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Four held after human skeletons found in Burdwan house

Four persons were arrested after 10 human skeletons were found in a house in West Bengal`s Burdwan district on Monday, the police said.

19 more skeletons found on Kedarnath trekking route

The search team on the Kedarnath trekking route in Uttarakhand discovered 19 more human skeletons on Tuesday, an official said.

2013 Uttarakhand floods: CM Harish Rawat admits 31 skeletons found near Kedarnath

2013 Uttarakhand floods: CM Harish Rawat admits 31 skeletons found near Kedarnath

The Uttarakhand government on Monday admitted that many skeletons had been recovered from near the Kedarnath temple that was badly hit by flash floods and heavy rains in 2013.

Skeleton building in sponges mimics human constructions

 Sponges build their skeletons in a way that resembles the construction of human-made buildings - but without the architectural plans, a new study has found.

Skeletons of 200 Napoleonic troops found in Germany

 The skeletons of 200 Napoleonic soldiers have been found during construction work in the German city of Frankfurt, officials said Thursday.

Skeletons of missing West Bengal police personnel recovered

Two human skeletons, believed to be of the police personnel who went missing in 2009 from a place near Lalgarh in West Midnapore district, were found on Friday from the Dhengashola jungle of the district, the police said.

Archaeologists dig up 3,000 skeletons at London site

Archaeologists in London have begun digging up some 3,000 skeletons including those of victims of the Great Plague from a burial ground that will become a new train station, the company in charge said.

UP police asked to dispose of skeletons after probe

Uttar Pradesh police is going into reports submitted by SPs of districts where recovery of a large number of sacks carrying human bones and jars containing viscera sent shock waves across the state.

Skeletons in UP police cupboard, probe starts

A day after around 100 skeletons literally tumbled out of Uttar Pradesh police cupboard, a committee, including experts, on Friday began probe into the sensational recovery amid the administration's acceptance of a lapse.

Skeletons discovered in Police Line campus in Unnao

In a shocking discovery, scores of skeletons have been found inside the Police Line campus here.

Hundreds of human skeletons found in Bolivian mining city

Construction workers in Bolivia have stumbled upon a mass grave with the remains of hundreds of likely indigenous miners during the Spanish colonial era, a researcher said Saturday.

Dinosaur skeletons returning home to Mongolia: US

US officials have turned over to the Mongolian government enough 80 million-year-old dinosaur skeletons to stock a museum, including two relics of a kind of dinosaur that a prosecutor said "memorably stampeded" in a Hollywood movie.

HC pulls up Uttarakhand govt over recovery of bodies in Kedarnath

Pulling up the state government over recovery of skeletal remains of victims of flash floods one year after the tragedy, the Uttarakhand High Court on Friday directed it to explain reasons and fix responsibility for the "negligence" as well as ensure that DNA samples of the dead are preserved and their last rites performed properly.

44 skeleton remains found in Kedar valley so far

A year after a massive deluge hit Uttarakhand causing extensive damage to areas close to Kedarnath, authorities have so far recovered 44 skeletal remains of the victims from the valley since March this year.

Ancient Polynesians sampled fancy menus 3,000 years ago

Researchers studying 3000-year-old skeletons from the oldest known cemetery in the Pacific Islands have cast new light on the diet and lives of the enigmatic Lapita people.

US fort`s 18th-century skeletons closer to return

Skeletal remains of more than a dozen British soldiers who died during the French and Indian War are expected to be returned this year to upstate New York for reburial near their original resting place on a Colonial American battleground.

Skeletons of two persons abducted by Maoists in Bengal recovered

Skeletons of two persons suspectedly abducted by Maoists two years ago were recovered by police from Masangidighi forest near here in West Midnapore district, a senior police officer said.

Sri Lanka to probe mass grave with 150 skeletons

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.

Scientists test skeletons for Black Death bacteria

Scientists digging a new railway in London have uncovered 13 skeletons that will be tested to see if they died from the Black Death plague in the 14th century.

WB: Skeletons found near former minister`s house

The skeletons dug up near Sushanta Ghosh`s house have been sent for post mortem.