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Process on to appoint 17 scientists, Union environment minister says 8.8.2017 TOI: India
The process to fill 17 vacant posts of scientists in the ministry of environment, forest and climate change is underway, said Union minister Harsh Vardhan in the Lok Sabha on Tuesday.
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Vector-borne diseases: Health ministry creates online repository of campaign materials 8.8.2017 TOI: India
As the country, especially the southern parts, witnesses an outbreak of various vector-borne infections, the ministry of health and family welfare has created an online repository of campaign materials and programmes rolled out by individual states in their respective languages.
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373 Indian scientists have quit foreign jobs since 2014 and returned to work in India, minister tells Parliament 2.8.2017 TOI: India
As many as 373 Indian scientists quit their jobs in reputed foreign institutions and returned to work in India between 2014 and 2016, the Lok Sabha was informed on Wednesday.
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11 crew members rescued from ship sinking off Andaman Nicobar Islands 20.7.2017 TOI: India
The Indian Coast Guard on Thursday rescued 11 crew members of a merchant ship which was sinking off the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. No casualty was reported.
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Indians among top asylum-seekers 18.7.2017 TOI: Home
Indian diaspora grows steady and strong with India topping the list among countries whose citizens acquire foreign nationality, said a recent global study on migration. Unknown to many, a tiny bit of this migration is driven by asylum-seekers from home who count among the biggest groups seeking refuge from “persecution” in countries as far-flung as New Zealand (NZ) and Latvia.
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Geologists strike seabed ‘treasure’ in Indian waters 17.7.2017 TOI: Home
The huge presence of marine resources was first identified off Mangaluru, Chennai, Mannar Basin, Andaman and Nicobar Islands and around Lakshadweep in early 2014. The amount of lime mud, phosphate-rich and calcareous sediments, hydrocarbons, metalliferous deposits and micronodules that geologists came across was a clear indication that deeper and more extensive exploration could lead to a larger treasure trove.
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Malabar is a signal to China we are one: US commander 11.7.2017 TOI: Chennai
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Tri-nation Malabar drill starts with 16 ships, 95 jets 11.7.2017 TOI: Home
This is the 21st edition of the exercise, which started as a bilateral between India and US and now has Japan as a permanent participant. The exercise comes amid reports of Chinese warships carrying out "anti-piracy operations" in the Indian Ocean Region, and Beijing's aggressive posturing in the South China Sea.
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Malabar 2017 is aimed at strategic relationship among India, Japan and US, Vice Admiral HCS Bisht says 10.7.2017 TOI: India
With Malabar 2017 naval exercise kicking off on Monday, the US and Japan look at the Bay of Bengal and the Indian Ocean as a critical region to forge relations with navies of countries like India.
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Tri-nation Malabar Naval Exercise in Bay of Bengal begins 10.7.2017 TOI: India
Taking part in the trilateral naval exercise in the Bay of Bengal would be US Ship Nimitz (CVN68), guided missile cruise USS Princeton (CG59), guided missile destroyers USS Howard (DDG83), USS Shoup (DDG86) and USS Kidd (DDG100), a Poseidon P-8A aircraft as well as a Los Angeles fast-attack submarine.
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Malabar 2017: India, US and Japan naval exercise ‘a joint attempt to address common challenges’ 10.7.2017 TOI: India
Amidst concern raised by China, navies of India and the US and the Japan Maritime Self-Defence Force on Monday began Malabar 2017 naval exercise. It is the 21st edition of the naval exercise.
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Nasa, Isro start work on common satellite 21.6.2017 TOI: India
Nasa and Isro have started to build components required to make the Nasa-Isro Synthetic Aperture Radar (NISAR), a dedicated earth monitoring satellite that will study hazards and global environmental change, said Lt General Larry James, deputy director, Nasa jet propulsion laboratory on Tuesday.
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It takes a village: Locals wade in to bring water bodies back to life 13.6.2017 TOI: India
The Chennai floods sounded a loud warning for cities that neglect or kill their natural water bodies.
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Now, you must know maths to check PNR status 12.6.2017 TOI: Home
Checking ticket availability, PNR status, and availability of trains between destinations and other basic information on the Indian Railways official website -- indianrail.gov.in -- has become tougher and tedious since last week.
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Sharad Kumar Jain assumes charge as National Water Development Agency director general 5.6.2017 TOI: India
Sharad Kumar Jain has assumed the additional charge of director general, National Water Development Agency (NWDA) under Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation.
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TN assembly to be convened on June 14 5.6.2017 TOI: India
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Countdown for first developmental flight of GSLV Mk III to begin on Sunday 3.6.2017 TOI: India
The 25 and a half hours countdown for the first developmental flight of Isro’s GSLV Mk III, carrying communication satellite GSAT-19, will begin at 3.58pm on Sunday. GSLV Mk III is scheduled to lift off from Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota at 5.28pm on Monday.
Indian Overseas Bank Q4 losses narrow 18.5.2017 TOI: India
State-owned Indian Overseas Bank saw its fourth-quarter net loss widen to Rs 647 crore, when compared to Rs 936.19 crore reported in the same quarter last year.
Major reservoirs in south India have only 10% of their total storage 28.4.2017 TOI: India
Major reservoirs in southern states have just 10 per cent of their total storage level as on April 27, which is less by four per cent when compared with the corresponding period of last year.
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Tamil Nadu bypoll: I-T officials may quiz ministers, MP 11.4.2017 TOI: India
“The entire Rs 90 crore, as per the records seized by us, was routed through six state ministers and a Rajya Sabha MP to the people down below in their party (AIADMK (Amma) faction) to distribute among R KNagar voters. We may have to summon all of them for questioning,” said an I-T official.
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