Crime & Crash
7 devotees killed in stampede during temple ceremony
Tiruchirappalli, Apr 22: A stampede during a local temple festival killed seven devotees and injured ten others near Thuraiyur, about 45 km from here, on Sunday, police said.
The tragedy occurred when hundreds of people gathered for the 'padikasu' (temple coin) distribution ceremony, held as part of annual 'Chithira Pournami' festival, at the 'Karuppasamy' (a rural deity)...
UP: 7 killed, 34 injured after bus rams into truck on Agra-Lucknow Expressway
Lucknow, Apr 21: Seven people died and at least 34 were injured after a bus rammed into a truck on the Agra-Lucknow Expressway near Mainpuri. The accident took place during the early hours on Sunday.
The identities of those killed are yet to be ascertained.
In another road accident on Saturday, an 18-year old boy...
5 killed as mud collapses into well
TiruvannamalaI, Apr 20: Five people were killed and one person was serious injured when a rope gave way while they were digging a well in Alathur village near Chengam on Friday.
The victims were identified as Velu, 38, of Alliandhal village, Thanikachalam, 50, Ravichandran, 49, Jayamurugan, 25, and Pichandi, 51, all from Thamaraipakkam. Manickam, 52, of Periakilambakkam was badly...
3-year old boy in coma after torture by mother: Kerala police
Kochi, Apr 18: A three-year-old boy was allegedly tortured by his mother and underwent a surgery with his condition stated to be critical, police said here Thursday. The father took the boy to the hospital Wednesday saying he had injured himself by falling off a desk, but it looked liked he was beaten by a wooden object, besides there were...
Telugu TV actors Bhargavi and Anusha Reddy die in car accident
Vikarabad, Apr 18: Two Telugu television actresses were killed in a car crash in Telangana's Vikarabad district on Wednesday.
The actresses identified as Bhargavi and Anusha Reddy were returning to Hyderabad after completing shooting of a serial. Car driver Chakri and another person Vinay Kumar travelling in the same vehicle were injured. Bhargavi was 20 years old while Anusha...
Teen shot dead as pistol goes off while filming TikTok
New Delhi, Apr 15: A 19-year-old man was allegedly shot dead by his friend here as they posed with a pistol to make a video on mobile app TikTok, police said on Sunday.
Last night, Salman along with his friends Sohail and Amir went out for a drive to India Gate. While returning, Sohail seating next Salman,...
Cop beaten to death in Haryana
Ambala, Apr 13: A 28-year-old police constable was allegedly beaten to death by some unidentified men here, police said Saturday.
The constable, Avtar Singh, a resident of Panjokhra village near Ambala city, was deployed at the ADGP office in Ambala Cantt, they said.
Six men beat up Avtar and left him in an unconscious state at a crossing...
Pet dog saves lives of over 30 people in UP, dies later
Banda, Apr 13: It is often said that dogs are a man's best friend, and this has been proven yet again in Uttar Pradesh.
More than 30 lives were saved by a pet dog which woke them up by barking as a devastating fire broke out in a building here on April 12.
However, the dog lost its...
Man beaten to death for cutting flesh of dead bull
Gumla, Apr 12: One person was killed and three others were injured Thursday after villagers in Jharkhand's Gumla district beat them up, alleging that they were cutting flesh of a dead bull, police said.
The deceased has been identified as Prakash Lakra, Superintendent of Police, Gumla, Anjani Kumar Jha said. Police said a special investigation team has...
Delhi man gives 3-year-old liquor after she cries for food
New Delhi, Apr 7: New Delhi: The Delhi Commission For Women has rescued a three-year-old girl, who was allegedly neglected by her alcoholic father and was found lying in her excreta.
The child was admitted to a hospital where doctors found the child's private parts severely infected due to dirty diapers and poor hygiene, the commission said.