India fully supports Italy’s priority areas for G20 presidency: FS Shringla

India fully supports the priority areas chosen by Italy for its G20 presidency which include recovery from the pandemic, strengthening global health governance, economic recovery and resilience, climate change and food security, said Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla on Thursday. Addressing a special briefing here ahead of Prime Minister’s Modi’s visit to Europe, […]

Sameer Wankhede’s wife writes to Maharashtra CM urging justice over ‘attack on her family’s personal life

Zonal Director of Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB)’s Mumbai unit Sameer Wankhede’s wife Kranti Redkar Wankhede on Thursday wrote to Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray urging justice, citing the “continued attack into her family’s personal life”. Kranti Redkar has also sought time from the Maharashtra CM to meet him but has not received any response yet. In […]

Mumbai Police move Sessions Court to issue non-bailable warrant against Param Bir Singh

The Mumbai Police Crime Branch has moved an application in the Sessions Court to issue a non-bailable warrant against former Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh, said the Mumbai Police on Thursday. The Crime branch claimed that the former IPS officer is untraceable. The court has scheduled a hearing on October 29. A case of extortion was registered […]

Cruise drug case: NCB witness Kiran Gosavi  arrested by Pune Police in 2018 cheating case

Pune City police on Thursday arrested Kiran Gosavi who is a witness of the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) in the Mumbai drugs-on-cruise case, in connection with a cheating case lodged in 2018. Gosavi was arrested by Faraskhana Police station in Maharashtra’s Pune. According to the police, he will be produced before the Pune Court at 2 […]

ITBP traces 3 missing trekkers’ bodies near Barua Pass in Himachal Pradesh

The Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) on Thursday traced the bodies of three missing trekkers near Barua Pass in Himachal Pradesh at an altitude of 15,000 feet. The mountaineering paramilitary force said the bodies are being extricated from snow and being carried by the personnel of the 17th Battalion of ITBP and expected to reach the road head by […]

Australia’s Victoria state sees deadliest day of Covid-19 ahead of new freedom

The Australian state of Victoria recorded its deadliest day since the COVID-19 pandemic outbreak on Thursday with 25 deaths reported. The state also reported 1,923 new local infections on the day. Some 746 infected Victorians are in hospital, including 137 patients in ICU and 85 people on ventilators. Despite high case numbers, most indoor settings in […]

Cruise drugs case: NCB witness  Kiran Gosavi wants call, chat details of Prabhakar Sail to be released

Kiran Gosavi, the NCB’s witness in the Mumbai cruise drugs case, on Thursday asked the officials to release the call and chat detail records of Prabhakar Sail. Sail, who is the personal bodyguard of Kiran Gosavi and also a witness in the Mumbai cruise ship raid case, has alleged that Gosavi took Rs 50 lakh from an […]

India successfully launches surface-to-surface ballistic missile Agni-5

India has successfully launched the surface-to-surface ballistic missile, Agni-5 that can strike targets at ranges up to 5,000 km with a very high degree of accuracy. According to a statement issued by the Ministry of Defence, the launch was carried out on Wednesday at approximately 7:30 pm from APJ Abdul Kalam Island in Odisha. The missile, which […]

Iran agrees to start negotiations on 2015 nuclear deal before November end

Iran has agreed to start negotiations on the abandoned 2015 nuclear deal before the end of this November. IRNA reported on Wednesday that Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Ali Baqeri Kani said that “we agree to start negotiations before the end of November”. “Had a very serious & constructive dialogue with @enriquemora on the essential elements for […]