Friday, 19 August, 2022
TopicForensic investigation

Topic: Forensic investigation

‘Forensic’ doesn’t know what to be an expert in — investigating murders or cramming twists

Zee5's Hindi adaptation of the 2020 Malayalam movie 'Forensic' is a flimsy replication that tries to play clever but is done in by shoddy writing.

Why Modi govt’s new autopsy rules will eliminate delays for families, boost organ donation

Modi govt Monday introduced a new post-mortem protocol that allows autopsies to be performed after daylight. Earlier convention often led to a delay in the procedure.

Wife’s murder by cobra bites: How science helped nail Kerala man despite no direct proof

Sooraj S. Kumar has been handed double life imprisonment and fined Rs 5 lakh for murdering wife Uthra in May 2020. Police built case through medical, forensic & scientific evidence.

A police surgeon writes about his first exhumation and post mortem — of a Malayali actress

In ‘Dead Men Tell Tales’, Dr B. Umadathan — also known as Kerala’s Sherlock Holmes —wrote about his years as a forensic surgeon uncovering the most interesting cases.

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Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field | PTI Photo

Good news from the farm as India’s FY22 foodgrain production estimated at record 316 mn tonnes

Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.

Defence

Su-57, the Russian 5th generation fighter aircraft Photo by Snehesh Alex Philip

Russia wants to build next generation tanks, submarines with India

As the second regiment of the S-400 Triumf air defence system starts getting delivered, Russia said it expects the serial production of AK 203 rifles in Amethi to begin in late 2022-early 2023.
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.
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