Ahead of Republic Day, Delhi Police Commissioner S N Shrivastava on Saturday held a review meeting in which he also took stock of the arrangements at farmers' agitation sites to maintain law and order, officials said. In the meeting held with senior officers, the police chief took stock of anti-terrorism measures as well as action taken against criminals involved in various cases, including burglary, violation of the Excise Act and the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, and gambling cases, they said. Shrivastava also reviewed pending cases under POCSO and crime against women, officials said. Watch the full video for more details.
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Union Home Minister Amit Shah on January 16 urged people who are spreading rumours for COVID-19 vaccination, to not to do anything that brings two views in the public regarding the vaccination. He said that the whole country needs to be linked to the vaccination campaign and needs to be given confidence.
Apollo Hospitals Chairman Prathap C Reddy expressed happiness after taking the first shot of COVID-19 today. "I am happy that I took COVID-19 vaccine today. By the time I take 2nd shot, my immunity will increase. I hope everyone in India will also have the hope and confidence that 'my turn will come, and I'll not hesitate in taking vaccine'," said Prathap C Reddy.
On January 12, the farmers continued to protest against Centre's new farm laws at Delhi-UP Border. The protesters were served hot breakfast amid cold weather at Ghazipur border. Some were seen using bonfire to keep themselves warm. Farmers have been protesting at Delhi borders since November 26, 2020 against 3 farm laws. Supreme Court will give a verdict today on petitions against the new farm laws.
Members of Gurudwara Sis Ganj Sahib offered free of cost service to the farmers at Ghazipur Border. The members get instructions of free service by Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee. Farmers are sitting at Delhi borders to protest against farm laws.
On the escalating scare of bird flu in the country, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on January 09 announced ban of import of live birds in Delhi and the Ghazipur poultry market will remain closed for 10 days. "We have sent some samples to a lab in Jalandhar, the reports will come by day after tomorrow. Delhi Government will take the necessary decision based on reports. Delhi Government is following guidelines issued by the Centre Government. Veterinary officers are doing surveillance at Ghazipur poultry market, Delhi zoo and DDA parks at Hauz Khas village, Dwarka, Paschim Vihar. We have sent 104 samples to Jalandhar for testing. The import of live birds is being banned in Delhi from today and the Ghazipur poultry market will remain closed for 10 days," said Delhi CM.
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.
After Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched nation-wide vaccination drive against COVID-19 on January 16 via video conferencing. Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan on Saturday said the vaccine will..
India's first coronavirus vaccine shot was administered to Manish Kumar, a sanitation worker, at AIIMS in Delhi on January 16. While speaking to ANI, Kumar said, "The experienced was really good and I..