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Woman gets life sentence for US killing spree

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 02:08

A US judge has sentenced a woman to life in prison for her role in a Pacific Northwest killing spree that authorities say was part of a white supremacist scheme.

80 militants killed as Pak jets bomb tribal northwest

Last Updated: Sunday, June 15, 2014, 20:29

At least 80 militants, including the Uzbek mastermind of the Karachi airport attack, were killed on Sunday in early morning raids by air force bombers in Pakistan`s troubled northwestern tribal region.

Scientists complete genome sequence of sheep

Last Updated: Friday, June 06, 2014, 06:24

An international team of scientists said they have successfully sequenced the complete genome of sheep, revealing new information about the species` unique and specialised digestive and metabolic systems, Xinhua reported.

27 killed in clashes in Yemen`s northwest

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 21, 2014, 03:14

Clashes between Shiite northern rebels, ultraconservative Sunni tribesmen and military troops left 27 killed in the country`s restive northwest, security officials and tribesmen said on Tuesday.

Actor Ayub Khan approached by AAP to contest LS polls

Last Updated: Saturday, April 05, 2014, 12:04

Actor Ayub Khan says he was asked by Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) to contest the Lok Sabha election from northwest Mumbai but had to back out due to other commitments.

Washington state mudslide death count expected to jump above 25

Last Updated: Friday, March 28, 2014, 14:30

Washington state officials said the confirmed death toll from a huge mudslide in the US Pacific Northwest was likely to rise sharply from 25 on Friday as residents accused local authorities of a slow early response to the disaster that had cost lives.

About 18 missing in US mudslide: Officials

Last Updated: Monday, March 24, 2014, 01:44

About 18 people are still unaccounted for after a massive mudslide in rural northwest Washington state killed at least three people and forced evacuations because of fears of flooding.

Teenaged girl gang-raped by two neighbours in Delhi

Last Updated: Friday, February 28, 2014, 00:47

A teenager was allegedly abducted and gang-raped by two of her neighbours in northwest Delhi`s Timarpur area on Thursday, police said.

Six members of anti-polio team abducted in NW Pakistan

Last Updated: Monday, February 17, 2014, 20:23

Six members of a vaccination team, including a doctor working for the WHO and three security personnel, were kidnapped by militants while administering polio drops to children in Pakistan`s restive northwest on Monday.

New breakthrough brings inexpensive rechargeable batteries closer to reality

Last Updated: Friday, December 27, 2013, 09:54

Researchers have found a new way to microscopically view battery electrodes while they are bathed in wet electrolytes, mimicking realistic conditions inside actual batteries.

AAP`s yatra goes through northwest Delhi

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 13, 2013, 23:26

It was the fourth day of the Aam Aadmi Party`s (AAP) "jhadu chalao yatra" Wednesday, and candidates led by its chief minister candidate Arvind Kejriwal toured northwest Delhi to garner support ahead of the Dec 4 assembly polls.

British couple jailed for rape, trafficking of Pakistani girl

Last Updated: Thursday, October 24, 2013, 00:26

A British court jailed an elderly couple after a deaf and mute girl was trafficked from Pakistan to work as a servant and then repeatedly raped.