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Agnipath Scheme: Man holding his child runs for cover during stone pelting in Uttar Pradesh, video goes viral | WATCH

Reports say the video was shot on a national highway that passes through western Uttar Pradesh’s district.

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The Agnipath Scheme announced by the Centre on Thursday has led to massive protests across India. Dreadful videos and pictures of the widespread protests are surfacing on the internet.

In this episode, a video of a man holding a child trying to escape the stone-pelting scene is viral on the internet. The incident took place in during the protest in Uttar Pradesh’s Mathura. In the viral video, people could be seen running for a cover amid the protestors vs policemen.

Reports say the video was shot on a national highway that passes through western Uttar Pradesh’s district.

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Responding to the video, Mathura Police said that senior officers have been deployed at the spot and strict action will be taken against the violent protestors.

Amid the protests, Indian Air Force chief Air Chief Marshal VR Chaudhari announced the date of recruitment for IAF. In a virtual address, VR Chaudhari said that the upper age limit for recruitment has been revised to 23 years and will benefit the youth. He further informed that the recruitment for Indian Air Force will begin from June 24.

The Agnipath Scheme led to widespread protests and states including Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab, Telangana, Uttarakhand, and Jharkhand.

On Friday, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said the Agnipath scheme is a golden opportunity for young people to join the Defence forces and serve the nation. Protesters are demanding a rollback of the short-term recruitment scheme and they believe that the four-year tenure is too short and they also fear their job security and pension benefits.

Agnipath Scheme offers 46,000 soldiers between the ages of 17-and-a-half years and 21 years into the three services on a four-year short-term contractual basis. Out of the total annual recruits, only 25 per cent will be allowed to continue for another 15 years under permanent commission.

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Fact check: IRCTC to charge full ticket for 1-year-old?

According to the reports, Indian Railways has changed the rule regarding the purchase of tickets for children travelling in trains who are one year old.

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Recent media reports assert that Indian Railways has changed the rule regarding the purchase of tickets for children travelling in trains who are one year old.

According to the reports, there has been a recent change to the IRCTC website’s ticketing policies where passengers with children under the age of five will have to pay the full fare of tickets while booking train tickets.

The new policy of train tickets for children has yet not officially been confirmed and is being rumoured about by many people and news agencies.

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While making tickets for children between the age of five to 11 years, there is an option that has given whether they will take full berth or not. Children in the age group of 5 to 11 years are charged full fare only on taking a berth. Whereas if you do not take a berth, you have to pay only half the rent. Now the news came that railways have started ticket booking for children between the age of one to four years, which is still not confirmed by the IRCTC.

The Passenger Reservation System has not put any option of not taking a berth after filling the names of children between the age of one to four years. Despite the young age, the system does not object. In such a situation, as soon as the name is filled in the application form, the railway is issuing tickets for children between the age of one to four years by charging a full fare.

Disclaimer: The post is being widely circulated on the Internet. APN News doesn’t vouch for the veracity of the claim mentioned in the above post.

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Mass Murder or Suicide? 6 people of the same family found dead in Jammu & Kashmir’s Sidra

Jammu and Kashmir police have appointed a special 4 member Investigation Team (SIT) which will be headed by SP Rural Sanjay Sharma.

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Jammu & Kashmir Mass Murder case

In a shocking incident of Jammu & Kashmir, six people of the same family have been found dead in Sidhra area.

Reports claim that the gates and doors of the house was locked from the inside when police officials arrived at the spot. As per the initial investigation, it does seem to be a case of mass suicide by consuming poison. 

According to the police investigation, the incident took place on Tuesday night, around 10 pm. The Police rushed to the spot after receiving a phone call from the neighbours and they found six dead bodies from two neighbouring houses. The deceased has been identified as Sakina Begum with her two daughter, Nassema Akhter and Rubina Bano, along with a son Zafar Salim and relatives Sajad Ahmed and Noor ul Habib.

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 However, the cause of the death remains ascertained yet but the it is suspected to be a case of suicide as the door of the house was closed from inside.

Moreover, the dead bodies have been now sent for post-mortem. And

Jammu and Kashmir police have appointed a special 4 member Investigation Team (SIT) which will be headed by SP Rural Sanjay Sharma.

As soon as the news got spread in that area, sensation was noticed in Sidra area of J&K, and the two police officials are also asked to stay at the spot.  

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UP’s capital reports theft of chocolate worth 20 lakh from Cadbury godown, FIR filed

The businessman has lodged an FIR in Chinhat police station of Lucknow.

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A unique theft case has come to light from the Devraji Bihar area of Chinhat from the capital of Uttar Pradesh, Lucknow. A theft case of chocolate worth Rs 20 lakhs has been reported this morning.

The thief stole Cadbury’s chocolates of about 20 lakhs stored in the home-made warehouse.

Reportedly, in the absence of Cadbury dealer Rajendra Kumar, the thieves installed a loader outside the house and got into a scuffle after loading chocolates that would cost around Rs 20 lakh.

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Not only this, the thieves also took the DVR of the CCTV camera installed in the warehouse with them so that they could not be identified. The businessman has lodged an FIR in Chinhat police station of Lucknow.

It is being told that businessman Rajendra Singh Sidhu currently lives in Omaxe City, Lucknow with his wife. But he used to live in Chinhat 2 months ago. And now the house has been transformed in a warehouse, and all his consignment was being stored there.

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