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  • Twitter in talks to buy Bieber-backed selfie app Shots: Report November 26, 2014

    Bangalore: Twitter is in talks to buy Shots, a selfie photo-sharing app, CNBC reported, citing a source close to the Justin Bieber-backed company. The microblogging website is particularly interested in the app's more than 3 million users, nearly two-thirds of whom are women under 24, CNBC said. A Twitter spokesperson said the...
  • US: Police officer shot in area around troubled city of Ferguson September 28, 2014

    Ferguson: A police officer was shot on Saturday in the area around the strife-hit US city of Ferguson, Missouri, but his injuries were not life-threatening, the Missouri Department of Public Safety said. "A search is under way for the suspect in the shooting of the officer," it said, adding the incident...
  • Massachusetts jail offers $1,000ashot drug to fight addiction, recidivism September 6, 2014

    Massachusetts: When William Luz's father died behind bars last month at 62 of liver failure and other illnesses tied to a lifetime of illegal drug use, his son, a former addict himself, could have dulled the pain with heroin. But Luz, who had been released from jail a few weeks before...
  • Sony unveils new perfume bottleshaped selfie camera August 23, 2014

    New Delhi: For fashionloving teenagers who enjoy taking selfies but do not want the world to see, Sony has launched a unique perfume bottlelook camera that can be a perfect bag accessory. Named the Cybershot DSCKW11, it has a "Beauty Effect" mode that can improve the appearance of skin tone...
  • 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. 28yearold 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....
  • Shots fired at Pakistan opposition leader Imran Khan in antiNawaz Sharif rally August 15, 2014

    Gujranwala (Pakistan): Clashes broke out in the city of Gujranwala on Friday after gun shots were fired at the vehicle of Pakistani opposition leader Imran Khan. The cricketerturnedpopulist politician was shot at as he led an antigovernment march to the capital. Khan's spokeswoman Aneela Khan said that Khan was not injured...
  • US: Unrest in St Louis after fatal shooting of unarmed black teen August 12, 2014

    Ferguson: A black teenager who was fatally shot by a police officer had his hands raised when the officer approached with his weapon drawn and fired repeatedly, according to two men who said they witnessed the shooting that sparked two nights of unrest in suburban St Louis. The FBI opened an...
  • Ukraine, rebels argue over MH17 debris, Germany warns Putin July 19, 2014

    Hrabove/Donetsk (Ukraine): Ukraine accused Russia and proMoscow rebels on Saturday of destroying evidence of "international crimes" as guerrillas and foreign observers faced off over access to the wreckage of the downed Malaysian airliner. As Kiev raised the stakes by saying it had evidence that a Russian fired the missile widely assumed...
  • Inside Malaysia Airlines, tears and shock as tragedy strikes again July 18, 2014

    Kuala Lumpur: It started with another latenight phone call, another rush to the airport, where familiar faces in a familiar setting tried to make sense of nearly 300 more lives lost in the second disaster to strike Malaysia Airlines in the space of just a few months. For a company and...
  • School principal shot at, escapes unhurt in Outer Delhi June 18, 2014

    New Delhi: The principal of a public school was allegedly shot at by two unidentified armed assailants inside the premises of the school in Narela of outer Delhi. However, 48yearold Ram Pal Tyagi, Principal of Daffodil Public school in Narela, escaped unhurt as the assailants missed their target, police said...
  • BJP leader Vijay Pandit shot dead in Greater Noida June 7, 2014

    Greater Noida: Bharatiya Janata Party leader Vijay Pandit was shot dead by some unidentified men in Greater Noida on Saturday. The men came on a motorcycle and fired five bullets at him and the leader died on the spot. BJP workers have been protesting on the spot and have set many vehicles...
  • Canada: Gunman shoots 3 police officers dead June 5, 2014

    Moncton: Three police officers were shot dead and two others injured Wednesday in the east coast Canadian province of New Brunswick, officials said, and authorities were searching for a suspect. The Royal Canadian Mounted Police in New Brunswick confirmed on its Twitter feed that three officers were dead and two others...
  • Minor girl shot for protesting against molestation in Muzaffarnagar June 2, 2014

    New Delhi: A minor girl was shot for protesting against molestation in Mirapur in Muzaffarnagar, Uttar Pradesh. The family of the victim alleged that no action was taken by police even after being informed about the incident. The incident highlights the deteriorating law and order situation in the state. ...
  • Maharashtra: Shiv Sena leader shot dead in Badlapur May 23, 2014

    Mumbai: A Shiv Sena leader of the party's Badlapur unit was shot dead by unidentified gunmen in broad daylight on Friday. Mohan Raut, who is the Vice President of Shiv Sena unit in Badlapur was at his office in Katrap area when the gunmen attacked him. Four rounds of bullets were fired...
  • Andhra Pradesh: TRS functionary Ramulu shot dead May 11, 2014

    A Naxalturnedpolitician was shot dead by unidentified persons in Nalgonda town of Andhra Pradesh on Sunday, police said. The deceased K Ramulu was a member of Telangana Rashtra Samiti executive committee and brother of former top Maoist leader Sambashivudu, they said. A group of 78 assailants fired several rounds in Ramulu's...
  • Three teenagers gunned down by suspected Maoist guerrillas April 19, 2014

    Suspected Maoist guerrillas shot dead three teenagers on the outskirts of Ranchi, police said Saturday. According to police, the guerrillas killed the three aged between 15 and 17 at Masu village, situated on outskirts of Ranchi, Friday night. Police was informed Saturday morning. When police personnel reached the village Saturday, they faced...
  • US Rapper and reality TV star Benzino shot, injured during his mother's funeral March 31, 2014

    Boston: Reality television star and rapper Benzino was shot and wounded, allegedly by his nephew, during the funeral procession for his mother outside Boston, authorities said on Sunday. Benzino, star of the VH1 show "Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta," was driving in the procession on Route 3 on Saturday when he...
  • Photos: 19 incredible shot glasses that you can also eat March 7, 2014

    These shot glasses will literally blow your mind. Our favourite is the milk and cookie shot. But the strawberry-jelo shot glass is rather cute too. ...
  • Man wears 'Breaking Bad' shirt after meth arrest February 27, 2014

    Chicago: A suburban Chicago man accused of operating a methamphetamine lab appears in his booking photo wearing a T-shirt from the television show 'Breaking Bad.' Daniel Kowalski's mug shot shows him wearing a T-shirt for the fictional Los Pollos Hermanos chicken restaurant depicted in the AMC show about a methamphetamine manufacturer. The...
  • Tata Motors executive shot dead by unidentified assailants February 23, 2014

    An executive officer of country's leading automobile company Tata Motors was shot dead by unidentified attackers at Nildih under Telco police station here on Saturday. The victim, Brajesh Sahay, Assistant General Manager (AGM), TML Driveline of Tata Motors, was returning home from office in his car when the attackers opened fire...
  • Veer campaign: Indian paralympian Amit Kumar unleashes his true potential February 20, 2014

    In India hardly 1 per cent of the physically challenged people are employed, but there are some who have overcome their disability through sheer courage and determination. Indian paralympian Amit Kumar Saroha is one such person who has unleashed his true potential. On September 21, 2007 Saroha met with an...
  • Delhi: 3 members of family shot dead over parking lot dispute February 17, 2014

    Delhi: Three members of a family were shot dead in the national capital over a longrunning parking lot dispute. The incident took place on Saturday night in the Badarpur area of South Delhi. Amit Mishra, 24yearold, was the first to be shot. After hearing the gunshots, his parents Om Prakash and...
  • Shot putter Om Prakash wins gold at Asian Indoor Athletics February 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Shot putter Om Prakash Singh Karhana On Sunday gave the lone gold to India in the 6th Asian Indoor Athletics Championships as he won the gold medal on the second and final day of the event at Hangzhou, China. Om Prakash threw the iron ball to a distance of...
  • Unidentified assailants shoot chief priest dead in Puredaal February 7, 2014

    A chief priest of a temple in Ayodhyawas on Friday shot dead by some unidentified assailants in Puredaal village in Gonda, police said. Ramdev Das (77) of "Ayaram Akhara" of Ayodhya, who had come in Gondaon Thursday along with his disciples to take part in a religious programme in Jhalidham Mandir...
  • West Bengal: TMC leader shot at allegedly by miscreants February 5, 2014

    Tamluk: Trinamool Congress leader and deputy pradhan of Nandigram Block II of East Midnapore district Samar Maiti was shot at allegedly by miscreants on Tuesday night, police said. Maiti was returning home from the local market when miscreants fired at him. He was immediately rushed to the Tamluk Hospital. The Tamluk Hospital...
  • Thailand: Shots fired as PM meets election body, warns of chaos January 28, 2014

    Shots were fired at a Thai army facility where the prime minister was meeting on Tuesday and two people were hurt, an antigovernment protest leader said. Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra was meeting the Election Commission at an army complex to try to settle on a date for a general election. The...
  • Photo: Here's definitive proof that Justin Bieber is the king of police mug shots January 24, 2014

    Canadian teen pop singer Justin Bieber is shown in a combo of booking photos provided by the MiamiDade Corrections and Rehabilitation Department in Miami, Florida on January 23, 2014. Bieber was arrested in south Florida early Thursday on a drunk driving charge after he was caught drag racing on a...
  • Uneasy calm in Assam, 15 people dead in a month January 13, 2014

    Guwahati: An uneasy calm prevails in Assam, especially in the Karbi Anglong district where clashes between Karbi and Naga terrorists have left at least 15 people dead in the past month. On December 28, nine youth belonging to the Karbi community were abducted, blindfolded, their hands tied and all of them...
  • Former Miss Venezuela shot dead by robbers January 8, 2014

    A popular soapopera actress and former Miss Venezuela, 29yearold Monica Spear surely could have afforded to vacation elsewhere. Yet she and her exhusband, who worked in the travel industry, spent New Year's in the mountains of western Venezuela with their 5yearold daughter then visited the plains of Apure state. On their return...
  • Panchayat member shot dead by unidentified assailants December 30, 2013

    A panchayat member was allegedly shot dead by unidentified persons in Dullahpur area, police said here on Monday. Anand Bihari Yadav (35) was shot dead when he was returning from the market on Sunday evening, they said, adding a case has been lodged in this regard. ...