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UP: Hungry migrant workers pelt stones at Unnao railway station

Unnao, May 23 (UNI) Expressing anguish over the unavailability of food and water, the passengers of the Darbhanga-bound Shramik Special train pelted stones at the Unnao railway station breaking some glass windows on Saturday morning.
District Magistrate Ravindra Kumar said that the Shramik Special train was going to Darbhanga in Bihar from Bengaluru. The train did not have a stoppage at Unnao but since the route was not clear, the train was stopped at the station.
The enraged passengers pelted stones at the station and as per them, neither did they get water nor there was any facility for food during the journey. After pacifying the passengers, the train left for its destination.
Alongside, the station master was also directed to make arrangements for adequate water as per the standard on the platform.
The DM and Superintendent of Police (SP) also reached the roadways bus stop where the officials were directed to make adequate arrangements for water.
Railway sources said that the train was moving slowly as the route was not clear from Lucknow. There is also information of the passengers pelting stones at Ajgain and Sonik stations, although RPF has ruled out any such incident. RPF Inspector SN Mishra said that the jurisdiction of the Unnao station incident is of the Station Master and if he registers and FIR, it will be done.
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Bhopal, May 31 (UNI) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan averred on Sunday that “our global visionary” Premier Narendra Modi charted out a new course in the COVID-19 struggle and led the country efficiently, owing to which the pandemic has been overcome to a considerable extent.
“With ceaseless toil on part of our dauntless corona warriors and the populace’s support, we have succeeded in bringing the pathogen under control within the state. However, being vigilant and cautious is still imperative. For preventing infection, we shall have to uncompromisingly adhere to the ‘Modi mantra’ of social distancing, utilisation of masks, repeated hand-washing and not spitting in public places. Only then will we vanquish the virus,” the seasoned politician outlined while addressing the people via Doordarshan.

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MP CM lauds PM as man of ideas

31 May 2020 | 11:27 PM

Bhopal, May 31 (UNI) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Sunday described Premier Narendra Modi as a personage with ideas and a remarkable leader whose inspiration disseminates fresh enthusiasm for work.
“The public welfare spirit is unambiguously perceptible in his words. He comprehended the gravity of the COVID-19 crisis in time and made us aware plus cautious of the circumstances. Under his dynamic leadership, we effectively overcame the situation,” the veteran leader asserted while expressing his views after the ‘Mann ki Baat’ programme.

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31 May 2020 | 11:21 PM

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31 May 2020 | 11:11 PM

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Punjab to open main markets, barber & liquor shops, spas etc from Monday

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Chandigarh, May 31 (UNI) In line with the Central Government’s guidelines for Unlock 1.0, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Sunday ordered formulation of clearly defined SOPs/guidelines for opening up of hotels /hospitality services, shopping malls, places of worship, and restaurants for in-dinning, from June 8, 2020, while announcing immediate opening up of shops, including liquor and barber shops, beauty parlours, Spas etc, from tomorrow in the non-containment zones.

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