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Goa readies for cool dip, Sao Joao feast on Sunday


June 23rd, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 23 (IANS) Amid the din of drums and rhythmic thumps of thick, fibrous coconut leaf stems slapped hard against the ground, Goa will celebrate the monsoon feast of ... Read more...

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Experts find new evidence supporting John the Baptist bones theory


June 15th, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sveti Ivan Island, June 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Archaeology experts have found new evidence that the remains discovered in the ruins of a Bulgaria 5th century monastery belong to St John the Baptist. ... Read more...

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Syria: Crashing tourism amid conflict and sanctions (Feature, With Images)


May 6th, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Damascus/Aleppo, May 6 (IANS) Yaseer, the owner of an antique and souvenir shop in Old Damascus, is a proud man and hates selling on discounts. But since public protests ... Read more...

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Shroud of Turin may be real


December 20th, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 20 (IANS) The Shroud of Turin could actually be Christ's burial robe, even if decades of tests have suggested otherwise, reveals a new research. Scientists in Italy believe ... Read more...

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US boy claims ‘he met dead sister he never knew about in heaven’


March 3rd, 2011 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 3 (ANI): A US boy, who almost died from a ruptured appendix at the age of four, has claimed that he went to heaven and met the dead sister his ... Read more...

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Cherie Blair wore pendant to ‘ward off evil spirits, cope with life at No 10′


January 16th, 2011 - 11:52 am ICT by ANI
London, Jan 16 (ANI): Former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair's wife Cherie wore a pendant to 'ward off evil spirits' because she needed to be 'slightly mad' to deal with life at ... Read more...

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‘Cherie allowed to wear pendant to cope with number 10′


January 15th, 2011 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 15 (IANS) Former British prime minister Tony Blair allowed his wife Cherie to wear a pendant to "ward off evil spirits" because she needed to be "slightly mad" to cope ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Patil visits ancient Ummayad Mosque in Damascus


November 26th, 2010 - 7:20 pm ICT by ANI
Damascus, Nov 26 (ANI): Indian President Pratibha Devisingh Patil visited the Ummayad Mosque here on Friday, shortly after her arrival from the United Arab Emirates.The mosque is one of the oldest and ... Read more...

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Secret of Mona Lisa smile revealed


August 22nd, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 22 (IANS) The famous smile of Mona Lisa, the magnum opus of Leonardo da Vinci, is no more a secret as scientists have decoded the technique how the Renaisance-era ... Read more...

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Gay vicar to marry Nigerian toyboy


August 21st, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 21 (ANI): A gay preacher has decided to marry a Nigerian toyboy.Bearded Colin Coward, 65, met 25-year-old model Bobby Egbele at a Christian conference in Africa.Now, the pair is ... Read more...

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St John The Baptist’s Remains Found In Bulgaria, Archaeologists Claim


August 7th, 2010 - 7:02 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Aug 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Bulgarian archaeologists have claimed that they have discovered the remains of St John the Baptist while they were in the process of excavating the site of ... Read more...

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John the Baptist’s remains may be in 5th century Black Sea monastery


August 5th, 2010 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 5 (ANI): The remains of John the Baptist, the biblical prophet famous for baptizing Jesus, may be present in a 5th century monastery in the Black Sea.Bulgarian archaeologists excavating under ... Read more...

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Archeologists claim they’ve located the remains of St. John the Baptist in Bulgaria


August 5th, 2010 - 3:11 am ICT by BNO News
SVETI IVAN, BULGARIA (BNO NEWS) – Bulgarian archeologists claimed on late Tuesday to have found the mortal remains of Saint John the Baptist while excavating a 5th century monastery on the Sveti ... Read more...

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Jordan woos high-end Indian tourists


July 19th, 2010 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 19 (IANS) Jordan, which is home to several Christian heritage sites, has the infrastructure for high-end tourism, a consultant to the Jordan Tourism Board (JTB) said at a road show ... Read more...

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Giotto Frescoes & Ultraviolet Light: Shining Glory Revealed


March 9th, 2010 - 10:24 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Mar 9 (THIAINDIAN NEWS) The Frescoes, which are the paintings of Italian artist, Giotto di Bondone, decorate the walls of the Peruzzi Chapel in the Santa Croce Church in Florence. These ... Read more...

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Louisiana man charged with soliciting bribes


January 30th, 2010 - 3:34 am ICT by BNO News
NEW ORLEANS (BNO NEWS) – A Louisiana man on Friday was charged with conspiracy to solicit and give bribes involving a public official, prosecutors said.Ray Anthony Davezac, 55, a resident of Destrehan, ... Read more...

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Soon, burial ground in UK that allows pet lovers to be buried with their animals!


January 24th, 2010 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 24 (ANI): Britain will soon have a burial ground where humans can be laid to rest right next to their loved pets.West Lindsey District Council has given permission to the ... Read more...

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Madonna blamed for boating accident in Bulgaria


September 11th, 2009 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 11 (ANI): Queen of Pop Madonna has been blamed for a boating accident that claimed 15 lives on September 5 in Bulgaria.Church officials, who insisted that Madge's decision to ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Madonna is unlucky for Bulgaria, say religious leaders


September 10th, 2009 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 10 (IANS) Pop diva Madonna has been declared unlucky for Bulgaria by the religious leaders of the country. They claim that her decision to perform in the country on ... Read more...

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Turin Shroud ‘was burial gown of Jesus’


April 10th, 2009 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 10 (ANI): Turin Shroud, the linen cloth bearing image of a man who appears to have been physically traumatized in a manner consistent with crucifixion, could be the burial gown ... Read more...

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Jade Goody’s hubby reads tear-jerking poem at funeral


April 5th, 2009 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 5 (ANI): Jack Tweed paid a personal tribute to his late wife Jade Goody with a touching ode at her funeral on April 4.Tweed moved the mourners present around ... Read more...

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Jade Goody’s hubby to read ‘tear-jerking’ ode at her funeral


March 31st, 2009 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 31 (ANI): Jade Goody's husband will pay a personal tribute to his late wife with a touching ode at her funeral on April 4.According to reports, Jack Tweed referred ... Read more...

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Jacko won’t attend Jade Goody’s funeral


March 31st, 2009 - 12:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 31 (ANI): Michael Jackson will not join mourners at Jade Goody's funeral on April 4.The late reality star's spokesman, Max Clifford, has said that Jackson, who had made several ... Read more...

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Goody’s sons to give funeral a miss


March 28th, 2009 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 28 (IANS) Late reality TV star Jade Goody's sons will not attend her funeral because they are very upset. Their father Jeff Brazier and Goody's mother Jackiey Budden made the ... Read more...

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Goody’s widower wants wife’s message tattooed


March 26th, 2009 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 26 (IANS) Jack Tweed, widower of late British reality TV star Jade Goody, wants to fulfil his wife's wish by getting a tattoo of her message "Call me and ... Read more...

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Goodys mum, hubby plan on giving her the perfect send-off


March 24th, 2009 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 24 (ANI): Late Brit celebrity Jade Goodys mom Jackiey and widower Jack Tweed have been working on the final plans of the Big Brother stars funeral so as to ... Read more...

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Jade Goody’s widower may miss her funeral


March 23rd, 2009 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 23 (IANS) Jack Tweed, widower of late British reality TV star Jade Goody who passed away early Sunday morning, could miss out on saying a final goodbye to his ... Read more...

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Jade Goody to be buried with sons” pictures


March 23rd, 2009 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 23 (ANI): Jade Goody will reportedly be buried with her sons'' pictures, as it was one of her last wishes. The 27-year-old died peacefully on March 22 in her sleep, ... Read more...

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Goody’s funeral to be a public ‘celebration with tears’: publicist


March 22nd, 2009 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 22 (IANS) British reality TV star Jade Goody's publicist Max Clifford has said that the actress' funeral will be an eventful service and a "celebration of life", as she ... Read more...

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Jade Goody fights to see final Mother’s Day (Lead)


March 21st, 2009 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 21 (IANS) Cancer-stricken British reality TV star Jade Goody is hoping to hold on to see her sons for the last time on Mother's Day Sunday. The terminally ill star's ... Read more...

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No room in cemetery for dying Jade Goody


March 21st, 2009 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 21 (IANS) Cancer-stricken British reality TV star Jade Goody's wish to be buried in a flower-filled churchyard near her home after her death has been dashed because of lack ... Read more...

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Jade Goody wants to be buried at her favourite church


March 20th, 2009 - 4:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 20 (ANI): Jade Goody wants to be buried at a flower-filled churchyard that echoes to the sound of happy playing kids. She wants her final resting place to be the ... Read more...

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Jade Goody to be buried at her favourite church


March 20th, 2009 - 4:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 20 (ANI): Jade Goody will be buried at a flower-filled churchyard that echoes to the sound of happy playing kids.Her final resting place is the 180-year-old parish church that ... Read more...

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Jade Goody to take favourite picture with sons to grave


March 19th, 2009 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 19 (ANI): Cancer-stricken Jade Goody wants to take one of her favourite pictures with her sons to her grave.According to reports, the 27-year-old wants to be laid to rest ... Read more...

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Dead Sea Scrolls may have been work of the Sadducees


March 19th, 2009 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 19 (ANI): An academic from Jerusalem has claimed that the Dead Sea Scrolls were the work of the Sadducees, a class of Jewish priests dating back to the time ... Read more...

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