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  • Honour killing: Parents murder girl for marrying her boyfriend, arrested 24-03-2014 10:06 AM

    Hyderabad: In an alleged case of honour killing in Andhra Pradesh's Guntur, a 26-year-old techie was allegedly killed by her parents on Sunday. The woman had married her boyfriend, who belongs to a different community, in Hyderabad last week. Police arrested the accused who later confessed to committing the crime...
  • Michelle Obama honours Indian acid attack survivor Laxmi 05-03-2014 08:48 AM

    Washington: Acid attack survivor Laxmi has been hounoured by US first lady Michelle Obama with the prestigious International Women of Courage award. Laxmi was 16 when an acquaintance threw acid on her face while she waited at a bus stop in New Delhi's busy Khan Market in 2005, disfiguring her...
  • Network18 tribute to Sachin Tendulkar: A 25-feet stainless steel bat 03-03-2014 11:44 AM

    In a tribute to Sachin Tendulkar for all the times he made us proud, a 25-feet long bat was unveiled close to his home in Bandra on Sunday by Network18. It has Sachin's signature and also the speech he gave at the end of his farewell test. ...
  • 'Bat of Honour' from Network 18 for batting legend Sachin Tendulkar 02-03-2014 08:39 AM

    The Network 18 group on Sunday paid rich tribute to retired batting legend Sachin Tendulkar, unveiling a monument in the form of a large steel bat in Mumbai. The monument has been installed on the Carter Road Promenade - close to Tendulkar's residence. It is the largest steel bat in...
  • Lovers' bodies found in Lalkheda Village, honour killing suspected 20-02-2014 09:33 PM

    The bodies of a couple said to be in love against the will of their parents were recovered from the outskirts of the state capital on Thursday, police said. The 16-year-old girl was shot dead and Rajjan, 22, was found hanging from a tree in Lalkheda Village in Banthara area....
  • AAP defends existence of khap panchayats 01-02-2014 08:59 PM

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Saturday defended the existence of the khap panchayats, but said it was opposed to any kind of decision given by them that violated the law of the land. Senior party leader Yogendra Yadav said, "All castes tend to have their social organisations,...
  • Three Australians of Indian origin get Australia Day honours 30-01-2014 05:35 PM

    Three Australians of Indian origin have received Australia's prestigious civilian honours for their exceptional contribution to the society. Sadanandan Nambiar, Radhey Shyam Gupta and Pratish Chandra Bandopadhayay were the recipients of the Australia Day Honours, which were announced on January 26, the national day of Australia. Nambiar, who works with...
  • Two Indian Americans researchers get US Presidential award 24-12-2013 12:12 PM

    President Barack Obama has named 102 researchers, including two Indian-Americans, as recipients of the Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers, the highest US honour for young professionals in these fields. The winners including, Dr. Karunesh Ganguly of San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Centre and Dr. Hardeep Singh of...
  • Special honour for Oprah Winfrey at Santa Barbara film fest 13-11-2013 02:46 PM

    Los Angeles: Actress and talk show queen Oprah Winfrey will be feted with the Montecito Award at the 29th Santa Barbara International Film Festival (SBIFF), to be held next year. The Montecito Award, named after a beautiful and stylish area in Santa Barbara, is given to a recipient whose style...
  • Shortlist for The Hindu Prize 2013 announced 09-11-2013 12:59 PM

    The Hindu Prize 2013 will be announced on January 13, 2014, during The Hindu Lit for Life in Chennai. It comprises a cash component of Rs. 5 lakhs and a plaque. The Shortlist: The Illicit Happiness of Other People - Manu Joseph Foreign - Sonora Jha Roll of Honour -...
  • Hooda defends khaps, says they don't order honour killings 05-10-2013 06:28 PM

    Chandigarh: Strongly defending khap panchayats (caste councils), Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Saturday said they don't order "honour killings" and most such cases involve relatives of boys or girls, whose relations are opposed by their families. The Chief Minister emphasised on the need to change mindset of the...
  • Yamunanagar: 21-year-old woman dies in suspected honour killing 30-09-2013 02:16 PM

    Yamunanagar: In a suspected case of honour killing, a 21-year-old woman has died under suspicious circumstances in Bapra village in Yamunanagar, just two days after she eloped with a youth, police said on Monday. She was about to be cremated secretively by her family members, but acting on information from...
  • Dalit man murdered allegedly by in-laws, honour killing suspected 24-09-2013 05:21 PM

    Nawada: In a suspected case of 'honour killing', a Dalit man was murdered allegedly by his in-laws at Mehrama village of Bihar's Nawada district on Tuesday, police said. "The victim identified as Naveen Kumar (25), was hanged with a rope and his stomach was pierced," SP Manavjeet Singh Dhillon said....
  • AP: Family kills girl for falling in love with a boy with same surname 23-09-2013 12:26 PM

    Hyderabad: A 17-year-old girl was killed in Warangal district of Andhra Pradesh on Saturday night by her family, who opposed her falling in love with a boy, who the family claimed was her cousin. The family cited reasons that both of them shared the same surname and are hence brother-sister...
  • 30 Minutes: Lynched, exiled and killed - India's dishonour killings 21-09-2013 08:51 PM

    In a suspected case of honour killing, a couple was lynched in Haryana on Wednesday. This came after they allegedly eloped from their village to get married. ...
  • Alleged honour killing: Haryana police arrests girl's brother, taxi driver 20-09-2013 03:26 PM

    The brother of the girl, who was brutally killed along with a 23-year-old youth in the district for "honour," was among two persons apprehended on Friday, taking the total number of arrests in the case to five. Sunny, the brother of 20-year-old Nidhi Barak, and Mahesh, a taxi driver, were...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 19-09-2013 11:40 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: SC to hear all cases related to Muzaffarnagar communal violence pending in Allahabad HC 19-09-2013 09:31 PM

    All cases pertaining to the communal riots in Muzaffarnagar that were pending in the Allahabad High Court have been transferred to the Supreme Court. The Central government on Thursday told the Supreme Court that it will not trample on the UP government's powers on maintaining law and order. ...
  • Alleged honour killing: Father says 'no remorse' after family lynched girl, beheaded boy 19-09-2013 07:41 PM

    Rohtak: In a case of alleged honour killing in Haryana, a young couple was murdered by the girl's family after the duo allegedly eloped to get married. Nidhi and her friend Dharmendra were brutally murdered by her family. After the couple reportedly left the village in the Rohtak district on...
  • Alleged honour killing: Girl lynched in public, boy beheaded in Rohtak 19-09-2013 11:16 AM

    Rohtak: In a suspected case of honour killing, a couple have allegedly been lynched in Haryana on Wednesday. This came after they left their village to reportedly get married. After the couple reportedly left their village in the Rohtak district on Tuesday to get married, the girl's family contacted them...
  • Honour killing: 17-year-old girl murdered by brothers in Tamil Nadu 14-09-2013 02:29 PM

    In a case of honour killing, a 17-year-old girl was allegedly murdered by her two brothers for falling in love with a Dalit boy in the district, police said on Saturday. The two brothers poured acid into the mouth of their sister Gomathy and hanged her at their house in...
  • Bodies of six INS Sindhurakshak sailors to be sent home for last rites 31-08-2013 09:10 AM

    The identified bodies of six crew members, who died in the August 14 INS Sindhurakshak submarine disaster, will be flown to their respective hometowns from in Mumbai on Saturday for last rites, naval officials said. "Arrangements have been made to take the bodies to their respective places, where last rites...
  • Girl fears honour killing, approaches court for help 27-08-2013 07:36 PM

    New Delhi: An eighteen-year-old woman, who intends to marry a man she loves against her family's wishes, on Tuesday approached a Delhi court fearing for her life and seeking protection. The girl from Uttar Pradesh but now residing here has filed a petition through her counsel before Metropolitan Magistrate Ajay...
  • Police security for couples in Ghaziabad to curb honour killings 25-08-2013 11:18 AM

    Much to the relief of couples facing threats from their families after eloping, Ghaziabad police has decided to provide security cover to them in a bid to curb cases of honour killing in the city. Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Dharmender Singh has issued a circular to all station-house-officers (SHOs)...
  • Gurgaon mysterious death: Police arrest victim's father, cousin 24-08-2013 09:57 AM

    Gurgaon: The Gurgaon Police claims to have solved the death case of a 17-year-old girl whose decomposed body was found inside a toolbox in a bus earlier this week. The girl's father and cousin have been arrested in a suspected case of honour killing. The post-mortem report had suggested strangulation...
  • 97 policemen honoured on Independence Day 15-08-2013 11:50 AM

    Ninety-seven policemen, including 17 officers, were on Thursday honoured at the Independence Day celebrations in Lucknow, with 17 of them getting gallantry medals. Seven policemen were given the President's medal for extra ordinary services in the line of duty while 73 were honoured for long and commendable service. Constables Ram...
  • Nitish mourns passing away of former senior Congress leader DP Yadav 12-08-2013 01:32 PM

    Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday expressed grief over the passing away of former Union Minister and senior Congress leader Devendra Prasad Yadav and announced his cremation with state honours. Yadav (76) was an able parliamentarian and hardworking politician who dedicated his life for development of Munger parliamentary constituency...
  • Brother kills 18-year-old sister over illicit affair with neighbour 08-08-2013 01:22 PM

    In a suspected case of honour killing, an 18-year-old girl was hacked to death allegedly by her brother over her relationship with a youth in their locality, police said on Thursday. Wasim (26) was arrested on Tuesday for killing his sister Arzu Perveen on July 28 in Kidwainagar, they said....
  • LoC killings: Bihar regiment soldier cremated with full state honours 08-08-2013 10:49 AM

    The body of Prem Nath Singh, one of the five soldiers killed in Kashmir by attackers including men in Pakistani military uniform, was cremated on Thursday with full state honours at his native village of Samhauta in Bihar's Saran district, a police official said. The slain soldier was bid a...
  • 44-year-old man found dead; honour killing suspected 27-07-2013 01:43 PM

    In a suspected case of honour killing, a 44-year-old man, who married a girl from another community, was abducted and later murdered by unidentified assailants in Chandwaji town here, police said on Saturday. The victim married the girl of another community in Chandwaji few months back and was living in...