Archive for: April, 2018

Father of woman alleging rape by BJP MLA dies in police custody

Unnao : The father of a woman, who had alleged that she was raped by a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA and his accomplices, died in police custody, on Monday. The woman’s father was arrested on Sunday after the family attempted suicide outside Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath’s Lucknow residence. “The man was admitted to the […]

BJP accuses Opposition of disrupting peace in country

New Delhi : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday alleged the Congress, the Samajwadi Party (SP) and the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) for supporting the violence and disrupting the peace in the nation. Addressing a press briefing, Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said, “The Congress, the SP and the BSP have supported violence and […]

Non-bailable warrants issued against Nirav Modi, Mehul Choksi

Mumbai: A special CBI court here on Sunday issued non-bailable warrants (NBWs)against diamantaire Nirav Modi and his uncle Mehul Choksi in connection with Rs 13,500 crore Punjab National Bank (PNB) fraud. The court’s move comes following Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) request as both the diamond traders, who left the country in January, refused to […]

Uttam, Kuntia to go on fast from today

Hyderabad: Following instructions from Congress president Rahul Gandhi to organise nation-wide hunger strike to protect and promote communal harmony on April 9, TPCC chief N Uttam Kumar Reddy and Telangana Congress Affairs in-charge Khuntia will be going on fast-unto-death at Gandhi Bhavan here from 10.30 am on April 9. The TPCC president appealed to all Congress leaders and […]

Auto drivers threaten fast-unto-death if fares not increased

 Hyderabad: Telangana Auto Drivers Unions JAC convener Mohd. Amanullah Khan has threatened to go on fast-unto death if the existing Auto fares in the City are not increased on par with the neighboring States within a Fortnight. Addressing mediapersons here today, Amanullah Khan said there was no upward revision of auto fares since the last […]

TS emerges No 1 in Health sector: Harish

Hyderabad:  Telangana is No 1 State in the country in Health sector, Irrigation Minister T Harish Rao today said. Inaugurating a five-bed single used Dialysis Unit at Zaheerabad Area Hospital here today, Harish said a total of 40 dialysis units are being put in place to provide best health services to the poor. Stating that […]

TRS Plenary at Kompally on April 27: Palla

Hyderabad: Telangana Rashtra Samithi Plenary will be conducted at Kompally onApril 27, party MLC, Palla Rajeshwar today said. Addressing a press conference at Telangana Bhavan here the spokesman said that the plenary will be attended over by 15000 delegates. A big size public meeting will be conducted in Hyderabad either in October or in November […]

India’s women’s TT team clinches gold at CWG

Gold Coast: Singles star Manika Batra won two matches as India’s women’s table tennis team upset favourites Singapore to clinch its maiden gold medal at the 21st Commonwealth Games here on Sunday. Singapore came into this match as the defending champions and have won the event at every edition since it was first introduced in […]

Egypt suspends ban on online cab services

Cairo: An Egyptian court has ordered the suspension of a ban on online cab services — Uber and Careem — until their appeal is determined by a higher court. On March 20, Cairo’s administrative court ruled to ban the services of the two companies and stop their online applications, but Saturday’s order suspended the former […]

RBI must ensure safety of proposed cryptocurrency: Assocham

New Delhi: Welcoming the RBI’s move to explore introduction of an official virtual currency in India, industry chamber Assocham on Sunday cautioned that extreme care be taken to ensure safety of the data trail that cryptocurrency transactions can leave behind. Placing a ban on all regulated entities, including banks, from dealing in virtual currencies like bitcoins, […]

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