MYSTERY

  • MH370 mystery: 58 'hard objects' found in Indian Ocean September 14, 2014

    Kuala Lumpur: The Australialed search team for the missing Malaysian flight MH370 has discovered 58 hard objects inconsistent with the Indian Ocean seabed, raising hopes of solving the over six monthslong aviation mystery. Transport Minister Liow Tiong Lai said the Joint Agency Coordination Centre (JACC) which is leading the search...
  • Britain's greatest whodunit solved with DNA analysis September 7, 2014

    London: The identity of the infamous British 19th century serial killer Jack the Ripper might be revealed now with the analysis of the DNA found on a cloth at a crime scene holding one of the suspects was the murderer of several prostitutes in London, a British daily reported on...
  • Sailor dies onboard 'INS Kalinga' under suspicious state July 21, 2014

    Visakhapatnam: A 25yearold sailor died on vessel 'INS Kalinga' with Navy on Monday claiming that the death was caused by a bullet injury sustained while handling firearms even as police suspected it to be a case of suicide. The deceased, identified only as Virender, sustained a bullet injury while handling firearms...
  • Woman dies under mysterious circumstances, family claims dowry death May 23, 2014

    A 22yearold woman died under mysterious circumstances but her bother alleged that she was killed by her inlaws over dowry in Lakshapur village in Bhadohi, police said on Friday. Neelam, who tied nuptial knots with Jitendra Pandey a year ago, died yesterday. Later, her brother lodged a complaint with police alleging...
  • Man returns home after four months of mysterious disappearance March 28, 2014

    Nearly four months after his mysterious disappearance, a senior official of Indian Bureau of Mines belonging to Karnataka on Friday returned home at Bhubaneswar, his family in Bellary said. Ibrahim Sharif, Assistant Controller of Mines at IBM, was reported missing on November 25 last year from Bhubaneswar with his whereabouts remaining mysterious,...
  • Ten countries scour sea for Malaysia jet lost in 'unprecedented mystery' March 10, 2014

    T he disappearance of a Malaysian airliner about an hour into a flight to Beijing is an "unprecedented mystery", the civil aviation chief said on Monday, as a massive air and sea search now in its third day failed to find any trace of the plane or 239 people on...
  • 5 things to know about Google's mystery barge March 9, 2014

    San Francisco: A Google barge built with recycled shipping containers proved its seaworthiness as it cruised from the San Francisco Bay to Stockton. But many other details about the odd-looking vessel remain a mystery. Here are five things that we do know so far: Google is an unconventional company that can...
  • 'The Mysterious Ailment of Rupi Baskey' is a stunning debut February 16, 2014

    There were two reasons behind picking this book. First is the cover of the book that looked appealing and radiated freshness and second is the publishing house that it came from. It is always good to read debut authors, more so when their writing throws a challenge towards you. Similar...
  • Techie's death case: Shinde asks Maharashtra Home Minister for details January 24, 2014

    Mumbai: Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde has written to the Maharashtra home minister regarding the mysterious death of a 23yearold IT engineer from Hyderabad whose decomposed body was found in Bhandup over a week ago. Shinde has intervened in the matter after the 23yearold girl's father met him earlier on Friday....
  • Techie death case: Protests in Mumbai as police make no headway January 24, 2014

    Mumbai: The Mumbai Police is under pressure for its inability to crack the case surrounding the mysterious death of a 23yearold IT engineer from Hyderabad. Her father will meet Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde on Friday. Her decomposed and charred body was found in Bhandup well over a week ago,...
  • Charred body of a 23yearold Hyderabad woman found in Mumbai January 17, 2014

    Mumbai: The burnt body of a 23yearold woman was recovered from Bhandup in the suburbs of Mumbai on Thursday. The 23yearold, who was a software engineer, had left Hyderabad 10 days ago to come to Mumbai. The family claims they could only identity her by the ring on her finger....
  • Mystery surrounds 'suicide' of Indian in Oman January 8, 2014

    Relatives of a 38yearold Indian man, who allegedly committed suicide in Oman, have demanded a probe into the incident as they refused to believe the sequence of events leading to his death. Anil Kumar from Kerala was found dead in his accommodation after he had reportedly slit his throat with a...
  • Google's mystery barge in San Francisco Bay under investigation December 5, 2013

    San Francisco: The agency that oversees development in the San Francisco Bay in California has begun a formal investigation into the construction of a secretive Google Inc barge on an island in the bay. The probe, which began in the past week, will examine what permits are needed to build the...
  • Mysterious disease claims 12 lives, Sushil Modi to meet kins of deceased November 27, 2013

    A mysterious disease has left 12 people, including three women, dead in Bihar's East Champaran district in the past four days, officials said on Wednesday. East Champaran district magistrate Sridhar C. said all the deaths occurred in Bahurupia and Phulwaria areas of the Sugauli block, and were due to an unknown...
  • Indian envoy's book seeks to unravel mysteries of life September 24, 2013

    New Delhi:How does one fathom time, does time exist beyond the grasp of the senses and the need of consciousness to be able to create anything these philosophical questions are sought to be answered in a new book by an Indian diplomat. The book, "Unravelling Mysteries of Life Modern...
  • Gurgaon: Decomposed body of woman found in the tool box of a bus August 21, 2013

    Gurgaon: The decomposed body of a young woman was found inside the toolbox of a bus in Gurgaon. The bus used by an international school in Gurgaon had returned from a workshop. The police are in the process of identifying the body. The postmortem of the body will take place...
  • Bangalore: Body of woman recovered from her home 5 months after death August 21, 2013

    Bangalore: In a shocking case of neglect in Bangalore, the body of a 53yearold woman has been recovered from her home nearly five months after her death. The body of Shanthi Reddy, found in a highly decomposed state, is suspected to have been lying at her posh Indranagar home for...
  • Russia caught Boston bomb suspect on wiretap: Officials April 28, 2013

    Washington: Russian authorities secretly recorded a telephone conversation in 2011 in which one of the Boston bombing suspects vaguely discussed jihad with his mother, officials said on Saturday, days after the US government finally received details about the call. In another conversation, the mother of nowdead bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev was...
  • Boston suspect in prison, brother's body unclaimed April 27, 2013

    Boston: The surviving suspect in last week's Boston Marathon bombing was moved to a prison medical center outside Boston on Friday, while the body of his older brother who died in a shootout with police remained unclaimed, officials said. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, a 19yearold ethnic Chechen charged with the bombing that killed...
  • Boston bombing suspects planned an attack in New York: Mayor April 26, 2013

    Washington/New York: The two men accused of carrying out last week's bombing of the Boston Marathon planned a second bomb attack on New York's Times Square, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg said on Thursday. The brothers Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's original intent when they hijacked a car and its driver...
  • US lawmakers grill FBI on Boston bombing investigation April 24, 2013

    Washington: US lawmakers grilled top security officials on Tuesday about the handling of the Boston Marathon bombing investigation and why one of the suspects flagged as a possible Islamist radical was not tracked more closely. FBI officials briefed members of Congress behind closed doors in Washington about the investigation into the...
  • Boston bomb suspect influenced by mysterious radical April 24, 2013

    Washington: In the years before the Boston Marathon bombings, Tamerlan Tsarnaev fell under the influence of a new friend, a Muslim convert who steered the religiously apathetic young man toward a strict strain of Islam, family members said. Under the tutelage of a friend known to the Tsarnaev family only as...
  • Aarushi, Hemraj were in an 'objectionable position': CBI April 23, 2013

    Ghaziabad: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Tuesday said that dentist Rajesh Talwar had found his daughter and domestic servant in "objectionable position" and killed them using his golf stick and a sharpedged weapon. Deposing during cross examination in a special court in Ghaziabad, CBI Additional SP AGL Kaul,...
  • AarushiHemraj murder: Court adjourns hearing till April 16 April 11, 2013

    Ghaziabad: The special CBI court hearing the AarushiHemraj murder case on Thursday adjourned the hearing till April 16. The hearing was adjourned after CBI Superintendent of Police AGL Kaul, who was to depose before the court on Thursday, could not turn up. The bureau informed the court that Kaul could not...
  • Jammu: Army personnel rescued, family claims his both eyes are seriously injured April 4, 2013

    A Rashtriya Rifles personnel, who was on leave, was found with both eyes severely damaged. Rajesh Kumar Dutt was brought to the government hospital after he was rescued from Akhnoor in a serious state. ...
  • Russian tycoon death mystery: Police look for chemical evidence March 25, 2013

    A former Russian tycoon, Boris Berezovsky, was found dead under mysterious circumstances in his house. A one time ally of Vladimir Putin, he's believed to have fallen out with him. The police are now looking for chemical evidence after a radiation detector went off in his house. ...
  • Mysterious flying object hits 2 women, perplexes forensic team March 21, 2013

    Palampur: Two women were injured when a mysterious flying object hit them in Patola village of the district on Thursday. The injured women, Sarita and Anita, were hit near Chamunda Devi shrine in Palampur and were rushed to a nearby hospital, police said. A team of forensic science experts reached the spot,...
  • 'Mystery' wins the top prize at the Asian Film Awards March 19, 2013

    Hong Kong: Chinese melodrama 'Mystery' and veteran Filipino performers Nora Aunor and Eddie Garcia were honored with the top prizes at the Asian Film Awards. The film directed by the often-censored Lou Ye tells the story of a middle-age woman who plans to take revenge on her husband after discovering his...
  • Noida: Engineer found dead, police unsure if it's suicide or murder March 16, 2013

    Noida: Two days after an engineer was found dead in a Noida stadium under mysterious circumstances, the police are still clueless as to whether it was a suicide or murder. Engineers India Limited employee, Shashank Yadav, 28, was found dead in a Noida stadium restroom two days ago. The police...
  • Kashmir tense over 'mysterious' death of student March 3, 2013

    Srinagar: Tension gripped south Kashmir's Pulwama district on Sunday after reports of a Kashmiri student's death, in Hyderabad, under mysterious circumstances, spread. Markets were shut and traffic went off the roads as the news of the mysterious death of a student belonging to Parigam village of Pulwama spread in the district....