Church vandalised in Cgarh: Four more arrested

first_imgRaipur, Mar 7 (PTI) Four more youths have been arrested in connection with the alleged vandalisation of a church on the city outskirts, taking the total number of those taken into custody so far to nine, police said today.”In all, nine persons have so far been taken into custody in connection with the alleged vandalisation of the prayer hall located at Kachna village on the outskirts of the state capital,” Inspector General of Police, Raipur Range, G P Singh told PTI here today.Out of the nine held, six are minors, he said.Singh said interrogation of the nine youths was on and information was also being sought about the group to which they belong.The miscreants fled the spot when the police arrived there. However, motorcycles of two youths were left behind at the premises, based on which the nine were arrested.As per information received so far, the villagers in Kachna area had complained to the administration that some people had set up a prayer hall by encroaching upon a land in the village. Police is enquiring with the villagers taking this also into account, the IG said.A group of about 15-20 youths allegedly sporting saffron bands on their forehead yesterday barged into the church while prayers were underway and vandalised the premises and thrashed those present.Meanwhile, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh condemned the incident and said that police was conducting a probe into it.He said that strict action would be taken against the guilty and the offenders will not be spared.advertisementThe president of Chhattisgarhs Christian Forum, Arun Pannalal, had yesterday alleged that the slogan-shouting attackers belonged to Bajrang Dal and that women and an infant were also not spared while the police in the state capital remained tight-lipped on their identity.They damaged chairs, fans and other articles in the premises and even beat up the people present, he said.Pannalal said yesterdays incident was the fourth attack on a Christian place of worship in the past one month in the state. PTI SNG GK VMNlast_img read more

Ducati Multistrada 950: Everything you need to know

first_imgWe had earlier reported that Ducati will launch a new adventure bike in India on June 14, the Multistrada 950. The company will also launch the new Monster 797 along with the Multistrada 950 on the same date. You can read everything about the Monster 797 here.Here, we give you all the dope on the latest Ducati Multistrada 950 and what it means for the Indian market.Price:We expect the Ducati Multistrada 950 to come for a price of Rs 11.5 lakh (ex showroom, New Delhi)- Rs 13 lakh (ex showroom, New Delhi).Ducati Multistrada 950Engine:The Multistrada 950 is powered by the already renowned twin cylinder 937cc, Testastretta, liquid cooling engine with a maximum of power of 113 hp and maximum torque of 96.2 NM, mated to six-speed gearbox.Design:The new Multistrada 950 combines comfort, style and superior performance. The Multistrada 950 combines Multistrada 1200 and Multistrada 1200 Enduro design features to perfection, taking the “lightest” elements from both. The front-on view, with the distinctive headlight, ‘beak’, adjustable screen, two ‘wings’ and tank come from the Multistrada 1200.Ducati Multistrada 950The rider’s seat with narrow mid-section, the passenger seat, rear grab rail, the design of the exhaust and swingarm and the wheel sizes were, instead, taken from the Multistrada 1200 Enduro. This mix has produced a bike with classic Multistrada lines that’s also compact, and not just visually.Feature:The Multistrada 950 instrument panel consists of a large easy-to-see LCD that provides the rider with primary and secondary information, four Riding Modes (Sport, Touring, Urban and Enduro), DSP (Ducati Safety Pack) that includes ABS and Ducati Traction Control,advertisementDucati Multistrada 950At the rear there is a LED tail light. A hazard warning lights function is also available on the Multistrada 950.Color:The Multistrada 950 is available in two colours; classic Ducati Red and stylish Star White Silk. Both colour schemes feature matt grey frame and wheels.Ducati Multistrada 950Competition: The Ducati Multistrada 950 competes against the Honda Africa Twin in India.last_img read more