Addressing the 60th Raising Day event of the mountain-warfare-trained ITBP, Rai said the government had last year sanctioned 47 new border posts and a dozen staging camps (operational bases for troops undertaking border patrol) to the force. “Deliberations for providing new manpower and battalions for the ITBP are in the last stages,” he revealed.
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Anaemia Levels Of Children Under-5 In Mumbai, Maharashtra On The Rise
A whopping 67% of India's under-five children or almost seven out of every 10 children have anemia, a condition in which the blood doesn't have enough healthy red blood cells, according to the National Family Health Survey-5.
Spousal Violence In State Rises, But Still Below National Average
Instances of spousal violence increased in Maharashtra over the past five years, even as cases reduced in at least six major states including Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal.
Teesta Driving Jafri To Make Wild Claims: SIT On Gujarat Riots
The SIT, which had probed nine major cases related to the 2002 post-Godhra riots in Gujarat under the supervision of the SC, on Thursday said it had done a thorough probe into allegations levelled by Zakia Ahsan Jafri and Teesta Setalvad about a larger conspiracy involving then CM Narendra Modi and found them to be baseless.
Dogs can make decisions based on emotions
THE STUDY SHOWED THAT DOGS TAKE HUMAN FACIAL EXPRESSIONS INTO ACCOUNT WHEN MAKING DECISIONS
Why Non-Personal, What's Critical ... & Snooping?
JPC report on data protection raises questions for privacy, business & regulation
S Africa detects new Covid variant with many mutations
Country Has Seen Tenfold Rise In Daily Cases Since Nov
ON DEBUT, SHREYAS TICKS ALL BOXES
Unbeaten On 75, Mumbai Batter Leads Rescue Act On Day One
Day after 27 migrants perish at sea, UK & France in bid to limit Channel crossings
Migrants are helped ashore from a lifeboat at a beach in Dungeness, England, on Thursday, after being rescued while crossing the English Channel. The past three years have seen a significant rise in attempted Channel crossings by migrants, despite warnings that the busy shipping lane is subject to strong currents and low temperatures
Taiwan-China row: Oz sends troops to quell riots in Solomon Islands
A videograb shows parts of the Chinatown district on fire in Honiara on Solomon Islands, as rioters torch buildings during anti-govt protests
India make a roaring comeback
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One factory’s logistics show the cost to businesses of strained U.S. infrastructure
Last days of the Rainforest
The Brazilian Amazon is approaching the point of no return, and the government is fanning the flames
How Many Union Members Does It Take To Operate A Train?
President Joe Biden’s proposed $2.25 trillion infrastructure spending bill is more than just a huge barrel of federal cash for road, bridge, and rail projects. It is also a vehicle for reauthorizing America’s surface transportation laws, providing an opportunity for special interests to write new rules and mandates into federal policy.
The World Of Raised By Wolves
A behind-the-scenes look at director Ridley’s Scott’s HBO Max sci-fi series
SIM SETTLEMENTS 2
Tune up Fallout 4’s settlement system.
WHAT THEY'RE SAYING
Starting Tackle Kolton Miller is entering the final year of his rookie contract.
Wanted: Defensive coordinator
The Raiders didn’t wait long to begin their search for a new defensive coordinator, and it’s becoming clear that Jon Gruden has already narrowed his list down.
Raiders' good, bad, ugly
Raiders’ good, bad, ugly
NEWS & NOTES
The Raiders had one of the easier schedules in 2020 and got only eight wins to show for it. Things won’t get any easier in 2021, either.
Looking back at 2020 season
The 2020 season will absolutely be remembered for being one of the strangest and most disappointing in franchise history.