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Five charred to death at tyre factory

Jaipur: Five labourers were charred to death while two were seriously injured when molten raw material from a furnace fell on them at a tyre factory in Govindgarh town here, police said today. The labourers had put the raw material in the furnace for melting. The furnace then developed a leak and the labourers came

3 sewer men choke to death in Faridabad

Faridabad: Three sewer men choked to death in a sewerage treatment plant in sector 31 here due to poisonous gases while carrying out a cleaning operation. Sewer men Rahul, Atar Singh and Santosh died yesterday while carrying out cleaning at the plant. The families of the deceased and the members of the union today held

‘Death of my mother Badal pushed me to this stage’

Bathinda: Shiromani Akali Dal MLA from Balluana Gurtej Singh Ghuriana, who is these days annoyed with his party leadership for rejecting his claim over Vidhan Sabha ticket, on Wednesday rued that it was the death of his “mother” that made him suffer such a major political loss. Ghuriana, while speaking to Daily Post over phone,

Bollywood celebs mourn Jayalalithaa’s death

Mumbai: Bollywood celebrities, including megastar Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan and A.R. Rahman, paid tributes to veteran movie star-turned-politician J. Jayalalithaa, who died in Chennai on Monday night after suffering a cardiac arrest. Jayalalithaa died at 11.30 p.m. on Monday, triggering immense grief across the state. She was 68. Here’s what B-Town celebrities said: Amitabh

Man hacked to death

Chandigarh: A youth died after assaulted by a group of unknown persons with sharp edged weapons at Sector 38 west, Chandigarh. The victim, a resident of Dadumajra has been identified as Bablu who sustained serious injuries and after the deceased was rushed to the PGIMER, the duty doctors declared him brought dead. The police have

PM condoles death of journalist Dileep Padgaonkar

New Delhi:Prime Minister Narendra Modi today condoled the death of noted journalist Dileep Padgaonkar, saying he was a leading public thinker whose contribution to journalism will always be remembered. “Mr. Dileep Padgaonkar was a leading public thinker whose contribution to journalism will always be remembered. Pained by his demise. RIP,” Modi tweeted. 72-year-old Padgaonkar, a

Congress protests over death of cows in govt Gaushala at Lalru

Chandigarh: The controversy over the deaths of cows in the gowshala situated in village Magra due to cold and shortage of fodder has further deepened and Congress party has launched a massive protest over the issue with PPCC General Secretary Deepinder Singh Dhillon leading the protests. The Congress leaders stage a massive dharna in front

SYP supports abolition of death penalty

Fatehgarh Sahib: Sikh Youth of Punjab (SYP) strongly criticised Indian government for opposing United Nations resolution that “sought to promote a moratorium on executions with a view of abolishing death penalty”. Regretting India’s standpoint on the subject, Dal Khalsa’s youth wing is of the view that the enlightened section and god-fearing people are united in

Fight amongst undermine Republic: Sonia

Sonia condoles death of Mahatma Gandhi’s grandson

New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday condoled the death of Kanubhai Ramdas Gandhi, a grandson of Mahatma Gandhi. In a statement here, she said she remembered Kanubhai Ramdas Gandhi as one of the last few links to the historical ‘Dandi March’ in 1930. “Kanubhai, as a little boy, earned the distinction as the

Modi condoles Jayawantiben Mehta’s death

New DelhiL :Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday expressed grief over the death of senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader and former Union Minister Jayawantiben Mehta. “Saddened by the passing away of Jayawantiben Mehta. We remember her rich contribution to the nation. Condolences to her family,” said Modi in a tweet. Mehta, 78 passed away in

US confirms Al Qaeda leader’s death in Afghanistan

Kabul: The Pentagon has confirmed that Al Qaeda’s top leader in Afghanistan, Faruq al-Qatani, was killed in a US strike. The airstrike was carried out on October 23 in Kunar province, located 230 km east of Kabul and along the border with Pakistan, the Pentagon announced on Friday. “This successful strike is another example of

Leopard burnt to death in Gujarat

Surat: In a shocking incident, angry residents of a town in Surat district burnt a leopard to death after the carnivore had fatally attacked a seven-year-old girl. The incident occurred on Thursday after the girl was attacked by the leopard in Wadi village of Mangrol taluka (tehsil), which happens to be the native place of

Rajoana on hunger strike in Patiala Jail, seeking decision on death penalty

Patiala: After writing multiple times to the centre to take the final call on his death sentence, Balwant Singh Rajoana convict of Former CM of Punjab Beant Singh assassination case has initiated the indefinite hunger strike in Patiala jail, on Thursday. Rajoana pressing his demand to union government to take final over for the death

Modi expresses grief soldiers' death among avalanches

Modi pays tribute to Indira Gandhi on her death anniversary

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday paid tribute to former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi on her death anniversary. “Tributes to Mrs. Indira Gandhi on her death anniversary,” Modi tweeted. Gandhi was India’s first woman Prime Minister. She was born on November 19, 1917 and was assassinated on October 31, 1984, few months after

Modi raises India-origin man’s death in Australia with Turnbull

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday, in a telephonic conversation with his Australian counterpart Malcolm Turnbull, expressed concern over the death of an Indian-origin man who worked as a bus driver in Australia. “Prime Minister Narendra Modi, telephoned Malcolm Turnbull, Prime Minister of Australia, today to wish him Diwali greetings,” the External Affairs

Protest staged outside police station after mysterious death of man

Ludhiana: Following the mysterious death of 44 year old man, a protest was staged outside police station division number 4. However the police suspected that the victim died due to heart failure but the family member’s alleged murder. The deceased has been identified as Rajesh Sharma of Jassian road. He was accountant. According to information,

Thousand dogs poisoned to death in Pakistan’s Karachi

Karachi: More than a thousand stray dogs have been poisoned to death by municipal workers in Karachi after a deluge of complaints about animals biting women and children, an official said today. A total of 1,050 dogs were culled in the campaign. Estimates suggested 2,000 more would be targeted in the next phase. Rehan Hashmi,

Man stabbed to death in Jalandhar

Jalandhar: A 29-year-old man was fatally attacked by some persons for allegedly opposing illegal liquor trade here, an incident which comes close on the heels of a Dalit youth being killed over illicit liquor trade-related rivalry. Manish Luthra was stabbed by some persons late last night in Basti Sheikh area here over an old enmity

BJP worker hacked to death in Kerala

Kannur (Kerala) : A Bharatiya Janata Party worker was hacked to death on Wednesday in Kerala’s Kannur district, the state police said. The victim was identified as Remith. He was killed in front of a petrol pump in Pinarayi village around 10 a.m., a police official said. According to sources, Remith’s father was also murdered

Hurricane Matthew: Haiti death toll rises to 339, deadly storm hits Florida

Hurricane Matthew pelted Florida with heavy rains as the deadly storm steamed ever closer to the coast with potentially catastrophic winds of 130 mph Thursday. Forecasters say hurricane conditions are expected to reach the Florida warning area in the next few hours. The National Hurricane Center says Hurricane Matthew still has maximum sustained winds near