Pakistan intensifies attempts to push terrorists into J&K: Defence Minister

BY ANDALIB AKHTER / NEW DELHI India’s Defence Minister Arun Jaitley today said that Pakistan had increased attempts to push terrorists into Jammu and Kashmir through the border but due to the heightened vigil, many infiltration attempts have been foiled by the Indian forces. In reply to a question in the Lok Sabha, Mr Jaitley … Continue reading Pakistan intensifies attempts to push terrorists into J&K: Defence Minister

Joshna-Dipika assure India of medal at World Doubles

The Indian pair of Joshna Chinappa and Dipika Pallikal will take on the English duo of Jenny Duncalf and Alison Waters in the semifinals of the WSF World Doubles Squash Championship later tonight. The duo reached the women’s doubles last four stage in Manchester last night, defeating Canadians Samantha Cornett and Nikole Todd 10-11, 11-6, … Continue reading Joshna-Dipika assure India of medal at World Doubles

New Zealand Open: India’s campaign ends as HS Prannoy and Sourabh crash out

India’s campaign at the New Zealand Open Badminton tournament has ended. At Auckland today, both H S Prannoy and Sourabh Verma crashed out after losing their respective men’s singles quarterfinal matches of the Grand Prix Gold event. Fourth seeded Prannoy was stunned by 11th seeded Lin Yu Hsien of Chinese Taipei in three games 10-21, … Continue reading New Zealand Open: India’s campaign ends as HS Prannoy and Sourabh crash out

GalleTest: Sri Lanka 50/2 in rply of India’s 622 on day 2

India have set themselves up for another big win in the ongoing Three-Test series against Sri Lanka. After beating the hosts by 304 runs in the first match at Galle, the visitors were strongly placed in the second Test on Day Two today. Replying to India’s huge first innings score of 622 for nine declared, … Continue reading GalleTest: Sri Lanka 50/2 in rply of India’s 622 on day 2

India ready to meet all security challenges: Defence minister

Our Correspondent / New Delhi India’s Defence minister Arun Jaitley today assured the Parliament that all the forward posts are adequately strengthened to withstand enemy fire. He also said there are well established Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) to safeguard against enemy fire to minimise own casualties. Replying to questions in the House, Mr Jaitley said … Continue reading India ready to meet all security challenges: Defence minister

Rahul Gandhi attacked in Gujarat

Rahul Gandhi’s Convoy Attacked, Congress Blames BJP AMN   Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi convoy was attacked by an unruly mob in Banaskatha district of Gujarat. Rahul is in Gujarat to meet the victims of floods in the state. Rahul Gandhi’s convoy was attacked with stones when he was touring flood-hit areas. The Congress blamed … Continue reading Rahul Gandhi attacked in Gujarat

SC seeks clarification on Center’s notification on sale of cattle in market

Our Correspondent / New Delhi Supreme Court today sought clarification on the Center’s controversial notification on sale of cattle in market. A bench of the Apex Court, headed by Justice Dipak Misra, today asked if the said notification was placed before the Parliament or not. As per rules, the notification in such matters becomes effective … Continue reading SC seeks clarification on Center’s notification on sale of cattle in market

SC issue notice to NIA, Kerala govt on alleged love jehad case

Our Correspondent / New Delhi Supreme Court today issued notice to the National Investigating Agency (NIA) and Kerala government on an alleged case of love jehad in the southern state. A division bench of the Apex Court, headed by Chief Justice of India (CJI) Jagdish Singh Khehar and also comprising Justice D. Y. Chandrachud, issued … Continue reading SC issue notice to NIA, Kerala govt on alleged love jehad case

Govt to set up 14 new AIIMS hospitals across the country

Our Correspondent / New Delhi Union Government has proposed to establish an additional 14 new All India Institute of Mediacal Science, AIIMS under various phases of Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana in different parts of the country. Replying to supplementaries on AIIMS and related healthcare system in India, Union Health Minister JP Nadda informed the … Continue reading Govt to set up 14 new AIIMS hospitals across the country

77 Indian fishermen released from Sri Lankan jail returned home

AMN   Seventy seven Indian fishermen released from Sri Lankan jail returned home last midninght. The fishermen were released by Sri Lanka on humanitarian grounds after intervention by central government. Due to rough sea and low tide the coast guard ship reached the port late. State ministers Jayakumar O S Manian and relatives of the … Continue reading 77 Indian fishermen released from Sri Lankan jail returned home