New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday is likely to pronounce its verdict whether to prosecute Bollywood actor Shyan Munshi and 18 others on charges of perjury for turning hostile during their deposition in model Jessica Lall's murder trial. A division bench of Justice S.
Washington, May 21 (IANS) As rescuers searched for survivors of Monday's devastating tornado that pulverized a vast swath of the Oklahoma City suburbs, authorities revised the death toll down to 24 from 91. Nine of the fatalities are children. The Monday afternoon storm carved a trail through the area as much as two miles wide and 17 miles long, CNN reported citing officials.
Srinagar, May 21 (IANS) A self-styled "religious preacher" was arrested from Jammu and Kashmir's Badgam district for repeated sexual exploitation of four minor girls at an institute he ran, police said Tuesday. "Police in Badgam district received a joint complaint by four minor girls who were reading in an institute claiming religious preaching headed by Gulzar Ahmed Bhat, son of Ghulam Qadir Bhat, resident of Latter Chadur (Shamasabad) Khan Sahib. The minor girls claimed they ad been repeatedly sexually exploited during their stay in the institute," a police statement said here
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) A 40-year-old Delhi Traffic Police constable was killed by a speeding truck here Tuesday morning, police said. The errant truck driver was arrested
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) A 27-year-old man committed suicide here Tuesday, depressed over being beaten by his in-laws and his wife's refusal to return home from her parents' house. Lokesh, a makeup artist got married in 2012 to Sheetal, who works in a tour and travel company
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Tuesday sought a response from Haryana's director general of police and Kaithal police chief following media reports that a Dalit boy was assaulted by a man who was part of a group which had attacked Dalits earlier as well. The apex human rights panel has sought reports from the two officials on the issue within a month. The NHRC's direction came after it took note of the media reports that one of the 17 absconding accused, wanted for assaulting Dalits in Haryana's Kaithal in April, had carried out a similar attack on another Dalit boy May
Mumbai/New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday refused to ban remaining IPL matches while Bollywood actor Vindu Dara Singh Randhawa, a bookie and a hawala operator were arrested by Mumbai police in the spot fixing scam and investigators in Delhi got five more days to question cricketer S. Sreesanth. Apart from arresting the actor and bookie Prem Taneja, Mumbai police Crime Branch also seized Rs.12.80 million in cash from the residence of the arrested hawala operator Alpesh Patel
Hyderabad, May 21 (IANS) A phone banking officer of ICICI Bank here has been arrested for hacking the bank account of a Canadian customer and fraudulently withdrawing over Rs.32 lakh from his account. Cyberabad police took into custody Bijjala Raghu Kishore Reddy, an employee of ICICI Bank International Banking Group call centre, who opened a fake account in connivance with another person and hacked into ICICI Bank account of Pierre Courtot of Canada. Kishore Reddy fraudulently transferred Rs.32,09,819 from Courtot's account and withdrew the same from different ATMs, said Cyberabad's Deputy Commissioner of Police (Crime)
Panaji, May 21 (IANS) The Goa Medical College (GMC), the state's top health facility, regularly faces water shortage because people steal taps installed in the hospital premises, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said Tuesday. The water shortage is putting patients and their kin to hardships, especially during the scorching summer season. "The reason why there is water shortage is because people keep stealing taps.
Gurgaon, May 21 (IANS) Two women employees of a private school here were arrested for sexually molesting a six-year-old Class 3 student for the last few months, police said Tuesday. The women - Daana, 37, and Sajida, 28 - were arrested for playing with private parts of the girl in the washroom