Political leaders, relatives pay last tributes to Amar Singh
Monday, 3 August 2020 Political leaders, family members and relatives paid their last respects to Rajya Sabha member Amar Singh, who died in a Singapore hospital two days ago. Singh's body was brought to the national capital in a chartered aircraft on Sunday evening. The cremation is scheduled to take place at the Chhatarpur crematorium.
Career politician and Member of Parliament, Amar Singh, passed away on August 1, 2020. He had been hospitalised in Singapore. Singh was an active commentator of domestic issues till the very end, even tweeting tributes to Bal Gangadhar Tilak and Eid-al-Adha wishes. He had been battling health issues...
IAF continues its efforts towards Covid relief as India fights a devastating second wave. IAF IL-76 aircraft airlifted 3 cryogenic oxygen containers from Singapore on Saturday. As per official statement, the oxygen tankers landed at Panagarh Air base, West Bengal. An IAF C-17 is also bringing 3 oxygen containers & 3 pallets of respirators from Israel. The IAF aircraft will reach Hindan Air base in Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh. Meanwhile, IAF aircraft are already ferrying oxygen tankers within the country. With over 4.1 lakh new cases, India again reported highest single-day spike on Thursday.
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A flight carrying medical supplies from Singapore arrived in India. IAF IL-76 reached Panagarh in WB with COVID aid. Singapore is among several countries that sent several emergency COVID-19 relief shipments to India.
TMC MP Derek O’Brien lashed out at the TMC leaders who deserted the party ahead of the West Bengal polls. The TMC MP said that the same people who featured in tapes accepting bribes and had been earlier attacked by the BJP are now in the saffron party and are considered to be clean. Calling them traitors, the TMC Rajya Sabha MP said that those leaders took a knife and stabbed the party in the back ahead of elections. Watch the full video for all the details.
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Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on March 28 laid foundation stone for extension of terminal building at Gorakhpur Airport in Uttar Pradesh. Civil Aviation Minister (Independent Charge) Hardeep Singh Puri was also present during the event. Dignitaries also flagged off an Alliance Air flight from Gorakhpur to Lucknow under RCS-UDAN on this occasion. Nand Gopal Gupta, Minister of Civil Aviation, Uttar Pradesh; Ravindra Shyamnarayan Shukla 'Ravi Kishan' MP (Lok Sabha); Shiv Pratap Khukla, MP (Rajya Sabha); Jai Prakash Nishad, MP (Rajya Sabha) and Dr. Radha Mohan Das Agrawal, MLA Gorakhpur Urban (U.P.) Shri Anuj Agrawal, Chairman, AAI, and other senior officials of AAI were also present during the event. The existing terminal building commissioned in the year 2018 was designed to cater 100 passengers and has an area of 1890 sqm. The passenger traffic at the Gorakhpur airport has grown exponentially in very short span of time. Thus, to increase the passenger handling capacity of the airport and make the airport suitable for Airbus 320 type of Aircraft, AAI has planned the extension of the existing terminal building at a cost of Rs 26.87 crore. Spread in an area of 3440 sqm, the extended terminal will be equipped with 10 check-in-counters and two conveyor belts in arrival hall. The new expanded building will have escalators, lifts and enough space for a restaurant and commercial activities. Airports Authority of India (AAI) under the Ministry of Civil Aviation is committed to develop airport infrastructure in the country and provide the world-class services.
As 1st phase of West Bengal assembly elections began on March 27, Rajya Sabha MP and TMC leader Derek O'Brien expressed confidence on TMC's performance. He said, "TMC will win Bengal. Bengal's daughter will defeat Bengal's traitor in his own backyard at Nandigram, members of tourist gang will continue to do what they do best - try and destroy institutions in India. Women in Bengal will continue to wear sarees any way they want."
Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) issued helpline numbers for admission-related queries at Sardar Patel COVID Care Centre in Delhi which has been restarted from today in wake of the deadly second wave of the pandemic. The numbers are 011- 26655547, 011- 26655548, 011- 26655549, 011- 26655949, 011- 26655969. ITBP-run COVID facility in Chhatarpur started functioning today. The centre was established last year in wake of the pandemic.
Three people died after a bus, carrying migrants to Chhatarpur and Tikamgarh from Agra, overturned in Jorasi of Gwalior district on April 20. Several also got injured in the accident. A case has been registered in the matter. A police official said, "3 people died while 5-7 injured in the matter. Accident happened because of driver's fault. Case is registered."
Congress leader Indra Pratap Singh Parmar was shot at by unidentified people in Chhatarpur's Malhara area on March 16. He was rushed to local community hospital where he succumbed to injuries. Indra Pratap Singh Parmar was the block president of Ghurwara. Further investigation is underway.
The Jammu and Kashmir's Director General of Police, Dilbag Singh stated that in last 4 days total number of 6 terrorists was killed."In three operations over the last 4 days, 6 terrorists were killed,..