Part of an under-construction flyover collapsed in Gurugram on Saturday night. At least two people were injured in the accident which occurred at Sohna Road near Subhash Chowk. Three girders, recently installed between two pillars, collapsed. NHAI team reached the spot to assess the situation and the area has been sealed off. Additional District Commissioner (ADC), Prashant Panwar said "We got to know about the incident at around 10:30 pm. Two people have suffered minor injuries. So far, there is no report of casualty. We have cordoned off the area. NDRF team has reached the site. We have also diverted the traffic."
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Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT) Delhi began celebrations of its Diamond Jubilee year. Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu inaugurated the celebrations through video-conferencing on August 17. Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal also joined the celebrations. At the ceremony, Venkaiah Naidu said, "IIT Delhi has made a reputed mark in last 6 decades and today is counted as one of the reputed institutes in the world. IIT Delhi graduates are present across the world and have also made an impact." IIT Delhi will be celebrating its Diamond Jubilee year commencing from Aug 16, 2020 to Aug 15, 2021.
Punjab Youth Congress workers set ablaze a tractor at India Gate on Sep 28 as they were protesting against farm reforms and other issues. Later, 5 people, residents of Punjab were detained in connection with the protest and burning of a tractor near India Gate in Delhi. Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan condemned the incident and said, "Today Congress showed its true colours in Delhi. In the name of farmers, some anti-social elements are trying to spread anarchy. The incident is unfortunate. They are trying to mislead farmers. Words fall short to condemn this incident."
A tractor was set on fire near Delhi's India Gate on Monday morning to protest against the farm laws. The protest was being held by Punjab Youth Congress workers. Around 15 to 20 people had gathered at India Gate and set the tractor on fire. Police said that the incident took place at around 7.15-7.30 am. The fire was doused off and tractor was removed, police addd. The incident comes amid protests by farmers and opposition parties. Police said that they are trying to ascertain those involved. The new farm laws have triggered protests across the country. Opposition has claimed that the farm laws will harm farmers' interest, benefit corporates. Centre has, however, said the proposed laws will benefit farmers' increase and their income.
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