Bomb blasts at mosque, funeral procession rock Iraq; 49 dead, 82 injured

At least 49 people were killed and many others injured when two bombs went off near a Sunni mosque and another blast ripped through a Sunni funeral procession here on Friday, security officials said.

Clashes erupt again in old Lucknow, former BSP MP booked

Sectarian clashes erupted again in the old city areas Thursday during the funeral procession of a youth killed in Wednesday`s violence, police said. A former BSP MP and others were booked for their role in the violence.

Deshmukh`s funeral at his native village on Wednesday

Union Science and Technology Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh, who passed away in Chennai this afternoon, will be cremated at his native Babhalgaon village in Latur district on Tuesday, family sources said.

Arson mars Ranvir Sena chief`s funeral

The funeral procession of slain Ranvir Sena chief Brahmeswar Singh alias Mukhiya from Ara to here turned violent with the participants burning police outposts and private vehicles.