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Madhya Pradesh: At least 12 dead, 15 rescued after Pune bus falls into Narmada river

According to the reports, the bus was travelling from Indore to Pune.

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Madhya Pradesh: At least 12 dead, 15 rescued after Pune bus falls into Narmada river

A Pune-bound bus fell into the Narmada river killing at least 12 people on Monday. The accident took place in the Dhar district of Madhya Pradesh at around 9:45 am.

A bus that was carrying more than 50 passengers, including women and children, crashed through the Khalghat bridge’s barrier and fell from a height of 25 feet.

According to the reports, the bus was travelling from Indore to Pune when it fell into the river. The bus was reportedly dragged out of the river using large machinery. The injured have been admitted to Dhamnod Government Hospital.

The police said that the bus went out of control while overtaking a vehicle on the two-lane bridge in Khalghat. The driver lost his balance and the bus fell into the river by breaking the railing. As soon as the information about the accident was received, people around including Khalghat reached the spot.

The police also rushed to the incident spot when they received the information. Dhamnod police and Khaltaaka police are looking into the matter. The divers are engaged in rescue and the NDRF team has also reached the spot for relief. At least 15 people have been rescued. Indore Commissioner Pawan Kumar Sharma has directed the collectors of Dhar and Khargone to reach the spot.

The reports state that the bus took a 10 minutes break before setting off to Khalghat. The accident happened on the Agra-Mumbai (AB Road) highway. This road connects Indore with Maharashtra. The incident site is 80 km from Indore. The Sanjay Setu bridge from which the bus fell is built on the border of the Dhar and Khargone districts.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed grief over the Dhar bus accident. PM Modi on Twitter wrote that a rescue operation is underway and local authorities are providing all possible assistance to those affected.

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Rape accused lynched in Bihar’s Katihar

The incident took place on Thursday near the Hasanganj police station area.

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A 28-year-old man who was accused of rape was lynched in Bihar’s Katihar district.

The incident took place on Thursday near the Hasanganj police station area. The victim’s family nabbed 28-year-old Mohammad Sagir, who was accused of raping an 11-year-old minor, from the market area adjacent to Hasanganj.

The video of the incident is doing rounds on the internet wherein Sagir could be seen tied to a tree and mercilessly beaten up by the villagers with sticks.

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Reports further said that villagers thrashed him till his condition became critical following which the police reached the spot and rushed him to the local hospital where he was declared dead.

The victim’s family alleged that Sagir took the 11-year-old to a secluded place late at night and raped her.

Two separate police complaints have been registered from both parties and the rape victim’s family has fled from the area, reports stated.

A similar incident took place in Assam in August wherein a rape and murder accused was lynched by a mob for escaping from the court. The incident took place in Assam’s Lakhimpur district.

Reports said the police failed to reach the spot as the area was not easily accessible. Later, the police find the rape accused severely injured and tried to rescue him from the mob.

He was rushed to Dhakuakhana Civil Hospital where he was declared dead, reports said.

The accused Barua, along with two other accused, fled from the toilet of the Dhakuakhana Judicial Magistrate’s Court. He earlier escaped with handcuffs from the Covid-19 ward of a hospital and was rearrested after 2 days.

Reports said he was also injured during an encounter in September 2021.

Meanwhile, an AAP leader from Punjab was arrested on Thursday for molesting a minor girl in the Amritsar district.

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APN entertainment blog, October 6: Kareena Kapoor Khan starts shooting her next film with filmmaker Hansal Mehta

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Kareena Kapoor Khan on Thursday shared the first look for her next film with the filmmaker Hansal Mehta. The actor is currently shooting in London along with the cast. In the first look shared by Khan, she could be seen donning a long trench coat and a pair of boots and standing with a suitcase.


Kamal Haasan on Thursday backed filmmaker Vetrimaaran’s statement that Raja Raja Cholan was not a Hindu King. During a press conference, Haasan agreed with the statement and added that there was no term for called Hindu religion during the Chola era.


Alia Bhatt on Thursday dropped a string of heart-warming pictures from her baby shower that took place on October 5. In the pictures, Alia could be seen dressed in a yellow Anarkali suit while Ranbir opted for a pastel pink kurta.

The baby shower was attended by both the Bhatt and Kapoor family including Shaheen Bhatt, Karisma Kapoor, Soni Razdan, Neetu Kapoor, Riddhima Kapoor Sahni, Akanksha Ranjan, and others.


Ravi Shankaran’s film Phone Bhoot is all set to entertain fans super soon. The trailer of the comedy film will be out on October 10. Its stars Katrina Kaif, Ishaan Khatter, and Siddhant Chaturvedi dropped the motion poster of Phone Bhoot on Thursday.


After a smashing performance in the web series Arya, Sushmita Sen is back to woo her fans with her next film. The actor on Thursday unveiled the first look as the transgender activist Gauri Sawant for Taali.

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Sen could be seen donning a red bindi with a fierce look.

Have a look at the first look of Taali here:

APN entertainment LIVE blog, October 6: Phone Bhoot trailer to release on October 10; Katrina Kaif, Ishaan Khatter, Siddhant Chaturvedi drop motion poster

Uttar Pradesh: Drunk Ravana dances with bar girl at Ramleela stage in Lucknow, watch viral video here

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Punjab AAP leader arrested for molesting minor

In her complaint, the victim said the accused persons ripped off her clothes and sexually harassed her.

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Punjab AAP leader arrested for molesting

A Punjab Aam Aadmi Party leader was arrested for molesting a minor in Amritsar, Punjab on Thursday. Reports say the leader along with his friend molested a 15-year-old girl.

The incident took place in the Majitha area of Amritsar district and the accused have been identified as AAP leader Preetpal Singh Bal and his friend Rajbir Singh, reports further said.

Following the incident, the victim filed a police complaint and both accused were produced in the court. In her complaint, the victim said the accused persons ripped off her clothes and sexually harassed her.

The victim informed about her mother’s affair with a Senior Secondary school teacher Dharmendra Pal Singh Billa following which her mother left home along with her. Billa is friends with the AAP leader and he ripped off the victim’s clothes and harassed her in front of Preetpal Singh Bal, the reports stated.

After hearing both sides, the court sent the accused to 14 days of judicial custody.

In September, another AAP leader from Gujarat was arrested by the Gir Somnath Police for raping a 23-year-old woman.

Reports said the accused AAP leader Bhagu Vala was allegedly running a video-making agency in the name of Vishwa films. He lured the victim on the pretext to give her work as a model in an advertisement and asked her for a photoshoot.

On the pretext of a photoshoot, the accused called the victim to his flat and raped her.

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