ITBP broke myth that some countries have strong armies: MoS Reddy aims at China
Saturday, 24 October 2020 The Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP), in developments that took place in the last few months, has broken the myth of some countries that they have a powerful army, Union minister G Kishan Reddy said on Saturday, in an indirect reference to the ongoing standoff between India and China in Ladakh.
Director-General of Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP), SS Deswal said that capacity of beds will increase up to 3,000 at Sardar Patel COVID Care Centre in Delhi's Chhatarpur. ITBP DG SS Deswal said, "We will expand the operational capacity of beds from 2,000 to 3,000, for the treatment of COVID-19 patients in Delhi-NCR. These added beds will also include oxygen supply facility. There are nearly 550 patients admitted and patients admitted here are those who can't afford private and high-end hospitals."
A 5-years-old student of LKG saluted Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) jawans near a border village in Ladakh. His salute inspired and motivated the jawans, who are safeguarding country's borders. Kid name is Nawang Namgyal.
Indo-Tibetan Border Police's Mountaineering and Skiing Institute in Uttarakhand's Auli held a river rafting and cycling expedition. ITBP rafters were seen in Alaknanda River as the expedition reached Pauri Garhwal in Srinagar. Started from November 03, expedition will conclude on November 09.
Ahead Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) elections, Bharatiya Janata Party president Jagat Prakash Nadda held a massive roadshow from Nagole Chowrasta to Kothapet Chowrasta in Hyderabad on November 27. He was accompanied by Minister of State for Home Affairs, G Kishan Reddy. However, COVID-19 norms were floated during the roadshow. Voting for GHMC elections will be held on December 01.
UP Governor Anandiben Patel and Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath paid tribute to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel on his 145th birth anniversary in Lucknow. Meanwhile in Telangana, Union Minister of State for Home Affairs, G Kishan Reddy paid floral respect to 'Iron Man' on the special day.
Heavy rainfall has been lashing Andhra Pradesh leading to flood-like situation in several parts of the state. Over ten people have died in different parts of the state. Several houses collapsed leading many to shift to safer places. A team from the Indian Army also rescued people from rain affected areas using boats. Union Minister G Kishan Reddy also visited the rain affected areas while Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Jagan Mohan Reddy held a meeting with district officials via video conference. He has ordered to provide Rs 500 financial aid to those in the rehabilitation camps, so that they do not face problems after going to their houses. The Central government has also offered assistance to the state in tiding over the situation. The CM said that the deep depression, which caused the heavy rain since Monday, has crossed the land and that normalcy is being restored. He has explained to the Prime Minister the measures officials are taking to help the affected people. Watch the full video for all the details.
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Navy Chief Admiral Karambir Singh on Thursday said his force is alive to various threats in the maritime domain including from China and is fully ready to deal with them. Addressing a press conference on the eve of Navy Day, he said the Navy has a standard operating procedure in case there is any infringement in the Indian Ocean region, in a veiled reference to the Chinese challenge. Referring to the situation along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in eastern Ladakh, the Navy chief said the Indian Navy's surveillance aircraft P-8I and Heron drones are deployed in the region. "Whatever we are doing is in close coordination with the Army and the Indian Air Force," he said. Watch the full video for more details.
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Vice Admiral AK Chawla, Flag Officer Commanding-in- Chief, Southern Naval Command said that Indian Navy played a crucial role in preventing any misadventure by the Chinese Navy in the Indian Ocean Region during the peak of the border standoff between the two countries. "I think the message has gone across to them very unambiguously that do not mess with us at sea and also at land for that matter," he said. The vice admiral was responding to a query on whether there was a clamour for India to assert itself in seas during the tense border standoff in eastern Ladakh involving the troops of the two countries. Watch the full video for more.
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TOKYO — Chinese state media lashed out against Japan and Australia last week over their "confrontational" new defense pact and said the two countries would "pay a corresponding price" if it threatens..