Bengaluru: RSS leader's murder leads to shutdown in Shivajinagar; Sec 144 imposed
The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) has called for a complete shutdown of the Shivajinagar Assembly constituency in Bengaluru demanding justice for the slain party leader, Rudresh R, who was brutally killed on 16 October morning.
The 42-year-old Rudresh, an RSS and BJP leader, was hacked to death in public view by two motorcycle-borne assailants at Kamraj Road, in the heart of the city on 16 October.
China sends two astronauts to work on space lab orbital mission for 30 days
China, on 17 October, broke its own record, when it sent a two-man crew into orbit for 30 days in Shenzhou 11. The astronauts will have a planned month-long stay aboard the Tiangong-2 which is also known as 'heavenly palace'.
This will be China's sixth and longest piloted space flight to date. The previous record for China was of 15 days, which was aboard Shenzhou 10, in 2013.
Shenzhou-11 blasted off from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in the Gobi Desert. Astronauts or taikonauts - Jing Haipeng and Chen Dong - will spend a month in space after docking with space laboratory Tiangong-2, which was sent into orbit last month. The space laboratory is currently 393 kilometres away from Earth.
JNU student Najeeb goes missing after brawl with ABVP members
A Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) student and AISA activist has gone missing under mysterious circumstances, police on 16 October. Najeeb Ahmad, pursuing MSc in Biotechnology and resident of room 106 of Mahi/Mandavi hostel, has been missing since Saturday allegedly after an altercation with a few students on Saturday night, they added.
A case under section 365 (kidnapping with intent secretly and wrongfully to confine person) of IPC has been registered at the Vasant Kunj North police station on the basis of a complaint by his parents, police said. An AISA activist said Najeeb, who joined the hostel a fortnight ago, had an altercation with some ABVP activists on Saturday night when they were holding a door-to-door campaign at the hostel for the mess committee election.
Former J&K chief minister Omar Abdullah faces immigration check for two hours at US airport
After Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan, former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah has complained that he spent two hours in a holding area, adding that this happens to him every time he goes the US.
"Another "random" secondary immigration check upon landing in the US. Thrice in three visits, the randomness is growing tiresome now," tweeted Omar.
"I just spent TWO hours in a holding area and this happens EVERY time. Unlike @iamsrk I don't even catch Pokemon to pass the time (sic)," he said in his tweet.
Olympic sprinter Tyson Gay's daughter Trinity Gay killed in shooting accident
Olympic sprinter Tyson Gay's daughter, Trinity Gay, 15, died on Sunday after getting caught in a crossfire at a parking lot in the University of Kentucky campus.
The athlete's agent Mark Wetmore confirmed the news of the athlete's demise to the media, soon after the coroner's office for Fayette County in University of Campus declared her dead. The victim was shot in the neck.
According to a report in an international news agency, the accused Dvonta Middlebrooks, 21, was arrested and charged with endangerment and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.
Sushil Kumar might be a part of the WWE in the future
Sushil Kumar may have met WWE's top officials but the wrestler has ruled out any immediate move to professional wrestling.Canyon Ceman, WWE's head of talent development, flew down from Florida to have a meeting with Kumar and explore options.
"I had a very good meeting with the head of the WWE talent development and I am exploring a lot of options as I just want to continue wrestling," Sushil told PTI.
Amazon Great Indian Festival begins
Just after the Amazon Great India Sale that lasted from 1-5 October, there is another one coming up. Amazon Great Indian Festival is being held from 17-20 October, just ten days before Diwali and has a number of deals for you to save money on. Snapdeal is also hosting an Unbox Diwali sale. Now's a good time to be a shopper.
Microsoft's Xbox One beats Sony's PS4
In sales for September, and for the third month in a row, Microsoft's Xbox One is the king of the consoles, beating out Sony's PS4. The Xbox One has been lagging behind the PS4 for much of the time since both launched, but not anymore. Xbox One has firmly taken the mantle and is lookng to keep up the momentum till the end of the year.
Having a Note 7 on an airplane is now a federal crime
If you bring Samsung's recently discontinued smartphone - Galaxy Note 7 - on an airplane then be prepared to pay up to $179,933 for each violation. The Federal Aviation Administration had banned the smartphone from being brought onto planes early this week and under a new Emergency Restriction / Prohibition Order, it is now a federal crime as well.