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SC Quashes FIR Against BJPian Anurag Thakur:D’shala Stadium

[New Delhi]SC Quashes FIR Against BJPian Anurag Thakur:D’shala Stadium
The Supreme Court Friday quashed an FIR against BJP MP Anurag Thakur, former Himachal Pradesh chief minister Prem Kumar Dhumal and others in a case related to alleged irregularities in granting land on lease for construction of the Dharamshala cricket stadium.
Thakur, who is a BJP MP from Hamirpur and was then the HPCA president, had contended in the apex court that the case was actually a civil dispute
The FIR in the case was registered by the Dharamshala office of the Vigilance Bureau on August 1, 2013, months after the Congress government assumed power in December 2012.
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US Based Journo Also Says #MeToo: BJPian MJ Akbar

[Washington]US Based Journo Also Says #MeToo: MJ Akbar .
A US-based editor of a leading media house has accused former Union minister M J Akbar of raping her in India 23 years ago,
Akbar, 67, has already resigned from Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Union Council of Ministers in October
The latest allegation of rape was levelled against him by Pallavi Gogoi, the chief business editor of National Public Radio (NPR), a Washington-based American media organisation.
She has detailed the “most painful memories” of her life in an article in The Washington Post.

Top Court Not Convinced By CBI On The Bofors

[New Delhi]Top Court Not Convinced By CBI On The Bofors So Dismisses CBI’s Appeal
The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed CBI’s appeal against the Delhi High Court verdict discharging all the accused including Hinduja brothers in Rs 64 crore Bofors pay-off case.
A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi said it was not convinced with the grounds of the CBI on the delay in filing the appeal.
The apex court, however, said that an appeal against the same HC verdict filed by advocate Ajay Agarwal is pending and the CBI can raise all grounds in it.
The Rs 1,437-crore deal between India and Swedish arms manufacturer AB Bofors for the supply of 400 units of 155-mm Howitzer guns for the Indian Army was entered into on March 24, 1986.

Supreme Court Gets 4 New Judges ,Taking Strenth to 28

[New Delhi]Supreme Court Gets 4 New Judges
Justices Hemant Gupta,
R Subhash Reddy,
M R Shah and
Ajay Rastogi
were Friday sworn in as judges of the Supreme Court, by Chief Justice Ranjn Gogoi ,taking its strength to 28.

Ukrainian”Dar Gai”To Make UP Based Light Comedy in B’wood

[Dharamshala,India]Ukrainian Dar Gai to Make Bollywood Debut.It may be more commercial venture then her previous movies
Her last two directorial ventures “Teen Aur Aadha” and “Namdev Bhau: In Search of Silence” became festival favourites and Ukranian filmmaker Dar Gai (Daria Gaikalova) is now ready to go the Bollywood way.
The director reveals her Bollywood project, a light comedy, will be set in Uttar Pradesh.
“It is about the woman who is discovering new sides of hers and the way she is dealing with society,”
Apart from this project, she is also working an India-Pakistan border story and few web series.

JK’s Director Tourism Tassaduq Jeelani Is Sacked

[Srinagar,J&K]JK’s Director Tourism Tassaduq Jeelani Is Sacked
Inquiry into his conduct has also been ordered
Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan shall hold charge
The inquiry officer shall submit his report within 10 days,” the spokesman said.
Specific charges against the director has not been made public but an online video had claimed that Jeelani addressed one of the functions during the FAM tour in an inebriated condition

ओडिशा के झरसुगुड़ा एयरपोर्ट को मिला नया नाम “वीर सुरेन्द्र साई एयरपोर्ट “

[नई दिल्ली]ओडिशा के झरसुगुड़ा एयरपोर्ट को मिला नया नाम “वीर सुरेन्द्र साई हवाई अड्डा”
मंत्रिमंडल ने ओडिशा के झरसुगुड़ा हवाई अड्डे का नया नाम ‘वीर सुरेन्द्र साई हवाई अड्डा, झरसुगुड़ा’ करने की स्वीकृति दी
प्रधानमंत्री नरेन्द्र मोदी की अध्यक्षता में केंद्रीय मंत्रिमंडल ने मंत्रिमंडल ने ओडिशा के झरसुगुड़ा हवाई अड्डे का नया नाम ‘वीर सुरेन्द्र साई हवाई अड्डा, झरसुगुड़ा’ करने की स्वीकृति दे दी है।
वीर सुरेन्द्र साई ओडिशा के जाने-माने स्वतंत्रता सेनानी हैं। झरसुगुड़ा हवाई अड्डे को नया नाम देने से ओडिशा सरकार की पुरानी मांग पूरी होगी जो स्थानीय लोगों की भावनाओं के अनुकूल है। यह कदम राज्य से जुड़े सम्मानित लोगों के प्रति उचित श्रद्धांजलि भी होगा।

क़ुब्बाहरी में नारकीय सीवेज के लिए कूलर फार्महाउस पर एसडीएम की गाज

[खरड़,पंजाब]क़ुब्बाहरी में सीवेज की नारकीय स्थिति के लिए कूलर फार्महाउस पर गिरेगी एसडीएम की गाज
फार्म हॉउस के ऍन आर आई मालिक अजित सिंह कूलर पर बहते पानी को रोकने के आरोप हैं |बीते दिनों ग्रामीणों ने इसके खिलाफ डी सी मोहाली के दरबार में गुहार लगाईं थी जिसके फलस्वरूप हुई जांच में एस डी एम विनोद बंसल ने अपनी रिपोर्ट प्रस्तुतु कर डी है |समझा जा रहा है के एस डी एम की रिपोर्ट में अजित सिंह कूलर को दोषी माना गया है

BJP May Spare 6 Seats For Paswan+Kushwaha In Bihar

[New Delhi]BJP+JDU May Spare 6 Seats For LJP+RLSP In Bihar
The BJP and the JD(U) might contest 17 seats each in Bihar in the Lok Sabha elections, with allies the Lok
Talks with the Union minister Ram Vilas Paswan-led LJP and the Union minister Upendra Kushwaha-led RLSP were still on to seal a seat-sharing arrangement.
If the LJP, which had contested seven seats in 2014 and won six, agrees to the formula, then one of its leaders may be elected to the Rajya Sabha with the BJP’s support,
There is speculation that Paswan might not contest the Lok Sabha polls due to health reasons and may be brought to the Upper House. In such a scenario, his MP son Chirag Paswan will fight from his father’s pocket borough of Hajipur,
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), LJP and RLSP had contested 30, seven and three seats of the 40 Lok Sabha seats in Bihar in 2014 and won 22, six and three of them respectively.

Another FAKE Call Centre Busted in Noida, 18 Held

[Noida,UP]Another FAKE Call Centre Busted in Noida, 18 Held
18 men are arrested for allegedly duping several people on the pretext of getting them jobs
This action comes close on the heels of the busting of at least three similar bogus call centres in a fortnight — two of them duping US, Canadian citizens and other foreigners with “tax benefit” schemes while the third offered people “cheap holiday packages” across India.
Police have seized five computers, 30 mobile phones, among others from the fake call centre,