Need to be alert against Pakistan: Rajnath Singh
Addressing the Passing Out Parade of the IMA here as the reviewing officer, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh asked the cadets commissioned into the armed forces Saturday to take the message of service and peace to the world but be prepared to deal with a neighbour like Pakistan.He asked the new IMA passouts to hone the skills learnt at the academy.
India-China joint training exercise commences in Meghalaya
Umroi (Meghalaya), Dec 07 (ANI): The 8th India-China joint training exercise named...
India-Japan annual summit to take place from December 15-17: MEA
Ministry of External Affairs Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar on December 06 said ...
Hafiz Saeed gets brief breather in terror financing trial, next hearing on December 11
The Anti-Terrorism Court has now fixed Dec 11 as date for framing the charges against the founder of Lashkar-e-Taiba and other co-accused Malik Zafar Iqbal. Saeed was brought to the court amidst high security from Lahore's Kot Lakhpat jail. The Counter Terrorism Department of the Punjab Police had registered 23 FIRs against Saeed and his accomplices.
India in touch with Pak for ‘unhindered’ consular access: MEA on Kulbhushan Jadhav
Ministry of External Affairs Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar on December 06 reacted to Kulbhushan Jadhav case. He said that the Indian Government...
Over 600 Pakistani women sold as brides to China
The list, obtained by The Associated Press, was compiled by Pakistani investigators determined to break up trafficking networks exploiting the country’s poor and vulnerable. China’s Foreign Ministry said it was not aware of the list. The report said police discovered two illegal marriage bureaus in Lahore.
Pakistan's ailing economy gets USD 1.3 billion infusion from ADB
The ADB's quick dispersing special policy-based loan is part of a multi-donor economic reform programme led by the IMF to stabilise Pakistan's economy after a major deterioration in its fiscal position in 2018, according to a statement by the Manila-based regional lender.
India in growth recession; extreme centralisation of power in PMO not good: Raghuram Rajan
The starting point to address this slowdown will be for the Modi govt to acknowledge the problem, he said.
Indian Army requires 200 armoured fighting vehicles for Pakistan border
The army recently announced its plan to procure 198 wheeled armoured fighting vehicles (AFV) for reconnaissance and support to tank regiments in mechanised warfare. The army plans to use these AFVs in the plain sectors of Punjab and Rajasthan. It wants that these AFVs should be able to operate in not only developed areas in this region, but in riverine terrain as well.
Several countries agree J&K internal matter of India: MEA in Lok Sabha
The Ministry of External Affairs has informed the Lok Sabha that several countries have agreed that matters related to Jammu and Kashmir are internal to the country following proactive outreach by the government.
Group-IB report highlights cyberspace weaponisation in 2019. India is at it too
A newly released report from Singapore-based cybersecurity and threat-intelligence firm Group-IB underlines what has been brewing in cybersecurity over the last few years — the dominance of the nation state as the primary threat actor. “The leading and most frightening trend of 2019 was the use of cyber-weapons in military operations,” the report says.
Saab wants control if it wins $15 billion India jet-fighter deal
The Swedish manufacturer is in the running to supply 114 Gripen fighters in a deal valued at more than $15 billion as PM Modi seeks to modernize armed forces reliant on mostly Soviet-era equipment in the face of threats from Pak and China. Saab faces a requirement that at least 85% of the planes be built locally in partnership with Indian firms.
CAB ready to be tabled next week; non-Muslim refugees from Pak, Bangladesh, Afghanistan to get citizenship
According to the bill, "... any person belonging to Hindu, Sikh, Buddhist, Jain, Parsi or Christian community from Afghanistan, Bangladesh or Pakistan, who entered into India on or before the 31st day of December 2014... shall not be treated as illegal migrants for the purposes of this Act".
India's real GDP growth in FY20 to come below 5%: IHS Markit
India's real GDP growth in 2019-20 fiscal is expected to be slightly below 5 per cent as the impact of stimulus measures will take time to filter through to the economy, IHS Markit has said.
Pak minister blames suspension of trade with India for hike in food prices
A senior Pakistani minister has blamed the suspension of trade with India for the current price hike of food items in the country as the prices of tomatoes skyrocketed to Rs 300 per kg.
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