Stranded Malaysian cargo ship evacuated from Odisha coast

Bhubaneswar, Sep 16 A Malaysian cargo ship which had been stranded near Odisha’s Chilika Lake since August 7 was finally towed into deep sea on Sunday night, a district official said. …

Sensex falls 262 pts as crude oil prices boil

Mumbai, Sep 16  The BSE benchmark Sensex on Monday slipped nearly 262 points due to panic sell-offs by investors who were caught off guard by massive spike in crude prices after …

Rupee plummets 68 paise to 71.60/USD in early trade on sharp rise in crude prices

Mumbai, Sep 16  The rupee tumbled by 68 paise to 71.60 against the US currency in early trade on Monday, as a sharp jump in global crude oil prices dampened investor …

Hong Kong returns to violence as police fires tear gas and Molotovs

Hong Kong,  Hong Kong riot police fired tear gas and water cannons at hardcore pro-democracy protesters hurling rocks and petrol bombs on Sunday, tipping the violence-plagued city back into chaos after …

Turkish President hosts Putin, Rouhani for Syria summit

Ankara, Sep 16  Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will host his Russian and Iranian counterparts on Monday for their latest summit on Syria, with attention focused on Damascus’s push on the …

Honour killing in UP: Dalit burnt alive

Hardoi (UP), Sep 16 A 20-year-old Dalit man was allegedly burnt alive over his relationship with a woman from another caste, a killing that his relatives said also led to his …

42-year-old man shot dead in Ludhiana shopping mall

Ludhiana, Sep 14  A 42-year-old man was shot dead when an unidentified person opened fire at him following an altercation in a shopping mall here, police said on Saturday. Daljit Singh …

58-year-old life convict dies in UP jail

Muzaffarnagar, Sep 14 A 58-year-old man who was serving a life sentence for murder died apparently due to a heart attack at the district jail here, officials said on Saturday. Gulab, …

Police party raids house to nab accused, gets beaten up

Amritsar, A police party was allegedly attacked after it raided a house in village Chogawan here on Friday to nab a drug peddler, a senior official said here. The family members …

Gang-rape of 25-year-old woman in Thane:2 held

Thane, Sep 13  Two people have been arrested in Bhiwandi in Thane district for allegedly gang-raping a 25- year-old woman, police said on Friday. The incident happened on September 11 in …

Interpol issues Red Corner Notice against Nehal Modi

New Delhi, Sep 13 The Interpol has issued a Red Corner Notice (RCN) against Nehal Modi, younger brother of Nirav Modi, the main accused in the USD 2 billion PNB scam …

Smuggled cigarettes worth Rs 2.69cr seized, one held

Kolkata,  Sleuths of the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) have seized smuggled cigarettes worth Rs 2.69 crore and arrested one person in connection with it, the agency said on Thursday. Acting …

Man carries girl friend’s dead body in car for 24 hrs before setting it afire

Bengaluru,  A probe into the charred remains of a girl found in Parigi forest in Telangana has revealed that her boyfriend had allegedly attempted to dispose off her body after she …

Nepalese national arrested with 100g heroin in UP

Maharajganj (UP), A Nepalese man was arrested with heroin worth Rs 1 crore in Sonauli area near the Indo-Nepal border in Uttar Pradesh’s Maharajganj district, officials said Thursday. Parmesh Kumar Chaudhary, …

4 arrested for assaulting cops in Noida

Noida (UP), Four men were arrested here for allegedly assaulting policemen and obstructing them in their duty after an altercation broke out between them over inspection of documents of a motorcycle, …