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.
Bodies of COVID-19 patients were shifted from the same room of other patients at Patna's NMCH, after a video went viral. Mani Kumar, the maker of video said, "The dead bodies were not being removed. I thought it was dangerous when it started smelling. It was removed later after the video went viral." Speaking on the same case, Ajay Kumar Sinha, Nodal officer said, "Family of the patient came but left the dead bodies. It was getting difficult to contact them. The death took place day before yesterday and the body was removed yesterday."
While speaking to media in Patna on July 09, the Health Minister of Bihar, Mangal Pandey spoke on video posted by Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejashwi Yadav alleging mishandling of bodies in Nalanda Hospital in Patna. He said, "The hospital authorities have informed me that misinformation is being spread. Hospital is following all protocols."
District Magistrate of Patna, Kumar Ravi ordered that Patna will remain under lockdown from 10th July to 16th July. "In view of growing cases of coronavirus in Patna, we have decided to impose lockdown from 10th July to 16th July. All private and government offices, commercial establishments which are not under essential commodity will remain close. Hospitals will run as usual and wearing masks is compulsory in all public places. Religious places of worships will also remain closed to avoid spread of coronavirus," said DM.
Hyderabad-based entrepreneur Arun Varma, has developed 'covidbedavailability.in', a software to help COVID-19 patients to locate hospitals with bed availability. He said, "This solution is designed for Govt to run their war rooms, control rooms and hospitals." Objective behind the development was to help patients to easily access information. A total of 32,224 confirmed cases have been recorded in Telangana so far.
Following the High Court decision clearing the way for the construction of the new Secretariat of Telangana government, the demolition of the old Secretariat complex began in Hyderabad. The demolition process started after the Telangana High Court rebuffed PILs challenging the K Chandrashekar Rao government's decision to build a new secretariat complex. BJP has been opposing the state government's decision on making the new secretariat. The TRS on the other hand has dismissed the criticism, while also accusing the BJP of politicizing the issue.
Moderna's experimental vaccine for COVID-19 showed it was safe and provoked immune responses in all 45 healthy volunteers in an ongoing early-stage study, U.S. researchers reported on Tuesday. Libby Hogan reports.
The fans of Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan organised 'yagna' in West Bengal's Asansol and prayed for his speedy recovery from COVID-19. One of his fan said, "We are upset that Amitabh ji has contracted the infection. We pray that everyone including him recovers soon." Amitabh Bachchan was tested COVID-19 positive on July 11. Later, Abhishek Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai and their daughter Aaradhya also tested positive.
Dead bodies of two patients belonging to two different communities were swapped at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on July 06. Daughter of the deceased said, "We received a call from AIIMS, and the staff member told us that by mistake they have given someone else's body to us. My mother's body was still in the hospital. The body which we received belonged to a Muslim family." The body of the Muslim woman was cremated following Hindu customs.
The activities were conducted in honour of COVID-19 warriors including doctors, sanitation workers, media and policemen, who continue to serve the country amid COVID-19 crisis. Indian Armed Forces on..