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New Delhi: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh after a Cabinet meeting at South Block in New Delhi on Thursday. PTI Photo by Subhav Shukla(PTI10_27_2016_000056B)

Forces giving befitting reply to Pakistan firing: Rajnath Singh

29th October 2016 at 7:49 pm Comments are Disabled

 PTI | New Delhi | Amid the continuing ceasefire violations by Pakistani troops along LoC, Home Minister Ra jnath Singh on Saturday assured the nation that security forces were giving “befitting reply” to firing from across border and that the country will not bow down before anyone. “I want toRead More

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Pakistan would have retaliated had there been a surgical strike: Envoy

13th October 2016 at 1:28 am Comments are Disabled

IANS New Delhi: Pakistan on Wednesday reiterated that there was no surgical strike by the Indian Army across the LoC on September 29 as claimed by India, with its High Commissioner here Abdul Basit maintaining that there was only cross-border firing. “There was no surgical strike. Had there been any surgicalRead More

Indian companies suffer losses in Billions due to unrest in Kashmir

Indian companies suffer losses in Billions due to unrest in Kashmir

11th October 2016 at 9:56 pm Comments are Disabled

Srinagar:  National and multi-national companies operating across India have been incurring losses in billions due to prevailing Kashmir unrest. Despite being a consuming state, there is meager influx of commodities from different Indian states to Kashmir Valley. Senior Vice Chairman Kashmir Economic Forum and renowned industrialist Jan Muhammad Koul toldRead More

Kashmiri students held hostage in hostel for 3 hours, robbed

Kashmiri students held hostage in hostel for 3 hours, robbed

4th October 2016 at 7:52 pm Comments are Disabled

Ghaziabad (UP, India): Law students from Kashmir Valley admitted under Prime Ministers Special Scholarship Scheme in Global College of Law in Dasna Ghaziabad in Uttar Pradesh were looted by armed robbers on Friday night (September 30). Robbers according to these Kashmiri students who hail from different district of Valley includingRead More

India is not as strong militarily as the numbers might suggest – The Economist

India is not as strong militarily as the numbers might suggest – The Economist

24th September 2016 at 4:01 pm Comments are Disabled

TO MANY Indians, their country’s strategic position looks alarming. Its two biggest neighbours are China and Pakistan. It has fought wars with both, and border issues still fester. Both are nuclear-armed, and are allies with one another to boot. China, a rising superpower with five times India’s GDP, is quietlyRead More

India signs $8.8bn deal to buy 36 French Rafale fighter jets

India signs $8.8bn deal to buy 36 French Rafale fighter jets

23rd September 2016 at 9:52 pm Comments are Disabled

New Delhi:India signed a formal agreement Friday to buy 36 Rafale fighter jets from France’s Dassault for a reported $8.8 billion, one of its biggest defence deals in decades. India’s Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar and his French counterpart Jean-Yves Le Drian signed the agreement at a ceremony in New DelhiRead More

Centre approves subsidised chopper service for JK, Himachal

Centre approves subsidised chopper service for JK, Himachal

6th September 2016 at 9:44 pm Comments are Disabled

New Delhi: The Centre today approved operation of subsidised helicopter services in 10 sectors each in Jammu and Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh to connect inaccessible destinations. Srinagar-Kargil, Srinagar-Drass, Kargil-Padum-Leh, Leh-Lingshed and Srinagar-Leh are the five probable sectors where the helicopter services will be functional in Jammu and Kashmir. “..the competentRead More

Delhi most unsafe city for senior citizens: Report

Delhi most unsafe city for senior citizens: Report

4th September 2016 at 7:25 pm Comments are Disabled

New Delhi: Delhi has been categorised for the second consecutive year as the most unsafe city for senior citizens in 2015, the latest data from “Crime in India” report released by the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) said. With a rate of 108.8 crimes per 100,000 elderly population, senior citizensRead More

PaK remains a thorn in flesh for India

PaK remains a thorn in flesh for India

1st September 2016 at 8:37 pm Comments are Disabled

New Delhi : India had gone to the United Nations for a peaceful solution to the Kashmir dispute when a “military solution” was in sight, and Pakistan-administered Kashmir still remains a “thorn in the flesh”, the IAF chief, Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha, said on Thursday. Speaking at an eventRead More

Petrol Price Hiked By Rs 3.38 Per Litre, Diesel By Rs 2.67 Per Litre

Petrol Price Hiked By Rs 3.38 Per Litre, Diesel By Rs 2.67 Per Litre

31st August 2016 at 10:36 pm Comments are Disabled

New Delhi: Petrol price was today raised by Rs 3.38 per litre while diesel rate was increased by Rs 2.67 per litre. Revised rates will take effect from midnight. “During the current fortnight, crude oil prices in the international market have witnessed a steep increase by 13 per cent (over $5/bbl)Read More