March 27, 2017: Top 10 Stories To Watch Out Today
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1. Hate Crime In Australia: Kerala Cabbie Thrashed By Teens At McDonald's:
An Indian man was allegedly assaulted by a group of teenagers, including a girl, who hurled racial abuses at him at a restaurant in Australia's Tasmania state, a week after a Catholic priest of Indian heritage was stabbed in the neck at a church in Melbourne. Li Max Joy, who is pursuing a nursing course and working as a part time taxi driver in Australia, alleged that five people including a girl hurled racial abuses like "you bloody black Indians" at him and assaulted him up at the McDonald’s restaurant at North Hobart.
2. Pakistan Arrests More Than 100 Indian Fishermen Off Gujarat Coast:
More than 100 Indian fishermen were arrested and 19 of their boats seized on Sunday by Pakistan for allegedly fishing in their territorial waters off Gujarat coast, Pakistani officials and a fishermen association in India said. Pakistan Maritime Security Agency (PMSA) arrested the fishermen and seized the boats off Jakhau coast in Kutch district.
3. Nobody Killed Aradhana: Hyderabad Cops Drop Case Of Jain Teen Who Died After 68-Day Fast:
The police, probing a 13-year-old girl's death after she undertook a 68-day fast as part of a community ritual in October last year, has referred the case as "action dropped" in a court. After a complaint in this regard was lodged by a local child rights NGO "Balala Hakkula Sangham" with the Market police station, a case of the culpable homicide not amounting to murder under section 304 (II) of IPC, and under section 75 of the JJ (Juvenile Justice) Act was registered against the parents and other family members of the girl.
4. Border Security Force On High Alert After Twin Blasts In Bangladesh's Sylhet:
The Border Security Force (BSF) has been put on high alert along the India-Bangladesh border following twin blasts in Bangladesh's Sylhet city, an official said on Sunday. "Our troopers are on high alert along the India-Bangladesh after a series of blasts in Bangladesh," BSF Inspector General, Meghalaya frontier P.K. Dubey told IANS.
5. United Airlines Bars Teenage Girls In Leggings From Flight:
Two teenage girls wearing leggings were barred from boarding a United Airlines flight on Sunday because they did not meet a dress code for special pass travelers, a company spokesman said amid a furor on social media. The two girls, who were traveling with a companion, would not have been turned away for wearing leggings had they been paying customers, United spokesman Jonathan Guerin said as the airline responded to the backlash.
6. Santosh Trophy Final: West Bengal Beat Goa To Clinch Title For 32nd Time:
West Bengal today lifted the Santosh Trophy for the 32nd time after Manvir Singh struck in the 119th minute for a 1-0 win over Goa, extending their domination in the premier domestic football tournament. After playing out a goalless 90 minutes, Manvir finally came good in the dying moments of extra time to leave the home crowd shocked at the GMC Stadium.
7. Sunil Grover Vs Kapil Sharma: Dr Gulati Announces New Gig With 'Bumper':
Comedian Sunil Grover has announced his new gig with Kiku Sharda following his fall out with Kapil Sharma. Grover took to Facebook to share the poster of his upcoming gig scheduled to happen in Delhi on April 1. "Delhi see you on the 1st April. Yo!," he shared the poster of the show, which features him dressed as his popular character of Dr Mashoor Gulati from "The Kapil Sharma Show".
8. Suspected Pak Intruder Shot Dead Along International Border In Gurdaspur:
A suspected Pakistani intruder was shot dead by the BSF along the International Border in Punjab today. Officials said the incident was reported at 6:20 am when Border Security Force personnel on duty spotted some movement ahead of the fence at the International Border near the Paharipur border post in Gurdaspur sector.
9. Centre Refused To Give Collegium In Writing Reasons For Judges' Rejection:
The Supreme Court collegium refused to accept the proposal of the executive's right to reject its recommendation for appointment of a judge on the ground of national security as the government refused to give the reasons for rejection in writing.
10. Love Gone Wrong? Woman Commits Suicide On Her First Wedding Anniversary:
A 30-year-old woman, working with the Atomic Minerals Directorate here, allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself from ceiling of her quarters, police said today. Police suspect that Bhagya Laxmi took the extreme step last night, her first marriage anniversary, due to harassment by her husband and in-laws. She wrote on wall of her room about the harassment she was allegedly subjected to by her husband Shashidhar, and in-laws, according to police.