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Bank building catches fire in Mumbai’s Fort area

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Mumbai, April 21: A building of Bank of India catches fire in Mumbai’s Fort area. Four fire fighting tender have been sent.

The operations is underway.

(More details awaited)

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Nagpur journalist’s mother, minor daughter found murdered

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Nagpur, Feb 18: The mother and minor daughter of a Nagpur-based crime reporter were found murdered here on Sunday, police said.

Reported missing since Saturday, the bodies of Usha S. Kamble, 54, and her 18-month-old granddaughter Rashi were discovered by some people behind a school building in Sitabuldi area of the city on Sunday.

A crime reporter with a portal, Nagpur Times, Ravikant Kamble had reported that they had gone to the market near their residential area of Dighori on Saturday evening and never returned home.

Even as a search was launched for them, they were suspected of being kidnapped and were found murdered on Sunday, their throats slit and their bodies packed in a sack and thrown in a gutter.

Though the motive behind the double murder is being ascertained, police suspect professional or personal rivalry or financial disputes among the possible reasons.

Moving swiftly, Nagpur Police detained two suspects in connection with the double murder.

The murders sent shock waves among the people of Nagpur, which is the second capital of Maharashtra and the hometown of Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, who also handles the home portfolio.

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Job seekers protest at Bihar railway stations

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Patna, Feb 18: Thousands of youths on Sunday staged violent protests and indulged in arson at three railway stations in Bihar against reducing the age limit for recruitment in the Railways, leading to services being disrupted for some time, police said.

The protests against the age limit reduction for Group D recruitment and reserving most of the seats for ITI holders in the Railways came two days after hundreds of unemployed youths protested at Ara train station.

On Sunday, the protesters, mostly job aspirants, demonstrated at Rafiganj railway station in Aurangabad district, Athamgola railway station in Patna district and Hajipur railway station in Vaishali district.

They forcibly stopped trains, blocked tracks, torched vehicles and threw stones at police officials in Rafiganj and Athamgola railway stations.

The protesters shouted slogans against the BJP-led Central government and displayed posters that read “hum pakoda nahi bechenge”, “protest against surgical strike on railway job aspirants”, “notify more jobs in railways”.

The protest left half a dozen police officials injured and services on the Gaya-Mughalsarai section of the East Central Railway disrupted for hours.

“Some pelted police with stones when officers tried to disperse them in which nearly a dozen of them were injured,” a district police official said.

The police opened fire to disperse the protesters in Rafiganj after they tried to ransack the railway station.

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Hyderabad student hangs self during video call with boyfriend

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Hyderabad, Feb 18: An MBA student hanged herself during a video call with her boyfriend at a hostel in Hyderabad, police said on Sunday.

The incident occurred at the private hostel in the city’s Kompally area on Saturday night.

According to the police, Hanisha Chowdhary resorted to the extreme step while talking to her boyfriend Dakshit Patel.

Chowdhary was shifted to a hospital, where doctors declared her brought dead.

The victim was from Anantapur district, Andhra Pradesh.

A police officer said they have recovered the girl’s mobile phone and were investigating the the cause behind the suicide.

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