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Thursday, August 20, 2015
Top Headlines: About 40% of all 'abductions' are of women, for marriage: NCRB
Close to 40% of all 'kidnappings' in the country are of women who are abducted for marriage. Latest data from the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB), which has for the first time tabulated data on reasons for abduction, also suggests that ransom is no more a major motivation for kidnapping.
In an unprecedented crackdown, police entered the campus of the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) here late on Tuesday night with a list of names of 17 students and took four of them into custody around 1.15am on Wednesday on charges of rioting and unlawful assembly, among others.
Motorola will start selling phones through brick-and-mortar stores in India, expanding beyond its exclusive tie-up with e-tailer Flipkart, as parent Lenovo starts local assembly of devices through contract manufacturer Flextronics' facility near Chennai.