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India holding first BIMSTEC Disaster Management Exercise from Oct 10

India holding first BIMSTEC Disaster Management Exercise from Oct 10

New Delhi, Oct 7 (UNI) India is hosting the First Annual BIMSTEC Disaster Management Exercise here from October 10 to 13 with a focus on creating synergy and synchronisation of efforts of the member countries in the area. The Exercise follows the call of Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Economic and Technical Cooperation (BIMSTEC) leaders at their Retreat hosted by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Goa in October 2016 for closer cooperation in disaster management through joint exercises. The main focus of the Exercise will be to create synergy and synchronise efforts to institutionalise regional cooperation and inter-governmental coordination efforts on disaster response among Member States. Besides India, the members of the sub-regional grouping are Bangladesh, Bhutan Nepal, Myanmar, Thailand, Philippines, Vietnam and Sri lanka. About 135 delegates from all BIMSTEC Member States, including senior level officials dealing with related policy and operational aspects, will participate in the Exercise . The Exercise will have simulated scenarios in the areas of flood management and building collapse search and rescue including Table Top Exercise (TTX), Field Training Exercise (FTX) and an After Action Review (AAR). 'Hosting of the Exercise is in keeping with India's commitment to share its expertise and capabilities in disaster management with the region,' the Ministry of External Affairs said here on Saturday. UNI NAZ AE 1553

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BJP releases third list of 59 candidates for Karnataka polls

BJP releases third list of 59 candidates for Karnataka polls

20 Apr 2018 | 9:05 PM

New Delhi, Apr 20 (UNI) The BJP on Friday released the third list of 59 candidates for the upcoming Karnataka Assembly elections.

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Impeachment motion: Beware the ides of March, Congress to CJI

Impeachment motion: Beware the ides of March, Congress to CJI

20 Apr 2018 | 8:51 PM

New Delhi, Apr 20 (UNI) Opposition parties on Friday submitted to Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naiduhim notices for an impeachment motion against Chief Justice of India Dipak Mishra.

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Sunanda Pushkar case: Delhi Police files affidavit, updates current status to SC

Sunanda Pushkar case: Delhi Police files affidavit, updates current status to SC

20 Apr 2018 | 8:30 PM

New Delhi, Apr 20 (UNI) Delhi Police has submitted an affidavit with the Supreme Court regarding the current status of the Sunanda Pushkar case, the police said on Friday.

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Oil falls after Trump slams OPEC, says will not accept inflated prices

20 Apr 2018 | 8:29 PM

New Delhi, Apr 20 (UNI) Crude oil benchmark prices, Brent and West Texas Intermediate (WTI), fell around one per cent in international market on Friday after US President Donald Trump said OPEC is keeping oil prices artificially high and he would not accept that.

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Is impeachment being used as a tool to intimidate judges? asks Jaitley

20 Apr 2018 | 8:23 PM

New Delhi, Apr 20 (UNI) Union Finance Minister and BJP leader Arun Jaitley on Friday hit back at opposition attempts to move an impeachment motion against Chief Justice of India Deepak Mishra and asked if it will set a precedent of political parties using it as an instrument to intimidate judges hearing controversial matters?
``The impeachment of a Judge of the Supreme Court is to be done only in the case of either his `incapacity’ or on `proven misconduct’.

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