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BSF unearths 14-foot tunnel in Jammu’s Arnia Sector meant for helping Pak infiltrators

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BSF unearths 14-foot tunnel in Jammu’s Arnia Sector meant for helping Pak infiltrators

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The tunnel was discovered on Saturday after BSF personnel suspicious movement of armed Pakistani nationals, infiltrators managed to flee

The Border Security Force (BSF) managed to foil a major infiltration bid by Pakistani nationals along the Line of Control in Jammu’s Arnia Sector, on Saturday, as its alert personnel discovered a 14-foot-long ‘secret tunnel’ stocked with a cache of arms.

The BSF also spotted suspicious movement of 10-12 armed Pakistani nationals who were purportedly trying to crossover from Pakistan into the Indian territory but who managed to flee as the Indian border security troops began approaching the tunnel amid blind mortal shelling being carried out from the Pakistani side.

The incident occurred just a day after the BSF and Pakistani Rangers concluded a Sector Commander-level meeting in Jammu.

According to a report in The Hindu said: “BSF’s 62 Battalion, during its search operation ahead of the fence, observed suspicious movement of around 10-12 armed Pakistani nationals on the Pakistan-side bank of Dhamala nulla (stream) on Saturday.”

A BSF spokesperson in Jammu told media persons that the border security agency’s personnel “taking all risks in thick jungle area with a number of blind mortar bombs fired from Pakistan, reached close to the area to know the nefarious design (of the Pak nationals that were seen in near the tunnel). On observing the BSF party, the Pakistani nationals ran away from the spot, leaving their huge stores.”

“The digging tools, fresh dug earth and length of tunnel indicate that process of tunneling had started two to three days back with the intent to infiltrate strong group of terrorists,” the spokesperson added.

Giving out details of the tunnel BSF sources said that the unfinished underground channel is “around 12-14 feet in length, approximately three feet in height and 2½ feet in width” and is situated on the slope of the bank on Indian side of the Dhamalla nulla ahead of border security fence on the International Border (IB).

The arsenal and other material that was recovered from the site included two AK-47 magazines, one hand-grenade, 7.62 bore ammunition, magazine pouch, batteries, lamps, US-made compass, ropes, sleeping bags, gas stove, digging tools and haversacks. Eatables, including apples and chicken, were also learnt to be found, suggesting that the tunnel was still under construction and that Pakistani infiltrators were actively working towards its completion.

The BSF said it was receiving “regular inputs about the movement of anti-national elements across the border and suspects militant activities in the festive season to inflict a blow to peace and tranquility in the Jammu region.”

It may be recalled that the Arnia Sector had witnessed heavy cross-border firing and shelling from Pakistan between September 13 and 17. The Sector Commander-level meeting held on Saturday was meant to “resolve issues of cross-border firing and border management amicably”.

This was the second tunnel from Pakistan into India that the BSF has unearthed this year. On February 12, a similar tunnel was spotted in Ramgarh Sector.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]

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Delhi Metro: Rajiv Chowk’s gate number 4 to remain shut from tomorrow, check alternative gate numbers here

Passengers can use gate number 3 for entry/exit.

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Rajiv Chowk Metro Station

The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation has shared an important update for daily metro travellers. As per a tweet shared by DMRC, Rajiv Chowk metro station’s gate number 4 will remain shut from tomorrow.

In a tweet, DMRC said entry/exit gate number 4 at Rajiv Chowk Metro Station will remain closed from January 29, 2023, for civil renovation work and passengers can use gate number 3 for entry/exit.

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Other gate numbers and metro facilities will function normally and no other metro lines will be affected due to the civial renovation work as of now.

The DMRC recently achieved a milestone in the Patna Metro project on Republic Day. As per the tweet by DMRC, the Patna Metro project got its first ever U-Grider between two piers near Bhoothnath Station on the priority corridor.

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PM Modi releases special commemorative coin of Rs 75 denomination at NCC rally

Reports said around 196 officers and cadets from 19 foreign countries have been invited to participate in the event in the true spirit of Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday addressed the annual NCC PM rally at the Cariappa Parade Ground in New Delhi and released a commemorative specially minted Rs 75 coin denomination.

The Rs 75 crore has been released to mark the 75th successful year of the National Cadet Corps. PM Modi also released a special Day Cover at the event.

The NCC rally will also include a cultural programme on the theme Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat. Reports said around 196 officers and cadets from 19 foreign countries have been invited to participate in the event in the true spirit of Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam.

Earlier, PM Modi released a commemorative coin of Rs 75 to mark the 75th anniversary of the Food and Agriculture Organisation. The coin was released as an ode to the relations between India and the United Nations agency.

For those unversed, the commemorative coins cannot be issued in general circulation, however, citizens can get them if they want. These coins are released to celebrate special occasions in India and can be issued as a mark of respect for prominent individuals and monuments.

India’s first modern commemorative coin was issued in 1964 that depicted the first Prime Minister Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru to mark his birth anniversary. Indian mints including Mumbai, Hyderabad, Kolkata, and Noida have released commemorative coins and these can be issued for general circulation in specially marketed packages.

The lower denomination coins are for general circulation and their metal composition is in line with the regular coins. While the higher denominations are composed of silver and are used for collection purposes only.

To get commemorative coins, people can visit the website of IG Mint Mumbai, IG Mint Hyderabad, and IG Mint Kolkata and place an order. The payment for these coins can be done either by Demand Draft in favour of INDIA GOVERNMENT MINT (UNIT OF SPMCIL) COLLECTION A/C or by Debit/Credit Card (VISA and MasterCard).

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Video of teacher beating up student over formula enrages Twitter users | Watch

Other students in the class can also be seen complacently watching the whole situation unfold as no one bats an eye. Some students can also be smirking at the child as the teacher assaults the student.

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A spine-chilling video has surfaced on the internet where a student is getting brutally beaten and choked, elbowed by his teacher as a way to teach the student about formulas. The video so far has been watched over 36,000 times.

In the video, a teacher can be seen choking out a student of the class in a bid to make him learn about a formula. The video also shows the teacher brutally beating the child with his elbow while repeating the formula of proton.

The video also shows the teacher asking the student to repeat the formula after him while the student is getting choked out. Other students in the class can also be seen complacently watching the whole situation unfold as no one bats an eye. Some students can also be smirking at the child as the teacher assaults the student.

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Twitter reactions

After the video went viral, many users came forward to add their take on the incident as one user wrote and said that it seems like the teacher’s head is not in the right place for him to turn to such measures. The user also said that after the video goes viral, he will lose his mind fully.

One user wrote and said that this is not the way to teach anyone and further said that parents love their children and if they witness such a thing happening they will be shocked. The user also accused the teacher of taking out his frustration on a student.

One user also said and highlighted that other students were just complacently watching and if they wanted, they could have all stood up against the teacher and stopped him from assaulting the student.

One user also shared his account of how he was beaten up like this in his time as well. The user also said that during their time, such practices by the teachers was considered the norm. He further stated that the teacher who used to beat him is now the principal of his ex-school.

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