Differently-abled children equally efficient if provided opportunities: President

Differently-abled children equally efficient if provided opportunities: President

Newdelhi: President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday said that differently-abled children are as efficient in handling challenges of life as other kids provided they are given support and opportunities. Mr Mukherjee, who was interacting with some differently-abled children on the occasion of the 67th Independence Day today, said that Rashtrapati Bhavan will set an example in […]

Indian contingent of UN peacekeepers organise medic camp on I-Day

Indian contingent of UN peacekeepers organise medic camp on I-Day

Newdelhi: The Indian contingent of the UN peacekeeping force in Lebanon, UNIFIL organized a medical camp in south Lebanon on the occasion of 67th Independence Day of the nation. INDBATT, in cooperation with Al-Kayaan medical clinic, conducted a Multi-Speciality Medical Camp in the southern region of Arqoub. The UNIFIL commander Maj. Gen. Paulo Serra inaugurated […]

Egypt clashes claim 638 lives; UNSC to meet,US cancels jt. military exercise

Egypt clashes claim 638 lives; UNSC to meet,US cancels jt. military exercise

Cairo: Egypt’s defiant Muslim Brotherhood stormed and torched local government offices as they began a march from the Al-Iman mosque in Cairo. The action was taken a day after over 638 people were killed in the deadliest crackdown by security forces on supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi. Maximum number of deaths have been reported […]

List of missing on INS Sindhurakshak released: poor visibility hampers rescue op

List of missing on INS Sindhurakshak released: poor visibility hampers rescue op

The Indian Navy has released the names of the 18 crewmen who were present in INS Sindhurakshak, the submarine that exploded on Wednesday. The personnel include three officers and 15 sailors. Informing the media about rescue operations in Mumbai, the Defence PRO yesterday said that the trapped personnel have not yet been sighted or recovered. […]

Fire-ravaged Indian Navy submarine sinks, Antony confirms deaths

Fire-ravaged Indian Navy submarine sinks, Antony confirms deaths

Defence minister AK Antony on Wednesday said that he feels sad about the sailors who lost their lives in the fire on an Indian Navy submarine in Mumbai.”I feel sad about those Navy personnel who lost their lives for the country,” Antony told reporters outside Parliament. In a major setback to the Indian Navy, a […]

India Cements cuts capex to Rs 250 crore

India Cements cuts capex to Rs 250 crore

Mumbai:India Cements has cut its capital expenditure plan of Rs 300 crore by Rs 50 crore, company officials said on a recent earnings call. “The company’s current gross debt stands at Rs 3,230 crore and the company doesn’t intend to spend on capacity expansion in fiscal 2014. However, it may look at expansion over the […]

 Food Security Bill in Lok Sabha today, Sonia makes rare speak

 Food Security Bill in Lok Sabha today, Sonia makes  rare speak

New Delhi: Congress president Sonia Gandhi is likely to make a rare speech in Parliament if the government’s flagship Food Security Bill is discussed in the Lok Sabha today.The Bill was tabled in Parliament last week but has not been taken up for discussion due to repeated disruptions. In Tuesday, the opposition BJP targeted the government […]

Parliament likely to counter Pak’s resolution on “India aggression”

Parliament likely to counter Pak’s resolution on “India aggression”

New Delhi: Parliament is likely today to pass a resolution against Pakistan, condemning the recent ambush of five Indian soldiers in Poonch in Kashmir, and a series of violations by Pakistan of the ceasefire along the Line of Control. India’s action today will counter a resolution issued in Islamabad on Tuesday which criticised “the unprovoked aggression […]

INS Sindhurakshak fire, explosion: 18 navymen feared dead

INS Sindhurakshak fire, explosion: 18 navymen feared dead

Mumbai: A huge explosion and fire have destroyed India’s most advanced diesel-electric submarine, the INS Sindhurakshak, which was docked at a high-security military dockyard in Mumbai. About 18 sailors are feared killed in the vessel, which tilted and has sunk nose down. Defence Minister AK Antony confirmed the death of sailors outside Parliament this morning but […]