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Sheikh Abdullah’s 30th death anniversary passes almost unnoticed


September 8th, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 8 (IANS) On his 30th death anniversary Saturday, few people came to pay homage to Sheikh Muhammad Abdullah, who led the struggle against Maharaja Hari Singh and championed ... Read more...

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Worshippers return to Wisconsin gurdwara


August 13th, 2012 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 13 (IANS) A week after a gunman killed six people in a Wisconsin gurdwara, mourners streamed into its prayer hall, bowing before the Holy Book, the Guru ... Read more...

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Sylvester Stallone leads mourners at Sage’s funeral


July 23rd, 2012 - 4:56 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 23 (IANS) Actor Sylvester Stallone led the mourners at his son Sage's funeral following his tragic death.The 66-year-old was among the many people who came to ... Read more...

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14 killed in Uttar Pradesh road accident


July 20th, 2012 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 20 (IANS) At least 14 people returning from a cremation were killed Friday when a speeding truck rammed into their tractor trolley in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar area, police ... Read more...

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Baba Jai Gurudev to be cremated


May 21st, 2012 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
Mathura, May 21 (IANS) Spritual guru Jai Gurudev, who passed away three days ago, will be cremated Monday evening, said a spokesperson from his ashram. He was 116 years old.The ... Read more...

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Jewellers stage protest in Mumbai


April 12th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 12 (IANS) Over 2,000 mourners, part of the funeral of two jewellers who were murdered by four masked men near a busy suburban railway station, Thursday turned the ... Read more...

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Russia mourns metro blasts victims


March 30th, 2012 - 4:39 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 30 (IANS) People in Moscow Thursday mourned the victims of twin bomb attacks on the metro two years ago.Mourners came to the Lubyanka and Cultural Park subway stations ... Read more...

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Runako Morton laid to rest in homeland


March 19th, 2012 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Charlestown (Nevis), March 19 (IANS/CMC) Former West Indies batsman Runako Morton was laid to rest here, following a five-hour service that was attended by several dignitaries and former cricketers.Morton died two ... Read more...

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Li Xiufeng wakes up from the dead


February 29th, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Beijing, Feb 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) When a 95-year-old granny, passed for dead, stood up from her coffin, terrified mourners took flight in any direction that they got. It was a scene straight ... Read more...

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Soccer legend Sailen Manna dead (Roundup)


February 28th, 2012 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 27 (IANS) Indian soccer legend Sailendra Nath Manna, popularly known as Sailen Manna, died at a private hospital here Monday due to old age complications. He was ... Read more...

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Alicia Keys performs at Whitney Houston’s funeral


February 21st, 2012 - 1:15 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Newark, Feb 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Alicia Keys gave an emotional performance during the funeral of Whitney Houston. Paying tribute to the 48-year-old singer, Keys said Houston was an “angel.” The singer was ... Read more...

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Houston’s mother, daughter lead mourners


February 18th, 2012 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Jersey, Feb 18 (IANS) Whitney Houston's mother and daughter led the mourners ahead of her funeral at her hometown as the nation prepares to say final goodbye to ... Read more...

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Crematorium to broadcast funerals live on internet


February 3rd, 2012 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 3 (IANS) A crematorium in Britain is to broadcast funerals live on the internet for mourners who are unable to attend, a media report said Friday.The crematorium bosses ... Read more...

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18 killed in Pakistan bombing (Second Lead)


January 15th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 15 (IANS) At least 18 people were killed and more than 30 injured in a bomb blast Sunday at a religious gathering of Shia Muslims in Pakistan's Punjab ... Read more...

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16 killed in Pakistan blast, no terror link (Lead)


January 15th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 15 (IANS) At least 16 people were killed and more than 20 injured in a blast Sunday at a religious gathering of Shia Muslims in Pakistan's Punjab province ... Read more...

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North Korea to punish ‘non-mourners’


January 11th, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) North Koreans who did not mourn the death of "Dear Leader" Kim Jong-il can face at least six months in prison, a South Korean media ... Read more...

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Liam Wood dies after celebrating football goal


January 9th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Jan 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A 13-year-old schoolboy died just moments after scoring a goal in a football match. Liam Wood had celebrated scoring a goal in front of his family ... Read more...

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Pune bids tearful adieu to Anuj Bidve (Lead, changing dateline)


January 7th, 2012 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Jan 7 (IANS) Thousands of Pune citizens braved the cold to join the family and relatives of Anuj Bidve, an Indian student slain in Britain, at his last ... Read more...

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Youth beaten by miscreants dies in Srinagar


December 14th, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, December 14 (IANS) High tension gripped the old city areas of Srinagar Wednesday evening as the news spread about the death of a local young man beaten by some ... Read more...

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Mumbai’s Muslims take out Muharram processions


December 6th, 2011 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 6 (IANS) Thousands of Muslims in Mumbai mourned the martyrdom of Imam Hussain, the grandson of Prophet Mohammed, some 1,400 ago at Karbala in Iraq, on the the ... Read more...

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Restrictions in some Srinagar areas to prevent trouble


December 6th, 2011 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 6 (IANS) Authorities imposed restrictions in city centre Lal Chowk and some adjacent areas in Srinagar to maintain law and order as many mourners' processions are scheduled to ... Read more...

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Loved or loathed, late Sheikh still relevant (Kashmir Newsletter)


December 5th, 2011 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 5 (IANS) Even as the state government organised many functions to remember legendary leader Sheikh Muhammad Abdullah on his 106th birth anniversary Monday, the man who galvanised Kashmiris ... Read more...

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Guards open fire at Rabbani’s funeral


September 23rd, 2011 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
kabul, Sep 23 (IANS) Security guards at the burial ceremony of former Afghan president Burhanudin Rabbani here Friday fired into the air after some mourners hurled stones at the ... Read more...

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Jack Layton dies at the age of 61


August 23rd, 2011 - 12:29 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Toronto, Aug 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Canadian inspirational politician Jack Layton has lost his battle against cancer. He was 61. On 25th of July, Layton announced that he was stepping down as the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Thousands bid adieu to Telangana ideologue Jayashankar


June 22nd, 2011 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 22 (IANS) Thousands bid a tearful adieu to Telangana ideologue K. Jayashankar at Hanamkonda in Warangal district Wednesday.Amid slogans of "Jayashankar amar rahe" and in the presence ... Read more...

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Telangana activists attack minister’s convoy


June 22nd, 2011 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 22 (IANS) Demanding his resignation over the issue of a separate state, Telangana activists Wednesday attacked a minister's convoy in Andhra Pradesh's Warangal district.The incident took place ... Read more...

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Ex-Russian colonel, guilty of Chechen war crime, buried


June 14th, 2011 - 4:22 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Yury Budanov, the former Russian army colonel who served nine years for the murder of a Chechen woman during the second war in Chechnya, was ... Read more...

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Kashmiris mourn local doctor’s death in air ambulance crash


May 27th, 2011 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 26 (IANS) Over 2,000 mourners in Kashmir Thursday joined the funeral prayer of local doctor Syed Arshad Abbas who was killed in an air ambulance's crash in Haryana's ... Read more...

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Bush, Clinton hail Osama killing as momentous achievement (Lead)


May 2nd, 2011 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 2 (IANS) US leaders across the political divide have hailed the killing of Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, mastermind of the Sep 11, 2001 terror attacks, in ... Read more...

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Two Syrian lawmakers resign over killing of 12 protesters


April 24th, 2011 - 12:19 pm ICT by ANI
Damascus, Apr 24 (ANI): At least 12 mourners have been killed in Syria during an ongoing clash between country's pro-democracy protesters and authoritarian government, which also prompted two politicians to resign ... Read more...

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Drive through mortuary lets one view their dead through display window


April 18th, 2011 - 6:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 18 (ANI): A mortuary in the US has come up with a facility to allow mourners to view their dead relatives through a drive-thru display window.Robert L. Adams Mortuary in ... Read more...

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Kashmir cleric opposing stone throwing killed in blast (Roundup)


April 9th, 2011 - 12:48 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 8 (IANS) Prominent Kashmiri religious leader Maulana Showkat Shah, whose fierce opposition to last year's stone throwing youngsters had led to his being dubbed an "Indian agent" and ... 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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Religious leader killed in Srinagar blast, city shuts down (Second Lead)


April 8th, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 8 (IANS) Prominent religious leader Maulana Showkat Shah of the Jamiat-e-Ahilhadith was killed in a blast as he entered a mosque in Jammu and Kashmir's summer capital Srinagar ... Read more...

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ISI playing with fire, says Pakistani daily


March 10th, 2011 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 10 (IANS) The military establishment and the ISI have been playing with fire that has "spread and arrived at their own doorstep", said a Pakistani daily Thursday, ... Read more...

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