23-year-old Dhashvanth, who is accused of killing 7-year-old Hasini and his own mother Sarala, has said that he didn’t kill his 47-year-old mother. When the police took him out after producing him before the court in Chengalpet, Dhashvanth is heard saying, “I have no connection with the second case, I have no connection with my mother’s case.” Sarala was found murdered at their house before Dhashvanth went into hiding. He was later tracked to Mumbai and arrested.
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BY BEHINDWOODS NEWS BUREAU | DEC 13, 2017 10:05 PM #DHASHVANTH #HASINIMURDER #SARALAMURDER #TAMIL NADU NEWS
A video of an auto which runs without driver is making rounds on social media. The video, taken by a person who followed the auto on a bike, shows the auto running without the driver for around 45 seconds. Reports suggest that the driver went to relieve himself after parking the auto in an ignited condition when the auto accidentally started to run on its own.
BY VIKRAMAN MANIRAJ | DEC 13, 2017 9:48 PM #AUTOWITHOUTDRIVER #INDIA NEWS
The United States of America has reportedly banned the use of Kaspersky Anti-Virus programmes by all Federal agencies .In the past year, Kaspersky was accused of working with Russian intelligence agencies, thus posing a massive security threat to the US. However, the company can still sell the programmes to private companies and individuals.
BY POOJA | DEC 13, 2017 9:47 PM #BAN #KASPERSKY #WORLD NEWS
According to reports, in the Alabama state of the United States, a woman, who is a mother of three boys, gave birth to six babies on Monday. Reports said the woman delivered the sextuplets within four minutes. The woman reportedly had a miscarriage several months before. Now she has given birth to the three boys and three girls.
BY VIKRAMAN MANIRAJ | DEC 13, 2017 9:28 PM #SEXTUPLETS #USWOMAN #WORLD NEWS
According to reports, Union Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has agreed to continue the search operations for the missing fishermen, as requested by the cyclone-hit states. The death toll continues to rise and has reached 58 so far. Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan has said that houses will be built for Kerala fishermen, who had lost their houses. under the government's Livelihood Inclusion and Financial Empowerment (LIFE) programme.
BY POOJA | DEC 13, 2017 9:23 PM #OCKHI #DEATHTOLL #TAMIL NADU NEWS
Durex, a condom company, tweeted wishing Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma, the newly-wed star couple of India. Hilariously, the tweet received savage comments from users. A user wrote, “@DurexIndia aren't you supposed to tweet after 10 PM and before 6 am??” referring to Centre’s ban on condom advertisements from 6 am to 10 pm. Another tweet read, “Hi can u also dare to send these messages to politicians getting married.”
Ahead of the 2nd ODI against Sri Lanka in Mohali, 36-year-old Mahendra Singh beat 24-year-old Hardik Pandya in a 100-metre race. BCCI have shared a video of their face-off on social media.
BY LOKESH RV | DEC 13, 2017 8:54 PM #MSD #DHONI #INDVSSL #SPORTS NEWS
US Immigration agency has reportedly announced that foreign workers in the US on H1B work visa can work for more than one company. In a statement, US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) said that H1B workers may work for more than one employer but must have approved I-129 for each company. H1B work visa is most sought after among Indian IT professionals.
BY LOKESH RV | DEC 13, 2017 8:41 PM #US #H1B #VISA #INDIA NEWS
The Election Commission has reportedly directed the Chief Election Officer of Gujarat to register an FIR against all TV channels and media houses that had telecasted the interview featuring Rahul Gandhi where he allegedly violated the Representation of the People Act.
BY POOJA | DEC 13, 2017 8:39 PM #FIR #ELECTIONCOMMISSION #RAHULGANDHI #INDIA NEWS
DMK working president MK Stalin on Wednesday talked to Tamil Nadu Chief Secretary Girija Vaidyanathan over the phone. The opposition leader urged the State government to extend the deadline of application for TNPSC group IV and VAO examination as those in cyclone-affected areas including Kanyakumari are finding it difficult to apply for the exam online. Today (December 13) is the last date of application as per the government’s notification.
The lawyer of Dhashvanth, the man accused in the rape and murder of a 7-year-old girl has reportedly withdrawn his services. He will no longer defend Dhashvanth’s case in court. Following this, the court has appointed K. Rajkumar of Legal Aid Services to serve as Dhashvanth’s lawyer.
BY POOJA | DEC 13, 2017 7:52 PM #HASINI #DHASHVANTH #TAMIL NADU NEWS
Kohli - Anushka wedding photographer Joseph Radhik revealed the bride’s request before the grand ceremony. The photographer shared a picture of the couple and revealed that while describing how she wanted the wedding to be covered, Anushka had said, "All I want is my wedding moments to be captured and I don't want anything filmy."
BY LOKESH RV | DEC 13, 2017 7:49 PM #VIRATKOHLI #ANUSHKASHARMA #INDIA NEWS
India on Wednesday registered an emphatic win in the second One Day International cricket match against guests Sri Lanka, held in Mohali. India set a target of 393 runs for Sri Lanka after losing four wickets. Skipper Rohit Sharma slammed the guests’ bowling and scored an unbeaten 208 runs (not out). Sri Lanka attempted to chase the massive score but ended up with just 251 runs losing eight wickets at the end of 50 overs. For Sri Lanka, Angelo Mathews scored 111 runs.
A Chinese restaurant named as MOMO, now renamed and relaunched as Robot in Chennai Old Mahabalipuram Road (OMR) has employed robots as waiters to serve food to their customers. The restaurant is based on robot theme that has four robots serving dishes to the customers. The restaurant also has a selfie corner outside for people who want to take selfies with the robots.
BY LOKESH RV | DEC 13, 2017 7:30 PM #OMR #ROBOT #RESTAURENT #TAMIL NADU NEWS
PM Narendra Modi and ex-PM Manmohan Singh reportedly came face to face for the first time since their recent war of words which involved several accusations and complaints. The two leaders were seen greeting each other outside the Parliament with folded hands and then parted ways after shaking hands. Several high profile leaders had gathered at the Parliament today to attend an event held to mark the 2001 Parliament attack anniversary.
BY POOJA | DEC 13, 2017 7:19 PM #PARLIAMENT #PMMODI #MANMOHANSINGH #INDIA NEWS
BJP national secretary H Raja took a jibe at VCK chief Thol Thirumavalavan on Wednesday at an agitation in Karaikudi of Sivagangai district. Alleging that Thirumavalavan spoke in a way that instigates caste violence, the BJP cadres held an agitation condemning him. At the agitation, H Raja said Thirumavalavan speaks like a rowdy, adding, “I am also a rowdy if I fold up my veshti.” Alleging that Thirumavalavan is a rowdy for evil forces, H Raja said, “I will turn a rowdy for good reasons.” The BJP leader further reportedly said that he can wipe out VCK party from everywhere.
BY BEHINDWOODS NEWS BUREAU | DEC 13, 2017 7:12 PM #HRAJA #VCK #ROWDY #TAMIL NADU NEWS
According to reports, actress Zaira Wasim's co-passenger has made a statement that the accused is innocent. The co-passenger who was seated in the same class along with the actress said that the accused kept his legs on the armrest but did not see him misbehaving. “He also apologized when the actor shouted at him when the flight landed at Mumbai airport and the matter was settled then,” he added.
BY LOKESH RV | DEC 13, 2017 7:05 PM #ZAIRAWASIM #INDIA NEWS
Popular social networking site Twitter has launched a new feature which allows users to string together or add several tweets to a thread in a more hassle-free and efficient manner. Sasank Reddy, Product Manager at Twitter explains further- "We've made it easy to create a thread by adding a plus button in the composer, so you can connect your thoughts and publish your threaded tweets all at the same time”.
BY POOJA | DEC 13, 2017 6:56 PM #TWITTER #FEATURE #TECHNOLOGY NEWS
Bashing gender stereotypes, popular singer Shweta Pandit asked sarcastically whether the Indian captain Virat Kohli will continue to play cricket or will he settle down as he is married. In her tweet, she also asked whether such ‘stupid questions’ are only for women.
Will Virat continue to play cricket now that he's married?!— Shweta Pandit (@ShwetaPandit7) December 13, 2017
Or these settling down type questions will just be reserved for Anushka? Got this from a friend online.. just wondering too because only "we women" are asked such STUPID questions
BY LOKESH RV | DEC 13, 2017 6:44 PM #VIRATKOHLI #ANUSHKASHARMA #SPORTS NEWS
Social media giant Facebook is reportedly testing a new feature that lets users' comments on posts be visible to only pre-approved individuals. The feature can be enabled by clicking on the 'padlock' icon showing privacy options like friends only, post owner and commenter only, and everyone else.