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Dawood’s kin nabbed by Mumbai Police

Mumbai, July 18 (IANS) The Mumbai Police’s Anti-Extortion Cell nabbed Rizwan Iqbal Kaskar, nephew of absconder mafia don Dawood Ibrahim Kaskar, as he was trying to flee from the country, sources said here on Thursday. The arrest was made after he was spotted at the Mumbai Airport and was preparing[Read More…]

Maoists attack ‘police informer’ in Jharkhand

Ranchi, July 18 (IANS) Maoists on Thursday attacked a man and his son on charges of being “police informers” in Jharkhand’s Latehar district and also set ablaze a number of vehicles, police said. Maoists first carried out the arson in a vehicle parking area near a bus stand early in[Read More…]

63% winners in LS polls got more than half of votes: ADR

New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) The recently concluded Lok Sabha elections saw 341 of 542 candidates, including many with criminal records, winning with over 50 per cent of the total votes polled in their constituencies, according to a report. The people of the country elected Narendra Modi for the Prime[Read More…]

Reality show contestant sings for ‘The Lion King’

Mumbai, July 18 (IANS) “Superstar Singer” contestant Sneha Shankar says she enjoyed the whole experience of lending her voice to the Hindi version of “The Lion King” and also singing with one of her favourite singers — Armaan Malik. “I have sung two beautiful songs for Disney’s big project ‘The[Read More…]

Budget 2019-20: Much needed stimulus for affordable housing

By Manish Sheth Invoking the teachings of Lord Basaveshwara, a 12th-century social reformer who advocated the idea of the welfare state or Kalyana Rajya, the Budget with a series of demand-stimulating proposals reiterated the governments thrust upon ‘Housing for All mission. On one hand, proposals related to ‘Housing for All’[Read More…]

1 killed, 9 injured in J&K road accident

Jammu, July 18 (IANS) One person was killed and nine others injured on Thursday in a road accident in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district, police said. A vehicle, carrying people to the Sakhi Maidan festival, went out of the driver’s control and skidded off the road at Saloni Uchad village[Read More…]

Muzaffarpur: SC seeks rehabilitation plan for victims

New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Thursday asked Koshish, a field action project of the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), to formulate an individual rehabilitation plan for 44 inmates who were subjected to sexual and physical abuse in the Muzaffarpur shelter home. TISS in its social[Read More…]

WC final was crazy game to be part of: Boult

Wellington, July 18 (IANS) New Zealand pacer Trent Boult, who is still trying to coming to terms with the gut-wrenching defeat to England in the World Cup final, believes the feeling after the loss will not disappear in the coming days. A sombre group of Black Caps consisting Boult, Tim[Read More…]

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