1984 Anti-Sikh Riots Case: Delhi HC Convicts Sajjan Kumar, Sentences Him To Life Imprisonment
The Delhi High Court on Monday convicted Congress leader Sajjan Kumar for conspiracy to commit murder in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots case and sentenced him to imprisonment for life. A bench of Justices S Muralidhar and Vinod Goel convicted Kumar for criminal conspiracy promoting enmity and acts against communal harmony. The riots broke out after the assassination of prime minister Indira Gandhi by her Sikh bodyguards on October 31, 1984.
Cyclone Phethai Makes Landfall In Andhra Pradesh, 2 Killed
At least two people were killed in heavy rains as cyclone Phethai made landfall in the state’s East Godavari district on Monday. Phethai, which had weakened from a severe cyclonic storm into a cyclonic storm, made landfall near Katrenikona around 12.25 pm with a wind speed of 80 Kmph. The entire Konaseema region has received heavy rainfall. The state government has alerted people to be careful. In Andhra Pradesh, 22 passenger trains have been canceled, one train rescheduled in view of the rain due to Cyclone Phethai.
— ANI (@ANI) December 17, 2018
Messi’s 31st Hat-Trick Restores Barcelona’s La Liga Lead
Lionel Messi 31st La Liga hat-trick helped FC Barcelona to regain the top spot of the points table of the La Liga 2018-19 as they thrashed Levante 5-0 on Monday at Levante at Ciutat de Valencia stadium. He took his goals tally for the season to 20 after a virtuoso display, while also teeing up Luis Suarez’s 35th-minute opener and Gerard Pique’s late fifth. The win leaves Barca in first place on the La Liga table in the 16th week of the Spanish tourney with 34 points, three ahead of Sevilla and Atletico Madrid, while Levante is in seventh with 22 points.
Major Fire Breaks Out At Mumbai’s ESIC Kamgar Hospital, 2 Killed And Several Injured
Two persons were killed while several injured after a major fire broke out in a five-storey hospital at Marol in Andheri East on Monday. According to the fire brigade, smoke spread throughout the multistorey hospital, trapping patients in the corridors and on the terrace.
— TOI Mumbai (@TOIMumbai) December 17, 2018
‘Bepannaah’ Star Harshad Chopra Bags The Male Actor of The Year Award.
Bepannaah star Harshad Chopra has bagged the award for the category Male Actor of The Year at the Asian Viewers Television Awards (AVTA) 2018. While Surbhi Chandna bagged the award for the Female Actor of The Year for her performance as Annika in the show Ishqbaaz. Starring alongside Jennifer Winget in the show, Bepannaah received lots of love from the audience.
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Ok. So, whenever you start something new there is anticipation of new people new environment, a new routine to be settled into, a new character to be embraced, which is both exciting and unsettling. As an actor Bepannaah has challenged me enough to push me further at the same time gave me enough comfort to make me feel at home. A pleasant, extra ordinary experience is the best way to describe this journey. I am thankful that I had a band of loving,caring,capable and slightly insane professionals to help me through. Thank you @aniruddha.rajderkar for conceiving and making Bepannaah. Thank you Cinevista for believing in and backing Bepannaah. Thank you Colors for giving it a platform and giving it that robust launch. Thank you to everyone, here and across the world who have been directly or indirectly a part of this journey . Even to the Swiggy dilevery guys. I don’t know how to end this. My heartfelt Thank You to everyone who voted, vooted and hooted for Aditya Hooda. It adds to the journey even after the journey is over. Last but not the least thank you to The Indian Television Academy Awards for this little pat on my back.