First dental operation was performed 14,000 years ago: Study

 While analysing the skeleton of a caveman found in Italy's Dolomite Mountains in 1988, Italian researchers have found a dental tool that led them to conclude that the first operation for toothache was performed 14,000 years ago.

Security forces launch massive operation against ULFA

A day after the ULFA killed two innocent civilians in Assam's Tinsukia district, police in association with the army and paramilitary forces launched a massive operation on Wednesday to apprehend the culprits.

DNA: The Inside Story of Army's surgical strike on militants in Myanmar

In response to the killing of 18 of its troops by militants in Manipur, the Indian Army in one of its biggest covert missions sent troops into Myanmar to strike at two camps and, killing 38 militants.

Several Fifa officials arrested on corruption charges in Zurich
Several Fifa officials arrested on corruption charges in Zurich

According to reports on Wednesday, several FIFA executives have been arrested in Zurich following a probe. The The charges include corruption in bid for World Cups and broadcast deals.

Surgeon in Scotland amputated leg with 'rusty hacksaw': Report

 In a shocking incident, a surgeon at a hospital in Scotland allegedly used a "rusty hacksaw" to amputate an elderly man's leg after attempting to get a suitable instrument from a prominent retail outlet.

Pedrosa opts for operation to solve forearm problem
Pedrosa opts for operation to solve forearm problem

MotoGP contender Dani Pedrosa is to go under the knife for a second time on a troublesome forearm injury, his HRC Honda team said Thursday.

Istanbul prosecutor dies after hostage operation: Hospital

The Istanbul prosecutor held hostage by two radical leftists at his offices Tuesday died of his wounds sustained after police launched an operation to free him, the hospital announced.

Afghan man undergoes surgery for fistula in Delhi

 A 35-year old Afghan man, who was suffering from severe fistula, underwent a successful surgery at a hospital here.

Watch: Indian military's lethal weapons

The encounter in Arnia sector of Jammu region close to Indo-Pak border ended on Friday morning after the remaining fourth militant was gunned down by security forces during the terror attack on an Army patrol that in all left 12 people dead including five civilians and three army personnel.

Watch: Indian military's lethal weapons- Part 2

The encounter in Arnia sector of Jammu region close to Indo-Pak border ended on Friday morning after the remaining fourth militant was gunned down by security forces during the terror attack on an Army patrol that in all left 12 people dead including five civilians and three army personnel.

Striker with defibrillator makes German history
Striker with defibrillator makes German history

Striker Daniel Engelbrecht has made history by becoming the first player in German professional football to play with a defibrillator after he nearly died from an inflammation of the heart.

Nigeria military clears and releases 125 `Boko Haram detainees`

Nigeria`s military on Saturday released 125 people it said were arrested in an operation against Boko Haram but were later found to not be part of the Islamist group. 

Rafael Nadal quits hospital after appendix operation
Rafael Nadal quits hospital after appendix operation

Rafael Nadal was all smiles Wednesday saying he felt fine as he left the Barcelona hospital where he underwent appendix surgery earlier this week.

Chinese man undergoes surgeries to remove 25 kg facial tumour

A Chinese man has undergone a series of life-changing operations to remove the world's largest facial tumour that weighed 25 kg and hung down to his waist.

Bihar: Child dies after doctor operated with kitchen knife

A child died after an unqualified doctor operated on her with a kitchen knife in Bihar's Purnea district, police said on Friday.

Operation to destroy Syrian chemical weapons enters final phase

The international operation to destroy Syrian chemical weapons entered its final phase on Wednesday, as they were transferred by workers at an Italian port from a Danish freighter to a US military ship equipped to dispose of them.

Israel weighs ban on radical wing of Islamic Movement

Israel is considering banning the radical wing of the Islamic Movement over its ties with Hamas, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday.

Two doctors arrested for negligence as boy dies after operation

Two doctors of a reputed hospital were arrested after their alleged negligence led to the death of a nine-year-old patient.

Bridge bows out due to injury

Former England defender Wayne Bridge has retired from football after an injury-hit season, it was announced on Tuesday.