INS Tarkash arrives in Mumbai carrying 785 oxygen cylinders from Kuwait
As part of Air and Sea Bridge Operation between India and Kuwait, fifth Indian Navy Ship (INS) Tarkash arrived on Tuesday night at Mumbai port carrying 785 oxygen cylinders during the third phase of its medical supply.
This emergency medical supply operation between India and Kuwait is under the third phase and will continue to meet the urgent oxygen requirements in India, the Embassy of Kuwait said in a statement.
So far 425 MT of liquid medical oxygen and 3,800 oxygen cylinders has arrived at the Indian ports during the first and second phase of medical supply.
Meanwhile, External Affairs Minister (EAM) S Jaishankar is on a 3-day visit to Kuwait from June 9 to 11, his first trip to the country as the Union Minister to discuss the ways of strengthening cooperation between both the countries in various fields.
According to the MEA release, the External Affairs Minister is taking this trip at the invitation of Sheikh Ahmed Nasser Al-Mohammad Al-Sabah, Foreign Minister and Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs, Kuwait.
India reported 92,596 new Covid-19 cases registered in the last 24 hours. The Covid case tally in India has now reached 2,90,89,069, informed the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Wednesday.
Karnataka Government on Monday suspended IAS officer J Manjunath, former DC of Bengaluru Urban, after Manjunath was arrested by Anti-Corruption Bureau in a bribery case. Manjunath was arrested by the ACB, four days after he was transferred from the post of Bengaluru urban district deputy commissioner. IPS officer Amrit Paul was also suspended after being arrested by CID for his alleged role in the PSI recruitment scam case.
Following the arrest of IPS officer Amrit Paul for his alleged role in the police sub-inspectors recruitment scam, the Leader of Opposition in Karnataka Assembly Siddaramaiah on Tuesday demanded the resignation of state Home Minister Araga Jnanendra. Paul was arrested by Crime Investigation Department for his alleged role in the PSI recruitment scam case on Monday. Karnataka Government on Monday also suspended Paul following his arrest.
A cab driver in Chennai was arrested on Tuesday for beating a 34-year-old man to death over the number of passengers entering the cab and the one-time password (OTP) required before starting a trip. They had booked a cab after they came out of a mall in Navalur after watching a movie on Sunday around 3:30 pm. Onlookers apprehended the cab driver until the police arrived. The cab driver hails from Salem district.
A man was seen thrashing a cop inside a police station premises in Uttar Pradesh's Mainpuri. According to news agency ANI, the man had been called by the police over a domestic violence complaint when he lost his temper and began delivering blows to the cop. An official told ANI that the family cited his ill mental health as the reason behind his violent behaviour. The man has been booked and detained, the official added.
Mumbai witnessed heavy rainfall as commuters faced a hard time wading to waterlogged roads across the city on Tuesday. The Andheri subway, which connects east and west parts of the suburb, was closed for vehicular traffic and pedestrians due to waterlogging at about 7am. Commuters said that there was chaos and disorder on Mumbai roads throughout Tuesday morning due to incessant showers and heavy downpour.