Category: Travel

Capt Govt Treasured ₹4.12 Crore on 310 Defaulter Vehicles

(Chd,Pb)Capt Govt Treasured ₹4.12 Crore on 310 Defaulter Vehicles
Punjab Govt Treasured ₹ 4.12 crore on 310 defaulter vehicles out of total 348 during the month of July 2020 especially amid trying circumstances of Covid-19.
According to a spokesperson of the Taxation Department, the penalty of ₹ 1.76 Crore on Vehicles carrying iron scrap, ₹ 1.12 Crore on Vehicles carrying iron and steel finished goods, ₹. 65 Lakh on Vehicles carrying (parchoon)/mixed items, ₹. 15.5 Lakh on Vehicles carrying Aluminium scrap/Copper scrap, ₹ 7.5 Lakh on Vehicles carrying Cigarette/Tobacco products and ₹ 34.81 Lakh on Vehicles carrying miscellaneous items, has been imposed during July 2020.

DMK’s Kanimozhi Tweets “Hindi” Controversy

(Chennai) DMK’s Kanimozhi Tweets “Hindi” Controversy
I would like to know from when being indian is equal to knowing Hindi. #hindiimposition,” Kanimozhi who is also the DMK’s women’s wing secretary said on her twitter handle.
A number of social media users replied supporting her, with one of them saying, “I am an Indian and Hindi has nothing to do with it! #hindiimposition Pass it on!.
DMK MP Kanimozhi on Sunday said a
Central Industrial Security Force officer asked her if she was an Indian, when she asked the woman official to speak in Tamil or English.
as I did not know Hindi.

हज यात्रा केंसिल,5 हजार पासपोर्ट यात्रियों के पते पर भिजवाए जाएगें ;राजस्थान

(जयपुर,राजस्थान)कोरोना के कारण हज यात्रा केंसिल,पासपोर्ट यात्रियों के पते पर भिजवाए जाएगें ;राजस्थान
राजस्थान स्टेट हज कमेटी के अधिशाषी अधिकारी, डॉ महमूद अली खान के अनुसार हज यात्रा 2020 के चयनित हज यात्रियों के हज कमेटी ऑफ इण्डिया से प्राप्त 5 हजार 512 पासपोर्ट का स्टेट हज कमेटी द्वारा भौतिक सत्यापन कर लिया गया है। हज आवेदकों के पासपोर्ट उनके कॅवर हैड के पासपोर्ट में दिये गये पते पर 20 जुलाई 2020 से जिलावार भिजवाया जा रहा है

E Registration Mandatory for Road Travellers Entering Punjab

Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh led Punjab Govt has strongly advised road travellers entering or transiting through Punjab to self-register, either through COVA app or through a weblink,, before embarking on the journey. The objective of e-registration is to avoid any inconvenience to the travellers due to crowding and long queues at the border check points.
After registration the primary traveller will receive a confirmation link through SMS.
This will be followed by basic medical screening. After successful medical screening, the process is over. In case a passenger exhibits Covid symptoms, the health staff at the Border Check Point will assist and guide the passenger(s).

World Refugees Day,Rights of Victims Of 1947 Denied

(New Delhi)
World Refugees Day,Rights of Victims Of 1947 Denied
Refugees are among the most vulnerable people in the world. The 1951 Refugee Convention and its 1967 Protocol help protect them. They are the only global legal instruments explicitly covering the most important aspects of a refugee’s life. According to their provisions, refugees deserve, as a minimum, the same standards of treatment enjoyed by other foreign nationals in a given country and, in many cases, the same treatment as nationals.
Rights contained in the UN 1951 Convention include:
The right not to be expelled, except under certain, strictly defined conditions;Unfortunately Many Refugees of 1947 Partition Are Still Struggling For Their Legal #Rehabilitation/#Compensation Claims

UP Congress Chief “Lallu”Granted Bail

(Lucknow,UP) UP Congress Chief “Lallu”Granted Bail He was arrested for submitting fake documents of Buses
The Allahabad High Court on Tuesday granted bail to UP Congress chief Ajay Kumar Lallu while questioning his party’s offer to provide buses for migrant workers, the issue which triggered a row with the state government and also led to his arrest.
The Lucknow bench of the high court said it is “disturbing” that the state government and the party were at loggerheads over the issue.
Lallu was arrested for allegedly furnishing fake documents related to the 1,000 buses that the Congress offered to the BJP government to ferry stranded workers back to Uttar Pradesh.

Kolkata Port Trust Renamed as Syama Prasad Mookerjee Trust

(New Delhi)Kolkata Port Trust Renamed as Syama Prasad Mookerjee Trust
Cabinet approves renaming of Kolkata Port Trust as Syama Prasad Mookerjee Trust
The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi has given its approval to rename Kolkata Port as Syama Prasad Mookerjee Port.
The Board of Trustees of Kolkata Port Trust in its Meeting held on 25th February, 2020 has also passed a Resolution to re-name Kolkata Port as Syama Prasad Mookerjee Port, Kolkata considering his multifaceted genius as an eminent jurist, academician, thinker and leader of the masses.
On the occasion of the inaugural ceremony of Sesquicentenary Celebrations of Kolkata Port on 12th January, 2020, keeping in view the sentiments of the people of West Bengal, it was announced that Kolkata Port will be re-named after Dr. Syama Prasad Mookerjee, one of the most deserving sons of West Bengal and a front-runner in national integration, dreamer of Bengal’s development, inspiration for industrialisation and ardent votary of one law for one nation.

Holy City Amritsar Included in Greenfield Expressway :Bharatmala Pariyojana

(New Delhi) Holy City Amritsar Included in Greenfield Expressway :Bharatmala Pariyojana
Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways and MSMEs Nitin Gadkari today announced the development of a new Greenfield connectivity to Amritsar City from Nakodar via Sultanpur Lodhi, Goindwal Sahib, Khadoor Sahib as part of Delhi-Amritsar Expressway. He said, the road from Amritsar to Gurdaspur would also be fully developed and made completely signal free. With this, traffic would have option to travel to Gurdaspur onwards from Nakodar, i.e. via Amritsar or via Kartarpur. The Minister said, this greenfield alignment will not only provide shortest and alternate express connectivity to Amritsar city but also to other religious centres of Sultanpur Lodhi, Goindwal Sahib, Khadoor Sahib as well as the recently developed Dera Baba Nanak/Kartarpur Sahib International Corridor in Punjab.
Gadkari informed that with this expressway, travel time from Amritsar to Delhi International airport would reduce to about four hours from the present about eight hours. He said, this would fulfil one of long standing demands of the people of Punjab. The first phase of expressway would involve investment of about Rs 25,000 crore.
Ministry of Road Transport & Highways have taken up development of Delhi Amritsar Katra Expressway under Bharatmala Pariyojana. The alignment of expressway was firmed up in January 2019 and process of land acquisition was initiated. Recently, the issue of alignment of Expressway to Amritsar has been taken up by the Minister of Food Processing Industries Smt. Harsimrat Kaur Badal, and the Minister of State (I/C) Civil Aviation, Housing & Urban Affairs Shri Hardeep Singh Puri with the Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways Nitin Gadkari. The issue was also raised by Shwait Malik, MP (Rajya Sabha), Gurjit Singh Aujla, MP (Lok Sabha), Govt. of Punjab, Sikh organisations and other public representatives.
It is reiterated that Amritsar city was always an integral part of the Delhi-Amritsar-Katra Expressway. From beginning Expressway was proposed as combination of Greenfield and Brownfield alignment in two phases.
Gadkari also requested Govt. of Punjab to provide requisite support to NHAI to expedite Land acquisition for proposed expressway in the State of Punjab.
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पूर्वग्रसित बीमारियों से पीड़ित रेलयात्रा से बचें :#रेलमंत्रालय

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पूर्वग्रसित बीमारियों से पीड़ित रेलयात्रा से बचें :#रेलमंत्रालय
भारतीय रेल, देश भर में प्रतिदिन कई श्रमिक स्पेशल ट्रेनें चला रहा है, यात्रा के दौरान पूर्व ग्रसित बीमारियों से लोगों की मृत्यु होने के कुछ दुर्भाग्यपूर्ण मामले भी मिले हैं।
ऐसे कुछ लोगों की सुरक्षा हेतु रेल मंत्रालय ने अपील की है कि पूर्व ग्रसित बीमारी (जैसे उच्च रक्तचाप, मधुमेह, हृदय रोग, कर्करोग, कम प्रतिरक्षा) वाले व्यक्ति, गर्भवती महिलाएं, 10 वर्ष से कम उम्र के बच्चे एवं 65 वर्ष से ऊपर के बुजुर्ग अपने स्वास्थ्य और सुरक्षा के लिए, जब तक अत्यंत आवश्यक ना हो रेल यात्रा करने से बचें।

Delhi Court Allows ED to Interrogate Christian Michel of Chopper Scam

(New Delhi)Delhi Court Allows ED to Interrogate Christian Michel im Chopper Scam
Middleman Christian Michel is Lodged at the Tihar central jail in connection with the AgustaWestland VVIP chopper scam case.
Special Judge Pulastya Pramachala on Saturday allowed the ED to interrogate Michel on May 25 and 26 in the jail premises.
Michel, extradited from Dubai, was arrested by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on December 22, 2018.
On January 5, 2019 Michel was sent to judicial custody in the ED case. He is also lodged in judicial custody in the CBI case related to the scam.
He was arrested in the UAE and extradited to India The next day, he was produced before the court which allowed his custodial interrogation by the CBI.
Later, he was arrested by the ED.
Michel is among the three alleged middlemen being probed in the case by the ED and the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). The others are Guido Haschke and Carlo Gerosa.
The CBI has alleged that there was an estimated loss of Euro 398.21 million (about Rs 2,666 crore) to the exchequer in the deal that was signed on February 8, 2010 for the supply of VVIP choppers worth Euro 556.262 million.
The ED, in its charge sheet filed against Michel in June 2016, had alleged that he received EUR 30 million (about Rs 225 crore) from AgustaWestland.