Day: February 6, 2019

Sterling and Wilson files paper for Rs 4,500-cr IPO

55 NCC cadets of West Bengal awarded Governor’s medal

February 6, 2019 10:33 pm

Kolkata: West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi Wednesday awarded the Governors Medal to 55 meritorious NCC cadets of West Bengal for their outstanding performanance during the year 2018-2019. The awards were given at a ceremony held at Raj Bhawan here, officials said. Cadets of Army, Navy and Airforce NCC units, who excelled in various training […]

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Govt 'axes' tenure of two senior CBI officers

Govt ‘axes’ tenure of two senior CBI officers

February 6, 2019 10:22 pm

New Delhi: The tenures of two senior IPS officers — Anish Prasad and Abhay Singh — at the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) have been curtailed, according to a Personnel Ministry order issued Wednesday. Prasad, a 2003 batch IPS officer of Tripura cadre, was reportedly at the centre of controversy involving the CBI’s two former […]

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Sterling and Wilson files paper for Rs 4,500-cr IPO

Two members of Sadam Gauri gang held: Police

February 6, 2019 10:21 pm

New Delhi: Two members of the Sadam Gauri gang were arrested for allegedly extorting money from bootleggers and gamblers on the pretext of providing them security, police said on Wednesday. The accused were identified as Pankaj (22) and Karan (21), both residents of Hastal in Uttam Nagar, they added. Acting on a tip-off that the […]

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Delhi Police arrest Rajesh Bawana gang member

2 held with three stolen motorcycles

February 6, 2019 10:12 pm

New Delhi: A 28-year-old man and his brother-in-law were arrested for allegedly stealing vehicles from Dwarka, police said Wednesday. The accused were identified as Najafgarh residents Shiv Kumar (28) and Vipin (24), they said. While police were patrolling near Gopal Nagar on Tuesday, they noticed two men on a motorcycle without number plate and apprehended […]

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Former Maharashtra NCP MP joins BJP

BJP attacks Cong, Vadra after ED questions him in money laundering probe

February 6, 2019 10:10 pm

New Delhi: The BJP on Wednesday attacked the Congress and its chief Rahul Gandhi’s brother-in-law Robert Vadra after the ED quizzed him connection with a money laundering probe, alleging he got “kickbacks” from petroleum and defence deals during the UPA regime. BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra alleged that Vadra “bought eight to nine properties in London” […]

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GoAir plane suffers P&W engine problem

GoAir plane suffers P&W engine problem

February 6, 2019 10:07 pm

New Delhi: A GoAir aircraft flying to Kolkata Wednesday experienced problems with Pratt & Whitney engine and returned to Ahmedabad, according to a source. This is the latest incident of a P&W engine-powered A320 neo plane facing problems. Such aircraft have been grappling with issues and aviation regulator DGCA has issued various directives to address […]

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Hardik to fight LS polls, Cong says may join party

February 6, 2019 10:03 pm

Ahmedabad: Firebrand Patidar community leader Hardik Patel announced on Wednesday that he would contest the upcoming Lok Sabha election. Although Patel did not specify whether he would join any political party or contest as an Independent, sources in the Congress claimed that he is likely to join the party to fight the polls. “Bilkul, hum […]

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3 Indian citizens apprehended in US for being involved in smuggling attempt

Security guard arrested for molesting girl

February 6, 2019 9:52 pm

Mumbai: A security guard of a housing society in suburban Vile Parle has been arrested for allegedly stalking and molesting a girl, the police said Wednesday. Ankit Singh (21) allegedly followed the girl, a Class 10 student, when she was going to a tuition Tuesday morning, a police official said. Singh works as a security […]

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Sterling and Wilson files paper for Rs 4,500-cr IPO

BSF jawan consigned to flames with honours

February 6, 2019 9:48 pm

Sikar: Mortal remains of BSF jawan Girwar Singh Shekhawat were consigned to flames with full state honours at his native Khadelsar village on Wednesday. Posted in Amritsar of Punjab, Shekhawat was grievously injured in a road accident on February 4 and died on the same day, SHO Ranoli police station Mahendra Kumar said. The funeral […]

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GoAir plane suffers P&W engine problem

GoAir plane suffers P&W engine problem

February 6, 2019 8:54 pm

New Delhi: A GoAir aircraft flying to Kolkata Wednesday experienced problems with Pratt & Whitney engine and returned to Ahmedabad, according to a source. This is the latest incident of a P&W engine-powered A320 neo plane facing problems. Such aircraft have been grappling with issues and aviation regulator DGCA has issued various directives to address […]

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