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Curfew in Uttar Pradesh district after man beaten to death

Curfew was imposed In Uttar Pradesh”s Deoria district after a young man was beaten to death for objecting to loud music during Janmashtami celebrations.

Section 144, which prohibits the assembly of more than four people, was imposed in the district”s Barhaj area on Sunday.

District Magistrate Amit Kishore said the restrictions would remain in force till September 15.

According to reports, the incident took place late Saturday night in Barhaj area”s Patel Nagar locality.

Deoria Superintendent of Police (SP) Shripati Misra said: “On the occasion of Krishna Janamashtami, some youths were playing loud music in Patel Nagar when Munnu Lal asked them to stop, which enraged the group who then attacked the latter with sticks.

“When his sons Sumit and Sachin, along with his wife Sanju Devi, rushed to save him from the attackers, they too were beaten up.”

The police reached the spot and admitted the injured to the local health centre, where doctors referred Munnu Lal and Sumit to the district hospital for treatment.

Sumit, 25, died during treatment on Sunday.

Additional forces have been deployed to maintain law and order in the area and efforts were on to arrest the accused.

(IANS)

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Bharatiy Janata Party’s success ordained by God, not man: Shivraj

The BJP”s success is ordained by God and is not man-made, BJP national Vice President Shivraj Singh Chouhan said here on Sunday.

The former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister also said that BJP”s star leadership pairings have transformed the party and the country since the days of the Jan Sangh.

“God has blessed BJP,” he told party workers here.

Chouhan, who is the in-charge of the party”s membership drive, also said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is not a person, but an institution, adding that the Jan Sangh, the BJP and the country had been lucky to have great leaders, who had emerged in pairs.

“Look at the pairings of the BJP leadership. Syama Prasad Mookerjee and Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay. They took Jan Sangh to the top.

“Atalji (late former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee) and Advaniji (BJP veteran L.K. Advani). They established governments in several states. For the first time, a BJP Prime Minister unfurled the Indian tricolour at the Red Fort.

“After that, the Narendra bhai and Amit Shah bhai (Union Home Minister and BJP chief Amit Shah) pair are taking the country to its ultimate summit. I am telling you the truth… this is not the work of man. God is doing this,” Chouhan added.

(IANS)

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Man held for smuggling liquor from Haryana in milk container

A man has been arrested for allegedly smuggling illicit liquor from Haryana into the national Capital from south Delhi, the police said on Wednesday.

Police said the accused, posing as a milk supplier, used to transport quarters of liquor in milk containers on his bike.

The accused has been identified as Jawahar, a resident of Palwal in Haryana.

According to Chinmoy Biswal, the Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP), South-East district, on July 22, a special picket was set up near Agra Canal at Meetapur. Police said that while checking around 10 p.m., a motorcyclist carrying milk containers was seen coming from Faridabad. The police team got suspicious about movement of the milk carrier so late at night and signaled him to stop. But the rider speeded up,” said Biswal, adding the rider was apprehended after a brief chase.

“During search of four milk containers which were hooked on the bike, around 200 quarters of local liquor ‘For sale in Haryana only’ were recovered which were hidden in milk containers. A case under section 33/52 of Excise Act was registered at Jaitpur police station and Jawahar was arrested,” said Biswal.

“The accused has told the police that entered Delhi through Ismailpur Border near Faridabad,” said Biswal.

(IANS)

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Man in Uttar Pradesh set ablaze after mistaken for thief

A 28-year-old Dalit man here in Uttar Pradesh was allegedly stripped, beaten up and set on fire by a mob who mistook him as thief.

Sujeet Kumar, who was later rescued by police, has been admitted to a hospital in Lucknow with over 30 per cent burn injuries.

Three named accused have been arrested and a manhunt has been launched for a fourth who remains unidentified, police said.

According to the police, Kumar was on his way to his in-laws’ house, on Thursday night, when he was chased by a pack of stray dogs in Raghupurwa village.

The man took refuge in a shed outside a house when locals, Shrawan Kumar, Umesh and Ram Lakhan and two others, saw him holed up near the house and began grilling him.

Sujeet told them that he was going to bring his wife back home, but the group did not listen.

They allegedly labeled him a thief and began beating him up. He was stripped, bathed in petrol and set on fire. Some people alerted the police and a patrol vehicle came to Sujeet’s rescue. He was first taken to a private hospital and later shifted to Lucknow.

Barabanki Superitendent of Police Akash Tomar said a case has been registered under the SC/ST Act and sections of the IPC, including attempt to murder and voluntarily causing hurt.

“Chief Medical Superintendent (Civil Hospital) Ashutosh Dubey has said that Sujeet had sustained burns from his thighs to feet. “He is under observation and his condition is serious,” Dubey added.

(IANS)

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TN man accused of raping British woman nabbed in Bengaluru

A 30-year-old rape accused who escaped from judicial custody last month has been arrested in Bengaluru, Goa Police said on Tuesday.

Ramachandra Yellappa is accused of allegedly raping a 48-year-old British tourist near South Goa’s Canacona railway station and had fled from custody while he was being shifted to a court for trial on June 28.

“A team of officials from Margao town police station has arrested the accused Ramachandra Yellappa in Bengaluru based on a tip-off,” a Goa Police spokesperson told reporters on Tuesday.

Yellappa, who hails from Tamil Nadu, was being escorted to a trial court for a hearing last month, when he escaped from the toilet of the court complex, forcing the police to launch a manhunt to trace him.

(IANS)

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UK- Indian businessman sues wife over son from another man

A ruling by a British judge has revealed that an Indian origin man, the son of a London-based arms dealer, is suing his estranged wife after learning that he is not the father of their eight-year-old son.

The couple is already involved in a high-profile divorce case.

The Daily Mail of London has reported that the judge, Justice Jonathan Cohen, said the man was devastated that he was not the father of the boy and had “launched” a raft of litigations. He said the father wanted “every penny” spent on raising the boy to be returned.

The man wants to be compensated for the distress caused to him by the revelation that the boy is not his son.

As for the woman, Judge Cohen said that she was “full of remorse”.

There was a recent hearing in the family division of the UK High Court in London over whether the woman should reveal the name of the boy’s father.

The man and his father had been arrested in connection with a bribery scandal involving a car manufacturer. The man’s father is widely regarded to be the foremost Indian origin arms dealer. He lives in a multi-million pound mansion in an affluent part of London.

(IANS)

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How Iron Man comes alive in ‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’

Iron Man may have died while saving the world in ‘Avengers: Endgame’, but he comes alive in ‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’. How? Through his persona, legacy and technological inventions, like one aptly named ‘EDITH’ — an acronym for “Even Dead I’m The Hero”.

If you haven’t watched the film, here’s a spoiler alert.

The Jon Watts directorial follows the aftermath of “Avengers: Endgame”. And Tom Holland’s “Spider-Man: Far From Home” opens with a tribute to the superheroes that the world lost in “Avengers: Infinity War” and “Avengers: Endgame”, to the tune of Whitney Houston’s “I will always love you”.

The montage reminisces the fallen heroes — Tony Stark/Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.), Captain America (Chris Evans), Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson) and Vision (Paul Bettany).

From Holland’s Peter Parker/Spider-Man grieving the death of Iron Man and trying to move on by going on a school trip to the world mourning the demise of their enigmatic superhero — Iron Man has a strong influence on the film.

Sony Pictures Entertainment India released the film in India in English, Hindi, Tamil and Telugu on July 4. On the small screen, it will premiere exclusively on &flix movie channel.

Iron Man’s death haunts the movie with a visage painted on walls — from Queens to Venice, on murals and at candlelit memorials. And this makes every one ask one question — who will replace Iron Man?

Peter Parker seems to be the answer.

The makers keep drawing parallels between Peter and Tony — be it through almost a similar hairstyle or Peter inheriting a pair of Tony’s signature sunglasses equipped with EDITH.

In one instance, Jon Favreau as Tony’s close aide Happy Hogan is seen telling Peter: “I don’t think Tony would have done what he did if he didn’t think you were going to be here after he was gone”. He even plays “Back in black” by AC/DC — the song used in the first “Iron Man” movie.

In fact, when Peter crafts his new Spider-Man suit using Tony’s technology, Happy is seen taking a moment to take note of how Peter’s technique is very similar to how Tony used to create his Iron Man suits.

While most of the people are expecting Spider-Man to rise to the occasion, there are some disgruntled ex-Stark employees who join together to be the next big superhero after Iron Man.

Initially, Peter feels Jake Gyllenhaal as Quentin Beck can be the replacement for his mentor Iron Man. But Beck is one of the jilted employees, who is out to avenge the moment when his technology dubbed as BARF was spurned by Tony.

Tony dubbed it as Binary Augmented Retro-Framing, which first featured in “Captain America: Civil War” wherein Tony demonstrates the technology to MIT students.

Now, it is revealed that Beck was the one to invent the realistic hologram technology, with a flashback scene — in which he is seen standing off-stage watching the presentation disapprovingly.

Another person with vengeance is a technician who was berated by Jeff Bridges’ Obadiah Stane in “Iron Man”.

So, Tony Stark and his technology makes for the crux of the story.

And it seems the connection will continue as the film ends with Beck revealing Spider-Man’s real identity, and his aspirations to be the next Iron Man in a negative connotation.

(IANS)

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Bengal’s Coochbehar district man forces victim to utter ‘Jai Shri Ram’

A man in West Bengal’s Coochbehar district was beaten up for not uttering ‘Jai Shree Ram’, police said.

The incident of Tufanganj surfaced after a video clip was circulated on social media. In the video, a man was being made to do sit-ups holding his ears and forced to say Jai Shree Ram’. The man followed helplessly.

The accused has been arrested by the officers of the local police station, sources said

(IANS)

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Man held for raping woman year ago, arrested Uttar Pradesh

The police have arrested a man accused of raping a woman, who lived in an ‘ashram’ here in Uttar Pradesh, about an year ago.

The victim, who has been staying in the Brahma Kumari Ashram for four years, told the police that the ‘ashram’ manager Bhagwan Singh raped her about a year ago and threatened her of dire consequences if she complained.

She said that the accused tried to molest her again two days ago but she managed to escape and sought the help of neighbours who took her to the Sikandra police station where she lodged her complaint.

The victim claimed that some of other women in the ‘ashram’ were also molested by the accused.

The accused, however, told reporters in the police station that he had consensual relations with the victim.

“Two days ago, this woman had a fight with other women in the ‘ashram’ and when I intervened in the matter, she threatened to get me booked,” said the accused.

Circle Officer of Hari Parvat police station Gopal Chaudhary said that other inmates of the ashram were being interrogated and investigation was on.

(IANS)

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Guna (Madhya Pradesh) Man gets Scindia’s image tattooed on chest

Former Union Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia may have lost the parliamentary elections but there is no dearth of enthusiasm among his fans. A fan not only got the Congress leader’s image tattooed on his chest but has also stopped wearing a shirt or footwear.

On Sunday, Scindia was addressing party workers in Madhya Pradesh’s Guna parliamentary constituency – from where he contested – and Rupesh Sharma was among those who came to listen to his favourite leader.

When reporters spotted Sharma and asked him about his unusual avatar, he said Scindia is his favourite leader and that is why he has got the tattoo. The fan added that he was upset because Scindia lost the Lok Sabha elections and has decided to remain without a shirt or footwear for five years.

Guna was considered a traditional stronghold of the Scindia family. Jyotiraditya Scindia won the seat four consecutive times and 2019 is the first time that someone from the Scindia family lost this seat.
(IANS)

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Bhopal, Man arrested for minor’s rape and murder in Bhopal

The police on Monday arrested Vishnu Prasad (35), the accused in the rape and killing of an eight-year-old girl from Kamla Nagar locality in Bhopal. The arrest was made in Khandwa, about 275 kms from Bhopal.

The police claim family members gave away Vishnu’s location. The police released a 10-second sketchy video that shows him weakly answering questions about his name and vocation. Police said Vishnu belongs to Khandwa.

There has been a spate of crimes against children over the past few days. A five-year-old girl was raped and killed in Ujjain on Friday and a 16-year-old boy was arrested in Jabalpur on Sunday for raping another four-year-old.

The police have promised to fast track the legal process to ensure speedy justice in the case. Chief Minister Kamal Nath has assured that the charge sheet would be presented within 48 hours and conviction would be ensured in 30 days. The state government has also announced a compensation of Rs 5 lakh for the family.

Police said they had announced a reward of Rs 20,000 for tracing the accused. Twenty teams were formed to locate him.

Public joined the girl’s relatives in organising a traffic jam near the Kamla Nagar police station. The child was missing around 8 p.m. on Saturday night and her body was recovered from a nearby drain in the early hours of Sunday. There were cuts on her face apparently caused by blades.

The incident reflected the insensitive face of the police. When the girl’s parents reached Kamla Nagar police station on Saturday night, Assistant Sub-inspector Dev Singh refused to register the case. A constable demanded money from the harried couple.

Later when the police did visit the victim’s house, they told the parents the girl must have eloped with someone. The team returned without searching the location.

At around 11.30 p.m., municipal councillors and neighbours informed senior officers, forcing the police into action. At around 5.15 a.m., the family found the body of the girl in a gutter near her house. Post-mortem report said the child was strangulated after rape. Seven policemen, including the ASI, have been suspended for negligence.

Leader of the Opposition Gopal Bhargava demanded the resignation of the state Home Minister and the Chief Minister. He said the two incidents of child rape and murder in two days reflect a major failure on the part of the six-month-old Congress government.
Bhargava’s comment could be dismissed as rhetoric. But the state government can’t wish away some questions.

Through the whole sequence of events, one has not heard from an important political functionary, the Minister for Women and Child Development, Imarti Devi. The Minister hasn’t had any meeting either with the officials of her own Department or with other organisations. The state Human Rights Commission has also kept quiet.

The Minister’s only statement during the past week was to demand the elevation of her mentor Jyotiraditya Scindia as the state Congress President. Imarti Devi was not able to read the oath during the swearing-in ceremony. Her performance as a Minister is an embarrassment for the government.

The BJP government led by Shivraj Singh Chouhan had in December 2017 made a legal provision for execution of the guilty in cases of rape of children under 12 years. As many as 26 people were sentenced to death after the law was passed. But all the cases are now pending with the High Court, the Supreme Court and the President.

(IANS)

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Plane makes emergency landing in UAE after Indian man dies

Abu Dhabi, May 15  An Alitalia New Delhi-Milan flight made an emergency landing in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) following the death of an Indian man onboard the flight, Indian Embassy officials said here.

The victim Kailash Chandra Saini, 52, from Rajasthan, was accompanied by his 26-year-old son Heera Lal, reports the Khaleej Times.

“The flight made an emergency landing (at the Abu Dhabi International Airport) on Monday night. The body was taken to Mafraq Hospital. The formalities have been completed. The death certificate was issued today (Tuesday). The body will be repatriated on an Etihad flight, hopefully by Wednesday morning,” Embassy counsellor M. Rajamurugan said on Tuesday.

(IANS)

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Police Arrested Ex-Army Man for Making Hoax Call About Terror Attack

Bengaluru police on Friday late night arrested a 65 year old ex army man Swamy Sundara Murthy on charges of making hoax call about a terror threat, to Bengaluru police control room on Friday.

The arrested person had been identified as a resident of Munivenkatappa Layout, Avalahalli. He is a retired army person, now working as a truck driver

Karnataka DG-IGP had written to his counterparts of 6 states and an Union Territory –Tami Nadu, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Puducherry, Goa, Maharashtra –warning of terror attacks.

 

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Dalit man chops off finger after accidently voting for BJP

A Dalit man, who accidentally cast his vote for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Uttar Pradesh’s Bulandshahr, has chopped off his index finger for the “mistake”.

Pawan Kumar, in a video clip that has gone viral on social media, can be heard saying that he got confused with too many symbols on the voting machine and pressed the wrong button on Thursday.

“I wanted to vote for the elephant, but I voted for the flower by mistake,” he said in the video.

Kumar had gone to vote in the Shikarpur area in Bulandshahr and cast his vote for BJP’s Bhola Singh instead of the Bahujan Samj Party’s Yogesh Varma.

He said he was a Dalit and it was his duty to vote for the elephant (the BSP symbol). He added that the ink mark on his index finger reminded him of his mistake for which he chopped it off.

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Man accused over Christchurch terror attack to face 89 charges

The Australian man accused of killing 50 Muslim worshippers at two mosques here on March 15 will face 50 murder charges and 39 attempted murder charges, New Zealand police said on Thursday.

“Police can now confirm the man arrested in relation to the Christchurch terror attacks will face 50 murder and 39 attempted murder charges when he appears in the High Court in Christchurch on Friday 5 April,” the New Zealand Police said in a tweet.

The charges against Brenton Harrison Tarrant, 28, comes ahead of his second appearance at the High Court in Christchurch on Friday, reports The New Zealand Herald.

He first appeared a day after he carried out the massacre at the city’s Al Noor Mosque and the Linwood Islamic Centre which also left over 50 others injured.

The police said that other charges were still under consideration.

Tarrant has turned down his legal counsel and said he wanted to defend himself against the charges.

The High Court received 12 applications from both New Zealand media and foreign organisations to film, take photographs, or make audio recordings at Friday’s hearing.

But Justice Cameron Mander declined the applications.

Justice Mander also ruled the accused will appear in court on Friday via audio-visual link from New Zealand’s only maximum security prison in Paremoremo, Auckland.

Tarrant will not be required to enter pleas to charges he currently faces.

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Man pleads guilty to scamming Google and Facebook

A 50-year-old man from Lithuania has pleaded guilty to scamming Google and Facebook into paying over $120 million for work that never took place.

According to a report in The New York Times on Monday, Evaldas Rimasauskas was involved in running a company that controlled several accounts at banks in Latvia and Cyprus.

Posing as Quanta Computer, a Taiwan-based laptop manufacturer, the phishing scheme netted $23 million from Google in 2013 and $98 million from Facebook in 2015.

“As Evaldas Rimasauskas admitted today, he devised a blatant scheme to fleece US companies out of $100 million, and then siphoned those funds to bank accounts around the globe,” Geoffrey S Berman, the US Attorney for the Southern District of New York, said in a statement.

“Rimasauskas thought he could hide behind a computer screen halfway across the world while he conducted his fraudulent scheme, but as he has learned, the arms of American justice are long, and he now faces significant time in a U.S. prison,” Berman was quoted as saying.

Rimasauskas, who was extradited from Lithuania to the US in 2017, faces up to 30 years in prison.

Rimasauskas sent fraudulent phishing emails to agents from Google and Facebook regularly involved in directing business with Quanta.

After the money was wired from Google and Facebook to the bank accounts in Cyprus and Latvia, Rimasauskas “caused the stolen funds to be quickly wired into different bank accounts in various locations throughout the world, including Latvia, Cyprus, Slovakia, Lithuania, Hungary and Hong Kong.”

Facebook said in a statement that the company had “recovered the bulk of the funds shortly after the incident and has been cooperating with law enforcement in its investigation.

Google said in a statement to CNET that it had “detected this fraud and promptly alerted the authorities. We recouped the funds and we’re pleased this matter is resolved”.

Rimasauskas is likely to be sentenced on July 24.

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Violence as 28-year-old man dies in police custody in Srinagar

A 28-year-old man belonging to Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district died in police custody in Srinagar, triggering a spontaneous shutdown and street clashes in Awantipora town.

As news reached Awantipora that Rizwan Asad Pandit, 28, a private school teacher, had died in police custody, clashes started between the security forces and stone-pelting youths.

All shops and other businesses were hurriedly closed and traffic also went off the roads in the town.

As a precaution, all exams scheduled for Tuesday in the Islamic University of Science and Technology (IUST) at Awantipora were postponed.

Mobile Internet services were suspended in Awantipora and adjoining areas.

Authorities rushed reinforcements of security forces to Awantipora to maintain law and order.

Former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah tweeted: “I had hoped custodial deaths were a thing of our dark past. This is an unacceptable development and must be investigated in a transparent, time bound manner. Exemplary punishment must be handed out to the killers of this young man.”

The National Conference leader added that with “midnight raids, crackdowns, rampant arrests, custodial murders, denial of democratic right to choose a government. Kashmir continues to suffer the fallout of the disastrous PDP-BJP alliance and from the Modi government’s muscular approach to J&K”.

Police said Rizwan was arrested three days back in connection with a militancy related case.

“He died during Monday night,” a police officer said, adding that a magisterial probe had been ordered.

“In addition, a departmental inquiry has been ordered into the circumstances that led to the death,” the officer said.

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Hyderabad man shot at in New Zealand, another missing

A man from Hyderabad was critically injured and another was missing in the horrific massacre at one of the two mosques in New Zealand’s Christchurch city on Friday.
 
Ahmed Iqbal Jehangir, who was at Al Noor Mosque for Friday prayers, was injured and taken to hospital, his brother Mohammed Khursheed Jehangir told IANS in Hyderabad.
 
“My brother was shot in his chest. A video I received shows him lying on stretcher,” Khursheed said.
 
Ahmed, settled in New Zealand for 15 years, runs a Hyderabadi food restaurant near Al Noor Mosque. His family members were safe.
 
An anxious Khursheed was waiting for more information from New Zealand. He wants to rush to New Zealand to be with his brother and appealed to the Indian government for help.
 
Another man from Hyderabad was also reported missing. Farhaj Ahsan, had gone to the same mosque for prayers and was listed missing after the attack by gunmen.
 
His father Mohammed Sayeeduddin and other family members were worried over Farhaj’s well-being and were waiting for information.
 
Farhaj, a software engineer, used to regularly offer Friday prayers at Al Noor mosque as he lives in a nearby neighbourhood with his wife and two children.
 
Like every day, Sayeeduddin rang up his son, unaware of what was going on at the mosque. “We speak to him over phone every day around afternoon and today being Friday I rang him around 8 a.m. but he did not respond,” he told IANS.
 
He then called his daughter-in-law, who informed him that there was an attack at the mosque and she also tried to reach Farhaj over his mobile phone.
 
She later went to hospital with a picture of her husband and after a long wait, the authorities told her that he is among 19 people missing.
 
“We are worried about his well-being and waiting for some information from there,” said Sayeeduddin, who lives in Nadeem Colony here.
 
Farhaj had gone to New Zealand 15 years ago and did his MS from Auckland University. He worked for various companies and had recently completely a project for a firm in Christchurch.
 
Hyderabad MP Asaduddin Owaisi tweeted to Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj, urging her to provide immediate assistance to the two families to facilitate their travel to New Zealand.
 
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Aero India; IAF honours slain Surya Kiran pilot with ‘missing man’ formation

Indian Air Force (IAF) fighter jets flew in a “missing man” formation at the inauguration of the Aero India 2019 here on Wednesday as a mark of respect to Surya Kiran aerobatics team pilot Wing Commander Sahil Gandhi, who was killed in a mid-air collision a day ago while practicing for the air show.

The three aircraft formation of Tejas, Jaguar and Su-30 flew past with an empty space for the leader signifying the departure of their comrade.

Recovering from the loss, the IAF said that it lost one of the finest display pilots in Gandhi, who was part of the core group of the world renowned aerobatics group.

The “missing man” formation is the way military aviators pay tribute to a fallen pilot.

The tradition of missing man formation was started to pay tribute to Charles “speed” Holman, an American stunt pilot, who died in an air crash in the 1930s.

The Surya Kiran announced that the team “lost a buddy” in Sahil, the IAF — a professional, and the nation — a hero.

“Flight is the freedom in purest form, to dance with the cloud which will follow the storm… for each of us is created to die and within me I know I was born to fly,” said song capturing the spirit of the team.

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Ex-Bharatiya Janata Party man Kirti Azad joins Congress

Former BJP leader Kirti Azad, who was suspended by the party, joined the Congress here on Monday in the presence of party chief Rahul Gandhi.

The cricketer-turned-politician announced his joining on Twitter and added that he felicitated Gandhi in the traditional Mithila style.

Azad was suspended from the Bharatiya Janata Party in 2015 for anti-party activities.He is a Member of Parliament from Bihar’s Darbhanga.

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Man arrested for raping minor at public toilet in Delhi

A 35-year-old sanitation worker was arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting a five-year-old girl at a public toilet in west Delhi’s Naraina area, police said on Monday.

Police said the accused, identified as Kailash, 35, was arrested from a public toilet on Monday after the victim’s parents reported the incident to the police.

The incident occurred on February 6 when Kailash spotted the minor girl, 5, at a public toilet and took her to his room, where he sexually assaulted her. After raping her, he threatened to kill her if she disclosed about the incident to her parents.

The victim’s parents work as labourers and stay at JJ Camp in Naraina.

“After returning from their work, they saw the girl bleeding. The victim’s mother brought medicines from a government dispensary. However, when the victim’s health started deteriorating, she took her to Deen Dayal Upadhyay hospital, where the doctors confirmed sexual assault,” Deputy Commissioner of Police (West) Monika Bhardwaj said.

“Later, the victim’s parents reported about the incident to the police, following which the accused was arrested,” she added.

IANS