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  • New Zealand bad boy Jesse Ryder in trouble again 18 hours 32 minutes ago

    Wellington: Troubled New Zealand cricketer Jesse Ryder, once touted as the Black Caps' likely World Cup match-winner, is once again in hot water. The talented but polarising 30-year-old has been suspended from the final round of New Zealand's domestic competition after admitting a charge of serious dissent while playing for Otago...
  • NIA team visits Nadia district in search of Burdwan blast case accused 3 days ago

    Krishanagar: An NIA team on Monday visited the Thanarpara area in Nadia district close to the Indo-Bangla border in search of a Burdwan blast case accused. The team gave the Thanarpara Police a warrant against Jahir-ul Sheikh. It also went to Sheikh's house and...
  • Uttar Pradesh: Policemen beat up, throw stones at farmers outside DM's office March 18, 2015

    Chitrakoot: Shocking visuals have emerged of the Uttar Pradesh police brutally beating up farmers who were on protest seeking compensation for crop damaged in the unseasonal rains. Police threw stones as well as beat up protestors including women in Chitrakoot. The farmers had come to the District Magistrate's office to seek...
  • Archbishop Thomas D'Souza condemns rape of nun, says protest a spontaneous outburst March 16, 2015

    Archbishop of Kolkata Thomas D'Souza condemned the rape of a 71-year-old nun at the convent school in Nadia district and said that the protest was a spontaneous outburst of the locals as District Administration failed to arrest the accused. He also criticised the vandalisation of church in Haryana. ...
  • Alleged gangrape of nun in WB takes political turn, state minister blames religious groups March 15, 2015

    Ranaghat: The gangrape of a nun in Nadia district has taken a political turn with West Bengal Minister Firhad Hakim making a controversial statement on it and alleging that the Vishwa Hindu Parishad's "ghar vapsi" campaign is responsible for the incident. Accusing the VHP for raising communal tensions, he said, "This...
  • Nun gangrape case: Police gets visuals of four accused from CCTV footage March 15, 2015

    Ranaghat (WB): Police on Sunday said they have obtained CCTV footage of four of the accused in the alleged gangrape of an elderly nun at Gangnapur in Nadia district. Nadia Superintendent of Police Arnab Ghosh told a press conference here that a study of the CCTV footage at the convent had...
  • West Bengal: Nun 'gangraped' by robbers, government orders CID probe March 14, 2015

    Nadia: A septuagenarian nun was allegedly gangraped by robbers in Nadia district on Saturday morning triggering blockade of road and rail tracks as West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee ordered a CID probe into the incident. According to authorities of the local convent school in Ranaghat sub-division, the gang broke into...
  • Court allows suspended Sneh Bansal to continue as DDCA president March 3, 2015

    New Delhi: In an interim relief to Sneh Bansal who was suspended from the post of DDCA president by his rivals, a Delhi court has ordered that he will again function as the President of the cricket body till its further orders. Additional District Judge Manish Yaduvanshi said "status quo" should...
  • 5,988 cases disposed at mega lok adalat in Ghaziabad February 22, 2015

    Ghaziabad: To provide justice to the economically weaker sections of the society a mega lok adalat was organized by District Legal Cell at court premises on Sunday under ageis of District Judge Anil Srivastava. Vijay Kumar Dungarkoti, secretary of district legal cell, told that a total number of 5,988 pending compoundable...
  • Fire erupts at Torch tower in Dubai, no casualties reported February 21, 2015

    Dubai: A high-rise tower in Dubai's Marina district caught fire on Saturday, but there were no immediate reports of casualties. The fire broke out in the Torch tower on the northeastern end of the densely populated district, which is packed with multi-story skyscrapers. Debris from the fire cluttered nearby streets after...
  • PM Modi to launch scheme for analysing soil of farms February 17, 2015

    Jaipur: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch a nationwide scheme to analyse the soil of farms in the country scientifically, on February 19 from Sriganganagar district of Rajasthan. The 'Soil Health Card' scheme will be launched in a rally from Suratgarh town of Sriganganagar under which farmers of the country will...
  • Tamil Nadu: 7 dead, 30 injured in bus accident in Dharmapuri district January 20, 2015

    Dharmapuri: At least Seven people were killed and 30 were injured in a bus accident in Tamil Nadu's Dharmapuri district. The incident occurred on Monday afternoon. The bus fell into a 100-feet gorge near Hogenakkal in Dharmapuri district. More information awaited. ...
  • No DDCA's EC meetings till January 27, says Court January 16, 2015

    New Delhi: A court here on Friday directed the executive committee (EC) of Delhi and Districts Cricket Association (DDCA) not to convene any meeting till January 27 when it would hear a plaint filed by its suspended President Sneh Bansal. The court's direction came while hearing the plaint of Bansal, who...
  • Maoist activities resurface in Kerala, presence felt in Wayanad, Palakkad districts December 29, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: After about two decades it seems as if Maoist activities have resurfaced in Kerala. In the last one and a half years, Maoist presence has been reported in various parts of Wayanad and Palakkad districts. Two arrests have been made so far in this regard. An alarming increase in Maoist...
  • DDCA official accussed of stealing peanuts from dressing room December 25, 2014

    The world is a strange place and if it involves the Delhi and District Cricket Association also known as DDCA, then it is stranger than fiction as anything and everything is possible in the association, most of which is not possible in the world we live in. The association which...
  • District attorney rejects report of sexual abuse against Bill Cosby December 17, 2014

    Los Angeles: The Los Angeles County District Attorney's office has decided not to charge Bill Cosby after a woman accused the comedian of sexually abusing her when she was 15 years old, according to the TMZ celebrity gossip news site. The alleged victim, Judy Huth, 55, took the matter to court...
  • J&K: PDP Sarpanch critically injured after being shot at by terrorists December 1, 2014

    Srinagar: In another daring attack, suspected militants shot at and critically injured a sarpanch, who had joined People's Democratic Party on Monday, in Shopian district of south Kashmir, police said. Shiraz Ahmad Bhat was critically injured after some militants shot at him in Shigan area of Shopian this evening, a police...
  • Government probe team holds district administration responsible for Patna stampede November 29, 2014

    Patna: Lack of a detailed crowd management plan, poor civic amenities besides absence of district magistrates from duty were some reasons cited by the Bihar government probe panel for the October 3 stampede in the state capital in which 33 people were killed. "During our probe we found several deficiencies in...
  • British Airways to pay Rs 1.5 lakh to two women for discomfort during journey in 2007 November 27, 2014

    New Delhi: British Airways has been directed by a consumer forum here to pay Rs 1.5 lakh to two women for discomfort and inconvenience caused to them in their journey to the US in 2007. The South West Delhi District Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum, presided by SK Sarvaria, asked the...
  • DDCA to host five Ranji Trophy matches November 2, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi & District Cricket Association (DDCA) will host five Ranji Trophy matches this upcoming season, instead of four. "We were supposed to host four matches but recently there have been some changes. We have been told that Rajasthan will also play their match against Delhi here," DDCA sports...
  • Twelve Naxals surrender in Kanker district October 31, 2014

    Kanker: In yet another setback to the Maoist movement in Chhattisgarh's Bastar region, 12 Naxals surrendered on Friday in Kanker district taking the total number of those laying down their arms to 315 this year in the state. As many as 12 ultras, carrying reward on their heads turned themselves in...
  • Tamil Nadu: 2 killed in flash floods in Erode district October 25, 2014

    Erode: Two people have been killed and one more feared trapped in flash floods in Tamil Nadu's Erode district. The tragedy occurred on Saturday morning when men were crossing a bridge on the bike. The water flow increased due to rains in Sathyamangalam forest. More details are awaited. ...
  • Andhra Pradesh: 8 killed in blast at firecracker manufacturing unit October 20, 2014

    Visakhapatnam: Eight people were killed and several others injured in an explosion at a firecracker manufacturing unit in Andhra Pradesh's East Godavari district. The incident happened at the Vakatippa village on Monday afternoon. The injured have been shifted to hospital. According to the police, there were 18 workers working in the unit...
  • Ghaziabad: District administrators prepare list of tax evaders October 9, 2014

    Ghaziabad: District administration has prepared a list of top 217 tax evaders and in case of default in payment of arrears of their municipal taxes, it is planning to initiate stern action against them. After assuming the additional charge of Municipal Commissioner of Nagar Nigam Ghaziabad, District Magistrate Vimal Kumar...
  • Bhopal: Man accused under Arms act, dragged to court in chains by police October 5, 2014

    Bhopal: In a shocking incident of police brutality in Bhopal, a man accused under the Arms act was dragged in chains to a district court. The accused was allegedly caught with a sword by the Gandhi Nagar police on Friday night. Police, however, defended its actions saying the man was a habitual...
  • Patna stampede: Bihar government removes four senior oficials, admits serious lapses October 5, 2014

    Patna: The Bihar government on Sunday removed four senior official including the District Magistrate of Patna in the aftermath of the stampede at the historic Gandhi Maidan during Dussehra festivities in which 33 people were killed and 29 injured. The Jitan Ram Manjhi government also vowed to punish those responsible for...
  • Kiran Bedi holds the district administration responsible for the Patna stampede October 4, 2014

    In an interview to CNN-IBN, former IPS officer Kiran Bedi said that the district administration was to be blamed for whatever happened in Gandhi Maidan in Patna. "Callous attitude, no leadership, lack of coordination by the authorities were the various reasons for the stampede," said Kiran Bedi. ...
  • Boy's tongue slit, killed in 'human sacrifice' in Odisha September 28, 2014

    Balangir: In an alleged case of human sacrifice, a seven-year-old boy's tongue was slit and he was killed in Odisha's Balangir district. The victim was identified as Dasrath, son of Jalestry Parabhoi of Jhalipadar village, and his body was found floating in a pond in Gandhrabadh, a police officer said....
  • Maharashtra elections: Yavatmal Congress leaders unhappy as new faces get tickets September 28, 2014

    Yavatmal: Even as a quadrangular fight is likely in the seven assembly segments of Maharashtra's Yavatmal district, some local Congress leaders are irked at being sidelined with new faces being given tickets. In Yavatmal Assembly constituency, state Congress president Manikrao Thakre's son Rahul filed his nomination shortly before deadline. Nandini...
  • Lawyers to observe strike in Delhi district courts on September 29 September 26, 2014

    New Delhi: The lawyers of all six district courts in the national capital on Friday decided to observe a day long strike on September 29 against the "delay in enhancement of pecuniary jurisdiction of the trial courts despite the recommendation of the Delhi High Court. The Co-ordination Committee of all district...