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Indians in UK

London, Dec. 10 (PTI): Indians are expected to rank as the largest ethnic minority group in the UK, in the latest results from the 2011 census, according to a media report.

The data from the census, to be released tomorrow, will suggest there are now more than one million people born to parents in interracial relationships, the Daily Mail reported.

Zakia case

New Delhi (PTI): A Supreme Court bench has refused to go into the issue of providing documents on the SIT’s probe in the 2002 Gulbarg Housing Society riot case to Zakia Jafri, the widow of slain Congress leader Ehsan Jafri. It said the matter has to be referred to a larger bench.

Cauvery row

Belgaum (PTI): Karnataka has stopped releasing Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu since Sunday, chief minister Jagadish Shettar said. The government had filed a review plea in the Supreme Court on its directive and challenged the Cauvery monitoring committee order on water release.

Malik visit

New Delhi (PTI): Pakistan interior minister Rehman Malik will pay a three-day visit to India from December 14 to operationalise the liberalised visa agreement, home minister Sushil Kumar Shinde said.

Inaction stick

Mumbai (PTI): Bombay High Court has pulled up the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation for not taking action against an unauthorised construction in Prabhadevi till police give their approval.

Jeans fine

Bhiwani, Dec. 10 (PTI): Four girl students of a Haryana college have allegedly been fined Rs 100 each for wearing jeans and T-shirts to the institution.

The dress combination is prohibited under the Bhiwani Adarsh Mahila Mahavidyalaya’s attire code. Principal Alaka Sharma said the ban was aimed at curbing harassment.

Salman case

Jodhpur (PTI): Salman Khan and four actors have been summoned by a Jodhpur court on February 4 for framing charges in a poaching case. Two black bucks were allegedly poached in October 1998 during the shooting of Hum Saath Saath Hain.

Security rule

New Delhi (PTI): The Centre has instructed states that security forces engaged in counter-insurgency operations should not be allowed to occupy school buildings, the government said on Monday.

Zee probe

New Delhi (PTI): A court has sought the response of Zee Group chairperson Subhash Chandra and his two editors on Delhi police’s plea to conduct a lie detector test on them. The editors had allegedly asked for Rs 100 crore from Congress MP Naveen Jindal’s firm to not broadcast news reports that linked the company to the coal scandal.