Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Nearly 1.25 lakh Indians returned from overseas under Vande Bharat Mission: Hardeep Puri

Minister of Civil Aviation of India (Representative Image)

New Delhi, June 24: Union Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Tuesday said that almost 1,25,000 Indians have gotten back from various nations under the Vande Bharat Mission. 

He educated that 6,037 individuals got back to India from abroad on June 23. "Vande Bharat keeps on being a mission of expectation and satisfaction for abandoned and bothered Indian around the globe. Up until this point, almost 125K Indians have returned on these clearing flights and almost 43K have flown out of India. Today (on Tuesday) 6,37 individuals got back from various nations," Puri said in a tweet. 

Upwards of 2,50,087 Indian nationals abandoned abroad have been localized since the start of Vande Bharat Mission a month ago, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said a week ago. 

The Vande Bharat Mission, which began from May 7 to clear Indians abandoned abroad due to Covid pandemic, is in its thrid stage. 

The ongoing stage initiated on June 11. 

Under the third stage, India would have 550 flights including 191 feeder flights.(ANI)

Security forces recover arms, ammunition from J-K's Poonch

Arms and ammunition recovered from Surankote area of Poonch district on June 23, [Photo/ANI]

Poonch, June 24: Arms and ammo were recuperated from Surankote zone of Poonch area on June 23, after a joint activity was led by the security powers. 

As indicated by the authorities, one Under Barrel Grenade Launcher (UBGL) firearm and 212 rounds were recuperated in a joint inquiry activity of the Indian Army and Special Operations Group (SOG). 

On Tuesday, in a joint activity in Srinagar's Harwan, security powers had busted a functioning den stacked with armes and ammo. (ANI)

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