r Regd. No. Indore MP/ICD 216/2018-2020 RnI no. mpeng/2010/35815 t INDORE t BHOPAL t UJJAIN t MUMBAI t PUNE WEATHER 0 0 30.8 C.23.5 C. Sunrise: 05: 49 Sunset: 07: 16 HUMIDITY Morning : 92 Evening : 71 vol. 9 no. 27 | BhoPal BhoPal | Wednesday | July 11, 2018 | Pages 14 | ` 3 NATION The mind always searches for some reason to be dissatisfied. His Holiness Radhanath Swami Maharaj India is a stakeholder in Korean peace process: pM Minor gang-raped twice in 24hr; 5 held VICTIM FOUND wandering in a disoriented state agencieS Chhindwara A 14-year-old girl was allegedly gang-raped twice in a span of 24 hours here, police said on Tuesday . Five men have been arrested in the case. The girl left her house on the evening of July 6, and when she did not return, a complaint was lodged at the Kundipura Police Station the next day, said Additional Superintendent of Police Niraj Soni. Police found the girl wandering in a disoriented state in Mahua Tola area here on July 8, he said. She told police that one Mohit Bharadwaj (22) persuaded her to go with him on his motorbike to the house of Rahul Bhonde (24), where both of them raped her, the ASP said. The duo let her go the next day. When she was returning home, three more men, identified as Bunty Bhalavi (23), Ankit Raghuvanshi (25) and Amit Vishwakarma (21) accosted her, took her back to Bhonde's house, and allegedly raped her, he said. Police formed a special team to search for the accused which nabbed all five of them, the ASP said. The 350-page chargesheet filed in• Mandsaur gangrape case Fp newS SeRvice Mandsaur Mandsaur police filed chargesheet in minor's abduction and gangrape case before local fast track court on Tuesday . Assistant district prosecution officer Hitesh Krishna said that police have submitted 350-page chargesheet, including a list of 92 witnesses, against the two accused. Superintendent of police (CSP) Rakesh Mohan Shukla personally appeared before the court with challan. Police have booked Irfan and Asif under various sections of the Indian Penal Code and the Protection of Children from Sexual Offence (POCSO) Act 2012 for abducting and raping a class three student on June 26. The police produced the accused before the judge through video conferencing owing to apprehension that their presence on court premise could spark violent protest and lead to an assault. Meanwhile, victim who is undergoing treatment at Indore's Maharaja Yeshwantrao Hospital is recovering from trauma. Talking to reporters over phone, Mandsaur rape survivor's father said, "She is recovering well but the only problem is that she is unable to see properly through her right eye." Contd. on P10 accused have been booked under IPC sections 376 (D) (gang-rape), 506 (criminal intimidation), 363 (kidnapping), 342 (wrongful con- finement) and also under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act. Further probe is on, the ASP said. After Pranab da, Tata to share dais with RSS chief MuMbai Kanta Rao to replace Sailina as state CEO BHOPAL: Following recent controversy over fake voters in voters' list, Chief Election Commissioner OP Rawat has decided to replace chief electoral officer of Madhya Pradesh Sailina Singh with Principal Secretary, sports, VL Kanta Rao. Earlier, Chief Election Commission had demanded three names to replay CEO Sailina Singh. The RSS on Tuesday said industrialist Ratan Tata will share the stage with its chief Mohan Bhagwat at an event to be held here next month. Last month, former president Pranab Mukherjee had attended a function of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) in Nagpur, an event which had become a matter of much debate. "Tata and Bhagwat will attend an event in Mumbai on August 24 organised by the Nana Palkar Smriti Samiti," a Sangh functionary said. The NGO is named after Sangh pracharak Nana Palkar. The Samiti has its premises near the Tata Memorial Hospital in Mumbai and has been serving cancer patients from the facility. Tata has visited the premises and is aware of the NGO's work, the Sangh functionary said. The Tata Trusts spokesperson declined to comment, saying if at all it happens, it will be a private affair of the 81-year-old Tata Group patriarch. EDIT Deplorable polItIcS Katni hawala scam: ED files 861-page charge sheet agencieS Bhopal The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Tuesday filed a charge sheet in a hawala racket case that was reported from Katni, in which it alleged that funds to the tune of Rs 500 crore were illegally routed by the accused, using fake bank accounts, post demonetisation. The agency filed the 861page charge sheet before a special PMLA court in Jabalpur and named a firm, Ms Nirnidhi Marketing Private Limited, and three individuals -Satish Saraogi, Manish Saraogi and Manvendra Mistry -- as accused in it. The charge sheet was filed under section 45 of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA), it said. The ED had filed a case of money laundering in this regard on the basis of an FIR lodged by the local police. The case dates back to early last year and had assumed political overtones after the then Katni superintendent of police (SP) Gaurav Tiwari, considered to be instrumental in taking the probe in the case forward, was transferred on January 9, 2017 to Chhindwara by the BJP government in Madhya Pradesh. Contd. on P10 SoliD WaSTe ManaGeMenT STRaTeGy Delhi being buried under garbage, Mumbai sinking, but govt does nothing: SC `1L FINE on 10 states, 2 UTs agencieS New Delhi Delhi is getting buried under mounds of garbage and Mumbai is sinking under water, but the government is doing nothing, an anguished Supreme Court said on Tuesday . It slapped fines on 10 states and two union territories for not filing their affidavits on their policies for solid waste management strategy Expressing its . helplessness over the situation, the top court lamented that when the courts intervene, the judges are attacked for judicial activism, and said what can be done when government of the day does not do anything or acts in an irresponsible manner. A bench of Justices M B Lokur and Deepak Gupta referred to the recent apex court order on the powers of the Delhi government and Lieutenant Governor and asked them to inform it by Wednesday who was responsible for clearing of the three “mountains of garbage” (landfill sites) at Okhla, Bhalswa and Ghazipur in the national capital. "You see, Delhi is getting SlapS fine of RS 1 lakh each on Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Goa, himachal pradesh, Jammu and kashmir, West Bengal, kerala, karnataka, Meghalaya, punjab, lakshadweep and puducherry for not filing the affidavit despite earlier directions. SlapS fine of RS 2 lakh each on remaining defaulting states/UTs whose lawyers were also not present in the court room during the hearing, without naming these states aSkS Delhi GoveRnMenT and lieutenant Governor to inform it by Wednesday who was responsible for clearing of the three “mountains of garbage” (landfill sites) at okhla, Bhalswa and Ghazipur in the national capital. buried under mountain loads of garbage and Mumbai is sinking. But yet, the government does not do anything. When the courts intervene, we are attacked for judicial activism. Two Naxals arrested after gun battle in Balaghat OuR STaFF RepORTeR Bhopal The Balaghat police arrested two naxals of Tada Dalam : Indal Bhave and Munnal Lal Barkade both the resident of Rajnandgaon Chhattisgarh, after a gun battle, on Monday late evening. The police used 105 rounds while and the naxal used 40-50 rounds in the firing. The police seized the cartridges of SLR and AK47, guns, naxal literature, green uniform and other items of daily use. The SP Balaghat Jaideven infor med that during the search the police got a tip of f that around 1520 naxal with guns are camping near the village Deverveli. The police party surrounded the area and asked the naxals to surrender, however the naxals opened fire on the police. The police also responded with fire and after a gun battle the naxals fled from the spot, but two were arrested by the police. The Lanjhi police station have registered the case against the 15.20 naxal under section 307,353,147,148,149, of IPC and 25,27 of arms act. 7th WhatsApp shares Andhra tops in ease of doing biz, MP• easy tips to spot fake news, hoax agencieS New Delhi agencieS New Delhi Under fire over fake and provocative messages being circulated on its platform, WhatApp on Tuesday began an awareness campaign to help users identify and prevent the spread of false information, hoax messages and fake news. With rumours on Whatsapp triggering lynching in parts of the country, the Facebook-owned messaging service brought out full-page advertisement in leading newspapers, first in the series of its user awareness drive, giving "easy tips" to decide if information received is, indeed, true. IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad had last week asked for greater accountability from WhatsApp, saying that the government will not tolerate any misuse of the platform to spread fake messages designed to "provoke" and "instigate" people. In response, WhatsApp agencieS Bengaluru and colleges and streetplays," Deputy Commissioner of traffic police Anupam Agrawal told PTI. "Also, we thought of using the character Yama to sendthe message across that if you disobey the traf- ‘I’m just getting started’: Serena warns Wimbledon rivals lynChinG CaSeS exeRCiSe CaUTion USeRS MUST look out for messages that look different and watch out for signs like spelling mistakes in order to determine accuracy of information circulated. Be ThoUGhTfUl about what you share....if you are not sure of the source or concerned that the information may be untrue, think twice before sharing aCCoMpanyinG linkS seemingly of well-known websites should also be scoured for unusual characters and spelling mistakes to establish authenticity. fake neWS often goes viral and just because a message is shared many times, does not make it true. had informed the government that fake news, misinformation and hoaxes can be checked by the government, civil society and technology companies "working together". Bengaluru traffic cops rope in Yama as brand ambassador to warn motorists against violations A mace-wielding 'Yamaraja,' God of Death, attired in his traditional golden dress intercepted motorists near the Town hall here on Tuesday and warned them he would visit their homes if they flout traffic rules. The Halasuru Gate traffic police roped in 'Yamaraja' as their brand ambassador to drive home the message of the dangers of not sporting a helmet, reckless driving and other violations. "We are observing July as a road safety month. As part of it, we are conducting various programmes such as lectures in schools www.freepressjournal.in SPORT Thought for the day fic rules, Yama will come to your home," he said. The actor, who stopped motorists and reminded them of the importance of sticking to road rules, was Veeresh, a theatre artiste performing Hindu mytholo- gy-based dramas. After intercepting mostly young motorists, Yama waved hismace in the air, warning them that he would not spare them. In some cases, he rode pillion on those motorcycles that were driven recklessly. According to traffic police, the public awareness drive helped in minimising accidents. Till June-end this year, 2,336 accidents have been reported, of which 330 were fatal, they said. By last December-end, 5,064 accidents had been reported, of which 609 were fatal. In 2016, 7,506 accidents took place of which 754 were fatal. Andhra Pradesh has topped the ease of doing annual business ranking of states and Union Territories by the World Bank and Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP). Telangana and Haryana are at the second and third positions, respectively according , to a statement issued by DIPP Others in the . top ten are Jharkhand (4), Gujarat (5), Chhattisgarh (6), Madhya Pradesh (7), Karnataka (8), Rajasthan (9) and West Bengal (10). Meghalaya was ranked last at 36th position. DIPP in collaboration with the World Bank conducts an annual reform exercise for all States/UTs un- RANKING Telangana 2 Haryana 3 Jharkhand 4 Gujarat 5 Chhattisgarh 6 MP 7 K’taka 8 Rajasthan 9 W Bengal 10 der the Business Reform Action Plan (BRAP). "A large number of states have made significant progress in reforms suggested in BRAP 2017," it said. The assessment under the BRAP 2017 is based on a combined score consisting of reform evidence score that is based on evidence uploaded by FAKE DEGREE ROW HITS INDIAN WOMEN CRICKET TEAM CAPTAIN DySP Harmanpreet demoted to constable’s post; no more action, says Punjab govt agencieS Chandigarh Indian Women’s T-20 Captain and vice-captain of women's national team Harmanpreet Kaur, who was appointed as a deputy superintendent of police (DySP) in March this year on the basis of her sporting credentials, may be demoted to the rank of constable after her graduation degree was found to be ‘fake’ by Punjab Police. All 12 boys & coach rescued from Thai cave Mae Sai (Thailand) The final five members of a young football team were rescued from a flooded Thai cave on Monday after spending 18 harrowing days trapped deep inside, completing an astonishing against-the-odds rescue mission that captivated the world. Elite foreign divers and Thai Navy SEALs extracted the final batch of four boys, plus the 25-year-old coach, on Monday afternoon via a treacherous escape route that required them to squeeze through narrow, water-filled tunnels. "All 12 'Wild Boars' and coach have been extracted from the cave," the SEALs said in a Facebook post. pg6 “As her graduation degree was found to be fake, Harmanpreet's qualification can now be treated as Class XII. So she can be given the post of constable which matches her educational qualification,” said a senior government official. States/UTs and feedback score that is based on response garnered from the actual users of the services provided to the businesses. DIPP said 17 states have achieved a reform evidence score of more than 90 per cent and 15 have achieved a combined score of 90 per cent and more. Contd. on P10 Rajini’s wife to face trial over alleged dues: SC NEW DELHI: Superstar Rajinikanth's wife Latha Rajinikanth will face trial over alleged non-payment of dues to an advertisment agency with the Supreme Court on Tuesday setting aside a Karnataka High Court order quashing criminal proceedings against her. Observing that the matter is a case which should have gone for trial following a complaint by the advertising agency, the apex court said Latha can apply for discharge at an appropriate stage. TWiploMaCy Trump is most followed world leader; Modi 2nd and Pope 3rd agencieS Geneva US President Donald Trump is by far the most followed world leader on Twitter, with the Pope trailing him by some 4.5 million followers, a study showed on Tuesday . The number of Trump's followers has "more than doubled since taking office", the study authors said. With more than 52 million followers, the @realDonaldTrump account also counts nearly 10 million more followers than thirdplace holder, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, according to the latest INTERACTIONS WITH FOLLOWERS IN FORM OF LIKES & RETWEETS Over the past 12 months, the US president has had nearly 264.5 million interactions with his followers -more than five times more than runner-up Modi, and 12 times as many as Pope Francis, in third place "Twiplomacy" study by communications firm Burson Cohn & Wolfe (BCW). In terms of interactions with followers -- in the form of likes and retweets -Trump's lead is even more impressive, the study showed. Over the past 12 months, the US president has had nearly 264.5 million interactions with his followers -- more than five times more than runner-up Modi, and 12 times as many as Pope Francis, in third place. However, in terms of retweets alone, Saudi Arabia's King Salman easily dwarfs Trump. Salman only tweeted 11 times between May 2017 and May 2018, but each of those tweets generated an average of 154,294 retweets, compared to just 20,319 retweets per Trump tweet, the study showed.