The BJP has swept the municipal polls in Gujarat with a winning performance in elections to six municipal corporations of Gujarat, winning Jamnagar, Bhavnagar, Rajkot and Surat. Disha Ravi, the 22-year-old climate activist arrested February 13 was granted bail by a Delhi Sessions Court on Tuesday afternoon with two sureties of ₹ 1 lakh each. A meeting was held at the Prime Minister's Office today to review the coronavirus situation in the country amid a surge in cases over the past few days. Lakha Sidhana, who is wanted in connection with the violence in Delhi on Republic Day, attended a public meeting in Punjab's Bathinda on Tuesday in support of the ongoing farmers' agitation.
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The '69th Senior National Volleyball (Men and Women) Championships' started at Biju Patnaik Indoor Stadium in Bhubaneswar on March 05. Over 1200 volleyball players (both men and women) are participating in the tournament from 28 states and 8 Union Territories. For the first time, players from Union Territory Ladakh also participated in the championships. The Championships are being held under the aegis of the parent body Volleyball Federation of India (VFI). The tournament started on Mar 05 and will end on Mar 11.
Commissioner of Delhi Police SN Shrivastava launched Delhi Police Musical Orchestra at Sports Ground, New Police Lines. On this occasion, first orchestra musical night was organized amidst cheering of hundreds of top echelon of Delhi Police and the jawans during the 'Bara Khana'. The 'Bara Khana' was organised to celebrate the winning of the Best Marching Contingent Trophy by Delhi Police Parade Contingent on Republic Day Parade 2021 at Rajpath after a gap of 14 years. The musical night had enthralling patriotic songs, hits of Bollywood songs and regional songs from the different parts of the country. This musical orchestra party will have all the latest modern musical instruments including Hindustani musical instruments. The orchestra group is those selected police personnel, who have expertise either in playing the musical instruments or those who have flair for singing. All the police personnel of this orchestra party belong to the different parts of India.
The 'bhoomi poojan' ceremony of the Central Vista Avenue was performed by Hardeep Singh Puri, Union Minister for Housing and Urban Affairs here at India Gate on Thursday. With this ceremony, the work has started for the development and redevelopment of Central Vista Avenue. The Central Vista Avenue starting from North and South Block to India Gate, which includes the Rajpath, its adjoining lawns and canals, rows of tree, Vijay Chowk and the India Gate plaza, is a 3 km long stretch. The government has decided to refurbish and improve the avenue, as part of the comprehensive transformation of Central Vista. The government approved a proposal for the development of Central Vista Avenue with an estimated cost of Rs 608 crores. Moreover, the Central Public Works Department (CPWD) has been entrusted to carry out this important work. The components of development work under Phase-I include refurbishing of Landscaping and lawns. Green cover being increased from 3,50,000 sqm to about 3,90,000 sqm, proper public amenities with toilets, drinking water facilities and vending area are being provided at 10 locations for visitors and tourists, among others.
Israeli ambassador to India, Ron Malka asserted that there is full cooperation between New Delhi and Tel Aviv to investigate the explosion. He suspected that Friday's blast outside the Israeli Embassy in Delhi could be a terror attack. He added that his country has full trust in Indian authorities. A low-intensity explosion took place near the Israel Embassy on Friday. No injuries were reported in the incident, however, windscreens of several cars parked in the vicinity of the Embassy on Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Road were found damaged. The explosion took place not far from Vijay Chowk, where several VVIPS including Indian President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi were in attendance during the 'Beating Retreat' ceremony.
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An Advanced Light Helicopter (ALH) Dhruv of the Indian Air Force (IAF) on routine training sortie carried out a precautionary landing 30 km short of Ahmedabad while returning from Kevadia on March 06. The pilot, Colonel Nambiar displayed immense situational awareness and immediately carried out a precautionary landing on a civil road at Nadiad in Kheda district. Army training Command head Lt. General Raj Shukla and Air Force South-Western Air Command Chief Air Marshal Sk Ghotia were onboard. All the passengers, crew members onboard are safe.
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh attended Combined Commanders' Conference in Kevadia on March 05. He also visited the Statue of Unity today along with COAS General MM Naravane, Navy Chief Admiral Karambir Singh, CDS General Bipin Rawat and IAF Chief Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria.
Indian Air Force participated in celebrating Sri Lankan Air Force’s 70th anniversary. On the occasion, IAF Sarang and Suryakiran Aerobatic Team performed the air show. Celebrations to mark SLAF’s anniversary took place at Galle Face in Colombo. IAF Sarang and Suryakiran Aerobatic Team staged a flypast and aerobatic display. IAF Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria also reached Colombo to mark his presence at the event. Bhadauria is on a two-day visit to the island nation on an invitation from SLAF Commander. The Sri Lankan Air Force celebrated its 70th anniversary on March 2, 2021. SLAF is conducting an air show from March 3-5 to commemorate the occasion.
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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.
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's one-time right hand man Suvendu Adhikari who crossed over to the BJP in December, will take on the Trinamool Congress in a do-or-die contest in the state elections from Nandigram. In a significant political development on Saturday – former TMC Rajya Sabha MP Dinesh Trivedi joined the BJP in the presence of the party’s national president JP Nadda and Union Minister Piyush Goyal in New Delhi. The Centre has rushed high-level multi-disciplinary public health teams to Maharashtra and Punjab in view of the increase in number of daily COVID-19 cases being reported. India defeated England by an innings and 25 runs in the fourth and final Test to win the four-match series 3-1 and seal a place in the final of the inaugural edition of the World Test Championship on Saturday.
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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.
Ahead of the Union Budget 2021, traders in the fancy market of Guwahati are putting their hopes high on the government. "I want to appeal to the government to provide a special package for the northeast states. The middle classes shopkeepers are in great loss in the state. So the government should consider more" says Shaukat Ali, a shopkeeper. Also known as 'Chandni Chowk of Guwahati', Fancy Bazaar is considered the busiest best flea market in Guwahati. Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will present her third Union Budget on February 1, 2021.
One of the accused of Republic Day Delhi violence was seen at a farmers' rally in Bathinda. Lakha Sidhana was seated on the stage and is likely to address the gathering. He had also released a video on..