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  • 5 charred to death after high tension wire falls on bus 19-04-2014 07:17 AM

    Five persons, including three children, were burnt alive when a bus carrying a marriage party caught fire after coming in contact with a high tension wire near here on Friday night, police said. The incident took place on the Ater-Porsa Road, about 35 km away from here in Madhya Pradesh....
  • Three people killed in shootings at Jewish centers in Kansas City 14-04-2014 12:21 PM

    Three people, including a 14-year-old boy, were killed on Sunday at two different Jewish community facilities in a Kansas City-area suburb, and a man was in custody as police investigated whether the shootings were anti-Semitic, authorities said. Police said it was too early to determine a motive, but they were...
  • US woman arrested for killing her seven babies 14-04-2014 08:40 AM

    Washington: Police in the US state of Utah on Sunday arrested a 39-year-old woman for killing her seven infants over a 10-year period, the media reported. Megan Huntsman was arrested from her Pleasant Grove home and booked on murder charges, The Salt Lake Tribune reported. Huntsman's ex-husband, who is believed...
  • '135 civilians killed in Nigerian attacks' 13-04-2014 08:39 AM

    Abuja: As many as 135 civilians have been killed since Wednesday in north east Nigeria, a senior official from the region has revealed. According to Borno state senator Ahmed Zannah, the killings were carried out in at least three separate attacks in the state. The attackers are suspected to be...
  • Prosecutor to Oscar Pistorius: Did Reeva scream when you shot her? 11-04-2014 07:30 PM

    Pretoria: Oscar Pistorius' three-day cross-examination reached a dramatic climax on Friday when a prosecutor challenged the double-amputee sprinter repeatedly as to why his girlfriend failed to scream when she was shot four times through a toilet door. In an electric exchange in the Pretoria High Court, Gerrie Nel, one of...
  • Pakistan: 23 killed, 40 injured in bomb blast 09-04-2014 11:31 AM

    At least 23 people were killed and over 40 others injured on Wednesday in a bomb blast that occurred on the outskirts of the Pakistani capital. The blast occurred in the fruit market in Sector I-11 of the capital, bordering the garrison city of Rawalpindi. No group has claimed responsibility...
  • Pakistan army jet crashes in Punjab province, 2 pilots killed 08-04-2014 04:15 PM

    A Pakistan military aircraft on Tuesday crashed in the Punjab province while on a training flight, killing both the pilots on board. The small two-seater Mushshak aircraft was on a routine training flight when it crashed due to a technical fault in Rahwali Cantt Gujranwala, a statement from the army...
  • Two foreign journalists shot in Afghanistan, one dead 04-04-2014 02:04 PM

    A man dressed as a policeman shot two foreign journalists in eastern Afghanistan on Friday, killing one and critically wounding the other, police, a doctor and a local official said. The attack took place on the eve of a presidential election that Taliban insurgents have pledged to disrupt through a...
  • Dhawatand: Maoists abduct four villagers, kill one 29-03-2014 10:55 AM

    Maoists killed one person after abducting him along with three other men from Dhawatandin Jamui district of Bihar, police said on Saturday. "Maoists abducted four persons and took them to a nearby forest. While three of them were released, one Ajay Koda was held back. We recovered his body this...
  • SC stays trial against Italian marines in the fishermen killing case 28-03-2014 02:00 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has stayed the trial against Italian marines in the probe case of killing of two Indian fishermen off Kerala coast. The marines had challenged the jurisdiction of the National Investigating Agency in probing the case. The SC has issued a notice to the NIA and...
  • Shravasti: Wife hacks husband to death for allegedly cheating on her 26-03-2014 02:29 PM

    A 35-year-old man was allegedly killed by his wife for having an illicit relationship with another woman, police said on Wednesday. The incident took place on Tuesday when Abid was asleep and his wife Faiha (32) hacked him with an axe in Begum Sarai locality in Ikauna area of Shravasti...
  • Oscar Pistorius trial: 'You are a very special person,' one of Steenkamp's messages read 25-03-2014 05:07 PM

    Pretoria: The chief lawyer for Oscar Pistorius on Tuesday sought to show at the athlete's murder trial that he had a loving relationship with the girlfriend he killed, referring to telephone messages in which they exchanged warm compliments and said they missed each other. The testimony contrasted with several messages...
  • 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...
  • Italian marines case: Don't succumb to foreign pressure, Chandy tells PM 21-03-2014 02:37 PM

    Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy has written to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh requesting him to not succumb to foreign pressure in the Italian marines case. Chandy appealed to the PM to not release the duo without a trial. "Ever since the killing of the two fishermen, the entire people...
  • Court denies bail to two Muzaffarnagar riots accused 21-03-2014 12:36 PM

    The bail pleas of two accused in separate cases involving the riots last year in the area has been rejected by courts in Muzaffarnagar. Chief Judicial Magistrate Narender Kumar rejected the bail plea of Subodh, an accused in the Bahawdi killings, upon the prosecution's contention that he was facing charges...
  • Two dead in news helicopter crash near Seattle Space Needle 19-03-2014 11:26 AM

    A news helicopter crashed and burst into flames in downtown Seattle near the Space Needle on Tuesday, killing a pilot and a photographer on board and setting three cars on fire in the popular tourist area, officials said. The chopper appeared to have fallen to the street as it attempted...
  • After Italy's plea, UN to raise marines issue with India 19-03-2014 11:07 AM

    New York: UN General Assembly President John Ashe has informed Italy that he will try and raise with India the issue of the two Italian marines who are being tried for killing two Indian fishermen during his three-day visit that begins today. Italy's Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister Angelino...
  • Fishermen killings case: Italy appeals to UN to help free marines 18-03-2014 02:38 PM

    New Delhi: Italy on Tuesday approached the United Nations over the prolonged detention of two of its marines in India in connection with the killing of two Kerala fishermen in January 2012. Italy has appealed to the UN to help free marines Massimiliano Latorre and Salvatore Girone who are being...
  • Firearms expert tells of Oscar Pistorius' love for guns 17-03-2014 06:13 PM

    Pretoria: Months before he killed his girlfriend, Oscar Pistorius said he drew his gun and went into "combat mode" after hearing the noise of a possible intruder at home, which turned out to be a laundry machine, a South African guns expert testified Monday at the athlete's murder trial. Sean...
  • Now Showing: Masand reviews 'Bewakoofiyaan' and '3 Days To Kill' 15-03-2014 10:26 AM

    This week on Now Showing, CNN-IBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand reviews 'Bewakoofiyaan' and '3 Days To Kill'. He also talks to actor Kangana Ranaut on the success of her recent film 'Queen'. ...
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  • '3 Days To Kill' review: The film has a handful of inspired moments 14-03-2014 10:35 PM

    Cast: Kevin Costner, Connie Nielson, Hailee Steinfeld, Amber Heard Director: McG There's a scene in Kevin Costner's new film, '3 Days To Kill', in which he rescues his teenage daughter from a bunch of boys trying to get fresh with her in the restroom of a nightclub. The image of...
  • Fed up of 'incessant' questioning, man shoots wife dead 11-03-2014 07:20 PM

    A 30-year-old woman was on Tuesday shot dead by her husband in the Uttar Pradesh capital, police said. The incident took place at Kursi Road in Lucknow when, apparently fed up by the incessant questioning of his wife on coming home late, wood merchant Mustakeem shot Noor Bano and fled...
  • RSS people killed Mahatma Gandhi, says Rahul Gandhi 06-03-2014 07:33 PM

    Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday on RSS, blaming the outfit for assassination of Mahatma Gandhi. He also ridiculed senior BJP leaders for claiming credit for introducing computers in India. "RSS people killed Gandhiji and today their people (BJP) talk of him...They opposed Sardar Patel and Gandhiji," Rahul said while...
  • Judge in Oscar Pistorius case warns media over leaked photo 04-03-2014 07:39 PM

    The judge in the murder trial of South African track star Oscar Pistorius warned the media to behave on Tuesday after a local television station leaked a photo of the state's first witness, who had asked that her image not be broadcast. The warning was one several dramatic moments in...
  • RAW staff member commits suicide after killing his wife, children 01-03-2014 06:12 PM

    New Delhi: A Research and Analysis Wing staff member allegedly committed suicide after killing his wife and two children in Delhi on Saturday. The 52-year-old staff member, attached to technical wing, was found hanging from the fan in his house. The wife (43), son (17) and daughter (12) were probably...
  • No one informed about the deaths: Deceased navy officers' families 28-02-2014 02:20 PM

    Family members of the two naval officers who died in Sindhuratna mishap say that they did not receive any official information about their kin's death. It was through the media, they say that they came to know about the tragedy. ...
  • Dantewada: Five police personnel killed in encounter with Naxal 28-02-2014 02:00 PM

    Dantewada: Five police personnel including a Station House Officer have been killed in an encounter with the Naxal in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district. Three security personnel have also been injured in the incident. The incident took place in Nakulnar area of Dantewada where the police was deployed for security at a...
  • Baghdad motorbike blast, other attacks kill 52 in Iraq 28-02-2014 12:13 PM

    At least 52 people were killed Wednesday as a motorcycle rigged with explosives detonated in Baghdad's Sadr City and terrorists targeted mostly Shi'ite neighbourhoods around the country. The motorcycle was parked in a second-hand bike market in the Shi'ite Muslim neighbourhood that was filled with people, mostly young men, when...
  • Euthanasia: An Indian perspective 27-02-2014 06:17 PM

    Abstract In our society, the palliative care and quality of life issues in patients with terminal illnesses like advanced cancer and AIDS have become an important concern for clinicians. Parallel to this concern has arisen another controversial issue-euthanasia or "mercy-killing" of terminally ill patients. Proponents of physician-assisted suicide (PAS) feel...