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  • Mumbai photojournalist gangrape: Sentence to be announced on Wednesday March 25, 2014

    Mumbai: A Mumbai court adjourned the hearing on the Shakti Mills photojournalist gangrape case till Wednesday. The court will decide quantum of sentencing in the gangrape case. Four men were convicted by the court last week and three of them have also been found guilty of gangraping an 18-year-old telephone...
  • Campa Cola compound case: Residents remain adamant, refuse to move out November 12, 2013

    Mumbai: The Campa Cola housing colony residents in Mumbai have refused to move out of the compund. Only 10 out of 96 unauthorised in the Campa Cola society have been vacated till now. The aggressive social media campaign also seems to have yielded no result. The Supreme Court had set...
  • Mumbai: CB files chargesheet in the 2nd gangrape case at Shakti Mills October 8, 2013

    Mumbai: The Mumbai Crime Branch on Tuesday filed a chargesheet in the gangrape case of an 18-year-old girl at the the deserted Shakti Mills compound in Mahalaxmi. An 18-year-old telephone operator was allegedly gangraped by five men at the Shakti Mills compound on July 31, three of the accused are...
  • Compounder shot dead by unidentified men on his way back home October 2, 2013

    A nursing home compounder was allegedly shot dead by unidentified men when he was returning from Khatoli to his village Shayampur in Muzaffarnagar district, police said on Wednesday. Balesh Kumar (27) was shot dead on Tuesday, they said. A case has been registered and efforts are on to arrest the accused, SP...
  • Mumbai gangrape: Defence lawyer accuses police of intimidation September 20, 2013

    A metropolitan magistrate's court in Mumbai on Thursday directed the Mumbai Police to probe allegations made by one of the defence lawyers in the photojournalist gangrape case that some policemen threatened him and asked him to pull out of the case. Advocate Moin Khan, who represents Kasim Bengali, one of the...
  • Compounder arrested for raping 13-year-old girl at govt health centre September 16, 2013

    Raipur: A 13-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a 45-year-old compounder at a government primary health centre in Jashpur district of northern Chhattisgarh, police said on Sunday. "Nirbhay Singh Paikra (45), a compounder at the primary health centre in Kardega village in the Tapkara police station area, has been arrested on...
  • Mumbai gangrape: Chargesheet likely to be filed this week September 15, 2013

    Speeding up legal proceedings in the photojournalist's gangrape case that triggered nationwide outrage, Mumbai police is all set file a charge sheet against five accused in a couple of days. "We are giving final touch to the charge sheet of the gangrape case with whatever evidences we have collected so far....
  • Bombay HC orders fencing at the Shakti Mills Compound September 6, 2013

    Mumbai: After several cases of gangrape were reported from the Shakti Mills compound in Mumbai including that of a photojournalist, the Bombay High Court has observed that the site must be fenced off and made more visible. The court said that halogen lights must be placed inside the Mill compound and...
  • Mumbai gangrape: Forensic experts examine crime spot August 27, 2013

    Forensic experts from Gujarat and Delhi on Tuesday arrived in Mumbai to collect the evidence at the Shakti Mills compound where a photojournalist was gangraped six days ago. Carrying the necessary equipment, the two teams from Central Forensic Science Laboratory and Gujarat Forensic Science Laboratory are thoroughly examining the defunct Shakti...
  • Rajasthan: Billionaire compounder of a government hospital arrested July 4, 2013

    Jaipur: A compounder at a government hospital, but a billionare, Mahesh Chandra Sharma was arrested by the Anti-Corruption Bureau in Jaipur for accepting a bribe. In a brief period of time Sharma amassed assets worth Rs 200 crore, which includes a hospital worth Rs 22 crore. Mahesh Chandra Sharma landed in...
  • Afghanistan: 3 Indians killed in Taliban suicide attack July 3, 2013

    New Delhi: Three Indians were on Tuesday killed in a Taliban suicide attack on a NATO supply company's compound in Kabul. The three Indians were working in a housing compound, when the Taliban attack began with a suicide bomb in a large truck. Two or three insurgents fought guards for...
  • Afghanistan: NATO compound in Kabul attacked; 6 killed July 2, 2013

    Kabul: Militants blew up a suicide car bomb at the gate to a NATO compound in Kabul early Tuesday and attacked guards with small-arms fire, killing four guards and two civilians, police said. All four suicide attackers were also killed. Kabul provincial police chief Mohammad Ayuob Salangi said the powerful car...
  • Mumbai: SC stays demolition of buildings in Campa Cola compound May 2, 2013

    New Delhi: In a relief to the residents of Campa Cola compound in Worli in Mumbai, the Supreme Court on Thursday stayed the demolition of buildings and granted five months to flat owners to vacate the premises. A bench headed by Justice GS Singhvi, however, said that no further time...
  • Mumbai: Campa Cola residents face homeless future April 28, 2013

    Mumbai: The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has issued eviction notices to around 200 families in Worli's posh Campa Cola Compound after a landmark Supreme Court judgement. The residents are preparing to face the demolition squads starting Monday that will raze all illegal floors in the cluster of buildings. While the BMC...
  • Mumbai: 24 dead, over 64 injured in Thane building collapse April 5, 2013

    Thane: Twenty four people were killed and over 64 injured when a seven-storied under-construction building collapsed in Thane on Thursday, Disaster Management Control Cell of the Thane Municipal Corporation said. A case of culpable homicide has been registered against the builder, who remains untraceable. Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan and...
  • Mumbai: 9 feared dead, over 40 injured in building collapse April 4, 2013

    Mumbai: Nearly nine people died and over 40 people were injured when an under-construction building in Thane collapsed partially on Thursday evening. The incident took place at 6.30 pm following which fire tenders and medical teams were rushed to the spot. Sources say that many more are feared buried under...
  • Scientists find compound with anti-cancer properties August 29, 2012

    Thiruvananthapuram: The scientists at the Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology (RGCB) along with the scientists at the Mayo Clinic, have found that the compound Plumbagin from common ‘koduveli’ plants (Plumbago species) has enough anti-cancer properties to be developed into an effective anti-cancer drug. The findings have been published in the...
  • Ex-BSP leader commits suicide in Ambedkar Park July 16, 2012

    Azamgarh: A Dalit leader and former BSP functionary on Monday allegedly committed suicide in the collectorate compound in Azamgarh, police said. Baliram Prasad (65), who was presently associated with Ambedkar Samaj Party, sprinkled kerosene and set himself ablaze in the Ambedkar Park within the collectorate compound, Superintendent of Police (SP)...
  • Chauhan, Jignas put India on top in Asian Archery February 19, 2012

    Kolkata: The men's compound trio of Rajat Chauhan, Ritul Chatterjee and Chittibomma Jignas ensured India another gold medal after the fancied recurve archers flopped in the first Asian Grand Prix that concluded in Bangkok on Sunday. The men's compound archers contributed three gold medals as India ended the tournament with a...
  • Abandoned Gaddafi homes reveal lavish lifestyle September 1, 2011

    Tripoli: The gold-plated cutlery and crystal champagne glasses, the Versace and Armani suits and rows of unworn designer shoes, are all that remain at the luxurious seaside compounds of the children of Muammar Gaddafi. The fancy beach villas are testimony to the fact that the Gaddafis not only ruled Libya,...
  • Treating cancer with gold? August 9, 2011

    Washington: Using gold as a potential treatment for cancer could soon become a reality, thanks to a combination of imaging techniques. An international team, led by University of Western Australia and Griffith University, has described how using two imaging techniques can allow scientists to see where gold complexes used in potential...
  • Abbottabad: A month after Osama killing May 30, 2011

    Few people in the West had even heard of the small town in Pakistan where Al Qaeda leader bin Laden was hiding. ...
  • CIA team to examine Osama's Abbottabad compound May 27, 2011

    Washington: Pakistan has agreed to allow a CIA forensic team to examine the compound in Abbottabad where Osama bin Laden was killed and the US agency will use sophisticated equipment to search for possible Al-Qaeda materials hidden inside walls at the site. US officials said the CIA team may arrive in...
  • 'Osama may have lived in Pakistan for 7 years' May 7, 2011

    Islamabad: Al Qaeda has acknowledged that Osama bin Laden is dead, dispelling the doubts of some Muslims over whether the militant group's leader had really been killed by US forces, and vowed to mount more attacks on the West. The announcement on Friday by the Islamist militant organisation, which promised to...
  • What Obama saw during Osama raid May 5, 2011

    While US special forces ambushed bin Laden, Obama got live feeds coming in from the helmet cam of the Navy seals. ...
  • Was Pakistan aware of Osama's presence? May 5, 2011

    CNN's Nic Robertson shows how close Osama's compound was to the Pakistan's military academy. ...
  • A herbal cure for cervical cancer January 19, 2011

    Kuala Lumpur: Scientists in Malaysia have claimed to have isolated a natural compound from a local plant which could prevent and treat the dreaded cervical cancer in women. A team of researchers from Universiti Putra Malaysia has discovered a natural compound, isolated from a local herbal plant named "lempoyang" which...
  • Investing tips that could change your fortune! February 4, 2009

    Statistics worldwide show that only 12 per cent women take responsibility for planning and investment of their money. If you are a man, you probably need to encourage your wife to pay attention to money matters. Why, you ask? Because two of of you taking responsibility for your household finances is better...
  • Power of compounding February 7, 2008

    First Principle: There is no such thing as simple interest Simply put, compounding refers to the re-investment of income at the same rate of return to constantly grow the principal amount, year after year. Cumulative fixed deposits are a prime example of compounding at work, wherein the total interest that you...
  • Some veggies can fight cancer: Scientists September 15, 2006

    Wellington: Scientists in New Zealand said on Friday that they have discovered compounds in certain vegetables that could kill cancer cells that are resistant to other treatments. According to a study by researchers at Christchurch School of Medicine, cruciferous vegetables including broccoli, cauliflower, brussel sprouts, cabbage, watercress, bok choy, radishes,...