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Hats off, bowing down; Capt Kalpana Khandu takes high-altitude patrol providing medical cover in Arunachal Pradesh

Hats off, bowing down; Capt Kalpana Khandu takes high-altitude patrol providing medical cover in Arunachal Pradesh

Hats off, bowing down; Capt Kalpana Khandu takes high-altitude patrol providing medical cover in Arunachal Pradesh

Once a soldier, always a soldier! Inspiring millions, signifying courage and emancipating the zeal to overcome all odds, this woman in uniform has shackled all stereotypes. A young woman officer with the Indian Army, Captain Kalpana Kundu, undertook a rare high-altitude patrol in the Himalayas in Arunachal Pradesh on Thursday. Accompanied by her team, medical officer Captain Khandu headed on a crucial patrol in inhospitable and treacherous terrain to provide medical cover to her colleagues deployed along th

Try if possible Pakistan, calm your terrorist nerves by performing yoga!

Try if possible Pakistan, calm your terrorist nerves by performing yoga!

Try if possible Pakistan, calm your terrorist nerves by performing yoga!

With a message of calmness and serenity; Indian Embassy celebrates International Yoga Day in Pakistan

Chapekar brothers – the founders of revolutionary movement in India

Chapekar brothers – the founders of revolutionary movement in India

Chapekar brothers – the founders of revolutionary movement in India

Exactly one hundred twenty-two years ago on the same day three brothers - Damodar, Vasudev and Balkrishna Chapekar - fired with the intense desire to avenge the dignity of their society and religion, did shake the very foundation of the then British Occupation Government of India. The incident came as a rude shock to the British government as the it happened on the day when the most powerful Empire was celebrating the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Victoria.

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Not all plastics are harmful: Scientists turn plant waste into biodegradable plastic

Not all plastics are harmful: Scientists turn plant waste into biodegradable plastic

This plastic is harmless for the environment. Yes, you got it right. Deakin University textile and fibre scientists have discovered how to turn plant waste into a biodegradable material that could replace environmentally-damaging plastics.

Additional list of NRC draft rolled out; highlights names of ‘one lakh’ ineligible people

Additional list of NRC draft rolled out; highlights names of ‘one lakh’ ineligible people

Taking a pledge to weed out illegal migrants entering the country, the state of Assam rolled out the National Register of Citizens draft. With this the state on Wednesday published the additional list to the draft National Register of Citizens (NRC) mentioning the names of 1,02,462 persons excluded from the NRC.

For the first time, Facebook to give data on hate speech suspects to French courts

For the first time, Facebook to give data on hate speech suspects to French courts

In a world first, Facebook has agreed to hand over the identification data of French users suspected of hate speech on its platform to judges, France’s minister for digital affairs Cedric O said on Tuesday.

Making journey feasible, download the new mobile app for Amarnath Yatra now!

Making journey feasible, download the new mobile app for Amarnath Yatra now!

Opening gates of the Amarthnath shrine, the state of Jammu and Kashmir is all set to welcome its pilgrims to seek the blessings. In order to enable pilgrims intending to undertake Amarnath Yatra, Amarnath Shrine Board has introduced a new mobile based application for Yatris.

Interactions between two largest democracies throws light on India-US strategic partnership

Interactions between two largest democracies throws light on India-US strategic partnership

Extending the hand of friendship and strong bilateral relations with USA, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar today conveyed to US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo that India and the United States have a strategic partnership and that is actually based on deep and broad convergences which have been steadily growing over the last many years. In a joint press interaction, he highlighted that India will go by its national interest while dealing with other countries, including with sanctions-hit Russia. India

Jharkhand mob lynching was hurting but why blame entire state, asks PM Modi

Jharkhand mob lynching was hurting but why blame entire state, asks PM Modi

“Blaming the whole state for one incident was not right,” says PM Narendra Modi while speaking in Rajya Sabha. Also, he condemned the incident of mob lynching of a man in Jharkhand. "Death of youth in mob lynching is sad, culprits will be punished but blaming entire Jharkhand for it is not right." PM Modi said and added that he was saddened to see the Opposition maligning a single state.

Best captains crack the whip..! Samant Goel becomes new R&AW chief while Kashmir expert Arvind Kumar heads as DIB

Best captains crack the whip..! Samant Goel becomes new R&AW chief while Kashmir expert Arvind Kumar heads as DIB

Appointing new chiefs of the country's two intelligence units, the government has named Samant Goel as the chief of Research and Analysis Wing, while naming Arving Kumar as the Director of Intelligence Bureau.

From lauding voters decisive mandate to slamming Congress for questioning EVM; PM Modi’s surgical strike in Rajya Sabha

From lauding voters decisive mandate to slamming Congress for questioning EVM; PM Modi’s surgical strike in Rajya Sabha

After launching a stinging counter-attack on Congress in the Lok Sabha, Prime Minister in his reply to motion of thanks to President’s address drew another remark at the opposition. Prime Minister Modi attacked the opposition by asserting that the party is not ready to accept their defeat in the Lok Sabha elections and cannot accept victory either. By doing this they are insulting the people’s mandate.

ED staples assets worth over Rs 9000 cr in Sterling Biotech PMLA case

ED staples assets worth over Rs 9000 cr in Sterling Biotech PMLA case

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has attached assets worth over 9,000 crore rupees in connection with its money laundering probe against Gujarat-based pharmaceutical firm Sterling Biotech, which is allegedly involved in a multi-crore bank fraud case. ED officials said a provisional order of attachment was issued under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA).

Drama, chaos and confused mind; Rahul Gandhi determined to quit as MPs still request him to continue

Drama, chaos and confused mind; Rahul Gandhi determined to quit as MPs still request him to continue

Sulking over the poll debacle, Congress scion Rahul Gandhi has been pitching to quit from reigning the realms of Congress Party. Creating drama and huge fuss about it, the Congress Members of Parliament (MP) have been asking him to reconsider his decision. During a Congress parliamentary party meeting chaired by Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday, Rahul Gandhi refused to budge and stood firm on his decision to quit the leadership.

Social Justice Ministry Holds '17th Run Against Drug Abuse' in New Delhi

Social Justice Ministry Holds '17th Run Against Drug Abuse' in New Delhi

Union Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment Thaawarchand Gehlot today flagged off “17th Run Against Drug Abuse” on the occasion of ‘International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking’ at Jawahar Lal Nehru Stadium, New Delhi. The dignitaries present for the event led the Symbolic Walk with Band display. A demo cultural show was organized and certificate prizes and awards of appreciation were distributed to the participants on the occasion.

Wednesday and Beyond..! Heavy rains in Goa throw normal life out of gear

Wednesday and Beyond..! Heavy rains in Goa throw normal life out of gear

Lashing the coastal areas and throwing the normal life out of gear at many places, heavy rains in the South-West Goa have completely set the continuous downpour to a huge traffic jam on the Panaji-Margao highway due to accumulation of water.

Shedding new light on mysteries of Netaji Bose; NAI successfully digitized 303  declassified files of Bose

Shedding new light on mysteries of Netaji Bose; NAI successfully digitized 303 declassified files of Bose

Digitization and uploading of records by NAI on its website is a continuous process. Under this process, National Archives of India successfully digitized of total 303 declassified files of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose.

New power to Local governance! Govt assigns Rs. 7,255.5 crore for strengthening Panchayati Raj institutions

New power to Local governance! Govt assigns Rs. 7,255.5 crore for strengthening Panchayati Raj institutions

India’s local bodies structure or Panchayati Raj Institution is the backbone of Indian democracy. All the efforts to strengthening the democracy started with Panchayati Raj Institution in India. Now, giving this backbone more strength, the Centre has earmarked over Rs 7,000 crore under the Rashtriya Gram Swaraj Abhiyan (RGSA) scheme

Focusing concerns over defence surveillance, US State Secretary Mike Pompeo calls up NSA Ajit Doval

Focusing concerns over defence surveillance, US State Secretary Mike Pompeo calls up NSA Ajit Doval

Having a deep discourse over the multiple issues concerning terror and defence prior to the meeting between PM Modi and US President Donald Trump on the sidelines of G-20 summit at Osaka on June 28, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met NSA Ajit Doval in the South block on Wednesday.

Fulfilling Adhir Ranjan's request, PM Modi hits out on Gandhis jail going: “This is not Emergency, enjoy being on bail”

Fulfilling Adhir Ranjan's request, PM Modi hits out on Gandhis jail going: “This is not Emergency, enjoy being on bail”

Scathing remarks on Congress dynasty by evoking Indira Gandhi imposing Emergency; Prime Minister Narendra Modi slammed the opposition for crushing India’s soul. Invoking the dark chapter of Indian history, Prime Minister Narendra Modi hinted on people out on bail by saying that they would be punished by the judiciary as it is the court which will decide on people being in jail and bail.

Assuring Fushida of all support in game-changing cycle valley project, CM Capt Amarinder Singh discusses employment scope abide

Assuring Fushida of all support in game-changing cycle valley project, CM Capt Amarinder Singh discusses employment scope abide

Discussing various investment and employment generation opportunities in the state, Punjab CM Capt Amarinder Singh met a delegation of industrialists from China, merrily sharing the collaboration of Fushida Group and the Hero Group for the Cycle Valley project. “This will create huge employment opportunities for our youth”, he said.

Fillipping low cost conduct to Economically Weaker Section, RBI revises the bank loan schemes favoring all categories

Fillipping low cost conduct to Economically Weaker Section, RBI revises the bank loan schemes favoring all categories

Viewing to give a fillip to low-cost housing for the Economically Weaker Sections and Low Income Groups, the Centre has revised the housing loan limits for eligibility under priority sector lending to Rs 35 lakh in metropolitan centres and Rs 25 lakh in other centres.

Bonds of relation got new strength when PM Modi shook hands with US Secretary Mike Pompeo

Bonds of relation got new strength when PM Modi shook hands with US Secretary Mike Pompeo

Bonds of relation got a new strength when PM Modi shook hands with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo during their meeting at the Prime Minister's Residence today. During the meeting, PM Modi and Pompeo exchanged views on various aspects of Indo-US relationship.

Is family structure changing globally? UN Women reveals many new trends in #WomensProgress2019 report

Is family structure changing globally? UN Women reveals many new trends in #WomensProgress2019 report

Women are today not only the householders but also homemakers. To mark this progress, UN Women released a brand new research report, “Women Progress 2019”.

According high priority to digitization, FinMin lauds the rise of 18.65% in e-filing for AY 2018-19

According high priority to digitization, FinMin lauds the rise of 18.65% in e-filing for AY 2018-19

Marking a 18.65 per cent of increase in the submission of e-returns for year 2018-19, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in a written reply to the lower house, lauded the spirit of the assesses to align to the digitization and technological upgradation.

#AndhraPradesh: ‘Praja Vedika’ No More! Government Building Demolished Overnight after CM’s order

#AndhraPradesh: ‘Praja Vedika’ No More! Government Building Demolished Overnight after CM’s order

Authorities took no time to flatten the splendid government building Praja Vedika after Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y. S. Jagan Mohan Reddy ordered on Tuesday to demolish the building claiming it an ‘illegally constructed one’.

Waking to improve its rank in Ease of doing business, Bangladesh gets it's highest ever FDI of USD 3.61 billion

Waking to improve its rank in Ease of doing business, Bangladesh gets it's highest ever FDI of USD 3.61 billion

Working to improve its ranking in the ease of doing business index, Bangladesh has received its highest ever net foreign direct investment amounting to USD 3.61 billion in 2018.

Decision will come out in Consensus: Kiren Rijiju on Shooting Exclusion Issue

Decision will come out in Consensus: Kiren Rijiju on Shooting Exclusion Issue

“Indian Olympic Association (IOA) cannot take a unilateral decision about pulling out of the 2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games. Our Ministry will discuss the issue in details with the Shooting Federation and the IOA before taking a decision,” said Union Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiju yesterday.

Heading towards good bilateral relations, IAF contingent departs for Exercise Garuda-VI

Heading towards good bilateral relations, IAF contingent departs for Exercise Garuda-VI

After a successful exercise ‘Garuda V’ in 2014, Indian and French Air Force are heading towards ‘Garuda-VI’ to be held in next month. This is the sixth edition of bilateral exercise Garuda and is being planned at French Air Force Base, Mont-de-Marsan.

Providing enhanced impetus to manufacturing sector, the Finance Commission meets representatives of Trade and Industry in Karnataka

Providing enhanced impetus to manufacturing sector, the Finance Commission meets representatives of Trade and Industry in Karnataka

The 15th Finance Commission headed by NK Singh along with its members and senior officials on Tuesday observed the needs to provide enhanced impetus to develop the manufacturing sector, which, in turn, would calibrate its over dependence on IT sector, thereby, reducing concentration risk to growth.

Let’s Have Positive Hopes! India Likely to Gather World’s Olympic Community in 2023

Let’s Have Positive Hopes! India Likely to Gather World’s Olympic Community in 2023

Indian Olympic Association yesterday proposed to host the 2023 International Olympic Committee (IOC) Session in Mumbai. The session is expected to choose the host city for the 2030 Winter Olympics.

Envisioning to lead in technological advancements, Indians will soon carry chip-based e-passports

Envisioning to lead in technological advancements, Indians will soon carry chip-based e-passports

Emancipating the digitization wave in the country, India has shown a considerable growth by adopting the new change. Commencing discussion with the ‘India Security Press’, the External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said that the Ministry of External Affairs has pitched in for a project on issuing chip-enabled e-passports in the future. The project has been kept on a priority basis.

Tearing apart opposition by evoking dark history of Emergency, PM Modi echoes the trust and mandate of Indians

Tearing apart opposition by evoking dark history of Emergency, PM Modi echoes the trust and mandate of Indians

Slamming the opposition party, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his reply to the motion of thanks said, the main Opposition party has no connect with the masses. “We don’t want to grow taller like you, but remain connected with roots; Don’t want to disconnect with masses,” he said triggering thumping desks from treasury benches

Target of 'Housing for All' to be achieved by 2020!

Target of 'Housing for All' to be achieved by 2020!

Housing and Urban Affairs Minister Hardeep Puri has expressed confidence that the target of completion of constructions of all houses under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana -Urban will be achieved by the end of 2020 as against the target of 2022.

This image rejuvenates the respect towards Navy which works above, on and under surface of oceans

This image rejuvenates the respect towards Navy which works above, on and under surface of oceans

This image is not just an image but a moment to take pride of our Indian Navy which is capable of operating above, on and under the surface of the oceans, efficiently safeguarding our national interests. With a caption ‘Excelling through teamwork’, the Indian Navy has posted a picture on Instagram where the Navy Personnel is standing and forming the logo of Navy.

Future is here! Credit card sized computer finally hit the shelves

Future is here! Credit card sized computer finally hit the shelves

Great news for all techno savvy! anyone who is love to programming and coding: an updated version of Raspberry Pi 4 is now available.

‘Always honor the spirit and the letter of law’, Centre continues to embrace digitization, taking economy forward

‘Always honor the spirit and the letter of law’, Centre continues to embrace digitization, taking economy forward

Reiterating that the Centre will ensure that small retailers and kirana shops thrive in the country, Commerce head Piyush Goyal, held an interactive session with e-Commerce companies, discussing ways to bring about convergence of interests of e-Commerce platforms and small retailers.

Straight to Jail: Delhi Court Sentences Three Months Imprisonment to AAP’s Manoj Kumar

Straight to Jail: Delhi Court Sentences Three Months Imprisonment to AAP’s Manoj Kumar

Aam Aadmi Party MLA Manoj Kumar has been sentenced to three months in jail by a Delhi court today for obstructing election process at a polling station in Kalyan Puri area of East Delhi during 2013 Assembly polls.

Doing least possible to reward the real heroes, MH increases monthly remuneration for freedom fighters

Doing least possible to reward the real heroes, MH increases monthly remuneration for freedom fighters

Respecting and rewarding the real legends, Maharashtra government today decided to increase the monthly remuneration for all the freedom fighters, doing the least possible it could for the freedom fighters.

Opinion
JUN. 26, 2019

Is the fake narrative of Hindu terror meant to whitewash Islamic terror?

I remember the autumn of 2008 painfully well. Only a few years earlier I had started to follow politics more closely and had subscribed to the Times of India. Several bomb blasts had happened in different Indian cities over the recent years which had claimed many fatalities. The suspected perpetrators were affiliated to Islamic organizations. Intelligence inputs from US pointed into the same direction.

Is the fake narrative of Hindu terror meant to whitewash Islamic terror?
JUN. 22, 2019

Chapekar brothers – the founders of revolutionary movement in India

Exactly one hundred twenty-two years ago on the same day three brothers - Damodar, Vasudev and Balkrishna Chapekar - fired with the intense desire to avenge the dignity of their society and religion, did shake the very foundation of the then British Occupation Government of India. The incident came as a rude shock to the British government as the it happened on the day when the most powerful Empire was celebrating the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Victoria.

Chapekar brothers – the founders of revolutionary movement in India
JUN. 19, 2019

The massive YSRCP victory: What does it mean for Hindus in Andhra Pradesh?

The YSRCP led by Mr Jaganmohan reddy, son of YS Rajasekhara Reddy won the 151 out of 175 seats in Andhra Pradesh assembly election 2019. He took the oath first time as a Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh on 30th May 2019. The Chandrababu Niadu-led Telugu Desam Party (TDP) won only 23 seats out of 175. In 2014 state election, the TDP won 102 seats with only 2% votes. It was recognition for both leaders Jaganmohan Reddy and Chandrababu to make a tough strategy for winning the 2019 election.

The massive YSRCP victory: What does it mean for Hindus in Andhra Pradesh?

Shri Amarnath Yatra: A pilgrimage of great sanctity requiring discipline in conduct

The annual pilgrimage to the holy cave of Amarnath in Kashmir, for this year, is scheduled to commence on 01 July and culminate on 15 August, the auspicious day of “Raksha Bandhan. The Yatra (pilgrimage) is an event that probably rivals the Kumbh Mela’s in terms of sanctity and religious significance.

Shri Amarnath Yatra: A pilgrimage of great sanctity requiring discipline in conduct