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BJP leader in TN hacked to death, state bandh call on Jul 22

BJP’s Tamil Nadu unit general secretary V. Ramesh has been hacked to death by unidentified assailants near his house in Salem that sparked an outrage in the party that gave a call for a state-wide bandh on July 22.

Bahuguna refuses to declare dead those missing in Uttarakhand

Hoping against hope, chief minister Vijay Bahuguna on Monday refused to declare as dead the 5,748 persons missing after the June 16 calamity in Uttarakhand, saying the mission to find them will not be given up.

Dalit boy found dead along railway track

A dalit boy, whose marriage to a higher caste girl triggered anti-dalit violence in three villages of Dharmapuri district in November last, was found dead along a railway track in that town on Thursday, a day after she said she would never go back to him and would stay with her mother.

Kanhaiyalal Gidwani passes away

Former Congress legislatorKanhaiyalal Gidwani, who was charge sheeted in the Adarsh Society scam, died in Mumbai on Tuesday following a brief illness.

Gidwani, 64, was undergoing treatment at the Bre

Dead from Indonesia's volcano buried in mass grave

Bodies of dozens killed by Indonesia’s most volatile volcano — some too charred to ever be identified — were placed into a mass grave on Monday, as people terrified that another eruption was coming fl

14 dead, four missing in Venezuelan plane crash

At least 14 people were killed and four others remained missing after an aircraft carrying 47 passengers and four crashed on Monday in southern Venezuela, authorities said.

Thirty-three people were r

Osama bin Laden's 'grandchildren' dead: Report

A surrogate mother carrying two grandchildren of Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden has lost the twins, after she was attacked on her way home from a cafe in Syria, a media report said. According to 'The

6 dead in eastern Kentucky shooting

A gunman in rural eastern Kentucky killed five people with a shotgun before turning the weapon on himself, authorities have said.

The shooting happened in a trailer park in the Mount Carmel communit

25 slain in Mexican city; 85 escape border prison

Gunmen killed 25 people in a series of drug-gang attacks in Ciudad Juarez, marking the deadliest day in more than two years for the Mexican border city.

Farther east on the border, 85 inmates scaled

1 dead, dozens injured in blast and fire near San Francisco

At least one person was killed and more than 30 others injured when a massive explosion rocked a neighbourhood near San Francisco, setting homes ablaze and sending residents fleeing in panic. Local ut

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