Violent

  • A new camera system to predict violent behaviour 10-11-2013 05:45 PM

    London: Scientists have developed a new camera system that can help predict a person's aggressive behaviour such as kicking, pushing, hitting and throwing. The system Kintense analyses a person's body and figures out where the joints are in order to create a real-time 3D skeleton figure. An algorithm then recognises...
  • Facebook warns users about violent content, removes beheading video 23-10-2013 11:15 AM

    San Francisco: Facebook removed a video of a woman being beheaded from its website and said it would use a broader set of criteria to determine when gory videos are permitted on the site. The move came a day after a public outcry over news reports that Facebook, the world's...
  • Jamaat turns violent in Bangladesh over HC verdict 03-08-2013 05:06 PM

    Dhaka: Fundamentalist Jamaat-e-Islami activists on Saturday held violent demonstrations, exploding several homemade bombs, to protest a Bangladeshi court ruling that barred it from contesting future polls. Jamaat and its student wing, Islami Chhatra Shibir, held a procession near Mohakhali flyover in Dhaka and resorted to the vandalism and blasts, police...
  • Sheila Dikshit meets Shinde over Karbala violence 04-06-2013 05:27 AM

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit met Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde over the possibility of withdrawing the FIR against those booked for allegedly resorting to a violent protest at in January 2012. "We met Shinde over the Karbala issue today (Monday). The FIR (First Information Report) filed against people...
  • NHRC issues notice to Haryana over assault of Dalit boy 22-05-2013 05:40 AM

    New Delhi: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Tuesday sought a response from Haryana's director general of police and Kaithal police chief following media reports that a Dalit boy was assaulted by a man who was part of a group which had attacked Dalits earlier as well. The apex...
  • Hundreds defy curfew in Manipur 24-12-2012 04:54 PM

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  • Two men stabbed outside a Gurdwara in California 12-11-2012 07:27 AM

    Washington: Two men have been stabbed outside a Gurdwara in California and more than a dozen people pepper-sprayed in violent clashes that broke out between two groups over a power struggle to control the shrine. According to an eyewitness, violence erupted outside the Tierra Buena Gurdwara in Yuba City of...
  • Facebook warns of recent wave of spam 17-11-2011 08:26 AM

    New York: Facebook said Wednesday that it has stopped most of the spam that has flooded many users' pages with pictures showing graphic sex and violence. The social-networking company urged its 800 million-plus users to remain vigilant to keep their accounts from being hijacked. That includes reporting suspicious links on...
  • Tornadoes devastate US, killing at least 290 29-04-2011 07:50 AM

    Alabama: Firefighters searched one splintered pile after another for survivors on Thursday, combing the remains of houses and neighborhoods pulverized by the nation's deadliest tornado outbreak in almost four decades. At least 290 people were killed across six states in the US - more than two-thirds of them in Alabama,...
  • More trouble for Sheen, loses custody of kids 20-04-2011 12:54 PM

    Los Angeles: Former "Two and A Half Men" star Charlie Sheen on Tuesday lost a bid to win sole custody of his young sons from ex-wife Brooke Mueller, celebrity news website TMZ.com reported. Sheen and Mueller spent about two hours in a closed-door Los Angeles court hearing on who was...
  • Heavy gunfire rattles Cairo, six dead 03-02-2011 08:18 AM

    Cairo: Firing from assault rifles targeted anti-government protesters in the Egyptian capital's Tahrir Square on Thursday apparently from supporters of the embattled President, killing at least six people as violence escalated just a day before the opposition's proposed massive rally on Friday to oust Hosni Mubarak. Still reeling from Thursday's...
  • Teen dies in Kashmir, death toll reaches 64 25-08-2010 08:35 PM

    Srinagar: Several people were injured as violent protests broke out in Srinagar on Wednesday after a teenager succumbed to injuries sustained in alleged police assault, taking the toll in the ongoing unrest in the Kashmir Valley to 64. A mob attacked security forces with stones and bricks in Soura area...
  • 7 kids, 1 teacher killed in China school attack 12-05-2010 09:59 AM

    Beijing, China: An attacker hacked seven children and one teacher to death on Wednesday and wounded 20 others in a violent rampage at a kindergarten in northwest China's Shaanxi province. The slaying marked the latest in a string of attacks on schools nationwide and came despite an ordered boost in...