Woman, 22, Pulled Out Of Car In Gurgaon, Raped In Front Of Husband

A 22-year-old woman was dragged out of a car and sexually assaulted as her husband and brother-in-law were held at gunpoint in Gurgaon on Sunday night, in the latest rape horror to emerge from Haryana this year. Four persons have been arrested, the police said on Monday.The family was returning from a function in the woman's brother-in-law's car when they stopped near the Business Park Tower in Sector 56. The woman's husband got out of the car to use the toilet.Two cars stopped near them and four...

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India Fifth Most Attractive Market For Investments, Says PwC Survey

India has emerged as the fifth most attractive market for investments and the optimism over global economic growth is at a record level, a survey of CEOs by global consultancy PwC said.The findings come on a day when the rich and powerful are meeting in Davos for the World Economic Forum's (WEF) annual summit."The US remains the top spot for global investment, while India moves into the top 5," PwC's 21st CEO Survey said, adding that there is surprising faith and optimism among chief executives in the economic...

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IPL 2018 To Begin From April 7 In Mumbai

The 11th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) will be held from April 7 to May 27, the IPL governing council announced on Monday. The opening ceremony, opening game and the final will all be held in Mumbai on April 6, April 7 and May 27 respectively. Accepting broadcaster Star Sports' request, the IPL governing council has also allowed a shift in timings of the matches. The 8 pm game will now begin at 7 pm while the 4 pm start has now been pushed to 5:30 pm. "The broadcaster has requested...

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India Ranks Below China, Pakistan On This World Economic Forum Index

India was today ranked at the 62nd place among emerging economies on an Inclusive Development Index, much below China's 26th position and Pakistan's 47th.Norway remains the world's most inclusive advanced economy, while Lithuania again tops the list of emerging economies, the World Economic Forum (WEF) said while releasing the yearly index here before the start of its annual meeting, to be attended by several world leaders including Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump.The index...

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Come, Watch “Padmaavat”, Says Sanjay Bhansali In Letter To Karni Sena

Three days before Padmaavat's release, its producers have made a last-ditch attempt at bringing on board the Karni Sena, which has threatened to block the film's screening at all costs despite a Supreme Court order. In a letter on Saturday, filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali invited the group to watch the film, promising that "the film will make the entire Rajput community proud".But the Karni Sena's response has not given the producers any hope."We are ready to watch the film if they are ready to show...

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745 kg of cocaine found in fresh pineapples

Police in Portugal and Spain said they seized hundreds of kilograms of cocaine hidden inside fresh fruit earlier this week.The seizure by authorities was part of an ongoing joint investigation from both countries into drug trafficking from South America via shipping containers. The investigation started in April 2017, police reported on Wednesday.Reuters reports that 745kg (1,642 pounds) of the drug were seized alongside the arrests of nine gang members. A laboratory for cutting the drug was also...

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Billionaire Couple Murdered In Toronto Mansion “By Multiple People”

Private investigators believe a prominent billionaire couple found dead in their Toronto mansion last month were murdered by multiple people two days before their bodies were discovered, Canadian Broadcasting Corp. reported Saturday, citing a source "with direct knowledge of the parallel probe" into the deaths of Honey and Barry Sherman.The private investigation - which contained graphic details of the alleged ways the Shermans had been killed - at times contradicted early reports about an ongoing...

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PM Modi Didn’t Reply To My Letters Because Of His Ego: Anna Hazare

Anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare has alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has an "ego of his prime ministership", claiming that that was the reason why the prime minister was not responding to his letters.Mr Hazare was speaking at a public rally in Atpadi tehsil in Maharashtra's Sangli district on Saturday. "I have written more than 30 letters to Prime Minister Modi in the last three years, but he never replied to them. Modi has an ego of his prime ministership, hence he did not respond...

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Stop Padmaavat Or We’ll Jump Into Fire, Warn Hundreds Of Rajasthan Women

Thousands of women brandishing swords on Sunday took out a 'Chetavani Rally' or a warning march in Rajasthan's Chittorgarh town to warn the authorities to stop the release of 'Padmaavat' or else be prepared for 'jauhar' by them.A total of 1,908 women have already registered for performing 'jauhar' (committing suicide by jumping into fire) in Chittorgarh.The protesters began their march from the Chittorgarh Fort and ended it at the main market in the town where they submitted a memorandum addressed...

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At Least 5 Dead In Kabul Hotel Attack, 100 Hostages Released: Official

Gunmen killed at least five people and wounded eight others in an attack on Kabul's Intercontinental Hotel, an official said Sunday, as the eleven-hour-long siege continues."Five are dead," an official with the Afghan spy agency told AFP, adding 100 hostages have been released.

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