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A 31-year-old sub-inspector of the Special Armed Forces (SAF) allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself with his service weapon in Madhya Pradesh’s Ujjain district, police said

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13 May 2020, 7:52 PM

SAF personnel kills self with service weapon in MP

A 31-year-old sub-inspector of the Special Armed Forces (SAF) allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself with his service weapon in Madhya Pradesh's Ujjain district, police said on Wednesday.

SAF sub-inspector Deepak Vaidya allegedly shot himself with his service revolver at his barrack in Police Line late on Tuesday night, additional superintendent of police Amrendra Singh said.

As per preliminary investigations, the deceased seemed concerned about his marriage and had confided in his colleagues about it, he said.

A case was registered in this regard at Madhavnagar police station and further probe was underway, the official said.

13 May 2020, 7:32 PM

Woman's body found inside Greater Noida house

A 32-year-old married woman, who hails from Delhi, was found dead inside her rented accommodation in Greater Noida on Wednesday, police said.

The body was found inside the house in a Janta Flat in Swarn Nagari, under Beta 2 police station, the police said.

Deputy Commissioner of Police, Greater Noida, Rajesh Singh said the woman was staying here on rent. She was otherwise a resident of New Ashok Nagar in Delhi, he said.

"The body appears to be three-four days old. The cause of the death is yet to be ascertained and we are not ruling out murder," the DCP said.

13 May 2020, 7:31 PM

Thunderstorm warning for parts of Marathwada region: IMD

A warning of a thunderstorm with lightning and gusty winds was issued by Met department for Kolhapur, Satara, Sangli, Solapur and parts of Marathwada region starting Thursday.

The forecast is valid for the next four days.

13 May 2020, 7:07 PM

Cash reward of Rs 3 Lakhs has been declared by NIA for providing information leading to arrest of absconding accused Abdul Matheen Taaha

A cash reward of Rs 3 Lakhs has been declared by NIA for providing information leading to the arrest of absconding accused Abdul Matheen Taaha in connection with Al-Hind ISIS Bengaluru module case: National Investigation Agency (NIA)

13 May 2020, 7:07 PM

Telangana: A fire had broken out at Heemankshi Bakers Pvt Ltd in Rangareddy district

Telangana: A fire had broken out at Heemankshi Bakers Pvt Ltd in Rangareddy district today. 3 workers were injured in the incident and taken to a hospital. A case has been registered and Police investigation is underway.

13 May 2020, 6:37 PM

Govt must spend more, borrow more, and allow states to borrow more; but it is not willing to do so: Chidambaram

13 May 2020, 6:27 PM

There is also nothing by way of cash transfer to the bottom half of the population

There is also nothing by way of cash transfer to the bottom half of the population - 13 crore families who have been pushed into destitution: Former Finance Minister and Congress leader P Chidambaram.

13 May 2020, 6:27 PM

I think the bulk of the 6.3 crore MSMEs were left high and dry: P Chidambaram, Congress

The Finance Minister announced some support measures for MSMEs, although my comment is, the measures were skewed in favour of the larger MSMEs - about 45 lakh MSMEs. I think the bulk of the 6.3 crore MSMEs were left high and dry: P Chidambaram, Congress.

13 May 2020, 6:21 PM

Nothing for lakhs of poor migrants in what Finance Minister said today, says Chidambaram

There is nothing in what Finance Minister said today for the lakhs of poor, hungry & devastated migrant workers walked & many thousands are still walking back to their home states. It's a cruel blow to those who toil everyday: Ex-FM&Congress leader P Chidambaram.

13 May 2020, 6:07 PM

Delhi HC issues notice to Centre, state government on petition seeking permit to operation of public transport in national capital

Delhi High Court has issued notice to the Centre and state government on a petition seeking direction to permit the operation of public transport in all districts of the national capital

13 May 2020, 6:07 PM

Kerala state cabinet has approved a proposal to increase the sales tax on liquor

Kerala state cabinet has approved a proposal to increase the sales tax on liquor. The proposed increase is 10 % on beer and wine and 35% on all other categories of liquor: Kerala Chief Minister's office

13 May 2020, 6:04 PM

Due date for all income tax returns extended to November 30, says Finance Minister

Due date for Income Tax returns for the year 2019-2020 now being extended from 31st July and 31 Oct to 30 November 2020, says FM Sitharaman.

13 May 2020, 5:26 PM

CBI arrests BCCL official for taking bribe

The CBI has arrested an official of Bharat Coking Coal Limited (BCCL) for allegedly taking bribe for clearing retirement benefits for a superannuated employee, officials said on Wednesday.

The agency caught Bhuteshwar Prasad Shaw, an official of East Basuria Colliery, Kusunda Area, BCCL, Dhanbad, red-handed while allegedly taking a bribe of Rs 10,000 as first installment from a retired employee who had complained to the CBI about the illegitimate demand of the bribe, they said.

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) had registered a case under the Prevention of Corruption Act on the complaint.

13 May 2020, 5:26 PM

Businessman dead after car rams into parked tempo

A 35-year-old man died in the early hours of Wednesday after his car rammed into a stationary tempo in suburban Andheri (West), police said.

The accident took place near Akruti Point in MIDC area late Tuesday night.

Hitesh Kamal Golcha was taken in unconscious state to the nearby Cooper Hospital where he was declared dead, said senior inspector Jagdish Shinde of MIDC police station.

13 May 2020, 3:58 PM

ED attaches assets worth Rs 7,85,85,893 in bank fraud case against Subhash Sharma

Enforcement Directorate attaches assets worth Rs 7,85,85,893 in a bank fraud case against Subhash Sharma & others under Prevention of Money Laundering Act 2002

13 May 2020, 3:52 PM

Sensex soars 637.49 points to close at 32,008.61; Nifty advances 187 points to 9,383.55

13 May 2020, 3:48 PM

Rupee settles 5 paise higher at 75.46 against US dollar

The rupee appreciated by 5 paise to 75.46 (provisional) against the US dollar on Wednesday as fiscal stimulus by the government bolstered investor sentiment.

Forex traders said Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Rs 20 lakh crore economic stimulus package enthused investors.

However, risk sentiments are negative and investor sentiments remain fragile over coronavirus concerns, they added.

13 May 2020, 2:36 PM

3 migrant labourers, an infant returning home during lockdown killed in road accidents in UP

Three migrant labourers and an infant girl were killed and 46 others suffered injuries in two road accidents when they were returning home in Uttar Pradesh from other states during the coronavirus-induced lockdown, officials said on Wednesday.

13 May 2020, 2:36 PM

EAM S Jaishankar takes part in video conference meeting of Foreign Ministers of SCO member countries.

Delhi: External Affairs Minister (EAM) S Jaishankar takes part in the video conference meeting of Foreign Ministers of Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) member countries.

13 May 2020, 2:35 PM

Southwest Monsoon likely to advance over Andaman Sea around May 16, says IMD

The Southwest Monsoon is likely to advance over the Andaman Sea and the Andaman and Nicobar archipelago around May 16, the India Meteorological Department said on Wednesday.

A low pressure area formed over the southeast Bay of Bengal and adjoining south Andaman Sea on Wednesday morning, it said.

It is very likely to concentrate into a depression over central parts of south Bay of Bengal on May 15 and further intensify into a cyclonic storm over southwest and adjoining west-central Bay of Bengal by the evening of May 16.

"In association with the system (cyclone), the conditions will become favourable for advance of southwest monsoon over south Bay of Bengal, Andaman Sea and Andaman & Nicobar islands around May 16," the IMD said.

13 May 2020, 2:10 PM

A 78-year-old man committed suicide by jumping off the fourth floor of MTH Hospital in Indore

A 78-year-old man committed suicide by jumping off the fourth floor of MTH Hospital in Indore, Madhya Pradesh, at around 7:30 AM today. He was suffering from pneumonia & breathing problem: Indore Central Kotwali Police Station in-charge BD Tripathi

13 May 2020, 2:10 PM

Delhi High Court adjourns hearing for May 17th on the petition seeking action and Central Bureau of Investigation or SIT probe into Bois Locker Room incident

13 May 2020, 1:40 PM

Priyanka Gandhi writes to UP CM giving suggestions for middle class, farmers, craftsmen

Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi writes to UP CM Yogi Adityanath, giving 11 suggestions for Middle class, small scale businessmen, farmers, contractors and craftsmen.

Interest rate on home loan should be reduced to zero, obligation to deposit EMI should be postponed for the next six month.

The government should ensure the purchase of farmers' crops and their electricity bill should be written off.

Teachers, Asha sisters, anganwadi workers and others working on contract basis should get the incentive.

Every family of weavers, artisans should get a compensation of Rs 12,000 every month, bank and electricity tax should be written off.

Some fundamental and necessary steps should be taken for small and cottage industry.

13 May 2020, 1:02 PM

Olive Ridley hatchlings waddle seaward, Goa CM posts video

If last week's video of a majestic black panther posted by Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant took the social media by storm, a short clip of Olive Ridley hatchlings on the North Goa's Morjim beach hurriedly waddling towards the sea has now gone viral too.

13 May 2020, 11:44 AM

UP's 'gold digger' saint passes away

Sadhu Shobhan Sarkar, the saint who had sent the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) team on a gold digging spree in 2013 in the Dhundia Khera village of Unnao district, died on Wednesday.

Shobhan Sarkar, also known as Suryabhan Tiwari, a lesser known god-man from the Shobhan village in the Shivali area of Kanpur, in October 2013, had claimed that he had dreamt a gold reserve of 1,000 tonnes was buried under the palace of Rao Ram Baksh Singh, a 19th century chieftain in Unnao's Daundia Khera.

Sarkar, popularly known as a gold digger, had told reporters, "It was the blood of my gurus which turned into gold. The blood drops had fallen on the earth when the mosquitoes had bitten my gurus."

"Raja Rao Ram Baksh had appeared in my dream on a white horse and requested me to liberate him from the cycle of birth and death. He is the custodian of the treasure," he had said.

13 May 2020, 10:49 AM

1.4 lakh candidates clear UP assistant teachers' exam

The results of the 69,000 assistant teachers' recruitment test, held in January last year in Uttar Pradesh, have been announced by the Exam Regulatory Authority (ERA).

13 May 2020, 10:47 AM

2 killed, 60 migrants injured in Kanpur accident

A woman and child were killed and over 60 migrant workers returning home from Gujarat were injured when a small truck rammed into a larger one stationed on the roadside in Kanpur Dehat district in the intervening night of Tuesday/Wednesday.

All those injured in the Akbarpur kotwali area collision have been admitted to hospitals in Kanpur district.

Additional Superintendent of Police (ASP) Anup Kumar, who reached the spot, said that rescue operations were on. He said that prima facie it appeared that the driver of the small truck may have fell asleep at the wheel.

All the 60 persons injured were travelling in the smaller truck.

Police chowki in-charge, Lalpur, Gyan Prakash Pandey said that the deceased woman had been identified as Hiramn, 50, wife of Akbar Ali.

He said that those injured belong to different districts in eastern Uttar Pradesh.

13 May 2020, 9:56 AM

BJP leader killed in group clash in UP

A BJP leader was killed in a group clash in Uttar Pradesh's Bamanpura village under Usanwa police circle on Tuesday evening.

Several others were injured in the incident in which Krishnapal, divisional head of the BJP SC/ST Cell, succumbed to injuries.

According to reports, tension had been prevailing between residents of Bamanpura village and the neighboring Budhua Nagla village since the segregation three days back.

13 May 2020, 9:37 AM

Sensex rallies 1,474.36 points in opening session; Nifty soars 315.85 points

Sensex rallies 1,474.36 points to 32,845.48 in opening session; Nifty soars 315.85 points to 9,512.40

13 May 2020, 9:25 AM

Farmer killed, wife injured in wild boar attack in Uttar Pradesh

A farmer was killed and his wife seriously injured in an attack by a wild boar at Mahaudurg village in Shahjahanpur district of Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday.

The deceased was identified as Govardhan,55.

Govardhan and his wife, Mulli Devi, were going to their field when they were suddenly attacked by the wild boar in the evening.

Hearing their screams, the local people rushed to rescue them and the wild boar disappeared into the forest area.

The couple was immediately taken to hospital where the husband succumbed to the injuries.

Village head Hari Ram Verma said, "This is the second wild boar attack within a week. We have asked the forest department to save us from wild boars but no action has so far been taken."

Sub divisional officer (forest) M.N. Singh said that the family of the deceased will be given a compensation of Rs five lakhs.

The local farmers said that the population of wild boars and blue bulls had increased alarmingly in the region.

13 May 2020, 9:10 AM

Rajasthan officials help pregnant woman, husband reach home

The district administration officials came to the rescue of a pregnant woman who, along with her husband, was walking down home in Madhya Pradesh, some 800 kilometres from Jaipur, by arranging transport and food for her, officials said.

Deepak Kahar and his pregnant wife had set off on foot to home in Raipur in Hoshangabad district of Madhya Pradesh.

The couple had come to Jaipur nearly a year ago to work as construction workers. But will little money in hand to survive the coronavirus lockdown, they decided to leave for their home state on foot.

"As soon as we received the information that a man with his pregnant wife were sitting in a shade at a petrol pump on the city outskirts and were walking down to their home, we made the food and transport arrangement for them," Jaipur district collector Jogaram said.

He said the couple did not face any problem from their landlord for rent. But the husband was finding it difficult to pay the electricity bill and arrange treatment for the pregnant wife, so they decided to walk down home, Jogaram added.

"The couple was taken to Sanganer area from Hathoj where a bus was about to leave for migrant camp in Chhabra, near to Madhya Pradesh border. Officials of Baran district were informed and proper food arrangement was done so that they would reach their home safely," he said.

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