News18 Evening Digest: Uzbekistan Kids’ Deaths Brought ‘Bad Name’ to India and Other Stories

Last Update: December 30, 2022, 17:36 IST

According to Uzbekistan media reports, Doc-1 Max syrup manufactured by UP-based Marion Biotech showed the presence of ethylene glycol, the deadly chemical that was blamed for the deaths in Gambia.  (Photo/Marion Biotech)

According to Uzbekistan media reports, Doc-1 Max syrup manufactured by UP-based Marion Biotech showed the presence of ethylene glycol, the deadly chemical that was blamed for the deaths in Gambia. (Photo/Marion Biotech)

Here are today’s top stories

India ‘spoiled’ by child deaths in Uzbekistan; membership of the firm suspended; PM Modi performs mother’s last rites with brothers in Gandhinagar and other news in the evening digest.

India ‘spoiled’ by child deaths in Uzbekistan; Membership of the firm suspended: Pharmexcil

Amid allegations that 18 children died in Uzbekistan due to syrup manufactured by Noida-based Marion Biotech, India’s Apex Pharma Export Council has decided to suspend the membership of the firm, News18.com has learnt. read more

PM Modi performed the last rites of his mother with his brothers in Gandhinagar, returned to work within hours. in pictures

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s mother Heeraben Modi passed away on Friday morning at the age of 99. After performing his last rites along with his brothers in Gandhinagar, PM Modi returned to work, virtually flagging off the Howrah-New Jalpaiguri Vande Bharat Express. read more

Rishabh Pant accident live update: Police claim India Cricketer ‘lucky to survive’, his car completely gutted

India cricketer Rishabh Pant has been hospitalized after his car crashed into a divider and caught fire in Roorkee in the early hours of Friday. read more

‘No evidence against Shezaan Khan, allegations made by Tunisha’s mother baseless’, claims actor’s lawyer

Sheezan Khan’s lawyer has claimed that the police have no evidence against the Ali Baba: Dastaan-e-Kabul actor and is confident that his client will not be proven guilty very soon. During a conversation with the media on Friday, Sheejan’s lawyer also termed all the allegations of Tunisha Sharma’s mother as ‘baseless’. read more

When Anant Ambani’s bride-to-be Radhika Merchant impressed with her Bharatanatyam skills at Arangetram

B-town is currently buzzing with the celebrations of Anant Ambani’s engagement with Radhika Merchant which took place on Thursday. Anant Ambani, son of Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani and wife Nita, is soon to marry Radhika Merchant, daughter of Encore Healthcare CEO Viren Merchant and his wife Shaila. read more

The world’s fastest electric car remake Navara is here: All you need to know

The Rimac Navara has emerged as the fastest electric production car in the world. The insanely expensive hypercar achieved the feat when it clocked a record-breaking top speed of 412 kmph at the automotive testing Papenburg track in Germany, which consists of two 4 km straights. The two-seater hypercar was driven by Rimac’s chief test and development driver Miro Zernacevic when it set the record. Zrncevic confirmed Navera in a recent press statement. read more

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