'Steps to be taken to send back Afghan refugees from Pakistan'

The provincial government of Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Thursday said that it will take steps to send back illegal Afghan refugees, alleging that their presence was main reason for persistent occurrences of terrorism, unrest and crimes in the northwestern province.

Arrests in protest over police shooting of black teen in Berkeley, Missouri

Between six and eight protesters were arrested in Berkeley, Missouri, on Wednesday following the fatal shooting of a black teenager by a white officer, US news reports said.

Ex-Mizo finance minister widow murder accused confesses

Police on Thursday claimed Lalrempuia, the accused in the murder of the widow of former Mizoram finance minister John Lalsangzuala, has confessed having committed the crime when she resisted his bid to steal money.

Woman suspected to be wife of gangster Ravi Pujari detained

Immigration authorities at the international airport here detained a woman and her son suspecting them to be the wife and the son of fugitive gangster Ravi Pujari, police said on Tuesday.

Two minors bludgeoned to death in Delhi's Sangam Vihar

In a gruesome incident, two minor children were bludgeoned to death with their faces smashed by a heavy object to conceal their identity in southeast Delhi's Sangam Vihar area, police said here on Tuesday.

Asaram rape case: Court rejects woman's plea for new statement

A court in Gandhinagar on Monday turned down the plea of a 33-year-old woman, who had accused self-styled godman Asaram of sexual assault, to record a fresh statement under section 164 of CrPc.

Police station chief shot dead in Bihar

A police officer was shot dead in broad daylight Monday by unidentified attackers in Bihar`s Saran district, officials said.

Three arrested in raid on British 'slave' factory

British police arrested three suspected slave masters after a raid on a factory freed 20 Eastern European migrants paid 25 pounds ($39, 31 euros) to work 80-hour weeks on Monday.

US seeks to use letters from bin Laden raid at terror trial

US. prosecutors have asked a federal judge to allow them to use documents seized during the 2011 military raid that killed Osama bin Laden at the January trial of suspected al Qaeda figure Abu Anas al-Liby.

Man chops off wife`s hands and feet in Malaysia

A mother-of-three is being treated in a Malaysian hospital after her husband hacked off her hands and feet with a meat cleaver before hanging himself.

Three held for Delhi teen's brutal murder

A day after the body of a youth, chopped in pieces, was recovered from near Bhatti Mines in Fatehpur Beri area here, three persons including a juvenile have been arrested for the brutal murder of their friend who was having an affair with a girl, whom one of them liked.

Suspected accomplice detained after Brussels museum killing

A Frenchman was ordered into detention Friday as investigators probed his ties to Mehdi Nemmouche, a compatriot charged with killing four people at Brussels` Jewish Museum in May.

Madagascar`s parliament votes to end death penalty

Lawmakers in Madagascar have voted to abolish the death penalty, a move hailed as "historic" by the European Union.

Algerian mayor shot dead, throat slit by 'terrorists'

The mayor of a town in Algeria was shot dead and had his throat slit by unidentified "terrorists" on Friday, police were quoted by the APS news agency as saying.

Morena: Petrol pump owner shot down by three unidentified men

A petrol pump owner was shot down dead by three unidentified men in Morena, MP.

Govt decides to repeal Section 309 from IPC; attempt to suicide no longer a crime
Govt decides to repeal Section 309 from IPC; attempt to suicide no longer a crime

The government on Wednesday decriminalised attempt to commit suicide, a decision that will ensure people driven to take their lives do not end up in prison in case they don’t succeed.

Rise in crimes by juveniles against women in 2013: Govt

There has been a 132 per cent rise in incidents of crime committed by juveniles against women in 2013 over the previous year, Lok Sabha was told on Tuesday.

CCTV footage shows constables stealing food, water from shop

Dec 8 (PTI) The mystery behind missing eatables and water bottles from a shop in a bus stand here was solved after CCTV footage showed some constables stealing them, police said.

Youth found hanging from tree in Ghaziabad

Body of an unidentified youth was on Sunday found hanging from a tree near a private hospital in Sihani Gate Police station area.

Act of bravery by CISF constable helps man hold daughter's wedding

A CISF constable proved to be an "angel from heaven" for the father of a girl who says he will be able to conduct his daughter's wedding only because the former came to his aid and fought off robbers who had tried to snatch away his life savings.