Day: September 2, 2020

THIS IS HOW THE INDIAN JAMES BOND, AJIT DOVAL WANTS TO TACKLE THE THREE PROBLEMS INDIA IS FACING: PAKISTAN, TERRORISTS AND CHINA

Ajit Kumar Doval, IPS (Retd), PM, PPM, KC, is a former Indian intelligence and law enforcement officer, who, since 30 May 2014, is the 5th and current National Security Adviser to Prime Minister Narendra Modi. He had previously served as the Director of the Intelligence Bureau in 2004–05, after spending a decade as the head …

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PAKISTAN PRIME MINISTER NAWAZ SHARIF CONDEMNS INDIA’S SURGICAL STRIKES ALONG LOC

Reacting to an astonishing announcement made by the Indian Army on Thursday about the surgical attacks along LoC, Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif condemned them and said that Pakistan’s desire for peace should not be interpreted as its weakness. “We are ready for the safety and defense of our country,” he told the Pakistani media. Interestingly, …

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AP GOVERNMENT: INDIAN COMPANIES CAN STILL MAKE FOREIGN COLLABORATIONS FOR AMARAVATI CONSTRUCTION

The Government of Andhra Pradesh recently told Hyderabad High Court that it never intended to exclude Indian companies from participating in the tender process for the construction of Amaravati Capital City, but insisted on firms having international experience only to invite the more competent companies. Defending the tender norms which were challenged by two real …

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TELANGANA GOVERNMENT SIGNS AN MOU WITH ISRO

The Government of Telangana signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) to improve services of its educational channel ‘Mana TV’. The MoU was signed by officials of the Department of Information Technology, Electronics & Communication of the state government, and ISRO’s Development & Educational Communication Unit (DECU). “The state …

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SIKKIM IS NOW INDIA’S CLEANEST STATE WITH RESPECT TO SANITATION IN RURAL AREAS

The Union Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation has adjudged Sikkim the cleanest state in India in terms of sanitation in rural areas. The latest Swachh Survekshan Gramin 2016 report saw Sikkim scoring a total of 98.2% in the ranking given on the basis of percentage of households that have toilets. With four of its …

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INDIA RESPONDS BACK: INDIAN ARMY CONDUCTS SURGICAL STRIKES ON TERROR LAUNCH PADS AT LOC

With high tension prevailing between India and Pakistan due to the Uri terror attacks by Pakistan and PM Modi refusing to attend the SAARC Summit in Islamabad, there was a sudden advancement by the Indian Army as they conducted surgical strikes on terror launch pads at the LoC on Wednesday night. These surgical strikes were …

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INDIA REFUSES TO TAKE PART IN THE SAARC SUMMIT IN ISLAMABAD FOLLOWING THE URI ATTACKS

Bringing up diplomatic pressure on Pakistan, the Indian government recently said that it is unable to participate in the November SAARC summit in Islamabad in the prevailing circumstances. This decision on cancelling Indian participation was taken even as discussions continued about steps such as reviewing the MFN status for Pakistan following the Uri attack. In …

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RAINS IN AP: WORRIED FATHER WADES THROUGH DEEP WATERS AND GETS HIS DAUGHTER TO A HOSPITAL

With heavy rains lashing out at various parts of the state of Andhra Pradesh, there have been many cases of extreme difficulties being faced by the people. One such instance is when a man from Kudumsare village in Chintapalli Mandal, Andhra Pradesh, carried his six-month-old daughter across deep water and walked for five kilometres to …

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HOW AND WHAT REALLY HAPPENED AT THE SURGICAL STRIKES BY INDIA AGAINST TERRORISTS AT LOC

There have been a lot of Indians rejoicing to the news that India retaliated back by launching surgical strikes against the terrorists at LoC yesterday. Here is a look at what exactly happened at the border: 1. These surgical strikes were spread over a 250 km arc and the troops went 2 km deep into …

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A NEW FLYOVER NEAR NAD JUNCTION IN VIZAG, DESIGN TO BE FINALIZED NEXT MONTH

A new flyover is soon going to be constructed across NAD Kotha Road, which is the busiest junction in the city of Visakhapatnam. The sole objective of building this flyover is to ease the traffic congestion and the design for the proposed flyover would be finalised next month after Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh N. …

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TERROR ATTACK IN BARAMULLA LAST NIGHT, 2 TERRORISTS AND ONE SOLDIER KILLED

Exactly after two weeks since the terror attacks at Uri, there was yet another strike from the terrorists, that occurred last night in Baramulla, Jammu and Kashmir. At least two terrorists and a soldier were killed, and one soldier was injured, when terrorists fired at and hurled grenades on two military camps in Baramulla, exactly …

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ANDHRA PRADESH APPRECIATED FOR IMPLEMENTING SOME BEST PRACTICES

The state of Andhra Pradesh has won accolades from the NITI Aayog for implementing some of the best practices in governance. In its report ‘State Forward – Best Practices from our States’ release two days ago, the NITI Aayog listed Aadhar-enabled Fertiliser Distribution System, Aadhar-enabled Public Distribution System, Swachh Vidyalaya, Policy Intervention for Fisheries in …

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PAKISTAN REPORTS THAT 8 INDIAN SOLDIERS WERE KILLED, INDIAN ARMY DENIES THE NEWS

The city of Visakhapatnam was declared open defecation-free, marking the second anniversary of Swachh Bharat Mission and Gandhi Jayanti, on Sunday. Making the declaration at a function at the YVS Murhty Auditorium, District Collector and Special Officer Pravin Kumar said that the resolution making it ODF would be sent to Swachhandhra Corporation for publication in …

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KCR WILLING TO MAKE CHANGES IN PROPOSAL FOR NEW DISTRICTS AND MANDALS

Chief Minister for the state of Telangana, K Chandrashekar Rao expressed his interest to make changes in the proposal of new districts and inclusion of new mandals and revenue divisions after considering public opinion. The Chief Minister, however, ruled out the possibility of making Gadwal a new district. During the meeting the Chief Minister had …

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AP AND GUJARAT THE FIRST STATES IN THE COUNTRY TO BE OPEN DEFECATION FREE

Andhra Pradesh and Gujarat have become the first States in the country with all cities and towns of these states declared Open Defecation Free (ODF) on October 2, marking two years of the launch of the Swachh Bharat Mission. Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu declared all 110 cities and towns in the state …

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BATHUKAMMA: EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THIS TELANGANA FESTIVAL

Bathukamma is a floral festival celebrated by the Hindu women of the state of Telangana. It represents cultural spirit of Telangana. Bathukamma is a beautiful flower stack, arranged with different seasonal flowers with medicinal values, in seven concentric layers in the shape of a Gopuram. In Telugu, ‘Bathukamma’ means ‘Mother Goddess come Alive’ and Goddess …

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