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Girl students consume poison over love graffiti on school wall

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Chennai: In a shocking and weird incident, at-least five girl students of a tribal boarding school in the district allegedly consumed pesticide and poisonous seeds, ashamed of finding graffiti with their names on the school wall, expressing love for them, police said.

 

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The seventh standard students of the school at Arasampattu could not bear to see their names on the wall and tried to commit suicide by consuming rat poison mixed with the seeds of the ‘Arali’ flower, they said.

All of them have been hospitalised, police said.

Fed up with eve-teasing, class 10 girl jumps into canal in Rajasthan:

In another shocking incident, a class 10 girl allegedly jumped into a canal in Kansuwa area here after facing humiliation due to eve-teasing, police said Saturday in Rajasthan’s Kota district.

The girl allegedly jumped into the right main canal late Friday evening when she was returning home from tuition, they said.

 

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The girl could not be traced till filing of this report and efforts were underway by NDRF and Kota Municipal Corporation rescue teams to fish out the body.

The girl, aged around 15 years, is a resident of Kansuwa, Udhyog Nagar SHO Vijay Shankar Sharma said.

He said prima facie the girl took the extreme step after she was fed up with eve-teasing by two boys.

 

Ashamed of graffiti with names written on wall, girl students consume poison:

 

A probe is on into the matter and police are trying to ascertain the identity of the accused and verify the allegation, the SHO said.

In a separate case, the body of a 26-year-old man, who was swept away by strong current of water in the Right Main Canal in Mangrole area, was recovered 20 kilometres away in Madhya Pradesh’s Baroda district on Wednesday.

 

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The man, identified as Wasim Akaram, a resident of Siswali in Rajasthan’s Baran district, was swept away after his motorcycle skidded off the flyover on Ramgarh road, Mangrole SHO Ramkhiladi Meena said.

The body was handed over to the family members after post-mortem and a case under relevant sections was lodged in this connection, he said, adding further investigation into the matter is underway.

 

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Women’s day special: Lucknow Nagar Nigam to offer discounts to women registering for house and water tax in the city

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Lucknow: In a fisrt, Lucknow Municipal Corporation (LMC) will host an all women meeting of its House on Sunday, on the eve of international Women’s Day.

City mayor Sanyukta Bhatia has called the meeting which will be attended by women corporators and officers of the civic body. The LMC has also invited only women journalists to cover the event. .

“It will be an informal meeting, but an acknowledgement of the important role women play in all walks of life,” said Bhatia, who is also the city’s first woman mayor. “The house meeting will discuss some important aspects of women safety and services offered to them in the city,” she added.

Women corporators will also be allowed to raise and discuss issues and development work in their respective wards. The meeting will be held at LMC headquarter in Lalbagh from 10am.

 

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