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  • Delhi Police find girls also part of chain snatching gangs 17-04-2014 10:32 AM

    New Delhi: Incidents of chain snatching have seen a massive rise in the last few months and seems to be turning into an organised crime in Delhi-NCR. Almost 2000 chain snatching cases has been registered in Delhi since January 2014. Chain snatchers generally target women pedestrians. While investigating a case...
  • Photo: Amazing X-Ray image of a chain saw blade still embedded in a tree trimmer's neck; the man survived the accident 05-04-2014 10:20 AM

    A tree trimmer is recovering after he was rushed to a Pittsburgh hospital with a chain saw blade embedded in his neck. James Valentine was in a tree in Ross Township on Monday afternoon when he was struck in the neck by the saw.Another worker helped him down, and his...
  • 118 km long human-chain to be formed for voter awareness in riot-hit Muzaffarnagar 03-04-2014 03:50 PM

    A 118-kilometre long human-chain will be formed in riot-hit Muzaffarnagaron April 7 with an aim to raise awareness among voters ahead of Lok Sabha elections. The human-chain will extend from Bijnor border to Kandhla check post around Muzaffarnagarand is planned by district authorities along with social activists, District Magistrate, Koshal...
  • Starbucks says India operations fastest growing in its history 20-03-2014 06:52 PM

    With 40 stores in 17 months of its operations, India is the fastest growing market in the history of the Seattle-based iconic American coffee chain Starbucks, according to a company statement. The US-based coffee chain, which had sewed up an equal joint venture with Tata Global Beverages, opened its first...
  • Shooters Heena Sidhu, Chain Singh win gold in Asian Championship 11-03-2014 11:38 AM

    New Delhi: India's ace shooter Heena Sidhu produced some excellent shooting to clinch the air pistol women's gold medal while Chain Singh bagged a gold medal in men's air rifle event at the 7th Asian Championship in Kuwait on Monday. After her standout performance in the qualification round, Heena was...
  • Japanese restaurant chain Benihana sets shop in India 15-01-2014 01:55 PM

    New Delhi: Knife-spinning chefs of globally famed Benihana chain of restaurants have now set shop in the city providing a taste of authentic Teppanyaki, Japanese style of cooking. Teppanyaki originated 50 years ago and involves use of an iron griddle to cook food. Benihana, which means red flower in Japanese,...
  • Karnataka: MBBS student battling for life after being set on fire 14-11-2013 12:10 PM

    Bangalore: A 22-year-old MBBS student, Kameshwar, is battling for life in Kolar in Karnataka after being set on fire. He has been shifted to St Johns hospital in Bangalore and has suffered 60 per cent burns. Kameshwar is a student from Hyderabad and was studying at Devraj URS Medical College...
  • Bappi Lahiri's 'Yaar bina chain kahan' revived for 'Main Aur Mr Riight' 07-10-2013 04:16 PM

    Mumbai: Music composer Bappi Lahiri's hit 'Yaar bina chain kahan' picturised on Anil Kapoor and Amrita Singh in the film 'Saaheb' is being recreated in upcoming film 'Main Aur Mr Riight'. The film produced by Pooja Gujral and directed by Adeeb Rais is a romantic comedy that will mark the...
  • Human chain organised against bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh 18-09-2013 09:31 PM

    Kadapa: A 35-kilometre long human chain was organised at Kadapa Wednesday, on the 51st day of the ongoing agitation against the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh to create the proposed separate state of Telengana. Non-political activists organised a huge human chain around the Ring Road of Kadapa town, in which a...
  • Maharashtra: Women pushed off local train by chain snatcher in Turbhe 07-09-2013 07:58 AM

    Turbhe: It was yet another attempt of crime against women as a woman was pushed off a local train in Turbhe, Maharastra by a chain snatcher. The survivor is admitted to a hospital and is said to be in a critical condition. The railway police have lodged a FIR in...
  • AP: 175 km-long human chain formed to oppose Telangana 31-08-2013 07:28 PM

    Samaikyandhra Parirakshana Vedika, representing all associations, on Saturday held 'Maha Manavaharam', a human chain from Pydibhimavaram to Itchapuram covering almost 175 km in Srikakulam to press for the demand of united Andhra Pradesh, sources said. Thousands of people formed the "longest" human chain on the National Highway-16, the organisers claimed....
  • One arrested for sexually assaulting a railway employee 04-08-2013 12:42 AM

    One person has been arrested in connection with the alleged sexual assault on a railway woman employee by a group of persons at her Railway quarters, a senior police official said on Saturday. The accused, Rajashekharan, a railway employee and son-in-law of the victim, was arrested on Friday night, Hubli-Dharwad...
  • Three arrested for snatching gold chains and making ornaments from them 27-07-2013 02:19 AM

    Three men, including an advocate and a jeweller, have been arrested for allegedly snatching chains, receiving and making ornaments from them, police said on Friday. According to the police, Deepak, alias Bhagat, was arrested from MCD Colony in North West Delhi on Tuesday after police received a tip off about...
  • Bangalore: 90-year-old man kept in chains by son for 7 months 05-06-2013 06:19 PM

    Bangalore: A 90-year-old man, found chained in the terrace of his Banashankari house in Bangalore, was rescued by police on Wednesday. Ananth Kumar Shetty was allegedly chained by his son in a makeshift shelter on the terrace of the house seven months ago. The son has claimed that he kept...
  • Four arrested for attacking BJP councillor Kaushik Jain 01-06-2013 12:20 AM

    Ahmedabad: Four persons were arrested on Friday for allegedly beating up a BJP councillor on suspicion that he was behind the demolition of an illegal construction, police said. Kaushik Jain, who represents Shahpur Ward, was allegedly attacked on Thursday by Chandresh Vyas (44), Sanjay Vyas (28), Nirav Joshi (28) and...
  • Indian shooters fail to impress in Changwon World Cup 04-04-2013 05:49 PM

    New Delhi: The Indian shooting team's campaign in the ISSF Changwon World Cup started on a sour note with all the shooters, including Olympic gold medallist Abhinav Bindra, failing to make a mark on the first day of the event in Changwon, Korea on Thursday. Competing in the men's 10-metre...
  • LPG cap: Higwayside cooking protest in Kerala 01-12-2012 07:45 PM

    Thiruvananthapuram: In a novel mode of protest against price rise and LPG subsidy cut, thousands of CPI(M) workers, sympathisers and their family members in Kerala on Saturday cooked food on highway sides in the entire stretch of the state to "symbolically express their anguish" at the anti-people policies of the...
  • Reliance Industries eyes fast-food business: report 13-12-2011 03:21 AM

    Mumbai: Energy major Reliance Industries, India's most valued company that also runs supermarkets, plans to enter the fast-food business next year, the Economic Times reported on Monday. The company, controlled by Mukesh Ambani, India's richest man, is exploring a model on the lines of international chains McDonald's Corp and Dominos...
  • Kerala: 208 km human chain for Mullaperiyar 08-12-2011 06:09 PM

    Thiruvananthapuram: A human chain stretching over 208 km and across two districts of Kerala was formed on Thursday to press the state's demand for a new dam to replace the 115-year-old leaking Mullaperiyar masonry dam, said an organiser from the Left Democratic Front (LDF). This was the second longest human...
  • Chennai: youth turning to robbery? 01-07-2011 07:34 AM

    Chennai: Two young boys snatch a gold chain to take their girlfriends out for a new year's party. It is not just the story of films anymore - young professionals and college students are resorting to this in alarming numbers in Chennai. Police say 72 cases of chain-snatching have been...
  • Rs 1000 cr money chain fraud surfaces in Kerala 21-06-2011 10:07 AM

    Thiruvananthapuram: In a Rs 1000 crore money chain fraud in Kerala, the police have registered cases against two accused companies - Tycoon Empire International and Bizarre Global Business Group - and have got complaints about several others. They were mainly operating in North Kerala, Calicut, Wayanad, Kochi and some parts...
  • India to get Starbucks, but no dates yet 12-05-2011 07:39 PM

    Earlier we had reported that Starbucks is finally arriving in India. The Twitter handle which had sent the following tweet (Starbucks_India), "Its great to finally be in India! Looking forward to serving some good old #Starbucks coffee. You a fan?" has now been removed. We regret the error and apologise...
  • Starbucks coffee chain may come to India 13-01-2011 07:16 PM

    Mumbai: Starbucks Corp, the world's largest coffee chain, has signed a pact with India's Tata Coffee Ltd to explore the possibility of opening retail stores in India, the two companies said in a statement. The agreement, which also allows Starbucks to source beans from Tata's plant in southern India, will...
  • Husband engineers wife’s murder, hires killers 18-12-2009 11:14 AM

    5 people including Jiten and Bina's sister in law taken into custody. ...