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Germany's climate activists find sanctuary in churches

The churches' action is not without controversy, as surveys suggest a majority of the public frown on Letzte Generation's protests.

Activists of the environmental group
Published on Apr 30, 2023 02:44 PM IST
AFP | | Posted by Yagya Sharma

Lalru: Women snatchers’ gang busted; 3 held

The women allegedly used to honeytrap passersby before snatching them of their valuables; the modus operandi of this gang entailed enticing men into the wild vegetation in Bir area and snatching their valuables. The trio also used to target men stopping to answer the nature’s call.

With the arrest of three women, Lalru police claimed to have busted a gang that used to honeytrap people and snatch their valuables and cash. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Updated on Apr 29, 2023 04:29 AM IST
By, Mohali

‘Part-time job’ con: 65 cases in four months; three people lose 3 crore

Frauds are using the promise of a "part-time job" or "work from home" to extract money from unsuspecting victims, with many falling for the trick of liking YouTube videos for small rewards before being asked to invest in products or bitcoins. Data from Mumbai's cyber police shows that 65 people were defrauded in this way in the first four months of the year, with 103 such cases reported for the same period last year. People aged between 25 and 55 are particularly targeted, with many looking for part-time work or work from home jobs due to the pandemic.

HT Image
Updated on Apr 29, 2023 12:08 AM IST
ByVinay Dalvi, Mumbai

Pune police arrest man for threatening, extorting from politicians

Police informed that he had committed the crime to avenge the refusal of his girlfriend to marry him

The Pune city police’s Anti-Extortion Unit No. 2 has detained a man for threatening and extorting politicians across the city (REPRESENTATIVE IMAGE)
Updated on Apr 19, 2023 07:50 PM IST

PNB scam: PMLA court grants bail to Nirav Modi’s close aide

The court also took into consideration that the trial was not likely to start soon. “There is no likelihood that trial in the case would commence soon,” the court said, adding, “The main accused Nirav Modi has left India and five years have lapsed since the date of registration of the offence

PNB scam: PMLA court grants bail to Nirav Modi’s close aide
Updated on Apr 19, 2023 12:28 AM IST
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