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Braveheart girl on Chandigarh cops’ receiving end over FB comments


September 18th, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 18 (IANS) She fought robbers as a 10-year-old in 2000 and got a national bravery award from the prime minister for it after her brave act led to ... Read more...

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Robbers pose as officials, rob doctor’s kin


September 18th, 2012 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Posing as officials of a power company, a group of men Monday robbed a doctor's family of Rs.2 lakh and jewellery here while his elderly ... Read more...

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Over 1,700 killed in Karachi in 2012: Report


September 10th, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 10 (IANS) A total of 1,725 people, including 78 children, were killed in Pakistan's port city of Karachi in the first eight months of this year, says a ... Read more...

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Teachers looted on gunpoint in Gurgaon


September 6th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Sep 6 (IANS) Seven women teachers travelling in a Maruti van were Thursday looted of cash and jewelry worth lakhs of rupees at gunpoint in daylight in a posh ... Read more...

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Three robbers lynched in UP village


September 6th, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 6 (IANS) Three robbers were lynched by an angry mob of villagers late Wednesday in Sambha, 370 km from here, police said.The incident took place in the Hyatnagar ... Read more...

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65-year-old woman killed in Delhi home


September 6th, 2012 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) In yet another case, a 65-year-old woman was killed inside her residence by unidentified assailants during a robbery bid Wednesday here, police said.The incident took ... Read more...

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Escaped criminal recaptured in Rajasthan


August 22nd, 2012 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 21 (IANS) A criminal was recaptured Tuesday a day after he and nine other prisoners escaped from a jail in Rajasthan's Rajsamand district after beating up six guards, ... Read more...

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Professor critically wounded in Ghaziabad


August 21st, 2012 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Aug 21 (IANS) A professor was critically wounded here Tuesday after three robbers shot him when he resisted their attempt to steal his car, police said.Dev Dutt of Banke ... Read more...

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Man dies after robbers throw him off second floor


August 17th, 2012 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) A 20-year-old man was thrown off the second floor of his house and killed for standing up to robbers in his house here, police said ... Read more...

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Elderly woman stabbed to death by robbers


August 14th, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) A 60-year-old woman was stabbed to death and her husband was beaten up by three unidentified youths who then robbed them, police said Tuesday.The incident ... Read more...

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13 prisoners escape from prison van in Uttar Pradesh


August 9th, 2012 - 10:58 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 9 (IANS) Thirteen prisoners who were being driven back to jail after a court hearing overpowered their guards and escaped at gun point in Uttar Pradesh's Banda district, ... Read more...

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Meat trader shot at in Ghaziabad


August 6th, 2012 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Aug 6 (IANS) Three motorcycle-borne robbers shot a meat trader and looted Rs.three lakh in cash from him here Monday morning, police said.Abdul, 45, a resident of Pawan Vihar ... Read more...

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Three of drug-and-rob gang held in Delhi


July 31st, 2012 - 1:09 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Three robbers who drugged passengers in trains and other public transport vehicles before escaping with their valuables were arrested here, police said Monday.Shakeer, 42, Mohammad ... Read more...

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Robbery bid: Girl falls off moving vehicle, one held


July 30th, 2012 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) A 10-year-old girl was injured Sunday when she fell from a moving autorickshaw here during a scuffle between her father and four robbers travelling in ... Read more...

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Elderly women’s murder case solved, five arrested


July 26th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Five people, including a juvenile, have been arrested in connection with the sensational double-murder case during robberies in two houses Tuesday in a Delhi locality, ... Read more...

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Two elderly women stabbed to death in Delhi (lead)


July 24th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Two elderly women, residing in two houses in the same colony in Delhi, were stabbed to death by robbers for a few hundred ... Read more...

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Two elderly women stabbed to death by robbers in Delhi


July 24th, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Two elderly women, residing in two separate houses in the same locality in Delhi, were stabbed to death while resisting robbery attempts, police said Tuesday.The ... Read more...

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Pakistanis kill two shop robbers


July 19th, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 19 (IANS) Two armed men died in Pakistan's port city of Karachi when they attempted a robbery at a shop Thursday, and enraged citizens snatched their weapons and ... Read more...

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Three Chinese robbers sentenced to death


July 19th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 19 (IANS) Three Chinese men who committed five armed robberies from 1991 to 2011 that led to the death of eight people have been sentenced to death.Xu Deyong ... Read more...

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Over $600,000 stolen from bank on Greek island


July 17th, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Athens, July 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Over 500,000 euros (about $614,000) have been stolen from a bank on the small Greek island of Spetses, local Skai television channel reported.The incident occurred ... Read more...

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Cops turn into robbers in Russia


July 14th, 2012 - 7:33 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 14 (IANS) A gang suspected of high-profile robberies in Russia's southwestern region of Ingushetia included three police officers, the Russian interior ministry said.According to RIA Novosti, one of ... Read more...

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Nobody cares for Pakistan’s heritage, laments daily


July 9th, 2012 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 9 (IANS) Heritage? Who cares! That was the sarcastic comment of a Pakistani daily after a massive hoard of ancient statues and coins were found ... Read more...

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Police salary van attacked in Pakistan


July 3rd, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 3 (IANS) One policeman was killed Tuesday when a police van carrying a large amount of money meant to be distributed as salary for jail personnel was attacked ... Read more...

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Gold finance company robbed


June 22nd, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Four men Friday robbed a gold finance company here of Rs.1.35 lakh in cash and gold jewellery reportedly worth lakhs of rupees after stabbing a ... Read more...

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Rs.7 lakh looted from bank in Jharkhand


June 14th, 2012 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 14 (IANS) Five unidentified people Thursday looted Rs.seven lakh from a Union Bank of India branch in Jharkhand's West Singhbhum district, 60 km from here, Thursday, police said.The ... Read more...

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Robbery bid at Indian bank in Trinidad and Tobago


June 11th, 2012 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Port-of-Spain, June 11 (IANS) An Indian bank here was targeted by four robbers who tied up three Indian employees and demanded keys to the vault. Policemen who were passing by ... Read more...

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Delhi crime spurt threat to people’s safety: Court


June 10th, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) Sending two robbers to jail, a Delhi court has expressed concern over the security and safety of the public due to a spurt in crime ... Read more...

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Rs.3 lakh snatched from woman in Ghaziabad


June 8th, 2012 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, June 7 (IANS) Two motorcycle-borne men Thursday snatched cash amounting to Rs.3 lakh from a woman who was returning to her residence here after withdrawing it from the bank, ... Read more...

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British woman cop writes erotic letters to inmates, jailed


June 7th, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 7 (IANS) A woman prison officer in Britain -- reportedly of Asian origin -- admitted writing erotic letters and making phone calls to four convicts, and has been ... Read more...

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Bus passengers lynch robber in Mexico


May 25th, 2012 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
Monterrey (Mexico), May 25 (IANS/EFE) A group of bus passengers overpowered two would-be robbers, beating one to death and leaving the other badly injured, Mexican police said.The incident took place ... Read more...

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UP removes police officer for backing honour killing


May 11th, 2012 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 11 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government has removed Saharanpur Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of Police Satish Kumar Mathur for his "uncharitable remarks" to a man whose daughter ... Read more...

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Head injury turns college dropout a maths genius!


April 29th, 2012 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 29 (IANS) In an incident which appears be a perfect plot for any reality-based fiction work, an American college dropout after being brutally attacked by a group of ... Read more...

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Srinagar gold burglary solved in a day, loot recovered


April 23rd, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 23 (IANS) Police said Monday they had solved the burglary of gold items over Rs.3 lakh here within 24 hours, arresting the three robbers and recovering the stolen ... Read more...

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Police nab Pune gold-heist robbers


April 19th, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, April 19 (IANS) The Pune Crime Branch nabbed two persons in connection with the loot of around 18 kg of gold and cash from a gold finance company's branch ... Read more...

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Seven robbers held after gun battle


April 1st, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) Seven robbers from Haryana were arrested here after an exchange of fire which left two policemen injured Sunday, Delhi Police said."The seven accused were arrested ... Read more...

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