#NewsInTweets: Another Charge Of Sexual Harassment Against Pachauri, TERI Students Protest

Posted on February 11, 2016 in News

By YKA Staff:

What’s the latest around the world today? Curated for you from the interwebz, here’s a quick morning fix to keep you updated. In 140 characters at that! Presenting, #NewsInTweets:

1. Another woman accuses R. K. Pachauri of sexual harassment in an open statement given to the media; TERI students protest his appointment as Executive Vice President, some students refuse to take degrees from him.

2. David Headley says the ISI provided the moral, financial and military support for the 26/11 attack in Mumbai.

3. British newspaper ‘The Independent’ reverts to using ‘Bombay’ instead of ‘Mumbai’, to take a stand against the “close-minded view of Hindu nationalists” according to their editor.

4. BJP President Amit Shah addresses a rally in Assam, says the party will stop “illegal immigration” if brought to power.

5. Facebook direcor apologises for offensive tweets about India; deletes them.

6. The family of the victim of the 2002 hit-and-run case involving Salman Khan challenge his acquittal through a petition in the Supreme Court.

7. Jashodaben files an RTI seeking details of PM Modi’s passport application after her application was rejected for not being able to provide a marriage certificate.