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Head constable killed, DCP injured as clashes between pro, anti-CAA supporters continue

Guns were brandished freely during the clashes between the supporters of the CAA and those against it

New Delhi: A Delhi Police head constable was killed and a Deputy Commissioner of Police injured Monday during clashes over the new citizenship law in northeast Delhi, a senior officer said. Head constable Ratan Lal was attached to the office of the Assistant Commissioner of Police, Gokulpuri, the official stated. He also said that a large number of police personnel have also been injured, the exact number of which is yet...

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India to be among 3 top world economies within next decade: Mukesh Ambani

Mukesh Ambani and Satya Nadella

Mumbai: With mobile networks better or at par with anywhere else in the world, India has an opportunity to become a ‘premier digital society’, billionaire Mukesh Ambani said Monday as he saw the country becoming the third world’s largest economy within the next decade. Speaking at a fireside chat with Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, the Realiance Industries chief said that a big change driving this transformation was the deepening of mobile...

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Chhota Rajan planned to kill Dawood Ibrahim in 1998: Ejaz Lakdawala divulges

Ejaz Lakdawala

 Mumbai: Gangster Ejaz Lakdawala has told Mumbai Police that close aides of Chhota Rajan had planned to kill fugitive underworld don Dawood Ibrahim in 1998, but the operation failed. Lakdawala, 50, who was on the run for two decades and was once a close aide of Dawood Ibrahim, made this revelation during interrogation by the Mumbai Crime Branch following his arrest last month in connection with cases of extortion and attempt...

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Compromising on quality education

Bhubaneswar: The targets of Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) followed by the Odisha SDG Indicator Framework (OSIF) have emphasized on the two broad aspects of education such as “quality education” and “learning outcome” at the elementary and secondary level. So it is obvious that the focus of the state should be on enhancing the quality of education at the primary level and achieve minimum proficiency. Despite several efforts, the state is still...

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IAF pilot dies as training aircraft crashes, NCC cadet injured

Patiala: A microlight aircraft crashed here Monday in the Army cantonment area, killing an Indian Air Force (IAF) pilot and injuring an NCC cadet. A ‘Pipistrel Virus SW 80’ trainer aircraft crashed soon after taking off from the Patiala Aviation Club airport, killing Group Captain GS Cheema, an IAF spokesperson informed. Group Captain Cheema was on deputation...

RBI’s new moto ‘cash is king, but digital is divine’

Mumbai: With ‘cash is king, but digital is divine’ moto, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) said Monday its endeavour will be to make digital payments a divine experience for the users after being buoyed by over Rs 3.5 lakh crore reduction in the notes in circulation (NIC) post demonetisation. In its assessment of the progress of...

Solar energy the future of city: Experts

Bhubaneswar: With the constant demand for electricity in the city rising with increasing urbanisation, experts here, Monday, mooted how alternative sources of energy such as solar power could be harnessed to reduce burden on conventional methods. In a meeting of Smart City Advisory Forum (SCAF), at Bhubaneswar Development Authority (BDA) premises, Social Security and Empowerment of Persons...

Drugs worth over Rs 60 lakhs seized in city, 2 held

Bhubaneswar: The Special Task Force of state Crime Branch has arrested two drug peddlers from the city and seized 405 grams of brown sugar worth over Rs 60 lakh from their possession. The accused drug peddlers were identified as Sk Saruk of Aradabazar in Sahadevkhunta police limits and Sanjeeb Kumar Dehuri of Sunahat area in Balasore Town...


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