Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Kartarpur Corridor: India to complete highway, passenger terminal by October

NEW DELHI: The construction work on the 4.19 kilometres long four-lane highway connecting the zero point of the Kartarpur corridor to Gurdaspur-Amritsar Highway will be completed by September 30, while that on the Passenger Terminal...

India will be $5 trillion economy by 2025: Goyal

LONDON: Indian Minister Piyush Goyal has voiced his confidence by saying that India will be a US$5 trillion economy by 2025 and the Centre is well poised towards achieving the target.

Indian SC rejects plea seeking creation of parliamentary seats in AJK and G&B

NEW DELHI: The Indian Supreme Court on Monday (Ist July) dismissed a PIL (public interest litigation) petition asking the court to direct the Union of India that similar to Assembly seats, create two...

India takes case of ‘D-Company’ to UN, tells mutation to terror network a ‘real...

NEW YORK: India on Tuesday claimed that Dawood Ibrahim's D-Company's mutation from a criminal syndicate into a terror network "a real and present danger" in the region. "In our region, we have seen...

NIA attaches properties of Asiya Andrabi in Srinagar

SRINAGAR: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Wednesday attached the property belonging to Kashmiri separatist leader Asiya Andrabi here for allegedly supporting terror activities. According to the officials, there is no search being carried out.

India says UN report is a ‘false narrative on J&K situation

NEW DELHI: India on Monday said that the report of the Office of the High Commission for Human Rights (OHCHR) on the situation in Jammu and Kashmir is a mere continuation of the earlier "false...

Prince MBS announces Hajj gift for India with 30,000 increase in quota

NEW DELHI: Saudi Arabia has increased India’s Hajj quota by 30,000, lifting the figure to 200,000 per year. The enhanced quota means India will send the second-highest number of pilgrims for Hajj after Indonesia. 

Parliament like university where you can learn a lot; says Modi

NEW DELHI: Parliament is like a university where you can learn a lot, Prime Minister Narendra Modi told BJP MPs during a parliamentary party meeting here on Tuesday. Sources said that the Prime Minister invoked...

“I am no longer Congress president”; says Rahul Gandhi

NEW DELHI: Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday stressed that he is no longer the president of the Congress, adding that the party should decide on a new chief without delay. "The party should...

Rajnath accuses Pakistan of committing 1248 ceasefire violations

NEW DELHI: Indian Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said in a reply to a question in Rajya Sabha on Monday that Pakistan violated the ceasefire 1248 times along the Line of Control (LoC) in the last...