Killing

  • UN accuses Islamic State of mass killings 4 days ago

    Geneva: The United Nations condemned on Monday "appalling, widespread" crimes by Islamic State forces in Iraq, including mass executions of prisoners that could amount to war crimes. UN human rights chief Navi Pillay condemned "grave, horrific human rights violations" being committed by Islamic State, a Sunni Muslim group which has seized...
  • US boy suspended, arrested for writing about killing dinosaur 5 days ago

    New York: In a bizarre incident, a 16-year-old high school boy in the US was suspended and arrested for writing about killing his neighbour's pet dinosaur using a gun in an assignment. Alex Stone, 16, was suspended from Summerville High School in South Carolina and arrested last week over the incident. "I...
  • Israeli aircraft bomb Gaza, five Palestinians killed 1 week ago

    Jerusalem: Israeli aircraft bombed the Gaza Strip on Saturday and Palestinian militants fired rockets at the Jewish state, the military said, with no end in sight to the deadliest violence between the sides in years. Gaza health officials said five people were killed in an Israeli strike on a house in...
  • HC asks CBI to complete Badaun probe, submit report on Sep 19 August 21, 2014

    Allahabad: Allahabad High Court on Thursday directed CBI to complete its investigation into the Badaun murder case, in which two teenage girls were killed after alleged sexual assault, and file its report on September 19. A division bench comprising Justice Dilip Gupta and Justice MC Tripathi passed the order after a...
  • Rape appears doubtful in Badaun case: CBI August 19, 2014

    New Delhi: The rape of two teenaged cousins who were found dead in mysterious circumstances in Badaun seems "doubtful", indicates the CBI probe in the infamous killings in May which sparked a nationwide outrage. After going through the DNA report from the Centre for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics(CDFD) in Hyderabad, CBI...
  • Badaun gangrape: Forensic report out, DNA of accused not found on victims' clothes August 19, 2014

    New Delhi: The forensic report in the Badaun gangrape and murder case has given a new twist to the case. Sources said on Tuesday that the Hyderabad forensic report has been released and the DNA of the accused have not been found on the clothes of the victims. Sources added that...
  • Honour killing: 22-year-old girl shot dead by father for marrying against his wishes August 18, 2014

    In a suspected case of honour killing, a girl was allegedly shot dead by her father in Baniyather area in Sambhal, police said. The 22-year-old girl was shot dead by her father Ram Chandra, with a country-made fire-arm in Narauli town on Sunday evening, Station Officer Kunj Bihari Mishra said. Prima facie...
  • Wanted Maoist involved in killing of 7 police officials arrested August 17, 2014

    A Maoist allegedly involved in the killing of seven policemen last year was arrested from Goitha in Bihar's Gaya district on Sunday. Acting on a tip off, a team of CRPF and police raided the village and caught the Maoist identified as Dwarika Yadav, Superintendent of Police (SP), City, Rakesh Kumar...
  • Punjab Youth Congress president writes to PM Modi to oppose the screening of Punjabi film based on Indira Gandhi's assassins August 17, 2014

    Chandigarh: The Punjab Youth Congress (PYC) on Saturday strongly opposed the permission granted for the screening of the controversial Punjabi movie 'Kaum de Heere', saying it glorifies the assassins of former prime minister Indira Gandhi. In a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, PYC president Vikramjit Singh Chaudhary said it was...
  • Three killed after being hit by a speeding roadways bus August 16, 2014

    Three persons, including two girls were on Friday killed when a bike they were riding on was hit by a speeding roadways bus in Ujhani area here, police said. The incident took place when Ravi (22) was going somewhere along with his cousin sisters Lali (12) and Deeksha (15) following which the...
  • Manchow Rap: What is Ranveer Singh's new song all about? August 14, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Ranveer Singh, the brand ambassador for Ching's Secret, has belted out 'Manchow Rap' in a music video to promote the brand that produces a wide range of Chinese food ingredients. Ranveer, who has crooned for his film 'Ladies Vs Ricky Bahl' in the past, has now written and crooned...
  • Unidentified criminals abduct, murder 2 school teachers August 10, 2014

    Two teachers, both siblings, have been abducted and murdered in Gumla district, the police said on Sunday. Prakash Toppo, a teacher with the Ghaghra Bansari Middle School, was returning home in bike on Wednesday last when he was abducted by unidentified persons near Toto village, Superintendent of Police Bhimsen Tuti told...
  • Telangana: Man kills teenage daughter for marrying outside the caste August 9, 2014

    Hyderabad: In a case of honour killing, a man allegedly murdered his 19-year-old daughter on Saturday because she married a boy of another caste. The incident took place at Ganugabanda village under Thungathurthy police station limits in Nalgonda district of Telangana, police said. D Linga Mallu allegedly hacked his daughter to...
  • UP: Moninder Singh Pandher gets bail in 4 Nithari killings case August 4, 2014

    Allahabad: Moninder Singh Pandher, one of the accused in the infamous Nithari killings that rocked Noida in 2005 and 2006, has been granted bail in four cases by the Allahabad High Court. Even though Pandher got the bail on Monday but he cannot come out of jail yet as there...
  • Honour killing? 22-year-old girl shot dead by brother over affair July 31, 2014

    In a suspected case of honour killing, a 22-year-old girl was shot dead allegedly by her brother who was opposed to her relationship with a boy in Loee village in Muzaffarnagar. The girl was shot dead by her brother Arshad following heated arguments over the matter on Wednesday, Deputy SP R...
  • Israel's killing sleeping children in Gaza universal shame: UN July 30, 2014

    Jerusalem: The UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA)on Wednesday condemned Israel's killing and injuring refugees, including children in their sleep and women in a UN designated shelter in Gaza, as a "serious violation of international law by Israeli forces" and as "a source...
  • Lady Gaga makes a cameo in the new 'Sin City: A Dame To Kill For' trailer July 29, 2014

    Pop star Lady Gaga sure knows how to wow her fans. Be it with her albums, her bold, independent statements or her choice of outfits. This time, she has chosen to surprise her fans with a little cameo appearance in the upcoming film 'Sin City: A Dame To Kill For'....
  • Assam killings: Little to celebrate for those at relief camps this Eid July 29, 2014

    Baksa: In the midst of the Lok Sabha Elections earlier this year, 38 villagers were killed by suspected Bodo militants in Assam's Baksa district. Camped in a cramped relief camp in Khagrabari village, the displaced community of Muslims has little to celebrate this Eid. The mighty Beki river has been...
  • Naxal killed in face-off with CRPF Sukma district July 28, 2014

    A Naxal was killed and three personnel of Central Reserve Police Force including an assistant commandant were injured in a shoot-out in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district on Monday, police said. The incident took place in the forest near Ramaram village under Chintagufa police station limits, Sukma Superintendent of Police D Shrawan told...
  • President rejects mercy petitions of Nithari killer Surendra Koli, 5 others July 20, 2014

    New Delhi: Mercy petitions of six death row convicts including Surendra Koli, found guilty in the sensational Nithari serial rapes and killings, have been rejected by President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday. Besides Koli, mercy pleas of sisters Renukabai and Seema (Maharashtra), Rajendra Pralhadrao Wasnik (Maharashtra), Jagdish (Madhya Pradesh) and Holiram Bordoloi...
  • J&K: Protest against Israel's Gaza action turns violent, 1 killed in police firing July 19, 2014

    Jammu and Kashmir: A youth named Suhail Ahmad was killed on Saturday in the police firing in the Qaimoh area of Kulgam district in Jammu and Kashmir. The incident took place as the protest against Israel's action against Palestine turned violent. The young Suhail Ahmad succumbed to his wounds. The...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots accused remanded to judicial custody July 16, 2014

    A riot accused was sent to 14 days' judicial custody after he surrendered before a court in Muzaffarnagar in connection with Maherdeen killing case. Chief judicial magistrate Narender Kumar sent the accused Sandeep alias Kala to 14 days judicial custody on Tuesday. Maherdeen was murdered during riots in Lank village in the...
  • Five killed by lightning in West Bengal July 13, 2014

    Kolkata: At least five people were killed and two others seriously injured after they were struck by lightning in West Bengal's Burdwan district on Sunday, police said. According to Superintendent of Police S.M.H. Meerza, all the victims were working in a field when they were hit by lightning. The injured have been...
  • Four killed in Himachal Pradesh bus accident July 13, 2014

    Shimla: Four passengers were killed and 31 injured on Sunday when a bus skidded off the road and rolled into a 30-foot deep pit in Himachal Pradesh, police said. The Himachal Road Transport Corporation bus was on its way from Solan town to Shimla when it fell into the pit at...
  • Israeli strikes kill more Palestinians; rocket causes huge blaze in Israel July 11, 2014

    Jerusalem: Israeli air strikes on Gaza killed four more Palestinians before dawn on Friday, raising the death toll from the four day offensive to at least 85, while a Palestinian rocket hit a fuel tanker at an Israeli petrol station causing a huge blaze. Israeli leaders, determined to end Palestinian rocket...
  • Top LeT guerrilla killed in Kashmir July 10, 2014

    Srinagar: A top foreign guerrilla of the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) outfit was on Wednesday killed in a gunfight with security forces in Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir in which a soldier was also injured, police said. Acting on specific information about the presence of some militants at Shah Mohalla Hamla Pati...
  • Black buck killing case: SC issues notice to Salman Khan, asks him to reply within 4 weeks July 9, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday issued notice to actor Salman Khan in connection with the black buck killing case. The notice came on Rajasthan government's plea challenging the High Court order suspending Khan's conviction in the case. Khan, who was sentenced to five years in jail by a...
  • Badaun rape case: CBI conducts polygraph test on victims' family July 8, 2014

    New Delhi: CBI on Monday carried out lie detector test on the fathers of the two cousin sisters from Badaun in Uttar Pradesh who were allegedly raped, killed and their bodies found hanging from a tree even as the victims' family objected to the move of the agency. CBI sources said...
  • Badaun murder: Victims' family to protest at Jantar Mantar July 7, 2014

    Badaun: The family and relatives of the Badaun rape victim will be holding a protest on Tuesday at Delhi's Jantar Mantar from 9 AM onwards. The mysterious death of the two teenage girls who were found hanging from a mango tree after been allegedly gangraped on May 27 this year...
  • West Baghdad suicide bomb kills four July 7, 2014

    Baghdad: A suicide bomber detonated explosives inside a cafe in a predominantly-Shiite neighbourhood in west Baghdad on Monday, killing at least four people, security and medical officials said. The Sunday evening attack struck inside the cafe in the Washash neighbourhood, a police officer and a medical source said, leaving at...