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#CBIvsCBI: Special Director Asthana seeks Delhi HC's protection...
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On Tuesday, CBI's second-in-command, Special Director Rakesh Asthana, approached the Delhi High Court seeking protection against arrest in an alleged bribery case against him. Asthana's plea came just after CBI Deputy SP Devender Kumar asked the court to cancel the bribery case filed against them.
By ratnakarshukla4696 on 2018-10-23 12:12 UTC
Paytm CEO's secretary arrested for blackmailing him for Rs. 20crore...
Two senior Paytm employees and their accomplice have been arrested by the Noida police for allegedly stealing personal and confidential information from Paytm founder and CEO Vijay Shekhar Sharma, and blackmailing the entrepreneur. Reportedly, the trio were looking to extort 20cr from Sharma.
By ratnakarshukla4696 on 2018-10-23 11:59 UTC
Royal-Enfield Interceptor 650, Continental GT 650 bookings open in India...
The Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 and Continental GT 650, set to launch in India next month, are now available for pre-orders. Royal Enfield dealers have started accepting bookings for the bikes for a token amount of Rs. 5,000. Notably, dealers have promised deliveries in mid-December.
By ratnakarshukla4696 on 2018-10-23 11:48 UTC
Mamata Banerjee's house to get two security watchtowers; Opposition riled...
The Kolkata Police are planning to build two security watchtowers beside West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's residence to bump up security. A tender has already been floated for the construction of the two watchtowers. However, the move has invited sharp criticism from Opposition parties.
By ratnakarshukla4696 on 2018-10-23 11:31 UTC
On Sabrimala-row, Smriti Irani makes a reference to blood-soaked pads...
Wading into the ongoing row pertaining to women's entry in Sabarimala, Union Minister Smriti Irani asked if anyone would take blood-soaked pads to their friend's house. Speaking at Young Thinkers' Conference, Irani said while everyone has the right to pray, they don't have right to desecrate.
By ratnakarshukla4696 on 2018-10-23 11:28 UTC
After Allahabad's renaming, Shimla might be renamed to Shyamala...
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It seems like Shimla is set to join the long list of Indian cities that have been renamed. Following the renaming of Allahabad to Prayagraj, some right-wing Hindu groups in Himachal Pradesh have launched a campaign demanding that Shimla be renamed to Shyamala. However, not everyone is convinced.
By shubham400 on 2018-10-22 11:50 UTC
Man, 72, 'stoned to death by monkeys' in India...
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A man in India has died after a group of monkeys threw bricks at him from a tree.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-10-21 16:10 UTC
Over 60 dead, 100 injured after train mows crowd at India festival...
Over 60 people were killed Friday evening after a speeding train ran over a crowd watching fireworks during a religious festival in northern India.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-10-20 15:12 UTC
#AmritsarTrainTragedy: Over 60 dead, horror captured-on-camera, railways calls it trespassing...
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At least 60 were killed and 77 injured after a train mowed people reveling in Dussehra celebrations near Amritsar on Friday. The incident took place at Joda Phatak near Amritsar where revelers were watching 'Ravan-dahan' in a ground close to track and a train, coming from Jalandhar, ran over them.
By shubham400 on 2018-10-20 07:40 UTC
Fake call center duping Canadians busted by Noida Police...
The Noida Police Thursday said it had busted a fake call center operating from the city and arrested the mastermind for allegedly duping Canadians and other foreign nationals. Working on an input from the Canadian police, the fake call center operating out of Sector 63 was busted, the police said.
By shubham400 on 2018-10-19 11:49 UTC
#DelhiHotelBrawl: Ashish Pandey comes from a family with criminal history...
After Ashish Pandey grabbed headlines on Tuesday for brandishing a gun at a five-star hotel in Delhi, it's been found that he's weapon enthusiast, and hails from a family of politicians that has dozens of criminal cases against them. The son of a former BSP MP, Pandey is a Lucknow-based realtor.
By shubham400 on 2018-10-17 09:27 UTC
Mumbai: Notorious serial rapist, murderer, accused in 20 cases, nailed...
Eight years after he raped and murdered two girls, a notorious serial rapist in Mumbai who is accused in at least 20 cases has been been conclusively identified, thanks to forensic tests. Police said that DNA profiling confirmed that the accused, 34-year-old Rehan Qureshi, had committed the crimes.
By shubham400 on 2018-10-17 06:33 UTC
Football friendlies: India and China to clash after 21 years...
India and China will meet on the football field after a prolonged wait of 21 years. India face China today in an international friendly and will be doing so 21 years after the two sides met in the Nehru Cup in 1997. This is the first time in history that India will play a friendly on Chinese soil.
By shubham400 on 2018-10-13 09:31 UTC
IRCTC bookings: Tips to get a confirmed Tatkal ticket...
To facilitate last-minute reservations, the IRCTC offers online Tatkal ticket booking service. Such bookings open at 10 AM for AC classes, and 11 AM for non-AC classes, one day in advance of the actual date of journey. Here are some handy tips to help you get confirmed Tatkal ticket.
By shubham400 on 2018-10-13 05:43 UTC
PNB scam: ED attaches Nirav Modi's property worth Rs. 637cr...
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On Monday, Enforcement Directorate attached properties and bank account related to fugitive Nirav Modi worth Rs. 637 crore. An official told PTI the properties were attached in India and four other countries. Modi is the prime accused in the Rs. 14,000 cr PNB scam which came to light this year.
By shubham400 on 2018-10-01 06:25 UTC
Sarfaraz Ahmed Blamed himself for Pak’s Poor performance...
Sarfraz Ahmed is blaming himself for his teams poor performance in the Asia Cup 2018.Pakistan bowed out of the Asia Cup in the wake of losing the must-win Match against Bangladesh by 37 continues...
By ratnakarshukla4696 on 2018-09-29 12:03 UTC
Lucknow: Apple-employee shot dead by cop for 'not stopping SUV'...
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On Saturday, a UP Police constable was arrested after he shot a young Apple executive at close range. The incident took place at Lucknow's upscale Gomti Nagar late on Friday night after the executive, Vivek Tiwari, failed to heed police's warnings to stop his SUV. Tiwari succumbed to his injuries.
By shubham400 on 2018-09-29 07:19 UTC
Remarkable Judgments made by Supreme Court Recently...
Judiciary, As we all know that It is the third pillar of our Democracy and The Supreme Court of India is the torchbearer of justice - Objective, impartial and incorruptible. There have been several instances when the Supreme Court proved that law is the same for every citizen of India and nobody in
By shubham400 on 2018-09-28 09:48 UTC
AIIMS becomes first participant in AB-PMJAY scheme...
After PM Modi announced the launch of the Ayushman Bharat-Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY) on Sunday, AIIMS has become the first hospital in Delhi to sign on for the scheme. On Tuesday, AIIMS signed a MoU with the National Health Agency that is responsible for the scheme's implementation.
By Shontyraj on 2018-09-26 10:12 UTC
Supreme Court to deliver these 4 key judgments today...
The Supreme Court delivered two judgements yesterday, i.e., passed a verdict on the disqualification of MPs and MLAs against whom a chargesheet has been filed and dismissed plea seeking to bar lawmakers from practising in courts of law across the country, it'll deliver 4 more key judgements today.
By Shontyraj on 2018-09-26 07:48 UTC
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