Ambala: One held after man dies of injuries inflicted in scuffle

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AMBALA: Police on Saturday arrested a street vendor for allegedly inflicting injuries on his customer resulting in his death. A case was registered at the Parao police station against one Ravi under section 304 (punishment for culpable homicide not amounting to murder) on the complaint of Chand, a resident of Vrindavan in Mathura district. The complaint said that he along with his relative Irfan had gone to Ravi’s egg stall late on September 17. Chand said that after eating eggs at the stall, accused Ravi asked Irfan to pay for…

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Armyman and friend who were on the run held for Rewari gang rape

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REWARI: After 11 days of raids across Haryana, Rajasthan and Delhi, the special investigation team (SIT) constituted to probe the gang rape of a 19-year-old woman in Rewari nabbed two more key accused — Army jawan Pankaj and his friend Manish — from Mahendragarh early on Sunday morning. One of the three key accused, Nishu, and two others were arrested in the case on September 16. The investigators said presence of all these five people at the crime spot, when the woman was raped, had been established. Around 25 police…

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Lack of police patrolling sparks safety fears in new sectors, residents protest

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GURUGRAM: Two days after seven men, who were partying in a upscale condominium in Sector 86, allegedly tried to rape a 21-year-old woman IT executive while she was climbing the stairs of her apartment, residents of new sectors took out a candlelight protest to raise their safety concerns and frequent criminal activities they face. The protest started from Sector 82 market, where around 500 residents raised their concerns of why living in the new sectors is not safe for them anymore. Lokesh Yadav, a resident of Sector 83, said, “I…

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Why docs of pvt hospitals aren’t ready to be on negligence panel

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GURUGRAM: No specialists or super-specialists from private hospitals want to be on the panel of the district medical negligence board that takes up complaints of negligence against other private hospitals. In a court hearing of a medical negligence case, Pankaj Aggarwal, acting principal medical officer (PMO) of Civil Hospital, suggested that the district court refer the matter to a medical college. Speaking to TOI, the acting PMO, said private specialists and super-specialists did not want to sour their relationship with other hospitals, which was why they refused to be on…

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PFI threatens to occupy NIA office

Coimbatore: Popular Front of India (PFI) has threatened to occupy the National Investigation Agency (NIA) office at Race Course here on October 1 to condemn the agency for allegedly torturing Muslim youths. In pretext of investigating the murder of Hindu Munnani spokesperson Sasikumar, NIA has been foisting fake cases against Muslim youths, PFI state general secretary Khalid Mohamed told reporters here on Sunday. “Why has NIA chosen Sasikumar’s murder case for investigation, ignoring other murders reported from Tamil Nadu? Kovai Abdul Razak was murdered by fascist elements. But, NIA did…

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NMR operates round trip special between Ooty, Ketti

Udhagamandalam: As part of Paryatan Parv-2018, a mega tourism gala, the Salem division of Southern Railway operated ‘round trip special’ between Ooty and Ketti on the Nilgiri Mountain Railway (NMR) on Sunday. A special trip was operated last Sunday also. The round trip special between Ooty and Ketti, which was introduced in June during weekends and Wednesdays was well received by the tourists. With three coaches, including first class with a capacity of 80 seats and 40 seats in second class, the special service was operated two trips a day…

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2 men die of asphyxiation

Coimbatore: Two migrant labourers suffocated to death inside a tank in a printing mill at Sevur Mamarathupalayam in Erode while they were cleaning it on Sunday. The deceased were identified as Manneer, 49, and Mandar Pandit, from Jharkhand. “The duo was working at Karthikeyan Printing Mill located near Sevur Mamarathupalayam and had entered the tank around 11am. After they became unconscious during work, other workers rescued them and rushed them to a government hospital in Erode. But doctors there declared them as dead,” a police officer said. tnn

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