India and Bangladesh border guards celebrate Eid to strengthen bond of friendship

Siliguri, July 29 (ANI): Security forces of India and Bangladesh on Tuesday exchanged sweets on the festival of Eid-al-Fitr, marking the end of the holy month of Ramadan, to strengthen and enhance relations between the two neighbours. Keeping up the traditions, soldiers and officers greeted each other and celebrated Eid together near the border of Siliguri district of West Bengal. 18 Border Guard Bangladesh Director, Ariful Haque, who came to India to celebrate Eid with BSF, said he would ensure peace at the border. Jul 29, 2014

Sri Lankan Muslim mark end of Ramadan

Sri Lankan Muslims in Colombo offer prayers on the first day of the Eid al-Fitr festival, which marks the end of the fasting month of Ramadan. Duration: 00:33 Jul 29, 2014

Bangalore: Two gym instructors arrested for allegedly raping 6-year-old

Bangalore, July 29 (ANI): Bangalore police have arrested two more gym instructors in connection with the rape case in which a six-year-old had been allegedly raped in school premises. Police commissioner MN Reddi, on Tuesday said that the first grade student was assaulted by Lal Giri and Wasim, who worked as gymnastic instructors in the VIBGYOR High International School. Reddi said so far there was not enough evidence against another suspect, Mustafa alias Munna, who was working as skating instructor in the school since 2011. The unfortunate incident took place in the campus of VIBGYOR High International School, during class hours on July 03. Jul 29, 2014

Haryanas Pradeep Kasni alleges receiving objectionable threat messages from chief secretary

Chandigarh, July 29 (ANI): Haryana's IAS officer Pradeep Kasni, who raised objections to appointment of new information commissioners by BS Hooda govt, on Tuesday, accused the state chief secretary of threatening him. Kasni alleged that he got threat SMS(es) from Chief Secretary SC Choudhary over his stand on the appointment of new commissioners. He also said that Choudhary should apologise for the same and that he would not take up legal options in the case. Jul 29, 2014

Saharanpur steps out to offer Eid prayers

Saharanpur, July 29 (ANI): The violence-hit city of Saharanpur on Tuesday stepped out to offer prayers on the auspicious occasion of Eid ul-Fitr which marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan. Authorities on Monday had relaxed the curfew and to keep a close watch on the situation, around 2000 paramilitary personnel and unmanned aerial vehicles had been deployed. Expressing sorrow over the recent communal clashes, a resident, Bashir Aslam, said the clashes in the city were unprecedented. Jul 29, 2014