Prabhavati Khedkar, a centenarian, was vaccinated against Covid-19 on March 6. She was given the first jab at the BKC jumbo vaccination centre in Mumbai. The inoculation coincided with her 100th birthday. Officials helped her cut a cake to mark the occasion. By March 7 morning, India had administered over 2.09 crore vaccines. Watch the full video for more.
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Mithun Chakraborty joins BJP at PM Modi's rally at Brigade Ground in Kolkata. The DMK has allotted 25 seats to ally Congress for next month's elections in Tamil Nadu. The national party has also been allotted the Kanyakumari Lok Sabha seat that would go for bypolls following the death of Congress MP Vasanthakumar. Union Minister Giriraj Singh on Saturday advised the people of his Begusarai Lok Sabha constituency in Bihar to "beat up with bamboo sticks" those officials who appeared insensitive to their concerns. As the temperatures are soaring in the poll bound Bengal, West Bengal Agriculture Minister Tapan Dasgupta stoked a controversy by threatening voters that they would lose water and electricity if they did not vote for him in the elections. Varavara Rao, the 81-year-old poet-activist who has been in jail for over two years in the Koregaon-Bhima case, walked out of the Mumbai's Nanavati Hospital.
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Bollywood actor Ranveer Singh attended the birthday bash of photographer Rohan Shrestha in Mumbai. The 'Gully Boy' actor was spotted outside the party venue on March 06. Ranveer will be next seen in movie 'Sooryavanshi' on work front. Actress Shraddha Kapoor also attended the birthday bash yesterday. She was clicked by paparazzi in Mumbai. On work front, she will be next seen in movie 'Saina'. Actress, producer and director Divya Khosla Kumar was spotted outside the Raheja Classique Club in Mumbai. She will be next seen in movie 'Satyameva Jayate 2' on work front.
Spike - a sniffer dog, who was a part of bomb detection and disposal squad of Nashik City Police Force, received farewell on February 24 after completing 11 years of service. Spike was paraded on bonnet of police vehicle on the occasion.
Spike, the sniffer dog who was engaged in 11 years of service with the Nashik police's bomb disposal squad retired recently and was given a befitting farewell. Watch the video!
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A farmer in Maharashtra has successfully cultivated a hybrid crop which is worth Rs. 16 lakh. This 42-year-old farmer residing in Nashik now owns a coloured cauliflower farm with 20,000 kg of purple and yellow cauliflowers. He has spent approximately Rs 2 lakh for seeds, irrigation, fertilizers and farm labour. These unique seeds developed by Syngenta India Ltd in Pune alone cost him Rs 40,000.
All India Kisan Sabha general secretary Hannan Mollah said that they learned a "lesson" from today's violent incident that happened in Delhi during farmers' tractor rally. "The sabotage in Delhi today is done by the enemy of the farmers and has been not done by the farmers. It is part of their planning. We condemn this incident. From today's hooliganism, we have learned a lesson. In future, such people should not get a chance to enter the movement, we went through the movement in the peaceful manner," Hannan Mollah said.
A 21-year-old woman sarpanch Bhagyashree Lekhmi from Kothi Village of Naxal-affected Gadchiroli district in Maharashtra is working to develop her village. She said, "I aim to make my village no.1 by ensuring that traditional values are not lost and there's development too." This woman proves strong mettle despite various challenges.
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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Shah Rukh Khan visits parent's grave in Delhi. Pictures of the same have been doing the rounds on social media. He was seen wearing a white shirt and black pants. He also covered his head. Shah Rukh’s father, Taj Mohammed Khan, died of cancer when the actor was just 15 years old. Shah Rukh lost his mother Lateef Fatima Khan after a prolonged illness in 1990.
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An Air France flight en route from Paris to New Delhi made an emergency landing at Sofia Airport in Bulgaria on Friday at about 5 pm because of a disruptive passenger. The passenger, an Indian citizen, began to act up soon after take-off, quarrelling with other passengers, assaulting a flight attendant and pummeling the cockpit’s door.
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On International Women's Day, meet the elite all-women forces of Delhi Police who are trained to swing into action in the event of a terror attack in the national capital. While the SWAT team has their guns, on the other hand, the all-women band of the Delhi police's choice of instrument is the bagpipe. Tough and talented, these women show that one can be all that one wants to be.
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A bus conductor in Tamil Nadu, who has planted over 3 lakh saplings in the last 30 years using his own money, is garnering appreciation on social media. Marimuthu Yoganathan is a bus conductor in the Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation. Yoganathan in Coimbatore distributes saplings for free of cost to passengers travelling in his bus. He spends 40% of his salary to take care of these plants. Seeing his dedication, a friend from US donated 3 acres of land to Marimuthu where he works daily after duty. A known eco activist, Yoganathan has been awarded "Eco Warrior" award by Vice-President of India, 'Unsung Hero' award by wildlife film-maker Mike Pandey and film actor John Abraham in "Timberland" function held in Delhi.