China says talking to US over brother of aide to former president

By Michael Martina BEIJING, Jan 16 : China acknowledged for the first time that it is communicating with the United States about Ling Wancheng, the brother of a disgraced one-time aide to former President Hu Jintao, in a case that could complicate ties. Authorities have been tight-lipped about revealing any information about Ling, who is […]

Court issues summons to company Domco, six others

New Delhi, Jan 15 : A court here has issued summons to Ranchi-based Domco Pvt. Ltd. and six individuals including three of its directors in a coal block allocation case allegedly involving the firm, sources said Friday Special Judge Bharat Parashar on Thursday issued summons to company Domco Pvt. Ltd. (earlier known Domco Somkeless Fuels […]

Mob ransacks Bengal police station

Kolkata, Jan 15 : Enraged over a man getting killed by a speeding truck, a mob on Friday ransacked a police station and torched several vehicles in West Bengal’s Birbhum district. The incident happened in Mayureshwar in the district after a dumper mowed down a man. Alleging that the accident occurred only because policemen had […]

9 held for brawl after Muslim couple harassed in Madhya Pradesh

Harda (Madhya Pradesh), Jan 15 : Nine people were arrested after a brawl over misbehaviour with a Muslim couple travelling on the Kushinagar Express on suspicion that they were carrying cow meat, police said on Friday. Harda resident Mohammad Hussain and his wife Naseem Bano were returning home when a few people barged into the […]

Abandoned Japanese wine bottle sends Bengaluru police into tizzy

Bengaluru, Jan 15 : After hours of tension, the Benglauru police on Friday said a suspicious object thought to be a bomb by a local resident was only an abandoned bottle of Japanese wine. “We didn’t recover anything. It was a package of Japanese wine. The round matka-type bottle must have been consumed and abandoned […]

FBI couldn’t read radioactive intensity in Sunanda’s viscera: AIIMS forensic head

By Sidhartha Dutta New Delhi, Jan 15 : Countering the claim of Delhi Police, the head of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) forensic department, Dr Sudhir Gupta, has said that the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) report “did not rule out the presence of radioactive substances” in Sunanda Pushkar’s viscera samples. Due […]