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UP: Bus runs over pilgrims sleeping on pavement, 7 dead



Bulandshahr: In a horrifying accident, seven people lost their lives after a bus ran over them while they were sleeping on one of the pavements.

The incident took place near Ganga Ghat in Bulandshar’s Narora. The victims were sleeping on the roadside when the bus crushed them.

According to initial reports, the victims belonged to Hathras and were returning from Narora Ghat after taking a dip in the Ganga river.

The police said that the bus was privately owned and was returning with pilgrims from Vaishno Devi.

The police has sent the bodies for post mortem. However, the driver of the bus is still missing, said the police.

Police also calmed local residents gathered to protest against the accident, Singh said. Chief Minister Adityanath announced a compensation of Rs 2 lakh to the family of each victim. He also called for strict punishment for those responsible.

Meanwhile, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath announced an ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakh each to the families of 7 people who lost their lives in Bulandshahr accident. He has also directed the administration to take strict action against the person responsible for the incident.


TikTok hits 1.5 billion downloads with India leading the chart




Beijing:  Social video app TikTok has reached 1.5 billion downloads worldwide on the App Store as well as Google Play and India leads the chart with 466.8 million or about 31 per cent of all unique installs

According to the report of mobile intelligence firm Sensor Tower, TikTok app has been downloaded 614 million times so far, which is 6 percent more than last year. It is also clear from this that this app is continuously increasing its popularity among the consumer. According to the report, this app has been downloaded 1.5 billion times in the global market.

India is number one among the most downloaded countries. This app has been downloaded 466.8 million i.e. about 47 crore times in the Indian market which is 31 percent of the total download. Sensor Tower also clarified that the data shared did not include TikTok data downloaded from the third-party Android store.

India has been a fast adapter in 2019, driving up 277.6 million downloads so far this year, or roughly 45 per cent of all global installs.

China generated the second largest amount of downloads with 45.5 million, or 7.4 percent, while the US is No 3 with 37.6 million installs, or about 6 per cent, this year.

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