Daily Archives: October 7, 2018

India leaves out offset clause for S-400

Aim is to advance deliveries of the system, though Russia was ready to accede to the condition The Rs. 40,300-crore deal between India and Russia for five S-400 air defence missile systems does not have any offset clause. India has decided to drop it so as to advance deliveries, though …

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Putting first-time flyers at ease

Airports Authority of India creates a simulated experience of security drills With the aim of dispelling any fear in first-time flyers and educating them about the mandatory security drill, the Airports Authority of India (AAI) has recreated an airport experience at an international exhibition here. The AAI, which manages 130 …

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Uncertainty shadows the Rohingya of Kutupalong

Safe now in Bangladesh’s sprawling camps, refugees are haunted by the violence that forced them to flee and seek assurances before they return Mohammed Nikaruzzaman, the sub-district officer in charge of Kutupalong, can never forget the sight that he witnessed on September 6, 2017. That rainy evening, while driving towards …

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Restoring Kerala’s cultural colours

International team to arrive tomorrow, will come up with plans for restoration after the deluge The International Centre for the study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property (ICCROM), an intergovernmental organisation with headquarters in Rome, would be salvaging the cultural wealth affected by the recent floods in Kerala. …

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EC sets month-long poll schedule for 5 States

The Election Commission on Saturday announced that the Assembly elections in Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Mizoram, Rajasthan and Telangana will be held from November 12 to December 7. The results for all the five States will be declared on December 11. The model code of conduct came into effect in four …

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