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Restrictions defied in Srinagar to attend militant's funeral

Srinagar, Nov 18 (IANS) A large number of people on Saturday defied curfew-like restrictions imposed by the authorities here to attend the funeral of slain militant Mugees Ahmad Mir. Authorities had imposed restrictions in several areas in Srinagar to maintain law and order. However, people from different parts of the city reached Parimpora area where the slain militant's funeral was hel...

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Patidars to hold rally in support of Hardik despite denial of permission

Gandhinagar, Nov 18 (IANS) Ignoring denial of permission by the authorities, the Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) is determined to go ahead with its mega rally in Mansa town here on Saturday evening to demonstrate the community's support to young leader Hardik Patel, despite the 'sex CDs' on him, - in a big worry for the ruling BJP. PAAS leader Hardik Patel has said that in spite of ...

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Three held guilty in Kopardi gang rape-murder that rocked Maharashtra

Ahmednagar (Maharashtra), Nov 18 (IANS) All three accused in the sensational rape and murder of a minor schoolgirl in Kopardi in July 2016, have been found guilty by a special court here on Saturday. Vijayalaxmi Khopade, the lawyer for one of the accused, said that the verdict was delivered by Ahmednagar District and Sessions Judge Suvarna Keole under the Protection of Children from Sexu...

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Three found guilty in Kopardi gang rape-murder that rocked Maharashtra

Ahmednagar (Maharashtra), Nov 18 (IANS) All three accused in the sensational gang-rape and murder of a minor schoolgirl in Kopardi in July 2016, have been found guilty by a special court here on Saturday. Vijayalaxmi Khopade, the lawyer for one of the accused, said that the verdict was delivered by Ahmednagar District and Sessions Judge Suvarna Keole under the Protection of Children from...

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Restrictions imposed in Srinagar

Srinagar, Nov 18 (IANS) Authorities imposed restrictions here on Saturday to maintain law and order in the wake of a militant's killing the previous day, police said. District Magistrate Srinagar has imposed restrictions under section 144 CrPc in Parimpora, Safa Kadal, M.R.Gunj, Nowhatta, Khanyar, Rainawari, Maisuma and Kralkhud areas, the police said. All schools and colleges i...

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Delhi government to form women protection groups

New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) Deputy Chief Minister of Delhi Manish Sisodia on Friday said the Delhi government would form Mahila Suraksha Dals (women protection groups) to curb crimes against women in the national capital. We will form women protection groups ... will make civil defence volunteers available to them and pilot projects will be run at two-three places first, Sisodia said.

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Delhi government Health Secretary turns approver in Goa illegal mining case

Panaji, Nov 17 (IANS) Goa's former Principal Secretary Mining, Rajiv Yaduvanshi, who is currently Health Secretary in Delhi's AAP government, on Friday turned state approver in an illegal mining case, which is being probed by the SIT of Goa Police, a senior official said. Speaking to reporters in Panaji on Friday evening, Superintendent of Police (SIT) Karthik Kashyap said that the state...

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Police officer, militant killed in Srinagar gunfight

Srinagar, Nov 17 (IANS) A middle rung police officer and a militant were killed on Friday in a gunfight in summer capital Srinagar, police said. Militants attacked a police checking party at Zakura on the outskirts of Srinagar city in the evening. Sub-Inspector of Police Imran Tak was critically injured in this encounter. He later succumbed to injuries, the police said. A...

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3 drug addicts jump off moving train; 2 dead

Chandigarh, Nov 17 (IANS) Two youths were killed and a third was seriously injured on Friday after they allegedly jumped off a moving train in Punjab's Mansa district, police said. The youths, according to the police, were drug addicts and were under the influence of drugs when they jumped from the train. The victims hailed from Bathinda district. Those killed have been identifie...

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Anti-'Padmavati' protesters force closure of Chittorgarh fort

Jaipur, Nov 17 (IANS) Entry to the famous Chittorgarh fort in Rajasthan was closed on Friday as a few thousand people sat on dharna outside the main gate to protest Sanjay Leela Bhansali's upcoming movie Padmavati, which many claim distorts historical facts. Tourists visiting the Unesco World Heritage site fort were requested to go back. The fort is visited by around 3,000-4,000 ...

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10-year-old gangraped for months in MP

Bhopal, Nov 17 (IANS) A 10-year-old girl was gangraped here many times in the last few months by three men, who took the help of a woman to lure her each time. The four have been arrested, police said on Friday. Jahangirabad Superintendent of Police Bhartendu Sharma told IANS that the girl lives in Jahangirabad area. While on her way to school, she would be offered toffees by a woman, wh...

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'Padmavati' stir: Chittorgarh fort shut down, Mumbai police issues warning

New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) The stir over Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Padmavati continued on Friday with the entry to the famous Chittorgarh Fort in Rajasthan getting closed. On the other hand, Mumbai police issued a warning to individuals and groups against taking the law into their hands while registering their objection about the historical film. As a sign of protest, members of Sarv Samaj P...

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'Padmavati': Mumbai police warns 'adventurous' protestors

Mumbai, Nov 17 (IANS) As opposition and threats to the upcoming film Padmavati continue, Mumbai Police on Friday issued a stern warning to adventurous protestors. In a statement here, Joint Commissioner of Police (L&O) Deven Bharti said: Any individual or group which attempts to be adventurous will be dealt sternly and will face strict legal action. The police made it clear i...

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Footballer who became a militant has surrendered: Army

Srinagar, Nov 17 (IANS) A young Kashmiri footballer who joined the militants over a week ago has surrendered, Army sources said on Friday. But the Jammu and Kashmir Police insisted that Majid Khan had neither surrendered nor had he been caught yet. The Army sources said Majid Khan, 20, surrendered after walking into a Rashtriya Rifles camp at Kulgam on Thursday evening. He came with his ...

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Security-centric line in Balochistan not working: Pakistani daily

Islamabad, Nov 17 (IANS) Pakistan needs to shed its security-centric approach in restive Balochistan if the government sincerely desires peace in the country's biggest province, Dawn newspaper said on Friday. On the very day a National Security Committee meeting chaired by Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi praised the state's efforts in Balochistan to establish peace, a police official...

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Kashmiri footballer who joined LeT wants to return home: Police

Srinagar, Nov 17 (IANS) Majid Khan, a young footballer from south Kashmir who joined the Lashkar-e-Taiba over a week back, has contacted his family expressing a wish to return home, police said on Friday. The news was welcomed, with Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti tweeting: A mother's love prevailed. Her impassioned appeal helped in getting Majid, an aspiring footballer back home. Every ti...

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Death toll in BJP leader's killing rises to four

Greater Noida, Nov 17 (IANS) The death toll in the killing of a BJP leader here has risen to four after a third man who was wounded in gunfire passed away, police said on Friday. BJP's Shiv Kumar Yadav was shot dead along with his driver-cum-guard Bali Nath when gunmen fired at their SUV on Thursday in Haibatpur village of Greater Noida. The firing punctured one of the SUV's tyre...

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Delhi woman alleges rape by taxi driver, aide in Greater Noida

New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) A woman has alleged she was raped by a cab driver and his associate for over five hours and robbed of her valuables before being dumped in Greater Noida, police said. Police said there are some contradictions in the woman's statement and are verifying it. The incident occurred on the intervening night of Tuesday-Wednesday when the victim had taken a cab f...

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Kashmiri footballer who joined LeT wants to return home: Police

Srinagar, Nov 17 (IANS) Majid Khan, a footballer from south Kashmir who joined the Lashkar-e-Taiba over a week back, has contacted his family expressing a wish to return home. According to Kashmir police chief Munir Khan, the 20-year-old footballer had contacted his family. Khan dismissed reports that Majid Khan had surrendered. He said: He has neither been apprehended no...

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Sylvester Stallone denies sexual assault claim

Los Angeles, Nov 17 (IANS) Action star Sylvester Stallone, best known for his portrayal of boxer Rocky Balboa in the Rocky movie series, has denied the claims of sexual assault made by a woman against him. The actor was accused of sexual assault by the woman, who was 16 when the incident allegedly took place. This is said to have happened while he was filming Over the Top in Las Vegas in...

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