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Indian Navy deploys P8i Long Range Maritime Patrol Aircrafts to search AN-32 plane

After the AN-32 missing incident, ENC deployed two P8i Long Range Maritime Patrol Aircraft with advanced Electro-optics and radars, two Dornier aircraft and twelve ships with integral helicopters to join the search operations initiated to locate the Indian Air Force AN-32 transport aircraft reported missing approx 300 km due East of Chennai this morning. The AN-32 was on a routine sortie from Air Force Station Tambaram to Port Blair and reported to have 29 personnel onboard including the crew...

Gadkari calls for skill development in maritime sector; says job generation is govt’s major priority

While addressing the 129th meeting of the National Shipping Board (NSB) in New Delhi today, the Minister of Shipping and Road Transport & Highways Nitin Gadkari has called for massive skill development in the maritime sector. In his address, Gadkari said that necessary policy level and administrative reforms must be effected urgently so that training institutions are able to run skill development and training modules for a wide ranging variety of disciplines. The Minister also said that employment generatio..

Railway starts CCTV surveillance under Nirbhaya fund; plans to install Video Surveillance System

Close Circuit Television Cameras (CCTV) were provided at 344 railway stations over Indian Railways. Railways have further planned to install Video Surveillance System (VSS) at 1000 stations under Nirbhaya Fund. Total estimated cost of VSS chargeable to Nirbhaya Fund stands at ₹ 500 crore. Installation of CCTV cameras also forms part of Integrated Security System (ISS) and total estimated cost at 202 stations stands at ₹ 252.76 crore...

Railway Engineers seek Jitendra’s intervention for timely promotions in Railway Ministry

A delegation of Railway Engineers representing "Indian Railway Service of Engineers Officers Association" (IRSEOA) led by its Vice President A.K. Sachan met Union Minister of State for Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Dr Jitendra Singh yesterday and sought his intervention for timely promotions and parity in promotion to higher posts in the Ministry of Railways...

Complaint registered against AAP MP Bhagwant Mann over Facebook video featuring Parliament

Aam Aadmi Party MP Bhagwant Mann’s shooting a video clip of Parliament House and uploading it on social media rocked both the Houses of Parliament today, leading to adjournments. However, a Complaint has been register against Bhagwant Mann at Parliament Street Police station over the facebook video, where Mann was seen giving a running commentary as his vehicle crosses security barricades and enters Parliament...

Time to bring closure to the Burhan Wani episode

If the media had stayed away from the death of the terrorist, the losses would have been considerably less. It is the media attention that has egged on the disruptive forces in the Kashmir Valley to play the emotional and sensationalist card to the hilt. These elements know full well that Burhan Wani will be history in a few days from now and they wish to derive as much mileage from his death as is feasible...

Brazil police arrests ten suspects for planning terrorist activities during Rio Olympics 2016

Ten people suspected of planning terrorist acts were arrested by Brazilian police. These suspects planned to plot next month's Rio Olympics. The group was inspired by ISIS and mostly organized online. The group members were all Brazilian citizens and in contact via internet messaging groups such as WhatsApp and Telegram, informed Brazil's Justice Minister Alexandre de Moraes...

Chinese and Pak army conduct joint patrol in POK post report of people joining ISIS from Xinxiang

After taking notice of the report that about 100 people fled the Xinjiang region to join Terror group ISIS, the Chinese army along with Pakistan army conducted joint patrol in the area. A Chinese frontier defense regiment of the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) along with Border police force from Pakistan carried out a joint patrol along the China-Pakistan border.The action comes after a US report which claimed that due to inappropriate religious policies of China in Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous region; more ..

Odisha government forms judicial panel to bring reforms in Puri Jagannath Temple’s management

After Puri Jagannath Temple got caught up amidst controversies over mismanagement of rituals, the Odisha government has constituted a judicial commission to study its functioning. Jagannath Temple witnessed several unruly affairs in its administration which invited serious public outrage. The Odisha government constituted a one-man judicial commission who is directed to suggest reforms in its management...