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Wednesday, August 17, 2022



Explained: In India-China border standoff in Ladakh, why Chushul sector is critical

September 13, 2020 11:30 am

Chushul has an airstrip, and its connectivity by road to Leh gives it a unique operational vantage. Indian troops have now secured the ridgeline in this sub-sector that allows them to dominate the Chushul bowl on the Indian side, and Moldo sector on the Chinese side.

Ceremonial border meeting held on the Chinese side in Ladakh

February 13, 2018 9:58 pm

The ceremony began with both the delegations saluting the National flag, followed by the ceremonial address by both delegation leaders covering exchange of greetings, wishes and vote of thanks which reflected the mutual desire of maintaining and improving relations at functional level at the border.

Army officials of both countries meet after Chinese soldiers attempt to enter Indian territory in Ladakh

August 16, 2017 9:01 pm

Official sources said the meeting is expected to deliberate on maintaining peace and tranquility along the Sino -India border in Ladakh.

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Ratan Tata backed start-up to empower senior citizens

Updated: August 17, 2022 7:42:07 am

The start-up has been founded by Shantanu Naidu, a close mentee of Ratan Tata and a general manager in his office. Tata has even provided seed capital for the start-up.

Biden signs climate, health bill into law as other economic goals remain

August 17, 2022 7:40:10 am

US President Joe Biden signed the bill, which Democrats call the Inflation Reduction Act, in the State Dining Room at the White House.

Delhi Confidential: Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya earns praise from Congress-ruled states

Updated: August 17, 2022 7:29:58 am

During a video conference with state health ministers, it is learnt that Health Ministers from Congress-governed Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh remarked how Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya has been working closely with them, without any politics.

TN CM Stalin launches new sub-stations, capacity upgraded transformers

August 17, 2022 7:27:46 am

As many as 11 new 110 KV sub-stations were set up at a cost of Rs 147.97 crore in the districts of Chengelpet, Kancheepuram, Mayiladuthurai, Namakkal, Pudukottai (Gettimedu and Konnaiyur), Perambalur, Ranipet, Sivaganga, Tiruvarur and Thoothukudi.

Tamil Nadu logs 670 new Covid-19 cases

August 17, 2022 7:12:37 am

Chennai saw most of the fresh infections with 129, while the rest were spread across other districts.

Explained: Why has Amul raised the price of milk? Will prices rise even more?

August 17, 2022 7:07:35 am

Input costs have gone up because the heavy rain has resulted in lower yields of green fodder, say dairies. Transport, logistics, manpower, and energy costs are up too. And many animals are falling sick.

Ghulam Nabi Azad declines post of Congress campaign panel chief in J&K

Updated: August 17, 2022 7:06:08 am

The development comes on a day the All India Congress Committee (AICC) appointed Vikar Rasool Wani, considered close to Azad, as J&K unit president and Raman Bhalla as working president — it comes days after former J&K unit chief G A Mir quit, following open revolt by Azad loyalists in the Union Territory.

Construction, food MSMEs fuel post-Covid credit rise

Updated: August 17, 2022 7:05:25 am

Lenders to MSMEs say e-commerce was strong even during the pandemic, and retail and food services picked up about a year back.

Ministry issues guidelines to central varsities for setting up endowment fund

Updated: August 17, 2022 7:05:23 am

According to the guidelines, the endowment fund will be governed by a 7-member board chaired by the vice-chancellor.

Explained: Why the 11 convicts in Bilkis Bano gangrape case walked out of jail

Updated: August 17, 2022 7:50:15 am

What is the law on remission of sentences of convicts? How did Gujarat's 1992 remissions policy become applicable in the case even though changes had been made in 2014? What did the SC say?