NEWS DIGEST 27.02.2021: Ghosts, viruses and pricey mansions in east London

Good morning. Today’s news comes from a brand-new source, specifically for our local area, named InYourArea. For locals interested in contacting the ‘other side’, a series of ‘Spiritual Mediumship Evenings’ with local mediums is being held throughout next month at … Continue reading NEWS DIGEST 27.02.2021: Ghosts, viruses and pricey mansions in east London

NEWS DIGEST 25.04.2020: Mourning, questioning, and celebrating in the COVID-19 Lockdown

  Today’s news comes via my own Twitter account at @VShah1984.  In the UK, the Labour MP (member of Parliament) for Slough in Berkshire county and Shadow Railways Minister, Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi, has paid tribute to his grandmother, who passed … Continue reading NEWS DIGEST 25.04.2020: Mourning, questioning, and celebrating in the COVID-19 Lockdown

NEWS DIGEST 21.04.2020: Beating COVID19 curfew breakers, studying comets and catching corrupt cops

  Today’s news digest comes via my own Twitter account. Firstly Indian Hindi-language news channel NEWS18 Lokmat presents a video of police officer in the Maharashtra city of Pune beating a man with sticks while he is laying on the … Continue reading NEWS DIGEST 21.04.2020: Beating COVID19 curfew breakers, studying comets and catching corrupt cops

KOONJOO TRAGEDY: Daughter of Mauritian politician dies from severe burns

Plaine-des-Papayes, MAURITIUS VIJAY SHAH via L’Express The daughter of a member of parliament on the Indian Ocean island of Mauritius has died from injuries caused by a lamp she lit during prayers, local French-language publication L’Express reported yesterday. Vandana Devi Ranjat (née Koonjoo), 40, the eldest daughter of Oceanic Economy Minister, Prem Koonjoo, was admitted to the Burns Unit of Victoria Hospital in the western town of Quatre Bornes twenty days ago in critical condition, following a tragic incident while participating in family prayers at the family home in Plaine-des-Papayes, a small village near the town of Triolet in the island’s … Continue reading KOONJOO TRAGEDY: Daughter of Mauritian politician dies from severe burns