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  • Brad Pitt's 'Fury' all the rage at US, Canada box office; pushes 'Gone Girl' to second place Yesterday

    LOS ANGELES: Brad Pitt's gritty World War Two drama "Fury" conquered all box office foes over the weekend, ringing up $23.5 million in ticket sales at theaters in the United States and Canada. "Fury" kicked two-time box office leader "Gone Girl" to second place. The thriller starring Ben Affleck collected $17.8...
  • Odisha: Six arrested on charge of sexual assault of minor girl 2 days ago

    Sambalpur: Six persons were arrested in connection with alleged sexual assault of a minor girl and circulation of obscene MMS and visuals, police said on Sunday. The arrests were made yesterday based on the complaint filed in Mahila police station by the father of the girl. "While six persons were...
  • Goa: 64-year-old man held for allegedly raping minor relative 2 days ago

    Panaji: A 64-year-old man was arrested for allegedly raping his minor niece in South Goa district, the police said on Sunday. The accused, Kondlo Vithoba Velip, living in Morpirla village of Quepem taluka, allegedly confined the 10-year-old girl in a room at a house in his neighbourhood where he raped...
  • 'Gossip Girl' star Blake Lively not worried about motherhood 2 days ago

    Los Angeles: Former 'Gossip Girl' star Blake Lively, who is pregnant with her first child with husband Ryan Reynolds, says she does not feel jittery about turning mother as she has a lot of experience with babies. Lively, 26, said she has always taken care of others' kids that she...
  • Mumbai Film Festival Diary 2014: 'Party Girl' doesn't surprise, 'Unto The Dusk' makes thoughtful points on religion, sexuality on Day 4 2 days ago

    Last night, I had a (few) round(s) of drinks with a film critic and filmmaker who works for a reputed Chennai-based publication. For me, it had been a not-so-good day at the movies; for him, it had been the opposite. We'd both watched one film in common: Chauranga, directed by...
  • 'Gone Girl' avoids clash with 'Happy New Year' 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Hollywood star Ben Affleck's 'Gone Girl', which was slated to release alongside Indian superstar Shah Rukh Khan's big-ticket entertainer 'Happy New Year', will now hit the screens Oct 31. The David Fincher-directorial was to release Oct 24, a day after Diwali, and 'Happy New Year' is releasing on the...
  • Snapshot: 'Gossip Girl' star Blake Lively debuts her baby bump on the red carpet 4 days ago

    Los Angeles: Actress Blake Lively made her first red carpet appearance after announcing her pregnancy as she arrived at the God's Love We Deliver 2014 Golden Heart Awards in New York City.The actress said though she has a busy schedule she is looking forward to the arrival of her and...
  • Delhi: Mizoram girl's murder in Munirka flat was racially motivated, says Bina Lakshmi Nepram 4 days ago

    Activists and politicians condemned the tragic incident of the mysterious death of the Mizoram girl in the capital. Activist Bina Lakshmi Nepram asserted that the nature of the injury indicated that it was a racial attack. ...
  • J&K floods: Cheer amidst gloom as kidnapped 6-year-old Mumbai girl gets reunited with family 4 days ago

    Srinagar: It has been five weeks since floods ravaged Jammu and Kashmir killing over 250 people and leaving behind a trail of damage and devastation. But amidst all the gloom, there was a glimmer of cheer as a 6-year-old girl who was kidnapped from Mumbai has now been reunited with...
  • Uttarakhand: Teenage girl gangraped by four men 5 days ago

    Roorkee: A teenage girl was allegedly gangraped by four men after being offered a soft drink laced with intoxicants in Haridwar district, police said on Thursday. As per a complaint lodged at Bhagwanpur police station at Roorkee on Wednesday, the incident occurred on October 3 when the 14-year-old victim was...
  • Bihar government seeks report on madrasa refusing to admit girls 5 days ago

    Patna: In an IBN Network impact, the Bihar Home Department has stepped in after allegations that a government-aided madrasa in Bihar Sharif stopped admitting girls. The Home Department has sought a report from the state education department. The government-aided madrasa resumed admissions after its move created controversy. Madrasa officials had...
  • Delhi: Man arrested for raping minor girl 1 week ago

    New Delhi: A 29-year-old person was arrested for allegedly raping a minor girl in Zamrudpur village area of Southeast Delhi, police said today. Police has registered a case under POCSO and arrested the accused. "The incident took place on Saturday while the seven-year-old girl's parents were out for Karva Chauth,"...
  • Madhya Pradesh: Man gets life term for raping friend's daughter 1 week ago

    Ratlam: A special court on Tuesday awarded life imprisonment to a man for raping a nine-year-old daughter of his friend at Jaora town in the district last year. The sentence was awarded to Suresh alias Suraj Mali by special judge, SC/ST Act, BC Malaiya, under relevant sections of the Protection...
  • Watch: This 13-year-old girl from Lucknow suffers from a terrifying, undiagnosed medical condition where she cries blood! October 12, 2014

    13-year-old Twinkle Dwivedi from Lucknow is just another teenager who plays with her friends and loves to watch TV. There's one thing that sets her apart from teenagers across the world - her rare disease that still doesn't have a name.Famously known as the 'girl who cries blood', Twinkle has...
  • Madhya Pradesh: Man held for raping minor step-daughter October 11, 2014

    Indore: A 40-year-old man has been arrested from Bhagirathpura locality for allegedly raping his minor step-daughter, police said on Saturday. Raghvendra Gautam was apprehended on Friday night on the complaint of the girl (14) that he had raped her on the night of October 8 and also threatened to kill her,...
  • Watch: Pak teenager Malala Yousafzai, Nobel Peace Prize winner, shares her story October 10, 2014

    The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided to award the Nobel Peace Prize for 2014 to Kailash Satyarthi and Malala Yousafzai "for their struggle against the suppression of children and young people and for the right of all children to education." Watch the 17-year-old's story. ...
  • Malala hopes Nobel prize will help her cause of educating children October 10, 2014

    London: Malala Yousufzai, who on Friday shared the Nobel Peace Prize with an Indian child rights activist, hoped that it will help her cause of educating girls. "We cannot express the level of our happiness in words. I just spoke to Ziauddin (Malala's father), and her mother. I also spoke to...
  • Muzaffarpur: CBI confirms skeleton found two years ago was that of missing girl Navruna October 9, 2014

    Muzaffarpur: The CBI has confirmed that the skeleton found near the house of a missing girl Navruna two years ago was that of the teenager, her parents said on Thursday. "CBI officials told us that DNA test confirmed that the skeleton was that of Navruna," victim's parents Atul Chakravorty and Maitri...
  • West Bengal: Minor Girl raped by TMC leader's brother inside party office October 9, 2014

    Burdwan: A 12-year-old girl was on Thursday raped allegedly by the brother of a local Trinamool Congress leader inside the party's office at Durgapur town in Burdwan district, police said. The girl was standing close to her house near City Centre area waiting for some relatives to come when local...
  • News 360: PM Modi gives forces 'free hand' to deal with Pak firing October 8, 2014

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday assured that "everything will be fine" when asked about the relentless firing and shelling by Pakistani troops across the international border. ...
  • Bangalore: A day on, 9-year-old who fell into drain still untraceable October 8, 2014

    Bangalore: It has been over 24 hours since an 8-year-old fell into an uncovered drain in Bangalore. Rescue efforts are on but little progress has been made. Nine-year-old Geetha was walking on a pavement with her aunt in South East Bangalore when she slipped and fell through a gap on...
  • Saving the girl child: 8,760 artistes dance into record books October 7, 2014

    Kullu: Over 8,000 artistes on Tuesday performed a folk dance in this town to highlight the message of saving the girl child and created a record for the largest voluntary participation in an event at one point of time, organisers said. "A total of 8,760 dancers, comprising girls and women, performed...
  • French teen girl stopped 'on way to jihad in Syria' October 5, 2014

    A 15-year-old French girl was in police custody on Sunday after she disappeared from her family home in southern France, suspected of wanting to travel to Syria to wage jihad. Assia Saidi was "found on Saturday night by her parents in a bar, near Marseille station, where she had been working...
  • Australian envoy for women to visit India on International Day of Girl Child October 2, 2014

    Melbourne: Australia's ambassador for women and girls will be travelling to India on the International Day of the Girl Child on October 11 to announce support for projects for improving girls' access to education and support for women and children affected by trafficking. Announcing her upcoming visit, Natasha Stott Despoja...
  • Girl missing for eight years: Delhi HC seeks police records of case September 27, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has directed the city police to furnish records relating to an eight-year-old case of suspected kidnapping of a minor girl who has not been traced till date. A bench of justices S Ravindra Bhat and Vipin Sanghi sought relevant records of the case file pertaining...
  • Goa: Girl denies rape by father; medical report negative September 27, 2014

    Panaji: A minor girl on Saturday refuted before the police allegations that her father had raped her. The girl's 30-year-old father, who hails from Maharashtra and is currently living in Goa, was accused of allegedly raping his daughter, mother-in-law and sister-in-law over a period of time in a complaint filed...
  • Minor girl 'buried alive' by step-mother in Agra September 25, 2014

    Agra: A six-year-old girl was allegedly buried alive by her step-mother in Shashtripuram area of the district. Sumiksha was buried by her step-mother, Archana, on Sunday and her body was found on Thursday, said Ashok Kumar Singh, Circle Officer of Haripur police station. Archana has been booked for murder and...
  • 'In the pines' or 'Where did you go last night': 160 covers later, the original author of the iconic song still remains unknown September 24, 2014

    American folk music is rich but remains mysterious. The music lives, gets passed on from generation to generation and still somewhere loses its traces of origin in the chapters of history. It's surreal. Today, we are rich in terms of endless information available online but that too is untitled,...
  • WB: Court sentences 5 convicts in Madhyamgram gangrape case for 20 years September 19, 2014

    Kolkata: A Barasat court in West Bengal on Friday sentenced five convicts in Madhyamgram gangrape case for 20 years. The girl from Bihar was gangraped twice in October last year and was set on fire. The victim's family alleged that girl was murdered for lodging police complaint. ...
  • Watch: This video captures the struggles, sort of, of the most selfieaddicted (and hash tagobsessed) people in India September 19, 2014

    There is no avoiding the selfie on any social media website you browse. You will find them on Facebook, they're tweeted out at all hours and they're on Instagram, improved with filters. Despite their popularity, such is the abhorrence of the selfie in the user community on Imgur that there...