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May 1, 2014

Man stabs girl 30 times after marriage proposal rejected

New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) A 39-year-old man killed his female friend by stabbing her 30 times when she turned down his marriage proposal, police said. The accused has been arrested.The body of 23-year-old Baljeet Kaur was found seven days after her murder at a house the accused had rented in Okhla in southeast Delhi. "Aneesh confessed to have killed Kaur. In a fit of anger, he stabbed her 30 times with a scissor," a police official said. On April 23, Aneesh brought Kaur to his rented accommodation. He proposed…

TV anchor Amrita Rai files hacking complaint

New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) A day after her intimate photographs with Congress leader Digvijaya Singh appeared on a social networking site, TV anchor Amrita Rai Thursday lodged a police complaint, saying her email and social network accounts were hacked."She (Rai) complained that her accounts on Gmail, Facebook and Twitter were hacked. The crime branch has registered a case under the IT Act," a Delhi Police crime branch official said. Twitter Wednesday was abuzz with news of the revelation of the affair between…

Remove two Bengal poll officials: Left Front

Kolkata, May 1 (IANS) A day after complaining of "massive ragging" in the Lok Sabha election in West Bengal, the Left Front (LF) Thursday demanded the removal of two election officials.LF chairman Biman Bose said letters have been sent to the Central Election Commission seeking removal of Election Commission's Special Observer for West Bengal Sudhir Kumar Rakesh and Chief Electoral Officer Sunil Gupta. Attacking Rakesh, Bose said: "Going to Patna, he was a tiger. Coming from Patna, he has become a cat. What…

Mirza-Black progress to Portugal Open quarters

Oeiras (Portugal), May 1 (IANS) Top seeds Sania Mirza and Cara Black progressed to the Portugal Open women's doubles quarterfinals by overcoming Spanish-Chinese pairing Silvia Soler-Espinosa and Shuai Zhang here Thursday.The Indian-Zimbabwean combine won 6-3, 6-4 in an hour and 10 minutes on the clay courts of Sports Complex of Jamor. Though Silvia and Shuai broke their opponents once in the first set, the top seeds responded by converting two of the seven break points they earned. The second set turned out to be…

Chawla, Lilly in last 16 of Asian Snooker

Al Fujairah (UAE), May 1 (IANS) Indians Kamal Chawla and Dharmender Lilly advanced to the pre-quarterfinals of the Asian Snooker Championship here Thursday with identical 4-3 victories in the first round of the knockout phase.Chawla, who topped the group with an unbeaten record in the league phase, overcame Laith Alnaser (Jordan) with a gritty performance in the seventh frame and set up a clash with China's Chen Zifan. Lilly, who had finished No.2 in his group after a loss to veteran Saleh Mohammed of Afghanistan,…
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