Dera Sacha Sauda chief convicted in rape case; followers go on rampage; set ablaze 2 railway stations

Newsroom24x7 Network Chandigarh: The CBI Special Court today convicted Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh in a 15-year old rape case. The quantum of punishment will be announced on Monday (28 August). The verdict was delivered by CBI Judge Jagdeep Singh. The Dera chief has been taken into custody by the Haryana Police.… Read More Dera Sacha Sauda chief convicted in rape case; followers go on rampage; set ablaze 2 railway stations

Utkal Express derails in Muzaffarnagar in UP: 23 dead, 72 injured

Newsroom24x7 Network Muzaffarnagar (UP): At least 23 persons have died and more than 70 have been inured as five coaches of Utkal Express derailed at Khatauli in Muzaffarnagar in Uttar Pradesh on Saturday evening. The site of the accident is about 100 kms from Delhi, the national capital. According to the Railways spokesperson Anil Saxena… Read More Utkal Express derails in Muzaffarnagar in UP: 23 dead, 72 injured

Neolithic artefacts of Northeast are 2700 years old

Umashankar Mishra New Delhi: For the first time, the age of the artefacts of Neolithic era recovered from two important sites in northeast India has been unraveled. Indian scientists have found the age using the latest technique of optically stimulated luminescence dating. ‘It is now confirmed that the corded pottery and polished stone tools that… Read More Neolithic artefacts of Northeast are 2700 years old

Self-styled Hizbul commander Yasin Itoo killed in encounter

Newsroom24x7 Network Srinagar: Three from the Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist outfit, including one of its its self-styled commander Yasin Itoo alias ‘Gaznavi’, were killed in an encounter that began Saturday night (12 Agust 2017). Two armymen have been martyred in this encounter in Shopian district in South Kashmir. //pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Acting on… Read More Self-styled Hizbul commander Yasin Itoo killed in encounter

Himachal landslide hits two buses; 46 dead

Newsroom24x7 Network Shimla: Two Himachal Pradesh Roadways buses were crushed and at least 46 passengers have died in a massive landslide at Kotpuri near Padhar on the Mandi Pathankot national highway. About 50 passengers were travelling in the two ill-fated buses. //pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The landslide was caused by a cloud burst.… Read More Himachal landslide hits two buses; 46 dead

UP Hospital deaths: Congress demands probe by a sitting Supreme Court judge

Newsroom24x7 Network Gorakhpur/New Delhi: The death of 62 children due to lack of oxygen supply in a Gorakhpur hospital – has left the entire nation in a state of shock. The count of the dead has kept rising over the last couple of days. Even today (12 August 2017), there has been a casualty at… Read More UP Hospital deaths: Congress demands probe by a sitting Supreme Court judge

Nitish Kumar quits as Bihar Chief Minister

Newsroom24x7 Staff Patna/New Delhi: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today resigned after the RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav ruled out the resignation of his son, the deputy chief Minister Tejashwi Prasad Yadav over the land-for-hotel case that has engulfed the entire Lalu family. //pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Nitish resigned after the ruling JD(U)… Read More Nitish Kumar quits as Bihar Chief Minister

Wild species getting extinct in Bharatpur National Park

Umashankar Mishra New Delhi: Over a span of five decades, eight mammal species have become locally extinct in Keoladeo National Park in Bharatpur, a study has revealed. Many species of wild animals including tiger, leopard, black buck, smooth-coated otter, leopard cat, Indian fox and Hanuman langur have become locally extinct in the last fifty years… Read More Wild species getting extinct in Bharatpur National Park

CBI arrests IFS officer for accepting bribe

  Newsroom24x7 Staff Chandigarh: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) arrested on Tuesday Birender Choudhary, an An Indian Forest Service Officer holding the post of Member Secretary, Chandigarh Pollution Control Committee, in a bribery case. A case was registered on 17 July 2017 under section 7 of Preention of Corruption Act, 1988 against the Member… Read More CBI arrests IFS officer for accepting bribe

PNB Housing Limited duped by fraudsters in Delhi; Police registers FIR

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: An FIR has been registered earlier this month by the Barakhamba Road Police station in the capital on a complaint of cheating, criminal breach of trust, forgery of documents, misappropriation of money and criminal conspiracy filed against a couple, two directors of a private limited company and their associates by PNB… Read More PNB Housing Limited duped by fraudsters in Delhi; Police registers FIR

President accepts Ram Nath Kovind’s resignation as Governor of Bihar

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: The President of India has accepted Ram Nath Kovind’s resignation as Governor of Bihar Kovind submitted his resignation as Bihar Governor after he was declared as the NDA nominee for the post of President of India on Monday. The President of India has appointed Keshari Nath Tripathi, Governor of West Bengal,… Read More President accepts Ram Nath Kovind’s resignation as Governor of Bihar

Job racket busted, several running fake call centres arrested by Delhi Police

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: The Crime Branch of Delhi Police has busted a call centre by arresting eight accused persons who were involved in a job racket and were operating from the Noida area in Uttar Pradesh. The accused persons used to collect the resume of the job seekers who were applying for jobs on… Read More Job racket busted, several running fake call centres arrested by Delhi Police

Chemical leak at container depot in Delhi: 300 girl students affected by toxic fumes

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: Toxic gas fumes that spread following a chemical leak at a container depot in southeast Delhi’s Tughlakabad area today affected a large number of school students who were rushed to hospital after they complained of breathlessness and irritation in eyes. According to police sources, it was about 7. 30 this morning when they… Read More Chemical leak at container depot in Delhi: 300 girl students affected by toxic fumes

Terrorist attack in Kashmir: 2 terrorists killed, 3 army personnel martyred

Newsroom24x7 Staff Srinagar: Two suspected Jaish-e-Mohammed terrorists were killed in retaliatory fire while three army personnel, including Captain Ayush, got martyred when the army camp at Panzgam in Kupwara district of North Kashmir was attacked early this morning. Five other soldiers, involved in road opening duties in the area, were wounded in this attack. They… Read More Terrorist attack in Kashmir: 2 terrorists killed, 3 army personnel martyred

MCD election: BJP returns to power, AAP blames EVM for its defeat

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) has defeated the Aam Aadmi Party and routed the Congress in the Delhi Municipal elections. The BJP addressed the anti-incumbancy factor by giving tickets to new faces instead of fielding the sitting corporators and this strategy adopted earlier in Gujarat by Prime Minister Narendra Modi when… Read More MCD election: BJP returns to power, AAP blames EVM for its defeat