According to police, the act of hoisting an alleged distorted national flag was a “mischief” by the children.
The 10-day expedition, which will cover 1,971 km from the border outpost 1,171 to Longewalla in Rajasthan, will be undertaken by various formations of Konark Corps of the Indian Army, representatives of Indian Air Force, Indian Navy, Indian Coast Guard and Border Security Force.
The medical interns — those in the fifth year of their MBBS course — have highlighted that their monthly stipend of Rs 12,800 is “meagre” in comparison to most other states where government interns “are paid much more.”
The AHNA had earlier announced admission criteria for Covid-19 patients in private hospitals following accusations of creating artificial shortage by the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC).
According to an FIR filed at Umreth police station, the accused, all residents of Kadiyaval at Umreth, have been booked under Section 2 of the Prevention of Insults to National Honour Act, 1971, for allegedly insulting the national flag.
The state vaccine committee will hold a meeting with Bharat Biotech representatives on Wednesday to discuss the study design, said a committee member.
Ahmedabad City Police Commissioner Sanjay Srivastava issued a notification barring entry of all heavy goods vehicles (HGVs) and heavy passenger vehicles (HPVs) in the city premises, in an effort to curb pollution.
A team of forensic experts at the FSL undertook the medical examination of the accused ahead of their polygraph and brain mapping tests.
At a meeting, chaired by Rupani and attended by GIDC officials at Gandhinagar, CM Vijay Rupani reviewed the projects undertaken by the corporation and asked it to submit a feasibility report in the matter, an official release issued by the state government stated.
On Monday, around 40 MBBS-bonded doctors approached the Ahmedabad Medical Association (AMA) seeking cooperation and support for addressing their demands and concerns.
The notification, issued under Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) Section 144, prohibits any movement or assembly of people on public roads, streets, lanes or highways between 9 pm and 6 am every day from November 23 to December 7.
With a surge in cases and fatalities, the Gujarat government placed further curbs on gatherings at weddings and funerals, banning any event with an assembly of people during the curfew hour.
As on Monday, between 90 to 98 per cent of the critical care beds were occupied in government and AMC-run hospitals, and the authorities have decided to add more beds.
Clarifying that the final decision regarding admission is of the treating doctor and these will remain broad guidelines as it is “difficult to list all the conditions for which admission may be required”, AHNA stated.
Thirteen more people succumbed to the disease, eight of which were reported from Ahmedabad city alone. The number of fatalities has mounted to 3,884 in the state, the health department data stated.
Ahmedabad lockdown: A total of 11 deputy police commissioners, 32 assistant police commissioners, 57 police inspectors, 215 police sub-inspectors, 7,000 police personnel and 2,635 home guards were deployed across the city to ensure strict adherence to the curfew restrictions, officials said.
The CBI team took the accused, who were lodged in Aligarh jail in UP, to Gandhinagar on Saturday and held discussions with officials of the Forensic Science Laboratory (FSL). The date for conducting the tests is not yet decided.
The Chief Minister said coronavirus cases has increased not only in Gujarat but in different states.
On Friday, Gujarat Health Commissioner Jaiprakash Shivhare, by way of an order, directed postgraduate and MBBS-bonded doctors to mark themselves present in Ahmedabad in the next two days. Currently, 925 MBBS-bonded doctors are eligible to join Covid-19 duty across Gujarat.
The move, Dr Bhavesh Rana, the in-charge of Narsanda primary healthcare centre (PHC), said was largely driven by coronavirus-related “rumours” in the village.
Sources in the Gujarat Maritime Board said the vessel, which travelled from Mumbai, dropped anchor at Alang at 7 pm on Saturday.
During his address, Modi recalled his experience of battling “pre-conceived notions” as the former chief minister of Gujarat.
The notification issued by the Police Commissioner of Ahmedabad city on Friday, states that industrial units manufacturing essential items, pharmaceutical firms and those having “continuous processes” will continue to function during the curfew that ends at 6 am on November 23.
Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel said sufficient beds are available across the state. With rising Covid-19 cases in the state, Patel directed the government-bonded MBBS doctors to join duty or face action under the Epidemic Diseases Act.
This is the third time when the ACB has conducted psychological profiling of a crime scene in the state and the first in south Gujarat, officials said.