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October 19, 2017
A gunfight erupted between the Security forces and Terrorists in the early hours of today. The gun fight started after the the security forces encountered the hiding terrorists. The encounter took place in Bandipora district of Jammu and Kashmir. The Indian Army lost 3 jawans while eliminating a terrorist, a Army Spokesperson confirmed. The Army acting had specific intelligence on...
India (Bharat) is a country who always recognized the contributions of its freedom fighters, martyrs and leaders. Their birthdays are celebrated respectively as “Jayanti”, and their death anniversary as “Punyatithi” with great enthusiasm. Many leaders like Mahatma Gandhi, Bhagat Singh, Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose, Chadra Shekhar Azad, Sukhdev, to name a few. Subhash Chandra Bose Birthday Netaji Jayanti is celebrated to...
On the auspicious occasion of Makar Sankranti, Pongal, Lohri and Bihu, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday wished the nation on the festivals of Makar Sakranti, Pongal, Magh Bihu and Uttarayan. And also celebrities across the country took to Twitter and wished well for their fans. Makar Sankranti, one of India’s most auspicious and popular festival, the festival which...
President-elect Donald Trump gave his first hour-long press conference as the president-elect on Wednesday morning, the first formal conference with reporters since winning the presidency in November 8 election - in Trump’s words, a “general news conference”. Trump faced questions about his bid to warm US relations with Moscow and responded to questions regarding his ties to Russia, his...
Talaq-ul-bidat or 'Triple talaq' is a controversial practice prevalent among Muslims that dissolves a conjugal life when the husband says the word 'talaq' or a husband may divorce her wife by saying, 'I divorce you, I divorce you, I divorce you,' effectively throwing her out on the street. The custom is criticised for being unilateral and prejudiced against women,...
At least 43 people have been killed after a bomb blast in a rebel-held town in northwest Syria, according to reports. The explosion ripped through a market in Azaz, close to the Turkish border, and caused significant damage to a government building and a courthouse operated by rebel groups. According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, the blast was caused...
The United States government (Obama Administration) has accused the Russian government of interfering in the 2016 United States elections. In October and December 2016, the U.S. Intelligence Community stated its confidence that Russia interfered in the 2016 United States elections in an operation which the U.S. government code named Grizzly Steppe.The Office of the Director of National Intelligence (DNI), representing...
Justice Jagdish Singh Khehar today took over as the 44th Chief Justice of India (CJI) after being sworn in by President Pranabh Mukherjee at the Rashtrapati Bhavan here. The first Sikh to occupy the post, CJI Khehar will be at the helm of affairs of the Indian judiciary for about eight months before retiring on August 27. Justice Khehar, 64,...
Anis Amri, a 24-year Tunisian old boy, the prime and fugitive suspect wanted by German police in connection with Monday's Christmas market attack in Berlin, is very likely the assailant, according to German Federal Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere. It has emerged that the suspect Anis Amri, lived in Italy after leaving Tunisia (to escape a jail sentence for hijacking...
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) governing body on Wednesday 'unanimously approved' a proposal to reintroduce the Class 10 board-based examinations from the next academic session, 2017-18. Not just students, but the decision was welcomed by many principals, teachers and parents too in the national capital. As per the new rules, an eligibility test will be mandated for...