Alleging harassment, Manipur woman police officer quits

Imphal, March 15 : Deputy Superintendent of Police Thounaojam Brinda has resigned, alleging her loyalty was often suspected because she was the daughter-in-law of a former insurgent leader. Brinda said she submitted her resignation to Director General of Police L.M. Khoute on January 26, citing personal reasons. “Instead of accepting it, the government constituted an […]

Three police officers injured in Chicago shooting

Washington, March 15 : Three police officers were injured in a shooting in the US city of Chicago, the media reported on Tuesday. The officers were responding to drug-related complaints in the city and suspected two people in the case, the Chicago Tribune reported. The suspects opened fire when the officers confronted them on Monday […]

Bangladesh central bank governor resigns over cyber heist

Dhaka, March 15 : The chief of Bangladesh’s central bank resigned on Tuesday over a cyber heist involving over $80 million from its account with New York’s Federal Reserve Bank. Governor Atiur Rahman tendered his resignation during a meeting with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, a senior official told bdnews24. /IANS

Your smartphone is clueless if you are raped or want to die

New York, March 15 : Most of the top smartphone app including Siri on Apple phones and Cortana on Windows phones cannot help you if you raise an alert to them that you are raped, want to commit suicide, feel depressed or are being abused, researchers have revealed. According to Adam S. Miner from Stanford […]

Two arrested after violent riots mar Australian festival

Melbourne, March 15 : Two men responsible for starting violent riot in the Australian city of Melbourne during a festival have been arrested, police said on Tuesday. Victoria Police’s Special Operations Group arrested the pair — part of the Sudanese-dominated Apex street gang — on Monday night, Xinhua news agency reported. A police spokeswoman said […]

Brazil court sends Lula charges to Petrobras judge

By Caroline Stauffer and Lisandra Paraguassu SAO PAULO/BRASILIA, Mar 15 : Any decision to arrest Brazil’s former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva will be made by Federal Judge Sergio Moro, who oversees a sweeping investigation into kickbacks at state-run oil firm Petrobras and approved the detention of dozens of senior executives, a Sao Paulo […]