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  • Bengal college student injured in acid attack 3 hours 11 minutes ago

    Kolkata: In yet another acid attack in West Bengal, a college girl in Arambagh in Hooghly district was seriously injured on Monday when unidentified youths threw vitriol at her, police said. The second year student of Netaji Mahavidyalaya suffered burn injuries on her back, hands and legs after two motorbike-riding youths...
  • Body of 7-year-old woman found hanging from tree 3 hours 44 minutes ago

    The body of an elderly woman was on Monday found hanging from a tree in Bharthana area, police said. The body of 70-year-old Shrivati was found hanging from a tree outside Ramayan village today morning, station in-charge B S Yadav said. He said that initially it was suspected that the woman was...
  • Woman dies at husband's house; father alleges murder for dowry Yesterday

    A 23-year-old woman died at her husband's house in Sanjay Nagar locality here, after which her father has a lodged a case of dowry death against the in-laws, police said on Sunday. According to the statement of the victim Neetu's husband Jagdish, she was found unconscious on a bed on Saturday...
  • Dowry death: Woman charred to death by husband, in-laws Yesterday

    A 24-year-old woman was allegedly burnt by her husband and in-laws for dowry in Aurai area of the district, police said in Bhadohi on Sunday. The victim, identified as Suman was burnt by her husband Satya Narain and his father over a demand for dowry in Kolahalpur village on Saturday evening,...
  • Jammu: Hospital gives abortion pill to 8-month pregnant woman 'by mistake' Yesterday

    Jammu: In a shocking case of alleged medical negligence in Jammu, a doctor and two para-medics have been arrested after a eight-month pregnant woman was given abortion pill by mistake. The woman was admitted to a private hospital for glucose fluid intake but was given an abortion pill. The hospital...
  • Pakistani woman climbs world's seven highest peaks Yesterday

    Islamabad: Samina Baig became the first Pakistani woman to climb seven highest peaks in seven continents in under eight months, media reported on Sunday. Baig, 23, has completed the challenge of climbing seven of the highest mountains around the world, including Mount Everest which she scaled in May 2013, Dawn online...
  • California woman spooks neighbours by leaving porcelain dolls resembling their daughters anonymously on their doorsteps 2 days ago

    A California woman who spooked her small community by anonymously leaving porcelain dolls on the doorsteps of fellow churchgoers that eerily resembled their daughters told police she is embarrassed by the incidents, authorities said on Friday. The dolls, some wearing fuzzy slippers or frilly gowns, turned up at more than a...
  • Woman allegedly gang raped at gunpoint by four men in Delhi 4 days ago

    New Delhi: A 22-year-old woman was allegedly raped at gunpoint by a gang of four men in Delhi on Tuesday, the police have said. The woman, who hails from Mathura in Uttar Pradesh, was returning from Gurgaon on Tuesday when a group of men intercepted the car she was travelling in...
  • Nizamuddinpur woman stripped in public, now arrested for kidnapping 4 days ago

    The woman who was stripped and assaulted publically in Bihar for allegedly kidnapping and murdering two men was arrested Thursday, officials said. The arrest came three days after she went missing from a Patna hospital where she was undergoing treatment for the injuries. Sangita Devi, in her 40s, was stripped and assaulted...
  • KR Meera's 'Hang Woman' is a complex read 5 days ago

    Some books are just not an easy read. No matter how hard you try, you cannot skim through them. Neither can you dismiss them. They demand complete and total attention. They will not rest till you give it to them and neither will you. 'Hang Woman' by KR Meera is...
  • 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...
  • Delhi: Body of a woman found in Narela July 19, 2014

    New Delhi: A highly decomposed body, suspected to be of a woman, was found from a field in Narela area of Outer Delhi on Saturday evening, police said. "The body, which seems to be of a women in her 30's, was found in a field in Narela. The body is highly...
  • Lucknow: Police confirms rape of 25-year-old woman July 18, 2014

    Lucknow: Postmortem report of the 25-year-old woman whose mutilated dead body was discovered in the Mohanlal Ganj area of Lucknow on Thursday has confirmed rape, police said on Friday. Taking note of the crime, Lucknow Additional Director General of police, Sutapa Sanyal said that investigations are underway to nab the perpetrators. "The...
  • Probe ordered against top woman cop for not paying rent July 17, 2014

    A probe has been ordered against a female deputy superintendent of police (DSP) for allegedly refusing to pay house rent for nearly two years to her landlord in Chhattisgarh's Raigarh district. Rewti Tikam Patel, a native of Janjgir-Champa district complained against police officer Puja Agrawal for allegedly not paying house rent for about 22 months during...
  • Woman's fingers chopped off by 'dowry-demanding' husband July 17, 2014

    New Delhi: A 24-year-old woman's four fingers were chopped off when her husband, who had allegedly been demanding dowry, tried to stab her at her mother's residence in east Delhi's Mandawali area on Thursday. The attack happened at around 1 pm when Sonam Verma, a mother of two-year-old, went to her...
  • Woman sets herself on fire at Delhi police headquarters gate July 14, 2014

    New Delhi: A 40-year-old woman, who was apparently miffed at the behaviour of her younger sister, allegedly tried to self immolate at the main gate of Delhi police headquarters near ITO here this evening. According to police, the incident took place at 4:15 pm when Sushila reached the police headquarters main...
  • Watch: Heart-stopping moment a pregnant woman is caught on film jumping from a burning building into a waiting crowd July 14, 2014

    That was a narrow escape. Whew. A pregnant woman was filmed jumping from the first storey of a burning building in Turkey into a crowd waiting below with sheets and pieces of cardboard. The woman is in a hospital but in good condition. The fire in South St. Louis saw a...
  • Watch: You shouldn't miss this '40s jazz-inspired cover of Britney Spears' 'Womanizer' July 14, 2014

    Sultry lyrics, smooth vocals and a smoky, perfect piano. Re-imagined by American pianist and a darling of YouTube videos Scott Bradlee, this cover of Britney Spears' 2008 hit 'Womanizer' has been sung by Cristina Gatti. Here is the jazz version of the song, followed by the original. Which one do...
  • Delhi: BSES official held for raping woman in hotel July 13, 2014

    New Delhi: An assistant manager with Delhi power discom BSES was on Sunday arrested for raping a 20-year-old woman at gun-point inside a hotel after luring her on the pretext of a job interview, police said. The woman made a call to the police control room (PCR) at 2.16 p.m. and...
  • Jharkhand: To seek revenge, panchayat allegedly orders rape of teen girl July 11, 2014

    Bokaro: In a horrific incident, a Panchayat in Bokaro is alleged to have ordered the rape of a 14-year-old tribal girl. The minor girl's family claimed that the teenager was allegedly raped because her brother had been accused of misbehaving with a female neighbour. They said that the panchayat instructed some...
  • Hollywood actor Richard Gere in Leh for Dalai Lama's discourses July 7, 2014

    Leh: Hollywood actor Richard Gere is in Leh, the main town of the mountainous district of Ladakh in Jammu and Kashmir, to attend to Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama's discourses, event organisers said Monday. He will also participate in the highly venerated Kalachakra (Wheel of Time) ceremony for world...
  • First look: Henry Cavill looks impressive as Superman in 'Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice' July 4, 2014

    The first look of Henry Cavill in Superman costume in 'Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice' was released on Twitter. The Superman's look has been released nearly two months after director Zack Snyder tweeted the first look of Ben Affleck as Batman. The picture shows Henry wearing his signature...
  • 'An Unmarried Woman' writer-director Paul Mazursky dies July 2, 2014

    Reuters: Paul Mazursky, the writer and director behind such Oscar-nominated films as "An Unmarried Woman" and "Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice," has died in Los Angeles. He was 84. Mazursky, who also co-created "The Monkees" television series, died on Monday at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center from pulmonary cardiac arrest, said...
  • Pak woman burnt to death after rejecting marriage proposal June 29, 2014

    Lahore: A young woman has been burnt to death by her suitor after she rejected his marriage proposal in Pakistan's Punjab province. The incident took place in Toba Tek Singh district when the suspect visited the residence of the victim with his marriage proposal, according to the girl's family members. The proposal...
  • Indian-origin woman honoured with international radio award June 25, 2014

    Melbourne: An Indian-origin woman in Australia has been honoured with an international radio award for her documentary exploring family and domestic violence. Manpreet Kaur Singh won the Silver medal at the New York Festival's International Radio Programme Awards this year for her documentary feature 'The Enemy Within'. Manpreet works as an executive...
  • Tamil Nadu: Woman held for murder of granddaughter June 23, 2014

    Dharmapuri: A 55-year-old woman was today arrested near here for allegedly murdering her granddaughter, police said. Police said the woman's daughter, who was already having a daughter, had delivered another baby girl in March last year and the infant reportedly fell ill and died on April 13. The body was buried the...
  • Minor girl raped, newly married woman gang raped in AP June 20, 2014

    Rajahmundry: A 12-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a youth while a newly married woman was allegedly gang raped by two persons in separate incidents in East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh, police said today. The incidents took place last night and no arrests have been made so far, they said. The...
  • Dispute between two communities in Meerut turns violent, one injured June 20, 2014

    A dispute between two communities turned violent here and also led to firing by one of the parties in which a woman was injured on Friday. Five people have been taken into custody following the incident on Thursday night in the Lisadi gate area, police said, adding that a police contingent...
  • Woman waits for husband missing since Uttarakhand tragedy June 19, 2014

    A woman is still waiting for the return of her husband, who went missing in the flash floods in Uttarakhand though a year has passed since then. "My heart says he will return soon," says 40-year-old Snehalata, who got separated from her husband Dwarikanath Panda in the devastating floods. The couple and...
  • Mahila Congress workers climb barricades in protest against rape accused MoS Nihal Chand June 18, 2014

    New Delhi: After the woman who accused MoS Nihal Chand of raping her three years ago alleged that she was receiving threats, Mahila Congress workers on Wednesday headed to the BJP headquarters in New Delhi and held vociferous protests. In view of the zealous protests, Delhi Police barricaded the Ashoka...