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June 24, 2018
India’s concerns over sovereignty relating to the USD 46-billion China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is “unwarranted,” Chinese state media said on Friday, asking New Delhi to take an “objective and more pragmatic” view of China’s ambitious Silk Road project. The comments comes after Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar on February 22 co-chaired the upgraded India-China Strategic Dialogue in Beijing. After the dialogue,...
PATNA: A 15-year-old Mahadalit girl student of a government-run residential school for the SC community in Bihar was allegedly murdered after rape in her hostel, sparking massive protests by locals who blamed utter negligence by the authorities. Before police could reach the premises of Ambedkar Government Girls High School at Dighi Mazirabad in Vaishali district on Monday, a large crowd...
The state of Uttar Pradesh now sees the beginning of a new era in the Samajwadi Party. The ruling party faced a tough period due to the family feud, between the son and the father. A series of events followed after father and son fought over the candidate list for the 2017 elections. First, the then party leader Mulayam Singh...
President  Donald Trump's warning to Pakistan that it must stop harboring terrorist organizations and the Taliban represents "a radical shift" in U.S. policy that could improve the situation in war-torn Afghanistan, according to analysts. Trump minced no words about Pakistan-sponsored terrorism saying: “Today, 20 US designated foreign terrorist organisations are active in Pakistan and Afghanistan, the highest concentration in the world. For...
The Pakistan Army today awarded death sentence to Indian citizen Kulbhushan Jadhav, who was arrested on espionage charges. The ex-Indian Navy officer was arrested in March, 2016. Kulbhushan Yadav is an Indian national arrested in Balochistan, Pakistan over charges of spying for the Research and Analysis Wing  intelligence agency.The Indian government recognises Yadav as a former naval officer, however denies his...
More than 30 people were killed and over 250 people were injured on Friday in widespread violence, police firing and arson which broke out after self-styled godman Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh was convicted of raping two women by a CBI court. Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar seeing the massacre finally accepted to ‘lapses’ in managing the situation. Meanwhile, section...
North Korea’s embarrassing missile launch failure may have been caused by US cyber attack as Donald Trump warns his military may ‘have no choice’ to strike the rogue nation. North Korea’s latest nuclear test missile exploded five seconds after launch yesterday because of an American cyber attack, experts believe. A South Korean defense official said the action took place in Sinpo,...
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Economic Affairs Secretary Shaktikanta Das made a complete U-turn from his earlier statement. He says the government has no plan to introduce new Rs 1000 note. Additionally, focus is on production and supply of Rs 500 and lower denomination notes. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) introduced new Rs 500 and launched Rs 2000 notes in November last year. Reports...
India is in negotiations with Vietnam to seal the first ever defence deal with the Southeast Asian nation. The deal is for short range surface-to-air Akash missiles, the head of India's defence research agency S. Christopher said on Wednesday. "We are talking to countries, one of them is Vietnam," he told a news conference on the sidelines of an air...
The war in Syria has killed thousands of people and is approaching its seventh year. Many have been left homeless and have fled to other countries where they are not being accepted. The UN has expressed their concerns over this disturbance in Syria. As it is nearing its seventh year, the war has led to two new rounds of...