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One killed in accident at Indian nuclear submarine building yard

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - One worker was killed and two injured in an accident at shipyard building a nuclear submarine in Visakhapatnam in southern India on Saturday evening, the third fatal navy related accident in a month. The accident took place outside the submarine during testing of a pressure tank at the facility meant for development of submarines, the Defence Research and Development Organisation said in a statement on Sunday.

India's Sahara chief ordered by court to remain in custody

By Suchitra Mohanty and Devidutta Tripathy NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India's highest court on Tuesday directed that the head of the Sahara conglomerate, Subrata Roy, remain in custody over the group's failure to comply with its orders to repay investors in an outlawed multi-billion-dollar investment scheme. Roy, 65, was arrested on Friday after he did not appear last week at a Supreme Court hearing - which he says he missed to attend to his ailing mother - in its long-running battle with India's securities regulator.

India's Sahara chief ordered by court to remain in custody

By Suchitra Mohanty and Devidutta Tripathy NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India's highest court on Tuesday directed that the head of the Sahara conglomerate, Subrata Roy, remain in custody over the group's failure to comply with its orders to repay investors in an outlawed multi-billion-dollar investment scheme. Roy, 65, was arrested on Friday after he did not appear last week at a Supreme Court hearing - which he says he missed to attend to his ailing mother - in its long-running battle with India's securities regulator.

India's Sahara chief, after arrest, faces highest court

By Tony Munroe and Devidutta Tripathy MUMBAI/NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Subrata Roy, the self-styled managing worker of Sahara India Pariwar, India's biggest private-sector employer, will appear before the Supreme Court on Tuesday after spending the weekend in custody at a government nature-reserve guest house.

Sahara India chief surrenders to police after court no-show in multibillion-dollar fraud case

NEW DELHI - A top Indian businessman surrendered to police Friday after failing to show up in court on charges that his company failed to return billions of dollars to investors. The Indian Supreme Court had issued an arrest warrant for Sahara India chief Subrata Roy after he was a no-show in court Wednesday. Roy turned himself in on Friday in Lucknow, the Uttar Pradesh state capital, and missed the court date because his mother was ill, according to his son and Sahara director Seemanto Roy.

India's Sahara group boss surrenders to police

The head of India's giant Sahara group surrendered to police Friday, two days after the Supreme Court ordered his arrest over delays in repaying billions of dollars illegally collected from small investors. Subrata Roy "wilfully submitted himself" to police in Lucknow, capital of northern Uttar Pradesh state where the group has its headquarters, Sahara's executive director told a New Delhi news conference.

India's Sahara group boss surrenders to police

The head of India's giant Sahara group surrendered to police Friday, two days after the Supreme Court ordered his arrest over delays in repaying billions of dollars illegally collected from small investors. Subrata Roy "wilfully submitted himself" to police in Lucknow, capital of northern Uttar Pradesh state where the group has its headquarters, Sahara's executive director told a New Delhi news conference.

India's Sahara group boss surrenders to police

The head of India's giant Sahara group surrendered to police Friday, two days after the Supreme Court ordered his arrest over delays in repaying billions of dollars illegally collected from small investors. Subrata Roy "wilfully submitted himself" to police in Lucknow, capital of northern Uttar Pradesh state where the group has its headquarters, Sahara's executive director told a New Delhi news conference.

For India's railway children, a dangerous life by the tracks

By Angus MacSwan NEW DELHI (Reuters) - The young boys huddled over a fire between two tracks just beyond the platforms of New Delhi railway station, oblivious to the trains rolling past. They were trying to boil some water to make tea. One, a grime-encrusted urchin wearing a filthy baseball cap at a jaunty angle, said this was their home. He had run away after his mother died and he could take no more beatings from his alcoholic father.

12 Dead, 21 missing in shipwreck in India

New Delhi, Feb 10 (EFE).- At least 12 people died and 21 others went missing when the boat sank that was carrying them down a river in Orissa, a state in eastern India, police said Monday. The shipwreck occurred Sunday afternoon on the Mahanadila River, as the boat carrying more than 100 passengers on their way home from a picnic was sailing through the Hirakud reserve in the Sambalpur district. "The vessel capsized because it was overcrowded," police spokesman Amitav Panda told NDTV. About 90 people have been rescued up to now, the police spokesman said.
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