Pakistan, 'even America' are theocratic states, India is secular: Rajnath Singh
Speaking at the NCC Republic Day Camp in Delhi, Singh said: "We (India) said we would not discriminate among religions. Why did we do that? Our neighbouring country has declared that their state has a religion. They have declared themselves a theocratic state. We didn't declare so."
As part of Gaganyaan, first unmanned mission this December: ISRO
Addressing the inaugural session of a symposium on "Human Spaceflight and Ex...
Govt notifies National Startup Advisory Council, Commerce Minister to chair
The council is being set up in the wake of a plethora of regulato...
High-level Defence panel reviews work on the first IAC Vikrant
This is the 13th EAC Review Meeting of the Project and the first to be held after the signing of the Phase-III of the IAC Contract on October 31, 2019 between the Ministry of Defence and the public sector Cochin Shipyard Limited. The IAC would be ready to commence the Sea Trials once the Basin trials are successfully completed, the release said.
Prepare for attack by govt ministers on IMF, Gita Gopinath: Chidambaram on growth forecast
He also alleged that the growth figure of 4.8 per cent given by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) is after some "window dressing" and he won't be surprised if it goes even lower.
Iran's foreign minister cancels attendance at Davos summit
The summit in the Swiss resort also comes after Iran earlier this month shot down a Ukrainian passenger plane, killing all 176 people on board.Tensions also remain high between Iran and the U.S.
Daman to be headquarters of UTs Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Daman and Diu: Prakash Javadekar
Union Minister of Information and Broadcasting Prakash Javadekar held a press conference after attending the Union Cabinet Meeting. He infor...
Basic demand on fee hike met, calls for JNU VC's removal now not reasonable: HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal
"Over 80 per cent students have already registered for the winter semester. The students who want to study should not be disturbed. If our universities have to excel in global competition, we need to rise above these issues," he said.
CM Uddhav Thackeray to visit Ayodhya on completion of 100 days in power
Senior Shiv Sena leader and Member of Parliament Sanjay Raut on Wednesday announced that Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray will vi...
Mangaluru Airport bomb case: HD Kumaraswamy mocks police for linking probe to terror
Former Karnataka chief minister and JD (S) leader HD Kumaraswamy, on Tuesday, while referring to the recovery of IED from a bag at Mangaluru...
Mumbai to remain open 24x7 from Jan 27: Aaditya Thackeray
Noting that London's 'night economy' was five billion pounds, state Tourism Minister Aaditya Thackeray told reporters here after the Cabinet meeting that the government's decision could help generate more revenue and jobs, in addition to the existing five lakh people working in the service sector.
India’s Article 370 decision an internal affair: Maldives foreign minister
“We believe that it was purely an internal matter...which was conducted within the purview of the Indian Constitution. No outside power should have any role in this process,” said Maldives foreign minister Abdullah Shahid. Maldives was the first country to support India’s decision on Article 370.
Indian Air Force’s LCA to get Astra missile firepower, not Rafale’s meteor
Sources said after the missile is inducted into the Su30MKI fighter jets from which it has been tested, the system would be integrated on other foreign-origin combat aircraft. The performance of the Astra, sources said, is regarded to be better than similar Russian systems currently in service.
India successfully test-fires nuclear-capable K-4 ballistic missile off AP coast
India is expected to carry out more tests of the missile before it is ready for being equipped on the nuclear submarines. At the moment, only the first nuclear boat INS Arihant is operational for the Navy. K-4 is one of the two underwater missiles that are being developed by India for its submarine force. The other one is the over 700-kilometre strike range BO-5.
India, Brazil to sign 20 pacts during Bolsonaro visit to elevate strategic partnership
Both sides are keen to add momentum to the strategic partnership signed in 2006 with focus on defence industry and robust partnership in the hydrocarbon sector. A big-ticket item at the visit could be the Bilateral Investment Treaty, which will be the first revised one that India will sign with any country, according to persons familiar with the matter.
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