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Yogi begins his day-2 in 'home' by feeding cows, calves
Mar 26, 2017 11:29 IST
By Pankaj Jaiswal
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what happened: Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath began his Sunday by feeding cows and calves.
what it means: He did this at the cowshed of his Gorakhnath Mutt. He is the chief priest of the mutt. Yogi fed jaggery and biscuits to the cattle. This is his first trip to Gorakhpur since he became the CM.
what next: Yogi will leave for Lucknow late in the evening.
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'Will make fire-brigade douse CM residence with Ganga-Jal'
Mar 26, 2017 00:16 IST
By Pankaj Jaiswal
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what happened: Ex-UP chief minister Akhilesh Yadav took a dig at CM Yogi Adityanath over 'Shudhikaran'
what it means: Akhilesh said that he will make fire-brigade douse the CM residence with Ganga-Jal. After Akhilesh vacated the residence, a group of priests did 'purification/cleansing' ceremony at the residence.
what next: Akhilesh said he will do this when he will become CM again in 2022.
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An earth-mover killed Corbett tiger, says NTCA report
Mar 25, 2017 19:31 IST
By Nihi Sharma
Ela Kulkarni
what happened: The tiger that killed two persons was crushed to death by an earth-mover, says NTCA inquiry.
what it means: The report confirms that the forest department failed to follow the protocol for rescuing tigers by deploying a JCB used for mining to scare the animal in violation of norms.
what next: The NTCA is expected to recommend action against forest officials responsible for the tiger's death.
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Ex-SP minister gives 'sanctified' house-keys to BJP minister
Mar 25, 2017 18:40 IST
By Pankaj Jaiswal
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what happened: Balwant Ramoowalia, the ex-jail minister gave new BJP minister Suresh Khanna house keys.
what it means: Often the outgone ministers don't easily vacate their ministerial bungalows. But, Samajwadi Party MLC, went to Suresh Khanna's house to give the keys. Khanna is the new allottee of the bungalow.
what next: Ramoowalia performed his faith's rituals to keys and wished new minister well in career and in life.