Rs 50k reward on me, I’m here to surrender: Murder accused to cop

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NOIDA: “I have a Rs 50,000 reward on my head in a murder case,” a 40-year-old man announced before a bunch of stunned cops at Bisrakh police station on Monday. With folded hands, Sheru Bhati, an accused in the murder of BJP functionary Shiv Kumar Yadav in November last year, pleaded that he be arrested as the cops flipped through pages of FIRs to match his picture. Ten days ago, his father Sahdev Bhati and brother Anil had surrendered before the cops in the same case. The series of surrenders…

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Cash, jewellery stolen from Dadri trader’s house

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GREATER NOIDA: Thieves escaped with cash and jewellery worth nearly Rs 45 lakh from the house of a steel trader in Dadri on Sunday night. Nearly Rs 22 lakh in cash, 280 grams of gold and diamond jewellery have been stolen by the thieves who used 10-12 chairs to reach the first floor of double-storey building. The owner, Dinesh Garg (60), resides in Ayodhyaganj area of Dadri with his family. Their house is situated on the first floor while their shop is on ground floor. Around 8.30 pm on Sunday,…

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Will move SC seeking CBI probe, says Ekisha’s father

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NOIDA: The father of Ekisha Sah, the Class IX girl who allegedly committed suicide at her home in Noida, said on Monday that he would approach the Supreme Court seeking a CBI inquiry into the death of his daughter. Flanked by the father of the eight-year-old boy who was allegedly killed by a senior student in a Gurgaon school, Raghav Sah said he would start a nation-wide movement to “save the daughters of India.” “Nearly 30,000 people from Bihar will come to Delhi for a protest,” he said. “If required,…

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Homebuyers get hope of getting interest subsidy

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NEW DELHI: Thousands of first-time homebuyers in Noida and Greater Noida, whose hopes of getting the interest subsidy under PM Awas Yojna (PMAY) were fading, can now look forward to availing the benefit. All eligible buyers with annual income of up to Rs 18 lakh, who have bought houses after January 2017, will be able to get the subsidy, a government order said. All eligible home buyers from the middle income groups (MIGs) can get interest subsidy of approximately Rs 2.5 lakh on their home loans under the PMAY (urban).…

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