Category Archives: India

The world’s Second-Largest Standing Army is Woefully Short on Ammunition

Even after CAG Report (2015) The world’s second-largest standing army is woefully short on ammunition. Sources have confirmed to NNI that supplies of critical ammo for tanks and artillery guns will start flowing in from early next month. The Army by the end of next year will likely come close to meeting its requirement for 40 … Continue reading The world’s Second-Largest Standing Army is Woefully Short on Ammunition

For Darjeeling agitation, Centre says Mamata has ‘set the quiet hills on fire’

New Delhi: The Central government recently blamed West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for the recent unrest that has engulfed the hilly district, adding that she has “set the quiet hills on fire”. Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar told the Lok Sabha that tripartite talks involving the Centre, the state and the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration … Continue reading For Darjeeling agitation, Centre says Mamata has ‘set the quiet hills on fire’

Watching ‘Closely And Carefully’: US On India – China Border Standoff

“This is a situation that we are following closely and carefully. I’d have to refer you to the governments of India and China for more information on that,” State Department Spokesman Heather Nauert told reporters at a news conference.                     WASHINGTON: The United States is closely … Continue reading Watching ‘Closely And Carefully’: US On India – China Border Standoff

Festive mood outside the 14th President of India, Ram Nath Kovind’s house in Kanpur

Kanpur:  It was celebration time for the newly elected President of India, Ram Nath Kovind and it was evident by the festive atmosphere outside his residence in Maharishi Dayanand Viharcolony of Kalyanpur with people exchanging sweets and congratulating each other. Ram Nath Kovind, the NDA candidate, was elected India’s new president on Thursday after receiving an … Continue reading Festive mood outside the 14th President of India, Ram Nath Kovind’s house in Kanpur

Pakistan Among Countries Providing ‘Safe Havens’ To Terrorists: US

The US State Department said that numerous terrorist groups, including the Haqqani Network (HQN), the LeT and JeM continued to operate from Pakistani soil in 2016. WASHINGTON: The US today listed Pakistan among the nations and regions providing “safe havens” to terrorists, saying terror groups like Lashkar-e-Taiba and Jaish-e-Mohammed continue to operate, train, organise and … Continue reading Pakistan Among Countries Providing ‘Safe Havens’ To Terrorists: US

Our Jails As Good As Yours, Vijay Mallya Will Be Fine, India Tells UK

The Union Home Ministry recently told Maharashtra government to improve the conditions of its Arthur Road jail where Mr Mallya would be sent if he is extradited from the United Kingdom NEW DELHI: Months before a London Court begins hearing New Delhi’s request to extradite fugitive businessman Vijay Mallya, India has got down to countering … Continue reading Our Jails As Good As Yours, Vijay Mallya Will Be Fine, India Tells UK

Special Cattle-Sheds In Patna On Nitish Kumar’s Orders

The cattle in the sheds are provided good feed and veterinary doctors have been put on duty to attend to them round-the-clock PATNA: Two specially-demarcated cattle-sheds have been set up in the city on Chief Minister Nitish Kumar’s orders with the Patna district administration having moved 35 abandoned livestocks so far into them. Mr Kumar … Continue reading Special Cattle-Sheds In Patna On Nitish Kumar’s Orders

Soon, Cheaper Generic Drugs At Railway Stations

The ministry of railways has decided to allow its premises to be used for opening Janaushadhi outlets across the country under the Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana. New Delhi: People can soon buy generic drugs at cheaper prices from railway stations, the government informed Parliament today. The ministry of railways has decided to allow its … Continue reading Soon, Cheaper Generic Drugs At Railway Stations