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Six missing in Delhi shoe factory fire: Forensic team finds charred remains inside building



Four days on, police said they have started search operation on upper floors and will send teams to all areas of the building. Fire officials said the building won’t collapse as of now.

Days after a fire engulfed a three-storey shoe factory in Outer Delhi’s Udyog Nagar, a team from the Forensic Science Lab (FSL) Friday collected charred remains from the building.

On Monday, police and Delhi Fire Services (DFS) had rescued six workers while six men still remain missing. Parvinder Singh, DCP (outer district), said,” The team collected one set of remains from the second floor of the building. We have not been to identify the body as it is highly burnt. The remains have been sent to a mortuary for DNA testing and examination.”

Soon after the fire, the building had been declared “dangerous” by DFS and MCD as the roof had caved in and the structure was unstable. Officials said this, along with extreme heat inside the building, hampered search operations.

our days on, police said they have started search operation on upper floors and will send teams to all areas of the building. Fire officials said the building won’t collapse as of now.

The families of the missing workers – Abhishek, Neeraj, Shamshad, Vikram, Raju, and Ajay – have filed a missing person’s report.

Meanwhile, factory owner Pankaj Garg is still on the run. He has been booked under sections of culpable homicide.

While two forensic teams from Rohini have been deployed to find and collect biological evidence to identify the missing workers, officials said this is difficult as the remains are “highly decomposed or charred”. FSL teams are looking for skeletal remains to send for testing.

DFS Chief Atul Garg said that over 140 firemen and 35 fire tenders were deployed on the day of the incident. “Our teams are working with police in the search operation. It’s a difficult task since portions of the building have collapsed,” he said.

Source : Indian Express
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Shraddha Murder Case: Police found spinal cord, 10 body parts recovered so far from the forest



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The bones of Shraddha found by the Delhi Police in the forest of Mehrauli belong to the back part of the body. About 10 such body parts have been found so far, including the reed bone. Apart from this, some bones have also been recovered from the drain.

Delhi Police has received 10 parts of the body including the lower part of the spinal cord. The police have also found blood stains in the kitchen of the flat, whose samples have been sent for examination to find out whose the blood stains are.

Aftab had cleaned the fridge with chemicals so that when caught, he could spoil the forensic investigation. Delhi Police will soon call Shraddha’s father for a DNA sample. After which blood sample and bone sample will be sent to FLS, after which FSL will do a DNA test.

After the investigation so far, the police suspect that Shraddha’s body was dismembered in the bathroom after the murder. Along with this, the accused used to leave the water running from the shower so that the dead body could be easily cut and blood flowed. The FSL team along with Aftab was present during the investigation at his flat.

Source: Aajtak

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Fog will be seen in Delhi’s sky from tomorrow, cold will increase with drop in temperature!



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After the passing of half of November, there is a rapid change in the weather. The country’s capital Delhi is feeling cold in the morning and evening, while the temperature is rising in the afternoon. However, a change in the weather can be seen in the coming days. According to IMD, the cold may increase in Delhi from tomorrow i.e. 17 November with a drop in temperature.

Delhi’s temperature condition

According to weather experts, in the next few days, icy winds will blow in the northwest direction, due to which Delhi’s temperature will drop and the cold will increase. Talking about the temperature, on November 17, the minimum temperature can be 12 degrees Celsius and the maximum temperature can be 27 degree Celsius. Two days ago i.e. on November 15, the minimum temperature was recorded at 15 degrees and the maximum temperature was 30 degrees. At the same time, there is a possibility of further decline in it for the next two days. On November 18, the minimum temperature can reach 11 °C and the maximum temperature can reach 26 °C.


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In Delhi, 37 lakh people apply for power subsidy



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After the 15-day-expansion by the Delhi government to select for the power subsidy scheme finished Tuesday, just three lakh individuals applied during the augmentation time frame. From September 14 till Tuesday night, 37,13,179 individuals applied to keep on benefiting from the subsidy scheme.

In spite of the fact that authorities are guaranteeing that a decent level of individuals has applied, the information shows a distinction of around 10 lakh customers when contrasted with a year ago. As per the information, around 46.8 lakh individuals profited from the advantage under the plan in 2021-22.

“This was the normal number of individuals who get the advantage, and the people who go under the 200 unit class probably applied. Likewise, the number varies as a few purchasers get the financed bill during winters and the number descends in summer as individuals use ACs, coolers, and fans,” said a senior authority from the power office.

He added that individuals who got sponsored bills under 400 units during winter should not have applied. “In any case, they can, in any case, apply before their next charging cycle and profit from the subsidy scheme,” said the official.

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