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Six killed in 2 road mishaps in UP

Six killed in 2 road mishaps in UP

Lucknow, Oct 15(UNI) At least 6 people were killed in two separate road accidents in Uttar Pradesh on Thursday.

In the first accident in Shamli district, three youths including two brothers were crushed to death when they were running on the side of the road under Babri police station on Shamli- Muzaffarnagar highway at around 0500 hrs.

Police said four youths were running on the side of the road when some unidentified vehicle crushed them. While three died on the spot, one was critically injured and was admitted to the hospital.
The deceased were identified as Subham( 13) his brother Sanjeev ( 26) and Pravesh( 16 ) while Sumeet was injured.
Meanwhile, in another road accident, 3 people were killed when a car overturned after hitting the road divider under Etmadpur police station in Agra on the Yamuna expressway and Lucknow-Agra expressway intersection on Thursday early morning.
Police said in the accident, the driver of the car along with 2 women succumbed to their injuries.
The deceased were identified as Nitesh Khare(driver), Vijeta Srivastava and Shastri Tiwari.

Two other people were injured in the accident too, who were admitted to the hospital in Agra.
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28 Nov 2020 | 1:39 AM

Damoh, MP, Nov 27 (UNI) A local court awarded life imprisonment on Friday to two men after pronouncing them guilty of double homicide.
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Accident claims leopard

28 Nov 2020 | 1:26 AM

Sehore, MP, Nov 27 (UNI) An approximately six-month-old leopard died after being hit by a train in Budhni Midghat area on Friday.
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Tusker dies in MP

28 Nov 2020 | 1:04 AM

Jabalpur, MP, Nov 27 (UNI) An approximately 14-year-old elephant was found dead under suspicious circumstances in the vicinity of Mohas canal on Friday.
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Birsa, Bhima and Tantya melas in MP

28 Nov 2020 | 12:46 AM

Bhopal, Nov 27 (UNI) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan averred on Friday that fairs will be conducted on the birth anniversaries of immortal tribal martyrs Birsa Munda, Bhima Nayak and Tantya Mama.
While addressing a Tribal Pride Felicitation ceremony in Barwani District’s Oonchi village, the veteran leader cautioned, “Certain vested interests are trying to vitiate our country’s socio-cultural harmony. Attempts are underway to bring about religious conversion through temptation and trepidation. Love jihad shall not be allowed in our state and legislation will be enacted against it in the near future. A provision of ten years’ imprisonment shall be incorporated. The Tribal Loan Waiver Act, 2020 is against unauthorised usury.”

Official sources said that a mela will be conducted every December 29 in Bhima Nayak’s birthplace. On April 4, a similar event will be held for honouring Tantia Bhil.

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