State Government Orders Magisterial Probe into Fatal Explosion in Ernakulam

Ernakulam, India: Following a tragic explosion that resulted in the deaths of two individuals in Tripunithura, the state government has taken action by ordering a magisterial probe into the incident. Ernakulam district sub-collector K Meera has been appointed to lead the investigation, confirmed official sources. The sub-collector is scheduled to visit the accident site on Tuesday to begin the probe. The investigation will encompass matters such as the permission granted for the fireworks display at …

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Authorities Detain Four Individuals Following Blast in Vicinity of Government Building

ATHENS, Greece – Greek police arrested four men following an explosion near the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Athens. The explosion occurred in the early hours of the morning, causing damage to nearby buildings and vehicles. According to authorities, no injuries were reported as a result of the blast. The arrested individuals are currently being held for questioning as the investigation continues. While the motive behind the explosion is still unclear, Greek authorities are treating …

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Ekiti State Government Denies Viral Claims of Unknown Gunmen Attacks and Multiple Deaths

Ado Ekiti, Nigeria – The Ekiti State Government has refuted claims of ongoing attacks on residents by unknown gunmen resulting in multiple deaths. Following the recent attack on three traditional rulers by suspected bandits, which led to the death of two of them, a viral video circulated alleging numerous lives had been lost to similar attacks in the state prior to this incident. The video features a woman speaking during Governor Biodun Oyebanji’s visit to …

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High Court Questions Government on Death Sentences Without Sentencing Guidelines

DHAKA, Bangladesh – The High Court in Bangladesh has requested the government to provide an explanation within four weeks as to why the practice of awarding death sentences without establishing sentencing guidelines should not be deemed unconstitutional. This decision came after the court heard a writ petition filed by Supreme Court lawyer Ishrat Hasan and was issued by the bench of Justice Mustafa Zaman Islam and Justice Md Atabullah. The petition specifically names the secretaries …

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Indian Government Clarifies: Crashed Afghan Plane Was Not Indian-Owned; Was Moroccan-Registered and Chartered

A plane crash in the mountainous region of Badakhshan, Afghanistan on Saturday night caused confusion in India as Afghan media initially reported the ill-fated plane as an “Indian aircraft” with several passengers feared dead in the accident. However, the Indian government quickly clarified that the plane did not belong to India, but was a chartered flight with a Moroccan registration. Reports from Afghan news agencies initially claimed that an Indian aircraft had crashed, with local …

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Explosion in Kaduna Kills One, Injures 10: State Government Confirms Tragic Incident

Kaduna, Nigeria – A tragic incident unfolded in the Kidandan community of Giwa Local Government Area in Kaduna state on Saturday afternoon, as an explosion resulted in one person being killed and 10 others injured. According to Samuel Aruwan, the Overseeing Commissioner of the Ministry of Internal Security and Home Affairs, the explosion occurred after a pupil learning under a local cleric picked up an object from the bush, which later exploded among his fellow …

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Explosion Rocks Ibadan, Nigeria: Cause, Casualties, and Government Response

IBADAN, Nigeria – Fear gripped the residents of Ibadan, the capital of Oyo State in Nigeria, on Tuesday night following a massive explosion that shook the city. The explosion, which occurred on Adeyi Avenue in the Bodija Estate area, affected several neighborhoods within a 15-kilometer radius, including Ologuneru, Apete, New Garage, Bashorun, Akobo, Sango, and Eleyele. Videos circulating on social media depicted the aftermath of the explosion, showing widespread damage to buildings and vehicles even …

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New Central Government Notification Sets Tough New Standards for Indian Pharmaceutical Companies

NEW DELHI, INDIA – Indian pharmaceutical companies are facing new manufacturing standards this year, as mandated by a central government notification released on Saturday. The move comes in the wake of a series of overseas deaths linked to Indian-made drugs since 2022, prompting the government to tighten its scrutiny of pharmaceutical factories and cleanse the image of the $50 billion industry. The notification, dated December 28, emphasizes the importance of pharmaceutical products being fit for …

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Government Condemns Violent Attack in Paceville, Vows to Improve Security Measures

VALLETTA, Malta – The Home Affairs Ministry has strongly condemned a recent violent attack in Paceville, expressing that holding a license to work as a security guard does not permit the use of violence. This came in response to a video that surfaced of bouncers brutally beating a man in Paceville, leading to public outrage and calls for reform in the regulation of bouncers in Malta. The footage, initially published by Lovin Malta, depicted multiple …

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