Internet Suspended, Section 144 Imposed In Manipur Over Security Concerns
Internet has been suspended for five days, and section 144 of CrPC has been imposed in Manipur over law and order concerns. The move has come after an incident in Bishnupur district, where an eco van was set ablaze in the Phougakchao lkhang area by three-four youths. The internet has been suspended to counter "rumor-mongers", and stop the spread of hatred and photos through social media.
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Courtesy: Hindustan Times
Earthquake Of Magnitude 3.4 Jolts Manipur's Bishnupur
In Manipur's Bishnupur district, an earthquake of magnitude 3.4 on the Richter scale strikes on the late evening of August 6, said National Center for Seismology. Reportedly, the earthquake occurred at a depth of 28 km and 20 km west-southwest of Bishnupur. However, no reports of casualties were reported so far. Earlier on August 2, a similar quake magnitude of 3.7 had hit Manipur's Moirang area.
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Death Of 250 Dogs Due To 'Canine Parvovirus' Panics Bengal's Bankura
Bishnupur locals of West Bengal’s Bankura district. Reportedly, the dogs died suffering gastroenteritis caused by 'canine parvovirus', and majority of them were puppies. Notably, the highly contagious virus can be transmitted indirectly with faeces, but it cannot be transmitted to humans. Moreover, veterinarian doctors also suspect skipped vaccination of canines due to pandemic as the reason behind the spread of the parvovirus.
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Courtesy: India Today