of Guatemala


July 24th, 2010 - 7:03 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri July 24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a recent development a team of researchers have come across a hitherto unknown tomb of a Mayan monarch in a forest in Guatemala. The tomb ... Read more...

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Was there a human sacrifice at an Indian temple?


April 18th, 2010 - 11:08 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Birbhum, Apr 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Human sacrifice has been suspected at an Indian temple in West Bengal, which is an Indian state. A human body bereft of its head was found close ... Read more...

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Human sacrifice in an Indian temple


April 18th, 2010 - 9:07 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
April 18, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): A beheaded body of a 35 year old man was found outside a temple of goddess Kali in the Birbhum district of West ... Read more...

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Police Investigate Indian Temple Human Sacrifice


April 18th, 2010 - 7:32 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Donaipur, India, Apr 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Police in the state of West Bengal in India are on the lookout for people who may have been involved in an act of ... Read more...

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Teenaged girl kills child to attain occult powers


March 12th, 2010 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 12 (IANS) A teenaged girl in Uttar Pradesh's Bulandshahr district allegedly killed a three-year-old boy to "attain occult powers", police said Friday. The 15-year-old girl strangulated the child of her neighbour ... Read more...

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Four held in Chhattisgarh for human sacrifice


March 7th, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, March 7 (IANS) Four people, including two women, were arrested in a Chhattisgarh village for allegedly killing a six-year-old boy to obtain spiritual powers, a police officer said Sunday. Shobharam Sahu was ... Read more...

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Tantrik held for human sacrifice (Lead)


February 18th, 2010 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 18 (IANS) A tantrik was arrested Thursday on charges of killing a seven-year-old boy as a human sacrifice in Orissa's Jajpur district, police said. 25-year-old Pitambara Gaipai was arrested after he ... Read more...

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Millennia-old claims of systematic infant sacrifice in ancient Carthage debunked


February 18th, 2010 - 4:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 18 (ANI): A new study by University of Pittsburgh researchers has debunked the millennia-old conjecture that the ancient empire of Carthage regularly sacrificed its youngest citizens.An examination of the ... Read more...

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Boy’s beheaded body found, sacrifice suspected


February 18th, 2010 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 18 (IANS) The discovery of a seven-year-old boy's beheaded body in Orissa's Jajpur district triggered tension Thursday, with villagers suspecting it to be an act of human sacrifice by a ... Read more...

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Sherlock Holmes Returns


December 27th, 2009 - 1:27 am ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri,Dec.26, (THAINDIAN NEWS) After being in circulation for decades, Sherlock Holmes is back this Christmas in the form of Robert Downey Jr, and taking the shoes of Dr Watson is ... Read more...

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Six members of a family hacked to death


December 13th, 2009 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Dec 13 (IANS) Six members of a family were hacked to death Sunday in Assam and the heads of two victims were missing in what police suspect to be a black ... Read more...

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