With the increasing incidence of dengue in the ongoing monsoon season, doctors have raised an alarm about its effects on a patient's heart. India is believed to be the Dengue capital of the world with the most recorded cases of the disease.
Underworld don, Dawood Ibrahim's aide Chotta Shakeel, who is one of the accused in 1993 Mumbai serial blasts case, while reacting to the hanging of terrorist Yakub Memon called it a 'legal murder' and said that India would have to face consequences of this hanging.
Former President APJ Abdual Kalam, who passed away on Monday, was laid to rest with full state honour and 21 gun salute in Tamil Nadu's Rameswaram today. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi, Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah and several other political leaders along with thousands of commoners attended Kalam's last rites.
Monsoon is welcomed in our country as it brings in the long awaited respite from scorching heat. However what people need to be cautious about while enjoying the rains is the high risk of electrocution as maximum deaths due to electric shocks occur in this season only.