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Is this ship sinking? Well its not!

Floating Instrument Platform is an open ocean research platform owned by the U.S. Office of Naval Research(ONR) and operated by Scripps Institution of Oceanography. The platform is 108 meters (355 ft) long and is designed to partially flood and pitch backward 90°, resulting in only the front 17 meters (55 ft) of the platform pointing up out of the water, with bulkheads becoming decks. When flipped, most…

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Newsletter Oct 17, 2018

SABARIMALA OPENS TODAY: DEVOTEES FIRM ON NOT ALLOWING WOMEN As tension mounted at Nilakkal a day before the Lord Ayappa temple in Sabarimala opens for the first time Wednesday after the Supreme Court allowed women of all ages to enter the shrine, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said that no one would be allowed to block…

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Newsletter Oct 16, 2018

NEWS TO SHIPS BY NEWS ACCESS INDIA – TUESDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2018   SAUDIS LISTENING, PM MODI CALLS FOR MEASURES TO CUSHION OIL SHOCK Prime Minister Narendra Modi Monday sought a review of payment terms with major oil producers as part of the NDA government’s strategy to help counter a depreciating rupee. He was addressing…

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Newsletter Oct 15, 2018

NEWS TO SHIPS BY NEWS ACCESS INDIA – MONDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2018   MJ AKBAR LINKS #METOO CHARGES TO 2019 POLL, THREATENS LEGAL ACTION Dismissing the allegations of inappropriate behaviour, sexual harassment, and molestation against him as “false and fabricated”, Union Minister of State for External Affairs M J Akbar Sunday said he would take…

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Newsletter Oct 14, 2018

NEWS TO SHIPS BY NEWS ACCESS INDIA – SUNDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2018   ARMY’S MEGA RESTRUCTURING PLANS Top Army commanders, led by Army Chief General Bipin Rawat, have decided to restructure the force in phases and introduce a new battle-fighting concept. A decision to form integrated battle groups (IBGs), which will be validated in field…

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Newsletter Oct 13, 2018

NEWS TO SHIPS BY NEWS ACCESS INDIA – SATURDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2018   SCO MEET: NO THAW IN INDIA-PAK FREEZE Despite being in the same room, Foreign ministers of India and Pakistan did not meet at the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) in Tajikistan capital Dushanbe. This was the second time in a fortnight when External…

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