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Hyderabad school derecognised after sexual assault on 4-year-old

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Hyderabad: The Telangana government on Friday removed recognition of a private school in Hyderabad where a four-year-old girl was sexually assaulted by the school principal’s driver.

Education Minister P. Sabitha Indra Reddy ordered the Hyderabad district education officer to cancel the recognition of DAV public school.

However, to ensure that the education of students studying at the school is not affected, the minister ordered the DEO to make arrangements to transfer them to other recognized schools. He asked the DEO to take whatever steps are necessary to allay the parents’ apprehensions.

The education minister also called on officials to ensure that such incidents are not repeated. She said a committee would be formed to recommend measures to the government to ensure the safety of students in schools.

The commission, which will be headed by the education secretary, will present its report to the government within a week. She said that after receiving the report, the government would take appropriate measures for the protection of school children.

The minister’s order came three days after police arrested the school principal’s driver for sexually assaulting the LKG student. The director was also arrested for negligence.

Banjara Hills police arrested the school principal’s driver on Tuesday for sexually assaulting the girl. Following protests from the victim’s relatives and others, police on Wednesday arrested the director for negligence.

According to the police, Beemana Rajani Kumar (34) was arrested and sent to jail. It has been booked under section 376 A and B of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and section 6 read with 5 (1) (m) of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offenses Act (POCSO).

The incident came to light after the victim’s parents noticed behavioral changes in her. When questioned, she told them that Rajani Kumar had been sexually assaulting her for the last three months. He used to take her from the classroom to the digital classroom. At some point, the accused took her to a room inside the school, took off her clothes and sexually assaulted her.

Enraged upon learning of the assault, the victim’s parents and other relatives ran to the school and beat up the driver. He was arrested by police later.

The parents also organized a protest demanding the arrest of director S. Madhavi. She was also detained by police and booked under section 21 of the POCSO Act for negligence.

Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan on Thursday requested a report from the state government on the incident. She was deeply distressed after reviewing various media reports about the incident.

The governor expressed her dismay and deep anguish over the incident and called for immediate action against the culprit who perpetrated the heinous crime. She has sought a detailed report on this incident from the government.

(IANS)


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187 coins removed from 58-YO man’s stomach in Karnataka

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Bangalore: A peculiar medical case at Nijalingappa Medical College’s HSK Hospital and Research Center has drawn attention after a team of doctors surgically removed as many as 187 coins from the stomach of a 58-year-old man here.

A Dyamappa Harijan from the Lingasugur area of ​​Raichur city was reportedly rushed to hospital after complaining of acute abdominal pain and vomiting. When performing an ultrasound of the abdomen of the old man, who is also schizophrenic, the report left everyone surprised because coins were found in his abdominal cavity.

On Saturday, a two-hour surgery was performed on Dyamappa and the foreign particles were removed.

Dr. Ishwar B Kalaburgi, who led the surgery, said the indian express that the 58-year-old schizophrenic patient was questioned on this matter on Monday after his recovery. When asked by the doctors, the old man said that he was a beggar and that every time he received a coin he swallowed it and drank water. That gave him a kind of pleasure and he thought the coins would be digested.

[Pic Courtesy: The Indian Express]

Of the 187 coins that surgeons removed from Dyamappa’s stomach, 56 were 5 rupees, 51 were 2 rupees and 80 were 1 Re, Kalaburgi said.

Speaking briefly about the surgery, he further said that schizophrenic patients think, feel and behave abnormally.


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Apple threatens to withhold Twitter from App Store: Musk

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San Francisco: Twitter CEO Elon Musk said Apple has “threatened to withhold” the micro-blogging platform from its App Store without giving a reason.

Musk’s accusation came shortly after he tweeted late Monday that Apple has “mostly stopped advertising” on Twitter following a survey that asked users whether the iPhone maker should “publish all shares of censorship that it has taken that affect its customers”.

In a series of tweets, Musk said: “Apple also threatened to remove Twitter from its App Store, but won’t tell us why.

“Did you know that Apple puts a 30 percent secret tax on everything you buy through its App Store?”

Several users expressed their thoughts on Musk’s claim.

While one user commented, “Apple doesn’t support free speech,” another said, “because it’s violating the rules about moderating extremist content.”

Meanwhile, Yoel Roth, who resigned from Twitter as head of trust and safety earlier this month, said that while Musk perpetuates the lack of legitimacy through his impulsive changes and lengthy tweet pronouncements about the platform’s rules, Twitter it now faces close scrutiny from Apple and Google. app stores

In a New York Times article amid the #RIPTwitter trend on social media, Roth said that “Twitter will have to balance its new owner’s goals with the practical realities of Apple’s and Google’s internet life, a no-brainer.” easy for employees who have chosen to stay.

“And when I left the company, the calls from the application review teams had already started,” Roth wrote.

(IANOS)


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After furore for slurring women, Ramdev regrets and apologises

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Mumbai: Just 72 hours after his comments about women sparked a furor, a chastened yoga guru, Swami Ramdev, expressed his regret and apologized for his comments.

Ramdev emailed Maharashtra State Commission for Women Chairman Rupali Chakankar in response to her letter on Friday demanding an explanation of his remarks within 72 hours.

Confirming the developments, the MSCW boss reported that Ramdev sent him the reply, expressing regret and offering an apology, but also stating that his comments were allegedly twisted out of context.

“We have received your response to our notice… However, if there are any further objections or complaints, we will conduct a full investigation and obtain the full video recording of the show made last week,” Chakankar warned, while speaking to IANS. .

Addressing a free women’s yoga training program in Thane, Ramdev Baba blurted out to the mostly women gathering: “Women look good in sarees, they look great in salwar suits and, in My opinion, they look good even if they are not wearing anything.

At the time, Ramdev was flanked by Balasahebanchi MP Shrikant Shinde Shiv Sena Thane, son of Prime Minister Eknath Shinde, and singer Amruta Fadnavis, wife of Bharatiya Janata Party Deputy Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and other prominent personalities.

The blatant statements prompted calls for Ramdev to “slap, kick and admonish” them from various locations in Maharashtra and other parts of India.

Agitated top leaders from various parties, including Sanjay Raut, Dr. Manisha Kayande, Kishore Tiwari, Mahesh Tapase, women activists like Aparna Malikar, Trupti Desai and others, pounced on Ramdev, seeking an unconditional apology, framing him for demoting women and other demands. even as the MSCW slapped a notice.

(IANOS)


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