Pak fires on Indian positions in Poonch
POONCH: In the ninth case of ceasefire violation this year,Pakistani troops Saturday morning fired at Indian posts along the LoC in Jammus Poonch district but there was no loss of life or damage to property. Army said Indian troops had not fired back.
FIR against Nirmal Baba for cheating
LUCKNOW: The Lucknow Police Saturday registered a case of cheating and fraud against controversial godman Nirmaljeet Singh Narula alias Nirmal Baba,following directions of a local court. The complaint has been filed by two children.
Train crushes man in front of his sons
SALEM: A 40-year-old was Saturday crushed to death in front of his two sons when he fell in the space between the platform and a train. Working as a labourer in Mumbai,Nalliappan was trying to get into the unreserved compartment of the Kurla Express to get seats for his family.
MP Health Directors 2 passports seized
BHOPAL: Madhya Pradesh Health Director A N Mittal was found to possess two passports in his name during a Lokayukta raid at his residence here Saturday. While one was a UN passport issued by the WHO,the other was a regular passport.
Man held for stealing Rs 1.25-cr diamonds
MUMBAI: A 30-year-old daily wage worker of a firm dealing in diamond trading was arrested from suburban Malad here for allegedly stealing diamonds worth Rs 1.25 crore 10 days ago. Diamonds worth Rs 1.16 crore have reportedly been recovered.
Malayalam director Padmakumar dies
KOCHI: Noted Malayalam film Director C P Padmakumar died at a private hospital here after a brief illness. His directorial effort Sammohanam had received the Best Film Award at the Edinburgh International Film festival in 1995.
Additional DM kills self in Lucknow
LUCKNOW: A Provincial Civil Services officer posted as Additional District Magistrate in Lucknow reportedly committed suicide by consuming poison at his residence Saturday. Vinod Kumar Rai is said to have had some family issues.