BHUBANESWAR - Residents of a tribal hamlet in Orissa helped police rescue a man within a few hours after his abduction, an official said Saturday.
DHARAMSALA - Tibetan religious leader Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorje has been questioned by the Himachal Pradesh police and other central government agencies with his office in the middle of a controversy following the recovery of foreign and Indian currency worth nearly Rs.70 million (Rs.7 crore) in the last two days.
HARDOI - Three people, including a woman, died and two others were hospitalised following a gas leak at a chemical factory here, an official said Saturday.
LUCKNOW - A farmer in Uttar Pradesh's Mahoba district set himself on fire, protesting the acquisition of his agricultural land for an irrigation project and demanding higher compensation for the same, officials said Saturday.
WASHINGTON - The leader of a gang of picky New York City burglars, who targeted the homes of Indian and South Asian residents around Washington for their gold jewellery has been sentenced to 46 months in federal prison.