CYANIDE

  • US: Indian-origin lottery winner death still unclear March 2, 2013

    Chicago: Autopsy of Indian-origin businessman Urooj Khan, who died in 2012 after winning a $1 million jackpot, found no trace of cyanide in his body apparently because it dissolves quickly, a medical examiner has said. "The route of administration of cyanide cannot be confirmed in the autopsy," Dr Stephen Cina,...
  • US: IndianAmerican lottery winner's body to be exhumed January 12, 2013

    New York: A US court has given the goahead for exhumation of the body of an Indianorigin businessman in Chicago, who died of cyanide poisoning under mysterious circumstances days after he won a million dollar lottery. Judge Susan Coleman of the Probate Division of the Cook County Circuit Court in...
  • 'Poisoned IndianAmerican lottery winner had no enemies' January 9, 2013

    Chicago: The wife of an IndianAmerican lottery winner in Chicago who was poisoned with cyanide said Tuesday she was devastated by his death and cannot believe her husband could have had enemies. Shabana Ansari said a day after news emerged that 46yearold Urooj Khan's death in July was the result...
  • ChinaUK tension heats up over Briton's death April 18, 2012

    The wife of a former party chief has been arrested on suspicion of cyanide poisoning. ...
  • B'lore: Cyanide Mallika sentenced to death March 31, 2012

    Bangalore: Woman serial killer Mallika alias Cyanide Mallika, 45, was awarded death sentence by the First Additional Rural Court in Bangalore on Friday in connection with a murder. Mallika has been given death sentence for the second time. Mallika, who was arrested by Kalasipalya police at Kaggalipura on December 18, 2007,...
  • Al Qaeda plotting cyanide attack for Olympics? March 26, 2012

    London: As Britain prepares to host the London Olympics, some fanatics related to the terrorist organisation Al Qaeda seem to be plotting a deadly cyanide poison attack. Extremists on a website with links to the terror group have posted detailed instructions on how to cause carnage at this summer's Games, the...
  • 'Vanayudham' based on Veerappan's life December 3, 2011

    New Delhi: Director A M R Ramesh, it seems, has a special place in his heart for real life incidents and controversial subjects. That probably explains why his next film, Vanayudham, is also going to be based on a real life story the story of forest brigand Veerappan and...
  • India's first woman serial killer gets death March 24, 2009

    New Delhi: The first lady serial killer in India, Mallika, has been given death sentence by a Tumkur court in Karnataka. Cyanide Mallika as she was known was involved in one of the most chilling serial murder sagas of the country. The 43yearold allegedly poisoned six women to death...
  • Woman serial killer nabbed in Bangalore for 6 murders December 31, 2007

    New Delhi: The Bangalore police have arrested a woman who, they say, is a serial killer. 43yearold Mallika allegedly murdered six women by forcibly feeding them temple offerings laced with cyanide. She used to take their gold after killing them. Police say they arrested Mallika when she was trying to sell...