Baramati student commits suicide

first_imgPune: A 25-year-old student studying for the Maharashtra Public Service Commission (MPSC) examination reportedly hanged herself in Baramati, said the police.In her suicide note, Kirti Shere has blamed Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) commando Ganesh Raut, and seven others for her death, alleging mental harassment and blackmail among other reasons. The incident occurred around 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, the woman’s relatives said.In the three-page note, Shere said she had known the CRPF commando for one-and-a-half years, and alleged that he had lured her into a physical relationship. She accused the other people named in the note for blackmailing and threatening her for the last three years. “They used to harass me at tuition classes and the academy with the intention of coercing me into sexual relationship. They said they would tarnish my reputation … My loved ones are not aware of these events. I have been traumatised for the past several months … seek justice against those named in my letter,” the note says.An officer from the Baramati police station said, “The woman apparently never confided in her parents about these events. We have lodged an FIR against those named in the suicide note.”The police have lodged an FIR under Sections 306 (abetment of suicide) and 34 of the Indian Penal Code, acting on a complaint lodged by the woman’s father, Dattatrey Shere.last_img read more

St Jude Childrens Research Hospital Teams Up with NBA Cares to Combat

first_imgSt. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is once again teaming up with NBA Cares for Hoops for St. Jude Week March 11 – 17 to raise awareness and support for the hospital’s lifesaving mission.Each year NBA players, coaches, broadcasters and fans rally behind St. Jude, which is leading the way the world understands, treats and defeats childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases.Regardless of the final score, the kids of St. Jude get the “W” during Hoops for St. Jude Week, when NBA teams and players shine a light on the work and successes of St. Jude through online, social media and in-game promotions, in addition to hosting local patients in-arena. St. Jude NBA ambassadors, who make regular visits to the hospital, will encourage fans to join the fight to save the lives of children battling cancer and other life-threatening diseases.2018 Hoops for St. Jude Week Ambassadors:Mike Conley, Memphis GrizzliesMarc Gasol, Memphis GrizzliesPau Gasol, San Antonio SpursKevin Love, Cleveland CavaliersCoach Rick Carlisle, Dallas Mavericks“We are deeply appreciative of the year-round support of the NBA Family, fans and our ambassadors,” said Richard Shadyac Jr., President and CEO of ALSAC, the fundraising and awareness organization for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. “Hoops for St. Jude Week provides a national platform to celebrate their efforts and further highlight how we are truly making a difference in the lives of kids everywhere.”The NBA’s support stretches beyond Hoops for St. Jude Week, with player and team visits throughout the year that never fail to brighten the days of St. Jude patients. Just this season, the hospital has hosted on-site and in-arena visits by players, coaches, broadcasters, owners and staff from the New Orleans Pelicans, Houston Rockets, Dallas Mavericks, Indiana Pacers, Orlando Magic, Philadelphia 76ers, LA Clippers, Memphis Grizzlies, San Antonio Spurs, Minnesota Timberwolves and Toronto Raptors. NBA G League teams, the Texas Legends and Memphis Hustle, also visited the hospital this season.Thanks to support generated through campaigns like Hoops for St. Jude Week, families never receive a bill from St. Jude for treatment, travel, housing or food – because all a family should worry about is helping their child live.For more information, visit stjude.org/hoops.last_img read more

Toronto designer finds knockoffs of her clothes at ToysRUs

first_imgAdvertisement Facebook The onesie, by Montreal-based Novel Teez, was made in China with cotton and polyester and retails for $7.99. Meanwhile, the Bebe Fete romper is made in Canada with bamboo and cotton and sells for $59.95.CityNews confirmed on Tuesday the Novel Teez onesie was still for sale at a Toronto Toys”R”Us store. The retailer said it contacted its distributor for an explanation. A Toronto-based designer of a children’s streetwear line says Toys“R”Us is selling a knock-off of her creation.Ivy Chen said she and her business partner design the cheeky illustrations on Bebe Fete clothes for babies and toddlers.Chen said a friend tipped her off after seeing a onesie at a local Toys”R”Us which looked like one of her designs. After comparing the two products, Chen was certain it was. Login/Register With: LEAVE A REPLY Cancel replyLog in to leave a comment Advertisement Advertisement Twitterlast_img read more

Polish pay TV operator n has added a new World C

first_imgPolish pay TV operator ‘n’ has added a new World Cinema subscription package to its video-on-demand offering.‘n’’s collection will add 20 titles each week, divided into thematic categories, with movies including The Hurt Locker and Grindhouse: Death Proof to be made available to subscribers for PLN6 (€1.40) a month.World Cinema will be added to existing nVOD services TVN Player, HBO OD, National Geographic and Baby TV.last_img

French broadcasters TF1 and M6 have expressed disa

first_imgFrench broadcasters TF1 and M6 have expressed disappointment that their proposed joint teleshopping channel has failed to secure a place in media regulator the CSA’s list of successful candidates for new HD digital-terrestrial frequencies.The pair said that their project would have delivered something new in France, would have allowed French small and medium-sized enterprises to reach a wide audience and would have provided employment to several hundred people. They said that teleshopping channels had been highly successful on DTT elsewhere in Europe and that they remain convinced that such a channel would enjoy success in France.The CSA last week announced that 12 channels would be able to launch HD services on the platform as it transitioned to MPEG-4 compression, which is expected to be completed next April.The successful channels are news channel BFM TV HD, Canal+ Cinéma HD, Canal+ Sport HD, Canal+ free-to-air channels D17 and D8, youth-oriented Gulli HD, information channel iTélé HD, entertainment channels NRJ12 en HD, NT1 HD, TMC HD and W9 HD, and pay documentary channel Planète+.Apart from these channels, capacity is reserved for HD versions of public channels France 3, France 4, France 5 and France Ô, La Chaîne Parlementaire and channels already available in SD that are looking to migrate to HD.last_img read more

Polish cable operator Inea has doubled the number

first_imgPolish cable operator Inea has doubled the number of channel available as part of its online TV offering.Inea Online TV now offers a mix of over 60 channels, including a number that are available outside Inea’s network.Additions to the service include TVN24 HD, TVN Style HD, TVN Turbo HD, AXN, Sundance Channel HD, Da Vinci Learning, Eleven and Eleven Sports HD, WTK and Lech TV.last_img