While speaking to media in Mumbai on February 21, the Relief and Rehabilitation Minister of Maharashtra, Vijay Wadettiwar spoke on surge in COVID-19 cases in Maharashtra. Wadettiwar said, "In view of rising COVID-19 cases in districts like Nagpur, Amravati, Yavatmal, Maharashtra Government is thinking of imposing a night curfew in the districts." "A meeting chaired by the Chief Minister to be held soon to take a decision," he added.
Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari, who was scheduled to visit Uttarakhand on February 11, was denied from boarding a government plane after reaching the Mumbai airport today, and was told that permission for the same had not been given. He immediately boarded a commercial plane thereafter, informed Maharashtra Governor's Office which said that prior permission was sought from the state government through a letter February 02, and that the Office of the Chief Minister was also informed about the same. Speaking to ANI in the national capital, Lok Sabha MP of Shiv Sena, Vinayak Raut said, "It is not right to avail Maharashtra Government's aircraft for a personal programme outside the state. Governor had no permission to use the aircraft, so it was not right that he went there." "The officer who did not apprise him of it should be probed," he added.
In order to encourage youth to opt for a healthy lifestyle, two runners, Ram Rattan and Sanjay Kumar took up a marathon from Kanyakumari to Kashmir. Runners covered a distance of 4268 km within 53 days and covered 11 states, 91 cities and 1000 plus villages. The main motive behind their long run was to motivate youth to take out time from their mundane lives and focus on fitness.
The Supreme Court today granted relief from arrest to Amazon Prime Video's India head Aparna Purohit in the ongoing investigation against the web series 'Tandav. SC said that the Government rules on social media and OTT platforms have no teeth and thus no power for prosecution. The top court bench was hearing her appeal against the Allahabad High Court's February 25 order declining anticipatory bail.
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Amazon has opened its first grocery store on the UK high street, with customers shopping without the need to queue at a till. The retail giant launched the first in a wave of stores on Thursday as it opened the doors to its first Amazon Fresh shop in Europe. Shoppers at Amazon's futuristic "contactless" stores will be able to pick up items and walk out of the store without the need for a till. Report by Thomasl. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Pope Francis met Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani – one of the most senior clerics in Shiite Islam – in Iraq’s holy city of Najaf on Saturday to deliver a message of peaceful co-existence, urging Muslims to embrace Iraq’s long-beleaguered Christian minority.The historic meeting in Mr al-Sistani’s humble home was months in the making, with every detail painstakingly discussed and negotiated between the ayatollah’s office and the Vatican.The closed-door meeting was expected to touch on issues plaguing Iraq’s Christian minority. Mr al-Sistani is a deeply revered figure in Shiite-majority Iraq whose opinions on religious matters are sought by Shiites worldwide.
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The Winter Olympics in Beijing are under growing calls for a boycott because of China’s policy on the Uyghurs and other Muslim minorities in the western region of Xinjiang, policy that the US government has deemed “genocide.” Beijing has vehemently denied such accusations and lashed out at what it calls the politicization of sports. Now one of America’s most prominent Olympians, skier Mikaela Shiffrin, tells CNN she should not have to choose between her morals and her job.
Chinese Community staged a car rally against Communist Party of China in city of Burlington, Ontario, Canada on Feb. 21. The Car rally went all across Malls and Shopping Plaza to aware Canadians about the danger of Communist Party of China. The banners on all cars were waving with Slogans "China Lied, People Died". On the following day, Canada's parliament passed a non-binding motion on Monday saying China's treatment of the Uighur Muslim minority in the Xinjiang region constitutes genocide, putting pressure on Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's government to follow suit.
Uttar Pradesh government requested central government to approve 6-lane road from Gorakhpur to Lucknow, informed state Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on March 05 in Gorakhpur. "Raj Ghat (cremation ground) has been renovated, unlike how it used to be, it's clean and have many facilities. We have also requested the Centre to approve 6-lane path from Gorakhpur to Lucknow. Soon, there will also be a 'Plastic Park', which will employ over 25,000 youths," said CM Yogi.
An on-duty police sub-inspector allegedly shot himself dead near UP Assembly complex. Police said that the incident took place at the parking lot located across the state Assembly. Sub-inspector Nirmal Choubey, 53, shot himself using his service revolver around 3.30 pm. In the suicide note left behind, Choubey - who was from Varanasi - said that he was ill. “ Choubey was posted at Banthra police station in the city as a sub-inspector. He was deployed on duty in the parking lot near Assembly gate number 7. After the incident, he was taken to nearby Civil Hospital where he was declared dead. In the suicide note left behind, sub-inspector Nirmal Choubey said he was ill,” Naveen Arora, Joint Commissioner (Law & Order), Lucknow said. Police added that a case has been registered and the investigation is on.
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A police sub-inspector shot himself dead in suspicious conditions at gate no 7 of the Assembly in Lucknow on Mar 03. A suicide note has also been recovered from him. Joint Commissioner (L-O) of Lucknow, Naveen Arora said, "SI Nirmal Kumar Choubey from Banthra PS was deputed at Gate no. 7 of State Assembly. He had bullet injury in his chest. A suicide note has been recovered from him. The note states, "I am ill. I'm leaving behind my wife and children. Probe on."
Union Culture and Tourism Minister Prahlad Patel who visited the Red Fort to take stock of the damage by agitating farmers during the tractor rally, on Wednesday said that he has directed officials to..