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Ex-CPI-M minister alleges political vendetta after brother’s arrest


September 10th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 10 (IANS) Following his brother Prashanta's arrest in the Midnapore skeleton case, Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader Sushanta Ghosh Monday claimed the arrest as "political vendetta" ... Read more...

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Left, SP, TDP demand fair probe into coal scam


August 31st, 2012 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Putting up a third front on the coal scam, the Left parties, along with Samajwadi Party and Telugu Desam Party, Friday staged a sit-in ... Read more...

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Anorexic Australian twins die in house fire


August 28th, 2012 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 28 (IANS) Two Australian identical twin sisters who drew public attention due to their desperate battle with anorexia, have died in a house fire, Daily Mail reported Tuesday.Clare ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Tombs bear secrets of 2,000-year old Tibetan kingdom


August 24th, 2012 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Lhasa, Aug 24 (IANS) Four tombs unearthed in Tibet are believed to contain relics from an ancient Tibetan kingdom that thrived more than 2,000 years ago. The tombs, found in ... Read more...

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eBay bans sale of ‘magic spells’


August 18th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 18 (IANS) Online shopping giant eBay will now forbid the sale of "magic spells, potions, and curses" after users said supernatural claims "often result in issues that can ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Thousands of skeletons found in London pit


August 6th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) Thousands of skeletons found in a mass grave in London were of people who died due to climatic changes after a 13th century volcanic eruption, according ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Laila Khan murder: Tak sent to judicial custody


July 23rd, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) A Mumbai court Monday remanded to judicial custody till Aug 4 Parvez Iqbal Tak, prime accused in the killing of actress Laila Khan and five of ... Read more...

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Laila Khan murder: Tak’s police custody extended (Lead)


July 19th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 19 (IANS) A Mumbai metropolitan court Thursday extended till July 23 the police remand of Parvez Tak, a suspected Lashkar-e-Taiba extremist and step-father of murdered Bollywood starlet Laila ... Read more...

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John Cena’s divorce war ends


July 19th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) After taking a lot of batting to his “clean” WWE reputation following his divorce war, wrestling great John Cena can heave a sigh of relief. The ... Read more...

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Murder saga resolved with discovery of six skeletons (Third Lead)


July 11th, 2012 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) The mystery of the missing Bollywood startlet Laila Khan and her family was resolved Wednesday with police announcing the discovery of six skeletons and arresting her ... Read more...

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Murder saga resolved, six skeletons found (Second Lead)


July 11th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) The mystery of the missing Bollywood startlet Laila Khan and her family was resolved Wednesday with police announcing the discovery of six skeletons and arresting her ... Read more...

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Searches continue at missing Bollywood starlet’s villa


July 11th, 2012 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) In a massive combing operation that continued for the second day Wednesday, Mumbai police's Crime Branch claimed to have made a headway in the case of ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Vampire’ skeletons discovered in Bulgaria


June 6th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sozopol, June 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Archaeologists in Bulgaria have discovered two medieval skeletons from the Middle Ages, which were pierced through the chest with iron rods to allegedly prevent them from turning ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

New tool shows dinosaurs lighter than thought


June 6th, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 6 (IANS) Scientists have developed a tool to measure the weight and size of dinosaurs precisely and discovered they are not as heavy as previously thought. Biologists used ... Read more...

Posted in World |

UP government reacts sharply to Maya’s diatribe


May 19th, 2012 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 19 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Saturday reacted sharply to Bahujan Samaj party chief Mayawati's utterances on the law and order situation in the state and said that ... Read more...

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Mayawati government’s scams (To go with BSP runs for cover as skeletons tumble out)


May 17th, 2012 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
List of alleged scams against the Mayawati regime:Teachers Eligibility Test: Rs.120 crore Seeds scam: Rs 106 crore Ban Sagar Project: Rs.1,285 crore Toilet construction scam: Rs.2,900 crore Noida plot allotment: Rs.5,000 crore plus MNREGA irregularities: Rs.12,000 ... Read more...

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Schoolbags turning into curse for kids


May 15th, 2012 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 15 (IANS) Outsized school bags are turning into a curse for kids, 80 percent of whom carry loads up to a fifth of their body weight, really taxing ... Read more...

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Dental plaques help decode ancient diets


May 6th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 6 (IANS) Tiny particles of plaque removed from the teeth of our great great grandfathers may help decode their dietary habits and preferences, says a study. G. Richard ... Read more...

Posted in World |

11,000-year-old human sub-species found in China


March 15th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 15 (IANS) Scientists have found a previously unknown human subspecies, distinct from the present day Homosapiens, that may have lived in China 11,500 years ago.Fossil remains of a ... Read more...

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Murder accused CPI-M leader attacked with shoe


March 6th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Midnapore (West Bengal), March 6 (IANS) Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader and former minister Sushanta Ghosh, who is facing murder charges in the Midnapore skeleton case, was attacked ... Read more...

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Congress defeated for opposing Lokpal bill: Kiran Bedi


March 6th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) Team Anna member Kiran Bedi Tuesday said the Congress party had performed badly in state elections because it was blatantly against an effective Lokpal bill ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh serial killer admits to seven killings


January 23rd, 2012 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Jan 23 (IANS) A 35-year-old serial killer who was arrested late last week in Raipur, has admitted to killing seven persons, including his wife and father, a police officer ... Read more...

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Man held for burying alive wife, three others


January 22nd, 2012 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Jan 22 (IANS) A 35-year-old man who buried four people alive including his wife and his house owner has been arrested in Chhattisgarh, police said Sunday.Arun Chandrakar admitted of ... Read more...

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CO2 threatens fish’s very survival in oceans


January 16th, 2012 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 16 (IANS) Can you imagine seas and oceans completely bereft of colourful fish? The possibility may not be all that far-fetched, thanks to rising carbon dioxide (CO2) ... Read more...

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Skin bones helped huge dinos survive


November 30th, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Nov 30 (IANS) Bones within the skin of some of the largest dinosaurs ever to roam our planet might have stored vital minerals to help them survive and bear ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Two million year old skeletons discovered


November 18th, 2011 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 18 (IANS) Two skeletons, nearly two million years old, still seem to bear a coating of skin on their bare bones which would provide scientists a unique insight ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Russian kept female corpses at home, dressed them as dolls


November 8th, 2011 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 8 (IANS) A man in Russia who dug up 29 female corpses from cemeteries, brought them to his apartment and then dressed them up as dolls has been ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Russian ‘genius’ lived with 26 female bodies


November 4th, 2011 - 3:08 am ICT by BNO News
NIZHNY NOVGOROD, RUSSIA (BNO NEWS) -- Police in the Russian city of Nizhny Novgorod have discovered the remains of more than two dozen women who were dug up from their graves by ... Read more...

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Midnapore skeleton case: CPI-M leader’s custody extended


October 31st, 2011 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 31 (IANS) A court in West Bengal's Midnapore district Monday extended, till Nov 14, the judicial custody of Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader Sushanta Ghosh, who has ... Read more...

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Post-Puja, Yamuna battles immersion onslaught


October 7th, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) Piles of holy trivia comprising wooden and mud skeletons of the goddess, tonnes of rotting flowers, polythene packs -- a day after the immersion ritual ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

‘Sahib Biwi Aur Gangster’: potent mix of passion, politics (IANS Movie Review - Rating: ***)


September 30th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Sahib Biwi Aur Gangster"; Cast: Mahie Gill, Randeep Hooda, Jimmy Sheirgill; Director; Tigmashu Dhulia; Rating: ***Absolute power corrupts absolutely. And the power to create cinema that takes the prevalent language ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

More skeletons may tumble out of CWG closet (Year after CWG)


September 29th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) A 12-day sporting event, Rs.28,054 crore ($6 billion) expenditure, 100 times cost escalation, 15 cases registered, 200 people questioned, 25 arrests, including of the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

CID files charge-sheet in Midnapore skeleton case


September 23rd, 2011 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 23 (IANS) The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of the West Bengal police Friday filed the charge-sheet in the skeleton recovery case of the state's West Midnapore district.Communist Party ... Read more...

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No steps taken to find missing Left workers: CPI-M


September 10th, 2011 - 1:05 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 9 (IANS) Leader of the Opposition in West Bengal and Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader Surya Kanta Mishra Friday alleged that the Trinamool Congress-led government in ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Three more skeletons found in West Midnapore


August 29th, 2011 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 29 (IANS) Three more skeletons were recovered from a forest in West Bengal's West Midnapore district Monday, a police official said.The skeletons were found when some local people ... Read more...

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