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  • A private vessel drifted and collided with a jetty at INS Karanja in Uran in neighbouring Navi Mumbai, some 70 kilometres from Mumbai .
  • The vessel MV Halami Star drifted after its anchor broke, an official said, though he added that the jetty did not suffer damage. A check of the ship by Mumbai Port Control and Marine Police did not find anything suspicious.

About INS Karnaja

  • INS Karnja (2018) is the third submarine of the first batch of six Kalvari-class submarines for the Indian Navy. It is a diesel-electric attack submarine based on the Scorpène class, designed by French naval defence and energy group DCNS and manufactured by Mazagon Dock Limited, an Indian shipyard in Mumbai.The ship was launched on 31 January 2018.

TAMILNADU

Tamil Nadu: Now, track MTC buses on phone with ‘Chalo’ app

  • Just like Ola and Uber, passengers can now live track government buses in the city using „Chalo‟ app.
  • The app provides details on nearest bus stops and next five Metropolitan Transport Corporation (MTC) buses scheduled to arrive at any selected stop in both online and offline modes Users can also search timings of buses along specific authorised routes .For instance, for route 570 (Kelambakkam to
    Koyambedu CMBT),the app will show the source, destination and list of bus stops on the route.
  • Also a live map, showing the present location of buses plying on the route, will be displayed for users.By selecting one of the buses, passengers may get to know when it would reach the nearest bus stop (based on GPS).

Coonoor Wellington Military Training Cantonment

  • Army training for youth from Tamil Nadu, Kerala ,Andhra Pradesh,and karnataka has been given in Coonoor Wellington Military Training Cantonment.
  • Soldiers who are trained here will be sent to the borders of Nation to serve the country.

APPOINTMENTS

Government appoints Justice B L Bhat as officiating chairman of NCLAT

The government has appointed Justice Bansi Lal Bhat as the officiating chairperson of the National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT). NCLAT Chairperson Justice Sudhansu Jyoti Mukhopadhaya retired on Friday.

SPORTS

Kolkotta’s ATK Beat Chennaiyin FC Behind Closed Doors To Win Record 3rd Title

ATK produced a clinical performance to beat a resurgent Chennaiyin FC 3-1 in the Indian Super League (ISL) 2019-20 final at Fatorda, Goa on Saturday to become the first team to win the league three times.

NEWS HINTS

  • The week long exhibition-cum-fair “EKAM Fest” is being organised by the National Handicapped Finance Development Corporation (NHFDC) in New Delhi from 2nd March, 2020.EKAM Fest is an effort for promoting entrepreneurship and knowledge among the Divyangjan community. EKAM stands for Entrepreneurship, Knowledge, Awareness and Marketing.
  • National level Search, and Rescue Exercise and Workshop (Exercise SAREX 2020) concluded in the sea at Vasco, Goa. The exercise was conducted by the Indian Coast Guard (ICG). It was carried out on 5-7 March.
  • The 6th International day of Yoga (IDY) is to be celebrated on 21st June and a National event organized on this day is to be held at Leh, Ladakh (Union Territory). Shri Shripad Yesso Naik, Minister of Ayush announces that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will participate in the event held at Leh.

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