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Afghan girl's throat slit over refusal to wed

Two men have been arrested for slitting the throat of a 15-year-old Afghan girl after her family refused a marriage proposal, police said.

The girl was carrying water from a river to her village home

Bystander techie killed in bar brawl


A 42-year-old software engineer, who was standing near a liquor shop, was ki­l­l­ed wh­en two groups clash­ed over running a bar near the Tas­m­ac liquor vending outlet in Chennai.

The deceased was i

Delhi Police head constable shot dead at city outskirts

A 49-year-old Delhi Police headconstable was shot dead by unidentified men in a car while he was checking vehicles on the outskirts of the city in the wee hours on Monday.

Head constable Ramkishan, a

Ponty murder probe: Cops say Namdhari shot Hardeep


Sacked Uttarakhand Minority Commission Chairman Sukhdev Singh Namdhari was on Saturday remanded in police custody for five days by a Delhi court with the police accusing him to be the main conspirator

Model Simran Sood gets bail in Arun Tikku murder case


Seven months after her arrest in murder case of senior citizen Arun Tikku, model Simran Sood secured bail from a local court.

A sessions court granted her bail on Friday on condition that she furnish

Man booked for killing his two kids

Police have booked the father of two kids found murdered on Tuesday last, and he is currently battling for life in hospital after allegedly attempting suicide, police said on Friday.

Bodies of Parag

Four arrested for rowdy’s murder

Four associates of notorious history-sheeter Golla Kittu were arrested on Wednesday in connection with the recent murder of another criminal named M. Shekar. Police said the accused attacked Shekar

11 TN convicts wait for mercy

As many as 11 convicts, including three involved in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination in 1991, are facing the gallows in Tamil Nadu prisons, but their petitions are pending with the President of India or

Aged couple murdered, house looted

In a gruesome incident, an old couple – D.K. Murthy Chetty, 70, and Ramadevi, 65 – was brutally murdered at their house in Gajjalavaripalle village of Chowdepalle mandal in the early hours of Monday.

Police go for second post-mortem of Ponty Chadha


A 'botched up' autopsy on Sunday led to the deferment of cremation of liquor baron Ponty Chadha with police insisting on a second postmortem and takng the body to AIIMS after doctors informed them tha

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