News18 Evening Digest: 11 Killed, 100 Injured in MP Firecracker Factory Blast and Other Top Stories


Last Updated: February 06, 2024, 16:46 IST

Harda blast in Madhya Pradesh: Harda: Smoke rises after a massive fire broke out in a firecracker factory in Harda. (PTI)

Harda blast in Madhya Pradesh: Harda: Smoke rises after a massive fire broke out in a firecracker factory in Harda. (PTI)

We are also covering: Love Triangle, Intimate Pics Lead to Pune Trader’s Murder In Posh Guwahati Hotel; Shweta Bachchan Shares Cryptic Post on Abhishek Bachchan’s Birthday among others

Hello readers, News18 evening digest brings you the latest updates: MP Harda Blast News LIVE; Uttarakhand UCC Bill: From Halala Ban to Rules for Live-In Couples, A Look at Top Highlights among other news.

MP Harda Blast News LIVE: 11 Killed, 100 Injured; 60 Houses Gutted in Fire, CM Holds Key Meet, Army Contacted for Choppers

At least 11 people have been killed while over 60 others were injured after a massive fire broke out inside a firecracker factory in Madhya Pradesh’s Harda leading to several explosions, and triggering panic among locals in the nearby areas. READ MORE

Uttarakhand UCC Bill: From Halala Ban to Rules for Live-In Couples, A Look at Top Highlights

The Uniform Civil Code (UCC) of Uttarakhand, 2024 Bill proposes a common law on marriage, divorce, land, property, and inheritance for all citizens irrespective of their religion in Uttarakhand, excluding the Scheduled Tribes. It stipulates registration of live-in relationships in the state and imprisonment of three months for failure to do so within a month. READ MORE

‘Dog Was Nervous, Handed Biscuits To Owner’: Rahul Gandhi Clarifies After BJP Fires Him Over Viral Video

Hours after the BJP shared a video of Rahul Gandhi serving biscuits from a dog’s plate to a party leader during ‘Bharat Jodo Nyay Yatra’, the Congress leader said the dog was nervous so he handed the biscuits to its owner. READ MORE

Love Triangle, Intimate Pics Lead to Pune Trader’s Murder In Posh Guwahati Hotel

Police have arrested a Kolkata couple for killing a Pune businessman at a posh hotel in Guwahati over the possession of intimate pictures on Monday. The incident came to light after 42-year-old Sandip Kambli, a trader from Pune, was found dead at a posh hotel in Guwahati. READ MORE

Shweta Bachchan Shares Cryptic Post on Abhishek Bachchan’s Birthday: ‘Maybe There’s Something to…’

Shweta Bachchan Nanda on Monday shared a cryptic post on her Instagram Story that talked about the sheer strength and perseverance of a female wolf. Interestingly, the timing of Shweta’s post coincided with her younger brother, actor Abhishek Bachchan’s birthday. Abhishek turned 48 on 5th February 2024. READ MORE

Prince Harry to Meet King Charles after Monarch’s Cancer Diagnosis, Signalling Royal Reconciliation

Prince Harry will return to the UK to meet his father UK’s King Charles after the latter was diagnosed with cancer. Buckingham Palace released a statement on Monday announcing that King Charles was diagnosed with cancer but did not specify what kind of cancer the monarch was suffering from. READ MORE

IND U19 VS SA U19, Under-19 WC Semi-Final, LIVE Updates: Oliver Whitehead Departs as India Crack Down on South Africa

Uday Saharan-led young Team India will take on South Africa in the first semi-final of the ICC Under-19 World Cup 2024 on Tuesday in Benoni. The defending champions have been a reckoning force throughout the tourney. READ MORE

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