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Michael Jackson fans mark 5th anniversary of icon`s death

Last Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014, 03:42

Dozens of Michael Jackson fans laid heaps of flowers at the mausoleum where the pop icon is interred, to mark the 5th anniversary of his death.

Vandals deface Jewish graves in northern Greece

Last Updated: Saturday, May 31, 2014, 02:42

Greek authorities say vandals have attacked the Jewish cemetery of Thessaloniki, whose Jewish population was nearly wiped out during World War II.

Mickey Rooney to be finally buried at `Hollywood Forever` cemetery

Last Updated: Saturday, April 12, 2014, 19:47

Mickey Rooney`s wife has reportedly agreed to drop a legal claim over her husband`s remains and he will ne now buried at Hollywood Forever cemetery, following a private family service.

World`s oldest cheese found on 3600-year-old Chinese mummies

Last Updated: Friday, February 28, 2014, 10:17

Archaeologists have discovered the world`s oldest cheese- dating way back to 1615 BC- on the chest of Chinese mummies that are up to 3,600 years old.

Mikhail Kalashnikov to buried in new `pantheon` of heroes

Last Updated: Friday, December 27, 2013, 13:50

Russia was Friday to bury Mikhail Kalashnikov, the designer of the iconic AK-47 assault rifle that was the favoured weapon of guerrillas worldwide, at a newly-opened cemetery for national heroes.

Two mummies found in ancient Peru cemetery

Last Updated: Friday, October 25, 2013, 22:26

Two pre-Columbian mummies more than a thousand years old were found in a pre-Incan cemetery in a suburb of Lima, archeologists said Thursday.

Mob removes Hindu`s body from graveyard in southern Pakistan

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 08, 2013, 19:12

Tension gripped a small village in Pakistans Sindh province after a mob dug up the grave of a Hindu within 12 hours of his burial, saying he could not be interred in a Muslim cemetery.

Rare bust of Rammohun Roy unveiled in Britain

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 24, 2013, 09:59

A previously unknown ivory portrait bust of Indian social reformer Rammohun Roy was unveiled by an art historian at the Arnos Vale Cemetery here at a commemoration event to mark the 180th anniversary of his death Sep 27, 1833.

Earliest iron artifacts came from outer space

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 20, 2013, 15:41

Cosmic jewellery! Some of the earliest iron artifacts ever found - beads strung into a necklace found in a 5000-year-old Egyptian cemetery - were made from a meteorite, archaeologists have found.

Earliest case of child abuse uncovered in Egyptian cemetry

Last Updated: Thursday, May 30, 2013, 15:44

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

Don’t forget US is still at war: Barack Obama

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 28, 2013, 12:45

President Barack Obama urged his fellow citizens not to forget that the US is still at war in a Memorial Day speech.

President visits World War-II cemetery

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 14, 2013, 18:21

President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday visited the historic World War-II cemetery on Tuesday.