Daily Archives: October 14, 2018

Navy gets submarine rescue vehicle

DSRV can be mobilised from Mumbai The Navy has inducted its first deep submergence rescue vehicle to rescue downed or disaster-struck submarines on the high seas. India has now joined a select group of countries that have the capability to locate “distressed submarines”. At present, the U.S., China, Russia and …

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Tribes to the fore in Bastar Dialogue

Queen mother invites traditional leaders from four States for a meeting The Bastar Dialogue, aimed at furthering peace in the Red Corridor, concluded in Jagdalpur on Saturday with the passing of a resolution and finalising a roadmap towards achieving peace in the Dandakaranya region. Krishna Kumari Devi, the queen mother …

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Modi’s song livens up a garba do

Garba, the traditional dance from Gujarat, connects the entire world and gives people abundant joy — this is the essence of a song penned by Prime Minister Narendra Modi about 25 years ago. As various parts of the country celebrate Navratri, a group of visually challenged girls from Andh Kanya …

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‘Governance paralysed in Goa’

Cong. says Parrikar is being retained as CM because he has details on Rafale deal Goa Congress chief Girish Chodankar on Saturday said the BJP was forced to continue with Manohar Parrikar as Chief Minister because he was privy to many details about the Rafale deal. The Congress objected to …

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Journalists gather in solidarity with #MeToo

‘Implementlaws against harassment’ Demanding implementation of laws pertaining to sexual harassment in workplaces and constitution of designated committees, a group of journalists on Saturday gathered at Parliament Street in solidarity with the #MeToo movement. Applauding the courage of several women who have spoken about their traumatic experiences at their workplace, …

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Central varsity teachers allege ‘gag order’

With govt. service rules kicking in, they can’t bring out publications taking a critical view of policies Writings of eminent academics taking a critical view of contemporary policies — such as demonetisation, GST, job creation, legislation or foreign policy — may soon be a thing of the past, if the …

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Odisha steps up relief after Titli fury

Toll in Gajapati district rises to 14; Over 60 lakh people affected As the death toll in the landslip in Odisha’s Gajapati district increased to 14 with the finding of two more bodies on Saturday, the State government stepped up relief and restoration work in the areas affected by Cyclone …

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