3 persons arrested with fake currency notes in Rajasthan’s Jodhpur

New Delhi: The Special Operations Group (SOG) of Rajasthan police has arrested three persons with fake Indian currency notes having a face value of Rs 96,000, a senior official said here Wednesday. The fake notes were in the denomination of Rs 100, Rs 200 and Rs 500, he said. The arrests were made on Tuesday […]

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Maharashtra : Two Government Employees held for taking bribe

New Delhi: Two government employees in Maharashtra have been arrested for allegedly taking bribe from a trader to allow him to cut trees, an ACB official said. Sanjay Pawaskar (57), a revenue officer at Kankavli tehsil in Sindhudurg district, and Nilesh Kadam (34), a clerk in his office, allegedly demanded Rs 6,000 and Rs 2,000, […]

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Bombay High Court grants bail to actor-singer Karan Oberoi in rape case

New Delhi: The Bombay High Court Friday granted bail to actor and singer Karan Oberoi, accused of raping his former girlfriend. Oberoi was arrested on May 5 after a 34-year-old woman alleged that he raped her on several occasions and also extorted money and gifts from her. Oberoi, in his bail application, claimed they were […]

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Bengaluru boy bags the world to win science prize

Bengaluru boy Samay Godika (in picture) has emerged as the winner of the Breakthrough Junior Challenge with $400,000 (over Rs 2.9 crore) as the prize money. While Samay, 16, a student of National Public School-Koramangala, will receive a $250,000 (over Rs 1.8 crore) college scholarship, his ninth and tenth grade science teacher, Pramila Menon, who […]

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