HP CM lays foundation stones of development projects worth ₹94 crore
Chief minister Jai Ram Thakur inaugurated and laid foundation stones of developmental projects worth ₹94 crore in Shimla rural assembly segment through video conferencing on Tuesday.
He unveiled 12 projects including the block development office (BDO) at Totu; a science block at Government Senior Secondary School (GSSS), Dhami; the new building of GSSS, Shakrah; primary health centre buildings at Ghanahatti, Sharda and Mandorghat and Basantpur; industrial training institute (ITI) buildings at Dargi, Sunni; bus stand, Sunni; combined office building, Dhami; and Lok Nirman Bhawan, Dhami.
Thakur also laid foundation stones of 11 projects major being the lift water supply scheme Basantpur under the Jal Jeevan Mission, lift water supply scheme from Bagharu khad to Talosh gram panchayat, Phase-I and lift water supply scheme Nayaser Khad to Dhar Phase-II, lift water supply scheme from Pandoa Khad to Kail Bagri, Himari and the lift water supply scheme, Taloti Khatnol.
He said the state government was ensuring that the pace of development was not halted due to the pandemic.
Two men spray painted the word 'sorry' in red all over the premises of a private school and on surrounding streets in Bengaluru's Sunkadakatte area on Tuesday. Police said efforts to trace those behind the incident are ongoing. Two bike-borne persons were seen in CCTV footage recovered from the street across the Shanthidhama School. The DCP of West Bengaluru, Dr Sanjeev Patil told reporters that efforts are on to identify and trace the miscreants.
Mumbai A 21-year-old man was arrested on Wednesday for allegedly killing Khairnar's friend, stuffing Sarika Damodar Chalke (26), who was reported missing by family members at the Dindoshi police station's body in a gunny bag and dumping it on the railway tracks between Matunga and Mahim on Tuesday. Senior police inspector Mumbai Central Government Railway Police station, Kedari Pawar, said that two trackmen had noticed the gunny bag in the tracks between Matunga and Mahim stations at about 9.30 am on Tuesday.
The biennial election to seven seats of Karnataka Legislative Council scheduled for June three, is set to be "unopposed", as all the seven nominations filed are in order. The ruling BJP has fielded former Deputy Chief Minister and party vice-president Laxman Savadi, party's state secretaries Hemalatha Nayak and S Keshavaprasad, and president of SC Morcha Chalavadi Narayanaswamy in the MLC elections in which the Members of the Legislative Assembly will vote.
The Shiv Sena on Wednesday criticised Tamil Nadu chief minister MK Stalin for welcoming Rajiv Gandhi's assassination convict AG Perarivalan, saying such acts set a wrong precedent and do not sit well in the political culture of the country. An editorial in Sena mouthpiece, Saamana, said that Rajiv Gandhi's assassination in May 1991 was shocking but a chief minister embracing Perarivalan is even more shocking.
The Mumbai Traffic Police will start penalising two-wheeler riders if the pillion rider is without a helmet from June 9, a senior police officer said on Wednesday. A similar penalty will be imposed for pillion riders without helmets. Raj Tilak Roushan, deputy commissioner of police (Traffic HQ) said they penalise an average of 1,200 two-wheeler riders for helmetless riding every day. Roushan said that the police are also writing to schools and colleges to create awareness on road safety and the helmet rule.