The local trains resumed after almost a year in Moradabad on February 23. The train services got halted due to COVID induced lockdown in March last year. The COVID-19 precautionary measures were taken at the railway station to combat the spread of the virus. The passengers also got excited to travel once again in the train.
A layer of fog was enveloped in Bihar's Muzaffarpur on February 03. A low level visibility was observed at NH-28 near Chandni Chowk flyover. India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted, "Fog/mist in the morning and mainly clear sky later" for today in Muzaffarpur. On the other side, the cold waves have also tightened its grip in UP's Moradabad today. Locals are facing difficulties during foggy and icy mornings.
At least 10 people died after a collision between a mini bus and canter truck in Uttar Pradesh's Moradabad. The incident took place at Moradabad-Agra highway in Kundarki Police station area on January 30, and has also left around 10-12 people injured. Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath announced an ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakh each to the kin of the deceased and Rs 50,000 each to the injured. More details are awaited in the matter.
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."
Two policemen in Uttar Pradesh's Gorakhpur were suspended and a case filed against them for their alleged inaction in a gangrape case related to a minor girl; Around 1000 tourists were evacuated from the Taj Mahal in Agra on Thursday morning after Uttar Pradesh police received a phone call claiming a bomb placed at the site which turned out to be a hoax. All this and more news at 2 PM.
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Ahead of the Assembly polls in Kerala, while addressing during 'Vijaya Yathra' in Kochi on February 28, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said, "Kerala budget was prepared and presented and all money is given to Kerala Infrastructure Investment Fund Board (KIIFB). I don't know what budget they are making if all the money is given to KIIFB. What is this organisation?." "We make budget in the Union Government. We don't give all the money to one organisation and say 'thik hai, dekhte hai'. Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) has criticized it. If this is budget making, no wonder Kerala is going into debt trap. It is a questionable affair," she added.
Ahead of the Assembly polls in Kerala, while addressing during 'Vijaya Yathra' in Kochi on February 28, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said, "Everyone knows Kerala is God's own country. But whatever is happening here is cause for severe concern. There is no law and order. I can go on elaborating things that are going against law and order of a peaceful, beautiful state like Kerala." "I ask Chief Minister that is this God's own country or is this CPI (M) violent culture, also spread in West Bengal. You are doing it here for several years. I am afraid to say that God's own country is now gradually becoming Fundamentalists' own country and government isn't worried," she added.
Ahead of Union Budget 2021-22, handicraft industries in Uttar Pradesh's Moradabad are expecting high from this year's budget. Artisans associated with brass product expect this year's budget will help..