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The sentencing of four medical students to four years of rigorous imprisonment for ragging their junior Aman Kachroo to death has struck a chord across the country.
The first year medical student was beaten to death by his four seniors—Ajay Verma, Naveen Verma, Abhinav Verma and Mukul Sharma.
Though ragging is illegal in the country, the practise is winked at by engineering and medical colleges. The practice which is supposed to be a way for juniors to get to know their seniors has degenerated into bullying and intimidation.
Aman’s father, Rajendra Kachroo, has termed it a “landmark judgement”. He believes that it will serve as a deterrent to ragging in educational institutes across the country.
Read more: Aman Kachroo case: Guilty given 4 years in jail; defence to appeal against verdict – The Times of India http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Aman-Kachroo-case-Guilty-given-4-years-in-jail-defence-to-appeal-against-verdict/articleshow/6907399.cms#ixzz14yj1wJwX
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The UK has acquired most favoured nation status among asylum seekers —at least among cricketing ones. Pakistani cricketer and wicket-keeper Pakistan wicketkeeper Zulqarnain Haider has sought safety there following threats from match-fixers. The 24 year old hit the winning run in the fourth one-dayer against the Proteas in the five match series in Dubai.
Haider alleged that he was approached to fix the fourth and fifth ODIs. Pakistani cricket continues to shrivel under the shadow of the recent spot-fixing scandal.
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Kochi meets the deadline?
There have been conflicting reports in the Indian press and media about the proposal submitted by the Kochi consortium to the BCCI.
The Times Of India (TOI) reports that the Kochi franchisee have requested an additional ten days to come up with a resolution of the ongoing dispute among the consortium members.