LYNCHED

  • Mob justice: Two lynched by villagers near Ghatshila August 14, 2014

    Two miscreants were lynched by villagers in Chitreshwar village, about 90 km from Jamshedpur, under Barsol police station in Ghatsila subdivisional of East Singhbhum, a senior police officer on Thursday said. One of the victims was identified as notorious criminal Dinesh Rana, while the identity of the other victim was yet...
  • 'Camp XRay' trailer: Kristen Stewart is the new guard at Guantanamo Bay who strikes up an unusual friendship with a detainee August 11, 2014

    'Twilight' star Kristen Stewart has clearly put the damselindistress roles behind her. In a tough new look in the upcoming film 'Camp XRay', Stewart looks grim as the new guard at Guantanamo Bay. Directed by Peter Sattler, the film also stars Payman Maadi, Lane Garrison, J.J. Soria and John Carroll...
  • 5 extortionists lynched by public in East Garo Hills July 15, 2014

    Shillong: Five alleged extortionists were lynched by public in separate incidents in East Garo Hills on Tuesday, police said. A group of seven armed persons had come to Jambal, about a kilometre from Rongjeng, and demanded money at gunpoint this afternoon, police said. Angry villagers gheraoed them. The sevenmember group then...
  • Brazilian woman lynched to death after a Facebook post for a local news outlet declared her a witch May 14, 2014

    London: In a bizarre incident, a mob reportedly lynched a Brazilian woman suspected of being a witch to death after a Facebook post for a local news outlet spread an alert, claiming that she had been seen abducting children. The woman died in Guaruja city near Sao Paulo last...
  • Man beaten to death for stealing a mobile phone battery March 7, 2014

    A man was beaten to death by people for stealing a mobile phone battery in Jharkhand's Ramgarh district early Friday, police said. According to police, villagers caught Sajid while stealing the battery from a shop and started beating him black and blue. He died on the spot. The body was sent for...
  • Couple lynched for practising witchcraft March 6, 2014

    A couple was beaten to death by their neighbours for allegedly practising witchcraft in a Bihar village. Three people have been arrested for the killings, police said Thursday. The couple's daughter was also injured in the attack. Rameshwar Yadav and his wife Kaushalya Devi were attacked by their neighbours and beaten to...
  • Burglar lynched after he kills house owner in Palamu January 21, 2014

    One person was killed by a burglar, who was later lynched in Pachmo village in Palamu district, police said. 45yearold Buddhu Ram and his wife (40) resisted the burglar late on Sunday night and in the scuffle, Ram died after being hit by a sharp weapon by the intruder, Superintendent of...
  • Evanna Lynch wants to be part of 'Harry Potter' prequel October 14, 2013

    London: Actress Evanna Lynch is keen to reprise her 'Harry Potter' character Luna Lovegood in author JK Rowling's latest film adaptation, 'Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them'. The 22yearold actress said that when she heard the film was in development at Warner Bros, she tweeted studio bosses and begged...
  • Man killed for objecting to molestation attempt on daughter, accused lynched by mob August 8, 2013

    In a gruesome incident, a 22year old man on Wednesday shot dead a girl's father after he objected to eveteasing his daughter, and later in retaliation, the youth was lynched by locals at a village , police said. The incident took place in Jawali village at Loni. According to police, the...
  • Adobe chief technology officer Kevin Lynch to join Apple March 20, 2013

    San Francisco: Apple Inc has snagged Adobe System's chief technology officer, Kevin Lynch, who oversees the software maker's technology research and experience design teams with a focus on cloud and social computing. Lynch, who joined Adobe in 2005 through its acquisition of Macromedia, will be Apple's vice president of technology. He...
  • Three men lynched for molestation in Jharkhand February 16, 2013

    Ranchi: Three young men were on Friday beaten to death by a mob for trying to molest a woman in a Jharkhand village, police said. The incident occurred in Sawaria village in Gumla district, 140 km from here. The youths were involved in criminal activities and used to harass women and girls...
  • Two rape minor girl, one accused lynched by victim's family January 21, 2013

    Alwar: The brutalities against the girl child does not seem to end. In a shocking case, an eightyearold girl was raped in Alwar district of Rajasthan on Friday night. The enraged family, wanting to set an example of vigilante justice, tried to lynch one of the two accused in full...
  • Jharkhand: Five men lynched for molesting women December 23, 2012

    New Delhi: Five young men were lynched by a mob for allegedly misbehaving with women in Jharkhand on Saturday. The incident happened in the Khunti district. The accused men were beaten to death by angry villagers. Reports say the men were engaged in quarrying in the village. Villagers attacked them...
  • Maharashtra: Sand mafia tries to lynch tehsildar October 15, 2012

    Mumbai: The sand mafia has struck again, this time in Maharashtra's Jalgaon district. A village tehsildar reportedly bore the brunt of attack by the goons of a local sand mafia after he intercepted three of their vehicles that was carrying illegally quarried sand from the Bori river. The incident happened at...
  • Goon lynched to death by furious mob in Nagpur October 10, 2012

    Nagpur: A notorious criminal involved in a number of illegal activities along with his brother, was allegedly lynched to death by an angry mob near the busy Amravati road in Nagpur even as his sibling managed to flee from the spot, police said on Wednesday. The accused Iqbal Sheikh alias Guru...
  • US man douses daughter with acid September 4, 2012

    New York: In a chilling incident, a wheelchairbound father in the US doused his daughter with acid that caused the skin to peel from her face as she stormed out in the streets pleading for help in smoking clothes. The man who claimed his daughter had been abusing him splashed...
  • Being an icon is a big job: Isabella Rossellini August 22, 2012

    London: Modelactress Isabella Rossellini, who famously starred in David Lynch's 1986 film 'Blue Velvet', says being a Hollywood icon is a big job. Isabella, who is the daughter of the late Italian film director Roberto Rossellini and Swedish actress Ingrid Bergman, said that glitzy showbiz events are an exhausting affair,...
  • Bihar IAS officer murder: ExMP's life term upheld July 10, 2012

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld the life sentence awarded to former Bihar MP Anand Mohan for inciting a crowd to lynch to death Gopalganj District Magistrate G Krishnaiah in 1994. A Patna court had earlier awarded him death sentence, a first involving anyone who's been a member of...
  • Goldman Sachs, BofAML cut India GDP forecast May 25, 2012

    Mumbai: Analysts at Goldman Sachs and Bank of AmericaMerrill Lynch cut their growth forecasts for India, following up on a Morgan Stanley downgrade earlier this week that had sparked much concern in domestic markets. The downgrades come in a tough month for Indian markets, after global risk aversion surged, exposing the...
  • Nagpur: 3 persons lynched over sexual harassment May 9, 2012

    Nagpur: Three persons were allegedly lynched to death by an angry mob over sexual harassment in Bharat Nagar area of the city this morning, police said. One of the three men was apparently dressed in a saree, while the other two, in the guise of policemen, indulged in sexual harassment, following...
  • RIL's share buyback to start from February 1 January 24, 2012

    New Delhi: The country's mostvalued firm Reliance Industries on Tuesday said its Rs 10,440 crore share buyback offer will start from February 1 and closes on January 19, 2013. In a public announcement, Reliance Industries said that the buyback which is possibly the largest such programme in the history of the...
  • US rating likely to be downgraded again: Merrill October 24, 2011

    New York: The United States will likely suffer the loss of its tripleA credit rating from another major rating agency by the end of this year due to concerns over the deficit, Bank of America Merrill Lynch forecasts. The trigger would be a likely failure by Congress to agree on a...
  • Affluent women worry about outliving money February 1, 2011

    New York: Affluent women expect to be more active than their male counterparts in retirement, but they are also more worried about outliving their money, according to a Bank of America Merrill Lynch study. The vast majority of affluent baby boomers, the more than 75 million Americans born from 1946 through...
  • Watch: Mob beats up woman on Srinagar streets May 14, 2009

    New Delhi: A Kasmiri woman in Srinagar was almost lynched by a mob. The police rescued the woman who was beaten up by an irate mob after she was allegedly seen in a 'compromising position' with two Rashtriya Rifles Armymen in an autorickshaw. The Armymen in the Tengpora locality...
  • About 300 Satyam staff join Bank of America April 1, 2009

    Mumbai: About 250300 employees at fraudhit Indian outsourcer Satyam Computer Services are joining Bank of America, the Business Standard newspaper said on Wednesday. The employees were working on a Satyam project for Merrill Lynch, which was taken over by the US bank after it was hit by the subprime crisis...
  • Next 2 years will be tough for mkts: Hemendra Kothari March 19, 2009

    After a career spanning 40 years, Chairman, DSP Merrill Lynch Hemendra Kothari, has decided to hang up his boots. He will retire on March 31. In an interview, Kothari said he expects the next two years to be tough for the markets. Once foreign companies stabilise, they will be interested...
  • UP youth lynching no hate crime: cop | Lalu warns October 30, 2008

    New Delhi: The antinorth Indian tirade in Maharashtra has claimed another victim. Twentyfiveyearold labourer, Dharamdev Rai hailing from Faizabad in UP died after being allegedly beaten up on board a train just outside Mumbai on Tuesday. Police have detained 10 MNS activists in connection with the incident. However,...
  • Meltdown heat: Bschools can't bank on fat pay October 18, 2008

    Bangalore: While Jet Airways employees are celebrating, business schools in India appear to have hit an airpocket. With campus favourites like Lehman and Merrill Lynch falling prey to the financial crisis, preplacement offers are looking rather bleak. Meet Ankit Agarwal of IIMBangalore who has all reasons to be happy. He...
  • President Bush signs bailout Bill into law October 4, 2008

    New Delhi: The $ 700 billion US financial bailout plan is now a law. On Friday, the US House of Representatives passed the Bill and President Bush lost no time signing it into a law. The Bill allows the US treasury department to buy up hundreds of billions of dollars of...
  • Wall St perks up over talks of reviving bailout plan October 1, 2008

    New Delhi: The picture is getting prettier on Wall Street. Stocks roared back as the Bush administration and lawmakers talked about reviving the bailout plan. The Republicans and the Democrats have decided to continue bipartisan negotiations and bring another bill to the floor for a vote. At the same time, the European...