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."
Delhi continued to shiver as cold conditions prevailed in the city on January 20. Intense cold waves tightened its grip over the northern region. Dense fog shrouded the national capital, leading to reduced visibility. Severe winters have affected the daily lives of people. India Meteorological Department reported temperature at Palam and Safdarjung was recorded as 9.4 degrees Celsius and 9.8 degrees Celsius respectively. Lowest visibility was reported over Palam during the morning hours. Delhi recorded temperature of 9.8 degrees Celsius in the morning of January 20.
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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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NITI Aayog Member (Health) Dr VK Paul on January 19 requested doctors and nurses to accept the COVID-19 vaccines with folded hands. VK Paul said, "The concerns about adverse effects and serious problems, as of now, seem to be insignificant and the data show that we are in a comfortable situation and we would like to reassure you that these two COVID-19 vaccines are safe." He further said, "We are not fulfilling our societal responsibility if a vaccine assigned to you is not being taken. The whole world is clamouring for the vaccine. I request the doctors and nurses to accept the vaccine."
NITI Aayog Member (Health) Dr VK Paul on January 19 informed that a nasal vaccine candidate has been identified against COVID-19 that could be a game-changer, if it works. He said, "A nasal vaccine candidate has been identified. It has come for consideration for phase 1 and phase 2 trials. It looks as an exciting development. If it works then it could be a game-changer. We look forward to this development."
Urging the people to have faith in India's researchers, scientists, regulatory authorities, All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Director Dr Randeep Singh Guleria on Saturday reassured the nation that Bharat Biotech's COVAXIN vaccine is safe. Dr Guleria along with NITI Aayog member VK Paul were administered the COVID-19 vaccine shot at AIIMS Delhi on the inaugural day of the nationwide roll-out of vaccination on Saturday. Talking about the experience, he said, "I am humbled to get vaccinated in the first slot and feel so proud. I hope more and more people come forward when it comes to getting vaccinated so that we can reduce mortality and prevent the spread of COVID-19 infection." Dr VK Paul said that the vaccine is safe and people should trust the scientific process. Watch the full video for more details.
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On December 05, Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla informed that the foundation stone laying ceremony of the new Parliament building will be held on 10th December at 1 pm by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. He said, "It has been decided that the foundation stone laying ceremony of the new Parliament building will be held on 10th December at 1 pm. The ceremony will begin with 'bhumi pujan' by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi. On the completion of the 75 years of India's independence, we will begin the session of both the Houses in the new Parliament building." He further said, "This will be one such temple of AatmaNirbhar Bharat that will reflect the diversity of the nation. It will be 17,000 square meter bigger than the old Parliament. There will be approximately 888 seats for Lok Sabha members and more than 326 seats for Rajya Sabha members in the new building. Lok Sabha hall will be able to accommodate 1224 members simultaneously. This will be built in an area of 64,500 square meter at an expense of Rs 971 crores."