Road Accidents, Fatalities Have Declined Over Last 7 Years: Police

New Delhi: Special Commissioner of Police for Traffic, Dependra Pathak, today said that road accidents and fatalities had declined over the last seven years in Delhi. The officer was speaking at a conference on the ‘Role of Corporates in Road Safety’ organised by the FICCI. The police hopes that this year accidents and fatalities will see a further decrease. It has been on the decline over the last seven years,…

November 17, 2017
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'We're Praying' Say Officials, Confirm No Work On Pollution This Year

New Delhi: As pollution level climbed to 12 times above the recommended limit this week in Delhi and adjoining cities, government officials said they knew what was needed to control the smoky haze, but nothing would be done, at least this year. A major source of the smog at this time of year across northern India, including Delhi, is farmers burning the stubble of the previous crop to prepare for…

November 17, 2017
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Rishabh Pant hits form to help rescue Delhi

9:04 AM ET Sidharth Monga in Delhi Just as the smog has relented and the air quality in Delhi has come down to being just “very poor” from “severe” levels, flights landing and taking off from the domestic terminal of the Delhi airport had a new threat. In the adjoining Airforce Sports Complex in Palam, Rishabh Pant was announcing return to form with big sixes. Aircrafts fly so low here…

November 17, 2017
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10-Year-Old Girl Gang Raped For 3 Months In Bhopal

Bhopal: A 10-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a 65-year-old watchman and two others several times in the last three months here, following which the accused were arrested, police said today. According to primary investigations, the survivor, a class 5 student, was gang raped twice or thrice in the last three months. She was last raped on November 12, Jehangirabad police station’s Inspector Preetam Singh Thakur told PTI. The watchman,…

November 17, 2017
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Khulna bowl; Chittagong drop captain Misbah

3:00 AM ET Mohammad IsamESPN Toss Khulna Titans chose to bowl v Chittagong VikingsLive scorecard and ball-by-ball details Former Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq rides on an auto-rickshaw as he waves to the crowd AFP Khulna Titans captain Mahmudullah chose to field in Mirpur, having made two changes to the XI: Jofra Archer and Akila Dananjaya went out, Seekkuge Prasanna and Kyle Abbott, who will make his BPL debut, came in. Chittagong…

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Woman Driven In Cab From South Delhi To Greater Noida, Allegedly Raped

New Delhi: A 29-year-old woman was allegedly raped and robbed by a taxi driver and his accomplice in Greater Noida after she was picked up from Ansal Plaza in south Delhi, police said. On November 15, the woman approached KN Katju police station in Delhi’s Rohini area with a complaint alleging that she had been raped the night before. She told the police that around midnight, she took a taxi…

November 17, 2017
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Gujarat seamer Chintan Gaja's 8 for 40 wrecks Rajasthan

3:00 AM ET ESPNcricinfo staff Gujarat seamer Chintan Gaja’s 8 for 40 destroyed Rajasthan as they crumbled to 153 all out after opting to bat in Surat. The defending champions then went to stumps on 90 for 1, after they lost Samit Gohel (46) in what turned out to be the last delivery of the day. In the morning, Rajasthan never really recovered after Gaja cleaned up opener Amitkumar Gautam…

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Prior makes his plea to help revive Sussex

Will Matt Prior be back at Sussex? © Getty Images No England wicketkeeper can have expended so much energy in the role as Matt Prior. So said the Daily Telegraph when he called time on his first-class career more than two years ago. Now Prior’s energy levels are hitting maximum again as he comes to the terms with the fact that he can no longer ignore. The vacant head coach’s…

November 17, 2017
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Prithvi Shaw shines again but Mumbai stutter

3:00 AM ET ESPNcricinfo staff Prithvi Shaw’s fifth century in his seventh first-class match provided the thrust for Mumbai, but they couldn’t build on, slipping to 248 for 6 at stumps against Andhrain Ongole. That the hosts made inroads was because of the twin-threat posed by seamers B Ayyappa (3 for 87) and P Vijay Kumar (2 for 55). Put into bat, Mumbai wobbled, losing Jay Bista and Shreyas Iyer…

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