Gun

  • LS aspirants possess guns, horses and artworks 09-04-2014 12:16 PM

    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...
  • US Fort Hood shooting: Details about the gunman 03-04-2014 11:43 AM

    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...
  • Tom Cruise in conflict with drones in Jerry Bruckheimer's 'Top Gun 2'? 30-03-2014 03:43 PM

    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....
  • Mistaking each other for Maoists, security men engage in fierce gun battle 13-03-2014 09:21 PM

    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...
  • This election season, play Holi with Rahul colour, NaMo water gun 11-03-2014 09:07 AM

    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...
  • Tata Motors executive shot dead in Jamshedpur 23-02-2014 07:34 AM

    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...
  • Moscow school gunman neutralised after killing 2 03-02-2014 03:01 PM

    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 15-year-old and a student himself. The man took children hostages in one...
  • Gunman shoots police, takes students hostage at Moscow school: Reports 03-02-2014 02:22 PM

    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...
  • 16-year-old boy robs bank in Germany with fake gun 27-01-2014 12:43 PM

    A 16-year-old boy held up a bank in Germany with his toy gun before making off with a four-figure 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...
  • AK-47: The Story of the People's Gun 24-12-2013 01:49 PM

    Mikhail Kalashnikov, the designer of the iconic AK-47 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 26-11-2013 07:03 AM

    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,"...
  • Yale University in lockdown after report of person with gun in the campus 25-11-2013 10:42 PM

    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...
  • Ganesh Venkatraman upbeat about Bollywood debut 17-11-2013 03:09 PM

    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...
  • 9-year-old US boy arrested for carrying gun to school 08-11-2013 04:21 PM

    New York: A nine-year-old 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...
  • Phone-obsessed commuters ignore gun-flaunting man till he kills one 09-10-2013 04:27 PM

    San Francisco: A man flashed a gun several times on a crowded commuter train in San Francisco, but passengers were so absorbed in their phones and tablets they didn't notice until he randomly shot and killed a university student, authorities said. Security video footage showed the gunman pull out the...
  • Sisters of woman killed question police action in US Capitol car chase 05-10-2013 10:37 AM

    New York: A sister of the Connecticut woman shot to death by police in Washington after trying to ram her car through a White House barrier says there were no indications that her sister was unstable. Miriam Carey's sister Amy Carey-Jones said Friday that her sister "seemed OK" the last...
  • Shooting: World record setter Peter bags gold, Samaresh Jung upset 28-09-2013 08:26 PM

    Pune: Hungary's world record holder Sidi Peter won the 10m Air Rifle gold medal at the Sanjay Kakade Group Gun for Glory shooting championship, being held at the Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex on Saturday. Peter, who has entered into the event on invitation, had to shoot in the qualification round...
  • '2 Guns' review: It's action filled but tedious to watch 21-09-2013 10:17 AM

    Cast: Denzel Washington, Mark Wahlberg, Paula Patton, James Marsden Director: Baltasar Kormakur Rating: 2 out of 5 Based on a cult graphic novel by Steven Grant, '2 Guns' is an intriguing, action packed buddy film complete with greed, corruption, deception and double crossing. Two buddies - Bobby Trench (Denzel Washington)...
  • Policeman, one Naxal killed in gun-battle 18-09-2013 04:34 PM

    A police jawan and a Naxal were killed in a gun-battle between security forces and ultras in the Maoist-hit Bijapur district of southern Chhattisgarh, police said on Wednesday. "The face-off took place near Mariwada police camp under Gangalur police station limits of the southern district last night," Deputy Inspector General...
  • Barack Obama for new gun laws to stop 'ritual' of massacres in US 18-09-2013 12:22 PM

    The killing of 12 people by an alleged lone gunman at the US Navy Yard in Washington has revived the demands for strong gun control measures, absence of which has been the major cause for "ritual" of shooting massacres, US President Barack Obama has said. Obama, in an interview with...
  • Odisha: Woman raped at gun-point 12-09-2013 04:18 PM

    A middle-aged woman in the state capital was allegedly raped at gun-point at her house when the husband had gone outside, police said. The incident took place at Samantrapur area of the city on Tuesday night when the 35-year-old woman was alone. The victim lodged a complaint at Mahila police...
  • South Africa: 6-year-old girl shoots friend dead while playing with grandfather's revolver 27-08-2013 08:18 AM

    A six-year-old girl shot and killed her friend with her grandfather's revolver while playing at a private game reserve in South Africa. The incident occurred on Saturday afternoon when the victim, Sibongile Moima, was playing with her six-year-old friend at a private game reserve where her father, Piet Moima, is...
  • 5 Naxals arrested by joint security forces 20-08-2013 12:15 PM

    Five Naxalites have been arrested with cache of arms and ammunition from Maoist-hit Kanker district of Chhattisgarh, police said on Tuesday. "Acting upon specific information, a joint team of Border Security Force and local police nabbed the cadres from forests of Maspur village last evening," Kanker Deputy Superintendent of Police...
  • Mark Wahlberg: I've always admired Denzel Washington 18-08-2013 04:56 PM

    Los Angeles: Actor Mark Wahlberg says he bonded well with actor Denzel Washington on the set of '2 Guns' and managed to get lots of good advice from him. The 42-year-old actor loved working with his 58-year-old co-star on the movie and relished the chance to question him on a...
  • Bihar: Police guns fail to fire while paying homage to freedom fighter 11-08-2013 06:42 PM

    Patna: Bihar policemen's rifles failed to fire during a gun salute to revolutionary freedom fighter Khudiram Bose on his death anniversary on Sunday, a police officer said. Bose was hanged by the British on this day in 1908 in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district. His 105th martyrdom day was a low-key affair...
  • United States to sell 145 howitzer guns to India in $885 million deal 10-08-2013 03:21 AM

    The United States proposes to sell India 145 M777 155mm Light-Weight Towed Howitzer field guns to India in a $885 million deal as part of the growing India-US strategic partnership, the Pentagon, the US defence department, announced. The US said the sale of these howitzers -- guns that are able...
  • Delhi: 17-year-old girl critically injured after being shot at by 2 men 07-08-2013 11:58 AM

    New Delhi: A 17-year-old girl was is critical after she was shot by two unidentified men on Tuesday night in the Dakshinpuri area of Delhi. According to the police, the minor girl, who received a bullet injury in her neck, has been rushed to the AIIMS trauma centre where her...
  • 10-year-old boy robs lemonade stand with a gun in Pennsylvania: Police 02-08-2013 02:11 AM

    Authorities say a 12-year-old boy used a BB gun to rob a 10-year-old who was running a lemonade stand in Pennsylvania. Johnstown Sgt Patrick Goggin says the 12-year-old approached the stand on Monday with what appeared to be a handgun in his pocket and threatened the younger boy. Goggin says...
  • Illegal gun factory busted in Tripura, three arrested 28-07-2013 02:00 AM

    A clandestine gun factory was busted by Assam Rifles troopers in Tripura and three people arrested, police said in Agartala on Saturday. Eight improvised guns, gun-making material and several hundred cartridges were recovered from the spot in northern Tripura, 195 km north of Agartala. "Acting on a tip off, the...
  • Pak targets Indian posts in Poonch, heavy firing along LoC 27-07-2013 01:06 PM

    Jammu: Pakistani troops on Saturday indulged in heavy weapons and rocket propelled grenade (RPG) firing on Indian post in Poonch, Army officials said. It was yet another case of ceasefire violation at Poonch sector. "Pak troops have targeted Indian posts by firing rocket projectile grenades (RPGs) and heavy machine guns...