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  • Human skulls recovered in Puri November 23, 2014

    Puri: Twenty human skulls were recovered under a bridge on the Kusabhadra river on Puri-Konark road, police said. Apart from 20 human skulls, three buffalo skulls and some bones were also recovered from the river bed under Liakhai bridge, said Sub-Divisional Police Officer (SDPO), Nimapada, Subash Mohanty. While the skulls have...
  • HinduHindi row: Everybody in a democracy has a right to their opinion, says Najma Heptullah August 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Everybody in the Indian democracy has the right to their opinion, said Najma Heptullah clarifying her controversial remark that sparked outrage among the opposition, and insisted that she is proud to be an Indian. In an exclusive interview to CNNIBN, Minority Affairs Minister Najma Heptullah said that her...
  • New 'King Kong' film 'Skull Island' to hit the theatres in 2016 July 28, 2014

    London: Legendary Pictures has announced a new 'King Kong' movie titled 'Skull Island'. The studio revealed a November 16, 2016 release date for the blockbuster during its panel at ComicCon International, reported Digital Spy. Legendary, now partnered with Universal Pictures after launching with Warner Bros in 2005, will add 'King Kong' to...
  • Skulls found inside teddy bears at Mexico airport June 23, 2014

    Mexico: Inspectors discovered two skulls and other human remains hidden inside teddy bears at a Mexico City airport shipping company. Company employees made the find when they ran the plush bears under an xray machine during a routine inspection, the Mexico City public prosecutor's office said on Sunday. The human...
  • Muslim cleric backs Modi, says not wearing skull caps 'not a bad thing' April 21, 2014

    New Delhi: After drawing flak over his refusal to wear a skull cap, BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi has got some support. Muslim cleric Maulana Mehmood Madani said that Modi should not wear the cap for symbolic purposes as many politicians have been using the symbolic act to make...
  • Refusal to wear skull cap is Modi's signal to Hindutva constituency: Congress April 19, 2014

    New Delhi: BJP's prime ministerial nominee Narendra Modi is sending an "unmistakable signal" of his "bias and bigotry" against Muslims to the nation by consistently refusing to wear a skull cap, Congress charged on Saturday. "It's not as simple that he did not wear a skull cap. That is the only...
  • Modi's Bhopal rally marred by controversy over burqas, skull caps September 25, 2013

    Ahead of Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's big rally in Bhopal today, the controversy over stereotype dressing to show minority support for Modi seems to be haunting the BJP. Congress General Secretary Digvijaya Singh had claimed that 10,000 burqas were bought by the BJP for the rally. ...
  • Have bills to prove burqas, skull caps bought for Modi's Jaipur rally: Digvijaya September 24, 2013

    New Delhi: Congress General Secretary Digvijaya Singh on Tuesday claimed to have bills which prove that burqas and skull caps were bought specifically for Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's recent rally in Jaipur. He said, "This is the bill for the purchase of 10,000 burqas from Indore. Caps were also purchased...
  • BJP against stereotype representation of Muslims at Modi rallies September 24, 2013

    New Delhi: Ahead of Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's rally in Bhopal, the minority cell of the Bharatiya Janata Party has tried to put a veil on the skull cap controversy. The party has issued a circular saying stereotypical representation of Muslims should be stopped. Modi had during his Sadbhavana Mission...
  • Modi doesn't have goodwill for any community, says Muslim cleric September 17, 2013

    Ahmedabad: An Islamic cleric who offered a skull cap, which Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi refused to wear during his Sadbhavna rally, has hit out at Modi. He has alleged that Modi does not have goodwill towards the community. "I had gone to the Sadbhavna fast with no ill feelings. I...
  • Shivraj Singh Chouhan wears skull cap as he greets Muslims on Eid August 9, 2013

    Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Friday sported a skull cap while greeting the Muslims on the occasion of EidulFitr. State Congress unit president Kantilal Bhuria and former Union Minister Suresh Pachouri also wore skull caps while sharing the dais with Chouhan at the Idgah in Bhopal. This is...
  • If you have PM ambitions, you need to have a big heart: Raza on Modi August 9, 2013

    Bhopal: Actor Raza Murad on Friday hit out at Gujarat Chief Minister and BJP poll panel chief Narendra Modi saying if some one has Prime Ministerial ambitions, then that person needs to have a big heart. "No one can become a Prime Minister by dividing the society on religious lines,"...
  • Raza Murad takes a jibe at Modi, praises MP CM for wearing skull cap August 9, 2013

    Bhopal: Actor Raza Murad on Friday took a jibe at Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi and praised his Madhya Pradesh counterpart Shivraj Singh Chouhan for his spirit of secularism by wearing a skull cap during Eid celebrations. The actor said many chief ministers need to learn from Shivraj Chouhan that wearing...
  • Will give development to Muslims, says CP Thakur June 3, 2013

    Patna: Senior BJP leader CP Thakur on Sunday said the party wants to win the hearts of Muslims through development in the partyruled states, and does not want to "mislead them by providing skull caps". "The BJP neither intends to mislead Muslims by providing skull caps for them in the...
  • Police make two arrests in Ryder assault case March 29, 2013

    New Delhi: New Zealand cricketer Jesse Ryder's condition was improving and he was responding to medical staff and his family on Friday as police said they had arrested two men in connection with the alleged assault. A 20yearold man and 37yearold had been charged with assault and would appear in court...
  • UK: Scientists claim to have found King Richard III's skeleton February 4, 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...
  • Modi refuses cap offered by Muslim cleric September 19, 2011

    Ahmedabad: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi refused to put on a 'skull cap' offered by a Muslim cleric during his threeday 'Sadbhavana' fast here. Sayed Imam Shahi Saiyed, a cleric of a small Dargah in Pirana village on the outskirts of the city, had on Sunday gone up to the stage...
  • Monk caught with nun's skeleton at airport January 19, 2011

    Athens: A Cypriot monk caught at a Greek airport with the skeletal remains of a nun in his baggage on the weekend told authorities he was taking the relics of a saint back to his monastery. The 56yearold Cypriot was detained at Athens airport after security staff discovered a skull wrapped...
  • Marvel's Captain America fights new foe: Suicide January 13, 2011

    Philadelphia: Captain America's latest foe is deadlier than the Red Skull: suicide. The character armed with his trademark shield faces off against suicide in a new story that publisher Marvel Entertainment released Wednesday for free through its website and app. The tollfree hotline for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is featured...
  • Human skulls tumble out of clerk's office cupboard May 26, 2009

    Raipur: A team of senior government officials was stunned to discover two human skulls inside the cupboard of a clerk during a search of his office to probe complaints of financial irregularities, police said on Tuesday. The incident has created a sensation in Korba district's Pali area, some 160 km north...
  • Masand's Verdict: Indiana Jones, an enjoyable watch May 31, 2008

    Director: Steven Spielberg Cast: Harrison Ford, Cate Blanchett, Karen Allen, Shia LaBeouf, Ray Winstone, John Hurt, Jim Broadbent, Igor Jijikine You're going to hear lots of different reactions to the new Indiana Jones movie. Many are going to love it, and for so many others it will inevitably fall short of expectations....
  • Sneak Peek: Shia LaBeouf returns with Eagle Eye May 30, 2008

    If you've loved Shia LaBeouf in the latest Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, the actor returns with another action thriller Eagle Eye; where he plays Jerry Shaw, a man who's being framed as a terrorist and is being coerced into becoming a member of a cell...
  • What's playing at the theatres this Friday May 30, 2008

    This Friday's new releases. After all most two decades Indiana Jones is back with the Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull. In Bollywood, star son Sikander Kher makes his debut with Woodstock Villa. You can also opt for a romantic comedy, Hastey Hastey. ...
  • Indiana Jones: Russians love it, Communists hate it May 29, 2008

    Moscow: He's the daring archaeologist who's dodged Nazis, Arab swordsmen, and poisonous snakes. But this time it's Soviet Communists who're the baddies. Set during the Cold War, Harrison Ford's character in Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull battles a sinister KGB agent played by Cate Blanchett ...
  • Harrison Ford gets waxed to save forests May 22, 2008

    Actor Harrison Ford of Indiana Jones fame is getting waxed in a bid to raise awareness about the effect of deforestation on global warming, a Conservation International initiative. ...
  • Cannes: New Indiana Jones film premieres | Read blog May 19, 2008

    Cannes: On Sunday, the 'professor of adventures' Indiana Jones returned to the big screen and the red carpet after 19 long years for the premiere of Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of Crystal Skull at Cannes. Apart from the actordirector duo of Harrison Ford and Steve Speilberg, there was Ford's...
  • Hollywood's brings actioncomedy mix this summer April 30, 2008

    Mumbai: From tickling your funny bone to promising plenty of action, there is lots on offer from Hollywood this summer. Here's a look at some of the major international summer releases, which are all set to heat things up. Hollywood is all set to tickle your funny bone this summer, while...
  • Benazir's death caused by laser beam shots: PPP January 5, 2008

    New Delhi: There are more theories being uncovered regarding the death of former prime minister of Pakistan, Benazir Bhutto. The Pakistan Peoples Party on Friday said that Bhuttos death was caused by laser beam shots. Senior PPP leader Babar Awan said Bhuttos medical report showed an open head injury with skull...
  • Bihar Police arrest 3 for smuggling human skulls September 21, 2007

    Chapra (Bihar): There's been a scary find at Chapra in Bihar. Police have recovered nearly 30 skulls and many human bones from a bus there. The driver and the cleaner of the private bus are among three people who have been arrested. The skeletons were packed in two airbags and...