October 2017

Top LeT militant killed in encounter at Kashmir

Srinagar: A top Lashkar-e-Taiba militant, Waseem Shah, believed to be the main architect of unrest last year in south Kashmir, was killed along with his accomplice in an encounter early this morning by the security forces in Pulwama district, the police said. Shah, 23, also known as ‘Abu Osama Bhai’ was killed at Litter area in Pulwama, a place considered to be a safe haven for militants. This is the

Complaint lodged against Tiruchi temple management

Tiruchirappalli: A complaint was lodged on the alleged sale of old door frames by the management of th Sri Rangam Sri Ranganathaswamy temple near here, police said. The frames are considered significant for their sculptural and antique value, police said. The complainant Rangarajan said more than 50 kalasams of the temple towers which were removed during the renovation were also missing. Police said action would be taken against the temple

OSR lands to be maintained in Chennai suburb

Chennai: While Perungalathur and its surrounding areas in the city suburb have many parks in the vicinity for children, the locality’’s youths are left disappointed as there are no full-fledged government owned playgrounds in the area. With the intermittent rains lingering on these days, most of the vacant plots are water logged further depriving the youth of their day-to-day activities on the ground. Ramesh Krishnan, a college student from Karanai

Aravind Kejriwal's stolen car recovered

New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s creaky blue Wagon R, which was stolen from outside the Delhi Secretariat two days ago, has been found abandoned in Ghaziabad, the police said. The humble hatchback, Kejriwal drove around in his early political career and which helped cement his position as the “aam aadmi“, was being used by an AAP functionary before it was stolen. The Delhi Police said their counterparts in