Indian Army dogs Vida and Sophie were awarded with the Chief of Army Staff Commendation Cards on the 74th Independence Day this year, for their role in different operations. Vida of an Army Dog Unit located in Northern Command and Sophie of Special Frontier Force (Bomb Disposal Squad) were awarded with COAS Commendation Cards. According to the Indian Army, Vida was instrumental in detection of five mines and one grenade buried underground and Sophie, an explosive detection dog sniffed out the presence of initiator/accelerant which could have been hastily used to fabricate an Improvised Explosive Device (IED), thereby saving precious lives.
'Mazhab nahi sikhata, aapas mein bair rakhna, hindi hain hum, watan hai hindustan hamara' meaning Religion does not teach us to bear ill-will among ourselves; we all are Indians and our homeland is Hindustan. These words from a patriotic song turned into reality when leaders of various faiths assembled at The India Imam Organization's office in New Delhi on the occasion of 74th Independence Day. They together chanted slogans awakening national spirit and then hoisted the national flag, spreading the message of unity and universal brotherhood.
Farmers in Jharkhand's Ranchi are in a full support of agriculture reform bills passed by the central government. According to them it's an important move for their benefits. While speaking to ANI, one of the farmers said, "PM Modi did well for the farmers. Through this bill, we will get our cost and we are free to sell our produces in any market." "PM Modi is fulfilling the promises and it will benefit the farmers," another farmer said to ANI. So far, Rajya Sabha passed two of the three agriculture reform bills.
Security forces recovered cache of arms and ammunition in J&K’s Akhnoor. Forces said the ammunition was dropped by a Pakistani drone across LOC. An official confirmed that the arms and ammunition were dropped in a rivulet by the Pakistani drone. It is the fifth incident since June 20 when a similar drone was shot down by the Border Security Force (BSF). On September 19, another Pakistani drone had dropped arms in J&K’s Rajouri. Earlier, DGP Dilbag Singh said that Pakistan has been dropping weapons via drones. Watch the full video for more details.
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As the national capital's Covid-19 case tally crossed the 2.53 lakh-mark, Delhi's health minister briefed the media about the situation regarding hospital beds. Satyendar Jain revealed that Delhi currently has a little over 15,800 hospital beds, of which 7,051 are occupied. This means that around 55% of Delhi's hospital beds are still unoccupied. However, Jain clarified that some private hospitals are facing issues regarding beds, especially in the intensive care unit (ICU). Commenting on the Covid statistics, he said that Delhi's daily positivity ratio was at 7%, according to the 7 days' moving average. This was lower than the 8.5-9% which was being seen recently. Jain said that there seemed to be a plateauing in cases in the capital. Watch the full video for more.
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Jammu and Kashmir Police along with the security forces busted a terror module and arrested two persons in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch. According to police, plan was for targeted killing and IED explosions in the region. The police and security forces also recovered IEDs, 3 Pistols, 11 grenades, IED making instructions in a pen drive, wireless sets etc. Case has been registered and investigation is underway.
Jammu and Kashmir Police have recovered stolen mobile phones which are worth almost Rs. 26 lakh. These mobile phones were stolen by robbers from a mobile phone shop in Gojwara. During the course of investigation, services of FSL unit as well as electronic surveillance units were utilised. Police have arrested 3 people in the connection.
JandK General Operation Commanding (GOC), Victor Force, Major General A Sengupta on August 28 informed that 8 terrorists were neutralized and one was forced to surrender during two operations of over 18 hours. "Under two operations over 18 hours commencing from yesterday afternoon, based on very precise intelligence and hard work of JK Police and RR battalions, we were able to neutralise 8 terrorists, including taking one surrender," said Major General Sengupta. He further added, "7 of the 8 terrorists who have been neutralised were recruited in 2020, and these misguided youth were recruited with the false promises by Pakistani terrorists, Pakistani handlers and people in society with anti-national sentiments."
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid emphasis on the rapid development in the country while addressing from the rampant of iconic Red Fort on the occasion of 74th Independence Day. He said that rail and road connectivity in the country will help in the overall development in which Dedicated Freight Corridor Project will play a very significant role. Work on Dedicated Freight Corridor Project is underway at rapid pace which will help in fast and easy supply of essential goods.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid emphasis on the rapid development in the country while addressing from the rampant of iconic Red Fort on the occasion of 74th Independence Day. He said that rail and road connectivity in the country will help in the overall development in which Dedicated Freight Corridor Project will play a very significant role. Work on Dedicated Freight Corridor Project is ongoing on rapid pace and it will help in fast and easy supply of essential goods.
High Commissioner of Bangladesh to India, Mohammad Imran, on August 15 stated that his country wished to part of India's Atmanirbhar Abhiyan. "I attended Independence Day celebrations at Red Fort, today morning. It was very encouraging listening to Prime Minister Narendra Modi. We look forward to strengthening our ties. As India will be 'Atmanirbhar', we also want to be a part of it," Mohammad Imran said.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi hoisted the tricolour. He will shortly address the nation at Red Fort. India is celebrating its 74th Independence Day. The PM is being assisted by Major Shweta Pandey in unfurling the National Flag. This year, the celebrations have been muted in view of coronavirus spread.
A full dress rehearsal was held in JandK's Doda ahead of Independence Day on August 13. Tricolour was unfurled by Additional Deputy Commissioner (ADC) of Doda Kishori Lal. March past also took place by cadets at the Sports Stadium. Jammu and Kashmir Police, Jammu and Kashmir Armed Police and Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) took part in the dress rehearsal. Students of educational institutions also presented cultural program on the eve of rehearsal for Independence Day. This year, India will celebrate 73rd year of Independence.
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