Woman shot dead in UP

A 55-year-old widow was shot dead by unidentified persons in Doghat village here, police said today.

Widow of murdered spy blames Russian govt for new killing

The widow of murdered Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko thinks the Russian government may have been involved in the murder of leading opposition figure Boris Nemtsov.

Chris Kyle's widow urged change in 'American Sniper' end
Chris Kyle's widow urged change in 'American Sniper' end

The makers of the biographical war drama film “American Sniper” omitted the final scene showing Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle's death after the soldier’s widow urged them to do so.

Hindu widow saved 10 Muslims in Bihar riots

A Hindu woman who saved lives of 10 Muslims in this village in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district during the recent clashes in which five people died is being hailed as a hero, officials said.

SIT to investigate murder of former Mizoram minister's widow

A special investigation team (SIT) would be constituted to investigate the reported murder of 83-year-old widow widow of former finance minister John Lalsangzuala, police said on Thursday.

Thane cop's widow and four children paid compensation of Rs 30 lakh

A widow and her four children of a police officer who served the Thane District Rural Police were paid a compensation of Rs 30 lakh by the National Lok Adalat here on Saturday.

Widow of beheaded IS hostage brands killers 'monsters'

The widow of British aid worker David Haines, who was taken hostage and beheaded by Islamic State militants, branded his killers inhuman monsters in her first television interview broadcast Sunday.

Depression remains "stigma" despite Robert Enke suicide
Depression remains "stigma" despite Robert Enke suicide

Five years after German international Robert Enke`s suicide, his widow says attitudes towards depression have softened in Germany, but national football chief Wolfgang Niersbach insists little has changed.

Vrindavan widows angry with Hema Malini, to talk to Mamata

Worried about their future in the holy town of Vrindavan after local MP Hema Malini's "outsider" remarks, a group of widows on Tuesday left for their home state West Bengal where they want to discuss the matter with Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.

Young widow arrested for torturing 3-year-old son in Tamil Nadu

A 23-year old woman was arrested in the district on the charge of torturing her three-year old son, police said.

Widow raped, killed by father-in-law

A woman was allegedly raped and killed by her father-in-law at a village here, police said today.

Widows of Navy personnel allowed to become defence officers

In a special gesture towards families of its personnel who died in recent mishaps, the Navy has allowed widows of five of them to apply for becoming officers in the maritime force and one of them has already cleared the process.

Nelson Mandela widow calls on Nigerian government to find girls

Nelson Mandela`s widow Graca Machel has broken the customary mourning period to call on the Nigerian government and international community to do more to find the 200-plus schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram.

Actress Patrice Wymore, widow of Errol Flynn, dies at age 87

Actress Patrice Wymore, the wife of late actor Errol Flynn, died after suffering from pulmonary disease, a family spokesman said on Monday. She was 87.

`Wives of disappeared Kashmiri men can remarry after four years`

In a significant development, a group of Islamic scholars ruled that "half-widows", or women whose husbands had disappeared during the over 20-year-long conflict in Jammu and Kashmir and whose whereabouts are since unknown, can re-marry after four years of waiting for their spouses.

After celebrating Holi, Vrindavan widows to light Diwali lamps

For the first time, thousands of widows of Vrindavan in Uttar Pradesh will celebrate Diwali this year.

50 widows from Vrindavan to visit Kolkata this Durga Puja

Decades after they were shunned by their families and asked to leave their homes in Kolkata, 50 widows from four ashrams of Vrindavan will be visiting their native city to participate in this year`s Durga Puja.

Widow of Boston bomber starting to reject strict Muslim rules

The widow of Boston Marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev has started to reject the strict Muslim rules her husband imposed upon her.

Widow of poisoned agent threatens to quit inquest

Alexander Litvinenko, an intelligence agent turned Kremlin critic, died in London in 2006 after drinking tea laced with the radioactive isotope polonium-210.

Widow Posco project area threatens to commit suicide

With the Odisha government continuing its demolition drive of betel vines here to acquire land for the Posco steel project, a 35-year-old widow today threatened to commit suicide in protest.