Monthly Archives: April 2019

Cyber Exercise on Scenario Building & Response


After the successful conduct of workshop on Cyber Warfare & Technology, wherein plethora of lessons emerged, Directorate of Indian Defence University is organising a two day Cyber Exercise on Scenario Building & Response on 29-30 Apr 19 at Purple Bay, Jodhpur Officers’ Hostel, New Delhi. The Exercise is represented by Services, NSCS, NTRO, CERT-in, DRDO, NIC, CSRC, Academia and Industry. ...

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SC acquits 15 persons in 1984 anti-Sikh riots case

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The Supreme Court Tuesday acquitted 15 persons who were awarded five-year jail terms by the Delhi High Court for offences of rioting, burning houses and violation of curfew during the 1984 anti-Sikh riots. A bench comprising Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and justices Deepak Gupta and Sanjiv Khanna allowed five appeals filed by 15 convicts challenging the November 28, 2018, verdict ...

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64 per cent voter turnout in 4th phase of LS polls: EC


A voter turnout of 64 percent was recorded in the fourth phase of Lok Sabha polls on Monday, the Election Commission said. Voting was held in 72 parliamentary constituencies spread across nine states in this phase. Nearly 66 per cent turnout was recorded in the third phase of Lok Sabha polls in which voting was held in 116 seats. In ...

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Mallya repeats offer of 100 per cent payback for Indian banks


Embattled liquor tycoon Vijay Mallya took to social media on Monday to lament the collapse of Jet Airways and repeated his offer of a “100 per cent payback” for state-owned Indian banks to cover his now-defunct Kingfisher Airlines’ debt. The 63-year-old former Kingfisher Airlines (KFA) boss is currently appealing against his extradition order from the UK to India to face ...

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Private vehicles won’t be allowed till Gaurikund


Pilgrims on Kedarnath Yatra will not be able to take their vehicles to Gaurikund. Private vehicles will be allowed only till Sonprayag, six kilometers from Gaurikund. From this there will be travel shifts from Gaurikund by shuttle vehicles. Administration will soon issue permit for shuttle vehicles. Gaurikund, the main stop of Kedarnath Dham, is six kilometers away from Sonprayag. From ...

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Cyclonic Strom FANI to intensify during next 6 hours

The Cyclonic Storm ‘FANI’ (pronounced as ‘FONI’) over southeast Bay of Bengal & neighbourhood moved northwards with a speed of about 04 kmph in last six hours and lay centred at 0830 hrs IST of 29th April, 2019 near latitude 8.7°N and longitude 86.9°E over southeast Bay of Bengal & neighbourhood, about 620 km east of Trincomalee (Sri Lanka), 870 ...

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Anti encroachment drive conducted in Mussoorie


A wide-ranging campaign was launched on Friday against encroachment on goods road in Mussoorie. Under the leadership of Sub-Collector Gopal Ram Vinwal, the team of the municipality started working with the police to remove encroachment from Kitabghar. In the meantime, there was scuffle with the team of encroachments. The encroachment was removed from Kitabghar to the Landour Market on Friday. ...

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Man held with 2 live bullets at Delhi’s IGI airport

A Mumbai-bound passenger has been apprehended at the Delhi airport for allegedly carrying two live bullets in his baggage, an official said Sunday. An officer of the Central Industrial Security Force, deputed at terminal-1D of the Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) to scan baggages, detected bullet-like objects while checking the bag of passenger Mohd H Qureshi on Saturday, he said. ...

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FIR registered against Gautam Gambhir


Bhartiya Janta Party candidate Gautam Gambhir has been caught in a new trouble. Election Commission has taken action in the case of unauthorized rally in Delhi. FIR against BJP leader Gautam Gambhir has been registered. After the EC’s order, Delhi Police has taken this action. The Election Commission had asked the Delhi Police to register an FIR against Gautam Gambhir ...

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Temperature crosses 40 degrees in Haldwani


On Saturday for the second consecutive day, temperature broke the old record and made people running for shade. The maximum temperature was recorded at 40.5 degrees on Saturday, while the minimum temperature was 18.9 degrees. On Friday, the maximum temperature was recorded at 40.4 degree and the minimum was 22 degree. People troubled by the hot winds that run after ...

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