Andhra Pradesh: Boat Carrying 38 People Capsizes In River Krishna, 16 dead
Andhra Pradesh: At Least 16 people lost their lives after a boat in the Krishna River overturned in Andhra Pradesh on Sunday. The incident occurred close to Vijaywada, 275 km from Hyderabad in the evening.
The boat was carrying 38 people during the incident. The accident took place when the boat left for Pavitra Sangamam at Ferry village close to Vijayawada from Bhavani Island, the cops stated. The local fishermen evacuated fifteen people from the spot.
Cops stated that the boat did not have authorization to run. Moreover, the evacuated people affirmed that they were not given life jackets too.
National Disaster Response Force and State Disaster Relief Forces teams were deployed to rescue people.
“The boat was carrying 38 people and most of them were not given life jackets. It overturned near a curve as it reach to the Pavitra Sangamam point and several people were trapped underneath and were killed,” an Assistant Commissioner of Police stated.
Several travelers were believed to be members of the Ongole Walkers Club in Prakasam district whereas few were from Nellore who were on a break to Vijayawada.
Deputy Chief Minister N Chinarajappa reached to the spot to look at the situation. He even declared a recompense of Rs. 5 lakh each for the kins of those lost their lives.
CM Chandrababu Naidu, opposition leader YS Jaganmohan Reddy and other leaders articulated sorrow over the calamity.
Tourism Minister Bhuma Akhila Priya demanded an investigation into the tragedy and told her department officials to check out if the boat operator had obligatory permissions.
7.3 Magnitude Earthquake hits Iran-Iraq Border, 135 Dead
SULAIMANIYAH, IRAQ: Nearly 135 people died and several others wounded as 7.3-magnitude earthquake hit the mountainous Iran-Iraq border on Sunday.
The video and photographs of the incident has gone viral on the social media that showed Iran natives running from a building in Sulaimaniyah. The photographs also displayed destroyed walls and buildings.
As per Iranian state broadcaster IRIB, at least 129 people lost their lives and 300 people had been wounded. The death toll is likely to increase in the coming days.
The reports revealed that six people died on the Iraq side of the border.
“We are in the process of setting up three emergency relief camps,” asserted Mojtaba Nikkerdar, the deputy governor of Iran’s Kermanshah province.
At around 9.20 pm, the earthquake struck 30 kilometres (19 miles) southwest of Halabja in Iraqi Kurdistan, the US Geological Survey affirmed.
Iran’s emergency services chief Pir Hossein Koolivand stated, “It was hard to send rescue teams to the earthquake prone areas as the roads have been closed due to heavy landslides.”
The earthquake mostly affected Qasr-e Shirin in Kermanshah and Azgaleh.
The natives came out on the roads of Sulaimaniyah and some harm to property was reported, reports said.
Earlier, 7.4-magnitude earthquake hit Iran in year 1990 close to the Caspian sea. During that time, 40,000 people lost their lives and 300,000 wounded.
In the month of May, Iran witnessed earthquake of magnitude 5.7 near the border with Turkmenistan that took the lives of two people and wounded several others.
Ajay Devgan’s Golmaal Again finally crosses Rs 200-crore mark
Ajay Devgan’s horror-comedy film ‘Golmaal Again’ has earned great response at the box office in just few days. Rohit Shetty directed film has till now crossed the business of Rs 200 crore on its 24th day.
On Twitter, Trade analyst Taran Adarsh shared, “#GolmaalAgain steps into ₹ 200 cr Club today [Sun; Day 24]… [Week 4] Fri 62 lakhs, Sat 1.16 cr. Total: ₹ 199.74 cr. India biz… BLOCKBUSTER!”
Golmaal Again had a splendid opening of Rs 30.14 crore on October 20. The film features Ajay Devgn, Ajay Devgn, Arshad Warsi, Shreyas Talpade, Tusshar Kapoor, Kunal Kemmu, Parineeti Chopra, Tabu and Neil Nitin Mukesh in the lead roles. In just one week, Golmaal Again crossed the business of Rs 100-crore mark.
Rohit Shetty’s film was released during diwali alongside Aamir Khan’s Secret Superstar. It has entered the list of blockbuster hit films of year 2017 which involves Baahubali 2, Varun Dhawan’s Judwaa 2.
Film ‘Golmaal Again’ this week clashed with Irrfan Khan’s Qarib Qarib Singlle and Rajkummar Rao’s Shaadi Mein Zaroor Aana. On Sunday, it witnessed big jump at the box office.
Cristiano Ronaldo Becomes Father of a baby girl
Real Madrid champion Cristiano Ronaldo and his wife Georgina Rodriguez became proud parents of a baby girl on Sunday for the fourth time. The duo has named their daughter as Alana Martina.
“Alana Martina has just been born! Both Geo and Alana are doing great. We are all very happy,” Ronaldo shared on Twitter. The footballer posted picture of himself along with his wife Rodriguez and kid Cristiano Junior.
Till now, Cristiano Ronaldo has twins, Eva and Mateo. In the month of October, Ronaldo had disclosed in a video on social media about the name of child.
Cristiano Ronaldo was on hand for the birth of Alana Martina after being rested by Portugal coach Fernando Santos for friendly matches against Saudi Arabia and the United States during the ongoing international break.
Motorola launched Moto X4 smartphone in India at Rs 20,999
Smartphone maker company Motorola unveiled its Moto X4 handset in Indian markets today. The company announced the handset on August 31 during consumer electronics show IFA event in Berlin.
Talking about the features of Moto X4, the cellphone boasts 5.2-inch Full HD AMOLED display, it is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 processor. The handset comes with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage that can be expandable to 2TB using microSD option. The smartphone supports 3000mAh battery.
Coming to its camera details, the cellphone has dual rear camera – one comes with 12MP main sensor, f/2.0 and another 8MP camera that supports f/2.2 aperture. The cellphone involves phase detection autofocus mode. On the front, the cellphone has 16MP camera, f/2.0 aperture, selfie flash, beautification mode, selfie panorama.
The smartphone runs on Android 7.1 Nougat, involves metal frame that comes with a 3D glass body, two lenses and a dual flash. Moto X4 has a price tag of $399 (or approx Rs 26,085) in US. The customers will be able to purchase handset from e-commerce platform Flipkart.