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.

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“IndiGo Flight Shakes in Bad Weather on Delhi-Srinagar Route, But Lands Safely”

An IndiGo flight bound from Delhi to Srinagar recently faced turbulent weather conditions, causing distress among passengers. The incident, which occurred on February 19, gained attention after a video capturing the ordeal circulated widely on social media platforms.

“Delhi Train Derailment: 10 Mumbai Wagons Off-Track, Probe Underway”

In a tragic incident, ten wagons of a goods train derailed near Sarai Rohilla Railway station in Delhi's Zakhira area, resulting in the death of a 70-year-old rag-picker named Rafiq. The mishap occurred on Saturday morning as the train was passing under the Zakhira flyover.

Light Rainfall Expected in Delhi, Visibility Issues Persist as Western Disturbance Approaches

Dense fog enveloped parts of Delhi on Tuesday morning, causing visibility to plummet to as low as 50 meters at Palam, while the India Meteorological Department (IMD) forecasted drizzles and 'very light' rainfall in isolated areas of the National Capital Region (NCR) due to an approaching western disturbance. The weathermen anticipate light precipitation to continue on Wednesday as well.

“Manish Sisodia Granted Bail for Niece’s Wedding Amid Corruption Probe”

In a significant development, a Delhi court has granted three-day interim bail to senior Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Manish Sisodia, currently embroiled in corruption and money laundering cases, to attend his niece's wedding.

“Second Consecutive Day of Rain and Thunderstorms in Delhi-NCR; IMD Forecasts Continued Showers”

The national capital and its adjoining National Capital Region (NCR) experienced a surprising bout of rainfall accompanied by thundershowers for the second day in a row, disrupting daily life and causing road blockages due to waterlogging. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecasted further showers throughout the day, adding to the woes of the residents grappling with harsh winter conditions.

“Passenger Describes Event Leading to Pilot Slap on IndiGo Flight”

In a shocking turn of events, a passenger aboard an IndiGo flight from Delhi to Goa physically assaulted the aircraft's co-captain while he was addressing passengers about delays on Sunday. The incident has sparked concerns about the airline's management and the treatment of passengers during prolonged delays.

“First ‘Severe’ Air Quality Alert of 2024 in Delhi as Anti-Pollution Measures Reinstated under GRAP 3”

Delhi, India - The capital city of Delhi and its surrounding regions witnessed a sudden deterioration in air quality, plunging to 'severe' levels for the first time in 2024. The Commission for Air Quality Management (CAQM) promptly reinstated restrictions under Stage-3 of the anti-pollution measures known as the Graded Response Action Plan (GRAP), aiming to curb the escalating environmental crisis.

“Delhi Reverses Decision on Prolonged School Winter Break”

Delhi's educational landscape encountered confusion and rapid changes regarding the extension of winter vacations in schools within the national capital. The Directorate of Education's initial announcement on Saturday evening about the extension of winter holidays till January 10 was swiftly withdrawn later the same night, leaving both school administrations and parents puzzled.

Investigation Launched After Blast Near Israel Embassy in Delhi, Security Heightened

The detonation near the Israel embassy in central Delhi has prompted a thorough investigation by anti-terror agencies, raising concerns about security in the area. The blast, reported on Tuesday evening, resulted in an immediate response from the National Investigation Agency (NIA), accompanied by NSG commandos, dog squads, and the Delhi Police's Special Cell.

“Delhi Reports First JN.1 Sub-Variant Case; India Sees Surge in COVID-19 Tally Amid Emergence of Variant”

The emergence of the JN.1 sub-variant of COVID-19 has sparked concerns as Delhi reports its initial case, with India witnessing an uptick in the variant's tally, reaching 109 cases as of December 26. Health Minister Saurabh Bharadwaj confirmed the detection of JN.1, emphasizing its mild nature and assuring the public that it primarily causes mild sickness.

“Third Summons Issued to Arvind Kejriwal in Delhi’s Alcohol Policy Inquiry”

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has summoned Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for the third time in the ongoing liquor policy case, setting the stage for a potential confrontation as Kejriwal is attending a scheduled 10-day meditation retreat. Failure to comply with this summons may lead to the ED seeking a non-bailable warrant against him.

“Delhi Shivers at 5.5°C Minimum Temperature, Air Quality Plunges to ‘Very Poor’ Category”

The chill deepens in Delhi as the city's minimum temperature plummets to 5.5 degrees Celsius, marking a drop of three notches below the season's average, as reported by the India Meteorological Department. Simultaneously, the city experiences a high of 24.7 degrees Celsius, surpassing the seasonal norm by two degrees, according to the IMD.

“Delhi’s Peak Temperature Reaches 24.6°C as Air Quality Remains ‘Very Poor'”

Delhiites experienced a slightly warmer morning as the national capital recorded a minimum temperature of 7.4 degrees Celsius, just below the normal mark, on Wednesday. This rise in temperature contrasted with the recent trend of below-normal temperatures observed in the city.

“Search for Wild Leopard in Delhi’s Neb Sarai Area Extends to Third Day”

Efforts to locate a wild leopard, spotted near a farmhouse in New Delhi's Neb Sarai region, have persisted into the third day, with authorities remaining vigilant despite the animal not being sighted since Saturday evening.

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