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Security beefed up in Mathura for Janmashtami

Janmashtami is being celebrated in Mathura and elaborate security arrangements have been made in and around major temples in the city. “Security has been beefed up in and around major temples in Brijbhumi, especially Sri Krishna Janmasthan, as thousands of people pay obeisance to the deity every year,” said Additional Superintendent of Police (City) Martand Prakash Singh.

Plainclothes police personnel have also been deployed at major temples to prevent incidents of theft of mobile phones and cash, theft of chains and misbehavior with women.

Parking arrangements have been made at all entrances to Mathura and Vrindavan as traffic restrictions are imposed at the entrance to the city.

Low pressure is likely to form over North Bay of Bengal on Friday

A low pressure system is likely to form over North Bay of Bengal on Friday, bringing widespread rains over Gangetic West Bengal over the weekend, the Met Department said. Fairly widespread rains with isolated heavy showers are likely over the Gangetic districts of West Bengal from Friday to Sunday due to the likely formation of a low pressure system north of the Bay of Bengal on Friday, the office said of the Met.

A potentially dangerous giant asteroid to fly past Earth on Friday

A “potentially hazardous” giant asteroid is likely to come within 4.3 million km of Earth on Friday, according to NASA. The asteroid, named 2015 FF, has an estimated diameter of between 13 and 28 meters, according to NASA’s Center for Near-Earth Object Studies (CNEOS). It will fly past Earth at a speed of about 33,012 km/h, Live Science reported.

NASA defines any space object within 193 million km of Earth as a “near-Earth object” and any fast-moving object within 7.5 million km as “potentially hazardous”.


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