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Ongole, Sept 1: Unable to bear the alleged sexual harassment by a group of men, a 21-year-old woman software professional working in Chennai jumped from the moving Kanniyakumari-Hazarat Nizamuddin Express train at Singarayakonda in Prakasam district on Thursday. The woman was returning to her hometown of Vijayawada along with two of her friends, Government Railway Police Sub-Inspector T. Ramanaiah

New Delhi, Sept 1: In a fresh turn of events, the Supreme Court today agreed to hear an appeal filed by BJP leader Ajay Kumar Agarwal challenging a 2005 Delhi High Court order quashing charges against Europe-based industrialists -- the Hinduja brothers -- in the politically-sensitive Bofors pay-off scam case. A bench comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y

Mangaluru/Udupi, Sept 1: Eid al-Adha, the festival of sacrifice, was celebrated with religious fervor across coastal districts of Dakshina Kannada, Udupi and some parts of neighboring districts on Friday. In their sermons, the clerics stressed for unity and communal harmony while delivering the message of the Eid. Locally known as ‘Bakrid’, the second major festival of Islamic calendar is

Mina: After a spiritually intense day on the plains of Arafat, Hajj pilgrims returned to Mina on Friday, the first day of Eid. Making their way from Muzdalifa where they spent most of the night, 2 million pilgrims will undertake a number of rituals to complete their Hajj pilgrimage. Walking on Mina’s winding streets, pilgrims headed to the Jamarat with the help of volunteers and security officials

New Delhi, Sept 1: Three Union ministers submitted their resignations on Thursday ahead of the Cabinet reshuffle. Minister of State for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Rajiv Pratap Rudy, Minister for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Kalraj Mishra and Minister of State for Water Resources Sanjeev Balyan submitted their resignations. A source said BJP president Amit Shah had called five

Davangere, Sept 1: A pedestrian was killed on the spot when he was knocked down by an SUV in which Shikaripur MLA B Y Raghavendra was travelling. The deceased has been identified as Suresh (24), a resident of Madapura village. The accident occurred near Madapura Cross in Honnali taluk when the MLA was heading towards Shikaripur on Thursday night. Hundreds of people gathered at the spot following

Lucknow, Aug 31: A little boy is slapped mercilessly and repeatedly, without pause, by his teacher in a video from a classroom in Uttar Pradesh's Lucknow, allegedly for not responding to the attendance call. The Class 3 student was struck 40 times by the enraged teacher, according to his family and classmates. "She is not a teacher but a monster," says a comment on the widely shared video leaked

Lahore, Aug 31: A day after Union Home Secretary Rajiv Mehrishi said that Dawood Ibrahim is in Pakistan, the former president of the country Pervez Musharraf, has asserted that the fugitive underworld don is in Karachi. While talking to a Pakistani news channel, Musharraf said, "India has been accusing Pakistan for long. Why should we now become good and assist them? I don't know where Dawood, the

Mumbai, Aug 31: At least 11 persons died and more than 30 others are still feared trapped after more than a century-old building caved in off the Pakmodia Street in Bhendi Bazaar near the Sir JJ Hospital in south Mumbai on Thursday. The 117-year-old Husaini Building was redeveloped by the Saifee Burhani Upliftment Trust (SBUT) controlled by the Bohri Muslim community. The building caved in like a

New Delhi, Aug 31: After registering a case against RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav and AAP minister Satyendra Jain, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is now going to probe the land scam involving Robert Vadra, the son-in law of Congress president Sonia Gandhi. The CBI registered 18 FIRs on Wednesday after the BJP-led Rajasthan government asked for a probe into alleged land scams in Bikaner