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Ex-judge, wife commit suicide in Andhra Pradesh

Tirupati, Oct 6 (IANS) A retired judge and his wife committed suicide separately by jumping in front of running trains in this temple town, police said on Saturday. P. Sudhakar (62) ended his life on Friday by jumping in front of a running train on the Tirupati-Renigunta railway track. Unable[Read More…]

Jaitley accuses opposition of hypocrisy on oil prices

New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) Attacking the opposition parties over their stance on the high oil prices, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday accused Congress President Rahul Gandhi and his “reluctant allies” of only committing to tweets and media statements on the issue while looking the other way when it[Read More…]

Werder Bremen beat Wolfsburg 2-0 to go 2nd in Bundesliga

Bremen (Germany), Oct 6 (IANS) Werder Bremen are in the fight for the Bundesliga title after defeating Wolfsburg 2-0. The visitors began strongly and only the post saved Werder goalkeeper Jiri Pavlenka from conceding in the 13th minute on a shot by Jerome Roussillon that took several deflections, reports Efe[Read More…]

15 killed in J&K accident (Lead)

Jammu, Oct 6 (IANS) Fifteen people were killed and 17 injured when the driver of an overcrowded mini bus lost control of the vehicle and it plunged into a 200-feet deep gorge on the Jammu-Srinagar highway on Saturday, police said. The accident took place at Kela Mod. “Of the 17[Read More…]

Ranchi road blocked over businessman’s murder

Ranchi, Oct 6 (IANS) Members of the Sikh community blocked an important road here for over three hours on Saturday to protest against the murder of a businessman. The agitation took place on the Sujata roundabout of Mahatma Gandhi road also known as the “lifeline” of Ranchi. On Friday night,[Read More…]

Affleck to be monitored in custody agreement with Garner

Los Angeles, Oct 6 (IANS) Actors Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck have reached a custody agreement for their three children, but the latter who has dealt with problems of alcohol addiction, will be monitored during physical custody of the little ones. According to, the custody agreement has two elements[Read More…]

Iconic Tokyo fish market shuts after 83 years

Tokyo, Oct 6 (IANS) Japan’s iconic Tsukiji fish market, considered the world’s largest, closed its doors permanently on Saturday after 83 years ahead of its relocation next week. The market’s new home on the artificial island of Toyosu in Tokyo Bay will open to the public on October 11, and[Read More…]

Jharkhand commission recommends closure of 35 shelter homes

Ranchi, Oct 6 (IANS) The Jharkhand State Commission for Protection of Child Rights on Saturday recommended closure of 35 shelter homes, including Nirmal Hriday run by the Missionaries of Charity. The recommendation comes in the wake of an inquiry into allegations that shelter homes run by non-government organisations in the[Read More…]

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