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    Mumbai: Acid attack victims invoke Ganesha to spread awareness on skin donation

    Mumbai: There is heightened awareness about organ donation — organs like the eyes, heart, kidneys, liver — but the largest organ in the human body — the skin — is overlooked when it comes to donation. In order to spread awareness on the importance of skin donation, two acid attack victims, Sneha and Sia, have come forward to use Ganeshotsav as the means to create awareness.

  • Karnataka Civic Poll: Congress candidates celebrating victory injured in suspected acid attack

    Bengaluru: A Congress candidate and his nine supporters were injured in a suspected acid attack on Monday during a march to celebrate his victory in the Karnataka urban local body elections. Inayatullah Khan, who won the election from ward No. 16 in Tumakuru — around 70 km from Bengaluru, was taking out the procession in the morning when an unidentified person sprayed some liquid on the crowd and fled the scene, police said.

  • Bhopal: Car-borne miscreants throw acid on 13-year-old boy

    Bhopal: A 13-year-old boy suffered burn injuries after some unidentified miscreants threw acid on his face on Wednesday afternoon. The incident took place at Bairagarh Kalan village, Khajuri police station.

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    Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt feels inspired by acid attack survivors

    Lucknow: Actor Sanjay Dutt says acid attack survivors are real-life heroes and an inspiration to all. Sanjay on Wednesday visited Sheroes Hangout cafe here after receiving an invite from the team through Twitter. Overwhelmed by the invitation, he made sure to spend some quality time with acid attack survivors who run the café.

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    Nurse acid attack: Man arrested from Palakkad district

    Hyderabad: A 32-year-old man from Kerala has been arrested for allegedly throwing acid on a nurse here after she spurned his marriage proposal, a top police official said today.

  • Uttar Pradesh: Miscreants throw acid on 24-year-old woman in Ghaziabad

    Ghaziabad: Two bike-borne miscreants threw acid on a 24-year-old woman at the Mohan Nagar trisection here today, the police said. Besides the woman, who is an employee of the Punjab National Bank (PNB) in its Shastri Nagar Colony branch, five others also sustained burn injuries in the acid attack and all of them were rushed to a nearby hospital, they added.

  • Bhopal: 21 diseases to be treated as disability

    Bhopal: Dwarfism, acid attack, leprosy, neurological disorder and blood disorder will also be treated as a disability. Earlier, there were seven diseases in the list of disabilities. They included mental retardation, mental illness, blindness, visual impairment, deaf, dumb, and cerebral palsy.

  • Uttar Pradesh gangrape victim attacked fifth time in nine years

    Lucknow : A woman who was promised round-the-clock security by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath after an acid attack in March was in a hospital on Sunday after suffering another acid attack, police said.

  • Mumbai: Woman threw acid on ex-boyfriend for not responding to calls

    Mumbai: The woman who threw acid on her ex-boyfriend arrested was arrested on Friday at Goregaon in Mumbai. According to the cops, the woman was enraged that the victim was not answering her calls. The shocking incident took place at Goregaon railways station at around 6 pm on Thursday.

  • Andhra man dies in acid attack by ex-lover

    Vijayawada: A newly-married man died in an acid attack by a girl, with whom he had an alleged affair before the marriage, in Andhra Pradesh’s Guntur district, police said. The shocking incident took place in Venigandla village of Guntur district on Tuesday but came to light on Wednesday. Sheikh Mohammed Ilyas (24), who suffered serious injuries in the attack, succumbed at the Government Hospital, Guntur.

  • Just 1-month jail for acid attack ‘shocks’ SC

    NEW DELHI : The Supreme Court on Monday expressed “shock” over the sentence for throwing acid on a young girl at Vallampudi in Vizinagaram reduced to just one month by the Andhra and Telangana High Court.

  • Jammu: Woman throws acid on husband for remarrying

    Jammu, A woman allegedly threw acid on her constable husband with the help of her daughter, leaving him seriously injured, after finding out he married another woman in Bani town of Jammu’s Kathua district.

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    Bankura acid attack: Women activists demand stern action

    New Delhi, Condemning the incident where three girls were attacked with acid in West Bengal’s Bankura district, lawyer Abha Singh today described it as ‘gross violation of the law’ and demanded strong action against the culprit.

  • Court convicts man who threw acid on Delhi nurse

    Mumbai: More than three years after a Delhi nurse, Preeti Rathi, died following an acid attack, a Special Women’s Court on Tuesday convicted her obsessed neighbour Ankur Narayanlal Panwar for murder.

  • Lady threatened with acid attack

    BHOPAL: A woman has lodged a complaint against an unknown person for threatening her with acid attack. According to the police, Nafisa Khan (assumed name), who lives in Shaheed Nagar, received a call on her mobile on January 8. The person made lewd remarks and also sent vulgar text messages to her. When he called her again, she shouted at him, whence he threatened her with acid attack. She related the incident

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    After cafe, now lounge, spa by acid attack survivors

    New Delhi: A lounge-cum-spa is the next initiative by survivors of acid attack whose cafe ‘Sheroes Hangout’ in Agra established to rehabilitate themselves is now over a year old.