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A Navy sailor was grievously injured in an accident of material failure in the high-pressure air system on board a naval vessel, the Navy in Visakhapatnam

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2 Apr 2020, 6:27 PM

Naval sailor injured in mishap onboard vessel

A Navy sailor was grievously injured in an accident of material failure in the high-pressure air system on board a naval vessel, the Navy said on Thursday.

A Board of Inquiry has been ordered by the Navy to investigate into the cause of the incident, which occurred on Wednesday, the Eastern Naval Command said in a statement.

'An incident of material failure in the High-Pressure Air system onboard a Naval vessel berthed alongside at Visakhapatnam occurred on 01 Apr 20.One sailor on duty in the vicinity of the incident was grievously injured," it said.

2 Apr 2020, 8:15 PM

Ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Poonch sector yesterday and today

Army Sources: Ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Poonch sector yesterday and today. Indian Army retaliated; 2 Pakistan Army personnel were killed and one injured yesterday. One Pakistan Army personnel killed and one injured this morning in Jammu and Kashmir

2 Apr 2020, 5:45 PM

Liquor worth Rs 1.5 lakhs looted from a liquor shop in Karnataka

Karnataka: Liquor worth Rs 1.5 lakhs looted from a liquor shop in Gadag, earlier today. Excise Department and police teams have begun investigation.

2 Apr 2020, 4:11 PM

UP govt filed FIR against The Wire for carrying a story containing facts, says Chidambaram

Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Thursday slammed the BJP government in Uttar Pradesh over the FIR against a senior journalist for his comments on Twitter against Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, saying it is a "deplorable" act intended to suppress media freedom.

The former home minister demanded that the FIR be immediately withdrawn.

Chidambaram, in a series of tweets, said, "UP government has filed an FIR against @thewire_in for carrying a story containing facts and only facts. No ‘fact’ is wrong or even alleged to be wrong. Where is the crime?"

"The FIR is a deplorable act intended to suppress freedom of the media. The FIR must be withdrawn immediately," he said.

2 Apr 2020, 3:35 PM

Cash reserve sufficient for next six months: Banks to Goa govt

Banks have assured the Goa government that there is enough cash reserve in the state for the next six months, a senior official said on Thursday.

The state finance department on Wednesday convened a meeting with bankers to discuss the position of liquid cash in the state amid the COVID-19 lockdown, he said.

As per the minutes of the meeting, a copy of which is with PTI, the Reserve Bank of India and other bankers clarified that there is sufficient cash reserve for the next six months.

Over 85 per cent of ATMs in the state are functional and adequate cash liquidity is maintained, representatives of the banks stated.

The State Bank of India has started operating a mobile ATM and its was requested to introduce one more mobile ATM in a week's time," the minutes stated.

2 Apr 2020, 3:34 PM

Rajasthan: Couple killed in road accident

A couple was killed when an unidentified vehicle ran over them on the Bhawanimandi Misroli highway near Jhalawar's Kuradiya Joga village on Thursday morning, police said.

The deceased have been identified as Ateek Mohammad (52) and his wife Sayara Bee (48), residents of Misroli in Jhalawar district.

Misroli SHO Harlal Gurjar said the couple was riding a motorcycle when Ateek lost balance over it.

Both fell from the bike and were crushed under an unidentified vehicle passing through the area around 7.30 am, he said.

Ateek was an egg seller, who along with his wife Sayara, was going to Misroli from Bhawanimandi carrying egg boxes on the bike.

Police have lodged a case against the driver of the unidentified vehicle. The bodies were handed over to family members after autopsy.

2 Apr 2020, 1:17 PM

Maharashtra: Mild tremor hits Palghar, no casualty

A tremor of magnitude 3.0 shook parts of Maharashtra's Palghar district around Wednesday midnight, an official said.

No casualty or damage to property was reported, Thane Municipal Corporation's regional disaster management cell chief Santosh Kadam said on Thursday.

The epicenter of the tremor was in Dundalwadi village, he said.

Palghar's Dahanu area has been experiencing such tremors since November 2018, with most of them centered around Dundalwadi village.

2 Apr 2020, 12:39 PM

One inmate killed in Etawah jail clash, several injured

One jail inmate who had been injured in a late night clash between prisoners in Etawah jail on Wednesday night, died during treatment on Thursday morning. The deceased is Monu Pahari.

2 Apr 2020, 12:24 PM

Briton's death sentence for Daniel Pearl's murder overturned in Pakistan

A Pakistan court on Thursday commuted the death sentence of the prime accused in the 2002 murder case of US journalist Daniel Pearl to seven years in jail, according to media reports.

2 Apr 2020, 12:12 PM

Jamia PhD Student Arrested For Alleged Conspiracy In Delhi Violence

A PhD student of Jamia Millia Islamia University has been arrested for his alleged role in the massive violence that broke out in parts of Delhi in February, which left over 50 dead and hundreds injured, according to NDTV.

2 Apr 2020, 11:04 AM

Cops attacked while trying to enforce lockdown in UP

A sub-inspector and three constables were injured when some people attacked them while they were trying to enforce lockdown in Morna area in Muzaffarnagar on Wednesday.

According to reports, the sub-inspector, Lekhraj Singh, has been shifted to Meerut in a critical condition.

Eyewitnesses said that some people were roaming on the streets when the police officers tried to make them go back.

Angered by this, they attacked the cops with rods and lathis and beat them up. The miscreants fled after the attack.

Three persons, including a former village head, have been detained in connection with the incident. Further details are awaited.

2 Apr 2020, 8:48 AM

Trump warns Iran against attacking US troops in Iraq

President Donald Trump has said that Tehran should expect a bold US response if Iran or Iranian-backed groups attack American forces or assets in Iraq.

US-Iran tensions soared following the January 3 Washington-directed strike that killed Iranian Gen. Qassim Soleimani outside Baghdad airport.

Trump said at an evening White House briefing that his administration has received intelligence that Iran is planning a strike, but did not provide additional details.

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