As the vaccination drive against COVID-19 is in full swing, around 100 saints at the Swaminarayan temple in Ahmedabad also received their shots on March 08. Interestingly, the jabs were given to the saints at the Swaminarayan temple where all the arrangements were done for the vaccination. The 2nd phase of the vaccination drive had started on March 01 which covers people above the age of 60 and those over 45 with existing health conditions.
Massive fire broke out at a scrap godown in Gujarat's Rakjot. Fire tenders rushed to the spot and doused the flames after hours of efforts. No casualties have been reported. The reason of the fire has not been ascertained yet.
As Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat met top BJP leaders in Delhi amid speculation of revolt against him by state party MLAs, Uttarakhand BJP MLA Munna Singh Chauhan dismissed the rumours of "unhappiness over the CM", and said that Trivendra Singh Rawat continues to be the Chief Minister. Chauhan also clarified that there is no official legislature party meeting called for tomorrow.
While speaking to media in the national capital on March 08, Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat spoke on the current political crisis in the state. CM Rawat said, "I don't know what you (media) are saying but I have sought time from the national party leadership. I will go to meet them when they would call me."
The death of an unusual number of crows in Delhi's Mayur Vihar Phase 3 have raised concerns of bird flu, or avian influenza, reaching the national capital. A local councillor said that around a hundred..
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