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This is the Catch Up on 3 Things for the Indian Express and I’m Damini Jaiman
It’s the 16th of August and here are the headlines.
A day after he and ten others were released from jail in the case related to the gangrape of Bilkis Bano and murder of her family members during the 2002 Gujarat riots, convict Shailesh Bhatt claimed that they were “victims of politics.” Bhatt, 63, who said he was a local functionary of the ruling BJP when he was arrested, and others including his brother and co-convict Mitesh left for their village Singor in Gujarat’s Dahod district after walking out of the Godhra jail.
An Air India-operated Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft returned to Bangkok in Thailand Tuesday, shortly after its take-off as the plane’s system sent out a “slats failure” warning, according to sources. The aircraft, on its way back to Delhi operating flight AI333, had climbed to around 6,000 feet after taking off at 1.28 pm local time – an hour after its scheduled time.
A 56-year-old jeweller, who was arrested from Borivali for allegedly dialling the helpline of south Mumbai-based H N Reliance Foundation Hospital and issuing death threats to Mukesh Ambani, the chairman and managing director of Reliance Industries Ltd, was produced before a holiday court on Tuesday and remanded in police custody till August 20.
A Mumbai police team will go to actor Ranveer Singh’s house Tuesday to issue him a summons to appear before the police in connection with the FIR registered against him for posting his nude photographs on his social media accounts, said officials. The team had gone to Ranveer Singh’s house on August 12, but the actor was not there and informed the police that he would be back on August 16.
The Ukrainian military said Monday that it had repelled more than a dozen Russian attacks in the country’s east and north, including attempts to advance on key cities in the eastern industrial heartland known as the Donbas.
According to a new study published in Nature Food by scientists at Rutgers University, five billion people would die in a modern nuclear war with the impact of a global famine — triggered by sunlight-blocking soot in the atmosphere — likely to far exceed the casualties caused by lethal blasts.
This was the Catch-up on 3 Things by The Indian Express.