Wednesday, February 28, 2024

“Trinamool Leader Arrested Amid Sandeshkhali Land Grab Scandal”

In a significant development amidst the ongoing unrest in Sandeshkhali, North 24 Parganas district, Trinamool Congress leader Ajit Maity has been arrested by the West Bengal Police on charges of land grabbing from local villagers. Maity, known to be closely associated with absconding TMC figure Shahjahan Sheikh, was apprehended on Sunday evening from the residence of a civic volunteer following a series of complaints.

“Bengaluru Faces Water Crisis: Long Queues and Rising Costs Amid 24-Hour Supply Cut”

As Bengaluru grapples with a severe water crisis exacerbated by dwindling reservoir levels and receding groundwater, residents face the prospect of a 24-hour water supply cut commencing Tuesday. With over 200 talukas in the state declared drought-hit, the city's water board finds itself compelled to divert resources from depleted sources towards meeting essential water needs.

“Navy Chief: BrahMos Now Main Weapon with ₹19,000 Crore Deal Approval”

In a significant move towards bolstering its defense capabilities and promoting indigenous manufacturing, the Indian Navy has announced that the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile will now serve as its primary weapon system. Navy Chief Admiral R Hari Kumar made this declaration following the clearance of a ₹19,000 crore deal by the Cabinet Committee on Security, paving the way for the acquisition of over 200 BrahMos missiles.

“3.1 Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Delhi and Surrounding Areas, Safety Measures Advised”

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Strong Earthquake Strikes Delhi and Neighbouring Areas, Causes Panic

On Sunday afternoon, residents of Delhi and its neighboring areas experienced a sudden jolt as a 3.1 magnitude earthquake struck Faridabad in Haryana. The National Centre for Seismology reported that the earthquake occurred at approximately 4:08 pm. The quake’s epicenter was identified as being nine kilometers east of Faridabad and about 30 kilometers southeast of Delhi.

Following the earthquake, Delhi Police issued safety recommendations to the public. They advised people not to use elevators and to stay away from buildings, trees, walls, and pillars. In the event of an emergency, individuals were encouraged to dial 112 for assistance.

This seismic event follows a series of recent earthquakes that shook parts of northern India, including the Delhi-NCR region. Notably, these tremors were triggered by a sequence of earthquakes, with the most powerful registering at a magnitude of 6.2, originating from Nepal. These recurring seismic activities have raised concerns about the region’s vulnerability to earthquakes and the need for preparedness.

Experts emphasize the importance of adhering to building codes and construction standards to create structures that can withstand the impact of significant earthquakes. Strict compliance with these guidelines by individuals and institutions can reduce the risk and damage caused by seismic events. Given the history of earthquakes in the region, residents are urged to remain vigilant and take necessary precautions to ensure their safety during such natural disasters.

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