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Suu Kyi comes to India after almost 40 years

  • Myanmar’s opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi arrived in India after a gap of almost image40 years.
  • She is here as part of New Delhi’s ongoing engagement with the democratic and multi-party polity in Nay Pyi Taw.
  • Ms. Suu Kyi spent several years in India during her early days when her mother Daw Khin Yi was Ambassador to India.

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Indiaex-2012: US And Indian Navies Demonstrate Submarine Rescue Operations

INDIAEX 2012: The U.S. and Indian navies bilateral exercise.

imageFirst time where the compatibility of a U.S. Navy’s Submarine Rescue Diving and Recompression System (SRDRS) with Indian navy submarines will be estimated.

Objective:

  • Demonstrating cooperation b/w the U.S. submarine rescue system and Indian submarines.
  • Indian navy submarines to participate with the U.S. Navy’s Undersea Rescue Command (URC) to practice rescue scenarios which demonstrate URC’s SRDRS.

Why is INDIAEX-2012 unique ? Why is it important for INDIA ? About INS Nireekshak and the Present situation of India in Deep Submergence Rescue Vessels (DSRV) ?

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2G spectrum auction flops; less than Rs. 10K crore of bids received by Govt

The 2G mobile phone spectrum auction ended in a flop show with merely Rs. 9,407 crore being collected in the process contrary to the high valuation estimated by the CAG in its criticizing report of the government two years ago. Half of the airwaves on offer remaining unsold and government getting just about one-third of the targeted revenue.

The CAG had earlier estimated Rs. 1.76 lakh crore as the loss to the exchequer in giving away spectrum on first-come-first-serve basis in 2008. To this, the telecom Minister Mr. Kapil  Sibal  held that, “the facts are before the nation and quite clear.”

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