Day: December 14, 2018

77-year old sexual assault convict dies

77-year old sexual assault convict dies

December 14, 2018 10:41 pm

Coimbatore: A 77-year old man, serving a seven-year imprisonment for sexually assaulting a minor girl in 2015, died in the government hospital here Friday due to age-related ailments, police said. Subban of Sathyamangalam in Erode district, lodged in the central prison here, was admitted to the hospital earlier this week after he complained of uneasiness. […]

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Saina, Kashyap get married in private ceremony

Saina, Kashyap get married in private ceremony

December 14, 2018 10:30 pm

Hyderabad: Star Indian shuttlers Saina Nehwal and Parupalli Kashyap tied the knots in a simple ceremony here Friday. “Saina got married as per court rules today at about 11.30 (AM),” her father Harvir Singh told to news agency PTI. The wedding took place at Saina’s residence in Orion villas at Raidurgam in Cyberabad. “It was […]

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SC collegium considers names for HC judges, clears 3

Closely examined Rafale fighter jet prices of 2007 & 2016; not court’s job to compare: SC

December 14, 2018 8:49 pm

New Delhi: The Supreme Court said on Friday that despite having “examined closely” the pricing details of the basic Rafale fighter jet under the original Request For Proposal (RFP) of 2007 and the one under the Inter-Government Agreement (IGA) in 2016 to “satisfy its conscience”, it cannot go into cost comparison as its not the job of court. The top court said […]

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Congress governments corrupt since Nehru regime, alleges Assam CM

SC order on Rafale deal ‘exposed lies’ of Congress: Assam CM

December 14, 2018 8:45 pm

New Delhi: Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal Friday welcomed the Supreme Court decision rejecting pleas seeking lodging of an FIR and a court-monitored probe into the Rafale aircraft deal, saying the order “exposed the lies” of the Congress. Sonowal also said the apex court has put its “stamp of approval” on the agreement between India and France for procurement of 36 Rafale fighter jets, which are crucial to India’s defence strategy. “The […]

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Gehlot, Pilot accorded grand welcome in Rajasthan

Gehlot, Pilot accorded grand welcome in Rajasthan

December 14, 2018 8:40 pm

Jaipur: Congress leaders Ashok Gehlot and Sachin Pilot, whose names were cleared for the appointment as Rajasthan chief minister and deputy chief minister respectively, were Friday welcomed with pomp and splendour at the airport here. A large number of their supporters were present at the airport. They shouted slogans in support of their leaders. Both the leaders were given a warm […]

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Three-legged UK police dog finds new home

Gauhati HC asks health department to examine thalassemic student for disability certificate

December 14, 2018 8:32 pm

Guwahati: The Gauhati HC has directed the Assam government’s health department to ensure examination of a thalassemic patient and issue a disability certificate being sought by her to apply for a UGC fellowship to pursue her PhD studies. The court observed that the petitioner is suffering from thalassemia, which is a recognised specified disability as per the schedule to the Rights […]

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Air Berlin liquidator sues Etihad for 2 bn euros

Air Berlin liquidator sues Etihad for 2 bn euros

December 14, 2018 8:23 pm

Frankfurt Am Main: The liquidator winding up defunct Air Berlin is suing major shareholder Etihad Airways for compensation of up to two billion euros (USD 2.26 billion), a court in the German capital said Friday. Administrator Lucas Floether has asked judges to award the former operator 500 million euros and a ruling that further compensation is required, with the court placing a provisional value […]

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TN demands withdrawal of Dam Safety Bill by the Centre

TN demands withdrawal of Dam Safety Bill by the Centre

December 14, 2018 8:15 pm

Chennai: The Tamil Nadu government Friday expressed concern over the dam safety bill introduced in Parliament by the Centre and demanded its withdrawal, saying it’s earlier concerns had not been addressed by the Centre. Chief Minister K Palaniswami wrote to Prime MinisterNarendra Modi, recalling his previous communication in June, calling for consultation and consensus on the proposed legislation. The Tamil Nadu Assembly had […]

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Posters for separate entry for veg, non-veg IIT-M students

Posters for separate entry for veg, non-veg IIT-M students

December 14, 2018 8:10 pm

Chennai: Posters earmarking separate entry and exit points and wash basins for vegetarian and non-vegetarian students have been allegedly pasted at a mess of the Indian Institute of Technology-Madras, kicking up a row with a section of students alleging discrimination. While pictures of the posters bearing the name of a local caterer and pasted near the doors […]

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Man arrested with nearly 50 kg beef in Rajasthan

2 arrested in Delhi’s Geeta Colony ‘road rage’ murder

December 14, 2018 8:05 pm

New Delhi: Two persons have been arrested for killing a 34-year-old man in Delhi’s Geeta Colony after fight following collision of their vehicles, officials said Friday. Police arrested Aftab (32) and Ramesh (33), both residents of Rani Garden, with help of sketches. On Monday, Sushil Chauhan was driving back home when a scooter hit his car near Geeta Colony […]

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