Even as the talks of setting up a Playboy nightclub at Candolim beach in Goa are on, Michael Lobo, a politician has threatened to go on hunger strike if the club is allowed to open, claiming it would promote prostitution in the tourist hub.
One person was detained today in connection with the alleged rape of a 10-year-old school girl here, police said. The identity and other details of the detainee were not revealed.
An inquiry into affairs of 'Apna Ghar', a state-run shelter home for children, has revealed that the staff was "scared" of the minor boys there and did not even sit next to them.
Investigators carried out searches at the home of Dayanand Patil, the sole injured in the Pune blasts, in Uruli Kanchan area on Friday and confiscated a passport that has a record of his visit to Jordan in 2002, and other documents.
Maharashtra Police has prepared sketches of two persons who may have planted explosives in Pune as investigators suspect the involvement of atleast three persons in executing the August 1 serial bomb blasts in Pune.
The man who was suspected to have carried one of the four bombs that exploded in Pune on Wednesday night and was injured has been identified as a local tailor, the city's police commissioner Gulab Rao Pol said.
In the e-age, you can tell the time in a myriad ways.
Symbiosis College of Arts and Commerce, Pune, deferred its proposed seminar ‘Voices of Kashmir’ indefinitely and cancelled the screening of Sanjay Kak’s film Jashn-e-Azadi after opposition from the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) and ‘advice’ from the Pune police.
Campus placements are underway in most colleges in the city but many students such as 21-year-old Madonna D’Souza, a graduate from Xavier’s, no longer depend on getting a job through this route.
A 15-year-old boy has been charged by the Vashi police with killing his mother, Anjana Gopale (42). He told the police that he was upset with constant squabbles in the family, and also felt that his mother paid more attention to his cousin than him.
The CBI team probing into the mysterious disappearance of nurse Bhanwari Devi today questioned Congress MLA Malkhan Singh's sister here in connection with the case, officials said.
The crusader said that he would "embark on a tour and meet all those young men and women, farmers, working class, school children from all over the world who were a part of this movement against corruption and at times even went to jail for the sake of the cause".
The Western Railways (WR) has collected over Rs3.63 crores in the period of just one month of August 2011 by conducting intensive checks and surprise visits in the train compartments. The amount collected is 23.14% more than the corresponding month last year.
The Juhu police have identified the two servants who murdered the 68-year-old Bharti Shah. The three teams that have been sent to trace them are yet to return.