The cash he found was saved by his mother who was allegedly murdered by a man she was in a relationship with. His father, however, had abandoned the family long ago.
New Delhi [India], Mar. 26 (ANI): Coming out in defence of Ravindra Gaikwad, who manhandled an Air India staff, an air hostess of the national airlines who was an eye witness to the incident on Sunday said that the Shiv Sena MP was only trying to pull up the duty manager for his misdemeanour, adding that he had no intentions of throwing him down the ladder. The air hostess said Gaikwad was very courteous to the crew and there was no sign of his being violent onboard or no expectation that he would become violent later on.
Patna (Bihar) [India], Mar. 26 (ANI): Putting forward his arguments in favour of building Ram Temple in Ayodhya, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy on Sunday said a mosque can be demolished but a temple cannot because the God resides there. Swamy said that its people's misconception to believe a mosque and temple to be equal institutions. According to him, a mosque is only a convenient place for the Muslims to offer prayers.
New Delhi [India], Mar. 27 (ANI): The All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) has opposed PILs filed against the controversial Triple Talaq in the Supreme Court, stating that petition against Muslim Law Board is 'not maintainable'. The Muslim body has claimed that any order against Triple Talaq would be an infringement on their right to follow and profess any religion. It has also been contended that the petitions are based on an incorrect understanding of Muslim Personal Law.
The activist was referring to print advertisements in which Baba Ramdev, owner of Patanjali Yogpeeth and Divya Yog Mandir (both trusts), had used photos of martyrs on martyrdom day of Bhagat Singh.
Captain Kane Williamson equalled the New Zealand record for test centuries as his side reached 321 for four at the close of day three of the third test against South Africa in Hamilton on Monday. The 26-year-old joined former captain Martin Crowe on 17 test centuries when he hit a full toss from Dean Elgar to the fence for his 10th boundary. Williamson had moved to 148 at stumps with Mitchell Santner on 13, the home side holding a seven run lead over South Africa's first innings of 314.
The government is putting in place a system to make Aadhaar mandatory for new driving license applications and renewals.
Houstan [USA], Mar. 26 (ANI): Ian Grillot, who was injured while trying to intervene during the Kansas shooting incident that killed Indian engineer Srinivas Kuchibhotla, was felicitated by Indian-Americans community in Houston. Ian Grillot is a man who reminds us of the promise of America and its greatness," said Jiten Agarwal, a prominent Houstonian and Chair of India House Houston's annual gala, according to a statement posted on Facebook by the community. India House is a community center built by Americans of Indian origin in the Greater Houston area to serve all who need help.
"UP CM Adityanath said that Lok Sabha polls will take place after two years and by then the work done by the central government and state government must be visible," said Rameshwar Chaurasia, UP co-in-charge, who was also present in the meeting.
New Delhi [India], March 27 (ANI): The Supreme Court will pass detailed formal order on the issue of banning Sardar or Sikh jokes today. Earlier, the apex court refused to issue detail guidelines on the same. During the hearing, the apex court observed that it had no right to frame guidelines on the issue and asked the aggrieved to opt for alternate mechanism like 66 A of the Information Technology Act 2000 or to seek justice under the relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).
Madrid, March 25 (IANS) Spanish top-division football club SD Eibar has given an example of solidarity by announcing it will give the gate receipts of its home game against Las Palmas to a charity aimed at helping victims of the floods currently affecting Peru. Egoaizia has spent the last 15 years in collaboration projects in the Peruvian region of Piura, one of the country's more rural areas, where an estimated 14,000 people have been affected by the floods and where Eibar have financed a school for the past 14 years The floods caused by the "El Nino" weather system have so far claimed almost 80 lives, and left hundreds injured while affecting an estimated over half a million homes.
New Delhi [India], Mar. 26 (ANI): After his heroics in his debut Test against Australia, spinner Kuldeep Yadav had revealed that he received some tips from Shane Warne that helped him dismantle the guests in Dharamsala, and now the king of spin has responded saying that he was happy to help any young spinner from any country. Taking to Twitter, Warne said he was mighty impressed by the excellent bowling displayed by Kuldeep in Dharamsala. Speaking to the media after his four wicket haul in Dharamsala, Kuldeep said that he was more than happy to use the Australian legend's tips in dismantling the Steve-Smith led team.
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], Mar. 26 (ANI): As the State Election Commission (SEC) of Tamil Nadu is yet to announce the date of polls for the local body elections, the Congress Party on Sunday urged the former to conduct the polls before May. "To conduct the election in a proper way. Thirunavukkarasar also insisted the Tamil Nadu Government to announce the election dates as early as possible.
Gauri Singh, who is a resident of Udaipur, finished the swim from Sea Link to Gateway of India in 6 hours and 30 minutes.
Miami, March 25 (IANS) American Venus Williams and Germany's Angelique Kerber both advanced in windy conditions at the Miami Open tennis tournament, earning victories in second-round matches that ended in the wee hours of Saturday. With strong gusts making every rally an adventure and forcing her to play more defensively than usual, the 11th-seeded Williams leveraged her experience and greater consistency to secure a 6-4, 6-3 victory over Brazil's Beatriz Haddad Maia, reports Efe. Venus committed nine double faults in the match and looked tentative because of the conditions, yet she notched a crucial service hold to go up 5-4 and then finished off the first set with a forehand winner in the next game.
(Reuters) - World number one Dustin Johnson stayed on track to become the first player to win all four World Golf Championships events when he advanced to the semi-finals at the WGC-Dell Match Play in Texas on Saturday. Johnson lost three consecutive holes during his quarter-final against Alexander Noren, but had enough in reserve to secure a 3&2 victory over the Swedish eighth seed at Austin Country Club. Next up for the American top seed is a Sunday morning semi-final against Japanese 54th seed Hideto Tanihara, while Spaniard 21st seed Jon Rahm and American 42nd seed Bill Haas meet in the other semi.
A rare starter for his club Arsenal this season, Olivier Giroud once again proved his worth to France when he bagged a double in their 3-1 win in Luxembourg in a World Cup qualifier on Saturday. The powerful striker's 22nd and 23rd international goals lifted him to 10th on the list of France's all-time top scorers after being Les Bleus' leading marksman in 2016. "Even if he's got difficulties at his club, Olivier often scores for us," said France coach Didier Deschamps.
Trivandrum (Kerala) [India], Mar. 26 (ANI): Kerala Transport Minister A.K. Saseendran on Sunday resigned following charges of sexual harassment. Saseendran resigned after an audio tape of alleged sexual harassment was aired on a regional channel. "I am resigning on moral grounds.
Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], Mar. 26 (ANI): Each case of dowry death pulls back a progressive India a century back, reminding us of the immense greed and exploiting bride's family deeply rooted in the minds of people. Another such case of dowry death came to the fore, where a woman was found hanging at her residence here. 30-year-old Bhagyalaxmi left a suicide note mentioning in it the harassment which she was facing by her in-laws and husband.
Much before the BJP made cow slaughter its poll cry, a Congress chief minister outlawed cow slaughter in Uttar Pradesh, going against even then Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru's wishes.
Jaipur (Rajasthan) [India], Mar. 25 (ANI): Taking cognizance of the Bikaner sexual assault case, Rajasthan Home Minister Gulab Chand Kataria dubbed it a serious offence, saying that it should not be overlooked. "This has come out in counter of a case, but charges are very serious and can't be denied," Kataria told ANI. Earlier in the day, expressing grave concern over the sexual assault of a minor in Bikaner, women activist Brinda Adige demanded that the accused must be booked under The Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act 2012 and the school management be booked under criminal negligence.
The NDA government is 'trampling upon constitutional propriety and established conventions,' the Congress said.
New Delhi [India], Mar. 27 (ANI): The Samajwadi Party on Sunday questioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi's statement that 125 crore Indians wanted to create a 'Bhavya and Divya Bharat' and asserted that instead of saying this, the former should have urged the youth to use their skills in India rather than going abroad. Aggarwal asked whether the people of the country were not contributing in make India great since past so many years, that now he has to speak about it.
New Delhi [India], Mar. 26 (ANI): As the Delhi Court put Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on trial in connection with the Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) criminal defamation case filed by Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday said that the former doesn't have any proofs to justify the illegal charges made by the former. "This is a judicial procedure.
New Delhi [India], March 27 (ANI): The Supreme Court will today continue hearing the plea filed by the December 16 Nirbhaya gang rape convicts, challenging the Delhi High Court's order. The matter is being heard by the apex court bench headed by Justice Dipak Misra and Justices R. Banumathi and Ashok Bhushan. The convicts - Akshay, Pawan, Vinay Sharma and Mukesh - challenged the Delhi High Court order which had sentenced them to the gallows, after keeping in view the fact that it was a rarest of the rare case.