The two victims, both in their thirties, had visited the Gosekhurd Dam in Bhandara district of Maharashtra where they were reportedly raking selfies when the tragic incident occurred.
Incidentally, in 2015, Thakur's cabinet colleague Kunwar Vijay Shah had also proposed that those seeking selfies with him must donate Rs 10 for a cause.
Those on the watch tower fell when lightning struck late in the evening
The incident took place in Mael railway station on Sunday.
In a press release, Karnataka Medical Education Minister Dr K Sudhakar directed all home quarantined persons to enrol themselves and send their selfies on an hourly basis.
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Questioning if the minister was on "tourism", the NCP asked Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis to seek resignation of the 'insensitive' water resources minister.
A 14-year-old boy was killed and another sustained severe burn injuries due to electrocution atop a goods train in a bid to click a selfie in Jamshedpur.
The image, screaming innocence, features a group of village children, sans nice clothes, sans slippers (mostly) posing for a selfie -- using tattered footwear for a camera.
Park rangers recovered their bodies last Thursday after people reported seeing an unattended camera on a tripod
Amruta Fadnavis was attending the inauguration of domestic cruise liner Angriya in Mumbai on October 20.
This comes on a day an equally disturbing video of a Kashmiri man lying down on a railway track under a running train has gone viral.
Bihar Police personnel arrive at an election cluster before leaving for polling stations on the eve of the first phase of Bihar Panchayat Elections 2021, at Kudra block of Kaimur district.PTI Photo
Assistant Professors from 12 different states display banners during the 24th day of their peacful protest to demand sustainability plan for young and highly qualified teachers, at Shastri Bhawan, New Delhi.PTI Photo/Vijay Verma
A view of Udaypur beach near Digha in East Midnapore district.PTI Photo/Swapan Mahapatra
A glimpse of the India-Nepal joint military training exercise Surya Kiran XV, in Pithoragarh.PTI Photo
Farmers and traders sell their buffaloes at a weekly animal market, after authorities eased covid-19 restrictions further, in Karad, Maharashtra.PTI Photo
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