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Cheque facility won't be withdrawn, says the govt
It is a matter of relief that the Union Government has clarified that cheque facility won't be withdrawn.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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Actor Shiney Ahuja arrested for alleged rape
Mumbai: Popular

Bollywood actor Shiney Ahuja was arrested here late Sunday for allegedly raping his maid, the

police said.

The actor was produced before the Andheri court on Monday, which

remanded him to police custody till June 18.

The 19-year-old maid had lodged a complaint

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Indian studentís condition criticl after assault in Australia
Melbourne:Shravan Kumar, a student from Andhra Pradesh who was among four students from

India, assaulted by a group of teenagers this week, is battling for life in a hospital here.


condition of 25-year-old Shravan Kumar is stated to be critical. One of his close friends had a

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A case of unabashed misuse of court order

There can be no cruel violation of the court order than what is happening with regard to the rock

blasting at Oottupara, near Nellikala, in Mallappuzhasserry village of Pathanamthitta district in


M.Sasikumar, munsiff, Pathanamthitta, issued a permanent injunct
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Santhosh Madhavan found guilty
Kochi: Santhosh

Madhavan alias Swami Amrutha Chaithanya, was found guilty of sexually harassing girls who had

not reached adulthood.

Ernakulam Additional Sessions Court today pronounced him

guilty as it found substance in two of the four cases charged against him.

The court found
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Olympic heist?
Delhi: Nothing but quirk of fate. Dr A.S.Bindra,

father of Indiaís only Olympic gold medal winner Abhinav Bindra, was arrested by the Delhi police

for flicking money from firms.

The charge is that he got off with Rs 4.31 crore from Apple

Finance and Rs five crore from Indus Ind Bank.
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Case slapped against Karan
Philadelphia: A case has been

slapped against Dharma Productions, the film production company of Bollywood film director

Karan Johar, at a local court here.

The plea contained in the petition is that Karan Johar

should pay a compensation of Rs 1.5 lakh US dollars.

The charge is tha
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