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  • Two killed while crossing railway tracks, 1-year-old baby survives 20 hours 41 minutes ago

    Two women and a child were run over by a power wagon while they were trying to cross rail tracks at a level crossing near Salamatpur, about 30 km from in Raisen, police said on Sunday. They said the women, along with a one-year old child, were trying to cross the...
  • Louis van Gaal says he can fulfill Manchester United expectations July 17, 2014

    New Manchester United coach Louis van Gaal said he believes he can meet the expectations for success at "the biggest club in the world" but refused to indulge in predictions when he was introduced to the media at Old Trafford on Thursday. The Dutchman, smiling and looking relaxed after arriving from...
  • 18-year-old Indian stabbed by two bullies in Singapore July 12, 2014

    Singapore: An 18-year-old Indian was stabbed with a knife after he confronted two teens who had bullied his younger brother in Singapore. Baldwin Luigi Singh, a nursing student, said he wanted to protect his younger brother from the bully who had threatened to beat up his brother. But the suspect, detained by...
  • Chennai: Fire breaks out in SBI building near North Beach Police Station; under control July 12, 2014

    Chennai: A fire broke out this afternoon in the second floor of an old building here, which housed the State Bank of India, police said. The fire is suspected to have been caused by an electric short circuit, they said, adding none was injured since the bank was functioning only for...
  • Watch: This superb vocal tribute to classic Indian ads will have you fondly missing your Vicks, Amul and Nirma days July 11, 2014

    'Rahogay tum fit and fine, jeeyogay past 99...doodh, doodh, doodh, doodh...' remember that Amul campaign advertising their milk? The comedians at All India Bakchod collaborated with Voctronica to pay tribute to the era of advertising that defined our childhood. Can you guess the names of all the products featured? ...
  • 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...
  • FIR lodged agaisnt 40-year-old man for raping his 19-year-old niece July 8, 2014

    A 19-year-old girl was allegedly raped by her uncle in Meerut, police said on Tuesday. According to the complaint lodged on Monday at the Civil Lines police station, the incident took place on June 30 when the girl was alone at her home and her 40-year-old uncle barged into the house...
  • Three persons arrested over gangraping 23-year-old girl July 6, 2014

    A 23-year-old girl was allegedly gangraped and threatened by three youths at Balwakheri village under Charthawal police station in the district, following which the accused were arrested, police said on Sunday. The incident took place on Saturday night when the accused, Sorabh, Mohit and Vipin barged into the girl's house and...
  • 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...
  • Delhi: 3 men gang-rape 17-year-old girl after befriending her in pub June 24, 2014

    New Delhi: A 17-year-old girl, who had gone to a pub in West Delhi with a female friend, was allegedly drugged and molested by a youth and then gang-raped by three other men who had rescued her from the molester in the first place, police said on Tuesday. The three men...
  • Eight-year-old girl allegedly raped by a man in Uttar Pradesh June 20, 2014

    An eight-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a man in Jaisinghpur area in Uttar Pradesh. The child was sleeping outside her house on Thursday night when a man named Avnindra Singh took away the child and raped her, police said. The girl was later found in unconscious state by her family members,...
  • 14-year-old from Bihar cracks IIT-JEE June 20, 2014

    A 14-year-old from Bihar's Rohtas district has cracked this year's prestigious IIT-JEE. Shivanand, the son of a farmer, passed his class 12 exam this year with 93.4 percent, and got special permission to sit for the Indian Institute of Technology-Joint Entrance Examination (IIT-JEE), the results of which were declared on Thursday...
  • Ruckus at Old Delhi station over late arrival of train June 19, 2014

    New Delhi: A large number of passengers of Shamli-Delhi passenger created a ruckus at Old Delhi Railway Station on Thursday evening over later arrival of the train, injuring some persons including its driver. The angry passengers started pelting stones soon after the train arrived at the Old Delhi Railway Station...
  • 15-year-old girl kidnapped, held captive by relative June 14, 2014

    A 15-year-old girl was allegedly kidnapped from Mohammadpur area and held captive by her relative, police said in Barabanki on Friday. The girl was kidnapped by her uncle Pappu and his aide KD on June 10 when she was going to attend a marriage function and they took her to Prakash...
  • Bangalore worst for the elderly, Delhi best June 14, 2014

    Bangalore: Asia's Information Technology (IT) capital Bangalore is the worst place for the elderly people. According to a survey conducted by an NGO 'Help Age' India, the highest number of atrocities are committed against the aged people in Bangalore. Sadly, most of the perpetrators are sons and daughters-in-law. The 'Help...
  • Man rapes a 10-year-old girl in Sadarpur, arrested June 14, 2014

    A 10-year-old girl was allegedly assaulted and raped in Sadarpur area, police said in Sitapur on Friday. The incident occurred on Thursday evening when the girl had gone to collect fodder from the field where the accused Arvind assaulted and raped her, Sadarpur Station Officer Kamleshwar Yadav said. When the condition of...
  • Police arrest 2 persons on charges of raping a 32-year-old woman June 14, 2014

    Two persons, who along with three others had allegedly gang raped a 32-year-old woman in the village Alipur Nagla Mev in the district on Tuesday, have been arrested, police said on Thursday. Shakru and Shibbo, both residents of Alipur Nagala Mev under Koshi Kalan police station, were arrested while hunt was...
  • 'Babuji ka taar aya hai': 13 film dialogues that may never be used on screen again June 13, 2014

    We use them in jest, we make T-shirts out of them, and we spout them at regular intervals. Dialogues such as "Kitne aadmi they", "Dosti mein no sorry, no thank you", and "Main apni favourite hoon", tend to stick in the popular and collective psyche. But what about the dialogues...
  • 90-year-old ex-US president to make parachute jump June 12, 2014

    Kennebunkport: Former US President George H W Bush can no longer use his legs, but he is not letting that stop him from keeping a vow he made five years ago: to jump from an aircraft on his 90th birthday, which is on Thursday. "It is a wonderful day in Maine...
  • Snapshot: A bare-chested Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru goes for a swim dressed only in swimming trunks but wearing his topi May 29, 2014

    Former Union Minister Shashi Tharoor tweeted this terrific picture of India's first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru in a pair of swimming trunks, ready to take a dip in the pool. "Probably the most unusual picture of Nehruji I've seen -- out for a swim with his topi still on!" Tharoor...
  • Saker salutes Jordan's Sri Lanka rout in third ODI May 29, 2014

    Manchester: England bowling coach David Saker hailed Chris Jordan as the "ultimate professional" after the allrounder spearheaded a stunning 10-wicket defeat of Sri Lanka in the third one-day international. Sussex paceman Jordan took a career-best five wickets for 29 runs as England dismissed Sri Lanka for just 67 at Old Trafford...
  • Watch: A group of kids were shown a computer from the late 1970s and asked to operate it. Their reactions are priceless! May 28, 2014

    Ah, the joys of trolling the young! A group of kids were shown a computer from the late 1970s and asked to operate it. Remember, these are kids of 2000s, expert at operating ultra modern gadgets. They do their homework on the iPad and probably own a smartphone they play...
  • Harda: Missing 10-year-old girl's body found buried in farm May 24, 2014

    Body of a 10-year-old girl, who was missing since May 22, has been found buried in an agricultural field at Kachbaindi village in Harda district, police said on Saturday. The girl's family alleged that she was raped and murdered by a youth, however, police has not confirm the charge. The body was...
  • Meet Jeralean Talley, the world's second oldest person who turns 115 on May 30 May 24, 2014

    A Detroit-area woman, a member of a select group of the living to have been born in the 19th century, is celebrating a birthday on Friday. Her 115th. Jeralean Talley, who was born May 23, 1899, went fishing last year and still gets around on her own with the help of...
  • 40-year-old man crushed to death in truck-bike collision May 24, 2014

    A 40-year-old man was crushed to death and his daughter seriously injured when a speeding truck rammed into their motorcycle on Delhi-Dehradun national highway. The mishap occurred near Purkazi area in the district on Friday when the victim Hukum Singh was taking his daughter to an examination centre. The injured girl was...
  • Teenager kidnapped twice in a month in Noida May 24, 2014

    A 14-year-old girl, who was kidnapped last month and rescued by police later, has been abducted again to put pressure over her parent to withdraw the earlier case, from Salarpur village in Noida, police said on Friday. Salarpur resident Rahmat, in his complaint lodged at Sector 39 police station, alleged that...
  • Woman dies under mysterious circumstances, family claims dowry death May 23, 2014

    A 22-year-old woman died under mysterious circumstances but her bother alleged that she was killed by her in-laws 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...
  • Communal clashes in old Hyderabad, 2 dead in police firing May 14, 2014

    Hyderabad: Two people have been killed and seven others injured when police opened fire to control a communal clash in the old city of Hyderabad on Wednesday. Clashes broke out between members of two communities in old Hyderabad on Wednesday afternoon. Police fired at the mob to control the situation. Two...
  • I want to be the new Manchester United manager, says Van Gaal May 8, 2014

    Manchester: Louis van Gaal wants to become the next manager of Manchester United, the Dutchman said on Wednesday. The Netherlands coach described United as the "biggest club in the world" and said he would "love the job". "I hope that I shall be the one. It's the biggest club in the...
  • Two students held for abetting suicide of 20-year-old female colleague May 3, 2014

    Two B.SC students were on Saturday arrested for allegedly abetting the suicide of a 20-year-old Dalit girl, their college mate whom they had been harassing for over one year, police said. Akansha, a B.SC first year student, committed suicide on April 21 by hanging herself from the ceiling fan at her residence...