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Norway arrests

Hyderabad, Nov. 29 (PTI): Norwegian police has arrested an Indian couple in Oslo for allegedly trying to excessively discipline their son, their family here claimed.

V. Chandrasekhar, a TCS employee in Oslo, along with wife Anupama was taken into custody nine months after the child complained to his schoolteachers that his parents were threatening to send him back to India for his mistakes, Chandrasekhar’s nephew claimed. A spokesperson for TCS confirmed the arrest but refused comment saying it was the employee’s personal matter.

Ajit buzz

Mumbai: NCP leader Ajit Pawar is likely to make a comeback into the state cabinet as the deputy chief minister after a white paper on irrigation, set to be tabled before the state cabinet on Friday, reportedly gave him a “clean chit”.

Uniform relief

Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 29 (PTI): Female nurses in Kerala’s government hospitals can now wear “churidar and overcoat” as their uniform instead of sari in a departure from a century old dress code.

The state health department has decided to allow nurses to wear the “more convenient” churidar and over coat. A nurses association member has said it was “a long-pending demand from our side. We welcome the decision”.

Mid-air tiff

Mumbai (PTI): Two SpiceJet pilots allegedly had a verbal fight mid-air on Wednesday over who should land first, sources said. SpiceJet’s Delhi-Indore flight was cleared for landing when the pilot complained to the ATC that the pilot of a Hyderabad-Indore flight, which was to land after the Delhi flight, was arguing with him. Around 160 passengers were onboard at that time.

Doctors guilty

New Delhi (PTI) Two doctors, a nursing home and its owner have been ordered by a consumer forum to pay Rs 10 lakh as compensation to the family of a person who died of medical negligence in 2008. The forum held the doctors negligent in a gall-bladder surgery led to the death.

Short holiday

New Delhi (PTI): A survey has found that because of mounting work pressure, one in five Indian professionals prefers short and frequent holidays rather than long vacations.

Chadha case

New Delhi (PTI): Sacked Uttarakhand minority panel chief Sukhdev Singh Namdhari has been booked on charges of murder in liquor baron Ponty Chadha’s shootout case, Delhi police have told a court. Magistrate Gaurav Rao extended Namdhari’s custody till December 2 saying the conspiracy behind the November 17 shootout had to be unearthed.