Foggy weather: Northern Railways cancels 22 trains due to low visibility
As fog has started engulfing the northern region, resulting in poor visibility during early morning and late night hours, the Northern Railways authorities have announced the cancellation of 22 trains running between various stations of the Ferozepur division.
Besides, the authorities have also reduced the frequency of some trains.
The Chandigarh- Amritsar-Chandigarh Superfast Express (12241/12242), which runs seven days a week, will not run from December 16 till January 1.
Similarly another daily running train Dibrugarh (Assam)–Amritsar Express (15211) will remain cancelled on December 18 and 25, January 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29 while Amritsar–Dibrugarh Express (15212) will be cancelled on December 20 and 27, January 3, 10, 17, 24 and 31.
The Jammu Tawi–Haridwar Express (14606) will not run on December 22 and 29, January 5, 12, 19 and 26 while the Haridwar–Jammu Tawi Express (14605) will be cancelled on December 23 and 30, January 6, 13, 20 and 27.
The Jayanagar–Amritsar-Jayanagar Express (14673/14674) will be cancelled from December 17 to February 3.
A 56-year-old jeweller in north Mumbai was arrested on Monday on charges that56-year-old jeweler, Vishnu Vidhu Bhowmik, who has a jewelry shop in south Mumbaie made nine threat calls to the Sir HN Reliance Foundation Hospital in south Mumbai and threatened to harm Reliance Industries Limited chairman Mukesh Ambani and members of his family. The phone calls were made between 10:39am and 12.04pm on Monday. Police earlier said it appeared that the nine calls were made by the same person.
Six police personnel, including a sub-inspector (SI), were suspended for allegedly providing 'special treatment' to convicted gangster-turned-politician Anand Mohan Singh when he appeared at a Patna court on August 12. Saharsa superintendent of police Lipi Singh took the action on Monday, including four DAP jawans and an SAP driver, and ordered departmental proceedings against them. Anand Mohan was accused of inciting a mob to lynch the young Dalit IAS officer on December 5, 1994.
Come October, commuters headed to Pune from Thane and Borivali will have a low-cost, yet comfortable transport facility. The Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation is planning to replace the iconic Shivneri buses on this route with electric Shivai buses. However, the Shivneri buses will continue to ply between Dadar and Pune. Currently, Shivneri buses charge ₹450 per passenger.
Mumbai: Blame it on the long weekend and travel plans or students refusing to alter their college preference, just 20% first-year junior college (FYJC) aspirants from the second merit list have confirmed admissions until Monday. College principals have attributed this low admission acceptance to students travelling during the long weekend. The second merit list was released by the office of the deputy director of education (DyDE) on August 12, where 69,691 students were allotted seats.
Mumbai: A 33-year-old man allegedly killed hMukhtar'swife by strangulating her over a trivial issue in wee hours on Sunday and fled from the house. JJ Marg police have launched a manhunt for him. According to the police, the deceased was identified as Manzila Shaikh, 30, who was staying in Imamwada area along JJ Marg along with her husband, Sukhchand Shaikh alias Mukhtar, 33.