World’s largest Covid Care Centre to close down in Delhi, ITBP DG announces
The Union Home Ministry has directed a phased closure of two special and temporary COVID care centres in the city in view of "continuous decline" in coronavirus cases, officials said on Tuesday.
While the Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel COVID hospital located in the Delhi Cantonment area is managed by the DRDO, the Sardar Patel COVID Care Centre operational in south Delhi's Chhattarpur area is managed by the ITBP.
ITBP Director General SS Deswal said that the Covid care centre will be closed down after the remaining patients are discharged.
People of Gujarat are fed up with BJP and Congress and want to bring their politics to end, said Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on February 26. "There are two big parties, people of Gujarat want to send message that they are fed up with both and want to bring their politics to end. One of them is involved in politics of appeasement and other in that of hatred," said Kejriwal. Aam Aadmi Party bagged 27 seats in Surat Municipal polls.
Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Convener and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday said that BJP and Congress are afraid of the people who voted for the AAP in the local body polls in Gujarat. "I have been listening to statements of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Congress, over the past few days after the results. They are perturbed and a little scared. We have to understand that they are not scared of you or AAP. They are scared of people who voted for you," Kejriwal said addressing the newly elected corporators in Surat. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal met newly elected corporators of the party and its volunteers here, after getting a rise in the local body elections in the state. Watch the full video for more details.
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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on February 26 held a roadshow in Gujarat's Surat after Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) scored seats in Gujarat local body polls. Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) got good number of seats in civic body polls in its debut. The party got 27 seats in the Surat Municipal Corporation. The ruling BJP swept the polls across six municipal corporations in Gujarat, winning 483 out of 576 seats.
Alex Salmond has said there is a failure of leadership in Scotland as he attacked First Minister Nicola Sturgeon.
In his opening statement to a Holyrood inquiry into the Scottish Government's unlawful investigation of sexual harassment claims made against him, Scotland's former first minister accused his successor Ms Sturgeon of using a Covid press conference to "effectively question the result of a jury".
Mr Salmond is testifying on the botched government investigation which was found to be "tainted by apparent bias" by the court.
He was acquitted of 13 charges of sexual assault in a criminal trial, and he successfully challenged the lawfulness of the government investigation.
The current Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has insisted there was no conspiracy against Mr Salmond, and she is due to appear before the committee to give evidence next week. Report by Avagninag. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
[NFA] The COVID-19 vaccination rollout in Britain should continue to prioritize people by age rather than occupation, the chair of Britain's vaccine advice committee said on Friday. Lauren Anthony reports.
After a detailed survey of the lake formed in upper reaches of Uttarakhand's Chamoli, the teams of Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) and Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) have returned to Joshimath. The report will be submitted to the administration. Flash flood triggered by glacier burst in Chamoli on Feb 7 has claimed several 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.
ITBP Director General SS Deswal on disengagement of India-China army troops informed that the government has given the mandate of border management to ITBP. DG SS Deswal said, "Disengagement is only between armies. We will continue to conduct our short and long-range patrol. Patrolling will be strengthened, Army will be behind us." On the functioning of Sardar Patel COVID Care Center and Hospital, Radha Soami Satsang Beas in Chhatarpur, DG SS Deswal said that both the centres will be closed within a week once patients currently admitted are discharged. "No new patients will be admitted. The city's hospitals are equipped to handle the current numbers," he added.
Five more bodies of the around 170 missing in the Uttarakhand disaster were recovered from the debris in Raini village on Tuesday.
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