Kid run over by auto, succumbs to injuries
A 27-year-old autorickshaw driver was arrested for running over a two-year-old boy in Pydhonie in south Mumbai on Tuesday. Pydhonie police said the incident occurred on Tuesday morning when the boy came out of his house to play and was hit by the autorickshaw. He was then taken to Sir JJ Hospital where he succumbed to injuries.
The accused, Nawaz Ahmed Siraj Ansari, 27, is a resident of Bhiwandi. The boy was identified as Arya. His father and brother both work as welders. He was at his Pydhonie residence with his mother when the incident occurred. “On December 24, Arya’s father and brother were away for some welding work. Around 11am, the boy went outside to play while the mother was busy preparing lunch. When she heard people screaming, she rushed out and saw the 2-year-old lying in a pool of blood near the autorickshaw. The driver tried to escape but was caught by the locals,” said a police officer.
The child was rushed to Sir JJ Hospital but he succumbed to head injuries. “The doctors declared him dead as a result of multiple injuries. They added that the death was due to haemorrhage and shock due to severe head injury,” added the officer. The driver was charged with sections 279 (Rash driving or riding on a public way) and 304 (A) (Causing death by negligence) of the Indian Penal Code.
According to members of warkari (pilgrims) sect, who visited Delhi and met PUNE Prime Minister Narendra Modi in March, said that the prime minister is likely to visit Dehu on June 14. Also a member of BJP's state unit, a trustee at Sant Tukaram temple at Dehu and Acharya Tushar Bhosale had visited Delhi in March to meet PM Modi. BJP leader and former mayor Murlidhar Mohol also confirmed PM's Dehu visit on 14th June.
Light rain with thunderstorm lashed parts of Rajasthan over the past 24 hours, bringing down mercury by one to eight degrees Celsius at several places, a MeT department spokesperson said. According to the meteorological department, Jaisalmer was recorded the hottest place on Monday with 43.3 degrees Celsius. However, in Barmer, the maximum temperature dropped by 3.5 degrees Celsius compared to Sunday's 40.7 degrees. The mercury also dropped in other districts of the state.
The Bharatiya Janata Party will felicitate beneficiaries of various welfare schemes being run by the party's governments at the Centre and in Uttar Pradesh as part of celebrations timed with the completion of eight years of the Modi regime. The BJP will celebrate its eighth anniversary of being in power at the Centre this month.
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The second apprenticeship mela by the state government will be organised in all 75 nodal ITIs across the state on May 30, said special secretary of vocational education and skill development, Harikesh Chaurasia. He said that MSME, the employment department and the district administration will jointly work to make the fair a success. Chaurasia said that 10,600 youth benefitted from the last apprenticeship fair.