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Moral policing victim assaulted, filmed on Valentine's Day, found hanging
24.02.17 - TEAM PT

A 22-year-old man, who was allegedly subjected to moral policing by a group of men, was found hanging near his house in Attappady in Kerala’s Palakkad district on Thursday night, police said on Friday.
 
On Valentine’s day, Aneesh and his female friend were assaulted and harassed ...
  


Fake Rs 2000 notes of ‘Children Bank of India’ dispensed from ATM in Delhi
22.02.17 - TEAM PT

At a time when many people are struggling to withdraw cash, a State Bank of India ATM in South Delhi’s Sangam Vihar dispensed fake Rs 2,000 notes. The notes, which could be passed off as genuine at first glance, are replete with errors and seem ...
  


No plan to re-introduce Rs. 1,000 note; don't withdraw more money than needed: Govt.
22.02.17 - TEAM PT

The government has no plans to re-introduce 1,000 rupee notes and is focusing to increase production of lower denomination currencies to address cash shortage, Economic Affairs Secretary Shaktikanta Das said today.
 
"No plans to introduce Rs 1000 notes. Focus is on production and supply of Rs ...
  


Registration open for Kailash Manasarovar Yatra
17.02.17 - team pt

Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India would organize Kailash Manasarovar Yatra, a pilgrimage to Mount Kailash and Manasarovar Lake, this year from June to September. 26 batches are scheduled to go for this Yatra via Uttarakhand and Sikkim. Pilgrims interested in Yatra are advised ...
  


No need to stand up when National Anthem is played in films: SC
14.02.17 - TEAM PT

The Supreme Court today clarified that the audience need not stand when the National Anthem is played as a part of the storyline of a film, newsreel or documentary.
 
A Bench of Justices Dipak Misra and R. Banumathi made this clear after one of the petitioners ...
  


Sasikala convicted by SC; Gets 4 years jail term and to pay a Rs. 10 crore fine
14.02.17 - team pt

Long-time Jayalalithaa aide VK Sasikala has been found guilty of corruption by the Supreme Court in the disproportionate assets case and will have to surrender to the police in Chennai so that she can be jailed for four years.
 
She and the other accused will be ...
  


BREAKING NEWS: Strange things happen in Tamil Nadu - Now, SC bench to deliver two judgements in Sasikala case
13.02.17 - TEAM PT

Sasikala case suspense continues. Supreme Court cause list for Tuesday is out, and it makes it clear there will be two separate judgments in Sasikala case. Of course, it does not mean there will necessarily be two judgments diametrically opposite to each other or concurring ...
  


IndiGo passenger opens emergency exit moments before take-off, 1 injured
10.02.17 - TEAM PT

In a major security scare at Mumbai airport, a passenger of an IndiGo flight opened an emergency exit of the plane moments before the flight was to take-off. A passenger was injured in the incident.
 
An FIR has been filed against the passenger and he has ...
  


1984 anti-Sikh riots: CBI seeks permission to conduct lie detector test on Jagdish Tytler
09.02.17 - TEAM PT

A Delhi court on Thursday directed Congress leader Jagdish Tytler to appear before it on Friday after the Central Bureau of Investigation sought permission to have him undergo a lie-detector test in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots case.
 
Besides Tytler, the CBI has also sought conduct of ...
  


No more good times: Govt. hands over Vijay Mallya's extradition request to Britain
09.02.17 - TEAM PT

The government on Thursday took a decisive step to get back liquor baron Vijay Mallya, who is accused of loan default and financial irregularities by investigation agencies.
 
The government on Thursday said that it has given extradition request for the businessman to the UK High Commission.
 
The ...
  


Jokes on Sikh community: SC says Courts can't lay down moral guidelines
07.02.17 - TEAM PT

The Supreme Court refused on Tuesday to issue any direction on a petition seeking to ban jokes on Sikhs, saying it will be impossible to implement its order or guidelines.

The apex court said it can’t lay moral guidelines for the citizens over the issue. "We ...
  


Mass bunk? 59 CoBRA Commandos Go AWOL, CRPF orders inquiry
06.02.17 - TEAM PT

Fifty-nine trainee commandos of the elite CoBRA - an anti-Naxal and jungle warfare unit - went missing from a train as they were going for their first assignment in Bihar. After an inquiry, the shocked Central Reserved Police Force, or CRPF, to which these men ...
  


Sasikala set to become next Tamil Nadu CM as Panneerselvam resigns
05.02.17 - TEAM PT

VK Sasikala - the longtime companion of J Jayalalithaa who became the party chief after her death - has been elected the chief of AIADMK's legislature party, clearing the decks for her takeover as the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu.
 
All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam ...
  


Former CBI director Joginder Singh passes away at 77
03.02.17 - TEAM PT

Former Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) director Joginder Singh passed away earlier today after a prolonged illness.
 
Born on 12th October 1939 in Khajur Wala village (now in Pakistan), he did his Masters in 1961. He joined the Indian Police Service at the age of 20 ...
  



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