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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.
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.
Updated on Apr 29, 2023 04:29 AM IST
ByHT Correspondent, 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.
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
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
Updated on Apr 19, 2023 12:28 AM IST