Day: March 18, 2019

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

Stolen baby rescued, woman abductor arrested

March 18, 2019 9:27 pm

Tirupati: A three-month-old boy stolen from a couple sleeping close to Lord Venkateswara temple complex at Tirumala in wee hours on Sunday was rescued and the woman abductor arrested Monday, police said. They said some locals recognised the woman from photographs and CCTV footage released by police and told them that she was working in […]

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14-year-old girl raped by "exorcist" in Gujarat village

14-year-old girl raped by “exorcist” in Gujarat village

March 18, 2019 9:25 pm

Ahmedabad: A teenage girl was allegedly raped by a man claiming to be an exorcist in a village in Devbhoomi Dwarka district of Gujarat, police said Monday. The parents of the 14-year-old survivor had approached the accused, a self-styled exorcist, for help as their daughter had not been keeping well, said a Kalyanpur police station […]

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Goa CM Sawant proves BJP-led govt's majority in Assembly

BJP man to be Goa CM; allies manage to get 2 Dy CM’s posts

March 18, 2019 9:14 pm

Panaji: BJP’s Pramod Sawant willl be the new chief minister of Goa, party sources said Monday. Two MLAs from the BJP alliance partners will be made deputy chief ministers as part of the compromise reached with allies, they said. The BJP managed to break the deadlock in Goa, offering key allies their pound of flesh, […]

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IAF jet snag on Pune airport runway affects 16 flights

IAF jet snag on Pune airport runway affects 16 flights

March 18, 2019 9:04 pm

Pune: The runway of the Lohegaon Airport in Pune was shut for over two hours Monday after an Indian Air Force fighter jet developed a snag and got stalled, affecting 16 flights, officials said. The Lohegaon airport runway is used by the IAF as well as civil aircraft for commercial flights. According to a statement […]

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

Centre’s nod to name change of Nagaland village

March 18, 2019 9:00 pm

New Delhi: The Centre has given its consent for changing the name of a village in Nagaland, taking to nearly two dozens the number of name-change proposals, including those of towns and railway stations, to be cleared in the past one year, officials said. After the Union Home Ministry’s go-ahead, the ODL Mangkhi village in […]

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Naveen accuses Centre of neglecting farmers at Hinjili

Patnaik revokes expulsion order on Prafulla Ghadai

March 18, 2019 8:56 pm

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday revoked the expulsion order on veteran politician Prafulla Ghadai, ahead of the Lok Sabha and assembly elections next month. Ghadai was expelled from the BJD in September 2014 for allegedly issuing a statement against party president Patnaik. He has represented the Sukinda assembly seat five terms since […]

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

EC seizes Rs 55 lakh in cash, arms and ammunition

March 18, 2019 8:51 pm

Kolkata: The Election Commission(EC) has seized Rs 54.87 lakh in cash from four persons in Jaigaon area in West Bengal’s Alipurduar district so far before the Lok Sabha polls, additional Chief Electoral Officer Sanjay Basu said on Monday. The seizures were made by the state police and flying squads, he told newsmen here. The EC […]

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Guj LS polls: Except five, all BJP & Cong candidates are crorepatis

8 new faces in BJD’s first list for 9 LS seats

March 18, 2019 8:45 pm

Bhubaneswar: The ruling BJD dropped seven sitting MPs as it released list of candidates for nine Lok Sabha seats that will go to polls in first two phases. The Lok Sabha and Assembly polls will be held simultaneously in the state in four phases beginning April 11. Party president and Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik […]

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Six CRPF troops injured in Naxal ambush in Chhattisgarh

Six CRPF troops injured in Naxal ambush in Chhattisgarh

March 18, 2019 8:36 pm

Raipur: Six CRPF jawans were injured in an ambush by naxals in Chhattisgarh’s Dantewada district on Monday, officials said. A team of the 231st battalion of the CRPF, along with a state police unit, was out on road security duty in the district’s Aranpur area when an IED exploded and they were fired upon by […]

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Priyanka rides boat to test political waters in UP

Priyanka rides boat to test political waters in UP

March 18, 2019 8:35 pm

Allahabad: Seeking to navigate the Congress towards regaining its lost political moorings in the crucial state of Uttar Pradesh, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Monday began her ‘Ganga Yatra’ on boat to reach out to voters urging them to bring “a government that works for them” and asserting that “my brother Rahul Gandhi does what he […]

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