During the call, people remembered movies in the Safire multiplex with three cinema halls, lunches at Buhari’s and Swapna, the latter a draw for those from up North, who missed chhola-bhatura. While the then cadets grappled with the tough training that included tests of physical endurance and mental toughness, many struggled with summer-time temperatures and the humidity of Chennai, while those from the city tackled Hindi, a language they were introduced to at the academy. … [Read more...] about These retired Army officers went online to celebrate 50 years of training
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In the first seven months, central China's Henan Province saw its trade with Belt and Road countries increase by 28.8 percent year on year to reach 76 billion yuan. Trade between the eastern province of Shandong and countries along the Belt and Road hit 346.3 billion yuan, up 5.5 percent year on year, accounting for 30.4 percent of the province's total foreign trade. … [Read more...] about China Focus: China-Europe cargo trains drive Belt and Road cooperation
The Department for Transport, which commissioned the report, said that between 2019 and 2024 Network Rail has set aside 1.3 billion pounds ($1.7 billion) to strengthen railway infrastructure resistance to extreme weather. This compares to 952 million pounds in the previous five years. … [Read more...] about Climate change ‘poses risk to rail safety’
The central agency also arrested 2 others on Monday The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Tuesday arrested Jyoti Raghoba Jagtap (33) from Kondhwa, in connection with the Elgaar Parishad case. The agency on Monday had picked up Sagar Tatyaram Gorkhe (32), resident of Wakad, and Ramesh Murlidhar Gaichor (36), resident of Yerawada, in relation to the same case. All the arrested youths are members of the outlawed CPI (Maoist)’s frontal organisation — Kabir Kala Manch. This is Jagtap’s first arrest in connection with the alleged urban Naxal case. In 2010, a teachers’ training programme was arranged in Pune in the presence of Milind Teltumbde. The Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) in 2011 arrested Angela Sontakke (42), wife of Milind Teltumbde, Maharashtra secretary of CPI (Maoist). She was nabbed with Rs 1.54 lakh in her possession from Talaopadi area in Thane. Sagar and Ramesh were also on the hit list as they were part of the training programme. ATS probe revealed … [Read more...] about NIA picks up Jyoti Jagtap of KKM from Kondhwa
According to R Sivadasan, former financial commissioner at Indian Railways, Prabhu has done well, but needs to fine-tune his priorities. "He is the best railway minister so far and must not lose the portfolio," Sivadasan says. "But he must understand that more money needs to be spent on track renewal to bring down derailments and to improve the carrying capacity of the network. Decongestion will happen automatically. It appears he is not being briefed properly by the current board." … [Read more...] about Will Suresh Prabhu be forced to quit as Railway Minister?