Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said on Sunday that while technology is needed for people, sensitivity is indispensable for public welfare and development.
“The soul cannot be mortgaged to technology. Human intelligence is also very important along with artificial intelligence. The best use of technology is when it is coupled with sensitive willpower,” he said after unveiling the statue of Prem Narayan Srivastava, manager of National Education Society at the Mahatma Gandhi College campus in Gorakhpur on Sunday. He also inaugurated the renovated auditorium and ‘prerak parishad’, the senior citizen building.
“Youth of U.P. are most energetic. Today wherever we go in the country or abroad, UP’s youths are seen full of confidence and eager to contribute to the state’s development. Several programmes have been launched to make the youths technically competent and efficient,” he said.
“We want that every student, contributes to the interest of the society and the nation as per the objective of the National Education Policy to achieve the national goal of economic self-reliance. Prime Minister’s Mudra Yojana, Digital Yojana, Mukhyamantri Kanya Sumangala Yojana in Uttar Pradesh, ODOP scheme are motivating youths to move forward. It is the responsibility of every educational institution to make all students aware of welfare schemes,” he said.
Railcar derails at Shoghi on Kalka-Shimla heritage track
Five passengers escaped unhurt after the railcar they were travelling in derailed at Shoghi on Kalka-Shimla heritage narrow-gauge track. Shimla station superintendent Prince Sethi said that the railcar was on its way from Kalka to Shimla. There were five passengers in the car and all are safe. He said the cause of the accident has not been ascertained. The railway traffic was disrupted on the track and will resume once the track is restored.
Pro-khalistan slogans found written on ex-CM Beant Singh’s statue in Jalandhar
‘Pro-khalistan’ slogans were found written on the statue of former chief minister Beant Singh at BMC Chowk here on Sunday, a day before chief minister Bhagwant Mann is scheduled to inaugurate a sports tournament in the city. CM Mann will visit Jalandhar on Monday to inaugurate sports tournament, “Khedaa Watan Punjab Diya” at Guru Gobind Singh stadium. Police have covered the slogans with black spray. It is the second such incident in Jalandhar.
Unruly behaviour at students’ hostel in Pune has neighbours calling the cops
The residents of Sai Aamrai cooperative housing society at Ambegaon Budruk are fed up with the behaviour of college students residing at the neighbouring ‘Youthville’ hostel. They have approached the hostel administration several times but their efforts have been in vain. So much so that they have asked the Bharti Vidyapeeth police to intervene in the matter, and the police have called both the hostel administration and the residents on Monday to resolve the issue.
Accused, supporters take out motorcycle rally in June, case filed in August
Nigdi police have arrested gangster Jeevan Satpute and registered a case against his supporters for illegally organising a motorbike rally on June 17 to mark his release from jail. A case regarding the incident was registered on August 23. After the incident, a video of the rally was widely circulated on various social media platforms. Around 30-40 motorcyclists participated in the rally. The purpose of the rally was to spread terror among locals, said police.
Ahead of festive season, Pune police carry out combing operation
Ahead of the Ganpati festival, which begins on August 31, the Pune city police carried out a massive combing operation and checked several sensitive and strategic locations on Saturday between 9 pm on Saturday and 2 am on Sunday. The police checked 3,295 persons with criminal records and arrested 84 criminals. Police also arrested 17 others under various sections of the Indian Penal Code. Action was also taken against 17 externed criminals.