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Decks cleared for turning INS Viraat into museum

The State Cabinet on Thursday approved the proposal to establish a maritime museum on board INS Viraat , the world’s oldest aircraft carrier, which was decommissioned in March 2017. The museum will come up through public-private partnership and is likely to cost Rs. 852 crore. “At present, it is being kept at the naval dockyard. […]

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‘Ensure fair probe into attack on Jagan’

Leaders of the YSR Congress Party, including the Rajya Sabha members and former members of the Lok Sabha met Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh and pleaded with him for intervention of Centre into the probe being conducted into the attack on their party president Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy. A delegation, led by former MP Mekapati […]

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PIL seeks SIT probe into graft allegations against CBI officials

WHAT’S IN THE NEWS? PIL seeks SIT probe into graft allegations against CBI officials The Supreme Court Thursday said that it would consider according urgent hearing to a PIL seeking a court-monitored SIT probe into allegations of corruption against various CBI officials, including Rakesh Asthana who was divested of his responsibilities as the agency’s special […]

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Plan to make NH 275 into four-lane riles activists

The proposed expansion of National Highway 275 to a four-lane highway from Mysuru to Madikeri has riled activists in Kodagu. The district bore the brunt of nature’s fury in the recent floods and landslips, which were also attributed to deforestation and environmental degradation. Source: Read Full Article

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Sindhu breezes past Zhang into 2nd round of French Open

Sindhu breezes past Zhang into second round of French Open India’s ace shuttler PV Sindhu breezed into the second round of the women’s singles event at French Open after crushing Beiwen Zhang in straight games for a revenge win, here on Tuesday. Sindhu, seeded third, disposed off unseeded Zhang 21-17 21-8 in just 34 minutes […]

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Probe into happenings at Sabarimala sought

Vishwa Hindu Parishad leader and Sabarimala Karma Samithi convenor S.J.R. Kumar on Tuesday demanded a judicial inquiry into the happenings at Nilackal and Pampa during the days the Sabarimala temple opened for pooja recently. Arguing that the developments had been engineered by the State and the police, he said that the government chose to enforce […]