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    Bombay High Court asks police about steps to check illegal cattle slaughter

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court has directed the Mumbai Police to inform it about steps taken to check the illegal slaughter of cattle and sale of beef in the city. A bench of Justices R M Savant and S S Shinde yesterday also directed the Deputy Commissioners of Police (DCP), Zones I and III, to file their respective affidavits on an “action plan”, or steps they proposed to take to clamp down

  • Satisfied with our work, whatever we did was right during Dera violence: Manohar Lal Khattar

    New Delhi: An unfazed Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar today ruled out his resignation after meeting BJP chief Amit Shah, saying that his government had acted with “restraint” and he was satisfied with its work. There will not be any change (in leadership), he told reporters after submitting a report to Shah on the violence in Haryana following the conviction of Dera Sacha Sauda head Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh last week.

  • Swine flu claims 86 lives in Rajasthan

    Jaipur: The swine flu virus has claimed 86 lives in Rajasthan since January this year, including of five persons from outside the state, officials said today. BJP MLA from Mandalgarh of Bhilwara district Kirti Kumari was among those who succumbed to the virus. Over 3,440 samples were tested, of which 910 were found positive during the corresponding period, they said. Till March 17 this year, five persons had died of swine flu virus

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    Pakistan Police: Gunmen kill transgender person in Karachi

    Karachi: Pakistani police say gunmen opened fire on a group of transgender people, killing one of them, in an upscale neighborhood in the southern port city of Karachi. Police officer Aurangzeb Khattak said the shooting took place overnight Wednesday.

  • Derailment survivor gets stuck in Mumbai local

    Mumbai: He survived a derailment only to get stuck in a local train for eight hours as incessant rain brought Mumbai and its suburbs to a grinding halt yesterday. For 54-year-old Sukhdev Meshram, a passenger on the Nagpur-Mumbai Duronto Express that derailed between Maharashtra’s Vasind and Asangaon stations early morning yesterday, it was a day he will never forget.

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    290 children died at BRD Medical College this August: Official

    Gorakhpur: A total of 290 children have died in the Baba Raghav Das Medical College here in the month of August, of which 213 died in the neo natal ICU and 77 in the encephalitis ward, principal P K Singh said.

  • Indian student rescued from lake in hurricane-hit Texas dies

    Houston: A 24-year-old Indian student died here today, three days after he was rescued along with another Indian woman from a swollen lake in the US state of Texas where Hurricane Harvey wreaked havoc. Nikhil Bhatia, a PhD student at the Texas A&M University, was rescued from the Lake Bryan, where he along with Shalini Singh had gone swimming, on Saturday. Bhatia who was critical died in hospital while Singh continues to

  • Kerala actress abduction case: Prime accused Pulsar Suni gives new name to Kavya

    Kochi: Pulsar Suni, prime accused in the actress kidnapping case, on Wednesday revealed that the so-called “madam” linked to the case is none other than Kavya Madhavan, actress and wife of arrested superstar Dileep. The abduction of the actress in February this year was carried out by Suni. A week after the incident he and all the accomplices in the crime were arrested.

  • Yogi Adityanath to contest MLC bypoll in Uttar Pradesh

    New Delhi: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and two Deputy Chief Ministers Keshav Prasad Maurya and Dinesh Sharma will contest the forthcoming bypolls to the state legislative council, the BJP announced on Wednesday.

  • ‘Julie 2’ teaser: Don’t miss the bold avatar of south star Raai Laxmi in her debut erotic thriller

    South actress Raai Laxmi, who was earlier known Laxmi Rai in the south industry is all set to make her Bollywood debut from an upcoming erotic thriller Julie 2. Interestingly, the teaser of the film has recently been released and we must say that Raai Laxmi’s bold avatar is just unmissable. She is looking too hot and sexy and her glamorous look in the film is too hot to handle. Her first-time

  • BMC gets down to restoring order in rain-ravaged Mumbai

    Mumbai: A day after copious rains, the civic authorities have moved to clear roads which have become slushy and strewn with garbage, and are also gearing up to tackle rush of patients in municipal hospitals.

  • Mumbai rains: Man drowns in open manhole near Dadar

    Mumbai: The Mumbai rains, which have wreaked havoc in the regular lives of the people since Tuesday, have claimed another life, as one man fell in an open manhole on the Matkar road in the Elphinston area near Dadar.

  • Brought to knees by rains, Mumbai getting back to its feet

    Mumbai: Life in Mumbai was today slowly coming back on tracks as rains subsided and hundreds of stranded commuters headed home with the partial resumption of suburban train services, a day after heavy showers brought the city to a halt and left four persons dead.