Two Army jawans killed, five others injured by avalanche at Uttarakhand checkpost

Dehradun, March 03 (ANI): At least two army jawans of Kumaon Scouts were killed while five others are injured by an avalanche in Pithoragarh district of Uttarakhand, which has faced heavy snowfall over the last two days. Dehradun Disaster Management Executive Director Piyush Rautela said that rescue mission was started and is still going on at the spot. According to sources, a few other jawans are also trapped at the spot. Mar 3, 2015

Mourners pay respects to Boris Nemtstov

Mourners in Russia file past the body of Boris Nemtsov at a museum in Moscow, Tuesday. The 55-year-old opposition politician was gunned down last week as he walked across a bridge in central Moscow Mar 3, 2015

Kejriwal to take 10-Day leave for naturopathy, Sisodia will be acting CM

New Delhi, March 03 (ANI): Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal is likely to go for 10 days of naturopathy treatment on March 5, according to reports. Kejriwal was diagnosed with high blood sugar and coughing. He will be treated at Naturopathy centre in Bangalore. Kejriwal's medical leave came in the middle of an all out war in the AAP's top leadership with Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan accusing the 46-year-old AAP convener of running a one-man show. Meanwhile, Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia will be acting as Chief Minister in absence of Arvind Kejriwal Mar 3, 2015

India, Pakistan foreign secretaries meet in Islamabad

Islamabad, March 03 (ANI): Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar met with his Pakistani counterpart Aizaz Ahmed Chaudhury on Friday in Islamabad, seven months after India had cancelled Foreign Secretary-level talks. Jaishankar, who is on a visit to SAARC capitals, will also call on Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, and his foreign affairs advisors Sartaj Aziz and Tariq Fatemi during the day. The foreign secretaries of both countries spoke about "resolving outstanding issues through peaceful dialogue." Mar 3, 2015

Hit-and-run case: Salman Khan exempted from submitting driving licence

Mumbai, March 03 (ANI): A sessions court on Tuesday rejected the prosecution plea asking actor Salman Khan to produce driving licence in the infamous hit-and-run case. Earlier, a Regional Transport officer had deposed in court, saying that Khan did not possess a driving licence when his car met with an accident in 2002. Khan is accused of culpable homicide not amounting to murder in the hit-and-run case, a charge that carries a maximum penalty of ten years in prison. Mar 3, 2015

Reactions pour in as Delhi Gang rape convict blames victim for fatal assault

New Delhi, March 03 (ANI): Reactions pour in on Tuesday as Delhi gang rape convict, Mukesh Singh blamed the victim for the fatal assault on her. In an interview from jail, Mukesh Singh who was sentenced to death on September 2013 has said, "A girl is far more responsible for rape than a boy." He also said that women who went out at night are to blame themselves if they drew attention from molesters or rapists. Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia questioned the media on the very necessity or reason of interviewing a convict. BJP leader Meenakshi Lekhi said that this clearly shows the mentality of the convict and proves that the decision taken by the court against him was right. Congress leader Shobha Oza said that such people should be given harsh punishments. DCW Chairperson Barkha Shukla said that it is sad and regrettable and that such person should be punished as soon as possible. Mar 3, 2015

Forensic holodeck creates 3D crime scenes

It's not a computer game, but a 3D scan of a real-life Swiss crime scene. An Oculus Rift headset and optical tracker allows users to see inside the scene of this shooting, from infinite angles. A 3D Mar 3, 2015
Japanese Aoshima island overrun by cats

Japanese Aoshima island overrun by cats

Aoshima Island is a dwindling fishing community of elderly people who live mainly off retirement benefits. The official population is 22 but there are more than 120 cats living and running wild over the tiny island, giving it the nickname Cat Island. Mar 3, 2015