Indian Oils Corporation installed a reverse osmosis plant in Pondy coast to get potable water from sea water. The plant can produce 1000 liters per hour. This is done as a part IOCs corporate social responsibility.
Coastal security guard will be introducing unmanned Robot fixed boats for surveillance. They will have high definition camera which can rotate and take pictures and send them instantly to control room. These boats will be operated remotely through satellites.
Reform , perform and transform is the mantra told to bureaocrats by PM Modi and not to budge to the interests of politicians.
US reaffirms India’s designation as Major Defence Partner; The US today reaffirmed India’s
designation as a Major Defence Partner and emphasised the importance of its strategic relationship
as its National Security Adviser H R McMaster met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and held talks with
his counterpart Ajit Doval.
Depopulate Kashmir Vallery to end crisis- Subramanian Swamy; BJP MP Subramanian Swamy on Tuesday
suggested that the troubled Kashmir Valley should be de-populated and Kashmiris sent to refugee camps
in Tamil Nadu to curb protests in the state.
Indian Navy all set to order 12 Minesweepers and $2-bn LPD by year-end; After years
of delay, Indian Navy is all set to sign a deal with a South Korean defence major for building
12 minesweeping vessels at a cost of nearly Rs 35,000 crore.
Gun-toting youths roam Jammu and Kashmir streets; Young men, who recently joined terror
outfits after being disillusioned with the state machinery, are said to be roaming openly in
Shopian district of south Kashmir, posing a tricky situation for security forces who have to be
extremely cautious in dealing with them given the local support that they enjoy.
Indian Navy readies Plan B for buying Submarines if Manohar Parrikar’s model fails; Faced with
a critical shortage of underwater assets, the Navy is looking at alternate options to obtain more
submarines at a fast pace in case plans to involve the private sector as strategic partners to
manufacture vessels in India falters.
How Ukraine’s new Antonov aircraft may create problems for Russia and India;
Ukraine may be coming apart at the seams but the country marked a geopolitical milestone
when the Antonov AN-132D, the first Ukrainian plane built without Russian components,
took to the air on March 31.
Chief justice of India JS Khehar, set example by removing red beacon from his vehicle, other judges to follow suit.