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India and US to hold their first tri-services exercise ‘Tiger Triumph’

India and the United States are set to hold their first trilateral-service military exercise  codenamed ‘Tiger Triumph’ at Visakhapatnam and Kakinada in November 2019. The exercise is being organized under the aegis of the headquarters of the Integrated Defence Staff (IDS).

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Asia’s first 5th Generation – VR based Advanced Driver Training simulator centre launched at Chennai

Asia’s first 5th Generation – Virtual Reality based Advanced Driver Training Simulator Centre was launched at the Automobile Association of Southern India Centre (AASI), Chennai. In the first 6 months, AASI will train 200 Ambulance drivers free of cost, under ‘Safe Drivers Campaign’. In the first 6 months, AASI will train 200 Ambulance drivers free ..

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Tokyo ranked first at Safe Cities Index (SCI-2019) of Economist Intelligence Unit

The Safe Cities Index (SCI) 2019 has been released by Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU). Tokyo has been ranked first in the SCI index, followed by Singapore and Osaka. The index ranks 60 countries worldwide across five continents and measures the multi-faceted nature of urban safety, with indicators categorized as digital, infrastructure, health and personal security. ..

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Prabhakar Singh chosen for ‘Eminent Engineer Award for Year 2019’

Prabhakar Singh, Director General (DG) of Central Public Works Department (CPWD), has been chosen for the ‘Eminent Engineer Award for the Year 2019’ by the Institution of Engineers (India) for his distinguished and exemplary Service in the field of Engineering and Technology. This Elite and Prestigious Award shall be conferred to him on the ‘Engineers ..

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Vivek Kohli elected as chairman of Commonwealth Table Tennis Federation

Vivek Kohli has been elected as chairman of the Commonwealth Table Tennis Federation (CTTF). He defeated incumbent Alan Ransome of England. The elections were recently held in Bhubaneswar, close to the venue of the 21st Commonwealth Table Tennis Championship 2019 (Cuttack). M.P. Singh, who is secretary general at Table Tennis Federation of India (TTFI), was ..

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