Wednesday, October 17, 2018

111 helicopters for Indian Navy at cost of Rs 21,00m

NEW DELHI: In a major decision, the Defence Ministry on Saturday approved procurement of 111 utility helicopters for the Navy at a cost of over Rs 21,000 crore, officials said. They said the ministry...

Modi assures Muslim women of full support for their rights

NEW DELHI: The country will not tolerate those committing rape and the law passed by Parliament in this regard will play an effective role in curbing crimes against women and girls, Prime Minister Narendra...

Suggestions to preserve Taj Mahal sought

NEW DELHI: The Indian Supreme Court on Tuesday sought detailed suggestions to preserve the historic Taj Mahal from respective parties in the case pertaining to maintenance of the monument. The parties include the main...

Atal Behari Vajpayee passes away, Pak leadership condoles, pays tribute

NEW DELHI: Former Indian prime minister Atal Behari Vajpayee has died aged 93.Hewas being treated for age-related illnesses in Delhi's AIIMS hospital. Vajpayee was one of the founding members of the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya...

Modi declares Kashmir problem to be solved by embracing people

NEW DELHI: Wishing all the best to Kashmiri people, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wed­nesday said that he would seek peace in the disputed region by embracing its people. The government will move...

J&K Governor hopes new Pak leadership will work for peace

JAMMU: J&K Governor NN Vohra has hoped that new leadership in Islamabad will realize futility of continuing with terrorist agenda in Jammu and Kashmir and accept that only peace between the two nations will...

India, Pakistan resume contact on LoC, IB; troops exchange sweets

JAMMU: As borders in Jammu region including Line of Control (LoC) in twin border districts of Rajouri and Poonch and International Border in Jammu, Samba and Kathua districts remained calm for past quite some...

India to open Iran’s Chabahar port by 2019

NEW DELHI: India is trying to make Chabahar Port in Iran operational by 2019, the government said in a statement on Friday, despite a threat of renewed US sanctions against Tehran. The Indian-backed Chabahar port...

India to go after separatists for terror funding, money laundering

NEW DELHI: With the imposition of Governor’s rule in Jammu and Kashmir, the Government is expected to tighten the noose around Kashmiri separatist leaders who were allegedly involved in terror funding and money laundering,...

“Violence and cruelty can’t solve problems”; says Modi

NEW DELHI: The everlasting message left behind by incidents such as Jallianwala Bagh massacre is that cruelty and violence cannot solve any problem, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday, noting that peace and...