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Major News and Events of 17 May 2016

What Happened on 17 May 2016


Moto G4 & Moto G4 Plus to be launched in India today

The Moto G4 and Moto G4 Plus smartphones will be unveiled today at an event in New Delhi at 2:30 p.m. IST. Moto G4 Plus is expected to come equipped with a fingerprint sensor along with a superior camera quality as compared to the Moto G4 smartphone. Phenomenal performance, exceptional battery life and a fast auto-focus camera are the key highlights of Moto 4G and Moto 4G Plus smartphones.

Delhi Police to analyze long working hours via committee

Delhi Police has set up a six-member committee to effectively analyze the issue of long duty hours of various police officials. Chaired by Special Commissioner (Headquarters and Vigilance) Amulya Patnaik, the committee will be examining this issue, which was raised in a written petition filed by a Delhi High Court constable. Members of this committee include Special Commissioner (Law & Order/South) P Kamaraj, Special Commissioner (Crime) Taj Hassan, Special Commissioner (Armed Police) RS Krishnia and Deputy Commissioners RA Sanjeev (Establishment) and Shibesh Singh (Legal Cell).

Delhi civic bypolls results to be announced today

While the counting of votes polled during the 15 May MCD by-elections to the 13 wards has already begun at all the counting centres, the results for the same will be out today itself. Delhi State Election Commission has made all the necessary arrangements for the fool-proof counting of votes. Around 45.9 percent out of 6.68 lakh eligible voters exercised their franchise in these bypolls for wards listed under three corporations viz: south Delhi(7), north Delhi(4) and east Delhi(2).