Reliance Foundation to Support Families of CRPF Officers Killed in Pulwama Attack

New Delhi: Reliance Foundation has expressed its readiness to take on the responsibility of education and employment of children of the 40 CRPF personnel who were killed in the Pulwama terror attack on Thursday. “As a mark of our gratitude to the martyrs, Reliance Foundation expresses its readiness to assume full responsibility for the education and employment of their children and the livelihood of their families… If necessary, our hospital is ready to provide the best possible treatment to the injured jawans. We shall also deem it to be our…

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Man electrocuted to death in Kendrapara

Kendrapara: A man was electrocuted to death after he accidentally came in contact with a live wire in Haridaspur village under Patkura police limits in Kendrapara district on Saturday afternoon. The deceased has been identified as Tapan Parida, a resident of the same village. According to sources, Parida was busy in cutting bamboo this afternoon when an electric wire fell upon him. As a result, he died on the spot. On intimation, police reached the spot and registered a case of unnatural death into the incident. The body has been…

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Proud of my father, says killed CRPF soldier’s daughter

Prasanna Kumar Sahoo spent around two months with his family in Pariskihara village of Odisha’s coastal Jagatsinghpur district before joining his CRPF battalion in Jammu and Kashmir earlier in February. He was killed on Thursday afternoon as his bus, one of 78 vehicles in which more than 2,000 Central Reserve Police Force personnel were travelling, was attacked by a Jaish-e-Mohammad suicide bomber in Pulwama district. He is survived by his wife Meena, 18-year-old daughter Rosy and 16-year-old son Jagan. Both his children are in college. Rosy said she is proud…

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CBI Probe Ordered Against Bihar CM Nitish Kumar in Shelter Home Rape Cases

Patna: A special court on the Protection of Children From Sexual Offences (POCSO) on Saturday ordered a CBI probe against Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar in connection with the Bihar shelter home rape cases. The court also ordered an inquiry against Muzzaffarpur district magistrate Dharmendra Singh and principal secretary of Social Welfare Atul Prasad. The court in Patna passed the order on an application filed by an accused, Ashwani, a self-styled medical practitioner who allegedly used to inject the home’s inmates with sedatives before they were subject to sexual abuse.…

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All-party meet over Pulwama terror attack underway, government briefs opposition

The all-party meeting called by the Narendra Modi government over Pulwama terror attack is underway in New Delhi. The government is expected to brief the political parties on the terror attack that killed at least 40 Central Reserve Police Force jawans in South Kashmir on Thursday, when a convoy of security forces was targeted by terrorists. The all-party meeting began shortly after 11 am started at Parliament Library. Those who came to the all-party meet include Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Narendra Singh Tomar, Congress leaders Ghulam…

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HPCL to set up LPG Bottling Plant at Rayagada

HPCL to set up LPG Bottling Plant at Rayagada

Bhubaneswar: Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL) will set up a LPG Bottling Plant in Odisha’s Rayagada. Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan will lay the foundation stone of the Rayagada LPG Bottling Plant on February 19. HPCL is presently having a LPG Bottling Plant at Jatni in Khurda district. The new plant to be constructed at Rayagada will be the second LPG Bottling Plant of HPCL in the state. Oil Marketing Companies are having LPG Bottling Plants at Balasore, Jharsuguda, Khurda and Jatni. The current bottling capacity of these 4 plants…

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One Kashmiri Student Expelled, Another Suspended For Offensive Facebook Posts on Pulwama Attack

Dehradun : A Kashmiri student was expelled and another was suspended from two private colleges in Dehradun for making alleged objectionable comments on the Pulwama attack. A first-year student of radiology and imaging technology at a private medical college in the city was suspended after he allegedly commented in a FB post: “Aaj to real PUBG ho gaya (PUBG turned real today)” hours after CRPF jawans were killed in an attack in Kashmir on Thursday. PUBG, also known as Unknown’s Battlegrounds, is an online game where players in military uniform…

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Will Smith praises Ranveer Singh’s work in Gully Boy, says ‘I am loving it’

Actor Ranveer Singh is earning praise for his performance in the film Gully Boy from all over the world. After being greeted with the loudest cheers at the Berlin International Film Festival, Ranveer has now blown away Hollywood actor (and part-time rapper) Will Smith with his performance. The Suicide Squad actor shared a video on his Instagram that shows him reacting to the film along with a few glimpses of the song Apna Time Aayega. The actor looks excited and says, “Yo Ranveer! Congrats man. I am loving what you…

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Pulwama Bomber Was Radicalised After Cops Forced Him to Rub Nose on Ground, Beat Him Up, Say Parents

Adil Ahmad Dar, the Jaish-e-Mohammad terrorist behind the worst-ever attack on security forces in Jammu and Kashmir in which 40 jawans were killed, exemplifies how deep-rooted resentment among local youths is being tapped by terror outfits like the Jaish-e-Mohammad. The suicide bomber, who killed 40 CRPF men, joined a militant group after having been beaten by troops three years ago, his parents told news agency Reuters on Friday. The 20-year-old’s father said the incident, which took place when Dar was still in school, may have changed him from the simple…

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Recalling old remarks, Sharad Pawar takes a dig at PM Modi over Pulwama attack

Recalling old remarks, Sharad Pawar takes a dig at PM Modi over Pulwama attack

Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar on Friday took a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over Pulwama terror attack recalling his statements made in the run up to 2014 Lok Sabha polls to target then Congress-led UPA government. The NCP was part of the Manmohan Singh government back then. “I can remember, Prime Minister Modi, before coming to power, used to say in his election rallies that Manmohan Singh’s government had failed to teach Pakistan a lesson (after terror attacks),” news agency PTI quoted Pawar as saying during an…

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