A senior prosecutor handling the 26/11 Mumbai attack case and Benazir Bhutto assassination case was shot and killed by unidentified gunmen in the Pakistani capital on Friday, a doctor allegedly raped a young woman while she was undergoing treatment at his hospital in thane, director Sanjay Gupta's gangster flick Shootout At Wadala has earned some praise from the critics for the entertaining element it has and an ode to 100 years of Indian cinema - that is not the only factor that makes Bombay Talkies a different film. These were the most read stories on HT. Read more...
About reports that certain vital organs had been removed from Sarabjit's body before it was sent to India, the doctor said: "We presume these were removed as standard procedure to send the viscera for examination".
For 22 years, this little border town of Punjab had been waiting for its son to come home from a Pakistani jail. Late on Thursday night, he came, but in a coffin.
Reactions poured in as the Indian death row prisoner Sarabjit Singh died of cardiac arrest in a Lahore hospital in the wee hours today after being comatose for nearly a week following a brutal assault by fellow inmates in a high-security Pakistani jail, with Sachin Tendulkar, it's never safe to speculate, on Tuesday morning, Income Tax (IT) officers raided the studios and offices of Balaji Telefilms’ head honcho and leading Bollywood producer, Ekta Kapoor, and we’ve always talked about the Khans and the incredible fees that they have commanded in Bollywood. This time, however, it’s not about the big three — Salman, Shah Rukh and Aamir. These were the most read stories on HT.
A day after a Delhi court acquitted Congress leader Sajjan Kumar, Akal Takht jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh said on Wednesday that he was upset with the decision. Akal Takht is the highest temporal seat of the Sikhs.
In a big embarrassment to the government in the Coalgate case, the Supreme Court on Tuesday termed as "very disturbing" the CBI affidavit on sharing its report with the law minister and others and slammed the agency for having kept the court in the dark on the issue, the Kerala police have arrested a man who allowed his 9-year-old son to drive his Ferrari. Mohammed Nisham was arrested on charges of endangering the life of a child and allowing a minor to drive, said Inspector Biju Kumar, The four-year-old girl, who was brutally raped in Ghansaur town in Seoni district of Madhya Pradesh on April 17, died of cardiac arrest at around 7:45pm at a hospital in Nagpur on Monday night, a hospital spokesman said and the Rentrak institute announced that the third installment of the Iron Man franchise generated a whopping $195.3M worldwide during its opening weekend. Read More.
A 17-year-old girl was allegedly abducted and gangraped by three engineering students in Chandigarh on Saturday.
A Guinness World Record achiever for travelling on a zip wire hanging by his ponytail, died while performing the daredevil act on river Teesta in Darjeeling on Sunday, he chit fund controversy sweeping West Bengal following the Saradha Group’s deposit scheme collapse has taken a fresh turn with the CPI(M) raising the possibility of chief minister Mamata’s Banerjee’s nephew Abhishek Banerjee being involved in Ponzi schemes, Vandana, sarpanch of Khankhandvi gram panchayat was selected by a team of UN Women South Asia office in Delhi and Politics as a profession might have lured some notable names from Bollywood but SRK does not seem inclined to ever join their league. Read More
Four members of the family of Indian national Sarabjit Singh, currently in a coma in a Lahore hospital following a brutal assault, crossed over to Pakistan via the Wagah land border crossing on Sunday.
Punjab’s deputy chief minister Sukhbir Singh Badal today said that the murderous attack on Sarabjit Singh - Indian national on death row in Pakistan jail - was “most unfortunate” and asked the Congress-led UPA government to send a high level team to unearth the truth.
There is no easy explanation for terrorism. Yes, it might sometimes be the last resort of a desperate man. But more often than not, it is an unnatural impulse that is motivated more by abnormal psychology than by any ideology, writes Vir Sanghvi
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The second sequel to the famous Iron Man series has nailed it once again, atleast the critics say so. The USP about the film it seems is undoubtedly Robert Downey Jr, the Delhi high court on Thursday sought the Centre’s response on a plea questioning how children below the age of 18 years are allowed to open an account on social networking sites, including Facebook, if cinema is the experience of a community, a museum of cinema needs to be more than a house of history. It must mark out periods of enterprise, bow to pioneers, and also look at its failures, its rebels and Chris gayle talks about how he believes that he could have made a double century during his record-braking innings in the T20 tournament.
Gautam Gambhir writes about how his wife's liking for Gayle leaves him envious, the arrest of Saradha Group chairman and managing director Sudipta Sen, along with two accomplices, has offered a faint glimmer of hope to the beleaguered company’s agents and investors, although doubts remain over the return of their money, the controversial queen and Bollywood actress Sunny Leone was unable to perform a cage dance in Dubai nightclub called Wild and Sunny which was organised by Javed Shafi, CEO of Premiere Production House and known for his controversial statements, Madhya Pradesh industries minister Kailash Vijayvargiya targetted Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi saying that nobody in Madhya Pradesh would watch the "movie" which was a flop in Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat and Bihar. Read More.
The Punjab police on Tuesday recovered a newborn who was allegedly sold off to a New Delhi resident for Rs.
8 lakh through a deal struck on Facebook.
A Norwegian TV show has been slammed by a church after it tricked five teenage girls to convert to Islam so that they could win tickets to Justin Bieber's concerts, in a cruel twist of fate, a 25-year-old labourer who won a Rs. one crore bumper lottery prize drowned in an irrigation pool before he could get the money, Iran on Tuesday denied involvement in a plot to derail a passenger train in Canada that police say was backed by al Qaeda elements based in Iran and most members of the new middle class believe their lives have improved over past decade; but they want more and are intolerant towards corruption, misgovernance. These were some of the most read stories on the website. Read More.