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Hubbali-Dharwad Municipal corporation decides to geo-tag potholes it fills, cites decision to increase transparency and efficiency

The Municipal Corporation has also taken the initiative of Geo-tagging based on the expenditure usage on filling the potholes again and again as the city is infamous for unfilled potholes due to negligence of the contractor.

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The municipal corporation of Karnataka’s Hubballi-Dharwad has come out with a decision to Geo-tag the potholes the civic body fills so that there is clear transparency in the work, as well as the quality of work, is tangibly recorded.

The Municipal Corporation has also taken the initiative of Geo-tagging based on the expenditure usage on filling the potholes again and again as the city is infamous for unfilled potholes due to negligence of the contractor. According to the civic body, the geo-tagging process will ensure a sense of accountability with the contractors who will be given the job.

In the process of Geo-tagging, the Municipal Corporation wants the engineers to add the location, date, and time of the pothole after being filled. The engineers are also asked to click and upload the before and after photos of the filled potholes.

The HDMC commissioner, B Gopalkrishna in his statement to the media informed that all officials associated with the construction work of roads or engineers have been informed about the decision and added that the civic body expects to work with them in coordination to carry out the job.

Gopalkrishna further added that they have been subjected to a lot of complaints related to the pertaining issue of potholes across the city. He added that incessant rain is among the issues which has made the problem even bigger.

He added that now that the monsoon season is coming to an end, the civic body can proceed with its road development project and hope to not see any more hindrances.

The superintending engineer of HDMC, Timmappa, spoke to the media where he addressed what the commissioner has ordered regarding the geo-tagging of the potholes to hold the accountability for the expenditure being repeatedly used to remedy the pothole situation.

A native social activist, Ramesh S, told the media that every six months a contractor fills the potholes in the same place. He further added that during the span of the Ganesh festival, the Monsoon season, or visits of VIPs the potholes can be seen to be getting fixed by the civic authorities and added the lakhs of rupees that are being spent on it alone.

The social activist on the decision of geo-tagging said with relief that at least now the civic body would find a way to make roads free of potholes and hold the contractors accountable for their mess.

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Mumbai: Elderly woman slips while boarding train, cop comes to rescue | WATCH

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Yet another shocking incident has been reported from Mumbai’s railway station, where an elderly woman slips under the train while boarding it. But, the passerby took a breath of relief when a cop took the charge of the situation, jumped on the spot and saved the life of the lady.

The whole incident was recorded in the camera, which was installed in the station. Later, the clip was shared on the internet, where the horrific incident can be seen,

Take a look at the visual of how a railway cop in Mumbai saved the life of an elderly woman who slipped on the train

The video shows start with a railway cop who was seen stepping down the stairs. When he spots an elderly woman getting dragged along with the train, he jumped and grab the lady from the moving train. As the clip moves further it shows the three men also jumping in order to save the woman.

The user who shared the clip on Twitter, also the post captioned that he wrote that see with promptness the RPF jawan saved the life of an elderly woman.

Ever since the clip was shared on the internet, it has gained a lot of likes and views in no time. Many internet users also reshared the clip on their timelines, appreciating the cop’s bravery and presence of mind.

This is not the first time such an incident has been reported from Mumbai. Earlier, a similar incident hits the headline where an elderly lady tries to board the train, but her leg got stuck in the gap of the train. Seeing her struggling with her leg, a cop jumped on the spot and saves her from a major accident. Later, the lady was shifted to the nearby hospital after sustaining minor injuries.

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Fight over girl in Kota’s Allen among student, video viral | Watch

The fight was intervened and stopped after other classmates came in to restrain the two, however, some other students can be seen urging the two into continuing their fight.

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A video has come to light from Kota’s coaching institute Allen where two students can be seen getting into a brawl allegedly over a girl. The classmates can be seen trying to restrain the two students from escalating the fight further.

Recently numerous other videos emerged from Allen where the students can either be seen fighting or dancing in the institute.

In the video, 2 students can be seen getting into fisticuffs allegedly over a spat with a girl. The boy wearing a green t-shirt could be seen grabbing the other student by his collar and then unleashing slaps on him. The other student in black can be seen retaliating and fighting back as they both try shove each other.

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The fight was intervened and stopped after other classmates came in to restrain the two, however, some other students can be seen urging the two into continuing their fight. The video also show the guy in black trying to go at it again, however, is restrained from doing it as they stopped him from doing so.

Twitter reaction

After the video went viral many users came forward to remark on the incident as one user wrote questioned why everything like this happens in the Allen Coaching institute and recollected the dance video and fight videos which were surfaced from the coaching institute recently.

Another user added to the conversation and wrote that that this is nothing new, just a usual day in Allen and also termed the institute to be a fight club, implying at the previous incidents of fights which came out of Allen recently.

Previous incidents

Another video surfaced on the internet from Allen where a verbal spat almost turned into a physical altercation. Two students of Allen can be seen having a verbal altercation after which one of the two students got annoyed and almost resorted to violence. The boy was stopped by his classmates as he was charging toward the boy who had a spat with him.

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Bihar police beats rickshaw-puller with stick for crossing bridge, video goes viral | Watch

The police out of the blue used their sticks to hit the innocent rickshaw puller for no apparent reason, the rickshaw puller tried to plead, however, because of the rush was forced to run and disregard the brutality done to him by the police.

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A video has come to light from Patna’s Rajendranaga where a police official beat a rickshaw puller with a stick from crossing the bridge. According to reports, when the person who recorded the whole incident asked the police why they assaulted the rickshaw puller, instead of replying with a reason the police interrogated the cameraman for recording the video.

The incident is reportedly from Rajendranagar’s Bahdurpur Bridge in Patna

In the video, the police can be seen directing the traffic in order to get it less jammed. In the traffic a rickshaw puller can be seen trying to take his rickshaw across the bridge and going past the police officials.

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The police out of the blue used their sticks to hit the innocent rickshaw puller for no apparent reason, the rickshaw puller tried to plead, however, because of the rush was forced to run and disregard the brutality done to him by the police.

Twitter reaction

After the video of the incident went viral, many users came forward to remark on the incident as one user came forward and wrote that no one will be held accountable for such behavior and no one will give justification for such things as it is a very common notion in Bihar. The user also added their personal account where they have seen such a thing happening before.

Another user added to the conversation and stated that it has become a joke instead of a problem for corrupt officials to use their power in arbitrary ways. The user added instances of police officials taking bribes, suggesting the use of their government posts for profit.

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