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India’s Defence exports to be doubled, says Defence Minister

AMN / India’s Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar has said that India’s defence export is likely to double this year and called for tapping friendly countries to increase sale of military equipments. He said, defence export to friendly countries could help in strengthening relations with them. Mr Parrikar was speaking at Global Business Forum organised by … Continue reading India’s Defence exports to be doubled, says Defence Minister

CBI conducts searches at premises of Northern Railway officials

AMN / The CBI today conducted searches at 13 places in Delhi and Noida at premises of two former Chief Commercial Managers of Northern Railway and seven private companies. The agency recovered 20 crore rupees in cash and a large number of incriminating documents. It has registered cases against former Railway officials and the private … Continue reading CBI conducts searches at premises of Northern Railway officials

Nehru’s message of peaceful coexistence eternal: President

AMN / Jawaharlal Nehru’s message of peaceful coexistence has eternal relevance and is not “bound in a time frame,” President Pranab Mukherjee said in remarks coming in the backdrop of questions being raised about the legacy of the country’s first Prime Minister. The President told journalists on board his special flight from Tel Aviv to … Continue reading Nehru’s message of peaceful coexistence eternal: President

Maggi clears Bombay HC mandated lab tests: Nestle India

Nestle India today said all samples of Maggi have cleared tests conducted by three laboratories, as mandated by Bombay High Court, paving the way for the instant noodles brand to be back in the market after it was banned over the presence of excess lead. The company said it will now commence manufacturing and will … Continue reading Maggi clears Bombay HC mandated lab tests: Nestle India

Indian fisherman injured in Pak firing near IMBL, 24 in Captivity

Pakistan Maritime Security Agency has captured 24 Indian fishermen along with their four boats near international Maritime boundary line off Gujarat Coast in Arabian Sea. According to National Fish workers’ Forum, the incident took place on Thursday afternoon off Jakhau coast in Gujarat. Secretary of National Fish Workers Forum Manish Lodhari has said that Pakistan … Continue reading Indian fisherman injured in Pak firing near IMBL, 24 in Captivity

Geeta set to return to India from Pakistan

Geeta, a deaf-mute Indian girl living in Pakistan after accidentally crossing the border, will be back very shortly to India. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said Geeta’s family have been located and will be handed over to the family only after the DNA test. Later, spokesperson Vikas Swarup told media persons  that all the formalities are … Continue reading Geeta set to return to India from Pakistan

Militant infiltrations into Kashmir reduced: Defence Minister

Defence Minister Manohar Parikkar today said the militant infiltrations into Kashmir has come down during ever since the present government came into power. Speaking to media in Hyderabad after re-naming the missile Complex after former President Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Thursday evening, he said the data of the past ten years shown this. He further … Continue reading Militant infiltrations into Kashmir reduced: Defence Minister

India disapproves US report on religious tolerance

India today disapproved of report regarding religious tolerance in India by the US State Department. Replying to a query in New Delhi this evening, External Affairs Minister spokesperson Vikas Swarup said, it is an internal report of the US administration. Mr Swarup said, it is widely acknowledged that Indian Constitution guarantees equal religious, political and … Continue reading India disapproves US report on religious tolerance

Herald case: HC terms Gandhis’ applications as ‘infructuous’

Delhi High Court today termed as “infructuous” the applications in the National Herald case. Congress President Sonia Gandhi, her son Rahul Gandhi and some other party leaders in their application had opposed the transfer of the case from the court of Justice Sunil Gaur who had part-heard the matter for 8 months to another court … Continue reading Herald case: HC terms Gandhis’ applications as ‘infructuous’

India, Israel sign pacts on double taxation avoidance & cultural exchange

India and Israel have signed agreements on double taxation avoidance and cultural exchange. President Pranab Mukherjee, who is in Jerusalem on the final leg of his tri-nation tour to West Asia, held a meeting with his Israeli counterpart Reuven Rivlin yesterday after which the agreements were signed. The pact on tax avoidance will help plug … Continue reading India, Israel sign pacts on double taxation avoidance & cultural exchange

SPORTS

IOA on its own cannot pull out of the 2022 CWG Games: Sports Minister

Harpal Singh Bedi / New Delhi Sports minister Kiren Rijiju on Tuesday made it clear that a decision abou ...

ICC World Cup: Australia beat England by 64 runs, enter semis

@icc Australia crushing victory dashed England's World Cup semi-final hopes Australian captain Aaron Fin ...

“Women Hockey team made India Proud”: Kiren Rijiju

Harpal Singh Bedi / New Delhi Union sports minister Kiren Rijiju on Tuesday hailed the Women’s hockey te ...

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MARQUEE

116-year-old Japanese woman is oldest person in world

  AMN A 116-year-old Japanese woman has been honoured as the world's oldest living person by Guinness ...

Centre approves Metro Rail Project for City of Taj Mahal, Agra

6 Elevated and 7 Underground Stations along 14 KmTaj East Gate corridor 14 Stations all elevated along 15.40 ...

CINEMA /TV/ ART

Bollywood expresses grief over death of Girish Karnad

AMN / MUMBAI Celebrated filmmaker Shyam Benegal, who directed Karnad in critically-acclaimed films "Manthan ...

Girish Karnad is no more

WEB DESK / Bengaluru Renowned actor, dramatist and Jnanpith awardee Girish Karnad passed away in Bengaluru to ...

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ART & CULTURE

Noted English writer Amitav Ghosh conferred Jnanpith award

    AMN Renowned English writer Amitav Ghosh was conferred the 54th Jnanpith award for the ...

Sahitya Akademi demands Rs 500/- from children for Workshop

Andalib Akhter / New Delhi India’s premier literary body, the Sahitya Akademi, which gives huge awards, p ...