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Discarded school van catches fire in Punjab; 4 kids dead

Chandigarh: Four children were killed on Saturday after an LPG-fuelled modified but discarded van being run illegally by a private school with 12 students on board caught fire at Longowal town in Sangrur district in Punjab, officials said. School authorities purchased the discarded van a day earlier and were running illegally. The dead included two […]

National Conference leader and MP Akbar Lone's son Hilal Akbar Lone booked under NSA in Kashmir (File Photo/IANS)

Another National Conference leader booked under PSA in Kashmir

Srinagar: Hilal Akbar Lone, National Conference (NC) leader and son of party MP Muhammad Akbar Lone, was on Monday booked under the Public Safety Act (PSA). In the last five days, six mainstream leaders from the region belonging to National Conference and People’s Democratic Party (PDP) have been slapped with PSA, which allows detention of any […]

Sawai Madhavpur Hospital in Jaipur (File Photo: Social Media)

Another coronavirus suspect under scanner in Jaipur

Jaipur: After a person suspected for coronavirus tested negative, another suspected case was admitted to SMS Hospital, here on Wednesday. A resident of Chomu (Jaipur), the man had returned from China on January 13. His blood samples have been sent to the National Virology Lab in Pune and the report is awaited, according to health officials. […]

Iltija Mufti (File Photo)

Iltija Mufti hits out at Centre’s outreach programme

Srinagar: Iltija Mufti, the daughter of former Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti who operates her Twitter handle, has hit out at the ongoing visit of Union ministers to Jammu and Kashmir. She tweeted, “Normalcy acrobatics in full swing. Kashmir continues to reel under a crippling Internet shutdown & political leaders remain detained. There is massive surveillance & […]

DSP Davinder Singh (File Photo/IANS)

Fresh raids on disgraced DSP’s residence in Kashmir

Srinagar: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Wednesday carried out fresh raids at the residence of disgraced Deputy Superintendent of Police Davinder Singh, who was caught while transporting two militants Naveed Baby, Rafi Ahmed and a lawyer Irfan Ahmed in his vehicle to Jammu on January 11. According to police sources, the two militants and […]

Jalees Ansari (Photo via Twitter)

Missing Mumbai blast accused ‘Dr Bomb’ arrested from Kanpur

Kanpur: Infamous ‘Dr Bomb’ Jalees Ansari, convicted in the 1993 Mumbai blasts case, was arrested by Uttar Pradesh Police Special Task Force (STF) from Kanpur on Friday after he jumped parole and went missing. Uttar Pradesh Director General of Police O.P. Singh said that Ansari was arrested while he was coming out of a mosque […]