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New Delhi [India], February 20 (ANI): Railways Minister Piyush Goyal on Friday dedicated to the nation a series of projects for the development of Railway infrastructure in West Bengal.
He inaugurated second foot over bridge at Santragachi, Freight Terminal at Sankrail (Phase-I) & Vivekananda Meditation Centre at Howrah and dedicated to the Nation an Executive Lounge at Sealdah station, 2 Escalators at Sealdah station, 2 lifts at Sealdah station & Premium Lounge at Kolkata station, Integrated Security System at Barddhaman Station, Foot Over Bridge at Jhamatpur Baharan and Nimo stations, Extension of platform shed at Balagarh and Guptipara Stations and Escalator at Barddhaman, Tarkeswar and Nabadwip Dham stations through video conferencing.
Speaking on the occasion, Goyal expressed his condolences for the tragic incident that took place at Nimtita station. He wished for the speedy recovery of the injured in this tragic incident. He said that many projects have been inaugurated today, especially Sankrail freight terminal which has eight full electrified lines.
The minister also added that all 8,500 stations in the country are clean today.
“All Station Masters are entrusted the responsibility to ensure that the stations remain clean and tidy. Today, all trains are cleaned by automatic washing plants. Customers have appreciated the cleanliness in the trains and station premises and the complaints related to cleanliness have reduced. Electrification of Railways is being done across the country and by the year 2030, Indian Railways would be the first Railway in the world to be pollution-free,” he said. (ANI)

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EC to announce schedule for Assembly elections in Assam, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal, Puducherry today

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New Delhi [India], February 26 (ANI): Election Commission of India will announce the schedule for Assembly elections in Assam, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal and Puducherry on Friday.
Election Commission of India will hold a press conference at 4:30 pm today to announce the schedule of the polls.
The terms of the legislative assemblies of five states — West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Assam, Kerala and Puducherry — will come to an end either in May or in June this year.
Elections for the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal that comprises 294 seats are set to be held soon as the current tenure ends on May 30. (ANI)

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New Delhi [India], February 26 (ANI): Election Commission of India will announce the schedule for Assembly elections in Assam, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal and Puducherry on Friday.
Election Commission of India will hold a press conference at 4:30 pm today to announce the schedule of the polls.
The terms of the legislative assemblies of five states — West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Assam, Kerala and Puducherry — will come to an end either in May or in June this year.
Elections for the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal that comprises 294 seats are set to be held soon as the current tenure ends on May 30. (ANI)

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New Delhi [India], February 26 (ANI): A man was killed after a speeding car hit his scooter in New Delhi’s Vasant Vihar on Thursday.
“A scooter rider died allegedly after being hit by a speeding Mercedes car in Vasant Vihar area of Delhi last night.” Delhi police said.
The deceased has been identified as Antony Joseph, a domestic helper.
According to Delhi police, Joseph was riding his scooter when the speeding Mercedes hit him and he died on the spot.
A case has registered in Vasant Vihar Police station regarding this case.
The driver of the car is being identified and an investigation regarding the matter is underway by the police. (ANI)

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New Delhi [India], February 26 (ANI): A man was killed after a speeding car hit his scooter in New Delhi’s Vasant Vihar on Thursday.
“A scooter rider died allegedly after being hit by a speeding Mercedes car in Vasant Vihar area of Delhi last night.” Delhi police said.
The deceased has been identified as Antony Joseph, a domestic helper.
According to Delhi police, Joseph was riding his scooter when the speeding Mercedes hit him and he died on the spot.
A case has registered in Vasant Vihar Police station regarding this case.
The driver of the car is being identified and an investigation regarding the matter is underway by the police. (ANI)

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Urdu Bulletin: Centre’s OTT guidelines, Nirav Modi’s extradition covered prominently

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New Delhi [India], February 26 (ANI): In today’s editions various Urdu publications gave prominent coverage to the new guidelines of Over The Top (OTT) platforms and other digital media for curbing its misuse released by the Central government.
Most publications have also reported that fugitive Nirav Modi may soon be extradited to India after a clearance from the UK court.
Inquilab: The newspaper leads with the new guidelines issued by the Centre for digital media and OTT platforms. It reported that Union Ministers Prakash Javadekar and Ravi Shankar Prasad while unveiling the new regulations said that there should self-classification of content for OTT platforms– 13+, 16+ and A categories. There has to be a mechanism of parental lock as well in the platforms. It also mandated a grievance redressal system for OTT and digital portals in the country.
The publication also carried a report on page one stating that three months for farmers protest has been completed.
Rashtriya Sahara: The daily also reported the new guidelines of the OTT and digital media in the country. It reported that as per new norms OTT platforms will need to remove derogatory content within 24 hours. Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said that concerns have been raised over the years about rampant abuse of social media, and the Ministry has held widespread consultations and prepared a draft in December 2018.
It also reported that India and Pakistan have released a joint statement saying that they have held discussions regarding establishing a mechanism for hotline contact among both nations. Both sides also agreed to a ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC) starting from February 25.
Hindustan Express: The publication reported that fugitive Nirav Modi will be extradited to India from the UK to face charges of conspiring to defraud Punjab National Bank of more than a billion dollars.
The new guidelines for OTT platforms and digital media also figured prominently. (ANI)

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Urdu Bulletin: Centre’s OTT guidelines, Nirav Modi’s extradition covered prominently

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New Delhi [India], February 26 (ANI): In today’s editions various Urdu publications gave prominent coverage to the new guidelines of Over The Top (OTT) platforms and other digital media for curbing its misuse released by the Central government.
Most publications have also reported that fugitive Nirav Modi may soon be extradited to India after a clearance from the UK court.
Inquilab: The newspaper leads with the new guidelines issued by the Centre for digital media and OTT platforms. It reported that Union Ministers Prakash Javadekar and Ravi Shankar Prasad while unveiling the new regulations said that there should self-classification of content for OTT platforms– 13+, 16+ and A categories. There has to be a mechanism of parental lock as well in the platforms. It also mandated a grievance redressal system for OTT and digital portals in the country.
The publication also carried a report on page one stating that three months for farmers protest has been completed.
Rashtriya Sahara: The daily also reported the new guidelines of the OTT and digital media in the country. It reported that as per new norms OTT platforms will need to remove derogatory content within 24 hours. Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said that concerns have been raised over the years about rampant abuse of social media, and the Ministry has held widespread consultations and prepared a draft in December 2018.
It also reported that India and Pakistan have released a joint statement saying that they have held discussions regarding establishing a mechanism for hotline contact among both nations. Both sides also agreed to a ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC) starting from February 25.
Hindustan Express: The publication reported that fugitive Nirav Modi will be extradited to India from the UK to face charges of conspiring to defraud Punjab National Bank of more than a billion dollars.
The new guidelines for OTT platforms and digital media also figured prominently. (ANI)

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