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Indian Navy gives guard of honour to Israeli Navy Chief Ram Rutberg


New Delhi, Aug 24 : Indian Navy on Monday gave guard of honour to Vice Admiral Ram Rutberg, Commander in chief of Israeli Navy, here. “I hope Vice Admiral Rutberg’s visit will further strengthen our relations,” said Navy chief Robin Dhowan.Speaking on the ‘One Rank One Pension’ (OROP), Dhowan said: “The issue is being examined in all seriousness by the Government.”Vice ...

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J-K: Delta Force busts militant hideout in Laskarwan forest


Jammu, Aug.21 (ANI): A joint team of Delta Force and police on Friday busted a militant hideout in Laskarwan forest of Ramban district of Jammu and Kashmir and recovered a huge cache of arms and ammunition.Based on specific information about the presence of a militant hideout in Laskarwan forest, the troops of Delta Force and police launched a joint search ...

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In bipolar contest it will be Congress verses AAP in Punjab: Capt Amarinder


CHANDIGARH: Asserting that Punjab’s polity was usually bipolar, Congress Deputy Leader in the Lok Sabha and former Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh today said that the 2017 assembly elections may turn out to be a contest between the Congress and the Aam Aadmi Party with the Akali Dal and BJP remaining on the fringes only. He also ruled out forming ...

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Two planes carrying parachutists collide over Slovakia, killing 7


New York, Aug 21 : Two small planes carrying a team of two pilots and 17 parachutists practicing for a group jump at a coming air show, have collided over western Slovakia, killing seven people.According to the New York Times, 31 people were able to parachute to safety.The Slovak aviation authorities said the Czech-made Let L-140 turboprop planes collided at ...

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Wickremasinghe sworn in as Sri Lanka’s new PM


Colombo, Aug.21 : United National Party (UNP) leader Ranil Wickremasinghe was sworn-in Sri Lanka’s new Prime Minister for a fourth time on Friday morning by President Maithripala Sirisena.The ceremony was held at the Presidential Secretariat at 9.30 a.m., the Colombo Page web site reports.Former president Mahinda Rajapaksa also attended the ceremony.Wickremasinghe, whose party won the majority of the seats in ...

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