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Meet The Navy’s First Women Combat Aviators To Be Deployed On Warships

Sub Lieutenant Kumudini Tyagi (right) and Sub Lieutenant Riti Singh (left).

Highlights

  • The two will be the first women officers to be deployed on Navy warships
  • They are training to operate a host of sensors on Navy’s helicopters
  • IAF has also shortlisted a woman pilot to operate its fleet of Rafales

New Delhi:

In a move that will redefine gender equality in the Indian Navy, Sub Lieutenant Kumudini Tyagi and Sub Lieutenant Riti Singh will be the first women officers who will be deployed on Navy warships as part of the ship’s crew...

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Richa Chadha, “Dragged” Into Anurag Kashyap Row, Takes Legal Action

Richa Chadha Will Take Legal Action After Being 'Falsely Dragged' Into Anurag Kashyap Controversy

Richa Chadha shared this pic (courtesy therichachadha)

Highlights

  • Richa released a statement in connection with the Anurag Kashyap row
  • Richa Chadha will be taking legal action in the matter
  • “No woman should misuse their liberties,” said her statement

New Delhi:

Actress Richa Chadha has released a statement made on behalf by her lawyer after being named in a controversy that blew up over the weekend on alleged sexual harassment by filmmaker Anurag Kashyap. The statement says Ms Chadha “condemns the act of her name being unnecessarily and falsely dragged in a derogatory manner into controversies and allegations being recently raised by third parties” and that she will be taking legal action...

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2 Women Officers To Be Posted On Indian Navy Warship In Historic First

2 Women Officers To Be Posted On Indian Navy Warship In Historic First

Sub Lieutenant Kumudini Tyagi and Sub Lieutenant Riti Singh.

Highlights

  • The two will be the first women officers to be deployed on Navy warships
  • They are training to operate a host of sensors on Navy’s helicopters
  • IAF has also shortlisted a woman pilot to operate its fleet of Rafales

New Delhi:

In a move that will redefine gender equality in the Indian Navy, Sub Lieutenant Kumudini Tyagi and Sub Lieutenant Riti Singh will be the first women officers who will be deployed on Navy warships as part of the ship’s crew...

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“Some Fear Control Slipping Away”: PM’s Dig At Opposition On Farm Bills

PM Narendra Modi said changes needed in farm sector to go forward in 21st Century.

New Delhi:

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said the proposed farming laws at the centre of a massive controversy are “historic and necessary” for the country to move forward. In an attack on the opposition, he also indicated that they are the architects of the controversy, instigating farmers with lies as they “feel control slipping away”.

In a video address to the people of Bihar at a programme to lay the foundation of nine highway projects, PM Modi said farmers in several states have been reaping rewards from the new system after the farm ordinances were issued in June.

The government, he said, is getting ground reports of the “many benefits”...

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China Air Force Video Seems To Show Simulated Attack On US Air Base

China Air Force Video Seems To Show Simulated Attack On US Air Base

US military Andersen Air Force base on the island of Guam, a US Pacific Territory.

Beijing:

China’s air force has released a video showing nuclear-capable H-6 bombers carrying out a simulated attack on what appears to be Andersen Air Force Base on the U.S. Pacific island of Guam, as regional tensions continue to rise.

The video, released on Saturday on People’s Liberation Army Air Force Weibo account, came as China carried out a second day of drills near Chinese-claimed Taiwan, to express Beijing’s anger at the visit of a senior U.S. State Department official to Taipei.

Guam is home to major U.S. military facilities, including the air base, which would be key to responding to any conflict in the Asia Pacific region.

The Chinese air force’s two minute and 15 second video, set to solemn...

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Shraddha Kapoor, Sara Ali Khan May Be Summoned In Drugs Case: Sources

Shraddha Kapoor, Sara Ali Khan May Be Summoned In Drugs Case: Sources

Mumbai:

Actors Shraddha Kapoor and Sara Ali Khan may be called for questioning this week in the widening drugs probe linked to actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s death investigations, sources say. Their names reportedly came up during the questioning of actor Rhea Chakraborty, who was arrested on September 9 on charges of organizing drugs for her boyfriend Sushant Singh Rajput.

Sources say the Narcotics Control Bureau may put out summons to these actors later this week as it tries to build a case against the 10 people it has arrested over drugs allegations linked to the Sushant Rajput case. Besides Rhea Chakraborty, the others arrested earlier this month were her brother Showik Chakraborty, two employees of Sushant Singh Rajput and alleged drug dealers who have been linked to Bollywood.

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8 MPs Suspended For Rajya Sabha Chaos Over Farm Bills, Refuse To Leave

A voice vote took place in Rajya Sabha amid slogans from the opposition.

New Delhi:

Eight opposition members were suspended from the Rajya Sabha this morning for the rest of the session over unprecedented chaos in the house during the passing of controversial farm bills on Sunday, but they refused to leave. The members, including Trinamool Congress’s Derek O’Brien, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)’s Sanjay singh, Congress’s Rajeev Satav and CPM’s KK Ragesh, were told they had displayed “unruly behavior especially with the Chair and gross disorderly conduct”.

The refusal of the suspended members to leave the house caused multiple adjournments of the Rajya Sabha until it was forced to close for the day...

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Derek O’Brien, 7 Others Suspended Over Rajya Sabha Chaos On Farm Bills

Derek O'Brien, 7 Others Suspended Over Rajya Sabha Chaos On Farm Bills

A voice vote took place in Rajya Sabha amid slogans from the opposition.

New Delhi:

Eight opposition members have been suspended from the Rajya Sabha for the rest of the session over unprecedented chaos in the house during the passing of controversial farm bills on Sunday. The members include Trinamool Congress’s Derek O’Brien, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)’s Sanjay singh, Congress’s Rajeev Satav and CPM’s KK Ragesh.

“I am pained at what happened yesterday. It defies logic. It is a bad day for Rajya Sabha,” said Rajya Sabha chairman Venkaiah Naidu.

He said the members threw papers, wrenched mics away and “physically threatened” Deputy Chairman Harivansh Singh.

Two of the government’s three farm bills, which have triggered protests by opposition parties and farmers, were passed on Sunday amid ...

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10 Dead In Building Collapse Near Mumbai, Child Among Those Rescued

The multi-storey building in Bhiwandi collapsed reportedly around 3:40 am.

New Delhi:

Ten people were killed and around 25 were feared trapped after a three-storeyed building collapsed in Bhiwandi near Mumbai early this morning.

As per the initial information, 31 people have been rescued from the rubble of the building in Patel Compound area. A child was among the 11 people rescued by National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) officials.

At least 20 people have been rescued by locals after the building collapsed reportedly around 3:40 am.

The NDRF, fire brigade and police teams are carrying out recue efforts.

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8 Dead After Building Collapses In Bhiwandi Near Mumbai

20 to 25 feared trapped after building collapses in Bhiwandi near Mumbai.

New Delhi:

Eight people have died after a three-storeyed building collapsed in Bhiwandi near Mumbai early this morning.

As per the initial information, twenty five people have been rescued from the rubble of the building in Patel Compound area. A video shared by news agency ANI showed a small child being rescued by National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) officials. The child was among the five who have been rescued by the Disaster Response team so far.

At least 20 people have been rescued by locals after the building collapsed reportedly around 3:40 am.

The NDRF, fire brigade and police teams are carrying out recue efforts.

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