A signal error led to the devastating triple train accident in Balasore, Odisha, last June, the Ministry of Railways has said, releasing the findings from the Commissioner of Railway Safety's report for the first time, detailing the causes. The accident, which resulted in more than 293 deaths and over 1,000 injuries, was one of the worst rail disasters in India in the past two decades.
One person died while two others suffered injuries after a fire broke out in Gurugram, Haryana. Ramesh, one of the fire officers, shared, "Ninety percent of the fire has been doused, and the situation is under control." Over thirty-five fire brigade vehicles were rushed to the spot. Earlier last week, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) had described the dumping sites in the national capital and other cities as "time bombs."
A road accident near Latur, Maharashtra, has left eight people dead. The incident occurred on April 23, when a truck and a cruiser vehicle collided. As many as eleven people have been injured in the accident. Ashok Kharat, Assistant Police Inspector, Bardarpur Police, has shared, "Eight people died on the spot, and eleven are seriously injured." He further stated that they have been receiving treatment at a local hospital.
Former Bangladesh cricket star Mosharraf Hossain has passed away at the age of 40. The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) is mourning the loss of the cricketer. Hossain had been diagnosed with brain cancer back in 2019. While he made a recovery after treatment, his condition relapsed in the following year. He had been conferred with the 'Player of the Match' award in the final of the Bangladesh Premier League.
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Footballer Ronaldo has announced the tragic death of his newborn son. The Portuguese footballer had been expecting twins with his girlfriend Georgina Rodriguez. While a baby girl was born, the male child could not survive. The 37-year-old posted an emotional message on Twitter, sharing that he was devastated by the loss, and that only the birth of the baby girl is now helping the couple get through these hard times.
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