Bikaner-Guwahati Express derailed near Jalpaiguri in West Bengal yesterday. The death toll has risen to 9, the rescue operation is over and over 36 injured people have been admitted to different hospitals.
Assembly Elections 2022 Dates: Five states -Goa, Manipur, Punjab, Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh- will go to polls between February 10th and March 7th. The Assembly Election Results 2022 will be declared on March 10th. Check full Assembly election 2022 schedule here.
Nearly 70 hectares of land in Gulmarg and Sonamarg tourist resorts have been declared by the Jammu & Kashmir Government as ‘strategic areas’. The latest move has paved the way for the Indian Army to take control of these land patches now.
The Vibrant Gujarat Summit aims to attract investments in the state by bringing together business leaders, investors, CEOs of top companies, heads of states and officials from across India and the world.
Open Rock Museum Hyderabad: The Open Rock Museum in Hyderabad has been set up with the aim to educate and enlighten the masses about several lesser-known facts. The Rock Museum displays around 35 different types of rocks from various parts of India.
PM Modi in Manipur and Tripura: Prime Minister Modi dedicated projects worth Rs. 4,800 crores to Manipur while Tripura received the new integrated terminal building at Maharaja Bir Bikram Airport along with two key development initiatives. Find the full list of developmental projects in Manipur and Tripura below.
West Bengal Lockdown Restrictions 2022: All spas, gyms, beauty parlours, saloons, swimming pools and wellness centres will be closed. Entertainment parks, tourist places and zoos will also be closed under new restrictions. Check what else will be shut.
AFSPA in Nagaland UPSC: The Government of India has extended the Armed Forces Special Powers Act, 1958 in Nagaland for another six months (June 30, 2022). The decision came days after the Home Ministry had instituted a high-level committee chaired by a Secretary-level officer for examining the possibility of AFSPA repeal in Nagaland.
Odisha new restrictions for Omicron: As per new Odisha government guidelines, no celebration other than marriage will be allowed across the state from December 25 to January 2nd. Even reception would not be allowed.Check full list of restrictions here.
Goa Liberation Day 2021: Liberation Day of Goa is observed annually on December 19 to mark the success of the Indian Armed Forces’ ‘Operation Vijay’ that led to the liberation of Goa from Portuguese Rule in 1961.
Durga Puja is a major annual festival celebrated most notably in Kolkata, West Bengal, in September or October month. The ten-day festival is the best instance of the public display of culture and art. Check full list of UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage of India.
A group of civilians were travelling in the Bolero vehicle when they were fired at by the security troops at a point between Oting and Tiru village under Mon District after they crossed one of the ambush parties and reached the area of the second one which fired at the civilians.