A Rajouri boy, Ashfaq Mehmood Choudhary launched a file sharing app namely 'Dodo Drop' which is an alternative of Chinese based ShareIt app. 'Dodo Drop' has a transfer rate of up to 480 Mbps which is even faster than the ShareIt app and is quite easy to use. Data comprising of photos, videos, audios, apps, texts can be transferred between devices (Android, iOS, or Desktop) with no internet access. The transfers are fully encrypted and secure.
Last rites of Sepoy Rohin Kumar, who lost his life in ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Rajouri, Jammu and Kashmir were performed at his native village in Hamirpur on August 01. During the ceasefire, Sepoy Rohin Kumar sustained critical injuries and later succumbed to his injuries.
Black topping of 10-kilometre road connecting border areas in Jammu and Kashmir's Manjakote began. Road construction under Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) is in final stages. Executive Engineer of PMGSY in Rajouri, Subash Chander Sharma said, "Due to this locals are getting temporary employment." A local said, "Because of road connectivity people are coming to back their village area from Rajouri city, who were gone there for work." Rajdhani to Panjgrain road stretch will ease lives of villagers.
Construction work on a 54 kilometre highway which will connect Budhal to Rajouri is underway in Rajouri. The highway is being constructed under the supervision of Border Roads Organisation's 31 BRTF 110 RCC. Through the construction work, thousands of labourers have earned jobs in the time of this pandemic. More than 85 villages and people living in far-flung hilly areas will be connected.
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on July 09 inaugurated six new bridges built by Border Roads Organisation (BRO) in Jammu through video conferencing. These bridges have been constructed at the cost of around Rs 43 crore. He congratulated the Border Roads Organisation (BRO) for completing the task with great skills. Rajnath Singh also said, "I feel proud to say that the construction of these bridges has been completed on time despite constant firing by the enemies."
The Border Roads Organisation (BRO) is doubling the lane of the world's highest motorable road at Khardung La which provides connectivity to the Siachen Glacier as well as the China border. The road at top point remains covered with ice for almost entire year. The double lane will help in preventing accidents of both military and civilian vehicles.
The Border Roads Organisation (BRO) has built three bridges near Leh which facilitated Indian Army's tank movement during stand-off along Line of Actual Control (LAC). It will allow movement of tanks and heavy vehicles in Nimmu and Basgo areas of Ladakh. The bridge was built at km 397 on National Highway-1. The third bridge has been constructed in Ule Topo area of Ladakh. While speaking to ANI, a BRO Executive Engineer, B Kishan said, "We built a bridge at km 397 on NH-1. This bridge has been made in a record time of three months. It is capable of carrying any sort of load which will cause no hindrance in the traffic." When asked about frequent Chinese objections to road construction activities in Ladakh sector, he added, "BRO has nothing to do with objections as we do whatever assignment is given to us."
Now Army personnel posted at remote locations in Jammu and Kashmir and other border areas can communicate to their families from satellite phone. Union Information and Technology Minister on August 10 informed that Very-small-aperture terminal (VSAT) have been installed at 200 locations for Digital Satellite Phone Terminals."In JandK, VSAT installed at 200 locations for Digital Satellite Phone Terminals, of which 183 are operational now. We will be providing satellite phones to our army personnel so that they can talk to their families from their post of duty," said Prasad.
Members of the Indian, Vietnamese and the Tibetan communities held a protest outside the Capitol Hill in Washington against China. The protesters were holding anti-China posters, urging people to boycott Chinese products. They shouted slogans against China's expansionist policies against their neighbours. Posters urging China to vacate Akshai Chin and Kashmir were also seen during the protest. Since the Galwan standoff between India and China, anti-China protests have broken out in several cities in the United States. 'China is aggressively trying to steal the land from India in Ladakh, Arunachal Pradesh. They are intimidating Bhutan. They have also claimed that the Tajikistan mountains belong to them. Vietnam, Malaysia, Japan, Russia are also victims of China's expansionist policies', said a protester Adapa Prasad. Members of Vietnamese community also lashed out against the Communist government of China and said that their fight is against the CCP and not the people of China. China's expansionist policy has been slammed by countries across the world. China also faced flak for the Galwan faceoff where 20 India jawans were killed. Watch the full video for all the details.
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