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40 Students Fall Ill After Consuming Prasad in Jharkhand
At least 40 students fell ill after consuming prasad at a school in Jharkhand’s Lohardaga. SS Khalid, Doctor at Sadar hospital said, "40 children have come here till now, one or two are in critical condition. It is a case of food poisoning, we are treating them accordingly."
Fire Breaks out at Kolkata's Burrabazar, No Casualty Reported
A fire broke out at a godown in Kolkata’s Burrabazar on Sunday, 10 February. Five fire tenders managed to put off the blaze in two hours and there was no report of any casualty.
UP Govt Forms SIT to Probe Deaths Due to Illicit Liquor Consumption
Uttar Pradesh government has constituted a five-member Special Investigation Team (SIT) to probe recent deaths due to consumption of illicit liquor in the state.
Five Policemen Suspended for Negligence After an ATM Theft in Mathura
Five police personnel, including an inspector of a police station were suspended for dereliction of duty following an ATM burglary in Uttar Pradesh’s Mathura, an official said.
On the night of 5 February, around Rs 38 lakh was robbed from an ATM on the outskirts of Chhata town, even though a police response vehicle (PRV) was just 200 metres from the spot of the incident, SSP Satyarth Aniruddha Pankaj said.
Chandrababu Naidu to Fast Demanding Special Status for Andhra Pradesh
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu has arrived in Delhi. He will sit on a strike at AP Bhawan on Monday, 11 February, demanding special status for Andhra Pradesh.
Two Girls Commit Suicide by Jumping in Front of Running Train
Two teenage girls allegedly committed suicide by jumping in front of a running train in Bihar's East Champaran district today, police said.
Both the girls were run over and killed by the train near Kanana village, they said.
The deceased have been identified as Nibha Kumari and Kiran Chaurasia, both residents of Nepal's Birganj district, Raxaul police station SHO Ajay Kumar said.
First Batch of Four Chinook Helicopters Arrives in India
The first batch of four Chinook helicopters for the Indian Air Force have arrived at the Mundra Port in Gujarat today. India has procured 15 of these helicopters from the United States.
Priyanka Gandhi Issues Clarion Call for 'New Kind of Politics'
Congress’ General Secretary Incharge of Uttar Pradesh East, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has issued a message on Twitter, inviting the people of UP to join her as equal partners in a new kind of politics. This is Priyanka Gandhi’s first public message to people of Uttar Pradesh ahead of her rallies and public interaction.
One Army Officer Loses Life Due to Avalanche in Sikkim
Army officer Major Nisheet Dogra lost his life due to an avalanche in north Sikkim, reported News18. The officer was found missing after heavy snowfall and was found trapped under 5 to 6 feet of snow by a search party.
Grenade Attack on CRPF Party in Srinagar
A grenade attack on CRPF party has occurred near Palladium lane at Lal Chowk in Jammu and Kashmir’s capital Srinagar, reports news agency ANI. The area has been cordoned off.
More details awaited.
Fire Breaks Out in Kurla in Mumbai, No Casualties Reported
Fire has broken out in two buses parked in Nehru Nagar area of Kurla in Mumbai, reports news agency ANI. Fire tenders are present at the spot and fire extinguishing operation is underway. No injuries have been reported so far.
US, North Korea To Hold Talks Ahead of Kim-Trump Summit
The United States and North Korea will hold further talks next week to prepare for a second summit between US President Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un later this month, news agency AFP reports.
Suspected Militants Make Failed Bid to Kidnap Bizman in Assam
Suspected militants of All Adivasi National Liberation Army (AANLA) have made a failed bid to kidnap a businessman in Lower Assam's Udalguri district, police said Sunday. Six miscreants came in three motorbikes and opened fire before hurling a grenade, which did not explode, at a market place in Panery in the district Saturday night, in their attempt to kidnap the businessman, Circle Inspector Durga Kingkar Sarma said.
Local people, however, came to the rescue of the man, and contacted the police, he said.
1 Killed in Police Firing After Weapon-Laden Car Intercepted in Maharashtra
An unidentified person was killed in retaliatory firing by police when he and his associates allegedly attacked the security men for intercepting their car laden with weapons in Solapur district of Maharashtra in the wee hours of Sunday, an official said. Three policemen also received injuries in the attack by occupants of the four-wheeler, he said.
Solapur taluka police station in-charge Vijay Patil and three other policemen were on night patrolling duty when they intercepted the vehicle, in which four to five people were travelling, on suspicion around 3.30 am in Ulegaon area, located around 400 km from here, he said. The police team found some inflammable material and weapons inside the vehicle, the official said.
PM Narendra Modi Reaches Andhra Pradesh
Andhra Pradesh: Prime Minister Narendra Modi reaches the venue in Guntur where he will address a public rally shortly. He will also lay the foundation stone for Krishnapatnam BPCL coastal terminal project today.
Trains Diverted in Rajasthan Due to Gujjar Agitation
CPRO West Central Railway: Ten trains have been diverted and short terminated or cancelled today, due to Gujjar agitation between Sawai Madhopur-Bayana section (Malarna-Nimoda block section) on North-Western Railway in Rajasthan.
Chemical Gas Tanker Catches Fire in West Bengal
A chemical gas tanker caught fire on NH-31 near Bidhan Nagar, Siliguri early morning today in West Bengal. Fire under control now, no casualties reported. Investigation is on.
Encounter Underway in J&K's Kulgam District
An encounter is underway between security forces and terrorists in Kulgam district's Kellam Devsar area. More details awaited.