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January 21, 2020

Maharashtra: 18-year-old boy commits suicide after being sexually assaulted by school mates, hostel staffers

Chandrapur (Maharashtra) , Jan 22 (ANI): An 18-year-old boy has committed suicide by hanging himself after he was sexually assaulted allegedly by his school mates and some of the hostel staffers in Chandrapur district. The deceased, who was a Class 12 student, used to stay in Sevadal Boys Hostel situated in Jivati Tahsil, Marai Patan village in the district. Police has recovered a notebook from the crime place in which the boy has mentioned that he was sexually assaulted by three hostel staffers and other fellow students…

NCPCR takes cognisance of viral videos of children in anti-CAA protest at Delhi’s Shaheen Bagh

New Delhi , Jan 21 (ANI): The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) has taken cognisance of a complaint on viral videos of children participating in the protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) in Delhi's Shaheen Bagh area.The commission has sought a report within 10 days from the District Magistrate, South East Delhi.The commission intervene after videos surfaced on social media where children are seen raising slogans against CAA and NRC and participating in the protest in Shaheen Bagh.The…

Kovind receives credentials from envoys of Bangladesh, Lesotho, Panama

New Delhi , Jan 21 (ANI): President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday received credentials from the envoys of three countries, including Bangladesh, Lesotho and Panama during a ceremony at the Rashtrapati Bhavan. "President Kovind received credentials from Muhammad Imran, High Commissioner of Bangladesh, from Lineo Irene Molise-Mabusela, High Commissioner of Lesotho and from Arturo Luis Fabrega Alvarez, Ambassador of Panama at Rashtrapati Bhavan today," the President's Office said in a tweet. (ANI)

Karnataka CM Yediyurappa attends US President’s address at WEF

Davos (Switzerland), Jan 21 (ANI): Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa here on Tuesday attended US President Donald Trump's address at the World Economic Forum (WEF) 2020."Yediyurappa is the first chief minister of Karnataka to participate in WEF meet with a full contingent of officials including chief secretary T M Vijaybhasker and Industries minister Jagadish Shettar," an official release said. Along with Yediyurappa, union minister for commerce and industry Piyush Goyal and Union Minister of State for Shipping Mansukh…

Indian Navy signs MoU for seabed data with GSI

New Delhi , Jan 21 (ANI): The Indian Navy has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Geological Survey of India (GSI) for the sharing of seabed sediments data, products and expertise for naval application in meteorology and oceanography.The MoU was signed on Tuesday between Commodore AA Abhyankar, who heads the Indian Navy's Oceanology and Meteorology Directorate and N Maran, Deputy Director-General of GSI.GSI's marine and coastal survey division based at Mangaluru has mapped most of India's 2.1 million square…
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