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SC says police version of Hyd encounter needs to be probed

BEYOND Pink App | Dec 12 2019

Ordering a probe into the alleged encounter killing of 4 accused in the murder of Hyderabad veterinarian, the SC said that the police version needs to be investigated. Senior advocate Mukul Rohatgi, who is representing Telangana, resisted a judicial probe citing undertaken SIT and NHRC probes. A court-appointed commission will probe the encounter.

Kerala sets cemetery for fishes, first in the world

BP World Bureau | Dec 12 2019

Cemetery for fishes made in Kerala is the first of this kind in the world. Set on the shores of Beypore in Kerala’s Kozhikode with iron frames filled with single-use plastic bottles features photographs of endangered species or extinct fishes. It also includes one freshwater fish-Miss Kerala. This aims to create awareness about hazards of plastic use.

Whole country should watch 'Mardaani 2' : Rani Mukerji

BEYOND Pink App | Dec 12 2019

Actress Rani Mukerji said that her upcoming film 'Mardaani 2' deals with an important subject and the whole country should watch it. She will reprise her role as police officer Shivani Shivaji Roy who is investigating a series of violence against women. The film also deals with crimes committed by juveniles. 'Mardaani 2' will be released on Dec 13th.

A woman’s look is linked to her career

BEYOND Pink App | Dec 12 2019

It is a fact that women bear the pressure of looking a certain way at many workplaces. A study showed that women who wear some make-up are considered more likeable at the workplace. While those with glamorous make-up are seen as untrustworthy. Most of the industries are still male-dominated and women can be badly affected by negative stereotypes.

Airtel, Dish TV may merge DTH services to counter Jio

BEYOND Pink App | Dec 12 2019

Airtel Digital TV and Dish TV have reportedly agreed to merge their direct to home television service operations. With combined subscribers of over 40mn, they are considered to be among the largest TV distribution companies in the world. The move is said to be competing Jio that is planning to integrate television service with its Jio Fiber broadband.

Yazidi girl confronts her rapist on Iraqi television

BEYOND Pink App | Dec 12 2019

Yazidi girl Ashraq Haji Hamid, who was 14 years old when she was abducted, raped and sold to sex slavery by the ISIS, confronted her captor Abu Hamam on Iraqi TV channel Al-Iraqiya. She told him she was as old as his son or daughter or sister when he raped her. He destroyed her life and robbed her of her dream. She narrated the ordeals she underwent.