Man Calls Salman Khan’s Father For His Number
Man arrested for calling up PA & father of Salman Khan, asking for the actor’s personal no.& threatening to kill him upon refusal. Mumbai police PRO says “Called PA in Oct & Salim Khan in Nov. Told the latter he’s Chhota Shakeel’s henchman. He’s sent to police custody till 22 Nov.”
Police Responds to Shooting in Chicago
Chicago police say they are responding to a shooting near a Chicago hospital with “reports of multiple victims.”
The shooting wounded multiple people, including a suspect and a police officer, authorities say.
Fighting in Yemen’s Hodeida Despite Peace Push
Fighting in flashpoint Yemeni port city of Hodeida despite peace push, according to military sources.
Malaria Cases Drop 24% In India, Odisha Best Performer: WHO
India has been identified as the top country marking maximum progress in reducing malaria cases among the 11 highest burden countries, registering a 24 per cent decrease in 2017 compared to 2016, according to a World Health Organisation (WHO) report.
As per the WHO World Malaria Report 2018, India is the only high-burden country moving in a positive direction, with Odisha emerging as the best performing state in its fight against Malaria.
The report suggests that malaria cases declined from 3,23,800 in 2017 (January-September) to 55,365 in 2018 for the same duration, along with a drop in deaths to single digits in Odisha.
1 BSF Jawan Dead in Blast in J&K’s Samba Area
At least one Border Security Force (BSF) jawan was killed in a blast in Jammu and Kashmir’s Samba sector, on Monday. The cause of the blast is yet to be ascertained.
More details awaited.
Centre Approves Rs 546 Cr Flood Relief for K’taka
The Centre on Monday approved Rs 546.21 crore additional assistance to Karnataka which has experienced floods and landslides during 2018, a Home Ministry statement said.
The decision was taken in a High Level Committee (HLC) meeting chaired by Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh.
“The HLC approved the additional assistance from National Disaster Response Fund,” said the statement.
Six Die As Tanker Hits Stationary Bus
Six persons were killed in Aligarh in Uttar Pradesh on Monday when a speeding tanker rammed into a stationary roadways bus parked on the roadside after it broke down, police said.
Ten persons were injured in the accident near Muni village, of whom four were in critical condition.
The police said the driver of the tanker apparently could not see the bus due to haze.
Court Dismisses Cong Leader’s Plea on National Herald Case
Delhi’s Patiala House Court on Monday dismissed the petition of Congress senior leader Motilal Vora, which sought directions to restrain complainant (Subramanian Swamy) from posting tweets regarding the National Herald case.
3 AIADMK Men Convicted in Dharmapuri College Bus Burning Case Set Free
All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIDMK) protesters who were convicted in Dharmapuri college bus burning case were set free on Monday.
During the incident, three girls of Tamil Nadu Agricultural University were burnt alive when their bus was set afire by AIADMK protester after former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, Jayalalithaa was convicted in a corruption case in 2000.
(Source: The Hindu)
4 Dead 1 Injured in Factor Fire in Delhi’ Karol Bagh
At least four dead and one injured after fire broke out in a factory in Karol Bagh. More details awaited.
SC Adjourns Hearing on Zakia Jafri’s Plea Till 26 Nov
The Supreme Court on Monday, 19 November adjourned the hearing of a plea challenging the clean chit given by the Special Investigating Team (SIT) to Prime Minister Narendra Modi in connection with the 2002 post-Godhra riots in Gujarat when he was the chief minister.
The case will be next heard on 26 November.
(Source: The Indian Express)
India Among Top 4 Countries Targeted For Phishing Attacks
India is among the top four nations targeted by phishing attacks, a new report said on Monday, adding that the country is also among the top hosting countries for such online frauds, second only to the US.
The other three countries most targeted by phishing are Canada, the US and the Netherlands, showed research from RSA Security, a Dell Technologies business that offers business-driven security solutions.
Phishing is the fraudulent attempt to obtain sensitive information such as usernames, passwords and credit card details via email.
PM Modi Inaugurates Western Peripheral Expressway
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday inaugurated Western Peripheral Expressway also known as Kundali-Manesar-Palwal (KMP) expressway in Harayana.