Mumbai remembers heroes, victims of 26/11 terror attacks

Mumbai : The heroes and victims of the 26/11 terror attacks that left 166 people, including 28 foreigners, dead were solemnly remembered at various commemorative events held here on Thursday.

Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis led the main commemoration at the 26/11 memorial in the Police Gymkhana on Thursday morning, along with his cabinet colleagues and senior police officers.

He paid homage to the policemen who lost their lives during the 60-hour long operation that began on the night of November 26, 2008 when 10 Pakistani gunmen laid siege to south Mumbai.

Probe launched as man charged with fraud selected for national award

Ahmedabad : The Gujarat government on Tuesday launched an inquiry into allegations that a person chargesheeted two years ago for committing a fraud of Rs.1,035 crore has been selected by the Centre for the prestigious National Award for Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities to be given away on December 3.

J&K government recommends examiner's retirement after student's suicide

Srinagar : The Jammu and Kashmir government on Tuesday recommended compulsory retirement of an examiner on the charge of casual evaluation of a physics paper of a student, after which the latter committed suicide.

Minister for Technical Education Imran Raza Ansari recommended the compulsory retirement of Mushtaq Ahmad Tiploo, a senior lecturer, who evaluated the physics paper of Adnan Hilal of Kashmir Government Polytechnic and declared him 'failed'.

Frustrated over his unexpected failure, Adnan committed suicide.

Indian youth detained in Dubai for IS link

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New Delhi : At a time when Indian government has expressed concern over radicalisation of Indian youths towards Islamic State terror activities, Dubai police has claimed that it detains an Indian youth having credible IS link.

Dubai police claims Adnan Hasan Damudi, 33, allegedly a former SIMI member, to have acted as an online recruiter and propaganda agent for the IS.

Bihar to initiate moves to ban liquor

Patna : The Bihar government will soon take steps to impose a ban on liquor in the state, Excise and Prohibition Minister Abdul Jalil Mastan said on Monday.

The minister made the comments soon after taking office.

"We will start work to impose a ban on liquor in Bihar. It would be visible in the next six months," he told the media here.

In July, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar had declared that prohibition would be imposed if he retained power in the assembly elections.

Seven die in helicopter crash near Katra

Jammu: Seven people were killed on Monday when a helicopter carrying Vaishno Devi pilgrims crashed near Katra in Jammu region, police said.

A police officer told IANS that the pilot was among the dead. The crash took place in Reasi district. Police personnel rushed to the site to see if there were any survivors.

Minor girl's death triggers protest in Bengal, locals allege rape

Kolkata : The death of a minor girl, who was allegedly raped, triggered protests as irate locals ransacked the house of the purported perpetrator of the crime in West Bengal's South 24 Parganas district on Sunday.

Family members and neighbours of the girl, a student of Class 10, accused police of refusing to register a rape case despite receiving a complaint. The incident took place in Kakdwip.

The family members even refused to perform the last rites unless police launched a rape case against the accused, who has been taken into custody on murder charge only.

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09 नवम्बर, 2015: सारण जिले के नगरा ओपी थाना क्षेत्र के नगरा बाज़ार में महागठबंधन की जीत पर जश्न मनाने के दौरान दो पक्षों में मारपीट हुई. इस मारपीट ने कुछ ही देर में हिंसा का रूप धारण कर लिया. कई गाड़ियों के शीशे तोड़ दिए गए. चार लोग घायल भी हुए. मौक़े पर पहुंच कर पुलिस ने हालात को क़ाबू में किया.

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Two Bangladeshi leaders executed for war crimes

Dhaka : Bangladesh executed two political leaders, convicted of war crimes during the country's independence war in 1971, amid tight security early on Sunday.

Bangladesh's war crimes tribunals had found the two guilty of collaborating with Pakistani forces and committing crimes, including mass killings.

Al Qaeda operative in video our son: Kashmir family

Srinagar : A family in south Kashmir has confirmed that the Al Qaeda operative killed in a US drone attack in Pakistan's north Waziristan earlier this year was their son.

According to a family of Nagam village in Anantnag district, the Al Qaeda operative shown in a video released by the publicity wing of the terror organisation, is their son Muhammad Ashraf Dar.

Talking to reporters, Dar's brother, Nazir Ahmad on Saturday said that the video released last week by 'As-Sahab', media arm of Al Qaeda branch of Indian sub-continent (AQIS) showed his brother Muhammad Ashraf.