Moscow, Feb 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) State awards will be given to people who distinguished themselves in responding to the recent meteorite strike in Russia's Chelyabinsk region, a minister has said.
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) The central government Thursday approved the allotment of an apartment free of cost to the family of the Delhi gang-rape victim.
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) A 32-year-old women strangulated her three-year-old daughter and then hanged herself at her house here Thursday, police said.
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) A woman here is battling for life after her live-in partner poured petrol on her and set her on fire, police said Thursday.
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday set up a six-member team to scan the transcripts of former corporate lobbyist Niira Radia's telephone intercepts to determine if there was any conversation that violated the law and warranted prosecution and asked it to submit its report in four months.
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Condemning the violence in Noida, Assocham secretary general D.S. Rawat Thursday pressed Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav to immediately tighten security in the city.
Patna, Feb 21 (IANS) Bihar's opposition leader Abdul Bari Siddiqui has given up his security personnel and urged the government to deploy them to maintain law and order.
Kolkata, Feb 21 (IANS) Trinamool Congress workers allegedly chopped off the ear of a panchayat worker in West Bengal's Murshidabad district Thursday for joining the two-day nationwide strike by major trade unions, police said.
Kolkata, Feb 21 (IANS) The West Bengal Human Rights Commission (WBHRC) has sought a report from the state government suggesting ways to block on the internet "rape-games" - the Japanese video games which challenge a player to rape women.
Ranchi, Feb 21 (IANS) The body of trader Gyan Chandra Jain, who was abducted Feb 14 while returning home from his factory, was recovered Thursday, police said.
Patna, Feb 21 (IANS) A poverty-stricken woman in this Bihar capital has claimed that she sold her two-month-old daughter for Rs.5,000 to a neighbour to raise money for her ailing husband's medical treatment.
New York, Feb 21 (IANS/EFE) A 29-year-old man has been indicted for stealing Spanish artist Salvador Dali's "Cartel de Don Juan Tenorio" from a New York gallery last year, authorities said.
Washington, Feb 21 (IANS/EFE) The US government has presented a comprehensive strategy to fight industrial cyber-espionage and hacker attacks against the country that infringe on property rights and compromise company secrets.
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) Two people, including a 10-year-old girl, were killed and many injured when a two-storey building collapsed here Wednesday evening, police said.
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday refused to entertain a PIL seeking direction for all the district courts regarding the procedure to be adopted and records relied upon while determining the juvenility of an accused.
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) An undertrial was shot dead and an escorting Delhi Police constable was injured when two men opened fire in a city court Wednesday. One of the attackers has been arrested, police said.
Lagos, Feb 20 (IANS) Gunmen attacked a vessel off southern Nigeria and kidnapped six foreigners on board, including three Ukrainians, two Indians and a Russian, police said Wednesday.
Noida/Ghaziabad, Feb 20 (IANS) The two-day nationwide strike called by major trade unions partially affected life in the National Capital Region towns of Noida and Ghaziabad Wednesday.
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) An undertrial and a Delhi Police constable were injured when two men opened fire at the former in a city court Wednesday. One of the attackers has been arrested, police said.
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to the Delhi government on a plea seeking special courts to try sexual offences committed against children.
Patna, Feb 20 (IANS) Bihar legislator Anant Singh of the ruling Janata Dal-United (JD-U) was named an accused in the kidnapping and murder of a farmer, police said Wednesday.
Beijing, Feb 20 (IANS) A US computer security company said the Chinese army is behind a series of cyber-attacks on American companies and institutions, a charge denied by the Chinese military Wednesday.
Washington, Feb 20 (IANS) Several community organisations, including a South Asian coalition, have launched a signature drive to press lawmakers to ask the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to track hate crimes against Sikh, Hindu, and Arab Americans.
New York, Feb 20 (IANS) The US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has announced that it is looking into suspected insider trading of H.J. Heinz after an acquisition announcement made by Warren Buffett's Berkshire-Hathaway and Brazil's 3G Capital last week.
Beijing, Feb 20 (IANS) China's military Wednesday said the country's armed forces had never backed any hacking activities and denounced as "groundless both in facts and legal basis" US cybersecurity firm Mandiant's report that it was behind cyber-attacks against US companies.
Brussels, Feb 20 (IANS/EFE) The machine-gun-toting men who stole $50 million worth of diamonds from a Brink's armoured truck at Brussels international airport were wearing police uniforms, Belgian prosecutors said Tuesday.
Mexico City, Feb 20 (IANS/EFE) The police chief of the Mexican border city of Nuevo Laredo is missing and two of his brothers have been murdered, prosecutors said.
Mumbai/Nagpur, Feb 20 (IANS) Appealing for calm and cooperation, Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan Wednesday said the incident of the three minor sisters who went missing and were later found raped and murdered was "extremely deplorable and painful".
Mexico City, Feb 20 (IANS/EFE) Officials will begin working on the legal framework for creating a unified police command in each of Mexico's states, an initiative that has the support of state governors, President Enrique Pena Nieto said.
Beijing, Feb 20 (IANS/EFE) The Chinese army is behind a series of cyberattacks on US companies and institutions, according to a study by a US computer security company.
Ambala (Haryana), Feb 20 (IANS) The nationwide strike call given by various trade unions started on a tragic note after a Haryana Roadways employee was crushed under the wheels of a state roadways transport bus here early Wednesday.
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) A Delhi court Friday extended till March 5 the judicial custody of a man arrested for attempting to rape a girl and shoving an iron rod into her mouth.
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) An increasing number of people in the 15-35 age group are suffering spinal injuries due to road accidents, doctors and officials said here Tuesday.
Chandigarh, Feb 19 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Tuesday conducted searches at residences of two sitting Haryana legislators in connection with the murder case of a former village headman.
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday pulled up the chief secretaries of Tamil Nadu, Gujarat and Arunachal Pradesh for being indifferent to the plight of the missing children and choosing to ignore the orders of the court.
Shimla, Feb 19 (IANS) In the wake of the Delhi gang-rape, Himachal Pradesh Tuesday announced it is constituting a special committee to check crimes against women.
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) Two more people were arrested in connection with BJP leader Arun Jaitley's call records case, police said Tuesday.
Kolkata, Feb 19 (IANS) Taking note of media reports of the stripping and torture of a jail inmate, the West Bengal Human Rights Commission has sought a report from the jail department.
Kolkata, Feb 19 (IANS) A fast-track court Tuesday framed charges of gang-rape and criminal conspiracy against three people arrested in the politically controversial Park Street rape case, in which an Anglo-Indian woman was allegedly raped in 2012.
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday issued notice to the centre on a petition by two Italian marines seeking the court's nod to travel back to their country to exercise their franchise in the ongoing elections in Italy.
Patna, Feb 19 (IANS) Over 78,000 criminals, including politicians and lawmakers, have been convicted and punished in Bihar, highest in the country, in the last seven years due to the fast-track courts, an official said Tuesday.
Beijing, Feb 19 (IANS) Five children suffocated to death Monday in a deserted house that was being used to cure tobacco in southwest China's Guizhou province, authorities said.
Belgrade, Feb 19 (IANS) The Belgrade villa where the widow of the former Yugoslav president Josip Broz Tito has lived for the past 30 years was broken into during a brazen day-time robbery, reported Radio Television Serbia.
New York, Feb 19 (IANS) The US federal district court of Wisconsin will hold an evidentiary hearing Thursday in a case of human rights violation filed against Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal by a Sikh rights' organisation.
Moscow, Feb 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian investigators would probe the source of some $15,000 seized from an opposition activist Ilya Yashin, as part of a criminal case into the alleged funding of the anti-Putin protest movement by a Georgian politician.
Moscow, Feb 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A man in Russia is facing up to 20 years in prison after over 90 kg of marijuana was recovered from him.
Kolkata, Feb 18 (IANS) Stating that 9 percent more rapes occurred in Delhi over Kolkata, Nobel laureate Amartya Sen Monday said the fact should not make the people in the West Bengal capital become complacent.
Ghaziabad, Feb 18 (IANS) Police Monday registered a criminal case against a woman who filed a false gang rape complaint against four men in Ghaziabad.
Chandigarh, Feb 18 (IANS) Legendary athlete, 'Flying Sikh' Milkha Singh Monday found himself in the middle of an unsavoury controversy after he was named in a FIR registered by the Chandigarh police following a brawl among high-profile members of the upscale Chandigarh Golf Club here.
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) Women activists and students will hold a protest in the national capital Thursday against the government's ordinance amending anti-rape laws, saying it is not in favour of women.