A day after clashes between security agencies and protesting farmers in the Capital, langar and other services set up by the Delhi government at Guru Teg Bahadur Memorial were stopped and tents were removed. However, the AAP denied it. On Wednesday, tents were being removed from GTB Memorial and a worker at the site said, “We were given an order to get the tents removed after langar service was stopped on Tuesday”. AAP leader and national spokesperson Raghav Chadha said that langar sewa was disrupted due to “yesterday’s violence and vandalism”. “It will resume in a day or two. We have not stopped anything,” he said. Manpreet Singh, a protesting farmer, said that while they were expecting some repercussions because of Tuesday’s events, they hadn’t anticipated this. “The Delhi government only helped us for their political gain and now they’ve pulled it back because of their public perception,” he said. ... » Learn More about A day after violence, langar services at GTB Memorial stopped
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Comprehensive Story oi-Vicky Nanjappa By Vicky Nanjappa Updated: Wednesday, January 27, 2021, 11:35 [IST] New Delhi, Jan 27: The social media was abuzz that a Khalistan flag was hoisted by the protesting farmers at Red Fort on January 26. However, the flag was a Sikh Flag that is found in every Gurdwara and the same is carried invariably during religious processions. In the Gurdwaras, the flags is hoisted at a height with a double-edged sword known as a 'khanda.' This flag that flies at the top is called the Nishan Sahib. Indian Army: The Nishan Sahib is there at every Gurdwara of the Sikh Regiment. When the contingents of the regiment move their Gurdwara, they carry the Sikh Flag along the bir of the Guru Granth Sahib. It is treated with great respect by the officers and jawan. The Nishan Sahib is found at every Gurdwara in any Army cantonment.The war cry of the Sikh Regiment and Sikh Light Infantry is Bole So Nihal, Sat Sri Akal. On the other hand, the motto of the Sikh ... » Learn More about What is the Nishan Sahib?
The CPI(M) strongly condemned the Delhi police for the “inhuman blockade” imposed at the Delhi borders against the agitating farmers denying them water, food and other essential commodities. The party Polit Bureau said the Delhi government too has stopped delivering the water tankers of the Delhi Jal Board. The toilets provided by the Delhi government at the Guru Teg Bahadur Smarak have been forcibly vacated by the police. “Preventing the elected government of Delhi in discharging its duties on its own property is illegal,” the CPI(M) said. It blamed the Union Home Ministry for taking such inhuman measures attempting to starve the kisans and thus disrupt and disperse the protests. The party has demanded that these draconian measures should be immediately withdrawn. ... » Learn More about Farmers’ Protest | “Inhuman blockade” imposed at Delhi borders, says CPI(M)
NEW DELHI: With the objective to gear up for the roll-out of COVID-19 vaccine across the country, the dry run will be conducted by all the States and UT governments from Saturday. What is a dry run A dry run is essentially a practice session where a sample number of beneficiaries will go through a mock immunisation process. Who will participate in the dry run? Apart from the staff of the designated COVID-19 vaccination centres, the dry run will see the participation of a select group of health care workers as test vaccine beneficiaries. Each centre will identify 25 test beneficiaries for the dry run. What is the objective of the dry run? According to Union Health Ministry, the objective of the dry run for COVID-19 vaccine introduction is to "assess operational feasibility in the use of COVID Vaccine Intelligence Network (Co-WIN) application in a field environment, to test the linkages between planning and implementation and to identify the challenges and guide the way forward prior to ... » Learn More about Covid-19 vaccine dry run: Know why is this being done, who all will participate and where will the activity take place
hospitals from among those handling Covid-19 cases in the wake of dwindling new cases. The number of beds reserved for Covid patients in many hospitals too has been significantly decreased, with Lok Nayak Hospital now reserving just 300 beds for Covid patients from the 2,000 beds earlier, while the 1,500-bedded Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital ceased to have even a single Covid bed.“Consequent upon reduction in reporting of Covid-19 cases in Delhi, the competent authority has decided to de-escalate the number of dedicated beds reserved for Covid in 11 Delhi government hospitals,” said a government official. Among the 11 designated facilities, six have been turned fully non-Covid, while beds have been reduced in the rest.Lok Nayak Hospital, which was India’s largest Covid care centre when the pandemic was at its peak, is back to normal operations and has re-started OPD services. Suresh Kumar, the hospital’s medical director, said that only 31 of the 300 beds are ... » Learn More about Cases dip, six Delhi govt hospitals back to being fully non-Covid facilities