DG BSF Rakesh Asthana Concludes Four-day Visit to International Border, LoC in Jammu Region

Rakesh Asthana was accompanied by additional DG (Western Command) and IG BSF Kammu frontier N S Jamwal. The DG BSF reviewed complexities and effective border domination done by the... Read more »

PM Modi Congratulates DRDO for Successful HSTDV Flight, Says Very Few Nations Have Such Capability

The HSTDV, based on hypersonic propulsion technologies and developed by the DRDO, will help India develop futuristic space assets like long-range missile systems and aerial platforms, they said. Read... Read more »

NEP lacks roadmap for implementation, don’t reduce it to a wonderful idea, says Manish Sidodia

New Delhi: Delhi deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia said on Monday the new National Education Policy (NEP) lacks the roadmap for implementation and needs proper planning so that it... Read more »

Russia Says Phase-3 Trials of Covid-19 Vaccine Sputnik V to Begin in India This Month, Results by November

‘Sputnik V’, which was approved in Russia last month, passed the early tests and produced antibody response in all participants with no serious adverse effect, The Lancet journal had... Read more »

Enroute to Russia for 4-Day Visit, Jaishankar Will Stopover in Iran Tomorrow; May Meet Chinese Counterpart

Jaishankar is likely to have a meeting with Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif in Tehran before he leaves for Russia. His trip to Moscow comes days after Defence Minister... Read more »

Five Coal Blocks Falling in Dense Forests of Chhattisgarh Removed from Auction List, 3 New Added

The decision was taken in the wake of intense public anger over the matter with the forests also serving as the catchment area for the Hasdeo and Maand rivers.... Read more »

Ahead of meet with China’s Wang Yi, S Jaishankar says state of border can’t be de-linked from state of relationship

New Delhi: Ahead of his expected talks with Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi in Moscow, external affairs minister S Jaishankar on Monday said the state of the border with China... Read more »

Saudi Arabia Jails Eight Over Khashoggi Murder, Fiancee Decries Trial

A Saudi Arabian court jailed eight people for between seven and 20 years on Monday for the 2018 murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, state media reported, four months... Read more »

Kerala Gold Smuggling Case Accused Swapna Suresh Taken to Hospital After Complains of Chest Pain, Uneasiness

The National Investigation Agency (NIA), which had taken over the case, had arrested Swapna and her associate Sandip Nair from Bengaluru on July 11, after they were on the... Read more »

2021 T20 World Cup preparations on track: Pakistan head coach and chief selector Misbah-Haq

Pakistan head coach and chief selector Misbah-Haq has brushed aside concerns over preparations for 2021 World T20, assuring he would have a strong pool to pick the best 15... Read more »