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Police have discovered the body of a girl child, which they say is "most likely" of a three-year-old Indian girl who went missing two weeks ago when her foster father reportedly sent her outside alone late in the night as punishment for not finishing her milk.
Sherin Mathews, who has developmental issues and limited verbal communication skills, was last seen outside her family's backyard in Richardson, Dallas on 7 October.
The Richardson Police on Sunday announced that they discovered the remains of a child in a tunnel beneath a road, expressing apprehension that it was "most likely" of Mathews. They, however, did not confirm the identity. The body was found about half a mile from Mathews' house.
India and Bangladesh discussed the common challenge of terrorism and resolved to fight the scourge together even as New Delhi reaffirmed its status as a reliable development partner of Dhaka. “We are both determined to protect our societies from the threat of ideologies of hate, violence and terror by adopting a zero tolerance policy and a comprehensive approach in fighting violent extremism and terrorism at all levels,” External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said after talks with the Bangladeshi side as part of the fourth Joint Consultative Commission (JCC).
“We discussed the common challenges that we are faced with today. One such challenge is that of terrorism, extremism and radicalisation and we will continue to fight this scourge together and along with other like-minded countries,” she said.
In yet another shocking incident of apathy, an elderly man was allegedly made to spit and then lick his saliva off the floors as a punishment for entering a Sarpanch's house without knocking.
The incident took place in the Ajaipur village of Noorsarai block in Nalanda, the home district of Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar.
The man had gone to meet the village head to avail a government scheme.
At least eight people died and three others sustained severe injuries when a portion of the roof of a four-decade old building belonging to Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation (TNSTC) collapsed at Porayar in Nagapattinam district in the early hours of Friday.
Police said the deceased and injured were bus drivers and conductors who were taking rest in the building after duty. The roof collapse happened around 3.30am.
The US President Donald Trump celebrated his first Diwali at his official residence on Wednesday.
Trump and his daughter Ivanka were joined by senior Indian-American members of his administration, including US ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley and Administrator of Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Seema Verma.
The celebrations, which were led by Trump, was also attended Ajit Pai, Chairman of the US Federal Communications Commission and Raj Shah, Principal Deputy Press Secretary.
President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi took to Twitter on Thursday to extend their greetings on the auspicious festival of Diwali.
In his tweet, the President wrote, “Diwali greetings to all. As we celebrate with our families, let us promote sensitivity to others and to our environment “.
SIMDEGA (JHARKHAND): An 11-year-old girl allegedly died of starvation in Jharkhand’s Simdega District recently, as her family’s ration card was not linked to the Aadhaar, the 12 digit unique-identity number issued to all Indian residents based on their biometric and demographic data.
The girl died on September 28 after her mother was unable to feed her. The family was struck off from government welfare rolls for not linking their ration card with the Aadhaar card.
Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) leader Ravinder Gosai was shot dead by two unidentified gunmen on Tuesday morning.
Gosai was shot at 7.20 am in Kailash Nagar while he was returning home from RSS Shakha, said Ludhiana Police Commissioner.
Employees of the Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC) begin an indefinite strike from midnight of Monday to press for their demand of salary hike.
The workers of MSRTC have asserted that they won’t call off their strike until their demands were met.
More than 17 thousand buses run throughout the entire state, where about one lakh workers have gone on strike.
A portion of a residential building in Ejipura area of Bengaluru collapsed on Monday morning leaving three dead, and several people are feared trapped inside, media reports have said.
According to the ANI news agency, a cylinder blast in the building led to the partial collapse of four houses partially.