Monday, March 01, 2021


NIA names 4 in Delhi-Jharkhand human trafficking charge sheet

RANCHI: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Saturday filed its first supplementary charge sheet against four people for running a human trafficking racket from Jharkhand to Delhi and neighbouring states.

Man kills wife after scuffle

NEW DELHI: A 28-year-old woman has been allegedly beaten to death by her husband after a scuffle here in Rohini's Budh Vihar area, the police said on Saturday

Truck driver beaten to death in Tripura

AGARTALA: A 54-year-old truck driver was beaten to death by unidentified assailants in Tripura while he was driving his goods-laden vehicle from Assam to Agartala, the police said on Saturday.

Man kills wife over suspected illicit relationship

GURUGRAM: The Gurugram Police have arrested a man on the charge of murdering his 32-year-old wife, Ruby, in Sarhaul village in Guguram as he suspected her of having illicit relations, police said on Friday.

Justice Katju's expert opinion in Nirav Modi case "less than objective," says District Judge Samuel Gooze

LONDON: Even as the UK's West Minister's Magistrate court on Thursday cleared the decks for the extradition of fugitive diamond merchant Nirav Modi in connection with the Rs 13,500 crore Punjab National Bank fraud case, District Judge Samuel Gooze came down heavily on former Supreme Court Judge Markandey Katju, saying Gooze attached "little weight to Katju's "expert opinion" as it was "less than objective and reliable".

Activist Nodeep gets bail from Punjab & Haryana HC

CHANDIGARH: In a major relief to labour rights activist Nodeep Kaur, who was arrested in Haryana on criminal charges during the farmers' agitation, the Punjab and Haryana High Court on Friday granted her bail.

Delhi: 1 killed as Mercedes rams into Scooty

NEW DELHI: In a hit and run case, a man was killed after a speeding Mercedes car rammed into his Scooty in South West Delhi's Vasant Vihar, police said on Friday.

Baby beheaded, mother found dead in UP

BULANDSHAHR(Uttar Pradesh): A mentally challenged mother allegedly beheaded her 13-month-old baby and then apparently ended her own life in a village in Bulandshahr district of Uttar Pradesh.

UP court orders FIR into encounter of murder accused

LUCKNOW:A Lucknow court has ordered a probe and filing of an FIR into an alleged encounter death of a man, who was accused of a murder.
Chief Judicial Magistrate Sushil Kumari has directed the Hazratganj police to lodge an FIR over the alleged encounter death of Girdhari Vishwakarma on February 15, after his remand to the police custody by her court, following his arrest.

Fake government websites dupe over 4,000 of Rs 1.2 cr

NEW DELHI: The Delhi Police's Cyber Crime Unit has busted two websites passing themselves as government sites for registration on GeM (government e-marketplace) to defraud people and arrested four people in this connection, police said on Thursday.

Unidentified persons booked for brewing illicit liquor

NAKODAR: The Mehat Pur police have booked unidentified persons on the charge of brewing illicit liquor.The investigating officer Sanjiv Kumar said that 32000 litters Lahann (raw liquor) were recovered from Dhussi Bundh of River Sutlej near Dharme Dian Chhana village .

Mazari youth shot dead, Phagwara police registers murder case

PHAGWARA: Some Unidentified armed assailants shot dead a Village Youth identified as DesRaj in his native Village Mazari near Banga late last night.He was immediately brought Civil Hospital Banga where he was declared brought dead.

IIT team identifies sustainable source for anti-cancer drug

 CHENNAI: Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras researchers have identified a sustainable and high-yielding alternative source for the anti-cancer drug Camptothecin.

After 20 years in jail, UP man found 'wrongly convicted'

LUCKNOW: A 43-year-old man from Lalitpur, 'wrongly convicted' in a rape case, has finally been acquitted by the Allahabad High Court after spending 20 years in jail.

Gurugram man arrested for killing pregnant lover

GURUGRAM: The Gurugram Police has arrested a pregnant woman's lover who had killed her in Jal Vihar Colony, Sector-46 in Gurugram.

Shahjahanpur woman was set ablaze after failed rape attempt

SHAHJAHANPUR: The BA second year student who was found half-burnt near a highway in Shahjahanpur, has now told the police that three people tried to rape her in a field near Rai Kheda village on Monday evening and when they did not succeed, they poured kerosene and set her on fire.

Man ends life over mother-wife feud

MORADABAD(Uttar Pradesh):Upset over a feud between his mother and wife, a 37-year-old man allegedly committed suicide by jumping off the fifth floor of a residential building in Pakhwara area of Moradabad.

4 girls missing in UP remain untraceable

LAKHIMPUR KHERI(Uttar Pradesh):Four girls, including three minors, who allegedly went missing on their way to school still remain untraceable.

Seven killed as car collides with oil tanker

MATHURA(Uttar Pradesh): Seven persons were killed after an oil tanker collided with a car near Naujheel police station on the Yamuna Expressway, late on Tuesday night.

Mohan Delkar's autopsy confirms suicide, body sent to Silvassa

MUMBAI: The autopsy report of seven-time MP Mohan S. Delkar, who was found dead in a south Mumbai hotel room, has confimed death by suicide, official sources said here on Tuesday.

Husband arrested in dowry harassment case

NAKODAR: The Mehat Pur police have arrested Amar Singh son of Mukhtiar Singh a resident of Mallanwala village in Feroze Pur in a dowry harassment case.
Gurnam Kaur wife of Kehar Singh a resident of Kaimwala village, Mehat Pur had filed a complaint to senior superintendent of police, Jalandhar (rural), that her son in-law had been harassing her daughter and demanding more and more dowry since her marriage.

Migrant commits suicide

NAKODAR: A Migrant committed suicide on Monday.The investigating officer (IO) Labh Singh said that the deceased has been identified as Harindar Parshad(50) a native of Bihar state and presently living in mohalla Rehman Pura here .

6 held for cloning fingerprints for bank accounts

SHAHJAHANPUR (UTTAR PRADESH): Six people have been arrested by the Shahjahanpur police that has seized nearly 500 cloned fingerprints of beneficiaries along with their Aadhaar cards and bank passbooks.

College student found half-burnt near highway in UP

SHAHJAHANPUR (UTTAR PRADESH): In a shocking incident, a student of BA second year was found in a half-burnt condition under mysterious circumstances near the highway on Nagaria crossing here, police said.

Three villagers booked for brewing illicit liquor

NURMAHAL: The Bilga police have booked three villagers on the charge of brewing illicit country made liquor.The investigating officer Kamaljit Singh said that the accused has been identified as Dharmindar Singh a resident of Sudhara Poadharra village and his two unidentified accomplices .

Dadra and Nagar Haveli MP found dead in Mumbai hotel

MUMBAI: The MP from the Union Territory of Dadar & Nagar Haveli, Mohan S. Delkar was found dead in a Mumbai hotel room on Monday morning, official sources said.

Illegal gun factory unearthed in Bihar

MUNGER: A joint team of the Special Task Force (STF) and police in Munger's Jalkund Pahar area unearthed an illegal gun factory and seized a large number of weapons and semi-manufactured weapons, said police on Monday.

Prime accused in 1999 Odisha gang rape case held

BHUBANESWAR: The prime accused in the sensational 1999 gang rape case involving the estranged wife of an IFS officer has been arrested from Maharashtra, police said on Monday.

4 women shot dead by terrorists in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Four women were shot dead by terrorists in Pakistan's North Waziristan district, police said on Monday.

Youth shot dead in Gurugram

GURUGRAM: A 24-year-old man was shot dead by two to three unidentified armed assailants in Firozgandhi colony area of Gurugram at around 12 noon on Monday, the police said.

Death row convict Shabnam meets son, urges him to study

RAMPUR(Uttar Pradesh):The 12-year-old son of Shabnam Ali, a death row convict lodged in Rampur jail, has met his mother.
The boy, accompanied by his guardian, Usman, met his mother for about 45 minutes on Sunday.

Unnao victim off ventilator support, condition improves

KANPUR(Uttar Pradesh):The 16-year-old girl, who was found in an unconscious state in an agriculture field in Unnao's Babuhara village along with two other minor girls on Wednesday, has started showing considerable improvement.

Son held for killing mother, looting jewellery in UP

ALIGARH(Uttar Pradesh): The 24-year-old son of a jeweller allegedly murdered his mother and looted valuables worth over Rs one crore from her house in the Saroj Nagar Colony of Aligarh

FIR against 8 Twitter handles in Unnao case

LUCKNOW: The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh has started cracking down on social media 'offenders' a big way.The Unnao police, on Sunday, lodged an FIR against eight Twitter handles and its users, including @themojostory run by senior journalist Barkha Dutt, on charges of spreading "misleading information" in connection with the recovery of the bodies of two minor girls in Baburha village of the district.

Woman arrested for outraging woman’s modesty

NURMAHAL: The Bilga police have arrested a woman on the charge of outraging woman’s modesty and theft.

Three arrested for selling illicit liquor

NAKODAR: The Nakodar sadar arrested two villagers on the charge of selling illicit liquor.The station house officer Vinod Kumar said that 23 bottles of hooch were seized from possession of the accused identified as Jogindar Lal and Gurdev Singh residents of Riabwal village. Cases under sections 61/1/14 of the Punjab Excise Act have registered against the accused.

Scripted in Canada: Killers wanted to eliminate Gurlal at Singhu border

NEW DELHI: The plot to murder Gurlal Singh Bhalwan, President of the Faridkot District Youth Congress and a Zilla Parishad member from Golewala, Punjab, was hatched in Canada. This was revealed by the Delhi Police Special Cell on Sunday after it managed to arrest three of the accused involved in the murder.

Robbers in police uniform looted Rs.7 lakhs from trader on Phagwara-Jalandhar national highway

PHAGWARA: Some Unidentified robbers, dressed in police uniforms, looted cash of Rs Seven Lakhs from a Ludhiana resident trader in the pretext of checking the vehicle near Village Saprod on Phagwara—Jalandhar National Highways late last night.

Wanted for killing UP cop, main accused shot dead in encounter

KASGANJ(Uttar Pradesh):Moti, the main accused in the murderous attack on two police personnel in Kasganj on February 9, was killed in an encounter with the police in the early hours of Sunday.

Husband booked in dowry harassment case

NAKODAR: The Nakodar city police have booked Sumit Kumar a resident of Mohalla Rajputan, Nakodar in a dowry harassment case.Complainant Harlin Kaur , a resident of the same locality complained to the police that her husband is continuously beating her as a result she is living at her parental house .