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Man jumps to death from Delhi building

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New Delhi, Aug 2: A 23-year-old man jumped to death under mysterious circumstances from a five-storeyed building in Delhi, the police informed on Tuesday.

The incident held on Sunday evening about 6 p.m. when the man identified as Pankaj Kumar was seen noticed locals about the way to railway tracks in Laxmi Nagar of east Delhi.

“Pankaj was living with his parents in School Block of Laxmi Nagar area. He was not keeping well since 2013 after he appeared at Class XII examination,” a senior police officer said.

His family expressed that he was in depression since last month. This was apparently the cause of the extreme step, the officer said.

“Pankaj was taken to nearby Lal Bahadur Shastri Hospital, where he succumbed during treatment,” the officer added.

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Four dead in Muzaffarnagar Explosion

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Lucknow, June 25: At least four people dead and three injured in an explosion at a scrap shop in Muzaffarnagar’s Civil Lines area on Monday. 

Bomb disposal squad present at the spot, further investigation underway.

Eyewitness accounts suggest that the owner of the junk shop was hammering a pointed object when the explosion took place.

Muzaffaranagar Senior Superintendent of Police Anant Dev stated the Anti-Terror Squad (ATS) and the Army would soon join the probe.

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Mumbai Rains: Wall Collapses in Wadala, Cars trapped

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Mumbai, June 25: At least Seven cars were damaged and several trapped after a wall of an under-construction building collapsed at Vidyalankar road in Wadala’s Antop Hill due to heavy rains. 

As torrential rains clobbered large areas of Mumbai and other parts of Maharashtra, at least five people lost their lives in rain-related incidents, news agency IANS reported.

Following water-logging traffic and Mumbai’s lifeline, the suburban locals are affected.

Local trains are running between 15-30 minutes late and a periphery of several stations like Sion, Chinchpokli and Matunga, inconveniencing office-goers due to continuous rainfall.

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No more trees in Delhi to be cut till July 4, says High Court

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New Delhi, June 25: No trees will be cut in Delhi for now, the High Court said on Monday, putting on hold a controversial mega-project that requires the cutting of 17,000 trees in the city to make way for government officers’ houses and a commercial complex.

“Has the tree-cutting been approved by the green tribunal,” the court questioned as it put off the project till July 4, the next hearing.

The High Court will hear the matter next on July 4, while. The National Green Tribunal will hear the matter on July 2.

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