News18 Afternoon Digest: Halfway Drilled, Good News By Tomorrow If All Goes Well At Uttarkashi Tunnel And Other Storiesnewsbhunt


Last Updated: November 22, 2023, 13:26 IST

A total 41 workers are trapped inside a tunnel in Uttarkashi, a part of which collapsed on November 12. (PTI photo)

A total 41 workers are trapped inside a tunnel in Uttarkashi, a part of which collapsed on November 12. (PTI photo)

Top stories this afternoon: Sam Altman Back As CEO Of OpenAI; Bengaluru Road Rage: Called Out For Reckless Riding, Rowdy Biker Kills Elderly Man On Way To Med Store and more latest news

Uttarkashi Tunnel Collapse: Halfway Drilled, Good News By Tomorrow If All Goes Well, Says Official

Centre has said that the rescue work of the 41 trapped workers may take up to 15 days given the challenges in the process. In a major breakthrough, workers are now being served hot food after officials managed to insert a 57-metre long, 6-inch wide pipe to send larger quantities of solid food and water. READ MORE

‘Kicked, Punched Minor Daughter & Me’: Raymond Tycoon’s Estranged Wife Makes Shocking Claims

Nawaz Modi, the estranged wife of Raymond MD Gautam Singhania, has for the first time after their separation accused the industrialist of “kicking and punching” her and their daughter. She even claimed that a renowned businessman’s family came to her rescue. READ MORE

India Resumes E-Visa Services for Canadian Nationals

India has resumed recommended the resumption of e-visa services for Canadian nationals, according to sources. This renewed service encompasses the issuance of various visa categories, including entry visas, business visas, medical visas, and conference visas. READ MORE

Mansoor Ali Khan REFUSES To Apologise For Rape Comment About Trisha Amid FIR: ‘Why Do I Need To?’

Mansoor Ali Khan refused to apologise for his rape comment made about Trisha. In a press conference he hosted hours before an FIR was registered against him, Mansoor said his statement was misconstrued and that he will not apologise for the statement. For the unversed, the Tamil actor said in a press event last week that he was disappointed that he was didn’t get to share the screen with Trisha in Leo. He then joked that he was hoping for a ‘bedroom scene’ and that he has done his share of rape scenes. READ MORE

Bengaluru Road Rage: Called Out For Reckless Riding, Rowdy Biker Kills Elderly Man On Way To Med Store

A 77-year-old was beaten to death by a bunch of bikers, whom he had scolded for riding recklessly near Palace Guttahalli area of Bengaluru. The elderly man was on his way to get some medicines when he was attacked by the accused. READ MORE

Pat Cummins’ Silent Homecoming After World Cup 2023 Win Leaves Indians Speechless

Ever heard about how cricket is practically a religion in India? Well, the lukewarm reception from Australians took this to a whole new level, making us swell with even more pride! Why, you ask? Because when the victorious World Cup 2023 team landed at the airport flaunting the ODI WC trophy, the Aussie fans were MIA. Now, envision the chaos if it were India; we’d make it a mission to make it challenging for our cricketers to navigate the airport. After all, who wouldn’t want to personally congratulate the winning team? Australia, on the other hand, showcased a conspicuous lack of excitement at Sydney airport, where winning captain Pat Cummins and his teammates were met by just a handful of eager photojournalists. READ MORE

2025 Toyota Crown Signia SUV Unveiled, Details Inside

Japanese carmaker Toyota has recently rolled out its latest entrant Crown Signia SUV to its Crown line-up. READ MORE

Sam Altman Back As CEO Of OpenAI

Sam Altman is back as CEO Of OpenAI. The startup announced the latest update on Wednesday on social media platform X. Earlier, initiating discussions, Sam Altman and OpenAI’s board were reportedly considering the reinstatement of Altman of the AI research lab, as per sources cited by Bloomberg. READ MORE



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