City Police Commissioner A.K.Viswanathan on Tuesday advised schoolchildren not to accept or send friend requests to unknown persons on social media networks. ‘Prevention of Child Abuse Day’ was observed by the city police on Tuesday. On the occasion, the police’s special wing for women and children organised a programme at the Presidency Higher Secondary School For Girls, to raise social awareness among schoolchildren. Inaugurating the programme, Mr. Viswanathan said “Young students should not to send any ‘friend request’ or chat with unknown persons over social media networks.”“They should be aware of the dangers of sharing personal and sensitive information/pictures online.” he added. Vigilance imperativeAdvising girls to be more vigilant, he said statistics showed that crimes against children were committed mostly by persons who were known to them. Young boys can inform their friends or teachers if they sense any danger, he said. … [Read more...] about Police chief urges children to use social media carefully
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Indrani called her personal assistant Kajal Sharma from the UK, May 3, 2012, and told her she had to sign Sheena's resignation letter as if she was Sheena signing it.Rediff.com Kajal Sharma was a surprise package on her first day in the witness stand on Wednesday, April 18. Indrani Mukerjea's personal assistant at INX Media, Sharma had already made two trips to Courtroom 51 at the Mumbai city civil and sessions court, south Mumbai last week. On both those trips, as Sharma awaited her turn in the stand, she came across as anxious and perhaps edgy. The woman who took the stand on Wednesday turned out to be quite a different kettle of fish. In a clear, soft but determined voice she testified before CBI Special Judge Jayendra Chandrasen Jagdale, looking him straight in the eye, as she impassively recited the events of 2012 with precise clarity, supplying readily names, spellings and numbers -- be it dates, sums of money, lengths of time or timings. Confidence was not something Sharma … [Read more...] about Sheena Bora Trial: The secretary speaks. The plot thickens
Actor Manav Kaul is currently shooting for the Saina Nehwal biopic with Parineeti Chopra and has shared his first look from the film. Manav plays Saina’s coach in the film and fits the role in the picture. Sharing the look on Instagram, Manav wrote, “My first look as @nehwalsaina ‘a Coach (respect) #SainaNehwalBiopic ... hard working @parineetichopra as Saina Nehwal... Directed by #AmoleGupte Produced by @itsbhushankumarofficial @tseries.official @tseriesfilms.” View this post on InstagramA post shared by मानव (@manavkaul) on Nov 17, 2019 at 8:53pm PST Among the first ones to give a thumbs up to Manav was the ace shuttler herself. Saina Nehwal wrote, “Amazing“ in the comments section. Manav thanked her saying, “@nehwalsaina you have an amazing story to tell ... I feel very lucky to be part of #sainanehwalbiopic thank you ... respect.” View this post on Instagram Me. All day … [Read more...] about Manav Kaul unveils first look from Saina Nehwal biopic, shuttler calls it ‘amazing’
We'd asked you, dear readers, to write a message to your 15-year-old self.Rediff reader Heera Nawaz, 59 from Bengaluru shared her advice:I know that you are over the moon and virtually ecstatic after returning from the Bishop Cotton Girls’ School socials where you danced with the guy of your dreams, over whom you have had a massive crush. There is certainly nothing wrong in falling in love; especially if it's your 'first love' encounter when everything is all froth and bubble and the world seems to be a magical surreal place. However, there are certain nuggets of advice I would like to give you to secure your emotions and rule them, without letting them rule you.These emotions should not affect you disastrously in the years to come, as your future life pans itself out. Never let your whimsical and lackadaisical emotions rule you. You should be strong enough to harness your emotions well and let them work in your favour. Indeed, 15 years is a difficult age -- you are neither … [Read more...] about Advice to 15-yr-old self: ‘Don’t fall madly in love’
'Could the Khar police and the CBI have tinkered with the driver's call data records?'Rediff.com The moon was a crescent in the sky on that dark monsoon night. A middle-aged man, carrying a plastic bag, that said Mamta Tailors on it, was walking swiftly along the ocean promenade at Carter Road, Khar, north west Mumbai, at about 9 pm. In his pocket, or maybe in his hand, was a silver/white cellphone and Rs 100. He was probably slightly out of breath, or even sweating, given that he had been walking about 40 minutes or much more, all the way from Santa Cruz East, north west Mumbai. By the side of the road were clumps of water-logged shrubs, perhaps mangroves. The moustachioed man was headed to this jhar (greenery) to dump his plastic bag. Before he could do so, a white Mumbai police Tata Sumo rolled down the road near him. The jeep scared the man. He took off running. The police, suspicious of a man racing away, came after him and nabbed him. When they opened the Mamta Tailors bag they … [Read more...] about Sheena Bora Trial: Were the driver’s call records tampered with?