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  • Gujarat: Woman kills husband over his dark complexion 3 days ago

    Anand (Gujarat): A 22-year-old man was on Thursday killed allegedly by his wife who was unhappy with his dark complexion, following which she has been arrested. "Farzanabano (22), a resident of Sundarana village in Petlad taluka of Anand district, was arrested for killing her husband Farukh Malek today, because she was...
  • US mother kills 6 newborn babies, sentenced to life 5 days ago

    Provo: Family members of a Utah woman sentenced to the maximum penalty Monday for killing six of her newborn babies said they were shocked at the grisly crimes from the woman they knew as a loving mother. Her family painted 40-year-old Megan Huntsman as a shy, timid person who struggled with...
  • Chhattisgarh: Bodies of 7 policemen killed in Naxal ambush to be brought to Raipur today April 12, 2015

    Raipur: A day after a Naxal ambush in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district, the bodies of the seven policemen who were killed in the encounter will be brought to Raipur on Sunday. Twelve other policemen were also injured in the incident. The two-hour gunbattle took place in the worst-affected Pidmel-Polampalli area of...
  • How shooter video games can help reform violent criminals April 9, 2015

    Sydney: Australian research into the brain activity of shoot-to-kill video game players could explain why people can easily kill others without feeling bad about it and help reform violent criminals. A team of researchers from Monash University found the activity in the player's brain changed depending on whether they were...
  • SC to hear marine Massimiliano Latorre's plea for extension of stay in Italy on medical grounds April 7, 2015

    New Delhi: Italian Marine Massimiliano Latorre, who along with a colleague is accused of killing Indian fishermen in 2012, on Tuesday moved the Supreme Court seeking extension of his stay in Italy on medical grounds. A bench comprising justices AR Dave and Kurian Joseph fixed the plea of Latorre for hearing...
  • Hyderabad: Hotelier killed over delay in serving tea March 21, 2015

    Hyderabad: A hotel owner was stabbed to death by two unidentified assailants in a busy area in broad daylight following an altercation over tea here on Friday, police said. The incident occurred in the busy Begumpet area here, police said. Angry over the delay in serving tea, two men tried to assault...
  • Allahabad High Court lawyers protests calling off week-long strike March 19, 2015

    Allahabad: A day after advocates of Allahabad High Court called off their week-long strike over the issue of killing of an advocate by a police official, a group of disgruntled lawyers on Thursday sat on fast unto death saying they were opposed to withdrawal of the stir before the demand...
  • e Lounge: Team 'NH 10' talks about the movie's subject March 17, 2015

    In this episode of e Lounge, Team 'NH10' talks about the honour killing and its horrifying aftermaths. ...
  • Lawyers abstain from work in Maharashtra to protest advocate's killing March 16, 2015

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court and many lower courts in the city and other parts of Maharashtra wore a deserted look as lawyers abstained from work in response to a call given by Bar Council of India (BCI) to protest against the recent killing of an advocate by police in...
  • Harper Lee's agent 'surprised' by elder abuse allegations March 15, 2015

    New York: The literary agent for Harper Lee said he was surprised someone had told Alabama authorities that the 88-year-old author might be the victim of elder abuse and manipulated into the publication of her second novel. In a statement issued Friday through publisher HarperCollins, agent Andrew Nurnberg said Lee was...
  • Thane: Lawyers to skip work on March 16 against advocate's killing in Allahabad March 12, 2015

    Thane: Lawyers throughout the country plan to abstain from work on March 16, a bar association official said in Thane on Thursday. An official spokesman of the Thane District Court Bar Association said that a lawyer practising in the Allahabad Court was brutally killed by a police officer on Wednesday in...
  • Uma Thurman: It would be intolerable to have a humourless, boring child March 2, 2015

    Los Angeles: 'Kill Bill' star Uma Thurman says she would have found it 'intolerable' if any of her children were boring. The 44-year-old, who has daughter Maya, 15, and son Levon, 12, with her former husband Ethan Hawke, and two-year-old Luna with her former partner Arpad Busson, told Britain's HELLO! Magazine...
  • Why thieves no longer love smartphones February 13, 2015

    New York: Smartphones, particularly iPhones, are no longer the favourites of discerning lifters, recent data shows. The reason: the "kill switch" is proving the killjoy for the thieves. The number of thefts and robberies of smartphones, particularly iPhones, is on the fall in New York, London and San Francisco, according to...
  • Bombay HC declines PIL against love marriages without parents' consent February 7, 2015

    Madurai: Madras High Court on Saturday declined to entertain a PIL petition which sought to forbear officials from solemnising love marriages without the consent and presence of parents of the couples to check honour killings. The petition, filed about a week ahead of Valentine's Day on February...
  • Harper Lee's second book 'Go Set a Watchman' sparks eager anticipation February 5, 2015

    New York: Surprise, eager anticipation and a tinge of skepticism surrounded the news that Pulitzer Prize-winning author Harper Lee would publish a second novel half a century after "To Kill a Mockingbird" became an American classic. Until Tuesday when publisher Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins, announced it would publish "Go Set...
  • 50 years on, new book from 'To Kill a Mockingbird' author Harper Lee February 4, 2015

    New York: Pulitzer Prize-winning author Harper Lee will publish her second novel more than 50 years after the release of her classic "To Kill a Mockingbird," her publisher said on Tuesday. "Go Set a Watchman," which is set in the 1950s and features lead characters from "To Kill a Mockingbird" some...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob January 28, 2015

    Catch the day's top stories with Zakka Jacob on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Shiv Sena drops a political bomb, says drop 'secularism' from preamble January 28, 2015

    The Bharatiya Janata Party led government at the Centre is facing yet another controversy after its ally Shiv Sena said it wants the words 'socialist' and 'secular' removed from the Preamble of the Constitution of India. ...
  • Allahabad HC commutes Nithari convict Surendra Koli's death sentence to life January 28, 2015

    Noida: Allahabad High Court on Wednesday commuted 2006 Nithari serial killings convict Surendra Koli's death sentence to life imprisonment on the ground of "inordinate delay" in deciding his mercy petition. Koli's mercy petition is pending with President Pranab Mukherjee for over three years. A Division Bench comprising Chief Justice DY Chandrachud...
  • Ahmedabad: 4 young men kill girl for allegedly resisting their rape bid January 16, 2015

    Ahmedabad: A 22-year-old girl was killed by four young men when she resisted their alleged bid to rape her in Naranpura area of the city, police said. Police said the incident took place on Wednesday night when Vandana, who was staying at a working women's hostel in Naranpura area, and her...
  • Man fined for false promise on contract killing January 15, 2015

    A 21-year-old Norwegian man was fined 10,000 crowns ($1,300) for fraud because he accepted a contract killing job without intending to carry it out, police told Reuters on Wednesday. The man agreed to take cash to kill a 17-year-old youth, but authorities could not prove any intent to complete the task,...
  • Pune: Man shot, stabbed to death; murder caught on camera January 9, 2015

    Pune: In a gruesome case of murder, a young man was shot and stabbed with a knife by relatives of his in-laws on the streets of Pune on Thursday. The brutal attack was caught on CCTV cameras. The police has said that the victim was married to a girl against her...
  • Boko Haram kills dozens in fresh raids in Nigerian town January 9, 2015

    Bauchi: Boko Haram militants have killed dozens of people and burned down homes in the northeast Nigerian town of Baga in the past two days, in a second killing spree since seizing control there at the weekend, witnesses said on Thursday. Two locals said the Islamist insurgents began shooting indiscriminately and...
  • J&K: Heavy firing on BSF posts in Hiranagar sector, one woman killed January 3, 2015

    Jammu: One woman was killed and six injured in the fresh firing by Pakistan Rangers on BSF posts in Jammu and Kashmir's Hiranagar sector on Saturday afternoon. The fresh round of firing took place after three Pakistan Rangers soldiers were killed in a strong retaliation from India. The firing came right...
  • Pakistan to execute 500 terror convicts in coming weeks: officials December 22, 2014

    Islamabad: Pakistan plans to execute around 500 militants in coming weeks, officials said on Monday, after the government lifted a moratorium on the death penalty in terror cases following a Taliban school massacre. Seven terrorists have been hanged since Friday amid rising public anger over Tuesday's slaughter in the northwestern city...
  • Terrorists shot dead my friends and teacher in cold blood, recounts Peshawar attack eyewitness December 17, 2014

    Peshawar: It began like any other morning in Pakistan's Army Public School in the northwestern city of Peshawar. Students pored over their books. Teachers ruffled through their notes and gave lectures. In an instant, the peace was shattered - gunfire, smoke and dead bodies strewn across the school's halls and corridors,...
  • Jessica Alba: I don't care about being a celebrity December 13, 2014

    London: Actress Jessica Alba says she does not care about her celebrity status. The 33-year-old 'Sin City: A Dame to Kill For' star said she would not mind if her celebrity status was ripped away from her one day because the actress feels she transformed into the person she is meant...
  • Susan Sarandon to be part of Mommy' director's first English project December 10, 2014

    Los Angeles: Oscar-winning actresses Susan Sarandon and Kathy Bates have been roped in to be a part of 'Mommy' writer-director Xavier Dolan's debut English-language film. 'The Death and Life of John F Donovan' tells the story of fictional actor Donovan, famous for playing a Marvel-style superhero, whose life and career are...
  • Terrorist linked to assassinate attempt on Benazir Bhutto killed in Pakistan December 10, 2014

    Karachi: A key Taliban commander responsible for masterminding a 2007 bomb attack that killed 140 people in a botched attempt to assassinate Pakistan's former premier Benazir Bhutto was killed on Tuesday by police. Firdous Khan was killed in an hour-long gun battle with police in Manghopir neighbourhood of Karachi, said Usman...
  • Unfazed by box-office duds 'Daawat-e-Ishq' and 'Kill Dil', Parineeti Chopra pulls up her socks for 2015 December 8, 2014

    Mumbai: Of Parineeti Chopra's three releases this year, two bombed at the box office. However, the actress says ups and downs are part of everyone's life and she hopes the new year will be better for her. In all of her three releases this year -- 'Hasee Toh Phasee', 'Daawat-e-Ishq' and...