ISI espionage racket: Delhi Police arrests school teacher from J&K

AMN / Crime Branch of Delhi Police today arrested a school teacher from Fatehpur area of Rajouri district in Jammu and Kashmir, for his involvement in espionage racket, taking total number of arrests made from this border district so far to four. SSP Rajouri told media that the school teacher who was arrested this morning … Continue reading ISI espionage racket: Delhi Police arrests school teacher from J&K

Rahul accuses PM Modi of weakening labour force

Our Correspondent / Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi today accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of wanting to weaken the labour force of the country. Speaking at the plenary session of Indian National Trade Union Congress, INTUC in Delhi, Mr Gandhi said the Prime Minister thinks he could make labourers work by force, and fear. He … Continue reading Rahul accuses PM Modi of weakening labour force

24 lose eye sight after cataract surgeries in MP

Twenty four 24 people have lost their eye sight after cataract surgeries in Badwani district hospital in Madhya Pradesh. A camp was held in the hospital in November for cataract patients. It is reported 28 patients had caught infection after cataract operations. They were referred to Indore for further treatment after making complaints. Out of … Continue reading 24 lose eye sight after cataract surgeries in MP

Bill Gates discusses clean energy initiatives with PM Modi

Our Correspondent / American business magnate, philanthropist, investor, computer programmer and Co-chair and Trustee of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Mr. Bill Gates, called on the Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday. The discussion centered around clean energy initiatives, financial inclusion, sanitation, health and nutrition. Mr. Bill Gates was appreciative of the work done in … Continue reading Bill Gates discusses clean energy initiatives with PM Modi

Australia passes anti-terrorism law to strip citizenship

Australia’s parliament has passed laws to strip dual nationals of their citizenship if they are convicted of terrorism offences or found to have fought with banned groups overseas, despite concerns about deporting known militants. Those who fight for a declared terrorist group also automatically lose their citizenship. Attorney-General George Brandis said in Sydney today that … Continue reading Australia passes anti-terrorism law to strip citizenship

British PM David Cameron warns of long Syria campaign

British Prime Minister, David Cameron says the mission to target the Islamic State militants in Syria could take some time and will require persistence. The Ministry of Defence confirmed that the RAF Tornados conducted air strikes on six targets in Syria, successfully attacking an IS-controlled oilfield. He added two more Tornados and six Typhoons have … Continue reading British PM David Cameron warns of long Syria campaign

Russia suspends major gas pipeline talks with Turkey

Russia has suspended talks with Turkey on a major gas pipeline project in the Black Sea, in a further escalation after Turkey downed a Russian warplane. The TurkStream project was designed to boost Russian gas exports to Turkey but now there are doubts about its future, as Russia tightens sanctions. Turkey is the second biggest … Continue reading Russia suspends major gas pipeline talks with Turkey

Germany, Britain join US & France in military strike against IS militants

As Germany and Britain joined the US and France in military strike against the Islamic State militant group in Syria and Iraq, the United States has said the joint effort will ultimately destroy the terror outfit even though it will be a long and challenging fight. White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest congratulated the UK … Continue reading Germany, Britain join US & France in military strike against IS militants

Obama calls US military’s decision to open all combat roles to women as historic step

United States President Barak Obama called the US military’s decision to open all combat roles to women as historic step. He said that this change will strengthen the nation’s armed forces. Earlier Defense Secretary Ashton Carter made announcement of opening up the remaining 10 per cent of military positions, including combat roles, to women. US … Continue reading Obama calls US military’s decision to open all combat roles to women as historic step

Breach of privilege notice in Rajya Sabha against Jay Panda

The MPs from at least six opposition parties today gave a breach of privilege and contempt notice in the Rajya Sabha against the BJD Lok Sabha MP, Baijayant Jay Panda for his write up calling for reducing the power of the Upper House. In the notice to Chairman Hamid Ansari, the MPs took strong objection … Continue reading Breach of privilege notice in Rajya Sabha against Jay Panda