Monthly Archives: February 2019

In Northeast, air links shrinking

The day Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation for the first civilian airport in Arunachal Pradesh, Jet Airways operated its last flight on the Guwahati-Aizawl route. By withdrawing from Mizoram, the private airliner joined an expanding list of flight operators that have suspended operation from new and existing routes …

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Amid protests, PM backs Citizenship Bill

Modi says it is India’s obligation to offer refuge to minorities fleeing religious persecution Amid black-flag protests and boycott of his programmes in Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, and Tripura, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday defended the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016, but said it would not have any negative impact on …

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Timeless Tupolev

The Soviet-era naval aircraft is not just a museum piece, but remains a stellar example of a sturdy flying machine The TU 142 Aircraft Museum in Visakhapatnam narrates a tale of resilience, keeping the accolades earned by the Soviet-era flying machine fresh in memory. The long-range maritime patrol aircraft served …

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Hand transplants may be a reality in hospitals soon

Hand transplants may soon become a reality in Karnataka, with some hospitals applying for transplantation licence with the State government. State Health Director P.S. Prabhakar, who is also the Joint Director (Medical) and the transplantation licensing authority for hospitals, told The Hindu on Saturday that at least three hospitals had …

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India rebuts China on Modi’s visit to Arunachal

India on Saturday strongly reiterated its claims on Arunachal Pradesh, after China objected to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the frontier State. The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said the Chinese side was aware of India’s sensibilities. “The State of Arunachal Pradesh is an integral and inalienable part of …

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