The New Indian Express - Nation - RSS Feed from The New Indian Express en Copyright 2012 The New Indian Express. All rights reserved. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 06:56:20 +0530 Thu, 31 Jul 2014 06:00:12 +0530 Nation Ten Pronounced Guilty In Kumbakonam Fire Tragedy Case After a decade of a fire accident in a private school of Tamil Nadu’s Kumbakonam, which killed 94 children, the District and Sessions Court at Thanjavur today delivered the verdict in the case. The court has held ten accused guilty while acquitted 11 including three school teachers. School owner, head mistress and principal of the school have been convicted. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 13:56:44 +0530 CWG Day 6: 3 Wrestlers Win Gold, India bag 8 Medals NEW DELHI: Sushil Kumar led the charge as Indian wrestlers put on a stunning show in the Commonwealth Games winning three of the five gold medals on offer on Day 6. Amit Kumar and teenager Vinesh Phogat also bagged gold medals while Rajeev Tomar settled for the silver medal in what was a successful outing on the first day of the wrestling competition at the Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre (SECC). The three gold medals also lifted India to fifth position in the medal's standings. The star of the day undoubtedly was two-time Olympic medallist Sushil, who just took 107 minutes to clinch the gold medal in the men's 74kg freestyle category beating Pakistan's Qamar Abbas in a one-sided affair. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 13:21:30 +0530 Happy Eid: Muslim Devotees Gather At Jama Masjid To Pray At the end of the month of Ramadan, sea of Muslim worshippers today congregated at the principal mosque of old Delhi, Jama Masjid, to offer prayers and exchange greetings on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr. People commemorated the anniversary of the Quran being revealed to the Prophet Muhammad and wished each other happiness and prosperity. The Muslim worshippers offered prayers in a perfectly synchronised manner and chanted the Aayats of Quran. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 11:22:25 +0530 Bangalore's Vibgyor School Reopens BANGALORE: Parents expressed concern over safety of their children as Bangalore's Vibgyor High School reopened on Monday after it was shut due to an alleged sexual assault on a six-year-old girl that had prompted protests for several days. The girl of first grade was assaulted by the school's skating instructor Mustafa alias Munna, who has been arrested and was working in the school since 2011. On Monday, parents of many children watched their children entering the school premises as they were still concerned about the safety of their children. A parent, Raman Kaushik, said he would wait and see how quickly school implements safety measures. Meanwhile, another parent Renu Dutta said the incident had created chaos in their lives and hoped that everything would get back to normal soon. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 12:05:06 +0530