Delhi Police have arrested a 19-year-old medical aspirant who was impersonating as an AIIMS doctor for the past five months. The accused, Adnan Khurram, used his fake identity to make friends across departments and among medical students. He even participated in events meant for doctors – from strikes to marathon, said the AIIMS resident doctors’ association. When police arrested him on Saturday, they were surprised by his ‘knowledge’ of medicines, the names of doctors and department heads at AIIMS.
The accused also had accessed a diary issued to the doctors.
Police said it is still not clear why Khurram posed as a doctor as he has been frequently changing his statements. One of the reasons he had given for his crime was Continue reading
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The Karnataka government on Monday agreed to consider the Lingayats as a separate religion, seeking the support of the powerful Hindu community ahead of assembly elections this year.
“Based on the recommendations of Karnataka State Minorities Commission, the state cabinet has unanimously decided to grant status of religious minority to Lingayats and Veerashaiva Lingayats (believers of 12th century social reformer Basava’s ideologies),” state law minister TB Jayachandra told media after a cabinet meeting.
The state cabinet has also decided to Continue reading
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* The Citizenship act, 1955, provides for the acquisition of Indian citizenship in the following ways:
- Generally every person born in India on or after January, 1950, shall be a citizen of India if either of his parents was a citizen of India at the time of his birth.
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- A person can apply for and get registered as a citizen of India by the competent authority if he satisfies the conditions laid down.
- A person residing in India for more than 7 years and having adequate knowledge of a constitutionally recognised Indian language can seek citizenship by naturalisation , provided he is not a citizen of country where Indian citizens are prevented from becoming citizens by naturalisation.
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Hackers stole more than 1 billion roubles ($17 million) from Russian banks using the Cobalt Strike security-testing tool in 2017, a central bank official said on Tuesday.
Russia is under intense scrutiny over cyber crime following allegations hackers backed by Moscow have attacked targets in the United States and Europe, accusations the Kremlin has repeatedly denied.
Russian authorities are now keen to show that Russia too is a frequent victim of cyber crime and that they are working hard to combat it. Continue reading
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Tourists will have to pay more from April 1 to see the Taj Mahal after the central government decided to raise the entry fee as part of its plans to preserve the 17th-century Mughal-era mausoleum and manage the swirling crowd that come in thousands every day to marvel at the monument.
Officials of the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) said the hike will be applicable to domestic tourists and will not affect foreigners, who already pay higher charges for entry.
New barcoded tickets would cost Rs Continue reading
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More than 1.8 lakh students did not appear for Uttar Pradesh board examinations on the first day following the strict measures initiated by the Yogi Adityanath-led government to check copying in the exams.
The UP Board examination for Class 10 and Class 12 commenced on Tuesday and will continue till March 12.
“On the first day of examinations on Tuesday, over 1,80,826 students did not appear. It included over 53,100 high school and over 1.27 lakh intermediate students,” Deputy Director Education Vikas Srivastava said.
An Education Department official said this number was due to the Continue reading
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Any congressional immigration plan that does not provide for his long-promised wall along the US-Mexico border ‘is a total waste of time,’ US President Donald Trump said on Monday as two top senators planned to unveil a bipartisan compromise plan.
“Any deal on DACA that does not include STRONG border security and the Continue reading
Mumbai terror attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed on Monday dared the Pakistani government to arrest him if it can and said he will not stop fighting the case of Kashmiri people.
“If the Pakistani government wants to arrest me…come and go for it but I will not stop dedicating 2018 for Kashmiris,” Saeed said while addressing a rally here.
“We will emerge more strongly if you try to suppress us,” said Saeed, who was listed as a Specially Designated Global Terrorist by Continue reading
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The Uttar Pradesh police on Saturday arrested another accused over the killing of Abhishek Gupta, aka Chandan, during clashes in Kasganj on Republic Day.
Kasganj superintendent of police, Piyush Srivastav, said special operations group (SOG) arrested Rahat Qureshi and booked him for murder, continuing its crackdown against the January 26 incident.
Twenty three-year-old Chandan, who was part of a tiranga yatra, was shot dead when bikers holding the tricolour and saffron flags wanted right of the way through an area earmarked for a ceremony in the predominantly Muslim neighbourhood, triggering communal violence. At least three shops, two buses and a car were also torched in the clashes.
Police have so far arrested 17 people out of the Continue reading
Rahul Dravid hopes India’s ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup triumph is a stepping stone for great things to come following Saturday’s eight-wicket win over Australia in the final.
Having bowled Australia out for 216 in Mount Maunganui, New Zealand, Indian U-19 cricket team made light work of a moderate total as Manjot Kalra saw them home in style.
The opener struck an unbeaten 101 from 102 balls with eight fours and Continue reading
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