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  • Suspected criminal shot at by a man over personal enmity 2 days ago

    A suspected criminal was allegedly shot at by a man over an old personal enmity in Dausa district in Jaipur, police said on Wednesday. 28-year-old Sagar Meena was caught by one Santosh Meena and five others over some old personal enmity in the Amberkar Nagar area in Jaipur on Tuesday night....
  • Long time 'Saturday Night Live' announcer Don Prado dies at 96 2 days ago

    Few would recognize his face, but most knew his voice: the booming baritone that for nearly four decades heralded 'Saturday Night Live.' Don Pardo, the eras-spanning radio and TV announcer whose resonant voice-over style was celebrated for its majesty and power, died Monday in Arizona at the age of 96. "He became...
  • Robin Williams left project 'Absolutely Anything' incomplete? 5 days ago

    The makers of "Absolutely Anything" are reportedly planning to remove actor Robin Williams' contribution in the film as the late star couldn't complete his work due to his sudden death. Williams gave his voice to the animated character of Dennis the Dog in "Absolutely Anything" - a live-action British comedy...
  • Former MP Amitava Nandy dead 1 week ago

    Kolkata: CPI-M leader and former MP Amitava Nandy died on Friday in a hospital, a party leader said. "He lost his battle with cancer on Friday morning. His last rites will be performed on Saturday," Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader Gautam Deb said. Nandy, 71, was elected to the 14th Lok...
  • Was Kamal Haasan right in calling Robin Williams' suicide a 'cop-out'? August 13, 2014

    New Delhi: What must have Robin Williams be thinking while taking his life? In a rather graphic report released by Marin County assistant deputy chief coroner, the authorities have said that Williams was found hanging by the roof of his room, by his own belt. With more gruesome details coming...
  • Lauren Bacall, sultry-voiced actress, dead at 89 August 13, 2014

    New York: Lauren Bacall was a movie star from almost her first moment on the silver screen. A fashion model and bit-part New York actress before moving to Hollywood at 19, Bacall achieved immediate fame in 1944 with one scene in her first film, "To Have and Have Not." Leaving Humphrey...
  • Body found on rooftop of DIG's servant quarter August 12, 2014

    Body of a 25-year-old man was found on the rooftop of a senior police officer's servant quarter in Jaipur, police said. The body, having no injury marks was found lying on the rooftop of the servant quarter allotted to Ravindra Singh, DIG-Home Guards, Ashok Nagar Station House Officer (SHO) Bhawani Singh...
  • US: Unrest in St Louis after fatal shooting of unarmed black teen August 12, 2014

    Ferguson: A black teenager who was fatally shot by a police officer had his hands raised when the officer approached with his weapon drawn and fired repeatedly, according to two men who said they witnessed the shooting that sparked two nights of unrest in suburban St Louis. The FBI opened an...
  • Robin Williams dead at 63: Tributes pour in from President Barack Obama, Steven Spielberg and Steve Martin August 12, 2014

    Reuters: Oscar-winning actor and comedian Robin Williams was found dead at age 63 on Monday from an apparent suicide at his home in Northern California, authorities said. Hollywood celebrities and many others who knew him paid tribute to Williams: His wife Susan Schneider said in a statement: "This morning, I lost my...
  • Body of a man found at Congress leader Kumari Selja's residence in Delhi August 11, 2014

    New Delhi: The body of a man has been found in former minister and Congress leader Kumari Selja's residence in New Delhi on Monday morning. A police and forensic team have reached her residence. The body is of Selja's domestic help's husband. The PCR call was made at 8 am on...
  • Nigeria bans transfer of dead bodies over Ebola scare August 10, 2014

    Abuja: Nigeria has banned movement of dead bodies from within and outside the country as part of its measures to avoid the spread of the Ebola virus. Nigeria's Minister of State for Health Khaliru Al-Hassan declared on Sunday that anybody who died should be buried wherever the incident happened, especially if...
  • Noted freedom fighter, CPI leader Prabha Sharma dies at the age of 93 August 10, 2014

    Patna, Aug 10 (PTI) Noted freedom fighter, CPI leader Prabha Sharma died at a private hospital here today after a  protracted illness, party sources said. She was 93. Influenced by her freedom fighter father, Banarsi Singh, Sharma joined the freedom movement and participated in the Quit India Movement of 1942. Sharma also worked for the welfare...
  • Police recover 2 dead bodies lying beneath a railway over-bridge August 8, 2014

    Two bodies and a seriously injured person were found lying beneath a railway over-bridge in Nawada district of Bihar on Friday. Both the deceased were yet to be identified. While the head of one of them them was badly crushed, the body of another did not bear marks of external injuries,...
  • Body of a 12-year-old girl found lying naked in fields, police suspect murder after rape August 8, 2014

    The naked body of a 12-year-old girl was found lying in a field in a village in Bijnor, police said on Thursday. The girl had gone out into the fields in search of her brother on Thursday morning in Mundala village. When she did not return after long, relatives began a...
  • Two killed in Paris plane crash August 6, 2014

    Paris: At least two people were killed and three injured when a tourist plane crashed on Wednesday in Paris, a media report said. The incident occurred in Seine et Marne, a French department east of the Paris, reported Xinhua citing BFMTV news channel. The plane carrying five people on board fell...
  • Three dead, flood threat issued in 12 districts in Odisha August 4, 2014

    Bhubaneswar: As incessant torrential rains claimed three lives and posed flood threat in Mahanadi river and other rivers in Odisha, the state government today alerted 12 districts to gear up for any eventuality as heavy downpour is likely to pound some areas due to a deep depression. Collectors of 12 districts...
  • US doctor with Ebola in Atlanta for treatment August 3, 2014

    Atlanta: An American doctor infected with the Ebola virus in Africa arrived in Atlanta for treatment on Sunday, landing in a specially equipped plane at a military base, then being whisked away to one of the most sophisticated hospital isolation units in the country, officials say. It marks the first time...
  • Israeli soldier thought captured is declared dead August 3, 2014

    Jerusalem: An Israeli soldier, the military feared had been abducted by Palestinian gunmen in a firefight that shattered a temporary ceasefire in Gaza, has been declared dead, ending what could have been a nightmare scenario for Israel hours after it signaled it plans to scale back its operation against Hamas...
  • Freedom fighter Gundappa Murumkar dies August 1, 2014

    Parli: Veteran freedom fighter Gundappa Bhujangappa Murumkar passed away at his residence at a village in Maharashtra's Osmanabad district on Friday morning, family sources said. The 97-year-old freedom fighter is survived by four sons, two daughters and grand children. Murumkar died following old age-related problems at his residence in Jewali...
  • Dev Benegal's 'Dead End' bags NAFF prize in Seoul July 31, 2014

    Seoul: Indian filmmaker Dev Benegal's dark comedy 'Dead End' was named the best project at the Network of Asian Fantastic Films. The story of a man, who is declared as dead by a shady government department and has to take extreme measures to prove that he is alive, was co-written by...
  • Satish Kaushik: Cinema has no language, 'Dead End' has proved it July 31, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor-filmmaker Satish Kaushik is ecstatic after his new project "Dead End" was named the best at the Network of Asian Fantastic Films in Seoul. This is the second win for the film, which was awarded the Network of Asian Fantastic Films Award at the 12th Hong Kong-Asia Film Financing Forum...
  • Filmmaker Philip Marshak, director of 'Night Train To Terror', dies of leukaemia July 29, 2014

    London: Philip Marshak, who wrote and directed several classic films, including 'Night Train To Terror', 'Cataclysm' and 'Dracula Sucks', is dead. He was 80. He died July 27 surrounded by his family at his home here after a long battle with leukaemia, diabetes and heart disease, reports contactmusic.com. Marshak began his Hollywood...
  • 1 killed, 1 missing as heavy rain causes widespread flooding across Kota July 28, 2014

    Heavy rainfall lashed Kota district in Rajasthan over the last 48 hours causing floods in several residential colonies in the district even as one person was found dead and another missing in different places. An unidentified old man was found dead tangled in bushes of flooding brook in Udhyognagar police station...
  • 32-year-old woman found dead in her car July 28, 2014

    A 32-year-old woman was found dead in her car in the wee hours on Monday in Panki, Kanpur, police said. According to a complaint filed by woman's husband Piyush Shyam Dasani, his wife Jyoti and he were returning home after having dinner at a restaurant when about eight to ten persons...
  • 6 dead, 2 injured in landslide in Pangla village July 27, 2014

    At least six people were killed and two others injured in a landslide on Sunday in Pangla village of Pithoragarh district. Eight people were buried under the debris from a mountain in Tawaghat area of Pangla village of Dharchula tehsil this afternoon, district magistrate H C Semwal said. A team of Sashastra...
  • Noida: Wife, daughter found dead at home after man's death in accident July 20, 2014

    Noida: A day after the charred body of a man was found in a car, his wife and daughter were found dead in their house in Noida on Sunday. The police discovered their bodies while investigating the man's death. The bodies have been sent for postmortem and the police are...
  • Mumbai fire: 15 lakh compensation for the relatives of the deceased July 19, 2014

    A massive fire broke out in Mumbai on Friday at a business centre. It took nearly eight hours for fire officials to douse the blaze. One firefighter lost his life and six others were seriously injured. Fire officials said that many building norms were flouted which in turn trapped many...
  • Filmmaker Santhosh Kumar, his family found dead in UAE July 16, 2014

    Dubai: An Indian film producer was found dead along with wife and daughter in an apparent case of suicide in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Tuesday, media reported Wednesday. The decomposed bodies of Malayalam film producer Santhosh Kumar, his wife Manju and their daughter Gouri were found Tuesday under mysterious circumstances...
  • Territorial army soldier shot dead by militants July 16, 2014

    Srinagar: Suspected militants shot dead a territorial army soldier on Wednesday outside his house in Kulgam district of south Kashmir. Gowhar Ahmad Mattu, a soldier of 162 Territorial Army battalion, was shot at and critically injured by the militants as soon as he stepped out of his house at Laram-Ganjipora,...
  • 20 killed, 150 hurt in Moscow subway accident July 15, 2014

    Moscow: Twenty people were killed on Tuesday and up to 150 injured when a Moscow underground train derailed between two stations during the morning rush hour, the Emergencies Ministry said. Russia's investigative committee said it was looking into the causes of the accident. It said, however, there was no suspicion of...