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Man gets three years RI for molesting five-year-old girl

Thane A local court has sentenced a man from Bhiwandi to three years of rigorous imprisonment for molesting a five-year-old girl in 2013. District Judge DG Murumkar on Friday convicted Irfan Iqbal Momim, 30, under relevant sections of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act and the Indian Penal Code (IPC). The court […]

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Residents inaugurate MMI facility at Chattarpu

New Delhi: Members of URJA, a network of Delhi’s RWAs, inaugurated the Multi Modal Integration facility developed at the Chhattarpur Metro station on Saturday as they alleged that the facility was lying unused for the past four months and Delhi Metro has restricted public access to it. The MMI facility was developed by the Delhi […]

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where fashion meets history: A taste of Haryana in Shahput Jat

New Delhi: Sixty-year-old Balkishan was thrilled to watch the folk music and dances from his home state performed at a park right outside his residence in south Delhi’s Shahpur Jat. Seated along with his four-year-old grand-daughter Saturday evening in the audiences’ enclosure of the park, which was decked up with colourful lights and banners, the […]

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Gang held for using rickshaw puller’s bank account for fraud

Greater Noida: Four persons were arrested Friday night from a fake call centre for allegedly duping several people on the pretext of jobs with airline companies in Noida’s Sector 142. The suspects had roped in a rickshaw puller and used his bank account for bogus transactions. The mastermind Praveen Mishra, 28, is a resident of […]

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Rajkot: Lion caught in trap on agricultural farm dies

Forest officers said they were treating the incident as a case of lion hunting and that two farm workers have been detained for questioning. AN ASIATIC lion died allegedly after getting caught in a trap laid on an agricultural farm in the revenue area of Sarasiya range in Gir (east) forest division in Amreli district […]

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Stubble burning: 3,000 farm fires and counting…

Higher than last year; pollution control board says contributing 7% to Delhi’s PM levels but figure will reach 17% today. Stubble burning has increased in Punjab and Haryana this year with more than 3,000 farm fire cases recorded as of Wednesday since counting began late September. This is higher than the nearly 2,600 stubble burning […]