#NewsInTweets: 6 Killed In Uttarakhand Fire, IAF Choppers Join Relief Operations; + 7 More

Posted on May 1, 2016 in News

By YKA Staff:

What’s the latest around the world today? Curated for you from the interwebz, here’s a quick morning fix to keep you updated. In 140 characters at that! Presenting, #NewsInTweets:

1. Uttarakhand forest fire rages on – 6 dead, air force choppers to try and douse flames and participate in relief operations.

2. As #OddEven phase 2 completes, mixed reports come in about the policy’s success.

3. Petrol prices hiked by Rs. 1.06 per litre.

4. Journalist Rajdeep Sardesai quits Twitter for a “detox break” due to hate messages and slander.

5. Bodies of 9 youth in Manipur remain unburied even after 245 days.

6. The Real Estate Act comes into force from tomorrow.

7. Thousands of diesel-run taxis to go off-road from May 1.

8. Sonam Kapoor launches a make-up and style app.