Lizard in Coke

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McDonald's Serves Coke With Dead Lizard In Ahmedabad; Manager 'Laughs' & Offers Refund

A man found a dead lizard in the coke he ordered at McDonald's in Ahmedabad. Upon complaining to the manager, he "laughed and offered a refund" of Rs 300, instead of taking any action. Also, the customer stated that the staff threatened to call the cops, if they don't leave. Reportedly, the outlet has been sealed by the food and drugs department after a complaint was lodged.

Thu, 26 May 2022 - 09:30 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Lizard, Lizard in coke, Infestation, McDonald's, Ahmedabad

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Parag Agrawal and Twitter Logo

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Twitter Slammed with $150 Mn Penalty Over 'Data Privacy Breach'

Twitter is ordered to pay $150 million as penalty for "data privacy breach", happened over a span of six years. The settlement was announced by the Justice Department and Federal Trade Commission, which also alleged that Twitter "deceived the users as to how well it maintained their privacy and security". They alleged, Twitter failed to disclose that the email addresses and phone numbers will be used to send targeted ads.

Thu, 26 May 2022 - 09:02 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Twitter, Data Privacy Breach, Targeted Ads, FTC, Parag Agrawal

Courtesy: Free Press Journal

Twitter Former CEO Jack Dorsey

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Former Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Exits As Twitter Board Of Directors

Former Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey announced to step down from the Twitter Board of Directors. The announcement came on May 25, after the annual shareholder meeting. With Dorsey's exit from the Board of Directors, he is no more a part of the microblogging-site, which is now owned by Tesla CEO Elon Musk. Notably, the talk of Jack's exit was in place since he stepped down as Twitter CEO in 2021.

Thu, 26 May 2022 - 08:29 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Jack Dorsey, Twitter, board of directors, Stepped Down, Former CEO

Courtesy: ANI

Prostitution

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Treat Sex Workers With Dignity, Don't Abuse, SC To Police

The Supreme Court reviewed a petition and directed the police not to abuse during brothel raids against consenting sex workers, as it is not illegal. In a major judgment, the SC bench directed police to treat sex workers with dignity and provide them equal rights, like any citizen under the constitution. Considering the abusive attitude of police, SC said, "The police must refrain from interfering or taking any criminal action."

Thu, 26 May 2022 - 08:05 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Sex Workers, Delhi, Supreme Court, Police, Brothel

Courtesy: India Today

Election Commission of India

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ECI To Take Action Against Registered Unrecognized Party Under RP Act: TN

The Election Commission of India will take action against registered unrecognized political parties in Tamil Nadu, for non-compliance with statutory requirements. The ECI issued a notice dated May 25, and ordered to meet the necessary requirements under the Representation of the People (RP) Act.  The parties mentioned in the notification list can approach the Electoral Official within 30 days of the order for full facts and remedial action.

Thu, 26 May 2022 - 07:30 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Election Commission Of India, Tamil Nadu, Electoral Officer, Political Party, action

Courtesy: ANI

Blood Transfusion

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4 Children Gets HIV Positive After Blood Transfusion, 1 Dies: Nagpur

In Maharashtra's Nagpur region, four children were infected with HIV positive, of which one died. Notably, the kids undergoing treatment for Thalassemia got HIV infection, due to blood transfusion, after the blood-bank provided contaminated blood. RK Dhakate, the Assistant Deputy Director of the Health Department assured investigation and strict action against the culprit. Furthermore, Food and Drugs Department also launched a preliminary investigation in the issue. An investigation is… read-more

Thu, 26 May 2022 - 07:02 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: children, HIV Positive, hospital, Blood Transfusion, Nagpur

Courtesy: ANI

Supreme Court

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SC Set Aside Delhi HC Orders, Allows SFIO In Sahara Group, Nine Companies

The Supreme Court reviewed a petition filed against the Delhi HC's judgment, granting relief to Sahara Housing Investment Corporation Limited and nine companies. Notably, in December-2021, Delhi HC put a stay on operation, execution, and investigation into Sahara Groups and nine companies. However, the Apex Court set aside the orders and allowed Serious Fraud Investigation Office (SFIO). The bench also directed the HC to decide petition expeditiously after summer vacation.

Thu, 26 May 2022 - 06:30 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Sahara Groups, Supreme Court, Delhi HC, investigation, Petition

Courtesy: ANI

Jayant Chaudhary

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RLD Chief Jayant Chaudhary Files Rajya Sabha Nomination On Samajwadi Party Ticket

Samajwadi Party Chief Akhilesh Yadav nominated RLD Chief Jayant Chaudhary as the joint candidate for the Rajya Sabha polls. On May 26, Jayant filed his papers after Kapil Sibal and Javed Ali in Lucknow. Notably, the RLD is the constituent party of SP, which formed an alliance against the BJP. Furthermore, the Uttar Pradesh Rajya Sabha elections are scheduled to be held on June 10, announced ECI.

Thu, 26 May 2022 - 06:01 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: RLD Chief Jayant Chaudhary, Samajwadi Party, Akhilesh Yadav, Rajya Sabha Polls, Uttar Pradesh

Courtesy: ANI

Handcuffed

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6 Including 5 Juveniles Arrested Over Sexual Abuse Of 12-Year-Old: Delhi

A 21-year-old adult and five other juveniles have been arrested by Delhi police for alleged sexual abuse of a 12-year-olf girl, on May 26. Reportedly, the girl's friend lured her into a jungle, near the Railway line, were five other boys were present. Three boys sexually assaulted her, while three others watched the horrific act. The girl returned home and informed her parents, after which a case was filed.

Thu, 26 May 2022 - 05:21 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Delhi, rape, sexual abuse, Minor, juvenile

Courtesy: ANI

Navjot Singh Sidhu

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Navjot Singh Sidhu Appointed As Munshi In Patiala Central Jail, Says Official

The INC leader Navjot Singh Sidhu has been appointed as 'munshi' (assistant) for clerical work in the Patiala central prison. Notably, Sidhu has been given one-year imprisonment in a decades-old road rage death case (1988.) However, the new post of "munshi" will be performed from his barrack due to security reasons and will get wages like Rs 40-50, depending upon their skills like semi-skilled, skilled and unskilled.

Thu, 26 May 2022 - 04:51 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Navjot Singh Sidhu, Patiala Central Jail, Munshi, Clerk Work, Road Rage Case