Selfie fever has gripped the world and there's is little that can be done to stop its spread. And while clicking selfies isn't normally a dangerous activity, the selfie-mania for unusual and unique angles has made it an action that can prove fatal. From rescuers trying to save 'selfie girl' drowning to falling from Khandala valley and taking a selfie with father's revolver. These are few of the examples of the rapidly rising number of selfie fatalities across the globe. Here are some instances that made news and proved fatal
From Hodan Nalayeh killing in terror attack, Khashoggi's brutal murder to Jyotirmoy Dey's killing, journalists and media professionals have always been on the receiving end of deadly attacks. According to a global report in 2017, more than 900 journalists have been killed in the last decade for bringing news to the public, with just one in ten cases leading to a conviction. We look at a few incidents of crimes against media personnel
Falling in love can be the most wonderful thing, but sometimes when love is rejected the outcome turns 'deadly'. Here are 12 stories when love killed!
Recently, notorious dacoit and most wanted criminal of Chambal region, Jagan Gurjar surrendered before the police in Bharatpur, Rajasthan. Jagan Gurjar has more than 100 cases of robbery, kidnapping, extortion, and looting against him in three states. The infamous dacoit, Gurjar struck fear in the mind and hearts of the people. Today, we look back at some of the notorious Indian bandits who once struck terror in their region!
Jamal Ahmad Khashoggi, a Saudia Arabian Journalist, author, and general manager and editor-in-chief of Al-Arab News channel was allegedly murdered in October 2018 and back then the Saudi Arabian government played a cover-up for the same. Over the course of his murder case, the latest report by UN special rapporteur Agnes Callamard claims that she has "credible evidence" linking Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Here's all you need to know about Jamal Khashoggi and his alleged killing
British tennis star as Andy Murray celebrates his birthday today, we take a look at the former no. 1 tennis player's life with wife Kim Sears and how he dodged a bullet in school during a mass shooting by one of his childhood friends. (Pics/ Andy Murray Instagram)
A Nairobi-bound Ethiopian Airlines Boeing crashed minutes after takeoff from Addis Ababa Sunday, killing all eight crew and 149 passengers on board, including four Indians, tourists, business travellers, and "at least a dozen" UN staff. Ethiopia declared a national day of mourning for Monday amid a global stream of condolences for loved ones, many of whom gathered in tears at Nairobi's Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA). All pics/ AFP
Wadala, the peaceful and quaint locality in Mumbai has witnessed some horrific crimes over the years which are unforgettable. A man raping his own sister, a father selling his son to pay off his debts, a man beaten to death for using a public toilet too long, are some of the shocking crimes that have come out of Wadala. A look at crime stories from in and around Wadala that made the headlines. (Pics/ mid-day, representational pictures)
Most Mumbai police personnel are inured to gory details that emerge from murderous crimes as they deal with brutal incidents on frequent occasions. Yet, the Arnala Coastal Police have said that their 'eyes popped out and intestines felt like they were ripped out of their abdomens' as they sat through killer Pintoo Sharma's narration of the horrific details of how he tore the skin off and chopped up a body into tiny pieces before flushing them down the toilet. Here's the story of the gruesome murder that shocked Mumbai
On this day in 2017, a major fire at two restaurants at Kamala Mills Compound in Lower Parel resulted in the death of 14 people and left several injured. Now, exactly a year after the tragic accident, we look at the events that unfolded and how the authorities have reacted in the aftermath of the horrific incident
Tigress T1 popularly known as Avni, a five-year-old tigress, was declared a 'man eater' and held responsible for killing 13 people. The tigress was shot dead near Borati village in Yavatmal district on November 3 after three months of manhunt. Here's how the entire story unfolded
As India celebrates 72nd Independence Day, here's a look at Bollywood films that pay tribute to the unwavering spirit of Indians!
In what has been termed as a sensational Mumbai crime case, Kirti Vyas (28), a finance manager at BBlunt salon in Andheri had been reported missing by her family on March 16. Kirti Vyas's co-workers Siddhesh Tamhankar and Khushi Sahjwani were arrested by the police and have been charged with murder and kidnapping. Interestingly, the cops have not been able to find the victim's body and the case rests mainly on traces of blood found in Sahjwani's car, CCTV footage and Call Detail Records (CDR) of the accused. Here’s a detailed look at developments of the case
A special MCOCA court in Mumbai on May 30 convicted 11 people in connection with the murder of gangster Farid Tanasha, an aide of underworld don Chhota Rajan, and awarded life imprisonment to six of them. Here’s the inside story of the chilling murder
A boat carrying school children capsized in the Arabian Sea off Dahanu Coast in Palghar district on Saturday. Here are some heartbreaking photos of the accident
A seven-year-old boy was murdered in broad daylight inside the washroom of Ryan International School, Delhi. Recent revelations by the CBI have shown that a Class XI student murdered the seven-year-old and that he confessed his crime to his father. Here are 15 developments in the case
Qandeel Baloch, Pakistan's 'Kim Kardashian', was killed on this day last year by her brother in a case of 'honour killing' for her risque photos on social media. Here are a few of the pictures she posted online
With Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan becoming the latest victim of death hoax, here's a list of B-Town celebs who were 'killed' by rumour mills on social media
With Roger Moore passing away at the age of 89 after a short battle with cancer, here's a look at actors who have played James Bond through the years
As 'Baahubali 2' fever grips Mumbai, here's a look at the actors, their characters and the drastic transformation on-screen! Take a look at these pictures! Quite a makeover, isn't it?