Read Top 5 news of 13 December 2017


Heavy Snowfall Hits Kashmir, Five Soldiers Missing

SRINAGAR:  At Least five soldiers are mislaid following snow slide hit close to Line of Control on Monday in Gurez and Nowgam sectors of Jammu and Kashmir. The possibilities of existence of missing soldiers are very less.

UP: Eight detained in Mirzapur for attacking tourists

The investigation for soldiers are in process. On Monday evening, nearly three soldiers were stuck in avalanche at Baktoor in Gurez sector and two soldiers fall down the slope in Nowgam sector. These sectors have been brought to a halt from other states because of intense snowfall.

As per the reports, the services of flight at the Srinagar airport were deferred on Tuesday. Moreover, Srinagar-Jammu National Highway has been shut down for traffic.

The Meteorological Department has forecast intense rainfall and snowfall in Kashmir. The authorities have setup helplines in several districts for people to get assistance during tragedy.

Kashmir: Three Lashkar militants shot dead in Handwara encounter

Prior 2017, various soldiers lost their lives in Kashmir as snowfall struck the military post and a patrol next to the Line of Control. Nearly 20 soldiers died in Gurez and Machil sectors in January 2017 due to gigantic avalanches.

Dangerous Gas Plant Explosion in Austria

VIENNA/MILAN:  One person and 21 others wounded in an explosion that occurred in Austria’s main gas pipeline hub on Tuesday. This led Italy to announce a state of emergency.

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The information about the explosion led to the increase in rates of gas.

“Streams on the Trans Austria Gas (TAG) pipeline towards Italy, the West Austria Gas pipeline to Germany and the Hungaria-Austria Gas pipeline will be restore throughout the following couple of hours,” Gas Connect Austria stated.

The photographs of incident have gone viral on the social media. It represented fire rising from a landscape. The nearby areas were seized after the explosion. About 250 firefighters reached to the spot to douse the flames.

As per emergency services, nearly one person died and 21 others wounded. On Tuesday afternoon, the flame was extinguished by the firefighters.

Heaviest snowfall in Britain in 4 years, airports closed

Gas Connect Austria reported, the explosion badly affected about 100 metres (330 feet) area.

#Padman: See interesting chemistry between Akshay Kumar-Radhika Apte in the new poster

The makers of Padman film have released new poster from film after a photograph of Khiladi holding a sanitary napkin was out in recent times.  It put emphasizes on Akshay and Radhika Apte holding pad in hand. ‘Toilet Ek Prem Katha’ actor has himself released the poster on his Twitter account along with the tagline, “My wife also asking when trailer coming?”

This Actress Will Play The Role Of Meena Kumari On-Screen!

Prior, Akshay Kumar had posted a photograph with a tagline, “#PadManTalks : This pad giving woman two months extra life. Find out how… #PadMan, this Republic Day, 26.01.18 @PadManTheFilm @sonamakapoor @radhika_apte @mrsfunnybones @SonyPicsIndia @kriarj #RBalki.”

‘Padman’ is based on the life of sanitary napkin maker Arunachalam Muruganantham who belongs from Coimbatore. The movie will throw light on the women residing in the remote areas and how to teach them about its significance. The movie features Sonam Kapoor and Sonam Kapoor in the lead roles.

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The film had been made under production house of Twinkle Khanna. It is directed by R. Balki and slated to release on January 26.

India VS Sri Lanka 2ND ODI: Rohit Sharma scores sparkling third double century

In the second one-day match between India and Sri Lanka, Rohit Sharma scored his third double hundreds in his career. The team has given a target of 393 runs to Sri Lanka. In the first ODI match, Team India lost the game by 4 wickets in 50 overs

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The Sri Lankan team now needs 393 runs in the allotted 50 overs. Rohit has faced 153 balls in his innings that comprises of 13 fours and 12 sixes. He played an unbeaten 208 runs today. Earlier, Rohit Sharma clinched 264 runs against Sri Lanka in Kolkata.

India vs Sri Lanka: Visitors Stuck As Intense Rains Hit Dharamsala

Rohit Sharma’s second double hundred was against world champions Australia. He made 209 runs in 2013. He played this innings against Sri Lanka in 2014. On the other hand, Shreyas Iyer scored 88 runs but Rohit left behind Sehwag in terms of a century. He had made 15 centuries in ODI matches.

Panasonic launched Eluga I9 smartphone With 13-Megapixel Camera, know features

Japan based electronic maker Panasonic unveiled its new smartphone Eluga I9 on Wednesday. The cellphone has a cost of Rs. 7,499 and can be purchased from e-commerce company Flipkart from December 15.

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Coming to features of Panasonic Eluga I9, the handset involves dual-SIM slot and runs on Android 7.0 Nougat. It boasts 5-inch IPS display that involves pixel resolution of 720×1280. It supports 1.2GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6737 SoC and 3GB of RAM. It has 32GB internal storage that can be expandable to up to 128GB using microSD card.

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Talking about features of Panasonic Eluga I9, the cellphone has 13-megapixel rear camera and comes with LED flash. On the front, the smartphone involves 5-megapixel camera to take selfie. Other connectivity options involve 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS/ A-GPS, Micro-USB. It boasts 2500mAh and can be purchased in Space Grey, Champagne Gold, Blue colour variants.