A woman who was trying to burn a bug inside her apartment's bedroom in US ended up in setting fire to the building which resulted in the evacuation of people from the building and an estimated USD 140,000 damage to the property. The incident took place at an apartment complex in Topeka, Kansas, with Topeka Fire Marshal Mike Martin saying that an investigation determined the blaze occurred in the master bedroom of an apartment. The cause was listed as being accidental, resulting from an "occupant trying to kill a bug with a lighter", the Topeka Capital-Journal reported. Ausha Scott said she was inside the apartment unit at the time of the fire with her mother, Monique Quarles, and 2-year-old child, Avionna Scott-Quarles. Quarles said the blaze started on Monday after she tri...
SAC CG 2017: SAC received 30,26,598 online applications for the CL tier 1 exam. While no announcement has been made on the release of the admit card, it is expected that the Commission will activate the link by next week The Staff Selection Commission (SAC) on July 19 postponed the date of the Combined Graduate Level Examination (OGLE) tier 1. In a notification, it has announced that the said exam will now be held from August 5 instead of August 1. The Commission said, “In partial modification to the earlier announced date(s) of the said examination from 1st August, 2017 to 20th August, 2017, the Commission would now be conducting the Combined Graduate Level Examination, 2017 from 5th August, 2017 to 24th August, 2017.” The notification further adds that SEC CG will not be held on Au
The Russian model Viktoria Odintcova, who went viral with her dare-devils stunts recently, has landed in trouble with Dubai Police. The 23-year-old model has been summoned by police for putting her life in danger by dangling from askyscraper. The Dubai police have asked the model to sign a pledge not to put her life in danger again, a local newspaper reported on Saturday. A video of the model went viral after she posted it on her Instagram account earlier in the week. It shows her stepping off a girder at the top of Dubai's 73-storey Cayan Tower and dangling in the void, held only by a man gripping her hand. Major-General Khalil Ibrahim al-Mansouri, an assistant to the chief of police in Dubai, was quoted by the Arabic-language al-Ittihad newspaper as saying that Odintcova
The poem, titled "Is larvae nah ho tum" talks about a lover, the questions he harbors long after parting with his partner and the jealousy and pain he experiences. Stand up comedian Fakir Khan recited the poem amidst thunderous applause from the audience.There is no denying that love is a beautiful emotion. Several poems and novels have been written on it, elucidating its overwhelming ability to sustain somebody. Though this is true in its own right, it is not all that there is to love. There is also desperation, jealousy and separation in love, and sometimes these emotions provide fodder for the best poems. And this was validated when stand-up comedian Fakir Khan recited a heartbreaking poem from the perspective of a lover, who is no longer with the person he loved. Titled “Is larvae nah
A video has become viral on social media showing several protesters shouted slogans in favour of independent (Azaadi) Kashmir during violent clash on Wednesday at Ramjas College. The video is being circulated on social media where students were seen shouting slogans “Freedom for students” and “freedom for Kashmir.” On Thursday morning, the AISA students staged protest against Delhi Police andABVP outside police headquarters. Joint commissioner of Police Deependra Pathak said that situation at Ramjas college is being monitored. He said the police would request students to remain peaceful during protest. “Situation is being monitored and in future protest, we request students to remain peaceful,” said Deependra Pathak (Joint CP) while talking to media. Pathak admitted th
: Sanjay Dutt is in news again, this time because of his security guards and crew members, who reportedly ‘roughed up’ mediapersons in Agra on the sets of Omung Kumar directorial ‘Bhoomi’. An FIR was reportedly filed against the actor by the media persons following the incident. The alleged attack took place on the VIP Road that leads to Taj Mahal. Dutt, who was shooting there for the film, left soon after the incident. According to media persons, they were there to cover the traffic snarl in the area which they claimed was caused because of the shoot.A video has surfaced on social networking websites, showing the incident that happened on the streets. A few policemen and film crew personnel are seen trying to break up the angry mob and keep them away from the sets
The police official added that the soldiers allegedly opened fire in order to chase away a group of people that had begun pelting stones on vehicles of 53 Rashtriya Rifles of the Army. The situation in Beerbohm town and adjoining areas is said to be tense following the firing. An 18-year-old boy was killed and another person was injured in an alleged firing by security forces on Friday in Kashmir, PT reported citing police. The incident occurred during stone-pelting in Beerbohm area of Kashmir’s Budge district. The police official added that the soldiers allegedly opened fire in order to chase away a group of people that had begun pelting stones on vehicles of 53 Rashtriya Rifles of The Army. Tan veer Ahmad Bani is said to have succumbed to his injuries, while the other injured has
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, it appears, has better conveyed the message of cleanliness to his cabinet colleagues. A day after the newly-elected CM took some tough decisions on cleanliness, UP minister Upendra Tewari was on Thursday seen cleaning his office in the state legislature with a broom. The pictures and videos showing Tewari cleaning his office have gone viral on social media. The minister can be seen with a broom and a mop in the pictures, sweeping the floor of his office and the corridor that leads to it in the Vidhan Bhawan, which houses the state legislature. Tiwari, is the Minister of State (Independent charge) for Environment, Water Supply, Land Development and Water Resources and Forest. The video also shows the staff and officials there looking on as...
In an insensitive act, three women constables of the Uttar Pradesh police took selfies with a 45-year-old woman, who was allegedly forced to drink acid on a train. The pictures went viral on social media. The shocking case also caught the attention of state chief minister Aditya Nath Yogi, who visited her while the police claimed to have arrested the two accused persons identified as Bhondu Singh and Guddu Singh. A probe was ordered in to the “insensitive” conduct of three lady constables. According to police officials, the shocking incident came to light when the woman got off the Allahabad-Lucknow Ganga Gomti Express at Charbagh station here and gave a written complaint to the government railway police. She had written it being unable to speak, they said. As per the comp
According to the 54-page charge sheet, BAP leaders allegedly expressed their intention of constructing a temple publicly by way of political speeches over a highly disputed land since the 1950s. The apex court directed no fresh trial to take place and directed the Lucknow bench to hear the case on an everyday basis. The Supreme Court on Friday said it will take a decision on the early hearing of a batch of petitions including cross-appeals in the Ram Temple-Rabbi Mastoid land dispute case. The SC bench said this when BAP leader Bahamanian Seamy, who is one of the petitioners, mentioned the matter for urgent listing and hearing. “We will take a decision on it,” a PIT report quoted the bench, comprising Chief Justice J S Khazar and Justice D Y Chandra, as saying. Based on the charge-sh