Disappearance

  • Man returns home after four months of mysterious disappearance March 28, 2014

    Nearly four months after his mysterious disappearance, a senior official of Indian Bureau of Mines belonging to Karnataka on Friday returned home at Bhubaneswar, his family in Bellary said. Ibrahim Sharif, Assistant Controller of Mines at IBM, was reported missing on November 25 last year from Bhubaneswar with his whereabouts remaining mysterious,...
  • CBI registers case in disappearance of Ramdev's guru March 23, 2013

    New Delhi: CBI has registered a case in connection with alleged kidnapping of yoga exponent Ramdev's guru Swami Shankar Dev who mysteriously went missing six years ago while taking a morning walk in Haridwar. CBI sources said a case under Section 365 of Indian Penal code against unknown persons. The...
  • Ex-Team Anna members cry foul after FB page disappears September 19, 2012

    New Delhi: Disappearance of a 'Facebook' page maintained by erstwhile Team Anna supporters, who are opposed to the movement taking political plunge, has prompted them to cry hoarse and demand restoration of the page. The India Against Corruption (IAC) page maintained by Shivendra Singh Chouhan, who came out of Team Anna...
  • Anita Desai's new characters search for wholeness September 19, 2011

    At the age of 74, Anita Desai's prose and storytelling seem to have arrived at a level that only 50 years of writing can give. So her three novellas in 'The Artist of Disappearance' make you want to savour the narratives and plots which few writers in English can today...
  • 'Cigarettes will be stubbed out by 2050' January 9, 2011

    London: Cigarette smoking may completely disappear by 2050, experts believe. A combination of rising prices and the ban on lighting up in public places could finally kill off the habit, reports express.co.uk. According to a 72-page report by Citigroup analysts, it is quite possible that there will be no smokers left in...
  • Visa on arrival scrapped for Indians in Malaysia August 3, 2010

    Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia revoked its visa on arrival (VOA) facility for Indians after 40,000 visitors from that country "abused" it and "disappeared", deputy prime minister Muhyideein Yassin has said. The cases of Indians abusing the scheme topped the list of unauthorised immigrants from eight South Asian nations and China to whom...
  • 'Buddha Boy' disappears again June 16, 2007

    New Delhi: A Nepalese teenager hailed as a reincarnation of the Buddha has vanished for a second time in southern Nepal, a member of his support committee said. Ram Bahadur Bomjam, 17, who shot to fame in 2005 when his supporters said he had begun a meditation session that would go...
  • Hizb suspected in UK teen's disappearance June 20, 2007

    Jammu: The Interpol has requested the Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) Police to reopen a 26-year-old case of a missing British teenager. Alison Mcdowl went missing in 1981 in Sonamarg, Kashmir, when she was just 18 years old. The case has been closed a long time ago, with the police not making any...