After a lorry and a TN state transportation Bus collided in the early morning of September 24, fifteen people sustained injuries and three lost their lives in Palani, Tamil Nadu. As per reports, the collision was caused due to the lorry driver falling asleep and losing control of the vehicle. The Police stated that the injured were moved to Palani government hospital, whereas the lorry driver is being investigated.
Rajasthan High Court ordered the police to examine the threat and give security, if necessary, to a married woman and her live-in partner. The ruling contradicts decisions from other High Courts throughout the nation. When convicted offenders of serious crimes are given the right to life and liberty, there is no rational justification to deny the same protection to individuals in a "legal/illegal relationship," the judgment read.
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A woman was awarded Rs. 2 crore by National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission in compensation after professionals at the salon at Hotel ITC Maurya gave her the utmost bad haircut in 2018. Reportedly, the Delhi-based woman is a hair model. ''She lost her expected assignments and suffered a huge loss which shattered her dream to be a top model,'' the Redressal commission said.
To strengthen the Indian Army's defence capabilities, the Defence Ministry on September 23 placed an order to purchase 118 advanced versions of Arjun Tanks, MBT Mk-1A, in Chennai. The tank, developed by DRDO, is equipped with all-terrain mobility, invincible multi-layered protection, and can also work in day & night conditions. Reportedly, 118 tanks cost Rs 7,523 crore and the production of tanks will employ over 8,000 people.
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The National Service Scheme (NSS) Awards 2019-20 to be virtually granted by President Kovind from Rashtrapati Bhawan on September 24. Meanwhile, about 42 awardees will be awarded in three different categories i.e. University/ +2 Councils, NSS Units, Programme Officers, and NSS volunteers. These awards are conferred every year for exemplary social service by the NSS volunteers, Universities/Colleges, (+2) Councils, NSS Progarmme Officers.… read-more
Telangana government sanctioned Rs. 1200 crores to improve drinking water supply of Hyderabad Urban local bodies and Gram Panchayats. The work will be done by Hyderabad Metropolitan Water Supply & Sewarage Board (HMWS&SB). Under the Mission Bhagiratha program, the project aims to cover left-out areas around Greater Hyderabad till 2036. The project work includes construction of additional service reservoirs for 137 UMLD, pipelines for… read-more
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According to a private cybersecurity firm in the US, India's National Identification Database (NID) has been hacked by the Chinese state-sponsored groups on September 22. Reportedly, the hackers used 'Winnti Malware' which is solely shared across multiple Chinese activity groups. However, China has denied any kind of state-sponsored hacking and claimed that the country is a significant victim of cyberattacks.
After a series of political tensions between India and China, the Government of India might be considering blocking China from investing in LIC's IPO. Life Insurance Corporation is a crucial financial institution of the country and it is believed that investment intervention from China might pose a risk to the security of the data. Reportedly, the Finance Ministry is looking out for options to prevent China from buying a stakeout.
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According to the police, three children were electrocuted at the Neb Sarai region of Delhi, with one kid succumbing to the shock. The police received the report at 4.40 p.m. on September 22 in Neb Sarai Police Station that a live electric line was laying on the road and two youngsters had been electrocuted. Two of the children were about the age of five, while the third was around six.
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According to railway officials, a passenger train from Kalka to Shimla derailed at Barog railway station on September 22. "The train suddenly derailed from the track at Barog railway-station at 7.45 am, but the reason is not known yet," a railway and traffic police official stated. Reportedly, all the passengers were unharmed, and no fatalities were reported. Arrangements are being made to transport people from Barog railway station to Shimla… read-more