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BJP Kordha Mandal President Shot Dead
BJP Khordha Mandal President Manguli Jena shot dead by two unidentified bike-borne miscreants near party office in Odisha’s Khordha.
1 Dead, 3 injured as Under-Construction Building Collapses in Mumbai’s Dharavi
One person has died while three others have been injured after a portion of an under-construction building collapsed in Dharavi’s PMGP colony.
Injured have been shifted to hospital.
3 Dead as Wall of Under-Construction Site Collapses in Ahmedabad
Three labourers died after a wall of an under-construction house collapsed in Sattha Colony in the city on Sunday evening, police said.
The incident occurred around 5.15 pm, they said.
India and Australia Conclude AUSINDEX Bilateral Maritime Exercise
The Indian and Australian navies on Sunday concluded the two-week long bilateral maritime exercise called AUSINDEX. For the first time, 55 American and 20 New Zealand military personnel embarked on-board the Royal Australian Navy ships and witnessed the exercises.
As AUSINDEX Exercise Begins, Where Do India-Australia Ties Stand?
OSD to MP Electronics Devpt Corp Held in Bhopal E-Tender Scam Case
Officer on Special Duty (OSD) to Madhya Pradesh State Electronics Development Corporation, Nand Kumar, has been arrested by the Economic Offence Wing (EOW) in connection with the Bhopal e-tender scam. He is accused of tampering with tender data, reports ANI.
Pak Releases Another 100 Indian Fishermen as Goodwill Gesture
Pakistan has released another 100 Indian fishermen as a goodwill gesture amidst tensions between the two countries after the Pulwama terror attack.
The fishermen released on Saturday were part the second batch of 360 Indian prisoners Pakistan has announced to set free in four phases this month.
One Officer Martyred During Line of Duty Along LOC in Kupwara
Indian Army stated that one officer was martyred today, in the line of duty, succumbing to grievous injuries sustained while on patrol along the Line of Control in Machhil Sector (Kupwara).
Hope For Re-Engagement With New Delhi Says Pak Envoy
Pak envoy Sohail Mahmood said: We hope for re-engagement with New Delhi after elections in India. Sustained engagement and structured dialogue will help understand mutual concerns, resolve disputes. Engagement between Pak and India would help in building edifice of durable peace and security in region. Pak proceeding in full measures to complete physical infrastructure on its side of Katarpur corridor.
Rajshree Pathy Resigns as Jet Airways’ Independent Director
Struggling carrier Jet Airways Sunday said its Independent Director Rajshree Pathy has quit the company, effective 13 April, citing time constraints and other commitments.
“This is to inform you that Rajshree Pathy has submitted her resignation as an Independent Director of the company with effect from April 13, owing to time constraints and on account of her other current commitments,” Jet Airways said in an exchange filing.
3 Killed, At Least 3 Injured in Aircraft-Chopper Crash in Nepal
A pilot and 2 police personnel dead in an aviation crash at Tenzing-Hillary Airport in Solukhumbu district, Nepal. The aircraft of Summit Air slipped off the runway during the take off & hit stationary chopper of Manang Air. 3 injured persons are undergoing treatment at hospital.
Vehicle Used in Kishtwar Terror Attack Seized in Jammu
Police have seized the car used in the Kishtwar terror attack in which a senior RSS functionary and his PSO were killed, an officer said Sunday.
The vehicle was recovered from an area in Kishtwar district, he said. Police have released a photograph of the owner of the vehicle, Zahid Hussain, who had been absconding since the attack, the officer said.
Hussain has reportedly joined terror outfit Hizb-ul-Mujahideen recently but police did not confirm this. According to sources, the car had a false number plate and had changed hands four times.
Heroin Worth Rs 55 Lakh Seized From Nepalese National in UP
Heroin worth Rs 55 lakh was seized from a Nepalese national in Sonauli along the Indo-Nepal border in Mahrajganj, Uttar Pradesh on Sunday by a joint team of police and SSB personnel, an official said.
Birbal Chaudhery (25) was arrested from the Sonauli bus stand following his arrival from Nepal with the contraband in possession, he said. Sonauli is a common transit point between India and Nepal.
The heroin was seized and an investigation is underway, the official added.
NIA Arrests Another in Connection With CRPF Attack
National Investigation Agency today arrested an Irshad Ahmad Reshi in connection with the attack on CRPF Group Centre, Lethpora (J&K). He is fifth accused to have been arrested in the case during follow up investigation upon disclosures of accused Nisar Ahmed Tantray & Syed Hilal Andrabi arrested earlier.
He will be produced before the Special NIA court tomorrow.
Two Persons Arrested in Himachal Pradesh For Allegedly Carrying Drugs
Two persons were arrested in Himachal Pradesh’s Kullu district for allegedly carrying drugs, police said Sunday. The two were held on Saturday night while they were crossing the Banjar police station area in a truck.
Over two kg charas was recovered from their possession, Kullu Superintendent of Police Shalini Agnihotri said.
A case under the Narcotics Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act has been registered against them, the officer said.
Terrorist Hideout Busted in Pulwama
Pulwama police and 55 Rashtriya Rifles today busted a terrorist hideout in Manduna village in South Kashmir’s Pulwama. Police have registered a case, further investigation is underway.
1100 Jet Airways Pilots Not to Fly From Monday
Around 1100 Jet Airways pilots belonging to NAG (National Aviator’s Guild) not to fly from 10 am Monday, 15 April 2019 say sources.
Man Shot Dead on a Flyover in Delhi
A man was shot dead at Ranjeet Singh flyover in Delhi last night, 13 April 2019. He was travelling with two men in a car when the incident happened. The two men who were travelling with the victim have been arrested, further investigation is underway.
Barauni-Sonpur Passenger Train Collides
A Barauni-Sonpur passenger train collided with a poclain machine near Sahadai Buzurg railway station in Vaishali district this morning. No casualties have been reported.
Woman Prisoner Accuses Jail Superintendent, Female Cop & Prisoners of Assault
A woman prisoner at Muzaffarpur’s Shaheed Khudiram Bose Central Jail has accused Jail Superintendent Rajiv Kumar Singh, a woman police personnel, and a few prisoners of sexually harassing her and her daughter. The district administration has constituted a 5-member team for investigation.
Two Killed, Five Hurt in Aircraft Crash
Two people were killed, and five injured in a Summit Air flight crash at Tenzing-Hillary-Lukla airport, ANI reported. The aircraft had collided with a parked chopper at the airport.
Fire at Godown Factory in Delhi Under Control
A fire that broke out at a rubber godown in Delhi’s Siraspur, earlier in the morning today is under control now. 26 fire tenders had been rushed to the spot. No casualties have been reported yet.
Two People Critical in Shooting Outside Melbourne Nightclub
At least four people were injured in a shooting outside a Melbourne nightclub in Australia, Reuters reported. Two people are in critical condition, police said to AFP. There has been nothing so far to indicate that the shooting is terror-related.