Beating up with each other over loud music is usual in India. In a shocking incident, an army officer’s brother was brutally beaten to death by drunk techies in Karnataka’s Bengaluru.
Reports said the victim asked a group of people, who were in an inebriated state, to lower the music as his mother was unwell.
The deceased was the brother of Colonel David S Nehemiah’s brother Lloyd. The incident took place on April 2 at Brindavan Estate, Vignan Nadar, reports said.
3 drunk techies beat up army officer brother
An argument took place between Lloyd and drunk techies who entered his house, dragged him to the road, and assaulted him. Reports said the accused men also assaulted Lloyd’s sister who tried to stop them.
Owing to his injuries, the 54-year-old Lloyd was rushed to Manipal Hospital where he passed away. The accused persons have been identified as Basudev Samanth Rai, Ram Samanth Rai, and Abhishek Singh and were arrested after the incident.
Another incident took place last week in Kerala wherein four cops were suspended for assaulting a serving army officer and his brother.
The incident occured on August 25 wherein an army soldier and his brother were beaten up by the Kerala Police in a falsely fabricated case. Following this, the Indian Army sought a report from the Chief Secretary and the Director of General of Police (DGP) about the matter.
Bank holidays in October 2023: Banks will remain closed for 16 days, check details
On October 24, a maximum number of banks will also remain non-functional because of the Dussehra holiday.
In October 2023, banks in various states of the country will witness 18 days of holidays, including Sundays and second and fourth Saturdays. It is to be noted that bank holidays will vary from state to state. The Reserve Bank of India regulates the functions of banks and decides their schedules and holidays for the entire year.
As per the Reserve Bank of India guidelines, both public sector banks and private sector banks do not work on Sundays and on the second and fourth Saturdays of each month. The banks also remain closed on public holidays, including regional holidays which are decided by the state governments.
In the month of October, banks across the country will remain closed on national holidays like Gandhi Jayanti on October 2. Reportedly, on October 24, a maximum number of banks will also remain non-functional because of the Dussehra holiday. Bank customers are advised to plan the bank-related works accordingly to avoid any last minute hassle. According to reports, internet banking services and ATMs will remain operational throughout the country on all days.
Here are the list of bank holidays in October:
2 October 2023: Gandhi Jayanti (national holiday)
8 October 2023: Sunday
12 October 2023: Naraka Chaturdashi (in multiple states)
15 October 2023: Sunday
18 October 2023: Kati Bihu (Assam)
19 October 2023: Samvatsari Festival (Gujarat)
21 October 2023: Durga Puja (Assam, Manipur, Tripura, West Bengal)
22 October 2023: Durga Puja (in multiple states)
23 October 2023: Maha Navami / Ayudha Puja (Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Karnataka, Kerala, Nagaland, Odisha, Tamil Nadu, Tripura, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal)
24 October 2023: Dussehra / Vijayadashami (all states, except Andhra Pradesh, Manipur)
25 October 2023: Durga Puja / Accession Day (Sikkim, Jammu and Kashmir)
27 October 2023: Durga Puja / Dasain (Sikkim)
28 October 2023: Lakshmi Puja (West Bengal)
29 October 2023: Sunday
31 October 2023: Sardar Vallabbhai Patel birth anniversary (Gujarat)
Delhi’s first woman auto driver attacked during road rage in Mehrauli
The first female auto driver from Delhi was attacked with stones and bricks by another auto-rickshaw driver in the Mehrauli area.
The first female auto driver from Delhi was attacked with stones and bricks by another auto-rickshaw driver in the Mehrauli area. The incident took place on September 24.
The victim Sunita Chaudhary, a resident of Malviya Nagar was chased and attacked. She suffered injuries on her face and leg in the shocking incident.
Sunita Chaudhary filed a complaint with the police, as per the complaint the conflict erupted when her auto had a minor collision with another driver’s auto. After a minor crash, the argument escalated with another auto driver and the assailant attacked her with stones.
Sunita tried to contact PCR at least 50 times but there was no response. She also contacted the police but nobody came for help, as per the reports.
When she picked up a passenger from Munirka to the Mehrauli bus stand, Chaudhary said that another auto-rickshaw carrying its own passenger scraped her vehicle. The incident happened in a crowded lane and resulted in damage to the left side of Chaudhary’s autorickshaw, she said.
After dropping off a passenger at the Mehrauli bus stand, she noticed another autorickshaw parked nearby. Being curious about the earlier rash driving by its driver, she approached him and asked for an explanation. Unfortunately, he became very angry and started hitting and kicking Chaudhary’s parked auto, causing even more damage. She has alleged this incident as an act of aggression.
While driving an auto, Chaudhary narrowly avoided being hit by a man driving an auto. Despite the presence of several bystanders, no one came to her aid as the man started throwing bricks and stones at her. Chaudhary has been working as an auto driver in the city for twenty years. The Mehrauli police station has registered a case against the man under sections 427, 341, 323, and 279 of the Indian Penal Code for causing damage, wrongful restraint, causing hurt, and reckless driving on a public road.
India Smart Cities Conclave 2023: Chappan Dukan model of street food hub to be replicated in 100 smart cities
Union urban development mInister Kaushal Kishore inaugurated the exhibition which showcased the achievements of 100 smart cities all over India. This also marked a formal opening of the conclave. President Droupadi Murmu graced the India Smart Cities Conclave 2023 on Wednesday.
The principal advisor of India smart cities mission, Jeenal Sawla said the Chappan Dukan model of street food hub would be replicated in 100 smart cities of the country. She was talking to the media at the inauguration of two day India Smart Cities Conclave at the Brilliant Convention Centre. She added authentic regional food and street food would be served at these hubs so that tourists and local people can get a taste of the local cuisine in one place.
Union urban development mInister Kaushal Kishore inaugurated the exhibition which showcased the achievements of 100 smart cities all over India. This also marked a formal opening of the conclave. President Droupadi Murmu graced the India Smart Cities Conclave 2023 on Wednesday. She awarded 66 winners of the 4th ISAC-2022.
7 partner organizations, 31 cities, union territories and five states. The conclave will be attended by Kaushal Kishore, Ashwini Vaishnav, ministers Bhupendre Yadav, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and others. Joint secretary and smart cities Mission director at the ministryof urban and housing affairs Kunal Kumar said that all projects under Smart Cities mission are expected to be completed by June 2024.
Rs 1.70 lakh crore has been allocated for the development of smart cities across India. Rs 1.1 lakh crore of the amount allocated has been spent. The remaining 60 lakh crore will be spent by June 2024. The central government launched the Smart cities mission (SCM) on June 25,2015. 100 smart cities were selected after several rounds of compettions were held between January 2016 and June 2018.
When Kumar was asked about the sustainability of the projects, he said most of the smart cities have established projects on a self sustainable model. He added the Surat Municipal corporation has taken the lead by starting consultancy services to other agencies. Innovative steps have been taken by other smart cities to develop self sustainable models of sewage treatment plants.