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Fire at Coronavirus vaccine manufacturing plant in India kills 5

Fire at a coronavirus vaccine manufacturing plant in India’s western city of Pune killed at least five people on Thursday. The vaccine maker, Serum Institute of India (SII) said the incident would not affect production of Covishield, the AstraZeneca coronavirus shot it is manufacturing locally. Videos and pictures showed black smoke billowing from a multi-storey […]

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Fire at newborn care unit in India kills 10 infants

10 infants were killed in a fire at a hospital in India’s western state of Maharashtra. The staff managed to rescue seven infants from the blaze before firefighters arrived at the Bhandara District Hospital in the western state of Maharashtra. The cause of the fire is not yet known and an investigation is under way. […]

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Indian teacher Ranjitsinh Disale won ‘Global Teacher Prize’ worth $1 million; gives half away

An Indian teacher won this year’s Global Teacher Prize for improving the education of girls. Ranjitsinh Disale who teaches in the Zilla Parishad Primary School, in the drought-prone village of Paritewadi, in the western Indian state of Maharashtra, was named the world’s most exceptional teacher, ahead of 12,000 other nominations. Mr Disale won a cash […]

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Indian comedian jailed after confessing to consuming cannabis

Indian comedian Bharti Singh has been arrested after cannabis was found during a raid on her home. The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) said 86.5g of the drug was found in the house she shares with husband, screenwriter Haarsh Limbachiyaa. The pair, who co-host the reality show India’s Best Dancer, were taken in for questioning. The […]

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Debt ridden man attempts to kidnap two sisters with toy gun for ransom

A twenty-four-year-old man attempted to kidnap two sisters by threatening them with a toy gun, on Saturday. The failed crime took place in the Indian city of Nagpur. The man was identified as Roshan Khandekar, news agency PTI reported. The suspect threatened the girls in Dharampeth area but fled after the siblings raised an alarm. He later […]

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Indian police arrest teenager for cutting birthday cake with a SWORD

Police in India arrested a 19-year-old man for allegedly cutting cakes with a sword as part of his birthday celebrations in Nagpur. Nagpur police’s crime branch took action after images of the accused using the sword to cut went viral on the internet. “Accused Nikhil Patel celebrated his birthday on October 21. In the wee […]

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Five-year-old crocodile living in sewage body for three months rescued

A five-year-old crocodile was rescued from a sewage body in India, several weeks after the forest department was alerted to its presence by local residents. The male crocodile was lurking in a sewerage-fed waterbody on the outskirts of Solapur. “The 1.85-metre long crocodile was in the waterbody, which is made up sewerage coming from Solapur […]

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India: Residential building collapses south of Mumbai; At least 100 people feared trapped

At least 100 residents are believed to be trapped in the debris of a five-storey building that collapsed on Monday in the south of Mumbai. The building located in Mahad, about 165 km from the financial capital was home to nearly 200 residents. “I believe about 100 to 125 people must have been inside at […]

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Television actor Sameer Sharma dies at 44

Television actor and model Samir Sharma was found at his home on Wednesday night. Police suspect that Samir ended his life. His motionless body was found in the kitchen by the security guard. Police officials found no suicide note was found. “We have not found any evidence that suggests he may have been killed. Also, […]

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Sushant Singh Rajput had bipolar disorder and was undergoing treatment: Mumbai Police

Bollywood Actor Sushant Singh Rajput was undergoing medication for bipolar disorder for months before he ended his life, doctors revealed to Mumbai Police. “It has come to surface that he had bipolar disorder, he was undergoing treatment and taking medicines for it. What circumstances led to his death is the subject of our investigation,” Mumbai […]

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4.56 million people staying in Mumbai slums had coronavirus, random antibody study suggests

More than half of the people living in the slums of Mumbai have had the coronavirus, according to a study released on Tuesday raising fresh doubts over the number of infections in India. India has confirmed 1.53 million infections, only behind United States’ 4.49 million and Brazil’s tally of 2.48 million. Experts believe the lack […]

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Sushant Singh Rajput’s family accuse Rhea Chakraborty for Sushant’s death, file police complaint

Actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s father has filed a police complaint against actor Rhea Chakraborty, who was Sushant’s girlfriend at the time Sushant ended his life. Sushant Singh Rajput’s family have accused her of abetment to suicide, alleging that she cheated him financially and mentally harassed him. The First Information Report (FIR) was filed at Sushant’s hometown […]