Firing in Delhi Gym, 6-Yr-Old Dead
A 6-year-old boy died, while a 29-year-old man was injured after gunshots were fired in a gym at Inderpuri, the police said on Saturday, 9 March. Four miscreants opened fire at a gym in Delhi's Indrapuri area and pelted stones at it around 8:30 pm on Saturday, 9 March. A 6-year-old boy watching from 2nd floor of the next flat (rented from the gym owner) died in the firing.
Child Among 3 Killed in Oklahoma School Bus Crash
The Oklahoma Highway Patrol said a child was among the three people killed in a head-on crash involving a school bus.
A patrol report says the crash occurred just after 7:15 pm Friday on US 377 near Bowlegs, about 80 kilometres southeast of Oklahoma City. A girl on the bus was killed, along with two people in an SUV.
Up To 15 Dead in Mexico Bar Shooting
Armed men burst into a bar early Saturday in the central city of Salamanca and opened fire, killing more than a dozen people, Mexican media reported.
The pre-dawn shootings were said to have taken place at La Playa Men's Club, located in the western part of the city.
MP Governor Approves Ordinance to Increase OBC Reservation
Madhya Pradesh Governor Anandiben Patel has approved ordinance to increase reservation for Other Backward Classes (OBCs) from 14 percent to 27 percent.
Inmate Found Dead in Tihar
A Tihar Jail inmate was found dead under mysterious circumstances on Saturday. Even as the body was sent for autopsy, the family of the deceased claimed he was murdered by other inmates.
(Times News Network)
Man Bludgeons Partner to Death
A 32-year-old woman was allegedly thrashed to death by her partner in Gurgaon’s upscale South City-1 after a quarrel on Thursday night.
The victim, Gauri, alias Seema Pegu, was found lying in a pool of blood under a parked car outside her home by neighbours. She was rushed to Safdarjung Hospital where she died on Friday afternoon. Police said she had been hit with bricks and tiles.
(Times News Network)
EC Allots Common Symbols to 39 Un-Recognised Parties
Election Commission of India has allotted common symbols to 39 registered un-recognised political parties for upcoming general elections.
Nine Police Killed in Attack in Myanmar's Rakhine: Police
Nine policemen have been killed in a militant attack in Myanmar's western Rakhine state, police said on Sunday, as tensions ratchet up in a state riven by ethnic and religious conflict.
The attack late Saturday took place in Yoetayoke village, just an hour north of Rakhine state's capital Sittwe.
Pak Violates Ceasefire in J&K's Poonch, Resorts to Mortar Shelling
Pakistan violated ceasefire in Krishna Ghati Sector of Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch sector at about 04:30 am onwards Sunday, 10 March by resorting to shelling with mortars and firing of small arms. Indian Army retaliated and firing stopped at about 07:30 hours.
Anti-Narcotics Arrests Drug Dealer Carrying 600mg Mephedrone
Anti Narcotics Cell, Bandra unit arrested a drug peddler in possession of 600 mg Mephedrone worth Rs 24 lakh, on Saturday, 9 March.
Bid to Withdraw Rs 26 Cr From Thane Municipal Corporation by Forged Signatures Foiled
Unidentified persons allegedly tried to withdraw nearly Rs 26 crore through cheques by forging signatures of senior civic and health officials from Thane district in Maharashtra, police said on Sunday.
However, their attempts were foiled by alert bank officials, a police spokesperson said.
India Seeks Saudi Investment in Strategic Oil Storage
India has invited Saudi Arabia to invest in its strategic oil storage even as it looks to resurrect a USD 44 billion (Rs 3.08 lakh crore) refinery project with the world's largest oil producer after the BJP-ruled Maharashtra government denied land at the initial site.
Saudi Oil Minister Khalid Al Falih, on his second visit to India in three weeks, discussed with its Indian counterpart Dharmendra Pradhan the 60 million tonne (MT) a year mega oil refinery cum petrochemical complex, whose initial allocated land in coastal Ratnagiri district of Maharashtra was denotified by the state government earlier this month, as part of electoral understanding between the ruling BJP and Shiv Sena.
Ethiopian Airlines Flight With 157 On-Board Crashes, Casualties Reported
Ethiopian Airlines flight has crashed with 149 passengers and eight crew members on board, Reuters reports. The Ethiopian PM’s office confirmed casualties in the crash, without giving any number. It also said that it was a Boeing 737 aircraft that crashed. More details awaited.
BJP Has a Direct Fight with Cong in All Seven LS Seats in Delhi: Vijay Goel
Union minister and senior BJP leader Vijay Goel today said his party had a direct fight with the Congress in the seven Lok Sabha seats in Delhi and the AAP will bag the third place in the national capital in the upcoming general election.
"People will vote to form a government at the Centre, so our fight in Delhi is with the Congress. Who will vote for Arvind Kejriwal and the AAP, which has no say in the formation of the next government in the country," Goel told PTI in an interview.
Leopard Kills 8-Year-Old in Uttar Pradesh
A leopard strayed into a village and killed an 8-year-old girl in Uttar Pradesh's Balrampur district, an official today.
Rukmini, a resident of Baalu village located adjacent to Sohelwa forest had gone to relieve herself when she was attacked on Saturday evening, divisional forest officer R K Mittal said.
The animal dragged the girl inside the forest and her mauled body was found late night, he said, adding that the body was sent for post-mortem examination.
Encounter Breaks Out Between Terrorists and Security Forces in Tral
An encounter broke out between security forces and militants in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district today, police said.
Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Pinglish area of Tral in south Kashmir district after receiving specific intelligence input about presence of the militants in the area, a police official said.
He said as the forces were conducting the searches, the militants fired upon them.
The forces retaliated the firing, triggering an encounter, the official said.
The exchange of firing is going on, he said, adding that further details were awaited.
DMDK Joins BJP-AIADMK-PMK Alliance for Lok Sabha Elections
The DMDK has joined BJP-AIADMK-PMK alliance in Tamil Nadu for the Lok Sabha elections, reported ANI. Four Lok Sabha seats have been given to the DMDK.
Civil Aviation Security Head Rakesh Asthana, Nia Chief YC Modi Get Top Pay Scale
Civil Aviation Security chief Rakesh Asthana, who hogged the headlines due to his bitter fight with former CBI chief Alok Verma, is among three IPS officers who have been given the top pay scale, according to a Personnel Ministry order.
Asthana, a Gujarat-cadre IPS officer, along with the head of National Investigation Agency (NIA) Y C Modi were given the top pay scale of Rs 2.25 lakh, it said.
Anup Kumar Dubey, Sushil Kumar Appointed Special Directors in ED
Senior bureaucrats Anup Kumar Dubey and Sushil Kumar were on Sunday appointed special directors in the Enforcement Directorate (ED), according to a Personnel Ministry order.
Both Dubey and Kumar are Indian Revenue Service (Income Tax) officers.
Trump Ready to Meet North Korean Leader Kim Again: White House
US President Donald Trump is ready to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong-un again for denuclearisation talks, the White House said, underlining that his decision to walk out of the Hanoi summit sent a signal to other countries as well that he is not desperate for a deal unless it is in America's interest.
TMC Convenes Its Election Committee Meeting on 12 March
The Trinamool Congress leadership has convened a meeting of its election committee on 12 March to decide on its list of candidates for the upcoming Lok Sabha polls in the state.
Morocco Repatriates Eight Alleged Jihadists from Syria
Morocco said Sunday it had repatriated eight of its nationals from Syria, who will be investigated for "suspected involvement in acts linked to terrorism".
"The competent Moroccan authorities proceeded on March 10 to repatriate a group of eight Moroccan citizens who were in conflict zones in Syria," the interior ministry said in a statement.
Australia's Ruling Coalition Loses 50th Straight Newspoll
Australia’s conservative government is heading for defeat in a looming election, a widely watched opinion poll showed on Monday, after disappointing news on the economy tarnished the credibility of Prime Minister Scott Morrison.