Sidharth MP

The author is Chennai-based reporter with Wion

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Swarnim Vijay Varsh -1971 War Veterans and Families felicitated by Army

In 1670, 42 soldiers made the supreme sacrifice and 37 were wounded

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All 12 crew of MV Kanchan sunken off Gujarat rescued: Indian Coast Guard

The Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre (MRCC) of ICG in Mumbai received information on Wednesday noon, regarding the cargo ship MV Kanchan that was stranded off Umargam in Gujarat.

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ICMR-civic body study reveals improvement in proper mask-wearing etiquette in Chennai  

A significant improvement in mask-wearing etiquette among Chennaiites has…

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Indian space agency ISRO gearing up for two launches: GSLV Mk2-GISAT in August, PSLV in September  

After the impact of the pandemic, state-run space agency ISRO is gearing up…

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GISAT-1: India’s 'Eye in the Sky’ likely to be launched in August, says ISRO chairman Dr K Sivan

Since the pandemic started spreading in India in early 2020, the space agency’s activities have been delayed, owing to travel restrictions and lockdowns.

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ISRO moves one step ahead in converting ‘cargo-carrier’ GSLV rocket into human-carrier

The fundamental difference in carrying satellites and humans to space is that satellite missions are about carrying more payload(heavy satellite or multiple small satellites) to orbit

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Show respect for your fans’ money: Court fines south Indian actor Vijay for not paying tax on Rolls Royce

The court noted that "the petitioner, who is a reputed cine actor, is expected to pay the tax promptly and punctually. Tax is a mandatory contribution and not a voluntary payment or donation,…

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‘Flame of Victory’ reaches India’s southern tip Kanyakumari; 1971 war veterans honoured

The golden jubilee celebrations of the 1971 war victory commenced in December last year

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South Indian superstar Rajnikanth dissolves political front, reverses it into fans association 

Rajinikanth says he has no intentions of entering politics and disbands …

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Vaccines are best defence against preventing COVID-19 death: ICMR-TN police study

This study revealed that the frontline workers who were vaccinated were at lower risk of falling prey to coronavirus, in comparison to those who were unvaccinated against coronavirus

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Naganathan Pandi - Trained & ran barefoot, toiled as construction worker, now a Police Constable and 4x400m Olympian

After they turned 15, Naganathan and his brother worked as construction labourers, ferrying material, and performing masonry over the weekends to support their family.  

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Indian cities witnessed spike in NO2 pollution between April 2020 and 2021: Report

NO2 (nitrogen dioxide) is a dangerous air pollutant that is released when fuel is burned, as in most motor vehicles, power generation, and industrial processes. Exposure to NO2 can severely impact…

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Russian child on ventilator for 3 years recovers after receiving bilateral lung transplant in India

Owing to a birth defect (of unknown cause) called ‘fibrosing alveolitis’, Nazar Dianov had to be put on a ventilator, barely two months after he was born in his home country.

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Was under pressure to get married, but this 23-yr old followed her dreams to be India’s Olympic sprinter

Revathi says that her Granny is more delighted than ever, after having known the news of her granddaughter qualifying for the Olympics.

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India’s home-grown microprocessor Shakti is now part of tech-giant Altair’s offerings

Shakti processors are industrial-grade processors aimed at embedded applications, robotic controllers, and Internet of Things boards. By supporting Shakti processors, Altair Embed broadens its…

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