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Pakistan test-fires first nuclear-capable submarine cruise missile Babur-3

HIGHLIGHTS Pakistan fired its first submarine-launched cruise missile on Monday, the military said The Pakistani military said the Babur-3 missile was “capable of delivering various types of payloads ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Monday successfully test-fired its first Submarine-Launched Cruise Missile capable of carrying a nuclear warhead up to 450km from an undisclosed location in the Indian Ocean, giving the country a “credible” second-strike capability, the military said. The missile, Babur-3, was fired from an underwater, mobile platform and hit its target with precise accuracy, the Inter Services Public Relations, the media…

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Bengaluru: Stalker molests, bites girl near bus stop, flees

BENGALURU: A 23-year-old woman was allegedly molested on Nagawara Main Road in north Bengaluru on Friday morning. The woman, who was walking towards a bus stop, was attacked by an unidentified man around 6.30am, near Arabic College bus stop. He grabbed her and bit her, but took to his heels after she raised an alarm. The incident comes within 24 hours of police commissioner Praveen Sood announcing the arrest of four men for allegedly molesting a woman in Kammanahalli on January 1, and warning `potential molesters’ of serious consequences. The survivor of…

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Yuvraj recalled, Kohli named ODI and T20I captain

Yuvraj Singh has been recalled to both the ODI and T20I squads for India’s upcoming series against England in January. Virat Kohli was named the captain in both limited-overs formats after MS Dhoni stepped down on Wednesday. While Dhoni retained his place as a wicketkeeper-batsman in both squads, uncapped Rishabh Pant was named in the T20I squad, his first international call-up. Pant had a prolific Ranji Trophy, scoring 972 runs at an average of 81, including a triple century at a strike rate of 94. In the absence of the…

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KAMMANAHALLI MOLESTERS ARE DELIVERY BOYS

Finally cracking the whip against Kammanahalli molesters, police nab men captured on CCTV molesting the woman. They had earlier noticed her while visiting a friend in locality and had been tracking her; one of them confronted her on being challenged by his delivery boy friends.   The much sensationalised molestation of a north-eastern woman in Bengaluru, which grabbed the attention of the entire nation on Wednesday, has found a major breakthrough with the Bengaluru city police arresting four perverts while two are still at large. The four molesters are identified…

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BJP’s Kolkata headquarters attacked by TMC student wing after Sudip Bandyopadhyay’s arrest

HIGHLIGHTS Earlier today, Sudip Bandyopadhyay was arrested in connection with the Rose Valley chit fund scam. Trinamool Chief Mamata Banerjee reacted by accusing PM Modi of scaring those who “raise voice against demonetisation.” NEW DELHI: The BJP headquarters in Kolkata was attacked by the Trinamool Congress (TMC)’ students wing on Tuesday, following the arrest of TMC MP Sudip Bandyopadhyay, ANI reported. Contingents from the TMC and BJP clashed in front of the headquarters. A large police contingent has reached the spot. Earlier today, the CBI arrested Sudip Bandyopadhyay in connection…

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Supreme Court axes BCCI president Anurag Thakur; victory for cricket, says Lodha

The Board of Control for Cricket president Anurag Thakur and its secretary Ajay Shirke have been sacked by the Supreme Court today. For failing to implement the reforms suggested by the RM Lodha panel, the BCCI will now have an observer, who will be appointed on January 19. Get highlights of today’s Supreme Court proceedings here. 12:59 hrs IST: The names of Sourav Ganguly and Brijesh Patel are doing the rounds as the next BCCI president. While Ganguly is the president of the Cricket Association of Bengal, Brijesh Patel has run…

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