New Delhi, Jan. 19 (PTI): The body of a 46-year-old Indian-origin businessman, who died of cyanide poisoning here days after he won $ 1 million in a lottery, has been exhumed and an autopsy conducted by authorities.
Urooj Khan’s death in July last year was attributed to natural causes. A relative later requested the authorities take another look. A lethal level of cyanide was found after examining fluid samples and the death was declared a homicide.
Shimla: Heavy snowfall crippled normal life in Himachal Pradesh and claimed five lives in three different accidents
Saturday, official sources said. Roads in tribal areas have been blocked and supply of essential items has also been hampered.
New Delhi (PTI): Sixteen artists, including Arpana Caur and Sanjay Bhattarcharya, have contributed their paintings for a thematic calendar on tigers. The limited edition “Save our Tigers” 2013 calendar was launched on Saturday.
Mumbai (PTI): Mumbai police have arrested a 19-year old youth who used to call various airlines seeking the release of the now executed Mumbai attack convict Ajmal Kasab. Vikas Yadav threatened to blow up the planes if Kasab was not released. The calls would lead to security checks and delayed flights, police said.
Hyderabad: The authorities at the Tirumala shrine have decided to limit the number of foot walkers to 15,000 per day so that the pressure on free services like darshan and tonsuring could be reduced. The number of foot-walking devotees has shot up enormously, putting huge pressure on the systems and infrastructure.
Jalandhar (PTI): Robbers stormed a branch of the Punjab and Sind Bank and decamped with valuables by breaking as many as 40 lockers, police said on Saturday. The robbers broke the lock at the main gate, and then dismantled the lockers with the help of gas cutters.