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Monk sentenced for raping 13-year-old he impregnated

A Thai court on Wednesday sentenced a former Buddhist monk known for his jet-set lifestyle to 16 years in prison for raping a 13-year-old girl who he also impregnated. Wirapol Sukphol became infamous when he appeared...

17 Oct 2018 3:56 pm
Toll in cyclone-hit Odisha rises to 52, relief work on; Govt increases ex-gratia from Rs 4 lakh to Rs 10 lakh

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday increased ex-gratia amount from Rs 4 lakh to Rs 10 lakh each for the kin of the deceased, who have been affected due to cyclone Titli in the state.  Meanwhile,...

17 Oct 2018 3:46 pm
Dressed in garba attire, women cops of ‘decoy squad’ send 80 'Romeos' behind bars

At least 80 male ‘eve teasers’ have been sent to lock-up by women cops of “decoy squad” in Ahmedabad. According to a report in Ahmedabad Mirror, these women cops, dressed in traditional garba attire, have been...

17 Oct 2018 2:51 pm
Watch Video | Chhattisgarh: Army truck drags car for several metres leaving family of 3 petrified

Shocking visuals of a military truck dragging a car with a family of three inside have surfaced from Chhattisgarh's Kanker. The visuals show an army truck hitting the car from behind and then dragging it...

17 Oct 2018 2:17 pm
Andhra Pradesh: 6 killed, 15 injured in road accident in Kurnool

Six members of a family were killed and 15 others were injured on Wednesday in a road accident in Andhra Pradesh's Kurnool district. The accident took place after an auto trolley, carrying the passangers,  was hit...

17 Oct 2018 12:52 pm
Rampal sentenced to life imprisonment in 2014 Satlok Ashram murder case

Self-styled godman Rampal was on Wednesday sentenced to life imprisonment in 2012 Satlok Ashram murder case. On Tuesday, Rampal was sentenced to life imprisonment by a Hisar court in connection with two other murder cases. These two...

17 Oct 2018 12:15 pm
Jaswant Singh's son Manvendra Singh to join Congress today

Veteran BJP leader Jaswant Singh’s son and MLA Manvendra Singh will join the Congress on Wednesday, ahead of the assembly polls in Rajasthan in December. Singh (54), who won Barmer’s Sheo constituency as the BJP candidate...

17 Oct 2018 12:05 pm
Sensex jumps 267 pts tracking global cues, strong earnings

The equity benchmark Sensex rallied for the fourth straight session Wednesday, and jumped 267 points, on encouraging second quarter earnings by tech major Infosys and positive global cues. The 30- share Sensex soared 267.26 points, or...

17 Oct 2018 11:00 am
Sabaraimala showdown LIVE updates: Tension prevails in Nilackal ahead of opening of Lord Ayyappa’s temple today; police evict protesters

The doors of Lord Ayyappa’s temple in Kerala’s Sabarimala are all set to open today. The pilgrims have started arriving at Nilackal, the base camp of Sabaraimala temple.  Ahead of the opening of the temple, tension prevailed...

17 Oct 2018 10:09 am
Maharashtra: DNA test establishes link between 'serial rapist' and 2010 Kurla rape-murder of two minor girls

A 34-year-old suspected serial child rapist and molester has been found to be allegedly involved in the rape and murder of two minor girls in 2010 in Mumbai's Kurla. Rehan Abdul Qureshi was arrested from...

17 Oct 2018 8:44 am
Jammu and Kashmir: 3 terrorists killed in encounter with security forces in Srinagar, 1 policeman martyred

Three terrorists were killed in an encounter with security forces in Fateh Kadal area of Srinagar on Wednesday. 1 policeman was also martyred in this encounter. The three killed terrorists were identified as Faiaz (LeT), Bangru( LeT)...

17 Oct 2018 8:23 am
Me Too: 20 women journalists come out in support of Ramani; to testify against Akbar

As the #MeToo movement gains ground, 19 women journalists who have worked with 'The Asian Age' newspaper, came out in support of their colleague Priya Ramani who has accused Union minister MJ Akbar of sexual...

17 Oct 2018 8:02 am
Kasur rape-and-murder case: Pakistan executes man convicted for killing 7-year-old

Pakistan on Wednesday executed the man convicted for rape and murder of a seven-year-old girl in Kasur. The execution was carried out at Lahore's Kot Lakhpat jail at 05:30 am, local media reported.  The convict, Imran...

17 Oct 2018 7:28 am
Noida: A bizarre case of miscommunicated 'kidnapping'!

In a bizarre case, the parents of a class 6 boy in Noida thought their child had been kidnapped when he called his father and asked him to pick him up in 5 minutes, they thought it was a ransom call...

17 Oct 2018 7:20 am
WEF competitiveness index 2018: India ranked 58th, jumps 5 places from 2017, largest gainer among G20 economies

India has been ranked as the 58th most competitive economy  on the World Economic Forum’s global competitiveness index for 2018.  The United States has been ranked as the most  competitive economy of the world. Singapore is...

17 Oct 2018 7:14 am
US imposes sanctions on Iranian financial network for supporting child soldiers

Intensifying its pressure on Iran, the US imposed sanctions on Tuesday on a multibillion-dollar financial network that supports an Iranian paramilitary force, alleging it recruits and trains child soldiers for the country’s elite Revolutionary Guards.  The...

17 Oct 2018 6:58 am
Goa: Setback to Congress as two of its MLAs resign from Assembly, cross over to BJP

In a major setback to the Congress party in Goa, two of its MLAs resigned from the party as well as the state assembly and joined the ruling BJP on Tuesday. The two MLAs- Subhash Shirodkar...

17 Oct 2018 6:56 am
Live Breaking News, Latest News Updates of October 17: 4 dead after a pick-up van collides with tractor in UP's Saharanpur

Daily dose of news plays very important role in our daily life. For some people, the morning is incomplete without knowing about what's happening across the world. Some digital-savvy people have a habit of consuming...

17 Oct 2018 6:09 am
Sabarimala showdown: Kerala waits with bated breath as gate of Ayyappa temple opens for all women today

Gates of the famous Lord Ayyappa temple in Sabarimala, Kerala is set to be opened on Wednesday for all women for the first time since the Supreme Court last month lifted the centuries-old ban on...

16 Oct 2018 11:37 pm
Delhi Police hunts for BSP leader's son who brandished gun at 5-star hotel, airports alerted

The Delhi Police has launched a manhunt to nab Ashish Pandey, son of former Bahujan Samaj Party MP Rakesh Pandey, who was seen brandishing a gun at guests and threatening them in the foyer of...

16 Oct 2018 11:21 pm
Will CBI be responsible if I die? Indrani Mukerjea to court

Indrani Mukerjea, a prime accused in the Sheena Bora murder case, asked a special CBI court if CBI will be responsible for the loss of her life. Mukerjea expressed her concern during the hearing of...

16 Oct 2018 11:09 pm
'When I speak, Congress loses votes': Digvijaya Singh reveals reason behind him skipping poll rallies; Shivraj takes potshots

Veteran Congress leader and former Madhya Pradesh Digvijaya Singh has not been campaigning for his party in Madhya Pradesh where Assembly elections are due next month. Digvijaya Singh said there is a reason behind him doing...

16 Oct 2018 11:01 pm
UP Govt officially renames Allahabad as 'Prayagraj'; Yogi says 'those opposing are unaware of history, culture'

The Uttar Pradesh government on Tuesday approved a proposal to officially rename the historic city of Allahabad as 'Prayagraj', a move that drew sharp criticism from the opposition.  Calling it an effort towards restoring an old...

16 Oct 2018 10:25 pm
Hasin Jahan, cricketer Mohammad Shami's estranged wife, joins Congress

Hasin Jahan, the estranged wife of cricketer Mohammad Shami, joined the Congress on Tuesday. Mumbai Congress Committee president Sanjay Nirupam welcomed Jahan into the party at a function in the city. There was no prior information...

16 Oct 2018 10:09 pm
Karnataka: Woman thrashes manager for allegedly seeking sexual favours

A woman thrashed a bank manager in Karnataka's Davangere district publicly for allegedly seeking sexual favours for sanctioning a loan with the video of the incident going viral on Tuesday. The man has been arrested. The...

16 Oct 2018 9:23 pm
President Trump raises more than USD 100 million for 2020 re-election

President Donald Trump has raised more than USD 100 million for his re-election battle in 2020, giving him a huge financial advantage over many potential Democratic contenders jockeying to challenge him, US media reports on...

16 Oct 2018 9:07 pm
Kohinoor diamond was 'surrendered' by Maharaja of Lahore to British: ASI

The iconic 108-carat Kohinoor diamond was 'surrendered' by the Maharaja of Lahore to the Queen of England and 'not handed over' to the British nearly 170 years ago,  the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has...

16 Oct 2018 8:50 pm
Kanhaiya Kumar's convoy attacked in Bihar's Begusarai, several reported injured

Former Jawaharlal Nehru University Students Union (JNUSU) ​president Kanhaiya Kumar's convoy has been attacked by unidentified people in Bihar's Begusarai district.  According to reports, a few people have been injured while several vehicles vandalised in the...

16 Oct 2018 7:58 pm
Frame policy to regulate burning of Ravan effigies during Dussehra: Delhi HC to Centre

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday directed the Centre and the AAP government to hold consultations to frame a policy to regulate the burning of Ravan effigies during Dussehra. A bench of justices S Ravindra Bhat...

16 Oct 2018 7:52 pm
'Is the clown prince out-clowning himself': Arun Jaitley's blistering attack on Rahul Gandhi over Rafale, GST

Launching a blistering attack on Rahul Gandhi, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday accused the Congress president of 'concocting' falsehood and said he had never even seen fugitive jeweller Nirav Modi in person, leave...

16 Oct 2018 7:39 pm
CVC analyses top 100 bank frauds; shares report with RBI, ED, CBI

Probity watchdog Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) has shared its report on top 100 banking frauds and shared its analysis with the RBI, ED and CBI among others, Vigilance Commissioner TM Bhasin said on Tuesday. The...

16 Oct 2018 7:15 pm
NSUI president quits after sexual harassment charges, Rahul Gandhi accepts resignation

Faced with the charges of sexual harassment, NSUI national president Fairoz Khan has stepped down from his post. Congress president Rahul Gandhi has accepted his resignation, the sources told PTI. Khan, who hails from Jammu and Kashmir,...

16 Oct 2018 7:03 pm
J-K local body polls: Zero turnout in Srinagar's Soura ward

Three candidates, an electorate of 11,265 but not a single vote cast through the day. That was the 'zero sum' story of Srinagar Municipal Corporation's Soura ward in the fourth and final phase of elections...

16 Oct 2018 6:45 pm
Rajasthan: Zika virus cases reach 80 in Jaipur; JP Nadda speaks to CM Raje

Union Health and Family Welfare Minister JP Nadda spoke to Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje on Tuesday as the number of people infected with the Zika virus has reached 80 in Rajasthan’s Jaipur. Nadda assured...

16 Oct 2018 6:45 pm
'God help us': Robert Vadra on BSP leader son's 'gun waving' act at Delhi 5-star hotel

Expressing concerns over the law and order situation in Delhi, former Congress president Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra on Tuesday after a purported video a BSP leader's son brandishing a weapon at a five-star hotel...

16 Oct 2018 6:35 pm
J-K local body election: Dull voting in Kashmir in final phase, not a single vote polled in Srinagar's Soura ward

Jammu and Kashmir witnessed dull voting as final phase in urban local bodies elections concluded on Tuesday, with militancy-wracked Kashmir Valley recording merely 4.2 per cent turnout while not a single vote was polled in Srinagar's Soura ward.  Although...

16 Oct 2018 6:33 pm
Modi govt's Sovereign Gold Bonds Scheme makes gold cheaper this festive season

Keeping in mind the enthusiasm of Indians for buying gold, Modi government has launched a Sovereign Gold Bonds that has made gold cheaper this festive season.  Investing in gold is much more easy and convenient now. It...

16 Oct 2018 6:29 pm
Infosys Q2 net profit up 10.3 per cent to Rs 4,110 cr, sees strong demand outlook

The country's second-largest IT firm Infosys Tuesday posted a 10.3 per cent jump in its September quarter consolidated net profit at Rs 4,110 crore, helped by strong deal pipeline and traction in digital revenues. Terming it...

16 Oct 2018 6:18 pm
Country does not need an ‘unstable coalition’ government at Centre: Arun Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday said the country does not need an 'unstable coalition' government and individuals who lack understanding of policies at the helm. A strong and decisive leadership is required by the...

16 Oct 2018 5:02 pm
Nitish Kumar appoints Prashant Kishor as JD-U vice president

Janata Dal (United) chief Nitish Kumar appointed Prashant Kishor as the party's vice president on Tuesday. Kishor, who joined JD(U) just over a month ago, is now the second most powerful person in the party. Having...

16 Oct 2018 5:02 pm
Law Ministry endorses proposal to remove time limit for reporting child sexual abuse: Maneka Gandhi

Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi on Tuesday said the Law Ministry has endorsed a proposal of her ministry seeking to remove the time limit for reporting sexual abuse.  Earlier on October 3, Maneka Gandhi had...

16 Oct 2018 5:00 pm
SAI's 59-year-old Kabaddi coach commits suicide after allegation of molestation of teenage girl during training

A 59-year-old Kabaddi coach, working with the Sports Authority of India, allegedly committed suicide after being accused of molesting a teenage girl at the training centre, police said on Tuesday.    According to Davanagere Superintendent of Police R Chetan, Rudrappa V Hosamani,...

16 Oct 2018 4:52 pm
Security forces of country capable of dealing with threats: Rajnath Singh

Terrorists are devising new strategies to strike, said Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday, adding the increased use of social media by anti-national forces was a new threat. The home minister however said the...

16 Oct 2018 4:41 pm
Yogi Adityanath govt renames Allahabad as Prayagraj

The Uttar Pradesh government on Tuesday officially renamed Allahabad as Prayagraj. The decision comes ahead of the Kumbh Mela which will held in the city from January 15 next year till March 4.  Earlier, announcing the...

16 Oct 2018 1:47 pm
Maharashtra: Real estate broker killed over comments on WhatsApp group in Aurangabad

An Aurangabad-based broker was killed for allegedly posting some comments on a WhatsApp group  on Monday. According to police, 35-year-old Moin Mehmood Pathan was attacked with swords, knives and rods Sunday night by a group of...

16 Oct 2018 1:21 pm
BSP leader's son booked for brandishing weapon in foyer of 5-star hotel after video went viral

The Delhi Police on Tuesday booked the son of a BSP leader was booked for allegedly brandishing a weapon in the foyer of a five-star hotel after a video of the incident went viral on...

16 Oct 2018 1:20 pm
Museum of Indian PMs to be completed in a year; will cover life and work of Narendra Modi: Mahesh Sharma

Union Minister of culture Mahesh Sharma on Monday laid the foundation stone for the museum on Indian PMs at the Teen Murti Estate premises and said that it will be completed in a year.   The minister...

16 Oct 2018 1:09 pm
India attracted $22 bn of FDI flows in first half of 2018, global FDI dropped by 41%: UN report

India attracted $22 billion of FDI flows in the first half of 2018, according to a report by the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD). The report, however, also disclosed that the global foreign direct...

16 Oct 2018 10:13 am
SBI may block net banking for customers who fail to link their mobile numbers by December 1

State Bank of India (SBI), India's largest lender, has said that its customers will not be allowed to use internet banking facility if they fail to link their mobile phone numbers with the bank by...

16 Oct 2018 9:17 am
India spent Rs 15,000 crore during 5-day of Amazon Great Indian Festival, Flipkart Big Billion Days sale

E-commerce companies in the country are estimated to have raked in sales worth Rs 15,000 crore in about five days of their festive sales with giants like Amazon India and Flipkart claiming stellar show across...

16 Oct 2018 8:32 am