(Shimla) Devotee Drowned in Gurudwara Manikaran Sahib
A 25-year-old man drowned in the main water tank of Manikaran gurudwara in Himachal Pradesh’s Kullu district
A resident of Punjab’s Amritsar district, Vijay Singh drowned in the ‘kund’ on Sunday evening
He was taken to Jari Community Health Centre (CHC) where a medical officer declared him brought dead.
(Mumbai)Shabana Azmi Injured in a Road Accident
Mrs Azmi was rushed to MGM Hospital in Navi Mumbai and was said to be out of danger, Her husband and lyricist Javed Akhtar, who was traveling with her, escaped unhurt.
The incident took place near Khalapur, over 60 km from Mumbai, when the Tata Safari car in which they were traveling to Pune rammed into a truck, said Raigad Superintendent of Police Anil Paraskar.
A local police official said the car driver was apparently trying to overtake another vehicle and rammed into the truck.
Azmi is known for her path-breaking roles in films such as “Arth”, “Ankur”, “Paar”, “Masoom” and “Godmother”.
(Kolkata,WB)Dhankhar Demands Probe Into Explosion at Firework Unit
West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar demanded a probe into an explosion at a firework unit in the state that caused four deaths, saying the administration should be held accountable as there are allegations that crude bombs were being manufactured in the factory.
Four persons, including two women, were killed on the spot and one was seriously injured in an explosion at a firework manufacturing unit in Naihati in North 24 Parganas district on Friday
“Several deaths in blasts at factory at Masjidpara, Naihati has pained and shocked me. Allegations that crude bombs were being made in illegal factory warrants intense expert probe. Accountability of all in the administration needs to be fixed promptly,” the governor said in a statement.
(New Delhi)Another Inferno Killed 9 in Delhi
No fire safety equipment was found in the building.
A powerful blaze ripped through a three-storey residential-cum-commercial building in outer Delhi’s Kirari area, killing at least nine people including three children,
The incident came days after 43 people were killed in a massive fire in a four-storey building housing illegal manufacturing units in north Delhi’s congested Anaj Mandi area on December 8.
The ground floor of the building housed a godown for clothes while the other three floors were residential in nature.
The deceased have been identified as Ram Chandra Jha (65), Sudariya Devi (58), Sanju Jha (36), and Uday Chaudhary (33) and his wife Muskan (26), their children Anjali (10), Adarsh (seven) and Tulsi (six months).
The three persons who have been rescued by the officials were identified as Pooja (24) and her daughters Aaradhya (three) and Saumya (10).
(New Delhi) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday termed the fire incident in Delhi’s Anaj Mandi area as extremely horrific.
A massive fire swept through a factory in Anaj Mandi area of north Delhi on Sunday morning, leaving 43 labourers dead and many others injured,
“The fire in Delhi’s Anaj Mandi on Rani Jhansi Road is extremely horrific. My thoughts are with those who lost their loved ones. Wishing the injured a quick recovery,” the prime minister said in a tweet.
“Authorities are providing all possible assistance at the site of the tragedy,”