"This Is Murder, Not Accident": Families of Techies Killed in Pune Porsche Crash Demand Justice

Brief by Shorts91 Newsdesk / 05:42pm on 21 May 2024,Tuesday India

Families of IT engineers Aneesh Awadhiya and Ashwini Koshta, who were killed in a Pune car crash, are demanding justice after the teen driver responsible was granted bail. The 17-year-old, driving a Porsche at 240 km/h, hit their bike from behind, causing instant fatalities. Granted bail within 15 hours, the driver must write an essay on accidents and work with traffic police. Outraged families call the incident murder, not an accident, and seek cancellation of bail. Pune police are appealing the decision. The tragedy has left both families devastated, with relatives vowing to fight for justice.

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Gurgaon Girl Scores 99.4% in CBSE, Wins Scholarship Offer from University of British Columbia

Brief by Shorts91 Newsdesk / 02:32pm on 21 May 2024,Tuesday India

Sanaa Shaikh, a Class 12 student from DPS Gurgaon, achieved a remarkable 99.4% in the CBSE board exams, securing a scholarship from the University of British Columbia. Originally from Mumbai, Sanaa’s dedication to humanities, despite a commerce background, and her disciplined study habits led to her success. Encouraged by her parents, Sanaa managed her time efficiently and utilized sample papers for practice. Aspiring to study psychology with a focus on mental health research, Sanaa is excited about the opportunity to further her education in Canada and contribute to the field through research on mental health and healthcare policies.

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Dinner Plan Ends in Tragedy: Two Friends Killed in Pune Porsche Crash

Brief by Shorts91 Newsdesk / 12:42pm on 21 May 2024,Tuesday India

Aneesh Awadhiya and Ashwini Koshtha, both 24, were killed early Sunday when their motorbike was struck by a Porsche driven by a 17-year-old in Pune's Kalyani Nagar. The friends, part of a group returning from dinner, faced tragedy when the car hit them. Ashwini died instantly, while Aneesh succumbed to injuries at a hospital. Aneesh, an intern from Madhya Pradesh, and Ashwini, a former colleague, were described as bright and ambitious. The driver, found to be intoxicated, faces severe legal consequences. This incident has left their friends and families in deep mourning.

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Opposition Alleges Pune Teen Given Pizza at Police Station After Porsche Crash

Brief by Shorts91 Newsdesk / 10:05am on 21 May 2024,Tuesday India

In Pune, a 17-year-old who allegedly ran over two techies with his Porsche was granted bail within 14 hours of detention, sparking outrage. Shiv Sena (UBT) leader Sanjay Raut accused Pune Police of treating the teenager leniently, claiming he was served pizza and burgers at the police station. Raut also alleged that an MLA from Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar's NCP faction was present to assist the boy. He criticized the Pune Police Commissioner Amitesh Kumar, demanding his dismissal and warning of public protests. Raut highlighted a video showing the boy consuming alcohol, questioning discrepancies in the medical report.

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Pune Porsche Crash: Family Calls it 'Murder' Not Accident

Brief by Shorts91 Newsdesk / 08:21am on 21 May 2024,Tuesday India

A horrific crash in Pune has claimed the lives of two young IT engineers, Aneesh Awadhiya and Ashwini Koshta, after a speeding Porsche driven by a drunk teenager hit their bike. The 17-year-old driver, son of a prominent realtor, was granted bail within 15 hours, sparking outrage. The conditions of his bail have been criticized as lenient, including writing an essay and undergoing counseling. The incident has raised questions about justice and accountability, with demands for stricter action growing. The engineers were returning home from a gathering when the crash occurred, leaving their families and community in shock.

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Emirates Aircraft Hits Flamingos, 36 Found Dead in Mumbai

Brief by Shorts91 Newsdesk / 07:28am on 21 May 2024,Tuesday India

A shocking incident occurred at Mumbai's airport yesterday when an incoming Emirates flight collided with a flock of flamingos, killing 36 birds. The aircraft was damaged and its return flight to Dubai was cancelled. Residents alerted a wildlife group about the dead birds in Ghatkopar area, and Forest Department officials recovered the mutilated remains. The area was littered with broken wings, claws, and beaks. An autopsy will determine the exact cause of death. The incident highlights the need for measures to prevent such collisions, which can risk human lives as well.

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Pune Police Arrest Father and Bar Owners Over Teen's Deadly Porsche Crash

Brief by Shorts91 Newsdesk / 06:23am on 21 May 2024,Tuesday India

Pune police have arrested the owner and manager of a bar where a 17-year-old boy consumed alcohol before a fatal car crash that killed two people. The boy's father, a real estate developer, was arrested earlier for allowing his son to drive without a license and providing him with alcohol. The bar owner and staff have been charged with serving alcohol to a minor. The teenager had visited the bar to celebrate his exam results and was seen on CCTV footage surrounded by alcohol bottles. He later drove his Porsche car under the influence, causing the deadly crash.

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Rahul Gandhi Pays Tribute to Late Father Rajiv Gandhi on 33rd Death Anniversary

Brief by Shorts91 Newsdesk / 05:29am on 21 May 2024,Tuesday India

Rahul Gandhi commemorated the 33rd death anniversary of his father, former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi, affirming his commitment to uphold Rajiv's aspirations. Sharing a childhood picture, Rahul reiterated his dedication to his father's vision. Alongside Congress leaders Sonia Gandhi and Mallikarjun Kharge, also paid homage at Veer Bhumi in Delhi. Prime Minister Narendra Modi also honored Rajiv Gandhi. Rajiv, who became India's youngest Prime Minister at 40 in 1984, served until 1989. His tenure saw significant technological and economic advancements. Tragically, he was assassinated by an LTTE suicide bomber during an election rally in Tamil Nadu on May 21, 1991, leaving a profound impact on Indian politics.

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Father of Teenager Who Killed Two in Porsche Crash Arrested

Brief by Shorts91 Newsdesk / 03:30am on 21 May 2024,Tuesday India

Pune Police have arrested Vishal Agrawal, father of the 17-year-old boy who crashed his Porsche into a bike, killing two people. Agrawal, a real estate developer, was on the run but was arrested from Aurangabad on Tuesday morning. The teenager, who was under the influence of alcohol, was granted bail within 14 hours of his detention, sparking outrage. Police are seeking permission to try him as an adult. The incident occurred on Sunday morning when the teenager's speeding Porsche hit a couple on a two-wheeler. Two others were also detained in connection with the incident.

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Army Tracker Dog Meru Retires in Luxury, Travels First Class to Meerut Retirement Home

Brief by Shorts91 Newsdesk / 04:44pm on 20 May 2024,Monday India

Meru, a 9-year-old army tracker dog from the 22 Army Dog Unit, bid farewell to his years of dedicated service in style. With recent Ministry of Defence policy changes, Meru embarked on his retirement journey to the Dogs Retirement Home at the Remount and Veterinary Corps (RVC) Center in Meerut. Accompanied by his handler, Meru enjoyed the comforts of a first-class AC coach, reflecting the nation's newfound appreciation for retired service animals. His story has resonated widely, with countless well-wishers acknowledging his unwavering commitment and wishing him a happy and relaxing retirement.

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