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Unclaimed bodies were not cremated, probe on: Bihar Minister after skeletons found near hospital

The Bihar government said that an investigation is underway to know how the bodies were not cremated and were lying in the open. 

Jun 23, 2019, 12:13 PM IST

Over 600 skeletons buried inside Dera headquarters: Sources

Dera followers said that 'Baba' Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh – chief of the Dera sect – had ordered the burial of the skeletons to attain 'moksh'

Sep 20, 2017, 12:08 PM IST

Kolkata: Remember Partha Dey - the man who lived with skeleton of sister? He is found dead now

Partha Dey's body was found inside the bathroom of a flat on Watgunge Street where he was living for the past few months.

Feb 21, 2017, 15:43 PM IST

Skeleton found near BSF camp in Manipur

On December 25 and 26, 2014, eight human skulls and several skeletal remains were found at the Tombisana high school, located in the heart of Imphal city.

Jun 12, 2016, 18:18 PM IST

4,000-year-old human skeleton discovered near Stonehenge

A well-preserved skeleton of a Bronze Age teenager, dating back to 4,000 years, has been discovered in a foetal position near the prehistoric monument Stonehenge in UK.

Jul 26, 2015, 14:39 PM IST

Kennewick Man closely related to Native Americans

The 8,500-year-old skeleton of Kennewick Man is more closely related to the Native Americans than to any other population in the world, says recent DNA analysis by an international team of scientists.

Jun 22, 2015, 17:51 PM IST

Kolkata's house of horror: Shocking tale of death, skeletons and incest

City cops who accidentally discovered a man living with skeletons of his sister and two pet dogs while investigating the case of death of a septuagenarian thought they had stumbled onto a twisted tale of gore, but the diary of the only surviving member of the family revealed that the wicked plot contained death and incest as well.

Jun 12, 2015, 19:37 PM IST

Kolkata's house of horror: Man found living with skeletons of sister, pet dogs

In a case that could give a thriller a run for its money, the city police investigating the death of a septuagenarian in a fire in his home on Thursday stumbled on a man living with the skeletons of his elder sister and two pet dogs for the past six months.

Jun 11, 2015, 21:56 PM IST

3.67 million-year-old 'Little Foot' is older relative of Lucy

A new study has revealed that old skeleton "little foot" is 3.67 million years old, which places it as an older relative of "Lucy."

Apr 02, 2015, 13:04 PM IST

Long-necked dinosaur discovered in China

University of Alberta paleontologists has discovered a new species of a long-necked dinosaur called Qijianglong from a skeleton found in China.

Jan 29, 2015, 13:09 PM IST

Recovery of eight human skulls to be investigated

Manipur government will hand over the investigation into the recovery of eight human skulls to a central investigating agency to find out the truth.

Dec 29, 2014, 17:38 PM IST

Mammoth skeleton sold for USD 300,000 at UK auction

A rare woolly mammoth skeleton has been bought by a private buyer for nearly USD 300,000 at a British auction.

Nov 27, 2014, 00:47 AM IST

Greece holds breath as skeleton found in Alexander-era tomb

Archaeologists are holding their breath that a skeleton found in a mysterious, richly-decorated tomb from the time of Alexander the Great will solve the riddle of who ancient Greece`s biggest buria

Nov 13, 2014, 03:24 AM IST

Ancient Russian's DNA sheds light on Neanderthal interbreeding

DNA extracted from the skeleton of a man who lived in Russia about 37,000 years ago is giving scientists new insights into the genetic history of Europeans including interbreeding that took place with Neanderthals more than 50,000 years ago.

Nov 07, 2014, 06:01 AM IST

Maharashtra: Unborn baby`s skeleton removed from woman`s womb after 36 years

In a rare surgery, a team of doctors from a city hospital removed the skeleton of an unborn baby from the womb of a 60-year-old woman after a span of 36 years, possibly the longest that the remains of an ectopic pregnancy were retained in a female body.

Aug 19, 2014, 15:41 PM IST

Museum rediscovers ancient skeleton in storage

An archaeology museum in Philadelphia has made an extraordinary find in its own storage rooms.

Aug 06, 2014, 09:31 AM IST

Scans reveal Britain`s Richard III not a `bunch-backed toad`

The Shakespearean depiction of notorious British king Richard III as a "bunch-backed toad" is a "complete fabrication", according to results of scans of the monarch`s recently-discovered skeleton that were published Friday.

May 30, 2014, 05:53 AM IST

Prehistoric skeleton confirms first American origins

Researchers said Thursday that they have identified a nearly complete skeleton in an underwater Mexican cave, a discovery that could help resolve a longstanding debate about the origins of the first people to inhabit the Americas.

May 16, 2014, 08:38 AM IST

Twisted skeleton found in UK car park may not belong to Richard III

A Richard III expert has said that the skeleton found in the Leicester car park may not be the missing monarch.

Mar 28, 2014, 17:48 PM IST

3,200-year-old skeleton with cancer found in Sudan

Archaeologists have discovered 3,200-year-old skeleton of a young man with a spreading form of cancer, the oldest known example of the disease often linked to a modern lifestyle.

Mar 18, 2014, 17:49 PM IST