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AIIMS declares MBBS entrance test results

June 15, 2017

NEW DELHI: The AIIMS today declared the results of its MBBS online entrance test after a government panel rejected allegations of question paper leak. A total of 2,84,737 candidates appeared, out of which 4,905 have qualified and are eligible for counselling session in AIIMS. "For the first time in its history, AIIMS New Delhi will be admitting 1...

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Class 9 girl student burnt alive to death in Bihar

June 14, 2017

PATNA: A Class 9 student was allegedly burnt to death by two neighbours in a Bihar village over a family dispute, sparking protests by residents demanding the arrest of the accused, officials said on Wednesday. The incident took place on Tuesday in Samastipur district when Akansha Kumari came out of her house in Harpur Bochha village and was grabb...

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BJP to meet Sonia over Presidential election

June 14, 2017

NEW DELHI: A three-member BJP committee formed to evolve a consensus on India's new President will call on Congress President Sonia Gandhi here on Friday, informed sources said on Wednesday. This will be followed by the BJP panel's meeting with CPI-M General Secretary Sitaram Yechury, the sources said. The three members of the committee are union ...

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Process for President's election begins

June 14, 2017

NEW DELHI: As the Election Commission on Wednesday set in motion the process to elect India's 14th President, the Returning Officer for the presidential poll issued a notice paving the way for filing of nominations for the July 17 contest. Lok Sabha Secretary General Anoop Mishra, the Returning Officer for the election to the office of President, ...

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Man arrested for opening fire on ex-Cong MLA

June 14, 2017

NEW DELHI: Police have arrested a man for allegedly opening fire on former Congress MLA Asif Mohd Khan in southeast Delhi's Jamia Nagar yesterday. Mohd Nasir, in his mid 30s, was arrested from Zakir Nagar today. He is one of the four persons named in the complaint filed by the MLA. Khan in a police complaint said he and members of Zakir Nagar Res...

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Fire breaks out in Hyderabad lodge; 30 rescued

June 14, 2017

HYDERABAD: Firefighters rescued 30 people from a lodge, where fire broke out in the early hours on Wednesday, in Shamshabad on the outskirts of Hyderabad, police said. The fire, suspected to be caused by short-circuit, engulfed first two floors of the eight-storey building of Anupama Residency lodge. The guests were trapped on top floors. Fire te...

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Bringing Mallya back to India not easy: V.K. Singh

June 13, 2017

BHUBANESWAR: Union Minister of State for External Affairs General V.K. Singh on Tuesday said that extradition was not a simple issue even as he assured that fugitive liquor baron Vijay Mallya would be brought back to India. He, however, ruled out fixing any time frame for bringing the former boss of Kingfisher back to India from England. He said ...

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Woman beaten to death for opposing robbery bid in UP

June 13, 2017

MUZAFFARNAGAR: A 30-year-old woman was allegedly beaten to death and robbed of her ornaments by two unknown men at Bijnor road in the district this morning, police said. Babli was riding on a bike along with her husband Arun Kumar when their vehicle was intercepted by two persons. They snatched the woman's jewelery and when she tried to resist, th...

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Eight arrested for attacking Tamil Nadu officials transporting cattle

June 13, 2017

JAIPUR: Eight persons have been arrested for attacking Tamil Nadu officials, legally transporting cows, in Rajasthan's Barmer district, police said on Tuesday. The incident occurred on Sunday night when over 250 cow vigilantes attacked the trucks transporting cattle to Tamil Nadu and pelted stones. One person sustained minor injuries in the incide...

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Man throws bangles at Union minister Smriti Irani in Gujarat

June 13, 2017

AHMEDABAD: A man was detained by the police on Monday for throwing bangles at Union minister Smriti Irani while she was addressing a function at Amreli town in Gujarat. The man, in his mid-20s, was identified as Ketan Kaswala, a resident of Mota Bhandaria village in Amreli district, the police said. The incident happened in the evening when the ...

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