YouTube star Grant Thompson passes away
Thursday, August 1, 2019, 7:42 AM
Grant Thompson, a YouTube host known for the popular channel "The King of Random," died in a paragliding accident in Utah this week, his family announced. The authorities in Washington County responded to a call of an "overdue" pilot Monday evening after someone had tried to reach Mr. Thompson on his cellphone, according to a Facebook post by the Washington County Sheriff's Office.
Uttarakhand High court bans white river rafting, paragliding
Friday, June 22, 2018, 11:59 AM
The Uttarakhand HC has banned white river rafting, paragliding and other water sports in the state until a policy on the same is framed by the government. Observing that there is no law to regulate water sports, the court said they are being carried out illegally. A two-judge bench has given the state government two weeks to prepare a transparent draft policy.