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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.

The mini...

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...

Bhopal: Rs 1.70 cr cash, jewellery worth 70 lakh seized in IT raid on road contractor

Feb 20: Income tax sleuths seized over Rs one crore in cash and jewellery worth Rs 70 lakh after raiding the properties of a road contractor on Tuesday in Bhopal.

The IT sleuths made the recovery after raiding four locations of road contractor Nilay Jain.

The IT raid is still underway in the city's Arera...

13 killed, 18 injured as truck runs over marriage procession on Jaipur highway

Jaipur, Feb 19: A speeding truck ran into a marriage procession in Rajasthan's Pratapgarh district fatally hitting 13 people, four of them children, while leaving 18 others injured, said reports on Tuesday.

The accident happened near Ramdev temple on State Highway-113 late on Monday when the truck, going to Banswara from Nimbahera, rammed into the marriage party...

Son arrested for killing mother

Chikkamagaluru, Feb 18: An elderly woman was killed, allegedly by her son, at Hokali village in Sringeri taluk on Sunday.

Sakamma, 65, wife of Shankare Gowda, died after her son Nandish hit her in the head with a cane, said the police.

The accused picked up argument with his mother as she refused to offer him money to...

Saudi mother sentenced to death for killing husband’s 6-yr-old daughter

Riyadh, Feb 15: A mother was sentenced to death in Saudi Arabia for murder, Spa reported on Monday.

The Saudi new agency reported that the Saudi woman, identified as Aida bint Shaman Al Rashidy, was sentenced to death after she was convicted of murdering her husband's daughter.

SPA added that the perpetrator killed the 6-year-old...