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Cheque facility won't be withdrawn, says the govt
It is a matter of relief that the Union Government has clarified that cheque facility won't be withdrawn.

There were stray reports that an overenthusiastic government favaouring total digitalisation may go in for banning the cheque books.

It is gratifying to note that the government won't proceed with the reforms this way.
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No bail for 'rapist' actor,judicial custody till July 16
Mumbai: All possible threads of arguments were presented before the sessions judge to bail out

‘rapist’ accused actor Shiney Ahuja. But the court was not convinced and so he was denied


Shiney Ahuja was remanded to judicial custody till July 16.

Terming the rape

charge against
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US judge denies new trial for Anand Jon
Los Angeles: A court

here has upheld the conviction of India-born fashion designer
Anand Jon Alexander for

sexual assault and denied a request for a new trial despite ruling that a juror had improperly

contacted the defendant's sister.

The lawyers for Jon had requested for a new t
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Bank looted of gold jewellery and cash
Kozhikode: The Payyoli

branch of Kozhikode District Co-operative Bank has been looted and the jewellery, cash and other

items kept in 20 lockers taken away.

It is estimated that the booty taken away by the

thieves would come to crores of rupees.

The bank is situated on the national
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Judicial custody extended
Mumbai: The court has extended

the judicial custody of Bollywood actor Shiney Ahuja till July 16.

Bail application was filed

earlier on behalf of the actor, which had not been taken up.

Today, it is likely that the bail

application would be considered.

The actor was charged with
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“Rapist” actor remanded till July 2
Mumbai: Bollywood actor

Shiney Ahuja, accused of raping his domestic help, was on Thursday remanded to judicial

custody till July 2 by a local court here.

Ahuja was remanded after the prosecution said

that they wanted to investigate if the actor had consumed drugs or was under the inf
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Shiney Ahuja did not think it was serious
Mumbai: Bollywood

actor Shiney Ahuja, arrested on the charge of raping his domestic help appeared to be remorseful

during interrogation, police claimed today.

"He is completely shattered and is repenting

for what he had done," Assistant Police Commissioner Dilip Suryavanshi said.
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