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Snake in train, commuters panic

August 02, 2018

MUMBAI: Panic gripped a packed suburban Mumbai local train when a slithering snake was found in a gents second class compartment on Thursday morning, officials said. The green snake had entwined itself on the overhead handle bars on which commuters usually hang on to in the suburban trains. The snake was spotted in the 8.33 a.m. Titwala-Chhatrapa...

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Man Allegedly Warns Of "Chemical Attack" On PM Modi, Arrested

July 30, 2018

MUMBAI: A 22-year-old man was arrested from Mumbai after he allegedly called up the National Security Guard (NSG) control room and warned of a "chemical attack" on the Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the police said today. Kashinath Mandal, who worked as a security guard, was arrested by the D B Marg Police in central Mumbai on July 27, an official ...

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Rahul Gandhi salutes Ramon Magsaysay winners

July 27, 2018

NEW DELHI: Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Friday congratulated Bharat Vatwani and Sonam Wangchuk on their winning the prestigious Ramon Magsaysay award this year. "Two Indians, Bharat Vatwani, who has devoted his life to serving the mentally ill on the streets and Sonam Wangchuk, a Ladakhi inventor, are recipients of the prestigious Magasaysay...

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Under construction building collapses in Noida

July 18, 2018

NOIDA: At least a dozen people are feared trapped under the debris of a six-storey under-construction building that collapsed in Greater Noida's Shah Beri village tonight, police said. Chief Fire Officer Arun Kumar Singh said at least 12 labourers were inside the building at the time of the incident and all of them are feared trapped. Fire and po...

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India successfully test fires BrahMos missile

July 16, 2018

Bhubaneswar: India on Monday successfully test fired supersonic cruise missile BrahMos off the Odisha coast, proving it one of the best all-weather weapon systems. The missile was fired at 10.18 a.m. from a test range at Chandipur in Balasore district. The life extension test achieved all parameters, said the Defence Research and Development Orga...

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20 injured in canopy collapse during Modi's rally

July 16, 2018

Midnapore (Bengal): At least 20 people were injured when a canopy collapsed during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's rally here while he was addressing the crowd. "Around 20 people were injured," a BJP source said. The Prime Minister, who saw the canopy collapse only a minute after he started his speech, asked people to get off the stage and move to...

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Girl beats up eve teaser; video goes viral

July 16, 2018

Jaipur: A boy was beaten up by a girl in Rajasthan's Bharatpur city for reportedly defaming her, a video of which has gone viral on social media. The video shows the girl, who seems to be an athlete, confronting the accused and later beating him black and blue with a stick. Main yaha mehnat karne aati hu aur tu mere naam kharab karega (loosely tr...

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Kerala HC declines anticipatory bail to rape-accused priests

July 11, 2018

KOCHI: The Kerala High Court on Wednesday rejected the anticipatory bail plea of three Catholic orthodox priests accused of sexually assaulting a woman from the same parish. ...

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Odisha announced Plastic ban from OCT 2

July 10, 2018

BHUBANESWAR: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday announced a ban on the use of plastic in the state from October 2, on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti. In the first phase, plastic will be banned in six places -- the pilgrim city of Puri, Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Berhampur, Sambalpur and Rourkela. Plastic bags, polyethylenes and single-use...

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Moon Jae-in accorded ceremonial welcome

July 10, 2018

NEW DELHI: South Korean President Moon Jae-in was accorded a ceremonial welcome at the Rashtrapati Bhavan on Tuesday. The President and his wife Kim Jung-sook were received by his Indian counterpart Ram Nath Kovind, his wife Savita Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi. President Moon, who arrived here on Sunday on his maiden official visit to ...

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