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200 heavily armed militants waiting across LoC Army

200 heavily armed militants waiting across LoC: Army

SRINAGAR: Around 200 heavily armed militants were waiting across the Line of Control to infiltrate into the Indian side even as the security forces foiled several attempts by the ultras… Read more »

Make Swachh Bharat drive mass movement Modi

Make Swachh Bharat drive mass movement: Modi

NEW DELHI: Ahead of the launch of the Mission Swachh Bharat on October 2, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said the mission should become the agenda of the entire country… Read more »

Army apprises PMO, Def Ministry of situation in Ladakh

Army apprises PMO, Def Ministry of situation in Ladakh

NEW DELHI: The Army has apprised the PMO of the latest situation in Ladakh where Chinese troops have entered Indian territory in Chumar and have been engaged in a face-off… Read more »

Gates meets PM, lauds focus on sanitation and banking for poor

Gates meets PM, lauds focus on sanitation and banking for poor

NEW DELHI: Microsoft founder and billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates today called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and lauded his focus on sanitation and the ambitious scheme to bring the poor… Read more »

India committed to B'desh's socio-eco development

India committed to Bangla socio-eco development: Modi

NEW DELHI: Bangladesh Foreign Minister Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali today called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who assured him of India’s resolve to continue extending full support to Bangladesh’s efforts… Read more »

''Peaceat border imperative, Manmohan tells Xi

‘Peace at border imperative, Manmohan tells Xi

NEW DELHI: Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today told Chinese President Xi Jinping that “peace and tranquility” at the border is imperative and that all issues as agreed earlier should… Read more »

BJP today retained Antagarh seat in Chhattisgarh

BJP retains Antagarh seat in Chhattisgarh

RAIPUR: BJP today retained the Naxal-hit Antagarh constituency in Chhattisgarh with its candidate Bhojraj Naag winning the by-poll, defeating his lone opponent Rupdhar Pudo of Ambedkarite Party of India by… Read more »

Ice brokenSena, BJP hold talks to salvage alliance

Ice broken; Sena, BJP hold talks to salvage alliance

MUMBAI: Having blown hot and cold through the day, Shiv Sena and BJP leaders finally sat down for talks after which they gave indications that a seat-sharing deal would be… Read more »

Omar inaugurates temp bridge connecting 3 dists to Srinagar

Omar inaugurates temp bridge connecting 3 dists to Srinagar

SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today inaugurated a temporary causeway constructed by Army to replace a bridge damaged by the flood in Pulwama, which connects three south… Read more »

Sonia, Manmohan, Rahul among 40 Cong campaigners in Haryana

Sonia, Manmohan, Rahul among 40 Cong campaigners in Haryana

CHANDIGARH: Congress President Sonia Gandhi, Vice President Rahul Gandhi and former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will be among the 40 star campaigners of Congress who will woo voters for the… Read more »

Mirwaiz Umar Farooq seeks help from IDB, ADB, World Bank

Mirwaiz Farooq seeks help from IDB, ADB, World Bank

SRINAGAR: Moderate faction of Hurriyat Conference led by Mirwaiz Umar Farooq today appealed to the world community and financial institutions like Islamic Development Bank, Asian Development Bank and World Bank… Read more »

No violation of rules in FIPB nod to Aircel-Maxis deal PC

No violation of rules in FIPB nod to Aircel-Maxis deal: PC

NEW DELHI: Former Finance Minister P Chidambaram tonight maintained that there was no violation of rules in the grant of FIPB approval to Aircel-Maxis deal in 2006. Reacting to the… Read more »

DDA proposes expansion plan for Lotus Temple complex

DDA proposes expansion of Lotus Temple complex

NEW DELHI: The DDA has proposed an expansion of the Lotus Temple for building training facilities for youth in the campus. The decision was taken during an authority meeting of… Read more »

Cong slams Centre on Ajit Singh''s eviction issue

Cong slams Centre on Ajit Singh’s eviction issue

NEW DELHI: Congress today slammed the Centre over the row surrounding the eviction order of the bungalow given to former Union Minister Ajit Singh saying it was “unbecoming” as the… Read more »

Cong rakes up need for having LoP in Lok Sabha

Cong rakes up need for having LoP in Lok Sabha

NEW DELHI: Congress today again raked up the need for having a Leader of the Opposition in the Lok Sabha insisting that it was not a titular position and is… Read more »

Jitu Rai wins gold in 50m Pistol

Jitu Rai wins gold in 50m Pistol

INCHEON: Ace Indian shooter Jitu Rai clinched a historic gold in the 50m Pistol event on the opening day of the 17th Asian Games at the Ongnyeon International Shooting Range,… Read more »

Pistol shooter Shweta wins first medal for India

Pistol shooter Shweta wins first medal for India

INCHEON: Pistol shooter Shweta Chaudhry defied odds, a travel-weary schedule and absence of her regular weapon to provide India with their first medal, a bronze, in the 17th Asian Games… Read more »

Indian-American nominated as US envoy to India

Indian Muslims will live and die for India: Modi

NEW DELHI: Indian Muslims will live and die for India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said, maintaining that they will not dance to the tunes of terror outfit Al Qaeda…. Read more »

Indian-American nominated as US envoy to India

Indian-American nominated as US envoy to India

WASHINGTON: Richard Rahul Verma has been nominated as the next US Ambassador to India, becoming the first Indian-American to be appointed for the top diplomatic position in Delhi days ahead… Read more »

Boundary issue India, China resolve to pursue finding early

Boundary issue: India, China resolve to find early solution

NEW DELHI: As they aim to reset ties, India and China have resolved to pursue finding an early solution to the thorny boundary issue as a “strategic objective”, noting that… Read more »