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  • Kerala Floods: 2 government officials arrested for stealing relief materials

    Thiruvananthapuram: Two Kerala government officials were arrested on Friday in Wayanad district for the embezzlement of relief materials, police said. A senior police official told IANS that the arrests were made based on a complaint received from another senior government official. According to the complaint, the two accused, S. Thomas and M.P. Dinesh, were stopped by residents at a relief camp Panamaram village while they were loading the relief materials into a vehicle. Thomas and

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    Indian man arrested for raping 14-year-old girl in Thailand

    Bangkok: An Indian man has been arrested in Thailand for allegedly raping a 14-year-old girl last month after meeting her in an online platform, according to a media report. Bennur Yatheesha, 28, was arrested at his condo room in Klong Toei district under an arrest warrant issued yesterday, The Nation reported. He denied raping the girl and said he simply took her to his room for drinks, it said. The girl told her

  • Big Bash League 2018: Joe Root, Jos Buttler sign up for Sydney Thunder

    London: England Test skipper Joe Root and his fellow man Jos Buttler have signed up for the Big Bash League (BBL) franchise, Sydney Thunder ahead of the upcoming season of the Australian professional T20 cricket league. The Englishmen will be available for seven games before heading to face West Indies in January.

  • MICAT (I) exam date rescheduled to December 1; read to know

    The exam date of MICAT (I) has been rescheduled from December 2 to December 1, however, there is no reason given behind the reschedule but the dates of IIFT 2019 was clashing with MICAT (December 2, 2018).

  • Family seeks PM Narendra Modi’s help in bringing back abducted man stuck in Bangladesh

    Tura: The family members of an Indian national lodged in police custody in Bangladesh after being allegedly abducted and taken there have sought Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s help in bringing him back. Phalgun Arengh (66) was abducted from a Meghalaya village and was stuck in the neighbouring country for over three months now, a police official said. Confirming the presence of the man in Bangladesh, West Garo Hills SP MGR Kumar said since the

  • Unbelievable! BJP finds many facets of Rahul Gandhi irresistible, retweets his pictures

    Rahul Gandhi is on tour of Germany, and his latest pictures on Twitter have become a laughing stock among Twitterati. The pictures were posted by official Twitter handle of Congress and they captioned it “The many facets of Rahul Gandhi. #Bundestag”. Even BJP took a dig at Rahul Gandhi and wrote “Even we couldn’t resist retweeting this ;)”, on Twitter. Though, after the pictures were posted, Twitterati started trolling Gandhi.

  • Asian Games 2018: Gymnast Dipa Karmakar finishes fifth in the women’s balance beam final

    Jakarta: Ace Indian gymnast Dipa Karmakar finished at a disappointing fifth spot in the women’s balance beam final at the 18th Asian Games here on Friday. The 25-year-old scored 12.500 in the final, which wasn’t enough to lift her to a podium finish. Earlier on Wednesday, Dipa had not competed in the women’s gymnastics artistic team final due to an injury on her right knee, which she picked up during qualification training. China’s Yile Chen

  • Maharashtra departments asked to submit proposals 7 days before cabinet meet

    Mumbai: All the departments of the Maharashtra government have been directed to submit their proposals to the Chief Minister’s Office (CMO) seven days before the cabinet meetings. State Chief Secretary D K Jain issued an order to this effect today. Jain asked all the departments in Mantralaya (state secretariat) to submit their proposals seven days before the cabinet meetings. He said a Government Resolution (GR) of April 1, 2014, gives detailed instructions to all the

  • 2 killed in knife attack near Paris

    Paris: A man armed with a knife killed his mother and sister and seriously injured another person in a town near Paris today, officials said. The man, who police said had been on a terror watch list since 2016, was later shot and killed after confronting police in Trappes. The motive for the violence remains unclear, but the Islamic State group claimed the attack via its propaganda channel.

  • Plantable rakhis: A bond of love that will live on

    New Delhi: More than a colourful, decorative silk thread, Raksha Bandhan has been a celebration of the lifelong bond between brothers and sisters, sprinkled with love, occasional fights and a dash of bitter-sweet nostalgia for a shared childhood. While many brothers keep the rakhi on their wrists for weeks or even months to come, the festive thread eventually finds itself in a forgotten corner of a drawer or worse, a garbage bin. But the

  • Arunachal Pradesh tea variety fetches world record price of Rs 40,000 per kg at auction

    Guwahati: A tea variety from Arunachal Pradesh has fetched a world record price of Rs 40,000 per kg at Guwahati Tea Auction Centre here breaking the record of an Assam tea variety auctioned last month. A 1.1 kg lot of Golden Needles tea variety of Donyi Polo tea estate in Arunachal Pradesh sold at Rs 40,000 per kg yesterday, said a statement by Dinesh Bihani, Secretary of Guwahati Tea Auction Buyers Association.

  • Vodafone launches new exciting offers on prepaid packs; details inside

    In an aim to compete with Reliance Jio, Vodafone has launched new packs that are offering data benefits at very low costs. The new prepaid packs by Vodafone offers benefit of up to 1.5 GB data.  The new Vodafone packs come at Rs. 209, Rs. 479, and Rs. 529.

  • Delhi: After AAP govt’s order, 128 private schools roll back ‘arbitrary’ fee hike

    New Delhi: Around 128 schools in the national capital have rolled back their “arbitrary” fee hikes following complaints from parents, a government official said. Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal had issued directions to the schools to roll back their “arbitrary” fee hike after receiving several complaints from parents.

  • Kerala floods: Sunny Leone donates 1,200 kg food material for victims

    Bollywood diva Sunny Leone joined the list of celebrities who are donating for Kerala floods. The actress took to her Instagram account and shared that she and her husband Daniel Weber have donated 1,200 kg food material for the people affected in the grief-stricken area. Sunny wrote: “Today Daniel and I will hopefully be able to feed a few of the many people in Kerala that need a warm meal with 1,200

  • Adnan Sami’s son Azaan’s transformation pictures are breaking the internet; See pics

    Adnan Sami’s transformation and weight loss journey was inspiring for many and it made headlines. The singer cut down more than 100 kg, and came down to around 75 kg. But now his son Azaan has done the same and looks unrecognisable in his latest pictures. According to reports Azaan went under heavy weight training and rigorous diet.

  • NASA launching laser satellite to study Earth’s changing ice

    Washington: NASA is launching a laser-armed satellite next month that will measure — in unprecedented detail — changes in the heights of Earth’s polar ice to understand what is causing ice sheets to melt fast. In recent years, contributions of melt from the ice sheets of Greenland and Antarctica alone have raised global sea level by more than a millimeter a year, accounting for approximately one-third of observed sea level rise, and the

  • Jayalalitha Biopic: Malayalam superstar Mohanlal to play the male lead MGR?

    Not too long ago, we had reported that a biopic is being planned on former Chief Minister and actress Jayalalitha. It was announced by Vibri Media who are also bankrolling the NTR Biopic. And now, there has been a new update. Mohanlal has apparently been roped in as the male lead.