Police officers wield their batons against demonstrators during a protest in Shadnagar on Saturday. Reuters
The accused were killed when they allegedly tried to escape from the crime scene where the police had brought them to re-enact the incident.
A Special Court in Pathankot on Monday convicted six people for the rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua last year. It pronounced a life imprisonment of 25 years to three − temple priest and mastermind Sanji Ram, Deepak Khajuria and Parvesh Kumar.
A lower court on Thursday postponed a ruling for fresh death warrants sought for the Nirbhaya gang-rape and murder case convicts.
Top Turkish officials condemned a caricature scorning President Tayyip Erdogan in the French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo on Wednesday, calling it a “disgusting effort” to “spread its cultural racism and hatred.”
TBHF’s funding, which amounts to more than US$1 million will be utilised to support the nation’s educational infrastructure and enabling access to a larger number of children and youth.
The Pacific island of Palau will build an undersea telecoms cable financed by Australia, Japan and the United States in a $30-million project, Australia said on Wednesday.