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‘Outsiders’ rumour: 75-year-old NRI, disabled daughter assaulted

A 75-year-old NRI woman and her differently abled daughter (45) were allegedly dragged out of their car and brutally assaulted in Hooghly on Saturday, all because of a rumour. Police said the daughter was also molested by some villagers. The trigger was a message circulating on social media which claimed that "outsiders were kidnapping children", police said. Eleven people have been arrested and produced in a court at Chinsurah. The incident took place in Asanpur village near Hooghly’s Balagar area on Saturday afternoon.

Prostitution racket busted, 12 held

All the 12 women, aged between 20 and 25 years, were arrested for alleged involvement in sex trade.

New Delhi: As many as 12 women were arrested after a raid was carried out in a spa run by a Delhi-based entrepreneur. Under the garb of a massage centre at Sahara Mall in Gurugram, a flesh trade was being run. The raid was carried out on Saturday based on credible inputs. The police has also arrested three customers and has booked them.

#Delhi zoo limps back to normalcy, records exotic deer births

After a brief hiatus owing to bird flu scare, the National Zoological Park is limping back to normalcy with the park witnessing a spurt in births of endangered and exotic deer species. "Various deer species including Thailand deer, chital, nilgai, sangai, swamp deer, hog deer, chinkara, sambar, brow-antlered deer as well as lion-tailed macaque, hippo and gaur gave births recently," zoo curator Riyaz Khan said. He said the zoo recorded births of 11 Thailand deer, 4 chital, 10 sangai, 2 swamp deer, 5 hog deer, 5 sambar and one birth each of chinakra, Gaur and brow-antlered deer this month.

#Delhi govt hospitals to carry bio-waste management notice

All Delhi government hospitals, dispensaries and other health care facilities have been directed to carry on their notice boards and websites the statutory rules for bio-medical waste management. A circular in this regard was issued recently by the Directorate General of Health Services. "As per direction of the Health Minister, the Awareness Generation for Bio-medical Waste Management Rules 2016 is to be displayed in all Delhi government hospital websites and notice boards of Delhi government hospitals/dispensaries of DGHS and all health care facilities in Delhi," the circular reads.