Crime & Crash
WB man burnt to death after woman he raped, set ablaze grabs him while on fire: Cops
Malda, Mar 6: A 35-year-old man was burnt to death in West Bengal's Malda district after a woman he allegedly raped and set on fire, grabbed him while still ablaze, police said Tuesday.
The woman is now under treatment at the Malda Medical College and Hospital with burn injuries in her face and hands, officials said. She claimed that...
Baby’s death: Indian foster mom cleared
Houston, Mar 3: Sini Mathews, the Indian-American foster mother of three-year-old special needs girl Sherin Mathews who was found dead in a culvert in suburban Dallas in 2017, was freed from jail after 15 months as the child endangerment charges against her have been dropped in the US due to lack of evidence.
The Dallas County District...
10-year-old girl in Maharashtra repeatedly raped by boy, gets pregnant
Palghar, Mar 2: A 10-year-old girl was allegedly repeatedly raped by a boy at a village in Palghar district of Maharashtra, police said on Saturday.
The boy, 12, was booked following a complaint lodged by the girl's parents, police said.
"Both the minors are neighbours. As per the complaint, the boy had been raping the...
Notorious cheater nabbed; 9 cameras, 14 lens worth Rs 33 lakhs seized
Bengaluru, Mar 1: Police have nabbed a notorious cheater and recovered from him Rs 33 lakhs worth 9 Cannon cameras and 14 costly lens.
Police said on Friday that the arrested Asaf Khan, posing as a professional photographer, used to take on hire for 4 to 5 days costly cameras and putting them on sale through OLX and selling...
Teenager 'beaten up' for teasing girl in Kerala dies
Kollam, Mar 1: An 18-year-old boy, who was beaten up by his neighbour for allegedly teasing a girl, died at a hospital, police said Friday.
The teenager had been undergoing treatment at a hospital in the state capital, where he died Thursday night, they said.
Vineeth, a warden of a district jail here was taken into custody in...
Indian student invovled in destroying dozens of computers in New York college
New York, Feb 27: An Indian student has been arrested after being charged with intentionally causing damage to over 50 protected computers owned by a college in New York state capital Albany, officials said on Wednesday.
Vishwanath Akuthota, 26 was arrested on February 22 in North Carolina after being charged with intentionally causing damage to protected computers owned by...
Three die as canter capsises in Belagavi
Belagavi, Feb 25: Three persons died on the spot while six others sustained injuries when a loaded Canter mini lorry overturned under Aigali police station limits in the district, police said on Monday.
The driver of the mini lorry, loaded with grape cartons, lost control of the vehicle while negotiating a bend and the vehicle overturned.
Young filmmaker Nayana Sooryan found dead
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 25: Young filmmaker Nayana Sooryan was found dead in her rented apartment at Althara in the capital on Saturday night. She was 28.
Hailing from Alappad, she was a familiar face in the city’s film circles along with her mentor Lenin Rajendran.
After her graduation in 2010, she began working as an assistant director with Lenin...
Kidnapped twin sons of businessman found dead in UP
Satna, Feb 24: The six-year-old twin sons of a businessman kidnapped at gunpoint in Madhya Pradesh's Satna district have been found dead in the Yamuna River in Uttar Pradesh, police said on Sunday.
Sporadic protests erupted in Chitrakoot town of Satna soon after the news of their death reached the place, prompting police to step up security.
16 women among 29 die after consuming liquor in Assam
Guwahati, Feb 23: Country liquor laced with toxic chemicals has killed at least 29 people, including 16 women, in villages inhabited by tea plantation workers across eastern Assam’s Golaghat and Jorhat districts.
Officials in these two districts said more than 45 people had been admitted to hospitals, with the condition of four being critical.
The hooch tragedy first...