October, 2017


Class XI student held for allegedly holding a class VI student captive, attempting rape

Class XI student, class VI student, captive, attempting rape

Greater Noida: A class XI student has been arrested by the Jewar police for allegedly kidnapping a class VI student, holding her captive in a stable and attempting rape, police said on Tuesday. “On the complaint of a relative of the victim, the accused boy has been arrested,” said Jewar police station SHO Rajpal Singh Tomar. The 12-year-old girl had gone to a market for shopping on Sunday afternoon. It is alleged that her neighbour, also a minor, forcibly took her to his home and held her captive in a stable meant forRead More

Vyapam case: CBI files charge sheet, says no mention of ‘CM’ in hard disc

Vyapam case, CBI, charge sheet, CM, hard disc

New Delhi: The CBI on Tuesday filed its charge sheet in the Vyapam scam case and virtually rejected allegations that computer hard discs seized from an accused purportedly carrying reference of the letters “CM” have been tampered. The findings of the CBI will come as a major relief for Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, who will be facing assembly elections next year. The agency in its charge sheet filed before a special CBI court said that the forensic analysis of the hard disc drives seized from Nitin Mohindra, an officialRead More

200 dead in tunnel accident at North Korea nuclear test site: Report

200 dead, tunnel accident, North Korea, nuclear test site

Pyongyang: More than 200 people are feared to have died when a tunnel caved in at North Korea’s nuclear test site after its latest detonation, a Japanese news report said Tuesday. A tunnel collapsed at Punggye-ri in early September, days after North Korea conducted its sixth and largest underground nuclear test on September 3, TV Asahi said, quoting unnamed North Korean sources. Some 100 workers were involved in an initial collapse. Another cave-in occurred during rescue operations, leaving at least 200 people feared dead in total, the Japanese broadcaster said. The accidentRead More

Nokia 2 with 2-day battery life and price around Rs 7,000 launched

Nokia 2, 2-day battery life, price, launched

New Delhi: HMD Global on Tuesday announced the launch of its first entry-level Android smartphone, the Nokia 2. Priced at Rs 99 euros, the Nokia 2’s is aimed at users who demand long battery life from their smartphones. The highlights of the Nokia 2 include the 4100mAh battery that offers up to 2 days of life and premium design, the company said. It is a low-end smartphone that will compete against the likes of Xiaomi Redmi 4A and Moto C, being positioned below the Nokia 3. It will become availableRead More

Class 11 student strangled to death by a college-goer in Delhi; Accused believed the boy was trying to woo his girlfriend

Class 11 student, strangled to death, college-goer, Delhi, accused, girlfriend

New Delhi: A class XI student was strangulated to death by a college-goer and his accomplices in posh Mehrauli in the southern end of Delhi. The accused reportedly believed the victim was trying to befriend his girlfriend. In their bid to make the case look like a ransom murder, the accused then also demanded Rs 20 lakh from victim’s parents. Media reports said that the deceased, Jatin Goyal, reportedly wanted to befriend a girl, which did not go down well with her boyfriend, Navin Kumar (20), a first year BARead More

100-year-old unwell woman dies after being allegedly raped by drunk man in Meerut

100-year-old unwell woman, raped, drunk man, Meerut

Meerut: A 100-year-old woman who was unwell died after being raped by a drunk youth in an Uttar Pradesh village early on Monday, police said. The shocking incident was reported from Jaani village in Meerut district where the victim lived with her brother. The rapist, identified as Ankit Punia, was reportedly in an inebriated state when he attacked the helpless woman. He was trying to escape when her cries were heard by her brother and neighbours who overpowered Punia and handed him over to police. Police officials said since theRead More

Virat Kohli, Mithali Raj top ICC ODI batters’ list

Virat Kohli, Mithali Raj, ICC, ODI, batters' list

Dubai: India skipper Virat Kohli and his female counterpart Mithali Raj on Monday rose to the No.1 spot in their respective ICC One-day International (ODI) rankings for batters. Kohli, who struck two centuries during India’s 2-1 victory in the three-match ODI rubber against New Zealand, has moved back to the top position within 10 days of losing it to South Africa AB de Villiers. The 28-year-old Delhi batsman, who scored 263 runs in the series against New Zealand including knocks of 121 in the first ODI in Mumbai and 113 in the final gameRead More

50 women fall sick after receiving antibiotic injection at Madhya Pradesh government hospital

Women fall sick, antibiotic injection, Madhya Pradesh, government hospital

Gwalior: As many as 50 women fell sick after getting a vaccine at the maternity ward of a hospital in Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh, authorities said on Monday. The incident took place at Kamla Raja Hospital. The women complained of fever and five of them had to be admitted to the hospital’s intensive care unit (ICU). Family members of one of the victims said the women got antibiotic injections late on Sunday and soon after complained of feeling cold and were found to have fever. Doctors were informed but asked the women to waitRead More

ABVP, NSUI claim victory in first student union polls in Madhya Pradesh since 2012

ABVP, NSUI, student union polls, Madhya Pradesh

Bhopal: The RSS-affiliated ABVP and the Congress-backed NSUI have claimed victory in the student union elections held on Monday in government colleges across the BJP-ruled Madhya Pradesh, after a gap of nearly six years. The Aam Aadmi Party’s (AAP) Chhatra Yuva Sangharsh Samiti (CYSS) also claimed its maiden win in the elections. The National Students’ Union of India (NSUI) alleged that its candidates and supporters were beaten up at several places and that the poll was “rigged” in favour of the ABVP. However, the Akhil Bhartiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) said the pollsRead More

Woman kills 13 in-laws with poisoned ‘lassi’ in Pakistan’s Punjab

Woman, in-laws, poisoned 'lassi', Pakistan, Punjab

Lahore: A newly-wed woman, who allegedly poisoned milk to kill her husband, caused the death of 13 of her in-laws who drank the contaminated milk mixed in ‘lassi’ in Pakistan’s Punjab province, a media report said on Monday. The woman, identified as Aasia, was forced into the marriage and had only poisoned the glass of milk meant for her husband, Amjad, to get him out of his way, but somehow he did not drink it, the Express Tribune reported. The contaminated milk was later used to make ‘lassi’. The beverage wasRead More