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'Conductor, driver of ill-fated bus were exemplary human beings'
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 20 (IANS) The conductor and driver of the ill-fated Kerala state-owned luxury bus that met with an accident near Avinashi in Tiruppur district in Tamil Nadu on Thursday were exemplary human beings, recalled the former CMD of Kerala State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC).
2020-02-20
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Bengaluru Police bust prostitution racket
Bengaluru, Feb 20 (IANS) The Crime Branch of city police on Thursday busted a prostitution racket operating from an OYO service apartment, a police officer said.
2020-02-20
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Three held for fraudulently selling Gurugram plots
Gurugram, Feb 20 (IANS) Three persons, including a Faridabad resident woman, have been arrested by Gurugram police on the charge of selling Ansal Group's two residential plots in upscale Sushant Lok area by forging documents and posing as their owners, a police officer said on Thursday.
2020-02-20
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Bengaluru Police bust prostitution racket
Bengaluru, Feb 20 (IANS) The Crime Branch of city police on Thursday busted a prostitution racket operating from an OYO service apartment, a police officer said.
2020-02-20
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Vigilance raid on ex-Cong Minister in Kerala continues
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 20 (IANS) The Vigilance and Anti-Corruption Bureau's (VACB) raid on house of V.S. Sivakumar, senior Congress legislator and former Health Minister, based on a complaint about disproportionate assets, which began here on Thursday morning continued even after 10 hours.
2020-02-20
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Former Pune bank manager gets 10 years jail for fraud
Pune, Feb 20 (IANS) A special CBI court here has sentenced, to 10 years rigorous imprisonment, a former branch manager of the Bank of Maharashtra for causing a loss of Rs 2.56 crore to the bank.
2020-02-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Several cars charred in fire at Kolkata Maruti service centre
Kolkata, Feb 20 (IANS) A number of cars were charred after a major fire broke out in a Maruti service centre in the eastern outskirts of the city on Thursday, police said. There were no reports of any casualty or injury.
2020-02-20
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Maharashtra ATS busts narcotics factory in Pune village
Mumbai/Pune, Feb 20 (IANS) In a significant victory over the drugs mafia, the Maharashtra Anti Terrorism Squad (ATS) has busted a narcotics manufacturing facility at Purandare's Dive village in Pune district, officials said in Mumbai.
2020-02-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
French Prez expresses solidarity with Germany after shootings
Paris, Feb 20 (IANS) French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday expressed solidarity and compassion with Germany after a gunman shot and killed nine people in twin shootings in the western German city of Hanau.
2020-02-20
Category: International, France,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Haasan announces Rs 1 crore aid to families of dead, injured
Chennai, Feb 20 (IANS) Actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan on Thursday announced Rs 1 crore as financial assistance to the families of the three dead and the 12 injured technicians in the accident at the 'Indian-2' movie set.
2020-02-20
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Kerala ministers reach accident site in Tamil Nadu
Chennai/Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 20 (IANS) Two Kerala cabinet ministers on Thursday rushed to Tamil Nadu's Tiruppur district where 20 people were killed in a road accident earlier in the day after a container lorry collided with a KRSTC bus travelling from Bengaluru to Ernakulam.
2020-02-20
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Two killed as train derails in Australia
Canberra, Feb 20 (IANS) Two passengers were killed and several others injured when an express train derailed near the Victorian town of Wallan in Australia on Thursday, officials said.
2020-02-20
Category: International, Australia,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
SC stays death warrant of convict in rape-murder of 3-yr-old
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Thursday stayed the death warrant issued by a Gujarat court in the execution of a 22-year-old man convicted in the rape and murder of a three-year-old child in Surat in 2018.
2020-02-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Man dies after dragged for 400 m by SUV in Delhi
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) In a shocking incident, a man was crushed under the wheels of an SUV after being dragged for 400 meters in a bid to stop the vehicle that had hit his motorcycle in Delhi.
2020-02-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
2 Kerala ministers to coordinate bus accident relief work
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 20 (IANS) Twelve victims who were travelling on the ill-fated state-owned luxury bus that met with an accident near Avinashi in Tiruppur district in Tamil Nadu in the wee hours of Thursday have been identified, said a Kerala police official.
2020-02-20
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Passengers offloaded for unruly behaviour, tried to open aircraft door
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) Few passengers travelling onboard an IndiGo flight were offloaded at Delhi's IGI Airport after one of them tried to open the aircraft's door.
2020-02-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
One secondary exam candidate arrested, 3 others banned in Bengal
Kolkata, Feb 19 (IANS) One Madhyamik (secondary) examination candidate was arrested in West Bengal on Wednesday for trying to leak the English question paper on TikTok while three others were banned for bringing mobile phones to the examination centre, officials said.
2020-02-19
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Education
J&K Police arrest 3 drug peddlers
Srinagar, Feb 19 (IANS) As part of their crackdown on drug dealings in Awantipora in South Kashmir, the police have arrested three drug peddlers and seized contraband substance from their possession.
2020-02-19
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Rose Valley money in separate accounts for ED to attach: St Xaviers
Kolkata, Feb 19 (IANS) The amount of around Rs 96 lakh, received by St. Xaviers College here in two tranches from Rose Valley Group Chairman, Gautam Kundu, when the company was a fully legal entity, has now been effectively handed over to the Enforcement Directorate which has attached the amount following the due process of law, college sources in the know said on Wednesday.
2020-02-19
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Education
BJP MLA, six others booked for rape in UP district
Bhadohi (UP), Feb 19 (IANS) An FIR has been lodged against BJP MLA Ravindra Nath Tripathi and six others in Bhadohi on Wednesday for allegedly raping a woman repeatedly for a month in 2017.
2020-02-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Malaysia officials believed pilot downed missing plane: Aus ex-PM
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) Australia's former Prime Minister Tony Abbott has claimed that Malaysian authorities believed that the MH370 flight that went missing with 239 persons on board in March 2014 was downed by its pilot in a murder-suicide plot, a media report said on Wednesday.
2020-02-19
Category: International, India,Crime/Disaster/Accident
43 arrested in anti-child porn operation in Brazil
Brasilia, Feb 19 (IANS) Brazil police have arrested 43 people in a large-scale operation against child pornography which involved four other countries.
2020-02-19
Category: International, Brazil,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Woman Maoist killed in shootout in Chhattisgarh
Raipur, Feb 19 (IANS) A woman Maoist was killed in a shootout between security forces and Maoists in deep forested area in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district, officials said on Wednesday.
2020-02-19
Category: India, Uttarakhand ,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Terrorism
CRPF trooper hurt in Naxal attack dies
Raipur, Feb 18 (IANS) Of the six Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) troopers injured in the February 10 Naxalite attack in Bijapur, Chhattisgarh, Ajit Kumar Singh succumbed to injuries at Narayana Hospital, here on Tuesday.
2020-02-18
Category: India, Uttarakhand ,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Two more held in Gargi molestation case
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) Two more people have been arrested by the Delhi Police on Tuesday in connection with alleged molestation of female students at Delhi University's Gargi College.
2020-02-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Education
Blast, blaze in Thane chemical factory, locals evacuated
Thane (Maharashtra), Feb 18 (IANS) A massive fire broke out in a chemical factory, Metropolitan Eximchem Pvt. Ltd, situated in Phase II of Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation (MIDC) area of Dombivali east, around 35 kms north of Mumbai. on Tuesday, officials said.
2020-02-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
RPF arrests 7 more persons in e-ticket scam
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) Cracking its whip on illegal ticket softwares, the Railway Protection Force (RPF) claimed on Tuesday that it has arrested seven people, including a Kolkata-based mastermind who was in touch with Bangladesh-based terror outfit Jammat-Ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JUMB).
2020-02-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
INX Media: Court reserves order on bail of six bureaucrats
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) A Delhi court on Tuesday reserved for Wednesday its order on regular bail application moved by six bureaucrats who were part of the Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) panel which granted approval to INX Media, in the case involving former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram.
2020-02-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy
30 kg gold robbed in Ludhiana in 20 minutes
Chandigarh, Feb 17 (IANS) In a daring heist, five armed robbers on Monday decamped with 30 kg gold from the industrial city Ludhiana in Punjab within 20 minutes after tying staff members with a rope.
2020-02-17
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Hyd student 'dies of shock' after shoplifting
Hyderabad, Feb 17 (IANS) A college student died under suspicious circumstances at a leading supermarket here on Sunday night after he was allegedly found stealing a chocolate.
2020-02-17
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Punjab ex-DIG convicted in mass suicide case
Amritsar, Feb 17 (IANS) After 16 years of the crime, former Punjab Deputy Inspector General Kultar Singh along with five other police personnel was held guilty by a local court in a mass suicide case.
2020-02-17
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
14 students injured in UP bus accident
Siddhartha Nagar (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 17 (IANS) Fourteen school children in Uttar Pradesh's Siddhartha Nagar on Monday were injured when the bus they were travelling in overturned.
2020-02-17
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Nirbhaya convicts to be hanged on March 3, mother happy
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) The four death-row convicts in the Nirbhaya gang-rape and murder case will now be hanged on March 3 at 6 a.m., a local court announced here on Monday.
2020-02-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Fire in Mumbai GST Bhavan, no casualties
Mumbai, Feb 17 (IANS) A massive fire broke out on the top floors of the ground plus eight-storied GST Bhavan here at Byculla on Monday morning, officials said.
2020-02-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Child sex accused country singer Daniel Lee Martin dead
Los Angeles, Feb 17 (IANS) Country singer Daniel Lee Martin, who was accused of child sex crimes, is no more. Lee Martin, 54, committed suicide, reports foxnews.com.
2020-02-17
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Brawl in Tihar Jail, two inmates sustain minor injuries
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) At least two inmates sustained minor injuries after a clash between two groups of prisoners in Tihar Jail complex's Jail No 4 here, officials said on Sunday.
2020-02-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Telangana cop killed while overseeing rescue at accident site
Hyderabad, Feb 16 (IANS) A police constable died after slipping off a bridge while overseeing rescue work following an accident in which a car fell off from the same bridge in Telangana's Karimnagar district on Sunday, police said.
2020-02-16
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Three burnt alive in van-truck collision in UP
Lucknow, Feb 16 (IANS) Three persons were charred to death when a van collided head on with a truck on the Unnao-Hardoi highway on Sunday night.
2020-02-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Punjab CM commends 14-year-old for rescuing 4 from burning van
Chandigarh, Feb 16 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, here on Sunday, commended 14-year-old Amandeep Kaur for rescuing four children from the burning school van at Longowal town in the Sangrur district. Four minors died in the accident on Saturday.
2020-02-16
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
CR Park building collapse: 1 rescued, 1 still trapped
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) One person has been rescued and admitted to hospital even as operations are underway to extricate the second person still trapped in a building which collapsed in CR Park locality in south Delhi on Sunday.
2020-02-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Kolkata police nab two drug peddlers, seize heroin
Kolkata, Feb 16 (IANS) The city police nabbed two notorious drug peddlers, including a woman, and recovered 322 grams of heroin from them, an officer said on Sunday.
2020-02-16
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Motor cycle rider slips, dies while doing Facebook Live
Kolkata, Feb 16 (IANS) A 24-year-old motor cycle rider died when he lost control and fell while doing Facebook live in Andal of West Bengal's West Burdwan district, his family said on Sunday.
2020-02-16
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Arrest of gangster Budha traces links with Pakistan
Chandigarh, Feb 16 (IANS) The drug trail exposed with the arrest of gangster Sukhpreet Singh, alias Budha, have traced links of other two arrested gangsters to a nexus of the big fish with links in Pakistan, Punjab Police said on Sunday.
2020-02-16
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Two UP policemen rape woman in hotel room in Gorakhpur
Gorakhpur, Feb 16 (IANS) A 20-year-old woman was allegedly raped by two unidentified policemen in a hotel room near a railway station in Uttar Pradesh's Gorakhpur district.
2020-02-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Fire at wholesale rice market in Kolkata
Kolkata, Feb 16 (IANS) A fire broke out at the wholesale rice market in north Kolkata's Raja Bazar on Sunday. No casualty or injury was reported.
2020-02-16
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Nine drug addicts killed in Afghanistan shooting
Kabul, Feb 16 (IANS) Nine drug addicts were shot to death in an overnight shooting in a non-residential area in western side of Kabul, Afghanistan, the capital police said on Sunday.
2020-02-16
Category: International, Israel,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Delhi Metro flasher held in Gurugram
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) security cell arrested a man on Saturday after a woman filed a complaint about his obscene behaviour in the Metro earlier this week.
2020-02-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
5 Bajrang Dal men held for Valentine Day ruckus in Hyderabad
Hyderabad, Feb 15 (IANS) The police on Saturday arrested five Bajrang Dal activists for attacking the information technology hub of Madhapur on Friday while protesting against Valentine Day celebrations.
2020-02-15
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Punjab CM expresses shock over death of children
Chandigarh, Feb 15 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday expressed shock and grief over the death of four children in a school van fire incident near Longowal in Sangrur district.
2020-02-15
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Minor sexually assaulted by school bus driver in Haryana
Chandigarh, Feb 15 (IANS) A four-year-old child was sexually assaulted by a school bus driver inside the vehicle in Pinjore in Haryana's Panchkula district, the police said on Saturday.
2020-02-15
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident