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IAF to send C-17 aircraft to evacuate more Indians from Wuhan

IAF to send C-17 aircraft to evacuate more Indians from Wuhan

All 248 people at an army camp in Manesar and another batch of 100 at an Indo Tibetan Border Police facility, quarantined at these two places after being evacuated from coronavirus-hit Wuhan earlier this month, were discharged on Tuesday, officials said, even as more Indians will be brought back from China by an Indian AIr Force aircraft. IMAGE: A total of 647 Indians and seven Maldivians were brought back from Wuhan on February 1 and 2 . Photograph: ANI Photo The remaining people housed ..., 6 days ago

323 Indians, 7 Maldivians evacuated from coronavirus-hit Wuhan

A second Air India flight carrying 323 Indians and seven Maldivians from Wuhan in China landed at Delhi airport on Sunday morning. IMAGE: Medics screen Indian nationals after they were brought by an Air India aircraft from China's coronavirus-hit city of Wuhan, at the airport in New Delhi on February 2, 2020. Photograph: / In the first flight on early Saturday, 324 Indians were evacuated and were admitted to the two quarantine facilities set up by the Army and the ITBP, though none ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago

The Forgotten Army review

'What was previously buried in the sands of time now gets buried by the weight of banality,' notes Sreehari Nair.   Each episode of The Forgotten Army opens with Shah Rukh Khan's earnest-sounding voiceover giving you a few bare facts about the Azad Hind Fauj. After all, what good is an Indian superstar who can't pass off as a historical guide for the uninitiated? If the magnitude of the setting overwhelms you still, worry not, because Director Kabir Khan's there to handhold you at every ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago

Look out for Major Sheena on Republic Day

'I chose the army over glamour,' says Major Sheena, who feels no other profession elicits the kind of respect like the army does. IMAGE: This Republic Day, Major Sheena Nayyar will be in command of the Transportable Satellite Vehicle in the parade on Rajpath. Photograph: AGDPI   Major Sheena Nayyar is one of those who have led the way. In 2015, she was among the first four women Indian Army officers selected for the flag folding drill in the Beating Retreat ceremony that marks the end of ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

1 Coronavirus patient in Kerala discharged

One of the three medical students, who had tested positive for novel coronavirus infection and were treated at a hospital in Kerala, has been discharged after recovery, Union health minister Harsh Vardhan said on Thursday. IMAGE: Medical staff, wearing protective suits, hold medical waste as they exit the Special Isolation Ward set up to provide treatment to novel coronavirus patients at Kochi Medical college. Photograph: PTI Photo About the other two, he said subsequent tests indicated ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago Kerala declares coronavirus 'state calamity'; GoM meet held  Rediff.com3 weeks ago

Needed: Urgent solutions to defend India well!

'While all would agree on the need to be ready to launch cross-border strikes on terror camps, there is sharp disagreement on how best to do it.''Through IAF fighters, or surface-to-surface missiles?''Or should army Special Forces be created to do the job?''If air strikes are the agreed priority, additional funding must be made available for the purchase of fighters and missiles.''If it is to be Special Forces, the army must be facilitated in raising a Special Forces Command,' notes Ajai ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago

India had offered to evacuate Pakistanis from Wuhan: MEA

The government on Friday said it had offered to bring back people belonging to neighbouring countries, including Pakistan, from the novel coronavirus-hit Wuhan where 80 Indian students are still remaining after evacuation of 647 Indians and seven Maldivians. IMAGE: Maldivian nationals who were brought along with Indians by an Air India aircraft from Wuhan. Photograph: ANI On February 1, 324 Indians were brought back from Wuhan by first Air India special flight, while another batch of 323 ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago

Philippines reports coronavirus death, toll reaches 305

The coronavirus outbreak has killed 305 people and infected 14,562 others as the Philippines on Sunday reported the first death outside China from the epidemic that has spread to 25 countries, including India, the United States, the United Kingdom and Russia. IMAGE: Security personnel checks the temperature of a customer entering Alibaba's Hema Fresh chain store following the coronavirus outbreak in Beijing. Photograph: Reuters The Philippines on Sunday reported the first coronavirus death ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago

An actress remembers her father, the Ashok Chakra hero

'The awareness of how big my father's sacrifice was came to me when we went for the Republic Day parade and my mother received the Ashok Chakra,' Rukmini Vasanth, whose father Colonel Vasanth Venugopal was killed in action fighting terrorists, tells's Archana Masih. IMAGE: Rukmini Vasanth was 10 when her father Colonel Vasanth Venugopal was killed in action and awarded the Ashok Chakra. Photograph: Seema Pant for Colonel Vasanth Venugopal's mother-in-law enters the home ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago

Xi says China battling 'demon' as coronavirus death toll rises to 106

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday called the coronavirus a "demon" which should be brought under control as he met the World Health Organisation chief who assured all necessary help to contain the virus outbreak that has killed 106 people and infected over 4,500 others.  IMAGE: A worker in protective suit uses a thermometer to check the temperature of a man while he enters the Xizhimen subway station, as the country is hit by an outbreak of the new coronavirus, in Beijing, China.
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago
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