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Pune police arrest Amazon service executive for misusing gift cards

The Pune police have arrested an Amazon Development Centre employee on Saturday, for misusing gift vouchers for personal gains. The accused, has been identified as Rohan Raosaheb Nikam, 23, a resident of Wanowrie. He worked as a customer service associate, at the Amazon office in Wadgaon Sheri.Nikam had access to gift cards worth Rs 1,85,01,000 […]

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Punjab: Education gets a primary makeover

A committee under the chairmanship of Dr B S Ghuman, vice-chancellor of Punjabi University, Patiala, was constituted by the CM last year to frame a school education policy for Punjab and it is yet to submit the report. If there is one development the Punjab government can truly celebrate, it is its activity-based ‘Padho Punjab, […]

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Minor murders girl in East Delhi to avenge insult

A teenage boy allegedly lured a 14-year-old girl to the basement of an under-construction mall in east Delhi on Saturday, spiked her soft drink and then strangulated her to death, allegedly to take revenge over a two-year-old incident, police said. The 17-year-old suspect, who was apprehended on Sunday morning, allegedly told the police that he […]

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Man held in Delhi for raping daughter

A man was arrested for repeatedly raping his seven-year-old daughter in west Delhi’s Punjabi Bagh, police said on Sunday. “The girl mentioned the rape to her teacher after which we were alerted,” said Monika Bhardwaj, deputy commissioner of police (west district). The girl lives with her father, who is a rickshaw puller, while her mother […]

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MNS pulls out, likely to put weight behind NCP

The Raj Thackeray-led Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) on Sunday finally announced that it would not contest the Lok Sabha elections. Although the official statement released did not specify whom it would support, it stated that Thackeray will explain his stance on Tuesday in his address to MNS workers. According to MNS leaders, Thackeray will announce […]

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5 held in separate cases of snatching, robbery in Gurugram

The police on Saturday arrested a man who allegedly supplied arms to a gang who were allegedly involved in at least 13 cases of loot, snatching and robbery at gun point in the city and Rohtak. Police said the accused person, identified by first name as Praveen alias Michu, hailing from Gadholi village, was arrested […]

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22-yr-old killed in road rage incident in Pimpri near Pune

A 22-year-old BPO (business process outsourcing) employee lost his life after he was assaulted with sharp weapons by three assailants who were on a motorcycle. The episode, which occurred at Deluxe Chowk, Pimpri at 2pm on Friday, has shocked the entire Pimpri neighbourhood. The three assailants, also in their early to mid-20s, were arrested by […]