Indian Army has established a 20-bed high dependency unit (HDU) for COVID-19 patients in Baramulla district. The hospital will be running in collaboration with Civil Administration of Baramulla. Indian Army also opened 20-bed unit in Uri. "There are 5 critical care beds, rest are for patients with moderate symptoms. A 20-bed unit also opened in Uri," said Paul M Varghese, Col, medical team to ANI.
Delhi government has sought the help from different sources including the Indian Army for transportation of medical oxygen in the national capital, said Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on May 03. A petition has also been filed in Delhi High Court seeking direction for handing over of management of oxygen supplies, including logistical aspect, in and around Delhi to armed forces for ensuring uninterrupted supply to hospitals and COVID facility.
A 10-member BJP delegation, led by state BJP chief Dilip Ghosh, met the four-member team from Home Ministry at the BSF office in Kolkata. MHA deputed the team to assess the ground situation amid the post-poll violence in West Bengal. Additional Secretary in Home Ministry Govind Mohan, Additional Secretary in Education Ministry Vinit Joshi, Joint Director of Intelligence Bureau Janardan Singh and Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) IB, Nalin are among the team. Violence has been reported in several parts of West Bengal after post-poll results.
Pakistan and India signed a fresh ceasefire agreement on 25th of February this year. Barely three months have passed and the deal is yet again breached when today early morning Pakistan opened fire along the International Border.
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This is the plea of a BSF jawan who secures the country's borders but when it comes to the security of his own family, no person came forward. He had been running pillar topost all morning to admit his Covid positive wife but he was continuously turned away without an explanation.
Border Security Forces (BSF) Commandant Ops (Jaipur-south), Jagdeep Singh Sandhu said on April 17 that nearly 100% personnel on duty have been given shots of COVID-19 vaccine. "We have vaccinated nearly 100% of our personnel on duty here. We have also started the first phase of vaccination for family members (above 45 years old) of our personnel here," the Commandant said.
Amid increase in demand for oxygen to fight against COVID-19, an oxygen plant has been set up in Jammu and Kashmir. The O2 plant has been set up at Sub District Hospital (SDH) in Kupwara district. The oxygen plant will help everyone across the city amid oxygen crisis. "This facility will be beneficial for everyone," Dr. Sheikh Iqbal, Consultant Physician said to ANI. Meanwhile, JandK has reported over 16,993 active COVID-19 cases.
The Jammu and Kashmir Police busted a Pak-sponsored narco terror module in Kupwara on April 08. Police also arrested one person in this connection. 9 kg heroin has also been seized worth Rs 50-60 crore. Police succeeded in busting the module after a tip-off.
Indian Army repatriated a youth to Pakistani authorities who inadvertently crossed the Line of Control (LoC) and entered into Indian side in Kupwara area on the night of April 05. The youth identified as Mausam, was kept under surveillance with due care by the Indian troops. Pakistani authorities were informed about him. The youth was presented with clothes and sweets on his return on April 07. On humanitarian grounds, Indian Army has always been prompt in various similar incidents in past.
Tariq Ahmed Patloo operates Srinagar's first floating ambulance service. Tariq's boat has been built into an ambulance. It floats on the Dal Lake of Jammu and Kashmir.
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