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Mentally-challenged woman locks self, minor son in home for more than a year

A mentally-challenged woman allegedly locked herself and her minor son for more than a year at the home in Ludhiana. The duo were rescued by police on Thursday. 

Apr 08, 2018, 00:10 AM IST

17 people locked inside rig at Texas gas station: Police

The incident comes more than three weeks after 10 people died and several others were rescued from a sweltering rig in San Antonio.


Aug 14, 2017, 13:10 PM IST

Tiff between employees and management the reason for shutdown of Geeta Press

Mismanagement and employee-management tiff resulted in the shutdown of Geeta Press.

Aug 31, 2015, 20:29 PM IST

11-year-old in Austria locks parents out over pizza

 Austrian police had to intervene in an unusual household dispute after an 11-year-old boy locked his parents out of their home in a fit of rage for making him pasta instead of pizza for lunch.

Jun 21, 2015, 17:33 PM IST

European jihadis unable to join Islamic State, locked at home

The flow of European fighters from Europe to territory held by the ultra-hardline Islamic State is drying up due to tighter restrictions imposed by European states that have prevented would-be jihadis from travelling, fighters from the group said.

Feb 21, 2015, 01:01 AM IST

Former CM Prithviraj Chavan gets locked inside lift

Former Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan was stuck in a lift for more than half an hour on Saturday, which was eventually opened with the assistance of fire brigade officials.

Nov 22, 2014, 22:31 PM IST

Sandra Bullock locked herself after spotting alleged intruder

New details about Sandra Bullock`s run-in with an alleged stalker reveal that the terrified actress locked herself in her bedroom before calling the police.

Jul 16, 2014, 12:09 PM IST

Mid-air scare as AI plane door not properly locked

Around 400 passengers and crew of an Air India flight from Jeddah to Mumbai via Hyderabad on Friday had a mid-air scare when it had to return soon after takeoff after a cockpit panel showed that one of the doors was not properly locked.

Nov 15, 2013, 21:49 PM IST

Duped by Pak husband, Indian woman yearns to return

An Indian woman, who left her country and religion to marry a Pakistani man, claims that her husband has locked her up in a small room for the past 13 years.

Aug 28, 2012, 14:56 PM IST

Mentally disturbed woman, locked in house for 2 yrs, rescued

A 28-yr-old mentally disturbed woman, who had been locked in her house in central Delhi by her family for the past 2 yrs was on Friday rescued by police
and an NGO.

Sep 18, 2010, 00:22 AM IST