59 people were killed and many others went missing after heavy downpour triggered flash floods devastating Leh in the Ladakh region. A massive cloudburst struck the town around midnight on Thursday, triggering flash floods and mud slides.
Over 160 injured people have been admitted to the army hospital.
With communication links breaking down, the exact number of casualties is not known yet.
Old Leh city is worst affected, with the city’s main hospital, SNM Hospital, flooded and the main bus stand flattened.
4,000 army men, and Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and police personnel have launched a massive relief and rescue operation.
All flights from Delhi to Leh have been cancelled.
Salman Khan is playing a police officer in DABANGG. He is sporting a moustache and is looking very quaint. He was also seen in a moustache in the 1992 film, SURAYAVANSHI.
Aamir Khan, who is known to experiment with his looks, was seen in a moustache and long locks in Mangal Pandey.
Forty billionaires and their families in the US have pledged to donate more than half of their fortune to charity. The donators include Microsoft founder Bill Gates, businessman Warren Buffett, Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, pharmaceutical tycoon Patrick Soon-Shiong, Oracle founder Larry Ellison and Hollywood director George Lucas, Xinhua reported.
David Rockefeller, from the Rockefeller family, and Barron Hilton, son of Hilton Hotels founder Conrad Hilton are also included in the list.
Mobile phones are among the top products to be gifted at major celebrity events and international award shows – including, the Academy Awards. But now with the award season largely behind us, the red carpet photos have been taken and enough celebrities have been photographed with their phones. Mobiles is one thing that is must in today’s life. Bollywood celebs like Amitabh Bachhan, Hritik, S R K, Aamir Khan, Kareena are brand ambassador of mobile companies.
At a number of places, the security forces have been found guilty of using excessive force while facing angry crowds, resulting in the loss of human lives. There are, of course, demonstrations against killings in police firing, custodial deaths, torture and disappearances. Angry villagers protested on the Kupwara-Baramulla highway against an alleged fake encounter by the Army.
A case of murder was registered against police officials involved in the killing of MBA graduate Ranbir Singh in an alleged fake encounter as pressure mounted on the BJP government in Uttarkhand today to order a CBI probe.The FIRs under section 302 (murder) IPC was lodged following a murder case against 14 police personnel registered by Ranbir’s father Ravindra Pal Singh.
Gujarat’s junior home minister Amit Shah, who is close to chief minister Narendra Modi, was on Thursday summoned by the CBI in the Sohrabuddin Sheikh fake encounter case.
Abdul Rehman, who was from a remote village in Kashmir, was considered missing for 52 days. It was on the 53rd day that his father, Gulam Rasool, learned that his son had been killed in what is known cynically in India as a fake encounter.
Shoot-at-sight orders were issued by the police in curfew-bound Srinagar on Tuesday, as five more people were killed in firing by security forces on violent protesters who defied restrictions and clashed with them in the Kashmir Valley.
Jaswant Singh Khalra a human rights activist who raised voice against such fake encounters and police brutality was killed by the Punjab police.
Pradeep Sharma two constables were arrested and sent to police custody in connection to an alleged fake encounter case.
Sorabuddin may be wrong person……….but they way he was killed was not a part of justice!
His wife was also murdered by the state, was she a criminal too?
Was it right to kill a lady brutally?
What punishment should be given to these police officers?
Problem is that educated people never go for vote and poor people who go for vote don’t know the right person so the final outcome is people like kalmadi, shard pawar, Mayawati, shila diskshit. The Central Bureau of Investigation has received over 300 complaints pertaining to irregularities in awarding several tenders, construction work and acquiring accessories and logistics.
The complaints have been sent by contractors, employees in civic agencies, private persons and social groups.
The Lok Sabha was adjourned for half an hour after leaders from Maharashtra and Karnataka gathered near Speaker Meira Kumar’s podium over the disputed district of Belgaum.Ministers like Sharad Pawar, P Chidambaram, were absent in parliament. Leader of Opposition in the Lok Sabha Sushma Swaraj started her scathing attack on the government over the price rise and fuel hike issues, accusing it of having “betrayed the common man”.