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Pakistani serial killer appeals to HC against death sentence

LAHORE: A serial killer in Pakistan, who was sentenced to death for the brutal rape and murder of a seven-year-old girl, on Tuesday challenged his conviction in the Lahore High Court alleging that his trial was conducted in “haste” without fulfilling legal requirements. In the first ever trial in the country’s history that concluded in shortest period ...

20 Feb 2018 8:21 pm
CBI refuses to disclose expenses incurred in attempts to bring back Vijay Mallya, Lalit Modi

NEW DELHI: The CBI has refused to share details of expenses incurred in attempts to bring back to India fugitive businessmen Lalit Modi and Vijay Mallya, claiming immunity from disclosures under the RTI Act. Pune-based activist Vihar Dhurve had approached the agency seeking details of expenses incurred by the government to bring back Mallya, wanted in India on charges of Rs 9,000-crore fraud and ...

20 Feb 2018 6:59 pm
Arrest Tytler, Harsimrat Badal tells Rajnath

New Delhi : Union minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal today met Home Minister Rajnath Singh and demanded the “immediate arrest” of Congress leader Jagdish Tytler in connection with his “involvement” in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots. The Shiromani Akali Dal leader met Singh with her party collegue Naresh Gujral and submitted a memorandum and a video of ...

19 Feb 2018 6:59 am
SC questions Delhi govt, DDA over proposed amendments in DMP

New Delhi : The Supreme Court today directed the Delhi government and Delhi Development Authority (DDA) to apprise it whether an environmental impact assessment was conducted before proposing amendments in the Delhi master plan, 2021. A bench of Justices Madan B Lokur and Deepak Gupta also asked DDA, Delhi government and the municipal agencies to file ...

19 Feb 2018 2:59 am
Reliance Industries wins ‘Golden Peacock Award 2017’ for CSR initiatives

Reliance Industries (RIL) has won the Golden Peacock Award 2017 for the success of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives and in particular for the transformative work done by Reliance Foundation (RF), the CSR arm of the company. One of the key social projects of RIL, recognized by the Golden Peacock jury, aims at impacting ...

18 Feb 2018 10:59 pm
Facebook loses Belgian privacy case, faces fine up to $125 million

BRUSSELS: A Belgian court threatened Facebook with a fine of up to 100 million euros ($ 125 million) if it continued to break privacy laws by tracking people on third party websites. In a case brought by Belgium’s privacy watchdog, the court also ruled on Friday that Facebook had to delete all data it had gathered illegally on ...

18 Feb 2018 8:22 pm
Nirav Modi leaves India: List of other fugitive economic offenders on the run

New Delhi: Billionaire jewellery designer Nirav Modi and the main accused in alleged fraudulent transactions of over Rs 11,400 crore through 150 letters of understanding issued by the Punjab National Bank, left India on January 1. Modi’s leaving the country once again brings to limelight the cases of other economic offenders like Vijay Mallya, Lalit Modi, Deepak ...

18 Feb 2018 6:59 pm
Bokha, World’s first tiger was re-introduced in erstwhile Dungarpur state!

  ‘Only grave of a tiger in the country with an epitaph’ Udaipur : While proposals are underway on relocation of tigers in various reserves, many few may know that the erstwhile rulers of Dungarpur state were the first on the world to have conducted Tiger re-location. It was 90 years ago in 1928 when Maharawal ...

12 Feb 2018 8:21 am
3 killed in shooting at office park in Maryland

EDGEWOOD, Md.: A gunman opened fire at a Marylandoffice park on Wednesday morning, killing three co-workers and wounding two others, authorities and the business owner said. Harford County Sheriff Jeffrey Gahler identified the shooter as 37-year-old Radee Labeeb Prince. He said Prince opened fire with a handgun and then fled the Emmorton Business Park in Edgewood. Police were ...

12 Feb 2018 4:21 am
World’s first Children’s temple to come up soon in Banswara

Udaipur : In a bid to combat malnutrition and spread awareness on child rights, a Children’s Temple would soon be built in tribal dominant Ghatol block of Banswara district. The Bhil community has announced to provide free land for the temple and funds would be raised by means of donation. The announcement was jointly made by ...

12 Feb 2018 12:21 am