New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) Denmark Thursday sought a fresh proposal from India on the issue of extradition of Kim Davy, the main accused in the 1995 Purulia arms drop case, assuring that it would be examined by its the justice department.
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) Two people, including a 30-year-old civil services aspirant, were killed after the autorickshaw they were travelling in collided with a speeding truck here Thursday, police said. The truck driver was arrested.
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) Water Resources Minister Harish Rawat Thursday said sharing of water by states was a complex issue for which there should be an idea of surplus and deficit basins. "Studies and feasibility reports are needed for this," Rawat told the Lok Sabha during Question Hour. Intervening during the debate, Janata Dal-Secular MP and former prime minister H.D.
Raipur, March 7 (IANS) At least three workers were killed and two others critically injured in accident Thursday at a captive power plant owned by the Jindal Power Ltd (JPL) in Chhattisgarh's Raigarh district, police said. "The tragedy occurred Dongamahua captive power plant when a few workers were engaged in boiler maintenance work," Additional Superintendent of Police Praful Thakur told IANS over phone. "The death toll could rise.
Raipur, March 7 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama Thursday visited the Buddhist site at Sirpur in Chhattisgarh and said "I am now carrying the memories of Lord Buddha from here". "Really amazing, the history of Sirpur is glorious," the Dalai Lama said at Sirpur in Mahasamund district, about 75 km from Raipur. The Dalai Lama visited the Laxman temple and Buddha viharas as well
Kolkata, March 7 (IANS) Former Mrs India International Richa Sharma was Thursday named global brand ambassador of the pageant, which will kick off this year with the interview round in the US' Atlanta city May 17, the organisers announced here. Sharma, who was crowned Mrs India International in 2011, said "it really feels great to be made a part of a show in which one was a contestant two years back". Pageant director Adrita Khanna said application from over 250 women have been received for the coming edition.
Mumbai, March 7 (IANS) Perturbed by the looming water crises in several parts of the state, Maharashtra Police has directed its personnel to remain prepared and handle possible water riots with "sensitivity", the state police chief said here Thursday. "I have issued a circular asking police not only to be ready for such contingencies arising out of the worsening water scenario in the state, but also handle the volatile situations in a sensitive manner," Director-General of Police Sanjeev Dayal told IANS.
Chandigarh, March 7 (IANS) Punjab Police Thursday said it had busted an international drugs pedaling nexus, with the arrest of a Canada-based Indian and his accomplice with 26 kg of expensive heroin in the state's Fatehgarh Sahib district. Senior police officers said that the heroin was worth Rs.130 crore in the international market. Fatehgarh Sahib district police chief H.S.
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