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  • Mountaineer Malli Mastan Babu's body to reach his native place on April 24 evening 4 days ago

    Hyderabad: The body of Indian mountaineer Malli Mastan Babu, who was found dead during an expedition in the mountains of Argentina last month, will reach his native place in Nellore district of Andhra Pradesh on Friday evening, it was officially announced in Hyderabad on Thursday. The body will arrive in Delhi...
  • New Delhi DM flays police for refusing to join Gajendra Singh suicide probe, says it's against law 4 days ago

    New Delhi: The New Delhi District Magistrate on Thursday criticised the Delhi Police over its refusal to join the probe into the Rajasthan farmer Gajendra Singh suicide case. In a strongly worded letter, the DM asked Deputy Commissioner of Police and SHO to provide all case related information and documents...
  • HP to sell photo-sharing service Snapfish 5 days ago

    Bengaluru: Hewlett-Packard Co said it would sell its web-based photo sharing service Snapfish to digital imaging company District Photo. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. HP, the world's No. 2 PC maker, bought Snapfish for more than $300 million in 2005 and made the company a part of its printing...
  • Odisha: 51 arrested for setting train coach on fire, ransacking station April 19, 2015

    Bhubaneswar: As many as 51 people were arrested on Sunday for torching a coach of Puri-Barbil Express train and ransacking Delang railway station. GRP sources said the arrested belong to Gualipara village and nearby areas under Delang police station limits in Puri district. The arrest was made two days after a mob...
  • J&K Government orders magisterial probe into killing of youth in Budgam district April 18, 2015

    Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir government has ordered a magisterial probe into the killing of a youth in firing by security forces during a protest demonstration in Budgam district on Saturday. Deputy Commissioner Budgam, Mir Altaf Ahmad, ordered the magisterial probe into the killing of Suhail Ahmad Sofi at Narbal village on...
  • Uttar Pradesh: Barabanki DM donates his 15 day salary to Chief Minister's relief fund April 18, 2015

    Lucknow: District Magistrate of Barabanki Yogeshwar Ram Mishra has announced to donate his 15-day salary to the chief minister's relief fund for farmers affected by recent rains and hailstorms in the state. The DM also appealed to the district officials to donate their one day salary to the CM's relief fund,...
  • 25 Indian fishermen detained by Bangladesh Navy April 12, 2015

    Dhaka: At least 25 Indian fishermen were detained by Bangladesh Navy for allegedly poaching into the country's waters. The fishermen on two trawlers were detained 90 nautical miles off the coast of Bagerhat's Mongla sea port during a regular patrol, police said. All of them hailed from South Chabbish Pargana District of...
  • MP: 6 officers sent to police lines after constable was mowed down by sand mafia April 10, 2015

    Morena: In a latest development in the murder case of a police constable who was crushed to death allegedly by the sand mining mafia in Morena district, six police officers including sub station officer of Noorabad police station were sent to police lines on Friday. The action is taken on the...
  • Red Sandalwood found in Gajapati district of Odisha April 9, 2015

    Brahmapur: At least 12 wood-cutters have been arrested for allegedly smuggling red sandalwood and around 200 quintals of logs were seized from them in Mahendra forest range in Gajapati district of Odisha. The arrests were made in the last two years and the seizures were also made during that time, Range...
  • Madhya Pradesh CM orders SIT probe into killing of cop by 'sand mafia' April 6, 2015

    Bhopal: Taking serious note of the killing of a police constable allegedly by sand mafia in Madhya Pradesh's Morena district, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Monday said the case will be probed by a Special Investigation Team. Chouhan reviewed the incident during a high-level meeting at Mantralaya and directed the...
  • Watch: Odisha's Banajaga yatra April 5, 2015

    Odisha's Naba-kalebara festival is underway in the Puri district of Odisha where priests re-make the idols of Lord Jagannath. Around 50 lakh people are expected to flock to Puri for this festival. ...
  • Tamil Nadu: 9 dead in SUV-milk van collision in Dindigul district April 3, 2015

    Dindigul (TN): Nine people were killed and one was seriously injured when the vehicle they were travelling in collided with a milk van in the wee hours on Friday. The sport utility vehicle carrying them was proceeding towards Karur when the mishap occurred at Sempatti, 18 kms from Dindigul, police said. The...
  • Two policemen killed in firing in Telangana April 2, 2015

    Hyderabad: Two policemen on Thursday killed and as many injured after an unidentified person opened fire on them while they were questioning passengers during checking of vehicles in Nalgonda district of Telangana in the wee hours. The incident occurred at around 12:30 AM at a bus stand in Suryapet town when...
  • One J&K policeman killed, 3 security personnel injured in an encounter with terrorists in Baramulla April 2, 2015

    Srinagar: One Jammu and Kashmir police official has been killed and three security personnel injured in a fierce gunfight with terrorists at Hardushoora in north Kashmir's Baramulla district. "One policeman has been martyred while a civilian has been injured in the operation so far," the police official said. Army sources said one...
  • Unseasonal rainfall hit crops, farmers suffer in Gulbarga March 27, 2015

    Gulbarga district of Karnataka has suffered huge losses due to unseasonal rains. Unseasonal rains have also reduced the yield of jowar and wheat crops. The market value of a special variety of wheat has come down from 100 to 20 rupees per kg. The price of jowar has also reduced...
  • New Zealand bad boy Jesse Ryder in trouble again March 26, 2015

    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 March 23, 2015

    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...