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Mumbai: As the investigation into Sheena Bora murder case nears the final stage, the prime accused -- media honcho Indrani Mukherjea and her ex-husband Sanjeev Khanna have started blaming each other for the murder.According to a Mumbai Mirror report, while Khanna who is expected to be produced before a court in Bandra today, said, during questioning in Kolkata, he fell asleep in the car after they ...
New Delhi: No headway was made in resolving sticky issues for OROP implementation during talks between agitating ex-servicemen and government even as two more veterans on indefinite hunger strike were shifted to the Army hospital following doctor’s advice.As hectic back channel talks continued, Army chief Dalbir Singh Suhag met representativces of ex-servicemen at his South Block office but there ...
Mumbai, Aug 28 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who has done films like "Abhimaan" and "Anand" with Hrishikesh Mukherjee, says the late iconic director was like a godfather to him and others. Remembering Mukherjee on his death anniversary on Thursday, Big B posted on his blog: "There are two important anniversaries today. Death anniversaries of Mukesh the singer and Hrishkesh Mukherjee, my director ...
The Rs 20,000-crore private security industry in general, and the ATM security sector in particular, is in for a big churn if plans of the Kerala-based Muthoot Pappachan Group to meet their safety needs of the financial sector players pick up. The Muthoot Pappachan Group, with its flagship gold financing arm Muthoot Fincorp, has floated a new company--MPG Security Group-to take its "technologically ...
Mikhail Bora, son of Indrani Mukherjea accused in the sensational Sheena Bora murder case, was taken to Mumbai this morning for further questioning, a police official said. Mikhail, travelling by a commercial flight, was accompanied by a friend and a police team from Mumbai who had come here to question him about his mother's alleged involvement in the killing of his elder sister, the police official ...

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Gogoi also met Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh in New Delhi and sought immediate financial assistance for Rs 500 crore for Assam to carry out relief, rehabilitation and restoration works of infrastructures damaged by floods and erosion, said a government release. Giving a detailed account of the damages caused by floods to human lives, cattle, crops, infrastructure and other properties, Gogoi said ...
From Seema Hakhu Kachru Houston, Aug 27 (PTI) Three Indians and as many persons of Indian-origin are among 29 people, who have been been named as Fellows this year by the American Society for Metals, for their contributions in the field of materials science and engineering. The Indian Fellows are -- Pradeep Goyal, Vivekanand Kain, and Gankidi Madhusudhan Reddy, while the Indian-origin achievers are ...
From K J M Varma Seoul, Aug 27 (PTI) Noted Indian agricultural scientist Dr Modadugu Vijay Gupta along with President of Kiribati Islands Anote Tong will receive the first Sunhak Peace Prize here tomorrow. Gupta, 76, and Tong will receive prize money of USD 500,000 each and a commemorative medal in recognition of their work. Hailing from Bapatla in Andhra Pradesh Gupta, a biologist, was the recipient ...
Just as the debate around the Aarushi murder case has been stoked – again – we now have a new murder case, where a parent has been accused.The arrest of Indrani Mukerjea on a murder charge in the Sheena Bora case has left us with a trail of newspaper and web articles examining the sordid relationships and intrigues in the media mogul’s family. There are even YouTube videos for those who need ...
It is not the military-intelligence establishment of Pakistan which was solely responsible for the sabotage of NSA level talks between India and Pakistan. The pre-dominant role was that of Hafiz Saeed and to some extent the Hurriyat leaders in India. The other abetting forces were some mainstream political parties of J&K, which are essentially Kashmir Valley centric, as has always been the case ...
By Nita Bhalla NEW DELHI, Aug 28 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - I nternational charity Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is taking legal action against the producers of a new Bollywood film, saying its misrepresentation of the medical group could put its aid workers deployed in conflict zones at risk. Action-thriller "Phantom" was released on Friday and features British-Indian actress Katrina Kaif ...
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's central bank said on Friday that it injected 60 billion yuan ($9.39 billion) into interbank money market via short-term liquidity operations (SLOs). The seven-day loans have an average interest rate of 2.35 percent, the People's Bank of China (PBOC) said in a statement on its website. This marks the second SLOs loan this week as the central bank has injected another ...
By Nita Bhalla NEW DELHI, Aug 28 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - I nternational charity Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is taking legal action against the producers of a new Bollywood film, saying its misrepresentation of the medical group could put its aid workers deployed in conflict zones at risk. Action-thriller "Phantom" was released on Friday and features British-Indian actress Katrina Kaif ...
The World Health Organization (WHO) Thursday announced that it is strengthening water, sanitation and hygiene services to accelerate progress in eliminating and eradicating neglected tropical diseases by 2020 that affect more than 1 billion of the world’s poorest and most vulnerable populations.Millions suffer from devastating WASH [water, sanitation and hygiene] related tropical diseases such ...
Citizens of the small Dutch town of Noordwijkerhout had a strange shock today when their little town market received a very unexpected visitor. Named Buba, the huge pachyderm had apparently just earlier strolled out of her circus in a nearby field and decided to do a little shopping. In a video captured by a surprised shopper, the elephant is seen quite literally checking out the stalls, trunk ...
"We are not just Americans, but citizens of Earth." —@StationCDRKelly http://t.co/eOShEche3z pic.twitter.com/nGPsTVC4Hh— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) July 20, 2015 Washington: Clicked from 1.6 million kms away in space, a NASA camera on the Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) satellite has returned its first stunning view of the entire sun-lit side of Earth. DSCOVR is equipped with the Earth ...
(Adds extra details about the photographer, new headline) By Alex Whiting LONDON, Aug 26 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When photographer Graeme Robertson who has covered wars and famines met a boy in Uganda whose skin looked as if it was falling off his face, he was shocked to discover the boy had been attacked for being blind. "Sometimes when you have a blind child they will try and kill them, ...
By Alex Whiting LONDON, Aug 26 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When war photographer Graeme Robertson met a boy in Uganda whose skin looked as if it was falling off his face, he was shocked to discover the boy had been attacked for being blind. "Sometimes when you have a blind child they will try and kill them, set them on fire, lock them in a hut for the rest of their life, forget about them," ...

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