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Mumbai: Indrani Mukherjea, who is accused of killing Sheena Bora, has told police that she hated her daughter, but did not kill her, media reports said.According to NDTV reports quoting sources, she told her interrogators that it was her ex-husband Sanjeev Khanna was responsible for the murder. Earlier, in a major development in the Sheena Bora murder case, Mumbai Police have recovered the car ...
New Delhi: The Gujarat violence over job reservations that left 10 people dead shocked and pained the nation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday. Describing the widespread disturbances as "hinsa ke thandav" (dance of violence), he said in his Maan Ki Baat radio address that it was but natural for the country to be shocked and anguished if anything like this were to happen in the land of ...
Infra major GMR Group, which is setting up two hydel power projects in Nepal, is in discussions with Bangladesh government among others to export power from the Himalayan country. "Initial discussions were initiated for tying up sale of power with Government of Bangladesh, Power Trading Company (PTC) / NTPC / Vidyut Vyapar Nigam Limited (NVVN)," GMR said in its annual report. It added, the International ...
Colombo, Aug 30 (IANS) Ishant Sharma and Stuart Binny clinched a couple of wickets each to leave Sri Lanka struggling at 47/5 at lunch in the first innings on Day 3 of the third Test against India at the Sinhalese Sports Club (SSC) here on Sunday. Ishant had figures of 2/12 and Binny returned 2/14 as they destroyed the Sri Lankan top order. Fellow pacer Umesh Yadav also came up with some penetrative ...
Sun Pharma and Wockhardt have separately initiated voluntary recall of a number of drugs from the US market due to different reasons. Sun Pharma initiated voluntary recall of multiple lots of Bupropion Hydrochloride Extended-�release Tablets USP (SR), 200 mg, 60-count bottle, from the US market for "failed dissolution specification", while Wockhardt started recalling its Lisinopril Tablets USP, ...
Infra major GMR Group, which is setting up two hydel power projects in Nepal, is in discussions with Bangladesh government among others to export power from the Himalayan country. "Initial discussions were initiated for tying up sale of power with Government of Bangladesh, Power Trading Company (PTC) / NTPC / Vidyut Vyapar Nigam Limited (NVVN)," GMR said in its annual report. It added, the International ...
Heavily armed militants today attacked an airport and its radar system in Pakistan's troubled Balochistan province, killing one aviation engineer while kidnapping the manager of the airport. A group of around 12 motorbike-borne militants launched a pre-dawn attack on the Jiwani airport in Gwadar district, some 980 kilometers from Quetta and the site of Pakistan's upcoming port-city where China has ...
Islamabad, Aug 30 (IANS) One person was killed on Sunday when at least six terrorists opened fire at an airport in Pakistan's Balochistan province. The daring attack took place at Jiwani airport in Gwadar district, Dawn online reported. Police sources said the dead man was an electronics superintendent. The attackers kidnapped an electronics engineer from the airport. ...
New Delhi: This week, even as Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced (quoting the World Health Organisation) that India was free of maternal and neo-natal tetanus, the state of maternal health in Jharkhand indicates the long road still ahead in the country's dark spots. Modi was speaking at the just-concluded 24-nation Call to Action Summit, which discussed how to end preventable maternal ...
It was not long ago when Asaduddin Owaisi and his brother Akbarudin Owaisi romped home to heroes' welcome in Maharashtra. In the assembly elections last year in one of India's most industrialized states, the Majlis Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) party won two seats and was runner-up in four places. The rabidly communal party that was limited to Old Hyderabad had conquered a new citadel -- and smashed Congress ...
BEIJING (Reuters) - China on Saturday defended the recent revamp of its foreign exchange regime that led to a sharp devaluation of the yuan, calling it a "normal adjustment". State news agency Xinhua quoted an unnamed Commerce Ministry spokesman as saying the devaluation will have "limited impact" on the country's foreign trade. On Aug. 11, in a move that stunned markets, China devalued the yuan ...
KABUL, Aug 29 (Reuters) - Two large explosions were heard in Afghanistan's capital Kabul on Saturday, but the cause was not immediately clear. (Reporting by Frank Jack Daniel; Editing by Mark Heinrich) ...
, Aug 30 (ANI): A new study has revealed that a single dose of cocaine can lower perceptions of sadness and anger. Researchers from The Netherlands and Germany took 24 students, aged 19 to 27, with light to moderate cocaine use, and gave them either 300mg of oral cocaine, or a placebo.After one to two hours, each participant was then subjected to a series of biochemical tests and facial emotion recognition ...
, Aug 30 (ANI): A new study has claimed that patients who suffering from mixed depression are at a higher risk committing suicide.Researchers evaluated 2811 patients suffering from depression, out of which, 628 had already attempted suicide. Each patient was interviewed by a psychiatrist as if it were a standard evaluation of a mentally-ill patient. The study looked especially at the characteristics ...
A 19-year-old in the city of Dongguan, in the southern Chinese region of Guangdong Province, who went to his doctor complaining of a ear ache, was horrified when he was told that 26 cockroaches were living inside his ear.Li, 19, recalled that he woke up in the middle of the night with an unbearable itch in his ear that grew increasingly painful, reports news.com.au.In desperation, he stuck a finger ...
Citizens of the small Dutch town of Noordwijkerhout had a strange shock today when their little town market received a very unexpected visitor. Named Buba, the huge pachyderm had apparently just earlier strolled out of her circus in a nearby field and decided to do a little shopping. In a video captured by a surprised shopper, the elephant is seen quite literally checking out the stalls, trunk ...
(Adds extra details about the photographer, new headline) By Alex Whiting LONDON, Aug 26 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When photographer Graeme Robertson who has covered wars and famines met a boy in Uganda whose skin looked as if it was falling off his face, he was shocked to discover the boy had been attacked for being blind. "Sometimes when you have a blind child they will try and kill them, ...
By Alex Whiting LONDON, Aug 26 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When war photographer Graeme Robertson met a boy in Uganda whose skin looked as if it was falling off his face, he was shocked to discover the boy had been attacked for being blind. "Sometimes when you have a blind child they will try and kill them, set them on fire, lock them in a hut for the rest of their life, forget about them," ...

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