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After Killing Of 8 Cops In Kanpur, UP Police Probes Own Men

Kanpur Encounter: police are investigating their native officers to search out who leaked info

After eight policemen had been gunned down in Kanpur by Vikas Dubey and his gang on Friday, the Uttar Pradesh police are investigating their native officers to search out who leaked info to the criminals concerning the deliberate arrest. The police right this moment arrested Dayashaker Agnihotri, a gang member of Vikas Dubey, who says he was knowledgeable about  the raid by somebody from the police station.

The station in-charge of Chaubepur, Vinay Tiwari, has been suspended and the police are questioning him.The total workers of the Chaubepur police station is below scanner. Strict motion shall be taken if somebody is discovered responsible of “spying for the mafia”, Mohit Agarwal, the chief of Kanpur police informed NDTV.

“He (Vikas Dubey) received a phone call from police station before the police came to arrest him. Following this, he called around 25-30 people. He fired bullets on police personnel. I was locked inside the house at the time of encounter therefore saw nothing,” Daya Shankar Agnihotri was quoted as saying by information company ANI.

ANI additionally quoted an operator of Kanpur’s Shivli Power Sub-station, Chhatrapal Singh, saying on July 3, he acquired a telephone name from Chaubeypur Power Station “to cut power in Bikaru village as a power line was damaged there”. 

The policemen confronted a hail of bullets from AK-47 in Bikru village, 150 km from state capital Lucknow, after three groups from Kanpur’s Shivrajpur, Bilhaur and Chaubepur went on a joint operation to catch Vikas Dubey on Friday. Vikas Dubey has proved elusive since, regardless of an in depth manhunt by 25 police groups.

Notorious UP prison mastermind Vikas Dubey is needed in over 60 circumstances.

The raid was carried out after an area, Rahul Tiwari claimed that Vikas Dubey had tried to homicide him.

It has additionally been alleged that when Rahul Tiwari approached the Chaubepur station in-charge Vinay Tiwari, he refused to lodge a case towards Vikas Dubey. Rahul Tiwari then approached Deputy Superintendent of Police Devendra Mishra, who bought a First Information Report registered.

When Devendra Mishra went to raid Vikas Dubey’s home, Station In-Charge Vinay Tiwari fled simply earlier than the encounter started, triggering suspicion. Kanpur police chief Dinesh Kumar later mentioned the police crew was ambushed and the firing got here from three sides, proving it was “totally planned”. The crew had been compelled to go away their automotive and stroll within the pre-dawn darkness after discovering an earthmover blocking the highway.

Devendra Mishra was among the many eight policemen killed by the gang. According to the police, he was dragged into the home of Vikas Dubey’s relative Prem Prakash Pandey and shot down. His service revolver was recovered from the home. Three sub-inspectors and 4 constables had been additionally gunned down. Two of the shooters had been killed by the police.

Prem Prakash — additionally a dreaded prison and part of Vikas Dubey’s gang — was killed within the encounter.

Vikas Dubey, a infamous prison mastermind, is needed in additional than 60 circumstances involving tried homicide, abduction, extortion and rioting. A prison with political hyperlinks, he was additionally the member of a political celebration previously. On Saturday, the Kanpur district administration demolished his home.

Hats Off If You Can Find The Lizard Hiding In Plain Sight In This Pic

Find the lizard hidden on this pic by herpetologist Earyn McGee.

Earyn McGee is a herpetologist who has, for years now, stored her Twitter followers entertained with ‘Find the lizard’ video games. The PhD pupil on the University of Arizona’s School of Natural Resources and the Environment is well-known on the microblogging platform because the creator of #FindTheLizard – a puzzle that’s precisely what it feels like. Every week, Ms McGee shares an image which has a lizard camouflaged in it someplace.

Some of those puzzles are simple, some are arduous. Sometimes yow will discover the lizard in seconds, and different instances, it is advisable to see the reply as a result of these reptiles are so good at camouflage.

Ms McGee not too long ago shared an image that had many scratching their heads in confusion. “Lizards, like this tree lizard, have incredible camo!” she wrote whereas sharing the image, which exhibits a panorama of brown. Take a glance and see if yow will discover the lizard hiding cleverly in it:

Since being shared per week in the past, the image has collected over 1,300 ‘likes’ and a ton of feedback.

“I only saw it after I blew it up 500%,” wrote one individual within the feedback part.

“Oh! I was staring right at it with no idea many times!” one other mentioned.

“Is it cheating if you had to enlarge the image?” a Twitter consumer requested.

Were you in a position to spot the tree lizard? If not, strive zooming in.

Stumped? Here’s the reply:

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Karnataka To Build Rs 200 Crore Pilgrim complexes at Tirumala

The undertaking at Tirumala is estimated to value Rs 200 crore.


The Karnataka authorities will quickly construct a large pilgrim facilities complicated and marriage corridor at Tirumala, the hill abode of Lord Venkateswara, at an estimated value of Rs 200 crore, a temple official stated right here on Saturday.

The state would quickly submit a blueprint for the development of the Rs 200 crore mega complexes to the Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD) that governs the hill shrine, the official informed PTI.

Consequently, based mostly on the designs, TTD would assemble the complexes with the given fund and after completion, they’d be handed over to the Karnataka authorities, he stated.

Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa would lay the muse stone for the mammoth complexes on the hills a while subsequent month, he stated.

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy is probably going to participate within the programme, he added.

(This story has not been edited by NDTV workers and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

Kusal Mendis Arrested Over Car Accident That Killed Cyclist

Kusal Mendis has represented Sri Lanka in 44 Tests and 76 ODIs.© AFP

Sri Lanka batsman Kusal Mendis was arrested Sunday after being allegedly concerned in a deadly crash with a bike owner, who died immediately, simply outdoors the nation’s capital Colombo, police stated. The 25-year-old batsman was driving an SUV at Panadura earlier than daybreak when the incident occurred, police stated. Mendis has been named within the 16-player squad for a two-match house Test sequence towards England in March, however the tour was cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic.

More than 3,000 persons are killed yearly in site visitors accidents in Sri Lanka.

A former spin bowler, Kaushal Lokuarachchi, was given a four-year suspended jail sentence for crashing into a girl pedestrian and killing her in 2003.

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Farah Khan’s ROFL Birthday Wish For Choreographer Geeta Kapur

Farah Khan shared this picture. (Image courtesy: farahkhankunder)


  • “Fevicol got nothing on us!” wrote Farah Khan
  • Sonam Kapoor additionally reacted to Farah Khan’s submit
  • “She choreographed my first song,” she wrote for Geeta Kapur

New Delhi:

Filmmaker Farah Khan wished her good friend and choreographer Geeta Kapur within the sweetest method doable on social media on Sunday. Farah, who can also be a famend Bollywood choreographer, made a visit down reminiscence lane and picked a priceless throwback image of herself and Geeta from the time once they have been too younger. The image was taken earlier than the duo went by physique transformation, an ROFL reference to which Farah additionally made in her birthday submit. She wrote: “We have literally been through ‘thick & thin’ together! Fevicol got nothing on us! Happy birthday Geeta Kapur .. You made a mother out of me way before I had my kids.. love you, baby.” In her submit, Farah additionally acknowledged that the image was clicked at Chandivali Studio in Mumbai.

Take a take a look at Farah Khan’s birthday submit for Geeta Kapur right here:

Reacting to Farah Khan’s submit, actress Sonam Kapoor revealed that her “first song” was choreographed by Geeta Kapur. She wrote: “Love you both… she choreographed my first song.. happy birthday, Geeta Kapur.” Sonam’s father Anil Kapoor additionally dropped a remark that learn: “Both of you look so good .. and sexy.”

For those that do not know, Geeta Kapur had began her dance profession with Farah Khan’s group however because of some household disaster, she left the group and began choreographing dance sequences.

Farah Khan can also be a famend director and producer. She made her directorial debut with the 2004 movie Main Hoon Na. She has additionally directed movies like Om Shanti Om, Tees Maar Khan and Happy New Year.Her final manufacturing enterprise was Netflix’s Mrs Serial Killer, which starred Jacqueline Fernandez and Manoj Bajpayee. The movie was directed by Farah’s husband Shirish Kunder.

Ajay Devgn To Make A Film On Galwan Valley Clash

Ajay Devgn shared this picture. (Image courtesy: ajaydevgn)


  • Ajay’s carried out motion pictures showcasing the energy of Indian troopers in previous
  • His movie on Galwan Valley conflict is but to be titled
  • Other particulars in regards to the movies are nonetheless underneath wrap

New Delhi:

Actor Ajay Devgn will now make a movie primarily based on the latest Galwan Valley conflict, the place Indian troopers have been attacked by Chinese troops in Ladakh’s Galwan Valley. The movie will narrate the story of the 20 Indian military males who have been martyred within the line of obligation in Galwan Valley whereas preventing the Chinese military. The fierce conflict between the Indian and Chinese troops befell on June 15. The actor’s manufacturing banner – Ajay Devgn FFilms – and Select Media Holdings LLP will co-produce the movie, which is but to be titled. Other particulars in regards to the movies are nonetheless underneath wrap.

Ajay Devgn, who has carried out a number of motion pictures portraying the energy and valour of Indian troopers up to now similar to LOC: Kargil, Tango Charlie and Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior, will subsequent be seen in Bhuj: The Pride Of India, a movie primarily based on the story of 300 ladies who helped Indian Air Force Squadron Leader Vijay Karnik (performed by Ajay Devgn) rebuild a destroyed airstrip throughout the 1971 Indo-Pak War. The movie, directed by Abhishek Dudhaiya, will launch on Disney+Hotstar.

Meanwhile, the actor’s different movie Maidaan may even launch immediately on an OTT platform as an alternative of theatres. Ajay’s sports activities drama Maidaan is impressed by the Indian nationwide soccer crew coach and supervisor Syed Abdul Rahim. The actor, on Saturday, introduced the brand new launch date of the movie – August 13, 2021. He wrote: “2021 Independence week. An untold story that will make every Indian proud. 13th August mark the date. #Maidaan2021.”

Ajay Devgn’s movies are among the many many Bollywood tasks, together with Vidya Balan’s Shakuntala Devi, Akshay Kumar’s Laxmmi Bomb, Alia Bhatt and Sanjay Dutt’s Sadak 2, Abhishek Bachchan’s The Big Bull, Kunal Kemmu’s Lootcase, and Vidyut Jammwal’s Khuda Hafiz, that may premiere on OTT platforms reasonably than in theatres as a result of coronavirus pandemic. Last month, Amitabh Bachchan and Ayushmann Khurrana’s Gulabo Sitabo launched immediately on Prime Video.

Bengaluru Police Chief On 33-Hour Lockdown

Karnataka on Saturday reported its largest single day spike of 1,839 new COVID-19 instances.


A 33-hour lockdown has been imposed in Bengaluru from eight pm on Saturday until 5 am on Monday because of the rising variety of coronavirus instances being reported within the metropolis. Earlier, Karnataka had introduced Sunday lockdowns ranging from right now. Bengaluru has noticed Sunday lockdown earlier too, however this time, it is extra stringent.

Taking to Twitter, Bengaluru police commissioner Bhaskar Rao tweeted, “Lockdown starts at 8 pm and concludes at 5 am, Monday in Bangalore city. Respected Citizens, just stay home and don’t ask for exceptions as this is being done in everybody’s interest, heavens won’t fall if you postpone by a day. Please exercise self-discipline and cooperate. Happy Sunday.”

From Monday, officers mentioned, night time curfew will begin from eight pm as an alternative of 9 pm, however the finish time of 5 am will stay throughout the state. 

All authorities places of work could have a five-day week with Saturday as vacation.

Karnataka on Saturday reported its largest single-day spike of 1,839 new COVID-19 instances and 42 associated fatalities, taking the full variety of infections within the state to 21,549 and the deaths to 335, the Health division mentioned. Of these, Bengaluru Urban accounted for 1,172 instances within the final 24 hours.

The state authorities requested officers to have a centralised mattress allocation system to hurry up hospitalisation of COVID-19 sufferers.

The variety of ambulances to hold sufferers might be raised to 250; separate ambulances might be organized to hold our bodies of coronavirus victims.

The joint commissioners of eight areas might be given further obligations, and Karnataka Administrative Service or KAS officers will assist them to take off burden from the commissioner and the central workplace of the BBMP.

Chief Minister BS Yediuyurappa requested the authorities to order marriage ceremony halls, hostels and different establishments in Bengaluru to be transformed into COVID-19 care centres and to make use of railway coaches with beds as further services.

The centre has deployed 15 groups, consisting of public well being consultants, epidemiologists and different specialists, to help states within the battle to comprise a seemingly relentless wave of COVID-19 infections, Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan was knowledgeable throughout the 17th Group of Ministers (GoM) assembly held Saturday afternoon.

India has recorded over 6.73 lakh confirmed instances for the reason that outbreak started in China in December final yr.

Sushant Singh Rajput’s Father Isn’t On Twitter, Confirms Family Source

Sushant Singh Rajput died final month. (Image courtesy: Instagram)


  • “He’s urged those behind such things to not create confusion,”supply mentioned
  • Sushant Singh Rajput died on June 14 in Mumbai
  • He died by suicide, mentioned police


Bollywood star Sushant Singh Rajput’s father KK Singh isn’t on Twitter, a supply near the household mentioned on Saturday in response to the media experiences claiming that he has demanded CBI inquiry into the actor’s dying in a submit on the social media platform, reported information company PTI. Mr Rajput, 34, greatest identified for movies like Kai Po Che!, MS Dhoni: The Untold Story and Chhichhore, died on June 14 at his Bandra residence. “He (Singh) has outrightly denied existence of any such account and urged those behind such things to not create confusion in public,” the household supply informed PTI.

The supply added that the household has launched no assertion associated to Sushant Singh Rajput after June 27, by which they introduced initiatives to help aspiring expertise within the subject of cinema, sports activities and science.

The household has additionally not given any media interviews or shared posts on social media.

As per the experiences, KK Singh posted on Twitter that his actor son’s dying is a homicide and a few individuals are attempting to undertaking it as a suicide.

Sushant Singh Rajput’s final movie Dil Bechara will launch on streaming platform Disney + Hotstar on July 24.

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(Except for the headline, this story has not been edited by NDTV workers and is revealed from a syndicated feed.)

Over 100 Locations Searched In Hunt For UP Gangster Vikas Dubey Who Killed 8 Cops

Notorious UP legal mastermind Vikas Dubey is needed in over 60 instances.


Vikas Dubey, the infamous legal behind the cold-blooded homicide of eight UP cops, has managed to evade arrest regardless of in depth searches by police groups to seize him.

More than 25 groups of police officers have carried out raids at over 100 places within the final 48 hours, with police groups finishing up searches close to border with Nepal and different states. Police have additionally elevated money reward to Rs 1 lakh for info on the whereabouts of Dubey, who has at the least 60 instances in opposition to him together with homicide and try to homicide.

A surveillance workforce has additionally been set as much as scan greater than 500 cell phones in an effort to retrieve info pertaining to his present location.

But regardless of the in depth searches, Dubey has remained untraceable to date.

There are additionally reviews that Dubey may give up in court docket however the info couldn’t be verified by NDTV.

“Shoot him wherever he is,” Dubey’s mom was quoted as saying by information company PTI. 

She says no mercy ought to be proven to her son.

“People came and told me about the incident. I also saw it on TV. One who has given so much pain to others must pay for his sin,” she mentioned.

His father additionally left it to the federal government to take acceptable motion in opposition to his son. “The government will act as per the norms, what can I do? The government will take steps, which it feels are appropriate,” Ramkumar Dubey was quoted as saying by PTI on Saturday.

On Saturday, the Kanpur district administration demolished a home belonging to Vikas Dubey. 

In visuals of the demolition, a bunch of armed cops (some with what seem like assault rifles) stand guard as a lone black-and-yellow bulldozer breaks down the home.

The Station House Officer (SHO) of Chaubeypur Police Station, underneath which Vikas Dubey’s village falls, has been suspended.

“At the time of encounter, he fled the encounter site. Had he faced the criminals, situation could have been different,” Mohit Agarwal, Inspector General (Kanpur Range), was quoted by information company ANI.

Early Friday morning a big police pressure of round 50 cops, drawn from three police stations to arrest Vikas Dubey, had been ambushed by Dubey’s gunmen once they reached Bikru village, which is round 150 km from state capital Lucknow.

Eight police personnel, together with a Deputy Superintendent of Police, had been shot lifeless, and 7 others injured.

Vikas Dubey’s legal document started in 1990 with a case of homicide. Over the years, he amassed costs of tried homicide, kidnapping, extortion and rioting.

In 2001, Dubey was charged with the homicide of Santosh Shukla, a Kanpur BJP chief who was chased and shot lifeless inside a police station. Dubey “surrendered” in 2002 however was acquitted.

A legal with political hyperlinks, he was additionally the member of a political social gathering up to now and allegedly saved armed henchmen in his village.

Widely feared, he wields affect and a plaque in his village, on the web site of a mission, describes him as a “former Zila panchayat member”.

With inputs from PTI

Virus, Protests, Donald Trump’s Angry Words Darken US 4th July Weekend

Donald Trump denounced “violent mayhem” on US streets on Independence Day eve.

Washington, United States:

The United States marked an unusually somber Independence Day on Saturday, as a file surge in coronavirus circumstances, anti-racism protests and an offended speech from President Donald Trump forged a shadow over what usually are festive celebrations.

Popular seashores on each coasts — usually packed on July 4th — had been closed as California and Florida endure alarming surges in COVID-19 infections, and Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti warned residents to “assume everyone around you is infectious.”

Across the nation, Main Street parades have been canceled, yard barbecues scaled down, and household reunions postpone on a day when Americans sometimes rejoice their 1776 declaration of independence from Britain.

But others, weary of lockdowns or just defiant, carried on as if the lethal pandemic had been a factor of the previous.

Florida on Saturday marked a brand new each day excessive in confirmed virus circumstances at 11,458 — way over another state. Miami Beach imposed a curfew and made mask-wearing necessary in public, but some Florida seashores remained open.

The seaside at New York’s Coney Island was additionally open and crowded, with few sporting masks.

Mark Ruiz got here along with his spouse and two kids, regardless of being “definitely worried” concerning the virus.

“I just can’t stay home on the Fourth of July, I got to take my kids out,” he instructed AFP. “We can’t be in a bubble all summer.”

Coney Island additionally hosted a particular socially distanced model of the annual Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest — gained for the 13th yr in a row by Joey Chestnut, who set a brand new world file downing 75 sizzling canine in 10 minutes.

Health officers have been bracing for a brand new spike in virus circumstances after this weekend, which they see as a possible tipping level for extra infections.

The US virus demise rely is quick approaching 130,000, roughly one-quarter the world’s whole.

Fireworks canceled

Fireworks shows are sometimes a excessive level of the vacation, however an estimated 80 % of the occasions have been canceled this yr.

Local officers in Washington have discouraged massing on the National Mall for the capital’s fireworks show.

People had been out even so, with some saying they had been compelled to be there at a second when the US is each grappling with the virus and present process a historic depending on racism.

“It’s time for us to stop bragging that we are super special, that the world should follow, we need to look inside to see what’s wrong with us. We never honestly asked ourselves about race in this country,” 54-year-old Mary Byrne instructed AFP.

Trump plans to soak up Saturday’s “Salute to America” in Washington, full with navy music and flyovers, from a White House balcony.

He and his spouse, Melania, launched a video message wishing Americans “a very, very happy Fourth of July.”

The president was optimistic concerning the virus. “We got hit with this terrible plague from China,” he mentioned, “and now we are getting close to fighting our way out of it.”

Trump’s tackle on the Washington festivities pays tribute to well being care employees, police and the navy, White House spokesman Judd Deere instructed AFP.

Social distancing could be noticed, he added.

“Violent mayhem”

The earlier night Trump spoke at Mount Rushmore, the place he upended the custom of presidents giving inspiring and unifying speeches on July 4th by lashing out at protests which have erupted since unarmed African American George Floyd was killed by police.

Facing a troublesome re-election battle in November and desirous to mobilize his political base, Trump denounced “violent mayhem” on US streets, although most demonstrations have been peaceable.

His presidential challenger, Democrat Joe Biden, struck a sharply completely different tone, tweeting Saturday: “Our nation was founded on a simple idea: We’re all created equal. We’ve never lived up to it — but we’ve never stopped trying. This Independence Day, let’s not just celebrate those words, let’s commit to finally fulfill them.”

Protests have continued in lots of US cities since Floyd’s killing in May, and greater than a rating had been going down Saturday in Washington.

All needs to be over earlier than the night time’s celebration on the Mall, set to begin at 6:40pm (22H40 GMT).

(Except for the headline, this story has not been edited by NDTV workers and is revealed from a syndicated feed.)

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