#NewsInTweets: Denied Mortuary Van, Tribal Man Carries Wife’s Body On Shoulders

Posted on August 25, 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. Denied mortuary van, a tribal man was forced to carry his wife’s body on his shoulders in Odisha.

2. Vinay Sharma, a convict in the 2012 Delhi gangrape case, attempted suicide in Tihar jail.

3. Cabinet cleared draft Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill 2016.

4. Textile Minister Smriti Irani said she was rejected by Jet Airways for ‘lack of personality’. This, she said, was at a time she was looking for one of her first jobs.

5. Brexit leader Nigel Farage addressed a Trump rally, criticised Hillary Clinton.

6. Delhi HC cited ‘pollution levels’ and ‘crime rate’ for people leaving the Capital.

7. Telangana gets south India’s 1st children’s court. This is the third court of this kind in the country.

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Images courtesy: Odisha TV screengrab | Sourced from Twitter