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Toll in Nigeria village massacres touches 90

July 9th, 2012 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Jos (Nigeria), July 9 (IANS) At least 90 people have been killed in attacks on villages in Nigeria's Plateau state, security sources said Monday.The attacks took place in villages in ... Read more...

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Oldest species of marine mollusc discovered in Iberian Peninsula

February 23rd, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 23 (ANI): A new species of mollusc - thought to be the oldest in its genus - has been discovered from various parts of the Iberian Peninsula.Discovered in 2007, ... Read more...

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Several skeletons recovered in Dharwar in Karnataka

September 1st, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
By Jaipal SharmaDharwar (Karnataka), Sep 1 (ANI): Around 60 to 75 human skeletons were recovered from the outskirts of Annagiri town in Karanataka's Dharwar District.The first 20 skeletons were discovered on Saturday ... Read more...

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Common man tells Lucknow how to treat the national flag

August 15th, 2010 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 15 (IANS) A 52-year-old activist has taken up a unique task - picking up all the national flags discarded on the streets of Lucknow after the official Independence Day functions. For ... Read more...

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Baby burials in Buckinghamshire linked to presence of Roman ‘brothel’

June 25th, 2010 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 25 (ANI): Archaeologists believe a brothel could be the only reason behind a mass burial of 97 infants at a Roman villa in the Thames Valley.Tests on the site at ... Read more...

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Mangalore crash: DNA tests fail to match eleven bodies

June 2nd, 2010 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
Mangalore (Karnataka), June 2 (ANI): Eleven bodies of victims killed in last month's ill-fated Mangalore plane crash have been declared unidentified as the final DNA report of those bodies failed to match ... Read more...

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Haiti death toll keeps on rising

January 19th, 2010 - 10:52 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Port-Au-Prince, Jan 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The death toll in last Tuesday’s earthquake in Haiti is rising. Authorities in Haiti now estimate 200,000 people have been killed by last week's earthquake. ... Read more...

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Emmett Till’s Casket Headed Towards Museum

August 29th, 2009 - 6:33 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez On Friday, the family of Emmett Till made the announcement that the glass topped casket which had displayed the disfigured body of Till to the world, was on its way ... Read more...

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51 headless men in 1,000-year-old English execution pit may be Vikings

July 29th, 2009 - 3:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 29 (ANI): Archaeologists have found the bodies of 51 young men, their heads stacked neatly to the side, in a thousand-year-old pit in southern England, with a number of ... Read more...

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Plea for probe into alleged Godhra mass burial dismissed

July 9th, 2009 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday dismissed a plea for a probe by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) into allegations that the Gujarat government had secretly buried 22 ... Read more...

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Prabhakaran’s body cremated

May 22nd, 2009 - 9:03 pm ICT by ANI
Colombo, May 22 (ANI): The Sri Lankan military spokesperson Brigadier Udaya Nanyakkara said that LTTE Supremo Prabhakaran's body was cremated in Mullaithivu on Wednesday.According to the military, his body was treated ... Read more...

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LTTE chief Prabhakaran to be buried in a mass grave

May 21st, 2009 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
Colombo, May 21 (ANI): The Sri Lankan Government is to bury Liberation Tiger of Tamil Ealam (LTTE) chief V.Prabhakaran in a unmarked mass grave, Sri Lankan Army sources said.Prabhakaran will be burried ... Read more...

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