Animals live for man: China’s appetite for wildlife likely to survive coronavirus

For the past two weeks China’s police have been raiding houses, restaurants and makeshift markets across the country, arresting nearly 700 people for breaking the temporary ban on catching, selling or eating wild animals. The scale of the crackdown, which has netted almost 40,000 animals including squirrels, weasels and boars, suggests that China’s taste for […]

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Tamil Nadu: Man convicted under POCSO Act escapes from govt hospital

A man convicted under POCSO Act on Thursday escaped from the ward of a government hospital in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu. While police have not yet shared any details about the escaped convict, news agency ANI reported that there is heavy deployment of police personnel at the hospital ward after the incident. (More details awaited) Get […]

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Delhi: Angry over being fired two years ago, man robs ex-boss at gunpoint

A 30-year-old man was arrested in Central Delhi’s Karol Bagh for allegedly robbing Rs 5 lakh cash from his former employer at gunpoint. Chandan, who had a grudge against his former boss for firing him two years ago, planned the robbery along with his two friends, Ranjit (24) and Jaan Mohammad. (Representative image) A 30-year-old […]

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Man shot dead in London stab frenzy was convicted Islamist terrorist with family links to Lanka

A man shot dead by the Scotland Yard after he went on a stabbing frenzy on a busy high street in south London was a convicted Islamist terrorist, with family links to Sri Lanka, who was recently released from prison after serving half of his sentence period for preparation of acts of terrorism, police said. […]

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Djokovic seals 8th Australian Open, 1st man in Open Era to win Grand Slams in 3 different decades

World No. 2 Novak Djokovic inched closer to Rafeal Nadal and Roger Federer on the list of male tennis players with most Grand Slam titles after capturing a record-extending 8th title at Australian Open on Sunday. Novak Djokovic, who has become only the 3rd man to win at least 8 titles at a Grand Slam […]

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Nagpur: Suspecting live-in partner of cheating, man pours boiling water on her

The man suspected the woman’s fidelity and the couple had a heated argument, following which he poured boiling water on her The condition of the woman, who was admitted to a hospital, was stable. (Image for representation) A 30-year-old labourer woman sustained severe burn injuries after her live-in partner allegedly poured boiling water on her, […]

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Union Budget contains nothing for Bihar, common man: Tejashwi Yadav

Terming the Union Budget “directionless”, the opposition RJD-led mahagathbandhan in Bihar alleged on Saturday that it did not have any words on special package for the state or for the common man. Leader of Opposition in the Bihar Legislative Assembly and RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav termed the Centre’s budget “directionless” and alleged that it did […]

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Economic Survey completely disconnected with problems faced by common man: Congress

The Congress on Friday hit out at the government on the Economic Survey, saying it is “completely disconnected” with the reality as the country is facing difficult times on the economic front and it is not bothered about the problems faced by the common man. Congress spokesperson Rajeev Gowda also attacked the government on its […]

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Mumbai: Man who killed wife, daughter over suspected infidelity caught after three years

Satara resident Shrimant Anna Nagargoje suspected that his wife was in a relationship with another man and killed both her and his six-year-old daughter. Image for representation. A 38-year-old man was arrested by Panvel police in neighbouring Navi Mumbai on Thursday for allegedly killing his wife and the six-year-old daughter three years ago. Shrimant Anna […]

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