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Inside the crash of IAF AN 32 : Mechuka ALG

“Let’s stay overnight here sir! The weather doesn’t seem conducive and its likely not to improve” said the young Flight lieutenant in consultation with the Met department. But the sortie was pushed through, resulting in a worst ever CFIT incident in IAF history. The IAF Antonov AN32, transportation workhorse of ...

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No Police Verification for New Passports

The Centre plans to merge the process with Crime and Criminal Tracking Network and Systems Project (CCTNS), a project first conceptualised by the UPA government in 2009; this will eliminate the need of doing the physical police verification for getting a new passport. With the implementation of CCTNS, the manual ...

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Arogya Lakshmi scheme is boon for women: UNICEF

Hyderabad: The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) commended the “Arogya Lakshmi” scheme designed for the benefit of pregnant women and nursing mothers. The UNICEF described the scheme as “a boon for pregnant women and nursing mothers.” The UNICEF had recently released a report, called “Nourishing Wombs: Delivering an integrated package ...

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Air Deccan ready for ‘UDAN’ from NE in December

SHILLONG: Low cost airline Air Deccan is all set to start operations under the regional connectivity scheme (RCS), also known as UDAN (Ude Desh Ka Aam Nagrik), from December 15 this year, airport officials here said today. Under the Centre’s UDAN scheme, air fares are capped at Rs 2,500 per ...

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