Wednesday, 18 May, 2022
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Topic: CAPF

35 lakh ‘Ayushman’ health cards given to CAPF personnel & their families: MoS Nityanand Rai

Union Minister Nityanand Rai said the beneficiaries of the scheme can avail cashless healthcare benefits at a chain of 24,000 hospitals across the country.

‘Neutral’ central force to be deployed along Assam-Mizoram border, says home ministry

Assam and Mizoram governments have agreed to withdraw their respective state police and CAPF will take over the responsibility of the inter-state border.

Another 71 CAPF companies sent to West Bengal amid poll-related violence

Till now, a total of 1,000 companies were earmarked for the conduct of elections in the state that has 294 assembly seats.

5 months since Amit Shah’s ‘Made in India’ push, CAPF canteens yet to go full swadeshi 

Union Home Minister Amit Shah had announced that CAPF canteens will only sell swadeshi goods amid a push by Modi government to make India self-reliant.

Read my lips, forget the camera

Say Central forces' angry soldiers. They need reform, committed leaders. And very sensitive handling.

CRPF officer booked for ‘making fake RSS Twitter handle, using it for IPS parity campaign’

The CRPF officer has denied allegations of impersonation. The controversy comes amid a longstanding campaign among CAPFs to seek parity with IPS officers.

Govt transfers CRPF officer behind list of ‘swadeshi’ items removed from CAPF canteens

The CRPF officer had issued an order junking more than 1,000 products by firms such as Dabur, VIP, Nestle from CAPF canteens. The order was later put on hold.

Govt puts on holds list of non-Swadeshi items for CAPF canteens

According to officials, the list of banned items included many made in India products, leading to it being put on hold, and a revised list will be released soon.

IPS Abhinav Kumar’s allegations baseless. CAPF cadre officers fighting an existential battle

The unyielding stubbornness of the IPS officers leading CAPFs towards addressing genuine grievances of cadre officers has forced them to approach the courts.

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Chinese President Xi Jinping | Representational image| kremlin.ru

Chinese economy is feeling the heat. Blame Xi’s political Lysenkoism, vaccination policy

Smarting from the failures of his Great Leap Forward campaign, which hit the economy hard, Mao launched the 1962 war with India to rally the nation behind him.
Congress supporters staged a protest against inflation in Ranchi on 10 May | ANI

As inflation breaks records, Modi govt plans to counter criticism ahead of anniversary & polls

While retail inflation hit an 8-year high of 7.8% in April, wholesale inflation surged to a 9-year high of 15.08% on the back of elevated food and energy prices in the same month.

Defence

Satellite image of the development on the site | Twitter | @detresfa_

China building ‘bigger, broader’ 2nd bridge at Pangong Tso that can carry armoured columns

China's People's Liberation Army aims for multiple routes to counter any possible operations by the Indian forces on the southern banks of the Pangong Tso in the future.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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