Month: October 2018

Court issues arrest warrant against Manju Verma

Court issues arrest warrant against Manju Verma

October 31, 2018 11:29 pm

Begusarai (Bihar): A court here on Wednesday issued arrest warrant against former Bihar minister Manju Verma, who has been booked in an Arms Act case following the recovery of a huge cache of ammunition from her residence during a CBI raid in connection with the Muzaffarpur shelter home sex scandal. Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate Prabhat Trivedi issued the warrant against […]

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Journalist bodies demand action in killing of journalist by Naxals in Dantewada

Journalist bodies demand action in killing of journalist by Naxals in Dantewada

October 31, 2018 11:17 pm

New Delhi: Journalist bodies Wednesday urged the government to probe the killing of a scribe in a Naxal attack in Chhattisgarh’s Dantewada district and take adequate measures to prevent such incidents in the future. One mediaperson and two policemen were killed in the attack which took place in Dantewada’s Aranpur area Tuesday. Two other security personnel were also […]

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Varanasi: Two killed after miscreants open fire inside JHV mall; two more injured

Varanasi: Two killed after miscreants open fire inside JHV mall; two more injured

October 31, 2018 11:04 pm

Varanasi: Two people were killed and two more injured after unidentified miscreants opened fire inside a showroom at a mall here Wednesday after allegedly being denied a discount, police said. The incident occurred in the evening at the JHV Mall in the Cantt police station area, they said. The deceased have been identified as Sunil and Gopi, officials said. […]

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Lord Swraj Paul receives 'Mahatma Gandhi Honour' in UK

Lord Swraj Paul receives ‘Mahatma Gandhi Honour’ in UK

October 31, 2018 9:48 pm

London: NRI industrialist Lord Swraj Paul has been honoured by a non-profit NGO for his outstanding efforts to highlight the profile of Non-Resident Indians and their contributions to India. A spokesman of the NRI Institute said Wednesday that it honoured Paul, Chairman of the Caparo group of industries, here on Monday at an event held to celebrate its 30 years. Receiving the plaque, Paul, 87, […]

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Lawful procedure followed in registration of case against Asthana: CBI officer Gurm to HC

Lawful procedure followed in registration of case against Asthana: CBI officer Gurm to HC

October 31, 2018 9:39 pm

New Delhi : A CBI officer, transferred in the wake of the present crisis in the probe agency, Wednesday claimed in the Delhi High Court that “lawful procedure” was followed for registration of a graft case against Special Director Rakesh Asthana and others. CBI Additional Superintendent of Police S S Gurm said the FIR against Asthana and others were filed after taking the opinion of Additional […]

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Assam boat capsize: One body recovered

Assam boat capsize: One body recovered

October 31, 2018 9:27 pm

Hailakandi : Police on Wednesday recovered the body of one of the three missing persons of a boat capsize incident in Hailakandi district on Sunday. The bloated body of Sumit Pashi was spotted by the people of Jyotsnabad-Madhopur area in the morning. On being informed, police reached the spot and recovered the body and sent it to S K Roy […]

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NCLAT asks Mistry to submit specific changes it wants in AoA of Tata Sons

NCLAT asks Mistry to submit specific changes it wants in AoA of Tata Sons

October 31, 2018 8:35 pm

New Delhi: The National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) Wednesday directed the Cyrus Mistry camp to submit specific changes it wants in the Articles of Association (AoA) of Tata Sons. A two-member bench headed by Justice S J Mukhopadhaya asked the Mistry camp to file within tow days the changes it was seeking in the […]

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Patnaik brushes aside Pradhan’s criticism, says Odisha’s health scheme better than Ayushman Bharat

October 31, 2018 7:40 pm

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Wednesday claimed that the state’s health insurance scheme named after legendary leader Biju Patnaik was much better than the Pradhan Mantri Ayushman Bharat programme, brushing aside criticism from Union minister Dharmendra Pradhan. Odisha has adopted its own health health insurance scheme — the Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yojana (BSKY) — […]

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India jumps 23 notches to 77th rank on World Bank's 'ease of doing biz' ranking

India jumps 23 notches to 77th rank on World Bank’s ‘ease of doing biz’ ranking

October 31, 2018 7:34 pm

Washington/New Delhi: India has jumped 23 places to the 77th position in the World Bank’s ‘ease of doing business’ ranking released Wednesday, a development that could help the country attract more foreign investments. India was ranked 100th in the World Bank’s Doing Business Report last year. The ranking comes as a shot in the arm […]

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Patel statue inauguration: Protesters held in Narmada district

Patel statue inauguration: Protesters held in Narmada district

October 31, 2018 7:25 pm

Rajpipla (Guj) : Tribal leader Praful Vasava and four others were arrested while they were staging a protest at Rajpipla in Narmada district  Wednesday morning against the installation of Statue of Unity. A shut-down was also observed in parts of Narmada and adjoining Bharuch districts following a call given by a section of tribal leaders, […]

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