Railway Minister Piyush Goyal gives 1 week deadline to authorities after Mumbai’s Stampede
MUMBAI: Nearly 22 people lost their lives in a Elphinstone Railway Station stampede that occurred in Mumbai on Friday. This incident has forced the government to take strict measure. After the incident, Railways Minister Piyush Goyal demanded officials to slash the red tape and begin working on shorter time limit. He also directed them to discover critical locations that may led to alike calamities.
On Friday, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal will conduct a meeting along with top rail officials from Delhi. He has provided authorities one week to determine any awaiting matters with other government agencies they aren’t able to decide yet. Piyush Goyal affirmed any indulgence needed to hold space restraint at railway platforms would be solved soon.
As per the reports, the Western Railway conducted a safety review of every steel structures involving foot overbridges twice a year. The condition between Elphinstone Road and Parel stations will be examined.
As per the spectators, at the time of incident, nearly four trains came in and several people entered into the bridge that was already satiated with citizens taking protection from a sudden. Several commuters fall down on one another. After the incident, people faced short-circuit that created terror among people.
Piyush Goyal demanded forming multi-disciplinary teams to visit and analyze every station to recognize areas of anxiety. It would discover critical areas that may lead to similar conditions.
Congress Chief Sonia Gandhi mentioned it a man-made disaster.
Kabul: 5 dead, 20 wounded in mosque attack
KABUL, Afghanistan — Nearly five people dead and 29 others injured in a suicide bomb blast that occurred in the mosque on Friday. The accused focused on Kabul’s minority Shiites. As per the reports, a suicide bomber attacked himself up in front of the mosque in Kabul.
Several Shiites Muslim lost their lives in the attack on Friday. Police officer Abdul Rahman affirmed that the culprit attacked himself after targeting people on the street at nearly 1,000 yards from the mosque.
Police official Sadiq Muradi asserted, the cops deal with the assailant after he entered the checkpoint close to the mosque.
As per member of Kabul’s Shiite clerics council, Mir Hussain Nasiri affirmed, the assailant was cloaked as a sheepherder.
Cops chief of Kabul’s 10 th district, Mohammad Ismail affirmed, a second person alleged of participation was in supervision.
Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani criticized the assault and affirmed that the militants focused on the militants and mosque.
Till now, it has not been No one immediately claimed responsibility for the attack, which took place two days ahead of the Muslim holy day of Ashura. Though, Afghanistan has tolerated several large-scale assaults in few months focusing minority Shiites for which the Sunni-dominated Islamic State group associate in Afghanistan has taken task.
On Firdya, an Afghan official affirmed, a Taliban assault on a cops checkpoint attacked five police in western Farah province.
A spokesman for the provincial chief of police, Iqbal Baher affirmed, two others were injured when the terrorists carried out their assault on Friday in Bala Bluk district.
Hollywood Actor Tom Alter Passed Away At 67, Celebs Pay Tribute
Hollywood Actor Tom Alter died at the age of 67 on Saturday due to skin cancer at his Mumbai residence. When celebrities came to know about his death, several celebrities mourned on twitter.
President of India Ram Nath Kovind gave a loving send-off to the actor on social media. On Twitter Rishi Kapoor shared, “RIP. My friend and colleague Tom Alter. Bless you!”
Anil Kapoor wrote, “Back in the day, I even studied acting under him. You will be missed dearly #TomAlter.”
Director Mahesh Bhatt wrote, “Goodbye to you my trusted friend!! Actor Tom Alter, a Padma Shri awardee, dies of cancer at 67.”
Riteish Deshmukh shared, “he will always remember him for his humility and kindness.”
Apart from them, many other celebrities involving Huma Qureshi, Nimrat Kaur and Mohit Chauhan shared their condolences to him on social media.
Tom Alter studied at Woodstock School in Mussoorie and took graduation from Film and Television Institute of India in Pune.
The renowned actor Tom Alter was seen in more than 300 films. He is recognized for his outstanding role in Shatranj Ke Khiladi and Kranti film. Apart from him, he had also worked in movies Aashiqui, Junoon, Parinda, Ram Teri Ganga Maili and Gandhi.
Actor Tom Alter also worked in Hollywood movies involving One Night with the King with Peter O’Toole.
Apart from it, he was seen in TV shows Zabaan Sambhalke, Betaal Pachisi, Bharat Ek Khoj, Captain Vyom, Shaktimaan. He was honored with Padma Shri award in year 2008.
Tom Alter tied knot with Carol Evans in year 1977. He used to live along with his family members Jamie and Afshaan.
Intex Aqua A4+ with 4G VoLTE support unveiled in India at Rs 3,999
Indian smartphone manufacturer company Intex has now introduced the new budgeted Intex Aqua A4+ in India and has been priced at Rs 3,999. The new Intex Aqua A4+ smartphone will be accessible in selected retail stores in the nation and will be accessible in Champagne and Black colour options.
Talking about the features, the new Intex Aqua A4+ has a 4.5-inch display with a screen resolution of 854 x 480 pixels and is motorized by a 1.3GHz quad-core Spreadtrum SC9822 processor.
The smartphone reaches with a 1GB of RAM and 8GB of internal storage space, which can be further expanded up to 64GB via microSD card slot. The camera of the new smartphone support 5-megapixel rear camera with LED flashes and runs on Android 7.0 Nougat.
It also packs a 2000mAh Li-ion battery which asserts to offer 8 hours talk time and the connectivity options comprise 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.0, GPS/AGPS, FM Radio, 3.5mm audio jack and micro USB port.
2018 Porsche 911 GT3 India details revealed ahead of launch
German automobile manufacturer company Porsche had made its new 2018 Porsche 911 GT3 debut at the Geneva Motor Show former this year and the new car is all set to debut in India on October 9, 2017 and reaches with a price tag of Rs 2.2 crore (ex-showroom price, New Delhi). The order bookings for the new Porsche 911 GT3 were commenced in India whereas the deliveries will soon commence.
Talking about the features, the new Porsche 911 GT3 reaches with a 4-litre six-cylinder boxer engine tuned to churn out 493 bhp of power, 540 Nm of peak torque and 7-speed PDK automatic transmission or for the stirring 6-speed manual gearbox. It also has 0-100 kmph in 3.4 seconds on the automatic with a top speed of 318 kmph and on the other takes 0.5 seconds more to do the 0-100 kmph sprint and also has a superior top speed of 320 kmph.
The new car is built for some exemplary track performance and the chassis been revised with rear-axle steering. It also attains a standard aero package, bigger wheels, smoked headlamps with the distinctive four-point LED DRLs and offers a known layout, with a host of customization options counting leather and Alcantara. The new car standard comfort traits comprise auto climate control, Bose surround sound system and a touchscreen infotainment.
The new Porsche 911 GT3 offered in three seat versions counting electrically adjustable adaptive sport seats, bucket seats made out of carbon fibre reinforced plastic (CRPF) and seats are also 25 mm lower than the previous version.