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    Kerala nun rape case: Bishop Mulakkal arrested

    Kochi: Bishop Franco Mulakkal was on Friday arrested by the Kerala police in connection with the rape of a Kerala nun, Kottayam Superintendent of Police (SP) Hari Sankar confirmed. Addressing the media here, Sankar said, “On basis of the evidence collected so far and the interrogation that continued for three days, we arrested Bishop Franco at 8 pm today in regard to the petition filed against him.” “We are taking him for the medical examination. The subsequent investigation will continue and he’ll be

  • PM Modi betrayed India, dishonored soldiers blood: Rahul Gandhi after former France President’s statement on Rafael deal

    New Delhi: Thanking former French President François Hollande over his statement on the controversial Rafale deal, Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Friday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has betrayed India, and has dishonoured the blood of our soldiers. “The Prime Minister personally negotiated and changed the Rafale deal behind closed doors. Thanks to François Hollande, we now know he personally delivered a deal worth billions of dollars to a bankrupt Anil Ambani.

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    Bombay High Court allows abortion in 30th week as foetus found to have birth defect

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Friday allowed a 33-year-old woman, who is in her 30th week of pregnancy, to undergo an abortion as a medical test had revealed that the foetus has a developmental birth defect. A division bench of justices A S Oka and A S Gadkari also granted the woman’s request to undergo the abortion at a private clinic in Nashik.

  • Congress demands probe into mining lease renewals during Goa CM Manohar Parrikar’s last term

    Panaji: The Congress on Friday demanded a probe into renewal of iron ore mining leases during the previous tenure of Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar. All India Congress Committee (AICC) secretary A Chellakumar said former BJP chief minister Laxmikant Parsekar had revealed that renewal of mining leases, termed illegal by the Supreme Court, was done during the tenure of his predecessor Parrikar. Parrikar had earlier held the chief minister’s post from 2012 to 2014

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    Ganesh Chaturthi 2018: 50,000 cops, 5,000 CCTVs, drones to be used as security measure during immersion on Sunday

    Mumbai: Mumbai police will use drones as well as a large network of over 5,000 CCTV cameras to maintain vigil during the immersion of Ganesh idols Sunday on the occasion of Anant Chaturdashi, a senior official said. Mumbai police spokesperson DCP Manjunath Singe said Friday that 50,000 police personnel, including those from specialised units like Force One, Quick Response Teams (QRT), Anti-Terrorism Cells (ATC) would be deployed. Singe informed that additional manpower in the

  • Happy Birthday Chris Gayle: Virender Sehwag wishes West Indian batsman on Twitter

    Former Indian batsman Virender Sehwag has sent his birthday wishes to West Indies batsman Chris Gayle. Gayle is celebrating his 39th birthday today. Chris Gayle and Virender Sehwag are good friends. Virender Sehwag took to Twitter to send his birthday wish to his West Indian friend. Sehwag post read as, “Happy Birthday @henrygayle. May you keep hitting them where the bat is pointing. A man with a big heart, wish you a great

  • AndhaDhun: This character holds major secrets of Ayushmann Khurrana in the film; find out who

    Sriram Raghavan directorial ‘AndhaDhun’ has one more central character apart from Tabu, Ayushmann Khurrana, and Radhika Apte who plays a pivotal role in the movie. While one would wonder who the actor is, interestingly, AndhaDhun marks the debut of a cat who made its first appearance on one of the posters with Ayushmann Khurrana and has been a constant part of the film thereon.
    The reason why the cat is significant to the

  • Sanatan Sanstha sends defamation notice to NCP’s Nawab Malik

    Mumbai: The right-wing organisation Sanatan Sanstha has sent a legal notice to NCP spokesperson Nawab Malik over a news report, alleging defamation. Malik’s statements in a report published by a Marathi newspaper on August 11, carrying the headline “Sanatan Sanstha (involved) in terror activities – Nawab”, caused “irreparable loss” to the Sanstha and lowered its reputation, it said. While the notice, dated September 17, sought damages of Rs 10 crore from Malik and the newspaper, the

  • IAF deputy chief Raghunath Nambiar test-flies Rafale fighter jet

    New Delhi: Deputy Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Raghunath Nambiar, test-flew the first Rafale fighter jet manufactured by Dassault Aviation for India. He flew the aircraft in France on Thursday to assess its efficiency. Air Marshal Nambiar is in France along with a team of Indian Air Force personnel to review the production of the jet which will be delivered to India by September next year.

  • Delhi govt to give Rs 1 crore to slain BSF jawan Narendra Singh’s family

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday said that Rs 1 crore would be given to the family of a BSF trooper who was killed by Pakistani forces on the International Border near Jammu. Kejriwal made the announcement after visiting Narendra Singh’s family in Haryana’s Sonipat along with Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)’s state unit chief Naveen Jaihind.

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    Fuel Price Hike: ‘Buy 1 kg cake get petrol free’, Tamil Nadu’s bakery man’s quirky way to make business

    The rise in fuel prices is skyrocketing with its record-breaking prices. Since the start of the year, the fuel prices has gone up to Rs 80 to Rs 90 in major cities. Although, while the vehicle owners are tensed, a bakery owner in Tamil Nadu has found a quirky way to gain profit by attracting customers. According to Business Today, an ad of a bakery owner in Tamil Nadu is doing rounds which