Day: October 7, 2018

Britain records surge in religious hate crime: Home Office data

Woman doc riding moped dies as kite string slashes her throat

October 7, 2018 11:59 pm

Pune (Maha): A 26-year-old doctor riding a two-wheeler died after her throat got slit by manja (abrasive string) of a kite in Pune’s Bhosari area Sunday, the police said. The incident occurred when Dr Krupali Nikam’s two-wheeler reached the Nashik phata flyover, a police official said. “Nikam’s throat got slit due to sharpness of manja. […]

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Wife of missing Interpol chief fears he is in 'danger'

Wife of missing Interpol chief fears he is in ‘danger’

October 7, 2018 11:58 pm

Lyon : The wife of Meng Hongwei, the Chinese Interpol president who has gone missing, on Sunday said she feared that her husband’s life is in danger. Speaking in English at a press conference in Lyon, the southeast French city where the international police organisation is based, Meng said the last social media message she received from her husband came on September 25, depicting a single […]

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Britain records surge in religious hate crime: Home Office data

Fire at fireworks factory injures 13

October 7, 2018 11:39 pm

Kolkata : At least 13 people were injured when a fire broke out at a fireworks factory Sunday in South 24 Parganas district’s Sonarpur area, police said. The owner of the factory, who was also injured in the fire, was detained, a senior officer of Sonarpur Police Station said. Nine of the injured have been released after preliminary medical assistance at Baruipur hospital.The condition of […]

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2018 Para Asian Games: India pick 5 medals on Day 1

2018 Para Asian Games: India pick 5 medals on Day 1

October 7, 2018 11:34 pm

Jakarta : India started its 2018 Para Asian Games campaign on a glorious note after bagging five medals on the opening day of the event. Of the five medals, three were bronze and two silver. The first medal, a bronze, came from badminton when the Indian men’s badminton team lost a close contest to Malaysia 1-2 in the semifinals. Suhas Yathiraj won the first […]

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Anurag Kashyap and Vikramaditya Motwane Sunday offered clarifications on the row over sexual harassment allegations against their Phantom Films partner Vikas Bahl.

Kashyap, Motwane issue clarification on action taken against Vikas Bahl in sexual harassment case

October 7, 2018 11:23 pm

Mumbai : Anurag Kashyap and Vikramaditya Motwane Sunday offered clarifications on the row over sexual harassment allegations against their Phantom Films partner Vikas Bahl. In separate statements, Kashyap and Motwane, who formed the company along with Bahl and Madhu Mantena seven years ago, detailed the backdoor deliberations that took place in order to punish their partner. Kashyap said his legal aide told him there was nothing he could do […]

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Nepal claim its tiger population has almost doubled from 2009

October 7, 2018 11:19 pm

Kathmandu: The number of tigers roaming the jungles of Nepal has nearly doubled because of initiatives from the government, conservationists and local authorities who have worked for years to increase the tiger population in the Himalayan nation, an official said Sunday. Gopal Prakash Bhattarai of the Department of National Parks and Wildlife Conservation said that […]

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Teenager shoots himself dead over mobile phone

Teenager shoots himself dead over mobile phone

October 7, 2018 11:11 pm

New Delhi : Enraged over an issue of a mobile phone with his sister, a 17-year-old boy allegedly shot himself dead with a country-made pistol on Sunday in Dwarka’s Bindapur area, police said. The deceased was identified as Gulshan, they said. Police were informed about the incident at 6.18 am by the hospital authorities. The […]

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Puri violence: 5 policemen suspended, 18 more arrested

October 7, 2018 11:11 pm

Puri (Odisha): Five policemen were suspended for dereliction of duty and 18 people arrested for unruly behaviour on Sunday following the violence that rocked Puri on October 3 over protests at Jagannath temple, police said. A havildar and four constables were placed under suspension for negligence in discharging duties during the bandh when protesters ransacked […]

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Ridiculing Gandhi, the Union Minister of State for Agriculture said that it would "not be appropriate" to comment on the statement of a person "who doesn't know the difference between wheat and paddy crops".

Rahul Gandhi doesn’t know difference between paddy and wheat: Gajendra Singh Shekhawat

October 7, 2018 11:02 pm

Indore: Union Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat Sunday refused to comment on Congresschief Rahul Gandhi’s statement that farmers in BJP-ruled states like Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Rajasthan were in distress. Ridiculing Gandhi, the Union Minister of State for Agriculture said that it would “not be appropriate” to comment on the statement of a person “who doesn’t […]

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Rahul a ‘true democrat’, Modi an ‘authoritarian’, says Congress

October 7, 2018 10:58 pm

Lucknow: The Congress on Sunday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi was an “authoritarian” while Rahul Gandhi was a “true democrat”. Addressing the All India Professionals’ Congress (AIPC) Lucknow chapter on the theme ‘The Myth of Strong Leaders: Why India Needs A Change’, Congress spokesperson Sanjay Jha said both were contrasting leaders. Rahul Gandhi and Narendra […]

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