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Thoothukudi: Section 144 lifted; normalcy returns amid air of uneasiness 27.5.2018 Latest News
Thoothukudi district administration has lifted Section 144, which prohibits assembly of more than 4 people in an area, after the situation has started coming back to normal in the town.The district and its neighbouring areas were severely affected by protests over environmental concerns due to the protest, which turned on May 22 claimed 12 people life and injured many after police opened fire on anti-Sterlite protestors, who were demanding the factory to be shut alleging that it is hazardous. Following day another round of shouting was reported during which one more person was died taking the death toll to 13.To avoid any further violence, the district administration ordered for Section 144 and Home Department disconnected internet connection which had hit normal life in the districts of Thoothukudi, Kanyakumari and Tiruneveli in Southern Tamil Nadu.Things have started coming back to normal, after the Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board has ordered closure of the Vedanta Sterlite ...
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Bodies of six women found in Mexico 27.5.2018 General News
The bodies of six women who had been kidnapped a day earlier were found yesterday in northern Mexico, authorities said. The women were kidnapped a day earlier by armed men from inside a food company, in Tamaulipas state. The bodies were located along a highway in the northern state. The state, south of the US state of Texas, is among the hardest hit by Mexico's violent crime, much of it gang and drug related. Authorities said they were investigating the crime. Racked by brutal violence linked to the multi-billion-dollar narcotics trade, the country posted a record number of homicides last year: 25,339.
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Platini says FIFA must now end his ban, but probe goes on 26.5.2018 General News
Former UEFA president Michel Platini said today FIFA must now lift his ban over a 1.8-million-euro payment after Swiss prosecutors said they had found no evidence so far to bring charges against him. "I hope that FIFA will have the courage and the decency to lift my suspension," Platini told AFP in a telephone interview. Platini was suspended from all football-related activities, later reduced on appeal to four years, by FIFA following a $2 million payment he received from the body in 2011 for work he did a decade earlier, with no contract to show for the deal. The payment was authorised by FIFA's then chief, Sepp Blatter. The disgraced Blatter is also now banned following the scandal that rocked world football. Swiss prosecutors have been investigating the payment and French newspaper Le Monde reported that Platini had been cleared. The Swiss public prosecutor's office said Saturday that although no evidence had been found "so far" to bring charges against Platini, the investigation .
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Victim’s father asked to wait to receive body 26.5.2018 Hindu: Health
High Court wants to check whether autopsy was done properly
HIGHLIGHTS AT 2030 HOURS 25.5.2018 General News
Following are the highlights at 2030 hours: NATION MDS19 KA-LD KARNATAKA Karnataka drama ends as Kumaraswamy wins trust vote without contest Bengaluru: The three-day-old Kumaraswamy government in Karnataka today won a vote of confidence without a contest, with the BJP MLAs walking out of the Assembly before the floor test, in an unexciting end to the 10-day high-voltage political drama after the polls yielded a hung House. DEL29 BIZ-EPFO-INTEREST Govt notifies 8.55% interest on PF for 2017-18, lowest in 5 years New Delhi: Retirement fund body has asked its field offices to credit 8.55 per cent rate of interest for 2017-18, the lowest rate since 2012-13 fiscal, into the PF accounts of around 5 crore subscribers. CAL16 LD INDO-BANGLA Last few years a golden chapter in Indo-Bangla ties: Modi Santiniketan: The last few years have been a golden chapter in India-Bangladesh relationship when complicated issues of land and coastal boundaries were resolved, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said ...
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What India can take away from Childish Gambino’s ‘This is America’ 25.5.2018 Hindu: Health
History is forever in danger of being forgotten and repeated in fresh forms. This makes it essential for communities to constantly communicate with one another so that the cultural tectonic plates are never allowed to drift far enough apart for schisms to start setting in.
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Argentine tennis player Kicker found guilty of match fixing 25.5.2018 General News
Argentine tennis player Nicolas Kicker faces a lengthy ban after being found guilty of match-fixing, the sport's anti-corruption body said.
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All the reasons why 25.5.2018 DNA: Bangalore
All the reasons why
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Monitoring officers review situation 25.5.2018 Hindu: News
‘No fresh violence reported in the town’
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Violence: TN govt on reach-out mode to restore normalcy 24.5.2018 General News
Government authorities led by Collector Sandeep Nanduri today held discussions with a host of stakeholders, including traders, to help restore normalcy in Tuticorin expeditiously. Nanduri, who assumed charge today, confirming the death of 13 persons--11 men and two women--in the violence. He said 102 persons were injured, 19 of them seriously. Ten women were among the 34 police personnel who were injured, he said, adding, they were undergoing treatment at hospitals. Most shops and commercial establishments were shut for the third consecutive day today after violence broke out on May 22. A top state official, Gagandeep Singh Bedi, who is here along with his senior colleagues from Chennai, said talks were held with associations for merchants, boat owners, hotels, and labourers, among others, to elicit their views and bring back normalcy. He said top state and district officials, senior police officials and district police superintendent Murali Rambha were part of the ...
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Gram Swaraj Abhiyan great example of doorstep delivery of services: Modi 24.5.2018 General News
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said 'Gram Swaraj Abhiyan' is a great example of effective delivery of services at the doorsteps of the poor and claimed the initiative had ensured total coverage of seven leading flagship welfare schemes.
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French couple guilty of murdering au-pair in London 24.5.2018 General News
A French couple was today found guilty of murdering their 21-year-old au-pair and then burning her body on a bonfire in their London garden in September last year. Sabrina Kouider, 35, broke into tears after she and partner Ouissem Medouni, 40, were found guilty by a jury at London's Old Bailey court of murdering French live-in nanny Sophie Lionnet. "Only Kouider and Medouni know exactly how they killed Sophie but the prosecution was able to prove that she died as a result of purposeful and sustained violence, and not by accident," said state prosecutor Aisling Hosein. "They were both jointly involved and came up with a plan to try and destroy her body and escape responsibility for this horrendous crime," she added. The jurors deliberated for a week before unanimously convicting Kouider and ruling by a majority decision of 10 to 2 that her partner Medouni was guilty. Fashion designer Kouider is to undergo psychiatric assessment before sentencing, which is due to take place on June ...
Thoothukudi anti-Sterlite stir: Plea in Delhi HC seeks NHRC probe; updates 24.5.2018 Business Standard: Front Page Headlines
Death toll in the Sterlite protest police firing has climbed to 13, while no fresh protest has been reported overnight as a large contingent of police has been deployed in Tamil Nadu's coastal areas
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Tuticorin Sterlite row: How safe haven Tamil Nadu turned into battleground 24.5.2018 Latest News
The state's loss of control over law-and-order situation has impacted investor sentiment
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Child protection training for KGBV teachers today 24.5.2018 Hindu: Policy & Issues
Teachers of Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalayas will undergo a child protection training module starting May 24. Mahitha, an NGO which works in the area
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Madras High Court halts Sterlite plant's expansion, 1 more dies 23.5.2018 DNA: Wide Angle
The Madras High Court stayed the expansion of Sterlite's copper smelter plant in Tamil Nadu's Thoothukudi district, as one more protester was killed and several others were injured in continuing violence on Wednesday. The order came on a petition filed by an environmental activist. Eleven people had been killed in police firing on Tuesday when they protested for a permanent closure of the exiting plant over pollution concerns in the coastal city. The Madurai Bench of the court also said on Wednesday that bodies of all those killed will be preserved till further orders. Angry over Tuesday's killings, protesters took to the streets and threw stones, resulting in police firing at Anna Nagar, in which the 12th person died. State Home Secretary ordered that Internet services in three districts -- Thoothukudi, Tirunelveli and Kanyakumari -- be shut from May 23 to May 27 to stop sparks from flying. The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) asked the state Chief Secretary (CS) and the Director Geneal of Police ...
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PETA India urges Railways to go ahead with 'Vegetarian Day' plan on Oct 2 23.5.2018 General News
Animal rights body PETA India today urged the Railways to not only go ahead with its plan of observing Mahatma Gandhi's birth anniversary as a 'Vegetarian Day', but go a step further and offer only vegan food on October 2. However, the Railway Ministry has kept its proposal of observing Mahatma Gandhi's birth anniversary as a 'Vegetarian Day', in "abeyance". PETA India, in its letter to the Railway Minister, said that choosing not to serve eggs, dairy products, or meat on trains on October 2, will truly be honouring and celebrating Gandhi's unwavering dedication to 'ahimsa'. The Railway Ministry had instructed its zonal units to keep its recent proposal of observing Mahatma Gandhi's birth anniversary as a 'Vegetarian Day' in "abeyance" yesterday. In a recent letter to the general managers of all zonal railways, the Railway Board had proposed that October 2 in 2018, 2019 and 2020 be marked as "Vegetarian Day" with no non-vegetarian food served in trains, stations and other premises of .
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Sharif: Being punished for treason case against Musharraf 23.5.2018 All News-IANS Stories
Former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday said that the references against him by the country's anti-corruption body, the National Accountability Bureau (NAB), are "byproducts" of him filing a high treason case against former President Pervez Musharraf.
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Anti-Sterlite stir: 11 die in police action; TN govt sets up inquiry panel 23.5.2018 General News
A man was killed in fresh police firing on anti-Sterlite plant agitators today, while some others were injured in clashes with security personnel in Tamil Nadu's Tuticorin town, a day after 10 people lost their lives in police action, officials said. Enraged over yesterday's killings, protesters took to streets and showered stones and brickbats at police, prompting security personnel to open fire at Anna Nagar, they said. The body of the man killed in firing, and those injured have been rushed to a government hospital. Locals have been agitating for over 100 days now demanding closure of the Vedanta group copper plant over pollution concerns. The Tamil Nadu government has constituted an inquiry commission to look into the matter. The Commission of Inquiry, headed by Aruna Jagadeesan a retired judge of the Madras High Court, will probe the violence. "The panel will cover the law and order incidents following the siege of the District Collectorate on May 22 by thousands of persons ...
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Uneasy calm in TN town, toll mounts to 11 23.5.2018 The Assam Tribune
Uneasy calm in TN town, toll mounts to 11
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