Sidharth MP

Sidharth MP

The author is Chennai-based reporter with Wion

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India: Army Rifleman makes supreme sacrifice fighting terror, differently-abled parents left bereaved 

Hailing from the village T Pudupatti in Madurai, Tamil Nadu, in southern India, Rifleman D Lakshmanan leaves behind differently-abled parents. While his mother is hearing-impaired, his father is…

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USNS Charles Drew: A floating gas station, grocery & hardware store, post office

The USNS Charles Drew is 689 ft long, 106 ft wide, has a displacement of 41,000 tons, and can travel at a speed of 20 knots. The ship is manned by a 53-member crew and can carry over 6,600 tonnes…

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'ISRO's SSLV - A rocket that can be launched anytime, from anywhere', says SDSC Director

In comparison to SSLV, these rockets are much more complex and sophisticated, as they are powered by stages that carry solid fuels, liquid fuels and even cryogenic fuels (in the case of GSLV and…

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"Aus working with regional partners to combat maritime crime, people smuggling" says Border Force Commander

The Australian government also emphasized that change in the country's leadership had not changed its counter-human-trafficking policies. 

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India: Coast Guard search op for two missing fishermen underway for third day

Coast Guard ship ICGS Abhiraj, alongside ICGS Aadesh and a Dornier aircraft, have been pressed into service to rescue the missing fishermen. 

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Indian external affairs ministry's help sought to save fishermen stranded in Oman

Hailing from Kanyakumari, the southernmost district of India, the group of fishermen had gone to Oman around four months ago on a work visa

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India: Youth recreate cinema stunt during floods & share video; slapped with case

A case under the Disaster Management Act has been slapped against the trio at Kerala's Moozhiyar Police station.

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Scuba divers play a game of 'Underwater Chess', as India hosts 44th Int'l Chess Olympiad

A seven-member team from the organisation Temple Adventures carried out this feat, to add to the buzz around chess and also create awareness about marine pollution and how it has impacted the…

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India:13 NDRF teams deployed in Kerala & Tamil Nadu amid extremely heavy rainfall alert

A total of 13 teams of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) have been deployed in the southern Indian states of Kerala and Tamil Nadu. The southwest monsoon has brought extreme rainfall to…

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Sri Lankan Navy rescues six Indian fishermen stranded in Lankan waters

On learning that the boat was drifting, the Lankan Navy provided the fishermen with food, drink and necessary humanitarian assistance, said the Lankan Navy.

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Public can watch the maiden launch of India's SSLV rocket, from up-close; Here's how

ISRO's Small Satellite Launch Vehicle(SSLV) to have maiden launch on Aug 7th 

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Public can watch the maiden launch of India's SSLV rocket, from up-close; Here's how

ISRO's Small Satellite Launch Vehicle(SSLV) to have maiden launch on Aug 7th 

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India: Youth successfully undergoes hands transplant in Tamil Nadu hospital

14-hour long hand transplantation, involving 50 medical personnel gives new lease of life to youth in Chennai

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India: First Monkeypox casualty is a 22-year old male who had 20 close contacts

While being treated at the private hospital in Thrissur, his condition is said to have deteriorated rapidly, following which he was put on ventilator support, and he succumbed on July 30th.…

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Many lessons to learn from India in diplomacy & inclusive evolution, says Maldives Defence Forces Chief

The Military parade at the OTA, marked the commissioning of 125 Gentlemen and 41 Women cadets into various Arms and Services of the Indian Army.

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