Fire Breaks Out at a House in Delhi's Jhansi Road
Fire broke out at a house in Anaj Mandi, Rani Jhansi Road in the early morning hours today, 11 people rescued so far; 15 fire tenders present at the spot.
North Korea Conducts 'Very Important Test': KCNA
North Korea has conducted a "very important test" at its Sohae satellite launch site, state media reported Sunday, as nuclear negotiations between Pyongyang and Washington remain deadlocked.
"A very important test was carried out at the Sohae Satellite Launch on December 7th, 2019," a spokesman for the North's National Academy of Science said.
Air Quality 'Very Poor' in Delhi
The air quality in 'Very Poor' category, in area around New Delhi’s Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium (India Gate circle), according to Central Pollution Control Board.
Law and Order Has Broken Down, PM is 'Mute': Cong
The Congress on Sunday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi over rape incidents in various parts of the country, alleging that rule of law has broken down but the PM is "mute" and has not said a word on it.
Congress' chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala also tagged a video of Prime Minister Modi attacking the then Congress government over rape incidents in Delhi.
Court Sentences Man to 10-Years in Jail for Raping Girl
A local court has sentenced a 25-year-old man to 10-years rigorous imprisonment for raping a 16-year-old girl in Ramgarh district two years ago.
Additional District Judge Sanjay Prasad Singh had convicted Ranglal Mahto under the Special Pocso Act on November 30 for raping the girl, Additional Public Prosecutor, S K Shukla said.
Goods Train Derailed in Dibrugarh District of Assam
Assam: 7 wagons of a goods train derailed near Naharkatia railway station in Dibrugarh district
Onion Prices Soar to Rs 200 per KG in Madurai and Bengaluru
Onions being sold for Rs 200 in Madurai and Bengaluru. Moorthy, an onion trader says, "Customers who used to buy 5 kg onions are now buying only 1 kg onions." Jaya Subha, an onion buyer says, "I am spending Rs 350-400 per week only on buying onions."
Two Persons Accused of Rape Arrested by Crime Branch in Vadodara
Gujarat: Ahmedabad Crime Branch along with Vadodara Police arrested two persons in connection with the rape of a minor girl in Navlakhi Ground, Vadodara on November 28. Further investigation underway.
Amit Shah to Introduce Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB) in Lok Sabha
Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB) to be introduced by Union Home Minister Amit Shah in the Lok Sabha on Monday, 9 December.
Sonia Gandhi Won't Celebrate Birthday to Protest Against Rising Crime Against Women
Congress Interim President Sonia Gandhi will not celebrate her birthday tomorrow in wake of rising crime against women across the country.
Major Fire Broke out Today in a Plastic Factory in Manesar
A major fire broke out in a plastic factory in Manesar on Sunday. Six fire tenders have reached the spot to douse the flames. The fire fighting operation is underway. No casualties or injuries have been reported yet.
(Source: India Today)
Delhi Govt Clears Way for Selling Seized Liquor
In a first, people can now buy seized liquor at 25 per cent cheaper prices than prevailing market rates as the Delhi government has issued an order to sell such liquor.
The liquor can be identified through a label on the bottle - "Authorized confiscated liquor".
Woman Kills Drunk Brother With Help of Brother-In-Law
A 29-year-old woman was arrested for allegedly killing her brother with the help of her brother-in-law and then disposing of the body near the railway tracks in Chembur in the metropolis, police said on Sunday, 8 December.
8-Yr Old Girl's Body Recovered From Sack in Muzaffarpur
The police has found the body of an eight-year-old girl stuffed in a sack from a litchi orchard in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district, police said. The deceased's grand father suspected that the girl, who was missing since Friday, 6 December night, might have been killed after being raped.
27 Students Across 10 IIT's Ended Lives in Five Years: RTI
Twenty seven students across 10 Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) in the country have committed suicide in the last five years, reply to a Right to Information (RTI) query has revealed.
As per the data provided by the Department of Higher Education working under the Ministry of Human Resource and Development (MHRD), IIT Madras tops the list with suicides by seven students during this period.
Man Held for Raping 7-Year-Old Girl in Nashik
A seven-year-old girl was raped allegedly by her 27-year-old neighbour in Nashik in Maharashtra, police said.
The accused, identified as Kailas Kokani, was beaten up by angry locals in Ambad locality and handed over to police, an official said.
UP: Woman Killed in Accidental Firing at Wedding, 1 Held
A 30-year-old woman was killed in accidental firing during a marriage ceremony in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar district, police said.
The incident took place in Sisoli village under Bhorakala police station limits on, they said.
Complaint Filed Against Cyebarabad Police in Hyd Encounter
A complaint was filed today, against Cyberabad police saying that “the encounter which was carried out by police on 6 December against the 4 accused who were involved in veterinary doctor's rape and murder case was fake.”
Woman Killed in Fire Incident in Residential Colony in Mathura
A 30-year-old woman was killed and 11 people were taken ill after inhaling smoke after a fire broke out in a residential colony in Mathura, police said.
The incident, apparently triggered by a short circuit, took place in Gaura Nagar Colony of Vrindavan area, they said.
Finland Gets the Youngest-Ever Prime Minister — Sanna Marin
Finland's Social Democrats elected a 34-year-old former transport minister to the post of prime minister on Sunday, making her the youngest head of government in the country's history.
Sanna Marin narrowly won Sunday's vote to replace outgoing leader Antti Rinne, who resigned on Tuesday after losing the confidence of the coalition partner Centre Party over his handling of a postal strike.
“We have a lot of work to do to rebuild trust,” Marin told reporters on Sunday night, while deflecting questions about her age.
Woman 'Set on Fire' in Bihar's Muzaffarpur; 1 Arrested
In Bihar, a woman was admitted to a hospital in Muzaffarpur after she was allegedly set on fire by a man at her house in Nazirpur village on 7 December.
A man has been arrested based on woman's mother's statement. Police said, “We haven't been able to take woman's statement yet. Investigation on.”
Prominent Activist Gunned Down in Iraq Shrine City Karbala
A prominent civil society activist was shot dead late Sunday in Iraq's shrine city of Karbala while returning home from anti-government protests, a neighbour told AFP.
Fahem al-Tai, 53, had been taking part in weeks of rallies denouncing Iraq's entrenched political elite as corrupt, inept and beholden to neighbouring Iran.
4-Year-Old Twins Free Selves, Climb to Safety After Crash
Washington state authorities say 4-year-old twins freed themselves from their car seats and climbed an embankment seeking help following a car crash that killed their father.
KING-TV reported 47-year-old Corey Simmons of Langley died when the vehicle with his daughters in the backseat crashed on Whidbey Island around 6 pm on Friday.