#NewsInTweets: 5 Dalits Suffocate To Death In Haryana While Trying To Revive A Well

Posted on May 17, 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. Five Dalits, including two teenagers, died on Monday while trying to revive an unused well in Jind, Haryana. It is reported that they died after inhaling toxic gases.

2. 8 infants died in two days at a hospital due to alleged negligence in Ajmer, Rajasthan. The paediatric department of Jawaharlal Nehru government hospital has claimed that there was no negligence.

3. A 16-year-old allegedly molested by an army man in Handwara claimed that the police pressurised her to not blame the officer.

4. According to exit polls, BJP is set to form the government in Assam, Left will return to Kerala, and Mamata Banerjee-led TMC will return for a second term in West Bengal.

5. A boy cleared the higher secondary exam in Rajasthan at the age of 12. Aabhas Sharma from Jaipur had cleared class 10 at the age of 10.

6. A woman in Ghaziabad allegedly threw acid on a 30-year-old veterinarian. He received 40% burns.

7. A video showing a youth in Madhya Pradesh allegedly being beaten by a local policeman’s son has surfaced.

8. India’s first Reusable Launch Vehicle, made by ISRO, will be launched on May 23.

9. A law firm in the US has employed the world’s first artificial intelligence robot to assist its various teams in legal research.

Featured image courtesy: ANI