Violent

  • J&K: Protest against Israel's Gaza action turns violent, 1 killed in police firing July 19, 2014

    Jammu and Kashmir: A youth named Suhail Ahmad was killed on Saturday in the police firing in the Qaimoh area of Kulgam district in Jammu and Kashmir. The incident took place as the protest against Israel's action against Palestine turned violent. The young Suhail Ahmad succumbed to his wounds. The...
  • As a parent, how do you feel about this? Study says violent video games promote good behaviour in real life June 28, 2014

    Here comes a shocker. Contrary to popular perception that playing violent video games makes people aggressive, a new study says playing such games may actually lead to increased moral sensitivity and pro-social behaviour in real life. Committing immoral behaviour in a video game elicits feelings of guilt in players and such...
  • Dispute between two communities in Meerut turns violent, one injured June 20, 2014

    A dispute between two communities turned violent here and also led to firing by one of the parties in which a woman was injured on Friday. Five people have been taken into custody following the incident on Thursday night in the Lisadi gate area, police said, adding that a police contingent...
  • A new camera system to predict violent behaviour November 10, 2013

    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 October 23, 2013

    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 No....
  • Jamaat turns violent in Bangladesh over HC verdict August 3, 2013

    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 June 4, 2013

    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 May 22, 2013

    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...
  • Decoded: Why people like to watch violent movies March 29, 2013

    Washington: People are more likely to watch movies with gory scenes of violence if they felt there was meaning in confronting violent aspects of real life, according to a new study. Researchers at the University of Augsburg, Germany and the University of Wisconsin-Madison studied why movie audiences are attracted to bloodshed,...
  • Protest over student's death turns violent in Ghaziabad March 5, 2013

    Ghaziabad: Students protesting the death of a second year BCA student went on a rampage at their private institute, smashing window panes of five cars besides blocking an arterial road in Ghaziabad. The students of ITS Management institute were protesting the death of their fellow college mate, Vikrant Tyagi, whom they...
  • Delhi: Constable's family blames protesters for death December 25, 2012

    New Delhi: As his family members came to terms with his death, constable Subhash Tomar's brothers accused the protesters at India Gate for their brother's death. Constable Tomar was seriously injured while on duty at India Gate during Sunday's protests. "It is the mob which is responsible for my brother's death,"...
  • Hundreds defy curfew in Manipur December 24, 2012

    Imphal: The police used teargas and smoke bombs as hundreds of protesters defied curfew clamped on Monday on the entire Manipur valley to demand arrest of a Naga militant who had allegedly molested a film actress and to protest the death of a photojournalist. The protesters took out rallies, blocked...
  • Two men stabbed outside a Gurdwara in California November 12, 2012

    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 California...
  • Watch: Passenger turns violent, slaps air hostess on board IndiGo flight November 8, 2012

    There was a mid-air scare for passengers on an Indigo Mumbai-Delhi flight on Wednesday. A man allegedly created a ruckus and threatened passengers. He has been identified as Murtaleen Sheikh, a second hand car dealer from Mumbai. One of the passengers on board shot a video in which the man...
  • Violent video games make teens more aggressive towards people October 8, 2012

    London: Teenagers including girls who play violent video games over a number of years tend to become more aggressive towards other people, a new long-term study has warned. Researchers from Brock University in Canada said the study was the first to show a clear link between a sustained period of...
  • Pak minister announces bounty on 'anti-Islam' filmmaker September 22, 2012

    Islamabad: A federal minister in Pakistan on Saturday announced a bounty of $ 100,000 on the head of the maker of an 'anti-Islam' film that has sparked violent protests, shocking many people with his announcement. Ghulam Ahmed Bilour, who heads the Railway Ministry, said the reward would be given to the...
  • Poland, Russian fans turn violent at Euro 2012 June 13, 2012

    A thrilling 1-1 draw between old adversaries Poland and Russia on Tuesday was marred by violent street battle between the fans. ...
  • WWE Extreme Rules 2012: Cena beats Lesner May 2, 2012

    New Delhi: The World Wrestling Entertainment Extreme Rules event was held at the Allstate Arena in Rosemont, Illinois in US on Sunday. It was the fourth event under the Extreme Rules chronology. In the main event, John Cena defeated Brock Lesnar in the Extreme Rules match. The match lasted...
  • Facebook warns of recent wave of spam November 17, 2011

    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 April 29, 2011

    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 April 20, 2011

    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 best...
  • Heavy gunfire rattles Cairo, six dead February 3, 2011

    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 attack...
  • Egypt: hundreds injured in violent clashes February 3, 2011

    Hundreds injured as pro and anti-Mubarak supporters clash at Tahrir Square. ...
  • Teen dies in Kashmir, death toll reaches 64 August 25, 2010

    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 of...
  • 8 injured in worker-police clash at Tata Steel June 28, 2010

    Ranchi: Eight labourers were injured in a clash with the police at the main entrance of the Tata Steel plant at Jamshedpur near here on Monday, police said. According to a company official, the clash occurred after the security guards of the steel plant sought gate pass from a group of...
  • 7 kids, 1 teacher killed in China school attack May 19, 2011

    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 security...
  • Here are the world's most violent places September 11, 2008

    Geneva: In a world increasingly driven by violence, Central and South America are the most devastated by armed violence, where killings outside war zones are four times over the world average, say experts. The issue of armed violence, which every year leaves some 740,000 dead around the world, will...