Sunday , 25 February 2018

National News

Pakistan violates ceasefire along LoC in Poonch

Jammu: Pakistani troops Sunday resorted to unprovoked firing along the Line of Control in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir, a day after a similar incident took the lives of four Army personnel in nearby Rajouri district. Please like & share: Read More »

Media, Internet projecting sex as culmination of love: Court

New Delhi: A 26-year-old man has been sentenced to 10 years in jail for raping a minor girl here, with the court blaming the media and Internet for projecting sex as the culmination of love among youngsters who are yet to reach the “permissible age”. Please like & share: Read More »

Fodder scam: Lalu, 15 others convicted

PTI   RANCHI In a major setback to the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD), a special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court on Saturday convicted former Bihar chief minister Lalu Prasad and 15 others in a fodder scam case 21 years after it had surfaced, while acquitting six others including another former chief minister Jagannath Mishra. Special judge Shivpal Singh pronounced ... Read More »

Complaint against Salman, Shilpa over ‘casteist’ slur

PTI   MUMBAI The Mumbai police on Saturday said they were looking into a complaint, seeking the filing of an offence against actors Salman Khan and Shilpa Shetty for allegedly using a casteist term on a television show. The complaint was filed at the Andheri police station on Friday by Navin Ramchandra Lade, the general secretary of the Rojgar Aghadi ... Read More »

Parliament panel proposes body cams for traffic police, RTO officials

PTI   NEW DELHI Prescribing body wearable cameras for traffic policemen and RTO officials enforcing the Motor Vehicles Act, a parliamentary panel has said it will check corruption and reduce arbitrariness by enforcement agencies. A 24-member select committee of the Rajya Sabha, after examining the Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill, 2017, has recommended enactment of the legislation without any modification, a ... Read More »

Modi to inaugurate new Metro line in Delhi

NEW DELHI Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate a segment of the newly-built Magenta Line of Delhi Metro on Monday which will connect Botanical Garden in Noida to South Delhi’s Kalkaji Mandir, the government said on Saturday. Modi will also address public at the inauguration, which will happen at the Botanical Garden Metro Station. Locking horns with the Centre and ... Read More »

Air Deccan connects Mumbai to Jalgaon

IANS   MUMBAI India’s first low-cost carrier Air Deccan is taking to the skies again on Saturday after a decade, connecting Mumbai with Jalgaon in northern Maharashtra under the ‘Udan’ regional connectivity scheme. “We have received the regulatory authority’s (Directorate General of Civil Aviation) approval and would commence our operations on Saturday from Mumbai to Jalgaon,” the airline’s founder Captain ... Read More »

Huge relief to Cong’s Chavan in Adarsh case

IANS   MUMBAI In a major relief to ex-chief minister of Maharashtra Ashok Chavan, the Bombay High Court “quashed and set aside” the sanction accorded by Maharashtra Governor C V Rao to prosecute the senior Congress leader in the Adarsh Housing Society scam on Friday. The main ground for the court’s decision was that the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) ... Read More »

Secunderabad woman dies after jilted lover sets her on fire on street

HYDERABAD A 25-year-old Dalit woman, who was set ablaze on Thursday evening in full public view by her former colleague for refusing his marriage proposal, succumbed to burns on Friday morning, the police said. Deputy commissioner of police (north zone) B Sumathi said the accused, Sai Karthik (aged around 28), a school dropout, poured petrol on the woman who was ... Read More »

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