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Tamil Nadu cabinet decides to release all Rajiv case convicts

Chennai, Sept 9: The AIADMK government in Tamil Nadu Sunday decided to recommend to the state Governor Banwarilal Purohit, the release of all seven life convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case.

A resolution to this effect was adopted at the state cabinet which met here under Chief Minister K Palaniswami's leadership, Fisheries Minister D Jayakumar told reporters....

Dubai: NRI stabs roommate to death for talking loudly on mobile in Dubai

Dubai, Sept 9: The prosecutors are calling for a stiff penalty to be inflicted on a construction worker who is facing murder charge at a Dubai court after allegedly stabbing his roommate to death under the influence of alcohol.

Public prosecution records show that on March 30, in Al Qusais, the 37-year-old Indian worker fatally stabbed the victim in...

HDFC Bank executive missing for 3 days, car found in Navi Mumbai with blood stains

Mumbai, Sept 9: The car of a 39-year-old HDFC Bank executive, who has been missing since Wednesday, was found abandoned in adjoining Navi Mumbai with blood stains on its rear seat, said police Saturday.

Siddharth Sanghavi, a resident of upscale Malabar Hill area in South Mumbai who is a vice president at HDFC Bank in Kamala Mills compound, is...

4 killed as Omni collides with truck while returning from Goa

Bagalkot, Sept 8: Four persons were killed in a collision between a truck and a Maruti Omni van in Mudhol town in Bagalkot district on Saturday.

The victims are Kaseemsaab Mujawar (42), Afreena Kaseemsaab (35), Shabana Noor Ahmed (38). They hailed from Kalakeri village.

The accident occurred near K R Lakkam School on Vijayapura-Belagavi highway. They were in...

Four youth from Bengaluru killed in car accident

Davangere, Sep 8: Four youths from Bengaluru were killed and two others seriously injured when a car in in which they were travelling hit a road divider and capsized near Hanagawadi village on NH 2, about 20 km from here, during early hours on Saturday.

Police said that the mishap occurred when the victims were on their way to...

14 female tourists claim sexual assault by yoga guru in Thai island

Bangkok, Sep 8: Fourteen female tourists have claimed that they were sexually assaulted by a guru at a yoga retreat in Thailand's picturesque Koh Phangan island, a media report said on Friday.

Agama Yoga embraced ancient tantric teachings under its charismatic leader, the guru Swami Vivekananda Saraswati whose real name is Narcis Tarcau, the Guardian report said.


AAP MLA Sahi Ram Pahalwan slapped with Rs 2 lakh fine for assaulting youth

New Delhi, Sept 6: A Delhi court on Thursday imposed a fine of Rs two lakh on AAP MLA from Tughlakabad, Sahi Ram Pahalwan, for assaulting a youth in September 2016.

Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Samar Vishal did not award any jail term to the AAP politician as "an opportunity to reform" himself.

Besides Pahalwan,...

One dead, several injured in Kolkata bridge collapse; Mamata announces probe

Kolkata, Sept 5: A section of an over 50-year-old bridge on the arterial Diamond Harbour Road in south Kolkata collapsed Tuesday evening, killing one person, trapping several people and crushing many vehicles, police said.

The Majerhat bridge in the crowded Alipore area caved in around 4.45 pm during rush hour. It runs over the Majerhat Railway Station and connects...

Former Ranji player commits suicide in UP

Gorakhpur, Sep 5: A senior officer of the North Eastern Railway (NER) and former Ranji cricketer allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself at his official bungalow in the Shahpur area here, police said Wednesday.

Tarun Shukla (56), who was posted as the deputy chief commercial manager, was found dead in the drawing room of his residence on Tuesday afternoon...

Notorious vehicle lifter arrested, 32 stolen 2-wheelers worth Rs 10 91 lakh seized

Bengaluru, Sept 3: Central Crime Branch (CCB) of city Police have nabbed a notorious vehicle lifter and recovered from him stolen 32 two-wheelers worth about Rs 10. 91 lakhs in the city.

Police said on Monday said that the arrested was identified as Umashankar (41) and on his information the stolen vehicles were recovered.

He was involved in...