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  • Ukraine: Viktor Yanukovich wanted for mass murder 24-02-2014 04:17 PM

    Fugitive Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich, ousted after bloody street protests in which demonstrators were shot by police snipers, is wanted for mass murder, authorities announced on Monday. As rival neighbours east and west of the former Soviet republic said a power vacuum in Kiev must not lead to the country...
  • Prasar Bharti Chairperson Mrinal Pande to head Haridev Joshi University's advisory council 22-02-2014 07:42 AM

    Rajasthan Governor Margaret Alva on Fridaynominated Prasar Bharti chairperson Mrinal Pande as thechairperson of the advisory council of Haridev JoshiUniversity of Journalism and Mass Communication, Jaipur. Alva also nominated senior journalist Kumar Ketkar, ChiefEditor of Dainik Divya Marathi, Siddharth Varadarajan, formereditor of The Hindu, Sachidananda Murthy, Resident Editor ofThe Week,...
  • Johnny Depp signs to play infamous criminal in 'Black Mass'? 10-02-2014 10:37 AM

    Los Angeles: Hollywood star Johnny Depp has reportedly signed on to play the role of a real-life criminal, James 'Whitey' Bulger in biopic 'Black Mass', Bulger, a former FBI informant, who became FBI Ten Most Wanted Fugitives. He was arrested in 2011 after 16 years on the run, reported Deadline....
  • Typhoon struck Philippine begins mass burial 14-11-2013 05:02 PM

    A city devastated by last week's typhoon buried some of its dead in a mass grave in a hillside cemetery on Thursday, a somber reminder of the tragedy that has left the Philippines with the monumental task of providing for some 11.5 million affected people. Aid was beginning to reach...
  • AP CM forced to cancel mass contact programme in Medak 12-11-2013 08:42 PM

    Faced with stiff opposition from pro-Telangana forces, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy cancelled his programme at Sangareddy in Medak district scheduled for tomorrow. With the Deputy Chief Minister Damodara Rajanarasimha and other pro-Telangana forces saying that the CM is "not welcome" to tour their region, the Chief...
  • Kerala: 2nd phase of CM's Mass contact programme begins at Ernakulam 25-10-2013 01:27 PM

    The second phase of Chief Minister Oommen Chandy's mass contact programme began in Ernakulam district on Friday. Thousands of persons, including those seeking medical aid and title land deeds, lined up to meet him at the collectorate to submit their list of grievances. Addressing the gathering, the Chief Minister said...
  • 160 couples tie knot in mass wedding in Muzaffarnagar 08-10-2013 12:17 PM

    One hundred and sixty couples, who were displaced after last month's riots and were living in a relief camp, tied the knot at a mass wedding at Shahpur in Muzaffarnagar. The 'nikah' was performed by Maulana Mahmood Madani, general secretary of Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind, last evening for the victims displaced by...
  • India calls for global political will on nuclear disarmament 27-09-2013 10:52 AM

    United Nations: India has called for global political will for complete elimination of nuclear arms, saying the recent use of chemical weapons in Syria underscores the "urgent" need to strengthen restraints on use of WMDs and prevent their access to non-state actors and terrorists. Addressing a high-level meeting of the...
  • Wanted in US and India, Hafiz Saeed openly leads mass rally in Pakistan 07-09-2013 07:57 AM

    Hafiz Saeed, a Pakistani Islamist with a $10 million US bounty on his head, appeared openly at a rally in Islamabad on Friday, denouncing India as a terrorist state as thousands of his supporters chanted for "holy war" against their neighbour. India has accused Hafiz Saeed of masterminding the 2008...
  • Delhi govt employees go on mass leave to press for demands 12-08-2013 11:24 PM

    Around 1,000 Delhi government employees on Monday went on mass casual leave and held protests before the Secretariat over their long-standing demand of removing anomalies in their pay structure. Representatives of Delhi Administration Subordinate Service also met Chief Secretary D M Spolia and submitted a memorandum demanding immediate resolution of...
  • Uttar Pradesh gets notice on Swamy's move against Chidambaram 07-08-2013 04:47 AM

    The Delhi High Court on Tuesday issued notice to the Uttar Pradesh government on a plea filed by Janata Party president Subramanian Swamy seeking a probe into the alleged role of now Finance Minister P Chidambaram in the 1987 mass killings at Hashimpura in Meerut. Justice Hima Kohli sought response...
  • Bangalore: Youngsters attack girl for exposing mass cheating in exam 28-06-2013 01:37 PM

    Bangalore: A 21-year-old girl in Bangalore, Sandhya Kamal, was manhandled for refusing to copy in an exam. Sandhya was only trying to write her MA exams last week, when she was dragged out and threatened after her father took pictures. Sandhya is passionate about English literature, Shakespeare and poetry. But,...
  • Uttarakhand: Focus now on locals, rehabilitation; mass cremations on 27-06-2013 01:16 PM

    Dehradun: Amidst fears of disease and an epidemic outbreak, mass cremation of the dead bodies is being carried out in Kedarnath in Uttarakhand. Authorities are taking DNA samples and photographs of the bodies before cremating them. Meanwhile, Uttarakhand Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna has said that the focus is now on...
  • Madhya Pradesh: 40 brides subjected to pregnancy tests for CM's Kanyadan scheme 15-06-2013 10:59 AM

    Bhopal: Forty brides were allegedly subjected to pregnancy test in Bajak village of Dindori district, 460 kilometre from Bhopal, ahead of a mass marriage. The brides had applied for Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan's scheme - Kanyadan scheme. The five brides who were found pregnant were barred from...
  • Pak, China ink MoU for cooperation in energy, mass transit 15-06-2013 03:11 AM

    Islamabad: Pakistan and China on Friday signed a memorandum of understanding for cooperation in energy, mass transit, industrial cities and road projects. The MoU was signed by officials of Pakistan's Water and Power Ministry and China's Norinco International in the presence of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. A Chinese delegation headed...
  • UP: 93 colleges to get notice for alleged mass cheating 24-05-2013 02:43 PM

    Kanpur: Ninty three colleges of Chhatrapati Sahu Ji Maharaj University in Kanpur will be served notice on May 27 for their alleged involvement in mass cheating in the undergraduate and postgraduate exams of 2012-2013. "The examination committee of the university has probed the complaints of mass cheating against the colleges,...
  • Kerala CM gets UN award for 'Mass Contact Programme' 22-05-2013 03:50 PM

    Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy has won the United Nation's Public Service Award for his Mass Contact Programme, which saw him directly engaging with people in the state to address their grievances. Chandy bagged the first prize from the Asia Pacific region with awardees chosen every year from five...
  • Farmers threaten mass suicides if power tariff increased 18-05-2013 03:15 AM

    Coimbatore: Farmers in Coimbatore region on Friday threatened that they would resort to mass suicides if government went ahead with its plan to increase power tariff. Representatives of various farmers associations told a public hearing on tariff revision here that the agriculture sector in Tamil Nadu is already in the...
  • For drought-hit states, on-track monsoon may be too late 24-04-2013 06:23 AM

    Jamwadi: India may be heading for another bumper grain harvest, if the first forecast for this year's monsoon proves correct, but the rain may be too little - and too late - for southern and western states already parched by the worst drought in four decades. Although 2012 monsoon rains...
  • More details sought on 19-year-old Boston bomb suspect 23-04-2013 05:14 PM

    Boston: The 19-year-old charged with the Boston Marathon bombing, his throat injured by a gunshot wound, wrote down answers to the questions of investigators about his motives and connections to any terror networks. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's answers led them to believe he and his brother were motivated by a radical brand...
  • Boston: Indian-American attorney to prosecute bomber 23-04-2013 10:15 AM

    Washington: The high profile case of prosecuting Boston Marathon bombing suspect - Dzhokhar Tsarnaev - has been entrusted to two noted American attorneys one of whom is an Indian-American. A graduate of the Johns Hopkins University and Emory Law School, Aloke Chakravarty is an Assistant US Attorney for the District...
  • Unearthed mass grave stirs Sri Lanka's troubled past 19-12-2012 03:51 PM

    Matale (Sri Lanka): A mass grave unearthed in Sri Lanka has stirred memories of the country's bloody insurgencies and sparked calls for an official inquiry in the island nation that has drawn global scrutiny for its chequered human rights record. At a building site near a hospital in Matale, a...
  • US weighing military action if Syria uses WMD 04-12-2012 12:50 PM

    Washington: The White House and its allies are weighing military options to secure Syria's chemical and biological weapons, after US intelligence reports show the Syrian regime may be readying those weapons and may be desperate enough to use them, US officials said. President Barack Obama warned Syrian President Bashar Assad...
  • Kasab hanging revives memory of 26/11 killing: Pak daily 22-11-2012 01:03 PM

    Islamabad: The execution of Ajmal Amir Kasab has revived the memory of a senseless but well-planned act of mass murder that brought Pakistan and India to the brink of war, leading Pakistani daily Dawn said on Thursday. Four years after the Mumbai terror attack, many questions still remain unanswered, the...
  • Norway's Breivik complains about prison conditions 10-11-2012 01:58 PM

    Norwegian mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik, who is serving a 21-year sentence for killing 77 people in a bomb and gun rampage last year, has complained that he is being held in inhumane conditions and is being denied freedom of expression, his lawyer said Friday. "He has written a long...