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  • BJP walkout in MP House over power bills
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Indian Navy launches Operation Sanklap in Gulf of Oman

Indian Navy launches Operation Sanklap in Gulf of Oman

New Delhi, Jun 20 (UNI) Indian Navy on Thursday launched operation Sanklap by deploying its stealth guided missile destroyer INS Chennai and patrol vessel INS Sunayna in the Gulf of Oman to re-assure Indian Flagged Vessels operating and transiting through Persian Gulf and Gulf of Oman following the maritime security incidents in the region.

"IN Ships Chennai and Sunayna have been deployed in the Gulf of Oman and Persian Gulf to undertake Maritime Security operations. In addition, aerial surveillance by Indian Navy aircraft is also being undertaken in the area," Indian Navy spokesperson said.

The Information Fusion Centre - Indian Ocean Region which was launched by the navy in December 2018 at Gurugram, is also keeping a close watch on the movement of ships in the Gulf region.

After a holistic review of the situation, DG Shipping has issued two advisories on June 13 and 16 to all Indian Flagged Vessels operating in the Strait of Hormuz and Persian, Arabian Gulf Region advising Indian Flagged ships to undertake appropriate protection measures.

"Indian Navy remains committed to ensuring safety of Indian maritime trade and merchant vessels operating in the region and contributing towards maintaining a stable and peaceful Indian Ocean Region," the spokesperson added.

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Kashmir has no solution: Natwar Singh

Kashmir has no solution: Natwar Singh

18 Jul 2019 | 10:06 PM

New Delhi, Jul 18 (UNI) Stating that Kashmir has no solution, as the triumph of one country would eventually lead to the fall of the other, former External Affairs Minister Natwar Singh on Thursday said that Indo-Pak relations are accident-prone, as neither India, nor Pakistan, are willing to let go of the past.

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Ayodhya dispute: Open court hearing on August 2

Ayodhya dispute: Open court hearing on August 2

18 Jul 2019 | 9:31 PM

New Delhi, July 18 (UNI) The Supreme Court on Thursday ruled that it will hear the Ayodhya land title case in an open court hearing on August 2 and directed the mediation panel to continue with the process and submit a fresh status report on July 31 on the Ramjanambhoomi-Babri Masjid dispute that has lingered for centuries.

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BJP subverting democracy in Karnataka, SC order poses more questions than answers: Cong

BJP subverting democracy in Karnataka, SC order poses more questions than answers: Cong

18 Jul 2019 | 8:45 PM

New Delhi, July 18 (UNI) With the political slugfest continuing in Karnataka assembly over trust vote, Congress on Thursday alleged that the BJP is playing a conspiracy to subvert democracy and said the decision of the Supreme Court has created more questions than it has answered.

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PCI Chairman seeks report on restrictions on media persons

PCI Chairman seeks report on restrictions on media persons

18 Jul 2019 | 8:29 PM

New Delhi, Jul 18 (UNI) Press Council of India Chairman Justice Chandramauli Kumar Prasad has sought the response of the Finance Ministry over the complaint of restricting the entry of media persons in North Block.

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Delhiites experience pleasant weather

Delhiites experience pleasant weather

18 Jul 2019 | 8:23 PM

New Delhi , Jul 18 (UNI) Delhiites witnessed pleasant weather on Thursday with overcast skies, while maximum temperature settled at 30.

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