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Here’s a wrap of today’s headlines. 

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Exclusive: Cops Ignored Evidence, Two Other Pachauri Victims

After the sexual harassment complaint was filed against Pachauri in February 2015, two former female employees, who worked in TERI at different times, also came out and accused Pachauri of sexual harassment of a similar nature as is being alleged by the current complainant.

Speaking to The Quint, their lawyer, Vrinda Grover, revealed that the two alleged victims resigned from TERI but never registered an official complaint. And the Delhi Police, despite repeated requests has not recorded their statement.

Lance Naik Hanumanthappa, Rescued in Siachen, Battles for His Life

Lance Naik Hanumanthappa Koppad, was miraculously rescued from the Siachen Glacier after being buried under snow for six days. He is still in a coma and battling for his life.

Koppad has been kept on a ventilator in the ICU at the Army Research and Referral Hospital in Delhi. The doctors are monitoring his condition closely.

Exclusive: Why Mikhail’s Emails to Indrani Went From Love to Hate

The lives of almost all the central characters in the Sheena Bora murder case have been examined threadbare by the CBI. But one person – the murdered girl’s ‘brother’ Mikhail Bora – appears to have escaped the investigating agency’s scanner.

The Quint has dug up Mikhail’s emails to his mother Indrani Mukerjea, from 2012 through to 2015. They paint a very different picture.

A Delhi Court Endorses Marriage of a Minor Girl to Her Rapist

The brutal rape of Nirbhaya forced the government to change the law of the land. But what if the upholders of the law become the violators? Here is the story of a 15-year old rape victim, Sonia (name changed), who was duped into marrying her alleged rapist, a 26-year old man, Deepak Garg. Surprisingly, a Delhi court judge, Vikas Dhull, endorsed the marriage of the minor as legal and granted bail to the alleged rapist.

Exclusive: Hema Malini on Balancing Films With Her Passion – Dance

Hema Malini has been dancing since she was a little girl and continued to perform on stage when she was a lead star, after marriage and also after having children. In her biography, the actor confessed that dancing is her first love and acting comes only second.

RainbowMan: Exploring My Feminine Side at the Queer Azaadi March

“I’m a proud feminist. But beyond being a feminist, I believe in the equality of all genders and even those who would not want to define themselves as a part of the gender binary. I believe that gender is just a social construct. Moreover, I believe that one doesn’t need a vagina to get in touch with one’s feminine side.”

Rajitha’s 3-For, Chandimal’s Antics Hand SL 1-0 Lead Versus India

India’s winning streak in T20 internationals came to an embarrassing end after a heavily depleted Sri Lanka pulled off a five-wicket victory to take a 1-0 lead in the three-match series.

Put into bat on a lively track, which had a fair amount of bounce and seam movement, India were bundled out for a meagre 101 in 18.5 overs with rookie pace trio of Kasun Rajitha (3/29), Dashun Shanaka (3/16) and Dushmantha Chameera (2/14) doing bulk of the damage. Sri Lanka reached the target with two overs to spare.

Top 5 Bikes at Auto Expo 2016: BMW, Triumph, UM Commando & More

The Delhi Auto Expo 2016 has come to an end and what it brought with itself was a plethora of bikes that made everyone stop and look at them.

Just in case you missed them, we have put together a list of the best bikes that were on display at the Expo. Being unable to choose a favourite, the list is in no particular order.

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