Tag: India

Is Pakistan sincere in its crackdown against Hafiz Saeed? India will be watching

New Delhi/ Islamabad: Even as Pakistani authorities have booked Mumbai terror attack mastermind and Jamaat-ud-Dawa chief Hafiz Saeed and 12 other leaders of the charity, that is a front for the Lashkar-e-Taiba, for terror financing, India would be watching the developments closely to see whether Islamabad is sincere in its action against terror this time. […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021
Pak will not dare attempt Kargil-like infiltration in coming years: Army chief

New Delhi: Pakistan will not dare to attempt to infiltrate India like it did Kargil in 1999 because it has “seen the consequences”, Army chief Gen Bipin Rawat said on Friday and asserted that the armed forces are keeping a tight watch in border areas. He was speaking to reporters on the sidelines of an […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021
Aadhaar can be used for cash transactions beyond Rs 50,000 in place of PAN: Revenue Secy

New Delhi: India’s national biometric ID Aadhaar can now be quoted for cash transactions of more than Rs 50,000 and all other purposes where traditionally income tax PAN number was a must, according to a top official. Banks and other institutions will make backend upgrades to allow acceptance of Aadhaar in all places where quoting […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021
WC 2019 semi-finals line-up: India to play New Zealand

Leeds, July 7: After 45 games of the 2019 World Cup in the group stage got over, the final four now know who will play who in the semi-finals.Australia, India, England and New Zealand knew prior to Saturday’s final group matches that they would be in the top four and all that was to be […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021
'High' alarm for Odisha: State 8th in country with 21Lakh alcoholics!

Bhubaneswar: Not the junkst, it’s the fad for beer that has pushed Odisha to figure among the ‘high’ twenty states in the country. And the alarming fact is there are few jingled consumers in State as Odisha figured among the top-10 States in country where the boozers need medical or psychiatric intervention for alcohol-related problems. […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021
The 11-Year-Challenge: Fiery Virat meets Cool Kane in another semi-final

Manchester: They grew in stature and spread their wings in international cricket together but rival captains Virat Kohli and Kane Williamson could never have imagined leading their sides in another World Cup semi-final, this time the senior one. The photos of 18-year-olds Kohli and Williamson prior to the U-19 World Cup semi-final in 2008, was […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021
Farm distress: Agro labour wage growth turns negative in Odisha in 2018-19

Bhubaneswar: Signalling an intense rural distress gripping the State, Odisha’s average annual wages of farm labour for the first time in last 5-years had posted a negative growth in 2018-19. The State finished at the bottom in farm wage growth. Moreover, Odisha farm labourers were the worst hit nationally as wages remain a whopping 23 […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021
Indo-Pak civil society-led dialogue held in Islamabad, first after Pulwama

Islamabad/New Delhi: Improving cross-border connectivity and trade, people-to-people exchanges and educational collaboration were among the subjects discussed at the two-day civil society-led Track-II dialogue between India and Pakistan in Islamabad, the first such initiative after the Pulwama terror attack that soured relations between the two neighbouring countries. The dialogue, titled ‘Beyond Politics and Polemics New […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021
Virat Kohli Rohit Sharma rift
BCCI to check on Kohli-Rohit rift, split captaincy an option

London: Ever since India’s ouster in the semi-final of the 2019 World Cup, there have been a lot of talks about the areas where the team lacked and also how it was too reliant on the duo of skipper Virat Kohli and his deputy Rohit Sharma when it came to scoring runs. While this has […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021
With Pak airspace open, operation cost for US-bound flights likely to come down by Rs 20L: Air India

New Delhi: With Pakistan opening its airspace for all commercial airlines on Tuesday morning, Air India said operation costs for one-way US and Europe-bound flights are likely to come down by Rs 20 lakh and Rs 5 lakh, respectively. After Pakistan closed its airspace following the Balakot air strikes of February 26, Air India suffered […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021
India, China To Hold Joint Military Drill In Meghalaya In December

New Delhi: The next edition of India and China military drill, that was resumed last year following a freeze over the Doklam stand-off, will be held later this year. An official said there that the joint military exercise “Hand-in-Hand” will be held in Umroi near Shillong, Meghalaya. The last exercise, which was the seventh edition, […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021
Junior SRK found soulmate in London?

Mumbai: Aryan Khan, son of Superstar Shah Rukh Khan has seen innumerable female fans swooning over his father down the decades and now, it seems junior Khan has found his love in foreign shores. Aryan, who currently resides in London for studies, is dating a London-based blogger, according to media reports. It is also being […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021
Trafficking at work? Odisha saddles with 5,703 missing girl child & 8,605 missing women!

Bhubaneswar: Is Odisha emerging as the child and women trafficking hub in the country? The yawning gap between the missing and tracing rate of the girl child/women in the State alludes so. Sample the enormity. As per statement laid in the Assembly, when as many as 502 girl child had gone missing in the period […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021
Pakistan willing to give up nuclear weapons if India does: PM Imran Khan

Washington: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has said his country would be willing to give up its nuclear weapons if India did the same. In an interview with Fox News on Monday, Khan, who had earlier met US President Donald Trump, was asked how Pakistan would respond if India said it was giving up its […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021
Trump on Kashmir: Imran 'surprised' by India's reaction

Washington: Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday said that he was surprised by India’s reaction to US President Donald Trump’s offer of mediation to bring Islamabad and New Delhi to dialogue table for resolving Kashmir conflict. “Surprised by India’s reaction to President Trump’s offer of mediation to bring Pak and India to dialogue table […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021