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Sahara's Aamby Valley up for auction at reserve price of Rs 37,392 cr

August 14, 2017

'A property at Aamby Valley City, near Pune' MUMBAI: Three days after a Supreme Court directive, the Bombay High Court on Monday put up the beleaguered Sahara Groups prestigious 'Aamby Valley city in Lonavala for a public auction. The Official Liquidator for the Aamby Valley city -- considered the jewel in the crown of the Sahara Group -- has put...

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UP ministers to review Gorakhpur children deaths

August 12, 2017

LUCKNOW: Following the deaths of over 30 children at a Gorakhpur hospital, Uttar Pradesh Health Minister Siddhartha Nath Singh and Medical Education Minister Ashutosh Tandon left for the town on Saturday to review the situation. The children at the Baba Raghav Das Medical College Hospital died over the past few days due to encephalitis after repor...

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IAS officer found dead in Ghaziabad

August 11, 2017

GHAZIABAD: A 2012 batch IAS officer of Bihar cadre was found dead at a railway yard in Uttar Pradesh's Ghaziabad, police said on Friday. The body was found severed from the head at 9 p.m. on Thursday near the Kotgaon crossing and a suicide note was recovered from its pocket. The suicide note said: "I, Mukesh Pandey, committing suicide ..." The G...

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RJD leader and close aide of Lalu Prasad Yadav shot dead in Bihar

August 10, 2017

PATNA: A group of men shot dead Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Kedar Rai in the wee hours of Thursday in Patna. Reports say that Rai was shot at while he was on his morning walk at the Sugna road near his residence at Nayatola. Rai, also known to be a close aide of RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav, was rushed to a private hospital after being shot ...

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Why doesn't Rahul take SPG on foreign visits, asks Rajnath

August 08, 2017

NEW DELHI: In a stinging attack on Rahul Gandhi, Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday accused him of breaching security protocol inside and outside the country and wondered if he doesn't take the elite SPG on foreign trips to "hide" something. The minister was speaking in the Lok Sabha on the issue of security for the Congress Vice President fol...

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Special status to J&K: SC seeks Centre's response

August 08, 2017

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Tuesday issued notice to the Centre and the Jammu and Kashmir government on a plea challenging the validity of the Article 370 of the Constitution that gives special status to the state. A bench of Chief Justice J.S. Khehar, Justice A.K. Goel and Justice D.Y. Chandrachud asked the Centre and the state to file respon...

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21-year-old student dies of botched abortion

August 07, 2017

HYDERABAD: An engineering student died of botched abortion at a private maternity hospital in Hyderabad's Vansthalipuram area on Monday, police said. The 21-year-old died of excessive bleeding. As her condition was deteriorating, the maternity hospital staff shifted her to another private hospital, where she was declared brought dead. The police ...

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Women’s hockey star found dead on railway tracks

August 04, 2017

GURUGRAM/NEW DELHI: Jyoti Gupta, a 20-year-old hockey player who represented the women's national team and was seen as a future star, was found dead on the railway tracks in Haryana's Rewari on Wednesday evening. Police believe she committed suicide, going by the account of the driver of the Chandigarh-Jaipur Intercity Express, who reported that...

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Massive Earth-sized storm on Neptune spotted

August 04, 2017

NEW YORK: Astronomers have spotted a storm system nearly the size of Earth near Neptune's equator, a region where no bright cloud has been seen before. "Seeing a storm this bright at such a low latitude is extremely surprising," said Ned Molter, an astronomy graduate student at the University of California-Berkeley. "Normally, this area is really...

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Major, soldier, two militants killed in Kashmir

August 03, 2017

SRINAGAR: An Indian Army Major and a soldier were killed on Thursday in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district in an ambush by the Hizbul Mujahideen, which earlier lost two of its men to security forces in Kulgam district, officials said. The Hizbul claimed responsibility for the attack on an Army patrol in Zaipora village which left Major Kamlesh P...

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