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Uttarakhand Accident: 47 dead, 11 injured After Bus Falls Into Gorge

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Uttarakhand:

At least 47 people dead in a horrible bus accident in Uttrakhand’s Pauri Garhwal district on Sunday morning. As per the reports so far total 45 dead bodies have been found and many others injured. The injured people have admitted to the hospital.

The  28-seater bus carrying 58 persons fell down in a 200 meter deep gorge in Nanidhada area of Pauri Garhwal district led to the death of 47 people and 11 got injured. All the 58 passengers were travelling from Bhoan to Ramnagar. Garhwal commissioner Dilip Jawalkar said that critically injured people are undergoing the treatment.

National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) immediately rushed to the chaotic spot and participated in the rescue operations. DIG Garhwal Pushpak Jyoti and additional SDRF team from Dehradoon rushed to the accident spot.

Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat expressed his grief over the accident and announced the compensation  Rs. 2 lakh for the families of the dead. He also said Rs 50,000 compensation for the injured. Home Minister Rajnath Singh also said in a tweet My thoughts are with the families of those who have lost their loved ones in this unfortunate accident. I pray for the speedy recovery of the injured.

Chief Minister Rawat himself also inspected the chaotic spot and ordered an investigation over the accident. Governor KK Paul also expressed his sadness about the loss of people in the accident. He also directed the district administration to extend the help to the children of dead and to the injured.

PM Modi Tweet:

PM Narendra Modi also expressed his sadness over the loss of innocent lives in the accident. He said in a tweet “Extremely saddened by the bus accident in Pauri Garhwal, Uttarakhand. My deepest condolences to the bereaved families. I pray that those injured recover at the earliest. Rescue operations are underway and authorities are providing all possible assistance at the accident site”.

 

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Bihar Teen raped for Months By 18 including Principal, Teachers

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No matter how strict laws made by the government the violation of girls and women still increasing. A 13-year-old Bihar girl was raped by her principal, two teachers and 15 male students for seven months. The victim approached the police superintendent Har Kishore Rai with her father and gave complaint on Friday Morning. The police registered an FIR against the principal and two teachers and 15 male students. The Bihar police already arrested the principal Uday Kumar alias Mukund Singh and a teacher Balajee and two male students on Friday.

Since her father went to the jail in December 2017 she was raped by the accused. At first, she was blackmailed and raped by her classmate. A few days later few more students raped her and one of the accused shot the rape video and threatened her they will make the video public if she said about the rape to anyone. But later the accused shared the video with others and the video has reached to the principal and few teachers. The principal and the accused two teachers continued to blackmail and rape her. This was continued until her father was released from the jail.

The case registered at the Ekma police station in Chhapra’s  Parsagarh. Her statement was recorded at the women’s police station. The police said she was afraid to give a complaint because her father had been away from the home and she was also threatened by the teachers and student not to give a complaint. The police said the victim was sent to the hospital for a medical examination. Police have already arrested 4 accused and they are searching for the remaining accused.

According to the information till March this year total 289 rape cases have been registered. 1,198 rape cases registered in the year 2017. The number of crimes against the women has been increasing in Bihar.

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Army Major arrested for Killing another Officer’s Wife

Army Major Handa was arrested for killing another Major's wife

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An Indian Army Major Nikhil Rai Handa, arrested on Sunday for his involvement in Killing his counterpart’s wife Shailja Dwivedi. Shailja Dwivedi body found at Cantonment area in Delhi with a slit on her throat on Saturday. The accused  Nikhil Rai Handa caught by the police in Uttar Pradesh’s Meerut. Shailja Dwivedi  (35), wife of Major Amit Dwivedi went to Base hospital in West Delhi for physiotherapy on Saturday and murdered by Nikhil Rai Handa. After the murder accused moved to Meerut Before Shailaja’s murder she and accused both had a telephonic conversation at around 8 am. Nikhil Rai Handa currently working in Nagaland’s Dimapur district.

Deputy Commissioner of Police (West) Vijay Kumar said that Nikhil Rai Handa obsessed with the victim and wanted to marry her. Another Police said both accused and the victim had an affair. Initially, police thought it was an accident but when they observed her body they found that she had been attacked. Police said in the inquisition with accused he said that he used a pocket knife to slit her throat.

Police said three years ago major Nikhil Rai Handa and major Amit Dwivedi were worked together in Nagaland. Then major  Handa met Amit Dwivedi’s wife Shailja Dwivedi. Later Amit Dwivedi and Shailaja transferred to  Delhi.

Police said Handa met Shailaja outside of the hospital when Shailaja went to the hospital for physiotherapy. He picked up her and he asked her to marry him. But she refused it. Handa became violent and took out the knife that he kept in the car and slit her throat. Later he stopped the car and Shailaja stepped out of the car and started walking. He hit her with the can and she fell on the road. Later Handa ran the car over her. Police said no one present with the accused during the murder.

 

 

 

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Karnataka: HD Kumaraswamy to take oath as CM on Wednesday

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Bengaluru:

The Janata Dal-Secular’s (JD-S) legislative party leader HD Kumaraswamy on Sunday said that he will take oath as Karnataka Chief Minister on May 23. Initially, the oath ceremony had been planned to take on Monday but it was deferred to Wednesday due to the former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi’s death anniversary. This is the second time Kumaraswamy will be the Southern state Chief Minister. He is the son of JD-S supremo and former Prime Minister H.D. Deve Gowda.

The speaker will be elected on Thursday. After that, the date of seeking trust vote will be decided. On Saturday Governor Vajubhai R. Vala has invited the Janata Dal-Secular’s (JD-S) leader Kumaraswamy to form the government with the support of Congress. Governor invited Kumaraswamy after the BJPs leader Yeddyurappa quit as a Karnataka Chief Minister before facing the trust vote on Saturday as his party is short of 7 seats for a simple majority (111) in the 224-member hung Assembly. Yeddyurappa resignation opened the door for the both JDS and Congress to form the government.

Kumaraswamy will meet Rahul Gandhi:

The Janata Dal-Secular’s (JD-S) leader said he will flying to Delhi to invite Congress President Rahul Gandhi and his mother and UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi to attend the swearing-in ceremony on Wednesday. He has also invited West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu, BSP chief Mayawati and others for the oath ceremony. Mayawati Ji has also blessed me, he said. Delhi CM Kejriwal is expected to attend the oath ceremony.

Kumaraswamy said that he will meet Rahul Gandhi and Sonia Gandhi and will discuss on the cabinet expansion. We will also discuss on how to give the stable government in the next five years. So far I am not sure about the Congress stand, he said. He said that Mamata Banerjee, Chandrababu Naidu and K Chandrasekhar Rao congratulated me.

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Reliance Jio Announces Rs. 199 Jio Postpaid Plan for its customers

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Reliance Jio has announced new postpaid for its Jio users. It has launched a plan starting with Rs 199 called Jio Postpaid. Jio users can avail this Reliance Jio’s new postpaid plans from May 15, 2018. The company has launched Zero Touch” postpaid plans for its subscribers on Thursday. Jio postpaid plan of Rs 199 provides you voice, internet, messaging and, international calling pre-activated.

The surprising element is Reliance rival partners like Airtel, Vodafone have waited to let Jio getting lead in the Postpaid plan, rather than bringing out their plan first when they have enough time. The company has also announced similar international calling and international roaming tariffs for its prepaid and postpaid customers.

International roaming charges:

The Zero Touch plan also offers you 25GB of monthly data. In the Jio Postpaid plan, they will charge 50 paise per minute for ISD calls and  Rs 2 per minute for international roaming. These will be applicable for the countries like UAE, US, Canada, UK, Austria, Belgium, among others. International roaming charges will be Rs 10 for voice, data and SMS each for the countries like Afghanistan, Australia, Russia, and South Korea. Rs 3 for the countries like Hongkong, Indonesia, Malaysia and Turkey. Rs 4 per minute for the countries like Australia, Bahrain, Pakistan, Thailand. As for countries like Germany, Ireland, Japan, Kuwait, Russia, Vietnam charges will be Rs 5. As for countries like Israel, Nigeria, Saudi Arabia, South Korea, Spain, Swede, UAE, Uzbekistan.

To enjoy the offers unlimited voice and SMS, with up to 250MB of data with the validity of 1 day you need to recharge your mobile with Rs 575. To avail this offer for seven days you need to go for the second plan is priced at Rs 2,875. The third plan is priced at Rs  5,751 with 5GB of 4G data and validity of 30 days. You will get 5GB data every data in the third plan.

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