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04 September 2018 Current Events Majerhat bridge in south Kolkata collapses, many feared trapped

A portion of the Majerhat bridge in south Kolkata has collapsed today taking down many vehicles with it. There are speculations that several people have been trapped under the debris. The ambulances and rescue teams have arrived at the incident spot. So far six people are admitted in the hospital.


Demonetization under attack: NITI Aayog Vice Chairman comes forward in defense

With Reserve Bank of India's latest figures raising allegations on notes ban, NITI Aayog VC Rajiv Kumar has insisted that the move wasn't a failure. "It (the ban) was needed to reintroduce probity, integrity in our social and economic system", he said. When questioned if he would recommend demonetization again, the Vice Chairman responded in affirmative, saying he would do it any day "to cleanse my economy, to formalize it". The allegations came pouring in after the latest RBI report said that about 99% banned notes are now back in system. 


More than 50,000 people cut off due to floods in Nagaland; CM to visit today

Nearly 12 people have died and around 3000 people have been displaced due to the floods and heavy rain which hit the state of Nagaland. Around 50,000 people and over 530 villages have been cut-off and road communication are snapped in Nagaland. 


National Nutrition Month Observed Across India to Fight Against Malnutrition

India celebrates the National Nutrition Month today to fight against malnutrition. The Women and Child Development Ministry will be various organizing awareness programmes this month related to malnutrition disorders like anemia, under-nutrition, stunting, and low birth weight in children. A special focus will be given to pregnant women, adolescent girls, and lactating mothers.


Majerhat bridge in south Kolkata collapses, many feared trapped

A portion of the Majerhat bridge in south Kolkata has collapsed today taking down many vehicles with it. There are speculations that several people have been trapped under the debris. The ambulances and rescue teams have arrived at the incident spot. So far six people are admitted in the hospital.

Demonetization under attack: NITI Aayog Vice Chairman comes forward in defense

With Reserve Bank of India's latest figures raising allegations on notes ban, NITI Aayog VC Rajiv Kumar has insisted that the move wasn't a failure. "It (the ban) was needed to reintroduce probity, integrity in our social and economic system", he said. When questioned if he would recommend demonetization again, the Vice Chairman responded in affirmative, saying he would do it any day "to cleanse my economy, to formalize it". The allegations came pouring in after the latest RBI report said that about 99% banned notes are now back in system. 

More than 50,000 people cut off due to floods in Nagaland; CM to visit today

Nearly 12 people have died and around 3000 people have been displaced due to the floods and heavy rain which hit the state of Nagaland. Around 50,000 people and over 530 villages have been cut-off and road communication are snapped in Nagaland. 

National Nutrition Month Observed Across India to Fight Against Malnutrition

India celebrates the National Nutrition Month today to fight against malnutrition. The Women and Child Development Ministry will be various organizing awareness programmes this month related to malnutrition disorders like anemia, under-nutrition, stunting, and low birth weight in children. A special focus will be given to pregnant women, adolescent girls, and lactating mothers.




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