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    Rs 10 L reward for info on Hyd blasts, Police get CCTV footage

    Hyderabad: CCTV footage from Dilsukhnagar blast site was being examined by investigators, police said today, while Andhra Pradesh government announced a reward of Rs 10 lakh for credible information leading to cracking of the case.

  • Some sections of media are rotten: Naveen Jindal

    New Delhi: Congress MP Naveen Jindal, whose company has filed a case against Zee News in an alleged extortion case, Saturday said while the media in India was very vibrant and powerful there were some sections that are “rotten”.

  • Hyderabad Blast: Investigations gave vital clues

    Hyderabad: Investigators today claimed to have got “vital clues” in the probe into the twin blasts in the city and were examining CCTV footage with the needle of suspicion zeroing in on banned militant outfit Indian Mujahideen.

  • Silent protests over the rapes of three sisters in Bhandara

    Bhandara: Hundreds took to streets on Saturday to protest the rape and murder of three minor sisters of Lakhani village in Bhandara, Maharashtra, and also an alleged assault of a girl reported on Friday, police said.

  • Pakistan behind Hyderabad blasts: Advani

    Mumbai: BJP leader L K Advani today blamed Pakistan squarely for Thursday’s blasts in Hyderabad, saying it is involved in a proxy war against India.

  • Owaisi asked to appear before court on March one

    Bangalore: A city court today directed Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen legislator Akbaruddin Owaisi to appear before it on March one in connection with a criminal case filed against him for alleged hate speech.

  • Willing to appear before JPC as witness: Raja to Speaker

    New Delhi: Blamed for a number of issues in the 2G scam, former Telecom Minister A Raja wants to appear before the Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) as a witness to tell his side of story.

  • Govt should stop playing politics with terrorism: BJP

    New Delhi: Refuting Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde’s charge that opposition-ruled states were opposed to formation of NCTC, BJP today said the government needs to strengthen intelligence gathering and coordination rather than “playing politics” on the issue of terrorism.

  • Pak Mumbai trial adjourned again

    Islamabad: An anti-terrorism court today adjourned the trial of seven suspects charged with involvement in the Mumbai attacks till March 2 after prosecutors said they would submit an assurance from the Indian government that a Pakistani judicial commission will be allowed to cross-examine Indian witnesses.

  • Sensex extends losses; down 151 pts to end 2-mth low

    Mumbai: The BSE benchmark S&P Sensex extended losses for the 4th straight week by slipping another 151 points to end the week at two-month low of 19,317.01 on persistent selling pressure from operators ahead of the Union Budget next week amidst uncertainty about US monetary policy.

  • Dilsukhnagar limping back to normalcy

    Hyderabad: The busy Dilsukhnagar area of the city, which witnessed twin bomb blasts on Thursday, is limping back to normalcy with shopkeepers and roadside vendors resuming their business.

  • India recover to reach 84/2 at tea

    Chennai: India were jolted by a couple of early blows but recovered to reach 84 for two in their first innings at tea on the second day of their first cricket Test against Australia in Chennai on Saturday.

  • Hyderabad bombings: CCTV image may provide breakthrough

    Hyderabad: The probe into Thursday’s twin blasts, which killed 16 people and injured over 100, gathered momentum with the police scanning the image of a suspect captured on CCTV camera.