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Over 2,400 liquor bottles seized in Mohali

Over 2,400 liquor bottles seized in Mohali

MOHALI: There was no hologram seal on the ,448 bottles of liquor that the Punjab excise department here on Saturday in a campaign against cross-border smuggling aided by local bottling plants. The department‘s mobile wing seized 204 cartons of (IMFL) being smuggled into . The alcohol carried whiskey brand 999 Power Star and Rajdhani Whiskey, and country-liquor label Jubilee Special. […]

Biodiversity park readies for first cabinet meet on Sunday

Biodiversity park readies for first cabinet meet on Sunday

RANCHI: It was a busy Friday afternoon for foresters and keepers of the Biodiversity Park in Lalkhatanga as they raced against time to ready the estate for hosting the state cabinet on Sunday. Ram Prasad, the forester in charge of the 542-acre park, was busy marshalling his squad — a group of 70 odd hired workers — in pruning shrubs […]

Man, minor arrested on rape charges near Ranchi

Man, minor arrested on rape charges near Ranchi

RANCHI: Two persons were arrested in near here on Friday for allegedly raping two minor girls for seven days. One of the accused has been identified as Manish Kumar, a resident of Tatisilwai, who along with a minor, who held the girls in captivity and sexually exploited them. The girls had gone missing on January 2 and an FIR was […]

Rituparna Sengupta, Anurag Kashyap to keep a date with Mccluskieganj in Feb

Rituparna Sengupta, Anurag Kashyap to keep a date with Mccluskieganj in Feb

When Konkona Sen Sharma told the story of a vacationing Bengali family in , the colonial town of , which served as the perfect backdrop, also became another character in her film. Now three years later, another Bollywood film will be shot in the small, hilly town of Jharkhand. Titled , the film will see and as husband and wife. […]

Hemant Soren kicks off third phase of sangharsh yatra in Jharkhand

Hemant Soren kicks off third phase of sangharsh yatra in Jharkhand

RANCHI: Coinciding with on the occasion of , leader of Opposition and JMM’s working president on Saturday kicked off his third phase of from freedom fighter Nilamber Pitamber’s memorial place in Rudramurtiya in Latehar, raking up issues of displacement, agrarian crisis, joblessness and migration urging people to show mirror to Ragbhubar Das led government in the state during the upcoming […]

Student gets interim bail in ‘assault’ case

Student gets interim bail in ‘assault’ case

GREATER NOIDA: A Class XII Nigerian student of a private school has been granted by a juvenile court in Surajpur on Saturday after he was booked for allegedly inappropriately touching a student of another school. The student was booked under Section 323 (voluntarily causing hurt) of IPC and sections 7 and 8 of POCSO Act. According to Shrey Yadav, advocate […]

Mohali yet to act against 4,200 encroachers

Mohali yet to act against 4,200 encroachers

MOHALI: The municipal corporation (MC) is yet to issue notices to ,200 encroachers it had identified in a survey six months back in a case of inaction that is stemming from alleged political interference. MC commissioner Bhupinder Pal Singh said he is in the process of issuing notices to all encroachers to free the government land. When asked if political […]