Former Anti Terrorism Squad (ATS) chief, Maharashtra, Himanshu Roy shot himself dead by his service revolver at his residence (at Malabar Hill) today at around 1:40 pm. Roy, who was the Additional Divisional Commissioner (establishment), was rushed to hospital where he was declared brought dead.
Roy, who had a successful career and was an IPS officer from 1988 batch, was suffering from bone marrow cancer. However, the exact reason of the suicide remains unknown. Roy was the joint commissioner from 2010 to 2014 who had investigated the IPL betting scandal and several other high profile cases and scams.
Roy was one of the most distinguished cops who was the first to set up Mumbai’s Cyber Crime Cell.
Ahead of today’s IND vs AUS match in Nagpur, we bring you VCA Stadium’s Test records…
Ahead of today’s IND vs AUS match in Nagpur, we, at Nation Next, bring you Vidarbha Cricket Association (VCA) Stadium’s Test records…
- Highest team total: 610/6d by India against Sri Lanka in 2017/18.
- Lowest team total: 79 runs by South Africa against India in 2015/16.
- Highest individual score: 253 not out by Hashim Amla (South Africa) against India in 2010/11.
- Best bowling in an innings: 8/215, by Jason Krejza (Australia) against India in 2008/09.
- Most runs scored by a player: Virender Sehwag – 357 runs.
- Most wickets taken: R Ashwin – 19 wickets.
Virat Kohli complains of losing his unboxed phone in Nagpur
Former Indian skipper Virat Kohli took to twitter to inform netizens that he had lost his brand new unboxed phone in Nagpur on Tuesday.
Kohli, who is in the city for first test match against Australia on Thursday, said, “Nothing beats the sad feeling of losing your new phone without even unboxing it Has anyone seen it?”
Nothing beats the sad feeling of losing your new phone without even unboxing it ☹️ Has anyone seen it?
— Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) February 7, 2023
Food delivery app Zomato was quick to respond by asking the ace cricketer to ‘feel free to order an ice cream from his wife and actor Anushka Sharma’s phone.’
The tweet read, “feel free to order ice cream from bhabhi’s phone if that will help.” However, many users anticipated Kohli’s tweet to be an advertisement for a brand.
feel free to order ice cream from bhabhi's phone if that will help 😇
— zomato (@zomato) February 7, 2023
Anil Deshmukh granted permission to travel outside Mumbai
Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader and former Home Minister of Maharashtra Anil Deshmukh on Monday was granted permission to travel outside Mumbai for four weeks by a special court on Monday. Deshmukh had sought permission to visit his constituency, which is also his hometown, Nagpur.
The application was filed by Deshmukh through his lawyer, Inderpal Singh, stating that he is a native of Nagpur with deep family roots in the city apart from being an elected representative of his constituency.
“The applicant craves a benevolent indulgence of this court to permit him to travel outside Greater Mumbai, including District Nagpur, for a limited duration of about four weeks so as to maintain continuity in his social and family ties and also visit his original and permanent home/constituency,” the plea stated.
The plea further added that “the applicant needs to have due legal consultation with his lawyers in New Delhi for further course of strategy in the present and connected cases.”