QWrap: Virat Kohli’s 28th; Rs 300-Cr Deal Scam; Bhopal Jail Cams

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8-28 Years: The Virat Kohli Story

He is the most important man in Indian cricket. Scoring centuries, breaking records, chasing targets or leading the team to new heights – there is very little Virat Kohli’s stars have not allowed him to achieve.

And he’s only just turned 28.

To celebrate the man who gives India a reason to rejoice only too often, The Quint has put together this compilation on the Virat we all know, and a little that we didn’t. What were his dreams made of before he hit the headlines? Who does he credit his cricket career to? What’s he like to his friends and family? How much does he love his fans?

From 8 to 28, here’s the other side of this Virat fairytale.

Check out the full story here.

Exclusive: Rs 300-Cr Scam in BSNL-Cisco Deals in Modi’s Achhe Din

Even as Prime Minister Narendra Modi has promised corruption-free governance ("Na khayenge, na khaane denge”), Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) and American multinational Cisco have caused the Indian exchequer a loss of about Rs 300 crore in the name of expanding the existing National Internet Backbone (NIB) infrastructure.

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Exclusive: CCTV Cameras in Bhopal Jail Were Tampered With

Even as the Shivraj Singh Chouhan government has ordered a judicial inquiry into the alleged jail break and the questionable circumstances in which eight so-called SIMI activists were gunned down near Bhopal on 31 October, it has come to light that CCTV cameras within the jail premises were tampered with.

Highly placed state police sources told The Quint that a cluster of three CCTV cameras were not found working early on 31 October morning – precisely 9:30am – by which time the eight undertrials are said to have “escaped”.

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