HYDERABAD - A youth was Monday sentenced to life imprisonment by a court in Andhra Pradesh for murdering a couple and injuring their daughter because she had spurned his advances more than a year back.
MUZAFFARNAGAR - A couple and three of their children were burnt to death here, while their three other children received multiple injuries after their house caught fire under mysterious circumstances early Monday, police said.
MUMBAI - Popat Shinde, the main accused in the burning of Nashik district's additional collector Yashwant Sonawane in Malegaon, succumbed to his burns at the J.J. Hospital here Monday afternoon, said a senior hospital official.
BEIJING - Beijing has said that speculation over Ugyen Trinley Dorje, the 17th Karmapa of the Karma Kagyu sect, being a Chinese spy "shows that India is keeping its mistrustful attitude toward China", an official said.
PANAJI - A Russian woman was rescued from drowning off Ashwem beach, a popular haunt for Russian tourists, lifeguards said.