Judgment day: 'Blade Runner' Oscar Pistorius murder trial verdict due
Judgment day: 'Blade Runner' Oscar Pistorius murder trial verdict due

"Blade Runner" Oscar Pistorius appears in court on Thursday to face judgement over the killing of his model girlfriend, ending a six-month trial that turned the amputee's private life into a global spectacle.

Amputee sailor overjoyed by Arsene Wenger letter

A Singaporean who lost three limbs in a naval accident but won an ASEAN Para Games medal just over a year later has described his joy at receiving a letter of support from Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger.

Oscar Pistorius shot using "primal instincts", defence says

Oscar Pistorius` "primal instincts" kicked in when he shot dead his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp because he was in a vulnerable and fearful state, his defence lawyer said at the athlete`s murder trial on Friday.

Prosecutor to Pistorius: Did Reeva scream when you shot her?

Oscar Pistorius` three-day cross-examination reached a dramatic climax on Friday when a prosecutor challenged the double-amputee sprinter repeatedly as to why his girlfriend failed to scream when she was shot four times through a toilet door.

Bionic hand allows amputee to feel again

Dennis Aabo Sorensen lost his left hand when a firework rocket he was holding exploded during New Year`s Eve celebrations 10 years ago, and he never expected to feel anything with the stump again.

First Indian amputee scales Mount Everest

Arunima Sinha, a former national level volleyball player, who had lost her right leg after thrown off a moving train by some hoodlums, created history on Tuesday by becoming the first Indian amputee to conquer Mount Everest.

Brain-controlled prosthetic arm developed

It enables amputees more range of movement as compared to other prosthetic arms.

Mind-moved bionic arm goes on display in US

A bionic prosthetic arm that is controlled by its operator`s thoughts and feels like the amputee`s lost limb.