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6-Ft-Long Cobra Rescued From an Unused Septic Tank in Coimbatore
A 6-foot-long cobra rescued from an unused septic tank at Nanjundapuram Arm House in Coimbatore. It was later released in the forest.
At Least Six Injured as Quake Rocks Southern Philippines
At least six people were injured and some buildings damaged when an earthquake sent terrified residents of the southern Philippines fleeing their homes before dawn, police said.
In a choreographed spectacle Saturday, President Joko Widodo and former special forces general Prabowo Subianto met at a new subway station in the capital Jakarta and rode together on the train.
First Haj Flight to Depart Tomorrow, Committee Organizes Ceremony
The Haj Committee of India in Mumbai has organized a flagging-off ceremony for the pilgrims as the first Haj flight from Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport will depart tomorrow.
Somalia Extremist Attack in Port City of Kismayo Kills 10
At least 10 people, including two journalists, were killed in an extremist attack on a hotel in the port city of Kismayo, a Somali official said.
Abdi Ahmed, a local district official, told The Associated Press that the death toll may rise as fighting continued inside the Asasey Hotel between the extremist gunmen and security forces. He said gunfire is continuing inside the hotel.
Aarti Sehwag Files Complaint Against Business Partners Alleging Forgery
Aarti, Virender Sehwag’s has filed a complaint against her business partners alleging they took a Rs 4.5 crore loan by forging her signatures and later defaulting on payment.
Nepal to Hike Foreign Tourist Visa Fee From 17 July
Nepal will raise visa fees for foreign tourists from 17 July, authorities have said.
Citing the Department of Immigration (DoI), The Himalayan Times reported on late Friday that the decision to increase the foreign tourist visa fees was taken in May this year as the government had not raised the charges for almost a decade.
One Arrested by Delhi Police in Possession of Pistol, 4 Cartridges
In Delhi, a man named Ikrar Ahmed was apprehended by Delhi Police Special Cell near Tis Hazari. A pistol and 4 live cartridges recovered from him.
He was wanted in several cases registered against the ‘Namastey Gang’ and several other cases of robberies in Delhi.
Pro-Khalistan Pak leader Gopal Singh Removed from Katarpur Corridor Committee
Pro-Khalistan Pakistani leader Gopal Singh Chawla removed from Kartarpur Corridor Committee after India had raised concerns regarding his presence on the Board.
Ganga Water Level Rises, Normal Life Affected
In Prayagraj, normal life gets affected at Sangam after water level of river Ganga increases following heavy rainfall.
17 Killed By Floods and Landslides Triggered by Rains in Nepal
Trinamool Leader Shot Dead in Bengal’s Murshidabad
A Trinamool Congress leader was shot dead in West Bengal’s Murshidabad district on Friday, police said.
The victim Shofiul Hasan was travelling in his car when miscreants surrounded the vehicle, hurled bombs and fatally shot him in Hariharpara.
Shofiul died on the spot. Police later reached the site of the crime and took possession of the body.