Thefts in temples
August 2 : It was found that 3 lamps worth Rs. 25,000/- from Shri Datta Mandir Temple at Dhavadaki, Sawantwadi taluka were stolen.
August 12: 250 years old idol of 24th ‘Teerthankar’ from Digambar Jain Mandir at Shrigonda was stolen. It was made of ‘Panchadhatu (5-metals)’ and weighed 3 kgs.
August 13 : Six idols were stolen which were made of brass and from about 1000 years old Chintamani Parshwanath Digambar Jain Mandir at Asegaon, Vasamat Taluka, Hingoli.
Govt. lacking self-respect !
August 4 : War cannot be a solution to any problem. Dialogue has to be continued even after war and only then, solution can be found. Attempts are made to solve Doklam issue through deliberations. Smt. Sushama Swaraj, BJP’s External Affairs Minister stated in Upper House that discussions were going on with China and way could be found only through this medium.
August 5 : Union Defence Minister, Arun Jaitley informed in Parliament that Pakistan violated truce 285 times tillAugust 1 during this year.
August 7: Colonel Lee, Peoples’ Liberation Army of China warns India in a press conference that India should immediately withdraw army from Doklam if interested in avoiding war or friction.
August 12: Photo of Indian national flag was printed by Red Bubble Company of Australia on leggings manufactured by this company.
Govt. anarchy !
August 7 : Union Government issues order to close down 30 ‘gou-shalas’ of Indian army in the country which have 20000 cows and many of them are of good breed.
August 10 : Nine Hindu citizens coming from Pakistan to Jaipur on short term VISA were not interested in going back and had applied in Court, for extension of VISA. On 5th August, the Court held special hearing and issued stay-order on their return; but officers forced them to board Thar Express going to Pakistan on the night of 4th; therefore, they reached Pakistan by the time Court’s order could be sent to them.
August 11: On 3rd August, Delhi Public School from Bengaluru had passed an order for celebration of Chinese New Year on 11th August wherein students from first standard were asked to come in Chinese traditional attire; besides bringing Chinese food items like noodles, momos, fried rice and manchurian etc. On this day, the School was going to organize various Chinese traditional programs, food festival and competition to draw pictures depicting Chinese culture.
August 16: Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti attended a program at Srinagar where national anthem was abused. During a program held at Bakshi Stadium on the occasion of Independence Day, many people didn’t get up when national anthem was played.
August 18: In a pre-primary school at Sambhajinagar named ‘Toddlers’ Nursery’, Jammu-Kashmir was found to be missing from India’s map, in its text books.
August 27 : Former Union Minister and NCP President Sharad Pawar made a statement that ‘China’s advances have created a big problem for the country and it should not be ignored. Union Government should take a stand on China’s movement of soldiers and all should support that stand keeping aside their political differences.
August 3 : ‘Vigilance Cell’ of Mumbai Suburban Electricity Supply and Transport Undertaking has exposed 732 cases of power-pilfering during January to April 2017 estimated to Rs. 16. 27 crores.