China’s Chengdu is reportedly planning to launch an illumination satellite, eight times brighter than the Moon, in 2020, the artificial moon is “designed to complement the moon at night”, though it would be eight times as bright. Wu reportedly said testing had begun on the satellite years ago and the technology had now evolved enough to allow for launch in 2020. The likelihood of Chengdu’s fake moon rising remains to be seen. But there are precedents for this moonage daydream rooted in science, though the technology and ambitions differ.
A chopped and decomposed body of a woman was found stuffed in a sack in outer Delhi’s Mundka on Monday, Police said they suspect that the woman might have been killed at least a week ago and her body dumped in an open field later. Police said “ It looks like the body has been chopped into pieces before it was dumped at the spot”, police has compiled a data of all women who were reported missing from nearby areas and are contacting their families.
Putta Chinnammani, mother of Pramoda Devi Wodeyar a member of the erstwhile Mysore royal family passed away on Friday at the age of 98. The news comes in the final days of Dasara celebrations in Mysuru. The Jumbo Savari, scheduled for today, is expected to continue as usual as it is organised by the Karnataka government and is not taking place in the Mysore Palace, as per reports the celebrations inside the Mysore Palace has been cancelled and expected to be held on October 22.
A man in Odisha’s Gajapati district on Thursday walked for eight kilometres carrying the body of his seven-year-old daughter on his shoulder for post-mortem. The Gajapati incident happened in Atankpur village under Laxmipur gram panchayat. The man’s daughter had gone missing on October 11 after cyclone Titli and was found on Wednesday, “we found my daughter’s body near a nullah on Wednesday afternoon. Police was informed and they came to our village this morning and took photographs of the body” said girl’s father.
A 24-year-old man commit suicide jumping in front of a train on Wednesday after bullied and ridiculed by his friends and strangers over social media for dressing up like women a resident of Kannikapuram in Vyasarpadi. Police officials said “we retrieved his body but did not find his phone on him, he was under distress for being teased by his followers on the app over his videos in women’s costumes”. His family members also scolded him for uploading such a videos.
The country added 7,300 more millionaires during the 12 months to mid-2018 and the total number of millionaires to 3.43 lakh, according to Credit Suisse’s 2018 global wealth report. It added that 91% of the adult population in India has wealth below $10,000, by 2023, the wealth of Indian millionaires is expected to grow by 8 per cent per annum to reach USD 8.8 trillion, China is home to the second largest number of wealthy households, having added USD 2.3 trillion to reach USD 52 trillion.
Patiala’s famous chaatwala raided by income tax officials they had a big surprise in store for them ₹1.20 crore undisclosed income, tracing the footfall at his shop and monitoring his supplies to other shops and marriages found that he had made investments running into lakhs in real estate,” said an I-T official. The chaat wala also has booking offices on Sirhind road where he takes bulk orders for marriages and other functions.
First time in India a railway station will be built inside a tunnel at a height of 3,000 metres and will be inside a 27-km-long tunnel. The project will include 74 tunnels, 124 major bridges and 396 minor bridges, according to the first phase of the survey, the line once completed will connect all important locations. The Keylong station in Himachal Pradesh will be the first on the railway network to be inside a tunnel, the final location survey is expected to be completed in 30 months.
ATM for cryptocurrency has been installed in Bengaluru’s Kemp Fort Mall by virtual currency exchange Unocoin, allows its customers to deposit and withdraw minimum amount of ₹1000 from the platform. ATM work with KYC compliant customers have to enter their User ID and the OTP that they receive as SMS on their registered mobile number, a 12-digit reference number from Unocoin is then sent to the user, the pilot ATM that was unveiled earlier this week is not operational yet.
A drunk man was arrested after he allegedly molested a 20-year-old female crew member of IndiGo flight from Mumbai to Bengaluru on Tuesday, Raju Gangappa pass comments and pressed woman’s back on flight. The woman immediately reported the incident to her seniors, CISF officials took the woman and accused to airport police station and police registered an FIR against the accused under section 354 of Indian Penal Code.
5-month-old baby girl was bitten by a cobra while getting blessings of naag devta in Chhattisgarh, The snake charmer had allegedly told the couple that the snake wasn’t poisonous and continued performing the rituals for about two hours, as per report that he had shown up at their door and asked them to let their baby get the blessings of the serpentine god. The snake charmer was identified as Billu Ram Markam as per the police.
A four-year-old girl was bitten to death by stray dogs outside her home in Samba district of Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday, the minor was attacked by the canines soon after she came out of her house some locals noticed the strays attacking the girl and rushed to her rescue but found her dead, police said.
The body of a 20-year-old model Mansi Dixit was found stuffed in a suitcase in Mumbai, Muzammil Sayyed a 19-year-old boy dump the suitcase carrying her body in the bushes. Sayyed strangulated her with a rope then he stuffed the model’s body in a suitcase and dump the suitcase in Malad’s Mindspace area, the cops reached the spot, under Bangur Nagar police station limits, and found Mansi’s body inside a suitcase with a rope tied around her neck and police arrested Sayyed within four hours.
18-year-old teenager has allegedly committed suicide after witnessing a road accident earlier that killed a minor boy, hanged himself at his home in Teen Nal Chowk area on Sunday, left behind a suicide note “his soul calling me” write on note. He had witnessed a road accident about a month ago in which a minor boy lost his life, he took the extreme step apparently due to distress over these events, Tehsil police have registered a case of accidental death.
Five people were killed and 22 others were injured after an overcrowded bus plunged into canal at Haripal in Hooghly district of West Bengal Tuesday morning. Passengers trapped in the bus were rescued jointly by district police and disaster management personnel, injured persons have already been rushed to a local hospital while four passengers died on spot, the fifth died on the way to hospital. “We are not sure about why the accident happened. It might be because of over speeding or any technical problems” said by police.
Six people, including three women, have been arrested for allegedly extorting money from a man after filing a false rape case. A case was registered against the accused under Sections 384, 389, and 120 B. The accused had already taken ₹50,000 from the man and had demanded another ₹2.4 lakh to withdraw the complaint. Investigating officer in the case said that man had been in a relationship with accused for the past six years but they ended the relationship after man got married.
A 38-year-old man from Parbhani district of Maharashtra commit suicide, after being harassed by a female colleague for sex, the man was found hanging from the ceiling at his residence situated on Vasmat-Parbhani road on Sunday. A suicide note found note said that the woman had been harassing him and insisting him to have a sexual relationship with her, a case of abetment to suicide was registered against him by the police, his body was then sent for autopsy by the cops.
Three students fell into a lake when they were taking a selfie on Monday, incident happened in a lake in Nijagallu near Dobbspet, Nelmangala. 51 other students and seven teachers were from Tumakuru and were a part of the National Service Scheme (NSS) team who were visiting the area, three boys had gone to the other end of the lake and had climbed onto a moss-covered rock to take a selfie, slipped and fell into the water all three of them got stuck in silt and drowned.
A Class 10 student of a government school was raped by four men including the son of her landlord, landlord’s son offered to buy a pizza to lure the girl and took her to a room where three of his friends also joined them. A case was registered under the relevant sections of POCSO and IPC. The accused were arrested on the same day. The landlord’s son is aged 28 and is married, one accused 19-year-old.
Paul Allen who co-founded Microsoft Corp has died at 65, Allen died on Monday in Seattle from complications of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Allen came up with the name Microsoft and had left the company in 1983, Allen stepped down as an officer of the company in 1983 because he was grappling with Hodgkin’s lymphoma, “I am heartbroken by the passing of one of my oldest and dearest friends,” Bill Gates said. Allen is survived by his sister, Jody Allen, who is a co-founder and executive director of the Paul G Allen Family Foundation.
35-year-old real estate broker was killed for allegedly posting some comments on a WhatsApp group attacked with swords, knives and rods Sunday night by a group of around 20 persons in Fatimanagar in Aurangabad. He posted a message on the WhatsApp group, challenging his opponents hours later around 20 youth reached Fatimanagar with weapons and attacked him, man was taken to the government medical college and hospital where he was declared dead on arrival, police nabbed six assailants early Monday.
Prime Minister Modi will meet Chinese President Xi Jinping in Argentina in November. Argentina is hosting the G20 Summit in Buenos Aires. It will be the fourth meeting between the two leaders this year. Ambassador Luo also said China’s state counsellor and Foreign Minister will visit India in December to launch first India-China high level people to people exchanges mechanism. Chinese ambassador to India Luo Zhaohui said on Monday at the inauguration of first joint India-China training programme for Afghan diplomats.
Twelve solar panels, worth ₹40 Lakh, were stolen from the roof of the Delhi government’s Sushruta Trauma Centre, the theft had taken place on August 15, the incident came to light on September 25 when civic body officials came to inspection they found broken glass from the solar panel. PWD has also directed the hospital administration to beef up security in the roof area to avoid similar thefts in future, police have arrested the robbers and strict action will be taken against them.
60-year-old Ranganath principal of Havanur Public School was stabbed to death by six unknown assailants in front of his 20 students when he was conducting a special class on a Sunday, the assailants reportedly escaped the spot in a car immediately after stabbing the victim. Police suspect a dispute regarding the land on which the school has been built as the reason behind the incident. The police arrived and recorded the statements by those who were present at the spot.
Wife and son of an additional sessions judge shot at by the judge’s gunman at market in Gurugram’s Sector 49 with his service revolver. The accused during interrogation said he was mentally disturbed and irritated he did not like doing household chores, after opening fire at Srikant Sharma’s wife and son constable Mahipal Singh called the judge and told him that he had shot them. The accused was arrested two hours later from Gurugram-Faridabad Road. Both victims are were admitted to a private hospital.
A 23-year-old man was found dead in a cotton field in Telangana’s Karimnagar district on Tuesday, victim’s family said that Kumar went to meet his girlfriend and did not return, boy’s family members and other villagers went around searching for him and they found his body. The crowd protested for nearly an hour, before the police intervened and assured a fair investigation into the case. The girl’s family had raised objections, reportedly due to caste said by victim’s family, Police have sent boy’s body to Huzurabad hospital for autopsy.
A college student in Assam’s Lakhimpur district was seriously injured when a youth of the same college poured acid over her on Monday, the incident took place at Pathali Pahar in Lakhimpur, nearly 345 km east of Guwahati, youth reportedly asked her to sit in the car and on her refusal to do so, poured acid on her body. The victim has sustained burn injuries on her neck, upper chest and shoulder and has been sent to Guwahati for further treatment, police have registered a case and have launched a hunt to nab the accused.
26-year old autorickshaw driver stabbed to death by 4 minors dispute over the fare, incident happened late on Sunday night at Kasturba Gandhi Marg, he was taken to the hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries within two hours. one of the suspects was caught near the scene of the crime and thrashed by the public and other three were caught by the police later. Police said that while the auto driver was crying for help, many passersby took photographs and videos rather than helping them rush the man to hospital.
26-year-old ayurvedic doctor Krupali Nikam died on Sunday after kite manja cut her throat while she was riding her two-wheeler, She was lying on the road for 20 minutes before someone helped her, police said Had any vehicle stopped to help her, her life could have been saved, after 20 minutes, a vehicle stopped and she was taken to hospital by Borawake were she was died, the Delhi government had banned the use of manja after stray strings killed within two days at least three people.
Teacher sexual harassed 6-year-old girl in their school at Dhakuria in South Kolkata. The incident took place on September 26 owing to the bandh, only a few students could attend the school on that day, the accused allegedly took the girl to a room without a CCTV camera and sexually harassed her. The girl narrated the entire incident to her parents after going back home, complaint was registered at the Lake police station and the accused has been arrested, parents of the other students studying in the school protested in support of the victim.
Gaurav Khera lost a lot of money in gambling following which his father refused to give him money, when his father not give money he hired a contract killers to killed his businessman father and take over his chemical production business in Khari Baoli. He promise his friend to 25% share in company who had arranged for the killers, then he paid ₹5 lakh to killers. His father Anil Khera was shoot dead around 5pm in Ghaziabad by two motorcycle-borne assailants, police has arrested all accused.
Piyush Kumar, son of local BJP leader Gangotri Prasad was stabbed to death on Monday night in Chhapra city of Saran district, the attack happened around 8 PM in the evening, police have registered a case and are investigating the matter. Srinivasan Singh, district vice-president, BJP said, "Every few months a BJP leader is being murdered, we are deeply hurt by this ghastly incident, we are giving a call for a peaceful bandh in the district on Tuesday.
9 employees were killed and 12 others injured in a major blast Bhilai steel plant in Durg district of Chhattisgarh, blast took place around 10:30 am following a fire in a gas pipe line, police have started a rescue operation as senior officers rushed to the spot after the blast. Injured persons were immediately rushed to a hospital and the fire has been controlled, all of them are serious and are admitted to the district hospital.
A man listed is girlfriend on sale in ebay in an act of revenge, prank backfired when she started ranking in the bids . Ad was viewed over 81,000 times in 24 hours and had received 100 bids to reach £70,200 (₹60 lakh). Dale started receiving thousands of messages from potential buyers who were asking if they could take Kelly for a drive. But the listing was soon removed by eBay as the sale of ‘human body parts and remains’ are not allowed on the site.
One person died and 12 were injured when a fire broke out at a fireworks factory on Sunday in West Bengal, 19 year old worker of the factory, succumbed to his injuries late at night at the state-run Chittaranjan Hospital in Kolkata, three fire tenders were pressed into service to douse the flames which broke out at the factory at around 12.40 pm, owner of the factory, who was also injured in the fire and undergoing treatment in the hospital and police waiting for his release to question him.
A 39-year-old woman killed her 75-year-old aunt after she refuse to make breakfast in their flat in Thane’s Khopat area, Swapna picked up a kitchen knife and stabbed her aunt 14 times in the head. Neighbours alerted the police who found the body and arrested Swapna, case had been registered at Rabodi police station under Section 302 (murder) of the Indian Penal Code. Swapna had been sent to judicial custody. The police would probe for some other motive to the murder too.
A 17-year-old Boy Shoots Himself Dead after Fight with Sister over Mobile Phone, the deceased’s father told he was angry with his sister over an issue of mobile phone and smashed her phone and leave house, pistol used to commit the suicide was recovered and it was found loaded with two rounds. Police received information of incident by the hospital authorities who had a gunshot injury and has been declared dead, weapon was picked up by his uncle as he felt the pistol could be mishandled by someone after the incident.
Chetan an accountant with a BPO in Bengaluru was killed by a gangster for asking direction thinking he was from rival gang, one of the gangsters noticed Chetan was carrying a smartphone and asked him why he was asking for route instead of using the navigator on his phone, gangster stabbed him multiple times and murdered him and set his body ablaze at a vacant plot. Bengaluru police have now arrested three men in connection with the case, after three others surrendered last week.
The body of a seven-year-old girl was found in the roof of mosque in Muradnagar town here on Sunday in stuffed in a gunny bag, girl went missing from her house on Saturday at around 1 pm and family register a missing complaint at Murad Nagar police station, The gunny bag was spotted on the mosque’s roof by a man, he saw the girl’s body inside and immediately informed her family, the SSP said, that the girl was strangled to death, body has been sent for a post-mortem examination.
A 40-year-old man, a resident of Barkas in Hyderabad burn his facebook friend for refuse to become his second wife, the two got to know each other on Facebook a year ago, Ibrahim sent proposal to Shabana her family rejected the proposal after they know he was already married man, then Ibrahim reached Shabana resident poured petrol on Shabana and her sister-in-law set them to fire and then set himself on fire and ran towards the two women doused in petrol, Shabana died in hospital.
A minibus which was allegedly overloaded plunged into a deep gorge in Ramban district on the Jammu-Srinagar on Saturday morning, 21 people killed and 16 others injured, 13 of them seriously and 12 were airlifted to Command Hospital at Udhampur, the passengers on the minibus were employees and students going to Ramban to attend their offices and educational institutions, after some technical snag steering had developed some problem causing the mishap. Ramban’s deputy commissioner has announced relief of ₹5 lakh who died and ₹50,000 each to the injured.
A 38-year-old Mahesh and his family set to fire by his own father in Goruguntepalya in Bengaluru, the house was on fire and he run towards the door with his family he realised that the front door was locked from the outside. Mahesh and his wife screamed loudly, waking up the neighbours who rescued the family members and rushed them to a hospital, Mahesh’s 6-year-old son died in hospital. After FIR register he will be shock to know his father was try to kill them.
A alcoholic man was allegedly hammered to death by his wife during a quarrel between them in Peddapalli district of Telangana on Friday, a wife had filed a case some time ago against him for demanding additional dowry, he couple got into quarrel and the woman fatally attacked him with a hammer in their house before escaping the man died on spot. Police have been registered case complaint based on victim’s sister. His wife is missing scene from incident police searching for her.
A wax museum on the lines of Madame Tussauds soon open in Mysuru, first ever exclusive celebrity wax museum in the state is all set to be inaugurated in the City of Palaces. This museum is a brainchild of sculptor and artiste Umesh Shetty, he wanted to come up with his own exclusive celebrity museum in Karnataka and that is when he chose Mysuru. Umesh Shetty said “Mysuru gets a good tourist footfall and I wanted to set up the first celebrity wax museum of the state here”.
A girl was tied to a tree and flogged by villagers on the orders of a local panchayat the incident which took place in the Rajauli village of Bihar’s Nawada district, the girl ran away with her boyfriend who was from different caste and village and some villagers caught hold of her and dragged her back to Rajauli village. Panchayat punished her for eloping with a boy from a caste tied girl to tree and flogged, her own father told that the punishment meted out to his daughter was justified because of the crime committed by her.
A car was found in a gorge in the dense forests of Ooty on Wednesday, killing five of the seven men who travelled in it. Seven men had come to Ooty for sightseeing on September 30 after sightseeing they did not return to their rooms, multiple phone calls from the hotel staff went unanswered. On Wednesday morning, the search officers stumbled onto the car in a gorge. They rescued two men with grievous injuries and sent them off to Government Hospital in Mysuru and other five men have been confirmed dead by the police.
53-year-old Satish Babu civil engineer from Bengaluru who was on vacation in New Zealand was found dead on Tuesday morning, he was on vacation with his wife and cousins who was a resident of Malleswaram, had left for New Zealand on Monday morning. Satish was out hiking with his friends when weather conditions suddenly turned inclement according to reports he was died of cardiac arrest during a trek he had undertaken on Mount Tongariro in North Island of New Zealand.
A crude bomb exploded at the crowded marketplace in Dumdum in Kolkata Tuesday morning, explosion that took place around 9:15 am, was a strong one that shattered the glasses of adjoining buildings, killing a seven-year-old boy and injuring nine others. Injured were taken to state-run R G Kar Medical College and Hospital, SSKM Hospital and a local private hospital. Bomb squad of Criminal Investigation Department officers visited the spot and collected samples from the spot including a bag and splinters as part of the investigation.
A man was hacked to death in Andhra Pradesh’s Macherla town in Guntur district on Monday, the incident show the victim first trying to run away from a group of men, he falls down and the group then attacks him with axes and sickles, incident capture on CCTV footage and the police too are yet to identify how many attackers were there. According to reports this is a case of revenge killing he was released from jail five years after he was convicted in a murder case.
31-year-old teacher was shot dead inside his coaching centre by two armed assailants in Northeast Delhi on Monday, the deceased identified as Ankit Garg, his sister claims he have a relationship with his student a Muslim girl and the family members of the girl were against their relationship, DCP Aslam Khan said “The motive is not clear but the victim’s family has alleged that it was due to an affair”, According to reports, the student’s brother opposed their relationship due to religion.