Teenager gangraped in Diva

A 15-year-old young lady from Diva here was professedly gangraped by two siblings, police said Friday. Police PRO Gajanan Kabdule told PTI that the casualty an occupant of Agasan had set out of her home to buy some material for making “rakhis” on April 20 evening when the episode occured. While she was strolling along the lake close Mhatre Nagar, […]

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Admiral Dhowan stresses on indigenisation of naval systems

Swearing by NDA government’s Make in India mandate, Navy Chief Admiral R K Dhowan on Saturday stressed that indigenisation of various systems would remain as the main focus. Speaking on the concluding day of the bi-annual Naval Commanders’ Conference, Admiral Dhowan touched upon on myriad issues including enhancing the operational readiness of the Commands, infrastructure development, human resource management, coastal […]

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Patanjali product sales soar in Iraq, Syria after Baba Ramdev’s comments on beheading

After stoking huge controversy over his remarks that he could’ve beheaded those who didn’t chant Bharat Mata Ki Jai if he weren’t law-abiding, Yoga guru Baba Ramdev has reason to smile – the products of Patanjali Ayurved have recorded an unprecedented spike in sales over the past few days in Iraq and Syria. “It’s amazing. First, we trounced all the […]

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Google doodle celebrates the work of British bard William Shakespeare

Saturday’s Google doodle celebrates the incredible work of William Shakespeare, regarded as the most prolific writer in the English language. April 23 this year is the 400th death anniversary of the British bard. The Google doodle features the bard in the middle, with four illustrations from his plays on either side of him. The illustrations depict some of his most […]

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Transgenders make debut at Kumbh

he maiden entry of Kinnar Akhara, an institution representing transgenders, at the Kumbh drew maximum attention as devotees scrambled to seek their blessings when they arrived at Gandharv Ghat Friday evening. Handing over currency notes and getting “blessed coins” in return, hundreds of devotees lined up to touch their feet. “Paise do aur coins le jao (Give me notes and […]

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After voting, violence and murder: Two CPM workers killed in clashes with Trinamool

Simmering tension in a West Bengal village split in two political halves erupted on Thursday night when a CPI(M) worker and a polling agent of the party were allegedly hacked to death by TMC supporters, hours after voting ended in the third phase of Assembly elections in the state. According to police and residents of Lodhna village in the Khandaghosh […]

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