‘Mentally disabled’ woman found chained, naked in rehab centre in Hyderabad

A young woman was found chained and naked in a rehab center, ‘Aram Ghar’, in Hyderabad. Renuka claimed that a person visits her at night and touches her inappropriately but she has not been able to catch him because there is no light in the room. However, Basia-Superintendent of ‘Aram Ghar’- said that Renuka is suffering from a mental disability because of which her mood changes every hour. “She will be good for some time…

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Tipu Sultan mosque trustee board will not hurry to find Barkati’s replacement

Chastened by the bitter experience with former imam Syed Noor- ur Rehman Barkati, the trustees of Kolkata’s Tipu Sultan mosque trustees have become extremely cautious in selecting a new imam. Arif Ahmed, chairman of Prince Gulam Mohammed Waqf Estate, the custodian body of Tipua Sultan Masjid told HT that they are not in a hurry to appoint an imam. A muezzin is administering namaz temporarily in the mosque that was built in 1842 in the…

"Tipu Sultan mosque trustee board will not hurry to find Barkati’s replacement"

Police may have reached UP highway robbery victims sooner if they called 100

The UP police say they could have reached the victims of the highway robbery near Greater Noida within minutes if they had called 100 instead of their relatives back home, an official in the department said. A family of eight was attacked by robbers at around 1.30am on Thursday when they were on their way to Bulandshahr from Jewar on a desolate stretch close to the Yamuna Expressway. One of the men in the group…

"Police may have reached UP highway robbery victims sooner if they called 100"

Water Cannons, Smoke Shells: Protest In Kolkata Turns Violent Again

KOLKATA: Teargas shells, water cannons and a shower of batons turned the streets of Kolkata into a warzone for the second time in a week today as police and protesters clashed during a march called by the BJP to the police headquarters in the Lalbazar area in the heart of the city. The BJP called the march to protest a range of issues. Among them, they say, are “false cases” being filed against BJP workers…

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Kolkata journalists given ‘identification’ jackets ahead of BJP rally

KOLKATA, MAY 25: On May 22 (Monday), city police indiscriminately beat journalists covering a political rally. Today, a few hours ahead of the Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) massive gherao of the city police headquarters here, jackets with “Press” written on it are being distributed to scribes. According to senior police officials, the jacket is being given as a counter measure to identify scribes from political activists and party supporters in case the situation turns violent.…

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Ramdev’s Patanjali benefited from $46 million in discounted land acquisitions in BJP states: Reuters

The revenue of self-styled godman and businessman “Baba” Ramdev’s company, Patanjali, has soared under Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s administration. The company’s revenue has increased from $156 million (approximately Rs 1,011 crore) in the financial year that ended in 2013 to over $322 million (approximately Rs 2,087 crore) in March 2015. A Reuters report said Ramdev’s company benefited from more than $46 million (Rs 297 crore) in discounts through land acquisitions in Bharatiya Janata Party-ruled states,…

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Journalists assaulted by Kolkata Police

KOLKATA: At 1:45 pm on Monday, Kolkata erupted at five different places. Even outside Mamata Banerjee’s office Nabanna, police and Left protesters clashed. The air was thick with teargas as police charged with batons. Protesters threw stones and fashioned battering rams out of logs to try and bring down police barricades. With major roads in central Kolkata turning into battlefields, traffic was disrupted in a wide radius and commuters stranded for almost two hours at…

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Govt ministries not been able to meet the standards for skills development: Panel

Government ministries have not been able to meet the standards for skills development, the Sharda Prasad committee said, highlighting drawbacks in the scheme to train youth for jobs and entrepreneurship. The government-appointed panel led by Prasad, a former director general of employment and training, recommended that nine ministries that don’t have domain expertise or training infrastructure of their own should discontinue their programme to meet the parameters. Their funds and staff should be transferred to…

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Hackers Launch Global Cyberattack, Computers Infected In Nearly 100 Countries

A global cyberattack leveraging hacking tools widely believed by researchers to have been developed by the U.S. National Security Agency hit international shipper FedEx, disrupted Britain’s health system and infected computers in nearly 100 countries on Friday. Cyber extortionists tricked victims into opening malicious malware attachments to spam emails that appeared to contain invoices, job offers, security warnings and other legitimate files. The ransomware encrypted data on the computers, demanding payments of $300 to $600…

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Rohtak Woman Brutally Gang-Raped And Murdered After Refusing Marriage Proposal

ROHTAK :A woman was brutally gang-raped and murdered in Haryana’s Rohtak. The incident occurred on 9 May and came to light when the victim’s mutilated body was found in an empty plot in the city’s IMT area. A postmortem has also been conducted. The victim had allegedly refused a marriage proposal, following which the accused reached her home a week later with his friends. A heated argument broke out which resulted in the woman slapping…

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