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Daughter of arrested Maoist couple claims parents arrested on “fabricated charge”

By Staff Reporter,

Thiruvananthapuram: Aami, the daughter of top Maoist leader Roopesh and Shyna, part of the group of Maoists arrested by a multi-state joint team, has claimed that the cases registered against her parents were based on fabricated charges.


IUML leader’s Trust to help BPL families

By Staff Reporter,

Kozhikode: About 10,000 families living Below Poverty Line (BPL) in Vengara constituency of the state are set to get health insurance to the tune of Rs 1.6 lakh in addition to the insurance offered through various government schemes.


So much for pregnant women: Five ambulances, just one driver in Hazratbal, Srinagar

By Raqib Hameed Naik,,

Hazratbal/Srinagar: The Primary Health Centre (PHC) at Hazratbal caters to the medical needs of a population of 82,721 in the Hazratbal block consisting predominantly urban and a small proportion of rural and tribal areas.

Salman convicted, court to announce sentence on Thursday

Mumbai : Superstar Salman Khan has been found guilty in the 2002 hit-and-run case and the sessions court here is scheduled to pronounce the quantum of punishment on Thursday.

Additional Sessions Judge D.W. Deshpande reading out his judgment said "all charges have been proved against the actor“.

"You were driving the car, without a licence and you were under the influence of alcohol," the judge told Salman, who was present in the court.

The actor had earlier denied the charges and told the court that he was not driving the car. But the court rejected that statement.


All charges proven, says judge in Salman hit-and-run case

Mumbai : Salman Khan was found guilty on Wednesday in the 2002 hit-and-run case by a Sessions Court here.

Delivering the verdict, Additional Sessions Judge D.W. Deshpande said: "You were driving the car," adding Salman was under the influence of alcohol and behind the wheels without a licence. He said all charges stood proven.

On September 28, 2002, Salman's Toyota Land Cruiser rammed into a roadside bakery in Bandra West, close to his seafront home in Galaxy Apartments, leaving four people sleeping outside injured. One of them died later.


Dr Fathima Suhail wins Rachel Corrie award

By TCN News,

Kuwait: Abu Sagar, (Sulaiman Bader Al-Makki), former Kuwait Parliament Member, handed over a cash award of Rs 10,001 and an honorable plaque to Dr Fathima Sayed Suhail, who won the first place in the essay competition held by Indo-Kuwait Friendship Society (IKFS).

Photo Essay: ​Protests, stone pelting marks inaugural day of civil secretariat in Srinagar

By Raqib Hameed Naik,,

Srinagar: The inaugural day of the civil secretariat in Srinagar, the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir, remained tense as state Congress unit and Kashmir Traders and Manufacturers Federation (KTMF) staged protest rallies against the government. All the business establishments in the valley remained shut on the call of KTMF to protest the alleged failure to provide relief and rehabilitation to the flood stricken traders.

India crticises role of religion-based organsations in security matters at UN

By Arul Louis,

United Nations : India has cautioned against the UN giving religion-based organisations a role in international security matters and warned that it could be "counterproductive".

Prakash Gupta, a counsellor at India's UN mission, said on Monday the UN Charter's provisions on the role of regional organisations in international peace and security issues clearly refers to "organisations formed on the basis of geographical contiguity".


Hyderabad student fighting for IS dies in Syria

Hyderabad : An engineering student from Hyderabad, who joined the terror outfit Islamic State (IS), has died fighting in Syria, police sources said.

Mohammed Atif Waseem had fled to Syria from London where he was doing a Master's degree in engineering.

File photo of Mohammed Atif Waseem (Credit: NDTV)

The 28-year-old died about two weeks ago, according to information received by his family here.


Government contradicts itself, says Dawood's location not known

New Delhi : In an apparent contradiction of its earlier stance, the government on Tuesday told parliament that the location of one of India's most wanted terrorists and underworld don Dawood Ibrahim was not known, leading the opposition to accuse the government of weakening India's fight against terrorism.

Minister of State for Home Affairs Haribhai Parathibhai Chaudhary said in a written reply in the Lok Sabha that the location of Dawood was not known and extradition proceedings against him will start once he is traced.