The 41-member ASI team started their survey at the Gyanvapi mosque for a second day. The team entered the premises and started their search to find the truth behind the claims of the Hindu groups, saying the mosque is built on Hindu temple land and there's findings of ancients, shivling. Notably, the survey started after the Supreme Court allowed the survey, and upheld the Allahabad High Court's decision.
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Amid the ongoing issue of the Gyanvapi Mosque Row, Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath finally broke his silence and issued a statement. On July 31, CM Adityanath said, "If it's a mosque, what is Trishul doing inside Gyanvapi?" He cited that there is ample amount of evidences, proving the presence of Hindu ancients and Sanatan culture at Gyanvapi Mosque. Notably, the survey of the Gyanvapi Mosque is on hold.
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The Varanasi High Court has extended the stay on the survey of Gyanvapi Mosque. Hearing a petition filed against the ASI survey ordered by a district court, the HC bench said that the stay on survey will be extended till July 27. Meanwhile, the Archeological officials said, they were not destroying anything at the mosque, but would have just conducted an inspection to find truth behind Hindu ancients presence claims.
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The Supreme Court (SC) put a status-quo and said, " No excavation.. No invasive method." until we hear the plea. Notably, the Gyanvapi Mosque Management board moved the Apex Court, against the orders of the Varanasi Court, which allowed the Archeological team to inspect and survey the mosque, to find the truth behind the claims of the mosque having Hindu ancients. The court will hear the plea, on July 24.
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The Varanasi Court allowed a "scientific survey" of the entire Gyanvapi mosque premises, except the 'wuzukhana' area which was sealed on the Supreme Court's directions, by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI). The judgement was on the application by four women worshippers, who claimed the Gyanvapi Mosque, located next to the Kashi Vishwanath temple, had signs of an ancient Hindu temple. However, the petitioner likely to challenge the… read-more
The website of the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has been ranked first and the Digital Police portal second in a service delivery assessment of websites of central government ministries. On July 15, the Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances conducted National e-Governance Service Delivery Assessment, according to which the MHA website has been a topmost official site in delivering online services with effectiveness to… read-more
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A survey conducted by real estate firm CBRE South Asia Pvt. Ltd indicated that approximately 73% offices are aiming for hybrid working arrangements. Aiming to mix in office and remote -work, the companies cited workers' health and well-being as the most important element while facilitating return to the office. Notably, after Covid-19 broke out, many companies granted work from home, now that cases declined, they want to adopt hybrid-working… read-more
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According to survey by National Family Health Survey-5 in Karnataka, 45.2% of men feel contraception is a woman's issue. Men in the state feel that women who use contraception are more likely to become promiscuous. Experts argue that comprehensive sexual and reproductive health information and services should be made available. Poonam Muttreja, Executive Director of Population Foundation of India, said, "We must do more for the marginalized… read-more
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As per the Economic Survey 2021-22, the groundwater in rural areas of 31 out of 38 districts of Bihar is affected by arsenic, fluoride, and iron contamination. ''A total of 4,742 rural wards in 14 districts situated along the Ganga are particularly affected by arsenic contamination," stated the report. Notably, fluoride contamination is reported in 11 districts and excess iron in nine Kosi basin districts of the state.
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In a recent survey by Gallup Pakistan, 55% of 2,400 participants in Pakistan said they support the Taliban and were happy with overtaking its control over Afghanistan. The 65% of those who support the Taliban are said to be from Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa region. While only 25% of people accepted that they weren't happy with the Taliban's insurgency. The survey recorded the response between August 13 and September 5.
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