HIGHLIGHTS AT 2100 HOURS

first_imgNew Delhi, Jul 6 (PTI) Following are the highlights at 2100 hours: TOP STORIES:DEL50 DL-POWER-LD TUSSLE-LG2015 notification that ‘services’ outside purview of Delhi Assembly valid: LGNew Delhi: Hitting back at Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, Lt Governor Anil Baijal today said the Home Ministry’s 2015 notification stating that ‘services’ falls outside the purview of the Delhi Legislative Assembly “continues to be valid”.FGN40 PAK-LDALL SHARIFNawaz Sharif sentenced to 10 yrs rigorous imprisonment in 1st corruption caseIslamabad: Pakistan’s deposed premier Nawaz Sharif was today sentenced in absentia to 10 years of rigorous imprisonment by an anti-graft court in one of the three corruption cases against him in the Panama Papers scandal, dealing a huge blow to his party ahead of the elections on July 25.DEL42 UP-LD-PLASTIC-BANUP bans plastic bags from July 15Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh government has banned the use of polythene bags and items of common use made of plastic from July 15, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said today.DEL19 BIZ-LD MALLYA-SBIBanks working closely with UK agencies to recover maximum dues from Mallya: SBI MDNew Delhi: Indian banks are working very closely with various agencies, including in the UK, to recover maximum out of assets owned by Vijay Mallya after a British court allowed them to search and seize properties of the fugitive liquor baron, SBI MD Arijit Basu said today.LGD30 SC-LD ROSTERCJI is ‘master of roster’, has ultimate authority to allocate cases: SC New Delhi: The chief justice of India is the “master of the roster” and there is no dispute that he has the “ultimate authority” and “prerogative” to allocate cases, the Supreme Court asserted today, in third such reiteration by the apex court in eight months on the contentious issue.advertisement NATION:DEL44 DL-POWER-TUSSLE-KEJRIWAL-RAJNATHKejriwal seeks appointment with RajnathNew Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today sought an appointment with Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh to urge him to ensure implementation of the Supreme Court orders on governance in Delhi.DEL46 CBI-2NDLD ARRESTCBI arrests two retired BoI officials in Rs 2654 crore fraud case New Delhi: The CBI today arrested two senior retired officers of Bank of India in connection with alleged loan fraud of Rs 2,654 crore by Vadodara-based Diamond Power Infrastructure Ltd. (DPIL).DEL38 RAHUL-MSPPMN’s MSP increase is like band-aid for a haemorrhage: Rahul Gandhi New Delhi: Congress President Rahul Gandhi today said Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s “grand MSP increase” for farmers is like applying band-aid to a “massive haemorrhage”.DEL7 NIA-JK-ANDRABIDukhtaran-e-Milat chief Asiya Andrabi, two others taken into NIA custodyNew Delhi: The NIA today took custody of chief of the banned Dukhtaraan-e-Milat, Aasiya Andrabi, and two others in connection with a case registered in April this year for allegedly waging war against the country and delivering hate speeches in Jammu and Kashmir, officials said.LGD12 SC-GOVT PROPERTYCan religious acts be allowed on govt land: SC refers plea to larger benchNew Delhi: The Supreme Court today referred to a larger bench the question whether religious activities can be allowed on government land or property in a secular State like India. BUSINESS:DCM21 BIZ-PNB-BAD LOANSPNB invites bids to sell 3 NPA accounts to recover over Rs 136cr New Delhi: Punjab National Bank (PNB) has put on sale three non-performing assets to recover Rs 136 crore dues from the borrowers.FOREIGN:FGN25 NEPAL-LD INDIAN PILGRIMSOver 1,200 stranded Indian Kailash Mansarovar pilgrims evacuated from Nepal’s SimikotKathmandu: Over 1,200 Indian pilgrims moved to safety from Nepal’s mountainous Simikot region, the Indian embassy here says, as efforts continue to evacuate those stranded in Hilsa while returning from the Kailash Mansarovar pilgrimage in Tibet amidst inclement weather.FGN30 MALAYSIA-ZAKIR-LD DEPORTATIONZakir Naik will not be deported from Malaysia: PM MahathirKuala Lumpur: Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad today ruled out the deportation of the controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik to India if he does not create problems in Malaysia, where he has permanent residency status.SPORTS:SPO-IND-REPLACEMENTShardul to replace Bumrah in India’s ODI squadNew Delhi: Mumbai fast bowler Shardul Thakur will replace injured pacer Jasprit Bumrah in India’s ODI squad for the upcoming three-match series against England starting July 12. PTI SNESNElast_img read more

Toronto Police charge 5 youth in connection with St Michaels sex assault

first_imgTORONTO – Toronto police have laid more charges in an investigation into allegations of sex assault at an all-boys’ private school in Toronto.They say five youth have now been charged in connection with an alleged sexual assault. They are facing sex assault and assault charges for an incident at the school that was caught on video. Four of them are already accused in a separate incident at St. Michael’s College School.READ MORE: How the St. Michael’s College School sex assault scandal unfoldedPolice say they have investigated eight separate incidents at the school so far, and they don’t expect further charges. However, a seventh teen has been arrested in connection with incidents at the school. The boy, 15, reportedly turned himself into police. According to police all of the incidents allegedly took place in the fall of this year.READ MORE: 7th St. Michael’s student arrested: reportsIn mid-November, St. Michael’s College School’s administration said it received a video of an assault that took place in a boy’s washroom at the school. CityNews has viewed the video and it shows an underwear-clad teen being slapped and splashed with water by several boys. Another video of a separate incident shows a group sexual assault in a school locker room that involved a broomstick.Two top school officials resigned in wake of the scandal. The school’s principal Greg Reeves and board president Jefferson Thompson both resigned. St. Michael’s has since established a “respect and culture” review panel that’s set to report its findings by the summer. READ MORE: St. Mike’s principal, board president resign amid student sex assault scandalREAD MORE: Exploring the power dynamics in locker roomslast_img read more