Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Rajasthan's Jaisalmer to celebrate Diwali with soldiers at Longewala in the western sector. "I'd like to implore 3 points to the armed forces. First is to continue ingenuity by innovating; second is to practice yog; third is to learn another language other than...
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Covid-19 vaccination was being done for free at government hospitals. PM Modi was addressing Janaushadhi Diwas celebrations via video conferencing. “We are proud of our scientists for we now have ‘Made in India’ vaccine for us and the rest of the world. Covid-19 vaccination is being done for free at government hospitals in India. Covid-19 vaccine costs Rs 250 in private hospitals which is the cheapest in world. Even I got my first dose of Covid-19.” PM Modi added, “1.5 lakh health and wellness centre are being made in villages out of which 50,000 have already started functioning. These centres will be equipped to tackle serious health issues.” Watch the full video for more.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived at Brigade Parade Ground in Kolkata to address a public rally on March 07. Earlier today, actor Mithun Chakraborty also joined the party. The elections for the 294 Assembly seats in West Bengal will begin on March 27.
IAF chief RKS Bhadauria said that airpower can bring asymmetric results if time and place are chosen correctly. The IAF chief was speaking at a book launch event in New Delhi's Air Force Museum. Bhadauria released Retired Air Marshal Bharat Kumar's book 'The Epic Battle of Longewala'. "Pakistan Army's plan of armoured thrust was brilliant, but they didn't factor in airpower. 'They thought what could half a squadron sitting in Jaisalmer do? It was their mistake. Airpower can bring asymmetric results if the time and place are chosen correctly," he said. The Battle of Longewala took place in December 1971 in the Thar desert of Rajasthan.
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During the release of 'The Epic Battle of Longewala' book, Indian Air Force chief Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria said that Pakistan Army's plan of armoured thrust was brilliant, however it didn't factor in airpower. "Pak Army's plan of armoured thrust was brilliant. But they didn't factor in airpower and thought what would half a squadron sitting in Jaisalmer would do, it was their mistake. Airpower can bring asymmetric results if time and place are chosen correctly," said IAF chief in the event at the Air Force Museum today. 'The Epic Battle of Longewala' has been authored by Air Marshal Bharat Kumar (Retd.).
President Ram Nath Kovind addressed to nation on R-Day eve and said, "Greetings to all of you on the eve of the 72nd Republic Day of the world's largest and most vibrant democracy. In this land of ours, enriched by diversity, with many festivals, our national festivals are celebrated by everyone with great patriotic fervor. This is the day to also pause and ponder over the core values that Constitution propounds. These values - Justice, Liberty, Equality and Fraternity - outlined in the Preamble of our Constitution are sacred to all of us." He further said, "Every Indian salutes our farmers, who have made our vast and populous country self-reliant in food-grains and dairy products. Despite adversities of nature, numerous other challenges and COVID-19 pandemic, our farmers sustained agricultural production. A grateful nation is fully committed to the welfare of our farmers. Our soldiers are important too. From freezing cold at Siachen and Galwan Valley in Ladakh with temperatures as low as -50 to -60 degree C to scorching heat in Jaisalmer with temperatures as high as 50 degree C - on land, in the skies and at the vast coastal areas - our warriors are vigilant every moment."
Rajasthan Governor Kalraj Mishra met ambassador of Denmark to India Freddy Svane. Guv Mishra met him at Raj Bhavan in Rajasthan's Jaipur on March 06. Freddy Svane also met CM Ashok Gehlot. According to the information of Chief Minister's Office, A Center of Excellence in dairy sector will soon be set up in Rajasthan with the help of Denmark. Freddy Svane is currently the Ambassador at Royal Danish Embassy in New Delhi.
Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot received his first dose COVID-19 vaccine on March 05 in Jaipur. "Around 2 lakh people are getting vaccinated each day in Rajasthan. This is due to people's confidence in state's COVID-19 management," he said. Meanwhile, Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari also took his first jab of vaccine today at a government hospital in Mumbai.
Following the recent military crackdown on pro-democracy supporters in Southeast Asian country, some activists of civil society members held a demonstration in front of Myanmar Embassy in Nepal. Protestors were seen demanding in front of embassy calling for incumbent military- government of Myanmar to stop brutal killing of its people. No less than 38 people were killed in Myanmar on Thursday as the military tried to control demonstrations by pro-democracy campaigners against last month's coup.
"India and China have maintained communication with each other through military and diplomatic channels. Our objective was to effect disengagement and maintain status quo along the LAC so as to restore peace and tranquillity," said Defence Minister Rajnath Singh in Lok Sabha on February 11. Praising the Armed forces, Rajnath Singh said that Armed Forces have responded to challenges by unilateral Chinese action and have shown valour and courage on both South and North bank of Pangong Tso.
PM Modi took a veiled jibe at the Congress party while inaugurating the multi-storeyed flats in the capital for Members of Parliament. ‘In Delhi, the problem of residences for MPs existed for several..
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