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4 arrested in Bengaluru 'bed for cash' scam, 4 nabbed for questioning
Bengaluru, May 5 (IANS) The Bengaluru police have arrested four persons besides nabbing another four for questioning over the 'cash for bed allotment scam in hospitals that was 'unearthed' by Bengaluru South MP and BJP leader Tejasvi Surya.
2021-05-05
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Two Neo-JMB members arrested in Dhaka
Dhaka, May 5 (IANS) The Counter-Terrorism and Transnational Crime (CTTC) unit under the Dhaka Metropolitan Police has arrested two suspected militants of the banned extremist outfit 'Neo-JMB from the Matuail area in Dhaka.
2021-05-05
Category: International, Bangladesh,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Terrorism
Actor Dalip Tahil's son Dhruv nabbed in narcotics case
Mumbai, May 5 (IANS) The Mumbai Police's Anti-Narcotics Cell has arrested Dhruv Tahil, model and aspiring actor-son of Bollywood veteran Dalip Tahil, in connection with a drugs case, an official said here on Wednesday.
2021-05-05
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Two killed in oxygen cylinder blast in Lucknow
Lucknow, May 5 (IANS) Two persons have been killed and six others injured in a blast at an oxygen refilling station in Lucknow on Wednesday.
2021-05-05
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Fake drug rackets reaching rural areas: Beware of cheap antibiotics sold as Remdesivir
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Beware of fake life saving drugs. Instead of Remdesivir, which is required for critically ill Covid patients, similar looking vials of Monocef or Zetri, a low cost antibiotic injection, are being sold in the black market.
2021-05-05
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Health/Medicine
4 nabbed in Bihar for black marketing of Oxygen cylinder regulators
Patna, May 5 (IANS) In a major crackdown, Patna police managed to arrest 4 persons in connection with illegally selling regulators of oxygen cylinders on Wednesday.
2021-05-05
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Former Aus spinner MacGill kidnapped, 4 arrested
Sydney, May 5 (IANS) Former Australia cricketer Stuart MacGill was allegedly kidnapped and released in Sydney last month. New South Wales (NSW) Police said on Wednesday that four men have been arrested after investigation into the incident.
2021-05-05
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Cricket
Deaths due to O2 shortage is genocide: Allahabad HC
Prayagraj (Uttar Pradesh), May 5 (IANS) Taking note of stories viral on social media of hapless citizens begging for an oxygen cylinder to save the life of their near and dear ones, the Allahabad High Court has termed it as a 'criminal act, no less than genocide'.
2021-05-05
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights
10 arrested for Oxygen black marketing in Lucknow
Lucknow, May 5 (IANS) The Lucknow police have arrested 10 persons involved in black marketing of oxygen cylinders. The police have recovered 225 oxygen cylinders and cash from them.
2021-05-05
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Decide in one month on premature release of prisoners, SC tells UP
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) In a bid to reduce over-crowding in jails amid the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, the Supreme Court on Tuesday directed the Uttar Pradesh government to decide, within a month, on premature release of prisoners who fulfil the conditions set out by the state for remission of sentence.
2021-05-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights
5 die as tractor falls into pond in Andhra Pradesh
Nellore, May 4 (IANS) Five agriculture workers lost their lives in Nellore district of Andhra Pradesh on Tuesday when the driver of their tractor lost control of the vehicle and it fell into a roadside pond. The mishap took place in Sajjapuram village in Nellore mandal.
2021-05-04
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
UP: Woman hangs self after fight with mother-in-law
Ballia, May 4 (IANS) A 23-year-old woman allegedly ended her life by hanging, following a dispute with her mother-in-law.
2021-05-04
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
2 drug-trafficking gangs in Italy's Sicily busted
Rome, May 4 (IANS) Italian police have busted two drug-trafficking gangs in major raids in the area surrounding the Sicilian city of Messina, local media reported on Tuesday.
2021-05-04
Category: International, Italy,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
2 killed, 18 injured in Moscow hotel fire
Moscow, May 4 (IANS) Two people were killed and 18 others injured after a fire broke out at a five-storey hotel building in Moscow, local media reported on Tuesday.
2021-05-04
Category: International, Russian Federation,Crime/Disaster/Accident
23 dead in Mexico City underground rail bridge collapse (2nd Ld)
Mexico City, May 4 (IANS) At least 23 people were killed and 70 others injured after a bridge on an elevated section of the Mexico City underground system partially collapsed as a train was passing over it, according to authorities.
2021-05-04
Category: International, Mexico,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
German man arrested over extremist hate mail sent to public figures
Berlin, May 4 (IANS) German police arrested a 53-year-old man in Berlin accused of writing right-wing extremist mail to public figures in a case that has baffled investigators for about three years.
2021-05-04
Category: International, Germany,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
80% Indian cos struggle to educate employees on cybersecurity: Survey
Mumbai, May 4 (IANS) Cyberattacks are increasing in frequency and severity, but nearly 80 per cent of Indian organisations struggle to provide adequate education to their leaders and employees regarding cybersecurity, according to a survey released on Tuesday.
2021-05-04
Category: India, Maharashtra,Technology,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Probe ordered into death of Chhannulal Mishra's daughter
Varanasi (UP), May 4 (IANS) The Varanasi district administration has ordered a probe into the death of the daughter of celebrated Hindustani classical singer and Padma Vibhushan awardee Pandit Chhannulal Mishra.
2021-05-04
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Health/Medicine,Politics
Amma Canteen vandalized in Chennai: AIADMK
Chennai, May 4 (IANS) The AIADMK party that lost the 2021 Tamil Nadu assembly polls on Tuesday alleged some men vandalising Amma Canteen here.
2021-05-04
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
20 dead in Mexico City underground rail bridge collapse (Ld)
Mexico City, May 4 (IANS) At least 20 people were killed after a bridge on an elevated section of the Mexico City underground system partially collapsed as a train was passing over it, Mayor Claudia Sheinbaum said.
2021-05-04
Category: International, Mexico,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
15 killed in Mexico City subway bridge collapse
Mexico City, May 4 (IANS) At least 15 people were killed after a subway bridge partially collapsed in Mexico City, Mayor Claudia Sheinbaum announced.
2021-05-04
Category: International, Mexico,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Family killed in UP car accident
Shahjahanpur (Uttar Pradesh), May 4 (IANS) Four members of a family and their driver were killed and another person sustained serious injuries when the car in which they were travelling rammed into a tree.
2021-05-04
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
UP Police officer quits after being denied leave
Jhansi (Uttar Pradesh), May 4 (IANS) A PPS (Provincial Police Service) officer, Manish Sonkar, posted as Circle Officer Sadar in Jhansi, has tendered his resignation, saying that he was denied leave to look after his wife who is Covid positive.
2021-05-04
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Varanasi begins crackdown on medical stores for overcharging
Varanasi, May 4 (IANS) The Varanasi police have started a crackdown on medical stores that are overcharging buyers for medicines and critical instruments like oximeters amid a shortage triggered by a huge demand.
2021-05-04
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
2 killed in suspected al-Shabab attack along Kenya-Somalia border
Lamu (Kenya), May 4 (IANS) Two people were killed and one critically wounded after a vehicle they were travelling in ran over an explosive device suspected to have been planted by al-Shabab militants along the Kenya-Somalia border on Monday.
2021-05-04
Category: International, Kenya,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
13 killed in bus crash in Pakistan
Islamabad, May 4 (IANS) At least 13 people were killed and 25 others injured in a road accident in Attock district of Pakistan's eastern Punjab province on Monday evening, rescue officials and local media said.
2021-05-04
Category: International, Pakistan,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
CBI registers case on ISRO scientist Nambi Narayanan 'framing'
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Monday said that it has registered a case to probe the alleged framing of then ISRO scientist Nambi Narayanan by unknown Kerala Police officials.
2021-05-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
3 incidents of cloudburst in Uttrakhand, no causality reported
Dehradun, May 3 (IANS) At least three incidents of cloudburst were reported in Uttrakhand on Monday. However, no loss life has been reported so far as the local administation is carrying out relief and rescue operations.
2021-05-03
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
NIA court sends FICN racketeer to 6 years in jail
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) A special NIA court in Kerala's Ernakulam on Monday sentenced a fake Indian currency note (FICN) racketeer to six years rigorous imprisonment besides imposing a fine in connection with the Thrissur FICN case.
2021-05-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Phone-tapping case FIR: IPS Shukla seeks protection from Bombay HC
Mumbai, May 3 (IANS) In a fresh development in the sensational phone-tapping case, senior IPS officer Rashmi Shukla on Monday moved the Bombay High Court seeking quashing of an FIR lodged against her by the Mumbai Police, staying any coercive action or alternatively transferring the case to the CBI.
2021-05-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Defence/Security
German police arrest operators behind darknet child porn
Berlin, May 3 (IANS) German police arrested three men on Monday on suspicion of operating one of the world's largest child pornography internet platforms following a series of raids across the country.
2021-05-03
Category: International, Germany,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Man kills in-laws to avenge betrayal by second wife
Lucknow, May 3 (IANS) Upset over alleged betrayal by his second wife, a man murdered her parents in a fit of rage.
2021-05-03
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Labourer crushed to death by train in J&K's Pulwama
Srinagar, May 3 (IANS) One person was crushed to death on Monday by a train in the Kakapora area of J&K's Pulwama district.
2021-05-03
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
B'desh speedboat collision kills 27 (2nd Ld)
Dhaka, May 3 (IANS) At least 27 people were killed, while five others were rescued following a head-on collision between an overcrowded speedboat and a sand-laden bulk carrier in Bangladesh's Padma River on Monday.
2021-05-03
Category: International, Bangladesh,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Suspected smuggling vessel overturns off San Diego coast, 3 dead (Ld)
San Diego, May 3 (IANS) Three people were killed and 27 others injured after a suspected smuggling vessel overturned off the coast of the US city of San Diego, authorities said.
2021-05-03
Category: International, Costa Rica,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
B'desh speedboat collision kills 26 (Ld)
Dhaka, May 3 (IANS) A collision between an overcrowded speedboat and a sand-laden bulk carrier in Bangladesh's Padma River on Monday has killed 26 people, according to authorities.
2021-05-03
Category: International, Bangladesh,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Billions of computers at hacking risk: Indian-origin scientist
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) An Indian-origin researcher has warned that billions of computers and other devices across the globe are vulnerable today owing to a vulnerability named 'Spectre' that was first discovered in 2018 but is open to hackers again.
2021-05-03
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diaspora
2 dead, 23 injured after vessel overturns off San Diego coast
San Diego, May 3 (IANS) Two people were killed and 23 others injured after a vessel overturned off the coast of the US city of San Diego, authorities said.
2021-05-03
Category: International, Costa Rica,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
UP hospital declares woman dead, family claims she was alive
Lucknow, May 3 (IANS) In a shocking incident, a 53-year-old woman, who was declared dead by a reputed medical institute in the state capital, was later found breathing when her 'body' was taken home.
2021-05-03
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Health/Medicine
Prisoners to be released on parole to decongest UP jails
Lucknow, May 3 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government has decided to consider the release of prisoners across the state in order to decongest the jails in the second wave of the pandemic.
2021-05-03
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Health/Medicine
18 killed in B'desh speedboat collision
Dhaka, May 3 (IANS) At least 18 people were killed on Monday after a sand-laden bulk carrier and an overcrowded speedboat collided in Bangladesh's Padma River, according to the police.
2021-05-03
Category: International, Bangladesh,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Non-Covid woman dies on road after hospital denies admission
Pilibhit (Uttar Pradesh), May 3 (IANS) A 55-year-old woman, suffering from a chronic renal disease, collapsed on the road and her body remained lying on the footpath for hours as the ambulance helpline service failed to respond to her husband's repeated calls.
2021-05-03
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Health/Medicine
3 killed as high tension wire snaps in UP district
Kasganj, May 2 (IANS) Three farmers, including a teenager, were killed in Uttar Pradesh's Kasganj district on Sunday after a 11,000-volt high tension wire broke and fell down.
2021-05-02
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Soldier kills himself in J&K's Baramulla
Srinagar, May 2 (IANS) A soldier, posted in J&K's Baramulla district, shot himself dead on Sunday, police said.
2021-05-02
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
6 injured in huge fire at Iran's alcohol production factory
Tehran, May 2 (IANS) A big fire broke out on Sunday morning in an industrial alcohol production plant near the central Iranian city of Qom, injuring six, a media report said.
2021-05-02
Category: International, Turkey,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
3 held for selling Remdesivir injections illegally
Gurugram, May 2 (IANS) Two male nursing staff, working in a leading private hospital in Gurugram including a woman, have been arrested from Sector-52 in Gurugram for allegedly stealing Remdesivir injections from the hospital and selling them illegally at high price.
2021-05-02
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
RSS leader's son, friend die in accident in Gurugram
Gurugram, May 2 (IANS) Son of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) leader Pawan Jindal and his friend were killed in a road accident after their BMW rammed into a pillar of an underpass of DLF Phase-2 Rapid Metro Station on Golf Course Road at around 2.30 a.m. on Sunday.
2021-05-02
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
LJP leader shot dead in Bihar
Patna, May 2 (IANS) Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) leader Anil Oraon was shot dead by unknown assailants in Bihar's Purnia district, a police official said on Sunday.
2021-05-02
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
People shot at Wisconsin casino, gunman in custody
Chicago, May 2 (IANS) An undetermined number of people were shot at a casino in Ashwaubenon, a suburb of Green Bay in the eastern part of the US state of Wisconsin, on Saturday night.
2021-05-02
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
2 army men booked for minor's rape
Hathras, May 2 (IANS) A 16-year-old girl was allegedly gang-raped by two army men in Hathras district when she was returning home after meeting her neighbour.
2021-05-02
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident