Woman alleges gang-rape by husband`s friends

Ghaziabad: A married woman at a village in the Masuri area here has alleged that she was gang-raped by her husband`s friends with the act having been abetted by her spouse, police said Saturday.

Ghaziabad sisters abducted, gang-raped in Delhi

Ghaziabad crime: Two Ghaziabad-based sisters have alleged that they were abducted and gang-raped by four persons in Delhi, police said on Friday.

Girl raped for three years on pretext of marriage

An 18-year-old girl was allegedly raped here by a youth for three years on pretext of marriage, police said on Monday.

Two minors raped in separate cases in Delhi

Two minor girls were allegedly raped by their neighbours in two separate cases in the national capital, police said on Sunday.

UGC to frame guidelines for educational institutes on students` safety

UGC has decided to frame comprehensive guidelines for all higher educational isntitutions to ensure safety of students in wake of the Beas river tragedy in Himachal Pradesh which claimed the lives of 24 Engineering students.

Congress hits out at BJP for failing to secure women

Hitting out at the BJP-led Central government, Delhi Congress on Saturday said that it has totally failed to protect the safety and security of women.

Learning martial arts is necessity for women: Asha Bhosle

Legendary singer Asha Bhosle is all for women empowerment. While the 81-year-old believes that women must learn to strike the right balance between their personal and professional lives, she says learning a martial art has become essential for the safety of women.

Jung asks DCs to conduct safety audit for women

In an effort to make the national capital safer for women, Delhi`s Lt Governor Najeeb Jung directed the Deputy Commissioners to conduct a safety audit to identify safe and unsafe areas for women and girls in their districts.

Pakistan deploys 2,500 security men in capital during Ramadan

Pakistan will deploy around 2,500 personnel in Islamabad to ensure security in the capital during the holy month of Ramadan, a media report said today.

Serbia airlines earn safety clearance to fly to US

The US aviation regulator upgraded Serbia`s safety rating Friday, giving the country`s airlines the right to fly into the United States.

Indian govt monitoring situation in Iraq on regular basis, issues helpline numbers

The Indian government is continuously coordinating with Iraqi authorities to gather information about the Indian citizens stranded in violence-hit cities of Mosul and Tikrit, said the Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin on Tuesday.

US not worried about safety of Pakistan`s nukes

Condemning the deadly militant attack on Karachi airport that left 28 dead, the US has offered Pakistan assistance in investigating the crime, but at this point was not concerned about the safety of Islamabad`s nuclear arsenal.

Two held for rape, murder of folk singer

Two persons were on Sunday arrested here in connection with the alleged rape and murder of a Panna-based woman folk singer.

Man arrested for raping his minor niece for three months

The city police arrested a 55-year-old jobless man for allegedly raping his 17-year-old niece for the last three months, the police said here on Friday.

Woman gang-raped in Amethi, Rahul Gandhi says must take steps to ensure security

Congress vice president and Amethi MP Rahul Gandhi on Thursday expressed sadness after a woman was gang-raped by some persons over a land dispute in Gauriganj area of the district.

Teenager thwarts rape attempt in south Delhi

Showing immense courage, a 19-year-old girl thwarted a rape bid by putting up a brave fight against the three men who abducted her and took her to a nearby forest area.

Married woman strangled to death by paramour

A 25-year-old married woman was allegedly strangled to death by her paramour at Sarai Samnekhpur village here, police said on Thursday.

National-level player held for abduction of Afghan woman sent to one-day PC

A former national-level basketball player, arrested for allegedly robbing an Afghan couple and attempting to kidnap the woman, was on Monday remanded to a day`s police custody by a court here which pulled up the Delhi Police for slapping kidnapping charge against the accused.

Italy pulls nearly 3,000 African migrants to safety

Italian navy pulled nearly 3,000 African sea migrants to safety early Saturday, media reports said.

Congress attacks Narendra Modi for not including women`s safety in 10-point agenda

Congress today attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for not including the issue of women`s safety in the 10-point agenda announced by him.

Obama: when it comes to head injuries in sports, don`t just ``suck it up``

President Barack Obama said on Thursday more effort is needed to prevent concussions in young athletes, including greater awareness of the severity of head injuries, which are too often dismissed as headaches instead of serious brain trauma.

South Sudan fighting uproots 70,000 in three weeks

The UN refugee agency said Tuesday that more than 70,000 South Sudanese have fled to safety in three weeks after a truce was signed in Addis Ababa May 9.

Women to lodge complaints online in Uttar Pradesh

In an initiative to empower women, Uttar Pradesh government on Friday launched a service which enables them to lodge complaints of crime online.

Time to revisit safety apparatus in Railways

As India moans the tragic death of a young woman in the train blast at Chennai, the Railways has failed to take heed from various expert recommendations over the critical safety issue.

Woman found dead in hotel

Meerut: A 36-year-old woman was found dead in a hotel here, police said on Monday.

Minor girl raped, murdered in Rampur

An 11-year-old girl was found dead with her throat slit open in a canal here, police said on Sunday.

Minor girl gang-raped in moving bus in MP`s Singrauli

A minor girl was reportedly gang-raped in a moving bus in Madhya Pradesh`s Singrauli on Sunday.

HC asks Centre, city govt to induct more cops in Delhi Police

Delhi High Court asked the Centre, city government and police to take steps in creating and filling up additional posts in the police.

Belgian federation proposes `red and yellow cards`

Belgian Cycling Federation president Tom Van Damme said Wednesday he wants the International Cycling Union (UCI) to introduce football-style red and yellow cards to improve safety in the peloton.

19-year-old Nepali girl gang raped in South Delhi

A 19-year-old Nepali girl was allegedly gang raped by four people, three of whom including a juvenile have been apprehended, police said on Wednesday.