Soldier killed in Pak shelling along LoC

first_imgNew Delhi: An Indian soldier was killed along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir following a ceasefire violation by Pakistan, Army sources said on Monday. The ceasefire violation took place at 1 p.m. on Sunday in the Poonch sector. The Army identified the deceased soldier as Grenadier Hemraj Jat (23). An official said Pakistani troops had resorted to shelling of mortars and firing of small arms in which Jat sustained fatal injuries. Also Read – India gets first tranche of Swiss bank a/c details Jat belonged to Rajasthan’s Alwar district and had been commissioned into the Army in 2017. “Indian forces retaliated befittingly to the shelling by Pakistan,” the official added. Pakistan has upped the ante at the LoC through repeated ceasefire violations ever since the special category status to Jammu and Kashmir was withdrawn. In August, there were more than of 275 instances of ceasefire violations by Pakistan along the LoC. More than 220 ceasefire violations were reported from the LoC after August 5 when India abrogated Article 370 of the Constitution.last_img read more

HEALTH HAS MOSQUITO GEAR GIVING FREE FLU SHOTS

first_img Chicken Pox hatching at schools, PDM sounds alarm Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp Change is on the horizon says PDM Leader Sharlene Cartwright Robinson Related Items:Chikungunya, Dengue, edwin astwood, Flu shots, Ministry of Health and Human Services Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsAppProvidenciales, 03 Dec 2014 – Lots of rain and Magnetic Media has confirmed that the Department of Environmental Health does have the requisite supplies to fog or oil and foil any boom in the mosquito population.  Hon Edwin Astwood during that PDM Press Conference (Monday Dec 1) expressing  his concern about the lingering Dengue Fever and Chikungunya Virus problems; saying there is already localized flooding at the JAGS McCartney International Airport.  Last month, the TCI Hospitals confirmed a double digit surge in cases at the hospital related to Dengue and ChikV.  This news comes at the Ministry of Health and Human Services announces that it has cold and flu vaccines to ward off fevers and the like this season. Explaining that the Ministry is committed to keeping the Turks and Caicos healthy with the Seasonal flu vaccine for adults and children now available at all Government operated Primary Health Care Departments free of charge. Recommended for you ZIKA Press Releaselast_img read more

3 including minors killed near NH34

first_imgBALURGHAT: Train services were disrupted for about two hours after a woman and her two minor daughters were crushed to death under a truck near Dalkhola railway crossing on National Highway 34, around 39 km away from Raiganj on Thursday night. The deceased were identified as Ghurni Bansfore and her two daughters as Rinki and Mala. The mob chasing the truck, caught the driver and thrashed him rampantly. Later, police after being informed rushed to the spot, rescued the killer truck driver and admitted him to the Raiganj super-specialty hospital. His condition is stated to be critical. Also Read – Heavy rain hits traffic, flightsThe agitated locals staged a demonstration at the railway crossing and blocked the NH 34 for about two hours following the mishap for which both train and road transport services remained disrupted. Normalcy was, however, restored after the law-enforcers pacified the wrath of the locals. Police later sent the bodies for autopsy. According to police, the truck was going to Siliguri from Raiganj at a high speed. While reaching Dalkhola railway crossing, the driver lost control and hit the victims. “It is apprehended that it was too late for the driver when he found the victims just in front of the speeding vehicle and hit them causing immediate death of the trio” said a police officer. Police seized the vehicle. A case of reckless driving has also been registered.last_img read more