All Women-Crew Sailboat Of Indian Navy INSV Tarini Reaches Australia

24-10-2017

NEW DELHI: Sailboat INSV Tarini, with an all-women crew, today entered Fremantle Port in Australia during its maiden voyage to circumnavigate the globe, the Indian Navy said today. This is the first-ever Indian circumnavigation of the globe by an all-women crew. The vessel is skippered by Lieutenant Commander Vartika Joshi, and the crew comprises Lieutenant Commanders Pratibha Jamwal and P Swathi, and Lieutenants S Vijaya Devi, B Aishwarya and Payal Gupta. The vessel is likely to depart Fremantle on November 5. Flagged off by Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on September 10, the vessel has covered 4,800 nautical miles from Goa, crossing the Equator on September 17 and the

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Man Acted Against Daughter’s Harassment, Burnt Alive In Madhya Pradesh
October 23, 2017

BHOPAL: A man who tried to protect his daughter from sexual harassment and went to the police, was burnt alive allegedly by the accused man and his friends in Madhya Pradesh's Damoh. Narmada Sahu, 45, died on Sunday. The police say Narmada Sahu's daughter was routinely harassed and groped by Sachin Sahu, a neighbour. On August 15, Narmada went

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Air Force’s Massive C-130J Super Hercules Transport Aircraft To Land On Lucknow-Agra Expressway
October 22, 2017

NEW DELHI: A C-130J transport aircraft with special forces commandos and frontline fighters from the Indian Air Force's inventory will be part of an exercise to use highways as landing strips next week. On October 24, a patch of Lucknow-Agra Expressway will double up as a landing strip, a part of government's plan to identify and develop a

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LGBTQ Rights Activist Harish Iyer Dares Bollywood To Sing ‘Gay’ Songs
October 22, 2017

Being the only Indian listed in the world pride power list as one of the 100 most influential LGBT people in the world, Harish Iyer is not just an activist for LGBTQ and women rights, but is also a life coach whose motto is to live life on your own terms and conditions spreading happiness in the process. As I have a chat with

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Green Court Directs Centre To Submit Report On Steps To Clean Ganga
October 15, 2017

NEW DELHI: The National Green Tribunal has directed the Centre and the Uttar Pradesh and the Uttarakhand governments to file affidavits stating what steps they have taken to comply with its directions to clean the Ganga in the stretch between Gomukh and Unnao. The green panel, in a detailed judgement, had passed a slew of directions to

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What To Pack For A Fun All-Girls Weekend Getaway
October 14, 2017

What's the best part of the week? Why, the weekend, of course. Even more so, if you've got a girls' getaway planned on an upcoming one. A few days of sun, swimming and fun-we're excited at just the thought of it. To make it a weekend to remember, make sure you plan your activities ahead and pack right for it! Don't miss out on the

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Yahoo to be renamed Altaba after selling operating business to Verizon; CEO Marissa Mayer to walk away with $23 mn
June 13, 2017

Yahoo, on Tuesday, announced that it has completed the selling of its operating business to Verizon Communications Inc. for $4.48 billion.Mayer, CEO of the company since July 2012 is expected to receive a payment that is worth more than million. (Reuters) Yahoo, on Tuesday, announced that it has completed the selling of its operating business to

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