Children exercising

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UP Police File FIR Against Three Journalists For Airing Fake News

UP’s Kanpur Police have filed an FIR against three journalists for allegedly airing a false report over a government function on R-Day. The scribes were booked for criminal intimidation after Basic Shiksha Adhikari Sunit Dutt filed a complaint at Akbarpur Police Station. Reportedly, the journalists had aired a report mentioning that the children were forced to exercise in cold without winterwears. However, the BSA said that the children… read-more

Wed, 27 Jan 2021 - 07:23 PM / by Sakshi Teresa Emmanuel

Tags: FIR, Journalists, False Allegation, Basic Shiksha Adhikari, School students

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Gun Shot

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Bihar BJP Spokesperson Azfar Shamsi Shot At In Munger; One Arrested

Bihar BJP spokesperson Azfar Shamsi was shot at by some criminals on January 27 in Munger district’s Jamalpur. The criminals opened fire when Azfar, an Associate Professor, was heading towards his chamber at the Jamalpur College. He was rushed to a hospital and is said to be in a critical condition. Reportedly, police recorded Azfar's statement following which they have arrested college principal Lallan Prasad Singh with whom Azfar has an… read-more

Wed, 27 Jan 2021 - 05:34 PM / by Sakshi Teresa Emmanuel

Tags: BJP, Spokesperson, Azfar Shamsi, Shot, munger, Jamalpur, Bihar, arrest, Jamalpur College

Leopard

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Man-Animal Conflict: Leopard Kills 75-Yr-Old Farmer In Gujarat's Amreli

In yet another man-animal conflict, a leopard killed a 75-year-old farmer in Gujarat’s Amreli district. The deceased, identified as Manubhai Savaliya, was possibly attacked by the leopard when he was in his farm cottage. Recovering the body on January 27 and observing the leopard's pugmarks around it, forest officials have started search for the big cat in the nearby areas. Reportedly, this was the fifth leopard attack in Gir in the past five… read-more

Wed, 27 Jan 2021 - 04:52 PM / by Sakshi Teresa Emmanuel

Tags: Leopard, leopard attack, Amreli district, Gujarat, gir, Wildlife, post-mortem f

Supreme Court

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SC Stays Bombay HC's 'Skin-To-Skin Contact' Decision For Sexual Abuse

The Supreme Court on January 27 stayed the exonerate order of the Bombay High Court which said that groping without ‘skin to skin contact’ does not qualify sexual assault. The apex court also allowed Attorney General, who put up the issue calling it “disturbing” and a bad precedent, to file a petition. Reportedly, the Bombay High Court had acquitted a 39-year-old man who is facing imprisonment charges for groping a 12-year-old girl.

Wed, 27 Jan 2021 - 02:01 PM / by Bhavyata Kagrana

Tags: Supreme Court, Bombay High Court, KK Venugopal, sexual harrasment

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Farmer Violence

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Delhi: 22 FIRs Registered In Farmers' Tractor Rally Violence

The Delhi Police have registered at least 22 FIRs in connection with the protesting farmers' tractor parade that turned violent on January 26. "Once an FIR is filed then the process of identifying the suspects will start," a source in the police told ANI. Reportedly, the violence had injured over 100 police personnel and killed one farmer. Earlier, thousands of protestors led by Nihangs have violated the pre-decided routes and forcefully… read-more

Wed, 27 Jan 2021 - 03:43 AM / by Sakshi Teresa Emmanuel

Tags: Delhi Police, Tractor-Rally, farmer protest, FIR

Telegram and Facebook

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Contact Details Of 533 Mn FB Users On Sale Via Telegram Bot: Report

Going by the report in Vice Media’s Motherboard, phone numbers of over 533 million Facebook users are up for sale by a Telegram bot. Security researcher Alon Gal highlighted the problem and stated that the bot contained information of different users belonging to the US, Canada, the UK, and 16 other countries. Though the data collected were outdated, cyber-security experts still fear the risk of a huge data breach.

Tue, 26 Jan 2021 - 04:51 PM / by Richa Nigam

Tags: Telegram, Facebook, Privacy, United States, Canada, Motherboard

Courtesy: Tribune India

Punjab shocking incident

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Punjab Woman Dies After Her Hair Got Stuck In Flour Mill Machine

A 30-year-old woman named Baljeet Kaur died on January 25 after her hair got stuck in a flour mill machine, decapitating her head. The incident took place in Ferozepur district of Punjab, where the woman worked with her husband. Reportedly, while her husband was away, Baljeet bend over to get flour for a customer but her hair got stuck in the machine. She was rushed to a hospital but only to be declared dead.

Tue, 26 Jan 2021 - 12:53 PM / by Bhavyata Kagrana

Tags: Punjab, flour mill, Death

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Arnab Goswami-Partho Dasgupta

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Ex-BARC CEO Claims Arnab Paid Him $12000, 40 Lakh To Rig TRP

Former BARC CEO Partho Dasgupta, in his statement to the Mumbai Police, has claimed that Republic TV's Chief Editor Arnab Goswami had paid him $12,000 and Rs 40 lakh to manipulate TRP ratings. Reportedly, Arnab paid for Partho’s foreign trips and to bring Republic on top in TRP charts. Moreover, Partho also accepted to have bonhomie with Arnab since 2004. However, Partho's lawyer has denied allegations saying "the statement would have been… read-more

Mon, 25 Jan 2021 - 10:59 AM / by Bhavyata Kagrana

Tags: TRP Scam, Arnab Goswami, BARC, Partho Dasgupta, Republic TV, Mumbai Police

Courtesy: The Indian Express

Arrested

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UP Anti-terror Squad Nabs Two Chinese Nationals For Money Laundering

The UP Anti-Terror Squad has for the first time nabbed two Chinese nationals after the Interpol issued a red corner notice against them. Identified as Xu Xunfu and Li Teng Li, the accused bought SIM cards against fake documents and used them for making transactions of around Rs 5 crore. Moreover, visas of the duo-arrested had expired in July and September 2020 respectively. However, motive of the money laundering is yet to be ascertained.

Mon, 25 Jan 2021 - 10:44 AM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Uttar Pradesh (130, Chinese Nationals, arrested, Fraud

Courtesy: The Tribune

Mumbai Police

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Operation All-Out 2021: Mumbai Police Arrests 349 Criminals

Undertaking 'Misson All-Out', Mumbai police nabbed 349 people including 52 'wanted' criminals in the wee hours of January 23. The police conducted nakabandis, raids, vehicle checks across the city to catch hold of the offenders. Reportedly, around 739 hotels were raided, and searches were conducted at 232 places across the city. While police registered various cases under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act, around 33… read-more

Sun, 24 Jan 2021 - 07:34 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Mumbai Police, Operation All-Out, arrest

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