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10-yr-old killed in New Year firing was ‘shot accidentally’ by his father: Police

A 10-year-old boy who died in celebratory firing during New Year celebrations in north-east Delhi’s Usmanpur was shot “accidentally” by his own father, police said on Saturday. The man told police he was “checking out” a country-made pistol. The father, ...

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The Accidental Prime Minister controversy: Petitioner says film made to brainwash people ahead of elections

New Delhi: The petitioner, who sought a stay on the trailer of The Accidental Prime Minister on Sunday said that the Anupam Kher starrer film has been made to systematically wash the minds of voters ahead of the Lok Sabha ...

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Illegal sand mining: CBI raids residence of IAS officer B Chandrakala, others in UP, Delhi

NEW DELHI: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Saturday carried out fresh raids at more than 12 locations in Uttar Pradesh and Delhi in connection with illegal sand mining case. According to news agency ANI, the raids were conducted ...

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Himachal Pradesh: Six children, driver killed as school bus falls into gorge in Sirmaur

Seven people, including six schoolchildren, were killed and 12 injured on Saturday when a private school bus rolled down a deep gorge in Himachal Pradesh’s Sirmaur district, police said. The accident occurred in Sangrah town around 8 AM. A private ...

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“Can’t return to India amid violent threats”: Nirav Modi tells Court

Mumbai,Jan 05,2019:- Fugitive diamond merchant Nirav Modi, a prime accused in the PNB fraud case, told a court in Mumbai on Saturday that he cannot return to India due to safety concerns and also because his case has been “politicised”. ...

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How Train 18 can change future of rail travel in India

A preview of the soon-to-be-launched Train 18 and how it can change the experience of travelling by trains New Delhi: Indian Railways is set to launch Train 18, with the claim that it will be the fastest train in the country. It ...

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People who feel unsafe in India should be bombed: BJP MLA from Muzaffarnagar

People who do not feel safe but threatened in India should be bombed, according to BJP MLA Vikram Saini. In a 74-second video released by news agency ANI, the lawmaker from Muzaffarnagar is heard saying, “My personal view is that ...

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Cyclone Pabuk alert in 7 districts of Odisha, storm likely to hit Andamans tomorrow

Bhubaneswar: Cyclone activities were witnessed in the South China Sea after which seven districts of Odisha are put on alert by the state government and the Revenue and Disaster management department on Thursday. The cyclone is named ‘Pabuk’ and was ...

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Popular noodles brand has poisonous lead in it! Presence of toxin admitted during SC hearing

New Delhi: In a major setback to Nestle, the company admitted to the presence of lead in its popular FMCG product of popular noodles. The Supreme Court on Thursday was given this admittance by the lawyers of the company as ...

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Bring them out, dead or alive: SC tells govt on trapped Meghalaya miners

The Supreme Court on Thursday expressed its dissatisfaction with the rescue efforts to trace the 15 Meghalaya miners who have been trapped for 22 days. “We pray to God that all are alive,” the top court said on a petition ...

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Russia: 14 killed in gas explosion in Magnitogorsk building, 27 reported missing

Fourteen people have been confirmed dead in a blast in a building in central Russia, AFP reported, quoting local officials as saying on Wednesday. The local governor’s office said that 14 bodies had been found and 27 people were reported ...

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At 70,000 births, India recorded the highest number of new year babies this time

More than 395,000 babies were expected to have been born around the world on New Year’s Day, with India estimated to have recorded the highest number of these births at almost 70,000, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said. As ...

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​UP government to levy 2% cow cess, sanctions Rs 100 Cr to construct Gaushalas under MNREGA

Lucknow: To ensure the welfare of cows, the Uttar Pradesh cabinet on Tuesday gave a nod to the proposal to levy a 2% ‘cow welfare cess’. The move is aimed to construct shelters for the cows in all districts, gram ...

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Actor Prakash Raj to contest in 2019 polls as independent

Actor Prakash Raj will be contesting in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections as an independent, the actor made the announcement on Twitter on Tuesday night. However, he is yet to decide on a constituency from where he would fight. The ...

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