The first convocation of 31 students of National Institute of Fashion Technology Srinagar was held in Srinagar's Sher-i-Kashmir International Conference Centre on April 09. Textiles Minister Smriti Irani was the chief guest on the occasion and Minister of State for Youth Affairs and Sports, Kiren Rijiju was the Guest of Honour at institute's convocation. JandK Governor Manoj Sinha also attended the convocation via video conferencing from Jammu's Raj Bhawan. NIFT Srinagar offers two undergraduate courses in Fashion Design and Fashion Communication of four years respectively. It plays a vital role in providing exposure to students in order to enhance their creativity. Students were overjoyed with the convocation that took place amid pandemic.
Union minister Smriti Irani hit out at West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for the latter's comments regarding personnel of the Central Reserve Police Force. The Trinamool Congress chief reportedly said that she respects 'real soldiers', but not those who 'create nuisance, and harass people at the behest of the Bharatiya Janata Party'. Irani said that Bengal residents have decided to end Mamata's roguishness. Watch the full video for more.
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A day after 3rd phase of West Bengal assembly elections, Union Minister for Women and Child Development Minister and BJP leader Smriti Irani targeted Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee over her remarks on paramilitary forces. "Mamata ji's hooliganism took another turn but people of West Bengal have decided to stop it. She can see her defeat in these polls. She was against poor in Bengal and is now speaking against paramilitary forces," said Smriti Irani in Phansidewa, Darjeeling. In a rally in Cooch Behar, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said, "We want free and fair polls, public should be allowed to cast their votes. CRPF shouldn't obstruct them from entering the polling center. I respect CRPF who are real jawans but I don't respect BJP CRPF who are doing nuisance, attacking women and harassing people."
Congress leader and Wayanad representative in Lok Sabha Rahul Gandhi had Easter lunch with children at Jeevan Jyothi Orphanage in Kalpetta in Wayanad, Kerala. Rahul Gandhi’s sister and Party’s general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra joined on a video call on Rahul’s phone and interacted with the children. Previously, Priyanka Gandhi tested positive for the novel coronavirus and is in self-isolation.
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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi had Easter lunch with children at Jeevan Jyothi Orphanage in Kalpetta area of Kerala's Wayanad on April 04. During lunch, some children also interacted with the party leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Rahul's phone. India is celebrating the Easter festival which commemorates the resurrection of Jesus. Rahul Gandhi is on a visit to poll bound Kerala.
Despite the rising cases of COVID-19 in India, people in Noida refused to follow precautionary norms. Most of the people at Noida bus stand were seen boarding bus without mask. With 15,353 fresh COVID cases, Uttar Pradesh reported highest single-day spike on April 11.
It is said that age is just a number, and this Raebareli's Vijay Pal Singh is a proof! Old man sells chana to earn his living as he doesn't want to be burden on his children. Uttar Pradesh government felicitated a 98-year-old for his self-reliance at this age. District Magistrate handed over Rs 11,000 cash, stick, shawl and a ration card.
Amit Shah on April 13 accused the Congress and TMC of doing injustice with Gorkha community across the country. He appealed the Gorkhas in Darjeeling to instil their trust in Prime Minister Narendra Modi. He was addressing a public meeting on April 13.
Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan cleared that there is no shortage of COVID-19 vaccine in the country. He said, "Issue is about better planning and not the shortage of doses". "Till now we've provided 13,10,90,000 doses to states and union territories. On one hand, we have states like Kerala where there is zero wastage (of vaccine) and on the other hand, we have several other states where there still is 8-9% of wastage. As per data till 11 am today, unutilised doses available with states/UTs is over 1,67,20,000. This month - till April end - 2,01,22,960 doses will be provided to states/UTs. This clearly shows that issue is about better planning and not the shortage of doses," he added.
Kerala police advisory for getting vaccinated is winning hearts online. Catching on to the viral Rasputin dance trend made famous by 2 spunky Kerala medical students, the state police made 2 vials of Covaxin and Covishield shake a leg to this evergreen number by Boney M.
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