UP police to strengthen ‘anti-Romeo squads’ to prevent eve-teasing

Monday, 16 Jul 2018 | PNS | Lucknow

The Uttar Pradesh Police has decided to strengthen its existing ‘anti-Romeo squads’ to protect women from stalkers and eve-teasers. Sources at DGP office disclosed that the sleuths — both men and women — in civvies will be deployed at public places like colleges, shopping malls, markets, parks, bus stands, stations and...

Over 40K classrooms turn hi-tech in Kerala

Monday, 16 Jul 2018 | PTI | Thiruvananthapuram

Kerala schools are fast becoming digital with hi-tech classrooms equipped with advanced gadgets, including laptops and multi-media projectors, coming up in over 40,000 classrooms in the state. As part of the ambitious ‘Hi-Tech school’ project of the State Government, the Kerala Infrastructure and Technology for Education (KITE)...

31-year-old imposter arrested in Coimbatore college mock drill death

Monday, 16 Jul 2018 | Kumar Chellappan | Chennai

College students in Tamil Nadu are not safe from the evil designs of impostors, if Friday’s arrest of 31-year-old G Arumugham in connection with the death of N Logeswari (19), the Coimbatore college student, is any indication. Logeswari, a second year degree student of Kovai Kalaimagal Arts and Science College, died...

UP woman burnt in temple after gangrape

Monday, 16 Jul 2018 | PNS | Lucknow

A 30-year-old woman was burnt alive at Yagyashala of a temple allegedly after being raped by five persons in Sambhal on Friday night. Ironically, the police did not respond to distress call that victim made to seek police help. The incident took place at a village under Rajpura police station area on...

30-yr-old delivers twins on train near Mumbai

Monday, 16 Jul 2018 | TN RAGHUNATHA | Mumbai

A 30-year-old Mumbai resident delivered a set of healthy twins — a boy and girl — on board Mumbai-Visakhapatnam Express between Thane and Kalyan Raiway stations on the Central Railway on Sunday morning. A resident of Ghatkopar’s Narayan Nagar locality in north-east Mumbai, Shaikh Salma Tabassum was travelling along with her...

2 jawans martyred in gunbattle with Naxals

Monday, 16 Jul 2018 | PTI | RAIPUR

Two Border Security Force (BSF) jawans were killed and another was injured in a gunbattle with Naxals in Chhattisgarh’s Kanker district on Sunday, police said. The gunfight took place in a forest near Mahla camp of BSF under Partapaur police station limits when a team of BSF’s 114th battalion was returning...

Sarpanch killed

Monday, 16 Jul 2018 | PTI | RAIPUR

Naxals allegedly killed a village sarpanch (headman) in Chhattisgarh’s insurgency-hit Dantewada district, police on Sunday said. Pose Ram (42), sarpanchof Paurnar village, was stabbed to death last night, a local police official told PTI. As per the preliminary information, a group of Naxals entered Ram’s house and killed him, and also beat...

Rajnath visits B’desh founder’s memorial

Monday, 16 Jul 2018 | PTI | Dhaka

Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday paid tributes to Bangladesh’s Father of the Nation Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, saying his contribution to the country and South Asia will be remembered always. Singh, who is here on a three-day tour, visited the Bangabandhu Museum here. “Deeply moved to see the site where he and...

Monsoon Session: Opp leaders to plan strategy

Monday, 16 Jul 2018 | PTI | New Delhi

Opposition parties will meet on Monday to formulate a joint strategy to corner the Government on various issues during the Monsoon Session of Parliament starting July 18. Topmost on the agenda will be to finalise a joint candidate for the Rajya Sabha deputy chairman’s post which fell vacant after the end...

6 of family found dead in J'khand, suicide notes recovered

Monday, 16 Jul 2018 | PTI | Hazaribag (Jharkhand)

Six members of a family were found dead in the Bodom Bazar area of Jharkhand’s Hazaribag district on Sunday, a senior police officer said. The incident comes weeks after the case of mass suicide in north Delhi’s Burari that grabbed the nation's attention. Briefing media persons, North Chhotanagpur range DIG Pankaj Kamboj...


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My father lived, died for India, says Rahul

15 Jul 2018 | PTI | New Delhi

Amid row over alleged use of derogatory language in a web series while referring to former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi, Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said the BJP and the RSS believe that freedom of expression must be policed, while he regards it as a fundamental democratic right. “My father lived and died in the service of India...

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Pranaam Pawas: A poetic event organised to welcome monsoon

17 Jul 2018 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

Phir Khule Akaash me Judde Ghataon Ke, Phir Hawaon Ke Dupatte Ho Gaye Jheene, a poetic event centered on creations about monsoon ‘Pranaam Pawas’ concluded in city. The event was organised by the Dushyant Kumar Memorial Manuscript Museum to welcome the monsoon season...

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