Kamath Committee report | Tourism industry welcomes recommendations, but fears meeting thresholds will be challenging Opening places of worship with guidelines not practical: Maharashtra govt tells Bombay HC Congress decides to field a joint opposition candidate for Rajya Sabha deputy speaker … [Read more...] about India-China news: Indian Army says PLA blatantly violating agreements, undertaking provocative actions to escalate
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— ANI (@ANI) September 7, 2020Referring to the firing, China accused Indian troops of violating a bilateral agreement and firing warning shots in the air during a confrontation with Chinese personnel on the disputed border near the south bank of Pangong Tso Lake on September 7. … [Read more...] about India-China border tension: Firing at LAC in Eastern Ladakh sector
“More than anything, it’s the ability to play extremely high-level chess and win while I seemingly am not focused on the game and talking to my chat,” Nakamura said of his ability to draw a large audience, which he usually retains as he plays 20 or more games in one sitting. “At least at blitz chess, I’m probably the best or second-best player ever, in the entire history, at least online.” … [Read more...] about Chess (Yes, chess) is now a streaming obsession
Somehow, the CDS has assumed the role of the de facto army chief. During the ongoing Sino-India standoff, the Indian Army chief has issued no statement on the tense border situation, a role that traditionally 26 of his predecessors have enjoyed. While experts believe that the appointment of a CDS was bound to whittle down the position of the three service chiefs, General Mukund Naravane has assumed the lowest-ever profile of a serving Indian army chief, even though all the three service chiefs remain head of operations in their domain. … [Read more...] about India-China border clashes: How the post of CDS has impacted the chain of command in Indian military
“The experience of extensive mining in this region over the past few decades has shown everything that is bad with the mining industry. Ideally, the communities should have full right over the water, forests and land as they nurture it over the years. But governments fail to do so. For example, in Singrauli, the government failed to ensure that people get the benefit. Instead, it is the industrialists who get all the benefits. Secondly, mining should have improved the lives of people involved or impacted by the mining sector including those whose livelihoods were based on the land where mining is taking place. But this never happened and instead, their lives have been completely destroyed. The mining profits should have been shared with the communities but that never happens,” Namdeo told Mongabay-India. … [Read more...] about Whose minerals are they anyway?