Author: Editor's Desk, Tattva News

Italy recently passed new legislation that seeks to curb arrivals from refugees crossing the Mediterranean, known as the deadliest sea migration route since 2014. The inhumanity underpinning the law is striking – the law would prevent rescue ships from assisting with multiple rescues, instead requiring them to head to a port immediately after a rescue. At times, rescue ships would be unable to conduct a rescue for up to a week. In practice, this would mean vessels would have to sail past people in distress and leave people to drown. Though this contravenes the International Convention on Maritime Search and…

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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday accused Congress leader Rahul Singh of creating hatred among people in order to regain power, and alleged that he was tarnishing India’s image on international platforms. Addressing a programme organised by the Madhya Pradesh government to provide land rights of residential plots to the poor in Singrauli district of the state, Singh asked Gandhi not to play with India’s “prestige and pride”. The minister also said that in the recent clash with the Chinese troops, Indian soldiers did a “charismatic job” and displayed bravery, and slammed the Congress for questioning the valour of…

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President of India, Smt. Droupadi Murmu will confer the Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar, 2023 to 11 exceptional children in an award ceremony which will take place at Vigyan Bhawan on Monday. Prime Minister, Narendra Modi will interact with Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar awardees on Tuesday. Minister of Women & Child Development, Smt. Smriti Zubin Irani will interact with the children and congratulate them for their exemplary performances in their respective categories in the gracious presence of Minister of State, Dr. Munjpara Mahendrabhai on Tuesday. The Government of India confers the Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar (PMRBP) award…

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Nava Thakuria First thing first. Incidents of poaching related to rhinoceros in various forest reserves of Assam in northeast India have decreased drastically. Brutal laws against the poachers, strengthening of ground staff inside the protected forest areas and increasing public awareness in the fringe localities of national parks and wildlife sanctuaries across the State have positively impacted the mission to save the one-horned rhinos. Unlike other parts of the globe, common people of Assam irrespective of their political, ethnic or religious differences, maintain a strong will to protect the giant animals. For records only two rhinos were poached in Kaziranga National Park…

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“Who is Shahrukh Khan? I don’t know anything about him or HIS film Pathaan,” was Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma’s curt answer to queries by reporters here on Saturday. Mediapersons had raised questions on the violent protest by Bajrang Dal activists, who stormed a theatre at Narengi in the city on Friday where the film is slated to be screened. The far right wing group’s volunteers tore down the film’s posters and burnt them. “Khan has not called me, though many from Bollywood do so, regarding the problem. But if he does, I will look into the matter. “Action…

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India’s relentless pace attack ran through a fragile New Zealand batting line-up as the hosts cantered to an eight-wicket win in the second ODI to seal the three-match series in Raipur on Saturday. The Mohammed Shami-led attack produced an incisive effort to bowl out New Zealand for a meagre 108 before India knocked off the runs in 20.1 overs. Rohit Sharma hit a sublime 50 off 51 balls while Shubman Gill remained unbeaten on 40 off 53 deliveries. It was an emphatic win but the sea of fans that had flocked the remotely located Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh Stadium for…

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The number of Rohingya refugees taking dangerous sea journeys in the hope of reaching Malaysia or Indonesia has surged by 360%, the UN has announced after hundreds of refugees were left stranded at the end of last year. Rohingya in Bangladesh refugee camps have warned that human smugglers have ramped up operations and are constantly searching for people to fill boats from Myanmar and Bangladesh headed for Malaysia, where people believe they can live more freely. More than 3,500 Rohingya boarded boats in 2022 compared with 700 the year before, reviving a route between the Bay of Bengal and southeast…

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Millets & Organics 2023 – International Trade Fair kicks off in Thripuravasini, Bengaluru on Friday. The three-day event was divided in multiple segments including Exhibition, Pavilion, B2B networking and much more. The exhibition segment of the event was inaugurated by Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai. The trade fair is a platform for farmers, farmer groups, domestic and international companies, central and state institutions in organic and millet sector to connect and explore opportunities in agriculture, horticulture, processing, machinery and agri-technology. The Government of Karnataka has been a leader in promotion of millets – The first Organics and Millets Fair was held…

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As per the data by the aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), the domestic air traffic continued to rise as passengers carried by the domestic airlines during the period of January-December 2022 were 12.32 crores as compared to 8.38 crores in the corresponding period of the previous year. An annual growth of 47.05% was registered and monthly growth of 13.69% was recorded. Around 1.27 crore passengers were carried out by domestic airlines during December 2022. The report stated that the passenger load factor or occupancy of the airlines also remained on the higher side in the range of…

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The International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) condemns the raids on the offices of Korean unions by the intelligence services as an open attack on democracy and labour movement. The offices of the Korean Confederation of Trade Unions (KCTU) and the Korean Health and Medical Workers’ Union’s (KHMU) were targeted by the Korean spy agency early on 18 January. According to press reports, raids continued on 19 January as police targeted construction unions affiliated to the KCTU and the Federation of Korean Trade Unions (FKTU). In a statement, the KHMU said the government forces searched its offices for several hours despite…

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