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Manipur, Mizoram pass bills fearing Assam influx after NRC

🕔18:13, 20.Sep 2019

Manipur and Mizoram assemblies have passed legislations that bar non-residents from settling in the states. The move follows apprehension that there will be an exodus from Assam after the National Register of Citizens has been compiled. Even as the two

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India To Amend Its Ground Handling Regulations

🕔17:33, 19.Sep 2019

India is set to amend its ground handling regulations for foreign airlines to pacify the U.S., which is a retaliatory action recently barred Air India from performing ground operations on its own at American airports. What is Ground handling? Ground

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Indian Navy-Republic of Singapore Navy-Royal Thailand Navy Trilateral Exercise

🕔17:28, 17.Sep 2019

The maiden trilateral exercise SITMEX, involving the Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN), Royal Thailand Navy (RTN) and Indian Navy (IN) has commenced at Port Blair on 16 Sep 19. The exercise will go on for five days. It aims to

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Yet Another Boat Tragedy In Andhra Pradesh

🕔17:24, 17.Sep 2019

About eight tourists drowned and 37 are still missing in the latest boat tragedy on the Godavari. What happened? A private operator was taking over 70 tourists to see the scenic beauty of Papikondalu when the river was already flowing

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Social Media Accountability

🕔18:05, 14.Sep 2019

Facebook had moved the Supreme Court to transfer the cases related to demands for linking of social media profiles of users with Aadhaar number, pending before the high courts of Madras, Bombay and Madhya Pradesh to the Supreme Court for

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Kris Gopalakrishnan Committee: To suggest ways for Regulation of non- personal data

🕔17:41, 14.Sep 2019

The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) has set up a committee headed by Infosys co-founder Kris Gopalakrishnan Committee to work on a data governance framework and suggest ways to regulate non-personal data. Background Justice BN Srikrishna committee, which

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NATGRID wants to link social media accounts to central database  

🕔18:21, 13.Sep 2019

The ambitious National Intelligence Grid (NATGRID) project wants to link social media accounts to the huge database of records related to immigration entry and exit, banking and telephone details among others. What is NATGRID? NATGRID is an ambitious counterterrorism program,

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Indo-Thailand Joint Military Exercise Maitree – 2019

🕔18:12, 13.Sep 2019

Joint Military Exercise MAITREE-2019 between India and Thailand will be conducted at Foreign Training Node, Umroi (Meghalaya) from 16-29 Sep 2019. About Exercise Maitree Exercise MAITREE is an annual training event which is being conducted alternatively in Thailand and India

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Pangong Tso lake

🕔17:51, 13.Sep 2019

On August 19, 2017, a video was posted online of an alleged scuffle that had taken place a few days earlier between Indian and Chinese soldiers on the banks of Pangong Tso lake. Pangong Tso In the Ladakhi language, Pangong

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DRDO successfully test fires indigenous Man Portable Anti-Tank Guided Missile system

🕔17:30, 12.Sep 2019

The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) successfully flight tested an indigenously-developed low weight, fire and forget, Man-Portable Anti Tank Guided Missile (MPATGM) from Andhra Pradesh’s Kurnool, in a major boost to India’s indigenous missile development program on 11 September.

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