Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren is facing backlash from the BJP after he mocked the Prime Minister with ‘Kaam Ki Baat’ jibe. After PM Modi’s phone-call with him on the Covid situation in his state, Soren tweeted that PM Modi did his ‘Mann Ki Baat’ but not ‘Kaam Ki Baat’. BJP leaders lashed out at the Jharkhand Chief Minister accusing him of lowering the dignity of the office of the Chief Minister. BJP leader Babulal Marandi said that Soren is a failed CM and added that he should wake up and work for the state. Watch the full video for all the details.
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Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren on April 28 informed that the 'Health Safety Week,' which was going to end on April 29, has been extended till May 06. Apart from the extension, CM Hemant Soren also shared the refined guidelines for the same. Chief Minister said, "In view of the condition of corona, it has been decided to extend the period of 'Health Safety Week'. It will be extended till 6 am on 6 May. Some changes have been made to the guidelines. The shops, which were open till 8 am, will now they will be open till 2 pm."
Government of India had announced that everyone above 18-years will be eligible to get vaccinated from May 01. Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren took another step in the same direction and announced free vaccination to all above the age of 18-years. Currently there are 40,942 active cases in the state. On April 22, the state reported 7,595 new COVID infections and 106 deaths. The death toll of Jharkhand mounted to 1,715.
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.
CRPF recovered a 7-kg improvised explosive device (IED) in Chhattisgarh. The explosive device was found by troops of CoBRA 206 Battalion. CRPF jawans destroyed the IED planted by Naxals in a controlled explosion. The IED was destroyed in the forest area of Minpa in Sukma district.
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Amid threats to his life over Covishield vaccine supplies, the CEO of Serum Institute of India, the world's largest vaccine maker, has got Y category security. The centre granted SII CEO Adar Poonawalla enhanced security cover by the CRPF amid widespread anger over the pricing of the vaccine made by them.
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CRPF jawan Rakeshwar Singh Manhas reached his hometown, Jammu on Friday. Rakeshwar was released last week after being abducted by Naxals in Chhattisgarh. The jawan was warmly welcomed by family, friends who put garlands around his neck. “I am very happy that I am meeting my family today. Our soldiers were brave enough to fight back the Naxals,” Rakeshwar said. Rakeshwar was abducted by Naxals during the Sukma-Bijapur encounter on April 3. Rakeshwar, who was part of security force's elite CoBRA unit, was released on April 8. 22 security personnel were killed and 31 others were injured in the fierce gunbattle.
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With the help of Indian Air Force and Indian Army, an oxygen producing plant in Uttar Pradesh's Agra has been restarted. DM Prabhu N Singh informed that once operations here get underway, 1100-1200 oxygen cylinders can be filled up. "We are expected to get oxygen tankers from Ranchi, Lucknow soon", said Singh.
The Indian Air Force (IAF) is continuing to aid Covid efforts by transporting oxygen tankers. The Indian Air Force's C17 planes were seen being loaded at Indore on April 27.The IAF craft carried two empty oxygen tankers to Jamnagar for refill. The refilled tankers are reportedly slated to return to Indore by road. IAF said it's shuttling oxygen tankers from at least seven cities. The air force is carrying cryogenic oxygen containers to Jamnagar, Ranchi and Bhubaneswar. Indian air force is also airlifting oxygen tankers from Singapore and Dubai. Watch the full video for more.
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The Indian Air Force airlifted cryogenic oxygen containers for recharging from Gwailor to Ranchi. The AIF informed that air transportation of containers from Jodhpur and Udaipur to Jamnagar Air Base is also under progress. IAF has been at the forefront of tackling shortage of oxygen in India amid rising Covid cases. Earlier, the Indian Air Force also brought four cryogenic tanks, to be used for transporting oxygen, from Singapore. Since Friday, the IAF has been airlifting empty oxygen tankers and containers to various filling stations across the country to speed up the distribution of the much-needed medical oxygen. Watch the full video for all the details.
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Amid reports of shortage of oxygen in the hospitals during the second wave of COVID-19 across the country, IAF C-17 aircraft have airlifted Cryogenic Oxygen Containers for recharging from Gwalior to Ranchi. Indian Air Force are working round the clock to speed up distribution of much needed oxygen.
A passenger train was derailed by Naxals between Bhansi and Bacheli in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada on April 23. About 30 passengers were onboard and all are safe. District Reserve Guard jawans deployed to rescue the passengers. Earlier, April 04, Naxals ambushed security forces during an anti-insurgency operation and killed 22 jawans.
Encounter broke out between security forces and Naxals in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada. Search operation was launched by District Reserve Guard (DRG) after inputs and body of a Naxal was recovered following gunbattle.