File image of Sridevi at the TIFF screening of English Vinglish in 2012. Photograph:( Reuters )
The body of Bollywood icon Sridevi, whose sudden death triggered a frenzy of grief, disbelief and searching questions, was flown back to Mumbai Tuesday after Dubai authorities determined that she had accidentally drowned in her hotel bathtub.
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Manoj Baitha, whose vehicle was reportedly involved in an accident that killed nine school children on Saturday in Muzaffarpur district, surrendered before the Bihar Police on Wednesday.
Two exit polls today predicted that the BJP will dethrone the Left front from power in Tripura. According to the exit polls, the BJP will also consolidate its position in two other northeastern states of Meghalaya and Nagaland.
North Korea has been sending equipment to Syria that could be used in chemical weapons manufacturing, US media report, citing findings by UN experts. The materials include acid-resistant tiles, valves and pipes, reports say.
The US Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that immigrants can be detained indefinitely without bond hearings, in a setback for immigrant rights.