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Kalyan Jewellers fall prey to highway robbers, Rs 98 lakh worth jewellery looted

Chavadi, Jan 8: A gang robbed Rs 98.05 lakh worth of jewellery from a vehicle of Kerala-based Kalyan Jewellers in KG Chavadi - Tamil Nadu border on Monday.

"The jewellery comprising gold and silver worth Rs. 98 lakh stolen from a car being transported with all required documents at Chavadi, near Walayar. The incident happened on January...

2 Dead As another Meghalaya Mine Collapses, Rescue Stumbles at Older Site

Guwahati, Jan 7: At least two miners were killed when an illegal coal mine collapsed in Meghalaya's East Jaintia Hills, police officials said on Sunday. The incident comes amid a tottering rescue attempt in the same district, where for the last 25 days authorities have been unable to reach a group of miners trapped in a different "rat-hole" coal mine....

Six of family killed in road mishap

Belagavi,Jan 6: Six persons, including a child, of a family died in a road accident near Nippani on Saturday.

The deceased have been identified as Dilavar Bapuso Jamadar, 58; his wife, Rehana, 50; sons Mohsin Dilawar Jamadar, 35, and Junaid Mohsin Jamadar, 30; daughter-in-law Afrin Mohsin Jamadar, 30, and granddaughter Ayan Mosin Jamadar, 4. They were residents of Murgod...

7 killed after school bus falls into gorge in HP

Shimla, Jan 5: Six children and the driver of their school bus were killed on Saturday when the vehicle fell into a gorge in Himachal Pradesh's Sirmaur district, police said.

The accident in which 12 schoolchildren were also injured occurred in Sangrah town around 8 AM.

"A private bus carrying students of DAV School, Renuka,...

Boy killed, his brother injured seriously as car knocks down them

Kannur, Jan 4: A six-year-old boy was killed and his nine-year-old sibling was seriously injured, when a car knocked down them, at Pazhayangadi near here on Friday.

Police said the car knocked down them from back, when they were walking on the side of road, after the driver lost control of the vehicle.

Sreenath, hailing from Tamil Nadu,...

Thieves wearing Santa Claus mask target 14 shops, banks in Gurgaon, decamp with cash

Gurgaon, Jan 5: Thieves in the millennium city of Gurgaon are employing novel tactics to carry out their business: exploiting the cover of dense fog and wearing Santa Claus mask to avoid being recognised, even through CCTV footage.

On Friday morning, a group of 10 thieves targeted 14 commercial establishments in the Khandasa road area and escaped...

Three women rescued from sex trade racket

Bengaluru, Jan 4: Central Crime Branch (CCB) Police have nabbed a 29 year-old woman, hailing from Kohima, Nagaland and rescued three girls from her clutches during a raid conducted on 'Wonder Spa and Saloon' in the city on Thursday.

Police said on Friday that the arrested Kyati Rudi was running the Spa and Massage parlour illegally and she was...


UP: Thousands of mentally ill people chained in sheds

New Delhi, Jan 3: People with psychological disorders shackled like cattle, their feet tied with iron chains and padlocked for days, months and years- this is the sight at a dirty shed in Uttar Pradesh's Badaun where men and women, young and old, suffering from mental illnesses are kept and abused.

The heart-wrenching incident came to light after a...

Ayodhya priest arrested for holding devotee hostage, raping her several times

Ayodhya, Jan 2: The chief priest of a temple in Ayodhya was arrested Tuesday for allegedly holding a woman devotee hostage and raping her several times, police said.

The 30-year-old woman had come to the temple from Varanasi on December 24 to take lessons on spirituality from Krishna Kantacharya, the temple's mahant, Ayodhya police circle officer A...

8-year-old boy dies of bullet injuries during New Year's eve bash

New Delhi, Jan 1: An eight-year-old boy died of bullet injuries he suffered during New Year's eve celebrations in northeast Delhi's Usmanpur area, police said Tuesday.

The incident took place at around 11 pm and police were informed about it by hospital authorities.

An investigation revealed that the boy sustained bullet wounds during New Year's...