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3-year-old gang-raped in Delhi's Fatehpur Beri, 2 arrested

The incident came to the fore when the child's mother found her crying in the jungle with her private part bleeding.


They got injured shooting a scene but carried on filming


Gehlot says Khattar's remarks on Rajasthan withdrawing old pension scheme 'factually incorrect'

Jaipur, Feb 3 (PTI) Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Friday said his Haryana counterpart's reported remarks on his government having withdrawn the old pension scheme was "factually incorrect"


For second day, Parliament paralysed over Adani row

Both Houses of Parliament remained paralysed for the second day in a row on Friday as opposition parties continued with their protests seeking debate on the Adani Group issue and demanding a joint parliamentary committee (JPC) probe into alleged fraud in the company’s affairs. Chairman Jagdeep Dhankhar said opposition members who had trooped into the well of the House will be “dealt with”.


A radical rural job scheme kicks off

Drought and water shortages were a way of life in Bandlapalli


7 members of a family attempt suicide

One woman died in the incident and the condition of the remaining six people, including her husband and three children, is said to be critical in Mandya district hospital, police said.


Ukraine is getting new US weapons that can hit Russian forces almost 100 miles away, but it's still a no on missiles

The new weapons in the latest $2.2 billion batch of US firepower headed to Ukraine will put Russian forces in Crimea in range.


Punjab Police conducts raids at 1,490 locations linked to gangster Lawrence Bishnoi, Goldy Brar

The raids were carried out across the state by at least 200 parties of the Punjab Police comprising 2,000 personnel.


Pak mosque carnage: Police identifies bomber through DNA samples

Peshawar, Feb 3 (PTI) Pakistani authorities on Friday claimed to have made an "important breakthrough" in its probe into the Peshawar mosque attack by identifying the suicide bomber through his DNA samples, and have arrested a woman in connection with the attack that killed over 100 worshippers


Suicides, fratricides in CAPFs: Task force report points to discrimination, abuse trauma, bullying

In its draft-report submitted to the MHA last month, the task force found three major factors service conditions, working conditions, and personal/individual issues that led to incidents of suicides and fratricides.


Gravitas: Pope's ideologies similar to Mahatma Gandhi's?

Pope Francis is on an African tour to call for peace in conflicted nations. He has been a firm promoter of non-violence and has openly criticised current global economic disparity. These beliefs resonate with those of Mahatma Gandhi. Molly Gambhir


Assam Police arrests 2044 in crackdown against child marriage; faces protest by women

Guwahati, Feb 3 (PTI) In a massive crackdown on child marriage in Assam, the police on Friday arrested 2,044 people including Hindu and Muslim priests who conducted such weddings which, the authorities said, will be declared illegal


No plan yet on paid period leave, Lok Sabha told

NEW DELHI: The government has not considered making provision for mandatory paid menstrual leave in all workplaces, junior health minister Bharati Pravin Pawar told the Lok Sabha on Friday.In a written reply, she said menstruation was a normal physiological phenomenon and only a small proportion of women/girls suffered from severe dysmenorrhea or s...


US arms package for Ukraine includes longer-range rockets that will double Kyiv's strike range

Russia-Ukraine war: Apart from US, the French defence ministry also said on Friday that France and Italy have agreed to deliver mobile surface-to-air missile systems to Ukraine


Army now wants 850 nano drones for special operations

The Army now also wants to buy 850 indigenous nano drones for surveillance in special missions along the northern borders with China as well as in counter-terrorism operations through a fast-track procedure. The request for proposal (RFP) for 'emergency procurement’ of the nano drones comes after the 12-lakh strong Army has kicked off several acquisition projects for different kinds of drones over the last few months.


Twist in last verse as Phukan letter opened

It also revealed the emotional pain that Phukan went through following the accusations, and the hurt that nearly put an end to his creativity half-a-century before his death


'Pathaan' protest: Court denies bail to man held for shouting inflammatory slogans in Indore

Indore, Feb 3 (PTI) A court on Friday denied bail to a 29-year-old man arrested for allegedly raising inflammatory slogans during a protest over the release of the film "Pathaan" in Madhya Pradesh's Indore


Madhya Pradesh: Absconding PFI member arrested from Bhopal

Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh): A member of banned Popular Front of India (PFI) was arrested from Bhopal on Friday. He was absconding in the case registered at ATN/STF. After the arrest, he was produced before the court which sent him to police remand till February 8. The accused was identified as Wasid Khan (26) son of Babu Khan, a resident of Sheopur. H...


Is Volodymyr Zelensky, Ukraine's president a billionaire?


Aditya Thackeray writes to Mumbai civic asking not to allocate more funds for projects

Former Minister of Maharashtra Aditya Thackeray suggested the BMC not to allocate more funds in the upcoming budget for the ongoing projects.


Gravitas: Putin issues a stern warning to Germany

Russian President Vladimir Putin has said that a modern-day war with Russia will be entirely different from the World War II era's Battle of Stalingrad, as he warned Germany over its supply of Leopard tanks to Ukraine. Molly Gambhir explains.


Kerala Budget-2023: Petrol, diesel prices to rise

The budget stressed on promoting public transport with an allocation of around Rs 330 crore for road and water transport.


Every citizen looks forward to Prayagraj to seek Justice: UP CM

The CM asserted that the Allahabad High Court has provided the nation with leadership in every field.


Stars who have entertained the troops

The founding in 1941 of the United Services Organizations (USO) to provide live entertainment to members of the United States Armed Forces and their families saw celebrity movie stars and singers perform for military service personnel in the Second World War, and later in Korea and Vietnam. Troops were also entertained during the Gulf War. It's a tradition that continues today, with big name stars following in the footsteps of celebrities from yesteryear and happy to do their bit to boost morale and help raise a smile. Click through for a nostalgic look back at the stars who have entertained the troops.


PM Modi to launch blended petrol on Monday, 2 years ahead of target

PM Modi will launch E20, or petrol blended with 20% ethanol on Monday, bringing forward by two years the launch of cleaner-burning version of the common man’s fuel with the dual purpose of reducing oil imports and vehicular emission. “The PM will launch the fuel by pressing a nozzle at the ‘India Energy Week’ conference to start E20 sale at 67 pumps. We started at 1.4% ethanol blending in 2014 and achieved 10% blending five months ahead of the...


PM Modi gets highest approval rating among global leaders, leaves Biden, Sunak behind

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is the world's most popular leader for the second consecutive year, shows a US-based survey.


Exposed to weed killer? You might have cancer markers in your urine


Bombay High Court extends relief granted to Rakhi Sawant in case filed by model

The Bombay High Court on Friday extended the protection from coercive action granted to Rakhi Sawant in a case filed by a model.


This World | Peshawar suicide blast: What it means for Pakistan and its already-troubled economy

Over 100 people have died in the Peshawar suicide blast, it is being called the decade's worst terror attack in Pakistan. What does this mean for a country that's already in middle of an unprecedented economic crisis? Listen in to Vikram Chandra.


Man handed 10-year jail term for rape

Following the complaint an FIR was registered and police nabbed the accused who confessed to the crime and was later sent into judicial custody.


Mumbai: Furious over ex-girlfriend's relationship, man, friend stab her boyfriend to death

A girl was in love with Aditya earlier, but she left him and started loving Mukhtar Sheikh, due to which the old lover of the girl, along with a friend, carried out the incident.


Russian shelling kills US medic volunteering in Ukraine

Hello, An American medic has been killed while working on the frontlines in Ukraine, just weeks after arriving in the country. Pete Reed, 34, was killed on Thursday while he was helping evacuate civilians when his vehicle was reportedly hit by a missile in Bakhmut, the eastern city which has become a focus of fierce fighting. According to the Kyiv Independent, the shelling injured around five people. In recent weeks, Bakhmut and the neighbouring...


IAF hunts for new transport aircraft to replace AN-32s

The IAF has now launched the hunt for new medium transport aircraft (MTA) to replace its old Soviet-origin AN-32 fleet, in a move which comes even as the mega Rs 21,935 crore Tata-Airbus project to supply 56 C-295 tactical airlifters has kicked off. The MTA, which will be manufactured in India with foreign collaboration, would be used for carrying cargo between 18 to 30 tonnes, says the RFI (request for information) issued by the IAF.


Cambodian military commander meets Rajnath, Jaishankar and Gen Pande

New Delhi, Feb 3 (PTI) Commander of Royal Cambodian Army Lt General Hun Manet on Friday met Vice President Jagdeep Dhankar, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and Army Chief Gen Manoj Pande with a focus on ways to boost bilateral defence and military cooperation


Madhya Pradesh: Women steal items from mall, caught in Mhow

Mhow (Madhya Pradesh): Two women who had stolen clothes and other items from a local mall were caught before they could flee the spot. The incident took place at a shopping mall on Mhow Indore Road. According to the Kishanganj police, Ashutosh Dashore, the shop manager, has filed a complaint against accused Kodaria residents Sapna and Kiran. Dashor...


South African President Ramaphosa opposes Tourism Ministry's deal with Tottenham

After huge public backlash, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa opposed the Tourism Ministry's sponsorship deal with Premier League site Tottenham. Ramaphosa believes the $58 million deal is excessive.


Thieves Dig 15-Foot Tunnel In Meerut Jewellery Store, Leave A 'Sorry' Note After Attempt Fails

The thieves scribbled a message of apologies to the store owner before they fled. The note on the wall stated, 'We are sorry.'


The deadliest disaster to ever happen in each state

The United States has been hit by natural disasters of all kinds and struck by countless deadly events, including accidents and terrorist attacks. But have you ever wondered which were the most devastating of them all in each state? In this gallery, we delve into American history and bring you the deadliest disasters from each state. Click on to find out all about them.


People will get time to prepare for change in marriage age: Smriti Irani

The government on Friday informed Lok Sabha that the draft bill that proposes to change the age of marriage for girls from 18 to 21 years provides for implementation of the provision after two years from the date of notification of Act “to provide sufficient time to citizens to prepare for this momentous reform”.


Indore: Social media abuzz with UFO sighting

Indore (Madhya Pradesh): People always have a lot of curiosity over celestial objects and thus a video that surfaced across social media platforms where claims have been made of sighting an UFO over the city skies near the airport got a lot of TRP. In the video, a shiny bright linear line can be seen floating in the sky. It is believed that the vid...


House hit again as Opposition converges on Adani row

When their notices were rejected, Opposition parties resorted to slogans and protests, prompting adjournments and delays in discussing the President’s speech


After Joshimath, cracks and subsidence observed in J&K's Doda

The tragedy that has unfolded in Uttarakhand’s Joshimath has found an echo in Doda district of Jammu and Kashmir, with cracks starting to appear in residences there and land subsidence being reported from the area. The cracks, which had started appearing in a house in December last year, have now started to increase, according to the sub-divisional...


Two held for raping student, recording obscene video in UP's Vrindavan

Police sources told India Today that the incident took place at the Saxena coaching center in Vrindavan town of Mathura district of Agra division, whose director is Abhishek.


Famous figures whose family members survived the Holocaust

The Holocaust, the genocide of an estimated six million Jewish people between 1933 and 1945, was a tragedy of immense proportion that will never be forgotten. But while countless lives were lost, there are also stories of those who, against all odds, managed to survive. Some happened to be family members of future famous individuals. Browse through the following gallery and find out which celebrities have family members who survived the Holocaust.


The stupidest excuses for war in history

War, what is it good for? Absolutely nothing. And, indeed, there have been plenty of ridiculous reasons to wage it. In this gallery, we detail some of the most incredulous excuses ever invented to go to war. Stray dogs, emus, and even soccer have been the last drop or the spark for violent conflict in the past, believe it or not. Click on and discover some of the most absurd catalysts for war in recorded history!


India spent $24 billion for buying foreign defence items in last 5 years

India procured military hardware worth almost $24 billion from countries like the US, Russia, France, Israel and Spain among others, in the last five years. The military hardware included helicopters, aircraft radars, rockets, guns, assault rifles, missiles and ammunition. India has inked 264 capital acquisition contracts for military equipment since 2017-2018, which included 88 deals with foreign vendors accounting for 36% of the total value,...


DGCA Orders Probe After Indigo Flew A Passenger To Udaipur Instead Of Bihar

DGCA Orders Probe After IndiGo Flies Passenger To Udaipur Instead Of Bihar


Ensure no hate speech is made at rally: Supreme Court to Maharashtra

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Friday asked Maharashtra government to ensure that no hate speech is delivered in a rally to be organised by the Hindu Jan Akrosh Morcha in Mumbai on February 5 and asked it to videograph the event.As solicitor general Tushar Mehta, appearing for the state, assured that nobody will be allowed to act in defiance of th...


Russia's greatest military defeats

Throughout its long history, from its formation as the medieval state Kievan Rus' in the 9th century to the Russian Federation as we know it today, Russia has seen not only glorious victories, but also bitter defeats. Some of these have had devastating consequences, resulting, for example, in the loss of large swathes of territory, and even threatening the country's very existence. So, what are Russia's greatest military thrashings? Click through and learn more about the wars and conflicts Russia couldn't win.


'There's a concept in Hinduism...': Rishi Sunak felt it was his 'dharma' to take over as British PM

Sunak has often spoken about his Hindu faith giving him strength