Cabinet nods India-US deal on law enforcement training

Cabinet nods India-US deal on law enforcement training

New Delhi : The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday has given its approval for signing of a Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) between Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers (FLETC) of the United States and the Bureau of Police Research and Development (BPR&D) of India on lawenforcement training. This has paved the way for enhanced cooperation between the two […]

Sushma Swaraj to visit ‘Janadriyah’ festival today

Sushma Swaraj to visit ‘Janadriyah’ festival today

Riyadh : External Affairs Minister (EAM) Sushma Swaraj will visit the National Cultural Festival, ‘Janadriyah‘, here on Thursday.During the visit, Swaraj will discuss the bilateral, regional and global issues of mutual interest with the Saudi Arabian leaders. The EAM addressed the Indian community in Saudi Arabia on Thursday and outlined the growing relations between the two countries over the […]

Country suffering due to ‘wrong’ policies of Cong: PM in LS

Country suffering due to ‘wrong’ policies of Cong: PM in LS

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today attacked the Congress saying the country has been suffering due to the “wrong” policies it has pursued since independence and that the party has spent time singing paeans to one family instead of focusing on people’s welfare. Replying in the Lok Sabha to the motion of thanks on President’s […]

Owaisi demands punishment for calling Indian Muslim ‘Pakistani’

Owaisi demands punishment for calling Indian Muslim ‘Pakistani’

  New Delhi : The All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Tuesday demanded that the central government bring out a law that would make calling Indian Muslim “Pakistani” a punishable offence. The law should make the offence punishable by three years of imprisonment, Owaisi said while participating in the debate in the Lok Sabha on the motion of […]

Siddaramaiah urges PM to appoint ‘untainted person’ as CM candidate

Siddaramaiah urges PM to appoint ‘untainted person’ as CM candidate

Bengaluru  Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Tuesday fired a fresh salvo at BJP chief ministerial candidate BS Yeddyurappa and asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to appoint “an untainted person” as the candidate for the coveted post. In a tweet, Siddaramaiah asked the Prime Minister to initiate his “fight against corruption” by appointing Lok Pal and investigating the mysterious death […]

22 Indian sailors onboard oil tanker rescued

22 Indian sailors onboard oil tanker rescued

New Delhi : At least 22 Indian sailors, who were onboard the oil tanker, Marine Express, have been rescued, confirmed External Affairs Minister (EAM) Sushma Swaraj. The EAM took to Twitter and wrote. “I am happy to inform that Merchant Ship (oil tanker) Marine Express with 22 Indian nationals on board has been released.” Swaraj […]

India successfully test-fires nuclear capable Agni-I (A)

India successfully test-fires nuclear capable Agni-I (A)

Odisha  : India successfully test fired indigenously developed surface-to-surface nuclear capable Agni-I (A) ballistic missile from Abdul Kalam Islandoff Odisha coast at 8.30 AM. The test was conducted by the ‘Strategic Forces Command (SFC) of Indian Army as part of their training exercise’, as told by the Defence sources.The medium range single stage missile was launched from the […]

Maldives crisis: President Abdulla Yameen declares state of emergency

Maldives crisis: President Abdulla Yameen declares state of emergency

NEW DELHI: Maldives President Abdulla Yameen on Monday declared a 15-day state of emergency in the country, a critical turn of events amid a deepening political crisis in the island nation.The move, announced by the president’s close aide Azima Shukooron live television, suspends all basic rights and gives sweeping powers to security forces to arrest and detain […]

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