16-year-old girl comes under train in Ludhiana, survives, but loses legs
A 16-year-old girl lost both of her legs after she came under a train near the railway station here on Friday. The victim was identified as Preeti, who hailed from Uttar Pradesh and was presently residing in Doraha.
Assistant sub-inspector (ASI) Inderjit Singh, investigating officer, said the incident occurred on Friday evening when Jallianwala Bagh Express (18104) left the city station and was moving towards Delhi.
He said the girl was trying to cross the tracks but, when she saw the train coming she got scared and, in panic, she remained standing on the tracks. When the train came very near, she moved a little from the tracks, but lost her legs.
The girl was rushed to the civil hospital and has been undergoing treatment. “We have informed her sister and recorded the statement of the girl,” the ASI said.
He said the girl was working here in a factory as a labourer and was going back to her temporary residence when the incident occurred.
25-year-old truck driver crushed under train
A 25-year-old truck driver was crushed to death while crossing railway lines near Jassian.
The deceased was identified as Pintu Oberoi of Ashok Nagar, Salem Tabri.
Assistant sub-inspector (ASI) Harbans Singh, investigating officer, said the deceased was crossing the railway tracks when he came under a train.
The body of the deceased was handed over to his family after postmortem. The deceased is survived his parents, wife, elder brother and sister -in-law.
LUCKNOW Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla on Friday stressed on the need for having more debates in the houses before enactment of any law and said even the people, for whose benefit a law is being made, should be spoken to before a law is made. Birla said parliament and legislatures are there to make law and lesser debates “are a cause of concern for us.”
Bihar will achieve the unique distinction of being the first state in the country to provide 24x7 green power to its tourist towns of Rajgir and Bodh Gaya, as it inked a power sale agreement with the Solar Energy Corporation of India, a Central government PSU, on Friday to purchase 210 MW renewable hybrid energy for its Buddhist pilgrim towns, said state power officials.
During the entire month of May, 2021, the national capital witnessed 2,174 fire-related incidents, while 2,325 such incidents were reported during the same period, the year before. In May 2019, as many as 3,297 fire incidents were reported, Delhi Fire Services (DFS) data showed. As far as fatalities due to these incidents are concerned, in May last year, 41 people died, followed by 10 in May 2020, and 18 in May 2019.
Soon, students will be able to access all the old and present records of Allahabad University and its constituent colleges online. Now the authorities of AU have decided that educational records of all the students, be it former, present, or future would be uploaded online. For this, the university has registered itself with the National Academic Depository, officials said. This will also help the students in terms of the new national education policy-2020.
The Global Burden of Disease (GBD) study has estimated that India is home to over 30 million asthmatics, accounting for 13.09% of the global burden. When it comes to mortality, India accounts for over 42% of all global asthma deaths, said Dr Rahul Rathore, pulmonologist, Charak Hospital, in a press statement on Friday. “Population-based studies done globally, have estimated that 20% to 70% of patients with asthma remain undiagnosed and hence untreated,” he said.