Sunday, 26 June, 2022

Topic: Visakhapatnam

Steampast & salute — Navy’s Presidential Fleet Review to take place on 21 Feb in Visakhapatnam

More than 60 ships and submarines, 50 aircraft to take part in the President's Fleet Review that will commemorate 75 years of independence.

1 child dead, 8 migrant workers missing after boat capsizes in Visakhapatnam

The people in the boat were headed to their native village in Odisha through the Sileru river after Telangana govt imposed a strict lockdown in the state.

Why Jagan could pay the price if Modi govt plan to privatise Vizag Steel Plant goes through

Centre announced in early February that it’ll sell Visakha Steel, but employees & all political parties including ruling YSRCP have hit the streets in protest.

‘Killer pre-dawn gas leak’, ‘memories of 1984 Bhopal’ — Vizag deaths dominate front pages

A round-up of the most important reports in major newspapers around the country – from TOI and HT, Express and The Hindu to The Telegraph, Mumbai Mirror and The Tribune, as well as top financial dailies.

How styrene, chemical being blamed for Vizag gas leak deaths, affects human body

Preliminary reports say leak of a chemical, called styrene, killed 7 people in Visakhapatnam. ThePrint tells you what this chemical is used for and how it affects the human body.

At least 7 dead in ‘styrene’ gas leak at LG Polymers factory in Visakhapatnam, many injured

The suspected leak occurred at the LG Polymers factory in R.R. Venkatapuram village on the outskirts of Visakhapatnam.

Maoists gun down TDP MLA, ex-legislator in Andhra Pradesh

Araku MLA Kidari Sarveswara Rao and his predecessor Siveri Soma were shot dead by Maoists at Dumbriguda mandal, close to the Odisha border.

British team, not the Americans, visited India’s Russian nuclear submarine

Controversy over visit after Russian reports; British team had to check compatibility with rescue system

India’s only nuclear submarine damaged in accident

Taken on a 10-year lease from Russia, INS Chakra is currently berthed at Vizag; will sail after repairs.

Exclusive: ‘Aridaman’, India’s second nuclear-armed submarine, is ready for launch

Launch within 6-8 weeks, will leave dry dock but induction to take some time.

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Does breaking up big states boost economy? Data doesn’t back up hype, says Indian study

The study by researchers at Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research looked at economic impact of reorganising Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, and Bihar in the year 2000.


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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.