Category: News & Politics


Pro-CAA Group Clashes With Anti-CAA Protestors In Delhi

On Sunday, a pro-CAA group led by local BJP leader Kapil Mishra clashed with another group protesting against CAA in northeast Delhi’s Maujpur. But the situation was brought under control by the police.

Jaffrabad anti-CAA protest

A group of protestors were sitting on a road near Jaffrabad since Saturday and the process to disperse the protest were going on. On Sunday noon, Kapil Mishra came out with his supporters and asked police to disperse the anti-CAA protestors else he would hit the streets to disperse the crowd.

Anti-CAA protestors clashed with police

The group protesting against the CAA clashed with police when the latter tried to disperse the crowd. In the clash, a portion of a shop in the area was burnt; a police vehicle vandalized and police officers injured. Similar clashes took place in Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh.

Highlights of the news

  1. Protestors were seen stoning each other while standing close to police barricade in television footage.
  2. There were reports that police and para-military personnel used tear gas to disperse the crowd. But the police didn’t use force due to presence of women, old people and children.
  3. In Aligarh, clashes
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Congress Leader Shatrughan Sinha Meets Pakistan President In A Lahore Wedding

On Saturday, Congress leader Shatrughan Sinha met Pakistan President ArifAlvi during his visit to Lahore. The two leaders discuss Indo-Pak relations but Sinha said that no politics was discussed.

Shatrughan Sinha in Lahore

The actor turned politician was in Lahore to attend a wedding. He was there on the invitation of Pakistani businessman MianAsad Ehsan. It was wedding of the daughter of Ehsan where Shatrughan Sinha was invited. According to Sinha, it was a personal visit to a family friend and there was no official or political about the visit.

Sinha meets ArifAlvi

Sinha met Pakistani President ArifAlvi at the Governor House and both the leaders discussed Kashmir among other matters of interest according to a statement from the office of ArifAlvi.

A report on the meeting of the two leaders said that both the leaders felt the need to work for the peace in the subcontinent. Mr. Sinha gave details of the meeting in a series of tweets. He said they discussed many things on social and culturual issues.

The Congress leader said that his friends, well-wishers and media should know that one shouldn’t … Read the rest


3,500 Ton Gold Reserve Found In UP’s Sonbhadra District

The Geological Survey of India claims to discover huge gold deposits in Sonbhadra district of Uttar Pradesh after two decades of intense search. Officials of the organization made a statement regarding the discovery on Friday.

Gold deposits found in UP

The Geological Survey of India said that it had discovered over 3,500 tonnes of gold reserves in Sonbhadra district and that the auctioning of these blocks with e-tenders would start soon. Breaking the news about gold deposits, KK Rai, the district mining officer said they found a large reserve of gold in Son Pahadi and Hardi areas of Sonbhadra district.

KK Rai further said that the work on the gold reserves had been going on for the past two decades and that he felt lucky this time to had found the gold. According to intial estimates, Son Pahadi area could have 2943.26 tonnes gold and Hardi block could have 646.16 tonnes.Mr. Rai said that there could be some important minerals in addition to gold.


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Don’t Visit The Taj Mahal On February 24

On 24 February, the Taj Mahal will remain closed for the public 12 noon for US President Donald Trump’s visit to the historic monument. Specific security arrangements are also made for Trump’s visit next week.

Taj Mahal closure

Vasant Kumar Swarnkar, Superintendent Agra Division, Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) said that on February 24, the Taj Mahal would be closed for public from 12 noon for security reasons. US President Donald Trump is visiting India and he could visit the Taj Mahal on the same day.

Preparations for Trump’s visit in Agra

Massive security operation is carried out in Agra for Trump’s visit to Taj. The US President Donald Trump and the first lady of the US are visiting India on the invitation of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. And they have plan to visit the Taj.

Superintendent of Police (City) Botre Rohan Pramod said that every mansion whether it is a home, shop, restaurant of hotel near the Taj Mahal area and on the main route had been identified. He informed that the verification process was about to finish. He said that some teams had also been put for … Read the rest


Finally, US Scientists Find Breakthrough In Coronavirus Treatment

US scientists have created the first 3D atomic scale map of the part of the novel coronavirus. And this breakthrough came after the death count from the virus jumper past 2,000, while the number of infected persons in China is said to be 74,185.

Breakthrough in coronavirus

The COVID-19 virus attaches to and infects human cells. But a team of scientists from the University of Texas at Austin and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) developed a stabilized sample of a key part called the spike protein of the virus after studying its genetic code made public by the Chinese researchers.

Spike protein

UT Austin scientist Jason McLellan, who led the research, said that it was the antigen that can activate the response system in the human body. It would make antibodies against this virus. In the event of virus attack or infection. He added that the breakthrough was the result many years of studies on coronavirus family including SARS and MERS. He gave the credit of keeping the spike protein stable to the past research.

Coronavirus vaccine

The team will the share the map of the molecular structure of … Read the rest


UIDAI Sent Notices To 127 People On Police Report

On Tuesday, the Hyderabad office of UIDAI sent notices to 127 people for allegedly obtaining Aadhaar numbers on “false pretences” but it said that these notices had nothing to do with the citizenship.

Aadhaar notices

The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) said that the notices were issued after reports from the police. The state police reported to the Hyderabad office of UIDAI that 127 people had obtained Aadhaar on false pretences. The report further said that the police found them to be illegal immigrants not qualified to obtain Aadhaar number.

The Hyderabad office sent notices to those people on the basis of their police report and asked them to appear in person to substantiate their claims for getting Aadhaar numbers. The UIDAI further said that Aadhaar number had nothing to do with citizenship and cancellation of Aadhaar won’t affect nationality of any citizen.

In case it is found that those people have obtained Aadhaar numbers with forged documents, their Aadhaar numbers would be cancelled and appropriate would be taken depending on the severity of the transgression.

The UIDAI said that the 127 people who … Read the rest