.Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Mukesh Khanna's sister died after she recovers from COVID-19 due to lung congestion. (Photo credit: Screengrab - Instagram/@iammukeshkhanna)

  • Mukesh Khanna shared a picture with his sister and expressed grief
  • She battled COVID for 12 days 
  • On Wednesday, Khanna dismissed fake news about his death

.Idukki, Kerala, India
Israeli firefighters take cover as a siren sounds a warning of incoming rockets fired from the Gaza strip, in the southern Israeli town of Ashkelon. (Photo Credit: AP/PTI)

  • A caregiver from Kerala, working in Israel's Ashkelon city, was killed in a Hamas rocket attack
  • Soumya, 31, hailed from Kanjikuzhy panchayat in Kerala’s Idukki district
  • Soumya, who last visited Kerala three years ago, was planning to return in two months

.Ghazipur, Uttar Pradesh, India
The investigation of where the bodies came from is underway, Ghazipur DM MP Singh said. (Photo credit: Twitter/ @ANIUP)

  • Dead bodies were found floating on the banks of river Ganga in Uttar Pradesh's Ghazipur
  • A similar incident was noted in Bihar's Buxar on Monday
  • Ghazipur District Magistrate MP Singh said that investigation is underway

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Rahul Vohra was an actor-YouTuber, who passed away due to COVID-19 on Sunday. (Photo credit: Instagram/ @irahulvohra)

  • Actor-YouTuber Rahul Vohra died due to coronavirus on Sunday
  • His wife Jyoti Tiwari shared a video on Instagram, showing his last moments before deaths
  • Vohra was being treated at Delhi's Rajeev Gandhi Super Speciality Hospital

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Cricketer Piyush Chawla's father, Pramod Kumar Chawla (L), died on Monday due to COVID complications. (Photo credit: Instagram/ @piyushchawla_official_)

  • Indian cricketer Piyush Chawla's father Pramod Kumar Chawla died due to COVID-19 on Monday
  • He took to Instagram saying, 'Life will not be the same anymore'
  • Chawla was bought by Mumbai Indians for Rs 2.40 crore in IPL auction 2021, held in February

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Ravindra Pal Singh and Maharaj Krishan Kaushik were members of the gold-medal winning hockey team in 1980 Moscow Olympics. (Photo credit: Twitter/ @KirenRijiju)

  • Ravindra Pal Singh and Maharaj Krishan Kaushik died on Saturday
  • The two were on ventilator support
  • Sports minister Kiren Rijiju paid tributes to the them for their contribution to Indian sports

.Illinois, USA
Individuals appeared to have ignited a type of black powder substance, officials said. (Representational/ Unsplash)

  • The explosion took place 120 km southwest of Chicago  
  • The black powder device exploded on Friday around 7:20 PM 
  • The names of the victims have not been released yet

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Chhota Rajan tested positive for coronavirus on April 16. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@ANI)

  • Rajendra Sadashiv Nikalje , alias Chhota Rajan, 61, was lodged in Tihar  jail
  • He was shifted to the hospital from Tihar jail on April 26 after testing positive for COVID-19
  • Rajan is facing 70 criminal cases pertaining to extortion and murders in Mumbai

.Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Vanraj Bhatia was a veteran music composer and a Padma Shri recipient. (Photo credit: Twitter/ @jeetmusic)

  • Vanraj Bhatia was best known for the music in films like ‘Ankur’ and ‘36 Chowringhee Lane
  • He was battling an age-related health issue
  • Many celebrities took to social media to express their grief

Polling officer counting Panchayat election ballots at a counting centre in Lucknow. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • A school teacher from UP's Jaunpur died seven days before her wedding
  • She died of COVID-19 
  • The teacher reportedly got infected while on election duty