Fire Breaks Out In Gaffar Market In Delhi, No Injuries Reported

July 29, 2017

New Delhi: Fire broke out in central Delhi’s Gaffar Market in Karol Bagh this morning but nobody was injured in the incident, officials said. However, a garment shop and a mobile accessory shop were destroyed, they added. A call was received around 11:50 AM about the fire in the two shops, said an officer from the Delhi fire services. Eight fire tenders were rushed to the spot and the fire…

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Police Commissioner Asks 'Mitras' To Be Alert Before Independence Day

July 29, 2017

New Delhi: Ahead of Independence Day, Delhi Police commissioner Amulya Patnaik today urged more than 2,000 citizen volunteers, also known as Police Mitras on the alert towards suspicious activities. He addressed the Police Mitras from 13 districts of the Delhi Police in the presence of senior officers at an event in Delhi. Patnaik stressed that Police Mitras can play an effective role in preventing crime and maintaining law and order…

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Bama DL Hand arrested for DUI in Tuscaloosa

July 29, 2017

11:54 AM ET Alabama defensive lineman Da’Shawn Hand was arrested and charged with driving under the influence on Saturday morning in Tuscaloosa. A Tuscaloosa County Sheriff’s Department spokesperson told ESPN that Hand was still being held on $1,000 bond as of Saturday morning. The spokesperson wouldn’t provide details of his arrest. A Tuscaloosa Police Department official said an arrest report wasn’t yet available. “This type of behavior is not acceptable…

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Uphaar Case: Delhi Real Estate Barons Told To Inform Court About Travel

July 29, 2017

New Delhi: A Delhi court today directed real estate barons Sushil Ansal and Gopal Ansal, convicted in the Uphaar cinema fire tragedy case, to inform them about their travel plans seven days before they go abroad. Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Sumit Dass, however, made it clear that they will not be required to obtain the court’s permission whenever they travel abroad. Delhi Police had moved an application alleging there were apprehensions…

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To Protest Bad Roads, This Hyderabad Techie Rode A Horse To Work

July 29, 2017

Hyderabad: After their online campaign to protest against a stretch of road being dug up in Hyderabad failed to attract the attention of tech-savvy IT minister KT Rama Rao and the municipal administration department, a group of techies have taken up an innovative method to register their protest – ride horses to work. The Financial District Road is said to be one of the best in the city, and IT…

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'We are a better team than this' – Herath

July 29, 2017

Play03:15Maharoof: SL selectors need to make serious decisions Sri Lanka had specifically ordered the unusual batting-friendly Galle deck, on which India achieved their biggest ever victory in terms of runs. Rangana Herath did not reveal why such a request should be made when facing a team who have an outstanding top order. Instead, he laid the blame on his team’s execution of what he felt was a good strategy. Where…

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Woman Delivers Outside Jaipur Hospital As Doctors Allegedly Turn Her Away

July 29, 2017

Jaipur: A woman delivered a baby right outside a government-run multi-specialty hospital in Jaipur on Friday night. Ashoka Bai, who works as a construction labour, alleges she had to deliver on the road as the doctors failed to attend to her on time. The woman, who was expecting her fifth child, was admitted at the CHC, a primary health centre in Jaipur’s Sanganer area. After she went into labour and…

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#SocialSkim: LinkedIn's New Website Demographics, WhatsApp's Business Chat: 10 Stories This Week

July 29, 2017

In this week’s ‘Skim: LinkedIn’s powerful new insights tool that helps brands understand their website visitors; WhatsApp intensifies messaging wars with a rumored business chat app, reaches significant new milestone against Snapchat and readies for monetization; why Facebook’s new Groups for Pages could help your brand; consumers explain exactly what they want from chatbots; the indispensable 2017 social media cheat sheet; and much more… Skim to stay on top of…

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Bowlers' show on flat deck pleases Kohli

July 29, 2017

Play01:43Agarkar: The gulf between both sides stood exposed Away Test wins rarely come any easier than the one for India in Galle. Ever since Shikhar Dhawan was dropped on the first morning – Asela Gunaratne injuring himself out of the series in trying to catch – this Test for India was about as tough as an arrack joint in Sri Lanka. The toss was won, runs were scored and scored…

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BJP Leader Seeks Probe Into Purchase Of Penguins For Mumbai Zoo

July 29, 2017

Mumbai: BJP MLA Ashish Shelar has sought a Special Investigation Team probe into the purchase of eight penguins by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) for the city-based Veermata Jijabai Bhosale Udyan, popularly known as the Byculla Zoo. Mr Shelar, the Mumbai chief of the BJP, also wants the revamp of the zoo to be made part of the probe by the Special Investigation Team. He made this demand during a…

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