An ex-serviceman, who was a star medal awardee during the India-China war, now drives an autorickshaw in Hyderabad for a living. Sheikh Abdul Kareem, participated in the India-China war and was posted in Lahaul area. He has now urged the government to provide a house to ex-servicemen who fought to defend the country. ‘Despite winning a good service medal, I have not even received any sort of pension or any financial support from the government. I also request the central government to financially support ex-servicemen who are in need of help,’ Kareem said. Watch the full video for all the details.
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Ex-Army personnel and star medal awardee drives auto rickshaw on Hyderabad streets to earn his bread and butter. Sheik Abdul Kareem received a special award for his contribution in the1971 Indo-China war. During Indira Gandhi reign due to surplus of army personnel, several were removed from their postings. The 71-year-old served in the army for 9 years but now is homeless and is fighting daily for a living. Kareem requested the government for financial support in the form of pension and shelter.
Minister of State for Home Affairs G Kishan Reddy on March 2 took the first shot of COVID-19 vaccine in Hyderabad. Reddy, after taking the vaccination waited in the waiting room. Reddy will take another shot of the vaccination after two weeks. Many ministers and chief ministers are expected to take vaccination in this phase of vaccination drive. On March 1, Prime Minister Narendra Modi took the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at AIIMS, Delhi. On March 1, the country has opened immunization for those above 60 years of age and those over 45 who have co-morbidities.
While speaking to media in Kolkata on March 02, West Bengal Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Dilip Ghosh spoke ahead of the West Bengal Assembly polls. Ghosh said, "Core Committee discussed candidates for Phase 1 and 2 polls. It will be declared soon. We also reviewed the upcoming election rallies of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah, JP Nadda, Yogi Adityanath in the state."
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath campaigned for the Bharatiya Janata Party in West Bengal's Malda on March 2. One of the main themes of his speech was the claim that the Hindu religion is under threat in the state. He claimed that Durga Puja is being restricted, while forced cow slaughter is carried out during Eid in Bengal. The state will vote in 8 phases between March 27 and April 29, with results being declared on May 2. Watch the full video for more.
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The body of a 12-year-old girl was found buried in a pit in Uttar Pradesh’s Bulandshahr district. The body was found near a house of a villager five days after the girl went missing. The villager’s son who is the prime suspect is absconding. “The girl was having a meal with her mother and sisters in a field on February 25. The girl had gone looking for water to a nearby house and never returned,” said Bulandshahr Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) SK Singh. According to the police, a man was living in the house with his father, where the girl had gone looking for water. The father has been arrested and police are still looking for the boy. Watch the full video for more.
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The body of a girl was excavated from a pit in a village in Anupshahr in UP's Bulandshahr district on March 02. Her missing complaint was lodged on February 28 by the family members. While speaking to media on March 02, Bulandshahr SSP Santosh Kumar Singh said, "The body of a girl excavated from a pit today in a village in Anupshahr. The missing complaint was lodged on February 28. She was having a meal with her mother and sisters in a field. The girl had gone looking for water to a nearby house and never returned." "Her sister went looking for her in vain. A boy lived in the house with his father, where the girl had gone looking for water. We are looking for the boy and have arrested his father," he added.
Bengali actor Srabanti Chatterjee, who recently joined Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Kolkata, on March 03 said she wants to work on ground for the betterment of West Bengal, and also work for BJP's 'Sonar Bangla' ahead of state assembly elections. He said, "I have been working on screen for many years and people have given me a lot of love. I want to work with the people on ground and do something for West Bengal."
Union Minister and BJP leader Nitin Gadkari took a jibe at West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and appealed voters people to press lotus button during assembly elections. "Wake up in the morning on the day of polls. Remember your God. Go to polling centres and press the button of lotus. 'Aisa current lagega ki Mamata ji apni kursi se 2 foot upar uth jaaegi'," Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said during a rally in West Bengal's Joypur
Devotees from across the country took holy dips today on the occasion of magh purnima, the full moon night in the magha month of the hindu calender. The devotees in Prayagraj and Haridwar were seen observing the holy occasion by offering diyas in the water. Magh Purnima is the night of the full moon in the Hindu month of Magha.
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The nation is celebrating 'Magh Purnima' on Feb 27. Devotees took holy dip on the auspicious occasion in Haridwar and also offered prayers at the ghat. Similarly, devotees took holy dip on occasion of 'Magh Purnima' in Prayagraj as well. According to Hindu calendar, 'Magh Purnima' falls on full moon day.
While holding a road show in Hyderabad, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said, "Some people were asking me if Hyderabad can be renamed as Bhagyanagar. I said - why not. I told them that we..