User: jashmit Topic: Emergency
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Zambian opposition leader walks free in treason case 16.8.2017 TOI: Intl Business
ZAMBIA-POLITICS/ (UPDATE 2, PIX):UPDATE 2-Zambian opposition leader walks free in treason case
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Scores feared killed in Nigeria's market attack 16.8.2017 The Assam Tribune
Scores feared killed in Nigeria's market attack
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Centre junks states demand for more money for setting up Emergency Response Centre 16.8.2017 DNA: Top News
Centre has junked demands from several state governments for additional funds for setting up State Emergency Response Centre (SERC), which aims at rolling out pan-India single emergency number — 112 — for all kinds of emergencies and distress calls from across the country, stating that the amount released is adequate. In the first phase of setting up Emergency Response System, the Ministry of Home Affairs has released Rs 254.37 crore to all the states and union territories. In a letter to the states, accessed by DNA, the MHA stated they have released funds to the states for setting up of state emergency response system and these funds "may be utilised used Information Technology hardware for SERC and Districts, manpower (facilities management services and call taking agents), connectivity and emergency response vehicles". But after getting the money from the Centre, the states complained that the money is inadequate for setting up State Emergency Response Centres, which is a part of National Emergency ...
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'DD, AIR refused to broadcast I-Day speech' 15.8.2017 TOI: Home
Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar on Tuesday alleged that Doordarshan and All India Radio (AIR) refused to broadcast his Independence Day address unless he "reshaped" it and termed it as an "undemocratic, autocratic and intolerant step".
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CPM alleges Doordarshan refused to broadcast Manik Sarkar's speech, calls it 'undeclared Emergency' 15.8.2017 DNA: Popular News
The CPI(M) today alleged that Doordarshan refused to broadcast Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar's speech and said it would fight this "undeclared Emergency". CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury said Doordarshan was "not the private property" of the BJP-RSS and accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of "instructing his cronies to black out voices" of the Opposition, including that of an elected chief minister. There were no immediate reaction from the Prasar Bharati, which runs Doordarshan and All India Radio. In a statement, the CPI-M Politburo said it "strongly condemns the refusal by the Doordarshan and All India Radio to broadcast the customary Independence Day address of Sarkar". "The Doordarshan and All India Radio had recorded his speech for the occasion. However, they subsequently informed him that the speech cannot be carried as it is and asked him to 'reshape' it," it said. The party demanded action against those responsible for "prohibiting" the broadcast. "This is a gross infringement on ...
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Swine flu: No morning assembly in UP schools 15.8.2017 TOI: Home
The Uttar Pradesh government has asked all schools of the state to put on hold morning assemblies from tomorrow to prevent the spread of swine flu.
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99 yr old freedom fighter: 'Jail was like university for me' 15.8.2017 Rediff: GetAhead
Meet Bengaluru's fondest freedom fighter, HS Doreswamy, who has been a sprightly witness to the country's ups and downs since 1947.
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Tracking the journey of India 15.8.2017 DNA: Top News
Slide Photos:  Aryabhata launched: 1975 Named after the famous Indian astronomer, the 360-kg first Indian satellite is built by India’s space agency, ISRO, to conduct experiments in X-ray astronomy, aeronomics, and solar physics. It is launched by Russia from its Kapustin Yar rocket launch and development site. It re-enters the Earth’s atmosphere 17 years later. Agra Summit: 2001 PM AB Vajpayee meets with Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf to resolve long-standing issues between the two countries. Various rounds of one-to-one talks were held with hopefulness and in a spirit of good will. But the historic event fails to achieve a breakthrough because of differences over Kashmir. Bangladesh War: 1971 India intervenes on Bangladesh's behalf and achieves its greatest military victory. About 90,000 Pakistani soldiers surrender before the Indian Army. A new country, Bangladesh, is born. India and Pakistan had already fought in 1948 and 1965. Bofors scandal: 1987 The Bofors scandal shook the nation because it ...
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Freedom, poetry, rebellion and music ... when we lived our bravest moments 15.8.2017 TOI: India
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Free airlifting of expressway accident victims on cards 15.8.2017 Noida - City - The Times of India
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President Confers Vayu Sena Medal (Gallantry) to Group Captain Subhash Singh Rao, Flying (Pilot) 14.8.2017 Govt of india: PIB
On 10 Oct 2016, Wing Commander (Now Group Captain) Subhash Singh Rao, who was posted in a MiG-21 (Bis) Sqn as Flight Commander, was detailed for an Air Test sortie.
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"Hidden" hunger crisis in Congo pushing it closer to famine 14.8.2017 TOI: Intl Business
CONGO-CONFLICT/HUNGER:"Hidden" hunger crisis in Congo pushing it closer to famine
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How to cope with job loss 14.8.2017 ET: Jobs
Make sure not to dip into your retirement savings and avoid taking personal loans or maximising your credit cards, which are expensive debts.
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19 NDRF teams engaged in flood-hit areas 14.8.2017 The Assam Tribune
19 NDRF teams engaged in flood-hit areas
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Soon, 'one rupee clinics' at WR stations too 14.8.2017 DNA: Wide Angle
The cost-effective 'one rupee clinic' initiative, which has been successfully operating on the Central line railway stations for more than three months, will soon be functional on the Western Railway by the end of August. Authorities have planned to open the clinic at 10 railway stations on the Western line, and later cover all 24 railway station on this route. Till date, the 'one rupee clinic' initiative at the Central and Harbour line stations saw a footfall of over 17,000 visitors within three months in eight of these clinics. The first clinic was opened at Ghatkopar railway station on May 10, 2017. According to authorities, the initiative is benefitting daily commuters during emergencies. Work on the 10 clinics for the Western line has already started. In the first phase, major stations like Andheri, Churchgate, Mumbai Central and Bandra will be getting the clinic and slowly the initiative will expand across all the stations on Western Line. Speaking about the clinics set to be opened, Dr Rahul Ghule ...
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Authorised joint secretary can suspend telecom service in an area 13.8.2017 ET: Policy
The government often suspends telecom services in disturbed areas with an aim to maintain law and order in a state or in the country.
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3 dead in violence during white nationalist rally 13.8.2017 Rediff: News
US President Donald Trump described this a terrible event.
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NE outfits to boycott I-Day 13.8.2017 The Assam Tribune
NE outfits to boycott I-Day
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Rajnath Singh invites GJM for talks to end Hills impasse 13.8.2017 TOI: Cities
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Clashes in Virginia: Donald, Melania Trump condemn violence, say no good comes out ot it 12.8.2017 DNA: Urban Tales
President Donald Trump on Saturday condemned violence that erupted between white nationalists and counter-demonstrators on Saturday in Charlottesville, Virginia. "We must ALL be united & condemn all that hate stands for," Trump wrote in a Twitter message. "There is no place for this kind of violence in America." We ALL must be united & condemn all that hate stands for. There is no place for this kind of violence in America. Lets come together as one! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) August 12, 2017 Officials had approved the protest march in downtown Charlottesville but cancelled the event and declared a state of emergency after outbreaks of violence. First lady Melania Trump, too, shared a tweet condemning the violence. "Our country encourages freedom of speech, but let's communicate w/o hate in our hearts. No good comes from violence. Our country encourages freedom of speech, but let's communicate w/o hate in our hearts. No good comes from violence. #Charlottesville — Melania Trump (@FLOTUS) August ...
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