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Baby trafficking racket in Mumbai busted, charged Rs 60000 to Rs 3L for infants

Baby trafficking racket in Mumbai busted, charged Rs 60000 to Rs 3L for infants

The Mumbai Crime branch on Monday busted a baby trafficking racket in the city arrested a total of nine people, 

Jan 18, 2021, 14:03 PM IST
BMCs new order, no fine for not wearing mask inside your private vehicle

BMCs new order, no fine for not wearing mask inside your private vehicle

The BMC issued a new order to stop fining people for not wearing masks inside their private vehicles. The new rule came into force in Mumbai from Sunday afternoon. 

Jan 18, 2021, 07:53 AM IST
BJP govt will complete term and return to power with absolute majority in Karnataka: Amit Shah

BJP govt will complete term and return to power with absolute majority in Karnataka: Amit Shah

Union Home Minister Amit Shah said the government would not only complete its five-year term but return to power with an absolute majority.

Jan 17, 2021, 00:02 AM IST
Bengaluru becomes fastest-growing tech hub on planet since 2016, says report

Bengaluru becomes fastest-growing tech hub on planet since 2016, says report

Karnataka's capital Bengaluru has topped the charts of a fastest-growing technology hub in the world since 2016.

Jan 16, 2021, 17:07 PM IST
COVID-19 vaccine: Bharat Biotech to pay compensation if Covaxin causes side effects

COVID-19 vaccine: Bharat Biotech to pay compensation if Covaxin causes side effects

Bharat Biotech has said that the company will pay compensation to recipients in case of any serious adverse effects experienced after receiving the antidote.

Jan 16, 2021, 15:43 PM IST
CBI books Bengaluru based company for causing loss of Rs 200.38 crore to banks

CBI books Bengaluru based company for causing loss of Rs 200.38 crore to banks

Searches were also conducted at the residential and official premises of the accused at Bangalore 

Jan 13, 2021, 23:53 PM IST
Chennai air customs seize foreign currency worth Rs 1.04 crore; one arrested

Chennai air customs seize foreign currency worth Rs 1.04 crore; one arrested

74000 USD in 100 denominations worth Rs 53.5 lakh were seized under the Customs Act.   

Jan 09, 2021, 18:40 PM IST
Brave Mumbai cop catches python with bare hands, check out viral video

Brave Mumbai cop catches python with bare hands, check out viral video

In yet another incident of man versus animal, a huge python snake was spotted at a house in Mumbai's Dharavi area in Thursday night during the New Year celebrations.

Jan 01, 2021, 13:27 PM IST
Gold, drones, cigarettes worth Rs 47.8 lakh seized at Chennai airport; one arrested

Gold, drones, cigarettes worth Rs 47.8 lakh seized at Chennai airport; one arrested

807 grams of gold worth Rs 41.63 lakh, cigarettes and drones worth Rs 6.17 lakh were seized under the Customs Act.   

Dec 29, 2020, 18:52 PM IST
4.77 kg gold worth Rs 2.47 cr seized by Air Customs at Chennai; three held

4.77 kg gold worth Rs 2.47 cr seized by Air Customs at Chennai; three held

According to officials, the movement of passengers was monitored in the transit area, after they had disembarked from the flight. 

Dec 29, 2020, 00:20 AM IST
Play it 'pretty safe', leave party before 11: Mumbai Police to use drones, deploy 40,000 personnel ahead of New Year celebrations

Play it 'pretty safe', leave party before 11: Mumbai Police to use drones, deploy 40,000 personnel ahead of New Year celebrations

Maharashtra has been the worst coronavirus-hit state across India and Mumbai has still over 8,100 coronavirus active cases.

Dec 28, 2020, 21:08 PM IST
Air hostess in Pune alleges rape, assault on man she met on Tinder

Air hostess in Pune alleges rape, assault on man she met on Tinder

The woman is currently undergoing treatment at a hospital.

Dec 28, 2020, 18:54 PM IST
No new COVID-19 case in Mumbai's Dharavi for first time since outbreak

No new COVID-19 case in Mumbai's Dharavi for first time since outbreak

Mumbai's Dharavi has reported zero positive cases of coronavirus for the first time since the pandemic reached the country earlier this year.

Dec 26, 2020, 15:31 PM IST
Covaxin: Vice President Venkaiah Naidu discusses status of indigenous vaccine with Bharat Biotech owners

Covaxin: Vice President Venkaiah Naidu discusses status of indigenous vaccine with Bharat Biotech owners

Bharat Biotech Chairman and Managing Director Dr Krishna Ella and JMD Suchitra Ella called Vice- President M Venkaiah Naidu to discuss status of the indigenous vaccine.

Dec 25, 2020, 18:29 PM IST
Tamil Nadu: Women commission directs Loyola College to pay Rs 64.3 lakh compensation to sexual harassment victim

Tamil Nadu: Women commission directs Loyola College to pay Rs 64.3 lakh compensation to sexual harassment victim

The compensation covers remuneration for 81 months, damages for mental agony, unkind words of sexual harassment and for filing a false complaint against the victim. 

Dec 23, 2020, 20:56 PM IST
Bengaluru riots: NIA arrests 17 SDPI members in connection with August violence

Bengaluru riots: NIA arrests 17 SDPI members in connection with August violence

The case was originally registered by PS KG Halli on August 12 and was re-registered by NIA on September 21.

Dec 21, 2020, 21:38 PM IST
Watch Jupiter-Saturn celestial conjunction at Bengaluru planetarium on December 21

Watch Jupiter-Saturn celestial conjunction at Bengaluru planetarium on December 21

"We have set up telescopes in our premises to watch the conjunction of Jupiter and Saturn, " said the planetarium official.

Dec 20, 2020, 16:54 PM IST
Gold, foreign currency, iPhones, cigarettes worth Rs 2.65 crore seized by Chennai Air Customs; 7 arrested

Gold, foreign currency, iPhones, cigarettes worth Rs 2.65 crore seized by Chennai Air Customs; 7 arrested

In separate cases, Chennai Air Customs officials seized 4.77 kg gold.

Dec 17, 2020, 00:20 AM IST
Hyderabad: Water supply to be affected in these areas till 5 PM on December 17

Hyderabad: Water supply to be affected in these areas till 5 PM on December 17

The HMWSSB requested consumers to use water conservatively to avoid inconvenience.   

Dec 16, 2020, 15:19 PM IST
Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu virtually inaugurates 'Yours Truly Margazhi' festival

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu virtually inaugurates 'Yours Truly Margazhi' festival

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu inaugurated `Yours Truly Margazhi` festival via virtual mode from Hyderabad, he appealed to the artists' community to utilise the potential of India`s soft power to

Dec 16, 2020, 07:36 AM IST