In a shocking incident, a cow was dragged for about 200-metres after being hit by a car in Uttar Pradesh's Ghaziabad. The entire incident was caught on CCTV camera. The video of the incident is doing rounds on social media. After the incident, the accused fled the spot. Meanwhile, the cattle is being treated at a nearby animal hospital and is said to be critical and a case is registered.
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In Uttar Pradesh’s Ghaziabad, a doctor has allegedly received death threats from an unknown number via WhatsApp call. Dr Arvind Akela is reportedly associated to Hindu organisations, and makes a few statements. According to the complainant, the caller had a profile picture of a masked man, who over call, threatened to behead Akela. The police stated that Akela hasn’t asked for protection yet. Further details are awaited.
Priti Sharma (32), a resident Ghaziabad's Tulsi Niketan, has been arrested while she tried to dispose the remains of her partner in a trolley bag. Reportedly, Sharma was in a live-in relationship with her partner Firoz Salmani (23). She allegedly slit his throat after an altercation on August 6. According to the police, she murdered Salmani after he refused to marry her. Further details are awaited.
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In Uttar Pradesh's Ghaziabad, fire broke out in a soap manufacturing factory in Bulandshahr road industrial area on August 8. Reportedly, the fire has been brought under control, and no casualties were reported. Further details on the matter is awaited. In a similar incident, a fire broke out at a godown in June, in Ghaziabad. Over 12 fire tenders engaged to douse the fire.
In UP's Ghaziabad, a five-year-old girl is being tested for Monkeypox virus, after she complained of itching and rashes on her body. According to Ghaziabad's Chief Medical Officer, the test is being done only as a "precautionary measure" as the girl has no other health problems and was not in close contact with anyone who traveled abroad. Monkeypox has been reported as endemic in various parts of the world.
Former Ghaziabad's District Magistrate Nidhi Kesarwani has been suspended by UP CM Yogi Adityanath, on May 4. The suspension has come after Kesarwani was alleged in a land acquisition case for Delhi-Meerut Expressway and Eastern Peripheral Expressway. CM Adityanath then stated that "a section officer and a review officer of the appointment department will also suspended for delay in the taking up the matter".
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A private school in Ghaziabad has been shut as a precautionary measure after two students from Classes 3 and 9 tested positive for COVID-19. Reportedly, the students remained absent for three days, after which the school was informed. The principal, in a letter to the parents, announced to conduct classes online from Monday to Friday of this week. Also, the offline classes will reportedly resume after the Easter holidays.
In Toronto, Canada, a 21-year-old student from Ghaziabad (UP), was shot dead at the Sherbourne subway on April 7. "The man had sustained multiple gunshot wounds and was taken to hospital where he succumbed to his injuries," said Canadian police. Notably, Kartik Vasudev was a first-semester Marketing Management student at Seneca College in Toronto and he was shot while he was on his way to the Mexican restaurant.
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In Ghaziabad, the head priest of the Dasna Devi Temple made a controversial comment about Muslim community in India. On April 4, Yati Narasinghanand said, "Once a Muslim becomes PM, 50 percent Hindus will convert, 40 percent will be killed and the remaining 10 percent will either live in refugee camps or in other countries in the next 20 years". Notably, Narasinghanand is also accused in Haridwar hate speech.
Ghaziabad Mayor Asha Sharma has banned the sale of meat in view of the ongoing Navaratri festival. Reportedly, meat cannot be sold in the open, and in places surrounding temples, meat is completely banned. However, in other areas, meat can covered and sold. Sharma further stated that this norm is being followed every year. Notably, Chaitra Navratri commenced on April 2, and will go on till April 10.
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