Americans held hostage on Peru riverboat by indigenous environmental activists released

Americans held hostage on Peru riverboat by indigenous environmental activists released

Americans held hostage on Peru riverboat by indigenous environmental activists released At least 10 Americans held hostage with a group of more than 240 tourists on a riverboat in Peru have been released, according to reports Friday.  Some 248 people, including children, pregnant women and elderly, were held by activists from an indigenous group protesting recent oil spills that … Read more

Ex-Army man held for seeking re-entry through Agniveer scheme

Ex-Army man held for seeking re-entry through Agniveer scheme

Ex-Army man held for seeking re-entry through Agniveer scheme The accused identified as Kamal Singh had earlier been expelled from the Army when it was found that he had gained entry using fake documents and a fake name — Rahul Singh. Singh, now 25-years-old and overage for the Agniveer scheme, was recognised by military intelligence … Read more

4 held in Chennai for supplying drugs to schoolchildren

4 held in Chennai for supplying drugs to schoolchildren

4 held in Chennai for supplying drugs to schoolchildren The arrested have been identified as Saddam Hussain, S. Surya, Samuel, and B. Siva alias Rajasekhar. They were arrested during a routine vehicle check-up by the special team of the Villupuram police on Sunday night. The four arrested were produced before a judicial magistrate court and … Read more

All-India U-16 Hockey: Last-minute stroke halts defending champs SAIL, held to draw

All-India U-16 Hockey: Last-minute stroke halts defending champs SAIL, held to draw

All-India U-16 Hockey: Last-minute stroke halts defending champs SAIL, held to draw A last-minute penalty stroke earned by the Agra team and subsequently converted by Deonath Nanwar (59th) denied SAIL the chance to gain full points from their opening Pool-G fixture SAIL got off to a sound start with Akash Rajbhar (6th) making it 1-0, … Read more

Delhi: Jail inmate held for attempt to rape lady doctor

Delhi: Jail inmate held for attempt to rape lady doctor

The accused identified as Subrat Pillai (30) is already lodged in jail in two cases of crime against women and was convicted and sentenced for an imprisonment of 365 days and fined Rs 10,000. Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) (northeast), S.K. Sain said an information was received in Harsh Vihar police station from Deputy Superintendent … Read more