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Man Who Fell To Death From Mumbai High-Rise Rescued Family From Fire

Man Who Fell To Death From Mumbai High-Rise Rescued Family From Fire

Press Trust of India | Friday October 22, 2021, Mumbai

When a fire broke out on the 19th floor of the One Avighna Park' building in central Mumbai around noon on Friday, Arun Tiwari (30), a security guard, was among those who rushed to help a family stuck inside a flat.

3 Dead, 11 Injured In Tanker Accident In Pune: Police

3 Dead, 11 Injured In Tanker Accident In Pune: Police

Press Trust of India | Friday October 22, 2021, Pune

Three people were killed and 11 injured after a tanker scraped past a seven-seater vehicle, which went off the road, and then rammed into an empty container near Navle bridge on Katraj-Mumbai road on Friday evening, a police official said.

Delhi's Air Quality In 'Moderate' Category, To Improve In Next 2 Days

Delhi's Air Quality In 'Moderate' Category, To Improve In Next 2 Days

Press Trust of India | Friday October 22, 2021, New Delhi

Delhi's air quality was recorded in the "moderate" category on Friday and it is likely to improve over the next two days due to strong winds and rainfall.

<i>Namaz</i> Disrupted In Gurgaon Again As Prayer Site Row Refuses To Go Away

Namaz Disrupted In Gurgaon Again As Prayer Site Row Refuses To Go Away

Reported by Mohammed Ghazali | Friday October 22, 2021, New Delhi

Muslims peacefully offering namaz (or daily prayers) on a private property in Gurgaon's Sector 12-A today were faced by a crowd - that locals claimedincluded Bajrang Dal workers - shouting 'Jai Shri Ram', underlining tension over this issue.

Court Warns Top Cop Of Action For Non-Submission Of Report In Delhi Riots Case

Court Warns Top Cop Of Action For Non-Submission Of Report In Delhi Riots Case

Press Trust of India | Friday October 22, 2021, New Delhi

A court has come down heavily on the Delhi Police Commissioner for non-submission of a report in a 2020 riots case and sought an explanation from him as to why appropriate action as per law be not taken against him.

Mamata Banerjee To Visit Poll-Bound Goa Next Week: Trinamool Leader

Mamata Banerjee To Visit Poll-Bound Goa Next Week: Trinamool Leader

Press Trust of India | Friday October 22, 2021, Kolkata

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will be on a two-day visit to poll-bound Goa next week, a Trinamool leader said on Friday. Elections to the 40-member Goa assembly will be held early next year.

Plea Challenges Delhi Order On Compulsory Vaccination For School Staff

Plea Challenges Delhi Order On Compulsory Vaccination For School Staff

Asian News International | Friday October 22, 2021, New Delhi

The Delhi High Court on Friday asked the state government to file a reply on a petition challenging a decision that makes it mandatory for all teachers and school staff to be vaccinated.

PM To Interact With Beneficiaries Of 'Aatmanirbhar Bharat' Goa Initiative

PM To Interact With Beneficiaries Of 'Aatmanirbhar Bharat' Goa Initiative

Press Trust of India | Friday October 22, 2021, New Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will interact with beneficiaries and stakeholders of the 'Aatmanirbhar Bharat Swayampurna Goa' programme on Saturday via video conferencing, his office said.

Man Cheats Shopkeepers By Calling In Woman's Voice, Arrested: Police

Man Cheats Shopkeepers By Calling In Woman's Voice, Arrested: Police

Press Trust of India | Friday October 22, 2021, Thane

Police have arrested a 44-year-old man from Nalasopara in neighbouring Palghar district for allegedly cheating several shopkeepers by making phone calls in a woman's voice, an official said on Friday.

Mumbai Fire Highlights: 1 Dead After Fire Breaks Out In Luxury Residential Tower

Mumbai Fire Highlights: 1 Dead After Fire Breaks Out In Luxury Residential Tower

Edited by Nonika Sharma | Friday October 22, 2021, Mumbai

A massive fire broke out in a 60-storey residential building in Mumbai's Lalbaug area. The level-4 fire erupted in the Avighna Park building on Currey Road, the official said. Fourteen fire engines were rushed to the spot.

4 Cops Suspended Over Security Lapse At Yogi Adityanath's Event

4 Cops Suspended Over Security Lapse At Yogi Adityanath's Event

Asian News International | Friday October 22, 2021, Basti (UP)

Four police personnel were suspended on Thursday after a major security lapse came to the fore at Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath's event in Basti district.

Watch: Mumbai Woman Slips Trying To Board Moving Train, Saved By Cop

Watch: Mumbai Woman Slips Trying To Board Moving Train, Saved By Cop

Edited by Chandrajit Mitra | Friday October 22, 2021

A Railway Protection Force (RPF) constable on Thursday saved the life ofa 50-year-old woman after she slipped while boarding a moving train at a railway station in Mumbai.

Robbers Loot Rs 1.8 Crore In Cash, Gold From Pune Bank: Police

Robbers Loot Rs 1.8 Crore In Cash, Gold From Pune Bank: Police

Press Trust of India | Thursday October 21, 2021, Pune

Five armed robbers looted over Rs 1.80 crore in cash and gold jewelry from a branch of the Bank of Maharashtra in Pune district in broad daylight on Thursday, police said.

Arvind Kejriwal, Polish Envoy Discuss Collaboration On Solid Waste Management, Tourism

Arvind Kejriwal, Polish Envoy Discuss Collaboration On Solid Waste Management, Tourism

Press Trust of India | Thursday October 21, 2021, New Delhi

Ambassador of Poland to India Adam Burakowski met Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday and discussed several issues, including the possibilities of collaboration on solid waste management and tourism, an official statement said.

Congress To Launch 70-Day Yatra Ahead Of Delhi Municipal Polls

Congress To Launch 70-Day Yatra Ahead Of Delhi Municipal Polls

Press Trust of India | Thursday October 21, 2021, New Delhi

In the run up to the next year municipal corporation polls, the Delhi Congress will launch a "Pol Khol Yatra" from October 25 to "expose" the Kejriwal government and BJP-ruled civic bodies.