In the Uttarakhand teen murder case, the forensic team confirmed to have all evidence in the Ankita Bhandari murder case. "All evidence found there being used in forensic investigation is safe; further probe underway," said the team, on September 26. Notably, after the murder incident, the Vanatara resort, owned by BJP Leader's son Pulkit Arya, was demolished on September 24, amid illegal construction.
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Police Complaint Filed Against Assam CM Himanta Sarma & Sadhguru For Night Jeep Safari At Kaziranga National Park
A police complaint has been filed against Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma and Sadhguru for allegedly violating the wildlife protection laws. The complaint has come after the duo went on a night keep safari to the Kaziranga National Park. Sarma retaliated, stating that there is law that prohibits visiting a national park at night. The complainants claimed that visiting the park beyond the working hours, is a violation.
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) filed a charge-sheet against former West Bengal Minister Partha Chatterjee and his associate Arpita Mukherjee. Prepared on September 26, the charge-sheet claims the duo owns a luxurious bungalow in Phuket, Thailand, which was bought during their visit in 2014-2015, in partnership. Furthermore, the 1000-page charge-sheet also attached assets worth crores, informing about seized amounts worth Rs 103 crore,during… read-more
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In Uttarakhand’s Dehradun, the State Disaster Relief Force (SDRF) has rescued five persons who were stranded on an island in Sahaspur river. The rescue operation was initiated after SDRF received a call about the same. Reportedly, persons were stranded on the island after water levels of the river increased due to rainfall. The stranded persons were then brought back to shore using a raft.
India reported 4,129 new cases of COVID-19 and 20 fatalities in the last 24 hours, on September 26. Of the 20 deaths, 13 were reported from the state of Kerala. A recovery rate of 98.72% has been recorded in the country, taking the total active caseload to 43,415. Furthermore, India has administered over 217 crore cumulative doses of COVID vaccine, since the beginning of the pandemic.
In Himachal Pradesh's Kullu district, a tragic accident was reported, which killed seven people, and left 10 seriously injured. The incident which occurred at 12:45 am, on September 26, was confirmed the Kullu Police, who launched a rescue operation and shifted the injured to the Kullu district hospital for treatment. Meanwhile, the deceased was said to be from Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh. Investigation is underway
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PM Narendra Modi announced to rename Chandigarh Airport after Bhagat Singh as a tribute to the great freedom fighter. On September 25, Modi announced the same in his 'Mann Ki Baat' radio broadcast and said that September 28 is an important day of 'Amrit Mahotsav', as it's the birth-anniversary of Bhagat Singh. "It has been decided that the Chandigarh airport will now be named after Shaheed Bhagat Singh," said Modi.
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The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) women's wing protested against the murder of 19-year-old Ankita Bhandari, in Rishikesh, Uttarakhand. On September 25, the protestors demanded strict action against Pulkit Arya, the son of BJP leader Vinod Arya, the main accused in the murder case. Notably, the AAP women's wing called for a march to the BJP-headquarters but was stopped by police. Meanwhile, Pulkit is under police-custody, and an investigation is… read-more
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Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov Backs India For Becoming Permanent Member Of UN Security Council
While addressing the 77th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov backed up India for becoming the permanent member of the United Nations Security Council. “India and Brazil are key international actors, and should be counted for permanent membership in the council,” said Lavrov. India’s external affairs minister S Jaishankar is currently on a 10-day visit to US as part of the UNGA meetings.
In Maharashtra’s Mumbai, a final year medical student allegedly hanged herself to death at her residence in Agripada area, informed police on September 24. The victim has been identified as Shreyasa Pathkar, who took her life when she was home alone. According to the police, no suicide notes have been recovered from the spot, and the body has been sent for postmortem.