• Thursday, July 25, 2024

Rajnath Singh invites Swedish defence majors to make manufacturing hubs

India has remained a major arms importer in the world and countries like Russia, France, Israel and the United States have been among its major suppliers. However, the current Narendra Modi government has stressed time and again that India aspires to be an arms manufacturer to strengthen its world image.…

Months after Ladakh stand-off, India & China resume military build-up…

THE two giant neighbours have found themselves at constant odds in the recent past punctuated by talks to defuse the tension. But if reports are to be believed, the nuclear powers have resumed military build-up on their respective sides of the mountainous border, raising the spectre of further conflicts. India…

Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray defends talks with PM Modi, says…

THEY are not known to be the best of friends in the political arena but they know the importance of peaceful co-existence in a federal set-up. Uddhav Thackeray, chief minister of the Indian state of Maharashtra, on Tuesday, June 8, met Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi and…

Mahatma Gandhi’s infamous 1893 ejection from train remembered in South…

MAHATMA Gandhi's ejection from a train in South Africa's Pietermaritzburg in 1893 was marked in the country on Monday (8), with speakers from across the world discussing the relevance of his messages today. On the night of June 7, 1893, when Gandhi was on his way to Pretoria from Durban,…

Indian judge, known to be pro-Modi, faces flak after getting…

Arun Kumar Mishra, a former judge of the Supreme Court of India, has drawn ire of activists following his appointment as the chairperson of the National Human Rights Commission of India. According to his critics, Mishra, who took over on June 2, is a pro-government voice and hence not fit…

Stone carvings for UAE Hindu temple arrive from India; national…

In what could be a major booster of India’s relation with the Middle East, pink sandstones hand-carved by thousands of sculptors have started arriving from its shores at the BAPS Hindu Mandir in Abu Mureikha area off Sheikh Zayed between capital Abu Dhabi and Dubai in the United Arab Emirates.…

Convicted prisoner in India refuses parole, says it’s safer inside…

INDIA has faced a devastating second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic with almost 29 million people getting affected and the death toll nearing 350,000. The country has also struggled to shield its prisons and law-keepers from the spread and with a sizeable population staying behind the bars, the risk of…

Hell breaks loose after Delhi govt hospital asks nurses not…

INDIA'S notorious language barrier came to the fore at a time when the nation is fighting a serious battle against the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. A government hospital in Delhi recently faced a backlash from the medical fraternity, politicians and general people after it issued a circular asking the nursing staff…

Richest Asian Mukesh Ambani builds own underwater cable network to…

MUKESH Ambani, the chairman of Reliance Industries Limited and the richest man in Asia, is never far from making headlines. The man has already made a big impact in India’s telecom connectivity and now he is building an international submarine cable network. Through this, Ambani wants to place India at…

Covid-19 has terribly shaken Indian consumers’ confidence, finds RBI survey

Shubham Ghosh THE devastating Covid-19 pandemic has not only left India’s health sector in a shambles but also hit its economy hard. While growing unemployment is a regular story, the country’s consumer class has also taken a toll as its confidence has hit new lows in the current situation. According…

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