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  • Fake Naxals arrested for extortion attempt 03-04-2014 11:16 PM

    Three men were arrested on Thursday for pretending to be Naxals and trying to extort money from a PWD officer in the insurgency-hit Kondgaon district of Chhattisgarh, police said. They were identified as Rajendra Netam (39), Phooldas Markam (30) and Pawan Kumar Yadav (20). The trio had allegedly demanded Rs...
  • Notorious criminal walks free after acquittal in eighth case 15-03-2014 02:37 PM

    Notorious criminal Sushil alias Mounch was acquitted by a court in Muzaffarnagar in a murder case, the eighth case in which he has been exonerated this week paving way for his release from jail. He was acquitted on Friday in the murder case of one Hasin, who was shot dead...
  • Dog shot dead by man for barking at him 14-02-2014 12:01 AM

    A pet dog was on Thursday shot dead by a 27-year-old man in a fit of rage when it barked at him in Loni area here in Ghaziabad, after which he was booked by police on the charge of attempt to murder. Based on a complaint filed by the dog's...
  • UPSC aspirants get two more attempts to crack civil service exams 11-02-2014 08:44 AM

    New Delhi: In a good news for lakhs of civil services aspirants, the government on Monday decided to give two additional attempts with consequential age relaxation to all categories of candidates of the prestigious exam conducted by Union Public Service Commission. "The central government has approved two additional attempts to...
  • Girl set on fire by husband, in-laws 04-01-2014 10:49 PM

    A 19-year-old girl suffered serious burns after being allegedly set on fire by her in-laws at Irba village, about 15km from Ranchi, police said. The victim, who is said to have eloped with and married a youth last year, suffered serious burns when her in-laws allegedly set her on fire...
  • Charges framed against minister Shyam Razak for attacking a cop 26 years ago 19-12-2013 10:01 PM

    Charges against Bihar minister ShyamRazak were on Thursday framed in a 26-year-old case of attackingpolicemen by a district court in Patna. The charges were framed in the Fast Track court of PervezAlam against Razak, the Food minister, under sections 307(attempt to murder), 323 (punishment for voluntarily causinghurt), 353 (assault or...
  • No proposal to relax upper age limit for UPSC exam: Government 18-12-2013 04:07 PM

    (UPSC), the government said on Wednesday said that there is no proposal to relax the upper age limit and the number of attempts for a candidate appearing in the civil service examinations conducted by Union Public Service Commission(UPSC). Minister of State for Personnel V Narayanasamy said some representations or references...
  • Court awards life imprisonment to 15 persons in attempt to murder case 16-12-2013 07:03 PM

    Fifteen persons were on Monday sentencedto life imprisonment by a court in Patna in a 10-year-old attemptto murder case. The Fast Track Court (FTC) - I judge Ravi Shankar Sinhaconvicted the 15 persons after finding them guilty in anattempt to murder case of Ramashish Prasad and Ganesh Yadav,natives of Deepkula...
  • Jaipur: Principal attempts to rape hosteller, angry mob beats him up 16-12-2013 10:05 AM

    Jaipur: There seems to be no end to cases of sexual assault in the country with a fresh case being reported from Jobner town in Jaipur where a school principal allegedly attempted to rape a hosteller. According to reports, as soon as the incident came to light, other girl students...
  • Sexual assault: Goa Police likely to quiz Tarun Tejpal in Delhi today 23-11-2013 07:48 AM

    New Delhi: A Goa Police team is likely to reach Delhi on Saturday morning to question Tehelka Editor Tarun Tejpal in the sexual assault case against him and they haven't ruled out arresting him. They are likely to ask the Tehelka Editor to join the probe after taking into possession...
  • Woman arrested for double murder in Delhi 22-10-2013 11:09 PM

    New Delhi: Sudesh, wife of a librarian employed with an English daily, was on Tuesday arrested for murder and attempt to murder after she killed a builder's wife and her own son, said police. Sudesh, 36, killed builder Manoj Taneja's wife Reena on October 17 in her Moti Nagar house...
  • Maharashtra: NCP corporator booked for attempt to murder 14-10-2013 04:36 PM

    Mumbai: Case has been registered against NCP corporator Sunil Pote for attempting to murder a suspended police officer. Apart from Pote, five others have also been booked in the case. Pote and his accomplices allegedly attempted to set fire Police sub-inspector Deepali Shinde's house on Sunday. Pote had allegedy tried...
  • 19-year-old B Pharma student 'ragged' by seniors, attempts suicide 04-09-2013 03:02 PM

    A 19-year-old B. Pharma student jumped from the third floor of her college building in Lucknow due to alleged harassment by fellow students and ragging, police said on Wednesday. Sambul Ishaq, a B Pharma student at M C Saxena Institute of Engineering and Management, was severely injured after she jumped...
  • BJP activist, 6 others booked on attempt to murder, rioting charges 22-08-2013 02:35 PM

    A BJP activist and six others have been booked on charges of attempt to murder and rioting in connection with a communal clash in Soram village in Muzaffarnagar district, police said on Thursday. BJP activist Umesh Mallick, along with six others, has been booked in connection with the clash between...
  • Rehab center rejects Paris Jackson's admission 03-07-2013 01:19 PM

    Los Angeles: A rehab facility has reportedly turned down Paris Jackson's admission because the authorities are afraid that paparazzi will disturb other patients who are being treated at the facility. Paris, who is currently being treated at the UCLA Medical Center, was advised by doctors to not go home and...
  • Noida: Woman stabbed 27 times, husband questioned by police 22-06-2013 12:22 AM

    Noida: A woman was stabbed 27 times allegedly by robbers near Mahamaya flyover at Sector 44 area in Noida. However, police have detained her husband suspecting his role in the Thursday night attack. S Yadav, a Sarafabad resident, told police that he was returning from Delhi with wife Bharti on...
  • Paris Jackson missed father before suicide attempt 08-06-2013 12:17 PM

    Los Angeles: Late legendary musician Michael Jackson's daughter Paris reportedly screamed 'I wish my daddy was here' before her recent suicide attempt. Paris allegedly cut one of her wrists and took an overdose of pills Wednesday, following a blazing family row which saw her complain she wanted to 'live my...
  • One arrested for setting man on fire over dispute 17-05-2013 01:15 AM

    Ahmedabad: City police on Thursday registered an attempt to murder case against three men including two brothers for allegedly trying to burn a man alive. Harshwardhan Shah, the complainant, alleged that brothers Parag and Devang Dave, along with another unidentified man, accosted him near his house in Isanpur area late...
  • Girls jump out of speeding autorickshaw to escape rape 14-05-2013 01:10 AM

    Visakhapatnam: Two girls jumped from a speeding autorickshaw to escape a rape attempt and one of them was severely injured at Paderu in the Vizag agency area on Monday in the wee hours, police said. The girls, both residents of G Madugula area in the district had gone to Paderu...
  • Gujarat: Woman attempts suicide as in-laws accuse husband of 'cruelty' 11-05-2013 10:28 PM

    Ahmedabad: A day after an elderly couple sought the district collector's permission to end their life saying they are "fed up" with the "abuse" by their son, their daughter-in-law attempted suicide on Saturday, apparently over the ignominy. Leena Balda (35) attempted suicide by consuming phenyl kept in the bathroom. She...
  • Woman ends life in fourth attempt 30-04-2011 01:28 PM

    Bangalore: In what was her fourth suicide attempt, a married woman ended her life in Old Airport police limits on Thursday because of her past failed relations. The deceased, Chaitra (35), was a native of Mysore. She was working with a BPO in the city. She had married one Kiran...
  • Dangerous prisoners to become hairdressers 27-01-2011 05:33 PM

    London: Dangerous convicts in Britain's 'most notorious' lifers-only jail will now be allowed to use scissors and razors so that they can become hairdressers. Prison officials at the Kingston Prison in Portsmouth are hoping it will lessen the risk of the inmates committing an offence again. Lessons in the prison's...