Govt will give Rs 1 crore to any sportsperson representing India: MP sports minister

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Sailings on Dover-Calais Route Partially Resumed

first_imgzoom DFDS Seaways said that it has decided to resume sailings on its Dover-Calais route from 07:30 on Tuesday 28 July, following constructive round table talks hosted by the French Secretary of State for Transport, Alain Vidalies.The sailings on the said route were suspended after one of the ferry operator’s vessels was hit by a distress flare on Saturday by an unidentified individual. “The safety of our customers and crew is paramount and after a thorough assessment of the situation and reassurances from all parties involved, we have taken the decision to resume our service on the Dover to Calais route,” said Carsten Jensen, Senior Vice President and head of DFDS Seaways in the UK.DFDS said via its twitter account that several sailings for today from Calais to Dover have been cancelled urging their passengers to switch to Dunkirk.According to the latest update, Dover-Dunkirk route is running with a delay of up to 30 minutes.World Maritime News Stafflast_img

Renewed UN mandate aims to stop spread of weapons of mass destruction

The Security Council today issued a three-year extension to the mandate of a United Nations committee which works to halt the proliferation of nuclear, chemical and biological weapons.Set up under a 2004 Security Council resolution, the committee is part of a regime imposing binding legal obligations on all States to establish domestic controls aimed at preventing the spread of weapons of mass destruction and their delivery systems. All States are also obliged to refrain from supporting non-State actors to develop, acquire, manufacture or transport nuclear, chemical or biological weapons. States are also required to establish laws to prevent any of these activities by non-State actors, in particular for terrorist purposes.The committee also promotes better cooperation between countries on measures to block the spread of such weapons, and promotes universal adherence to existing international non proliferation treaties.The committee compiles information on progress States are making to comply with the resolution, by assessing the physical protection of weapons, border security and law enforcement efforts, as well as controls over exports and trans-shipments. 25 April 2008The Security Council today issued a three-year extension to the mandate of a United Nations committee which works to halt the proliferation of nuclear, chemical and biological weapons. read more