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Ruby Choudhry, Fake IAS Lady Arrested in Delhi

The woman who resided in the Lal Bahadur Shastri National Administrative Academy, Mussoorie for over six months on a fake IAS card has been arrested, ending a week-long drama over the mystery of her presence. Ruby Chowdhary was arrested late Friday night and was earlier put under house arrest in Dehradun for the day but after a go ahead from ...

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 Why arrest boy for Facebook comment, SC asks UP

The Supreme Court on Friday asked the Uttar Pradesh government why was a schoolboy arrested for allegedly posting objectionable comments against Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan on Facebook. An apex court bench of Justice J. Chelameswar and Justice Rohinton Fali Nariman sought the response to the plea challenging the boy’s arrest. Senior counsel Soli Sorabjee raised the matter, questioning the ...

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471 Arrested in Pakistan for refusing polio drops to their children

At least 471 people were arrested here on Monday when they refused the administration of polio drops to children, media reported. Arrest warrants have also been issued for 1,000 people who did not allow the drops to be administered, Geo News reported. A two-day drive was held in Peshawar in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province to administer polio drops and vaccinations against nine ...

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Man in Mamata Banerjee’s Bangladesh Entourage Arrested, Freed on Bail

Entrepreneur and film producer Shibaji Panja, who accompanied Mamata Banerjee on her Bangladesh visit, was Sunday arrested at the Kolkata airport in connection with a fraud case. The opposition slammed the West Bengal chief minister, saying she dishonoured the country by allowing a “criminal” to be part of her entourage. Panja, who was booked for cheating, forgery and criminal conspiracy, ...

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Mehdi Masroor Biswas, Bangalore-based IS Twitter ‘Operator’ Arrested in Mumbai

The Twitter account operator for the world terrorist outfit Islamic State or ISIS was arrested by police on Saturday evening after UK-based Channel 4 traced him to IS tweets working as conduit to recruit British and the sub-continent youth. Named Mehdi Masroor Biswas, the Bangalore-based man works for food-chain company and originally hails from West Bengal. His account @shamiwitnes was ...

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Fake Bangalore shopping portal BIGSOP.COM using ICICI payment gateway busted

In a first of its kind, Bangalore City crime branch busted a fake shopping portal by raiding its office and arresting six partners for allegedly duping gullible customers with false advertisements, using an ICICI payment gateway, police said. “The accused created a smart website BIGSOP.com, used an ICICI Bank payment gateway and lured gullible customers by advertising on its pop-ups ...

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Andhra University Professor Arrested on Suspicion of Linkswith Maoists

An associate professor of Andhra University has been arrested for suspected links with the Maoists, police said on Thursday but his family has complained that he was kidnapped and forcibly taken out of his home. Police in Visakhapatnam arrested J. Appa Rao on receiving information that he has links with the Maoists. Visakhapatnam rural police said Rao was suspected to ...

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Google employee arrested for blackmailing ex-classmate over nude photos

A 23-year-old Google employee, who tried to get nude pictures of his former classmate for use in breast size research and paid her, later resorted to blackmailing her for more nude pictures that led him to jail for allegedly cyberstalking her, a media report said. According to a San Francisco Chronicle report, Nicholas Rotundo, an internal technology employee at Google, ...

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Missing MH370: Lady Banker Held for Mysterious Bank Transfers, Conspiracy Ruled Out

In a stray incident of a smart alec robbing the dead passengers, a Malaysian bank manager and her husband were found to have siphoned off $36,000 from four passengers of the MH370 Malaysian flight that went missing on March 8, 2014, with 239 people on board, shortly after leaving Kuala Lumpur for Beijing. A Malaysian bank manager who realized money ...

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MH 370: Hand of Al Qaeda Terrorists Behind Missing Malaysia Possible, Say Officials

Terrorists with links to Al Qaeda may have been behind the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, said one officer with the Counter Terrorism Division of Malaysian Special Branch. Confirming that the unit has made 11 arrests so far and questioned them for their links with the terrorist outfit al Qaeda, he said, “The possibility that the plane was diverted ...

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