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Damien Hirst logs on to India with affordable prints (With Image)


January 28th, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) British contemporary artist Damien Hirst, a cult name in new art, has jumped the price barrier to reach out to the masses with prints of ... Read more...

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Tibetan encyclopedia shows ‘brain surgery was practiced 2900 years ago’


April 24th, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, April 24 (ANI): A specialist on Tibetan culture and literature has claimed that doctors started practicing brain surgery at least 2,900 years ago.Karma Trinley made the claim after four decades ... Read more...

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Nepal, India say Jai Shambhu


March 2nd, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, March 2 (IANS) Transcending religious and geographical boundaries, hundreds of thousands of devotees Wednesday flocked to scores of ancient Hindu temples scattered all over Nepal to pay obeisance to ... Read more...

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Ancient Britons used skulls as cups


February 17th, 2011 - 10:44 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Feb 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) British scientists say they have found human skulls that date back to the ice-age Britain.The skulls – that of a child and two adults- have given scientists ... Read more...

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Nithari killings timeline


December 22nd, 2010 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Dec 22 (IANS) The following is the timeline in the infamous Nithari serial killings of 19 young women and children, whose remains were discovered four years ago and in which co-accused ... Read more...

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Skulls, bones found in Uttar Pradesh pond


May 30th, 2010 - 1:02 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 29 (IANS) At least 10 human skulls and a number of bones were recovered from a dried-out pond in Uttar Pradesh's Etah town Saturday, police said. The skulls and bones surfaced ... Read more...

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Workers experience hell during Stephen Court clean up


March 29th, 2010 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 29 (IANS) The putrid smell of charred and decomposed bodies fills the air, there are huge mounds of debris that can be accessed only by risking one's life. But despite ... 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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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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Nithari killings: Supreme Court stays Surinder Koli’s death sentence


January 7th, 2010 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 7 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Thursday stayed the death sentence of Surinder Koli, convicted in February last year for raping and killing 14-year-old Rimpa Haldar in Nithari in ... Read more...

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Remains of world’s oldest human brain found in Armenia


October 1st, 2009 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 1 (ANI): An Armenian-American-Irish archeological expedition claims to have found the remains of the world's oldest human brain, estimated to be over 5,000 years old.The discovery was made recently in ... Read more...

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Nithari victims’s relatives express outrage over Pander’s acquittal


September 11th, 2009 - 6:35 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep. 11 (ANI): The acquittal of Nithari killings accused Mohinder Singh Pandher in the Rimpa Haldar murder case has left relatives outraged and anguished."I will destroy this bungalow (Pandher's residence) ... Read more...

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Allahabad HC acquits Pandher in Nithari killings case


September 11th, 2009 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
Allahabad,Sep 11 (ANI): The Allahabad High Court on Friday acquitted Nithari serial killer M S Pandher for the murder of Rimpa Halder, a woman who among the 19 people was killed at ... Read more...

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2 mln yr old skulls rewrite history of humankind


September 9th, 2009 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 9 (ANI): Scientists have found a handful of ancient human skulls, dating back to about 1.8 million years ago, at an archaeological site two hours from the Georgian capital, Tbilisi, ... Read more...

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Priest, wife arrested with four human skulls


July 25th, 2009 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 24 (IANS) A priest and his wife have been arrested after four human skulls were found in their house in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur district, the police said Friday. The skulls were ... Read more...

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Police clueless on recovery of 100 human skulls in Aligarh


June 10th, 2009 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Aligarh, June 10 (IANS) A fortnight after nearly 100 human skulls were discovered by street urchins in a dried-up pond here, the Uttar Pradesh police are still to come up with a ... Read more...

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Human skulls tumble out of clerk’s office cupboard


May 26th, 2009 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 26 (IANS) A team of senior government officials was stunned to discover two human skulls inside the cupboard of a clerk during a search of his office to probe complaints ... Read more...

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At least 100 human skulls, bones and skeletons found in Aligarh


May 24th, 2009 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
Aligarh, May 24 (ANI): Panic prevailed at the Aligarh railway colony when at least 100 human skulls, several bones and two skeletons were recovered from a pond near the mortuary."Children while playing ... Read more...

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Two dozen human skulls, bones, found in Uttar Pradesh


May 23rd, 2009 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 23 (IANS) Panic prevailed in the Civil Lines locality of Uttar Pradesh's Aligarh town Saturday when over two dozen human skulls and bones were found in a pond, police said. The ... Read more...

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Ancient Jews used human skulls in ceremonies despite ban


April 14th, 2009 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
Jerusalem, April 14 (ANI): New archaeological evidence has emerged which suggests that ancient Jews used human skulls in ceremonies, despite a strict prohibition on touching human remains.According to a report in Haaretz ... Read more...

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Nithari Case: Pandher, Koli get death sentence


February 13th, 2009 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 13, (ANI): The special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court on Friday awarded the death sentence to Moninder Singh Pandher and Surinder Koli for their respective roles in ... Read more...

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Court to pronounce quantum of sentence to Pandher, Koli


February 13th, 2009 - 11:28 am ICT by ANI
Ghaziabad, Feb 13 (ANI): A special court in Uttar Pradesh will pronounce the quantum of sentence to the main accused Mohinder Singh Pandher and his domestic help Surinder Koli in the ... Read more...

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Relief sweeps over Nithari on conviction of Pandher and Koli


February 12th, 2009 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Nithari (Noida), Feb 12 (IANS) They sat glued to their TV sets from morning, wondering what the court verdict would be. A wave of relief swept over Nithari residents Thursday after businessman ... Read more...

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Nithari Killings: Pandher, Koli found guilty by CBI court


February 12th, 2009 - 6:38 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 12, (ANI): A special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court, which was hearing the Nithari killing case, on Thursday convicted the main accused Mohinder Singh Pandher and his ... Read more...

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77 human skulls recovered in Bihar, one arrested


January 27th, 2009 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Jan 27 (IANS) The police have seized 77 human skulls from a suspected bone smuggler in Bihar, officials said Tuesday.Raj Deo Sah, the accused smuggler of human skulls, was arrested in ... Read more...

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Scientists uncover oldest known human brain from Old World in Armenian cave


January 13th, 2009 - 3:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 13 (ANI): Scientists have uncovered in an Armenian cave what may be the oldest preserved human brain from an ancient society, which dates back to 6,000 years.The cave overlooks ... Read more...

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Two years after Nithari killings, first verdict awaited


December 28th, 2008 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Noida, Dec 28 (IANS) Two years after a businessman and his domestic help were accused of slaughtering several poor children and young women, a special court is set to pronounce the first ... Read more...

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Human skulls, bones found at a Chennai rail terminal


July 11th, 2008 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 11 (IANS) At least four human skulls and several bones were found at a rail terminal here Friday, causing a minor flutter. The discovery was made when platforms were being ... Read more...

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Human speech may have originated earlier than believed


July 9th, 2008 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 9 (ANI): Scientists studying the structure of the ear canal of 530,000-year-old prehistoric human skulls have suggested that human speech may have originated earlier than some researchers contend.The study ... Read more...

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Skeletons drop out of Bhopal hospital cupboard


May 27th, 2008 - 9:36 am ICT by admin
Bhopal, May 27 (ANI): The medico legal wing of the Gandhi Medical College and Hospital in Bhopal has earned dubious fame for the thousands of human skulls and skeletons in its ... Read more...

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10 human skulls found near old Himachal fort


May 5th, 2008 - 4:39 pm ICT by admin
Mandi (Himachal Pradesh), May 5 (IANS) Police with the help of peasants have dug out at least 10 human skulls at the edge of a centuries-old fort in a Himachal Pradesh village, ... Read more...

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Chance, not natural selection, behind human evolution?


March 20th, 2008 - 3:01 pm ICT by admin
New York, March 20 (IANS) Chance, not natural selection, best explains why the skulls of humans and ancient Neanderthals evolved differently, contends a new study that may alter perceptions about evolution. Researchers ... Read more...

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Changes in skull size and shape shows time of Human-Neanderthal split


March 18th, 2008 - 1:24 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 18 (ANI): A new study has determined that gradual changes in human skull size and shape suggest a split between humans and Neanderthals about 300,000 to 400,000 years ago.According ... Read more...

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New Roman find reveals evidence of ancient London’s last days


December 7th, 2007 - 1:08 pm ICT by admin
London, Dec.7 (ANI): An unprecedented collection of 19 metal vessels from the late Roman period, going on temporary display at Museum of London from today, is being hailed by archaeologists as the ... Read more...

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