#NewsInTweets: Jamia Students Protest Against Police ‘Raid’, Say Uni. Is Being ‘Targeted’

Posted on August 14, 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. Jamia students protest against Delhi Police for conducting ‘raids’ without notice. Police called it a regular “security check” prior to Independence Day. The students have said the institute is being treated like “another JNU”.

2. Bulandshahr rape survivors move SC to transfer case to Delhi “in the interest of justice”. They’ve also filed an FIR against UP minister Azam Khan for his statement that there was a “political conspiracy” in the gangrape.

3. Pakistan violates ceasefire in Poonch, India retaliates to the unprovoked firing.

4. Jamaica’s Elaine Thompson won the 100m dash at #Rio2016, becomes fastest woman in the world.

5. Dipa Karmakar to participate in vaults finals at Rio Olympics tonight. She will attempt the ‘Produnova’, a gymnastic move only she and 4 other women in the world can do.

6. Athlete Lalita Babar enters 3000m steeplechase finals at Rio, the first woman to qualify since P. T. Usha in 1984.

7. VHP’s Pravin Togadia says the PM should start a 24×7 ‘gau raksha’ helpline.

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