Running cemetery a booming business in China

Running cemetery a booming business in China

Most cemeteries in Chinese cities are full, so burials in neighbouring cities have become popular.  

Apr 03, 2016, 18:18 PM IST

Man dies after his mother-in-law's gravestone falls on him

A 74-year-old man was killed in Pennsylvania after his mother-in-law'sgravestone collapsed on top of him during the cemetery visit.

Apr 02, 2015, 18:18 PM IST

France probes uproar over Roma baby burial

 The French human rights ombudsman launched an investigation on Sunday into an uproar over a mayor`s alleged refusal -- which he later emphatically denied -- to allow burial of a Roma migrant`s baby.

Jan 05, 2015, 04:46 AM IST

Earliest case of child abuse uncovered in Egyptian cemetry

The child from a Romano-Christian-period cemetery in Dakhleh Oasis, Egypt, shows evidence of physical child abuse, archaeologists have found.

May 30, 2013, 15:44 PM IST

Eva Mendez finds peace in cemeteries

Eva Mendes goes to graveyards to meditate because she finds cemeteries very peaceful places.

Apr 11, 2013, 14:38 PM IST

Homeless junkies occupy cemetery in Cambridge

The junkies were seen sleeping in graves, defecating in the plots and are also accused of intimidating the local schoolchildren and letting their dogs run wild.

Jan 01, 2013, 16:22 PM IST

Imperial palace found at first Chinese emperor`s cemetery

The remains of a massive "imperial palace" have been uncovered at the mausoleum of China`s first emperor, Qinshihuang, in the tourist city of Xian, archaeologists said.

Dec 01, 2012, 12:57 PM IST

Thoughts about mortality can improve health

An awareness of mortality is a good thing -- it can improve physical health and help us re-prioritize our goals and values, according to a new analysis of scientific studies.

Apr 20, 2012, 15:22 PM IST

Moscow to open cemetery for the elite

Moscow will open its first cemetery for the elite.

Oct 21, 2010, 12:36 PM IST

Military explosives found in New York cemetery

A caretaker found a bag containing eight bricks of military C4 explosives.

Oct 12, 2010, 08:30 AM IST

UK cemetery: Share a grave with a stranger?

So you think London, population 8 million, is crowded with the living? There are many millions more under the soil of a city that has been inhabited for 2,000 years. And London is rapidly running out of places to put them.

Oct 29, 2009, 20:33 PM IST