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Godavari boat incident: 25 deaths confirmed, 21 yet to be traced

In Andhra Pradesh's Devipatnam district, Sub Collector of Rampachodvaram stated that it is confirmed that 25 people have lost their lives in the Godavari riverboat turnover incident near Kacchuluru village. As per the State Disaster Management Authority (SDMA), another 17 bodies have been recovered today and 21 people are yet to be found. The SDMA release added that 26 people have survived the incident. Recently, a tourist boat carrying 61 people on board overturned in the Godavari river. CM Jagan Mohan Reddy has directed National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), Navy, and ONGC helicopters to carry out the rescue operations. Src:


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We put fear of law into hearts of criminals: Uttar Pradesh DGP OP Singh

Uttar Pradesh Director General of Police (DGP), OP Singh, while speaking about the law and order situation in the state, stated, "We put the fear of law into the hearts of gangs and criminals in each district not only raiding their houses but engaging them upfront". Singh further said that maintenance of law and order had gone haywire, criminal activities were on the rise. The UP police took stock of the situation and chose to mount a forceful stance towards criminals and gangs. "In the past two years, we have rounded up around 10,000 criminals and using Section 14 (1) of the Gangster Act, we seized property worth Rs 197 Cr of these mafia dons. Around 96% of gangsters have been neutralised in the state". Src:

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'No love' for Hindi means 'No love' for Country: Tripura CM Biplab Deb

Tripura CM Biplab Kumar Deb made a controversial claim that those opposing Hindi as ‘Rashtra bhasha’ are the ones who do not love the country. If the Britishers had not ruled 200 years in the country, English would have not to been used for official works in the country said the Minister. As per the Official Language Act, 1963- Hindi and English are the official languages used by Union government of India. Do you support Hindi as ‘National Language’ comment below! Src:

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