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Fake scotch: Rs.6,48,200 'vintage scotch' turns out to be fake

Was the ‘Vintage Scotch’ worth Rs.6,48,200 fake?

Fake scotch: Rs.6,48,200 ‘vintage scotch’ turns out to be fake. A bottle of Scotch whisky, which was thought to be so rare that a popular Chinese writer shelled out more than Rs. 6,48,200 for just a dram, has turned out to be fake.Writer Zhang Wei bought a peg from the unopened bottle of “Macallan 1878”

Fake version of WhatsApp found on Google Play Store

London, Nov 3, A fake and possibly malicious version of Facebook-owned WhatsApp was found lurking on Google Play Store as “Update WhatsApp Messenger” with developer name as ‘WhatsApp Inc*’. When IANS checked it on the Play Store, we found the app has been downloaded up to 5,000 times.There is another version under the same name

5 held for running fake visa office

Five persons were arrested for allegedly providing fake visas to job seekers on the pretext of getting them jobs abroad in east Delhi’s Shakarpur area, the police said today. A complaint was received from the Ministry of External Affairs on September 27, saying that a company in the name of Fine Tours and Travels is

Youth of Punjab bundled between unauthorised IELTS and study centres

Faridkot: In the present time, the urge to go abroad in the youth is increasing day by day. With the aim of taking advantage of this ambition, the IELTS and study Centres are being opened in large numbers throughout the Punjab. The common man remains entangled in their dazzle and does not understand that which

Fake, expired meds being sold in villages, says SP MP in RS

New Delhi: Samajwadi Party today expressed concern over the sale of fake, substandard and expired medicines, with the Centre saying the states have all powers to check quality and take action. Responding to the issue raised by Naresh Agrawal during Zero Hour in the Rajya Sabha, Health Minister J P Nadda said “the issue concerns

Mohali Police arrest three with fake currency worth `42 lakh

Mohali: Mohali Police arrested three people, two boys and one girl with fake currency of Rs 42 lakh. Police also caught one Audi Q7 bearing no HR70U-0004. Fake currency notes were new notes of 2,000 . SP city Parminder Singh Bhandal while addressing a press conference in Mohali told that Tuesday evening around 7 PM,

Indian-origin man jailed for printing fake notes

Singapore: A 29-year-old Indian-origin manhas been jailed for over three years for printing fake Singaporean currency notes here, according to a media report. Sasi Kumar Lakshmanan decided to print fake currency notes of SGD 100 and SGD 50. Deputy Public Prosecutor Magdalene Huang said Lakshmanan decided to print some counterfeit currency notes as he was

Obama again hits at Facebook for spreading fake news

New York: US President Barack Obama on Friday crticised Facebook for spreading fake news that favoured Donald Trump.”In an age where there’s so much active misinformation and it’s packaged very well and it looks the same when you see it on a Facebook page or you turn on your television,” Obama was quoted by The


Karan Johar has a fake laugh: Sonam Kapoor

Mumbai: Actress Sonam Kapoor, who will next be heard on actress Neha Dhupia’s audio talk show “NoFilterNeha”, says that filmmaker Karan Johar comes up with fake laughs at parties. As Karan is friends with both Neha and Sonam, the two actresses got talking about him on music streaming service Saavn. Sonam will be Neha’s second guest

Congress leader Sanjay Nirupam calls Indian Army’s surgical strikes across LoC ‘fake’

New Delhi:  Congress leader Sanjay Nirupam on Tuesday termed the surgical strikes carried out by the Indian Army across the LoC in Pakistan-Occupied Kashmir (PoK)as “fake” and accused the BJP of making political capital out of it. “Every Indian wants Surgical Strikes Against Pakistan but not a fake one to extract just political benefit by

Fake inspector nabbed for extortion from businessman

Jalandhar: Jalandhar police arrested a peon on Tuesday who posed as an Excise and Taxation Inspector and tried to extort money from a paint store owner. The arrested person Surjit Singh of Basti Nau, Jalandhar was a suspended peon from the Excise Taxation Department and was involved in litigation with the department. He used to

Principal booked for using fake documents to get job

Muzaffarnagar (UP): The principal of a government-aided college here was booked for getting the job allegedly on the basis of fake documents, police said today. A complaint was yesterday lodged against Harsh Kumar, principal of Janta Inter College in Lachera village here, for using forged educational documents to get the job, they said. During investigation,

Fake woman police inspector arrested

Patiala: Police arrested fake woman police inspector for doing fraud with people on Friday. According to the reports police has arrested the woman and produced her in court and the court has given her one day police remand. Police is also in search of  one more accused with the women namely Soni who is

Vienna riot victims waiting for cancellation of fake FIRs

Two months after the Claim Commission Punjab summoned them, the victims of Vienna riots are still awaiting justice, even as Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal directed a high level committee to probe into the fake FIR cases.The Deputy Chief Minister had constituted a three-member committee comprising Punjab DGP, Chief Secretary and state Attorney General

Fake state transport bus impounded in Haryana

Chandigarh: A bus which had been painted tolook like a Haryana state Roadways bus was impounded today. Haryana Transport Minister Krishan Lal Panwar detected and seized the private bus bearing Haryana registration number, an official release said here. The bus was plying on the Mewat-Gurgaon route, it said. Panwar has earlier also conducted raids and

PCC has not announced any candidates: Capt Amarinder

Chandigarh: Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee president Capt Amarinder Singh today strongly refuted the reports being circulated in the social media about the party having announced a list of candidates for the forthcoming assembly elections in the state. He said, it is the handiwork of some mischievous elements to create confusion. Capt Amarinder said, unlike other

Fake heavy driving licence scam; DTO and Police passing the buck

A month after the fake heavy vehicle licence scam was unearthed, the Jalandhar Commissionerate Police and the District Transport Officer (DTO) have been left passing the buck while no action was taken against those indicted. While the police categorically refused to probe the scam, the DTO was yet to initiate a fresh inquiry into the

AAP demands withdrawal of fake cases

To protest against the alleged high-handedness of the state police, which had allegedly slapped false cases against AAP volunteers protesting peacefully against the supply of contaminated water in the villages, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Monday announced to hold a ‘rally’ in the village of Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) Minister Ajit Singh Kohar on August

177 Indonesians bound for Haj detained in Manila with fake passports

Jakarta: A group of 177 Indonesians were detained in the Philippines on Saturday after attempting to board a flight to Saudi Arabia for the annual Haj pilgrimage using fake Philippine passports. The Indonesians were reportedly about to board an early morning flight on Friday to Medina when they were apprehended by immigration personnel at Manila

Rajiv Raja gets bail from court in fake SC certificate case

Ludhiana: In a major relief, District Youth Congress president Rajiv Raja got bail from local court in fake caste certificate on Tuesday. Earlier, Raja has got anticipatory bail. The court of Judicial Magistrate, Bishan Saroop has asked Tehsildar to submit the report and following the report was submitted the court granted bail to Rajiv Raja.