A beeline of tractors bound for Delhi from all directions
Sunday, 24 January 2021 All roads led to Delhi for a long march of tractor trolleys moving bumper to bumper from various directions in Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan on Sunday, lending momentum to the planned Republic Day farmers’ rally in the national capital in more ways than one. On stretches of the NH-44 between Haryana’s Ambala and Sonipat, there were tractors as far as the eye could travel.
The Guru Harikshan Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Kidney Dialysis Hospital has been opened by Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee. This is the first hospital where there will be no cash counter. There will just be a registration counter for sick patients from whom no money will be taken. It is a 100-bed kidney dialysis hospital where up to 500 patients can undergo dialysis every day. The hospital has 50 electric chairs. People will be able to get online registration by visiting DCGMC website.
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The IPL governing council has released the schedule for the Vivo Indian Premier League 2021. The 14th season is returning home after the last season hosted in UAE because of the pandemic. The matches will be hosted in Ahmedabad, Bangaluru, Chennai, Delhi, Mumbai and Kolkata.
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Shah Rukh Khan visits parent's grave in Delhi. Pictures of the same have been doing the rounds on social media. He was seen wearing a white shirt and black pants. He also covered his head. Shah Rukh’s father, Taj Mohammed Khan, died of cancer when the actor was just 15 years old. Shah Rukh lost his mother Lateef Fatima Khan after a prolonged illness in 1990.
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An Air France flight en route from Paris to New Delhi made an emergency landing at Sofia Airport in Bulgaria on Friday at about 5 pm because of a disruptive passenger. The passenger, an Indian citizen, began to act up soon after take-off, quarrelling with other passengers, assaulting a flight attendant and pummeling the cockpit’s door.
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On International Women's Day, meet the elite all-women forces of Delhi Police who are trained to swing into action in the event of a terror attack in the national capital. While the SWAT team has their guns, on the other hand, the all-women band of the Delhi police's choice of instrument is the bagpipe. Tough and talented, these women show that one can be all that one wants to be.
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In a shocking development that highlights India's pollution and stray cattle problem, veterenarians in Haryana's Faridabad have extracted about 70 kgs of waste from a pregnant cow. The vets noticed the cow struggling and decided to undertake a surgery when they discovered 70 kgs of plastic, iron nail, marble and other waste in the cow's stomach.
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Veterinarians in Haryana's Faridabad extracted over 70 kilograms of plastic, iron materials and other garbage from a pregnant cow, but both the animal and her baby died. The pregnant cow was rescued after it met with an accident, it underwent abortion later. This case has highlighted the country's twin problems of pollution and stray cattle. "A pregnant cow was rescued after it met with an accident, it underwent abortion later. We operated the animal and removed over 70 kgs of garbage from its body including plastic, glass and iron materials. However, we couldn't save it," said Veterinarian Atul Maurya, Faridabad to ANI.
Rajasthan Governor Kalraj Mishra met ambassador of Denmark to India Freddy Svane. Guv Mishra met him at Raj Bhavan in Rajasthan's Jaipur on March 06. Freddy Svane also met CM Ashok Gehlot. According to the information of Chief Minister's Office, A Center of Excellence in dairy sector will soon be set up in Rajasthan with the help of Denmark. Freddy Svane is currently the Ambassador at Royal Danish Embassy in New Delhi.
Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot received his first dose COVID-19 vaccine on March 05 in Jaipur. "Around 2 lakh people are getting vaccinated each day in Rajasthan. This is due to people's confidence in state's COVID-19 management," he said. Meanwhile, Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari also took his first jab of vaccine today at a government hospital in Mumbai.
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's one-time right hand man Suvendu Adhikari who crossed over to the BJP in December, will take on the Trinamool Congress in a do-or-die contest in the state elections from Nandigram. In a significant political development on Saturday – former TMC Rajya Sabha MP Dinesh Trivedi joined the BJP in the presence of the party’s national president JP Nadda and Union Minister Piyush Goyal in New Delhi. The Centre has rushed high-level multi-disciplinary public health teams to Maharashtra and Punjab in view of the increase in number of daily COVID-19 cases being reported. India defeated England by an innings and 25 runs in the fourth and final Test to win the four-match series 3-1 and seal a place in the final of the inaugural edition of the World Test Championship on Saturday.
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The BJP has swept the municipal polls in Gujarat with a winning performance in elections to six municipal corporations of Gujarat, winning Jamnagar, Bhavnagar, Rajkot and Surat. Disha Ravi, the 22-year-old climate activist arrested February 13 was granted bail by a Delhi Sessions Court on Tuesday afternoon with two sureties of ₹ 1 lakh each. A meeting was held at the Prime Minister's Office today to review the coronavirus situation in the country amid a surge in cases over the past few days. Lakha Sidhana, who is wanted in connection with the violence in Delhi on Republic Day, attended a public meeting in Punjab's Bathinda on Tuesday in support of the ongoing farmers' agitation.
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Farmers' protest against Central Government's three agriculture laws entered 100th day on March 06. Protesting farmers blocked Western Peripheral Expressway in Sonipat's Kundli to mark 100th day. Farmers' union had announced a 5-hour 'peaceful blockade' between 11 am to 4pm.
A man has been arrested by Mumbai Police from Haryana's Sonipat for allegedly stealing Rs 20 lakh from the house of a businessman in Mumbai on February 08. Around Rs 19,05,000 were recovered from his possession by Mumbai Police. Speaking to media, DCP (Zone X) of Mumbai, Mahesh Reddy said, "We are probing. We got to know that he worked as a sanitation worker near the businessman's house."
A girl allegedly committed suicide in Ambala's Kalpana Chawla Polytechnic College hostel on February 04. Police reached the hostel and found her hanging from ceiling fan. Post mortem will be done and probe will be conducted to ascertain reason of death.
Mortal remains of Havaldar Nirmal Singh arrived at his native place in Ambala on January 22. Singh lost his life during ceasefire by Pakistan along Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district in January 21. The Pakistan Army resorted to unprovoked firing along the LoC in the Krishna Ghati sector of Poonch. Havaldar Nirmal Singh of the 10 JAK Rifles unit of the Army was critically injured in the firing and succumbed to injuries.
Farmers of Ambala held a tractor march on city roads to support the farmers sitting at Delhi borders. The farmers are sitting at Delhi borders to protest against Centre's newly enacted farm laws. On January 08, the 8th round of meeting between farmer leaders and the Centre ended without any conclusion and next round of meeting will be held on January 15.
Fourteen people, including eight women and a child, were killed and four others injured when a tempo traveller van-truck collided in Kurnool district of Andhra Pradesh on February 14. The incident took place in Hyderabad-Bengaluru national highway (NH-44). The van, which was carrying 18 people, hit the road divider at a high speed, jumped over the divider and collided with a truck coming from the opposite direction on the other side of the road. The deceased include eight women, five men and a minor. The injured were shifted to hospital. Following the collision, the van was crushed under the wheels of the truck and was dragged for a few metres before coming to a halt. Prime Minister Narendra Modi condoled the death of 14 people in the road accident. Watch the full video for more details.
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Farmers are all set to hold their tractor rally in the capital on Republic Day. Preparations have been made by the authorities who are keeping a tight vigil to avoid any untoward incident. Farmers will enter the capital from Singhu, Tikri and Ghazipur as farmer unions have claimed that around 2 lakh tractors will be part of the rally. Delhi Police has asked people to avoid NH44, GT-Karnal road & NH10 which are likely to be affected by the farmers’ rallies. Delhi police chief said that he has been in touch with farmers leaders and added he is confident all rallies will happen peacefully. Farmers are protesting against the Centre’s three farm laws. Several rounds of discussions have failed to break the ice with the farmers demanding complete withdrawal of the laws while the government maintains that the protesters are being misled. Watch the full video for all the details.
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Joint Commissioner of Police for Traffic operations, Meenu Choudhary urged the general public to avoid NH10, Rohtak road, Tikri border, Nangloi, Najafgarh road and Najafgarh-Jharoda border in view of the Republic Day tractor rally by farmers. Informing about the diversions and traffic route for January 26, Meenu Choudhary said, "From our side we have done preparations and tomorrow the entire day it will be in place. In view of this rally, there will be some diversions in the route and some routes will be affected from traffic's point of view. There will be some diversions of route due to the tractor rally. Traffic of NH 44 will divert at Singhu Shani Mandir, Ashok farm, Sundarpur, Mukarba Chowk."
Bhartiya Kisan Union Spokesperson Rakesh Tikait said that if Centre doesn't revoke the farm laws the farmers will go on a pan-country tractor rally in which 40 lakh tractors will participate. "We have..