Daily Archive: March 9, 2017

No escape from this net

The social media can be a celebrity’s best friend or the worst nightmare – one needs to be more pragmatic than before.

Last week has been quite an interesting one for cine buffs, thanks to singer Suchitra Karthik’s allegedly hacked Twitter account. Several personal photos and videos of the actor have been posted on the account much to the delight of followers who kept asking for more. It all came to an end on Saturday afternoon when the account was deactivated. But in no time, nearly 100 fake accounts cropped up, all "promising" desperate followers more scoop from the lives of these celebrities.

SC asks Centre to release funds for fencing of India-Bangladesh border

New Delhi: March 9: Supreme Court tells Centre to complete fencing of the Indo-Bangladesh border soon on Wednesday. Apex Court directed the Centre to release funds for fencing the India-Bangladesh border to check cross-border influx of illegal Bangladesh nationals into Assam.The court perused the Centre’s status report on the progress made in the works relating to securing and fencing the border and said, the task has to be completed soon. Additional Solicitor General PS Patwalia, appearing for the Centre, said the Expenditure and Finance Committee will meet tomorrow to decide on the issue of releasing funds.

Hit-and-run that killed Delhi teenager: Insurance inquiry after accident gave away Mercedes driver

After a 72-hour search operation, the Delhi Police Crime Branch Wednesday arrested the owner of the Mercedes that rammed into a scooty, killing a 16-year-old boy in outer Delhi’s Paschim Vihar on Sunday. Police sources said that after hitting the boy, Navneet Singh, 27, the owner of the 2006-make Mercedes E class car, first headed to Rajouri Garden and parked the vehicle in an empty plot. His cousin Hashmeet Singh, who was also in the car at the time of the incident, has been apprehended as well, police said.

#AIIMS opens counter for VIP cases sent by Health Minister OSD

THE ALL India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) has opened a "new counter" to cater "exclusively" to patients recommended by the Officer on Special Duty (OSD) to Union Health Minister J P Nadda and "VIP references" from Members of Parliament. Nadda also holds the post of president, AIIMS. "In order to address the concerns of OSD to President, AIIMS and to streamline the OPD registration (new and follow-up) of patients recommended by the OSD to President, AIIMS and Members of Parliament, an additional counter shall be opened with effect from March 1, 2017," says a circular issued by the AIIMS administration on February 23.