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Omicron Scare: Uttar Pradesh schools closed up to class 10th till January 15, 2022

Chief Minister said that it should be mandatory for all the devotees who are coming to Prayagaraj to have their negative RT-PCR test reports with them. The test reports should not be older than last 24 hours.

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Rajasthan Schools to remain closed till January 30

Due to an upsurge in omicron cases nationally, Uttar Pradesh government has ordered to close schools up to class 10th till January 15, 2022. Besides this, the night curfew in the state has been extended by two hours in state.

What are other restrictions in the state?

The districts where the active caseload of Covid-19 has extended 1,000, only 100 people, will be allowed to attend the gatherings such as marriage ceremonies and other events. All the public spaces such as gyms spas, cinema halls, restaurants and banquets halls will be allowed to operate with 50 percent capacity. Also, the night curfew in the state has been extended by two hours. Now it will be from 10 am to 6 pm from Thursday in state. Presently, it is from 11 pm to 5 am.

When the decision has been taken?

Uttar Pradesh Chief Miniter Yogi Adityanath has chaired a meeting. In that meeting, he has taken the decisions.

He said that currently there are no UP districts which has more than 1000 Covid-19 cases. Genome sequencing had confirmed that there are 23 Omicron variant cases in state. The people who came into his contact should done their RT-PCR test with tracing their results.

What has been directed by CM?

Chief Minister said that it should be mandatory for all the devotees who are coming to Prayagaraj to have their negative RT-PCR test reports with them. The test reports should not be older than last 24 hours.

What is the Covid-19 case count in state?

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As per the new reports, new 992 cases of Covid-19 were detected in state. The active case cound stands at 3,173. The highest number of cases were found in Ghaziabad, which is 174. It si being followed by 165 in Gautam Buddh Nagar, 102 in Meerut and 150 in Lucknow.

However, no fresh death has been reported in the state so far in last 24 hours. Currently, the death tally stood at 22,916 in state. If we talk about the vaccination drive for children, more than 3.5 lakh teens have got the Covid-19 vaccine in state.

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NDA’s Jagdeep Dhankhar becomes 14th Vice-President of India

Reports said Dhankhar secured 528 votes while Alva got 182 votes.

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Jagdeep Dhankar

NDA candidate Jagdeep Dhankar becomes the 14th Vice-President of India. Dhankar is currently serving as Governor of West Bengal and was pitted against Opposition’s Margaret Alva.

Reports said Dhankhar secured 528 votes while Alva got 182 votes. The counting of the votes was conducted under the supervision of the Lok Sabha secretary general who is also the returning officer for the poll.

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh congratulated Dhankhar on Twitter and hoped that his long public life, wide experience, and deep understanding of people’s issues will certainly benefit the nation.

Have a look at the tweet here:

As many as 780 MPs voted till 5 pm on Saturday and around 93 per cent polling was recorded in the vice presidential election this year. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, and Congress president Sonia Gandhi were among prominent political leaders who cast their votes.

Jagdeep Dhankhar was appointed as West Bengal’s Governor in July 2019. He was a lawyer by profession before entering into politics and was enrolled with the Bar Council of Rajasthan as an Advocate with effect from November 10, 1979.

In 1987, he became the President of the Rajasthan High Court Bar Association and was designated a senior advocate in 1990. Jagdeep Dhankhar was a member of Congress when PV Narsimha Rao became the prime minister and quit the party after Ashok Gehlot came into power in Rajasthan.

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Maharashtra: Fire breaks out in godown and hutments in Reti Bandar in Mumbai

The cause of the fire is yet to be ascertained.

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Fire breaks out in godown and hutments in Reti Bandar in Mumbai

A fire broke out in a godown and hutments in the Reti Bandar area of Mumbai, Maharashtra, on Saturday at around 2 pm. The incident caused panic in the area.

The locals immediately informed the police and the fire brigade teams about the incident. Soon after, four fire tenders reached the spot. Efforts are being made by the fire department to extinguish the fire.

However, the cause of the fire is yet to be ascertained.

So far, no injury or loss of life has been reported.

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More details are awaited.

Maharashtra’s godown fire incidents

Earlier in June, a massive fire broke out in a flex printing godown in Bhiwandi, Maharashtra. The fire later spread to two other godowns including one of AC.

Similarly, a fire broke out in a commercial complex in Maharashtra’s Thane in May, destroying four godowns and a motorbike showroom.

BJP leader Shrikant Tyagi booked for threatening Noida woman

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BJP leader Shrikant Tyagi booked for threatening Noida woman

 A shocking video went viral on Friday where the woman can be heard saying the BJP leader used bad words for her, for her husband and even for her children.

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BJP leader Shrikant Tyagi

Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Shrikant Tyagi was booked on Saturday by the Noida Police for allegedly threatening a woman at the Grand Omax society in Noida.

A shocking video went viral on Friday where the woman can be heard saying the BJP leader used bad words for her, for her husband and even for her children. He pushed her and allegedly threatened her with dire consequences. The incident took place when the woman objected to the plantation of some trees by Shrikant Tyagi in her housing society.

Additional Deputy Commissioner of Police (Women Safety) Ankita Sharma Said that Shrikant Tyagi was booked under section 354 of the Indian Panel Code. The panel describes that whoever assaults or uses criminal force on any woman, intending to outrage or knowing it to be likely that he will thereby outrage her modesty shall be punished with imprisonment of two years, with a fine, or with both.

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Some reports said that a team of local police visited the housing society in the evening but Tyagi didn’t open the door of his house.  He allegedly threatened police officials too.

Shrikant Tyagi claims himself as a national executive member of BJP’s Kisan Morcha and national co-coordinator of the Yuva Kisan Samiti. However, the BJP denied the claim of Shrikant Tyagi.

BJP MP and Kisan Morcha chief Rajkumar Chahar said that Shrikant Tyagi was not an executive member of the BJP’s farmer unit. There was no Yuva Committee of Kisan Morcha too. Chahar also demanded his punishment as per the law of the land.

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