The war between Russia and Ukraine is now on its 12th day. Attempts have been made to evacuate civilians to safety by opening humanitarian corridors. Estimates show that almost 1.5 million people have fled Ukraine. Moreover, the Russian military has urged Ukraine’s neighbouring countries not to host its warplanes, stating that if Ukrainian planes execute combat missions from their territory, Moscow will consider them a part in the war.
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Russia Ukraine War Live Updates: Russian military action will stop in a moment is Ukraine meets conditions, says Kremlin
Russia has asked Ukraine to cease military action, change its constitution to enshrine neutrality, acknowledge Crimea as Russian territory and recognise the separatist republics of Donetsk and Lugansk as independent territories. Is these conditions are met, Kremlin claims that Russian military action will stop.
US, UK, Japan, EU countries listed as unfriendlies by Russia
The government of President Vladimir Putin authorised a list of nations and territories that take unfriendly actions against Russia, its companies, and its citizens on Monday. The list includes US, Canada, the EU states, UK, Ukraine, Japan, South Korea, Australia, Micronesia, New Zealand, Singapore, Montenegro, Switzerland, Albania, Andorra, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Monaco, Norway, San Marino, North Macedonia, and Taiwan.
Report says NATO, US provided Kyiv with more than 17,000 anti-tank weapons in 1 week
It has been reported that Kyiv has been provided with more than 17,000 anti-tank weapons in the past one week.
Chinese foreign minister says China-Russia friendship still rock solid
Despite international condemnation of Russia’s continued invasion of Ukraine, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi stated Monday that the friendship between Beijing and Moscow was still very solid, and that China was willing to help mediate peace.
New Zealand imposes sanctions on Putin, Russian businessmen, politicians
Russian President Vladimir Putin and more than 100 Russian politicians, businesses, and their relatives have been sanctioned by New Zealand.
PM Modi speaks to Ukrainian President Zelenskyy on phone, seeks continued support for evacuation of Indian national in Sumy
Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke with Ukraine’s President Zelenskyy on the phone about the country’s current crisis. The conversation lasted approximately 35 minutes. PM Modi and President Zelenskyy spoke about the current state of affairs in Ukraine. PM Modi hailed Russia and Ukraine for maintaining a direct line of communication.
PM Modi expressed gratitude to President Zelenskyy for the assistance provided by the Ukrainian government in the evacuation of Indian nationals from Ukraine. According to government sources, PM Modi requested continuing assistance from the Ukrainian government in the ongoing evacuation of Indian nationals from Sumy.
Overnight shelling in Kharkiv kills at least 8 people, says report
As per the report given by NEXTA media organisation, overnight shelling in Kharkiv claimed the lives of at least eight people.
Indian student who sustained bullet injuries in Kyiv gets escorted to IAF’s special aircraft
Harjot Singh, the Indian student who succumbed to bullet injuries in Ukraine’s Kyiv is now being escorted to IAF’s special aircraft. He will be brought back to India from Poland with other Indians.
Moscow declares ceasefire in areas of Kyiv, Mariupol, Sumy for evacuation
According to reports, Russia has declared ceasefire in the areas of Kyiv, Mariupol, Kharkov, and Sumy from 10 am Moscow time for the evacuation of civilians.
PM Modi to speak to Russian President Vladimir Putin on phone today
Following the beginning of the war between the two countries, this will be PM Modi’s second separate telephonic call with Putin. The call comes as India makes a determined attempt to evacuate Indians from the war zone.
PM Modi to speak to Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskyy today
On Monday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will talk on the phone with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy. The discussion comes as India continues to attempt to evacuate its citizens from the conflict-torn country, the majority of whom are students.
Ukraine asks UN court to end Russian invasion
Ukraine will encounter Russia before the United Nations’ top court on Monday, with Kyiv asking justices in The Hague to urge Moscow to stop its invasion immediately.
Ujjain rape shocker: Teen left home in Satna in search of better life
The police officials quoted the girl telling the investigators that she was upset with her life in Satna.
The harrowing CCTV footage of an injured and semi-clad 12-year-old girl running from pillar to post in Madhya Pradesh’s Ujjain has sent shockwaves across the country. The girl arrived in the city on Sunday after fleeing away from her village in Satna in search for a better life a day earlier, according to the police.
Reportedly, the girl’s family lodged a complaint in Satna when she went missing. The police officials quoted the girl telling the investigators that she was upset with her life in Satna. She added that therefore she took a bus to Ujjain, where she was raped.
The assault left her unconscious. Later, she began walking seeking help but no one seemed to be ready to assist her. The girl had been walking for three hours when Rahul Sharma, the priest, helped her.
The priest expressed that it was heart-wrenching to see the girl semi-clad and bleeding. She was trembling and crying, he continued. Rahul Sharma said that he found the girl at the main gate of his ashram and informed the police immediately.
He shared that the girl was incoherent and thus it was difficult to understand what she was saying. He added that in sign language, he asked her whether she wanted to eat and she nodded. Following, he offered her food which she ate as if she had not eaten for days. He further narrated that the girl was terrified and kept hiding behind while he assured her that she was safe.
Meanwhile, reports stated that a new CCTV footage has emerged during the police investigation that shows the girl walking near Ujjain. In one set of footage, timed at around 3 am, the 12-year-old girl appears to be dressed in school uniform. Hours later she was spotted semi-naked and bleeding, suggesting that the crime took place on Monday morning.
Mathura Train accident: Video shows railway staffer entering engine cabin, carelessly puts his bag on throttle
Five railway staff including a loco pilot and four technical staff have been suspended. One person was injured in the incident. Mathura Railway Station Director Sanjeev Srivastava said the five staff members were in an intoxicated state.
In the Mathura train accident a train derailed and climbed onto a platform at Mathura Junction. A video is circulating on social media which shows the operator entering the engine cabin. He carelessly puts his bag on the throttle. Afterwards he gets busy on his mobile phone.
Five railway staff including a loco pilot and four technical staff have been suspended. One person was injured in the incident. Mathura Railway Station Director Sanjeev Srivastava said the five staff members were in an intoxicated state. He added they were found using their mobile phones while on duty.
Divisional Tej Prakash Agrawal confirmed the suspention of the five staff members. He added further investigation was taking place in the incident. According to Sachin’s statement in the joint investigation report the train started moving on its own. He said he applied the brake, but by the time the train had already climbed on the platform. The passengers had already de-boarded the train before the accident. When the railway staffer began to park the train, it picked up speed, broke the stopper and climbed over the platform
On further investigation he found the throttle was in the forward position and the key was also in place. He immediately informed his in charge about the incident. Sachin blamed the loco pilot for keeping the train functions in switched on position. But the loco pilot in his statement said he had given the keys to Sachin at the time of handover before he left. Sachin’s Breath analyser test suggests he was drunk.
The incident has caused great damage to the platform and an overhead electricity pole. The incident caused disruption to the schedules of other trains including the Dakshin Express, Amritsar-Bandra and Malwa superfast. The trains were later rerouted to different platforms. Kuljeet, Brajesh Kumar and Harbhajan Singh are the technical staff. Govind Hari Sharma is the loco pilot.
Bengaluru: Police issue traffic advisory ahead of Eid celebrations, check routes, diversions here
The fresh traffic advisory comes after an unprecedented traffic snarl in the city on Tuesday.
Amid Eid celebrations, Bengaluru traffic police issued a fresh traffic advisory on Thursday. The fresh traffic advisory comes after an unprecedented traffic snarl in the city on Tuesday. The advisory listed diversions, restrictions, alternate routes and timings.
The Bengaluru police asserted that the processions are set to be taken on between 3pm and 9pm today and large gatherings are likely to take place. It is reported that the traffic congestion on Tuesday occurred as residents headed out for the long weekend with Eid Milad on Thursday, a state-wide bandh on Friday and Gandhi Jayanti on Monday.
The Bengaluru police noted that in view of Eid-Milad procession in the limits of Ulsoor Gate Traffic Police Station, on 28.09.2023 from 3.00 pm to 9.00 pm, a large number of people are expected to gather at YMCA ground, Nrupathunga road. They added that in order to ascertain free flow of traffic, the following traffic arrangements have been made.
According to the police, few roads that the residents should avoid during the Eid celebrations are Nrupathunga Road, Dr B R Ambedkar Road, Nayanadanahalli Junction, Kimko Junction, Bapuji Nagar, Market Circle. In addition, movement of vehicles has also been restricted in a few roads such as Nagawara junction to Pottery circle road, Nethaji circle towards Pottery circle, Haines road from Lazar road and M.M. road, H.M. road from KEB junction to Hall road.
Meanwhile, parking is restricted on both sides of the following roads: Nagawara Junction to Pottery Circle, Govindapura Junction to Govindapura L&O Police Station, HBR Layout Sidddappa Reddy Junction to Narendra Tent Junction, Nethaji junction to Haines junction, Haines junction to New Bamboo Bazar junction, Haines junction to Haj camp, Lazar road to Wheelers road Thoms Cafe junction.
On September 27, residents of Bengaluru witnessed a massive traffic jam, leaving hundreds of them stuck for hours. Notably, social media platforms were flooded with videos and photos of Bengaluru’s congested road as social media users complained about the tragic situation.