04 Jul 2015
London: A bizarre selfie by a teenager in Saudi Arabia with the body of his dead grandfather has caused outrage on the social media. The photo taken on the boy's phone shows him pulling a cheeky face, with his tongue stuck out in a childish manner.
02 Jul 2015
Manila: At least 36 people died and 19 others were reported missing when a passenger banca -- a type of outrigger boat -- capsized in the waters off Ormoc city in Central Philippines' Leyte province on Thursday afternoon, the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) said.
30 Jun 2015
Medan(Indonesia): At least 49 people were reported dead after a military transport plane crashed into a residential area shortly after take-off in northern Indonesia on Tuesday, but the toll looked set to rise after it emerged that more than 100 people had been on board.
02 Jun 2015
New Delhi: AIIMS has moved Delhi High Court seeking permission to replace its forensic department head Sudhir Kumar Gupta, who has alleged discrimination after he claimed to have refused to act unprofessionally in the Sunanda Pushkar autopsy matter.
29 Jun 2015
Mumbai: A local train yesterday crashed into the dead end at the Churchgate station here, injuring five passengers and disrupting the suburban train services on the Western Railway line.
20 May 2015
New Delhi: A city court on Wednesday allowed the Delhi Police to conduct lie-detector test on three "suspects" in the Sunanda Pushkar murder case. The court's order came after the three suspects Shashi Tharoor's domestic help Narain Singh, driver Bajrangi and friend Sanjay Dewan said they were willing to undergo the polygraph test.
25 Jun 2015
Ahmedabad: Heavy rains triggered by a deep depression in the weather system claimed as many 34 lives in Gujarat yesterday. Saurashtra region was pounded by incessant rains with Gir, Somnath, Amreli, Bhavnagar, Rajkot and Ahmedabad being the worst-affected districts.
23 Jun 2015
London: Britain's fattest man, who weighed 412 kg, was found dead in his apartment in Kent county, media reported on Monday. Carl Thompson, 33, died a few hours after he ordered an apple crumble and ice cream from his favourite takeaway on Sunday.
26 Jun 2015
Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh government has chalked out a first-of-its-kind plan to take a group of Hindus and Muslims on a joint pilgrimage. The 'dharmarth karya' department has issued a Government Order (GO) in which 10 Muslim and Hindu devouts from each district will be taken on a pilgrimage in a single trip, including a visit to Pushkar and Ajmer Sharif in Rajasthan.
24 Jun 2015
New Delhi: TV actor Sanjit Bedi, known for playing doctor Omi in popular TV show 'Sanjivani', has passed away. According to reports, Sanjit, who was suffering from a brain ailment, passed away in a hospital on Tuesday.Members from the TV and film fraternity took to Twitter and Instagram to express shock and grief over the sudden desmise of Sanjit.