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US city burns over black man's police-custody death

Washington , April 28 Baltimore City, around 64 km northeast of the American capital, resembled a battle zone on Tuesday littered with charred cars and buildings and looted businesses after a day of riots over the death of a black man in police custody.

DNA taken from Assam kin to identify those killed in Nepal

Guwahati , April 28

The Assam government on Tuesday collected DNA samples from the family members to match with the seven people from the state who died in Nepal in Saturday's devastating earthquake.

100th death row convict hanged in Pakistan

Islamabad , April 28

Pakistan hanged another death row convict on Tuesday taking to 100 the number of convicts hanged since a moratorium on capital punishment was lifted in December last year.

Four militants get life sentence for Agartala blasts

Agartala , April 28

Four militants were sentenced to life imprisonment by a West Tripura District Court on Tuesday for their involvement in a series of bomb explosions here in 2008.

Man held with opium worth Rs. nine lakh in Delhi

New Delhi , April 28

A 60-year-old man, brother of a killed Khalistan Liberation Front terrorist, has been arrested here for carrying six kg opium valued at Rs. 9 lakh ($14,200) in the international market, police said on Tuesday.

Security beefed up in Baltimore after arson, looting

Washington , April 28 Security was beefed up in Baltimore City, just 64 km northeast of the American capital, after it erupted into chaos and violence as protestors, mourning the death of yet another black man in police custody nine days ago, clashed with law enforcement officers.

Nepali woman raped in Delhi, two held

New Delhi , April 28

A 22-year-old woman from Nepal was allegedly gang raped by two people here, police said on Tuesday, adding the accused have been arrested.

Development, environment protection can go together: Javadekar

New Delhi , April 28

Development and environment protection can go hand-in-hand and there was no need to create a conflict between the two, Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said on Tuesday.

'Missing' ex-Goa minister's arrest warrant extended by a week

Panaji , April 28

A Goa court on Monday extended the arrest warrant of convicted former minister Francisco Pacheco by seven days while issuing a notice to his partner Viola Pacheco to produce the sitting MLA, missing for nearly three weeks.

Quake toll in India goes up to 75

New Delhi , April 28

The toll in India following Saturday's devastating earthquake in Nepal has gone up to 75 with Bihar accounting for 58 deaths, a senior official said on Tuesday.