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Daily Archives: 3rd September 2018

1 Dead, 36 ‘Govindas’ Injured Dahi Handi Celebrations in Mumbai

At least one 'govinda' lost his life during Janmashtami Dahi-Handi celebrations here on Monday. He died in the Sion Hospital. Dahi Handi is celebrated by forming human pyramids on the eve of Janmashtami which is celebrated with fervour in the state.

Kumaraswamy, Deve Gowda Confident of BJP Defeat in Karnataka Civic Polls

After numbers indicated Congress' victory in the Karnataka civic polls, Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy on Monday said that city voters have shown full support to the coalition government led by the Janata Dal (Secular) and the Congress.

Dabholkar Murder Suspect Sent to CBI Custody

A Mumbai sessions court on Monday remanded Sharad Kalaskar, suspect in rationalist Narendra Dabholkar murder case in 2013, into the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) custody for further investigation.

Mumbai Court Gives Mallya 3 Weeks to Reply to ED Application

A Mumbai Special Court has granted three weeks time to liquor baron Vijay Mallya to file his reply on the Enforcement Directorate's application, which sought to declare him a fugitive economic offender under the new law.

The ThickShake Factory Announces new Outlet in Mumbai

The ThickShake Factory, India's first premium thick shake brand, is all set to expand its footprint in Maharashtra by launching its outlet in Bandra, Mumbai.

Myanmar Journalists get 7 Years’ Imprisonment for Breaching Official Secrets act

Two Reuters journalists, accused of breaching Myanmar's official secrets act during their reporting of the Rohingya crisis, have been sentenced to seven years each in jail by a Yangon court.

6 Dead in Somalia car Bombing

At least six people died while 15 others were left injured in a car bombing incident in Somalia's capital, Mogadishu on Sunday.

Kachai Gets its First Market Shed to Promote Organic Products

Untouched by the Green Revolution, many parts of the northeastern region remain pure organic, where a very little amount of fertilizers and pesticides are used in agriculture.

Woman Entrepreneur Promotes Dragon Fruit Cultivation in Nagaland

The state of Nagaland is not only known for its rich heritage culture and festivals but is also famous for horticultural and botanical diversity.

Will not Surrender to Delhi Leadership, Says Telangana CM

Asserting the need for strengthening regional parties instead of being governed by parties whose top leaders sit in New Delhi, Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao on Sunday said that the real power lies with the people and it is they who decide who will run their government.

Man Commits Suicide After being Publicly Humiliated by a Mob

Kerala has a history of two mob lynchings this year. On February 23rd of this year, Madhu, an Adivasi man from Attappadi was lynched to death by a mob on charges of stealing food. Manik Roy, a migrant worker from Bengal was also killed in a similar fashion in Kollam district

Nine-year-old girl was found dead in a forest near Uri.

The deceased was identified as Muskan Jan, the daughter of Mushtaq Ahmad Ganaie, of Trikanjan, was missing since August 23. The girl, according to her father, had gone to the market and never came back home.

Pune police vilifying human rights activists, by crafting a media narrative

The acts of the Pune police following the arrests in June and August show complete disregard to Bombay High Court guidelines. They have in fact gone a step ahead and spread information to the media, none of which they have submitted to the court.

In the midst of #RebuildingKerala, did Kerala Government selectively forget the KPMG Scam?

The efforts taken by Kerala government to deal with the disaster-stricken state was well appreciated. But is it that it totally forgot to check on the companies that offered help? Or is it that the state selectively forgot the KPMG Scam? Is the flood situation just another PR campaign for the MNC to regain the credibility it lost? Well, these are questions one still have to find answers for as the situation unravels.

With Love from Jakarta; The Swapna Barman Story

She is no more the 12 toed athlete but the first Indian heptathlete to win a gold medal in Asian games. In an interview given to Reuters after the feat, Swapna said "After all, nobody from India won a heptathlon gold at the Asian Games before. I hope people will now remember me more for winning the gold than for my toes. It's like a new identity for me."