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U.S. Navy warships conducts operations with Indian Navy

The Nimitz Carrier Strike Group with Indian Navy ships are conducting cooperative operations in the Indian Ocean, according to a press release issued Thursday by Carrier Strike Group 11. The Nimitz Carrier Strike Group, consisting of flagship USS Nimitz (CVN 68), Princeton, and Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyers Sterett and USS Ralph Johnson (DDG 114), …

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‘Women always take the brunt’: India sees surge in unsafe abortion | Global development

Sadhna Gupta* discovered she was pregnant just after India imposed a crippling lockdown to curb the spread of Covid-19. The 21-year-old from the eastern Indian city of Bhubaneswar didn’t want to be pregnant. With no public transport available, clinics closed and Bhubaneswar at a standstill, she bought an abortion pill without consulting a doctor. While …

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#India – a #COVID-19 time bomb waiting to explode

Last Sunday (12 April), Lav Aggarwal, joint secretary in the Federal Department of Health, told reporters in New Delhi that India was “over-prepared” to handle COVID-19 pandemic, writes Vidya S. Sharma Ph.D. He asserted that “India had confirmed number of infected persons at 8,447” (at the time of writing this article, ie, within three days, …

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Internet Democracy in ‘New’ India

This era in India earmarks the journey of globalisation that began formally in the wake of the LPG (Liberalisation Privatisation and Globalisation) Policy in 1991. This is controlled almost entirely by means of information technology. It was initiated first by Rajiv Gandhi as the Prime Minister. That initiative was, however, vehemently criticised by the Leftists. …

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