Indian Air Force (IAF) Apache attack helicopter, at a forward airbase near India-China border, carried out night operations. These attack helicopters are fully loaded with fire-and-forget anti tank guided missiles, air to air missiles, rockets and other ammunitions. Apache helicopters also have modern Electronic Warfare (EW) capabilities to provide versatility to the helicopter in a network centric aerial warfare. These aircrafts have been modified specifically to suit the exacting standards demanded by IAF.
Indian Air Force's MiG-29 fighter aircraft conducted night operations at a forward airbase near India-China border. Chinook heavylift helicopter also joined the night operation. The Indian Air Force has significantly enhanced deployment of frontline jets, attack helicopters and transport fleet in its key bases along the Line of Actual Control. The air activities in the Ladakh area and other places along the China border had gone up extensively soon after the Galwan valley clash on June 15 in which 20 Indian Army personnel lost their lives.
Amid India-China border tensions, Indian Air Force personnel stated that they are ready in all aspects to undertake any operational tasks. A squadron leader of Indian Air Force at a forward airbase near Indo-China border said, "Every air warrior at this base and across IAF is fully trained and capable to meet all the challenges. Our josh has always been high and touching the sky with glory." IAF wing commander at a forward airbase near Indo-China border said, "We have all resources in terms of men and equipment to meet all the challenges. IAF is ready in all aspects to undertake all operational tasks and for providing requisite support for military operations."
With COVID-19 cases almost touching the 7,000 mark in Assam, state government announced to extend the lockdown further. Complete lockdown will be enforced in Guwahati city from 7 PM of June 28 for 14 days. Irrespective of light showers of rain in the city, police was seen doing strict checking on June 29. Markets remained closed in the city after the lockdown extension.
World tally of COVID-19 cases has crossed 1 crore mark on June 28. Country tally stand on 203051 active cases with 16,095 deaths. Maharashtra has reported 156 deaths and 5,493 new COVID-19 positive cases today. Delhi has reported 2889 new COVID-19 positive cases and 65 deaths today, and is continuing to see marginal dip in fresh infections. Total number of cases stands at 83,077 including 27,847 active cases, 52,607 recovered/discharged/migrated cases and 2623 deaths. Assam has recorded 2307 COVID-19 active cases and nine deaths so far. A 14-day complete lockdown has been imposed in Guwahati city from 7 pm today. Karnataka reported 1267 new COVID-19 positive cases including 783 cases from Bengaluru Urban, taking the total number of cases to 13,190. Death toll rose to 207 after 16 deaths were reported today.
People of Guwahati, rushed to markets to buy essentials as government announced complete lockdown. However, locals welcomed the government's decision and said the lockdown is need of the hour. "Government is doing what they should. We should also be careful and follow all precautions." said a local. Police Commissioner of Guwahati, Munna Prasad Gupta had informed that complete lockdown will be enforced in Guwahati city from 7 pm on June 28 for 14 days amid the increasing cases of coronavirus pandemic.
Complete lockdown will be imposed in Guwahati for 14 days from 7 pm on June 28. Strict lockdown will be imposed in view of rising cases of COVID-19. Rush of people was seen at a market in city to buy essentials. Assam has recorded total of 6816 coronavirus cases so far.
Union Home Minister Amit Shah on July 03 chaired high level meeting on preparedness to tackle flood situation in different parts of country. Senior officials of National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) and Home Ministry joined the meeting. Floods have adversely affected lives in Assam.
The Indian Air Force, Army and Navy joined hands today to express their gratitude to healthcare workers, police, and forces at the frontlines of the battle against the Covid-19 pandemic. To show their..
Choppers of the Indian Air Force on May 3 showered flower petals on the Doon Medical College in Dehradun in order to express gratitude and appreciation for medical professionals and all other frontline..