INS Brahmaputra fire: Sailor’s body found; Navy Chief issues directions to make ship seaworthy, combat ready

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New Delhi: The body of Leading Seaman Sitendra Singh, who went missing following a major fire onboard India's frontline warship INS Brahmaputra at the naval dockyard in Mumbai three days ago, was found Wednesday, officials said. The warship was severely damaged and tilted heavily to one side following the fire Sunday evening. The warship is now resting on her left side. Navy Chief Admiral Dinesh K Tripathi visited the naval dockyard...

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Trump rally gunman looked online for information about Kennedy assassination, says FBI director

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Washington: The gunman in the attempted assassination of former President Donald Trump is believed to have done a Google search one week before the shooting of “How far away was Oswald from Kennedy?” FBI Director Christopher Wray said Wednesday, revealing new details about a suspect he said had taken a keen interest in public figures but had otherwise not left behind clear clues of an ideological motive. The search, recovered from...

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India, UK firm up ambitious Technology Security Initiative

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New Delhi: India and the UK Wednesday firmed up a mega technology security initiative that sets out a bold new approach for collaboration in crucial areas of critical minerals, clean energy, telecommunication, semiconductors and new technologies with a broader aim to elevate their strategic partnership to the next level. The decision on the UK-India Technology Security Initiative was made public following wide-ranging talks between External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and his...

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Supreme Court mulls formation of expert panel to resolve grievances of protesting farmers

Supreme Court mulls formation of expert panel to resolve grievances of protesting farmers

New Delhi: The Supreme Court Wednesday mulled the formation of an expert panel to find a solution to the grievances of protesting farmers. During the hearing of a plea moved by the Haryana government against the decision of the Punjab and Haryana High Court ordering the removal of barricades at the Shambhu border, a bench, headed by Justice Surya Kant, told the government to take some steps to reach out to...

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Hindalco to invest over Rs25,000 crore in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: An investment of over Rs 25,000 crore is planned by the company in various upcoming projects as well as expansion of already existing industries in the state, said Hindalco Industries Limited Odisha president Ardhendu Mohapatra during a meeting with Deputy Chief Minister KV Singh Deo here, Wednesday. Mohapatra said, “Hindalco is setting up a two million...

India, UK, S Jaishankar, David Lammy

India, UK firm up ambitious Technology Security Initiative

New Delhi: India and the UK Wednesday firmed up a mega technology security initiative that sets out a bold new approach for collaboration in crucial areas of critical minerals, clean energy, telecommunication, semiconductors and new technologies with a broader aim to elevate their strategic partnership to the next level. The decision on the UK-India Technology Security Initiative...

India successfully tests ballistic missile defence system off Odisha coast

India successfully tests ballistic missile defence system off Odisha coast

Balasore: India Wednesday successfully flight-tested Phase-II Ballistic Missile Defence System from off the Odisha coast, the government said in a statement. The test demonstrated India's indigenous capability to defend against ballistic missiles of 5,000 km class, it said. "The Target Missile was launched from LC-IV Dhamra at 1620 hrs mimicking adversary Ballistic Missile, which was detected by...

10 arrested as police bust gang of dacoits in Odisha’s Sambalpur

Sambalpur: Ten people were arrested as a gang of dacoits was busted in Odisha's Sambalpur district, police said Wednesday. The gang was involved in dacoities in rice mills, petrol pumps and liquor outlets in Sambalpur, Bolangir, Jharsuguda and Sundargarh districts, said Additional SP Haresh Chandra Pandey. Items worth around Rs 75 lakh were seized from them. Among...

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Nita Ambani re-elected unanimously as IOC member

Paris: Indian sports administrator Nita Amabani was Wednesday re-elected unanimously as member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), ahead of the Paris Olympics. Ambani won unanimously with 100 per cent of vote at the 142nd IOC session here. "I am deeply honoured to be re-elected as a member of the International Olympic Committee. I would like to...

Compress PDF for Mail: Simplifying Large Document Attachments

Sending large files by email can be hectic due to the set limit. That’s a major hurdle that many professionals face. This limitation can lead to frustration, wasted time, and missed opportunities, which is quite troublesome since 4.48 billion people worldwide use email to share information. With the help of mail attachments, you can send documents, images,...

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Odisha estimated to grow at 8.5% in 2023-24: Economic Survey

Bhubaneswar: Odisha's economy is estimated to grow at 8.5 per cent in 2023-24 as per advance estimates in comparison to 7.9 per cent growth in 2022-23, according to Economic Survey Report 2023-24. The report tabled in the state Assembly Wednesday said the growth, however, was concentrated in the industry sector and services sector. The Per Capita Income...

 

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