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People of J-K have rejected bullet for ballot Modi

People of J-K have rejected bullet for ballot: Modi

BATTAL BALIAN (Udhampur): Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said the people of Jammu and Kashmir have given a befitting reply to the gun by pressing ballots in large numbers and… Read more »

Modi slams NC, Cong; seeks clear mandate for JK''s development

Modi slams NC, Cong; seeks clear mandate for JK’s development

UDHAMPUR: Sounding the poll bugle for the second phase of Assembly elections here, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today sought a clear mandate for BJP in Jammu and Kashmir for the… Read more »

8 cr people open bank accounts under PM Jan Dhan Yojana FM

8 cr people open bank accounts under PM Jan Dhan Yojana: FM

NEW DELHI: Nearly eight crore people have opened bank accounts under the Pradhan Mantri Jan-Dhan Yojana (PMJDY) and government is hopeful that ten crore people will be covered under the… Read more »

US hails SAARC push for better connectivity with Afghanistan

US hails SAARC push for better connectivity with Afghanistan

KATHMANDU: Amid the push by SAARC nations to improve connectivity, the US has said better transport linkages with Afghanistan will help bring economic prosperity to the war-ravaged country and the… Read more »

Amazon ex-employee to go on fast against firm

Amazon ex-employee to go on fast against firm

SEATTLE, WA: A former employee of the behemoth online retailer Amazon is set to go on a hunger strike Tuesday outside of its Seattle headquarters in an attempt to force… Read more »

'Efforts on to reduce dependence on foreign defence equipment'

‘Efforts on to reduce dependence on foreign defense equipment’

NEW DELHI: With 40 per cent of defense procurement still coming from abroad, government today said it is working to boost indigenous manufacturing capacity to reduce dependence on foreign supplies…. Read more »

Fresh firing in Arnia, Army begins op to kill holed up ultra

Fresh firing in Arnia, Army begins op to kill holed up ultra

UDHAMPUR: Fresh firing today erupted near the Arnia border belt of Jammu district when security forces launched a cordon and search operation to track down a militant hiding in a… Read more »

Govt believes 39 Indians held hostage by ISIS still alive]

Govt believes 39 Indians held hostage by ISIS still alive

NEW DELHI: Government believes that 39 Indians held hostage by ISIS in Iraq are still alive as there is no confirmation of reports that they have been killed, Parliament was… Read more »

Chopper deal Court to consider ED's charge sheet on Dec 15

Chopper deal: Court to consider ED’s charge sheet on Dec 15

NEW DELHI: A Delhi court today fixed December 15 for considering the charge sheet filed by the Enforcement Directorate against businessman Gautam Khaitan and others, including two Italian nationals, in… Read more »

Success at WTO without any compromise Nirmala

Success at WTO without any compromise: Nirmala

NEW DELHI: India has won a major victory at Geneva with the WTO accommodating its food security demands in a historic worldwide trade reform deal, which the government said was… Read more »

Govt making efforts to bring down price of drugs Nadda

Govt making efforts to bring down price of drugs: Nadda

NEW DELHI: Government is making efforts to lower the prices of drugs and promote use of generic medicines as part of efforts to make them more affordable for the people,… Read more »

AgustaWestland deal investigation at 'advanced stage' Govt

AgustaWestland deal investigation at ‘advanced stage': Govt

NEW DELHI: Defense Minister Manohar Parrikar today said investigation into irregularities in the scrapped Rs 3,600 crore AgustaWestland deal is at an advanced stage. “The deal has been scrapped and… Read more »

''good buzz'' around busisness ecosystem Sitharaman

‘Good buzz’ around business ecosystem: Sitharaman

NEW DELHI: Noting that steps were being taken to improve the overall business environment, Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today said there is “generally good buzz” around the ecosystem after the… Read more »

40 Indian prisoners released from Karachi jail

40 Indian prisoners released from Karachi jail

KARACHI: Pakistan today released 40 Indian prisoners, including fishermen, from a jail here, officials said. The release of the prisoners from Karachi’s district jail Malir comes a day after Prime… Read more »

India should not have cancelled talks Sharif

India should not have cancelled talks: Sharif

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said India should not have cancelled the Foreign Secretary-level talks, insisting that there was “nothing new” in consulting Kashmiri leaders ahead of a… Read more »

BSE m-cap at Rs 100 trn;investor wealth up 10 times in decade

BSE m-cap at Rs 100 trn; investor wealth up 10 times in decade

MUMBAI: Scaling a new peak, the total investor wealth in Indian stock market today hit a record high of Rs 100 trillion, marking a jump of ten times in little… Read more »

Govt launches e-visa facility for 43 countries

Govt launches e-visa facility for 43 countries

NEW DELHI: In a move which will give a major boost to the tourism sector, the Government today launched the much-awaited electronic visa facility for visitors from 43 countries including… Read more »

Modi, Sharif exchange pleasantries during SAARC retreat

Modi, Sharif exchange pleasantries during SAARC retreat

KATHMANDU: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif today exchanged “pleasantries” during an informal retreat of SAARC leaders in Dhulikhel, a day after they ignored each other… Read more »

Jawan killed in fierce encounter in Arnia in Jammu region

Jawan killed in fierce encounter in Arnia in Jammu region

JAMMU: A jawan was killed and three others injured today after a fierce gun battle broke out between security forces and militants who had sneaked into Arnia border sector while… Read more »

Army busts militant hideout in Doda in J&K

Army busts militant hideout in Doda in J&K

JAMMU: Army troops today busted a militant hideout and recovered a cache of arms and ammunition in Doda district of Jammu and Kashmir. On receipt of specific intelligence about presence… Read more »