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Sheenu Sharma Edited By: Sheenu Sharma New Delhi Updated on: October 07, 2022 15:18 IST
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  • 2:55 PM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    Delhi: 17-year-old boy stabbed to death in Jahangirpuri

    A 17-year-old boy was stabbed to death in northwest Delhi's Jahangirpuri area, police said on Thursday. The deceased was identified as Shivam, a resident of Mukundpur, they said, adding the incident took place late Wednesday. Deputy Commissioner of Police (northwest) Usha Rangnani said a call was received from BJRM hospital in Jahangirpuri at 11:48 pm informing about the admission of a person with stab injuries on his chest. The teen was declared brought dead by the doctors, she said.

     

  • 2:54 PM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    Supreme Court directs states, UTs to submit information on welfare schemes for elderly

    The Supreme Court has directed all States and Union Territories to submit information on welfare schemes for the elderly with respect to pension, old age homes in each district and level of geriatric care. A bench of Justices Anirudhha Bose and Sudhanshu Dhulia said the report of the States shall also disclose the present status as regards implementation of the Maintenance and Welfare of Parents and Senior Citizens Act. "We direct that schemes operating for the welfare of the elderly with respect of (i) pension for the elderly, (ii) old age homes in each district and (iii) level of geriatric care ought to be produced before us. "Let the respective States and Union Territories furnish the information on their existing schemes on the aforesaid three heads to the advocate-on-record of the Union of India. After collecting information from all the respective States and the Union Territories within a period of two months, a revised status report shall be filed one month thereafter by the Union of India," the bench said.

     

  • 2:47 PM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    Uttarakhand: Team from High Altitude Warfare School joins rescue operation for missing climbers

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    A 14-member team from High Altitude Warfare School based in Gulmarg in Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday joined the rescue operation for the mountaineers missing after an avalanche in Uttarakhand's Uttarkashi district. 

     

  • 2:02 PM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    Mumbai: Local train traffic disrupted on Central Railway route due to technical snag

    Suburban services on the main line of Central Railway were disrupted due to a snag in overhead wires on Thursday afternoon, an official said. The technical problem arose at Sandhurst Road station in south Mumbai around 1 pm, due to which CSMT-bound slow trains were held up, he said. The services on the line have been diverted to the fast line and restoration work is in full swing, the CR official added. As trains came to a halt, commuters got down at many places and were seen walking on the tracks towards the next station. Central Railway ferries nearly 40 lakh suburban commuters every day by operating 1,810 services. 

  • 1:42 PM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    Threats to Mukesh Ambani's family: 1 arrested from Bihar's Darbhanga

  • 1:30 PM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    20 killed in a mass shooting in Thailand

  • 1:19 PM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    CAF constable dies by suicide in Chhattisgarh

    A constable with the Chhattisgarh Armed Force (CAF) allegedly ended his life by shooting himself in the state's Naxalite-affected Bijapur district, police said on Thursday. The incident took place at the camp of the CAF's 15th battalion around 11 pm on Wednesday, said an official. Constable Sunil Kumar, the deceased, was a native of Madhya Pradesh. He allegedly shot himself in the head with his service rifle and died on the spot, the official said. The reason behind the act was being probed and a case of accidental death has been registered for now, he added. 
     

  • 12:31 PM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    Gujarat: Youth attacks girl in one-sided love affair in Surat

    A minor girl was attacked with a knife by a youth in a case of one-sided love affair in Surat, police said. The girl had a miracle escape, but suffered severe injuries on her face. She had to undergo a minor surgery and got 17 stitches. The victim's mother, Sima Jaiswal in her complaint with the Pandesara police station, alleged that on Wednesday afternoon, when her older daughter, Muskan, 14, was at home, Kiran alias Kalu entered the house.  He attacked Muskan after asking her if she had an affair with any other youth or not, though she replied in negative, Kiran still attacked her with a knife. Muskan was rushed to the government hospital. The complainant alleged that the accused, Kiran, was harassing her daughter for the past three months and was forcing Muskan to have relations with him. Kiran had followed her to the school and other places many times. The complainant had scolded him and had asked him to stop harassing her daughter. The Pandesara Police have booked the accused under IPC section for sexual harassment, sextortion and voluntarily causing hurt.

  • 11:59 AM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    District courts are not 'secondary', they are core of judicial system: Justice Oka

    Courts at the district and taluka level should not be considered `secondary' as they provide justice to the common people, Supreme Court judge Abhay S Oka has said. He was speaking after inaugurating the new building of the Bhiwandi magistrate court in Thane district on Wednesday. District and taluka courts play an important role in providing justice to common people, hence they are the core of the judicial system and should not be looked upon as "secondary courts", he said. Acknowledging that several good court buildings have been constructed in Maharashtra in the last ten years, Justice Oka said the state government should still try to provide better facilities which will ensure speedy delivery of justice. The use of information technology should be increased and the Thane district court should take the initiative in this regard, said Justice Oka.

     

  • 11:36 AM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    WTO cuts global trade forecast for 2023 to 1%

    The growth in world trade is expected to slow down to one per cent in 2023, due to global uncertainties, according to a WTO forecast. The World Trade Organization (WTO) has also projected a growth of 3.5 per cent in global trade this year, as against the April estimate of 3 per cent. World trade is expected to lose momentum in the second half of 2022 and remain subdued in 2023, as multiple shocks weigh on the global economy, the multi-lateral body has said in a statement. "WTO economists now predict global merchandise trade volumes will grow by 3.5 per cent in 2022 -- slightly better than the 3 per cent forecast in April. For 2023, however, they foresee a 1 per cent increase -- down sharply from the previous estimate of 3.4 per cent," it said.

     

  • 10:57 AM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    Uttar Pradesh: Kidnapped minor girl rescued from Rajasthan

    A 13-year-old girl who was allegedly abducted by a teenager here last week has been rescued from Rajasthan, police said on Thursday. On Sunday, The 17-year-old boy allegedly kidnapped the girl on the pretext of marriage, Station House Officer (New Mandi) Sushil Kumar Saini said. The teenager’s father is the manager of the private school where the girl studied in class seven, he said, adding the boy used to teach in the same school. A case has been filed against the boy on the complaint of the minor’s parents, police said, adding he has been detained and sent to a juvenile home. The girl has been sent for medical examination, they said. 

  • 10:14 AM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    Rupee falls 4 paise to 81.66 against US dollar in early trade

    The rupee depreciated 4 paise to 81.66 against the US dollar in early trade on Thursday amid high volatility as rising crude oil prices weighed on the local unit. At the interbank foreign exchange, the rupee opened on a strong note at 81.52 against the greenback, then pared the gains and fell to 81.66, registering a fall of 4 paise over its previous closing. In initial trading, the rupee also touched 81.51 against the American currency. On Tuesday, the rupee appreciated by 20 paise to end at 81.62 against the US dollar. The forex market was closed on Wednesday on account of Dussehra.

  • 9:41 AM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    India reports 2,529 fresh COVID cases in last 24 hours | DETAILS

  • 9:28 AM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    Karnataka: Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi joins Bharat Jodo Yatra in Mandya district

  • 8:57 AM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    This is India's period of cultural resurrection: MP CM on Mahakal corridor

    Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said the grand 'Mahakal Lok' in Ujjain, Kashi Vishwanath corridor in Varanasi and other redevelopment projects at religious sites have been executed in the "period of cultural resurrection of India". While taking part in 'Mahakal ki Sawari' procession on Dusshera here on Wednesday, he said the new corridor project of Mahakal was dreamt in 2017 and is now coming to fruition. His visit to Ujjain on Wednesday comes days ahead of the inauguration of the first phase of the Mahakal corridor project- 'Mahakal Lok'- by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on October 11.

     

  • 8:40 AM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    Pakistan’s FIA chief was locked in washroom of PM House on ex-PM Khan’s orders

    Former Director General of Pakistan Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) Bashir Memon has confirmed a hacker’s claims that he was locked in a washroom based on the orders of ex-prime minister Imran Khan, media reports said on Wednesday. The hacker, in a series of tweets, which have now been deleted, shared inside details of the meeting between Memon and Khan. Memon confirmed the hacker’s claims, saying he responded harshly towards Khan for hurling abuses at Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Maryam Nawaz, according to Geo.tv. Following his outburst, the then-principal secretary of Khan, Azam Khan grabbed the former cop’s hand and locked him in the washroom, the report said. 

  • 7:52 AM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    WHO alert for four Indian syrups as 66 children die in Gambia

    United Nations/Geneva, Oct 6 (PTI) The World Health Organization has issued an alert for four "contaminated" medicines manufactured by an Indian pharmaceutical company that have been "potentially linked" with acute kidney injuries and 66 deaths among children in The Gambia. WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus told reporters Wednesday, "The four medicines are cough and cold syrups produced by Maiden Pharmaceuticals Limited in India. WHO is conducting further investigation with the company and regulatory authorities in India," he said, adding that the loss of young lives due to the products is "beyond heart-breaking for their families".

     

  • 7:25 AM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    UN peacekeeping chief to visit India

    The United Nations peacekeeping chief is undertaking a visit to India, among the largest troop contributing countries for its operations. Under Secretary-General for Peace Operations Jean-Pierre Lacroix will visit India, the United Arab Emirates, Pakistan and Japan. The multi-nation trip starts Thursday and will continue until October 15. Stéphane Dujarric, spokesman for UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, told reporters Wednesday that in New Delhi, Lacroix will participate in a two-day meeting organised by the Challenges Forum, which brings together leading policymakers, practitioners and academics on key issues linked to peace operations.

     

  • 7:12 AM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    At 15 least dead as 2 migrant boats sink in Greek waters

    Athens, Oct 6 (AP) At least 15 people have died as two boats carrying migrants sank in Greek waters late Wednesday, and rescuers were looking for dozens still missing, authorities said early Thursday. The coast guard said 15 bodies had been recovered near the eastern island of Lesbos after a dinghy carrying about 40 people sank. Five people were rescued and three had been located on a rocky outcrop near the site of the sinking. A second rescue effort was launched several hundred kilometers (miles) to the west, near the island of Kythira, where a sailboat carrying about 100 migrants hit rocks and sank late Wednesday. Officials said 30 people had been rescued after that boat hit rocks off the village port of Diakofti on the east of the island. Winds in the area were up to 70 kph (45 mph).

     

  • 6:48 AM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    West Bengal: At least 8 drown in flash floods during idol immersion in Jalpaiguri

    At least eight people drowned and several others went missing after they were swept away in the Mal river due to flash floods during idol immersion on Vijayadashami here, a senior official said. Four of the dead are women. The incident took place at around 8:30 pm on Wednesday (October 5) when hundreds of people gathered on the banks of the Mal river to participate in the immersion ceremony. "All of a sudden, flash floods struck and people were swept away. So far, eight bodies have been recovered and we have rescued around 50 people," Jalpaiguri District Magistrate Moumita Godara told media. She said 13 people, who received minor injuries, were admitted to a nearby hospital.

     

  • 6:41 AM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    Sikh family kidnapping in California: Person of interest in custody, 4 victims still missing

    A 48-year-old man considered a “person of interest” in the kidnapping of a four-member Sikh family, including an 8-month-old child, in the US state of California has been taken into custody and is in critical condition after he tried to kill himself, authorities said, even as the victims are still missing. The family, originally from Harsi Pind in Hoshiarpur, Punjab, was kidnapped at a business in Merced County, California, on Monday. The family was identified as 8-month-old Aroohi Dheri, her 27-year-old mother Jasleen Kaur, her 36-year-old father Jasdeep Singh, and her 39-year-old uncle Amandeep Singh.

     

  • 6:37 AM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    2 cops suspended for misbehaving with Cong leader in Rajasthan's Tonk

    Two police officers in Rajasthan's Tonk district were suspended on Wednesday for allegedly misbehaving, pushing and shoving a local Congress leader, official sources said. The action came after a video of the purported incident surfaced online and Rajasthan Congress chief Govind Singh Dotasra demanded action against the cops. Deputy Superintendent of Police Niwai Rudra Pratap Sharma and SHO, Tonk Sadar, Asha Ram Gurjar were suspended, the sources said, adding that an inquiry has been ordered.

  • 6:36 AM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    North Korea fires 2 missiles toward sea as US redeploys carrier

    North Korea launched two ballistic missiles toward its eastern waters on Thursday, as the United States redeployed one of its aircraft carriers near the Korean Peninsula in response to the North's recent launch of a powerful missile over Japan. South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said in a statement the launches were made 22 minutes apart from the North's capital region on Thursday morning. It said South Korea has boosted its surveillance posture and maintains a readiness in close coordination with the United States.

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