Death

  • Bhind: High-tension wire falls on bus 19-04-2014 12:06 AM

    Many casualties were feared as a high-tension wire fell on a bus in which around 60 members of a marriage party were travelling in Madhya Pradesh's Bhind district on Friday, police said, adding the exact number was not known yet. Inspector General of Police (Chambal) DC Sagar told IANS that...
  • Mulayam's daughter-in-law backs death penalty for rape 17-04-2014 05:00 PM

    New Delhi: Unlike Mulayam Singh Yadav who feels capital punishment is debatable, his daughter-in-law Aparna Yadav is strictly of the view that rapists should be hanged to death. While talking to News18 on Thursday, she said, "Netaji is right in saying that death penalty is being debated around the world....
  • Electoral official dies of heart attack after arriving in Jamshedpur for poll duty 16-04-2014 11:58 PM

    A polling personnel died of heart attack in Kesharda cluster in Baharagoda, about 90 kms from in Jamshedpur, under Jamshedpur Lok Sabha constituency, official sources said on Wednesday. The deceased Kishan Mukhi (51), an employee of National Metallurgical Laboratory inJamshedpur, collapsed soon after arriving inJamshedpurfor poll duty, they said. SDO...
  • Businessman burnt alive over payment dispute 16-04-2014 10:45 PM

    A 32-year-old businessman has been allegedly set ablaze by three people, including a couple, over a payment dispute in Mathura, police said on Wednesday. An FIR has been lodged against Mohan Lal, a trader, his wife Pushpa and his partner Bobby, following a complaint by the victim's brother-in-law. The accused...
  • Three persons suffocate to death in a borewell 16-04-2014 08:07 AM

    Three persons were on Tuesday suffocated to death due to suspected poisonous gas emitted from a borewell where they roped down to repair a motor in Sheeshwara village in Bharatpur district of Rajasthan, police said. Ramesh, Preetam, and Bhagwat, all in the age of 35 years, died due to gas...
  • Man shoots wife dead over suspected illicit affair 14-04-2014 07:45 PM

    Suspecting his wife of having an illicit affair, a 49-year-old man shot her dead at their home in Masuri area in Ghaziabad, police said on Monday. The incident happened late on Sunday night after a scuffle broke out between Rahisuddin and his 45-year-old wife Shabana, a senior police officer said....
  • Fed up with rising prices, man kills self 14-04-2014 04:59 PM

    Apparently fed up with rising prices and his inability to provide a "good life" to his family, a man allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself, police said on Monday. Santosh Makwana, 30, was employeed at a readymade garments unit and lived with his mother, wife and a three-year-old son in...
  • Three children of a family killed in house fire 13-04-2014 08:29 PM

    Three children, aged between 6 and 8 years, of a family were charred to death when a fire broke out at their house in Hapur area in Ghaziabad onSunday. The deceased have been identified as Umeedh (6), Shinu (8) and Abush (6), police said. However, the victims' brother, Shameen, who...
  • Brother-sister duo stabbed to death in Chena 13-04-2014 12:45 PM

    A youth and his sister were stabbed to death by some persons in Chena village in Bareilly, police said on Sunday. The incident took place on Saturday when Virendra (25) and his sister Neeraj (20) were stabbed by one Mukesh and his accomplices, who forcibly entered their house. Both of...
  • Woman gunned down by locality member, body sent to mortuary 11-04-2014 10:45 PM

    A woman was shot dead, on Friday, by a man in a locality in Bihar's Munger district, police sources said. Sunaina Devi (40) was on way home after deposing in property-related case when her relative Shankar Pandit shot her from close range near Safiabad airport area, the sources said. She...
  • Massive fire kills three children, over dozen cattle die 11-04-2014 10:32 PM

    Three children and over a dozen cattle were killed in fire that engulfed 15 huts in village Aliapur, police said on Friday. The incident took place last night when fire broke out in a hut and spread in other huts too, they said. Three children including Rohit (5), Diwarilal (2)...
  • Police trace dead leopard in city 11-04-2014 09:37 PM

    A leopard was found dead in a village of Uttarakhand's Bageshwar district, forest department sources said, on Friday, in Dehradun. The carcass of a six-year-old leopard was sighted on Thursday by children in Kaliyabagad Falyanti village of the district when they were going to school. They told their teachers about...
  • Mathura: One person killed as train derails, six injured 11-04-2014 08:42 PM

    One person was killed while six others were injured when two coaches of a Mathura bound train derailed here between Maura and Goverdhan stations, on Friday. The last two coaches of Alwar Mathura Passenger train derailed and were dragged for about one km before the train came to a halt,...
  • Two policemen die as two trucks collide, five injured 11-04-2014 06:18 PM

    Two policemen were killed and five others injured when the vehicle they were travelling in collided with a truck in Ajmer district. The police truck was on its way to Jaipur from Jalore to collect wireless sets for elections last night when it collided with another truck coming from opposite...
  • Hollywood producer Raymond Wagner passes away at 88 11-04-2014 05:34 PM

    New Delhi: Hollywood producer and studio executive Raymond Wagner has died aged 88. Though he passed away on March 12, his family announced his death only now. The producer passed away from natural causes, and his family announced the news Thursday, reports femalefirst.co.uk. Wagner began his career as a producer...
  • Lalu Prasad calls Mulayam Singh Yadav's rape remark 'rubbish' 11-04-2014 03:46 PM

    Mulayam Singh Yadav is talking "rubbish", RJD chief Lalu Prasad said on Friday, reacting to the Samajwadi Party chief terming as unfair the death penalty prescribed by law in rape cases. "Mulayam Singh Yadav is derailed now," Lalu Prasad told reporters here before leaving for campaigning. He said Mulayam Singh...
  • Despite furore, a defiant Mulayam says his rape remark not wrong 11-04-2014 03:22 PM

    New Delhi: Even as he faces flak over his comment defending rapists, Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav has refused to back down. "What have I said? What is incorrect in my statement?" he asked, proceeding to say that there is a debate the world over on death penalty. "There...
  • Mulayam in trouble, EC demands CD of his controversial 'rape' speech 11-04-2014 01:24 PM

    New Delhi: The Election Commission on Friday stepped in after a huge furore over Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav's rape comment. The poll body sought a CD of the leader's speech in Moradabad where he seemingly defended rapists. "The EC has asked for the CD of Mulayam Singh Yadav's...
  • Mulayam's rape remark an insult to womanhood: Ujjwal Nikam 11-04-2014 12:44 PM

    Mulayam Singh Yadav's defense of rapists has stirred a hornet's nest, with his rivals gunning for his head. Watch the video for reactions to his comment. ...
  • Leonardo DiCaprio is the latest victim of death rumours 11-04-2014 12:40 PM

    London: "Wolf of Wall Street" star Leonardo DiCaprio has become the latest celebrity victim of an internet hoax as social networking sites were abuzz with rumours about the actor's demise. According to a celebrity gossip website, the 39-year-old actor was such a novice on the slopes that he lost control...
  • Mulayam's rape remark: Son Akhilesh differs, backs 'stringent action' 11-04-2014 11:18 AM

    New Delhi: Samajwadi Party leader Mulayam Singh Yadav has stirred a hornet's nest with his rape remarks on Thursday. At a rally in Moradabad, Mulayam seemed to be defending rapists when he questioned the need for a death penalty. "Rape cases mein faansi di jayegi? Ye ladke hain, galtiyan ho...
  • VK Murthy source of inspiration for many, say cinematographers 10-04-2014 10:39 AM

    Mumbai: The passing away of cinematographer V.K. Murthy signals almost the end of the golden phase of cinema represented by actor-filmmaker Guru Dutt. Cinematographers like Santosh Sivan, Anil Mehta and Ajay Bahl say Murthy inspired many people. Murthy, Dada Saheb Phalke award recipient, died at the age of 90 in...
  • At least 40 cattle charred to death as truck catches fire 09-04-2014 10:40 PM

    40 cattle were charred to death when a a truck which was carrying them caught fire after an accident on NH 31 near Pachgama on Wednesday, police said. The incident took place under Akbarpur police station area when a speeding truck skidded off and hit a stationary motorcycle leading to...
  • RIP Archie: Popular comic character Archie to be killed off in upcoming comic book 09-04-2014 10:01 AM

    Los Angeles: Beloved comic book character Archie Andrews will die in an upcoming issue. Archie Comics announced that the redhead would be killed off. Details of the death are not available, but the story will be covered in "Life With Archie", which will be released on July 16, reported Ace...
  • Three members of a family commit suicide, reason unknown 08-04-2014 03:47 PM

    Three members of a family allegedly committed suicide by consuming poison in Rajsamand district, police said on Tuesday. Udairam Jat (35), his daughter Kumari Raveena (6) and son Subhash (10) consumed poison in their home in Vagatpura town late on Monday night, police said. The bodies of the deceased were...
  • 36-year-old Muzaffarnagar riots accused dies of cardiac arrest in jail 08-04-2014 12:53 PM

    An undertrial prisoner, accused in a murder case during riots, died in Muzaffarnagardue to cardiac arrest at a district jail, officials said. Praveen Kumar (36) was arrested for allegedly gunning down Ehsan and injuring seven persons in Shamli during the riots in September last year, jailor Mizazilal said. Kumar was...
  • Comedian John Pinette found dead in Pittsburg hotel room at age 50 07-04-2014 09:37 AM

    Reuters: John Pinette, a stand-up comedian who guest-starred as the victim of a carjacking in the final episode of the comedy show Seinfeld, has died at age 50, an official said on Sunday. Pinette was found dead inside a Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, hotel room on Saturday, an official with the Allegheny...
  • Actor Mickey Rooney, America's boy next door, dies at 93 07-04-2014 09:28 AM

    Reuters: Actor Mickey Rooney, the pint-sized screen dynamo of the 1930s and 1940s best known for his boy-next-door role in the Andy Hardy movies, died on Sunday at 93, the TMZ celebrity website reported. Rooney, who was one of the biggest box office stars of the movies' studio era, had...
  • Fans honour Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain 2 decades after his death 06-04-2014 11:10 AM

    Seattle: Two decades after Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain killed himself in Seattle, fans flocked to the home where he died to pay homage to the influential rocker. Fans came from nearby cities like Portland, Ore., or faraway towns in Georgia - some sporting '90s-era "grunge" attire like plaid shirts -...
  • Shakti Mills photojournalist rape: Three convicts get death penalty 04-04-2014 04:32 PM

    Mumbai: A Mumbai Sessions Court has handed death penalty to the three repeat offenders in the Shakti Mills photojournalist gangrape case. The three - Vijay Jadhav (19), Kasim Bengali (21) and Mohammed Salim Ansari (28) - have already been awarded a life term in another gangrape case in which a...