A major fire broke out in the power car of a train at New Delhi railway station, creating chaos. No one was injured in the incident. According to northern railway officials, fire broke out in rear power car Chandigarh-Kochuvalli Express. The railway official said that the fire tenders were at the...
Chandigarh Police headquarters has been closed for two days for sanitisation amid coronavirus pandemic. A person working in the education department office has contracted COVID-19. As per the information given by, SP (Headquarters) of Chandigarh Manoj Kumar, the police headquarters and education department's office are adjacent to each other in Sector-9 of Chandigarh. There are total 65 active cases of COVID-19 in Chandigarh.
The sale of Chinese goods has gone down in Chandigarh after customers have started demanding Indian products from the shopkeepers. One of the shopkeeper said, "People are not buying Chinese products now. We are also planning not to sell Chinese items once our existing stock is sold." It happened after Galwan Valley clash between India and China which claimed lives of 20 soldiers.
Youth Congress workers staged protest in a unique way against fuel price hike in Chandigarh. Party workers tied a car with rope and dragged it on the roads of the city. They shouted slogans demanding the central government to take steps against rising prices of petrol and diesel. Later, police came and detained the protestors. A Youth Congress worker said, "When in 2013-14, rate of diesel and petrol were between Rs. 45- 50, then for BJP Inflation was 'dayan' but now when rates are shooting up to Rs. 80, inflation is 'darling' for them."
Chandigarh Director General of Police (DGP) Sanjay Baniwal was felicitated by Muslim clerics for his work amid coronavirus pandemic. The felicitation programme took place in city's Sector 45 on June 12. Chandigarh SSP Nilambari Jagadale was also felicitated by clerics. Burail area mosque management awarded them for their continuous efforts amid COVID-19 outbreak.
Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) has started bus shuttle services for railway passengers arriving at New Delhi Railway Station. They are dropped off at Shivaji Stadium and Ambedkar Stadium from where they are given further changeover of transport. The Centre announced the extension of nationwide lockdown on May 17. The nationwide lockdown has been extended till May 31.
A special train carrying passengers from Jammu Tawi Railway Station (Jammu and Kashmir) arrived at New Delhi Railway Station. One of the passengers, Hina Jain said, "The journey was comfortable, there was no problem. All arrangements were good". Lockdown 4.0 has been imposed in the country till May 31.
A special train carrying passengers from Ahmedabad arrived at New Delhi Railway Station (NDLS) on May 17. All passengers were screened after they reached the railway station, as per guidelines by the government. "We arrived here safely. I thanks railway for these arrangements," a passengers said. "We are very thankful to the railway department who has arranged all these things," another passenger said.
A special train carrying passengers from Jammu Tawi Railway Station (Jammu and Kashmir) has reached the national capital. The train arrived at New Delhi Railway Station on May 17 amid coronavirus pandemic. All passengers were screened on their arrival at the railway station as per government guidelines. Indian Railways has resumed services of special air-conditioned trains from May 12 amid lockdown 3.0. While speaking to ANI, one of the passengers said, "The journey was completely comfortable. Everything was clean and hygienic. Social distancing was also maintained in the train." There are total 8895 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Delhi. According to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, the total number of COVID-19 active cases rose to 53,035 with 2752 deaths in India.
A special train carrying passengers from New Delhi Railway Station has reached Guwahati Railway Station on May 16 amid coronavirus pandemic. The special train is enroute to Dibrugarh. All passengers were screened on their arrival at the railway station, as per government guidelines. Indian Railways has resumed services of special air-conditioned trains from May 12 amid lockdown 3.0. While speaking to ANI, one of the passengers said, "I would like to thank PM Narendra Modi for providing facility of train." There are total 90 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Assam. According to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, the total number of COVID-19 active cases rose to 51,401 with 2649 deaths in India.