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  • Strong quake hits Mexico, Guatemala; four dead 07-07-2014 07:22 PM

    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...
  • Mafia don Dawood Ibrahim's sister dead 07-07-2014 11:43 AM

    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...
  • Bodies of three young boys with bullet injuries found 03-07-2014 02:28 PM

    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...
  • Four dead after cargo plane crashes in Kenya capital 02-07-2014 06:10 PM

    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 01-07-2014 07:11 PM

    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....
  • 10 dead, 16 injured in bus accident in Bangladesh 01-07-2014 05:47 PM

    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 30-06-2014 05:04 PM

    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 28-06-2014 10:39 PM

    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...
  • West Bengal: Eight new born babies die in 24 hours in Purulia 28-06-2014 07:52 PM

    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 28-06-2014 07:30 PM

    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 28-06-2014 07:17 PM

    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...
  • Home Guard shot dead by wife beater 28-06-2014 06:46 PM

    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 28-06-2014 08:29 AM

    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...
  • Tamil Nadu: 17-year old girl found dead; rape suspected 24-06-2014 07:37 PM

    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...
  • Shiv Sena leader Raghunath Padyal dies 23-06-2014 06:04 PM

    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 23-06-2014 11:41 AM

    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 21-06-2014 05:14 PM

    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 21-06-2014 07:07 AM

    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...
  • Stephanie Kwolek, Kevlar inventor, dies at 90 20-06-2014 09:01 PM

    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 20-06-2014 06:46 PM

    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 19-06-2014 10:35 PM

    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 19-06-2014 07:56 PM

    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...
  • 18 political murders in Kerala in the last three years 19-06-2014 05:54 PM

    Thiruvananthapuram : A total of 18 political murders have taken place in Kerala after the Congress-led UDF Government came to power in May 2011, Home Minister Ramesh Chennithala informed the Assembly on Thursday. In a written reply, he said nine victims were either CPI(M) workers or party sympathizers and accused...
  • Shebab claim new attack in Kenya, police say at least 10 dead 17-06-2014 01:28 PM

    Nairobi: At least 10 people have been killed in a new overnight attack near Kenya's coast, police said on Tuesday, with Somalia's Al-Qaeda-linked Shebab rebels claiming responsibility. Police said gunmen, apparently part of the same group that massacred close to 50 people in the town of Mpeketoni overnight Sunday, attacked...
  • UP CM announces Rs 20 lakh compensation for 2 murdered policemen 16-06-2014 03:12 PM

    Firozabad: The Uttar Pradesh government has announced a compensation of 20 lakh each to the families of two policemen who were shot dead in Firozabad on Sunday. UP Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav said, "The two policemen who died in an encounter in Ferozabad, lost their lives to ensure law and...
  • UP: Violent protests in Firozabad after death of 2 police constables 16-06-2014 12:15 PM

    After two police officers were shot dead on Sunday by unidentified assailants, protestors in Firozabad blocked the roads and were seen hurling stones and vandalising buses. The police officers were shot dead in Ramgarh district, Firozabad, as they questioned two people suspected of committing a robbery. The assailants fled the...
  • UP: 2 policemen shot dead while questioning robbery suspects 16-06-2014 10:09 AM

    New Delhi: In another shocker from Uttar Pradesh, two police officers were shot dead in Ramgarh in Firozabad on Sunday as they questioned two people suspected of committing a robbery. The assailants fled the crime spot immediately. The police have said that there might have been six assailants. The police...
  • Lightning claims two lives in Howrah 15-06-2014 07:57 PM

    Howrah: Lightning claimed two lives during a storm in separate incidents in Howrah district on Sunday, police said. While a woman was killed when she was bringing home her cows from a field at Gorchumuk, a youth died when he was walking on a road at Udaynarainpur, they said. ...
  • Jimmy Scott, angel-voiced jazz singer, dies at 88 15-06-2014 07:19 PM

    Jimmy Scott, a jazz singer whose soulful, androgynous voice won him the admiration of the likes of Ray Charles and Lou Reed before he found a wider audience later in life, has died at age 88, his wife said on Saturday. Scott died in his sleep at home in Las...
  • Former MLC Venkappa Patki no more 14-06-2014 08:41 PM

    Sangli: Venkappa Patki, Janata Dal leader and former member of Maharashtra Legislative Council, passed away at a private hospital in Miraj in the district on Saturday evening, family sources said. He was 64. Patki was being treated for lung cancer. He is survived by wife and two sons. ...