• Are you a virgin? Bihar hospital asks employees

    Patna: Triggering a controversy, a government-run hospital here has asked its employees to declare their virginity in a marital status declaration form. The Indira Gandhi Institute of Medical Science (IGIMS) in its form also asks the employees about the number of wives and details about the past mar...

  • Kerala family keeps dead man's body in house for 3 months

    Malappuram: Police in Kerala are probing a bizarre incident where a dead man's body was not buried for three months by his family in the belief he would come back to life. Police found the body of V. Seyed, 50, who worked for a while in a Middle East country and after his return worked as a religiou...

  • Pakistani boy kills sister over his 'poor handwriting'

    Lahore: Police have arrested an 11-year-old boy in Pakistan's Lahore city for killing his minor sister for teasing him over his "poor handwriting", the media reported on Tuesday. Nine-year-old Eman Tanvir was found strangled at her grandmother's house in the city's Shalimar area on June 30, reports ...

  • Mother busy texting on Facebook while baby drowned

    San Francisco: A woman in Texas has been booked and charged with injury to a child after police found that she was messaging on Facebook while her eight-month-old daughter drowned in a bathtub.According to a report in CBS News on Thursday, 21-year-old Cheyenne Summer Stuckey put her daughter in the ...

  • Burqa-clad student undergoes 20-min security check at Vidhana Soudha

    Bengaluru: A burqa-clad college student, who came to come to see the Vidhana Soudha along with her friends, was stopped by the marshals over 'security reasons' and inspected for an inordinately long time before being let into the building. Sources from the Vidhana Soudha said the girl, a student of ...

  • Girl complains to mother about father's sexual abuse; mother takes her to witch doctor

    Bengaluru: Rajgopal Nagar police officials have arrested a man for sexually assaulting his daughter repeatedly. The incident was reported from Ajjanhalli in Magadi on the outskirts of Bengaluru.The man, Ramesh, was arrested after relatives and neighbours complained to the police. According to the Ra...

  • 97-year-old appears for MA exam in Patna

    Patna: It was a sunny day and Raj Kumar Vaishya had trouble walking. But determined to get a postgraduate degree, the 97-year-old sat for a three-hour MA exam, along with students younger than his grandchildren.Vaishya, who graduated in 1938, was appearing for his final year MA (economics) examinati...

  • In a first, Swiss court fines man for 'liking' posts on Facebook

    London: Beware as even 'liking' a controversial post on Facebook can land you in trouble. In a first such case, a Switzerland court has fined a man over $4,000 just for clicking the "like" button on comments that a judge deemed defamatory.According to a report in Fortune late on Tuesday, the comment...

  • Woman in Bihar refuses to marry dark-complexioned groom

    Patna: A woman in Bihar's Buxar district refused to marry a dark-complexioned groom, saying he was not 'smart' enough for her, a police official said on Wednesday.The groom, Anjani Chouhan, was shocked after his would-be-bride refused to marry him citing his dark complexion at the marriage mandap in...

  • Punjab withdraws dress code for teachers; suspends two officers

    Chandigarh: Under fire from various quarters, the Punjab Education Department on Tuesday suspended two officers and withdrew its controversial order prescribing a dress code for women teachers in government schools.Education Department Deputy Director Amrish Shukla and Assistant Director Amarbir Sin...

  • Madonna poses nude

    Gold 💛 A post shared by Madonna (@madonna) on May 6, 2017 at 2:16pm PDTLos Angeles: Singer Madonna chose to strip completely naked for her latest Instagram post.The 58 year-old, who shot to fame in the 1980s, did some skin show in a post on May 7, reports mirror.co.uk.The image, which she late...

  • Mid-day horror: Rat found in meal served to pourakarmikas

    Bengaluru: A dead rat was found in the mid-day meal served for conservancy workers (pourakarmikas) at the Ramamandira Ward office in Rajajinagar on Tuesday. Deepa Nagesh, corporator of Ramamandira Ward said the rodent was discovered in of the containers brought to her ward office.As news spread, res...