Iran hangs five prisoners sentenced to death

 Iranian authorities hanged Thursday in public five prisoners who had been sentenced to death on charges of kidnapping, rape, armed robbery and other crimes, state news agency IRNA reported.

Missing Navodaya Vidyalaya student found hanging from tree

A school student, who had been missing for a week, was found hanging from a tree here on Saturday under mysterious circumstances, a senior official said.

Is hanging painful, asks Nithari killer Surendra Koli

Nithari murders convict Surendra Koli is facing death and is spending his last few days anxiously.

Man`s body found hanging outside a train`s window at Mathura junction

The body of a man was on Monday found hanging outside the window of a train at the junction station here, police said.

Now a Badaun-like incident in Pakistan

In a Badaun-like incident, a 19-year-old girl who had gone missing yesterday was found hanging from a tree after she was raped, sending shockwaves among village residents in Pakistan`s Punjab province.

Parents, son found hanging in Kerala hospital

In a suspected case of suicide, a middle-aged couple and their 12-year-old son were found dead in a private hospital at Kanhangad in the district on Sunday, police said.

Youth`s body found hanging from tree, murder suspected

The body of a 22-year-old youth, with injury marks, was found hanging from a tree on NH 24 in Vijay Nagar area here on Sunday raising suspicion that he could have been murdered, police said.

Bangladesh set to execute Jamaat leader for 1971 war crimes

A top Jamaat-e-Islami leader convicted of genocide during Bangladesh`s liberation war of 1971 is set be executed with the Supreme Court on Thursday upholding his death sentence, two days after his hanging was dramatically put on hold in a last-minute reprieve.

Assam teacher ties noose on child to demonstrate execution, probe on

In a shocking incident, a primary school teacher tied a noose around a student`s neck to demonstrate the class how freedom fighters were executed.

Teenager`s body found hanging from tree in J&K

Body of an 18-year-old youth was found hanging from a tree in Ramban district leading to protests and blockade of Jammu-Srinagar National Highway on Sunday, police said.

Youth`s body found hanging from tree in J&K

Body of a 27-year-old man was on Saturday found hanging from a tree in Gadala area of Udhampur district, police said.

Dharampal to be hanged in Ambala jail: DGP

Dharampal, a rape convict who murdered five members of the victim`s family while out on parole in 1993, will be hanged in Ambala prison, Haryana jail authorities said Thursday after the President rejected his mercy petition.

102-year-old man commits suicide by hanging in TN

Depressed over his nonagenarian wife`s heart ailment, a 102-year old man today allegedly committed suicide here.

Guru`s hanging has led to trust deficit in Kashmir

The Peoples Democratic Party said the execution of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru has reinforced the sense of denial of justice among the Kashmiri people.

Lok Sabha disrupted over Afzal Guru, coal scam

The house was first adjourned till 11.30 a.m., then till noon and the third time till 2 pm.

BSF puts troops on alert following Kasab`s hanging

BSF authorities in Punjab today issued a general alert along the border with Pakistan after the execution of Ajmal Kasab this morning for his role in the 26/11 terror attack on Mumbai.

Kasab`s hanging will increase morale of soldiers: Ex-commando

Maneesh, who was at the holy shrine of Lord Ayyappa at Sabarimala early today to offer worship, heard about Kasab`s hanging as he came out of the temple complex.

Afzal hanging: Thackeray disagrees with Omar

Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray on Thursday
disagreed with Omar Abdullah`s contention that Kashmir would
flare up if Afzal Guru was hanged.

Omar fears rise in militancy if Afzal is hanged

J&K CM Omar Abdullah Wednesday said he was worried that the hanging of parliament attack convict Afzal Guru could revive militancy in the state.

Iran hangs six convicts in prison

Murder, rape, armed robbery, drug trafficking and adultery are among the crimes punishable by death in Iran.