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Sarah West – First woman commander of a navy ship of Britain

Lieutenant Commander Sarah West, 39 is slated to become the first woman in the 500-year history of the Royal Navy of Britain to command a frontline warship. She is to be promoted Commander at the end of 2011 and in April 2012 will assume command of the frigate HMS Portland, and its mostly male crew ..

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Admiral Vladimir S Vysotskiy Visits India

  Admiral Vladimir Vysotsky is the commander in chief of the Russian Navy. He recently visited India on the invitation of Admiral Nirmal Verma. There was a discussion on issues of common interest ranging from maritime environment in the IOR, operational Philosophies of the two navies, ongoing projects of the Indian Navy and mutual training ..

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Current Affairs January 25, 2010

Today’s Abbreviations:BPSS : Board for Payment and Settlement SystemsCAMELS : Capital Adequacy, Asset Quality, Management, Earnings, Liquidity, Systems and ControlCBLO : Collateralized Borrowing and Lending ObligationCDRM : Corporate Debt Restructuring MechanismDARPG : Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances Appointments / Elections:Member of International Nuclear Energy Academy – Baldev RajBaldev Raj, eminent scientist and Director ..

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Quick Fact Sheet : National Security Guards

Guest Post by : Sandeep Jogula, [Civil Service Aspirant] The National Security Guard (NSG) is a Special Response Unit in India that is primarily utilized for counter-terrorism and anti-hijacking operations. Functions: Neutralization of terrorist threats. Handling hijacking situations in air and on land. Bomb disposal (search, detection and neutralization of IEDs). PBI (Post Blast Investigation). ..

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