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J&K Police sources: Truck driver Shrief Khan was shot dead by the terrorists. One terrorist involved in the act is reported to be a Pakistani.
Air Marshal Arvindra Singh Butola today took over as chief of Indian Air Force’s Bengaluru-based Training Command. He is an alumnus of NDA and was commissioned in the Helicopter stream of the IAF in June 1982.
USS Emory S Land (AS-39), a United States Navy Submarine Support Ship arrived in Visakhapatnam today on a 2-day goodwill visit.
Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad at an event in Delhi: Data is emerging as a big asset. We are working on our data protection law and it will go to the parliament soon.
Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has filed a case against 7 Indians in the child pornography case. The 7 mobile users were part of various WhatsApp groups allegedly involved in the transmission of child sexual abuse material.
Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) suspends Flying Training Organisation (FTO) approval granted to Wings Aviation Pvt Ltd, Begumpet Airport, Hyderabad, after two trainee pilots died in aircraft crash in Vikarabad district on 6th october.
PM Modi on his tweet said, "Congratulations to Abhijit Banerjee on being conferred 2019 Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel. He made notable contributions in field of poverty alleviation. I also congratulate Esther Duflo&Michael Kremer for wining the prestigious Nobel"
Defence Minister, in Thane: World believes that India is no more a weak country. India isn't a country which will talk to anyone by standing on their knees, however powerful might the force be. India is today in the position to talk by standing on its feet & with all its might.
Reserve Bank of India (RBI) enhances withdrawal limit for depositors of Punjab and Maharashtra Cooperative (PMC) Bank Ltd to Rs 40,000.
Enforcement Directorate has seized/frozen & identified movable and immovable assets worth more than Rs 3830 crores owned by Housing Development and Infrastructure Limited (HDIL), its Directors/Promoters, PMC Bank officials and others related entities in the PMC Bank fraud case.
Reserve Bank of India enhances withdrawal limit for depositors of Punjab and Maharashtra Cooperative (PMC) Bank Ltd to Rs 40,000.
Two Indian Air Force (IAF) officers will face court-martial for the Mi-17 chopper crash in which six of its personnel were killed on February 27 over Srinagar.
Four other officers will also face administrative action in the case including two Air Commodores (equivalent to Army Brigadiers) and two Flight Lieutenants (Captain equivalents in Army) for their respective roles in the entire case. READ MORE
Amrapali case: Supreme Court has directed Odisha and Raipur authorities to deposit amounts of Rs 34.50 crores and Rs 20 crores respectively within 4 weeks in the Supreme Court registry. Next date of hearing is December 2.
Two IAF officers will face court-martial for the Mi-17 chopper crash in which six of its personnel were killed due to friendly fired own missile system on February 27 over Srinagar.
A special court in Delhi reserves the order on Enforcement Directorate (ED) application seeking the arrest of Congress leader P Chidambaram in INX Media case. Court to pass order on Tuesday.
The mother of economist Abhijit Banerjee, Nirmala Banerjee on Monday briefed the media said, "I am very happy. It's a big glory for the entire family."
The Nobel Economics Prize 2019 has been awarded to husband-wife duo Abhijit Banerjee-Esther Duflo alongwith Michael Kremer.
The first-year student of Master of Arts (MA) course at Jamia Millia Islamia University has allegedly committed suicide.
Supreme Court has directed the Uttar Pradesh government to provide security to UP Sunni Waqf Board chairman Zufar Ahmad Farooqui. Through one of the mediators in the case- Sriram Panchu, Farooqui had informed the Court's five-judge Constitution bench, that he fears for his life.
Punjab Minister Bharat Bhushan Ashu on Monday said that the farmers are becoming aware of not burning stubble. Last year, stubble burning decreased by 40 per cent. The administration is conducting regular checks. Right now, the crops are being cut so the question of stubble burning does not arise.
Another TSRTC employee, G Sandeep, 40, attempted suicide by slitting his wrist in Yousufguda, Hyderabad. The suicide attempt came in the backdrop of a strike by Telangana RTC employees across the state, which began on October 5.
So far, two employees have lost their lives during the protest.
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal on Monday said that in the last four months, Delhi's air quality has been in 'Good' category. The smoke coming from outside is increasing pollution levels again. I request all state governments also to take measures. Researches and media reports state pollution levels to increase from last week of October to mid-November.
South Korean singer-actress Sulli was found dead at a residence in Seongnam, south of Seoul, on Monday, News agency Yonhap reports quoting police.
"The 25-year-old, whose legal name is Choi Jin-ri, was found dead by her agent at around 3:21 p.m. at a two-story house in Seongnam, Gyeonggi Province," according to the police.
Government Sources have recently revealed that 45-50 terrorists including suicide bombers training at Jaish-e-Mohammed terrorist facility in Balakot
Rahul Gandhi on Monday addressed a rally in the Nuh district of Haryana. On October 21, 90 assembly constituencies of Haryana will go on polls.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday addressed a rally in Haryana's Ballabhgarh, ahead of 2019 Haryana assembly election. A total of 90 assembly constituencies in Haryana will go for polls on October 21.
Father of a student, who was allegedly molested, found hanging from an electricity tower in an agricultural field in Sagar district, Madhya Pradesh on Saturday. Police said, "We are investigating the matter. A note was recovered from his pocket. We will probe it further".
Tamil Nadu: Fire breaks out in a spice factory in Theni district's Kodangipatti village. No injuries have been reported; fire fighting operations are underway.
Tamil Nadu: A fire has broken out in a spice factory in Theni district's Kodangipatti village. No injuries have been reported. Fire fighting operations are underway. pic.twitter.com/ckSIwycrW8— ANI (@ANI) October 14, 2019
Delhi: Congress leader P Chidambaram being brought to Rouse Avenue Court. He is appearing before the court, after it issued a production warrant against him in the Enforcement Directorate case of INX media matter
The Uttar Pradesh Police on Monday said they have arrested two persons for allegedly duping US e-commerce multinational of crores of rupees.
The two accused men have been identified as Rohit Soni and Rahul Singh Rathore. Both hail from Rajasthan.
Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Kalanidhi Naithani told reporters here that "Amazon's investigative team and their lawyer had complained that a gang of fraudsters had been duping Amazon worth crores of rupees over the last 2-3 years. A case under relevant sections of the IPC and IT Act was lodged in the matter and an investigation was started."
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has suspended five officials, including the District Magistrate of Maharajganj for alleged irregularities in the state's cow protection programme. State Chief Secretary R.K. Tiwari told reporters here on Monday that large scale irregularities had been found in the cow shelter in Maharajganj.
The suspended officials include the District Magistrate Amar Nath Upadhyaya, two Sub-Divisional Magistrates Devendra Kumar and Satya Misra, Chief Veterinary Officer Rajiv Upadhyaya and veterinary officer B.K. Maurya.
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has summoned former Karnataka Minister D.K. Shivakumar's wife and mother for questioning in connection with a money laundering case against the Congress leader. The ED has earlier questioned Shivakumar's daughter Aishwarya; his brother and MP D.K. Suresh; and Belagavi Rural MLA Lakshmi Hebbalkar.
Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Monday made a vehement appeal to Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman for bringing jet fuel and natural gas under the ambit of GST to reduce multiplicity of taxes and improve the business climate.
When GST was introduced on July 1, 2017, amalgamating over a dozen central and state levies, five commodities - crude oil, natural gas, petrol, diesel, and aviation turbine fuel (ATF) - were kept out of its purview given the revenue dependence of state governments on this sector.
"It has been two years since the historic tax reform GST was implemented," Pradhan said at India Energy Forum of CERAWeek here. "There has been continuous demand from the petroleum industry for the inclusion of petroleum products under the GST regime. I make a strong appeal to Finance Minister to take this up with the GST Council and at least make a beginning by including natural gas and ATF in the GST."
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Monday appealed to the farmers of the state to avoid burning crop residue as it damages the environment. He asked the departments concerned to create awareness among the farmers about the ill-effects of stubble burning.
"Animals do not get their rightful share of fodder due to stubble burning. The practice also kills the friendly bacteria and fungi present in abundance in the soil. Thus stubble burning permanently damages the environment and fertility of the soil," Adityanath said.
Two policemen were injured when a car deployed in the security of UP cabinet minister Nand Gopal Gupta 'Nandi' fell into a three-foot-deep pit.
The incident took place on Sunday night in the Aurai police station area. The minister's vehicle was behind the car that fell into the pit, the officials said.
Gupta took the injured policemen in his car to a nearby private hospital.
"The incident took place on Sunday night when the minister was returning to Prayagraj. The driver of the gipsy sustained head injuries, while Constable Paakhand Kumar broke his arm," Superintendent of Police Ram Badan Singh said.
An escort vehicle of a top police officer collided with a bus on the Jammu-Pathankot Highway in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua district on Monday, leaving a jawan dead and two others injured. The police vehicle was escorting additional director general of police (ADGP) on the highway when it collided with a passenger bus at Dhaloti Morh in Kathua.
SSB jawan Deen Dayal died and two security personnel were injured in the accident.
Police have seized the bus and arrested the driver for rash driving, they said.
A 63-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly raping a four-year-old girl residing in his neighbourhood in Chhattisgarh's Raipur district. The incident took place in a village located on the outskirts of the state capital on Saturday when the girl was playing outside her house.
On finding the girl alone, the accused, Krishna Chandrakar, allegedly raped her. When the girl's mother saw the child crying and complaining of pain in her private parts, she enquired with her following which the minor informed her about the incident.
The Finance Ministry on Monday said loans worth Rs 81,781 crore were disbursed during the nine-day outreach programme or loan mela organised by banks that began on October 1. Finance Secretary Rajeev Kumar said "Rs 81,781 crore was disbursed in the outreach programme. Of these, new loans accounted for Rs 34,342 crore."
Further, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said the banks have sufficient liquidity, and efforts are being made to ensure that due payments are released to the micro, small and medium enterprises (MSME) sector by large corporates.
In order to ensure liquidity for small businesses, Sitharaman said that banks have been asked to provide bill discounting facility to the MSME sector against payments due from the large corporates.
According to returns filed by the large corporates to the Ministry of Corporate Affairs, as much as Rs 40,000 crore is due to the MSME sector, she said adding that all efforts would be made to ensure that MSMEs get their dues ahead of Diwali.
Metro Railway services in the city were partially disrupted for about half an hour on Monday morning after a man jumped on the tracks in front of an
approaching train at Gitanjali station. An unidentified elderly person attempted suicide at 9.28 am at the station, leading to a partial disruption in
services, a Kolkata Metro Rail official said.
Metro managed to run truncated service from Mahanayak Uttam Kumar station at Tollygunj to Dum Dum, the official added.
The services were resumed from 10.06 am, he said.
The Jamaat-ul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) was trying to spread its tentacles across India and a list of 125 suspects have been shared with different states, National Investigation Agency (NIA) chief YC Modi said on Monday. Addressing a meeting of chiefs of the Anti Terrorism Squads (ATS), Modi said the JMB has spread its activities in states like Jharkhand, Bihar, Maharashtra, Karnataka and Kerala in the guise of Bangladeshi immigrants.
"The NIA has shared with states concerned a list of 125 suspected activists who have close links with the JMB leadership," he said.
Giving details of various operational theatres, Inspector General of the NIA, Alok Mittal however said the list, which was shared with the states, contains 130 suspects.
Ratul Puri's judicial custody in Augusta Westland VVIP Chopper scam case has been extended till October 25.
Ten persons have been arrested for allegedly pulling out the teeth of a 55-year-old man and forcing him to consume human excreta after suspecting
him of practising witchcraft in Ganjam district. The incident occurred at Jhada Sahi under Jagannath Prasad police station on Thursday and the
accused were arrested on Sunday.
The arrests were made on the basis of a complaint filed by the victim Sudam Nayak on Friday, said Sub-Divisional Police Officer (SDPO), Bhanjanagar, S S Mishra.
Accused Rakesh Wadhawan, Sarang Wadhawan and Waryam Singh have been sent to police custody till 16th October by Mumbai's Esplanade court in PMC Bank case.
Three persons have been trapped while extracting coal from an illegal coal mine at Kulti in West Bengal, an official said on Monday. An Eastern Coalfields Limited (ECL) rescue team could not enter the mine in Paschim Bardhaman district due to poisonous gas at the mouth of the pit, the ECL official said.
The incident took place on Sunday night when four coal pilferers were extracting coal from the mine, locals said.
"Police informed us that three persons are trapped in an illegal mine at Aldhi village in Kulti. Our rescue team failed to enter the pit twice due to poisonous gas at the mouth of the pit, which is narrow," the official told PTI.
While three illegal miners got trapped inside the mine, the fourth managed to escape, the police said.
An unclaimed bag found at the airport here on Monday caused a flutter, before security officials removed it for examination. According to airport officials, the bag was found in the domestic departure area.
CISF personnel examined the bag using metal detectors and sniffer dogs and upon discovering some articles in it, removed it for further examination, they said.
CCTV footage was being examined to ascertain who left the bag behind, officials added.
Wholesale prices based inflation eased to 0.33 per cent in September, as against 1.08 per cent in August due to fall in prices of non-food articles, government data showed on Monday.
The annual rate of inflation, based on monthly wholesale price index (WPI), was at 5.22 per cent in September 2018.
The rate of price rise for the food articles was at 7.47 per cent during the month, while that for non-food articles stood at 2.18 per cent, showed the data released by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry.
In an early morning operation, J&K Police along with other security forces caught two Hizbul Mujahideen terrorists from Ganderbal, Kashmir. Arms & ammunition including AK-47 rifles have been recovered from their possession, said Jammu & Kashmir Police Sources.
A moderate 5.8 magnitude earthquake rocked Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province on Monday, days after 40 people were killed in a powerful quake in PoK and other parts of the country.
According to Pakistan Meteorological Department, the epicentre of the quake was in the Hindu Kush mountains in Afghanistan, 157 kilometers below the surface of earth.
Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) spokesman Taimur Ali said the earthquake was felt in Peshawar, Malakand, Mardan, Charsadda, Swat and in the Hazara areas.
Ali said that no loss to life or property had been reported so far in the province.
On September 24, a powerful earthquake jolted several parts of Pakistan, particularly Pakistan-occupied Kashmir, Punjab, and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
The earthquake killed 40 people in the entire region and left over 450 injured.
Supreme Court's five-judge Constitution bench, headed by Chief Justice of India (CJI) Ranjan Gogoi, starts today's hearing in the Ayodhya land case. Today is the 38th day of hearing.
'There is nothing to suggest or show that the plaintiff (Nirmohi Akahara and others) are proprietors of the disputed land in question," said Dr Rajeev Dhawan,senior lawyer appearing for one of the Muslim parties.
Postpaid mobile services on all networks were restored in the Kashmir Valley on Monday, 72 days after they were snapped following restrictions.
Some 40 lakh postpaid mobile phones have become operational from Monday noon.
Restrictions were imposed after the Centre on August 5 abrogated the state's special status and bifurcated it into Union territories of Jammu and Kashmir, and Ladakh, which will come into being on October 31.
Partial fixed-line telephony was resumed in the Valley on August 17 and by September 4, nearly 50,000 landlines were declared operational.
In Jammu, the communication was restored within days of the blockade and mobile internet was started around mid-August. However, after its misuse, internet facility on cell phones was snapped on August 18.
Adani Gas stocks jumps after the news of French Energy giant TOTAL agreeing to buy 37.4 per cent stake came through on Monday.
Adani gas will not ride the distribution channel for TOTAL.
"We expect on the current what we disclosed a capital outlay in the order of Rs 7,000 crore," Robbie Singh, Group CFO at Adani told CNBC.
"It is the total investment for Adani Gas," Robbie Singh clarified when probed.
"The partnership between Adani (50 per cent) and Total (50 per cent) includes several assets across the gas value chain notably two imports and regasification LNG terminals: Dhamra in East India and potentially Mundra in the west, as well as Adani Gas, one of the four main distributors of city gas in India of which Adani holds 74.8 per cent and of which Total will acquire 37.4 per cent," the French firm TOTAL said in a statement.
Shares of Infosys on Monday fell over 4 per cent after the company reported a decline in its consolidated net profit for the July-September quarter.
The scrip dropped 4.25 per cent to Rs 781 on the BSE. On the NSE, it fell 4.27 per cent to Rs 780.
The country's second-largest IT services company on Friday said its consolidated net profit declined by 2.2 per cent to Rs 4,019 crore for the July-September 2019 quarter.
This is against a net profit of Rs 4,110 crore in the same period last fiscal, Infosys said in a regulatory filing.
NIA IG Alok Mittal: In the main case of terror funding in J&K, chiefs of proscribed organizations &top separatist leaders have been arrested and charge-sheeted. None have got bail so far. They were being funded from Pakistan High Commission, through remittances and hawala transfers
We noticed that Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) increased their activities in Bihar, Maharashtra, Kerala and Karnataka. Names of 125 suspects have been shared with related agencies, National Investigation Agency(NIA) DG Yogesh Chander Modi said.
National Investigation Agency(NIA)'s national conference of Chiefs of Anti-Terrorism Squad/ Special Task Force underway in Delhi. MoS Home G Kishan Reddy, NSA Ajit Doval, NIA DG YC Modi, former IB Special Director and Nagaland Governor RN Ravi present
Mumbai Police: A 58-year-old doctor arrested for allegedly raping, blackmailing, and circulating an objectionable video of a 27-year-old female patient. Case registered, further investigation underway.
The Indian rupee appreciated by 28 paise to 70.74 against the US dollar in early trade on Monday as gains in domestic equity market and positive developments on the US-China trade talks front strengthened investor sentiments.
At the interbank foreign exchange the rupee opened at 70.83, then gained further ground and touched a high of 70.74, registering a rise of 28 paise over its previous close.
Equity benchmark BSE Sensex rose over 150 points on Monday led by gains in HDFC Bank, ITC and HUL, amid positive global cues and foreign fund inflow.
After opening on a volatile note, the 30-share index swung over 200 points in early trade. It was trading 105.79 points, or 0.28 per cent, higher at 38,232.87 at 0945 hours. Similarly, the broader NSE Nifty rose 34 points, or 0.32 per cent, to 11,340.80.
Top gainers in the Sensex pack in early session included Tata Motors, Vedanta, Tata Steel, Sun Pharma, Bajaj Auto, IndusInd Bank, Bharti Airtel, HUL and SBI, rising up to 4 per cent.
West Bengal: Three arrested in possession of 6 kg 'YABA' drug in Pragati Maidan police station area in Kolkata, yesterday. Case registered under relevant sections.
West Bengal: Three arrested in possession of 6 kg 'YABA' drug in Pragati Maidan police station area in Kolkata, yesterday. Case registered under relevant sections. pic.twitter.com/JdLIFUAGnz— ANI (@ANI) October 14, 2019
Two BJP leaders from Uttar Pradesh's Shajahanpur were now on the radar of a Special Investigation Team (SIT) which is probing sexual assault charges against former Union Minister Chinmayanand.
The two leaders are believed to have been in close contact with Sanjay Singh, one of the three main accused in the extortion case.
According to SIT sources, these leaders learnt of the video recordings through Vikram, another accused in the case.
Delhi High Court to continue hearing on Senior Congress leader DK Shivakumar's bail plea, today. Shivakumar was arrested by Enforcement Directorate on September 3 in connection with a money laundering case.
INX media case: Former Finance Minister and senior Congress leader P Chidambaram to be produced before a Delhi Court today after a production warrant was issued against him by the court in the Enforcement Directorate case
Major pollutants PM 2.5 at 223 and PM 10 at 217 both in 'Poor' category, in Lodhi Road area, according to the Air Quality Index (AQI) data.
President Donald Trump has said the US planned to impose tough sanctions on Turkey following its into Syria in the wake of the withdrawal of US troops from the area.
"Dealing with @LindseyGrahamSC and many members of Congress, including Democrats, about imposing powerful Sanctions on Turkey. Treasury is ready to go, additional legislation may be sought. There is great consensus on this. Turkey has asked that it not be done. Stay tuned!" Trump said on Sunday in a Twitter post, Efe news reported.
The president's tweet about sanctions came after Defence Secretary Mark Esper insinuated that Turkish forces may have committed war crimes in Syria.
In a major step towards easing the 69-day lockdown in the Kashmir Valley, authorities on Saturday announced that some 40 lakh postpaid mobile phones will become operational from Monday noon. The announcement was made by Jammu and Kashmir Principle Secretary and Spokesman Rohit Kansal at a nationally televised press conference.
However, over 20 lakh prepaid mobile phones, and mobile and other internet services will remain deactivated for now.
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi will on Monday campaign for the party in Haryana and will address a public meeting in Nuh, sources said. Gandhi will address the meeting in the afternoon and will reach Nuh in southern Haryana by road from Delhi, they said. The meeting was finalised after consultations with party leaders of the state.
Nuh is the district headquarters in the Mewat area and falls under the Gurgaon parliamentary constituency. Gandhi is also campaigning for the party for the Maharashtra assembly elections on October 13 and 15.
Assembly elections in Haryana and Maharashtra are slated on October 21.
Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC), which recently concluded its Rs 645-crore initial public offering, will make its stock market debut on Monday. The shares will be listed on the BSE and the National Stock Exchange (NSE).
"Effective from Monday, October 14, 2019, the equity shares of IRCTC Ltd shall be listed and admitted to dealings on the exchange in the list of 'B ' Group of Securities," BSE said in a circular.
The IPO, which was open for subscription between September 30 and October 4, was subscribed 112 times at a price band of Rs 315-320 per share.
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will hold a review meeting with CEOs of public sector banks (PSBs) on Monday to discuss various issues, including progress on credit offtake, as part of efforts to prop up the economy. The meeting is expected to review fund flow to stressed NBFC and MSME (micro, small and medium enterprises) sectors, sources said.
Banks are expected to present a report card on partial credit guarantee scheme and fund raising from the market to enhance their capital base.
The Centre in August issued guidelines on operationalising Rs 1 lakh crore partial guarantee scheme under which PSBs can purchase high-rated pooled assets of financially sound non-banking finance companies (NBFCs).
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has said he was saddened by the loss of life and extensive destruction caused by Typhoon Hagibis in Japan. At least 35 people have died, and another 17 missing on Sunday as Hagibis ripped through Japan including the Tokyo metropolitan area, causing multiple rivers to overflow and blackouts in 376,000 houses, Xinhua reported.
In a statement, the UN chief extended his deep condolences to the families of the victims and the government and people of Japan and wished a speedy recovery to those injured.
Unable to get qualified personnel from the Scheduled Caste Converts to Christianity (SCCC) category to fill up 25 posts for Assistant Surgeons/Casualty Medical Officer, the Kerala Public Service Commission has issued notification, third since December 2014, inviting applications for the posts. The notification has been issued by the Health Service Department and the pay scale is Rs 45,800-89,000.
The notification, titled Third NCA Notification or Third No Candidate Available Notification, was issued on July 27, 2019, with the last date of application as August 29.
In a dramatic turn of events, former captain Sourav Ganguly emerged as a consensus candidate to be BCCI's new President after Brijesh Patel appeared to have grabbed the coveted post. Union Home Minister Amit Shah's son Jay Shah will be the new secretary while Arun Dhumal will be the new treasurer. Dhumal is the younger brother of MoS Finance and former BCCI president Anurag Thakur.
Monday is the last day to file nomination but no election will be held since all candidates have emerged unopposed after weeks of lobbying and hectic parleys.
The 47-year-old Ganguly, who is currently the president of Cricket Association of Bengal, (CAB) will have to demit his post in September 2020 as he will go into compulsory cooling-off period.
Eight persons were killed and one went missing while five others were seriously injured on Sunday when the jeep they were travelling in fell into a deep gorge in Tharali area of Chamoli district. The mishap occurred near Ghes village of the district when 14 persons were going in the jeep to Dewal to attend a funeral.
The deceased were identified Jasbir Singh (32), Surendra Singh (30), Madan Singh (60), Darban Singh (48), Madan Singh (38), Kailash Singh (40), Gopal Singh (35) and Dharam Singh (55). The one who has gone missing is Jai Singh Danu, 48.
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday discussed the situation in Kashmir with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani amidst tensions with India after New Delhi abrogated Jammu and Kashmir's special status. Khan, who visited Tehran on Sunday to help mitigate tensions between bitter regional rivals Iran and Saudi Arabia, held talks with President Rouhani at the presidential palace and later met with Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.
Pakistan Foreign Office in a statement said Khan discussed the situation in Kashmir with Rouhani and expressed gratitude over "Iran's support" on the Kashmir issue.
Pakistan has been trying to internationalise the Kashmir issue after India withdrew the special status of Jammu and Kashmir on August 5, but New Delhi has asserted the abrogation of Article 370 was its "internal matter" and has asked Islamabad to accept the reality.
In a joint operation, Delhi Police along with Bihar Police arrested two men wanted in a case robbery worth Rs 50 lakh in Hauz Rani area. The accused, Murad, 32, and Mohammad Mubarak, 27, both residents of Kadua district of Katihar in Bihar, were wanted in the case registered at Kadua district.
The two were nabbed by the point team of a special staff of south district of Delhi Police and Bihar Police.
A man was arrested for allegedly killing a 16-year-old girl after raping her in west Delhi's Naraina, police said on Sunday. The accused and the victim were known to each other, they said. Police said, they were informed by the Deen Dayal Upadhyay Hospital about the death of a girl on Saturday. According to the police, the girl was found dead by her parents in the morning. No external injuries were found on the victim's body.