Nirbhaya convicts to be executed in Jail No 3; Tihar to approach Meerut hangman
Tuesday, 7 January 2020 The four convicts in the Nirbhaya case will be executed in Jail No 3, a senior Tihar Jail official said on Tuesday, hours after a Delhi court issued death warrants against them and declared that they will be hanged at 7am on January 22. Three of the convicts are lodged in Jail No 2, while one is in Jail No 4, the official said.
Farming community in Uttar Pradesh's Meerut is happy over the new agriculture reforms. Through the new agri laws, farmers will get best price for their grains. "The bills are good for the farmers. These bills should have come earlier. Farmers can sell their grains anywhere," a farmer told ANI. "We are so happy that we will get best price for grains. Government think better future for farmers," another farmer said.
Sports Ministry of India has come forward to extend financial support to Uttar Pradesh boxer Sunil Chauhan and his brother, archer Neeraj Chauhan who were facing a financial crunch after their father lost his job due to coronavirus pandemic. The athlete's family was forced to sell vegetables to make ends meet. Taking cognizance of the matter and looking at the financial situation of the family the Union Minister of State (MoS) for Youth Affairs and Sports (I/C) Kiren Rijiju has sanctioned Rs 5 lakh each to the athletes under the Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay National Welfare Fund (PDUNWFS) for sportspersons.
Five people have been arrested from a hotel in Uttar Pradesh's Meerut for their alleged involvement in betting on IPL matches. While speaking to media, Meerut (City) ADSP Akhilesh Narayan Singh said, "Five people including a hotel manager have been arrested from the hotel for their alleged involvement in betting in IPL matches, in Meerut." "Several laptops and mobile phones have been seized," he added.
Even as the COVID-19 pandemic has affected the hospitality industry adversely, some restaurateurs of Delhi-NCR are doing their bit for society during the festivities amid these unprecedented times. A group of restaurant owners in Delhi are distributing food among refugees and needy people during Navratri festival. Restaurants and bars-'The Marketplace', 'Josh-The High Energy Bar' and 'Swagath Restaurant and Bar' are serving food to the Rohingya refugees living in Jasola slum. The food is being distributed with precaution following all the safety guidelines among the Rohingyas. Speaking to ANI, owner of 'Josh-The High Energy Bar' and 'The Market Place', Shivam Sehgal said "The festival is just another reason for me to spread happiness and you know blessings from these poor people can never be enough. I do this a few times a year. I am in the hospitality industry for almost five years and this helps me with doing this all the more." Rohingya refugee Mohd Shirajullah said there are more facilities in India than Burma. He said, "People here help us a lot, whether it is with food or shelter. Amid the coronavirus pandemic, people have been helping us with food, oil, soaps and shampoos right from the time of the lockdown." Another refugee said that they have no problem here. He added, "Government has made all the arrangements. We are thankful that India is helping us." Serving the refugees during festivities of India is a wonderful act by these people. India certainly need more people like them.