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Two years after death, woman’s frozen body found in a Kolkata home; husband, son held

Friday, April 06, 2018


TweetIn a shocking first-of-its-kind, reports of an elderly woman’s frozen body being found in Kolkata, have come to the limelight. The woman, Bina Majumdar, had died on 7th April 2015 when she 84 years old. Her son, a leather technology graduate, is suspected to have removed her intestines and mummified the body with chemicals before […]


Man entered bank with ‘fake bomb’: See what happened next

Thursday, April 05, 2018


TweetA man, who, in an attempt to loot HDFC bank’s Chandpur branch in Bijnor district, had entered the bank with a fake bomb strapped to a belt on his waist, was subdued by the bank’s staff and handed over to the police on Thursday. Faced with financial challenges, the accused, identified as Rohtash, resorted to the desperate act as he had no […]


For husband’s disability certificate, woman carries him on her shoulder for weeks

Thursday, April 05, 2018


TweetIn a heart-wrenching incident, 34-year-old Vimla Singh had to carry her disabled husband Badan Singh on her shoulder for over 15km for several weeks to obtain a disability certificate from the CMO’s office in Mathura. Since she did not have the money to hire an auto or a taxi, she walked from her house in […]


Woman killed her own mother; here’s why

Wednesday, April 04, 2018


TweetPolice on Tuesday arrested a 21-year old woman, a resident of Ghaziabad who killed her mother as she objected to her having a lesbian relationship with her teacher. On March 9, Rashmi Rana’s father Satish Kumar lodged an FIR at Kavi Nagar police station against his daughter and her teacher Nisha Gautama for battering his […]


IAF helicopter crash near Kedarnath; no casualties reported

Tuesday, April 03, 2018


TweetA Mi-17 V5 helicopter of the Indian Air Force crashed near Kedarnath in Uttarakhand at 8:10 am on Tuesday morning. As confirmed by the sources, all persons onboard were safely evacuated and a court of inquiry in the matter was ordered to ascertain the cause of the incident. Further details awaited. Tweet


These are the finest institutes in India for higher education

Tuesday, April 03, 2018


TweetThe India Rankings 2018 for higher education institutions were announced by by Prakash Javadekar, union minister for human resource development on Tuesday. This year for the first time medical and dental colleges were also ranked by the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF). Apart from the medical, NIRF has also added Architecture and Law this year. According National […]


42 heritage monuments in Bihar State-protected

Tuesday, April 03, 2018


TweetFrom the ruins of Raja Bhoj’s fort in Buxar to noted author George Orwell’s birthplace in Motihari, Bihar’s archaeology department has brought nearly 13 heritage landmarks under its fold in the last 10 years. According to top officials in the state’s Directorate of Archaeology, the total number of monuments and sites protected under the Bihar […]


Man kills guests after being denied chicken curry

Tuesday, April 03, 2018


TweetA person was allegedly stabbed to death on Monday after the guests were not served chicken curry at an engagement function in Hyderabad. The deceased identified as Anwar was groom’s cousin. A person also got injured in the scuffle that broke out between the guest and the host. The police have taken some of the […]


‘My brain is my enemy’; News anchor commits suicide in Hyderabad

Monday, April 02, 2018


TweetA newsreader of a popular Telugu television channel killed herself by jumping off the fifth-floor terrace of her apartment in Hyderabad a couple of hours after she returned from work on Sunday night, police said. Venkannagari Radhika Reddy (36), who anchored 9 pm news bulletin on the channel, returned to her flat on the second […]


Friendship and a thousand rupees; how the 12th Economics board paper was leaked

Monday, April 02, 2018


Tweet A desire to help their friend for a few thousand rupees led Rishabh and Rohit–the duo arrested in the CBSE paper leak case, commit the crime, a police official said on Monday. According to police, Rishabh, Rohit and Tauqeer knew each other since the last five years. Tauqeer, the third accused in the case, had […]


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