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Odisha court awards death penalty for sacrificing minor boy

AMN / The district and sessions court of Jajpur in Odisha today awarded the death sentence to a self-proclaimed god man for sacrificing a minor boy to a deity. The god man Pitamber Gaipei made the human sacrifice on 17th of February, 2010. The court pronounced the death sentence on Gaipei after examining 22 witnesses … Continue reading Odisha court awards death penalty for sacrificing minor boy

Girl sexually assaulted in Bengaluru school, security guard arrested

A security guard of a private school at the Indira Nagar area in Bengaluru has been arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting a three-year-old girl. The incident triggered protests by parents who clashed with the police. Deputy Commissioner of Police, Bengaluru East said that the accused was arrested following a complaint filed by the parents of … Continue reading Girl sexually assaulted in Bengaluru school, security guard arrested

11 killed, 7 injured as 3-storey building collapses in Thane

A three-storey building in Thane collapsed in the wee hours today leaving 11 dead and 7 injured. The incident took place at around 2.45am. Several people are still feared to be trapped under the debris. 50 year old Krishna Nivas building situated in Naupada area was already declared unsafe for living by the Thane Municipal … Continue reading 11 killed, 7 injured as 3-storey building collapses in Thane

Vyapam scam: CBI registers five more FIRs

Central Bureau of Investigation, CBI has registered five more FIRs related to Vyapam scam of Madhya Pradesh. These FIRs have been registered in connection with irregularities in Pre-Medical Tests and Constable Recruitment Examinations conducted in 2012 and 2013. CBI Spokesperson said, the FIR has been registered against 33 accused. CBI had taken over the investigation … Continue reading Vyapam scam: CBI registers five more FIRs

CBI registers 2 cases against former chief engineer of Noida Yadav Singh

The CBI today registered two cases against former chief engineer of Noida, Greater Noida and Yamuna Expressway Yadav Singh, on the direction of the Allahabad High Court. The investigating agency is also conducting raids at 14 places–12 in Noida and Greater Noida, and one each in Agra and Ferozabad. Details are awaited. The move comes … Continue reading CBI registers 2 cases against former chief engineer of Noida Yadav Singh

Centre signs landmark peace accord with Nagaland’s NSCN (I-M)

TIA Special Correspondent / Centre today signed a landmark peace accord with National Socialist Council of Nagaland (Isak-Muivah). The accord was signed at the residence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi. Government’s Interlocutor for Naga Peace Talks, R.N. Ravi, signed the Agreement on behalf of the Government of India. Isak Chishi Swu, Chairman … Continue reading Centre signs landmark peace accord with Nagaland’s NSCN (I-M)

Meghalaya govt to further extend term of GHADC

Meghalaya government has decided to further extend the term of the Garo Hills Autonomous District Council (GHADC). The government will also get the approval of the Governor for handing over the administration of the District Council to an Administrator paving the way for the much-awaited elections. This decision was taken at a meeting of the State … Continue reading Meghalaya govt to further extend term of GHADC

Flood situation further deteriorates in West Bengal

Our Correspondent KOLKATA :Flood situation has further deteriorated following heavy discharge of water from different reservoirs in West Bengal. Fresh areas have been inundated in Murshidabad, Bardawan, Howra, Hooghly and Birbhum due to discharge of one lakh ten thousand cusec of water from the reservoir of Damodar Valley Corporation (DVC). Chief minister Mamata Banerjee called … Continue reading Flood situation further deteriorates in West Bengal

Normalcy returns in Gurdaspur after terrorist attack

Normalcy has returned to the border district of Gurdaspur in Punjab a week after it witnessed terrorist attack on July 27th in Dina Nagar. However, police is not taking any chances. District Police Chief GS Toor informed  that police personnel have been deployed near all the important installations and vantage points. The police station in … Continue reading Normalcy returns in Gurdaspur after terrorist attack

Incessant rain Jharkhand for last three days

AMN / Twelve of total 24 districts of Jharkhand are witnessing continuous rain for last three days because of influence of cyclon Komen. All major rivers of the state are flowing above danger marks, and few small bridges have been damaged in some parts of the state. In Mandar of Ranchi district, one person died … Continue reading Incessant rain Jharkhand for last three days

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