Left Menu
Development News Edition

Media professional falls off residential building in Goregaon

A 49-year-old media professional died after falling from the terrace of a building in suburban Goregaon on Sunday, police said. Adarsh Mishra, who resided on the seventh floor of the Trimurti Society at Siddharth Nagar, went to the building's terrace for a morning walk when he fell from there, Goregaon police station's senior police inspector Sanjay Bhole said. It was not yet clear whether it was an accident or a case of suicide, he said, adding that Mishra every day used to go for a morning walk on the building's terrace.

"The CCTV installed on the building's seventh floor showed Mishra, clad in track pants and T-shirt, going upstairs to the terrace with a handkerchief in his hand," Bhole said. In another CCTV put up in the building's lobby, he was seen falling down around 10.30 am, but it was not clear what led to his fall, he said. Mishra was rushed to the nearby Siddharth Hospital where doctors declared him dead, the official said. The police were examining more CCTV footages of the building and adjoining housing societies to ascertain the exact cause of his death, he said.

Mishra resided in the building with his wife and son. His family members were shocked at his sudden death, he said. The body will be handed over to the family after post-mortem, the police official said, that a probe was underway into the incident. Mishra earlier worked as vice president with the DNA newspaper and had left his job a few months back, he said. He had also worked at the Wockhardt Foundation, the official said, adding that the deceased had about 18 years of experience in the media and entertainment industry. Mishra had earlier also worked with the Indian Express, Anand Bazar Patrika and the Lokmat Group.

(With inputs from agencies.)

Download The Devdiscourse News App for Latest News.



Top 10 Fake News, Myths and Realities on 2019 Novel Coronavirus COVID 19

With nearly 1500 deaths by January 14 and around 65,000 infections in China, the Novel Coronavirus 2019 has become one of the worst health epidemics of the 21st Century. However, 8,573 people have been cured but the rumor mongers are a...

Handling fake news Infodemic in time of Coronavirus epidemic

Social media has provided a platform where everybody can disseminate his her views without any supervision. Its excellent if the message is genuine but misinformation is equally disastrous. Health is such a topic where every Tom and Harry c...

Sentiment Analysis on Budget 2020: Long shot for solution to economic worries?

Industries and individuals alike had high expectations from the government to take tangible steps but the budget 2020 seems to have failed expectations....

How can technology help the future of mobility?

More than a billion people or one-third of the global rural population lacked access to all-season roads and transport services in 2016, subsequently hindering the socio-economic development....


Latest News

Italy govt wins lower house confidence vote on new motorway rules

The Italian government on Wednesday won a confidence vote in the lower house of parliament on a decree which includes new rules that make it easier and less costly for the state to revoke motorway concessions.The move comes as the ruling co...

Indonesian military say Papuan separatist killed in shootout

Indonesian security forces shot dead an 18-year-old Papuan separatist during a shootout, a military spokesman said on Wednesday, though a separatist group disputed the account and said the victim was a civilian. Remote Papua, the countrys e...

Air France faces new strikes over domestic network cuts

Air France unions have called for strikes at domestic carrier Hop, as pilots seek an improved pay offer and ground staff representatives press for job guarantees, union officials said on Wednesday. The strike calls, reported earlier by Fren...

Seventy-five years after Iwo Jima, grenade blast etched in memory of 104-year-old former Marine

On the 75th anniversary of the U.S. Marines landing on Iwo Jima, 104-year-old William White still has vivid memories of the exploding grenade that nearly ended his solo reconnaissance mission during one of World War Twos fiercest battles.Wh...

Give Feedback