ZEE News thanks the auto-rickshaw drivers of Delhi and Noida
Monday, 7 September 2020 () The role of these auto-rickshaw drivers went unnoticed and unrecognized during this pandemic but team ZEE News has yet again stood by their values of a responsible news channel. Here's what they did
Bhim Army president Chandrashekhar on September 19 joined the ongoing protest of sanitation workers in Noida. Hundreds of cleaning staff are protesting from yesterday against the state government over their rights. Chandrashekhar warned that if government will not agree to the demands of the cleaning staff then a country wide protest will be carried out on September 24. "We are protesting for the rights of the cleaning staff. We demand a legal action against those officers who lathi-charged. The protest will continue till our demands are not fulfilled. I can assure that If we will come to the power then we will regularise all the cleaners and will take action against those officers who lathi-charged us," he added.
Two chain snatchers got injured in a gunfight with police personnel at sector 58 area of Noida. They have received bullet injuries, the criminals have been admitted to hospital. "An incident of chain snatching took place in sector-58, our team was on ground. The criminals attacked our team, in the gunfight both criminals got injured. We have recovered two pistols and mobile phones form them. Both are residents of Delhi," informed Additional Deputy Commissioner of Police (ADCP), Ran Vijay Singh.
Council of Scientific and Industrial Research on September 20 informed that Drugs Controller General of India has approved CSIR's paper-based testing kit called Feluda for COVID-19. CSIR, Director General S Mande said, "Our Delhi CSIR lab's been working on studying CRISPR-Cas immunity. They have experience of working in this particular area before COVID-19 and could repurpose the thing for COVID and developed a paper-based testing kit called Feluda and got formal approval from DCGA. Mande further explained the functioning of the paper based test. "It's different as RTPCR detects RNA and amplifies it using a polymerase chain reaction that is costly. This paper-based test also detects RNA but by a CRISPR guided system. The paper lights up if there is any virus RNA to show a sample is positive, in 45 minutes," he added.
Ahead of farmers 'road roko' protest against new farm bills, security has been tightened up at Sadopur Border in Ambala. Superintendent of Police, Abhishek Jorwal said, "Road have been diverted ahead of protest call. We have received extra five companies. They (protesters) have planned to go Delhi via tractors."
Criticising Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for opposing central government's farm bills, Haryana Home Minister Anil Vij said the former's job is to incite outrage among people. He further asked Kejriwal to point out the exact provision of new agriculture bills that give advantage to corporates. Anil Vij informed that all previous restrictions on farmers of having to sell their produce to specific places under set conditions will be removed. "As made clear by the Prime Minister, MSPs and all Mandis will stay. All farmers wishing to sell their produce at such rates to such places can still do so. But others will be able to sell their produce to whomsoever and where ever they'd want," he added.
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