According to the samples taken from the Gadharona Village of Roorkee, it has been found that the village has been a major hotspot for dengue in the Haridwar District. Residents claimed that around 200 cases have been detected. Health officials said that they have intensified the drive against victor-borne diseases, but however villagers are alleging that the administration has turned a deaf ear against their complaint made on October 4.
Thousands are stranded as heavy monsoon rains have destroyed homes, crops, and other infrastructure in India as well as Nepal. Uttrakhand region has been badly hit with approximately 48 deaths, and 42 in Kerala, whereas, in the neighbouring country Nepal, an average of 77 people have lost their lives, as of October 21. Reportedly, the government is trying hard to find people and save those who are stranded.
Delhi University has reportedly provided admissions to more than 52,000 students till now. As per sources, more than 10,000 applications have been approved by the principal on October 20. However, the cut-off of popular courses remained high, and the last date to apply for the third cut-off list is October 21. Furthermore, DU has received a total of 1,61,024 applications under three lists this year.
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Under the ongoing probe in the "drugs on cruise" case, actress Ananya Pandey has been summoned after her name pops out in a WhatsApp message. However, the actress along with her father reaches the NCB office an hour late. Reportedly, her mobile, and laptop have been seized by the agency, and will be questioned if she knows Aryan Khan consumed drugs, or if she has partnered along with the star-boy.
Bollywood actress, Ananya Panday has been summoned by the NCB on October 21 for questioning under the Aryan Khan's drug case. Reportedly, Khan and Ananya Panday are said to be good friends. "The investigation is going on. When NCB officials visit a person or location for questioning that does not mean the person is a culprit or being investigated. There are several procedures being followed," said an NCB officer.
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Officials reported an Indian Air Force (IAF) plane crashed in Madhya Pradesh's Bhind area on October 21. Bhind Superintendent of Police Manoj Kumar Singh said that the pilot evacuated safely before the plane crashed in Mankabagh town in the district. After the accident, the plane caught fire. "An IAF Mirage 2000 aircraft experienced a technical malfunction during a training sortie in the central sector this morning," the IAF tweeted.
In the past couple of days, 54 people have died in Uttarakhand as a result of flash floods and landslides triggered by heavy rainfall. Besides, 19 individuals have been injured in separate events, with five individuals still missing. Nainital had the most deaths, followed by Almora, Champawat, Udham Singh Nagar, and Bageshwar. According to the report, 46 houses have been partially or fully damaged.
The Supreme Court on October 21 said farmers protesting at Delhi borders against the three farm laws have the right to agitate but they cannot block the roads indefinitely. The decision comes after a resident from Noida complained of delays in daily commuting. However, the top court has asked the farmer union to respond in this case within three weeks and posted the matter for December.
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Police Commemoration Day is celebrated on October 21 every year to pay tribute to all the police who lost their lives on duty. Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath attended the event to commemorate the personnel at Lucknow. Meanwhile, Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray and Deputy CM Ajit Pawar also attended the event in Mumbai, to pay tribute to the police personnel.
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A person was arrested at Thane as he was allegedly smuggling 2,500 kilograms of beef. Reportedly, the beef was worth Rs 2.5 lakhs, and was being smuggled to an area called Kurla in Mumbai. According to sources, the police detained the tempo near Jupiter Hospital. However, a case been filed for the issue under concerned sections of IPC and further investigation is underway.