Amid rising fuel prices in the country, people are opting for other substitutes for commuting and because of which sales of electronic vehicles have increased drastically in country. People of Ludhiana are purchasing electronic vehicles. According to Managing Director of Avon Cycles Onkar Singh, "After fuel price hike, demand for electric cycles has gone up by 10-15% in last 2 months. We've launched E-bikes, which will be available in North India from next week." With the prices of petrol inching closer to Rs 100 per litre, the demand for battery-operated scooters is on the rise. People want to save on fuel costs and as a result they are opting for electric vehicles.
A thick layer of fog covered parts of North India on Feb 12. The national capital woke up to foggy morning. Similar situation was witnessed in Punjab's Amritsar as well. It also affected the normal lives and locals were seen using bonfire to keep themselves warm.
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.
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.
In a bid to make clean and green environment, World's first Tree and Plant clinic has started by IRS Officer Rohit Mehra in Amritsar on February 21. Clinic will treat all the diseases of trees and plants. It has a Tree-Ambulance which will cater to the needs of rotting and unhealthy trees in the city. This dispensary is helping to safeguard environment in unique way.
On the occasion of centenary of Sri Nankana Sahib massacre, devotees flocked to Sri Harmandir Sahib Gurdwara in Amritsar on February 21. The centenary of Sri Nankana Sahib massacre, which is popularly known as Saka Nankana Sahib, is being marked in an event on February 21. A large number of devotees offered prayers at Sri Harmandir Sahib Gurdwara. Kirtan was also organised to mark the event. However, Ministry of Home Affairs denied permission to Sikh jatha which was planning to visit Pakistan on the 100th anniversary of Saka Nankana Sahib.
People queued up on February 14 at polling booth in Punjab's Amritsar to cast their votes as local body polls underway across the state. State Health Minister Balbir Singh Sidhu cast his vote at a polling booth in Mohali. Adequate arrangements amid COVID-19 have been put in place at the polling booths. The counting of votes will take place on Feb 17.
RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav called on the Bengal Chief Minister at her office in Kolkata and the two reportedly discussed seat-sharing; Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar declared that the entire state of Bihar will be vaccinated against Coronavirus at no cost; Prashant Kishor has signed on as "principal advisor" to Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh ahead of Punjab Assembly election. All this and more news at 9 PM.
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An acid attack survivor married her long-time friend in Odisha’s Bhubaneswar. The marriage ceremony on March 1 was attended by the couple’s friends and family. Pramodini Roul, 29, got engaged to Saroj Sahoo, 30, in April 2018 in Lucknow. “I suffered an acid attack in 2009 and I met my now-husband, Saroj in 2014. I met Saroj while I was undergoing treatment, he supported me throughout the journey,” said Pramodini. Pramodini, alias Rani, was undergoing treatment when the duo met for the first time. Pramodini hails from Jagatsinghpur district while Saroj resides in Cuttack. Odisha Governor Ganeshi Lal also gave blessings to the couple on their marriage. Saroj said, “Through our wedding, I want to give out a message to the entire country. An acid attack doesn’t mean end of life, I love her and our relationship is of 5 years.”
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The Son of BJP MP Kaushal Kishore was shot at in Lucknow on March 3. Ayush (30) was shot at in the Madiaon area around 2 am. Lucknow Police informed the attack was staged to implicate few people. Police detained Ayush’s brother- in-law, Adarsh. “We interrogated Adarsh and he accepted his role in the incident. Adarsh confessed he fired gunshots but it was his brother-in-law who asked him and was repeatedly persuaded by Ayush to commit the crime. Why the incident happened or was staged is yet to be probed,” said DK Thakur, Lucknow Police Commissioner. Thakur further stated that Adarsh also said that Ayush wanted to implicate some people. Watch the full video for more.
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In the latest development in the shooting incident on BJP MP Kaushal Kishore's son, police found involvement of Ayush's brother-in-law in the incident. Lucknow Police Commissioner DK Thakur said,"At midnight around 2:10 am, some 3-4 unidentified persons fired gunshots at BJP MP Kaushal Kishore's son Ayush carried out the attack on himself to frame another person. During incident, his brother-in-law Adarsh was also with him. On search, we recovered pistol from his (Adarsh's) house which smelled afresh. Adarsh confessed that he (Ayush) carried out the attack on himself to frame another person." Son of BJP MP Kaushal Kishore shot in Lucknow by unidentified miscreants in wee hours of March 03. He was rushed to hospital for treatment. The condition of the victim is stable right now. Kaushal Kishore is BJP MP from Mohanlalganj.
A thick blanket of fog continued to engulf isolated areas of the national capital leading to poor visibility in several areas on the morning of February 14. Singhu border was covered with thick layer..