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New Delhi: The fortnight-long Indo-US joint military exercise, being conducted at Chaubatia in Uttarakhand, concluded on Tuesday. The exercise included a Company Group from an Infantry Battalion of the Indian Army and 5th Battalion 20th Infantry Regiment of the US Army, an army release said. The release further said: "The exercise was 12th in the Yudh Abhyas series, which started in the year 2004 ...
New Delhi: The Congress on Tuesday demanded that the Most Favoured Nation (MFN) status given to Pakistan must be revoked following the Uri attack in Jammu and Kashmir, saying it is a 'dead letter'. "The most favoured nation status needs to go primarily because it is a dead letter. Pakistan never reciprocated the Most Favoured Nation status. Pakistan was never comfortable with the terminology 'the ...
Ahmedabad, Sep 27 (IANS) The Gujarat Police on Tuesday arrested Dinesh Bhambhania, a close associate of Patidar agitation spearhead Hardik Patel, for holding a protest rally a year ago without allegedly seeking adequate official permission. The Aravalli district police is likely to pick up Hardik Patel on the same charges for holding the public meeting organized by his Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti ...
Mumbai, Sep 27 (IANS) Stressing the need for investment to pick up in the infrastructure sector, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley here on Tuesday said the deficit in the sector was still "very large". "We need to concentrate on pick up in two sectors -- rural India and infrastructure. There is deficit of investment in these. Many areas of infrastructure have started moving. But India's infrastructure ...
New Delhi: The fortnight-long Indo-US joint military exercise, being conducted at Chaubatia in Uttarakhand, concluded on Tuesday. The exercise included a Company Group from an Infantry Battalion of the Indian Army and 5th Battalion 20th Infantry Regiment of the US Army, an army release said. The release further said: "The exercise was 12th in the Yudh Abhyas series, which started in the year 2004 ...
New Delhi: The Congress on Tuesday demanded that the Most Favoured Nation (MFN) status given to Pakistan must be revoked following the Uri attack in Jammu and Kashmir, saying it is a 'dead letter'. "The most favoured nation status needs to go primarily because it is a dead letter. Pakistan never reciprocated the Most Favoured Nation status. Pakistan was never comfortable with the terminology 'the ...
[Pakistan], Sept. 27 (ANI): Pakistan Foreign Secretary Aizaz Chaudhry on Tuesday said India's position on the Kashmir issue had been rejected by the world at the United Nations General Assembly, adding that New Delhi's claim regarding Kashmir is "a total lie".In an interview to PTV, Chaudhary said India has failed to divert the world attention from the Kashmir issue by talking about the Uri attack. ...
[Nepal], Sept. 27 (ANI): Nepal Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal on Tuesday held a meeting with senior leaders of various Madhesi parties affiliated to the United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) to seek their views on the proposal to amend the Constitution.During the meeting, the Madhesi parties expressed their concern over the agreement that three major parties - Nepali Congress, the Communist Party ...
A craftsman who creates the intricate headgear worn by Kathakali dancers. A social entrepreneur who runs a school for budding percussionists. Kerala's only glove puppeteer. A shadow puppeteer who mesmerises his audience with the world's oldest art form. A bronze smith who turns metal into mirrors. These are the five unique artistes whose work will be celebrated at an event ...
26/11 was the last straw. Pathankot was the last straw. Uri was the last straw. India is the only country which has umpteen last straws after the last straw. After a long time people are getting tired with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s speeches and words and are asking for tough action instead. The time indeed has come for India to totally change its strategy and try to go in for a final solution ...
By Richard Leong NEW YORK (Reuters) - Stock prices across major markets rose on Tuesday, led by gains in the U.S. technology and consumer sectors following the presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, while oil prices fell on fading hopes of agreement on limiting production. Anxiety about the fortune of Deutsche Bank curtailed Wall Street's advance and kept European equity ...
By Barani Krishnan NEW YORK (Reuters) - Oil fell 3 percent on Tuesday after Saudi Arabia said it did not expect to agree on output cuts at a meeting with other producers in the Algerian capital, although a production freeze deal was still possible later in the year. Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih told reporters in Algiers, where OPEC and other oil producers had gathered for the Sept 26-28 ...
By Beh Lih Yi JAKARTA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Developing economies in Asia will have to spend $300 billion a year until 2050 to meet targets set by the Paris climate deal, but can expect to save thousands of lives and avoid worsening poverty if they shift to low-carbon growth, research showed on Tuesday. As part of the landmark accord reached in December, nearly 200 nations agreed to keep ...
[India], Sept. 27 (ANI): An abnormality analysis report released by Indus Health Plus pointed out that 35 to 40 percent of working population is suffering from hypertension and diabetes which leads to risk of heart diseases by 4 to 6 percent.High sugar levels can lead to deposition of fatty materials which results in narrowing of arteries.This has increased the number of arteries blockages and people ...
New York: Dodo, an extinct bird whose name has entered popular culture as a symbol of stupidity, was actually fairly smart, new research suggests. The overall size of the dodo's brain in relation to its body size was on par with its closest living relatives: Pigeons - birds whose ability to be trained implies a moderate level of intelligence. "It is not impressively large or impressively small -- ...
Astronomers, though not entirely sure what it is, are viewing a ball of hot gas billions of light years away that is radiating the energy of hundreds of billions of suns. If the gas ball is the result of a supernova, then it's the most powerful supernova ever seen. An international team of professional and amateur astronomers spotted the possible supernova, now called ASASSN-15lh, when ...
Chennai: The UK-based Staffordshire University, having an international reputation of delivering quality skills-based vocational education for over 100 years through its specifically designed coursework and faculty with real-world expertise, is going to conduct student counseling sessions and provide on-spot offers in Chennai on 5th August 2016. Priyanka Mishra, the Country Coordinator of Staffordshire ...
In Image: Muslim children read the Koran at a madrasa in the northern Indian city of Mathura. The government increased the spending on the Scheme for Providing Quality Education in Madrasas (SPQEM), launched in 2009-10, from Rs 46 crore to Rs 294 crore–a five-fold increase. The central government has spent over Rs 1,000 crore over seven years to modernise madrasas (an Arabic word for educational ...

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