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Builder’s murder: Cops probe caste angle

“Every time Manjeri had to harass someone from the Mor community, he would ask the hired men to do the job. A few months ago, one of those men had assaulted the main accused, Haribhai Gelabhai Mor, in Rapar of Kutch. This irked Mor as a man from ‘lower caste’ had assaulted him because of Manjeri,” an officer from Nerul police station said.

As per the investigations, Mor had hired Kherwadi resident Rafeeq Ahmad, 40, who was the key planner of the murder. Ahmad further hired one Rahul to execute the plan. Rahul then hired two brothers—Kaushal Kumar Vijendra Yadav, 18, and Sonu Kumar Vijendra Yadav, 23. While Kaushal Kumar was the shooter, Sonu Kumar rode the motorbike used in the murder. Another person, Gaurav Kumar Vikas Yadav, 24, conducted recce of Nerul sector 6. (HT PHOTO)
Updated on Apr 09, 2023 12:31 AM IST

Modi calls for integrated preparations for dealing with natural disasters

Modi said each nation faces the threat of natural disasters and called studying past disasters and learning lessons from them the way forward

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressing the conference. (PTI)
Updated on Apr 04, 2023 11:30 AM IST

Great Indian Bustard chick hatches from birds reared in captivity

The number of Great Indian Bustards has declined to less than 150 in the wild, with close to 90 of them found in just two protected areas.

Great Indian Bustard chick hatches from birds reared in captivity
Updated on Apr 02, 2023 12:01 AM IST
ByMukesh Mathrani, Barmer

Bustard chick hatched from eggs of artificially reared couple in Jaisalmer

Explaining the process, an official said that the breeding centre had collected 30 eggs from the wild of which six were damaged. 24 chicks were successfully hatched from the eggs and two of them died. “As of now, we have 22 artificially hatched GIBs at the Jaisalmer breeding centre,” the official said

 (HT Photo)
Updated on Apr 01, 2023 07:09 PM IST
ByMukesh Mathrani

Season’s 1st heatwave alert issued already, for Kutch, Konkan regions

Large parts of west and northwest India, as well as many Himalayan towns, have recorded temperatures 5-10°C higher than what is normal for this time of the year.

The Rann of Kutch in Gujarat.(Twitter/Gujarat Information Department)
Updated on Feb 20, 2023 04:23 AM IST
ByJayashree Nandi, New Delhi
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