Wednesday, February 21, 2024


Indian restaurant manager 'killed' in UK; suspect due for court appearance

LONDON: A 24-year-old man is due to appear in a UK court on Wednesday in connection with the murder of an Indian restaurant manager who was hit by a vehicle as he was cycling home from work last week.

CM Dhami seeks land in Ayodhya for Uttarakhand guest house

LUCKNOW: Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami has requested Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath to provide land in Ayodhya for a guest house for Uttarakhand.

Denied money for liquor, son kills septuagenarian father in UP

LUCKNOW: A 35-year-old man allegedly killed his 70-year-old father after the latter refused to give him money to buy liquor.

UP girl ends life a day before her Class 10 exam

LUCKNOW: A 16-year-old girl allegedly ended her life by suicide, a day ahead of her first Board exam for Class 10.

Delhi man murders friend after drunken spat, dumps body in sewer

NEW DELHI: The body of a man, reported missing a day back, was found, bearing severe injuries, in a drain in Mangolpuri area on the outskirts of Delhi on Tuesday, police said.

VB nabs senior constable for taking Rs 3,000 bribe

CHANDIGARH : The Punjab Vigilance Bureau (VB) during its relentless campaign against corruption in the state on Tuesday nabbed Nishan Singh, senior constable, posted at police post Green Avenue, Amritsar city for demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs 3,000.

Vigilance Bureau arrests accused Kuldeep Singh wanted in AIG Malvinder Singh Sidhu case

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab Vigilance Bureau (VB) on Tuesday arrested Kuldeep Singh, a driver in the Food, Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs department, Punjab as his bail petition was dismissed by the Supreme Court.

Medicines worth Rs 52L seized at Delhi airport, three held

NEW DELHI: The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) has detected huge quantities of different medicines valued around Rs 52 lakh from three passengers, who were bound for Kabul via Sharjah by Air Arabia Airlines, an official said on Tuesday.

50 huts gutted in fire in Telangana’s Karimnagar town

HYDERABAD: At least 50 huts were gutted in a major fire in Karimnagar town of Telangana on Tuesday.

Rs 65 lakh cash, 4 kg gold recovered from Telangana official’s house

HYDERABAD: Telangana’s Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) recovered Rs 65 lakh cash and four kg gold from an official’s house after she was red-handed while accepting a bribe of Rs 84,000 from a contractor.

Woman wounded in celebratory firing in Delhi

NEW DELHI: A woman, who was standing in the balcony of her house, sustained injuries after being being hit by a bullet during a celebratory gunfire in the Khayala area of west Delhi, police said on Tuesday.

Delhi Police busts mobile snatching gang, three held

NEW DELHI: Delhi Police on Tuesday busted a gang who used to receive stolen and snatched mobile phones and then change their IMEI number before selling it in the market.

'Insult' to Hindu Gods row: Complainant threatened, photos made viral

KARNATAKA: In a concerning development, the contact number and family pictures of the mother of a girl student, who raised her voice against the insult to the Hindu Gods at a private school here, has been made viral on social media.

Bengal school job case: Sujay Bhadra finally returns to correctional home from hospital

KOLKATA: After spending over six months at the state-run SSKM Medical College & Hospital since his bypass surgery in August last year, Sujay Krishna Bhadra, one of the prime accused in the alleged cash-for-school-job scam in West Bengal, has been shifted back to Presidency Central Correctional Home in South Kolkata.

ED raids multiple places in Bengal in PF case

KOLKATA: The Enforcement Directorate on Tuesday conducted raid and search operations in different pockets of West Bengal in relation to a case of defalcation of the provident fund (PF) by the owner of a jute mill.

Man found dead in J&K’s Budgam

SRINAGAR: A man, apparently a non-local, was found dead on Tuesday in J&K’s Budgam district.

Fresh prohibitory orders issued at 12 places in Sandeshkhali ahead of Bengal LoP's visit

KOLKATA: As the leader of the opposition (LoP) in West Bengal Assembly Suvendu Adhikari has started proceeding towards the trouble- hit areas at Sandeshkhali in North 24 Parganas district on Tuesday, the district administration issued a fresh prohibitory order under Section 144 at 12 new places there.

Courier fraudsters now target Indian CEOs

NEW DELHI: Citing a news report in which a 66-year-old Bengaluru CEO lost about Rs 2.3 crore in a courier fraud, Unacademy-owned Graphy co-founder and CEO Sumit Jain on Tuesday said that two weeks ago the courier fraudsters tried to scam him too.

Iraqi president condemns killing of Sadrist activist

BAGHDAD: Iraqi President Abdul Latif Rashid has condemned the kidnapping and killing of a prominent activist loyal to Shia cleric Muqtada al-Sadr, calling it a threat to security, stability and peaceful coexistence.

Alcoholic husband opens fire at wife in Lucknow, leaves her critically injured

LUCKNOW: A property dealer shot his wife in the stomach when she objected to his returning home in a drunken state, said officials here.

Couple in Lucknow booked for breaking stray dog's leg

LUCKNOW: A couple in Lucknow has been booked for allegedly hitting a stray dog with an iron rod and breaking its leg in the Indira Nagar area.

Paper leak allegations in UP Police exam to be probed

LUCKNOW: The Uttar Pradesh Police Recruitment and Promotion Board has constituted an internal committee to enquire into all allegations of paper leak and viral question papers and answer sheets on social media.

K'taka: Advocates lay siege to DC's office demanding SI's suspension in defamatory post row

KARNATAKA: Hundreds of advocates laid siege to the office of the Deputy Commissioner of Ramanagara district in Karnataka late Monday night, declaring an overnight protest and demanding the suspension of Sub-Inspector (SI) of Police, Tanveer Hussain.

Two shops burgled Hadiabad and Lakhppur near Phagwara

PHAGWARA: Some Unidentified miscreants reportedly burgled a Jewelry Shop in Hadiabad sub town of Phagwara last night. The Burglars entered in the shop after breaking shutter of the shop. Vivek Chadha friend of the shop owner who incidentally passing near the shop saw the shutters of the shop half opened and two miscreants in the shop.

Money Exchanger shop burgled in Phagwara

PHAGWARA: A Money Exchanger shop was reportedly burgled in Goal Chowk here last night. The Burglars entered in the shop after breaking shutter of the shop and took away valuable goods including Laptop and cash after ransacking the shop and breaking CCTVs of the shop.

Main accused in attack on Shiv Sena leader sent to judicial custody for 14 days

PHAGWARA: Subhash Nagar Phagwara resident Tanish @ Bhinda the main accused of attacking and injuring Shiv Sena Punjab Vice-President Rajesh Palta was produced before Judicial Magistrate Arun Shorie today who sent him in judicial custody for 14 days.

Illegal arms supplier held in Delhi; 12 semi-automatic pistols recovered

NEW DELHI: A notorious illegal weapons manufacturer and supplier based in Madhya Pradesh, who had supplied over 200 illicit arms to criminals and gangsters in Delhi and its peripherals, was nabbed here in the Sagarpur area, an official said on Monday.

General public should be alert about cyber crime, Protect your money by being careful and cautious: SP Upasana

KAITHAL: Kaithal, February 19 (UNI) While giving information, SP Upasana said that in the era of modernity, every field has been digitized, due to which, while the common citizens have benefited a lot from this, the same criminal type of people are breaking into it and committing cyber crimes. People are being defrauded by adopting new methods every day, to stop themfrom this we all will have to make joint efforts.The general public should be alert about cyber crime.

Punjab VB arrests private person for demanding Rs one lakh bribe

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab Vigilance Bureau (VB), during its ongoing campaign against corruption in the state, on Monday has arrested a private person Pardeep Kumar, a resident of Khalwara colony, Phagwara, Kapurthala district for demanding a bribe of Rs one lakh in the name of Tehsildar and manager Fard Kendar Phagwara.

Man kills cousin over land dispute in J&K's Bandipora

SRINAGAR: A family dispute on Monday led to the murder of a man by his cousin in J&K’s Bandipora district.

Bengal LoP’s counsel approaches Calcutta HC with complaint of police harassment

KOLKATA: Suryanil Das, the counsel of Leader of the Opposition (LoP) in West Bengal Assembly, Suvendu Adhikari, on Monday approached a single-judge Bench of the Calcutta High Court with a complaint of harassment against the Kolkata Police.

NEET aspirant from UP dies of illness in Kota, another student goes missing

JAIPUR: A NEET aspirant from Uttar Pradesh died in Rajasthan's Kota after falling ill and another student, a JEE aspirant, has been missing since last one week, confirmed officials here on Monday.

Delhi excise policy case: ED may issue 7th summons to Kejriwal

NEW DELHI: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) may issue seventh summons to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal in connection with the excise policy case, said an agency source.

Man held for killing, robbing businessman in Delhi after a decade

NEW DELHI: On the run for nearly a decade, a 35-year-old man, wanted for murder and robbery in Jama Masjid area, was nabbed after a massive hunt, an official from Delhi Police's Crime Branch said on Monday.

Sandeshkhali horror: BJP blasts Bengal Police for disclosing victim's identity, files complaint with NCW

NEW DELHI: Amid heart-wrenching reports of molestation, rape and torture of women, belonging to a particular community, in West Bengal’s Sandeshkhali allegedly by the goons of Trinamool Congress (TMC), the state BJP unit on Monday lodged a complaint with the National Commission for Women (NCW) and demanded strict against the state police for revealing the identity of rape victims.

Sandeshkhali row: SC stays Lok Sabha panel's proceedings against Bengal officials

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Monday stayed the summons issued by Lok Sabha Privilege Committee to West Bengal chief secretary and other top officials in connection with a complaint filed by BJP MP Sukanta Majumdar alleging “misconduct, brutality and life-threatening injuries to him” during protests in the Sandeshkhali region.

Man sent to jail for harassing schoolgirl in K’taka

BENGALURU: The Karnataka High Court has sentenced a youth to a three-year imprisonment and also imposed a fine of Rs 10,000 for sexually harassing a minor school girl.

Excise policy scam: Kejriwal skips 6th ED summons

NEW DELHI: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday again skipped the Enforcement Directorate summons in connection with the alleged excise policy scam.

Indo-Canadian says police wrongly portraying him as 'high-level' gangster: Report

TORONTO: An Indian-origin man who was arrested and recently charged with extortion threats targeting South Asian businesses in Canada, has claimed his innocence, saying police are wrongly portraying him as a high-level gangster.

2 Palestinians killed, Israeli soldier wounded in West Bank raid

RAMALLAH: Two Palestinians were killed and an Israeli soldier was seriously wounded in a gun battle during an Israeli raid on a refugee camp in the occupied West Bank, Palestinian and Israeli officials said.