- A video shared to Twitter on Saturday shows Mahim beach in Mumbai, India, covered in trash and litter that washed ashore from the Arabian sea.
- Authorities posted an update stating that they had cleaned the beach and asking citizens to refrain from throwing trash into drains and rivers.
- Twitter users expressed outrage, with many demanding stricter enforcements while others offered potential solutions, such as implementing steel mesh on drains.
- The video has garnered over 92,000 views and 1,245 likes since this writing.
A beach in Mumbai, India, is seen in a viral video covered in an overwhelming accumulation of trash and litter that had washed onto the beach from the Arabian Sea.
The video of Mahim beach, uploaded to Twitter on Saturday, shows a tremendous amount of trash scattered across the beach to the point where little sand is visible. The tweet describes the litter as a “return gift” from the Arabian sea.
- Nikesh Ghag, 46, a computer operator with the Bank of Maharashtra in Mumbai, was arrested on Saturday for choking his wife Nirmala, 40, to death after she served him a salty sabudana khichdi (sago hotchpotch) for breakfast.
- Their 12-year-old son witnessed the murder that occurred at their home in Bhayandar East, Mira Bhayandar, at around 9 a.m. last Friday.
- The man, who has high blood pressure, strangled his wife with his bare hands before using a nylon rope to end her life. He reportedly fled the scene after the incident.
- The boy immediately ran to his maternal uncle, Prabhakar Gurav, and grandmother to report the incident. Gurav rushed Nirmala to the Pandit Bhimsen Joshi Civic Hospital, where she was pronounced dead.
- Ghag turned himself in to the authorities the following day at the Navghar police station. He told the police that he found the food salty, and the fight escalated after arguing with Nirmala.
- “We have arrested Ghag for murder under Section 302 of the IPC and when produced before the Thane court, the accused has been remanded to police custody,” authorities said.
An Indian man suffering from high blood pressure turned himself in a day after allegedly choking his wife to death for serving him salty food.
The incident occurred at the couple’s home in Bhayandar East, Mira Bhayandar, India, at around 9 a.m. last Friday.
- Netflix Philippines released a trailer for the streaming platform’s upcoming “Midnight Asia” docuseries, which explores the vibrant underground nightlife of six “megacities”.
- The six-episode series features the intimate stories of various city dwellers who highlight the unique subcultures spanning across the continent.
- ‘Midnight Asia’ is slated for a Jan. 20, 2022 release date.
The trailer for Netflix’s upcoming docuseries ‘Midnight Asia: Eat. Dance. Dream.’ was released on Dec. 23, giving audiences a sneak peek at the rich nightlife of six major Asian metropolises.
The series was previously announced by the streaming platform on Dec. 14 in a statement written by Original Documentary Programming Manager Aloke Devichand. It aims to feature the cities’ different food, drink and music scenes, as well as the “night owls who shine in the dark,” on the basis that nighttime highlights the cities’ most “playful” sides.
Meet Annul Pale, a former pizza delivery boy who is now one of the most celebrated BMX riders in India.
Climbing the ladder in the BMX world proved to be difficult for Pale, who hails from Mumbai, India; before starting out, he didn’t even have his own bike.
Thirty passengers on a Jet Airways flight had a bloodbath of a trip after crew members forgot to maintain pressure inside the aircraft.
The flight, which was traveling from Mumbai to Jaipur, had to return shortly after oxygen masks were deployed.
Torrential rains in South Asia gave way to a monster flood which have already claimed the lives of over 1,000 people.
Thousands of residences have been destroyed by landslides and a rising number of people are suffering from food shortages in what’s deemed as the region’s “worst flooding in decades.”
India’s Minister of Road Transport, Highways and Shipping, Nitin Gadkari, announced he wants to build a structure to surpass the tallest skyscraper in the world, Dubai’s Burj Khalifa. However, the announcement is now sparking outrage online.
Gadkari considers the Mumbai Port Trust as the “richest landlord” of the city and the proposed tall building is part of a dream project to make use of its huge swathes of industrial wasteland by developing green boulevards, maritime museums, marinas and recreation spaces.