Tag: India

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  • 5 best honeymoon destinations in India for new-age couples

    5 best honeymoon destinations in India for new-age couples

    With an increasing number of honeymooners looking to exploring exotic places, exciting mono-destinations have become their top pick

    April 8, 2019
  • India selectors to pick World Cup squad on April 15

    India selectors to pick World Cup squad on April 15

    The cut-off date is April 23 and the selectors have been waiting to watch the performance of some of the players in the ongoing Indian Premier League considering that the position of the number four batsman and the fourth fast bowler is still up for grabs.

    April 8, 2019
  • New Delhi rejects Qureshi claim of India planning another attack on Pakistan

    New Delhi rejects Qureshi claim of India planning another attack on Pakistan

    MEA spokesperson Raveesh Kumar says statement aims at whipping up war hysteria in the region

    April 8, 2019
  • Pakistan to release Indian fishermen today

    Pakistan to release Indian fishermen today

    Pakistan’s move comes two days after India sent a “Note Verbale” to the Pakistan High Commission in New Delhi, asking for the release of a total of 385 Indian fishermen and 10 civilian prisoners in Pakistan’s custody.

    April 8, 2019
  • Warriors in the sky

    Warriors in the sky

    Can future Indian air warriors be safe without proper equipment at the time of conflict? The matter has assumed dangerous proportions. Hence, whosoever is the next Prime Minister, or whichever the political party in power after May 2019, they ought to look into the issue with all seriousness and try to resolve the perpetual crisis of the Air Force with a time-barred programme, arguably in the next 24 months.

    April 8, 2019
  • India likely to again boycott China’s Belt and Road Forum this month

    India likely to again boycott China’s Belt and Road Forum this month

    Asked if China had asked India to participate in the forum to be held this month, the source did not give a straight reply but stated that Beijing had been requesting New Delhi to reconsider its decision.

    April 6, 2019
  • India rejects UN criticism of its decision to deport Rohingya refugees

    India rejects UN criticism of its decision to deport Rohingya refugees

    Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said the whole issue of deportation of Rohingyas had been portrayed in a misleading and incorrect manner by the UN Human Rights Council.

    April 4, 2019
  • India says Pakistan yet to address ‘concerns’ over Kartarpur Corridor

    India says Pakistan yet to address ‘concerns’ over Kartarpur Corridor

    Pakistan has not responded to India’s concerns about “controversial elements” getting associated with a Pakistani committee on the Corridor, the MEA said today.

    April 4, 2019
  • Welcome to the Club

    Welcome to the Club

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 27 March announced the success of ‘Mission Shakti,’ an operation that demonstrated India’s anti-satellite missile capability by shooting down a live satellite.

    April 4, 2019
  • India seeks consular access to Jadhav; release of Indian fishermen in Pak

    India seeks consular access to Jadhav; release of Indian fishermen in Pak

    India said there were 385 Indian fishermen whose nationality has been confirmed and conveyed to Pakistan and who have been languishing in Pakistan jails despite completing their sentences.

    April 3, 2019
  • Spare the soldier

    Spare the soldier

    Only a handful of ex-Generals spoke out against Adityanath’s shameful comment ~ and that too only when “pressed” by the media.

    April 3, 2019
  • Russia backs India’s NSG membership

    Russia backs India’s NSG membership

    India has already become a member of three other export control regimes like the Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR), Wassenaar Arrangement and the Australia Group with the firm support of countries like Russia and the United States.

    April 2, 2019
  • Fake news in India | WhatsApp unveils Checkpoint Tipline number

    Fake news in India | WhatsApp unveils Checkpoint Tipline number

    People in India can submit misinformation or rumours to the "Checkpoint Tipline on WhatsApp" at +91-9643-000-888.

    April 2, 2019
  • Ola and Gramalaya to build toilets for underprivileged across India

    Ola and Gramalaya to build toilets for underprivileged across India

    For this programme, Ola has partnered with Gramalaya, an approved key resource centre from the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation who will use the proceeds in their on-going efforts to build toilets for the underprivileged across India.

    April 1, 2019
  • Energy for Renewal

    Energy for Renewal

    It hardly needs to be emphasised that water is a scarce and endangered resource with both rivers and groundwater in India running dry. Thus most atomic power stations are located near the sea, changing the ecology of the shoreline and also driving away fishermen.

    April 1, 2019
  • Nightmare that is Brexit

    Nightmare that is Brexit

    Brexit is turning to a nightmare, now threatening to bring down yet another British Prime Minister. There is no sign of light yet in the dark tunnel. The British have made a mess of the issue, the House of Commons once a dazzling, sparkling ground of the greats of the empire, is now like a school with quarrelling kids. The lingering desire of hanging on to memory and nothing much else, the parliamentarians, now referred to as lawmakers, can’t even produce a sensible law. To me, like many others of my generation, the spectacle is terribly sad, the worst thing that can happen to any nation is not to be able to take any positive decision.

    March 31, 2019
  • India, US renew triangular development cooperation in Asia and Africa

    India, US renew triangular development cooperation in Asia and Africa

    India and the United States on Friday signed the First Amendment to the Statement of Guiding Principles (SGP) on Triangular Cooperation for Global Development in Asia and Africa as part of their Indo-Pacific cooperation.

    March 29, 2019