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12:05 AM , 13 Mar

Labourer Dead, 7 Missing After Boat Capsizes in UP's Baghpat

A labourer drowned and seven others went missing after a boat carrying 13 people capsized in the Yamuna river in Baghpat, police said.

According to Superintendent of Police Pratap Gopendra, all those on the boat were labourers who used to go to Haryana for work and the incident took place when they were returning.

(Source: PTI)

8:02 PM , 12 Mar

Firm Director Opens Fire at Colleagues During Meeting, Kills Self

The director of a private company killed a senior official of the firm and injured another employee by opening fire at them before shooting himself dead during a meeting in Greater Noida on Thursday, police said.

Pradeep, the director of UP Telelinks Limited, shot himself dead after firing at his colleagues Naresh and Rakesh, they said, adding that the incident was reported at around 3 PM from Badalpur police station area.

Pradeep and Naresh have died while Rakesh is undergoing treatment at a private hospital, a police spokesperson said, identifying them only by their first names.

Further details are awaited.

6:57 PM , 12 Mar

Govt Nominates Financial Services Secretary Panda to RBI's Board

The Reserve Bank on Thursday said the central government has nominated Financial Services Secretary Debasish Panda to its board.

"The Central Government has nominated Debasish Panda, Secretary, Department of Financial Services, Ministry of Finance, Government of India, New Delhi as a Director on the Central Board of Reserve Bank of India vice Rajiv Kumar," RBI said in a release.

The nomination of Panda is effective from 11 March, 2020 and until further orders, it added.

6:56 PM , 12 Mar

Goa: Man Held for Kidnapping, Raping Minor

A 23-year-old man was arrested for allegedly kidnapping and raping a 13-year-old acquaintance in South Goa district on Thursday, police said.

The incident took pace on Wednesday when the accused allegedly accosted the victim while she was heading home from school and offered her a lift, superintendent of police (South) Arvind Gawas said.

The accused then took the minor to the forests near Quepem village and raped her, he said.


Published: 12 Mar 2020, 6:34 AM IST
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