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Central Chronicle
PM dedicates sentinel of the deep, INS Kalvariof maritime warfare, embodies cutting edge technology and compares favourably w
Central Chronicle / Posted an hour ago
of maritime warfare, embodies cutting edge technology and compares favourably with the best in the world. Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, Navy chief Admiral Sunil Lanba and Vice-Admiral Girish Luthra were among those present at the... Read more
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asianage
700 fishermen missing after cyclone Ockhi rescued: SitharamanNew Delhi: Union Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday confirmed that
asianage / Posted 4 hours ago
New Delhi: Union Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday confirmed that Indian Navy, Indian Air Force and Indian Coast Guard have successfully rescued 700 fishermen including five Sri Lankan nationals affected by cyclone Ockhi. Addressing... Read more
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asianage
Major review of ordnance factories on, says Nirmala SitharamanNew Delhi: Defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Thursday that her minist
asianage / Posted 6 hours ago
New Delhi: Defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Thursday that her ministry is undertaking a major review of the role of ordnance factories. Speaking an event to mark 90 years of the setting up of leading industry body FICCI, Ms Sitharamam... Read more
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The Indian Express
Gujarat elections: Congress slams CEC as BJP’s puppet, BJP says this is a loser talkingthe Congress was looking for excuses before its impending defeat in Gujarat. A
The Indian Express / Posted 7 hours ago
the Congress was looking for excuses before its impending defeat in Gujarat. A delegation including Cabinet ministers Nirmala Sitharaman, Ravi Shankar Prasad and Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, met the Election Commission to deny the Congress’s... Read more
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The Hindu
Whither disaster management after Ockhi?technology should have stepped in immediately. This too did not happen. The res
The Hindu / Posted 9 hours ago
technology should have stepped in immediately. This too did not happen. The resultant outcry forced Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to come to Kanniyakumari, conduct a review, and make some promises. A few days later, the government... Read more
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The Hindu
Narendra Modi ‘roadshow’ in Sabarmati: Looking into Congress, says Election Commissionat 1 p.m. on Thursday, but no party representative turned up. Around 3 p.m., a
The Hindu / Posted 11 hours ago
at 1 p.m. on Thursday, but no party representative turned up. Around 3 p.m., a delegation of BJP leaders — including Nirmala Sitharaman, Ravi Shankar Prasad and Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi — met the Commission officials for an explanation on the same... Read more
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Business Standard India
Exit polls predict BJP victory in Gujarat and Himachal Pradeshlooking for excuses before its impending defeat in the Gujarat polls. A party d
Business Standard India / Posted 11 hours ago
looking for excuses before its impending defeat in the Gujarat polls. A party delegation, which included Cabinet ministers Nirmala Sitharaman, Ravi Shankar Prasad, and Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, also met the Commission to refute the charges of the... Read more
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BJP showdown at EC as exit polls show saffron sweepBJP delegation led by Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, and comprising Un
dna / Posted 11 hours ago
BJP delegation led by Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, and comprising Union Ministers Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi and Nirmala Sitharaman, also rushed to the EC to deny any kind of roadshow by the PM. In a two-page memorandum to the EC, the... Read more
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dna
BJP exudes confidence after Exit Polls predict wins in Gujarat and Himachal, Congress says wait for D-Dayelections, the exit polls projected a clear majority for the saffron party, uns
dna / Posted 12 hours ago
elections, the exit polls projected a clear majority for the saffron party, unseating the Congress. Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman claimed that the BJP was always confident of its victory and the exit polls have predicted the same. "We... Read more
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dna
A shake up has been given to the defence ministry to speed up acquisitions: Nirmala Sitharamanto speed up various acquisition projects, ensure transparency and clear backlog
dna / Posted 12 hours ago
to speed up various acquisition projects, ensure transparency and clear backlogs for key programmes, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today said.In an address at a industry chamber, she also said the government is seriously examining... Read more
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The Hindu
Kalvari submarine a big step in defence preparedness, says PM Modilaunch shortly. The rest are in various stages of outfitting. The project is ex
The Hindu / Posted 14 hours ago
launch shortly. The rest are in various stages of outfitting. The project is expected to be over by 2020. Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said peace in the Indian Ocean, the lifeline of global trade, “is better off with INS Kalvari and her... Read more
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dna
You loved it when same EC declared Ahmed Patel a winner: BJP slams Congress over 'puppet' commentlooking for excuses before its impending defeat in the Gujarat polls. A party
dna / Posted 16 hours ago
looking for excuses before its impending defeat in the Gujarat polls. A party delegation, which included Cabinet ministers Nirmala Sitharaman, Ravi Shankar Prasad and Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi among others, also met the Election Commission to refute the... Read more
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Business Standard India
Five years late, Scorpene submarine INS Kalvari joins navyattended the ceremony, included Maharashtra governor, Vidyasagar Rao, Chief Min
Business Standard India / Posted 18 hours ago
attended the ceremony, included Maharashtra governor, Vidyasagar Rao, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, Minister of State for Defence, Subhash Bhamre and National Security Advisor Ajit Doval. According to the... Read more
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Central Chronicle
PM dedicates Kalvari, Indian submarine to nationMumbai Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday dedicated submarine INS Kalvar
Central Chronicle / Posted yesterday
Mumbai Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday dedicated submarine INS Kalvari to the nation. Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, Navy chief Admiral Sunil Lanba and Vice-Admiral Girish Luthra were also present at the commissioning... Read more
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Business Standard India
INS Kalvari, Navy's 1st Scorpene class submarine commissioned: 10 key factsPrime Minister Narendra Modi today commissioned Scorpene-class submarine Kalvar
Business Standard India / Posted yesterday
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today commissioned Scorpene-class submarine Kalvari into the Indian Navy. Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, Navy chief Admiral Sunil Lanba and top defence officials were present at the commissioning ceremony here. On... Read more
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The Hindu
Narendra Modi inducts Scorpene-class submarine Kalvari into Indian NavyOcean, which is the lifeline of global trade is better off with INS Kalvari and
The Hindu / Posted yesterday
Ocean, which is the lifeline of global trade is better off with INS Kalvari and her follow on submarines," Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said. Kalvari is the first of the six Scorpene-class submarines handed over by shipbuilder Mazagon Dock... Read more
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dna
PM Modi inaugurates INS Kalvari; dedicates it to the people of Indiaa significant success for Make In India,” the Prime Minister’s Office tweeted a
dna / Posted yesterday
a significant success for Make In India,” the Prime Minister’s Office tweeted after the inauguration. Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman was also present. In her speech, the defence minister said that the Indian Ocean, a lifeline of global... Read more
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dna
INS Kalvari, first Scorpene-class submarine, to be commissioned by PM Modi tomorrowis a tapering flag on a ship, especially one flown at the masthead of a vessel
dna / Posted yesterday
is a tapering flag on a ship, especially one flown at the masthead of a vessel in commission. Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, Navy chief Admiral Sunil Lanba, Vice Admiral Girish Luthra, Flag Officer Commanding of the Western Naval... Read more
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The Hindu
Narendra Modi addresses India Inc. at FICCI AGMthe theme ‘Indian Business in a New India’, is also to be addressed by Finance
The Hindu / Posted yesterday
the theme ‘Indian Business in a New India’, is also to be addressed by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman. Senior Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia will also address a special session. Here are the... Read more
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The Hindu
Rahul to address Mahila Congress meet in first outing as party president-electModi government recently included two women Ministers, External Affairs Ministe
The Hindu / Posted 2 days ago
Modi government recently included two women Ministers, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, in the most powerful Cabinet sub-committee, the Cabinet Committee on Security, which may also be a reason... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Ockhi: Death toll climbs to 40, 67 fishermen return to Kochidue to the cyclone. Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan had yesterday met Home Min
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 4 days ago
due to the cyclone. Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan had yesterday met Home Minister Rajnath Singh and Defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman in New Delhi to apprise them of the present situation. In a memorandum submitted to Singh, he urged the... Read more
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dna
The turn of the tidewill be the first circumnavigation by an all-women, Indian crew. It was flagged
dna / Posted 5 days ago
will be the first circumnavigation by an all-women, Indian crew. It was flagged off with much fanfare by defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman from Goa on September 10, 2017. But given that the navy doesn't permit its women officers to sail,... Read more
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dna
Punjab can fund education of children of soldiers killed in action if Centre can't: Amarinder Singhits power for defence veterans if it came to power at the Centre. Amarinder ha
dna / Posted 5 days ago
its power for defence veterans if it came to power at the Centre. Amarinder had on December 1 written to Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman seeking reversal of the ministry's decision to cap educational expenses paid to children of personnel... Read more
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Gulf News
First phase of polling in Gujarat tomorrownumber of rallies, mainly targeting the Congress and Gandhi.The BJP drafted in
Gulf News / Posted 6 days ago
number of rallies, mainly targeting the Congress and Gandhi.The BJP drafted in Union ministers Arun Jaitley, Rajnath Singh, Nirmala Sitharaman, besides Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje and Madhya... Read more
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dna
PM Modi to visit city for induction of INS Kalvari into Indian Navysaid that the PM will arrive in the city in the morning for the induction, whic
dna / Posted 7 days ago
said that the PM will arrive in the city in the morning for the induction, which will also see Union Minister for Defence Nirmala Sitharaman in attendance, at the Mumbai Naval dockyard. The diesel-electric attack submarine will be the first in 17... Read more
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dna
PM Modi’s retort to Aiyar’s lowly jibe caps off campaign for Phase 1a number of rallies, mainly targeting the Congress and Gandhi. The BJP had als
dna / Posted 7 days ago
a number of rallies, mainly targeting the Congress and Gandhi. The BJP had also drafted in Union minister Rajnath Singh, Nirmala Sitharaman, besides Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje and Madhya... Read more
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Business Standard India
Gujarat polls: First phase of campaigning ends todaya number of rallies, mainly targeting the Congress and Gandhi. The BJP had als
Business Standard India / Posted 8 days ago
a number of rallies, mainly targeting the Congress and Gandhi. The BJP had also drafted in Union minister Rajnath Singh, Nirmala Sitharaman, besides Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje and Madhya... Read more
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Business Standard India
Cyclone Ockhi weakens in Gujarat, Modi rally to resume: Top 10 developmentsand support to the needy during this hour of crisis." 5. Sitharaman assures re
Business Standard India / Posted 9 days ago
and support to the needy during this hour of crisis." 5. Sitharaman assures rescue operations won't stop Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday assured that the rescue operations in the aftermath of cyclone Ockhi are making every attempt... Read more
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dna
Kerala govt intensifies search to find 92 missing fishermenCollege sources here, as many as 34 fishermen, who were rescued, are now underg
dna / Posted 9 days ago
College sources here, as many as 34 fishermen, who were rescued, are now undergoing treatment. Yesterday Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman had visited cyclone-hit areas here and assured the state all help. She had also asserted that rescue... Read more
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asianage
Soldiers died for nation, don't cut their kids' education fund: Navy chiefNew Delhi: Naval Chief Admiral Sunil Lanba and Rajya Sabha MP Rajeev Chandrashe
asianage / Posted 9 days ago
New Delhi: Naval Chief Admiral Sunil Lanba and Rajya Sabha MP Rajeev Chandrashekhar appealed to Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to reverse a government order that is attempting to limit educational reimbursement to children of martyred or... Read more
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dna
Kalavri class diesel-electric attack submarine to be inducted into Indian NavyPrime Minister Narendra Modi and Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will be in
dna / Posted 9 days ago
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will be in Mumbai on December 14, for the induction of much awaited Kalavri class submarine into Indian Navy. It would be after a gap of 17 years that a diesel-electric attack... Read more
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dna
Under fire, MoD rethinks cap on expenses of soldiers' kidsa strong case to roll back the Ministry of Defence's (MoD) order, Admiral Lanba
dna / Posted 9 days ago
a strong case to roll back the Ministry of Defence's (MoD) order, Admiral Lanba recently wrote to Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, stating that educational concessions were a small gesture for the families of personnel who made the... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Military seeks reversal of govt order capping educational aid to martyrs’ kidsat the earliest,” an army officer said. Rajya Sabha MP Rajeev Chandrasekhar al
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 9 days ago
at the earliest,” an army officer said. Rajya Sabha MP Rajeev Chandrasekhar also wrote a letter to defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday, urging that the order be recalled. “The services and sacrifices of our soldiers cannot be... Read more
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dna
Cyclone Ockhi: DMK Prez MK Stalin urges Nirmala Sitharaman to find out number of fishermen missingThe DMK on Tuesday urged Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to find out the ex
dna / Posted 9 days ago
The DMK on Tuesday urged Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to find out the exact number of Kanyakumari fishermen who went missing after cyclone Ockhi hit the southern tip of the country last week. In a letter to the minister, DMK working president... Read more
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dna
Armed forces are well prepared for any situation: Defence Minister Nirmala SitharamanUnion Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday said the Indian armed forc
dna / Posted 9 days ago
Union Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday said the Indian armed forces were fully prepared for any eventuality. She made this statement while replying to a question about the reported shortage of arms and ammunition in the Indian Army,... Read more
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dna
Cyclone Ockhi: Search intensified to find 92 missing fishermenmany as 41 fishermen, who were rescued, are now undergoing treatment there till
dna / Posted 9 days ago
many as 41 fishermen, who were rescued, are now undergoing treatment there till this morning. Yesterday, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman had visited cyclone-hit areas here and assured the state all help. She had also asserted that rescue... Read more
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The Hindu
32 more rescued from sea asOperation Synergy continues131 Keralites who were brought to safety at the Devgad and Rathnagiri Ports of
The Hindu / Posted 10 days ago
131 Keralites who were brought to safety at the Devgad and Rathnagiri Ports of Maharashtra. Union Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman visited the affected areas in Vizhinjam and Poonthura, and also held talks with Chief Minister Pinarayi... Read more
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The Hindu
Search to continue for Kerala fishermen: SitharamanThiruvananthapuram: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday said search a
The Hindu / Posted 10 days ago
Thiruvananthapuram: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday said search and rescue operations in high seas would not be stopped or diluted till all fishermen missing since Cyclone Ockhi hit Kerala shores were brought back safe. Naval ships,... Read more
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Cyclone Ockhi: Death toll in Kerala rises to 25, Centre assures all helpDefence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today visited cyclone-hit Kerala and assure
dna / Posted 10 days ago
Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today visited cyclone-hit Kerala and assured the state of all help while asserting that rescue operations would continue till every missing fishermen was brought back safely. A total of 20 fishermen from the state... Read more
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Gulf News
Rescue operations to continue till all fishermen brought back: Defence ministerLocal fishermen allege lack of coordination in rescue operations Thiruvanantha
Gulf News / Posted 10 days ago
Local fishermen allege lack of coordination in rescue operations Thiruvananthapuram: India’s Defence Minister, Nirmala Sitharaman, on Monday said search and rescue operations in high seas would not be stopped or diluted until all fishermen, who are... Read more
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The Hindu
Low pressure over southeast Bay of Bengal likely to become depression, says IMDplantation crops and power infrastructure even as people were rescued from floo
The Hindu / Posted 10 days ago
plantation crops and power infrastructure even as people were rescued from flooded localities last week. Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman had on Sunday said a total of 357 fishermen, including 71 from Tamil Nadu, stranded in sea due to cyclone... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Cyclone Ockhi moves towards Maharashtra, Gujarat; heavy rains predictedadded that 63 people have been hospitalised and 74 houses were fully damaged an
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 10 days ago
added that 63 people have been hospitalised and 74 houses were fully damaged and 1,122 partially damaged. Defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Monday that representatives of fishermen will also be included in the ongoing search operation to... Read more
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Central Chronicle
Cyclone Ockhi: Toll mounts to 35, search on for missing fishermenbesides causing injuries to scores of people and damaging property and crop wor
Central Chronicle / Posted 11 days ago
besides causing injuries to scores of people and damaging property and crop worth cores of rupees. While Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman visited the affected areas in Kannyakumari, Union Tourism Minister Alphonse Kannanthanam visited the... Read more
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asianage
Soldiers deserve our respect and gratitude: SRK, Anushka lend support to armed forcesof the country. The Armed Forces Flag Day is celebrated on December 7. To com
asianage / Posted 11 days ago
of the country. The Armed Forces Flag Day is celebrated on December 7. To commemorate the day, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman launched the Armed Forces Week on Friday. She appealed to the countrymen to wear armed forces flag to pay... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Soldiers give their tomorrow for our today: SRK, Anushka back armed forcesof the country. The Armed Forces Flag Day is celebrated on December 7. To com
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 11 days ago
of the country. The Armed Forces Flag Day is celebrated on December 7. To commemorate the day, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman launched the Armed Forces Week on Friday. She appealed to the countrymen to wear armed forces flag to pay... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Cyclone Ockhi: 357 fishermen have been rescued so far, says SitharamanDefence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Sunday informed that, so far, 357 fisher
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 11 days ago
Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Sunday informed that, so far, 357 fishermen, including 71 from Tamil Nadu, who had been stranded in sea due to Cyclone Ockhi, have been rescued. Defence Minister reached Kanyakumari on Sunday to take stock of... Read more
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dna
As cyclone Ockhi heads north, Defence Minister takes stock of damageDefence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday assured that Centre will extend a
dna / Posted 11 days ago
Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday assured that Centre will extend all possible help to Tamil Nadu in relief and rehabilitation in Kanyakumari following Cyclone Ockhi. The Tamil Nadu government had earlier said that it will seek central... Read more
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dna
After wreaking havoc in Kerala, TN, Ockhi puts Maha, Guj on alertincluding 71 from Tamil Nadu, stranded in sea due to Cyclone Ockhi, were rescue
dna / Posted 11 days ago
including 71 from Tamil Nadu, stranded in sea due to Cyclone Ockhi, were rescued on Sunday morning, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said. In addition to the fishermen from Tamil Nadu, 248 from Kerala and 38 from Lakshadweep Islands, were... Read more
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The Hindu
Fishermen join rescue operations in Keralathen included fisherfolk in rescue operations being carried out by the Navy, th
The Hindu / Posted 11 days ago
then included fisherfolk in rescue operations being carried out by the Navy, the IAF and the Coast Guard. Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, who visited the affected coastal areas, said on Sunday that 357 fishermen, including 71 from Tamil Nadu,... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Cyclone Ockhi: 71 Tamil Nadu fishermen, 248 from Kerala rescued, says Sitharamanfishermen, including 71 from Tamil Nadu, stranded in sea due to Cyclone Ockhi,
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 11 days ago
fishermen, including 71 from Tamil Nadu, stranded in sea due to Cyclone Ockhi, were rescued this morning, defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Sunday. In addition to the fishermen from Tamil Nadu, 248 from Kerala and 38 from Lakshadweep... Read more
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