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  • Situation across Kashmir Valley remains peaceful; govt to open all middle schools from tomorrow

    In Jammu and Kashmir after the reopening of primary schools in Srinagar district, government has decided to reopen all middle level schools across Kashmir valley from tomorrow. This was stated by Director, Information Dr. Syed Sehrish Asgar alongwith other senior officials during a joint media briefing in Srinagar yesterday. The official said that the presence […]

    Defence Minister Rajnath Singh invites foreign companies to invest in India’s defence manufacturing

    Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has emphasized the need for indigenization of defence equipment to reduce dependence on imports and improve the operational capability of the armed forces. He also stressed on keeping pace with technological advancements to bolster defence production. Mr Singh was speaking at a seminar of Modernization and Indigenization Plans of the Indian […]

    One Jawan martyred in ceasefire violations by Pak along LoC in Poonch District of Jammu division

    Pakistan Army resorted to unprovoked ceasefire violation along the line of control in Mendhar and Krishna Ghati Sectors in District Poonch of Jammu division in Jammu and Kashmir today. Defence Spokesperson told AIR that in the exchange of fire in Mendhar Sector, Naik Ravi Ranjan Kumar Singh attained martyrdom. Indian Army responded strongly and effectively. […]

    New Delhi looks forward to a mutually acceptable formula on water sharing with Bangladesh, says S. Jaishankar

    External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar has said that in India’s neighbourhood first policy Bangladesh presents the model relationship. He said, our partnership has transcended strategic partnership and it had attained a new level. Mr Jaishankar was addressing the media after holding bilateral discussion with the Bangladeshi Foreign Minister Dr A K Abdul Momen in Dhaka […]

    INX media case: Delhi HC declines interim protection from arrest to P Chidambaram

    The Delhi High Court today declined interimprotection from arrest to Congress leader and former Union minister PChidambaram for approaching the Supreme Court in the corruption and moneylaundering cases related to the INX Media scam. Justice Sunil Gaur deniedrelief to Chidambaram. Minutes earlier, the high court had dismissed hisanticipatory bail plea. CBI had registered an FIR […]

    PM Narendra Modi inaugurates flats for Members of Parliament

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said, the government is open to taking all possible steps to give Parliament the face-lift it deserves. Mr Modi said, when the country marks 75 years of Independence in 2022, the Parliamentary complex must showcase that grandeur. He was speaking after inauguration of the newly constructed flats for the Members […]

    Australian delegation Meets Thaawar chand Gehlot to take forward implementation of MoU signed in disability sector

    An Australian delegation today met Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment, Thawarchand Gehlot in New Delhi to take forward the implementation of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between India and Australia in the areas in the disability sector. The MoU was signed in November last year which focuses on disability policy and delivery of […]

    ED summons Chidambaram in connection with money-laundering probe

    The Enforcement Directorate has summoned former Finance Minister and Congress leader P Chidambaram in connection with a money-laundering probe. The case relates to losses suffered by Air India due to an alleged multi-crore aviation scam and irregularities in fixing air slots for international airlines during the United Progressive Alliance dispensation. Sources said, Mr  Chidambaram has […]

    PM Narendra Modi to visit France, UAE, Bahrain from Aug 22 to 26

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be on a three-nation state visit to France, UAE and Bahrain from 22nd to 26th of this month. Briefing media persons in New Delhi today on Prime Minister’s upcoming visit, Secretary (Economic Relations) in the Ministry of External Affairs, T.S. Tirumurti said the Prime Minister’s bilateral visit to France will […]

    Task force on new direct tax law submits report to Nirmala Sitharaman

    A Task Force appointed by the Central Government to draft New Direct Tax law today submitted its report to Finance and Corporate Affairs Minister Nirmala Sitharaman. The report was submitted by Convenor of the Task force Akhilesh Ranjan. The Task Force was constituted by the Government in November 2017 to review the existing Income Tax […]