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18 August, 2018 5:19 AM Navy Captain P Rajkumar defies all odds to rescue 26 people in flood-hit Kerala

Captain Rajkumar was the Captain of naval helicopter Sea King 528 when Cyclonic storm Ockhi struck southern coast of India during the end of November and early December last year causing massive devastation and claiming lives of at least 218 people. New Delhi: Captain P Rajkumar of Indian Navy, who has been awarded Shaurya Chakra on the 2018 Independence 35

16 August, 2018 5:57 PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee Asked Sourav Ganguly To Win Hearts Too Ahead Of 2004 Pakistan Series

Vajpayee asked the Sourav Ganguly-led unit to win hearts too apart from matches, recalls former team manager. The Indian team toured Pakistan after 19 years and had stalwarts like Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid, VVS Laxman, Anil Kumble and Virendra Sehwag. Shetty, the then team manager, remembers the meeting the team had with Vajpayee prior to their 36

16 August, 2018 1:41 PM Kerala Floods: How Jio, Airtel, Vodafone Are Helping Affected Subscribers

Kerala rains and floods have ravaged daily life in the state, affecting the millions living there. A red alert has been issued in Kerala due to the rains, which have already resulted in 67 deaths. Airtel, Vodafone, and Jio are offering data and calling benefits to prepaid customers, while postpaid users are getting extension on bill payments as well as uninterrupted 60

15 August, 2018 9:25 AM 13-Year-Old Indian Mountaineer Aims To Scale Antartica's Highest Peak

Thirteen-year-old Aaryan Balaji -- one of the youngest mountaineers to hold many records including crossing three passes and scaling three peaks in Nepal last year -- is all set to scale Antarctica''s tallest Mt. Vinson and Mt Aconcagua, the highest peak in South America, in December this year. Aaryan Balaji''s upcoming expedition in Antarctica and South 37

15 August, 2018 4:54 AM On Independence Day, PM Salutes 6 Navy Officers For Sailing Across Globe

Independence day 2018: PM Modi salutes the INSV Tarini crew, who in their maiden attempt, spent 194 days and nearly eight months away from home port. Addressing the nation on 72nd Independence Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today praised a group of six women officers of the Indian Navy for circumnavigating the globe. He said that the nation's daughters 41

14 August, 2018 12:51 PM Major Aditya, martyred Rifleman Aurangzeb to get Shaurya Chakra for their bravery in Jammu and Kashmir

Rifleman Aurangzeb was on his way back home after completing his duty when he was surrounded by a group of heavily-armed terrorists and kidnapped at gunpoint.  NEW DELHI: Major Aditya Kumar and rifleman Aurangzeb (posthumously) will be given the prestigious Shaurya Chakra gallantry award this year for the bravery that they displayed while being posted 41

9 August, 2018 4:21 PM Pentagon in agreement to create 'Space Force' as sixth branch of US military

US President Donald Trump has asked the Pentagon to create a separate Army force to establish their command in space. The US Defence Secretary James Mattis has conveyed that Pentagon is in complete agreement with US President Donald Trump about considering space as a possible war-zone in the future. Pentagon is planning to establish a combatant command 37

3 August, 2018 6:25 PM Mix Of Newbies, Veterans To Fly On US' First Private Spaceships

NASA on Friday announced the first nine astronauts who will fly to space on Boeing and SpaceX vehicles in 2019, a mix of novices and space shuttle veterans. These pioneering flights to the International Space Station aboard commercially built crew capsules will restore the American ability to send people into orbit for the first time since the US space 45

2 August, 2018 11:37 AM LCA Tejas for Indian Navy tests arrestor hook, gets ready for carrier operations

In December 2016, the Navy had expressed its unhappiness over the naval version of LCA Tejas and claimed that the fighter was "too heavy". New Delhi: The indigenous Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas (NP2) for the Indian Navy is getting ready for aircraft carrier operations with the fighter undergoing tests to prove the arrestor hook system at Shore Based 62

1 August, 2018 4:27 PM Union Cabinet approves stringent anti-piracy law

The proposed law also contains provisions to protect actions taken by officials in good faith and will supplement efforts of the Navy to contain piracy. The Union Cabinet today approved a bill providing for death penalty or life imprisonment to those involved in piracy at sea, official sources said. They said the proposed anti maritime piracy law is aimed 33