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India, China to continue border talks

First meeting held in Beijing after Doklam stand-off The officials of India and China, for the first time, have discussed border related issues at the...
Moody’s upgrade endorsement of reform process: Arun Jaitley

Moody’s upgrade endorsement of reform process: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley

The upgrade that came after 13 years sent the Sensex soaring A day after Pew Research survey report about overwhelming popularity of Prime Minister Narendra...
Pakistan not weak to let India take over PoK, says Farooq Abdullah; BJP counters

Pakistan not weak to let India take over PoK, says Farooq Abdullah; BJP counters

BJP hit out at the former Kashmir CM, and claimed that Abdullah is doing free advocacy for Pakistan. In yet another controversial comment, National Conference...
India’s global rank up on Climate Change Performance Index

India’s global rank up on Climate Change Performance Index

All nations aim to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by at least 40% and increase energy efficiency and renewables by at least 27% by 2030. Depicting...
ISIS threat to carry out Las Vegas type attacks in India, target crowds at festivals like Kumbh and Thrissur Pooram

ISIS threat to carry out Las Vegas type attacks in India, target crowds at...

On the verge of collapse and being wiped out from the territory it held, ISIS is now being reduced to sporadic attacks by stray...
Tax on 177 items to fall from 28% as GST council trims highest tax slab

Tax on 177 items to fall from 28% as GST council trims highest tax...

The decision taken by GST Council will have a revenue implication of Rs 20,000 crore annually. In a relief to consumers and several industries, the...

Just Dial stock soars after media report suggests acquisition by Google

Just Dial’s stock closed at Rs 500.30 – 9% higher than the previous session’s closing on the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE). Following reports suggesting that...

India rejects Pak Punjab minister’s call to discuss smog solution at SAARC

Environment minister of Pakistan’s Punjab province, Zakia Shah Nawaz Khan had said two countries should discuss sustainable solution for smog at SAARC India, on Thursday, declined...
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Pakistan welcomes US mediation for easing ties with India

Khwaja Asif claims of “cleared air” in ties with US Having gone through US pressure for “doing more” to contain terror groups on its soil...

Syria is fighting war against Wahabism, says Ambassador

Officers from US, UK, Turkey and Israel are helping terror groups, he alleges Exclusive interview with APN ~By M. Ahmad Kazmi Syria has been engaged in war...
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Army foils Pakistan BAT attack in Uri sector of J&K, kills two militants

Earlier two militants were killed as security forces foiled an infiltration bid The Indian army has killed two militants as it foiled an attack...
Masood-Azhar

Day after blocking UN’s terrorist tag for Masood Azhar, China says India “important neighbour”

China’s assistant foreign minister Chen Xiaodong says India an important neighbour; his country wants to promote bilateral relations guided by diplomacy with Chinese characteristics A...
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Pakistan rejects India’s “policeman” role in the region

Ties with Washington were not cordial, says foreign minister Khwaja Asif Pakistan’s foreign minister Khawaja Asif has, on Wednesday, announced that Islamabad has made clear...
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India, Israel to enhance military cooperation

Israeli Major General Yaakov Barak visits Northern Command HQ India and Israel have decided to enhance cooperation between their armies. The issues of mutual interest...
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Modi meets Italian PM, six agreements signed

The case of two Italian marines is pending before Hague court Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Italian counterpart Paolo Gentiloni held extensive discussion on...
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India sends first wheat shipment for Afghanistan via Iranian Chabahar port

Foreign Ministers of three countries flagged-off the ship Opening the wider door of cooperation among India, Afghanistan and Iran, the much awaited project of Chabahar...
Indian Army finalizes Rs 40,000 cr plan to replace ageing weapons

Indian Army finalizes Rs 40,000 cr plan to replace ageing weapons

The Army will purchase a large number of LMGs, battle carbines and assault rifles With an aim to replace its ageing and obsolete weapons,...
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Pak opposed India’s armed drone purchase from US

Claims of shooting down India’s “spy drone” in PoK Amidst mounting international pressure for eliminating terrorists’ safe havens in its territories, Pakistan has, on...
File photo of Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan. Credit: Agencies.

Shivraj gets trolled for claiming MP’s roads better than US

Madhya Pradesh chief minister told the U.S.-India Strategic Partnership Forum in Washington that the roads in his home state are better than those in...
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US, India slam Pakistan for providing safe havens to terrorists

In a major diplomatic victory against Pakistan, India has received US support in slamming its western neighbor for providing safe havens to terror outfits....
PM Modi and Afghan President Ashraf Ghani determined to end terrorism

PM Modi and Afghan President Ashraf Ghani determined to end terrorism

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and visiting Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, have discussed range of bilateral, regional and global issues and expressed their firm resolve...
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Denmark Open Super series: Srikanth stuns World No. 1 Viktor Axelsen; Saina, Prannoy depart

The World No.8 from Guntur, who had suffered losses against Axelsen in the last three encounters, showed some gritty retrieving in the second set Ace...
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India tops in pollution-related deaths: Lancet study

India tops the world in pollution-related premature deaths, according to figures for 2015 released in a recent Lancet study. India recorded 2.51 million premature...
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Rex Tillorson: US desires for deeper ties with India

US Administration has expressed desire to “dramatically deepen” cooperation with India and to see New Delhi as a key partner in the face of...
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India can get UNSC seat if it doesn’t insist on veto reforms: Nikki Haley

US Ambassador to UN Nikki Haley said India needs to focus on getting Russia and China on its side to obtain a seat in...
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PM inaugurates country’s first All India Institute of Ayurved

Prime Minister pitches for ‘health revolution’, says Ayurved hospitals to be set up in every district of the country Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the...

Scientists crack hairloss mystery, in mice to begin with

By Bhavya Khullar A team of scientists from Mumbai has uncovered a cause for permanent hair loss. They have found that over expression of a...
Cancer

High doses of Vitamin C and B3 can kill cancer stem cells: study

By Yogesh Sharma Colorectal cancer is the third leading cause of cancer deaths worldwide. Dietary fibre and lifestyle changes have been recommended as measures for preventing...
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Inequality increasing in India; Universal Basic Income better than state subsidy: IMF

Releasing its Fiscal Monitor report on Wednesday, the IMF noted that while global inequality had fallen, especially due to rapid growth of China and...
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FIFA U-17 World Cup: On expected lines, India’s maiden WC tour ends in heartbreak

After yesterday’s 4-0 loss to Ghana, India’s chief coach Luis Norton de Matos was honest in admitting that the match result was on expected...
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World Bank, IMF cut India’s growth forecast, say GST, Demonetisation disrupted growth

World Bank, IMF cut India’s growth forecast, say GST, Demonetisation disrupted growth

While the World bank has reduced its India GDP growth forecast to 7% for 2017-18 from 7.2%, IMF has scaled down India’s growth forecast...
Adani blocks media from event on Carmichael Mine project in Australia

Adani blocks media from event on Carmichael Mine project in Australia

The Adani group is in news, once again for the wrong reasons. Involved in a mining project that is facing stiff opposition from many...
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Delhi Metro hikes fares, political parties spar while commuters suffer

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) to launch Metro Fare Satyagraha from Wednesday, Congress launches Save Metro campaign, ABVP protests against hike After a month of confrontations between...
US economist Richard Thaler wins Nobel economic prize for integrating economics and psychology

US economist Richard Thaler wins Nobel economic prize for integrating economics and psychology

The 2017 Nobel prize for economics has been awarded to American economist Richard H Thaler for showing that economic financial decision-making is not always...
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India hammered by US in debut U-17 World Cup match

US captain Josh Sargent and Chris Goslin steal show as hosts crumble This is the beginning every host fears, being hammered in the opening match....
Doklam Question: India, China Offer Different Reasons for Normalcy

Doklam Question: India, China Offer Different Reasons for Normalcy

Confusion continues with conflicting claims India has denied reports about Chinese buildup at the recent Doklam faceoff site and claimed of prevailing status quo...
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FIFA U-17 World Cup Day 1: Can hosts India turn on the style against...

India earned direct qualification for the tournament being the host nation and will start off with a match with USA. With everything in place for...
FIFA U17 World Cup: All you need to know

FIFA U17 World Cup: All you need to know

With 52 matches scheduled to be played during the tournament, the participating 24 teams have been divided in six groups, with four teams in...
BSF unearths 14-foot tunnel in Jammu’s Arnia Sector meant for helping Pak infiltrators

BSF unearths 14-foot tunnel in Jammu’s Arnia Sector meant for helping Pak infiltrators

The tunnel was discovered on Saturday after BSF personnel suspicious movement of armed Pakistani nationals, infiltrators managed to flee The Border Security Force (BSF) managed to foil...
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The Arundhati Roy Syndrome

~By Dilip Bobb India’s most famous Provocateur has, inevitably, made it to the global high table known as the United Nations General Assembly. Equally inevitably,...
Amazon

Amazon pitch AI, machine learning in India’s retail sector push

Amazon also uses AI or ML for forecasting demand, stocking adequate inventory, fraud detection and product search ranking etc. The online retail giant, seeking...
India won’t have military role in Afghanistan, says Sitharaman after talks with US counterpart

India won’t have military role in Afghanistan, says Sitharaman after talks with US counterpart

Pak PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi had recently said during a US visit that his government “will not accept military or political role” of India...
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Rising football stars: 5 players to watch out for in 2017 FIFA U-17 World...

Vinicius Jr, about to join Real Madrid, and USA forward Josh Sargent are among the game’s best prospects The 2017 FIFA Under-17 World Cup is...
Asian Development Bank

ADB downgrades India’s growth projection to 7 pc for FY 2017-18

Multilateral lender predicts that disruptions caused due to GST rollout will gradually dissolve but dividends will come in the medium term Amid concerns across the...
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China admits terrorism presence in Pakistan

Global Times advises India to befriend with China, respect Pakistan  Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj’s scathing attack against Pakistant at UN General Assembly...
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China refuses to back Pakistan’s proposal of UN-role in solving Kashmir dispute

Beijing says issues between the two countries over Kashmir should be resolved by them through bilateral talks Nearly a week after Pakistan urged the United...
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India hits back Pakistan Kashmir “rights violations” claims

Indian diplomat responds to Pak PM allagations In a befitting response to Pakistan Prime Minister’s accusations at UN General Assembly against India of engaging in...
Sushma Swaraj Reminds Pakistan’s Support to N. Korea Nuclear Program

Sushma Swaraj Reminds Pakistan’s Support to N. Korea Nuclear Programme

Continuing diplomatic moves against Pakistan at global level, India’s Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj managed a well aimed swipe at Pakistan while “deploring”...

New strategy proposed to make breast cancer therapy effective

Dr. Shikha T. Malik Scientists have identified mechanisms that make breast cancer stem cells resistant to chemotherapy says a study published in the Scientific Reports...

No agreement yet between India and Pak on Indus Waters Treaty: World Bank

As bilateral talks between the two countries witness a chill World Bank says it will continue its work to resolve the issue impartially and...
India rejects OIC statement at UN, asserts J&K an integral part of the country

India rejects OIC statement at UN, asserts J&K an integral part of the country

Pakistan had on behalf of Organisation of Islamic Cooperation urged UN to stop violence in Kashmir, India retorted- OIC has no locus standi Hitting out...
(L-R) Myanmar’s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Rohingya issue: Suu Kyi-India intransigence carries few explanations

~By Lilly Paul Rohingya immigrants in India were given Long Term Visas in 2012 (valid till 2015), but this has been discontinued As the problem of...
India ranked 103rd in WEF’s Global Human Capital Index, lowest among BRICS nations

India ranked 103rd in WEF’s Global Human Capital Index, lowest among BRICS nations

While Prime Minister Narendra Modi talks about capitalizing on India’s demographic dividend and bringing labour reforms, WEF report shows how country fails on most...
Afghanistan asks India to expedite Chabahar port development

Afghanistan asks India to expedite Chabahar port development

The Afghans see the route central to their hope of streamlining trade with India and boosting access to markets in Europe and the Middle...
How India Became the World Leader in Trump Projects

How India Became the World Leader in Trump Projects

-By Blake Schmidt Three years after his deal-making tour, India has become the only developing nation where the US president’s personal construction business in booming In...
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British government seizes Dawood Ibrahim’s properties

Dawood features on the latest UK Treasury department’s consolidated List of Financial Sanction Targets with three recorded addresses in Pakistan In a major diplomatic victory...
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Bharti Airtel Enters Into Strategic Agreement with SK Telecom

Two companies will also collaborate to evolve standards for 5G, network functions visualization (NFV), software-defined networking (SDN) and internet of things (IoT) India’s leading...
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Gold nanoparticles can detect lead in wastewater

~By Monika Kundu Srivastava Exposure to lead is known to cause severe, irreversible damage to the brain and nervous system in children, and to kidneys...
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Prime Minister: India gives highest priority to Afghanistan

Afghanistan joins India in alleging Pakistan based terror groups for violence Prime Minister Narendra Modi has affirmed of India’s highest priority to its ties with...
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Qatar Launches Largest Port in Middle East

Will also receive supplies from Indian ports In a bid to counter the impact of blockade imposed by Saudi Arabia led quartet, Qatari Emir Sheikh...
Blue Whale Suicide Game

Russian police arrest 17-year-old Blue Whale Challenge ‘Mastermind’

The game has been linked to at least 130 suicide cases around the world, including several such cases being reported from India A 17-year-old Russian...
Doklam standoff ends

Doklam standoff resolved: India starts pullback, China insists it will continue patrolling

India’s objection was to China constructing a road in Doklam as it would have changed the status quo and rendered India vulnerable in the...
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Supreme Court adopts exclusive flag and plate for official vehicles of judges

The apex court has also written to all high courts across India to consider adopting the same flag and plate by suitably replacing the...
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Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh – A Profile

Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, 50, is the head of sect Dera Sacha Sauda. The organisation headquartered in Sirsa district of Haryana was established in...
Trump Wants India to Help More in Afghanistan

Trump Wants India to Help More in Afghanistan

Criticize Pakistan for harboring terrorists US President Donald Trump has appreciated India’s contribution to stability in Afghanistan and desired that New Delhi should extend...

Solution to Doklam stand-off to be found soon, says Home Minister Rajnath Singh

I want to convey a message to all neighbouring countries that India wants peace, said Singh Amid the rift between India and China over Doklam...
Modi’s ‘new India’ to solve problems of Kashmir, terrorism and naxalism by 2022: Rajnath

Modi’s ‘new India’ to solve problems of Kashmir, terrorism and naxalism by 2022: Rajnath

Union home minister ‘assures’ countrymen that the Modi government – which has pledged to create a ‘New India’ by 2022 – will solve the...
Chinese Troops Enter Ladakh on Independence Day

Chinese Troops Enter Ladakh on Independence Day

China reciprocated by not participating border meeting Continuing its adventurist attitude and spreading border tension with India, Chinese troops chose India’s Independence Day to clash...

Independence Day 2017: Modi shares vision of New India, reaches out to Kashmir

Prime Minister commenced his speech with tributes to the freedom fighters and condoled the death of more than 70 children in Gorakhpur In his fourth...
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Yuvraj Singh out of India’s limited overs team; Manish Pandey, KL Rahul return

Selectors have made six changes to the squad that played the Champions Trophy in June Indian Cricket Board (BCCI) on Sunday announced the team for...
Pakistan Blames India for not Resolving Conflicts

Pak Blames India for not Resolving Conflicts

Pak PM asks international community to help resolve Kashmir issue Pakistan has alleged India for its “expansionist designs” for creating hurdles in resolving regional conflicts...
India to put standby navigation satellite into orbit August-end

India to put standby navigation satellite into orbit August-end

Spare navigational satellite system marks India’s inroads into the sector  After venturing into the arena of space based navigational system, India will now launch its...
Lalit Modi quits Nagpur Cricket Association

Lalit Modi quits Rajasthan Cricket Association

Believed to be the brain behind the IPL, left India in 2010 amid serious allegations The Indian Premier League (IPL) founder and former chief Lalit...
Qatar opens Doors for 80 Countries

Qatar opens Doors for 80 Countries

Indians may obtain 30-day visa waiver on arrival In a bid to relax its isolation after Saudi Arabia led quartet severed their diplomatic, business and...
Ravindra Jadeja was adjudged Man of the Match

Another feather in Jadeja’s cap, gets the top spot in Test all-rounders ranking

Ravindra Jadeja was adjudged Man of the Match for his impressive all-round show in the second Test against Sri Lanka ~By Abhishek Kumar India’s left-arm...

Pak foreign minister Asif sings familiar tune: Blames India for all troubles and hails...

In his maiden media interaction after being sworn-in as the first Pak foreign affairs minister since 2013, Khwaja Muhammad Asif predictably blames India for...
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China blocks terrorist tag for Jaish chief Masood Azhar, again

Move by the Dragon comes at a time when India’s relations with the Communist regime are witnessing arguably the worst turbulence in decades owing...

Congress protests NOTA option in Rajya Sabha polls, moves Supreme Court

The party had earlier also urged the Election Commission to scrap the option of NOTA  in the ballot papers for Aug  8 polls The...
India to launch two moon missions

India to launch two moon missions in early 2018

India is gearing up for launching two lunar missions in 2018. The missions will be launched by the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) and...
India’s cattle industry hit by new rules, but it remains 3rd largest beef exporter: FAO report

India’s cattle industry hit by new rules, but it remains 3rd largest beef exporter:...

India is the third largest exporter of beef after Brazil and Australia and accounted for 16 per cent of all the beef exported globally,...

NSA Ajit Doval meets Chinese counterpart, “major problems” discussed

With Indian and Chinese armies locked in a standoff at Doklam, National Security Advisor Ajit Doval met his Chinese counterpart Yang Jiechi, in Beijing...
India celebrates 18th Kargil Vijay Diwas, functions across the country to honour martyrs

India celebrates 18th Kargil Vijay Diwas, functions across the country to honour martyrs

PM Modi takes to Twitter, Defence Minister Jalitley pays homage to martyrs at India Gate India celebrated the 18th Kargil Vijay Diwas on Wednesday to...
Ram Nath Kovind takes oath as 14th President of India, Modi terms it a ‘significant milestone’

Ram Nath Kovind takes oath as 14th President of India, Modi terms it a...

Second Dalit to occupy President’s office since KR Narayanan; talks about an ‘India of Opportunities’ in his maiden address to Parliament From virtual political anonymity...
Scholars question EPW Trust decisions on article on Adani, action against editor

Scholars question EPW Trust decisions on article on Adani, action against editor

More than 150 members of the academic community and contributors to the EPW have written an open letter to the directors of Sameeksha Trust,...
US for Peaceful Resolution of India-China Standoff

US for Peaceful Resolution of India-China Standoff

US diplomats active in Beijing, New Delhi Amidst India’s bilateral approach in its territorial disputes with its neighbors, US administration has established contact with New...
China ready for military confrontation:Chinese media

China ready for military confrontation:Chinese media

Alleges Sushma Swaraj lied in Parliament State run Chinese media has alleged Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj of lying in the parliament on the...

UNAIDS announces 2.1 million HIV cases in India

AIDS-related deaths have almost halved since 2005 and around 53% of people living with HIV now have access to HIV treatment, said a report...
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Ram Nath Kovind is India’s next President

Former Bihar governor and National Democratic Alliance’s (NDA) candidate Ram Nath Kovind has been declared elected as the 14th President of India. As expected, Kovind...
US: Pakistan, a safe haven for terrorists

US: Pakistan, a safe haven for terrorists

Trump’s another Stick Hits Pak Facing tougher conditions for reimbursement of 400 million dollars defense funds by US, State Department has now identified Pakistan as...

US Asks India to Assist Save Afghan Borders

India likely to send troops to Kabul, say experts By: Abu Turab The India-US ties have been growing rapidly in the post Modi-Trump recent summit...
Anand Pal

Gangster death: Rajasthan government agrees to CBI probe

The family of Anandpal has alleged that he was “killed” despite being ready to surrender In the midst of  Rajputs agitation over the June 24...
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China’s Doklam Position Unusually Aggressive, says Jaishankar

New Delhi briefs major powers on border situation Amid on-going tension between India and China on Doklam issue, New Delhi has recently clarified its position...
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India should not use trespass as policy tool to achieve political targets: China

Over a month into the standoff at Doklam, China on Tuesday asked India not to use “trespass” as a policy tool to achieve political...
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Mamata alleges Modi’s “diplomatic failure” for Bengal sufferings

Raises questions on functioning of secret agencies In a rare aggressive posture by a Chief Minister, Mamata Banerjee has blamed that West Bengal has “suffered”...

Chinese Army conducts live-fire exercise in Tibet

Amid the on-going standoff between India and China at Doklam on the India-China-Bhutan tri-junction, the Chinese army has conducted live-fire exercises in Tibet. The state-run...
With 73 per cent people trusting its government, India tops OECD survey

With 73 per cent people trusting its government, India tops OECD survey

USA and Greece stands in the bottom position due to their various internal issues Surpassing  the other countries, India has topped in a survey conducted...
Ajit Doval

Doklam standoff: Ajit Doval to visit China for BRICS NSAs meet

However, the Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Gopal Baglay, did not confirm the visit Amid the ongoing Doklam standoff with China, National Security Advisor (NSA)...

Facebook launches “lite” version of its Messenger app

In its bid to connect people in markets where mobile internet connections are slow, Facebook on Thursday rolled out the “lite” version of its...
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Google acquires Indian startup focussing on AI and ML tools

Halli Labs to join Goggle’s Next Billion Users The global internet giant Google has acquired Halli Labs, a four-months-old startup based in  Bengaluru that...
India sends $5 Lakh help to Philippines fight Terrorism

India sends $5 Lakh help to Philippines fight Terrorism

New Delhi extend financial help on foreign land for first time At a time when world media attention is focused  on liberation of Mosul in...
CBFC asks director to mute ‘Gujarat’, ‘cow’, ‘Hindutva View of India’ in Amartya Sen documentary

CBFC asks director to mute ‘Gujarat’, ‘cow’, ‘Hindutva View of India’ in Amartya Sen...

Suman Ghosh’s documentary ‘The Argumentative Indian’ featuring Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen will not be released in Kolkata after Ghosh refused to follow the Central...
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India-China border imbroglio: Chinese state media says If India can intervene in Bhutan, China...

~By Rajesh Sinha The supposed bonhomie between India and China, speculated upon after the Modi-Jinping mutually congratulatory speeches at Hamburg, evaporated fast. After India claimed...

Rahul Gandhi meets Chinese envoy amid Sikkim stand-off; Cong denies, later accepts

The Congress on Monday made a U-turn from its earlier denial of meeting between Rahul Gandhi and Chinese envoy Luo Zhaohui to say that...
Sushma flays Aziz for ignoring countrymen’s needs

Sushma flays Aziz for ignoring countrymen’s needs

India ready to give medical visa if Aziz so recommends, says minister Minister for external affairs Sushma Swaraj has criticised her Pakistani counterpart, foreign affairs...

AI disinvestment:Ministers to decide fate of Air India’s art collection

Huge exercise needed, says official After an in-principle approval given by the cabinet to begin the disinvestment of Air India, a ministerial panel has...

Trump holding up G-20 summit communiqué

US isolated under Donald Trump: Press TV The world leaders participating in the ongoing G-20 Summit at Hamburg, Germany, have been currently facing a difficult...
N-Weapons: 120 nations want elimination, Bigwigs reluctant

N-Weapons: 120 nations want elimination, Bigwigs reluctant

Can not eliminate single nuclear weapon, say three powers At a time when nuclear-armed nations remain reluctant of giving up their power of destruction, more...
Government launches ‘GST Rates Finder’ app

Government launches ‘GST Rates Finder’ app

Paswan warned retailers to update prices on unsold products or face jail term or penalty. To ensure the smooth functioning and the implementation of...
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G20 summit: PM Narendra Modi, Xi Jinping exchange greetings, talk on range of issues

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping came face to face at the BRICS leaders meet on the sidelines of the G20...
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Customers won’t have to bear loss in case of fraudulent transactions, says RBI

In an attempt to curb the payment fraud, the Reserve Bank of India on Thursday imposed a cap on the customer liability in case...

Government mulls allowing private vehicles to be run as shared taxis

The government is examining the use of private vehicles as shared taxis in an effort to reduce car ownership and curb growing traffic congestion...
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Last day in Israel: Modi pays homage to Indian World War I heroes

Netanyahu accompanies Modi On the last day of his visit to Israel, Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid homage to Indian soldiers who laid their...
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Xi not to meet Modi at G-20 Summit:China

Chinese Army attempted to build road near Bhutan tri-junction Amid the ongoing India-China standoff over Doklam, Beining officials believe that "the atmosphere is not...
China warns India, stance on Sikkim, Bhutan can reviewed

China warns India, stance on Sikkim, Bhutan can reviewed

The Chinese state media on Thursday warned India that if it doesn’t back down from the current stand-off in India-China-Bhutan tri-junction than Beijing may...
India, Israel cement ties, sign seven agreements

India, Israel cement ties, sign seven agreements

Netanyahu; marriage made in heaven implemented on earth India and Israel have signed seven agreements in Wednesday, including a MoU for water conservation, cooperation...
AK Joti to be the next Chief Election Commissioner

AK Joti to be the next Chief Election Commissioner

President Pranab Mukherjee has cleared Joti’s appointment Achal Kumar Joti, a former Gujarat Chief Secretary has been appointed as the new Chief Election Commissioner (CEC)...
22 states remove border checkposts

22 states remove border checkposts

They would scrutinize goods being carried and check for state tax compliance, resulting in long queues Within three days of the rollout of the Goods...
India offers $11 billion to develop Iranian gas field

India offers $11 billion to develop Iranian gas field

ONGC to lead the consortium With lifting of UN sanctions  following Iran’s compliance with conditions stipulated for its nuclear deal with six world powers, India...
India-China standoff: the rhetoric deteriorates

Beijing claims Doklam plateau under1890 treaty

India-China standoff continues After releasing a map recently, China has now produced another evidence to bolster its claim to the Doklam plateau at the...

Kulbhushan; India denied consular access once again

India considers allegations “concocted” Pakistan has turned down India’s request for consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav, facing death sentence for alleged espionage and terrorism charges...
KK Venugopal appointed as new Attorney General

KK Venugopal appointed as new Attorney General

Venugopal has been practicing law for over fifty years and has appeared for the several high-profile cases like 2G telecom litigation and Babri Masjid...
US dollar 250 million mission launched to boost biopharma sector

US dollar 250 million mission launched to boost biopharma sector

By SunderarajanPadmanabhan The Government today launched a USD 250 million mission to give a major boost to the biopharmaceutical sector in the country as an...
India-Bhutan border tussle with China: India puts its point across to China

India-Bhutan border tussle with China: India puts its point across to China

India on Friday said that it is “deeply concerned at the recent Chinese actions” and has conveyed to the Chinese government that the latter’s...
Modi, the first Indian PM to visit Israel

Modi, the first Indian PM to visit Israel

Netanyahu will be with Modi almost throughout the visit, says Israeli envoy Next week Prime Minister Narendra Modi will create history by visiting Israel, first...
ISRO successfully launches its GSAT-17 satellite from French Guiana

ISRO successfully launches its GSAT-17 satellite from French Guiana

India’s GSAT-17 communication satellite was successfully launched into orbit Thursday by a heavy lift rocket of Arianespace carrying communication payloads in Normal C-band, Extended...
‘Petya’ ransomware attack strikes Mumbai Jawaharlal Nehru port

‘Petya’ ransomware attack strikes Mumbai Jawaharlal Nehru port

A highly virulent ransomware cyberattack which has spread through the US and Europe has now affected operations at one of the three terminals of...
Ravi Shastri

Ravi Shastri to apply for Team India head coach

Virat Kohli has met BCCI's Advisory Committee members to put Shastri name on the list of candidates Former cricketer Ravi Shastri has confirmed that he...
Jammu and Kashmir: Hurriyat leaders taking funds from Pak detained by NIA

Jammu and Kashmir: Hurriyat leaders taking funds from Pak detained by NIA

Hurriyat leaders were caught on camera admitting Pakistan’s funding behind the violence in Kashmir The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has arrested three prominent Hurriyat leaders,...
Trump and Modi developed close Chemistry

Trump and Modi developed close Chemistry

Trump salutes Modi and Indian people By Abu Turab The meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Donald Trump, which was earlier officially termed as an...
Delh

Delhi Golf Club asks Meghalaya woman wearing traditional dress to leave for ‘looking like...

Lyngdoh was visiting the club with her employer Nivedita Barthakur when the incident occurred Delhi Golf Club officials allegedly asked a governess from Meghalaya to...
Indian scientists make a new gel for wound healing application

Indian scientists make a new gel for wound healing application

The credit goes to Arvind Singh Chandel, Dr. Suresh K. Jewrajka, Nutan Bhingradiya, and Dr. Shailja Singh. By Bhavya Khullar Indian scientists have come up with...

PM leaves for Portugal, US and Netherlands trip

Will spend five hours with President Trump Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday morning left on a three-nation tour of Portugal, US and Netherlands...
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India’s population will beat that of China by 2024, says UN report

The 2017 revision of the World Population Prospects published by the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs has stated that India’s population will...
GST: Companies to reduce supplies ahead of the new tax regime

GST: Companies to reduce supplies ahead of the new tax regime

The move is to ensure that the companies clear all the pending orders and adopt new systems quickly By Deepti Jain With less than two weeks...
Doctors Deride Indian Government’s Advice to Pregnant Women

Doctors Deride Indian Government’s Advice to Pregnant Women

With all the pregnancy advice and restrictions out there, it can be hard to keep track of which ones are medically proven to be...
First cargo plane from Afghanistan lands in Delhi, air corridor opens

First cargo plane from Afghanistan lands in Delhi, air corridor opens

An Afghan cargo plane carrying 62 tons of cargo landing in Delhi on June 19 marked the opening of the air corridor established between...
Dried lizard penises from India sold as good luck charms

Dried lizard penises from India sold as good luck charms

IndiaWildlife investigators from India and Britain said Tuesday they have uncovered an international fraud in which dried penises of endangered monitor lizards are being sold as...
International Yoga Day: Countries are now connecting to India through Yoga, says Modi

International Yoga Day: Countries are now connecting to India through Yoga, says Modi

Summer solstice, observed as the International Yoga Day, an achievement Prime Minister Narendra Modi can lay claim to, saw millions come out to practice...
Here’s what the experts said on Pakistan’s Champions Trophy win

Here’s what the experts said on Pakistan’s Champions Trophy win

By Abhishek Kumar India suffered a humiliating defeat in the hands of a resurgent Pakistan in the Champions Trophy final on Sunday. Pakistan rode on...
India placed in Category 2 of Zika risk list of WHO

India placed in Category 2 of Zika risk list of WHO

US advisory to pregnant women against travelling to India stays Late in May, the Government of India reported three laboratory-confirmed cases of Zika infection in...
India provides evidence of Pak involvement in Kashmir

India provides evidence of Pak involvement in Kashmir

Suggests Pakistan to do a deep introspection India, in an aggressive diplomatic move, has provided “concrete evidence” to Pakistan about its cross border “encouragement and...
Kashmir: Army on high alert as multiple militant attacks take place along LoC

Kashmir: Army on high alert as multiple militant attacks take place along LoC

Terrorists also fired upon the army camp with automatic weapons at Sopore Thirteen security forces personnel were injured, with three of them critically, as terrorists...
Nokia 3, 5, 6 launched in India

Nokia 3, 5, 6 launched in India

Nokia 3 and Nokia 5 will only be available offline The ‘mother of all mobiles’, Nokia, has launched three Android-powered smartphones in India. The Nokia...
Donald Trump & Modi

Trump to host Modi at White House

A less glamorous trip this time U.S. President Donald Trump will receive Prime Minister Narendra Modi at White House for the first time on June...
India to release 11 Pakistani prisoners today in ‘goodwill gesture’

India to release 11 Pakistani prisoners today in ‘goodwill gesture’

Pakistan had sought the release of these prisoners as they had completed their sentence India will release  eleven  Pakistani prisoners, who have served their sentence,...
NSCN(K) leader SS Khaplang dies in Myanmar

NSCN(K) leader SS Khaplang dies in Myanmar

He was 77 years old Chairman of Naga rebel group Nationalist Socialist Council of Nagaland — Khaplang (NSCN-K), SS Khaplang, who had orchestrated several attacks...
Modi meets Chinese President Xi Jinping in Astana

Modi meets Chinese President Xi Jinping in Astana

It was the first meeting between the two leaders Amid tense diplomatic relations, Prime Minister Narendra Modi met China’s President Xi Jinping ahead of the...
China doesn’t need to beg India to join OBOR: Chinese media

China doesn’t need to beg India to join OBOR: Chinese media

India's absence at the Belt and Road Summit was an embarrassment for China. China doesn’t need to beg India to join the Belt and Road...
PwC says Indian entertainment and media industry to outpace the world’s by 2021

PwC says Indian entertainment and media industry to outpace the world’s by 2021

The report carried in Business Standard says the sector will outpace India’s GDP growth. PwC’s 2017 Global E&M Outlook projects the global entertainment and media...
Coca-Cola

Coca-Cola to invest $1.7bn in agriculture sector of India

This investment will create opportunities for around two lakh farmers and local suppliers in India Global beverages giant Coca-Cola on Monday announced that they will...
Vijay Mallya

Vijay Mallya slams media coverage on him at Indo-Pak match

Mallya left India for the United Kingdom in March 2016 Liquor baron Vijay Mallya criticised the sensationalisation of his presence at the India versus Pakistan...
China says India's NSG bid has become more complicated under new circumstances

China says India’s NSG bid has become more complicated under new circumstances

PM Narendra Modi is expected to meet Chinese President Xi Jinping during SCO China on Monday made it clear that it will continue to block...
ISRO launches GSLV Mark III

ISRO launches GSLV Mark III

GSLV-Mark III can be the first provider of internet services using a space-based platform The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) successfully launched the Mk III...
4 militants killed in attack on CRPF camp in Jammu and Kashmir

4 militants killed in attack on CRPF camp in Jammu and Kashmir

Terrorists threw grenades, opened fire at the sentry post Four terrorists were killed on Monday morning in retaliatory fire by security forces as they tried...
Narendra Modia and Emmanuel Macron

Paris Accord: France, India Collaborate on Climate Change in Snub To Trump

French President Macron will visit India for a summit on solar energy  Prime Minister Narendra  Modi closed his European tour meeting with French President Emmanuel...
Trump withdraws US from Paris accord, insults India, China

Trump withdraws US from Paris accord, insults India, China

He said India is free to use coal-fired power plants but the US is not allowed to do so. US President Donald Trump on Thursday...
India to be Shanghai Cooperation Organisation member: Putin

India to be Shanghai Cooperation Organisation member: Putin

Pakistan is also likely to be made a member of the group in its meeting in Kazakhstan Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday said India...
Pakistan violates ceasefire in J&K’s Poonch and Nowshera area

Pakistan violates ceasefire in J&K’s Poonch and Nowshera area

3,000 villagers from Nowshera move to five relief camps to escape from Pakistan shelling New Delhi: Pakistani troops violated ceasefire again by firing on the...
Modi-Putin

Modi-Putin to hold annual bilateral summit in St. Petersburg

India, Russia to sign agreement to build nuclear plants Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in St. Petersburg, Russia on the third leg of his four-nation...
Demonetisation hurts India, GDP rate slips

Demonetisation hurts India, GDP rate slips

The growth rate has slowed to 6.1 percent in the January-March 2017 quarter India’s economic growth has taken a hit due to demonetisation and...
Narendra Modi in Spain

Modi for taking ties with Spain to a “new level”

Will also visit Russia and France Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed India’s commitment for taking its relations with Spain “to a new and more productive...
Modi meets Merkel, discussed OBOR, GST and Terrorism

Modi meets Merkel, discusses OBOR, GST and Terrorism

"Had a very good interaction with Chancellor Merkel," Modi said in a tweet after his meeting. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday met German Chancellor...
India, Pakistan, BCCI,PCB, Dubai, ICC Champions Trophy, Vijay Goel

‘No cricket ties until cross-border terror ends’

PCB sent legal notification to BCCI claiming compensation of about Rs 387 crore Sports minister Vijay Goyal said on Monday that the government will not...
Indian woman forced to marry Pakistan man returns home, Sushma Swaraj welcomes her through tweets

Indian woman forced to marry Pakistan man returns home, Sushma Swaraj welcomes her through...

Kicker: Uzma visited Pakistan earlier this month on vacation and Tahir Ali, whom she met in Malaysia forced her into marrying him in Pakistan...
Kulbhushan Jadav

Kulbhushan Jadhav: Pakistan requests international court for early hearing

Pakistan has requested the International Court of Justice (ICJ) for an early hearing in the case of Indian citizen Kulbhushan Jadhav, who has been...
Donald Trump

India a victim of terror: Trump

Departing from usual rhetoric, US president casts terror as “battle between good and evil”, not a fight between Islam and West United States president Donald...
Kulbhushan Jadhav: International court didn’t order for consular access, says Sartaj Aziz

Kulbhushan Jadhav: International court didn’t order for consular access, says Sartaj Aziz

The International Court of Justice on Thursday stayed the death sentence of Jadhav, who has been behind bars since last year. Sartaj Aziz, the Pakistan...
Beat GM loses spark for India sales, manufacturing to continue

Beat GM loses spark for India sales, manufacturing to continue

Mexico and South America are the major export destinations for the Indian plant. General Motors, the worlds’ third largest car maker, announced on Thursday that...
Kulbhushan Jadav

Kulbhushan Jadhav: Pak gets a lashing from international court

It asked Pakistan to inform the court of measures taken to implement the order staying the execution of Kulbhushan Jadhav. The International Court of Justice...
India WINS, Kulbhushan Jadhav saved for now

India WINS, Kulbhushan Jadhav saved for now

This was the first time in 18 years that India and Pakistan arrived at ICJ doorsteps. The International Court of Justice (ICJ) on Thursday stayed...
Volvo to start assembly ops in India

Volvo to start assembly ops in India

The first model that will be put together is the Volvo premium SUV, XC90 Swedish automaker Volvo on May 18 announced that it will start...
30 yrs after Bofors, India gets howitzers

30 yrs after Bofors, India gets howitzers

Two of the 145 M-777 artillery guns reached India from the US on May 18 The Indian Army is set to get its first modern...
NASA to launch satellite built by Tamil Nadu teen

NASA to launch satellite built by Tamil Nadu teen

The satellite, which weighs 64 grams, will go for a 4-hour sub-orbital mission from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia on June 21. An Indian...
Pakistan violates ceasefire in J&K's Balakote sector

Pakistan violates ceasefire in J&K’s Balakote sector

This was the 11th ceasefire violation in 2017 Pakistani troops violated a ceasefire again by firing on forward posts along the Line of Control in...
India will strike back at Pakistan: Rajnath Singh

India will strike back at Pakistan: Rajnath Singh

Home Minister says India will consider if Pakistan wants to talk peace  Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has said that India will strike back at...
Finally, Nokia 3310 to be available in stores from May 18

Finally, Nokia 3310 to be available in stores from May 18

The phone will be sold on offline channels in four different colours The wait for the iconic feature phone of the 2000s – the Nokia...
Kulbhushan Jadav

Kulbhushan Jadhav hearing: Pakistan begins arguments, India says it fears he’ll be hanged

On May 9, the International Court had stayed the death sentence to Jadhav granted by Pakistan for espionage. The International Court of Justice (ICJ) on...
Chinese media slams India on OBOR

Chinese media slams India on OBOR

An article on Global Times English site says despite India’s concern on debt, other South Asian countries were eager to join the project. The Chinese...
Two civilians killed, 7 injured as Pakistan violates ceasefire in J&K

Two civilians killed, 7 injured as Pakistan violates ceasefire in J&K

The Army is said to be retaliating strongly to the provocation from across the border. In the third ceasefire violation over three days by Pakistan...
Nepal signs MoU with China on OBOR, raises concerns for India

Nepal signs MoU with China on OBOR, raises concerns for India

The OBOR is an initiative which plans to increase connectivity and cooperation among China and the rest of Asia with Europe through land as...
Justin Bieber arrives for maiden India show in India

Justin Bieber arrives for maiden India show in Mumbai

Bieber will perform in Mumbai today  and is on tour to promote his new album Purpose. Pop star Justin Bieber arrived in Mumbai on Wednesday...
Was Erdogan’s Kashmir proposal a planned move?

Was Erdogan’s Kashmir proposal a planned move?

The Turkish strongman’s offer to mediate in the Kashmir issue is a reflection of his strong ties with Pakistan. By Abu Turab The recent visit of...
Swachh Survekshan 2017: Indore cleanest city in India, Gonda dirtiest

Swachh Survekshan 2017: Indore cleanest city in India, Gonda dirtiest

Mysuru in Karnataka, which was ranked first in 2015 and 2016 surveys, has dropped to number five A Central government survey has found Indore in...
APN paid tribute to the martyrs

Indian Army given “free hand” to deal with Pak

APN paid tribute to the martyrs The Indian government has given a “free hand” to the army to counter Pakistan after two Indian soldiers were...
MERE PROTESTATIONS? Members of the BJP’s minorities wing protest at Azad Maidan in Jadhav’s hometown Mumbai demanding his release, UNI

Saving Kulbhushan Jadhav

What can India do to bring the former Indian Navy officer home? By Sujit Bhar The capture of a “spy” on foreign land is not steeped...
The clash of right-wingers

The clash of right-wingers

Modi, Trump and other nation-first leaders are not natural allies By Parsa Venkateshwar Rao Jr There is no avoiding the comparison between Prime Minister Narendra Modi...
Nizamuddin chief cleric missing in Pakistan

Nizamuddin chief cleric missing in Pakistan

MEA contacts Islamabad, search on By an APN correspondent New Delhi has strongly conveyed to Islamabad its concerns over the disappearance of the chief cleric of...
US issues travel advisory ahead of Trump’s new ban

US issues travel advisory ahead of Trump’s new ban

India among countries to be wary of, says a private mailer sent to citizens By APN Bureau US embassies across the world have sent out...
Palestine can wait

Palestine can wait

The relatively new India-Israel bonhomie makes much sense, both economically and strategically for India, and politically for PM Modi By Sujit Bhar This is a tricky...
Saeed house arrest a diplomatic win for India

Saeed house arrest a diplomatic win for India

New Delhi’s success in isolating Pakistan globally forced Islamabad’s hand By Abu Turab India’s aggressive diplomacy against Pakistan for its support to cross-border terrorism has been...
Why Can’t We Be Friends?

Why Can’t We Be Friends?

Trump has reached out to Modi, and the chemistry seems to be crackling between the two leaders, but for the Indian PM, nurturing the...

All chemist strike : Against E-Pharmacy

All chemists of India are on strike today. The protest is against online drug selling.  8 lakh chemist of the nation is on strike...

Latest ranking of the world bank shows India stands on 130 world bank business...

India Disappoint at the low rating in the world bank business rating the latest ranking of the world bank shows India stands on 130.

12 agreements inked between India and Vietnam

12 agreements inked between India and Vietnam. Health, Cyber Security, Defene, Space, Technology and other agreements signed

Trade union strike disrupts normal life across India

Strike of 15 Crore trade union workers disrupt normal life across India

Radiologists pan-India on strike from September 1

Radiologists pan-India on strike from September 1 demanding reforms in present acts.

‘आजाद’ के गांव से ‘आजादी’ के जश्न की शुरुआत

प्रधानमंत्री मोदी की खासियत है…लीक से कुछ हटकर करने की। आजादी के सत्तर सालों के पूरे होने पर सरकार एक अभियान शुरु करने जा...
Vijay Malya

UK to cooperate for extradition of Mallya to India

United Kingdom will cooperate India for deportation of money laundering accused Vijay Mallya.
Rahul Gandhi: Punjab is the heart of India

Rahul Gandhi: Punjab is the heart of India

Watch Rahul Gandhi speaking from Punjab, where is going to meet Congress workers for discussing poll strategy.
India's fastest train, Gatimaan Express will run from April 5th between Delhi-Agra.

India’s fastest train, Gatimaan Express will run from April 5th between Delhi-Agra.

Hailed as India's fastest train at 160 km/hr, Gatimaan Express will set new standards for Indian Rail.
India is one of the fastest growing economies in the world: PM Modi

India is one of the fastest growing economies in the world: PM Modi

PM Narendra Modi, while addressing business leaders in Riyadh, said Indian economy is at a very advantageous position because of large young population, demographic...
Vijay Mallya tweets: not an absconder, have full faith in judicial system

Vijay Mallya tweets: not an absconder, have full faith in judicial system

Liquor baron Vijay Mallya today tweeted that he has not fled from India and is not an absconder either. For more news, keep watching APN...

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India, China to continue border talks

First meeting held in Beijing after Doklam stand-off The officials of India and China, for the first time, have discussed border related issues at the...
Moody’s upgrade endorsement of reform process: Arun Jaitley

Moody’s upgrade endorsement of reform process: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley

The upgrade that came after 13 years sent the Sensex soaring A day after Pew Research survey report about overwhelming popularity of Prime Minister Narendra...
Pakistan not weak to let India take over PoK, says Farooq Abdullah; BJP counters

Pakistan not weak to let India take over PoK, says Farooq Abdullah; BJP counters

BJP hit out at the former Kashmir CM, and claimed that Abdullah is doing free advocacy for Pakistan. In yet another controversial comment, National Conference...
India’s global rank up on Climate Change Performance Index

India’s global rank up on Climate Change Performance Index

All nations aim to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by at least 40% and increase energy efficiency and renewables by at least 27% by 2030. Depicting...
ISIS threat to carry out Las Vegas type attacks in India, target crowds at festivals like Kumbh and Thrissur Pooram

ISIS threat to carry out Las Vegas type attacks in India, target crowds at...

On the verge of collapse and being wiped out from the territory it held, ISIS is now being reduced to sporadic attacks by stray...
Tax on 177 items to fall from 28% as GST council trims highest tax slab

Tax on 177 items to fall from 28% as GST council trims highest tax...

The decision taken by GST Council will have a revenue implication of Rs 20,000 crore annually. In a relief to consumers and several industries, the...

Just Dial stock soars after media report suggests acquisition by Google

Just Dial’s stock closed at Rs 500.30 – 9% higher than the previous session’s closing on the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE). Following reports suggesting that...

India rejects Pak Punjab minister’s call to discuss smog solution at SAARC

Environment minister of Pakistan’s Punjab province, Zakia Shah Nawaz Khan had said two countries should discuss sustainable solution for smog at SAARC India, on Thursday, declined...
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Pakistan welcomes US mediation for easing ties with India

Khwaja Asif claims of “cleared air” in ties with US Having gone through US pressure for “doing more” to contain terror groups on its soil...

Syria is fighting war against Wahabism, says Ambassador

Officers from US, UK, Turkey and Israel are helping terror groups, he alleges Exclusive interview with APN ~By M. Ahmad Kazmi Syria has been engaged in war...
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Army foils Pakistan BAT attack in Uri sector of J&K, kills two militants

Earlier two militants were killed as security forces foiled an infiltration bid The Indian army has killed two militants as it foiled an attack...
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Day after blocking UN’s terrorist tag for Masood Azhar, China says India “important neighbour”

China’s assistant foreign minister Chen Xiaodong says India an important neighbour; his country wants to promote bilateral relations guided by diplomacy with Chinese characteristics A...
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Pakistan rejects India’s “policeman” role in the region

Ties with Washington were not cordial, says foreign minister Khwaja Asif Pakistan’s foreign minister Khawaja Asif has, on Wednesday, announced that Islamabad has made clear...
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India, Israel to enhance military cooperation

Israeli Major General Yaakov Barak visits Northern Command HQ India and Israel have decided to enhance cooperation between their armies. The issues of mutual interest...
Modi with Italian PM

Modi meets Italian PM, six agreements signed

The case of two Italian marines is pending before Hague court Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Italian counterpart Paolo Gentiloni held extensive discussion on...
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India sends first wheat shipment for Afghanistan via Iranian Chabahar port

Foreign Ministers of three countries flagged-off the ship Opening the wider door of cooperation among India, Afghanistan and Iran, the much awaited project of Chabahar...
Indian Army finalizes Rs 40,000 cr plan to replace ageing weapons

Indian Army finalizes Rs 40,000 cr plan to replace ageing weapons

The Army will purchase a large number of LMGs, battle carbines and assault rifles With an aim to replace its ageing and obsolete weapons,...
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Pak opposed India’s armed drone purchase from US

Claims of shooting down India’s “spy drone” in PoK Amidst mounting international pressure for eliminating terrorists’ safe havens in its territories, Pakistan has, on...
File photo of Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan. Credit: Agencies.

Shivraj gets trolled for claiming MP’s roads better than US

Madhya Pradesh chief minister told the U.S.-India Strategic Partnership Forum in Washington that the roads in his home state are better than those in...
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US, India slam Pakistan for providing safe havens to terrorists

In a major diplomatic victory against Pakistan, India has received US support in slamming its western neighbor for providing safe havens to terror outfits....
PM Modi and Afghan President Ashraf Ghani determined to end terrorism

PM Modi and Afghan President Ashraf Ghani determined to end terrorism

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and visiting Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, have discussed range of bilateral, regional and global issues and expressed their firm resolve...
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Denmark Open Super series: Srikanth stuns World No. 1 Viktor Axelsen; Saina, Prannoy depart

The World No.8 from Guntur, who had suffered losses against Axelsen in the last three encounters, showed some gritty retrieving in the second set Ace...
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India tops in pollution-related deaths: Lancet study

India tops the world in pollution-related premature deaths, according to figures for 2015 released in a recent Lancet study. India recorded 2.51 million premature...
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Rex Tillorson: US desires for deeper ties with India

US Administration has expressed desire to “dramatically deepen” cooperation with India and to see New Delhi as a key partner in the face of...
Nikki Haley

India can get UNSC seat if it doesn’t insist on veto reforms: Nikki Haley

US Ambassador to UN Nikki Haley said India needs to focus on getting Russia and China on its side to obtain a seat in...
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PM inaugurates country’s first All India Institute of Ayurved

Prime Minister pitches for ‘health revolution’, says Ayurved hospitals to be set up in every district of the country Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the...

Scientists crack hairloss mystery, in mice to begin with

By Bhavya Khullar A team of scientists from Mumbai has uncovered a cause for permanent hair loss. They have found that over expression of a...
Cancer

High doses of Vitamin C and B3 can kill cancer stem cells: study

By Yogesh Sharma Colorectal cancer is the third leading cause of cancer deaths worldwide. Dietary fibre and lifestyle changes have been recommended as measures for preventing...
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Inequality increasing in India; Universal Basic Income better than state subsidy: IMF

Releasing its Fiscal Monitor report on Wednesday, the IMF noted that while global inequality had fallen, especially due to rapid growth of China and...
India-Ghana

FIFA U-17 World Cup: On expected lines, India’s maiden WC tour ends in heartbreak

After yesterday’s 4-0 loss to Ghana, India’s chief coach Luis Norton de Matos was honest in admitting that the match result was on expected...
AVUNCULAR FEELING? US President Donald Trump welcomes Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on the South Lawn before their meeting about the NAFTA trade agreement at the White House in Washington, US, Reuters/UNI

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World Bank, IMF cut India’s growth forecast, say GST, Demonetisation disrupted growth

World Bank, IMF cut India’s growth forecast, say GST, Demonetisation disrupted growth

While the World bank has reduced its India GDP growth forecast to 7% for 2017-18 from 7.2%, IMF has scaled down India’s growth forecast...
Adani blocks media from event on Carmichael Mine project in Australia

Adani blocks media from event on Carmichael Mine project in Australia

The Adani group is in news, once again for the wrong reasons. Involved in a mining project that is facing stiff opposition from many...
Delhi Metro

Delhi Metro hikes fares, political parties spar while commuters suffer

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) to launch Metro Fare Satyagraha from Wednesday, Congress launches Save Metro campaign, ABVP protests against hike After a month of confrontations between...
US economist Richard Thaler wins Nobel economic prize for integrating economics and psychology

US economist Richard Thaler wins Nobel economic prize for integrating economics and psychology

The 2017 Nobel prize for economics has been awarded to American economist Richard H Thaler for showing that economic financial decision-making is not always...
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India hammered by US in debut U-17 World Cup match

US captain Josh Sargent and Chris Goslin steal show as hosts crumble This is the beginning every host fears, being hammered in the opening match....
Doklam Question: India, China Offer Different Reasons for Normalcy

Doklam Question: India, China Offer Different Reasons for Normalcy

Confusion continues with conflicting claims India has denied reports about Chinese buildup at the recent Doklam faceoff site and claimed of prevailing status quo...
India U-17

FIFA U-17 World Cup Day 1: Can hosts India turn on the style against...

India earned direct qualification for the tournament being the host nation and will start off with a match with USA. With everything in place for...
FIFA U17 World Cup: All you need to know

FIFA U17 World Cup: All you need to know

With 52 matches scheduled to be played during the tournament, the participating 24 teams have been divided in six groups, with four teams in...
BSF unearths 14-foot tunnel in Jammu’s Arnia Sector meant for helping Pak infiltrators

BSF unearths 14-foot tunnel in Jammu’s Arnia Sector meant for helping Pak infiltrators

The tunnel was discovered on Saturday after BSF personnel suspicious movement of armed Pakistani nationals, infiltrators managed to flee The Border Security Force (BSF) managed to foil...
Arundhati

The Arundhati Roy Syndrome

~By Dilip Bobb India’s most famous Provocateur has, inevitably, made it to the global high table known as the United Nations General Assembly. Equally inevitably,...
Amazon

Amazon pitch AI, machine learning in India’s retail sector push

Amazon also uses AI or ML for forecasting demand, stocking adequate inventory, fraud detection and product search ranking etc. The online retail giant, seeking...
India won’t have military role in Afghanistan, says Sitharaman after talks with US counterpart

India won’t have military role in Afghanistan, says Sitharaman after talks with US counterpart

Pak PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi had recently said during a US visit that his government “will not accept military or political role” of India...
FIFA U 17 2017

Rising football stars: 5 players to watch out for in 2017 FIFA U-17 World...

Vinicius Jr, about to join Real Madrid, and USA forward Josh Sargent are among the game’s best prospects The 2017 FIFA Under-17 World Cup is...
Asian Development Bank

ADB downgrades India’s growth projection to 7 pc for FY 2017-18

Multilateral lender predicts that disruptions caused due to GST rollout will gradually dissolve but dividends will come in the medium term Amid concerns across the...
Sushma Swaraj

China admits terrorism presence in Pakistan

Global Times advises India to befriend with China, respect Pakistan  Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj’s scathing attack against Pakistant at UN General Assembly...
China on Kashmir

China refuses to back Pakistan’s proposal of UN-role in solving Kashmir dispute

Beijing says issues between the two countries over Kashmir should be resolved by them through bilateral talks Nearly a week after Pakistan urged the United...
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India hits back Pakistan Kashmir “rights violations” claims

Indian diplomat responds to Pak PM allagations In a befitting response to Pakistan Prime Minister’s accusations at UN General Assembly against India of engaging in...
Sushma Swaraj Reminds Pakistan’s Support to N. Korea Nuclear Program

Sushma Swaraj Reminds Pakistan’s Support to N. Korea Nuclear Programme

Continuing diplomatic moves against Pakistan at global level, India’s Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj managed a well aimed swipe at Pakistan while “deploring”...

New strategy proposed to make breast cancer therapy effective

Dr. Shikha T. Malik Scientists have identified mechanisms that make breast cancer stem cells resistant to chemotherapy says a study published in the Scientific Reports...

No agreement yet between India and Pak on Indus Waters Treaty: World Bank

As bilateral talks between the two countries witness a chill World Bank says it will continue its work to resolve the issue impartially and...
India rejects OIC statement at UN, asserts J&K an integral part of the country

India rejects OIC statement at UN, asserts J&K an integral part of the country

Pakistan had on behalf of Organisation of Islamic Cooperation urged UN to stop violence in Kashmir, India retorted- OIC has no locus standi Hitting out...
(L-R) Myanmar’s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Rohingya issue: Suu Kyi-India intransigence carries few explanations

~By Lilly Paul Rohingya immigrants in India were given Long Term Visas in 2012 (valid till 2015), but this has been discontinued As the problem of...
India ranked 103rd in WEF’s Global Human Capital Index, lowest among BRICS nations

India ranked 103rd in WEF’s Global Human Capital Index, lowest among BRICS nations

While Prime Minister Narendra Modi talks about capitalizing on India’s demographic dividend and bringing labour reforms, WEF report shows how country fails on most...
Afghanistan asks India to expedite Chabahar port development

Afghanistan asks India to expedite Chabahar port development

The Afghans see the route central to their hope of streamlining trade with India and boosting access to markets in Europe and the Middle...
How India Became the World Leader in Trump Projects

How India Became the World Leader in Trump Projects

-By Blake Schmidt Three years after his deal-making tour, India has become the only developing nation where the US president’s personal construction business in booming In...
Dawood Ibrahim

British government seizes Dawood Ibrahim’s properties

Dawood features on the latest UK Treasury department’s consolidated List of Financial Sanction Targets with three recorded addresses in Pakistan In a major diplomatic victory...
Airtel

Bharti Airtel Enters Into Strategic Agreement with SK Telecom

Two companies will also collaborate to evolve standards for 5G, network functions visualization (NFV), software-defined networking (SDN) and internet of things (IoT) India’s leading...
Gold Nano

Gold nanoparticles can detect lead in wastewater

~By Monika Kundu Srivastava Exposure to lead is known to cause severe, irreversible damage to the brain and nervous system in children, and to kidneys...
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Prime Minister: India gives highest priority to Afghanistan

Afghanistan joins India in alleging Pakistan based terror groups for violence Prime Minister Narendra Modi has affirmed of India’s highest priority to its ties with...
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Qatar Launches Largest Port in Middle East

Will also receive supplies from Indian ports In a bid to counter the impact of blockade imposed by Saudi Arabia led quartet, Qatari Emir Sheikh...
Blue Whale Suicide Game

Russian police arrest 17-year-old Blue Whale Challenge ‘Mastermind’

The game has been linked to at least 130 suicide cases around the world, including several such cases being reported from India A 17-year-old Russian...
Doklam standoff ends

Doklam standoff resolved: India starts pullback, China insists it will continue patrolling

India’s objection was to China constructing a road in Doklam as it would have changed the status quo and rendered India vulnerable in the...
Supreme court

Supreme Court adopts exclusive flag and plate for official vehicles of judges

The apex court has also written to all high courts across India to consider adopting the same flag and plate by suitably replacing the...
Ram Rahim

Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh – A Profile

Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, 50, is the head of sect Dera Sacha Sauda. The organisation headquartered in Sirsa district of Haryana was established in...
Trump Wants India to Help More in Afghanistan

Trump Wants India to Help More in Afghanistan

Criticize Pakistan for harboring terrorists US President Donald Trump has appreciated India’s contribution to stability in Afghanistan and desired that New Delhi should extend...

Solution to Doklam stand-off to be found soon, says Home Minister Rajnath Singh

I want to convey a message to all neighbouring countries that India wants peace, said Singh Amid the rift between India and China over Doklam...
Modi’s ‘new India’ to solve problems of Kashmir, terrorism and naxalism by 2022: Rajnath

Modi’s ‘new India’ to solve problems of Kashmir, terrorism and naxalism by 2022: Rajnath

Union home minister ‘assures’ countrymen that the Modi government – which has pledged to create a ‘New India’ by 2022 – will solve the...
Chinese Troops Enter Ladakh on Independence Day

Chinese Troops Enter Ladakh on Independence Day

China reciprocated by not participating border meeting Continuing its adventurist attitude and spreading border tension with India, Chinese troops chose India’s Independence Day to clash...

Independence Day 2017: Modi shares vision of New India, reaches out to Kashmir

Prime Minister commenced his speech with tributes to the freedom fighters and condoled the death of more than 70 children in Gorakhpur In his fourth...
Yuvraj Singh

Yuvraj Singh out of India’s limited overs team; Manish Pandey, KL Rahul return

Selectors have made six changes to the squad that played the Champions Trophy in June Indian Cricket Board (BCCI) on Sunday announced the team for...
Pakistan Blames India for not Resolving Conflicts

Pak Blames India for not Resolving Conflicts

Pak PM asks international community to help resolve Kashmir issue Pakistan has alleged India for its “expansionist designs” for creating hurdles in resolving regional conflicts...
India to put standby navigation satellite into orbit August-end

India to put standby navigation satellite into orbit August-end

Spare navigational satellite system marks India’s inroads into the sector  After venturing into the arena of space based navigational system, India will now launch its...
Lalit Modi quits Nagpur Cricket Association

Lalit Modi quits Rajasthan Cricket Association

Believed to be the brain behind the IPL, left India in 2010 amid serious allegations The Indian Premier League (IPL) founder and former chief Lalit...
Qatar opens Doors for 80 Countries

Qatar opens Doors for 80 Countries

Indians may obtain 30-day visa waiver on arrival In a bid to relax its isolation after Saudi Arabia led quartet severed their diplomatic, business and...
Ravindra Jadeja was adjudged Man of the Match

Another feather in Jadeja’s cap, gets the top spot in Test all-rounders ranking

Ravindra Jadeja was adjudged Man of the Match for his impressive all-round show in the second Test against Sri Lanka ~By Abhishek Kumar India’s left-arm...

Pak foreign minister Asif sings familiar tune: Blames India for all troubles and hails...

In his maiden media interaction after being sworn-in as the first Pak foreign affairs minister since 2013, Khwaja Muhammad Asif predictably blames India for...
Masood Azhar

China blocks terrorist tag for Jaish chief Masood Azhar, again

Move by the Dragon comes at a time when India’s relations with the Communist regime are witnessing arguably the worst turbulence in decades owing...

Congress protests NOTA option in Rajya Sabha polls, moves Supreme Court

The party had earlier also urged the Election Commission to scrap the option of NOTA  in the ballot papers for Aug  8 polls The...
India to launch two moon missions

India to launch two moon missions in early 2018

India is gearing up for launching two lunar missions in 2018. The missions will be launched by the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) and...
India’s cattle industry hit by new rules, but it remains 3rd largest beef exporter: FAO report

India’s cattle industry hit by new rules, but it remains 3rd largest beef exporter:...

India is the third largest exporter of beef after Brazil and Australia and accounted for 16 per cent of all the beef exported globally,...

NSA Ajit Doval meets Chinese counterpart, “major problems” discussed

With Indian and Chinese armies locked in a standoff at Doklam, National Security Advisor Ajit Doval met his Chinese counterpart Yang Jiechi, in Beijing...
India celebrates 18th Kargil Vijay Diwas, functions across the country to honour martyrs

India celebrates 18th Kargil Vijay Diwas, functions across the country to honour martyrs

PM Modi takes to Twitter, Defence Minister Jalitley pays homage to martyrs at India Gate India celebrated the 18th Kargil Vijay Diwas on Wednesday to...
Ram Nath Kovind takes oath as 14th President of India, Modi terms it a ‘significant milestone’

Ram Nath Kovind takes oath as 14th President of India, Modi terms it a...

Second Dalit to occupy President’s office since KR Narayanan; talks about an ‘India of Opportunities’ in his maiden address to Parliament From virtual political anonymity...
Scholars question EPW Trust decisions on article on Adani, action against editor

Scholars question EPW Trust decisions on article on Adani, action against editor

More than 150 members of the academic community and contributors to the EPW have written an open letter to the directors of Sameeksha Trust,...
US for Peaceful Resolution of India-China Standoff

US for Peaceful Resolution of India-China Standoff

US diplomats active in Beijing, New Delhi Amidst India’s bilateral approach in its territorial disputes with its neighbors, US administration has established contact with New...
China ready for military confrontation:Chinese media

China ready for military confrontation:Chinese media

Alleges Sushma Swaraj lied in Parliament State run Chinese media has alleged Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj of lying in the parliament on the...

UNAIDS announces 2.1 million HIV cases in India

AIDS-related deaths have almost halved since 2005 and around 53% of people living with HIV now have access to HIV treatment, said a report...
Ramnath kovind

Ram Nath Kovind is India’s next President

Former Bihar governor and National Democratic Alliance’s (NDA) candidate Ram Nath Kovind has been declared elected as the 14th President of India. As expected, Kovind...
US: Pakistan, a safe haven for terrorists

US: Pakistan, a safe haven for terrorists

Trump’s another Stick Hits Pak Facing tougher conditions for reimbursement of 400 million dollars defense funds by US, State Department has now identified Pakistan as...

US Asks India to Assist Save Afghan Borders

India likely to send troops to Kabul, say experts By: Abu Turab The India-US ties have been growing rapidly in the post Modi-Trump recent summit...
Anand Pal

Gangster death: Rajasthan government agrees to CBI probe

The family of Anandpal has alleged that he was “killed” despite being ready to surrender In the midst of  Rajputs agitation over the June 24...
Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar

China’s Doklam Position Unusually Aggressive, says Jaishankar

New Delhi briefs major powers on border situation Amid on-going tension between India and China on Doklam issue, New Delhi has recently clarified its position...
India China standoff Graphic

India should not use trespass as policy tool to achieve political targets: China

Over a month into the standoff at Doklam, China on Tuesday asked India not to use “trespass” as a policy tool to achieve political...
Mamata Banerjee

Mamata alleges Modi’s “diplomatic failure” for Bengal sufferings

Raises questions on functioning of secret agencies In a rare aggressive posture by a Chief Minister, Mamata Banerjee has blamed that West Bengal has “suffered”...

Chinese Army conducts live-fire exercise in Tibet

Amid the on-going standoff between India and China at Doklam on the India-China-Bhutan tri-junction, the Chinese army has conducted live-fire exercises in Tibet. The state-run...
With 73 per cent people trusting its government, India tops OECD survey

With 73 per cent people trusting its government, India tops OECD survey

USA and Greece stands in the bottom position due to their various internal issues Surpassing  the other countries, India has topped in a survey conducted...
Ajit Doval

Doklam standoff: Ajit Doval to visit China for BRICS NSAs meet

However, the Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Gopal Baglay, did not confirm the visit Amid the ongoing Doklam standoff with China, National Security Advisor (NSA)...

Facebook launches “lite” version of its Messenger app

In its bid to connect people in markets where mobile internet connections are slow, Facebook on Thursday rolled out the “lite” version of its...
Google

Google acquires Indian startup focussing on AI and ML tools

Halli Labs to join Goggle’s Next Billion Users The global internet giant Google has acquired Halli Labs, a four-months-old startup based in  Bengaluru that...
India sends $5 Lakh help to Philippines fight Terrorism

India sends $5 Lakh help to Philippines fight Terrorism

New Delhi extend financial help on foreign land for first time At a time when world media attention is focused  on liberation of Mosul in...
CBFC asks director to mute ‘Gujarat’, ‘cow’, ‘Hindutva View of India’ in Amartya Sen documentary

CBFC asks director to mute ‘Gujarat’, ‘cow’, ‘Hindutva View of India’ in Amartya Sen...

Suman Ghosh’s documentary ‘The Argumentative Indian’ featuring Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen will not be released in Kolkata after Ghosh refused to follow the Central...
India China Troops

India-China border imbroglio: Chinese state media says If India can intervene in Bhutan, China...

~By Rajesh Sinha The supposed bonhomie between India and China, speculated upon after the Modi-Jinping mutually congratulatory speeches at Hamburg, evaporated fast. After India claimed...

Rahul Gandhi meets Chinese envoy amid Sikkim stand-off; Cong denies, later accepts

The Congress on Monday made a U-turn from its earlier denial of meeting between Rahul Gandhi and Chinese envoy Luo Zhaohui to say that...
Sushma flays Aziz for ignoring countrymen’s needs

Sushma flays Aziz for ignoring countrymen’s needs

India ready to give medical visa if Aziz so recommends, says minister Minister for external affairs Sushma Swaraj has criticised her Pakistani counterpart, foreign affairs...

AI disinvestment:Ministers to decide fate of Air India’s art collection

Huge exercise needed, says official After an in-principle approval given by the cabinet to begin the disinvestment of Air India, a ministerial panel has...

Trump holding up G-20 summit communiqué

US isolated under Donald Trump: Press TV The world leaders participating in the ongoing G-20 Summit at Hamburg, Germany, have been currently facing a difficult...
N-Weapons: 120 nations want elimination, Bigwigs reluctant

N-Weapons: 120 nations want elimination, Bigwigs reluctant

Can not eliminate single nuclear weapon, say three powers At a time when nuclear-armed nations remain reluctant of giving up their power of destruction, more...
Government launches ‘GST Rates Finder’ app

Government launches ‘GST Rates Finder’ app

Paswan warned retailers to update prices on unsold products or face jail term or penalty. To ensure the smooth functioning and the implementation of...
Modi-Xi1 at G-20 Summit

G20 summit: PM Narendra Modi, Xi Jinping exchange greetings, talk on range of issues

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping came face to face at the BRICS leaders meet on the sidelines of the G20...
RBI

Customers won’t have to bear loss in case of fraudulent transactions, says RBI

In an attempt to curb the payment fraud, the Reserve Bank of India on Thursday imposed a cap on the customer liability in case...

Government mulls allowing private vehicles to be run as shared taxis

The government is examining the use of private vehicles as shared taxis in an effort to reduce car ownership and curb growing traffic congestion...
Narendra Modi

Last day in Israel: Modi pays homage to Indian World War I heroes

Netanyahu accompanies Modi On the last day of his visit to Israel, Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid homage to Indian soldiers who laid their...
Narendra Modi

Xi not to meet Modi at G-20 Summit:China

Chinese Army attempted to build road near Bhutan tri-junction Amid the ongoing India-China standoff over Doklam, Beining officials believe that "the atmosphere is not...
China warns India, stance on Sikkim, Bhutan can reviewed

China warns India, stance on Sikkim, Bhutan can reviewed

The Chinese state media on Thursday warned India that if it doesn’t back down from the current stand-off in India-China-Bhutan tri-junction than Beijing may...
India, Israel cement ties, sign seven agreements

India, Israel cement ties, sign seven agreements

Netanyahu; marriage made in heaven implemented on earth India and Israel have signed seven agreements in Wednesday, including a MoU for water conservation, cooperation...
AK Joti to be the next Chief Election Commissioner

AK Joti to be the next Chief Election Commissioner

President Pranab Mukherjee has cleared Joti’s appointment Achal Kumar Joti, a former Gujarat Chief Secretary has been appointed as the new Chief Election Commissioner (CEC)...
22 states remove border checkposts

22 states remove border checkposts

They would scrutinize goods being carried and check for state tax compliance, resulting in long queues Within three days of the rollout of the Goods...
India offers $11 billion to develop Iranian gas field

India offers $11 billion to develop Iranian gas field

ONGC to lead the consortium With lifting of UN sanctions  following Iran’s compliance with conditions stipulated for its nuclear deal with six world powers, India...
India-China standoff: the rhetoric deteriorates

Beijing claims Doklam plateau under1890 treaty

India-China standoff continues After releasing a map recently, China has now produced another evidence to bolster its claim to the Doklam plateau at the...

Kulbhushan; India denied consular access once again

India considers allegations “concocted” Pakistan has turned down India’s request for consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav, facing death sentence for alleged espionage and terrorism charges...
KK Venugopal appointed as new Attorney General

KK Venugopal appointed as new Attorney General

Venugopal has been practicing law for over fifty years and has appeared for the several high-profile cases like 2G telecom litigation and Babri Masjid...
US dollar 250 million mission launched to boost biopharma sector

US dollar 250 million mission launched to boost biopharma sector

By SunderarajanPadmanabhan The Government today launched a USD 250 million mission to give a major boost to the biopharmaceutical sector in the country as an...
India-Bhutan border tussle with China: India puts its point across to China

India-Bhutan border tussle with China: India puts its point across to China

India on Friday said that it is “deeply concerned at the recent Chinese actions” and has conveyed to the Chinese government that the latter’s...
Modi, the first Indian PM to visit Israel

Modi, the first Indian PM to visit Israel

Netanyahu will be with Modi almost throughout the visit, says Israeli envoy Next week Prime Minister Narendra Modi will create history by visiting Israel, first...
ISRO successfully launches its GSAT-17 satellite from French Guiana

ISRO successfully launches its GSAT-17 satellite from French Guiana

India’s GSAT-17 communication satellite was successfully launched into orbit Thursday by a heavy lift rocket of Arianespace carrying communication payloads in Normal C-band, Extended...
‘Petya’ ransomware attack strikes Mumbai Jawaharlal Nehru port

‘Petya’ ransomware attack strikes Mumbai Jawaharlal Nehru port

A highly virulent ransomware cyberattack which has spread through the US and Europe has now affected operations at one of the three terminals of...
Ravi Shastri

Ravi Shastri to apply for Team India head coach

Virat Kohli has met BCCI's Advisory Committee members to put Shastri name on the list of candidates Former cricketer Ravi Shastri has confirmed that he...
Jammu and Kashmir: Hurriyat leaders taking funds from Pak detained by NIA

Jammu and Kashmir: Hurriyat leaders taking funds from Pak detained by NIA

Hurriyat leaders were caught on camera admitting Pakistan’s funding behind the violence in Kashmir The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has arrested three prominent Hurriyat leaders,...
Trump and Modi developed close Chemistry

Trump and Modi developed close Chemistry

Trump salutes Modi and Indian people By Abu Turab The meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Donald Trump, which was earlier officially termed as an...
Delh

Delhi Golf Club asks Meghalaya woman wearing traditional dress to leave for ‘looking like...

Lyngdoh was visiting the club with her employer Nivedita Barthakur when the incident occurred Delhi Golf Club officials allegedly asked a governess from Meghalaya to...
Indian scientists make a new gel for wound healing application

Indian scientists make a new gel for wound healing application

The credit goes to Arvind Singh Chandel, Dr. Suresh K. Jewrajka, Nutan Bhingradiya, and Dr. Shailja Singh. By Bhavya Khullar Indian scientists have come up with...

PM leaves for Portugal, US and Netherlands trip

Will spend five hours with President Trump Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday morning left on a three-nation tour of Portugal, US and Netherlands...
India population

India’s population will beat that of China by 2024, says UN report

The 2017 revision of the World Population Prospects published by the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs has stated that India’s population will...
GST: Companies to reduce supplies ahead of the new tax regime

GST: Companies to reduce supplies ahead of the new tax regime

The move is to ensure that the companies clear all the pending orders and adopt new systems quickly By Deepti Jain With less than two weeks...
Doctors Deride Indian Government’s Advice to Pregnant Women

Doctors Deride Indian Government’s Advice to Pregnant Women

With all the pregnancy advice and restrictions out there, it can be hard to keep track of which ones are medically proven to be...
First cargo plane from Afghanistan lands in Delhi, air corridor opens

First cargo plane from Afghanistan lands in Delhi, air corridor opens

An Afghan cargo plane carrying 62 tons of cargo landing in Delhi on June 19 marked the opening of the air corridor established between...
Dried lizard penises from India sold as good luck charms

Dried lizard penises from India sold as good luck charms

IndiaWildlife investigators from India and Britain said Tuesday they have uncovered an international fraud in which dried penises of endangered monitor lizards are being sold as...
International Yoga Day: Countries are now connecting to India through Yoga, says Modi

International Yoga Day: Countries are now connecting to India through Yoga, says Modi

Summer solstice, observed as the International Yoga Day, an achievement Prime Minister Narendra Modi can lay claim to, saw millions come out to practice...
Here’s what the experts said on Pakistan’s Champions Trophy win

Here’s what the experts said on Pakistan’s Champions Trophy win

By Abhishek Kumar India suffered a humiliating defeat in the hands of a resurgent Pakistan in the Champions Trophy final on Sunday. Pakistan rode on...
India placed in Category 2 of Zika risk list of WHO

India placed in Category 2 of Zika risk list of WHO

US advisory to pregnant women against travelling to India stays Late in May, the Government of India reported three laboratory-confirmed cases of Zika infection in...
India provides evidence of Pak involvement in Kashmir

India provides evidence of Pak involvement in Kashmir

Suggests Pakistan to do a deep introspection India, in an aggressive diplomatic move, has provided “concrete evidence” to Pakistan about its cross border “encouragement and...
Kashmir: Army on high alert as multiple militant attacks take place along LoC

Kashmir: Army on high alert as multiple militant attacks take place along LoC

Terrorists also fired upon the army camp with automatic weapons at Sopore Thirteen security forces personnel were injured, with three of them critically, as terrorists...
Nokia 3, 5, 6 launched in India

Nokia 3, 5, 6 launched in India

Nokia 3 and Nokia 5 will only be available offline The ‘mother of all mobiles’, Nokia, has launched three Android-powered smartphones in India. The Nokia...
Donald Trump & Modi

Trump to host Modi at White House

A less glamorous trip this time U.S. President Donald Trump will receive Prime Minister Narendra Modi at White House for the first time on June...
India to release 11 Pakistani prisoners today in ‘goodwill gesture’

India to release 11 Pakistani prisoners today in ‘goodwill gesture’

Pakistan had sought the release of these prisoners as they had completed their sentence India will release  eleven  Pakistani prisoners, who have served their sentence,...
NSCN(K) leader SS Khaplang dies in Myanmar

NSCN(K) leader SS Khaplang dies in Myanmar

He was 77 years old Chairman of Naga rebel group Nationalist Socialist Council of Nagaland — Khaplang (NSCN-K), SS Khaplang, who had orchestrated several attacks...
Modi meets Chinese President Xi Jinping in Astana

Modi meets Chinese President Xi Jinping in Astana

It was the first meeting between the two leaders Amid tense diplomatic relations, Prime Minister Narendra Modi met China’s President Xi Jinping ahead of the...
China doesn’t need to beg India to join OBOR: Chinese media

China doesn’t need to beg India to join OBOR: Chinese media

India's absence at the Belt and Road Summit was an embarrassment for China. China doesn’t need to beg India to join the Belt and Road...
PwC says Indian entertainment and media industry to outpace the world’s by 2021

PwC says Indian entertainment and media industry to outpace the world’s by 2021

The report carried in Business Standard says the sector will outpace India’s GDP growth. PwC’s 2017 Global E&M Outlook projects the global entertainment and media...
Coca-Cola

Coca-Cola to invest $1.7bn in agriculture sector of India

This investment will create opportunities for around two lakh farmers and local suppliers in India Global beverages giant Coca-Cola on Monday announced that they will...
Vijay Mallya

Vijay Mallya slams media coverage on him at Indo-Pak match

Mallya left India for the United Kingdom in March 2016 Liquor baron Vijay Mallya criticised the sensationalisation of his presence at the India versus Pakistan...
China says India's NSG bid has become more complicated under new circumstances

China says India’s NSG bid has become more complicated under new circumstances

PM Narendra Modi is expected to meet Chinese President Xi Jinping during SCO China on Monday made it clear that it will continue to block...
ISRO launches GSLV Mark III

ISRO launches GSLV Mark III

GSLV-Mark III can be the first provider of internet services using a space-based platform The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) successfully launched the Mk III...
4 militants killed in attack on CRPF camp in Jammu and Kashmir

4 militants killed in attack on CRPF camp in Jammu and Kashmir

Terrorists threw grenades, opened fire at the sentry post Four terrorists were killed on Monday morning in retaliatory fire by security forces as they tried...
Narendra Modia and Emmanuel Macron

Paris Accord: France, India Collaborate on Climate Change in Snub To Trump

French President Macron will visit India for a summit on solar energy  Prime Minister Narendra  Modi closed his European tour meeting with French President Emmanuel...
Trump withdraws US from Paris accord, insults India, China

Trump withdraws US from Paris accord, insults India, China

He said India is free to use coal-fired power plants but the US is not allowed to do so. US President Donald Trump on Thursday...
India to be Shanghai Cooperation Organisation member: Putin

India to be Shanghai Cooperation Organisation member: Putin

Pakistan is also likely to be made a member of the group in its meeting in Kazakhstan Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday said India...
Pakistan violates ceasefire in J&K’s Poonch and Nowshera area

Pakistan violates ceasefire in J&K’s Poonch and Nowshera area

3,000 villagers from Nowshera move to five relief camps to escape from Pakistan shelling New Delhi: Pakistani troops violated ceasefire again by firing on the...
Modi-Putin

Modi-Putin to hold annual bilateral summit in St. Petersburg

India, Russia to sign agreement to build nuclear plants Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in St. Petersburg, Russia on the third leg of his four-nation...
Demonetisation hurts India, GDP rate slips

Demonetisation hurts India, GDP rate slips

The growth rate has slowed to 6.1 percent in the January-March 2017 quarter India’s economic growth has taken a hit due to demonetisation and...
Narendra Modi in Spain

Modi for taking ties with Spain to a “new level”

Will also visit Russia and France Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed India’s commitment for taking its relations with Spain “to a new and more productive...
Modi meets Merkel, discussed OBOR, GST and Terrorism

Modi meets Merkel, discusses OBOR, GST and Terrorism

"Had a very good interaction with Chancellor Merkel," Modi said in a tweet after his meeting. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday met German Chancellor...
India, Pakistan, BCCI,PCB, Dubai, ICC Champions Trophy, Vijay Goel

‘No cricket ties until cross-border terror ends’

PCB sent legal notification to BCCI claiming compensation of about Rs 387 crore Sports minister Vijay Goyal said on Monday that the government will not...
Indian woman forced to marry Pakistan man returns home, Sushma Swaraj welcomes her through tweets

Indian woman forced to marry Pakistan man returns home, Sushma Swaraj welcomes her through...

Kicker: Uzma visited Pakistan earlier this month on vacation and Tahir Ali, whom she met in Malaysia forced her into marrying him in Pakistan...
Kulbhushan Jadav

Kulbhushan Jadhav: Pakistan requests international court for early hearing

Pakistan has requested the International Court of Justice (ICJ) for an early hearing in the case of Indian citizen Kulbhushan Jadhav, who has been...
Donald Trump

India a victim of terror: Trump

Departing from usual rhetoric, US president casts terror as “battle between good and evil”, not a fight between Islam and West United States president Donald...
Kulbhushan Jadhav: International court didn’t order for consular access, says Sartaj Aziz

Kulbhushan Jadhav: International court didn’t order for consular access, says Sartaj Aziz

The International Court of Justice on Thursday stayed the death sentence of Jadhav, who has been behind bars since last year. Sartaj Aziz, the Pakistan...
Beat GM loses spark for India sales, manufacturing to continue

Beat GM loses spark for India sales, manufacturing to continue

Mexico and South America are the major export destinations for the Indian plant. General Motors, the worlds’ third largest car maker, announced on Thursday that...
Kulbhushan Jadav

Kulbhushan Jadhav: Pak gets a lashing from international court

It asked Pakistan to inform the court of measures taken to implement the order staying the execution of Kulbhushan Jadhav. The International Court of Justice...
India WINS, Kulbhushan Jadhav saved for now

India WINS, Kulbhushan Jadhav saved for now

This was the first time in 18 years that India and Pakistan arrived at ICJ doorsteps. The International Court of Justice (ICJ) on Thursday stayed...
Volvo to start assembly ops in India

Volvo to start assembly ops in India

The first model that will be put together is the Volvo premium SUV, XC90 Swedish automaker Volvo on May 18 announced that it will start...
30 yrs after Bofors, India gets howitzers

30 yrs after Bofors, India gets howitzers

Two of the 145 M-777 artillery guns reached India from the US on May 18 The Indian Army is set to get its first modern...
NASA to launch satellite built by Tamil Nadu teen

NASA to launch satellite built by Tamil Nadu teen

The satellite, which weighs 64 grams, will go for a 4-hour sub-orbital mission from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia on June 21. An Indian...
Pakistan violates ceasefire in J&K's Balakote sector

Pakistan violates ceasefire in J&K’s Balakote sector

This was the 11th ceasefire violation in 2017 Pakistani troops violated a ceasefire again by firing on forward posts along the Line of Control in...
India will strike back at Pakistan: Rajnath Singh

India will strike back at Pakistan: Rajnath Singh

Home Minister says India will consider if Pakistan wants to talk peace  Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has said that India will strike back at...
Finally, Nokia 3310 to be available in stores from May 18

Finally, Nokia 3310 to be available in stores from May 18

The phone will be sold on offline channels in four different colours The wait for the iconic feature phone of the 2000s – the Nokia...
Kulbhushan Jadav

Kulbhushan Jadhav hearing: Pakistan begins arguments, India says it fears he’ll be hanged

On May 9, the International Court had stayed the death sentence to Jadhav granted by Pakistan for espionage. The International Court of Justice (ICJ) on...
Chinese media slams India on OBOR

Chinese media slams India on OBOR

An article on Global Times English site says despite India’s concern on debt, other South Asian countries were eager to join the project. The Chinese...
Two civilians killed, 7 injured as Pakistan violates ceasefire in J&K

Two civilians killed, 7 injured as Pakistan violates ceasefire in J&K

The Army is said to be retaliating strongly to the provocation from across the border. In the third ceasefire violation over three days by Pakistan...
Nepal signs MoU with China on OBOR, raises concerns for India

Nepal signs MoU with China on OBOR, raises concerns for India

The OBOR is an initiative which plans to increase connectivity and cooperation among China and the rest of Asia with Europe through land as...
Justin Bieber arrives for maiden India show in India

Justin Bieber arrives for maiden India show in Mumbai

Bieber will perform in Mumbai today  and is on tour to promote his new album Purpose. Pop star Justin Bieber arrived in Mumbai on Wednesday...
Was Erdogan’s Kashmir proposal a planned move?

Was Erdogan’s Kashmir proposal a planned move?

The Turkish strongman’s offer to mediate in the Kashmir issue is a reflection of his strong ties with Pakistan. By Abu Turab The recent visit of...
Swachh Survekshan 2017: Indore cleanest city in India, Gonda dirtiest

Swachh Survekshan 2017: Indore cleanest city in India, Gonda dirtiest

Mysuru in Karnataka, which was ranked first in 2015 and 2016 surveys, has dropped to number five A Central government survey has found Indore in...
APN paid tribute to the martyrs

Indian Army given “free hand” to deal with Pak

APN paid tribute to the martyrs The Indian government has given a “free hand” to the army to counter Pakistan after two Indian soldiers were...
MERE PROTESTATIONS? Members of the BJP’s minorities wing protest at Azad Maidan in Jadhav’s hometown Mumbai demanding his release, UNI

Saving Kulbhushan Jadhav

What can India do to bring the former Indian Navy officer home? By Sujit Bhar The capture of a “spy” on foreign land is not steeped...
The clash of right-wingers

The clash of right-wingers

Modi, Trump and other nation-first leaders are not natural allies By Parsa Venkateshwar Rao Jr There is no avoiding the comparison between Prime Minister Narendra Modi...
Nizamuddin chief cleric missing in Pakistan

Nizamuddin chief cleric missing in Pakistan

MEA contacts Islamabad, search on By an APN correspondent New Delhi has strongly conveyed to Islamabad its concerns over the disappearance of the chief cleric of...
US issues travel advisory ahead of Trump’s new ban

US issues travel advisory ahead of Trump’s new ban

India among countries to be wary of, says a private mailer sent to citizens By APN Bureau US embassies across the world have sent out...
Palestine can wait

Palestine can wait

The relatively new India-Israel bonhomie makes much sense, both economically and strategically for India, and politically for PM Modi By Sujit Bhar This is a tricky...
Saeed house arrest a diplomatic win for India

Saeed house arrest a diplomatic win for India

New Delhi’s success in isolating Pakistan globally forced Islamabad’s hand By Abu Turab India’s aggressive diplomacy against Pakistan for its support to cross-border terrorism has been...
Why Can’t We Be Friends?

Why Can’t We Be Friends?

Trump has reached out to Modi, and the chemistry seems to be crackling between the two leaders, but for the Indian PM, nurturing the...

All chemist strike : Against E-Pharmacy

All chemists of India are on strike today. The protest is against online drug selling.  8 lakh chemist of the nation is on strike...

Latest ranking of the world bank shows India stands on 130 world bank business...

India Disappoint at the low rating in the world bank business rating the latest ranking of the world bank shows India stands on 130.

12 agreements inked between India and Vietnam

12 agreements inked between India and Vietnam. Health, Cyber Security, Defene, Space, Technology and other agreements signed

Trade union strike disrupts normal life across India

Strike of 15 Crore trade union workers disrupt normal life across India

Radiologists pan-India on strike from September 1

Radiologists pan-India on strike from September 1 demanding reforms in present acts.

‘आजाद’ के गांव से ‘आजादी’ के जश्न की शुरुआत

प्रधानमंत्री मोदी की खासियत है…लीक से कुछ हटकर करने की। आजादी के सत्तर सालों के पूरे होने पर सरकार एक अभियान शुरु करने जा...
Vijay Malya

UK to cooperate for extradition of Mallya to India

United Kingdom will cooperate India for deportation of money laundering accused Vijay Mallya.
Rahul Gandhi: Punjab is the heart of India

Rahul Gandhi: Punjab is the heart of India

Watch Rahul Gandhi speaking from Punjab, where is going to meet Congress workers for discussing poll strategy.
India's fastest train, Gatimaan Express will run from April 5th between Delhi-Agra.

India’s fastest train, Gatimaan Express will run from April 5th between Delhi-Agra.

Hailed as India's fastest train at 160 km/hr, Gatimaan Express will set new standards for Indian Rail.
India is one of the fastest growing economies in the world: PM Modi

India is one of the fastest growing economies in the world: PM Modi

PM Narendra Modi, while addressing business leaders in Riyadh, said Indian economy is at a very advantageous position because of large young population, demographic...
Vijay Mallya tweets: not an absconder, have full faith in judicial system

Vijay Mallya tweets: not an absconder, have full faith in judicial system

Liquor baron Vijay Mallya today tweeted that he has not fled from India and is not an absconder either. For more news, keep watching APN...

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