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October 4, 2014

Man involved in robbery, murder arrested

New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) A 25-year-old man involved in a murder and robbery case was arrested here, while two of his associates involved in the crime are still at large, police said on Saturday.Ashish Tomar, a resident of Uttam Nagar in west Delhi along with his partners Sunny Dogra and Raju, both in their 20's, robbed a courier company employee of around Rs.80,000 and shot dead a passerby who tried to intervene. The incident took place Sep 23 on the Old Palam road in south Delhi when the victim was on his way to deposit the…

Work with administration for clean Old Delhi: Harsh Vardhan tells traders

New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Saturday urged the traders of old Delhi to work together with the administration and civil society to give the area a clean look."The community of traders, wholesalers and shopkeepers who dominate the economy of Old Delhi need to adopt self-regulatory practices to achieve the national goal of cleanliness and public hygiene," Harsh Vardhan said at the launch of a public-private drive aimed at giving a clean look to Old Delhi which is also known as Walled…

Omar not to celebrate Eid

Srinagar, Oct 4 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said on Saturday he would observe the forthcoming Eid festival without any gaiety and joy in view of the devastating floods in the state. "Chief Minister Omar Abdullah will celebrate Eid with highest simplicity observing no gaiety and joy for the plight of lakhs of people affected by the devastating flood in Jammu and Kashmir that has claimed precious human lives and inflicted losses to the economy and damaged property of wide-ranging…

British PM vows to hunt down Alan Henning’s killers

London, Oct 4 (IANS) British Prime Minister David Cameron on Saturday condemned the "barbaric" murder of British hostage Alan Henning by the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group, and vowed to hunt down the killers.Footage released late Friday showed the murder of the 47-year-old aid convoy volunteer. Henning was a Manchester taxi driver who travelled to Syria to help distribute food and clothing to stricken civilians, reported Xinhua citing The Times Saturday. Delivering the message via his twitter account, Cameron…

Delay in projects major concern: Air Force chief

New Deli, Oct 4 (IANS) Indian Air Force chief Arup Raha on Saturday expressed concern over delays in several projects which are being indigenously developed but expressed hope that the Narendra Modi government may expedite the processes. "Design and development are taking longer than they should be. There is a constant effort to ensure projects are not delayed, yet it happens, whether it is LCA (Light Combat Aircraft), FGFA (Fifth Generation Fighter Aircraft) or MMRCA (Medium Multi-Role Combat Aircraft)," said…
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