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Madras HC Overturn Trial Court Verdict, Sentences School Teacher in POCSO Case

Madras HC Overturn Trial Court Verdict, Sentences School Teacher in POCSO Case
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Chennai: Holding that a four-year-old child cannot be expected to give cogent evidence with regard to her sexual assault, the Madras high court set aside a trial court order acquitting a school teacher in Puducherry charged with the crime on the minor and awarded him 10 years' rigorous imprisonment and also imposed a fine of Rs 10,000.

Justice P. Velmurugan passed the conviction order recently after setting aside an order of the lower court, which had acquitted Earlam Periera.

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Mid-Day
Mid-Day

No hungry Indians around

No hungry Indians around
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I ate three meals today, before sitting down to write this column. Unfortunately, my good mood dissipated rather quickly. Staring at me from a browser tab on my laptop was a report by the Global Hunger Index that supposedly measured and tracked hunger at global, regional, and national levels.

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Lokmat
Lokmat

Shreyas Iyer impresses with his dance moves in a video featuring Rohit, Shardul

Shreyas Iyer impresses with his dance moves in a video featuring Rohit, Shardul
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New Delhi, Nov 26 After his superb performance in the field on his Test debut for India against New Zealand, stylish batsman Shreyas Iyer is also impressing everyone with his dance moves off the field.

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