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  • Rare copy of 1st Superman comic book fetches USD 3.2 million 6 days ago

    New York: A rare copy of Action Comics #1 that introduced Earth to Superman has become the world's most expensive comic book, selling for a whopping US $3.2 million. The 1938 book in which the superhero first appeared initially cost 10 cents. When Darren Adams decided to put his incredibly rare,...
  • Watch: This man just raised the bar for best men all over the world with his hilarious best man's speech set to Frozen's 'Let It Go' August 21, 2014

    Joey Boye has just raised the bar for groomsmen all over the world with a best man speech that has gone viral. The 27-year-old wrote a hilarious speech titled 'Best Man Joe' and set to viral hit 'Let it go' from Disney's 'Frozen' for his best friend Dominic Clarke's wedding...
  • Suspected criminal shot at by a man over personal enmity August 20, 2014

    A suspected criminal was allegedly shot at by a man over an old personal enmity in Dausa district in Jaipur, police said on Wednesday. 28-year-old Sagar Meena was caught by one Santosh Meena and five others over some old personal enmity in the Amberkar Nagar area in Jaipur on Tuesday night....
  • Man stabs wife to death over a family discord August 17, 2014

    A man allegedly stabbed his wife to death over a family discord in Kotwali area in Pilibhit, police said on Sunday. Satish and Vimla Devi got married three years back, police said, adding, due to some differences, Vimla had left Satish and was living with her parents. Apparently agitated over this, Satish...
  • Resident doctors call off strike after assurance of proper security arrangements August 9, 2014

    Resident doctors of Sawai Man Singh government hospital here on Friday called off their strike after assurance of proper security arrangements by the hospital administration. The residents went on strike yesterday after attendant of a patient allegedly manhandled a resident doctor. They demanded action against the attendant and appropriate security so that...
  • 35-year-old man arrested for attempting to rape a 3-year-old August 8, 2014

    A 35-year-old man allegedly tried to rape a three-year-old girl in the Sahibabad area in Ghaziabad, police said on Thursday. According to police, the accused, identified as one Manoj Kumar of Saheed Nagar colony, has been arrested for allegedly trying to rape the infant girl. The girl was playing outside her house...
  • Irrfan Khan: It's time we start inspiring world cinema August 7, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Irrfan Khan, who has made his presence felt in Hollywood with some big projects, feels the time has come when Indian films and filmmakers start inspiring the world with their talent and stories. "We keep looking to Hollywood cinema for inspirations. But I feel, it is time that we...
  • Manchester United believe in the Van Gaal way: Juan Mata August 6, 2014

    Miami: Manchester United's Spanish midfielder Juan Mata says the team has shown during their pre-season tour of the United States that they believe in the new system introduced by Dutch coach Louis van Gaal. United wrapped up their US tour with a 3-1 win over rivals Liverpool in the International Champions...
  • A female superhero movie in Spider-Man universe? August 5, 2014

    Los Angeles: After Marvel's introduced a female Thor, Sony is reportedly planning to create a woman superhero movie to add to its 'Spider-Man' universe. The studio pushed back the release of 'The Amazing Spider-Man 3' by two years. The gap will now be filled by 'The Sinister Six' in 2016. Lisa...
  • Man electrocuted while withdrawing money from ATM on outskirts of Delhi August 2, 2014

    New Delhi: A man was electrocuted on Saturday while he was withdrawing money from ATM. The incident took place in Holambi Kala village on the outskirts of Delhi. The pole outside the ATM was exposed due to the rain leading to the electrocution. Locals are on a dharna demanding action against the...
  • Court finds man guilty of raping 92-year-old woman July 31, 2014

    A 26-year-old man has been found guilty of raping a 92-year-old woman by a local court in Muzaffarnagar. Additional District and Sessions Judge Shyam Kumar on Wednesday held the accused Mantu guilty of committing the crime under section 376 (rape) of the IPC. The quantum of sentence is yet to be...
  • UAE: Indian returns lost purse filled with money July 29, 2014

    Dubai: In a heartening show of honesty, an Indian expatriate returned a purse containing 25,000 dirhams (around $6,800) and vital documents to an Italian woman who lost it on the roadside in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), media reported. Rasheed Pericheri, 36, took it upon himself to return the lost purse...
  • 'Ant-Man' cast revealed: Lilly, Douglas, Rudd July 27, 2014

    San Diego: The "Ant-Man" cast is set. Paul Rudd was previously revealed as the tiny title superhero. But at Marvel's Comic-Con panel Saturday, Evangeline Lilly confirmed she'll play Hope Pym. Michael Douglas plays her dad, Dr. Hank Pym. And Corey Stoll is set to play the villain Darren Cross, also known...
  • Man severely injured after being attacked by a leopard July 26, 2014

    A person was injured on Friday when a leopard attacked him when he went to the forest area near Indore for grazing livestocks. The incident took place about 30 km away from Mhow town, near Indore at Guwadi village area when the man, identified as Mangilal (50), went to the forest...
  • Will Robert Downey Jr. leave Iron Man franchise? July 25, 2014

    Los Angeles: If reports are anything to go by, Robert Downey Jr may not be seen in the fourth movie of the 'Iron Man' franchise. Downey's role in the "Iron Man" franchise has been kept tightly under wraps ever since speculation first started that he may not be returning for the...
  • British-Indian author longlisted for Man Booker Prize July 24, 2014

    London: A novel written by a British Indian author has made it to the first long list of the coveted Man Booker Prize for fiction for this year. London-based Neel Mukherjee was among 2014 longlist or Man Bookers 'Dozen' for his novel "The Lives of Others" which was published in May...
  • 'Iron Man' Robert Downey Jr highest-earning actor: Forbes July 22, 2014

    Reuters: Robert Downey Jr, the star of Disney's Marvel superhero film franchises "Iron Man," and "The Avengers," is Hollywood's highest paid actor for the second consecutive year, with estimated earnings of $75 million, according to Forbes.com. The 49-year-old star made most of his money from June 2013 to June 2014 from...
  • Manipur man beaten to death in Delhi, 5 arrested July 21, 2014

    New Delhi: Five people have been arrested on Monday in connection with the death case of a 30-year-old man from Manipur in the national capital. The man was allegedly beaten by a group of five to six men in South Delhi's Kotla Mubarakpur area in early Monday morning. All...
  • Manipuri man beaten to death in Delhi, 3 arrested July 21, 2014

    Three people have been arrested in connection with the death case of a 30-year-old Manipur man in the national capital. The man was allegedly beaten to death by a group of five to six men in South Delhi's Kotla Mubarakpur area in early Monday morning. The incident took place at...
  • Delhi: Manipuri youth beaten to death, 2 arrested July 21, 2014

    New Delhi: Two people have been arrested on Monday in connection with the death of a 30-year-old man from Manipur in the national capital. He was allegedly beaten to death by a group of five to six men in South Delhi's Kotla Mubarakpur area in early Monday morning. The incident took...
  • Noida: Wife, daughter found dead at home after man's death in accident July 20, 2014

    Noida: A day after the charred body of a man was found in a car, his wife and daughter were found dead in their house in Noida on Sunday. The police discovered their bodies while investigating the man's death. The bodies have been sent for postmortem and the police are...
  • Rawat urges PM to reconsider proposal to China for finding alternative route to Kailash Man Sarovar July 18, 2014

    Uttarakhand government on Friday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to reconsider his proposal to China for finding an alternative route to Kailash Man Sarovar, saying an alternative route to the Sarovar was not in sync with the ancient Hindu scriptures. Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat, in a letter to Modi, said...
  • Man arrested for making hoax bomb threat call July 13, 2014

    A 19-year-old youth was arrested in Indore on July13 for allegedly making a hoax call to police a week ago about a bomb being planted in Jodhpur-bound Ranthambor Express. The youth, Jitendra Johri, had called up Police Control Room on July 7 by identifying himself as Parabhakar and told them that...
  • Budget doesn't reflect common man's aspirations: Opposition July 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Opposition parties on Thursday criticised the union budget, saying it did not reflect the aspirations of the common man. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presented his maiden budget on Thursday. "The budget does not reflect the aspiration of the common man. Most of the announcements are ministry programmes, which the finance...
  • After in-laws refuse to send his wife along, 30-year-old man commits suicide in Ballia July 8, 2014

    A 30-year-old man allegedly committed suicide after his in-laws refused to send his wife with him in Dehri village under Rasra Kotwali police station area Ballia, police said on Tuesday. Navin Kumar Gupta sprinkled kerosene and set himself ablaze on Monday night. He was rushed to district hospital in a serious...
  • Chennai building collapse: One-man panel an eye wash, alleges Karunanidhi July 4, 2014

    Chennai: DMK chief K Karunanidhi on Friday targeted the J Jayalalithaa government over the setting up of a one-man commission to investigate the Chennai building collapse tragedy. Alleging that the one-man commission was an eye wash to help the government escape, the veteran leader suggested a probe by the Central...
  • Two girlfriends, who look startlingly alike, dump cheating man at once; put up huge banner on motorway for all to see July 4, 2014

    Let this be a warning. If you ever cheat on your partner, remember that your name could be splashed across the highway on a giant billboard. Steve Frazer found that out the hard way when both his girlfriends dumped him at once and put up this sign for all of the...
  • Man sentenced to life for raping a 12-year-old minor July 3, 2014

    A man has been sentenced to life imprisonment by a court in Muzaffarnagar for raping a 12-year-old girl in 2009. Additional District and Sessions Judge Lukmanul Haq also imposed a fine of Rs 10,000 on the convict Jony after holding him guilty on Wednesday. The girl, who belongs to a tribal community,...
  • Nephew murders 45-year-old man over property dispute July 3, 2014

    A 45-year-old was allegedly killed by his nephew over a property dispute in Ahimaney Baijapur village in Sultanpur, police said on Thursday. The deceased identified as Tilakram Verma was working in his agricultural field on Wednesday, when he got involved in a dispute with his nephew who attacked him with a...