Youth dead body found in Delhi's Connaught Place

A dead body of a youth is found in Delhi's Connaught Place. It is said that he died of cold.

Mauritania condemns man to death for "insulting the prophet"

Mauritania on Thursday condemned a man to death for "insulting the prophet", a human rights group said, a day after the country opened the trial of an anti-slavery activist.

K Balachander discovered me for Hindi cinema: Rati Agnihotri
K Balachander discovered me for Hindi cinema: Rati Agnihotri

Late veteran auteur K. Balachander will always hold a special place in Rati Agnihotri's heart. The actress says she was lucky to have had him as the director of her first Hindi movie, "Ek Duuje Ke Liye", which released in 1981.

Death sentence for Saudi linked to 2006 Qaeda plot

A Saudi Arabian court on Wednesday sentenced a man to death for links to a 2006 attack claimed by Al-Qaeda on the kingdom`s biggest oil facility.

Two other Saudis were jailed for 33 and 27 years respectively, the official Saudi Press Agency (SPA) said.

`Allo 'Allo!` creator passes away at 84 from pneumonia
`Allo 'Allo!` creator passes away at 84 from pneumonia

'Allo 'Allo!' creator Jeremy Lloyd has passed away at the age of 84 in a London hospital on after suffering from pneumonia.

Sonia Gandhi, Rahul condemn attack on civilians in Assam

Congress president Sonia Gandhi and vice president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday condemned the attack on civilians by militant groups in Assam.

Oldest Facebook fan dies at 114

Anna Stoehr, one of the oldest living people in the world at age 114 who lied about her age so she could get a Facebook page, has died in Minnesota, US.

Eight die in road accident in Uttar Pradesh

Eight people, including six students of a primary school, were killed in a road accident near Uttar Pradesh's Sikandra town, police said on Wednesday.

Paul McCartney remembers Joe Cocker
Paul McCartney remembers Joe Cocker

Beatle star Paul McCartney has remembered his "good mate" Joe Cocker, following the news of his death.

Tibetan woman burns herself to death in China: Reports

A Tibetan woman died Tuesday after setting herself on fire in protest at China`s rule of the Himalayan region, rights groups and media said.

Alleged Australia child killer `coping as best she can`

 An Australian mother charged with killing eight children will have her case heard in January, a court said Monday, as she struggles to come to terms with what happened.

Time does not mend ''broken heart'' syndrome

Researchers have recently claimed that time does not always help people, who suffer physically from a broken heart, recover easily.

Cairns deaths: Police arrests children's mother for murder
Cairns deaths: Police arrests children's mother for murder

Mersane Warria, the mother of the seven of the eight slain children, was arrested by the police on Saturday, a day after their bodies were found in Cairns, Australia.

Gandhian Chunibhai Vaidya dead

Gandhian and land rights crusader Chunibhai Vaidya died here on Friday due to age-related problems.

Speeding truck crushes Delhi Police officer to death

A 55-year-old Delhi Police sub-inspector was crushed to death by a speeding truck on Thursday night in the capital's Alipur area, police said on Friday.

Global life expectancy increases by more than six years

Life expectancy around the world increased by 6.2 years between 1990 and 2013, according to a study published by The Lancet.

Woman shot dead in Delhi

A 50-year-old woman was shot dead by three men inside her house in here, police said on Thursday.

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.

Robin Williams voices Dennis the dog in final film before death
Robin Williams voices Dennis the dog in final film before death

Funnyman Robin Williams voiced a dog in the upcoming sci-fi comedy 'Absolutely Anything', co-starring Simon Pegg.

Severe cold in Uttarakhand leaves 24 dead
Severe cold in Uttarakhand leaves 24 dead

Intense cold wave conditions accompanied by snowfall have left 24 people dead in Uttarakhand, officials said on Thursday.