LIVE: Pee-gate accused takes a U-turn, tells court woman urinated on seat


Shankar Mishra, accused of urinating on an elderly woman on an Air India flight last November, on Friday denied the allegation before a Delhi court, saying he never urinated on the complainant.

“I did not urinate on the complainant,” Mishra told the court, reports Indian Express

Prime Minister will flag off the MV Ganga Vilas luxury cruise on the world’s longest river voyage from to Dibrugarh on Friday. He will also lay the foundation and inaugurate several projects of inland waterways in Bihar, West Bengal and Assam on this occasion. 


The National Remote Sensing Centre (NRSC) of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has released satellite images of Joshimath and a preliminary report on land subsidence which shows that the entire town may sink. The pictures are taken from the Cartosat-2S satellite. Hyderabad-based NRSC has released satellite images of areas that are sinking. In images, the entire town, including the Army’s helipad and the Narasimha temple, has been marked as sensitive zone.


Uttarakhand chief minister Pushkar Singh Dhami on Thursday chaired a meeting with all stakeholders on the Joshimath land subsidence issue. During the meeting, the chief minister interacted with the Army, ITBP, and scientists from various establishments engaged in landslide investigation, district administration, police and district-level officers associated with essential services at Sunil camp.


After the meeting to elect the Mayor of Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) proved futile due to the tussle between and councillors on January 6, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government on Thursday proposed four dates for holding the polls to Lieutenant Governor V.K. Saxena.

Prime Minister on Friday flagged off the world’s longest river cruise — MV Ganga Vilas, which will cover 3,200 kilometres across 27 river systems in five states in India and Bangladesh in 51 days.


MV Ganga Vilas is the first-ever cruise vessel to be made in India and it began its journey from in Uttar Pradesh and will reach Dibrugarh in Assam via Bangladesh.


The beginning of the cruise service on river Ganga is a landmark moment and it will herald a new age of tourism in India, the Prime Minister said and invited foreign tourists to come to India and explore the vibrancy of the country.


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