Jaipur to witness 2020's first partial solar eclipse
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Jaipur to witness 2020's first partial solar eclipse
Jaipur will witness a partial solar eclipse on Sunday, starting from 10:15 am till 1:44 pm, however, this time there will be no arrangement to show the eclipse in BM Birla Planetarium campus due to COVID-19 crisis, said Sandip Bhattacharya, Assistant Director, B.M.
Meanwhile, at 11:56 am 88 per cent of the sun will be covered.
Elephant rides at Jaipur's Amer Fort resumed after months-long closure. The rides were prohibited due to COVID pandemic. Mahouts breathed a sigh of relief after state govt granted permission. Elephant safari is one of the key attractions at famous Amer Fort.
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi’s tractor rally was briefly stopped at the Haryana border on Tuesday afternoon. The Congress leader, with hundreds of party workers, was leading a tractor rally in Punjab on Tuesday. Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh accompanied the former Congress chief along with Punjab Congress President and other leaders. Congress has been protesting in Punjab against the Centre’s farm laws. Rahul was stopped at the Haryana border for an hour and was later allowed to pass with a small contingent. Meanwhile, farmers in Haryana’s Sirsa were protesting against the Centre’s farm laws. Police had to use water cannons to disperse the protesting farmers. Watch the full video for more details.
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Farmers in Haryana came out on roads and protested against the farm laws on October 06. Sirsa farmers demanded the laws to be taken back by the government. Police had set up barricading to stop the crowd. When the crowd was out of control, police used water cannons to disperse the protesting farmers.
Farmer groups are heading towards Delhi to protest against amended farm laws on November 25. Group of farmers reached Ludhiana's Ladhowal Toll Plaza. "We're against recent farm laws. Our slogan is 'ghera dalo, dera dalo' which is what we'll do in Delhi. We've water tankers, will sleep in trolleys, also carrying a month's ration," said a protestor. Meanwhile, Police used water cannon to disperse farmers who have gathered in Kurukshetra to proceed to Delhi to stage a demonstration.
Rahul Gandhi has launched another scathing another scathing attack on PM Modi over the situation at the Line of Actual Control in Ladakh. Rahul said that China never had the guts to step into Indian territory but now they have taken over 1200 sq km of India’s land and yet the Prime Minister denies it. He further said that India is the only country whose territory has been taken over and yet the Prime Minister calls himself a patriot. Rahul Gandhi also said that if the Congress was in power they would have thrown out China and it would not have taken them any more than 15 minutes to do so. Rahul Gandhi, who was addressing his supporters in Kurukshetra, Haryana said that Prime Minister Modi does not understand the strength of the farmers and the common man of India. Earlier in the day, Rahul Gandhi led a tractor yatra in the state in protest against the Modi government’s recently passed farm laws. Watch the full video for all the details.
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On occasion of 551st birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev ji protesting farmers sang 'gurbani' at Singhu border. They prayed at the protest site and also distributed sweets on the occasion. Farmers have continued their agitation at Delhi border after rejecting the offer of conditional talks of the central government.
The protest from farmers against the Modi government’s recently passed farm bills has now entered its fifth day. The farmers who rejected the Centre’s talks offer have now threatened to block entry points into Delhi. Many farmers also spent another night in the cold at the Singhu, Tikri and Ghazipur border points. Policemen were seen putting up concretes in the border areas amid tightened security. Around 32 farmer organisations, mostly from Punjab, and a few farmers from Gujarat and Maharashtra as well managed to reach Delhi on Friday and assembled at the border areas to continue their protest. Home Minister Amit Shah had held a meeting with Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar at BJP chief JP Nadda's residence on late Sunday night to discuss the ongoing farmers' protests. Farmers have been protesting at various places in Delhi and Haryana and have rejected the central government's offer to hold talks on December 3 saying that imposing conditions for starting a dialogue is an insult to them. Watch the full video for all the details.
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Situation is peaceful and under control at Delhi-Haryana border (Singhu border), informed Surender Yadav, Joint CP (Northern Range), Delhi on November 30 as farmers decided to continue their protest against the new agricultural laws and rejected the central government's offer. "Situation is peaceful and under control. We are in contact with them (farmers). Our objective is to maintain law and order. We have deployed enough force," said Yadav to ANI.
Wreath laying ceremony of fallen SI (GD) Rakesh Dobhal of 1011 BSF Artillery regiment held in Srinagar on November 15. Kashmir Frontier BSF paid last respects to the soldier. Dobhal made supreme sacrifice in the line of duty on November 13. Floral tribute was paid by several high rank officers. On 13th Nov'20 Pakistan started unprovoked ceasefire violation on LoC, using the Artillery, Mortars and other weapons targeting soldiers and civilian. Rakesh Dobhal immediately brought effective fire on enemy thus causing great damage to enemy in Naugam Sector. During firing, he got hit by bullet and later succumbed to injuries at a hospital. Rakesh Dobhal survived by his parents, wife and a daughter who live in district Dehradun, joined BSF in January 2004 and was holding the present rank since August 2013.
Anand Van, an urban forest, has been developed in Jhajhra Forest Range Complex to introduce visitors to the state's rich flora and fauna through replicas and detailed information about them. Without disturbing the nature, this forest has been developed by using natural resources. 'Anand Van' has been developed as Nature Education Center. It will be open for public from the first day of Navaratri this year.
The air quality of the national capital degraded on November 30 as Delhiites woke up to hazy morning. Parts of Delhi were seen covered with thick layer of smog. According to Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), the Air Quality Index (AQI) of the national capital is in 'poor to very poor' category.