Death of Vajpayee end of an era its a personal loss for

first_img SHARE SHARE EMAIL August 16, 2018 people SHARE Published on COMMENT politics Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said the passing away of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee marks the end of an era and termed it as a “personal and irreplaceable” loss for him. He said the BJP patriarch lived for the nation and served it assiduously for decades while noting that it was Vajpayee’s exemplary leadership that set the foundations for a strong, prosperous and inclusive India in the 21st century. Vajpayee died at the AIIMS hospital here this evening at the age of 93 following prolonged illness. “Atal Ji’s passing away is a personal and irreplaceable loss for me. I have countless fond memories with him. He was an inspiration to Karyakartas like me. I will particularly remember his sharp intellect and outstanding wit. “It was Atal Ji’s exemplary leadership that set the foundations for a strong, prosperous and inclusive India in the 21st century. His futuristic policies across various sectors touched the lives of each and every citizen of India,” Modi tweeted. He said it was due to Vajpayee’s perseverance and struggles that the BJP was built brick by brick. “He travelled across the length and breadth of India to spread the BJP’s message, which led to the BJP becoming a strong force in our national polity and in several states,” he said. Modi said India grieves the demise of Vajpayee. “My thoughts are with his family, BJP Karyakartas and millions of admirers in this hour of sadness. Om Shanti,” he added. death COMMENTS Prime Minister Narendra Modi (file photo).last_img read more

Johor DOE raids three illegal factories in Pasir Gudang

first_img Related News Nation 08 Jul 2019 Round-the-clock air quality monitoring at Pasir Gudang schools JOHOR BARU (Bernama): Three factories believed to be operating illegally in Pasir Gudang were raided and action taken against them by enforcement authorities in an integrated operation.This followed the recent incident where residents suffered breathing difficulties and vomiting.Director of the Johor Department of Environment (DOE) Wan Abdul Latiff Wan Jaafar said the operation by various agencies on Thursday (July 11) halted the operations of these factories, with equipment in one factory confiscated. The Pasir Gudang Municipal Council (MPPG) also sealed off the three factories. {{category}} {{time}} {{title}} Nation 11 Jul 2019 Why buy unsuitable gas detectors for Pasir Gudang, asks Wanita MCAcenter_img Nation 11 Jul 2019 DOE’s gas detectors not suitable for schools, says MCA Related News “One factory was believed to be recycling used items such as plastics and oil. Another was dealing with metals and the third was separating solid wastes,” he told Bernama on Friday (July 12).As of 5pm on July 11, the integrated operation which included various government agencies like the DoE and the MPPG inspected 248 factories.Also in the raiding party were Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change Minister Yeo Bee Yin and chairman of the state Local Government, Urban Wellbeing and Environment Committee Tan Cheng Choon.Wan Abdul Latiff said 125 compounds were issued for disposal of scheduled wastes, 10 for industrial effluents and one for sewage plant.He added that although the initial target of inspecting 250 factories was almost achieved, the department would continue with more inspections.”We will continue to conduct as many (checks on factories) as possible. I want to do more (than 250 factories),” he said.According to a posting on the DoE account on Facebook on July 11, the focus of the operations was on illegal factories.Besides the stop-work order, other action taken against these factories included cutting off electricity supply. – Bernamalast_img read more