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Major News and Events of 25 April 2018

What Happened on 25 April 2018

Verdict of Asaram rape case today

The Jodhpur Court will announce its judgement over the Asaram rape case inside the premises of the Central Jail in Jodhpur today. The arrangements for tight security have been made to avoid any violent protests in the area. The three states-Rajasthan, Gujarat and Haryana have been warned to arrange for tight security by the Home Ministry to ensure no violence takes place after the verdict. The police in Delhi are also on high alert.

Gadchiroli encounter: 37 Maoists killed in 48 hours

The C-60 squad of the Maharashtra police and CRPF have gunned down 37 Maoists in 48 hours in an encounter in the Gadchiroli district of Maharashtra. The combative assault was launched by the state security forces on Sunday. No police casualties have been reported. This operation is a blow on the rebellious activities of the Naxals in the region and the biggest battle won against the Maoists in the last 38 years.

Haryana CWG medallists snubbed government's ceremony of honouring them

The CWG medallists of Haryana have refused to attend the ceremony which is scheduled to take place on 26 April in Panchkula, organized by the state government to honour them. The refusal came after the state government decided to reduce the award money given to the CWG medallists. According to the state's policy, it will deduct the amount of the cash prize given to athletes by their institutions (army or railways) from their award money. The athletes protesting are Neeraj Chopra, Manoj Kumar, Vinesh Phogat and Bajrang Punia. 

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