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Judge arrested Under Prevention of Corruption Act and Jailed

Hyderabad Police  arrested Justice V Vara Prasad under Prevention of Corruption Act and produced before 14th additional magistrate in Ranga Reddy district court at LB Nagar.  Earlier he was was remanded to judicial custody for 14 days in the same court. He is in Chanchalguda jai.  He had assets worth

16 Nov 18 1 min read
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12 Bank Accounts of Controversial and Scandal Ridden Greenpeace Frozen in India

India’s Enforcement Directorate – Finance Ministry agency – has frozen 12 bank accounts [https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/enforcement-directorate-blocks-greenpeace-indias-12-accounts/article25195371.ece] of Greenpeace.  Its Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA) registration was canceled [https://qz.com/india/495212/timeline-how-india-cracked-down-on-greenpeace/] in 2015 due to non-compliance.  Globally, Greenpeace is known for large scandals

12 Oct 18 1 min read
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India’s Debt Amongst Lowest in the World

Global debt has reached a record $182 trillion (2017).  Per Vitor Gasper, Fiscal Affairs Department Director (IMF) – India’s debt amongst the lowest in the world – 125% of GDP vs 247% of GDP (China) – including private and public debt.  India’s private debt has fallen unlike other economies. Source: Economic

10 Oct 18 1 min read
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China to Sell 48 High End Wing Loong II Drones to Pakistan

Today it came to light that China will sell 48 drones – Wing Loong II, a high-end reconnaissance, strike and multi-role endurance unmanned aircraft system to Pakistan.  They are manufactured by Chengdu Aircraft Industrial (Group) Company.  This comes just a day after India sealed the S-400 missile defense deal with Russia.

09 Oct 18 1 min read
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ISI Spy caught at Brahmos Facility with Sensitive Information

Uttar Pradesh and Maharashtra Anti-Terrorist Squad has caught Pakistani spy, Nishant Agarwal, who had gotten access to sensitive information on India’s missile systems.  The DDO facility works on propellents, or fuel, for the BrahMos missile.  It was not just ISI but another spy agency involved. Source: TimesNowNews [https://www.

08 Oct 18 1 min read
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India gets lot more Goodies from Putin along with S-400

India not just got the large S-400 missile defense deal from Russia, but also a lot of other interesting things.  Access to Northern Sea Route that connects Europe with the Pacific Rim, natural gas supplies (Iran option [https://www.livemint.com/Industry/wj8PfRvGGyAfh1p8aoPX9K/Undersea-IranIndia-gas-pipeline-can-bring-cheaper-LNG-to-I.html] supplement) and development of other

08 Oct 18 1 min read
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Bengaluru Metro has been Hiring Illegal Bangladeshi Infiltrators

CBI briefed Karnataka Chief Minister, HD Kumaraswamy and Deputy CM G Parameshwara on the hiring of illegal Bangladeshi infiltrators by the Bengaluru Metro.  They wanted the state government to investigate as to how these illegal infiltrators got hired into Bengaluru Metro as Security officials! Source: Satyavijayi [https://satyavijayi.com/cbi-briefs-kumaraswamy-regarding-alleged-hiring-of-illegal-infiltrators-in-bengaluru-metro/

07 Oct 18 1 min read
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Secret to Next growth in the Indian Internet Market

Voice, Video and Vernacular – are the 3 Vs of Internet growth in India.  400-500 million users and $413 billion revenue, search is on for next user group.  Rural Internet users grew by 4 times as India’s Data Consumption is 8 GB/month while transacting audience is 170 mn! Source:

07 Oct 18 1 min read
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India tests Prithvi-II during Night time

India tested its surface-to-surface missile Prithvi-II, during night time.  This missile can carry 500 to 1,000 kilogramme of warheads, is thrusted by liquid propulsion twin engines and is part of Integrated Guided Missile Development Programme.  It engages targets in the exo-atmosphere  at 50 km above the earth’s atmosphere.

07 Oct 18 1 min read
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First Voyage of Mumbai-Goa Luxury Cruise from Oct 12

On Oct 12, a Japanese made seven-storied cruise ship will sail out of Mumbai Port trust dock to Goa.  It is called Angriya. Mumbai is working to become a regular cruise terminal with regular cruise liners from Royal Caribbean and Costa Cruises also planning to use it. Source: LiveMint [https:

07 Oct 18 1 min read
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Maoist freed District gets over 600 km of road Under Modi Road program

Rayagada district Administration, Odisha is constructing 618 km of roads under the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana. Why is this important? Because, 7 out of 11 blocks were Maoists infested, which are now free. With connectivity, health, food supply and business opportunities will improve. Source: Times of India [https://timesofindia.

07 Oct 18 1 min read
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Ayushman Bharat is World’s Largest State Sponsored Health Insurance

Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PMJAY) plans to insure health of nearly 40% (50 crores) of Indians.  This makes it the largest state sponsored health insurance schemes. Ayushman Bharat targets India’s poorest as per latest Socio-Economic Caste Census (SECC) data. Center-state contribution is 60:40. Source: Livemint [https://www.

07 Oct 18 1 min read

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