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CDS General Bipin Rawat's funeral to take place today
India's first Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat's funeral will take place today in Delhi. General Rawat, his wife Madhulika and 11 other defence personnel died after the Mi-17 chopper they were on board crashed near Coonoor in Tamil Nadu on December 8.
Delhi’s air quality remains in 'poor' quality
The air quality in the national capital continued to remain in the `poor` category on Friday. The Air Quality Index (AQI) in the city (overall) read 293. An AQI between zero and 50 is considered `good`, 51 and 100 `satisfactory`, 101 and 200 `moderate`, 201 and 300 `poor`, 301 and 400 `very poor`, and 401 and 500 `severe`.
At least 53 migrants die in Mexico truck accident
At least 53 mostly Central American migrants died when the truck transporting them turned over in southern Mexico on Thursday, in one of the worst accidents to befall people risking their lives to reach the United States border. The accident occurred when the truck crashed on a sharp curve outside the city of Tuxtla Gutierrez in the state of Chiapas, said Luis Manuel Garcia, head of the Chiapas civil protection agency.
Katrina Kaif and Vicky Kaushal are officially married
Star couple Katrina Kaif and Vicky Kaushal have tied the knot in an intimate ceremony in Rajasthan on Thursday. The newlyweds took to Instagram to share stunning pictures from their traditional Hindu wedding. While Katrina looked breathtaking in a red lehenga set designed by renowned brand Sabyasachi, Vicky had donned a fancy sherwani with subtle embroidery on it.
Group Cap Varun Singh’s message to students at his school
The lone survivor of the IAF chopper crash that killed CDS General Bipin Rawat among others, Group Captain Varun Singh had conveyed an important message to the students of his school in a letter to its principal in September. Group Captain Singh, who is now battling for life at a military hospital in Bengaluru, wrote, "It's ok to be mediocre.”