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Tiger escapes from circus, creates panic

A tiger escaped from a circus camp roamed the streets of Paris on Friday causing panic. The tiger entered a train station in the city and passengers were immediately asked to evacuate. The tiger was cornered at the Garigliano Bridge and was shot dead by a circus employee.

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School boys stab B.Com student to death in moving bus in Delhi

The Delhi Police have arrested five school boys aged from 12 to 15 for allegedly stabbing a B.Com student to death in a bus from Ashram Chowk to Jamia Nagar on Thursday, say reports. Police reportedly said the boys snatched the mobile phone of Mohammad Anas and stabbed him in the neck when he confronted them. Reports also added that the boys are government school students who allegedly told police that they carried a weapon as they often stole money and valuables from passengers on buses.

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Court asks cops to file case against Kamal Haasan only if..

The Madras High Court on Friday directed the Chennai city police to register a case against actor Kamal Haasan only if cognizable offences are made against him for his ‘Hindu Terrorism’ remark.  Earlier, Kamal has reportedly said that Hindus cannot claim that extremism doesn’t exist among them anymore.

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DMK announces candidate for RK Nagar bypoll

Opposition DMK has reportedly decided to field Marudhu Ganesh as their candidate for the upcoming RK Nagar bypoll. The decision was taken at a meeting led by party working president MK Stalin on Saturday. VCK Chief Thol Thirumavalavan reportedly said the party has decided to support DMK’s candidate. Notably, the bypoll is scheduled to be held on December 21.

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Action taken against the policeman who hit the biker

Earlier, a video went viral where it can be seen that a policeman vociferously hits a biker for not halting for check in Kanyakumari district. The SI has been reportedly suspended and further investigations are going on. The actions of the cop attracted a significant amount of public ire.

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Anitha suicide: NCSC summons top officials for inquiry

In the Anitha suicide case, the National Commission for Scheduled Castes has reportedly issued summons to the Chief Secretary, the Director General of Police, the Collector of Ariyalur and the Superintendent of Police, Ariyalur, to appear before the panel on December 12 in New Delhi. Medical aspirant Anitha from Ariyalur committed suicide by hanging herself as she couldn’t get an MBBS seat after she failed in the NEET medical test. NCSC vice-chairman L. Murugan reportedly said the Commission had summoned the four top officials for inquiry as an interim report by Ariyalur district police was not satisfactory.

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Padmavati: Film industry to hold blackout protest to show support

The Indian Film and Television Directors' Association (IFTDA) along with other major bodies of the film and television industry have reportedly planned a 15-minute blackout on November 26 in support of Sanjay Leela Bhansali's film 'Padmavati'. “We are gathering on Sunday for a 15-minute blackout where all shooting units in Mumbai will put off lights and no shootings will take place,” Ashoke Pandit of IFTDA told media.

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Jaipur fort suicide: Brother claims it's murder

The brother of the man whose body was found hanging in Nahargarh Fort near Jaipur reportedly said he believes it was a murder and not a case of suicide. He added that his brother’s death had nothing to do with ‘Padmavati’ and also demanded an investigation into the incident. Notably, the body a jeweler named Chetan Saini was found hanging on the ramparts of Jaipur Nahargarh Fort with a threat note engraved on the rocks in protest of the movie 'Padmavati'.

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Chennai: Two teens die after falling from bus

According to reports, two teens have died after falling from buses in two separate incidents near Tambaram Sanatorium and Thirukazhukundram on Thursday. 14-year-old Runesh Kumar S, a class IX student, was reportedly crushed to death after he slipped and fell under wheel when he tried to reserve seats in a bus in Tambaram Sanatorium. In another incident in Thathalur of Kanchipuram, a class X student named E Chandru of the government school in Thirukazhukundram, died after he slipped while hanging on to the footboard of a bus, reports added.

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MP CM mocks people’s love for English, Guess where his children study

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Friday mocked people’s love for English saying, “Nowadays, instead of `mata-pita’, the use of mummy-papa has gained currency”. According to reports, Chouhan said, “With our love for English, we call pita `dad’,” adding, “One of my friends lost his father. The friend, with his love for English, told me that his pita has become ‘dead’ (which sounds closer to ‘dad’).”However, in contrary to his criticism, his elder son Kartikey studied in Pathways World School Gurgaon, which is one of the most expensive English medium private schools in India. His younger son Kunal is studying at a posh college in New York in the US. Kartikey is currently pursuing a law degree in Pune’s Symbiosis Law School.

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Mobile internet services suspended in 13 districts of this state

The Haryana government on Friday suspended mobile internet services in 13 districts of the state till the midnight of November 26. This decision has been taken by the state government in view of maintaining law and order ahead of the two rallies by a Jat body and ruling BJP's Kurukshetra lawmaker.

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This city to ban plastic water bottles in star hotels

Starting from March 2018, Mumbai is all set to ban the use of plastic water bottles in star hotels. This move is in a bid to limit plastic aggregation. As per reports, the city generates 8,000 metric tonnes of plastic waste every day.

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No ban on cheque books

Taking cognisance of media reports that stated cheque books might be banned in the future in order to boost digital transactions, the finance ministry took to Twitter and clarified the news as being untrue. Well, looks like cheque books are here to stay, after all.

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Popular television actor held for rape

Piyush Sahdev, a television actor, who has acted in soaps such as Meet Mila De Rabba, Geet, Devon Ke Dev...Mahadev and Beyhadh, was arrested in Mumbai on Wednesday on account of rape charges. He has been sent to judicial custody until November 27.

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School principal arrested for molesting student

According to reports, a school principal was arrested for allegedly molesting a class XI student in Hyderabad. As per the complaint, the principal was drunk when he called the girl to his cabin and tried to kiss her. He also made her promise that she wouldn't tell anyone about the incident. Though the incident happened last month, the girl's mother filed the complaint on Friday and the principal was arrested.

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Dengue patients stand outside as hospital didn’t allow them inside

According to reports, patients in the special ward for Dengue in the government medical college hospital in Palayamkottai of Tirunelveli were standing outside with glucose bottles in their hands as the hospital didn’t allow them inside. Reports suggest that they were earlier evacuated saying they are being shifted to a new building. However, patients alleged that it was an old unsanitary building without any basic amenities. Allegedly, many of them including children were affected with Dengue. Furious relatives of the patients were involved in an argument with hospital officials. However, they were not allowed inside, reports added.

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45 people affected with Dengue in Tiruvallur: District collector

Tiruvallur district collector Sundaravalli on Saturday reportedly said that 45 people were affected with Dengue in the district. So far, Rs 10.77 lakh has been collected through fine for harbouring an environment that encourages Dengue mosquito production, the collector reportedly said. Further, she added that 15 fake doctors have been arrested so far, reports added.

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Decomposed body of infant found

A dumped, decomposed body of an infant was found inside a vessel in V.O.C. Nagar in New Washermanpet on Friday, reports The Hindu. The police are reportedly trying to locate the parents by collecting details of recent deliveries at hospitals in the locality, added reports.

 

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Man tags US Salem police instead of TN’s Salem police for complaint

A man by the name Arunanand TA on Twitter wrongly tagged US’ Salem police department in his tweet to complain about the exorbitant fare charged by autorickshaw drivers in Salem Yercaud. However, the US Salem police replied to his tweet saying. “We are the Salem Police in Salem, Oregon, USA.” Notably, the Tamil Nadu’s Salem police, who later assured to look into the matter, does not even have a Twitter handle. Meanwhile, there is also a city named Madras in Oregon, which the man again took to US Salem police to confirm.

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Coal lorry crashes into two houses in Thiruvarur

At least two people were injured after a lorry carrying coal crashed into two houses on the roadside in Achuthamangalam near Thiruvarur. A couple suffered the injuries after the truck, from Karaikal to Kumbakonam, ploughed into the houses. More details are awaited.

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