Gun

  • Arms seized after gun battle with Maoists in Odisha September 11, 2014

    Bhubaneswar: Police seized arms and ammunition from a forested area of Gajapati district after a brief gun battle with Maoists, an official said on Thursday. No casualties were reported from either side in the gunfight that took place Wednesday near Barimunda village, over 400 km from the state capital Bhubaneswar, superintendent...
  • J&K: Heavy firing between security forces and terrorists in Pulwama September 2, 2014

    Srinagar: In an early morning encounter on Tuesday, security forces engaged with terrorists in a gun battle in the Hanjan village of the Pulwama district. According to sources, one JeM commander is suspected to be involved in the gun battle. Security forces launched an operation in Hanjan village in Rajpora area...
  • Family sorry for child who accidentally killed gun instructor August 31, 2014

    New York: The grieving family of the Arizona gun instructor accidentally shot and killed by a girl learning to fire an Uzi submachine gun has expressed sympathy for the 9yearold. Charles Vacca, 39, was shot in the head on Monday as he showed the New Jersey girl how to fire...
  • Australia to fly guns and ammunition into Iraq August 31, 2014

    Canberra: Australian military aircraft will fly guns and ammunition into Iraq to help fight Islamic State militants, Australia's Prime Minister said on Sunday. "The United States government has requested that Australia help to transport stores of military equipment, including arms and munitions, as part of a multination effort," Prime Minister Tony...
  • STF arrests two arms smugglers with weapons August 11, 2014

    The Special Task Force (STF) has arrested two arms smugglers with weapons from a village in Bihar's Begusarai district, police said. Acting on a tip off, a STF team raided Sandalpur village on Sunday night and arrested the arms smugglers Pramod Singh and his son Ranvir Kumar and seized two regular...
  • Man kills himself while trying to pose for selfie with gun August 4, 2014

    Washington: In a freak accident, a 21yearold selfieobsessed man in Mexico died after he shot himself in the head while trying to click a picture with a gun. Oscar Otero Aguilar, a vet from Mexico City, was posing with a handgun for his Facebook page. However, his search for an impressive profile...
  • Armed criminals loot Rs 3.61 lakh at gun point June 30, 2014

    Armed criminals on Sunday looted Rs 3.61 lakh from an employee of a commercial establishment in Nawada district of Bihar. Police officers said the incident happened when Rajdeo Prasad, an employee of one Pramod Traders at Gola Road, was returning after collecting money from various retailers. "He was waylaid near Bagibardiha crossing...
  • Kidnapped banker in Meghalaya rescued after gunfight June 18, 2014

    Shillong: A kidnapped bank official in Meghalaya was rescued Wednesday after a gunfight with his abductors in the West Garo Hills district, police said. Arvind Kumar, manager at State Bank of India's Ampati branch, was kidnapped at gunpoint by three unidentified men from Garobadha area while he was going towards his...
  • Murder accused booked for photo on Facebook with illegal gun June 12, 2014

    A case has been registered against an accused in a murder case after he was found posing with an illegal firearm in a photograph posted on social networking website, Facebook. According to Circle Officer Sanjeev Vajpayee, the accused Sachin is in police custody for the murder of a Class X student...
  • Gun and suicide attack kills 23 near Pakistan Iran border June 9, 2014

    Quetta: At least 23 people including several Shiite pilgrims were killed in a gun and suicide attack on the restive PakistanIran border late on Sunday night, officials said. The attack came when a bus carrying Pakistani pilgrims returning from a visit to holy Muslim sites in Iran stopped at a...
  • Kunal Kemmu: 'Guddu Ki Gun' my funniest film June 2, 2014

    Kolkata: Bollywood actor Kunal Kemmu, who is currently filming 'Guddu Ki Gun' in the eastern metropolis, Monday said the venture is his 'funniest film' till date. "Guddu Ki Gun" will see the actor romance Bengali actress Payel Sarkar, who is making her Bollywood debut with it. "I think this is the funniest...
  • Police bust three minigun factories run by Maoists May 15, 2014

    Police on Thursday busted three illegal minigun units in Bihar's Munger district, stated to be run by the Maoists, and arrested a relative of a jailed Maoist. Acting on a tip off, the police raided Parmanandpur Gangsta forest area under Kharagpur police station jurisdiction and unearthed three illicit minigun factories being...
  • Man arrested for possessing guns created by 3D printer May 8, 2014

    Yokohama: For the first time, Japan police on Thursday arrested a 27yearold man in Yokohama on suspicion of illegally possessing two guns created by a 3D printer. The suspect, Yoshitomo Imura, an employee at a college, kept the plastic guns at his home in Kawasaki, Kanagawa Prefecture, in midApril, the police...
  • Minigun factory busted after police raids Adityapur Industrial Estate May 1, 2014

    A minigun factory was on Thursday busted in the Adityapur Industrial Estate under Adityapur police station in SeraikelaKharswan district in Jamshedpur, DIG (Kolkhan) Md Nehal said. The raiding police team recovered 102 pieces almost finished firearms and firearm making equipment from Vijaya Laxmi Enterprises located in the VII phase of the...
  • 4yearold boy shoots 19monthold brother dead in US May 1, 2014

    Houston: A fouryearold boy in the United States has accidentally shot and killed his 19monthold brother with a handgun, the fifth such tragic incident in the country within a month involving children. The two brothers had been playing together in their parents' home in Wichita, Kansas, with their 3yearold halfsister when...
  • Three teenagers gunned down by suspected Maoist guerrillas April 19, 2014

    Suspected Maoist guerrillas shot dead three teenagers on the outskirts of Ranchi, police said Saturday. According to police, the guerrillas killed the three aged between 15 and 17 at Masu village, situated on outskirts of Ranchi, Friday night. Police was informed Saturday morning. When police personnel reached the village Saturday, they faced...
  • LS aspirants possess guns, horses and artworks April 9, 2014

    At least 100 Lok Sabha aspirants possess pistols, rifles and other firearms as their 'assets', alongside many others in poll arena with 'valuable' items like artwork, health clinic, treadmill, orchard and books. There are thousands of candidates in fray for a total of 543 Lok Sabha seats and their declared assets...
  • US Fort Hood shooting: Details about the gunman April 3, 2014

    Officials at Fort Hood have released few details about the gunman who killed three people before taking his own life in a shooting on Wednesday at the sprawling Army base. Here's what we know about the gunman. - His name is Ivan Lopez. He is married, has other family members and...
  • Tom Cruise in conflict with drones in Jerry Bruckheimer's 'Top Gun 2'? March 30, 2014

    Los Angeles: "Top Gun 2" is still happening, says producer Jerry Bruckheimer, and the plot of the sequel to the 1986 Tom Cruise starrer is modern. "We've been trying to get that movie made for 30 years, and I think we're getting closer and closer," huffingtonpost.com quoted Bruckheimer as saying. "Don...
  • Mistaking each other for Maoists, security men engage in fierce gun battle March 13, 2014

    Two groups of security personnel mistook each other as Maoists and began a gunfight that left three men injured in a jungle of Latehar district on Thursday. "The personnel comprising CRPF and Jharkhand Jaguar were in a search operation after getting tip off that Maoist leader Arvindji was to come to...
  • This election season, play Holi with Rahul colour, NaMo water gun March 11, 2014

    New Delhi: This election season, even the festivals have a political colour to them. Just a week before the festival of colours Holi, the people of Allahabad in Uttar Pradesh are looking forward to playing this festival with their favourite leader. Those in the business of selling colours during Holi have...
  • Tata Motors executive shot dead in Jamshedpur February 23, 2014

    Jamshedpur: An executive officer of country's leading automobile company Tata Motors was shot dead by unidentified attackers at Nildih under Telco police station in Jamshedpur on Saturday. The victim, Brajesh Sahay, Assistant General Manager (AGM), TML Driveline of Tata Motors, was returning home from office in his car when the attackers...
  • Moscow school gunman neutralised after killing 2 February 3, 2014

    Moscow: Police have 'neutralized' an armed high school student who had taken more than 20 students hostage at his school on the outskirts of Moscow, a police spokesman told Russia 24 television. According to reports the gunman is 15yearold and a student himself. The man took children hostages in one of the...
  • Gunman shoots police, takes students hostage at Moscow school: Reports February 3, 2014

    Moscow: A gunman shot and killed a police officer and took more than 20 students hostage at a high school on the outskirts of Moscow on Monday, Russian news website Lifenews reported. A police spokeswoman said a man entered the school with a rifle and shot a security guard. She said...
  • 16yearold boy robs bank in Germany with fake gun January 27, 2014

    A 16yearold boy held up a bank in Germany with his toy gun before making off with a fourfigure sum, but was quickly arrested while trying to flee on a bicycle. The teenager tried to escape to Austria after robbing the bank in the Bavarian town of Bad Fuessing, southern Germany,...
  • AK47: The Story of the People's Gun December 24, 2013

    Mikhail Kalashnikov, the designer of the iconic AK47 assault rifle, the world's most popular firearm, died Monday at age 94 in a hospital in Izhevsk, the capital of the Udmurtia republic.The distinctive shape of the gun, often called "a Kalashnikov," appeared on revolutionary flags and adorns memorabilia. Kaslashnikov often said...
  • Lockdown ends at Yale University's Connecticut campus, no gunman found November 26, 2013

    Boston: Yale University lifted a lockdown on Monday after a police search of its campus in New Haven, Connecticut, found no evidence of a gunman, despite an anonymous caller's claim that his roommate had headed to the Ivy League school to shoot people. "This is so far an unconfirmed report," said...
  • Yale University in lockdown after report of person with gun in the campus November 25, 2013

    New Haven (US): Police have blocked off several downtown streets near Yale University as they investigate a report of a gunman in the area. Yale put the school in New Haven, Conn, on lockdown Monday morning and is advising students and staff to shelter in place. The school also issued an...
  • Ganesh Venkatraman upbeat about Bollywood debut November 17, 2013

    Chennai: Southern actor Ganesh Venkatraman, who is making his Bollywood debut with 'Guns of Banaras', is upbeat about the opportunity because he always wanted to enter Hindi filmdom with a powerful story. 'Guns of Banaras' is a remake of Dhanush starrer Tamil blockbuster 'Pollathavan'. Directed by Shekhar Suri, 'Guns of Banaras'...
  • 9yearold US boy arrested for carrying gun to school November 8, 2013

    New York: A nineyearold boy in the US has been arrested for carrying a loaded a gun to school to show it off to other students. Debra Dryden, who was driving a Hillsborough County school bus in Florida filled with students to Ippolito Elementary School on Wednesday morning said she had...