Phoolan Devi murder: Court reserves order on punishment

Phoolan Devi murder: Court reserves order on punishment

New Delhi, Aug 12 (Indistan News): A court here Tuesday reserved its order on the quantum of sentence against main accused Sher Singh Rana, convicted for killing bandit-turned-politician Phoolan Devi. Delhi Police has demanded death penalty for Rana. Additional Sessions Judge Bharat Parashar fixed Aug 14 for delivering the order on the quantum of sentence

Delhi Police to have more ‘eyes’ to track street crime

Delhi Police to have more ‘eyes’ to track street crime

New Delhi, Aug 12 (Indistan News): Delhi Police might soon get 10,000 more closed-circuit TV (CCTV) cameras to keep a close watch on street crime across the sprawling capital. According to informed sources, the police had requested the home ministry for 10,000 more CCTV cameras to be installed on roads. They are likely to get

Fire at car showroom in Kolkata

Fire at car showroom in Kolkata

Kolkata, Aug 12 (Indistan News): A fire broke out Tuesday afternoon in a car showroom in Kolkata’s Alipore area, an official said. The fire started in the basement of the showroom and soon engulfed the entire shop. At least 10 fire tenders rushed to the spot. The fire was yet to be controlled, said a

Switch off phone: Parrikar to recipient of death threats

Switch off phone: Parrikar to recipient of death threats

Panaji, Aug 12 (Indistan News): Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar Tuesday advised a theatre director who has received death threats by phone to switch off his mobile phone or change his SIM card. “The problem will be over,” Parrikar told the Goa legislative assembly while blaming the media for inciting “cockfights”. Parrikar was referring to

Venezuela deploys troops on border to check smuggling

Venezuela deploys troops on border to check smuggling

London, Aug 12 (Indistan News): Venezuela has said that it has deployed 17,000 troops along its border with Colombia as part of an anti-smuggling operation, media reported Tuesday. According to officials, up to 40 percent of goods Venezuela subsidises for its domestic market are smuggled to Colombia where they are sold at much higher prices,

Cook held for murder at former minister’s house

Cook held for murder at former minister’s house

New Delhi, Aug 12 (Indistan News): A 35-year-old cook has been arrested for murdering a man in the servant quarter of former union minister Kumari Selja’s house, police said Tuesday. “Sanjay (husband of Kumari Selja’s maid) was beaten to death by (cook) Anil Yadav in a scuffle Monday,” said a police official. Yadav was detained

Odisha floods: 294 villages still marooned

Odisha floods: 294 villages still marooned

Bhubaneswar, Aug 12 (Indistan News): More than 3.3 million people in 294 villages in Odisha remain marooned even after flood water began to recede and all the rivers were flowing below the danger level, officials said Tuesday. “There has been almost no rain for the past two-three days. However 294 villages are still surrounded by

Five killed in Pakistan

Five killed in Pakistan

Islamabad, Aug 12 (Indistan News): At least five people were killed and two injured in two separate incidents in Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. According to the police, the first incident of firing occurred in Dera Ismail Khan city when the victims were returning after attending a wedding function, Geo News reported. The assailants, who were

Seven troopers injured in Kashmir guerrilla attack

Seven troopers injured in Kashmir guerrilla attack

Srinagar, Aug 12 (Indistan News): Seven paramilitary border security force (BSF) troopers were injured late in a guerrilla attack in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district. Police said a vehicle carrying Border Security Force personnel was attacked by guerrillas when it reached Pampore town, 14 Km from summer capital Srinagar, in Pulwama district late Monday night.

Over 70 arrested in Spain for human trafficking

Over 70 arrested in Spain for human trafficking

Madrid, Aug 12 ((Crime News):/EFE) Spanish police arrested 72 people and uncovered a band dedicated to illegally smuggling Albanian citizens to Britain, authorities said Monday. The majority of the Albanians were introduced into Britain with fake travel documents acquired in Italy or Greece, for which they each paid 500-4,000 euros (about $669-$5,354), Efe reported. Police