Activist Sudha Bharadwaj, one of the main accused in the 2018 Bhima Koregaon Maoist Attack, got released from Byculla Mumbai Jail. She was released on certain conditions listed by the National Investigation Agency (NIA), on December 9. The NIA listed 16 conditions including submission of two government Id proofs, personal bond, personal details (residential, phone, relatives) and attendance to nearest police station. The Reportedly, Bombay HC… read-more
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Tamil Nadu CM MK Stalin paid a floral tribute on December 9, to Chief of Defense Staff (CDS) General Bipin Rawat and others who died in the chopper crash, at Madras Regimental Centre. Those who died in military helicopter crash were brought to Madras Regimental Centre on December 8 from Military Hospital. General Rawat, his wife and 11 others were travelling from Sulur to Wellington when the chopper crashed.
Tamil Nadu's Forensic Science Department, headed by Director Srinivasan's team reached the chopper crash site on December 9. CDS General Bipin Rawat, his wife and 11 others were killed on December 8, in an IAF Mi-17V5 chopper crash in Tamil Nadu. Earlier in the day, Air Chief Marshal VR Chaudhari reached the chopper crash site along with DGP C Sylendra Babu. An order has been given for the matter's inquiry.
Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh addressed the Parliament over Tamil Nadu chopper crash incident, on December 9. He paid tribute to those who died in the incident including Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Bipin Rawat, his wife and 11 others. The mortal remains of the victims will be brought to Delhi, said Rajnath Singh. He added that the last rites of the victims will be conducted with military honours.
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At the United Nations Security Council Meeting (Syria) on December 8, India reiterated chemical weapon access to terrorist groups. Prathik Mathur, the Counsellor in India's permanent mission to the United States, said, "India has been repeatedly constantly cautioning against the possibility of terrorist entities and individuals gaining access to chemical weapons." He also said that India supports elimination of chemical weapons and effective… read-more
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on December 9, wished Congress President Sonia Gandhi on her birthday. "Best wishes to Smt. Sonia Gandhi Ji on her birthday. Praying for her long life and good health," PM Modi tweeted. Union Minister Nitin Gadkari also extended his birthday wishes. However, Congress President appealed to party workers not to celebrate her birthday following the sudden demise of CDS General Bipin Rawat in a chopper crash.
Jharkhand Health and Disaster Management Minister Banna Gupta on December 8, announced of giving Rs 50,000 ex-gratia from the State Disaster Management Department Fund to the families of those who died of Covid-19. Speaking to ANI, Gupta said, "Jharkhand government will give Rs 50,000 ex-gratia to the kin of persons who died of Covid-19 in the state." Notably, a total of 5,141 people have died of Covid-19 in the state.
Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope on December 8, briefed media over Covid-19's Omicron situation. "Transmissibility is higher. But the severity or virulence is low. So we do not need to panic," said Tope. Furthermore, Tope said that there are 10 Omicron cases in Maharashtra at present. He also assured strict surveillance at Mumbai airports, screening domestic and international passengers. "We are working with the 3T principle," he added… read-more
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Air Chief Marshal VR Chaudhari reached the chopper crash site near Coonoor in the Nilgiris district of Tamil Nadu on December 9, along with DGP C Sylendra Babu. In the Mi-17V5 helicopter crash, 13 people including Chief of Defense Staff (CDS) General Bipin Rawat and his wife Madhulika Rawat lost their lives on December 8. An order has been given by IAF for inquiry in the case.
Indian Weightlifter Sanket Mahadev Sargar, brings gold at Commonwealth Weightlifting Championship, on December 8. He set a national record with his best lift of 113 kgs. Sanket Mahadev won the medal representing India in "Men's 55 kg Snatch Category" at Commonwealth Games in Uzbekistan. Furthermore, Indian athletes are competing in both Commonwealth Weightlifting Championship and World Weightlifting Championship (till December 17).
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