In a tweet, Dr Jitendra Singh, India’s Minister of State for Development of the North-Eastern Region, rejected speculation about the government planning to repeal Article 371 and the likelihood of the northeast being the next region to stripped of special benefits. #NorthEast has nothing to fear, Art 371 will stay as it is: DoNER Minister Dr Jitendra Singhhttps://t.co/1M2RX1qLh0 pic.twitter.com/jK1pDGpI86 — Dr Jitendra Singh (@DrJitendraSingh) August 9, 2019 Special provisions of Article 371 currently benefit six of the eight “sister states” (as the north-east states are popularly referred to in the country) of North-East India — Nagaland, Assam, Manipur, Sikkim, Mizoram and Arunachal Pradesh. Maharashtra, Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Goa are the other Indian states that also benefit from these special provisions, the Indian daily the Financial Express reported. Separate sections of the Article individually deal with each of these 11 states, … [Read more...] about No Plan to Revoke Special Status of North-Eastern Indian States
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Parents in certain parts of the UK are being told to brace themselves for a scorcher as youngsters begin their summer holidays with some temperatures forecast in the region of 35C. The hot weather is being described by forecasters as “a continental heat dome” with the North East predicted to enjoy balmy temperatures. London and the South East are expected to bask in the best weather. Europe had record temperatures of 46C two weeks ago, with the Met Office saying the hot air covering Britain is an extension of that heatwave. Last summer saw a 45-day hot run with almost every day over 27C. Early autumn is shaping up to be a warm one, with weather gurus predicting it to be even hotter than last year’s “Indian Summer”, when temperatures hit 26C, making it the hottest October for seven years. Weather Outlook forecaster Brian Gaze added: “The dome of heat over the continent is forecast to extend to the UK later in July and August during school … [Read more...] about How hot will the North East get as heatwave hits Britain?
Tyne & Wear 14 July 2019 Share this with Facebook Share this with Messenger Share this with Twitter Share this with Email Share this with Facebook Share this with WhatsApp Share this with Messenger Share this with Twitter Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email Facebook Share this with Facebook Messenger Share this with Messenger Messenger Share this with Messenger Twitter Share this with Twitter Pinterest Share this with Pinterest WhatsApp Share this with WhatsApp LinkedIn Share this with LinkedIn Copy this link https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-tyne-48980371 Read more about sharing. These are external links and will open in a new window Close share panel A derelict Gateshead nursing home is set to be confirmed as the North East base for the Church of Scientology.The church, which … [Read more...] about Scientology North East HQ plan set for approval
New Delhi (Sputnik): The Indian Air Force (IAF) on Thursday managed to recover the black box of the crashed AN-32 military transport aircraft which went missing on 3 June and was finally located on 11 June near the border with China. None of the 13 people on board survived, and an IAF official said the AN-32's black box was recovered from crash site in India’s Arunachal Pradesh state on Thursday. Moreover, the bodies of all 13 personnel on board were also recovered. The aircraft took off from Jorhat city in the state of Assam for the Mechuka Air Field, only 40 km away from the China border. The device, which stores flight data and other pertinent information, will likely provide crucial details as investigators continue to look for answers, an IAF official said. Technical inspectors will now analyse the data stored in the cockpit voice recorder as they look to uncover the details of the communication the … [Read more...] about Black Box of Crashed An-32 Indian Military Aircraft Recovered
The wreckage of the missing An-32 was spotted today 16 kilometres North of Lipo, North East of Tato at an estimated elevation of 12,000 feet by an IAF Mi-17 Helicopter scouting the extended search zone, the IAF said in a statement. READ MORE: Indian Army Searches for An-32 Plane That Went Missing Near Chinese Border Debris of the An-32 transport military plane were found 8 days after it went off the radar. India used its remote sensing satellites, P-8I spy planes and ground forces to find the missing plane. © AP Photo / Mustafa QuraishiPakistani Actress Malik Weighs in on Missing An-32 Mystery With Jibe at PM ModiThe plane took off at 12.25 local time (06.55 GMT) on 3 June and headed to the neighboring state of Arunachal Pradesh, where an hour later it was supposed to land at a military airfield near the village of Mechuka. However, the connection with the aircraft was then … [Read more...] about Missing Indian An-32 Aircraft Located After Days of Searching