LIVE UPDATES: Boat carrying 50 people capsizes in Bihar’s Bhagalpur, many reported missing


Authorities in Bihar say that a boat carrying at least 50 people capsized in the river Ganga Bhagalpur on Thursday. While rescue operation is underway, authorities have confirmed the death of one person, whose body was recovered.

A report by ANI said that the boat was carrying 100 people when it capsized at Tintanga Diara in Navagachia in Bhagalpur on Thursday morning.

Nearly a dozen people have been rescued. They’ve been rushed to a nearby hospital for treatment.

LIVE UPDATES on today’s big stories will appear below:

18:13 PM: Allahabad HC grants bail to man accused of making objectionable remarks online against Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath on condition that he keeps off social media for two years. (PTI)

17:09 PM: Mumbai court grants bail to woman labourer arrested for allegedly causing disturbance and preventing public servant from discharging his duties during civic body-initiated demolition at actor Kangana Ranaut’s bungalow in the city. (PTI)

16:16 PM: Delhi can soon become “corona capital of the country”, AAP govt has gone completely ‘haywire’ on pandemic: HC. (PTI)

15:57 PM: Maharashtra Human Rights Commission issues notice to SP Raigad to be present before it tomorrow by 11 am over the arrest of Republic TV’s Arnab Goswami and present entire material records before the Commission. (ANI)

15:53 PM: As many as 262 students, about 160 teachers tested positive in Andhra Pradesh during past three days after schools reopened on November 2 for class 9 and 10 students: senior official. (PTI)

15:29 PM: NCB arrests 30-year-old man who was allegedly supplying drugs to people connected with film and TV industry: official. (PTI)

14:57 PM: The #SupremeCourt on Thursday asked the Centre to issue necessary directions for banning disinfectant tunnels, use of fumigation spray, as well as use of ultraviolet rays on humans in view of their hazardous health effects. (IANS)

14:13 PM: Crime is now available for a price in #UttarPradesh. A gang of criminals in #Muzaffarnagar has put out its price list for various ‘services’ offered. (IANS)

13:38 PM: Unidentified gunmen looted over Rs 60 lakh from a bank cash van on Thursday in #jammukashmir ‘s #Shopian district. (IANS)

12:44 PM: Two persons have been arrested in #Agra for allegedly painting a ‘mazaar’ saffron. (IANS)

12:08 PM: A 26-year-old man, who had been accused of sodomising, killing and hanging a four-year-old from a tree in #July, was lynched by the victim’s family in #Bareilly. (IANS)