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Man obstructs Metro run by walking on track

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New Delhi, June 15: Services on Delhi Metro’s Blue Line (Dwarka-Vaishali/Noida City Centre) were disrupted on Wednesday when a passenger got down and started walking on the tracks between Noida Sector 16 and Sector 15 Stations.

The trains remained stationary for more than 15 minutes and then resumed their run at a diminished speed, due to the stray passenger.

“The incident was reported to us around 8.45 p.m. The trains had started running only after a slight delay. We decided to keep the speed slower than usual till we were sure that the culprit has been found, ” a Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) Official told IANS.

The Central Industrial Security Force, (CISF) which is responsible for security at Metro premises, didn’t comment on the story and failed to confirm whether the man was found.

The metro services on the same stretch were thrown out of gear yesterday when it suffered a short circuit by an eagle which flew into the overhead wire near Yamuna Bank Metro Station.

The services were disrupted for more than three hours, stranding thousands of commuters.

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Food poisoning kills 4, at least 70 hospitalised in Maharashtra

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After the dinner, many people complained of stomach aches, suddenly started vomiting incessantly and were rushed to nearby private clinics and hospitals. (Representative Photo)

Raigad (Maharashtra), June 19: At least four people were killed due to suspected food-poisoning after a house-warming dinner here, news agency IANS quoted police official as saying on Tuesday.

The incident occurred at the new home of Subhash Mane, who had organised a vaastu-shanti pooja in Mahad village, followed by the celebratory dinner on Monday night, a Raigad Police spokesman said.

After the dinner, many people complained of stomach aches, suddenly started vomiting incessantly and were rushed to nearby private clinics and hospitals, the report said.

Mahad village in Khalapur is around 75 kms from Mumbai.

Of the 70 others still admitted to the hospital, the condition of at least five is described as critical, IANS quoted the spokesperson as saying.

Meanwhile, the  case has been registered as further investigations are underway.

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Partly cloudy morning in Delhi

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New Delhi, June 19: The national capital woke up to a partly cloudy morning on Tuesday but the sky is likely to be mainly clear in the day ahead, the weather office said.

The minimum temperature was recorded at 26.5 degrees Celsius, one notch below the season’s average, a scientist at India Meteorological Department (IMD) said.

The air-quality across the National Capital Region (NCR) was moderate on Tuesday morning, according to System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR).

The maximum temperature is likely to hover around 39 degrees Celsius.

The humidity at 8.30 a.m. was recorded at 67 per cent.

Monday’s maximum temperature was 36.8 degrees Celsius, three notches below the season’s average, while the minimum temperature was recorded at 28.2 degrees Celsius, the season’s average.

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Bihar: 6 children killed as car falls into pond in Ararriya

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Patna, June 19: At least six children lost their lives after the SUV they were travelling into fell into a pond in  Ararriya’s Tarabadi on Tuesday morning.

According to news agency ANI, one person has been rescued from the accident spot.

Last week , four women were killed and eight others were wounded in a collision on National Highway-28 in Samastipur district.

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