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Top 5 news at 1 PM on August 24: Sensitive data on Scorpene submarines leaked, Parrikar seeks report and more

Sensitive Documents Detailing The Technical And Stealth Capabilities Of India's Scoprene Submarines Designed By French Shipbuilder DCNS Have Been Leaked, With Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar Seeking A Report From The Navy Chief On The Matter.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Hina Khan | Updated on: 24 Aug 2016, 12:57:35 PM

New Delhi :

Sensitive documents detailing the technical and stealth capabilities of India's Scoprene submarines designed by French shipbuilder DCNS have been leaked, with Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar seeking a report from the Navy chief on the matter.

1.Scorpene submarines data hacking: Parrikar asks Navy chief to study what has been leaked

Sensitive documents detailing the technical and stealth capabilities of India's Scoprene submarines designed by French shipbuilder DCNS have been leaked, with Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar seeking a report from the Navy chief on the matter.

2. India's Scorpene submarine project data leaked as France's DCNS suffers massive documents hacking

French defence contractor and shipbuilder DCNS has suffered a massive data leak, raising doubts about the security of one of the world’s biggest defence projects, including India’s new $3.9bn submarine fleet, The Australian newspaper reported on Wednesday.

3. 6.1 magnitude earthquake hits central Italy; at least 14 dead, many trapped under debris

Central Italy was struck by a powerful, 6.2-magnitude earthquake in the early hours today, leaving at least 14 people dead and devastating dozens of mountain villages.

4. Maharashtra govt to write to PM asking for a CBI probe into disappearance of tiger Jai

As the hunt for tiger Jai continued after it went missing from Umred Karhandla wildlife sanctuary near Nagpur, state Forest Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar today said he would write to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for a CBI probe into its disappearance.

5. Haryana health minister announces Sakshi Malik as brand ambassador of 'Beti Bachao Beti Padhao' in state

Haryana Health and Sports Minister Anil Vij announces Olympics bronze medallist Sakshi Malik as the brand ambassador for Beti Bachao Beti Padhao campaign in the state. Wrestler Sakshi Malik came back to India on Wednesday after making the country proud with her performance at Rio Olympics 2016.

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First Published : 24 Aug 2016, 12:39:00 PM

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