Skeleton

  • Goa Congress chief to be probed over skeletons in his medical college July 8, 2013

    Panaji: Goa Congress President Subhash Shirodkar will face police investigations in connection with the recovery of human skeletons from the backyard of his medical college in Shiroda village, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Monday. "Subhash Shirodkar who runs this college where these skeletons were found should be investigated," Parrikar,...
  • US returning trove of dinosaur fossils to Mongolia May 11, 2013

    New York: The United States will return to Mongolia more than a dozen illegally smuggled dinosaur skeletons, including two Tyrannosaurus bataars that are 70 million years old and at least six fossilized Oviraptors, US officials said on Friday. The announcement followed the handover to Mongolian officials on Monday of another T...
  • Assam: Possible remains of a dinosaur found March 25, 2013

    Chirang: A near intact skeleton of what could be of a dinosaurus has been found in Assam's Chirang district, a senior forest official said. The six feet high skeleton was originally found on the bank of the Kuklung river by villagers of Nakrapatiguri when they went on a pilgrimage to...
  • Face of Richard III, England's 'king in the car park', revealed February 6, 2013

    London: With a large chin, a prominent slightly arched nose and delicate lips, the "face" of England's King Richard III was unveiled on Tuesday, a day after researchers confirmed his remains had finally been found after 500 years. A team of university archaeologists and scientists announced on Monday that a skeleton...
  • UK: King Richard III's skeleton to be reinterred in cathedral February 5, 2013

    DNA tests confirmed that the skeleton found under a parking lot in Leicester was Britain's King Richard the Third. ...
  • UK: Scientists claim to have found King Richard III's skeleton February 5, 2013

    Leicester: Scientists say they have found the 500yearold remains of England's King Richard III under a parking lot in the city of Leicester. University of Leicester researchers say it is "beyond reasonable doubt" that a battlescarred skeleton unearthed last year is the king, who died at the Battle of Bosworth...
  • US: Alienlike skulls found at 1,000 year old cemetery December 30, 2012

    New York: A number of alienlike skulls have been discovered in a 1,000 year old cemetery in Mexico. The finding initially stunned the researchers, however, upon closer inspection the skulls were found to be human skulls warped into strange, alienlike shapes. Scientists said the practice of deforming skulls of children...
  • Rare skeleton of a 'vampire' discovered in Britain November 5, 2012

    London: A 1400yearold 'vampire' skeleton with metal spikes through its shoulders, heart and ankles, has been discovered in Britain, a new report has claimed. The skeleton dating from 550700 AD found buried in the ancient minster town of Southwell, Nottinghamshire has shed light on rare 'vampire' burials in Britain. Long dismissed...
  • Laila Khan case: Parvez Tak's custody ends today July 19, 2012

    New Delhi: The police custody of the prime accused in the missing Bollywood starlet Laila Khan case, Parvez Tak, ends on Thursday. Tak was charged with the kidnapping and murder of Laila Khan after he said he had committed the murders and led the Mumbai Crime Branch to the starlet's Nashik...
  • The 'Laila Khan story' is more about her mother July 11, 2012

    New Delhi: The Mumbai Crime Branch inched closer to solving the year-old mystery surrounding disappearance of Bollywood actress Laila Khan and five members of her family with the recovery of their bodies and even two cellphones from a farmhouse in Igatpuri near Nashik. But is the Laila Khan story really...
  • Six skeletons recovered from Laila Khan's house July 19, 2012

    New Delhi: Missing Bollywood starlet Laila Khan's death may finally have been cracked. Six skeletons were found within the premises of her bungalow in Igatpuri near Nashik in Maharashtra on Tuesday. With the shocking recovery of the skeletons, the Mumbai Crime Branch seems to have made a definitive headway in the...
  • Skeleton found in Bangalore house May 11, 2012

    BANGALORE: A skeleton of a youth, who was allegedly murdered four months ago, was found at a house in Sonnappanahalli in Chikkajala on Thursday. According to police, the deceased Prem Chand Singh, was a worker at a cement mixing factory. Police suspect the assailants have killed him by dropping boulders...
  • CPI(M) leader Sushanto Ghosh released February 7, 2012

    New Delhi: Jailed CPI(M) leader, Sushanto Ghosh, was released from the Alipore Central Jail, Kolkata, on Tuesday. He was jailed in August last year after 7 skeletons were recovered from near his ancestral house in West Midnapore. CPI(M) party cadres gathered in large numbers to welcome Ghosh and garlanded him...
  • CPI(M) leader Sushanto Ghosh set to walk free February 7, 2012

    New Delhi: CPI(M) leader Sushanto Ghosh is set to walk free from Alipore Central jail in Kolkata on Tuesday. He was jailed in August last year after 7 skeletons were recovered from near his ancestral house in West Midnapore. The Supreme Court granted him interim bail last week. Ghosh has been in...
  • Skull of Mona Lisa model found? May 30, 2011

    Florence: Archaeologists in Italy's Florence city have uncovered a skeleton they believe could be the 500 year-old remains of the noblewoman who is believed to have posed for Leonardo Da Vinci's Mona Lisa masterpiece. An excavation that started earlier this month of what was once the convent of Saint Orsola, where...
  • 2,700-year-old tomb found in Mexico May 20, 2010

    Mexico City: Archaeologists claimed to have discovered a tomb with four skeletal remains dating back some 2,700 years in the ruins of a Mexican pyramid. The tomb at the ancestral site of Zoque ethnicity in southeastern state of Chiapas, "consists of the skeletons of four individuals, two of them wearing jade,...
  • Over 100 human skeletons recovered in UP village September 23, 2009

    Lucknow: Over 100 human skeletons have been recovered in the span of one week from a field in a village in Uttar Pradesh's Lakhimpur Kheri district, officials said on Wednesday. The incident came to light on September 18 when Vishram, a resident of Badhra village, started levelling a piece of...
  • 4,500-year-old skeleton of warrior found in Italy August 2, 2009

    Rome: A roughly 4,500 year-old skeleton of a man, probably a warrior killed by an arrow to the chest, has been discovered on a beach south of Rome, Italian police said. The well-preserved skeleton, dubbed "Nello", was found during a routine flyover around areas of archaeological interest in May that...
  • Anurag casts lady love Kalki in his theatre production April 12, 2009

    New Delhi: Director Anurag Kashyap was in the Capital to showcase his play The Skeleton Woman featuring his new girlfriend Kalki Koechlin in the lead. And not only is Kalki in the lead role in the play but she has also written it. “I love her on stage. I think...
  • Skeleton found in IIT-Kanpur today October 23, 2008

    Lucknow: A skeleton found in IIT Kanpur could be that of a Mumbai-based fashion designer who had gone to the institute to meet friends before he went missing three months back, a police official said on Thursday. The skeleton was found on August 23 from a deserted spot behind the garage...
  • Ratlam skeleton case, probe on June 21, 2007

    Ratlam: More bones have been recovered from the Christian Medical Hospital in Ratlam. About 437 pieces of bones have been found in two days of digging. Two people have been arrested so far. The hospital continues to deny allegations of foeticide or abortions. Digging continued at the compound of the...
  • More bones dug out in Ratlam, 2 held February 19, 2007

    New Delhi: A day after the remains of newborns and fetuses were found at a missionary hospital in Ratlam in Madhya Pradesh, more bones were dug out from the vicinity on Sunday. About 391 pieces of bones were recovered on Saturday following a tip-off from a pit near the Ratlam Christian...
  • Discarded fetuses found in MP town June 20, 2007

    Ratlam, (MP) Skeletal remains of infants and fetuses were found on Saturday on a missionary hospital's premises in this district headquarters. Following a tip-off, media persons rushed to the hospital and began searching barren area behind the operation theatre. Polythene packets containing bones were found and the authorities were alerted. Subsequently,...
  • 100 skulls give Etah Nithari shock June 18, 2007

    New Delhi: A Nithari-like finding in the Etah district of UP has sent the residents into panic. Nearly 40 human skulls and over 100 skeletons were recovered near a post-mortem house under a police station on Sunday. However, the police are denying that this is another Nithari in the...
  • Child killers in 2 days police custody June 20, 2007

    Noida: The police on Saturday remanded Mohinder Singh Pandher, a factory owner, and his servant Satish in police custody following the gruesome Noida serial killing case. The two men were first produced before the duty magistrate in a local court, who then remanded them to police custody to enable further interrogation...
  • Child killings toll: 15 | Cops rapped June 20, 2007

    Noida, Uttar Pradesh: Police have found more skeletal remains near a house in Noida where a “serial killer” allegedly raped and murdered children. The number of bodies found in a drain near bungalow D-5 in Noida’s Sector 31 since Friday now stands at 15. The bungalow is near Nithari village where...
  • Families of missing children lose hope December 30, 2006

    New Delhi: Pappu Lal spent the whole of last year hoping that his missing seven-year-old girl would one day come back home. But on Friday, Pappu says all hopes were dashed when sacks of skeletons were recovered by Noida police in a bungalow in Sector 31. "I saw it all....
  • Serial child killer nabbed in Noida December 30, 2006

    Noida, Uttar Pradesh: Police found skeletons of eight children in a village in Noida, near Delhi, on Friday and claimed the man who raped and murdered them has confessed. Satish, 30, was a domestic help in a house near which the bodies were found stuffed in gunny bags and buried in...
  • Remains of earliest child discovered September 22, 2006

    London: A 3.3 million-year-old skeleton of the earliest child ever found shows the ancient ancestor of modern humans walked upright but may also have climbed trees, scientists said on Wednesday. They found the well-preserved remains of a three-year-old girl of the species Australopithecus afarensis, which includes the fossil skeleton known as...