Day: September 2, 2018

Befriended on Fb; Navy officer arrest on rape charges

The police arrested Mr India Murali Kumar, 38, an Indian Navy officer, on rape charges.The chief petty officer in Indian Navy in Mumbai, Mr Kumar, the seven-time title holder is a native of Varissey near here. Kottayam DySP R. Sreekumar said the victim had given a statement against him and he also faces non-bailable charges […]

In poll-bound MP, number of transgender voters up by 300

The number of transgender voters has increased by over 300 in poll-bound Madhya Pradesh as compared to the 2013 state elections, an official says. The number of total voters registered in the state, where the Assembly elections are due later this year, stood at 4.94 crore as on July 31. Of these, 1,286 are from […]

Woman Delivers Baby On Railway Platform In Maharashtra

A 27-year-old woman gave birth to a baby on a platform of Bhusawal railway station in Jalgaon district of north Maharashtra Friday, authorities said. According to railway officials, the woman, Kanchandevi, who was travelling from Mumbai to Lucknow in Pushpak Express, started experiencing severe labour pains as soon as the train arrived at Bhusawal station […]

Eve-teasing on Sania Mirza; Twitter slams Sabbir Rahman

Twitterati were not pleased following Pakistan cricketer Shoaib Malik’s claims that his wife Sania Mirza was eve-teased by Bangladesh player Sabbir Rahman. On Saturday, Bangladeshi media had reported that the Indian tennis star was molested by the 26-year-old cricketer as Shoaib Malik had written an official complaint to the Cricket Committee of Dhaka Metropolis (CCDM) […]

Kerala floods: Maruti Suzuki posts 3.4% decline in August sales

As floods in Kerala adversely affected demand, India’s largest car maker Maruti Suzuki India on Saturday posted 3.4% drop in total sales at 1,58,189 units in August. The automobile major had sold 1,63,701 units in August last year. Domestic sales also dipped 2.8% to 1,47,700 units last month as against 1,52,000 units in the year-ago […]