Congress leader and MLA from Tonk Sachin Pilot on January 20 reacted on farm laws and farmers' protest at Delhi borders. He slammed Centre by meeting with farmers' leaders by saying that the government is trying to exhaust farmers. He emphasized that Congress is standing with farmers in their protest. Farmers of different states are protesting at Delhi borders against Centre's newly enacted farm laws.
ITBP's K9 team has been given the task to secure Rajpath and India Gate area for the Republic Day parade. Delhi Police had requested ITBP to deploy its crack K9 team for deployment to sanitise and secure the area. The team includes dogs like Belgian Malinois, which have been trained for all-region and weather conditions. Some of them, who were deployed in tough weather conditions, will be brought to Delhi for the Republic Day parade. Rehearsals for 72nd Republic Day parade are underway across country.
A group of people, misbehaved with employees of Shahjahanpur Toll Plaza in Rajasthan on January 19. They were allegedly the supporters of Rashtriya Loktantrik Party MP Hanuman Beniwal. Miscreants also vandalised a toll booth when a boom barrier blocked their way while they were crossing the toll. Toll manager, Jawed said, "They were going towards Delhi. Upon being told that it is Hanuman Beniwal, employees let him through but 2-3 vehicles were tailing him. So, Beniwal and his supporters vandalised toll and threatened them. They did not even pay the toll tax."
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Preparations are on in full swing for the 72nd Republic Day celebration on 26th January, 2021. A team of jawans from the Indian Navy were seen braving the winter chill to practice their parade ahead of the big day. Meanwhile, ITBP's K9 team, which includes dogs like Belgian Malinois, have been given the task to secure Rajpath and India Gate area for the Republic Day parade. All the majestic K9s team dogs which have been deployed have already had a stint in counter-insurgency grid and are battle-hardened. India’s Republic Day celebrations will be muted this year due to the Covid crisis and the social distancing norms that are in place to curb the spread of the outbreak. Watch the full video for all the details.
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India's Covid-19 vaccination drive was launched by PM Modi on January 16, Saturday. Reactions from politicos across the country started pouring in soon after the launch. Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said that the vaccine will work as 'sanjeevani' in the fight against Covid-19. Union ministers Ravi Shankar Prasad and Gajendra Singh Shekhawat praised the vaccine drive. Leaders of various states and UTs also hailed the Covid vaccination drive. Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal urged people not to pay heed to rumours over vaccine. Punjab CM Capt Amarinder Singh and Nagaland CM Neiphiu Rio expressed satisfaction and hope over the drive. Maharashtra minister Aaditya Thackeray said it was a 'moment of hope and honour'. Bhutan PM Lotay Tshering also congratulated PM Modi and the people of the country for the 'landmark' launch.
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Chief Minister of Delhi, Arvind Kejriwal on January 16 appealed people not to pay heed to rumours as the experts have said that the COVID-19 vaccines are safe. He said, "8,100 people will get the vaccine at 81 vaccination centres in Delhi. I appeal to the people not to pay heed to rumours. Experts have said that the vaccines are safe," Delhi CM after witnessing vaccine administration at LNJP hospital.
Union Home Minister Amit Shah held a high-level meeting with Delhi Police officials on January 19. He was accompanied by Minister of State G Kishan Reddy. The meeting was held ahead of the Republic Day celebrations in Delhi next week.
Home Minister Amit Shah on January 19 visited Delhi Police headquarters in Delhi. There he launched a mobile application. Shah also met the plasma donors, who donated their plasma after recovering from COVID-19 virus.
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Twenty-one 'bike ambulances' developed by the DRDO were inducted into the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) on January 18 for casualty evacuation tasks in remote areas and insurgency-affected areas. The customised 'Rakshita' ambulances have been created on 350cc Royal Enfield Classic bikes by the Institute of Nuclear Medicine and Allied Sciences (INMAS), a scientific research body under the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO). CRPF chief A P Maheshwari said the bikes will be used insurgency-hit areas for evacuating sick or injured troops of the paramilitary force. The bike's pillion has been customised as a casualty evacuation seat with recline and has a hand immobiliser and harness jacket. The vital parameters of the patient can be monitored on the dashboard mounted LCD. It is also equipped with air splint, medical and oxygen kit for on spot medical care. Watch the full video for more.
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The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) on January 18 launched a specially developed 'RAKSHITA' - a bike ambulance to attend urgent evacuation needs of the security force personnel in event of a medical emergency or battle injury in Naxal affected areas. Sources claimed that these bikes will give assistance to CRPF jawans and paramedics in case of any injuries during encounters. "These bikes will be more useful in areas like Bijapur, Sukma, Dantewada etc., as it is tough for the force to take big vehicles or ambulances inside the jungle," said Director General of the Central Reserve Police Force, AP Maheshwari to ANI. The bike has been developed after the CRPF noticed a need for such bikes to reach fast on the narrow roads in tensed areas, especially in the Naxalite zones.
Heavy checking is in place to ensure COVID guidelines are followed in national capital. Rs 2,000 fine is being slapped on violators in Delhi for not wearing masks. "We've received fresh guidelines for..
As Delhi battles its third wave of Covid-19 infections, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal compared the national capital's response to more developed cities like New York. Speaking at the 18th edition of..
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