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Son kills mom for delay in serving food

ngry over the delay in serving the food, a youth killed his mother with a cricket bat and injured his sister here, police said on Thursday. The incident occurred in Nandinagar in Banjara Hills on Monday but came to light on Thursday after N. Sakkubai (55) succumbed to her injures in a hospital. According to the police, N. Gopi returned home late on Monday night in an inebriated condition. After serving him the food, Sakkubai, who works as a domestic help, went asleep. He tried to wake her up for more rice. His sister Rani served him the rice. When he wanted rice for the third time, Rani asked him to go to kitchen and take it.

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Birthday boy Rashid Khan stars with bat and ball as giant killers Afghanistan crush Bangladesh by 136 runs

Conituing ther stunning performance, minnows Afghanistan have turned into giant killers. After beating Sri Lanka in their opener, Afghanistan crushed Bangladesh by 136 runs. Set a target of 256, Bangladesh were bolwed out for 119 in 42.1 overs. Birthday boy Rashid Khan was Man of the Match. Following his half century, Rashid took 2 for 13 in 9 overs to guide Afghanistan to an emphatic win. Earlier, birthday boy Rashid Khan smashed a superb unbeaten half century and shared 95 runs with Gulbadin Naib for the unconquered eighth wicket as Afghanistan made a stunning fightback to post a competitive 255 for 7 in their Asia Cup here on Thursday.

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Journalist arrested for insulting temple, gets bail later

Odisha-based journalist Abhijit Iyer Mitra, arrested on Thursday by the state police for allegedly making derogatory remarks on the Sun Temple, Konark, was granted bail by a Delhi court which directed him to join the probe. The court granted relief to Mitra on a personal bond of Rs 1 lakh and one surety of the like amount on a plea moved by him, while directing him to join the investigation in the state by September 28.

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Shocking..Yogi's police showcases live encounter for media, kills 2 criminals

Under full media glare, Uttar Pradesh police on Thursday shot dead two criminals, accused of murdering six persons including two Hindu priests, in Aligarh district. Local journalists and television crew were formally invited as the policemen, wearing bulletproof vests, were seen aiming their guns at the criminals, later identified as Naushad and Mustakeem, who were hiding in an abandoned building. Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Aligarh, Ajay Sahni, said the criminals were passing through a police checkpoint on a bike and when they were asked to stop. The criminals however tried to escape. Policemen chased them for about five kilometres.

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Modi Govt refutes ex-HAL chief's Rafale statement, calls them factually incorrect

Government sources on Thursday dismissed as "factually incorrect" media reports of former Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) chief T.S. Raju claiming that the defence undertaking had signed a work-share contract with French company Dassault Aviation -- the manufacturer of Rafale fighter jets. "In the news item published (Thursday) ex Chairman and Managing Director, (CMD) HAL has been quoted as stating that an agreed work-share with Dassault Aviation (DA) was submitted to government. The same news item also referred to the cost of the aircraft, life cycle cost issues, etc. The statement attributed to ex CMD, HAL is factually incorrect," said the sources.

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Many feared killed as gunman open fires in US city

An unidentified assailant opened fire Thursday at a warehouse complex north of the US city of Baltimore, killing and wounding multiple people, authorities said. A lone suspect was in critical condition at a local hospital, according to Harford County sheriff Jeffrey Gahler. Police would not confirm reports that the shooter was a woman, but revealed that the suspect had not been shot by police. "I can confirm multiple wounded and multiple fatalities," Gahler said.

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Modi snubs Imran.. India rejects Pak request for SAARC in Islamabad

Breaking the ice in ties with Pakistan, India on Thursday agreed for a meeting between Foreign Ministers of the two countries in New York later this month but rejected the request for the holding of a Saarc summit in Islamabad, holding that terror and talks cannot go together. The thaw came in the wake of a letter by new Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan to his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi in which he had sought a meeting between foreign ministers Sushma Swaraj and Shah Mehmood Qureshi on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly that begins later this month in New York and holding of the 20th Saarc summit in Islamabad.

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Quran reading at this BJP office

Ten maulanas from various mosques in Goa conducted Quran Khawani, a ritualistic reading of the Quran, for quick recovery of ailing Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, an official said on Thursday. "We had called the maulanas from all over Goa to conduct the Quran Khawani, which invokes the good grace of Allah, at the BJP's South Goa headquarters to pray for the quick recovery of our Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar," BJP's Minority Morcha President Shaikh Jina told IANS. Jina said that Parrikar, who is currently being treated at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) for advanced pancreatic cancer, had resolved several issues related to the Muslim community in Goa. "He has resolved several outstanding issues related to our community which includes making Goa the embarkation point for Haj travel, building of a Haj House in the education sector," Jina said.

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Shocking..Delhi Police ACP booked for rape, sexual harassment of victim's minor daughter

An Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) in Delhi was booked on charge of rape and under the POCSO Act on the complaint of a 38-year-old woman, who also alleged that her 16-year-old daughter was also sexually harassed by him, police said on Thursday. While the woman complained on Tuesday about the rape she claimed occurred last year, the case was registered on Wednesday under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act and the Indian Penal Code.

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Gold medal winner wrestler questions Khel Ratna to Kohli, may move court

Dejected over the denial of Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award, seasoned wrester Bajrang Punia on Thursday said he was "hurt" and questioned the selection criteria for the country's highest sporting honour. Despite winning gold medals in the Asian Games at Jakarta and the Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, his name did not feature in the final list of nominees. His list of laurels isn't limited to one season, as he had won a World Championship bronze medal in 2013 and silver in 2014. "I'm hurt for not being recognised for my talent and performances, I don't know what was the criteria of selection for this award," he told reporters here. "I tried calling Rathore sir's number (Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore), but he didn't even reply back. I'm going to meet him in person to enquire about the matter."

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