Visakhapatnam, Feb. 7 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said India will host the first ever Global Maritime Summit in April this year and called for maritime cooperation stating that the seas must be used to build peace, friendship, trust and curb conflict.
Paradip, Feb. 7 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who inaugurated the Paradip refinery here on Sunday, said this is the 'Vikas Deep' for the state.
Jammu, Feb. 7 : Former chief minister Omar Abdullah today asked as to why there was no government in Jammu and Kashmir despite the PDP-BJP alliance still remaining intact and said Mehbooba Mufti should break ties with the saffron party and go for fresh polls.
New Delhi, Feb. 7 : In a maiden initiative by the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), a squad of dogs is being raised to aid its personnel in rescuing people in the aftermath of natural calamities.
Udhampur, Feb. 7 : The first joint tactical exercise between border troops of India and China was conducted on Sunday in the Chushul-Moldo area.
New Delhi, Feb.7 : Rejecting Azam Khan's 'baseless' allegations of Prime Minister Narendra Modi meeting gangster Dawood Ibraham in Lahore, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday said that Akhilesh Yadav-led Uttar Pradesh Government was using the minister as a weapon ahead of the assembly polls in 2017.
New Delhi, Feb. 7 : The charred body of a 20-year-old student of Delhi University's Laxmi Bai College has been found from the residence of her boyfriend in Rajpura Gurmandi area here.
Hyderabad, Feb. 7 : Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday called on the Congress to stop 'blocking' bills crucial to the nation's development, adding that India was on the development path under Prime Minister Narendra Modi's leadership.
New Delhi, Feb.7 : The much-anticipated trailer for the next game in the legendary Doom series is finally out.
New Delhi, Feb.7 : A day after BuzzFeed reported that Micro blogging site Twitter's timelines would soon change by showing most relevant and timely tweets, the company's CEO Jack Dorsey stated that the site will remain live.
New Delhi, Feb.7 : In order to help salaried income households and encourage more women to join the work force, the Finance Minister Arun Jaitley should announce a ten-fold increase in children education allowance and tax exemption for creche facility in the Budget, the ASSOCHAM has said.
New Delhi, Feb. 7 : Hitting out Azam Khan for claiming that Prime Minister Narendra Modi met underworld don Dawood Ibrahim during his recent visit to Pakistan, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday advised the at Uttar Pradesh Government to get the Urban Development Minister 'treated' in Agra.
New Delhi, Feb.7 : Disappointed with the Delhi Police's refusal to provide data on crimes against women, the DCW on Sunday wrote a letter to Police Commissioner B.S. Bassi and said that it was not a 'battle of supremacy'.
New Delhi, Feb. 7 : As the consultations for 'Odd-Even' scheme entered the second day, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia today attended a public meeting in I.P. Extension, Patparganj, to seek public opinion on bringing back the formula.
By Vikas Khanna, New Delhi, Feb. 7 : It has been a month since Mufti Mohammed Sayeed passed away and Jammu and Kashmir has remained headless since then. There seems to be serious reservations between the alliance partners - People's Democratic Party (PDP) and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) - to take a shot at government formation again.
New Delhi, Feb. 7 : Undeterred by the inhospitable weather conditions, the Indian Army and the Jammu and Kashmir Police have upped the ante in their counter terrorist operations, neutralizing ten terrorists in two weeks.
Visakhapatnam, Feb.7 : Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Sunday said that the ministry had made no contracts with Bollywood actors Akshay Kumar and Kangana Ranaut to be the brand ambassadors of International Fleet Review (IFR).
New Delhi, Feb. 7 : Raising concerns over the rising incidents of sexual assaults in schools and universities, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Majeed Memon on Sunday said any unrest in educational institutions need to be addressed seriously.
By I. Ramamohan Rao, New Delhi, Feb.7 : South Asia has gone through a turbulent period in the last five decades.The countries of the region have seen conflicts, both internal and against each other, as also international. Media organisations in these countries have played an important role in reporting on these conflicts and they have also
New Delhi, Feb.7 : One must be aware of the popular 'six degrees of separation' theory which states that everyone and everything is six or fewer steps away, by way of introduction, from any other person in the world. In other words, it means that a chain of 'a friend of a friend' statements can be made to connect any two people in a maximum of six steps.
New Delhi, Feb.7 : The Congress and Janata Dal (United) have demanded a fair probe into the death of Divyansh Kakrora, whose body was found floating in a water tank at Ryan International School, so that those responsible are brought to book.
New Delhi, Feb. 7 : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday expressed confidence that the indefinite strike by the MCD workers would certainly be called off as they were in talks with the protestors, reminding them of their obligations to the national capital.
New Delhi, Feb 7 : The BJP on Sunday rubbished Uttar Pradesh minister Azam Khan's claims that mafia don Dawood Ibrahim was present at Prime Minister Narendra Modi's meeting with his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif in Lahore last December, terming them an attempt to hide his government's failures.
Bhubaneswar, Feb. 7 : Highlighting the importance of innovation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that innovation is the need of the hour, for every society and every era.
New Delhi, Feb. 7 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be the chief guest at the International City Parade to be held in Visakhapatnam this evening as part of the ongoing International Fleet Review 2016.
New Delhi, Feb. 6 : Custom officials on Saturday detained two Afghan national at Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport for carrying massive amounts of undeclared cash.
New Delhi, Feb.6 : External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Saturday arrived here at the Palam Airport after attending 9th India-Sri Lanka Joint Commission meeting in Colombo.
Ghazipur, Feb.6 : Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan on Saturday stoked yet another controversy by claiming that he has proof of India's most-wanted gangster Dawood Ibrahim being present during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's surprise meeting with his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif in Lahore last year.
Guwahati, Feb. 6 : The second day of the 12th South Asian Games saw the dominance of India in most of the sporting events.
New Delhi, Feb. 6 : Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday said that India has great strengths to be amongst leading nations in a technology driven forth industrial revolution that is expected to come about.
Lucknow/New Delhi, Feb 6 : Uttar Pradesh minister Azam Khan on Saturday claimed that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had met underworld don Dawood Ibrahim at the residence of his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif in Lahore in December last year. The government termed it as baseless, unfounded and totally false.
Visakhapatnam, Feb 6 : Though the mightiest of ships were on display at the International Fleet Review (IFR) off Visakhapatnam coast on Saturday, one small boat in the flotilla could not be ignored.
New Delhi, Feb 6 : The Congress on Saturday criticised Prime Minister Narendra Modi for taking potshots at the party leadership, saying the "Gandhi family" was an integral part of the Congress and Modi cannot separate the party and its leadership.
New Delhi, Feb 6 : The cartoonist fraternity on Saturday mourned the death of Sudhir Tailang saying that political cartoons lost a sharp tongue as he had never held back.
By Pradeep Kumar, Itanagar, Feb.6 : Lok Sabha Member of Parliament from Arunachal Pradesh Ninong Ering on Saturday said that misunderstanding on the part of state Governor J P Rajkhowa about the sentiment of innocent people, particularly in describing the sacrifice of the sacred animal Mithun as a slaughter and of there being law and order problem in the state led to the imposition of president's rule.
New Delhi, Feb.6 : Minister of State for Urban Development, Babul Supriyo on Saturday gave away the One Globe Awards at the fifth edition of the two-day One Globe: Uniting Knowledge Communities Conference being held here.
New Delhi, Feb.6 : Telcom companies has asked the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) to withdraw its test reports arguing that the reports do not portray the actual performance of their networks and there was a wide divergence between the results of the tests done by them and those by the regulator.
Gurgaon, Feb.6 : Amity University Gurgaon honoured global telecom leader, Sunil Bharti Mittal- founder and chairman, Bharti enterprises with honorary Doctorate Degree for techno entrepreneurship and achieving the global eminence in the field of Telecom Sector at the second Convocation at Manesar Campus here wherein over 862 successfully qualified Graduands of various Programs such as Engineering and Technology, Management, Applied Sciences, Journalism and Mass Communication, Medical Science, Behavioral Science, Languages and Commerce received UG and PG Degrees.
New Delhi, Feb.6 : The Chief Imam of the All India Imam Organisation (AIIO), Umer Ahmed Ilyasi on Saturday said that women are not allowed to go at dargahs and mosques and if they want to worship, they should do that at their homes.
New Delhi, Feb. 6 : The Municipal Corporation Teachers Association on Saturday called off their indefinite strike in the national capital after they received their pending salaries worth three months.
New Delhi, Feb. 6: Noted political cartoonist Sudhir Tailang, who was battling brain cancer, passed away at Medanta Hospital in Gurgaon today.
New Delhi, Feb. 6 : Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) Prem Nath on Saturday said investigation into the death of Ryan International School student Divyansh Kakora is being done "purely on merit", adding that they would not leave any angle uninvestigated.
New Delhi, Feb. 6 : Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Saturday condoled the passing away of noted political cartoonist Sudhir Tailang and said that his fearless commitment to the right to artistic expression will forever be etched in memory.
New Delhi, Feb. 6 : Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday said the resources of the states have considerably increased after the 14th Finance Commission, and the Centre expects that the states will spend further on infrastructure creation and anti-poverty programmes.
New Delhi, Feb 6 : Addressing the matters of Telecom and Broadcasting services, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said adjudication in matters needs to be expedited as technology is fast changing in these sectors.
Mumbai, Feb. 6 : The prime accused in the 2012 Sheena Bora murder case, Indrani Mukerjea, has filed a plea in the Mumbai Sessions' court, seeking bail on medical grounds.
Panaji, Feb 6 : Keeping its date with its Portuguese cultural heritage, Goa on Saturday ushered in the Carnival with traditional float parades, King Momo's salutations and general merry-making on the chock-a-block streets of Panaji.
New Delhi, Feb 6 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday congratulated the King and Queen of Bhutan following the first of their first child.
Shimla, Feb 6 : The first police dog squad in India was raised in Himachal Pradesh in 1957, says a coffee-table book released on Saturday by Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh.
Colombo, Feb 6 : India and Sri Lanka reviewed the entire gamut of bilateral issues, including defence and economic cooperation and the contentious fishermen's issue, besides signing two memorandums of understanding (MoUs) as External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj concluded a two-day visit to this island nation on Saturday.
New Delhi, Feb. 6 : Condemning the murder of Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) leader Brijnath Singh, Chirag Paswan on Saturday said President's rule is the only option left for Bihar, considering its deteriorating law and order situation.
New Delhi, Feb. 6 : A National Investigation Agency court on Saturday sent pro-IS cleric Abdus Sami Qasmi, who was arrested at Hardoi in Uttar Pradesh for allegedly instigating youth for anti-national activities and toured all parts of India to deliver 'bayaan' (lectures), in the police custody for 10 days.
New Delhi, Feb.6 : There is an imminent need of judges well versed in economics to man the judicial system in India said Justice B.N. Srikrishna, former Supreme Court judge.
New Delhi, Feb.6 : Days after being ordered to pay USD 625.6 million in damages, California based tech giant Apple Inc. has filed for a mistrial in a patent infringement suit by VirnetX , a specialised holding company derived from past military technology.
Colombo,Feb 06: India's External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj called on Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena today at the President's House in Colombo.
New Delhi, Feb.6 : If you think tapping an app is too much effort, well you don't even need to do that the next time you order an Uber.
New Delhi, Feb. 6 : The rescue operation to find the 10 soldiers who were buried alive after an avalanche hit an army post in Siachen on February 3 is continuing with additional specialised equipment and teams deployed at the site, said the Ministry of Defence in a press release issued here on Saturday.
New Delhi, Feb 6 : State governments must spend more on infrastructure and anti-poverty programmes, particularly after an increase in monetary allocations based on the 14th Finance Commission report, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said here on Saturday.
New Delhi, Feb. 6 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday extended his greetings to Bhutan's King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck and Queen Jetsun Pema on the birth of their first child.
New Delhi, Feb 6 : A 17-storied building came crashing down in Taiwan as quake hit its southern part on Saturday, killing at least seven and trapping many under the debris.