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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.

Ex-minister`s daughter-in-law receives acid attack threat

Last Updated: Thursday, March 06, 2014, 23:25

Barsa Swony Choudhury, an alleged dowry torture victim and daughter-in-law of a former minister, was reportedly threatened in a letter with acid attack if she tried to enter politics.

Michelle Obama felicitates Indian acid attack victim Laxmi

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 05, 2014, 11:18

US First Lady Michelle Obama has felicitated Indian acid attack victim Laxmi after she won the International Women of Courage Award for successfully leading the campaign against acid attacks on women in India.

Indian woman receives International Women of Courage Award

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 05, 2014, 03:17

Laxmi, an acid attack victim and a standard-bearer for the movement to end acid attacks in India, was today honoured in the US with the prestigious International Women of Courage Award.

Delhi woman suffers burn injuries after acid attack

Last Updated: Sunday, March 02, 2014, 22:04

A 26-year-old woman suffered burn injuries after two bike-borne men threw acid on her in Nangloi area of west Delhi on Sunday.

Three sentenced to life in prison in acid attack case

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 26, 2014, 15:29

A local court has sentenced three persons, including two women, to life imprisonment in a 8-year-old acid attack case, police said Wednesday. <br><br>

UP: Assailants rape, murder; disfigure girl`s face with acid

Last Updated: Saturday, February 15, 2014, 08:36

In a shocking incident a girl was raped and murdered in Uttar Pradesh`s Ambedkar Nagar district, reports said on Friday.