Army creates WhatsApp number for soldiers to share grievances directly with Gen Bipin Rawat
Days after a number of Jawans went on to posted a series of videos online to show the hardships they face, the army has set up a WhatsApp number for its soldiers to share their problems directly with General Bipin Rawat instead to going to social media. The WhatsApp number that has been created to report all complaints is — +91 9643300008. The officials claimed that even though there are a number of complaint forums and redressal forms available for the army to register their complaints, the army can take the Whatsapp number and register their problems if they wish to do so. Read More here.
After Jallikattu row, banned Buffalo fight organised in Assam; spectators say it’s their ‘culture’
Amid the uproar and controversy surrounding the bull-taming sport and the Supreme court’s verdict on bullfighting, hundreds of spectator gathered in Assam’s Nagaon area to witness the bullfighting sport. The spectators and the organisers who held buffalo fight asserted that it was a part of their culture. According to reports, more than 15 pairs of buffalos were brought face to face and made to fight in a huge ground. However, it is also being reported the bullfight conducted did not have permission from an authorised person. Read More here.
Founder of group that attacked Sanjay Leela Bhansali, says Padmavati tampers with history
Lokendra Singh Kalvi, the Founder of Rajput Karni Sena, the group that attacked filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali and vandalised the set of Padmavati in Jaipur stuck to his stand saying that the things that are not present in the history cannot be shown. He further asked Bhansali if he would dare to go to Germany and make a film on Hitler. He further said that Bhansali’s upcoming movie tampers with the history of their “ancestors’. “Said same thing during Jodha-Akhbar, things that didn’t exist in history shouldn’t be shown in films,” Lokendra Singh Kalvi said.
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‘Will not forget 9/11’, Donald Trump signs order to limit inflow of ‘Islamic Terrorists’ in the US
A day after United States President, Donald Trump signed an executive order to build a wall across the US-Mexico border, he signed another order on January 28 to keep the “radical Islamists” out of the US. The order prevents people from Iraq, Syria, Iran, Sudan, Libya, Somalia or Yemen from entering the country for 30 days. “I’m establishing new vetting measures to keep radical Islamic terrorists out of the United States of America. We don’t want them here,” he said while signing the order. “ Read More here.