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Villagers bury dead nearly a week after Boko Haram attack

Last Updated: Monday, June 09, 2014, 22:14

More than 100 bodies have been buried almost a week after a Boko Haram attack in northeast Nigeria, local leaders said on Monday, but added that many more victims of the attacks had yet to be found.

Nigeria vigilantes kill Islamic militants

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 14, 2014, 21:11

Villagers in an area of Nigeria where Boko Haram operates have killed and detained scores of the extremist Islamic militants who were suspected of planning a fresh attack, the residents and a security official said.

Toll protest: villagers will get concession, CM

Last Updated: Friday, May 09, 2014, 00:28

Amid persistent protests against the toll hike on the National Highway leading to international airport, Chief Minister Siddaramaih today said there will be concession on toll for villagers within the proximity of the highway.

Manhunt launched for killers of 100 villagers in Nigeria

Last Updated: Monday, March 17, 2014, 07:00

Police authorities in Nigeria Sunday ordered a manhunt for suspected killers of local people in villages across the northwestern state of Kaduna, promising to bring the culprits to book.

Villagers oppose Jindal-promoted NSPL public hearing

Last Updated: Sunday, March 09, 2014, 00:20

A public hearing organised to give environmental clearance to the OP Jindal Group-promoted Nalwa Steel and Power Limited (NSPL) for expansion of its capacity was opposed by villagers who accused the firm of short- changing them.

Nagaland minister exhorts Naga border villagers

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 05, 2014, 16:24

Nagaland`s Minister for Youth Resources and Sports, Merentoshi R Jamir has called upon Naga villagers living along the Assam-Nagaland border areas to exhibit "love, kindness and spirit of accommodation" towards neighbouring Assamese people on the other side of the border.

Bear mauls three villagers, devours most body parts

Last Updated: Sunday, January 05, 2014, 00:29

Three persons including two women were mauled by a wild bear in a forest in Odisha`s Deogarh district, official sources said here on Saturday.

Pirni villagers celebrate Vajpayee`s 89 birthday

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 25, 2013, 19:56

As former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee turned 89 on Wednesday, people of Pirni kept their tradition by celebrating the BJP leader`s birthday.

Villagers rush to aid rural Alaska crash survivors

Last Updated: Sunday, December 01, 2013, 11:33

Residents of a rural Alaska village reached survivors of a commuter plane crash two hours after the aircraft went down in freezing rain, authorities said.

Mamata committed to provide banking facilities in all villages

Last Updated: Thursday, November 21, 2013, 22:20

Mamata Banerjee said two years form now no Gram Panchayat would be there in the state without banking service and welcomed all nationalised banks to come forward and open branches in the villages to boost rural economy.

Villagers kill five suspected drug traffickers in Mexico

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 29, 2013, 09:15

Five suspected members of a drug cartel were gunned down over the weekend by vigilantes in the Mexican state of Michoacan, prosecutors said.

Afghan villagers kill alleged bomber

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 29, 2013, 09:13

Some villagers in Afghanistan killed a man, suspected to have set off a bomb which killed 18 people who were on their way to a wedding Sunday, officials said.