Inadequate fire safety measures at Chandigarh airport: civic body

An inspection team of the Mohali Municipal Corporation has found “serious lacunae” in fire safety arrangements at the Chandigarh International Airport, prompting the authorities not to renew the no objection certificate granted to the airport, officials said today. The team was headed by the Joint Commissioner, Mohali Municipal Corporation, Kanu Thind. ‘Serious lacunae’ “Serious lacunae […]


Body of missing fisherman recovered

The body of a fisherman, who had gone missing off the Anchuthengu coast around a week ago, was recovered on Monday. The Anchuthengu police identified the deceased as Ebenezer, 24, of Mampally in Anchuthengu. He had fallen into the sea from a fishing boat on August 22 and had been untraceable despite the rescue efforts […]


BCCI has 90 days to form new body, says Vinod Rai

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) will need to conduct elections to pick the new body within three months. Committee of Administrators (CoA) chairman Vinod Rai said here on Monday the BCCI had 90 days to comply with the Supreme Court directions. He added he would hand over the administration once the […]


Naga body slams ‘no entry’ diktat

A Nagaland tribal body has denounced a warning to ostracise Naga MLAs and other members of the community in Manipur if they attend a special session of the Manipur Assembly or any meeting for discussing peace talks. The United Naga Council (UNC), an umbrella organisation of Nagas in Manipur, and Naga Hoho, the apex body […]


Imran’s close aide placed on ‘no-fly list’ by anti-graft body

Zulfikar Abbas Bukhari, a close aide of Pakistan’s Prime Minister-in-waiting Imran Khan, was on Wednesday put on no-fly list on a request filed by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB), a media report said. The top anti-graft body is conducting a probe into off-shore companies of Mr. Bukhari, who was in charge of Mr. Khan’s campaign […]


Body of man found in Delhi’s Narela

Man’s body found with injuries on face and head The body of a 23-year-old man was found on Wednesday near the Safiabad border in Delhi’s Narela with severe injury marks on his face and head, the police said. The deceased has been identified as Karan. He was a resident of Safiabad in Haryana, the police […]


Body of woman retrieved

The body of a woman who had gone missing with three other members of her family in the Venniyode river at Poyil, near Kambalakkad, was retrieved on Monday evening. The body of Sreeja (37) of Kalliruttipparambil at Anappara, near Chundale, in the district was retrieved around 4.30 p.m. Joint search The joint search was led […]


Girl’s body found in gunny bag

5-year-old girl’s body found in gunny bag The body of a five-year-old girl, who was missing since Monday, was found on Saturday in a gunny bag on the terrace of a house in Adarsh Nagar colony, the police said. SP (City) Akash Tomar said the girl who was studying in a private school went missing […]