Kochi: In a suspected case of theft, some computer hardware has gone missing from the country’s first indigenous aircraft carrier being built in the Cochin Shipyard Ltd (CSL) here, police said. A Special Investigation Team (SIT) has launched a probe into the matter following a complaint regarding the missing hardware even as the City Police Commissioner was monitoring the investigation. “Although reported missing from the carrier, the hardware does not form part of the equipment of the vessel,” they said. The incident was reported from the high security zone of the CSL, where the prestigious warship was being built. Also Read – Uddhav bats for ‘Sena CM'”However, considering the seriousness of the incident which occurred in the high security zone, we have formed a special investigation team headed by ACP crime branch. The probe is being monitored by Kochi Police Commissioner Vijay Sakhare,” a top official said. The CSL authorities had lodged the complaint with the Ernakulam South police earlier this week. The officials were unaware of the time and date of the alleged theft. The CSL is yet to react to the incident so far. When contacted, a Defence Spokesperson declined to comment, saying the matter does not come under the purview of the Navy. The indigenous aircraft carrier, which is in an advanced stage of testing of systems, is expected to begin sea trials in 2020.
Bengaluru: Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju on Friday expressed hope that the country’s athletes will do well and give their best ever performance at the Tokyo Olympics-2020. “The Olympics is well on course and we hope that we will give the best ever Olympic performance,” Rijiju told reporters at the Anju Bobby Sports Academy. The minister announced a government grant of Rs five crore for the academy. Rijiju said the Olympics was just 10 months away and hence, due to paucity of time it will be not be possible to produce extra players and talent. Also Read – We will push hard for Kabaddi”s inclusion in 2024 Olympics: Rijiju”So, whatever we have the strength available right now, of that we will make best use of it,” the minister said. Speaking about exclusion of shooting from the Commonwealth Games in 2022, Rijiju said the Indian Olympics Association president and secretary general had met him and even recommended boycotting the games if the sport is dropped from competition. He said he sought some time and wrote a letter to his British counterpart. “At this point in time it is difficult for me to make further comments. Also Read – Djokovic to debut against Shapovalov at Shanghai MastersWe will take a final call because this is a political issue,” Rijiju said, adding that he stood by their sentiments but the final decision will be taken at an appropriate time at an appropriate level. About groupism and infighting in federations, the minister said groupism will prevail in democratically functioning federations but it should not hamper the prospects and future of athletes. He even warned that the government will take over the federations and constitute an ad hoc committee if groupism affects the future of players.
Satyameva Jayate 2 is twice the action, emotion, power, patriotism and punch, promises its director Milap Zaveri. Satyameva Jayate, a high-octane vigilante action drama film, had hit the screens last year. The makers have now announced the second installment to the Satyameva Jayate franchise. John, who played a vigilante who goes on a corrupt cop-killing spree in the original, said: “I genuinely enjoyed the story and telling of the original film. I could tell it was a story that the audience will find engaging.” “With SMJ2, the aim, once again, is to entertain the audience with a story that’s relevant in today’s times,” he further added. He is pairing up with Divya Khosla Kumar for the film.