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Bridge on NH-154A collapses after landslide in Himachal; pics out
short by Shreyasi Banerjee / on 05 Feb 2023,Sunday
A 20-metre-long bridge on the National Highway-154A collapsed following a landslide incident in Himachal Pradesh's Chamba district on Sunday morning, officials said. According to Chamba Deputy Commissioner DC Rana, traffic on the highway, that connects the Bharmour sub-division to Chamba, came to a halt following the collapse. No casualties were reported in the incident.
short by Shreyasi Banerjee / 02:46 pm on 05 Feb
Truck runs over Class 10 girl in Siwan; people set truck on fire
short by Shreyasi Banerjee / on 05 Feb 2023,Sunday
A Class 10 student lost her life after a truck ran over her while she was on her way to her coaching class on the Orma highway in Bihar's Siwan on Sunday. Following the incident, local residents created a ruckus on the highway. As per reports, the truck was set on fire by protesters, who agitated with the girl's body.
short by Shreyasi Banerjee / 03:30 pm on 05 Feb
No question of sympathy: Assam CM on arrests over child marriage
short by Shalini Ojha / on 05 Feb 2023,Sunday
Amid criticism of the state government's crackdown against child marriages, Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma said, "There's no question of sympathy here...Child marriage has to stop in Assam and action against it will continue." He directed district collectors to help those who are struggling financially after their husbands' arrests. This drive will continue till 2026 Assembly polls, he said.
short by Shalini Ojha / 02:19 pm on 05 Feb
A female cancer patient was deplaned in Delhi from an American Airlines plane after she allegedly asked a flight attendant to help her keep her handbag in overhead cabin. She said that attendant "rudely" declined to help and other crew members told her to deplane if she's uncomfortable with the staff. DGCA has asked American Airlines to submit its report.
short by Arshiya Chopra / 03:48 pm on 05 Feb
Chief Justice of India (CJI) Justice DY Chandrachud and judges of the Supreme Court visited the Amrit Udyan of Rashtrapati Bhavan on a special invitation by President Droupadi Murmu on Sunday. A 41-second video of the judges' visit to the garden was released by the President's office. Notably, Mughal Gardens at Rashtrapati Bhavan were renamed as Amrit Udyan last month.
short by Apaar Sharma / 03:53 pm on 05 Feb
Bank of India employee beaten by customer in Guj, video surfaces
short by Shalini Ojha / on 05 Feb 2023,Sunday
An employee of Bank of India was beaten by a customer in Gujarat's Nadiad on February 3, reportedly over the issue of a bank loan, a video of which surfaced. "He slapped me...and even kicked me. When the other staff tried to intervene, his friend...kicked me," the employee said in his complaint. A case was filed under the SC/ST Act.
short by Shalini Ojha / 03:13 pm on 05 Feb
Govt to hike dearness allowance by 4% to 42%: Report
short by Pragya Swastik / on 05 Feb 2023,Sunday
The central government is reportedly set to increase the dearness allowance (DA) for more than one crore employees and pensioners by 4% to 42% from the existing 38% as per the agreed formula for the purpose. The DA is worked out on the basis of the latest Consumer Price Index for Industrial Workers, brought out monthly by the Labour Bureau.
short by Pragya Swastik / 02:50 pm on 05 Feb
Photos of Japanese sumo wrestlers posing at Mumbai's Gateway of India during the signing of an MoU between the government of Maharashtra and the Wakayama province of Japan have gone viral. The MoU aims to strengthen cooperation in the area of tourism, food processing and wrestling. Maharashtra Deputy CM Devendra Fadnavis and Governor of Wakayama Prefecture, Shūhei Kishimoto, were present.
short by Apaar Sharma / 03:15 pm on 05 Feb
Prohibitory orders in Noida till February 28 in view of festivals
short by Shreyasi Banerjee / on 05 Feb 2023,Sunday
Gautam Buddha Nagar Police have imposed prohibitory orders under Section 144 of CrPC in the district, including Noida and Greater Noida, till February 28 in view of upcoming festivals and COVID-19 protocol, officers said. Violators will be punished under Section 188 (disobedience to order duly promulgated by public servants) of IPC. Five or more people can't gather in public places.
short by Shreyasi Banerjee / 04:15 pm on 05 Feb
16-yr-old boy rapes 58-yr-old woman, kills her with sickle in MP
short by Arshiya Chopra / on 05 Feb 2023,Sunday
A 16-year-old boy allegedly raped a 58-year-old woman and murdered her by gagging and hitting her with sickle in Madhya Pradesh's Rewa district. Police suspect that the boy committed the crime to avenge humiliation he felt after the woman's family had accused him of mobile phone theft two years ago. The victim's husband and son were out of station.
short by Arshiya Chopra / 01:51 pm on 05 Feb
Musharraf was architect of Kargil, still hailed by Cong: Shehzad
short by Arnab Mukherji / on 05 Feb 2023,Sunday
Reacting to the demise of ex-Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf, BJP spokesperson Shehzad Poonawalla tweeted, "Musharraf [was the] architect of Kargil [War]...accused of heinous crimes." "Musharraf considered Taliban & Osama bin Laden as...'heroes'...He's being hailed by Congress," added Poonawalla. "Musharraf...[once] hailed Rahul Gandhi as a gentleman, perhaps that endears Congress," he stated.
short by Arnab Mukherji / 02:34 pm on 05 Feb
Why Taliban over Delhi?: Kejriwal on budgetary aid to Afghanistan
short by Nakul Ahuja / on 05 Feb 2023,Sunday
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday questioned the Centre's allocation of funds to Taliban-ruled Afghanistan in the Union Budget 2023, alleging that it was done at the expense of Delhi's allocation. "People are strongly opposing it," he said. The Centre has allocated ₹200 crore in budgetary aid to Afghanistan this year.
short by Nakul Ahuja / 02:54 pm on 05 Feb
400 female GHMC staff to undergo free breast cancer screening
short by Anisha Joneja / on 05 Feb 2023,Sunday
On the occasion of World Cancer Day, 400 female employees of the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) will undergo free breast cancer screening at KIMS Hospital in Hyderabad. Dr P Raghu Ram, Director, KIMS-Ushalakshmi Centre for Breast Diseases, said, "The aim is to detect cancer very early before the woman or the doctor can feel the lump in the breast."
short by Anisha Joneja / 03:26 pm on 05 Feb
Police warn of more traffic jams at Pune University junction
short by Subhangi Singh / on 05 Feb 2023,Sunday
The Pune Traffic Police warned people of more traffic jams at the Pune University junction and connecting roads in the coming days owing to work on the next phase of Pune Metro. Police also announced additional traffic diversions in which it stated that traffic will be diverted on Baner Road, Aundh Road, Ganeshkhind Road, Senapati Bapat, Pashan Road etc.
short by Subhangi Singh / 02:15 pm on 05 Feb
UK woman forced to give ₹4,000 for wheelchair at Goa airport
short by Ankur Taliyan / on 05 Feb 2023,Sunday
A 62-year-old British woman has filed a complaint, alleging that two staff members at Goa airport extorted ₹4,000 from her for helping her with a pre-booked wheelchair. "The two men said, 'If you don't pay us, then we will just leave you here'," read the complaint. "[It] left her with a permanent strain of anxiety and trauma," said woman's friend.
short by Ankur Taliyan / 02:21 pm on 05 Feb
Traffic restrictions in Delhi for Guru Ravidas Jayanti procession
short by Subhangi Singh / on 05 Feb 2023,Sunday
Delhi Police issued a traffic advisory in view of procession to be taken out on the occasion of Guru Ravidas Jayanti on Sunday. The procession will be taken out from Red Fort to Karol Bagh and the timings are from 2 pm to 5 pm. Traffic will be restricted on Netaji Subhash Marg, Khari Baoli Road, Church Mission Road etc.
short by Subhangi Singh / 02:21 pm on 05 Feb
Rajasthan known for capability of its youth: PM at Jaipur Mahakhel
short by Nidhi Sinha / on 05 Feb 2023,Sunday
While addressing the participants of Jaipur Mahakhel on Sunday, PM Narendra Modi said Rajasthan is known for the enthusiasm and capability of its youth. He added, "History is witness that children of this brave land turn the battleground into a playground with their valour." He further said Rajasthan's youth don't lag behind anyone whenever the question of India's security arises.
short by Nidhi Sinha / 02:43 pm on 05 Feb
Prove by winning against me: Mangesh on Aaditya challenging Shinde
short by Arnab Mukherji / on 05 Feb 2023,Sunday
Reacting to ex-Maharashtra minister Aaditya Thackeray challenging CM Eknath Shinde to contest against him from Mumbai's Worli, Shinde-led Shiv Sena MLA Mangesh Kudalkar said, "I will resign from Kurla, he must also resign." "Aaditya [should] prove [himself] by winning...against me...Challenging isn't okay," he added. Maharashtra minister Deepak Kesarkar termed Aaditya's challenge as "immature".
short by Arnab Mukherji / 03:50 pm on 05 Feb
Homebuyers protest in Goregaon, demand possession of flats
short by Nakul Ahuja / on 05 Feb 2023,Sunday
Several homebuyers stood outside the stalled residential complexes in Patra Chawl in Mumbai's Goregaon on Sunday morning in a protest demanding immediate possession of their flats. According to reports, the homebuyers have been paying rent and EMIs but are still waiting to gain possession of their flats. The homebuyers alleged that they received no help from the builder or government.
short by Nakul Ahuja / 03:57 pm on 05 Feb
ASI who shot Naba Das put under psychological assessment, LVA test
short by Nidhi Sinha / on 05 Feb 2023,Sunday
The Crime Branch has put dismissed Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) Gopal Das under forensic psychological assessment and LVA test, an officer said. The ASI is in police remand for shooting late Odisha minister Naba Kishore Das. His psychiatrist Chandra Sekhar Tripathy said Gopal was diagnosed with bipolar disorder about eight years ago, adding, "He used to get angry very easily."
short by Nidhi Sinha / 02:52 pm on 05 Feb
Parliament acknowledged that Delhi's air quality is improving: CM
short by Nidhi Sinha / on 05 Feb 2023,Sunday
Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday stated that even the Parliament has acknowledged that the air quality of Delhi is improving. He cited a news report on Economic Survey 2022-23, which was recently tabled in the Parliament. As per the survey, the number of 'good', 'satisfactory' and 'moderate' air quality days increased from 108 in 2016 to 197 in 2021.
short by Nidhi Sinha / 03:26 pm on 05 Feb
Delhi University students to wear Indian attires on convocation
short by Subhangi Singh / on 05 Feb 2023,Sunday
Students and officials of Delhi University (DU) will be wearing traditional Indian attire instead of gowns and caps during its 99th convocation ceremony on February 25. "We have been planning this for quite some time...In the meetings held, we decided that the administration will wear different Indian traditional dresses and students will wear angavastras (stoles)," DU's Dean of Examination said.
short by Subhangi Singh / 03:19 pm on 05 Feb
Halted for checking in Ghaziabad, men drag policeman on car bonnet
short by Nakul Ahuja / on 05 Feb 2023,Sunday
Ghaziabad Police arrested two persons on Friday for allegedly attempting to kill a traffic policeman who tried to stop their car for checking. Police said that when head constable Ankit Kumar asked the men to stop their car, the driver allegedly hit the officer and dragged him on the bonnet of the car for some distance.
short by Nakul Ahuja / 03:43 pm on 05 Feb
Delhi to witness warm and sunny week with no rainfall: IMD
short by Saurabh Pandey / on 05 Feb 2023,Sunday
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted warm and sunny weather over the next seven days in Delhi. According to the IMD, the maximum temperature in Delhi will be 27°C by next Saturday. The minimum temperature is expected to be between 10°C and 12°C during the said period. It has also claimed that the national capital will not witness rainfall.
short by Saurabh Pandey / 02:38 pm on 05 Feb
Body of 45-yr-old man found 'floating' in a creek in Thane
short by Mohammad Anab / on 05 Feb 2023,Sunday
The body of a 45-year-old man was found floating in a creek in Gaikukh Chowpatty on Ghodbunder Road in Thane on Sunday, an official said. The local firemen and the team of the regional disaster management cell (RDMC) fished out the body and sent it for post-mortem, he said. Police have registered a case of accidental death.
short by Mohammad Anab / 02:43 pm on 05 Feb
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