"India and China have maintained communication with each other through military and diplomatic channels. Our objective was to effect disengagement and maintain status quo along the LAC so as to restore peace and tranquillity," said Defence Minister Rajnath Singh in Lok Sabha on February 11. Praising the Armed forces, Rajnath Singh said that Armed Forces have responded to challenges by unilateral Chinese action and have shown valour and courage on both South and North bank of Pangong Tso.
In next five years, India should be able to see very high level of indigenous content in defence forces, said DRDO Chairman G Satheesh Reddy at Aero India 2021 in Benglauru. "PM has been asking us to enhance indigenous content in the Armed Forces. Gen Bipin Rawat also said that we should fight next war with indigenous weapons only. In next 5 years, we should be able to see very high level of indigenous content in defence forces," DRDO chairman told ANI.
The family of Captain Sir Tom Moore have paid tribute to the veteran and NHS charity fundraiser at his funeral, saying his “message and his spirit lives on”.Sir Tom’s coffin, draped in a union flag, was carried to the crematorium on Saturday by soldiers from the Yorkshire Regiment while a Second World War-era C-47 Dakota performed a flypast.This was followed by a firing party of 14 each firing three rounds in unison before a small service got under way.The service, at Bedford Crematorium, was attended by eight members of Sir Tom’s immediate family – his two daughters Hannah Ingram-Moore and Lucy Teixeira, four grandchildren and his sons-in-law – all wearing masks.
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Captain Sir Tom Moore's family have attended his funeral service today. The 100-year-old army veteran, who raised almost £33m for NHS charities by walking laps around his garden in Marston Moretaine, died in Bedford Hospital on 2 February after contracting Covid-19. Report by Odonovanc. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Moira Edwards, 88, became the first person to receive a coronavirus jab atEpsom racecourse in Surrey - one of seven mass vaccination sites to open inEngland on Monday. Ms Edwards, from Cobham, who received her first dose withdaughter Clare Edwards alongside for support, said it was “extremelyimportant” to get the vaccine.
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88-year-old Moira Edwards from Cobham in Surrey became the first person to receive a coronavirus jab at Epsom racecourse in Surrey - one of seven mass vaccination sites that have opened in England. Report by Blairm. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
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Responding to today's budget, Laura Tenison MBE, founder of Jojo Maman Bebe, said that while her company would remain innovative, higher corporation tax means companies like hers will have less to reinvest in creating jobs.
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Mayor of London Sadiq Khan says the Budget lacked an increased investment for the NHS, social care and other workers who have been at the frontline of the Covid pandemic.
He added it lacked a long-term plan of how the capital and country was going to recover from the crisis. Report by Alibhaiz. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Chancellor Rishi Sunak has defended his Budget when asked why he has not made provisions for coronavirus related costs beyond 2022. During a Downing Street press conference Mr Sunak was asked if it was his "honest judgement that the pandemic will cost nothing from next year". The Chancellor admitted that he does not know exactly the future path of what is going to happen, adding: "I don't have a crystal ball". However he reassured the public the government is thinking about the next 12 months, and working to improve the UK's preparedness for future pandemics. Report by Thomasl. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
The National Health Service has begun preparatory work to deliver the Covid-19 vaccine from next week, which is set to be the biggest vaccination programmes ever to be seen. As one of the hospital hubs..
The Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine has arrived in the UK and is on its way to ultra-low temperature storage facilities. It will be distributed from these storage facilities early next week to 50 hospital hubs..