Chhattisgarh government most corrupt, victory in state our right: Punia

Congress party in-charge of Chhattisgarh P.L. Punia on Sunday said that the BJP government in the state was “most corrupt” and his party will contest to win the 2018 assembly elections as “victory in the state is our right”. He also said that the party will keep in mind the youth, dedicated workers and women …

Chhattisgarh government most corrupt, victory in state our right: Punia

Congress party in-charge of Chhattisgarh P.L. Punia on Sunday said that the BJP government in the state was “most corrupt” and his party will contest to win the 2018 assembly elections as “victory in the state is our right”. He also said that the party will keep in mind the youth, dedicated workers and women …

Bihar Deputy CM impressed with Telangana’s policing, health schemes

Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi on Sunday visited a police station in Hyderabad to understand the people friendly policies being adopted by Telangana police. He went around Punjagutta police station in the heart of the city and was said he was impressed with its functioning. Modi said he would like to bring similar …

Congress demands CBI probe in Ryan International School murder

The Congress on Sunday condemned the attack on journalists and parents by Haryana Police while demanding a CBI probe in the brutal murder of a seven-year-old student in Ryan International School. “Condemn the brutal attack on mediapersons at Gurgaon. Second Attack by Haryana Police on media in 15 days,” said Congress spokesperson Randeep Singh surjewala …

Kolkata hospital vandalised after teenager’s death, four held

A private hospital was vandalised and its doctors heckled following a teenage boy’s death on Sunday, forcing police to baton charge the agitators to keep the situation under control. The incident happened in ESI Medical College and Hospital in Joka in city’s south-western fringes. Four family members of the deceased have been detained on charges …

Kolkata hospital vandalised after teenager’s death, four held

A private hospital was vandalised and its doctors heckled following a teenage boy’s death on Sunday, forcing police to baton charge the agitators to keep the situation under control. The incident happened in ESI Medical College and Hospital in Joka in city’s south-western fringes. Four family members of the deceased have been detained on charges …

Lord Buddha would have helped Rohingya Muslims: Dalai Lama

In wake of violence in Myanmar’s Rakhine state in which the Rohingya Muslims have been targetted, Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama on Sunday said that Lord Buddha “would have definitely helped” the Rohingyas” and he felt “very sad” about the violence. “Those people..you see..sort of harrassing some Muslims..Then they should remember, Buddha, in such …

Steinhaus debuts as Bundesliga’s 1st female referee in Hertha-Werder tie

Bibiana Steinhaus became Bundesliga football championship’s first female referee when she was put in charge of the tie between Hertha Berlin and Werder Bremen on Sunday. The match ended 1-1. Steinhaus, who had already taken charge of lower league matches, had been fourth official in top-flight games and her promotion was widely expected, reports Efe. …

Hughes accuses Mourinho of snubbing handshake after United-Stoke game

Stoke City head coach Mark Hughes accused his Manchester United counterpart Jose Mourinho of not shaking his hand stating the 2-2 draw was a “poor result” for the Portuguese. “I pushed him because he was in my technical area,” Hughes was quoted as saying by Skysports after the game at Stoke’s home ground on Saturday. …

Teenager strangled by father, hung from ceiling fan in Bengal

A teenage boy was strangled by his father and later hung from a ceiling fan in West Bengal’s Burdwan district after an altercation over the latter’s drinking habit, police said on Sunday. “Sujan Majhi was found hanging from the ceiling fan in his house in Katwa on Sunday morning. His grandmother said he was killed …

Teenager strangled by father, hung from ceiling fan in Bengal

A teenage boy was strangled by his father and later hung from a ceiling fan in West Bengal’s Burdwan district after an altercation over the latter’s drinking habit, police said on Sunday. “Sujan Majhi was found hanging from the ceiling fan in his house in Katwa on Sunday morning. His grandmother said he was killed …

Bengaluru snap 6-match losing streak against Puneri Paltan in PKL

Bengaluru Bulls put up a stupendous defensive show as they snapped their six-match losing streak with a 24-20 victory over Puneri Paltan in an inter-zone clash of the Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) here on Sunday. Kuldeep Singh (five tackle points) marshalled the Bengaluru defence as they scored 15 tackle points and controlled Pune raiders. Bengaluru …

We’ve global support over Rohingya crisis, says Bangladesh

The international community has assured Bangladesh of their support in facing the Rohingya refugee crisis, Foreign Minister A.H. Mahmood Ali said on Sunday after a meeting with diplomats in Dhaka. Ali met ambassadors and diplomats representing the US, Britain, Canada, Australia, Turkey and EU countries, reports BDNews24. Representatives of various aid organisations were also present …

Police probe on into siphoning of Rs 80 cr in Amritsar: Sidhu

Terming it as one of the biggest scams to have hit Amritsar, Punjab Local Government Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu on Sunday said that seven officials of the Amritsar Improvement Trust are under the scanner following the unearthing of a scam involving siphoning of approximately Rs 80 crore. Sidhu told media here that the probe in …

Ryan murder: Government promises strict action against school, parents demand CBI probe (Roundup)

The parents of seven-year-old Pradhuman, who was murdered in Ryan International School here, on Sunday urged the Haryana government to have the CBI investigate the brutal killing even as state Education Minister Ram Bilas Sharma said strict action would be taken against the school management and that police probe would be satisfactory. The child’s parents …

PSV suffer first loss of Eredivisie season against Heerenveen

PSV Eindhoven suffered their first defeat of the 2017/2018 Eredivisie football season, losing 0-2 away at SC Heerenveen on Sunday. PSV had a terrible start in Heerenveen, with Arber Zeneli smashing in the opening goal and Reza Ghoochanejhad tipping in the second goal within six minutes, reports Xinhua news agency. After the visitors also lost …

GST: Cess hike on cars to take effect from Monday

The increased Goods and Services Tax (GST) cess on mid- and high-segment cars approved by the GST Council will come into effect from Monday. “Notification regarding increase in the effective rates of the Compensation Cess on specified motor vehicles will be issued on September 11, 2017, effective from 00:00 hours the same day,” the Central …

Modi doing best for Gujarat as PM, don’t miss him: Amit Shah (Lead)

BJP President Amit Shah on Sunday stated that Narendra Modi was better placed to serve Gujarat as Prime Minister than as Chief Minister and appealed the people not to miss him, while citing statistics to indicate the state had developed during all consecutive BJP governments since 1995. “There is no need to miss Narendra Modi …

Adopt tailored solutions to eliminate TB by 2030: WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has told the South East Asian countries to integrate their national plans and mobilise and utilise resources efficiently to reach the Tuberculosis elimination target of 2030, a statment said on Sunday. The WHO South East Asia Region includes India, Bangladesh, Bhutan, North Korea, Indonesia, Maldives, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Thailand …

United management after me and I was under tremendous pressure: Van Gaal

Former Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal on Sunday said the management was after him to produce results and he was under a lot of pressure to deliver. “They told me only after it (his sacking) was leaked out, it was the biggest disappointment of my life,” Van Gaal told Algemeen Dagblad. “The pressure was …

Rajnath addresses police, CRPF, meets NC team on Day 2 of Kashmir visit (Roundup)

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday addressed Jammu and Kashmir Police and the CRPF and announced a few measures for them, on the second day of his four-day visit to the state, and also met a delegation of opposition National Conference, led by former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah. As the Union Minister visited Anantnag …

Parents of Gurugram school kid demand CBI probe into murder

The parents of seven-year-old Pradhuman, who was murdered in Ryan International School here, have urged the Haryana government to let the CBI investigate the brutal killing. The child’s father Varun Thakur, a senior executive in a private firm in Gurugram, on Sunday said that though police was doing its duty, the government should order a …

Rahul, Kejriwal exposed on drugs, must apologise to Punjab’s people: Akali Dal

Punjab’s opposition Akali Dal on Sunday said that latest findings of PGIMER survey listing drug addiction in the state at less than a per cent had yet again nailed the “anti-Punjab conspiracy” of Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi and AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal and demanded they apologise to the people. “The latest comprehensive survey which …

SAD questions Punjab Minister on failure to get GST exemption

The opposition Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on Sunday sought to corner Punjab Finance Minister Manpreet Badal on his alleged failure to get GST exemption on purchases made by the SGPC for ‘langar’ or community kitchens in gurdwaras. In a statement here, party MP and spokesman Prem Singh Chandumajra said it was mystifying as to why …