Assam Police arrests two fake CBI officers in Karimganj

Karimganj (Assam) [India], August 20 (ANI): Assam Police arrested two persons in Karimganj district on Friday for allegedly posing as CBI officers in order to extort money.

Updated: Aug 20, 2022 01:47 IST

UN calls for release of Saudi woman sentenced to 34 years in prison for tweeting

Geneva [Switzerland], August 20 (ANI): The UN human rights office, OHCHR, expressed outrage on Friday over a 34-year prison sentence handed down to a Saudi woman charged with aiding dissidents.

Updated: Aug 20, 2022 01:46 IST

Karnataka: CM Bommai orders thorough probe into death threat calls to Siddaramaiah

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], August 20 (ANI): Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraja Bommai on Friday ordered a thorough probe into death threat calls to the Leader of the Opposition in the state Assembly, Siddaramaiah.

Updated: Aug 20, 2022 01:12 IST

Pakistan: Imran Khan calls for protest tomorrow against arrest of his aide Shahbaz Gill, media curb

Islamabad [Pakistan], August 20 (ANI): Former Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday invited his supporters to come out on Saturday to protest against the alleged torture of PTI leader Shahbaz Gill and against restrictions imposed on Ary News.

Updated: Aug 20, 2022 01:11 IST

UKSSSC leak being investigated by STF: DGP Ashok Kumar

Dehradun (Uttarakhand) [India], August 20 (ANI): Uttarakhand Director General of Police (DGP) Ashok Kumar said that the graduation-level examination, which was conducted by the Uttarakhand Subordinate Services Selection Commission (UKSSSC), is being investigated by Special Task Force (STF).

Updated: Aug 20, 2022 00:56 IST

China's BRI isn't quite as lucrative as often advertised: Report

Colombo [Sri Lanka], August 20 (ANI): Easy Chinese investment poured into BRI projects abroad isn't quite as lucrative as often publicized and sparsely generates sufficient revenue to justify the cost, according to Stockholm-based non-profit and non-partisan research and policy organization.

Updated: Aug 20, 2022 00:56 IST

Manish Sisodia first among 15 names in CBI FIR in excise policy case

New Delhi [India], August 19 (ANI): Central Bureau of Investigation has registered an FIR against Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia and 14 others in connection with alleged irregularities in the excise policy which was implemented in November last year.

Updated: Aug 19, 2022 23:59 IST

Why do Malaysia, Indonesia continue to tolerate Beijing's incursion in South China sea?

Beijing [China], August 19 (ANI): Malaysia's limited deterrence capacity and unwillingness to invest heavily in border security have resulted in an increase in the assertiveness of Chinese incursions in the South China Sea as Beijing has been demanding that both Malaysia and Indonesia cease their oil exploration and exploitation on the contested continental shelves.

Updated: Aug 19, 2022 23:54 IST

Delhi: Man beaten for stealing water motor in Wazirabad

New Delhi [India], August 19 (ANI): A man was beaten for allegedly stealing a water motor in Wazirabad. A case was registered on Friday after a video went viral on social media in which some persons were seen beating a man.

Updated: Aug 19, 2022 23:52 IST

Shivpal Yadav creates flutter with 'Kansa' remark

New Delhi [India], August 19 (ANI): A cryptic remark by Pragatisheel Samajwadi Party (Lohia) chief Shivpal Singh Yadav even as he wished people on the occasion of Janmashtmi set the political circles abuzz on Friday.

Updated: Aug 19, 2022 23:51 IST