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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.

Neanderthals carried more copies of potentially detrimental mutations

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014, 21:55

Scientists have revealed that Neanderthals carried more copies of mutations that would alter the amino acid makeup of proteins than modern humans possess, which suggests that their populations across Eurasia were likely small and isolated.

Chargesheet filed in Preeti Rathi acid attack case

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014, 22:20

Eleven months after the acid attack on Delhi resident Preeti Rathi here which claimed her life, the Mumbai Police filed a 1,322-page chargesheet against the accused Ankur Panwar.

20-year-old girl injured in acid attack in Pakistan

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014, 17:14

A 20-year-old Pakistani girl was severely injured when two persons threw acid on her apparently to force her to withdraw a rape case against one of them.

Acid attack on two women in AP; assaulter arrested

Last Updated: Saturday, March 29, 2014, 19:14

A mother and daughter were injured in an acid attack by their tenant here in Krishna district of Andhra Pradesh, police said on Saturday.

Researchers create first man-made `living materials`

Last Updated: Monday, March 24, 2014, 19:07

Inspired by natural materials like bone, engineers from MIT were able to coax bacterial cells to produce biofilms, which can incorporate nonliving materials, such as gold nanoparticles and quantum dots.

Acid attack on witness in rape case against Asaram

Last Updated: Sunday, March 16, 2014, 23:16

Two unidentified men here today threw acid at one of the witnesses in the rape case against the self-styled godman Asaram, police said.

Components of Venus` acidic cloud cover identified

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 12:46

A team of researchers used rainbow-like light phenomenon observed on Venus cloud tops to identify the components of the planet`s acidic cloud cover.

Asteroid wiped out ocean species by triggering acid rain

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 11, 2014, 16:22

Scientists have claim that the asteroid which caused the Chicxulub crater in the Gulf of Mexico, wiping out the dinosaur population from the Earth.

Youth arrested for acid attack in Delhi

Last Updated: Saturday, March 08, 2014, 20:09

Police has arrested a youth for an acid attack on a woman last month after she spurned his advances.