Tag: Former Defence Minister

Piracy in Indian Ocean in check but can't be ruled out

Panaji: Piracy in the Indian Ocean is under control, but the threat of piracy cannot be “totally ignored”, former Defence Minister and Chief Minister of Goa Manohar Parrikar said on Thursday. Parrikar said rising water levels due to climate change posed a significant threat to coastal countries as well as island-states. “The trade, which moves […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
A teacher’s tribute to a student: Parrikar's death is a personal loss

Bhubaneswar: Expressing shock over former Defence Minister and Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar’s untimely demise, Prasanta Kumar Patnaik, who was his teacher at IIT Bombay & currently settled in Bhubaneswar, said it’s a major personal loss to him. Parrikar had last visited Odisha in 2016 to attend BJP’s Vikas Utsav in Cuttack and also held […]

  • Monday, 03 May 2021