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Rohan Bopanna, Sania Mizra crash out from Cincinnati Masters

Indian challenge in the Cincinnati Masters has ended with Rohan Bopanna and Sania Mizra crashing out from the tournament in their respective doubles categories. Bopanna with his Croatian partner Ivan Dodig lost the quarterfinal to the wimbledon winner duo Marcelo Melo and Lukasz Kubot, 6-1,7-6, 10-7 in the men’s doubles. Sania Mirza with her Chinese […]

US lawmakers express concern over human rights violations in Pakistan’s Sindh province

In the United States, seven lawmakers have expressed concern over human rights violations in Pakistan’s Sindh province and urged the State Department to place it on priority during interactions with the country. Expressing concerns about it the Congressmen led by Brad Sherman, Chair of the Congressional Sindh Caucus wrote a letter to the Assistant Secretary […]

109 children among 300 person killed in Sierra Leone mudslides

At least 109 children were among more than 300 people were killed in the deadly floods and mudslides that swept through Sierra Leone earlier in the week. A UN agency said, the number could grow as search and rescue operations are going on and over 600 people remain missing after heavy rain lashed the Sierra […]

FM Jaitley urges states CM to reduce VAT on petroleum products

Finance minister Arun Jaitley has written to state chief ministers urging the States to reduce burden of Value Added Tax (VAT) on petroleum products used as inputs in making of goods after the introduction of Goods and Services Tax (GST). The letter by Finance Minister highlights a concern being raised by the manufacturing sector in […]

Cambrils shooting: Police shot dead 4 terror suspects after Las Ramblas van attack

In Spain, at least 13 people were killed and 100 injured in a terror attack after a van rammed into a crowd of pedestrians on Barcelona’s Las Ramblas tourist area last evening. The president of Spain’s Catalonia region Carles Puigdemont, confirming it a terror attack, said that police have arrested two people in this connection. […]

US designates Pakistan based terror outfit Hizbul Mujahideen as Terrorist Organisation

United States has named Pakistan based Kashmiri terrorist outfit Hizbul Mujahideen as a Foreign Terrorist Organisation. The US decision comes nearly two months after adding the group’s Pakistan-based chief Syed Salahuddin to its list of designated global terrorists. Slapping a series of sanctions on the outfit, the US state department said in a statement that […]

PM Modi to interact with young entrepreneurs, startups on making New India

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will interact with country’s young entrepreneurs and startups across sectors today and tomorrow on making a New India. Modi will interact with over 200 young entrepreneurs on six sectors crucial to enable inclusive growth and development. The interaction will focus on building New India by 2022, Digital India, energizing a sustainable […]

Nawaz Sharif files 3 separate appeals in SC to review its Panama verdict

Pakistan’s ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif today filed three separate appeals in the Supreme Court to review its verdict in the Panama Papers case that resulted in his disqualification. A five-member Supreme Court bench last month disqualified Nawaz Sharif for dishonesty and ruled that corruption cases be filed against him and his children over the […]

Detailed Plan For Missile Launches To Sea Off Guam : North Korea Maps Out

North Korea offered a glimpse into its plans to fire missiles near Guam in photos released by its state media on Tuesday, as leader Kim Jong Un was briefed on the plans drawn up by the army amid heightened tensions with the United States. Kim was seen holding a baton and pointing at a map […]

Nation celebrates its 71st Independence Day today

The nation celebrates its 71st Independence Day today and the main function was held at the Red Fort in the national capital where Prime Minister Narendra Modi hoisted the National Flag. The unfurling of the tri-colour was synchronized with the 21 Gun Salute fired by the valiant gunners of the elite 2281 Field Regiment (Ceremonial). […]

Soldiers continue to remain vigilant on LoC defending nation: Arun Jaitley

Defence Minister Arun Jaitley today said, country’s soldiers continue to remain vigilant on LoC (Line of Control) defending the nation. In his address to the Armed Forces personnel over All India Radio on the eve of Independence Day, Jaitley said, despite repeated requests, Pakistan has continued to use Indian territory occupied by it to not […]

Apex Court to hear Centre’s plea against Madras HC order staying lookout notice against Karti Chidambaram

The Supreme Court today agreed to hear the Centre’s plea against Madras High Court order staying its lookout notice against Karti Chidambaram, son of former Finance Minister P Chidambaram, and others in an alleged corruption case filed by the CBI. A bench of Chief Justice J S Khehar and Justice D Y Chandrachud said, it […]

SC refuses to entertain fresh plea against triple talaq

The Supreme Court has refused to entertain a fresh plea challenging the constitutional validity of ‘triple talaq‘, ‘nikah halala’ and polygamy practices among Muslims. Disposing of the plea, a bench comprising Chief Justice J S Khehar and D Y Chandrachud said, the issue is already pending consideration in the court. The bench said, it is […]

US and Chinese Presidents reiterate their commitment to de-nuclearize Korean Peninsula

US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping today reiterated their mutual commitment to de-nuclearize the Korean Peninsula and agreed that North Korea must stop its provocative and escalatory behaviour. The White House said two leaders spoke over phone to discuss the escalating tension after North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un threatened the US this […]

BRD Medial college Hospital deaths: Committee asked to file its report within 7 days

In Uttar Pradesh a high power committee constituted under chairmanship of the Chief Secretary of the state to probe into tragic deaths of children at BRD Medial college Hospital Gorakhpur has been asked to file its report within 7 days. The committee will probe all aspects of tragedy including supply of essential life saving item […]

Trump thanks Putin for ordering US embassy in Moscow to slash its staff

President Donald Trump has thanked Russian President Vladimir Putin for ordering the US embassy in Moscow to slash its staff, boasting that this would cut payroll costs. Last month, the Kremlin demanded that Washington reduce its diplomatic footprint in Russia by 755 employees, both US diplomats and local staff, and close two compounds. This was […]

Centre considers proposal to allow girls at Sainik Schools, girls cadet at National Defence Academy

The Centre is considering a proposal to allow girls at Sainik Schools and girl cadets at National Defence Academy. This was stated by the Minister of State for Defence Subhash Ramarao Bhamre in Lok Sabha today. During Question hour, Bhamre said that there are 26 Sainik Schools covering 22 states in the country and the […]

Economic Survey Volume II notices rekindled optimism on structural reforms in Indian economy

The Economic Survey Volume two tabled today in Parliament noticed a rekindled optimism on structural reforms in Indian economy. The survey said various factors such as launch of the GST; Positive impacts of demonetization; decision in principle to privatize Air India; further rationalization of energy subsidies and Actions to address the Twin Balance Sheet (TBS) […]

Dawood Ibrahim Speaks From His Karachi Den

The telephone rang that evening at a palatial bungalow in the tony Clifton neighbourhood of Karachi and was answered by the most wanted man in India — Dawood Ibrahim. “Aap Kaun? (Who are you?)” he shot back when asked whether it was Dawood on the line. When this correspondent identified himself, there was a pause […]

All Ordnance Factories Depots going to continue, no employee to be retrenched: Defence Minister Jaitley

Defence minister Arun Jaitley today assured the Lok Sabha that all Ordnance Factories Depots (OFD) are going to continue and no employee will be retrenched. Replying to supplementaries in the Lok Sabha, Jaitley said the core competence of OFD are ammunition manufacturing and allayed fears of the members that any Ordnance Factories Depots will be […]

Lok Sabha adjourned Sine Die

The Lok Sabha has been adjourned Sine Die. The Speaker Sumitra Mahajan said this session had 19 sittings which lasted 71 hours. She said during these period, the House passed Supplementary Demands for Grants (General) and Demands for Excess Grants (General). She said during this monsoon session, 17 Bills were introduced and 14 Bills were […]

Government yet to decide CBI’s reopening of Bofor’s case

The Central Bureau of Investigation or CBI informed a parliamentary panel today that the politically-sensitive Rs. 64 crore Bofors pay-off case is likely to be reopened. The Rs. 1,437 crore deal between India and the Swedish arms manufacturer AB Bofors for the supply of 400 155mm Howitzer guns for Indian Army was entered on March 24, 1986. […]

Slogans of making new India should be reverberated: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has urged people’s representatives and BJP workers to organize Sankalp Se Siddhi programme from 15th to 30th of this month across the country to make a new India. Addressing the BJP Parliamentary Party meeting in New Delhi this morning, Modi said as in 1942, the country awoke for Independence and India […]

Terror funding case: Court sends Kashmiri separatist leader Shabir Shah to judicial custody

A Delhi court today sent to 14-day judicial custody Kashmiri separatist leader Shabir Shah, who was arrested in a decade-old money laundering case for alleged terror financing. Additional Sessions Judge Sidharth Sharma sent the accused to jail after the Enforcement Directorate (ED) submitted that he was not required for further custodial interrogation. Earlier, on August […]

Rajya Sabha adjourned for day after uproar over Rs 500 notes, Chandigarh stalking case

The Rajya Sabha, which witnessed repeated adjournments today over the printing of different sizes of currency notes of 500 denominations and the stalking incident in Chandigarh, was adjourned finally for the day at 3.45 PM. Opposition Congress raised the currency notes issue for the second day amid noisy scenes and trooped into the well of […]

Maratha Kranti Morcha: protest rally witnesses massive participation, demands reservation

Over 10000 police personnel, drones and surveillance cameras have been roped in to deal with any unforeseeable situation in Mumbai during Maratha Kranti Morcha, which reportedly marked participation of around six lakh people. Maratha Kranti Morcha starts from Byculla at 11 am and is scheduled to be culminating at Azad Maidan around 5 pm. As […]

Two massive earthquakes hit China, over 100 feared killed

At least nine people were killed and 164 others injured in an earthquake in china Last night. According to media reports, a seven magnitude earthquake jolted a remote but popular tourist destination in China’s southwest in which 100 people are feared dead and thousands injured. The condition of 30 hospitalized injured were stated to be […]

SC issues notice to Centre on special status to J&K under Article 370

The Supreme Court today sought response from the Centre on a plea challenging the special status granted to Jammu and Kashmir under Article 370. A bench headed by Chief Justice J S Khehar issued notice to the Centre and sought its reply within four weeks. The Delhi High Court had on April 11 this year […]

North Korea vows to retaliate against US over sanctions

North Korea has vowed to retaliate and make the US pay a price for drafting fresh UN sanctions over its banned nuclear weapons programme. The official KCNA news agency said, the sanctions, which were unanimously passed by the UN on Saturday, were a violent violation of our sovereignty. It said Pyongyang would not put our […]

Supreme Court Rejected the Plea on the compulsion of Yoga in Schools

The Supreme Court today dismissed a plea seeking framing of a national yoga policy and making the practice compulsory for students of classes 1-8 across the country. A bench headed by Justice MB Lokur dismissed the plea and said it is for the government to take a decision on such issue. “We are nobody to […]

Google fired Anti-Diversity memo author : Reports

Google reportedly fired a software engineer on Monday after a document he wrote criticising the company’s diversity efforts and attributing the tech industry’s gender imbalance to biological differences between men and women went viral. The 10-page “manifesto” was initially published internally, but was leaked to the press on Saturday after prompting a firestorm within the company. The document, entitled Google’s […]

Pakistani woman calls PM Modi as her brother

It’s a story of Pakistani Women who has been tying Rakhi to the honorable prime minister of India, Narendra Modi for more than 22 years. An another example spotted that how our culture is followed by other community standards too. QamarMohsin Sheik, a Pakistani woman has been tying Rakhi to Narendra Modi since 22-23 years. […]
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