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Man, who consumed poison at BJP office in protest, dies

Dehradun, Jan 9  A man, who had consumed poison before Uttarakhand Agriculture Minister Subodh Uniyal last week after he suffered losses allegedly due to demonetisation and GST, today died during treatment in Dehradun, hospital sources said.

Prakash Pandey, a resident of Haldwani, the largest city in the Kumaun region, had recounted his story to Uniyal during a Janata Darbar programme at the BJP office in the state capital on Saturday.

Pandey had introduced himself as a transporter during the event. He told the minister that he was struggling to repay his loans after demonetisation of a bulk of currency and the implementation of the Goods and Services Tax hit his business.


8-year-old falls in pit in #Delhi, dies

New Delhi, June 21: An eight-year-old boy has died after falling into a rainwater-filled pit in a park here, the city police said on Wednesday.

The boy was identified as Khalid from Mangolpuri area, the police said.

The accident occurred around 8 p.m. on Tuesday, while Khalid was playing in a park in Avantika area of Rohini. He fell into a rainwater-filled pit in the park, the police added.

After almost half an hour, a passer-by saw the child’s body in the pit and informed the police.

The police have sent the body for autopsy and a case of negligence has been registered.