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Sending Friend Requests As Women, How A Gang Blackmailed Men For Lakhs

Sending Friend Requests As Women, How A Gang Blackmailed Men For Lakhs

Reported by Mukesh Singh Sengar, Edited by Saikat Kumar Bose | Saturday October 16, 2021, New Delhi

One accused has been arrested and three suspects identified as the cyber cell of Delhi Police busted a "sextortion" module operating from Rajasthan.

Bihar Hawker, UP Carpenter Shot Dead As J&K Civilian Killings Rise To 9

Bihar Hawker, UP Carpenter Shot Dead As J&K Civilian Killings Rise To 9

Reported by Nazir Masoodi, Edited by Debanish Achom | Saturday October 16, 2021, Srinagar

A hawker from Bihar was shot dead by terrorists in Srinagar today, in the eighth such killing of civilians in the past two weeks. A carpenter from Uttar Pradesh was also shot at by terrorists, leaving him critically injured, in Pulwama.

Indo-US Joint Training Exercise "<i>Ek Yudh Abhyas</i> 21" Commences In Alaska

Indo-US Joint Training Exercise "Ek Yudh Abhyas 21" Commences In Alaska

Asian News International | Saturday October 16, 2021, Alaska

The 17th Edition of Indo-US joint training exercise "Ex Yudh Abhyas 21" commenced at Joint Base Elmendorf Richardson in Alaska on Friday.

PM Modi To Inaugurate 7 Medical Colleges In UP On October 25: Yogi Adityanath

PM Modi To Inaugurate 7 Medical Colleges In UP On October 25: Yogi Adityanath

Press Trust of India | Saturday October 16, 2021, Siddharthnagar, UP

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Saturday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate seven new medical colleges in the state from Siddharthnagar district on October 25.

Sharad Pawar Says Will Meet Amit Shah To Discuss BSF Row

Sharad Pawar Says Will Meet Amit Shah To Discuss BSF Row

Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan | Saturday October 16, 2021, Mumbai

NCP chief Sharad Pawar said on Saturday that he would meet Home Minister Amit Shah "to know his thoughts about" the extension of the BSF's operational jurisdiction.

"<i>Parivar Bachao</i> Working Committee": BJP Mocks Congress Top Body

"Parivar Bachao Working Committee": BJP Mocks Congress Top Body

Press Trust of India | Saturday October 16, 2021, New Delhi

The BJP on Saturday mocked the Congress Working Committee meeting as "parivar bachao working committee" and alleged that it offered no answers to the issues of the party's internal rift and its leadership's failures

Told To Pay For Cigarettes, 4 Beat Shopkeeper To Death In Madhya Pradesh

Told To Pay For Cigarettes, 4 Beat Shopkeeper To Death In Madhya Pradesh

Press Trust of India | Saturday October 16, 2021, Shahdol, Madhya Pradesh

Four people allegedly beat a shopkeeper to death after they were asked to pay for the cigarettes they had taken, police in Madhya Pradesh's Shahdol said on Saturday.

India's Economic Reforms Seen As A "Positive Step" By US: Nirmala Sitharaman

India's Economic Reforms Seen As A "Positive Step" By US: Nirmala Sitharaman

Asian News International | Saturday October 16, 2021, Washington

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday said India's strategic economic reforms have been welcomed by the Joe Biden administration and leaders from the corporate sector in the US.

India's Power Demand Rises This Month As Coal Shortage Lingers: Report

India's Power Demand Rises This Month As Coal Shortage Lingers: Report

Reuters | Saturday October 16, 2021, Chennai

India's electricity demand grew 4.9% during the first half of October, with supply falling short of demand by 1.4% despite a 3.2% rise in coal-fired generation and 30% rise in solar output, a Reuters analysis of government data showed.

Second 'Nihang' Arrested Over Gruesome Killing At Farmers' Protest Site

Second 'Nihang' Arrested Over Gruesome Killing At Farmers' Protest Site

Reported by Mohammad Ghazali, Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan | Saturday October 16, 2021, Chandigarh

A second Nihang - a member of a 'warrior' Sikh order - has been arrested in connection with the gruesome murder of Lakhbir Singh, a Dalit labourer, at a farmers protest site in Haryana's Singhu yesterday.

Actor Jacqueline Fernandez Skips Probe Agency's Call For The 3rd Time

Actor Jacqueline Fernandez Skips Probe Agency's Call For The 3rd Time

Reported by Arvind Gunasekar, Edited by Darshit Singh | Saturday October 16, 2021, New Delhi

Actor Jacqueline Fernandez today skipped her third summon by the Enforcement Directorate for questioning in connection with a money laundering case against fraudsters Sukesh Chandrasekar and his actor-wife Leena Paul.

Will Provide Anti-Drone Security To Jammu, Srinagar Air Bases: NSG Chief

Will Provide Anti-Drone Security To Jammu, Srinagar Air Bases: NSG Chief

Press Trust of India | Saturday October 16, 2021, Gurgaon

Counter-terrorism commando force National Security Guard has been deployed at the Indian Air Force stations in Srinagar and Jammu to provide anti-drone security cover to these vital installations, the force's director general MA Ganapathy said.

2 Terrorists, Including Lashkar Commander, Killed In J&K's Pulwama

2 Terrorists, Including Lashkar Commander, Killed In J&K's Pulwama

Written by Nazir Masoodi | Saturday October 16, 2021, Srinagar

Two terrorists, including Lashkar-e-Taiba commander Umar Mushtaq Khandey, have been killed during a joint operation by police and security forces in Pampore area near Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district on Saturday, a senior police officer said.

"Be Ready For Lone Wolf Attacks": Minister Warns Security Forces

"Be Ready For Lone Wolf Attacks": Minister Warns Security Forces

Asian News International | Saturday October 16, 2021, Manesar

Taking cognisance of growing terror challenges, Minister of State (MoS) for Home Nityanand Rai on Saturday warned the security forces to prepare themselves to deal with incidents like drone strikes, airstrikes and lone wolf attacks.

BJP's Pragya Thakur Calls Man Who Shot Her Kabaddi Video "Ravana"

BJP's Pragya Thakur Calls Man Who Shot Her Kabaddi Video "Ravana"

Press Trust of India | Saturday October 16, 2021, Bhopal

After a viral video showed her playing kabaddi, Bhopal's BJP MP Pragya Singh Thakur described the man who shot and circulated the clip as "Ravana" and said his old age and next birth will get spoiled.