In shocking news, Vikram Atval, the accused of killing a 24-year-old air hostess, allegedly hanged himself in Andheri police station's lockup. Atval reportedly used his own clothes to die by suicide, confirmed by the police on September 8. The 40-year-old accused was arrested on September 4, for killing the air hostess by slitting her neck at her apartment in Andheri. He was produced before the cour for hearing.
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Said to be the deadliest wildfire of ten decades in US, the Maui wildfires in this week killed approximately 89 people, and left many burning in the woods. The US Fire Administrator said the Lahaina Fire is now the deadliest, bringing disaster beyond control. Hawaii Governor Josh Green has described the fires as the 'largest natural disaster Hawaii has ever experienced, with estimated losses of over $6 billion.
Former Odisha Chief Minister and Congress leader Hemananda Biswal breathed his last while undergoing treatment for pneumonia, on February 25. In addition, the veteran leader served as Odisha’s Chief Minister twice and was the first tribal chief minister of the state. "Anguished by the passing away of former Odisha CM Hemananda Biswal Ji. He was active in public life,'' wrote PM Narendra Modi in a Tweet.
Several explosions have been heard in the Ukrainian capital 'Kyiv' after Russian forces pressed on with a full-scale invasion. As per Ukrainian reports, Russian troops had been stopped from advancing in most directions. However, President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said, almost 137 people including military personnel have died and 316 people are injured so far. Reportedly, US President Joe Biden warned Putin of dire consequences if he moves into… read-more
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Veteran Malayalam actress KPAC Lalitha passed away at her residence in Kerala, on February 22. In addition, she was undergoing treatment for age-related illnesses for the past few months. She had won two National Awards for Best Supporting Role and four State awards. The actress will be cremated at her residence at Wadakkancherry, on February 23. Notably, Lalitha is survived by her actor-director son Sidharth Bharathan and daughter Sreekutty… read-more
Bhargavi Narayan, a famous Kannada actor & writer passed away on February 14, at the age of 83. Reportedly, she was suffering from an age-related illness. However, being part of over 22 films and several Kannada plays, Narayan is known for her films, Eradu Kanasu, Hanthakana Sanchu, Pallavi Anupallavi. As per reports, Narayan had pledged her body, and will be donated to St. John’s Hospital.
Bob Saget, the American comedian and 'Full House' star, was found dead in a Florida hotel, on January 9, 2022. "Bob most likely hit the back of his head and thought nothing of it and went to sleep," his family stated, "We ask everyone to remember the love and laughter that Bob brought to this world.'' Notably, the actor is survived by his wife Kelly Rizzo, and three children.
Jodhpur records two bird flu cases, with 180 Kurja birds reportedly found dead in Rajasthan last week. Moreover, samples of the dead birds were collected and sent to Bhopal for testing. It was further noticed the birds were infected with "Avian influenza".The District Collector held an emergency meeting with the forest officers and directed them to take necessary steps. "We are taking necessary actions according to Govt. of India", an… read-more
Russia reported a record of 1,075 COVID deaths in the last 24 hours as of October 23. Despite of the availablity of home grown Sputnik-V vaccine, only 36 percent of the population have been vaccinated, according to reports. Authorities have been accused of vastly downplaying the effects of the pandemic and plans for a nation wide lockdown by next week.
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Addressing a press conference at the party headquarters in Delhi, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on October 23 claimed the BJP has decided to appoint a new Chief Minister of Goa. Furthermore, Sisodia said the BJP knows incumbent CM Pramod Sawant ''didn't work during his term''. ''It'll be very difficult for it to join the fray under his leadership...People are unhappy with Sawant govt,'' he added.
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