BURN

  • My dad didn't believe I was selected: Joe Burns 2 days ago

    Melbourne: Young batsman Joe Burns' selection in the Australian team for the third Test against India was so unexpected that his own father had refused to believe the news. The 25-year-old, who was named as a replacement for injured all-rounder Mitchell Marsh on Sunday, spoke of his father's surprise and his...
  • Mitchell Marsh out as Australia selectors pick Joe Burns for Boxing Day Test against India 3 days ago

    Brisbane: Batsman Joe Burns, on Sunday, was handed an unexpected Test debut as he replaced all-rounder Mitchell Marsh in a 13-member Australian cricket squad for the third Test against India starting December 26. "Australia's National Selection Panel have opted for the shock selection of Queenslander Joe Burns to join the 13-man...
  • MP: Tantrik presses hot iron sickle to 6-month-old baby to cure her of pneumonia December 6, 2014

    Bhopal: In a shocking incident in Madhya Pradesh, a six-month-old girl was severely burned by a tantrik, apparently to cure her of pneumonia. The incident took place in Shivpuri district. The child was admitted to hospital with serious burn injuries to her stomach. Her condition is still critical. Her family...
  • Class 8 student who set himself on fire battles for life in Faridabad November 27, 2014

    A class 8 student is battling for his life after he set himself on fire inside the school premises in Faridabad. The child was allegedly harassed by school authorities for poor performance. His relatives claim that his grades had been slipping and teachers were taunting him. He was also upset...
  • Tihar jailer, son arrested for allegedly burning daughterinlaw September 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Tihar jailer Gyan Singh and his son Nitin have been arrested by the Delhi police for trying to kill a woman by burning her. The woman is the accused man Nitin's wife. They have been charged under sections 498, 307 (attempt to murder) and 34 (common intention). The...
  • No further discussion planned with Iran on Iraq: US June 18, 2014

    Washington: The US has said no further discussion with Iran has been planned in Vienna on Iraq, where Islamist militants have gained control of key cities. On the margins of the P5+1 meeting in Vienna with Iran on its nuclear weapons programme, Deputy Secretary of State, William Burns, met briefly...
  • Tata Steel donates Rs 10 lakh to Subarnarekha Burning Ghat May 22, 2014

    Tata Steel on Thursday donated a sum of Rs 10 lakh to Subarnarekha Burning Ghat, a nonprofit organization providing funeral facility for the residents of the steel city. Aimed at upgradation of the existing antipollution units, the private steel major already donated Rs 49 lakh towards installation of third Electric Furnace...
  • Six, including four children, receive serious burn injuries after coming in contact with live wire May 9, 2014

    At least six persons, including four children, received serious burn injuries from a live electric wire after it accidentally snapped and fell on shops and houses in Bihar's Bhagalpur district on Friday, police said. The incident took place in Akchari village under Rasulpur police station area, they said. Properties worth about...
  • Two kids charred to death in Daho April 19, 2014

    Two children were charred to death in Daho village of Garhwa district, the police said on Saturday. Bhulan Bhuyan (9 years) and Rama Bhuyan (6), brothers, died when their hutment caught fire yesterday, the police said. Their mother Imli Devi suffered minor burns as she tried desperately to save the children, who...
  • CJ Kuldeep fights for justice after in-laws set his sister on fire for dowry March 24, 2014

    CJ Kuldeep Yadav is appealing for strict punishment for the perpetrators of the ghastly crime carried on her sister who was set ablaze by her in-laws after she failed to fulfill their repeated demands for dowry. ...
  • Singapore: 2nd Indian charged for burning property in Little India riots March 6, 2014

    A second Indian has been charged for burning property during Singapore's worst riot in 40 years in December last year. Sarangan Kumaran, who was among the 25 accused of rioting, was read the extra charge of "mischief by fire with intent to cause damage" in a pre-trial conference on Wednesday. The...
  • Woman dies in Assam, is mistaken for woman who kissed Rahul at meet March 1, 2014

    Guwahati: Shortly after reports of the death of a woman who kissed Rahul Gandhi at a public meet in Assam, the state police issued denials saying that victim was another woman who was not even present during the meet. "She is not the person who kissed. These are two separate incidents....
  • Woman who died in Assam was not present during Rahul meet: Police March 1, 2014

    Guwahati: The Assam Police has clarified that the woman who died in Assam of burn injuries is not the one who kissed Rahul Gandhi at an event on February 26. It was earlier reported that the woman who kissed the Congress Vice President had died of severe burn injuries after reportedly...
  • CJ Yasmeen wants specialty hospitals for burn victims February 23, 2014

    CJ Yasmeen Mansoori is an acid attack survivor. She has gone through several surgeries to reconstruct her face, but many times as a burns patient, she felt the need of special medical attention. In this report, Yasmeen is requesting the government to build specialty hospitals for patients like her. ...
  • The Citizen Journalist Health Special Show February 23, 2014

    This week, as elections near, CJ tackles one of the most urgent issues that should be on any aspiring politician's agenda: healthcare. ...
  • Mumbai: AAP LS candidate Mayank Gandhi detained February 22, 2014

    Mumbai: Just hours after Nationalist Congress Party workers ransacked Aam Aadmi Party office in Mumbai, local police detained AAP leader Mayank Gandhi on Saturday evening. Gandhi who is also AAP's Lok Sabha candidate was detained by Mumbai Police when he was on his way to the NCP office. The youth...
  • Three children charred to death, five sustain burn injuries February 22, 2014

    Three children were burnt to death and five sustained burn injuries when their thatched house in a Bihar village caught fire, police said on Saturday. The incident took place late on Friday at Kusi village in Muzaffarpur district, about 70 km from here. "All the victims were of the same family," a...
  • Jilted lover throws acid on girl, injures her father instead February 3, 2014

    A 28yearold man was arrested in Agra for an acid attack on a girl that she escaped but critically injured her father, police said on Monday. A first information report was registered against Yogesh Pandit on Sunday who allegedly threw acid on a girl who managed to escape but badly burnt...
  • John Kerry to host Sartaj Aziz for USPak strategic dialogue January 18, 2014

    US Secretary of State John Kerry will host Pakistan's National Security and Foreign Affairs Advisor on January 27 for the USPak Strategic Dialogue ministerial meeting. "The United States and Pakistan are committed to continued cooperation between our governments and between the American and Pakistani people across a wide range of issues,...
  • Bihar: Man tries to rape neighbour, sets her on fire January 14, 2014

    Patna: A woman in Bihar has suffered serious burn injuries while trying to escape an alleged rape attempt. The woman was reportedly alone in her room when a neighbour entered and tried to force himself on her. When she protested, he reportedly set her ablaze using a kerosene lamp. The...
  • Hindus attacked in postpoll violence in Bangladesh, BJP asks Centre to intervene January 14, 2014

    Dhaka: Members of Hindu community are being targeted in the postpoll violence in Bangladesh. Thousands of Hindu homes and shops were burnt down by Jamaat activists following Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's reelection. Back home in India, Bharatiya Janata Party has demanded the Centre to intervene in the matter even as...
  • 19yearold battles for life after inlaws set her on fire at Irba Village January 5, 2014

    A 19yearold girl sufferedserious burns after being allegedly set on fire by her inlawsat Irba village, about 15km from Ranchi, the police said. The victim, who is said to have eloped with andmarried a youth last year, suffered serious burns when herinlaws allegedly set her on fire last night when she...
  • Gunmen kill, burn soldiers in Northern Iraq, say military sources August 26, 2013

    At least 22 people were killed across Iraq on Sunday, including five soldiers who were shot dead by gunmen who then burned their bodies, police and military sources said. Increased attacks in Iraq in recent weeks have raised fears of a return to full-blown sectarian conflict. More than 1,000 Iraqis were...
  • Girl electrocuted, 24 injured as electric wire falls on them August 23, 2013

    A 17-year-old girl was electrocuted and 24 others suffered burns when the wire of an electric pole snapped and fell on a tractor trolley they were travelling in at Saharanpur district. The victims were travelling from Khushnuma village Shamli district to Khacheri village in Saharanpur district on Thursday to offer prayers...
  • TN: 3monthold baby bursts into flames whenever he sweats August 11, 2013

    Chennai: A threemonthboy bursts into flames whenever he sweats. The child has been suffering from a rare medical condition called Spontaneous Human Combustion. Doctors, however, said there was no cure for this rare condition and could be a result of his skin emitting combustible gases. Rahul first caught fire when he...
  • Jilted lover throws acid on married woman July 26, 2013

    A 22yearold married woman suffered serious burn injuries on Friday when her jilted lover threw acid at her face after she refused his proposal in VijayNagar area in Ghaziabad, police said. Lakhan (30) had proposed to the victim two days back at her residence while her husband had gone outside for...
  • UK officials ban CocaCola advertisement, say it is misleading July 19, 2013

    Authorities in the United Kingdom have banned a CocaCola television ad because they say it can mislead viewers about how easy it is to burn off the calories in a Coke. The ad in question, which is also shown in the US, shows a variety of activities like dog walking,...
  • TMC leader says 'burn houses' remark a slip of tongue July 18, 2013

    Kolkata: Trinamool Congress leader Anubrata Mondal on Thursday took a uturn and said that the remark to attack the Opposition was a slip of tongue as he meant something else. While addrsesing a public rally in Bolpur on Wednesday, Mondal had urged the party members to burn the houses of...
  • Modi conspired to instigate Hindus post Godhra, says Zakia Jafri's lawyer June 29, 2013

    Ahmedabad: Zakia Jafri's lawyer on Friday alleged before a court in Ahmedabad that Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi had conspired to instigate Vishwa Hindu Parishad workers and other members of Hindu community after the Godhra train burning incident in 2002. Ehsan Jafri, Zakia's husband and former Congress MP, was one of...
  • Man burns wife and son to death over dowry demands June 3, 2013

    Ara: In a suspected case of dowry, a man burnt to death his wife and an infant son in Bhojpur district, police said on Sunday. Angry over not getting a buffalo in dowry, Upendra Mahto poured kerosene on his wife Rina Devi (25) and 14monthold son at their house in...