Monday, 23 May, 2022

Topic: Aligarh

‘UP was run by gangsters before 2017,’ PM Modi says things have changed under CM Adityanath

PM Modi also said that there were no hurdles in the implementation of welfare schemes for the poor under UP CM Yogi Adityanath and the benefits were reaching the needy.

PM Narendra Modi lays foundation stone of Raja Mahendra Pratap Singh University in Aligarh

The university is being established by UP govt in memory & honour of the great freedom fighter Raja Pratap Singh. It will provide affiliation to 395 colleges of the Aligarh division.

As PM Modi visits Aligarh to lay foundation of a university, BJP has a message for Jats

PM Modi is visiting Aligarh on 14 September for the foundation-laying ceremony of a state university named after Jat Raja Mahendra Pratap Singh.

‘A 15-yr-old cartel, 100% profits & a toxic batch’ — how the Aligarh hooch tragedy unfolded

Aligarh police have so far registered 17 FIRs, arrested 61 people, and seized more than 7,000 litres of liquor as part of their probe into 106 suspected hooch deaths.

How a ‘baraat’ triggered trouble, tension between Dalits & Muslims in this Aligarh village

On 26 May, Muslim residents of Noorpur allegedly stopped a Dalit wedding procession passing by the village mosque. A physical altercation followed.

Key accused in 28 May Aligarh hooch case arrested near Bulandshahr border

Nearly 50 people have died in Aligarh from consuming spurious liquor on two different occasions recently, and at least 35 of which were victims of the 28 May hooch case, say police.

Branded ‘vaccine jihadi’, Aligarh nurse says she didn’t give fake shots, calls it conspiracy

Aligarh nurse Niha Khan booked for allegedly not administering Covid vaccines at public health centre, she claims colleagues & authorities are trying to cover up vaccine wastage.

With 11 more confirmed fatalities, Aligarh hooch tragedy death toll climbs to 36

Viscera samples of 35 remaining people, who are also suspected to have died of liquor poisoning, have been sent for examination to confirm cause of death, CMO Dr Bhanu Pratap said.

Covid a hoax, vaccine will kill us, say Aligarh residents who’ve ‘sworn’ against taking shot

In Aligarh, be it Hindus or Muslims, the young or old, most don't want to get vaccinated against Covid. They claim 99% people die because of it.

At AMU, 16 of the 18 professors who died of Covid had not taken even first dose of vaccine

AMU administration blames the deaths on vaccine hesitancy, besides comorbidities and self-medication. Many non-teaching faculty members and retired professors have died too.

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Galle Face Green the popular promenade in Sri Lanka’s capital Colombo has become ground zero for the protest against the Gotabaya Rajapaksa government. | Photo: Regina Mihindukulasuriya

Sri Lanka may be a teaser for a global default crisis

Global markets see Sri Lanka as an omen for more defaults in the developing world as countries face a growing, post-Covid debt burden.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.


Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet pulls off its first successful launch from a ski-jump at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, US | Photo credit: Boeing

2 American Super Hornets in India as Boeing looks to showcase fighters for Navy deal

Navy looking at about 26 multi-role deck-based fighters for its aircraft carrier. Visit by Super Hornets comes close on heels of similar trip by competitor Rafale M of Dassault Aviation.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.