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Woman loses mother’s ashes at Bingo hall


December 10th, 2011 - 12:40 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Rochester, Dec 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A woman is looking for a stolen urn containing the ashes of her mother after taking it to a bingo game for luck. The police say ... Read more...

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Czech painter Roman Tyc uses human ashes in his paintings


September 29th, 2011 - 12:11 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Prague, Sept 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Renowned Czech painter Roman Tyc has caused quite a stir after he opened an exhibition of his works that have human ashes. The exhibition was opened on ... Read more...

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When Fonda bathed in dog’s ashes


September 20th, 2011 - 2:39 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 20 (IANS) Veteran actress Jane Fonda had once bathed in her late dog's ashes after mistaking them for bath crystals.The "Barbarella" star had mistakenly poured the ashes ... Read more...

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Remains of Bolivar are authentic, says Venezuela


July 26th, 2011 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Caracas, July 26 (IANS/EFE) The human remains that rest in the National Pantheon of Venezuela are those of Simon Bolivar, but the cause of his death remains to be determined, ... Read more...

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Pringles inventor Fredric J. Baur buried in Pringles can


June 11th, 2011 - 12:57 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Cincinnati, June 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The inventor of the Pringles can Fredric J. Baur, of Cincinnati has been buried in one of the cans. The body of Baur was cremated and part ... Read more...

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Grandma’s urn left at Fenton Goodwill store


June 11th, 2011 - 12:56 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Fenton, June 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Fenton Goodwill store received quite an unusual gift this Easter when what appeared to be an urn turned up in the things that they received. The ... Read more...

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Bog butter found in underground store in Ireland could be from Iron Age


May 3rd, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
New York, May 3 (ANI): A wooden vessel containing bog butter, thought to be 5,000 years old, dating from the Iron Age, was found buried in an underground store in Ireland.Joe Clancy ... Read more...

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Swann says it would be great if England gets No. 1 ranking


May 1st, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 1 (ANI): Off-spinner Graeme Swann has said it would be great if England gets the No. 1 ranking.He said that he and his team mates were looking forward to taking ... Read more...

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2,000-year-old archeological remains found in Nepal


April 4th, 2011 - 4:54 am ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 4 (IANS) Ruins of 2,000-year-old buildings have been discovered in eastern Nepal, Xinhua reported.They were found during an excavation in Kichakbadhsthal in Jhapa district. Remains of walls made ... Read more...

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Ponting resigns as Australian Test, ODI captain but will continue playing as batsman


March 29th, 2011 - 10:12 am ICT by ANI
Sydney, Mar 29(ANI): Australian skipper Ricky Ponting has announced to step down from captaincy of both Australia Test and one-day cricket sides with immediate effect, but has expressed his willingness to continue ... Read more...

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Oz seeks bitter Ashes revenge by making marmalade better than Brits!


February 7th, 2011 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 7 (ANI): Since they couldn't beat them in cricket, the Australians are gearing up to crush England at what they pride themselves on doing better than the rest of the ... Read more...

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‘Back-to-back Ashes series could dilute interest’


January 30th, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 30 (ANI): Australia's leading experts on sports broadcasting, Colin Smith, has warned that back-to-back Ashes series could dilute interest in the oldest rivalry in cricket.Smith, who helped broker Cricket Australia's ... Read more...

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Back-to-back Ashes series from 2013 to keep fans, coffers full


January 29th, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 29 (ANI): Cricket Australia has confirmed that there will be back-to-back Ashes series from 2013 and Australia will not have to wait for long to regain the urn should they ... Read more...

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Oz eves reclaim Ashes on one-off Sydney Test


January 25th, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan.25 (ANI): Australia have restored some much needed cricketing pride with the women's team wrestling the Ashes back from England.A match-winning knock from Sarah Elliott, 81 not out, led Australia to ... Read more...

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Paul the Octopus gets a memorial in Germany


January 21st, 2011 - 12:45 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Berlin, Jan 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The most famous octopus that ever lived has got a memorial in Germany.The octopus that popularly became known as “Paul the Octopus” successfully predicted the ... Read more...

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Soccer Psychic “Paul The Octopus” Gets Memorial


January 21st, 2011 - 12:36 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Jan 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Paul the Octopus was once celebrated all over the world as the unlikely hero of the World Cup. The six and a half foot octopus made ... Read more...

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Germany to honour Paul the Octopus with shrine


January 18th, 2011 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 18 (ANI): Paul the Octopus, who amazed people with his predictions during the 2010 FIFA World Cup, is to be honoured with a "Paul Corner" at his former house ... Read more...

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England must dominate all forms of game to be declared a great team: Pringle


January 9th, 2011 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan.9 (ANI): One Ashes success, or even two in a row as it now is, does not a great team make and, having conquered Australia, captain Andrew Strauss must now set ... Read more...

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Sleep top of agenda for Anderson after Ashes victory


January 8th, 2011 - 7:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 8 (ANI): Leading Ashes wicket taker and main architect of England's victory, James Anderson, just slept after helping his team retain the urn."The first thing I did was to sleep ... Read more...

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Cricket Australia refuses to axe Nielsen despite humiliating Ashes loss


January 8th, 2011 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 8 (ANI): Cricket Australia has refused to take harsh decisions despite their humiliating Ashes loss to England.It, however announced that it would be undertaking a thorough review following the embarrassing ... Read more...

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Aussies can’t shy away from disappointing Ashes series performance: Haddin


January 1st, 2011 - 11:33 am ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 1(ANI): Australian stand-in vice-captain Brad Haddin reckons that his team's Ashes performance will be considered unacceptable even if they win the fifth and final Test against England in Sydney to ... Read more...

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Nielson still sees himself as right man to take Australia foward


December 31st, 2010 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 31 (IANS) Australia cricket coach Tim Nielsen is on the verge of his third failed Ashes campaign, but believes that he is the best person to lead the side through ... Read more...

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The credit for England’s rise belongs to coach Flower: Pringle


December 31st, 2010 - 10:23 am ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec. 31 (ANI): Former England fast bowler and now columnist with The Telegraph, Derek Pringle, has said the credit for England's rise as an international cricket powerhouse again, belongs to coach ... Read more...

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Ponting laments dearth of talent on Australian bench


December 30th, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 30 (IANS) Australia cricket captain Ricky Ponting has blamed the lack of talented players in the reserves for the team's inability to match their previous aura of invincibility.The Australians have ... Read more...

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Strauss urges mates to aim for ‘The Holy Grail’ of English cricket


December 30th, 2010 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec.30 (ANI): England cricket captain has urged his mates to strive to win "The Holy Grail" of cricket - The Ashes series - by emerging victorious in the Sydney cricket Test ... Read more...

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Partying tops Gayle’s agenda over Ashes series


December 29th, 2010 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 29 (IANS) Australia's fall in the Ashes might have sent shock waves in the cricketing fraternity the world over but West Indies' star batsman Chris Gayle claims he has paid ... Read more...

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Ponting to review future with Australian cricket


December 29th, 2010 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 29 (IANS) Ricky Ponting will be reviewing his future with Australian cricket after the team lost the fourth Ashes Test by an innings and 157 runs here Wednesday, with England ... Read more...

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Losing Ashes on Australian soil feels ‘horrendous’: Watson


December 29th, 2010 - 3:44 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 29 (ANI): Opener Shane Watson has said that the enormity of losing the Ashes on Australian soil for the first time in 24 years has not been lost on him ... Read more...

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Warne asks Oz selectors not to panic and make wholesale changes


December 29th, 2010 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec 29 (ANI): Legendary spinner Shane Warne has asked the Australian selectors not to panic and make large scale changes after the team lost the Ashes series to England.Australia lost the ... Read more...

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Strauss now wants England Ashes series victory


December 29th, 2010 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec. 29 (ANI): England cricket captain Andrew Strauss has urged his side to win the Sydney Test and ensure an Ashes series victory after retaining the urn by winning the fourth ... Read more...

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Ashes 2010: Sledging expected to continue


December 25th, 2010 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec. 25 (ANI): The war of words between England and Australia's cricketers is expected to continue when the hotly contested Ashes series recommences from Sunday.Despite its image as the 'gentleman's game', ... Read more...

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England refreshed and ready to retain Ashes in Boxing Day Ashes Test: Trott


December 25th, 2010 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 25(ANI): The England team is ready to secure the Ashes in the Boxing Day Test at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, according to middle-order batsman Jonathan Trott.In a write-up for the ... Read more...

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Trott feels ‘privileged’ to play in front of record 90,000 supporters at MCG


December 25th, 2010 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 25(ANI): England batsman Jonathan Trott thinks that the challenge of playing in front of over 90,000 supporters on the first day of the traditional Boxing Day Ashes Test at the ... Read more...

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Record 90,000 fans at MCG will be electrifying: Ponting


December 25th, 2010 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 25(ANI): Australian captain Ricky Ponting reckons that the atmosphere at the Melbourne Cricket Ground will be electrifying if the first-day crowd for the Boxing Day Ashes Test reaches an expected ... Read more...

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Record 90,000 fans at MCG will make Aussies feel ‘bulletproof’: Ponting


December 24th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 24(ANI): Australian captain Ricky Ponting thinks that his team will feel "bulletproof" if the first-day crowd for the Boxing Day Ashes Test at the Melbourne Cricket Ground reaches an expected ... Read more...

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