Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has said that the national capital will have its own board for schools in the area, which will be called the Delhi Board of School Education. The establishment of the board was approved at the Delhi cabinet meeting. Arvind Kejriwal also talked about the launch of Mission Challenge and Mission Foundation, along with the success of the happiness curriculum introduced in government schools.
After announcing Delhi will have its own board of education, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal hopes that in the upcoming 4-5 years, all school will voluntarily get affiliated to Delhi Board of School Education and their CBSE affiliation will be scrapped. He further said, "In academic session 2021-22, we will include 20-25 schools in this Board."
India Meteorological Department (Bhubaneswar) Director, HR Biswas said that hot weather conditions prevailing in Bhubaneswar and in some districts of Odisha. He said that Bhubaneswar and Cuttack recorded highest temperature for February 27. "Bhubaneswar's airport area recorded 40.6 degree Celsius which is highest in Odisha and it may be highest in India," he said.
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.
As the vaccination drive has already been kicked off in the Himalayan nation, the inoculation drive for elderly and most vulnerable age groups will commence from next month. Nepal has received the first batch of one million COVISHIELD Vaccine developed by Serum Institute of India on Sunday via Air India flight. The vaccines would be used to inoculate people above 60 years of age, which is 8.73 per cent of Nepal's population, in the vaccination drive that will begin on March 7. According to the Ministry of Health and Population, there are 2,652,258 elderly people above 60 years in the country. On January 21st 2021, Nepal had received a total of One Million COVISHIELD Vaccine from India under grant assistance.
The first high dam on the Yamuna is scheduled to come up at Lakhwar in Dehradun and Tehri in Uttarakhand after the Union environment ministry’s expert appraisal committee recommended the 300MW Lakhwar Multipurpose Project for environmental clearance in its December 2 meeting last year. Residents of Lohari village along the Yamuna are both happy and anxious about the project. The Lakhwar Project is contentious as it will impact a large forest area. Dams on Himalayan rivers can also amplify glacier burst, flash floods etc. Watch this ground report filed by Hindustan Times’ Jayashree Nandi from Lohari village in Uttarakhand.
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In a shocking development that highlights India's pollution and stray cattle problem, veterenarians in Haryana's Faridabad have extracted about 70 kgs of waste from a pregnant cow. The vets noticed the cow struggling and decided to undertake a surgery when they discovered 70 kgs of plastic, iron nail, marble and other waste in the cow's stomach.
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Veterinarians in Haryana's Faridabad extracted over 70 kilograms of plastic, iron materials and other garbage from a pregnant cow, but both the animal and her baby died. The pregnant cow was rescued after it met with an accident, it underwent abortion later. This case has highlighted the country's twin problems of pollution and stray cattle. "A pregnant cow was rescued after it met with an accident, it underwent abortion later. We operated the animal and removed over 70 kgs of garbage from its body including plastic, glass and iron materials. However, we couldn't save it," said Veterinarian Atul Maurya, Faridabad to ANI.
A video of Farooq Abdullah shaking a leg with Capt Amarinder Singh has gone viral. The leaders danced to famous Bollywood numbers at a wedding ceremony in Chandigarh. Abdullah was attending the wedding of Punjab CM’s granddaughter, Seharinder Kaur. The duo danced to covers of 'Aaj Kal Tere Mere Pyaar Ke Charche' and ‘Gulabi Aankhen’. In the video, Abdullah can be seen lip-synching and enjoying the Mohammed Rafi song. The former J&K CM soon ropes in Capt Amarinder Singh to dance with him. Seharinder Kaur married Aditya Narang, the son of Delhi-based businessman Devin Narang. The event took place at Capt Singh's Siswan farmhouse in Chandigarh on February 28.
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Director of Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh, Prof Jagat Ram said the new Covid-19 strains detected in the country are highly transmissible. "New Covid-19 strains detected in India are highly transmissible. We should take all possible precautions to prevent the rise in cases,” he said. The Centre on February 23 said two new Covid strains were found in Maharashtra, Kerala and Telangana. It, however, said there is no scientific evidence to suggest the new strains are linked to recent surge. The variants, namely N440K and E484K were detected in Maharashtra and Kerala. One of the two Covid variants has also been detected in Telangana. Watch the full video for more.
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North India continues to shiver as experts say parts of the region will continue to face cold wave in the coming days. The Shesh Netra Lake in Badrinath was frozen in some parts as snowfall enveloped..
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