Graves

  • Indian man sneaks into Pakistan to visit grandparents' graves 25-10-2013 04:03 PM

    A middle-aged man from Rajasthan badly injured himself while sneaking into Pakistan's Sindh province, unnoticed by border guards of both countries, to visit the graves of his paternal grandparents. The man, identified as 50-year-old Abu Bakar, is reportedly afflicted by a mental disorder, the Dawn newspaper reported on Friday. He...
  • Sri Lanka to probe mass grave with 150 skeletons 08-04-2013 11:28 PM

    Colombo: A Sri Lankan presidential commission will be appointed to investigate a mass grave where more than 150 skulls and bones, most likely of Marxist rebels killed decades ago, were found last year, a government spokesman said on Monday. President Mahinda Rajapaksa had decided to appoint the commission to investigate...
  • Unearthed mass grave stirs Sri Lanka's troubled past 19-12-2012 03:51 PM

    Matale (Sri Lanka): A mass grave unearthed in Sri Lanka has stirred memories of the country's bloody insurgencies and sparked calls for an official inquiry in the island nation that has drawn global scrutiny for its chequered human rights record. At a building site near a hospital in Matale, a...
  • Hollywood films on TV in Hindi and Telugu now 24-10-2011 12:22 PM

    Mumbai: UTV has entered into a deal with Warner Bros. International Television Distribution to bring popular Hollywood movies dubbed in Hindi and Telugu on the small screen. Through the exclusive long-term telecast rights deal, the company's primary action movie channels UTV Action and UTV Action Telugu - will have access...
  • Muslim, Christian graves desecrated in Israel 09-10-2011 02:10 PM

    Tel Aviv-Jaffa: Dozens of gravestones were desecrated at adjacent Muslim and Christian cemeteries overlooking the sea at Jaffa and a fire-bomb was thrown at a nearby synagogue, on Saturday, Yom Kippur, the Jewish Day of Atonement. At least five tombs were smashed and some 20 others sprayed with Hebrew graffiti,...
  • Chinese report highlights unmarked graves in J&K 03-10-2011 07:12 AM

    New Delhi: In what is being seen as an attempt by China to justify its involvement in Pakistan occupied Kashmir (POK), it's state run news agency Xinhua has picked up the issue of unmarked graves that's rocked Kashmir. The news agency came out with a report that paints a gruesome...
  • Nameless graves: Omar clarifies as PDP walks out 27-09-2011 11:30 AM

    Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir Assembly on Tuesday witnessed uproarious scenes after Opposition PDP sought discussion on the issue of nameless graves. The members of the Opposition, PDP, walked towards the Speaker's podium while demanding that an adjournment motion be brought on the issue, following which they staged a walkout....
  • Libya finds mass grave of 1996 massacre 25-09-2011 10:41 PM

    Tripoli: Libya's interim authorities said on Sunday they had found a mass grave in the capital containing the bodies of more than 1,270 people killed by Muammar Gaddafi's security forces in a 1996 massacre at Tripoli's Abu Salim prison. The uprising that toppled Gaddafi last month was ignited by protests...
  • Libyans find mass grave, slain detainees' bodies 10-09-2011 08:33 AM

    Galaa: In a grove of pine trees near this mountain village, residents have dug up the remains of 35 bound and blindfolded men who they say were shot at close range by Muammar Gaddafi's military. Dozens of miles away, a search team has exhumed the bodies of 18 detainees who...
  • J&K: PDP demands probe into unmarked graves 22-08-2011 08:37 PM

    Srinagar: Opposition People's Democratic Party on Monday demanded a high-level probe by an impartial agency to establish identities of the persons buried in unmarked graves in Kashmir. DNA tests of unidentified bodies should be conducted without wasting any time to give justice to the families of the victims, PDP president...
  • Over 2,000 bodies in Kashmir's unmarked graves 21-08-2011 11:31 PM

    New Delhi: More than 2,000 corpses have been found buried in several unmarked graves in Indian Kashmir, believed to be victims of the divided region's separatist revolt, a government human rights commission said in a report. The graves were found in dozens of villages near the Line of Control, the...
  • Does Narendra Modi need to explain the 2002 Gujarat riots?

    Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi appeared before the Supreme Court-appointed Special Investigation Team (SIT) for questioning over the 2002 communal riots. SIT had summoned Modi...
  • Kashmiris up in arms over missing persons, mass graves 25-05-2008 01:04 AM

    New Delhi: Chennai Super Kings allrounder Albie Morkel says last-gasp thrillers in the Indian Premier League can be stressful for both players and spectators. Everyone is on tenterhooks in those tense, closing stages. The fifth edition of the IPL has been the most competitive with 13 last-over finishes, 11 of...
  • J&K: Justice buried for fake encounter victims 24-05-2008 11:57 PM

    Mumbai: The Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) on Friday banned IPL franchise Kolkata Knight Riders' co-owner and Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan from entering the Wankhede Stadium for five years, following his spat with the MCA officials after an IPL match on Wednesday night. The MCA met on Friday morning and...
  • Grave concern: Finding Kashmir's missing generation 24-05-2008 11:03 PM

    Wellington: New Zealander Mike Hesson says he quit as Kenya's national cricket coach after his family were victims of an attempted carjacking. Hesson, who returned to New Zealand earlier this month, told Radio Sport on Friday that the carjacking was the last in a series of events which had caused...
  • Nandigram yields more graves, 3 could be of women 21-12-2007 10:11 AM

    Nagpur: New Zealand captain Daniel Vettori admitted on Thursday that the devastating earthquake in Christchurch has affected the team but the Black Caps are determined to do well against Australia in their World Cup Group A game here on Friday. "It has been a difficult time for us but nothing...
  • Eight more graves found near Nandigram 21-12-2007 01:33 AM

    Bangalore: The Karnataka State Cricket Association, which is the host association for the eagerly-awaited India-England game said they were in no state to meet the expectations of the ticket-awaiting fans after they were lathi-charged by the police outside the Chinnaswamy Stadium here. In a hastily-organised press conference, KSCA Secretary Javagal...
  • Mass grave exhumed, charred bodies sent for DNA test 07-12-2007 01:38 PM

    Former cricketing starts talk about their team chances in the upcoming World Cup. ...
  • Charred bodies, bones found in Khejuri graves 06-12-2007 03:00 PM

    Lucknow: India's Cricket World Cup squad has many match-winners and the country can win the tournament for the second time, former captain Dilip Vengsarkar said on Monday. "This team has good possibilities of winning the World Cup and it can repeat the victorious run of the Indian cricket team in...
  • Living here is a 'grave' issue 29-05-2007 11:42 AM

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  • Govt strikes gold in Brit era graves 03-05-2007 09:23 PM

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  • 'Ghost figure' seen flying over Pope 31-03-2007 11:05 AM

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  • Jesus portrait 'bleeds' in Andaman 21-03-2007 11:36 AM

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  • No show for Jesus docu in India 03-03-2007 09:22 PM

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  • Film says Jesus died a natural death 01-03-2007 03:01 PM

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