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Kalburgi murder case: Chargesheet filed against seven

Dharwad (Karnataka), Aug 18 (IANS) The Special Investigation Team (SIT) filed a chargesheet against the seven accused of killing renowned Kannada writer M.M. Kalburgi in August 2015, including the hitman Ganesh Miskin in the district court in Karnataka’s Dharwad. “Miskin was also the hitman in the murder of Kannada journalist[Read More…]

Ashes: Smith, pacers give Aus advantage (Roundup)

London, Aug 17 (IANS) Steve Smith waged a lone battle, survived a deadly bouncer from Jofra Archer which forced him to retire hurt, came back and helped Australia not lose sight of England’s first innings score before Pat Cummins and Peter Siddle set up a victory bid, even as the[Read More…]

2 Bangladeshis killed by speeding luxury car in Kolkata

Kolkata, Aug 17 (IANS) A speeding luxury car mowed down two pedestrians – both Bangladesh citizens – close to a vital south Kolkata intersection early on Saturday, police said. Another pedestrian was also injured in the incident that took place near the bustling Shakespeare Sarani-Loudon Street junction. The luxury car,[Read More…]

Major fire in AIIMS, Emergency wing closed (2nd Lead)

New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) A major fire broke out on a second floor of a building in the All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS) complex on Saturday evening. No casualty was reported but as a precautionary measure, the adjacent Emergency department has been closed and patients shifted elsewhere[Read More…]

Police constable, a tailor commit suicide in Delhi

New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Two men, including a Delhi Police head constable, allegedly committed suicide, according to the police on Saturday. In the first case, reported from Police Colony Tilak Nagar, Ravinder Meena, 40, head constable posted at Control Room South District, was found hanging from a ceiling fan.[Read More…]

Military officers, bureaucrats move SC over Article 370

New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Six retired military officers and bureaucrats have filed a petition in the Supreme Court challenging the decision to revoke Article 370 that gave special status to Jammu and Kashmir. The petitioners include Air Vice Marshal (Retd) Kapil Kak, Major General (Retd) Ashok Kumar Mehta, former[Read More…]

Indian Army hits Pakistani post opposite Rajouri (Lead)

Srinagar, Aug 17 (IANS) The Indian Army hit a Pakistani post opposite the Rajouri sector in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday during continuous cross-fire following a ceasefire violation on the Line of Control (LoC) by Pakistan that left a soldier dead, officials said. The number of casualties incurred by Pakistani[Read More…]

PKL 7: Bengal Warriors play out draw against Dabang Delhi

Chennai, Aug 17 (IANS) In-form teams, Bengal Warriors and Dabang Delhi played out an entertaining draw, with both teams finishing on 30 points in the second match of the day at the Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium here on Saturday. K. Prapanjan and Naveen Kumar clinched Super 10s for Bengal and[Read More…]

2 men stabbed for asking not to trouble their sister

New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Two men were stabbed for allegedly asking a man to stop troubling their sister in South Delhi’s Sangam Vihar on Friday evening, the police said on Saturday. Police have arrested an accused in connection with the case. The victims have been identified as Nitesh, Delhi[Read More…]

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