PM Narendra Modi will dedicate two digital banking units of Jammu & Kashmir Bank to the nation on October 16, said PMO. The launch of 75 digital banking units (DBUs) of different banks across the country of which two are of Jammu and Kashmir Bank, via video conference. Of the two, one is the SSI branch at Lal Chowk in Srinagar and the other is Channi Rama branch in Jammu.
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In Maharashtra’s Nashik, a bus caught fire on October 7, claiming the lives of 11 persons including a minor, informed city police. Moreover, the injured persons are currently undergoing treatment. The police further stated, “we are trying to ascertain the exact number of deaths with the doctor’s confirmation. In the previous development to the case, eight were believed to be dead, and the death toll has only risen.
In New Delhi’s Gandhi Nagar market fire incident, a 19-year-old boy was charred to death on October 5, informed officials. The deceased was reportedly an employee and owner’s brother at the shop that caught on fire. The incident was first reported by Aftab, a worker at the cloth shop, who saw smoke from the shop as he was returning from the main road.
In Uttar Pradesh’s Loni, four persons have died and two others were injured following LPG cylinder blast in Babul Garden on October 5. The incident reportedly brought down a two-storey building. After receiving a call about the incident at around 10 am, police and fire department officials rushed to the spot. Bodies of six people were found buried in the debris, out of which, four were dead.
In Gujarat’s Vadodara, a communal clash broke out at a vegetable market in Savio town on October 3, confirmed police. Following which, around 40 persons have been arrested. According to the police, a religious flag was tied to an electric pole, which offended the sentiments of another religious group. When the persons who were offended went to initiate conversation, stone-pelting occurred. An FIR has been filed and investigation is underway… read-more
A container truck in Gujarat’s Valsad caught fire on NH 48, in the early hours of October 1. The incident reportedly took place near Motiwada village, when the truck was en route to Ahmedabad from Mumbai. Following the incident, five fire tenders rushed to the spot to douse the fire. Reportedly, the truck was carrying bottles of shampoo and perfume, and it took almost two hours to douse the fire.
A fire broke out at a mall in Haryana’s Gurugram, on September 30. The mall has been identified as Global Foyer Mall. The incident occurred in the early hours of the day, and soon after the incident, several fire tenders rushed to the spot to assist with dousing the fire. The exact cause of side is yet to be ascertained. Further details on the matter are awaited.
Dr M Srinivas, the newly appointed director of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) released an official memorandum, warning of serious consequences to those performing functions not mentioned in the tender. According to the memorandum, staff found eating or taking refreshments during duty hours will reportedly be removed from the roll. This has come following Srinivas’ recent visit to a hospital, where a staff was seen… read-more
At least seven persons have gone missing in the Brahmaputra river, after a boat they were on capsized in Assam’s Dhubri district. The boat was reportedly carrying a team of experts, who were on their way to inspect erosion near an under-construction bridge. The wooden boat reportedly hit something, due to which it capsized. A search and rescue operation is underway. Further details are awaited.
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A man in Ranchi has been arrested for allegedly vandalising an idol of Hanuman inside a temple on Ranchi’s main road. The arrest was reportedly made based on CCTV footage and eye witnesses. According to the police, the atmosphere became tense soon after the incident. However, the situation seems to be under control now. Meanwhile, adequate force has been deployed in the area to avoid any untoward incident.