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Neighbour held for raping teen

Sunday, 23 Jul 2017 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi | in Sunday Pioneer

After a 15-year-old girl delivered a baby inside the washroom of a Government school on July 20, it was found that she was raped by her neighbour in northwest Delhi’s Mukherjee Nagar, the police said on Saturday. The accused was arrested on Friday and was presented before the court on...

Man in soup for masturbating in front of scholar

Sunday, 23 Jul 2017 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi | in Sunday Pioneer

A 32-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly masturbating in front of a German woman, who is pursuing PhD from Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), in south-east Delhi’s Greater Kailash, the police said on Saturday. The accused has been identified as Tarun (32). The incident took place on Thursday around 2.45 pm...

Jatayu to clean South Delhi roads

Sunday, 23 Jul 2017 | NAVYA SHARMA/ ANKEY | NEW DELHI | in Sunday Pioneer

An innovation of Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi and Howard University, a power vacuum ‘Jatayu’ was launched to clean the roads of South Delhi on Saturday. This will be the first of its kind which would sweep away the garbage during nights. Lieutenant-Governor Anil Baijal flagged off six 'Mechanical Sweepers and...

Guilty of thief’s death in police custody, 8 Gzb cops suspended

Sunday, 23 Jul 2017 | SP Singh | GHAZIABAD | in Sunday Pioneer

Ghaziabad Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) HN Singh suspended eight staffers of Sahibabad police station, including Inspector In-charge, his assistant-Senior Sub-Inspector (SSI), three sub-inspectors, three constables, head clerk of the police station, after an enquiry report conducted by senior police officer Rajesh Kumar from Meerut found eight police officers guilty...

After protests, Anganwadi staff get hike

Sunday, 23 Jul 2017 | SR | New Delhi | in Sunday Pioneer

The Delhi Government has increased honorarium of Anganwadi workers and helpers across the national Capital by nearly 100 per cent, a development after the recent meeting of the CM with respective anganwadi work force. The announcement was made by Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Saturday. However, the announcement failed to...

AAP’s poser to Centre over 39 Indians abducted by ISIS in 2014

Sunday, 23 Jul 2017 | SR | New Delhi | in Sunday Pioneer

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) asked the Central Government about its initiatives to free 39 Indians of Punjab abducted by the ISIS in the Iraqi city of Mosul in 2014. The Centre must immediately come clean on what concrete steps it is taking to free the 39 Indians abducted by the...

Trump appoints loyalist as communications director

Sunday, 23 Jul 2017 | PTI | Washington | in Sunday Pioneer

President Donald Trump has appointed longtime supporter and smooth-talking Wall Street financier Anthony Scaramucci as his new communications director, prompting the most-known public face of his scandal-hit administration, Sean Spicer, to quit as the White House press secretary. The revamp comes amid investigations into Russia’s alleged involvement in the US presidential...

16 Afghan cops die in US friendly fire

Sunday, 23 Jul 2017 | AFP | Kandahar | in Sunday Pioneer

A US airstrike killed 16 Afghan Police and wounded two others in Helmand province, officials said on Saturday. The incident took place on Friday around 5 pm as Afghan security forces were clearing a village of Taliban elements, Salam Afghan, Helmand police spokesman, told AFP. “In the strike, 16 Afghan Policemen were...

ISIS chief still alive: US Def Secretary

Sunday, 23 Jul 2017 | PTI | Washington | in Sunday Pioneer

US Defence Secretary James Mattis said he believes the elusive Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is still alive, shooting down claims he was killed in a Russian air strike in war-torn Syria. “I think Baghdadi’s alive... And I’ll believe otherwise when we know we’ve killed him,” Mattis said. “But, we’re...

Three Palestinians, three Israelis killed in violence over holy site

Sunday, 23 Jul 2017 | AP | Jerusalem | in Sunday Pioneer

Escalating Israeli-Palestinian tensions over the Holy Land’s most contested shrine boiled over into violence that killed six people — three Palestinians in street clashes in Jerusalem and three Israelis in a stabbing attack at a West Bank settlement. After nightfall, a Palestinian sneaked into a home in the Israeli settlement of...


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Ex CM takes a jibe at Chitnis for not withstanding promise made in assembly

26 Jul 2017 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

Taking a jibe at Woman and Child Development Minister Archana Chitnis, former Chief Minister and the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) senior member Babulal Gaur on Tuesday said in the Assembly that he is hurt when the Minister does not keep her promise made in the House. While Chitnis was replying to a query posed by Moti Kashyap of the BJP on electricity arrangements in anganwadis, Gaur sought permission from Speaker...

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