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  • Noida: Wife, daughter found dead at home after man's death in accident 4 days ago

    Noida: A day after the charred body of a man was found in a car, his wife and daughter were found dead in their house in Noida on Sunday. The police discovered their bodies while investigating the man's death. The bodies have been sent for postmortem and the police are...
  • Mumbai fire: 15 lakh compensation for the relatives of the deceased 5 days ago

    A massive fire broke out in Mumbai on Friday at a business centre. It took nearly eight hours for fire officials to douse the blaze. One firefighter lost his life and six others were seriously injured. Fire officials said that many building norms were flouted which in turn trapped many...
  • Filmmaker Santhosh Kumar, his family found dead in UAE July 16, 2014

    Dubai: An Indian film producer was found dead along with wife and daughter in an apparent case of suicide in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Tuesday, media reported Wednesday. The decomposed bodies of Malayalam film producer Santhosh Kumar, his wife Manju and their daughter Gouri were found Tuesday under mysterious circumstances...
  • Territorial army soldier shot dead by militants July 16, 2014

    Srinagar: Suspected militants shot dead a territorial army soldier on Wednesday outside his house in Kulgam district of south Kashmir. Gowhar Ahmad Mattu, a soldier of 162 Territorial Army battalion, was shot at and critically injured by the militants as soon as he stepped out of his house at Laram-Ganjipora,...
  • 20 killed, 150 hurt in Moscow subway accident July 15, 2014

    Moscow: Twenty people were killed on Tuesday and up to 150 injured when a Moscow underground train derailed between two stations during the morning rush hour, the Emergencies Ministry said. Russia's investigative committee said it was looking into the causes of the accident. It said, however, there was no suspicion of...
  • Classical music world mourns conductor Maazel, dead at 84 July 15, 2014

    Reuters: Tributes poured in from the classical music world on Monday for Lorin Maazel, considered one of the most brilliant conductors of his generation, who died on Sunday at the age of 84. A child prodigy who later directed the New York Philharmonic, the Cleveland Orchestra and the Munich Philharmonic among...
  • Heavy fighting breaks out near Libya's Tripoli airport, seven dead July 13, 2014

    Tripoli: Heavy fighting broke out between rival militias vying for control of Libya's main airport on Sunday, killing at least seven people and forcing a halt of all flights in the worst fighting in the capital for six months. Explosions and anti-aircraft gunfire were heard from early morning on the airport...
  • Four killed as truck falls from bridge July 13, 2014

    Four persons including two women and two children were killed when a truck fell from a bridge in Udawantnagar police station area of Bihar's Bhojpur district on July 13. Udawantnagar Station House Officer (SHO) Mithilesh Kumar said the incident happened at Tiania bridge. on Ara-Sahar Road, over a canal that brings...
  • Strong quake hits Mexico, Guatemala; four dead July 7, 2014

    Mexico City: A magnitude-6.9 earthquake on the Pacific Coast jolted a wide area of southern Mexico and Central America on Monday. At least four people are reported dead and dozens of houses damaged in Guatemala. The US Geological Survey said the quake hit at 0453 IST on the Pacific Coast 2...
  • Mafia don Dawood Ibrahim's sister dead July 7, 2014

    Mumbai: Hasina Parker, the elder sister of absconding mafia don Dawood Ibrahim Kaskar, died in a private hospital following a massive cardiac arrest, officials said on Sunday. She was admitted to Habib Hospital, Nagpada, in south Mumbai on Saturday night following severe chest pain and breathed her last on Sunday afternoon. Hasina...
  • Bodies of three young boys with bullet injuries found July 3, 2014

    Bodies of three youths having bullet injuries were found in Patna on Thursday at a village in Patna district. People of Ramnagar Diara village in the district noticed the dead bodies and alerted the nearby police post. All the youths seem to be in the age group of 20 to 30...
  • Four dead after cargo plane crashes in Kenya capital July 2, 2014

    Nairobi: Four people were killed when a cargo plane crashed shortly after takeoff at the international airport in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi, a police official said on Wednesday. The Fokker 50 aircraft transporting the mild stimulant known as Khat to the Somali capital, Mogadishu, crashed into a residential building after...
  • Beas tragedy: Two more bodies recovered, four still untraceable July 1, 2014

    Mandi: Two more bodies of students have been recovered three weeks after 25 persons, including 24 students and a co-tour leader of a Hyderabad-based engineering college had drowned in River Beas, taking the total number of bodies fished out so far to 21, a senior police official said on Tuesday. The...
  • 10 dead, 16 injured in bus accident in Bangladesh July 1, 2014

    Dhaka: At least 10 people were killed and 16 others injured on Tuesday when a passenger bus crashed into a roadside tree and overturned on a highway in southwestern Bangladesh. The accident occurred when the driver lost control of the vehicle near Jessore district. The bus was going to Benapole...
  • Six bodies recovered from different water bodies in Kashmir June 30, 2014

    Srinagar: The bodies of six persons including a seven-year-old girl were fished out from different water bodies in the Kashmir Valley. Three of the deceased drowned while taking bath to beat the heat, and the other three were found dead mysteriously in the water bodies prompting police to start inquest...
  • Toll in GAIL pipeline blast rises to 17, probe begins June 28, 2014

    Hyderabad: The death toll in Friday's explosion in a GAIL pipeline in Andhra Pradesh's East Godavari district on Saturday rose to 17 while a high-level committee began its probe. Two injured, including a five-year-old girl, succumbed at a hospital in Kakinada on Saturday, taking the toll to 17. The explosion and fire...
  • West Bengal: Eight new born babies die in 24 hours in Purulia June 28, 2014

    Purulia: Eight new born babies died at the Deben Mahato Sadar Hospital in West Bengal's Purulia district in the last 24 hours. Hospital superintendent Nilanjana Sen said the babies were either one or two-days old. While five of them were underweight, two were suffering from respiratory problems and one died...
  • Delhi: 3-storey building collapses in Sarai Rohilla June 28, 2014

    At least 10 people including five children have died so far after a three-storey building collapsed in the Sarai Rohilla in New Delhi on Saturday morning. The incident took place in a congested locality and seems to have been caused by construction work on an adjacent plot, a fire official...
  • Chennai: Under-construction building collapses due to rain; 5 dead, many feared trapped June 28, 2014

    Chennai: In an unfortunate incident, an under-construction building collapsed near Chennai's Mangadu due to heavy rains in the area. Five people have died in the accident and as many as 45 others are believed to be trapped. Rescue teams have managed to pull 11 people out of the debris. "NDRF team...
  • Home Guard shot dead by wife beater June 28, 2014

    Kolkata: A Home Guard was shot dead in the city by a man after he tried to stop the latter from beating up his own wife early on Saturday, the police said. The incident occurred at around 1 AM when home guard Raju Goala and constable Wahid Alam were patrolling...
  • 'Lookin' for a love' singer Bobby Womack dies at age 70 June 28, 2014

    Los Angeles: U.S. soul singer and songwriter Bobby Womack has died, his publicist said on Friday. He was 70. The cause of his death was not yet known, according to his publicist, Sonya Kolowrat at XL Recordings. Womack, who was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2009, started...
  • Tamil Nadu: 17-year old girl found dead; rape suspected June 24, 2014

    Karur: A 17-year old girl was on Tuesday found dead in a farm land near here and police suspect it to be a case of rape and murder. The girl working in a private company had not returned home on Monday and her body was found by her relatives in a...
  • Shiv Sena leader Raghunath Padyal dies June 23, 2014

    Thane: Senior Shiv Sena leader Raghunath Padyal died due to prolonged illness at his residence in power loom town of Bhiwandi in Thane district on Monday. He was 74. Padyal is survived by his wife, a son and a daughter. Padyal was credited with strengthening of the saffron party in...
  • Noted Tamil filmmaker Ramanarayanan passes away June 23, 2014

    Singapore: Popular Tamil filmmaker Ramanarayanan died in a private hospital here Sunday, a family source said."He was undergoing treatment in Singapore for kidney-related issues. He passed away after he failed to respond to the treatment. His body will be brought to Chennai Tuesday," the family source told IANS.Ramanarayanan, who started...
  • 4-year-old boy falls in bore well and dies in Jamnagar June 21, 2014

    Jamnagar: A four-year-old boy died on Saturday after falling in a 350-feet deep bore well near here, a district official said. "The boy, identified as Vijay Vasava, fell into a 350-feet deep bore well at a farm in Gokulpur-Para village of the district on Saturday morning, is declared dead," Sub-Divisional...
  • Bomb blast at Islamabad shrine injures 40 June 21, 2014

    Islamabad: More than 40 people were injured, some critically, when a bomb ripped through a Sufi shrine on the outskirts of Islamabad, officials have said. A police spokesman said the explosion happened yesterday when food was being distributed to 200 devotees during annual celebrations at the shrine, which is situated around...
  • Stephanie Kwolek, Kevlar inventor, dies at 90 June 20, 2014

    Wilmington: Colleagues say the DuPont chemist credited with inventing the body Armour component Kevlar has died at age 90. Her friend, Rita Vasta, said that Stephanie Kwolek died on Wednesday in a Wilmington hospital. Vasta says she doesn't know the cause of death but that Kwolek had been ill for...
  • HC pulls up Uttarakhand government over recovery of bodies in Kedarnath June 21, 2014

    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...
  • Industrialist Shrenik Lalbhai passes away June 19, 2014

    Ahmedabad: Noted businessman and philanthropist Shrenik Kasturbhai Lalbhai on Thursday died following old age-related ailments at his residence here. He was 89. Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on social site Twitter that Lalbhai left "a distinguished mark through his services to society". He also called Lalbhai's son Arvind Lalbhai, chairman...
  • Goats die after consuming poisonous fodder June 19, 2014

    Akola: As many as 50 goats died near here after consuming poisonous fodder, officials said. The incident occurred at Ligwa village of the district on Wednesday, when the goats died after eating poisonous green grams, which was confirmed in the post-mortem report of the dead livestock, Dr N G Chopde...