A 25-year-old man reportedly died of asphyxiation while he was cleaning a sewage tank in a mall in Royapettah early on Tuesday. Police said the victim has been identified as Arunkumar.According to police, at 4 a.m. on Tuesday, Dhandapani, a contractor, along with five daily-wage workers from Triplicane entered the basement area of the shopping mall and began cleaning. Initially, one of the workers, Ranjit Kumar and another person entered the tanks that stored sewage. As the two persons fainted inside, Arunkumar, Ranjit Kumar’s brother jumped into the tank in an attempt to rescue them. Though the two who were inside managed to climb up, Arunkumar fainted inside.The others managed to rescue Arunkumar and rushed him to Government Royapettah Hospital where doctors declared him brought dead.A senior police officer said the cause of death can be ascertained only after a post-mortem examination. The post-mortem is being conducted at the hospital. Further investigations are on. … [Read more...] about Man dies while cleaning sewage tank in Chennai shopping mall
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A 26-year-old district-level taekwondo player from Bhora Khurd in Bilaspur area of Gurugram was shot dead allegedly by a man whose marriage proposal she had rejected, police saidThe deceased, Sarita, had completed her DPEd (Diploma in Physical Education) and was looking for a job and the accused was a wrestler and had quit his job as a coach recently.The incident took place at 4 am on Tuesday when the accused, identified as Sombir Singh, came to meet Sarita, who has represented her district six times in a row, at her residence and allegedly shot her dead with a country-made pistol after she refused to marry him, the police said.The police said hearing the gunshots, the family members rushed to the spot and found her lying in a pool of blood and the accused fled from the spot. The relatives in their statement told the police that the accused wanted to marry Sarita and was pressuring her but since he had no job she refused to marry him. He often visited … [Read more...] about Taekwondo player loses life for rejecting marriage proposal of a jobless man
'Defaulters like Mallya can't be offloaded, but activists like me are. And that too for raising questions.'IMAGE: Gladson Dungdung, left, with then Union minister for environment and forests Jairam Ramesh. Photograph: Kind courtesy Gladson Dungdung/Facebook Tribal rights activist Gladson Dungdung was offloaded from an Air India flight to London on Monday, May 9. In a Facebook post, the activist wrote that this was not the first time this had happened to him. In 2013 his passport had been impounded. Dungdung is the author of the recently published book, Mission Saranda: A War for Natural Resources in India in which he outlines the plight of tribals in Jharkhand's mineral-rich Saranda forest. The book, he says, highlighted the government's anti-people industrialisation policies. Dungdung spoke to Syed Firdaus Ashraf/Rediff.com. This is the second time you have been detained at an airport and deplaned. Why? It is clear. For the last one decade, I have been raising the fundamental question … [Read more...] about Is the Modi government scared of this man?
With at least 100 rounds of bullets and a gun he bought legally, a bulletproof vest, mask and hearing protection, Connor Betts appeared to be targeting his sister, Megan, 22, and her boyfriend in the city of Dayton. The Ohio shooter has been identified as Connor Betts. Picture: FacebookSource:Facebook Disturbing video footage shared by police this morning shows people running for their lives from the scene as rapid gunshots ring out. However, just 30 seconds after he fired his first shots, Betts was killed by police patrolling the area. The video shows several officers opening fire on Betts, who falls to the ground, just before he could walk into a crowded bar. The moment the officers open fire on Betts.Source:Supplied Before he was gunned down the 24-year-old managed to shoot into a crowd of mainly young people celebrating outdoors at an entertainment district, killing nine people in total. His sister and her partner were among the dead. #BREAKING: Dayton shooting suspect has been … [Read more...] about Nine people are dead and 27 injured after a shooting in Dayton, Ohio
'Both Joe and I have had words and figured things out and moved on. We are in a sport where emotions run high and I am man enough to admit when emotions got the better of me.' IMAGE: Liverpool's Joe Gomez and Manchester City's Raheem Sterling clash during their English Premier League match at Anfield in Liverpool on Sunday. Photograph: Carl Recine/Action Images via Reuters England's Raheem Sterling has conceded that emotions got the better of him in a bust-up with teammate Joe Gomez at the national training camp but said he was ready to move on after being dropped by the Football Association. The Daily Mail reported that Manchester City winger Sterling had clashed with Liverpool's Gomez after the England team got together at their Burton on Trent training centre on Monday -- less than 24 hours after City lost 3-1 at Liverpool. "Both Joe and I have had words and figured things out and moved on. We are in a sport where emotions run high and I am man enough to admit when emotions got the … [Read more...] about Sterling clashes with Gomez, dropped from England squad