Man stole cemetery urns for scrap

August 8th, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sarnia, Aug 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Wonders in the world will never cease as it was reported that a man stole cemetery urns to fake it for scrap. The man was caught when ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

After 40 years, Pakistani Hindus’ ashes immersed in Ganga

February 18th, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Feb 18 (IANS) Finally, their ashes reached the ultimate destination - the holy river of Ganga - some 1,400 km away and 40 years later. The ashes of 135 Pakistan-based Hindus ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Finally, ’salvation’ for 128 Hindus who died in Pakistan

January 18th, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) For 35 long years, the ashes of 128 Hindus remained at a cremation ground in Karachi, in the hope that some day the departed souls would ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Sri Lanka brews largest cup of tea in the world

October 10th, 2010 - 12:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 10 (ANI): One of the world's leading tea-producing nations, Sri Lanka, has witnessed a new world record-the largest cup of tea.A giant red mug was filled with 4,546 litre of ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

China holds ‘green’ funeral

July 22nd, 2010 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 22 (IANS) In a first-of its-kind, China organised a mass environment-friendly funeral where the ashes of over 250 people were put in bio-degradable urns and buried or immersed in a ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Hong Kong launches website to honour the dead

June 12th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, June 12 (ANI): A website has been set up in Hong Kong that allows friends and relatives to pay homage to their departed ones online.The website, created by the Hong Kong ... Read more...

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Buddha Smriti Park ready for inauguration Thursday

May 26th, 2010 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 26 (IANS) The Buddha Smriti Park is ready for inauguration here by Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama Thursday, on the occasion of Buddha Purnima. The inauguration will be a gala ... Read more...

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Gandhi’s ashes scattered in Indian Ocean

January 31st, 2010 - 1:26 am ICT by IANS
Durban (South Africa), Jan 30 (DPA) Some of the ashes of Mahatma Gandhi were scattered in the Indian Ocean along South Africa's east coast Saturday, 62 years after his assassination. After his assassination ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

I learnt a lot from Road to Sangam -Paresh Rawal

January 29th, 2010 - 11:58 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Paresh Rawal is an actor par excellence. From character roles to negative to comedy to serious, he has done everything with aplomb. This veteran of acting is all praise for his ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Wal-mart to sell caskets and urns online

October 29th, 2009 - 10:30 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Bentonville, Oct 29 (THAINDIAN News) Wal-Mart is expanding and its latest offerings include caskets and urns, which it will sell online. It sells around 15 caskets and dozens of urns on its ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Archaeologists discover remains of Parthian City in Iran

October 14th, 2009 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 14 (ANI): A team of archaeologists has discovered the remains of a Parthian city in the North Khorasan Province of Iran.The discovery and identification of the remains of the city, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Devotees take out procession in Varanasi on ‘Nirjala Ekadashi’

June 3rd, 2009 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
Varanasi, June 3 (ANI): The banks of the river Ganga in Varanasi reverberated with Vedic chants as hundreds of devotees gathered for a procession on the occasion of 'Nirjala Ekadashi', one of ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Pak Hindus, Chinese and Japanese need Indian visas to immerse ashes of loved ones

December 4th, 2008 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Dec.4 (ANI): About 130 Sindhi Hindu, Chinese, Japanese and Buddhist families have been waiting for a year for their Indian visas to be approved. According to the Daily Times, they want ... Read more...

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German football club Hamburg HSV makes cemetery for fans

July 17th, 2008 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 17 (ANI): Football supporters in Germany have taken loyalty to their club to a new level by opening fans cemetery just yards from their stadium.Supporters of Hamburg HSV ... Read more...

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