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One killed as liquor-laden jeep overturns in Nashik

Nashik: One person was killed and another one injured when a jeep carrying country-made liquor overturned near a village in the district, police said today. The jeep driver lost control over the wheels at around 11.30 PM yesterday, as a result of which the vehicle first hit a road-divider and then turned turtle near Wadivhare village on Mumbai-Agra National Highway, they...

India release 88 Pakistani fishermen on the occasion of Ramzan

Indian authorities handed over 88 Pakistani fishermen to Punjab Rangers at the Wagah border. Out of total 115 Pakistani fishermen, the release of remaining 27 of them will be considered as and when their nationality is confirmed by the Pakistan High Commission in India. Their release has been done so that they can be with their family members during the holy...

Fresh lease of life to Uzbek man at Fortis

New Delhi, Sep 24:A 'super-obese' man from Uzbekistan weighing 156 kg got a new lease of life after a city hospital conducted a liver transplant on him in a complex 10-hour-long surgery, said to be first of its kind in India. 47-year-old Mamurkhon Botiroy, who was suffering from a chronic liver disease for the last two years, had a Body...

Union Home Minister speaks to Mufti; ask J-K govt to take strict action

The Centre has asked Jammu and Kashmir Government to take strictest possible action against those involved in anti-national activities during a rally by hardline separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani yesterday on the outskirts of Srinagar. Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh spoke to Chief Minister Mufti Mohammed Sayeed last night and made it clear that the issue of national security cannot be compromised. The...

Two Naxals surrender in Chhattisgarh

Raipur: Two Maoists, including a woman, surrendered in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Bastar district, police said today. The cadres, carrying cash rewards, turned themselves in before senior police officials yesterday, Inspector General of Police, Bastar Range, SRP Kalluri told media. They were identified as Haldhar Korram (20), Deputy Commander of Local Guerrilla Squad (LGS) in East Bastar Division and Madkam Mukke alias Geeta Konta,...

Hit-and-run Case: SC refuses petition seeking Salman Khan’s bail cancellation

The Supreme Court dismissed a petition in quest of cancellation of bail granted to Dabang actor Salman Khan by the Bombay High Court in a hit-and-run case. Salman Khan has been sentenced to a 5yr jail period by the trial court. The petitioner's advocate suspected that the HC had misjudged in granting bail to the star after his conviction. Salman...

Army Man Accused of Raping

Nashik : A 21-year-old mentally-challenged girl was allegedly raped by a senior army officer at his residence in the Deolali camp area here, police said today. Col. Vinod Sahani was detained by Deolali camp police after the girl's parents lodged a complaint in this regard last night. The alleged crime took place on Thursday, police said. The army officer has been...

Shatrughan wants action against those responsible for BJP’s defeat

Patna:A day after BJP's big defeat in Bihar, disgruntled party MP Shatrughan Sinha today said those responsible for the debacle should be taken to task and responsibility fixed for the loss. The actor-turned-politician, who caused embarrassment to the party in the run-up to Bihar polls, met JD-U leader Nitish Kumar and congratulated him for the victory of the Grand Alliance. Heaping...

Dengue: Act against refusal, overcharging by hospitals, Centre

New Delhi,  The Centre today asked Delhi Government to take strict action against hospitals refusing dengue patients and directed it to rein in private facilities overcharging them, even as another child succumbed to the disease due to alleged negligence of a hospital. As the national capital battled the worst outbreak of dengue in the past five years with the total...

Assam Rifles denies issuing gag order to media in Nagaland

The Assam Rifles today denied that it had issued any "gag order" to the media in Nagaland on matters relating to NSCN(K), which was recently banned by the Ministry of Home Affairs. "The Assam Rifles had written the letter to the editors of five media houses of Nagaland on October 24 highlighting the fact that NSCN(K) has been notified as...

“Jaundice situation is under control”: Public Health dept

Bhubaneswar: The State government on Sunday has said that the jaundice situation was under control despite data showed as many as 3,966 people were tested positive in Jaundice since January last year. Particularly, in Sambalpur the condition has improved a lot. Earlier, about 67% blood samples were found positive for the disease, whereas it has come down to less...

Murder Accused Fled : 5 Cops Suspended

Muzaffarnagar : Five police officials, including a sub-inspector, were suspended in connection with the escaping of a murder accused from their custody near Khatauli town of the district. Muntalib escaped from the police custody on the Delhi-Dehradun national highway yesterday while he was being taken in a bus to Meerut after a court hearing in Muzaffarnagar. SHO Daurala police station Yashvir...

Panchkula plot allotment case: Khattar recommends CBI probe

Chandigarh: Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar has recommended CBI probe into the alleged irregularities in the allotment of industrial plots in Panchkula during the previous Congress government's regime. The move came after the State Vigilance Department found alleged irregularities in the allotments. "After the vigilance inquiry found irregularities in the allotment of plots, the Chief Minister has recommended a CBI...

Jayalalithaa will take oath as CM of Tamil Nadu at 11 AM at the MU Centenary Auditorium in Chennai

At around 2:30pm on Friday, under a scorching summer sun, AIADMK chief J Jayalalithaa stepped out of her Poe’s Garden home in Chennai to make her first public appearance after eight months, it was clear that Brand Amma had lost none of its sheen. Today, All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) chief J Jayalalithaa will take oath as the...