QAhmedabad: Uzbeks Sign MoUs in Guj, Navy Adds 6th Dornier Sqn 

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Published30 Nov 2019, 01:49 AM IST
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1.Uzbekistan Delegation Signs Several Mous During Gujarat Visit

Uzbekistan's Minister of Innovation Development, Ibrokhim Abdurakhmonov, on Friday, signed various agreements in the field of education, innovation and technology with different entities, including Gujarat Forensic Sciences University in Gandhinagar.

As part of the MoU, the University would give admission to Uzbek students in different post graduate courses, and train Uzbek officials in different forensic sciences, said Director General of GFSU, JM Vyas.

Earlier, the delegation visited the International Centre for Entrepreneurship and Technology (iCreate) near Ahmedabad and signed an MoU on cooperation for promoting start-up ecosystem in Uzbekistan and training entrepreneurs at iCreate, a technology business incubation center, said the Uzbek minister.

(Source: Business Standard)

2. Indian Navy Commissions Sixth Dornier Aircraft Squadron

The Indian Navy commissioned its sixth Dornier aircraft squadron in strategically located Porbandar town of Gujarat on Friday, 29 November giving a fillip to coastal security near the sea border with Pakistan.

The Indian Naval Air Squadron 314, called Raptors, which will operate with four newly-inducted, next generation Dornier aircraft, was commissioned by Deputy Chief of Naval Staff Vice-Admiral M S Pawar.

"Commissioning of Indian Naval Air Squadron (INAS) 314 marks yet another milestone in our efforts towards enhancing maritime security and our surveillance footprint in the North Arabian Sea," Pawar said, addressing a gathering on the occasion.

The squadron, owing to its strategic location, will act as the first responder in this crucial region, he said.

"It will be a privilege of the INAS 314 crew to fly these machines in this region and assiduously contribute towards security of the foremost frontier in our maritime context," he said.

(Source: Economic Times)

3. Six of Family, Including Four Kids, Hacked to Death

The opposition Congress on Friday, 29 November demanded cancellation of a written test conducted recently by the Gujarat government for recruitment of non-secretariat clerks and office assistants.

It alleged large scale irregularities to favour candidates having links with the ruling BJP, and released CCTV footage of two different exam centres in Wadhwan town of Surendranagar district to prove its claim.

The exam was conducted by Gujarat Subordinate Service Selection Board (GSSSB) on 17 November.

In one video clip, a candidate can be seen copying from a chit, which he apparently acquired when he was outside the exam hall for over 30 minutes, while in another video, a candidate can be seen checking his mobile phone, which is prohibited.

(Source: Business Standard)

4. Six of Family, Including Four Kids, Hacked to Death

Six members of a family were found murdered by unidentified persons in Gujarat's tribal-dominated Dahod district on Friday, November police said.

The incident is suspected to have happened early in the morning at Tarkada-Mahudi village in Sanjeli tehsil, Superintendent of Police Hitesh Joyasar said. Dahod district is around 250 km from Ahmedabad.

The SP identified the deceased as Bharat Palas (40), his wife Sami (40) and their children Dipika (12), Hemraj (10), Dipesh (8) and Ravi(6).

(Source: Business Standard)

5. Porsche Car Owner Slapped With Rs 9.8 Lakh Fine by RTO

Owner of a Porsche 911 sports car, worth around Rs 2 crore, was slapped with a fine of Rs 9.8 lakh by the Ahmedabad Regional Transport Office (RTO) for not having valid documents and legal number plates, police said on Friday.

The traffic police have detained the vehicle, they said.

“The vehicle had no number plate and valid documents. Vehicle detained and slapped a fine of Rs 9 lakh 80 thousand (9,80,000 INR),” tweeted Ahmedabad Police on Friday.

The silver colour car was stopped by the traffic police at Helmet crossroad here on Wednesday as it did not have number plates, Deputy Commissioner of Police Tejas Patel said.

(Source: Tribune)

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