Chandigarh woman hangs herself, boyfriend booked for abetment
Police have booked an Una resident for abetment to suicide after his girlfriend hanged herself from a ceiling fan in his presence at a hotel in Zirakpur on Thursday night. The deceased, 32, was a resident of Mauli Jagran.
The accused, who works at a hotel in Ludhiana, had come to Zirakpur to meet her and they went to a local hotel. There, they had an altercation, following which the woman ended her life.
The body was found by the hotel staff, with the accused missing. He was booked under Sections 306 and 323 of the IPC. After autopsy, the body was handed over to the family members.
55-year-old found hanging in Sec 25
A 55-year-old man died by suicide at his house in Sector 25 in Chandigarh on Wednesday. The deceased, a sanitation worker at Panjab University, was found hanging from a ceiling fan by his family members. No suicide note was. Police have initiated inquest proceedings.
Arrested Trinamool Congress leader Anubrata Mondal on Thursday faced massive sloganeering as a group of protesters surrounded Mr Mondal's while he was being produced in a special CBI court in the cattle smuggling case. Those present at the spot shouted 'chor' (thief), while some waved slippers at him as the TMC leader left the car and made his way to the court with CBI officers.
BA 2.75, a new Omicron sub-variant, has been detected in the majority of samples taken from most Covid-19 patients in Delhi, said the Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Narayan (LNJP) Hospital. The samples were sent for genome sequencing and analysed this week, news agency PTI reported quoting a senior official of the hospital on Thursday. The study involved 90 patients, and BA 2.75 is more transmissible than Omicron's previous variants.
It's easily assumed by the older generations that the youth of the country, having been born in a free India, doesn't care for or value freedom and the struggles that led to it. But this International Youth Day, as we speak to Gen Z, it's clear that the assumption is far from true. Freedom is to not be scared of making mistakes.
Mumbai: A survey of over 12,000 students from colleges affiliated with the University of Mumbai has revealed that in 2021-22, students had to take up jobs along with their studies to pay for their tuition fees. Of the 12,159 responses received, 57% were male and 43% were female students. 48.8% of respondents were from Mumbai while 19% were from Thane and around 32% of students were from rural districts of Raigad, Ratnagiri, Sindhudurg and Palghar.
Mumbai: The Bombay high court (HC) on Thursday granted bail to former vice-president of Gitanjali Group Vipul Chitalia, who was arrested in March 2018 in connection with the ₹13,850 crore fraud at the Punjab National Bank. Chitalia is a co-accused with the fugitive diamond trader and the group's promoter Mehul Chokshi.