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16 Jul 2018, Edition - 1098, Monday

FLASH NEWS:

  • NHRC issues notice to Maharashtra govt over suicide by almost 700 farmers in the state
  • Terrorists opened fire upon a police post guarding the house of NC leader at Murran Pulwama, 1 cop martyred, 2 guards injured
  • Major Aditya Case: J&K authorities refuse to quash FIR, wants all states involved
  • Petrol becomes cheaper by 11 Paise, Diesel by 14
  • NIA Court sends Asiya Andrabi and two others for 30 days judicial custody
  • Even doing ‘Puja’ has become difficult here, says PM Modi in Midnapore
  • J&K: Infiltration bid foiled in Kupwara as 1 terrorist was gunned down while 2 army men were injured in the firing
  • Income tax raids at SPK Company and Expressway Private Limited in Chennai as major tax evasion is being suspected
  • Bombay HC is set to begin hearing on Col Purohit’s discharge plea in the 2008 Malegaon blast
  • SC refuses to stay Centre’s notification introducing pictorial representation on tobacco-related packets

Kerala News

Cheating in UPSC main exams: TN police arrest two from Kerala

Covai Post Network

The Tamil Nadu police on Saturday arrested two persons from Thiruvananthapuram in connection with the civil services examination fraud in which an IPS probationary officer was caught cheating in the UPSC main exams using hi tech methods in Chennai last week.

(The officer, Safeer Karim, an Assistant Superintendent of Police of Nanguneri in Tirunelveli district, allegedly used a blue tooth in the examination hall. His wife was dictating answers to him over phone from Hyderabad.)

A special police team, that reached Kerala on Friday, arrested Jamshad and Mohammad Sharib Khan, owner and manager of a Thiruvananthapuram-based IAS coaching centre, who allegedly helped Shabir. They also seized a computer hard disc from the training centre. The duo were later taken to Chennai.

The team had earlier raided Safeer Karim’s residences in Kochi and Thiruvananthapuram. Police, last week, arrested Safeer Karim, his wife Joyce and their friend Dr. Ram Babu.

Safeer and Joyce were remanded by a Chennai court, which later granted bail to Joyce after their one-and-a-half-year-old daughter fell sick.

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