In a joint effort, ITBP personnel and SDRF managed to remove obstacles from the front of lake to widen the flow of water. Water from the lake, formed due to the disaster, is now being discharged with good force and speed downstream. Teams working towards widening the flow of water were equipped with mountaineering equipments. From past 7 days, 5 feet reduction in the water level of Lake on Rishi Ganga was observed. A glacier burst in Chamoli district led to the calamity which claimed more than 100 lives.
Rescue ops continued in Uttarakhand’s Chamoli following the February 7 glacial disaster. So far, rescuers have recovered at least 70 bodies while several others are still missing. ITBP, SDRF continued to remove trees and boulders from the lake formed after glacier burst. Experts have inspected the site, while a constant vigil is being maintained on the lake. On Wednesday night, excavation work was carried out at the Tapovan tunnel in Chamoli. Water was pumped out of the tunnel and excavation up to 180 meters was complete. The devastating flash flood demolished a 13.2 MW hydel project along the river. It caused extensive damage to NTPC's Tapovan-Vishnugad hydel project along Dhauliganga.
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Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) jawans along with SDRF team continued to remove stump of trees and boulders from the lake formed after glacier burst in Uttarakhand. The water is getting discharged smoothly as of now. The flash flood triggered by glacier burst on Feb 7 has claimed several lives.
The BJP has swept the municipal polls in Gujarat with a winning performance in elections to six municipal corporations of Gujarat, winning Jamnagar, Bhavnagar, Rajkot and Surat. Disha Ravi, the 22-year-old climate activist arrested February 13 was granted bail by a Delhi Sessions Court on Tuesday afternoon with two sureties of ₹ 1 lakh each. A meeting was held at the Prime Minister's Office today to review the coronavirus situation in the country amid a surge in cases over the past few days. Lakha Sidhana, who is wanted in connection with the violence in Delhi on Republic Day, attended a public meeting in Punjab's Bathinda on Tuesday in support of the ongoing farmers' agitation.
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Southern Sporting Union (SSU), Singjamei defeated Eastern Sporting Union (ESU) team 3-2 in an entertaining final match to clinch the title of the '11th Shaheed Manoranjan Singh Memorial Football Tournament' organised by 143 Battalion of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) at SAI Sports Complex, Imphal on February 28. The tournament was organised in memory of late assistant commandant Manoranjan Singh who made the supreme sacrifice while encountering Naxalites in Chhattisgarh in 2009. Both the finalists started the game cautiously and canceled out attempts from the opposing ends until, Eastern Sporting Union Team (ESU) found the breakthrough in the 28th minute off a fine strike by Thumsol Tongsin. The runners up team, ESU received a trophy and a cash prize of Rs 1, 50,000. Third-placed, Classic FA and fourth-placed, WAFA, Wangoi were respectively feted with cash prizes of Rs 35,000 and Rs 15,000 besides trophies. The ceremony was also attended by Ng Memcha, mother of Shaheed Manoranjan Singh; Randeep Datta PMG, IGP, MandN Sector CRPF; senior officers of state administration, Army, Police, CAPFs among others. The tournament saw participation of 28 teams from across the state.
The Indian Air Force carried out a long range precision strike against a practice target to mark the second anniversary of the Balakot Operations. The strike was carried out by members of the same squadron who carried out the actual operations inside Pakistan in response to the Pulwama attack in which 40 CRPF personnel were killed. IAF Chief Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria also flew a multi aircraft sortie with the units to commemorate the occasion along with the squadron pilots. 'Balakot Air Strike', was the first aerial assault carried out by India in Pakistan after the 1971 Indo-Pak war. Balakot Air Strike was carried out as a reply to Pulwama attack that claimed lives of 40 CRPF officials. Second anniversary of the Balakot Operations was marked on February 26.
"Security cover provided to Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal remains unchanged," informed Delhi Police PRO Chinmoy Biswal after some news reports said that the security provided to Chief Minister has been scaled down. Delhi Police PRO said that there has been no reduction in the number of security personnel provided to the Chief Minister. Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal is under Z plus security by Delhi Police which comprises pilot, escort, close protection team, house guard, spotters, search and frisking staff etc in the form of 47 plainclothes security personnel and 16 uniformed CRPF personnel," he added.
Commissioner of Delhi Police SN Shrivastava launched Delhi Police Musical Orchestra at Sports Ground, New Police Lines. On this occasion, first orchestra musical night was organized amidst cheering of hundreds of top echelon of Delhi Police and the jawans during the 'Bara Khana'. The 'Bara Khana' was organised to celebrate the winning of the Best Marching Contingent Trophy by Delhi Police Parade Contingent on Republic Day Parade 2021 at Rajpath after a gap of 14 years. The musical night had enthralling patriotic songs, hits of Bollywood songs and regional songs from the different parts of the country. This musical orchestra party will have all the latest modern musical instruments including Hindustani musical instruments. The orchestra group is those selected police personnel, who have expertise either in playing the musical instruments or those who have flair for singing. All the police personnel of this orchestra party belong to the different parts of India.
The 'bhoomi poojan' ceremony of the Central Vista Avenue was performed by Hardeep Singh Puri, Union Minister for Housing and Urban Affairs here at India Gate on Thursday. With this ceremony, the work has started for the development and redevelopment of Central Vista Avenue. The Central Vista Avenue starting from North and South Block to India Gate, which includes the Rajpath, its adjoining lawns and canals, rows of tree, Vijay Chowk and the India Gate plaza, is a 3 km long stretch. The government has decided to refurbish and improve the avenue, as part of the comprehensive transformation of Central Vista. The government approved a proposal for the development of Central Vista Avenue with an estimated cost of Rs 608 crores. Moreover, the Central Public Works Department (CPWD) has been entrusted to carry out this important work. The components of development work under Phase-I include refurbishing of Landscaping and lawns. Green cover being increased from 3,50,000 sqm to about 3,90,000 sqm, proper public amenities with toilets, drinking water facilities and vending area are being provided at 10 locations for visitors and tourists, among others.
Israeli ambassador to India, Ron Malka asserted that there is full cooperation between New Delhi and Tel Aviv to investigate the explosion. He suspected that Friday's blast outside the Israeli Embassy in Delhi could be a terror attack. He added that his country has full trust in Indian authorities. A low-intensity explosion took place near the Israel Embassy on Friday. No injuries were reported in the incident, however, windscreens of several cars parked in the vicinity of the Embassy on Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Road were found damaged. The explosion took place not far from Vijay Chowk, where several VVIPS including Indian President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi were in attendance during the 'Beating Retreat' ceremony.
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Videos of residents of G-21 apartment complex in Gurgaon Sector 83 protesting against a family for feeding stray dogs in the area has gone viral. The videos show a group of residents chanting and shouting slogans outside the family’s house. Policemen had to arrive at the scene to negotiate with the protesters and leave the family to enter their house. No case was registered in the matter. Watch the video.
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A condominium in Sector 67 of Haryana's Gurugram has been declared a containment zone on February 27 amid coronavirus pandemic. Around 20 persons have been tested positive in Ireo Victory Valley. While speaking to media, the official of District Health Department, Jai Prakash said, "First, 3 cases were reported, after which testing camp was set up. Around 20 persons tested positive, so we declared it as containment zone. More tests being conducted."
Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Democratic Party (JKPDP) president Mehbooba Mufti on January 31 said that BJP is destroying Indian Constitution. She said that the farm laws had been made without holding discussion with the farmers. She also backed farmers over the violent incidents that took place in several parts of Delhi especially at Red Fort. "The 'gunda elements' were given route to Red Fort and they hoisted the flag, it is an attempt to defame the farmers," she said. She alleged that BJP wants to divide the nation; it wants to divide Hindu and Muslim people.
Ahead of the Republic Day parade, security forces carried out rehearsals at the Rajpath. They practiced in the national capital on January 18. The number of Indian jawans has been reduced in the parade this year in wake of COVID-19 pandemic. India celebrates Republic Day on January 26. On this day, Indian Constitution came into effect in 1950.
Ahead of Republic Day parade, Indian soldiers carried out rehearsals in the national capital. The number of soldiers in the parade has been reduced this year in wake of COVID-19. Locals at the India Gate expressed joy after watching the live parade rehearsals for the first time. India will celebrate 72nd Republic Day on January 26. On this day, Indian Constitution came into effect in 1950.
Indo Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) jawans celebrated the 72nd Republic Day at a high-altitude Border Outpost in Ladakh. 'Bharat Mata ki Jai' echoes from Ladakh across India. Today, India is celebrating..
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..
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