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Harnessing sunlight to convert carbon dioxide into fuel

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 17:35

Using waste carbon dioxide and easily obtainable machined parts, researchers have devised an efficient method for harnessing sunlight to convert carbon dioxide into a potential alternative fuel known as formic acid.

India - No country for girls!

Last Updated: Saturday, June 21, 2014, 11:21

Can I walk on my own? Will I be safe today? Do I actually have the right to live freely? These are just some questions I ask myself every day. <br><br> There has been an unprecedented number heinous acts committed against women lately, whether it be rape or domestic violence. Justice is still pending for countless women in the country and the nation has failed to deliver what it promised since Independence - equality and justice for all.

Acid put in man`s eyes, fingers chopped in Bihar

Last Updated: Friday, June 13, 2014, 17:58

A man has sustained serious injuries in Bihar after a group of people chopped off his fingers and poured acid in his eyes over a minor dispute, police said Friday.

John Abraham joins campaign to support acid attack victims

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 10, 2014, 12:49

John Abraham has joined hands with a radio station`s campaign ` Fever Voice of Change` and met acid attack survivors who will be rehabilitated under one of the campaigns called ` Mission Tezaab `, in New Delhi.

India - No country for girls!

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 10, 2014, 12:21

Can I walk on my own? Will I be safe today? Do I actually have the right to live freely? These are just some questions I ask myself every day. There has been an unprecedented number heinous acts committed against women lately, whether it be rape or domestic violence. Justice is still pending for countless women in the country and the nation has failed to deliver what it promised since Independence - equality and justice for all.

Acid attack `horrifying` form of violence, says court

Last Updated: Sunday, June 01, 2014, 18:09

A court here has sentenced a man to life in prison for throwing acid on his beloved, leading to her death. The court termed acid attack one of the "most horrifying" forms of gender-based violence.

Man sentenced to life for acid attack on lover in Delhi

Last Updated: Sunday, June 01, 2014, 11:23

Observing that acid attack is one of the most horrifying forms of gender-based violence which is increasing in the country, a Delhi court has awarded life imprisonment to a man for throwing acid on his lover, leading to her death.

Bangladeshi woman hurls acid at stalker to end her sufferings

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 27, 2014, 16:01

A woman in Bangladesh threw acid on a man she alleged was stalking her for a long time, according to a media report today.

Haryana notifies amended compensation scheme for acid attack victims

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 07, 2014, 18:00

Haryana Government has notified the amended scheme to provide ad-hoc relief or compensation, medical reimbursement and rehabilitation facilities to women victims of acid attacks.

Haryana notifies amended compensation scheme for acid attack victims

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 07, 2014, 18:00

Haryana Government has notified the amended scheme to provide ad-hoc relief or compensation, medical reimbursement and rehabilitation facilities to women victims of acid attacks.

Odisha man held for acid attack on woman

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 06, 2014, 21:17

A man was arrested in Odisha for throwing acid on a married woman Tuesday over some old quarrel, police said.

Man throws acid on girl for refusing to marry him in Pakistan

Last Updated: Friday, April 25, 2014, 22:44

A man has allegedly thrown acid on an 18-year-old girl after she refused to marry him, in the latest such incident in Pakistan`s Punjab province.