Tuesday, 18 January, 2022

Topic: Hapur

Alleged rapist of 6-year-old held after police shootout in UP’s Hapur

The police said the accused, a resident of Amroha in Uttar Pradesh, was on the run for over a week after raping the girl in Gadh Mukteshwar town of Hapur district.

6-yr-old Hapur rape victim ‘extremely critical’, police release sketches of accused

The incident took place Friday when a man kidnapped the girl from outside her house. She was later found in a nearby field with grievous injuries.

Man being thrashed in viral video a UP madrasa teacher, not Dalit as claimed

The video was actually shot in Hapur, Uttar Pradesh, in which a Muslim youth was being thrashed by a group of people on suspicion of stealing mobile phones.

Hapur villagers find it hard to believe ‘rape story’ of a woman who married twice & eloped

For villagers of Shyampur Jatt in UP's Hapur, the 29-year-old 'rape' victim, who wears make-up, has a suspicious character and has ruined the reputation of the village.

Hapur rape horror — how 16 tormentors over 6 years forced woman to set herself on fire

The woman is currently admitted to a Delhi hospital with 70-80% burns. But she says even more than the rapes, it was society’s attitude to her that hurt.

In ‘Oscar Hapur’, menstrual period is still a conversation only among women

In Kathikhera, the village where Oscar-winning documentary Period. End of Sentence was filmed, menstruation remains a stigma that elicits whispers & giggles.

Rahul Gandhi on a foreign summer break and Hapur lynching village becomes tourist spot

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Pierced with screw drivers, scraped with sickles: How a Muslim trader was lynched in UP

Autopsy report shows Qasim sustained 18 grievous injuries— his ribs were fractured, there were deep cuts on his shoulders, knees and head. 

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What it will take to vaccinate the world against Covid

A Q&A with vaccine scientist Peter Hotez, author of 'Preventing the Next Pandemic', on developing a low-cost Covid vaccine, and why Omicron won’t be the end of the pandemic.
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Reliance buys robotics startup Addverb for Rs 1,000 crore to fuel tech ambitions

Mukesh Ambani, Asia’s richest person, is investing in technology as competition from rivals such as Amazon intensifies in India’s booming e-commerce market.


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Why was number of women cadets for NDA fixed at 19 in 2022, same as 2021, SC asks Centre

UPSC notification issued December 2021 says first phase of NDA exam for 2022 scheduled in April. Notification declares 19 women candidates will be chosen out of 400 successful ones.
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Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.