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Nov 7 8 tweets 2 min read
Air pollution in Delhi-NCR: Supreme Court asks Punjab government to stop the stubble burning. Supreme Court observes that there can't be a political battle all the time.

“We want it (stubble burning) stopped. We don't know how you do it, it’s your job. But it must be stopped. Something has to be done immediately,” SC to Punjab.
Image Air pollution in Delhi-NCR: Supreme Court says Punjab government is seeing a scenario where due to paddy crop water table declined drastically with wells going beyond redemption.

“You are promoting millets on one hand and then letting paddy ruin groundwater…,” Supreme Court to Centre.

Supreme Court says a serious look is required whether this kind of paddy should be grown in the time period in which it is grown, 15 years ago this problem did not arise because such cropping did not take place. Supreme Court says this crop has destroyed the water table of Punjab. Weather around Delhi affects it.
Nov 4 4 tweets 3 min read
#WATCH | Gurugram: On air pollution, Senior Lung specialist, Medanta Hospital Dr Arvind Kumar says, "...All age groups are adversely affected by air pollution. You might wonder how an unborn child is affected because that child is not breathing. When the child's mother is breathing, the toxins go to her lungs; through the lungs, they go into the blood; and through the placenta, they reach the child, and the fetus, and cause damage... When the child is born, they start breathing the same air. Our air quality is around 450–500, which is equal to about 25–30 cigarettes in terms of damage to the body... They have all sorts of breathing problems..."
#WATCH | Gurugram: On air pollution, Senior Lung specialist, Medanta Hospital Dr Arvind Kumar says, "...From head to toe, there's no organ in the body that escapes the ill effects of air pollution. There is now evidence to say that it causes obesity, it causes asthma. When there is obesity and exposure to air pollution both present, the chances of asthma become many times higher, as was shown by us, the Lung Care Foundation. In a study of 1,100 children in Delhi, we found that one out of three children is suffering from asthma, and when obesity was also present, this number went higher."
Oct 17 5 tweets 2 min read
In the Second Meeting of the India-Central Asia Secretaries, National Security Advisor Ajit Doval says, "Terrorism, in all its forms and manifestations, continues to constitute one of the most serious threats to international peace and security. Any act of terrorism, regardless of its motivation or cause, is unjustifiable. Offered fully funded capacity-building programmes in a wide range of areas..."
Image National Security Advisor Ajit Doval says, "​Capacity building and sharing of experience are the cornerstones to strengthen cooperation in this domain. India will work closely with Central Asian countries to help them build defences against cyber threats and create a secure cyber ecosystem. India invited the Heads of the Cyber Security Agencies of all the Central Asian countries to India for a strategic cyber experience."
Sep 13 4 tweets 4 min read
Employees of the Parliament will soon be seen in new uniforms for their respective departments, from the five-day special session of Parliament. The session begins on September 18: Sources

Chamber Attendants, Officers, Security personnel, Drivers and Marshals will all be seen in new uniforms for their respective departments during the five-day special session of Parliament. The session begins on September 18: Sources

Sep 12 19 tweets 14 min read
G 20 in India | The Government of India presented special gift hampers to the G20, Heads of States and Leaders representing their countries.

It comprised of a curated compilation of handcrafted artefacts and products, which speak volumes about Bharat’s rich cultural traditions. Some of the products are the product of centuries of tradition & cherished across the world for their unparalleled workmanship and quality. These were meticulously created by the hands of Master Craftsmen. Some products are the result of the unique bio-diversity of our country.

G 20 in India | The Government of India presented special gift hampers to the G20, Heads of States and Leaders representing their countries including Sheeshamwood Sandook with Brass Patti.

This Sandook has been hand-crafted using Sheesham (Indian Rosewood), which is valued for its strength, durability, distinctive grain patterns and rich colour. The brass patti (strip) is delicately etched and embedded on to the wood, transforming the piece into a masterpiece of visual delight and tactile splendor.

Jul 28 6 tweets 3 min read
Delhi | We received information that the body of a 25-year-old girl was found near Aurbindo College in South Delhi's Malviya Nagar. An iron rod was found near her body. According to a preliminary investigation, the girl was attacked with a rod. Further investigation is in……

#WATCH | Chandan Chowdhary, Deputy Commissioner of Police, South Delhi, says "The incident took place inside the park. The deceased is a college student. She had come to the park with her friend. There are injuries on the deceased's head. A rod was also found near her body. We……
Jul 19 4 tweets 2 min read
#WATCH | Gujarat | World's largest office complex - Surat Diamond Bourse - comes up in the Diamond City of Surat. Bigger than the Pentagon, the building complex - worth around Rs 3000 Crores, will start its functions on 21st November 2023. #WATCH | World's largest office complex, even bigger than the Pentagon - Surat Diamond Bourse, comes up in the Diamond City of Surat. The functions of the complex begin on 21st November 2023.

The building complex is sprawled across a 6.7 million square foot construction area and……
Jun 20 4 tweets 2 min read
Hearing on plea challenging the Calcutta High Court's order regarding the deployment of central forces in panchayat elections underway at Supreme Court

SC remarks - what the HC may have thought is that instead of requisitioning forces from other neighbouring states it is better…… Image Senior Advocate Meenakshi Arora, appearing for West Bengal State Election Commission, informs Supreme Court that the observation that WB state election commission has not done anything is not correct

Senior Advocate Arora says WB state election commission cannot requisition any……
Jun 18 11 tweets 7 min read
"Usually 'Mann Ki Baat' comes to you on the last Sunday of every month, but this time it is happening a week earlier. As you all know, I will be in America next week and the schedule there is going to be very busy, so I thought what could be better than the blessings of the…… Image The strength of disaster management that India has developed over the years is becoming an example today. Cyclone Biparjoy wreaked so much havoc in Kutch, but the people of Kutch faced it with full courage and preparedness: PM Narendra Modi during the 102nd episode of #MannKiBaat Image
Jun 16 4 tweets 1 min read
J&K | Joint security forces neutralized five highly trained foreign terrorists of JK Ghaznavi Force (JKGF) today morning. The terrorists, seasoned in guerilla warfare in Afghan-Pak theater, were trying to infiltrate into Indian territory in Jumagund area near LoC in Kupwara…… On being intercepted, the terrorists attacked the joint ambush parties. This was retaliated by well-controlled firepower resulting in the encounter and consequent neutralization without any loss to Indian security forces.
Jun 16 5 tweets 2 min read
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit USA and Egypt from 20 to 25 June.

At the invitation of US President Joseph Biden and First Lady Dr. Jill Biden, PM will pay an official State visit to USA. The visit will commence in New York, where the PM will lead the celebrations of the…… Image PM Modi will thereafter travel to Washington DC, where he'll receive a ceremonial welcome at the White House on June 22& meet US Pres Biden to continue their high-level dialogue. Pres Biden & First Lady Dr. Jill Biden will host a State Dinner in honour of PM the same evening: PMO
Jun 14 4 tweets 3 min read
#WATCH | Indian Ambassador to US Taranjit Singh Sandhu speaks on the upcoming state visit of PM Narendra Modi to US

"This is indeed a historic and path-breaking visit. I use these terminologies by fully looking into them. You will see both on the substantive side & on the…… There are five broad areas that will be clearly covered (during PM visit to US). One of course is defence and strategic cooperation, which will be adequately reflected. Second is healthcare partnership and different aspects of that. Third will be technology and which is…… Image
Jun 14 6 tweets 2 min read
Fire breaks out inside Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International (Kolkata) Airport. Further details awaited Image Fire breaks out at Kolkata Airport's 3C departure terminal building: Airport official to ANI
Jun 14 4 tweets 2 min read
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) arrested a Popular Front of India (PFI) master weapons trainer, living under an assumed identity in Karnataka, for his involvement in the Nizamabad terror conspiracy case. Image The case pertains to a criminal conspiracy hatched by leaders and cadres of the now-banned outfit PFI to recruit & radicalise youth and provide them with arms training to promote & carry out terrorist activities with ultimate objective of establishing Islamic rule in India: NIA
Jun 13 4 tweets 2 min read
A day after attaching 17 properties of terror financier Zahoor Ahmed Shah Watali, the National Investigation Agency on Tuesday attached two more properties, belonging to another accused, in the Hurriyat terror funding case in Kashmir Image The properties of All Party Hurriyat Conference (APHC) separatist leader Mohammad Akbar Khanday include nine kanal land and a 2-storeyed house in Srinagar. These have been attached on the orders of Special NIA Court, New Delhi, under section 33(1) of Unlawful Activities……
Jun 13 7 tweets 3 min read
Manipur Governor visited relief camps at Churachandpur and Bishnupur districts and interacted with the residents. Further, she also held meetings with Civil Society Organisations at Churachandpur and Bishnupur: Kuldiep Singh, Advisor (Security) to Government of Manipur Manipur CM N Biren Singh chaired a video conferencing meeting with the SsP and OsC of all the districts: Kuldiep Singh, Advisor (Security) to Government of Manipur
Jun 3 4 tweets 3 min read
#WATCH | Odisha: Restoration work is underway at the site of #BalasoreTrainAccident as wreckage and mangled coaches of derailed trains are being moved away from the track.

Death toll in the incident stands at 288 with 747 people injured along with 56 grievously injured so far. #WATCH | So far, a total of 58 trains stand cancelled, 81 were diverted & 10 were terminated. Work is underway in full swing, & restoration will be done soon; first, we will complete the restoration of the downline: Amitabh Sharma, Spokesperson, Ministry of Railways on Balasore……
May 31 4 tweets 2 min read
National Investigation Agency (NIA) today conducted raids at three locations in the Kashmir valley, in the residential premises of sympathizers and cadres, hybrid terrorists and Over Ground Workers (OGWs) linked with the newly-formed offshoots and affiliates of several proscribed…… Image The day-long raids were conducted at locations in Srinagar and Budgam districts, as part of the ongoing NIA investigations into the activities of the recently formed terrorist groups, including The Resistance Front (TRF), United Liberation Front Jammu and Kashmir (ULFJ&K),……
May 31 4 tweets 3 min read
A case has been registered against one Tanveer Akhtar Mohd Lake Khan after a female model accused him of raping her. Case registered at Mumbai's Versova police station under sections 376(2)(N), 328,506,504,323 of the IPC and section 67 of the IT Act: Mumbai Police #WATCH | "He was putting pressure on me to marry him and convert my religion. All this started in the year 2020 when I joined his modelling agency. Earlier he told me that his name is Yash but after 4 months, I got to know that his real name is Tanveer Akhtar. He is sending my……
May 30 4 tweets 1 min read
National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Monday filed a supplementary chargesheet against two persons in Ludhiana Court complex bomb blast case, in which one person was killed and six others were injured on 23rd December 2021. One of the accused mentioned in the chargesheet, Lakhbir Singh alias Rode of Moga district of Punjab, is reportedly in Pakistan, where he had smuggled IEDs into India to trigger explosions across Punjab. He is Chief of banned outfits, Khalistan Liberation Force (KLF) and……
May 29 5 tweets 2 min read
Karnataka | 10 people including two children dead in an accident between a private bus and a car near Tirumakudalu-Narasipura: Seema Latkar, SP Mysuru Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah announces Rs 2 lakh each as compensation to the families of the deceased from the CM Relief Fund, directs the concerned officials to ensure proper treatment for the injured in road accident near Tirumakudalu-Narasipura, Mysuru. Image