HindustanTimes Thu,18 Dec 2014


Send extradition plea for Purulia case accused: CBI

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has written to the central government asking it to make a fresh request to Denmark for the extradition of Kim Davy — the alleged mastermind of the December 1995 Purulia arms drop case — in a move that could see him standing trial for his role finally.

LeT may target Agra-Delhi highway: New intel

The Centre has warned all states and law enforcement agencies to stay alert after the Peshawar attack and in the run-up to the visit of US President Barack Obama, sources said.

JMB planned to kill Bodo leaders, blast Assam: NIA

The outlawed terror outfit Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) had prepared a hit list of around 40 to 50 Bodo leaders to assassinate, a National Investigation Agency (NIA) probe into the Burdwan blast has revealed.

No consensus over fundings, Swachh Bharat fails to go beyond photo-ops

The urban leg of Swachh Bharat Mission could be going to the cleaners as the central government and the states have yet to clean up their act on the funding pattern to sustain the Rs. 62,009-crore programme.

Manipur: Brothers die in underwater competition

Some men are willing to go to any lengths for power. This pursuit turned fatal for two brothers in Manipur, both in their 70s, who drowned during a competition to decide who would become the chief of their village.

Isro to test fire India's heaviest rocket GSLV-Mk III

This comes less than three months after Isro successfully launched Mangalyaan, catapulting India to the elite league of nations who have successfully sent missions to Mars.

Peshawar massacre: Mumbai students reach out to victims’ kin via social media

A pall of gloom descended over Mumbai schools on Wednesday. Grieving for their counterparts across the border, students are trying to reach out to the families of the victims by sending condolence messages and handmade cards.

Areeb Majeed sent to judicial custody till December 30

In a surprise move, the NIA produced 22-year-old alleged ISIS militant Areeb Majeed before the special NIA court on Wednesday, which remanded him in judicial custody till December 30.

Amit Shah was in touch with police officers: lawyer

Contesting the discharge application filed by BJP president in the Sohrabuddin Shaikh fake encounter case, counsel for the complainant on Tuesday made a series of accusations against him before the special CBI court trying the case here.

Behaviour of Cong leadership exposes their frustration: Omar

Working president of the National Conference (NC) and chief minister Omar Abdullah on Wednesday said the under-current in favour of the NC and enthusiasm of its workers to register remarkable victory in 2014 assembly elections had frustrated its opponents to such an extent that they were making all bogus propaganda and stooping too low to criticise the NC and its leadership.

Acid attack case: Police fail to nab culprits even after five days

Even after five days of the acid attack on a law student, police are still unable to find the culprits. Lack of any development in the case is causing an erosion of faith in the police among people, especially among women.

Phase 5 polls crucial for BJP's 'Mission 44+'

The Bharatiya Janata Party's ambitious 'Mission 44+' to form its first ever government in Jammu and Kashmir hinges on its performance in the 20 seats going to the polls on December 20, in the final of the five-phase assembly elections.

We’ve deferred Dec 25 ‘ghar-wapsi’, haven’t cancelled it: RSS affiliate chief

Rajeshwar Singh Solanki, chief of the Dharma Jagran Samiti, the group behind mass conversions in Uttar Pradesh that sparked outrage, tells HT that the December 25 conversion event has only been deferred and the group will continue to oppose churches.

24,700 villages hit by drought in Maharashtra: Fadnavis

Chief minister Devendra Fadnavis announced on Wednesday that another 5,700 villages will be added to the list of drought-affected villages in Maharashtra.

Dalai Lama says he may be last to hold title

Exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama has said that he may be the last to hold the title and may not have a successor, media reported Wednesday.
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