Beto O’Rourke has raised $6.1 million 24 hours after announcing his run for the Democratic presidential nomination, surpassing rival contenders Bernie Sanders ($5.9 million) and Kamala Harris ($1.5 million) and all others. read more
On March 13, the gang, armed with a country-made pistol and sticks held a member of the security staff of an under-construction building in Golf Course Extension Road at gunpoint and stole tools and electronic items worth around Rs 14 lakh. read more
In a case described by Singapore prosecutors as “arguably one of the worst of its kind” in the city-state, the married couple -- who were sentenced two years ago over the abuse of another maid -- beat and kicked their helper and made her clean the house... read more
A view of Baptist Mission Students Hall in Kolkata. India’s first urban hostels called messbaris flourished in the city in the 20th century. By early 1900s, they were housing thousands of young men who had headed to rapidly industrialising Bengal. Messbaris still around have accumulated years of neglect. But thanks to movies set in these buildings and heritage initiatives, efforts are now being made to revive them.
An FIR was registered on Saturday under Section 6 (aggravated penetrative sexual assault) and Section 18 (attempt to commit an offence) of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences(POCSO) Act. read more
The road links Wakad with Pimpri-Chinchwad and so is crucial. In 2012, only a 24-metre-road was constructed. However, the open land was encroached and temporary sheds were set up, which have now developed into permanent shops. read more