The skies over many parts of Uttar Pradesh’s capital Lucknow turned dark on Sunday as huge locust swarms descended on some parts of the city.

Women Lecturer was set afire allegedly by one Vikesh Nagrale (27) while she was on the way to her college. According to the victim's relatives, Nagrale had been harassing her for quite some time.

A group of terrorists, who were in a truck fired at a police team near a toll plaza on the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway here on Friday, triggering a gunfight in which all three terrorits were killed and a policeman injured, police said.

Mollywood or The Malayalam Film industry has said that the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) attack on students was a "criminal offence" and deserves harshest punishment.

To be directed by debutante filmmaker Lakshya Raj Anand, the movie is based on a true story about a hostage crisis and will feature John as a lone ranger who leads an attack team during a counter operation.

Burkina Faso authorities said 18 "terrorists" were killed when they attempted to attack a police base in the north of the country, where security services have been struggling to quell a rising jihadist revolt.

At least fifteen people were killed and another four injured in attacks by suspected Muslim rebels in Thailand's violence-wracked south, an army spokesman said on Wenesday, the largest death toll in years.

The militants hurled a grenade in Hari Singh High Street Market, which is a few hundred metres away from the city centre Lal Chowk, a police official said.