Vadodara, Aug. 25 (PTI): Twenty students of MS University were arrested on charges of throwing stones at Gujarat State Road Transport Corporation buses today, police said.
The students were protesting against the suspension of bus services on some routes even after repeated requests to the corporation.
Dubai (PTI): An Indian underwent a rare surgery on a severely wounded hand at a Sharjah hospital on Saturday. He had injured his hand while working at a construction site. “Normally, in such cases, the limb is amputated. But we succeeded in repairing the 11 severely damaged tendons and the nerves in his hand,” a doctor at the hospital said.
Jammu (PTI): The state commercial taxes department has imposed a fine of Rs 21 lakh on a pesticides manufacturer for allegedly evading taxes. The alleged evasion came to light after the authorities checked a truck carrying unaccounted pesticides from Krishi Rasyan Exports in Samba.
Ahmedabad (PTI): Three sadhus allegedly raped a woman after luring her with the promise of a job at a college owned by the Swami Narayana Temple Trust at Gadhada, police said. The woman said in her complaint that she was called to Gadhada by the authorities on July 27 and allegedly raped.
Calcutta: Kushal Sengupta, a senior lecturer with the department of political science at St Xavier’s College, died of kidney failure on Friday night. Sengupta, 54, is survived by his wife and son. A condolence meeting will be held in the college auditorium on Monday at 3pm. The college will remain closed on Tuesday as a mark of respect.
Panaji (PTI): The Goa government will allow five off-shore casinos, including the existing one, to operate in the state, chief minister Digamber Kamat has said.