Category archives for: India

Rajya Sabha adjourned for the day

New Delhi: Barely five minutes after the Rajya Sabha assembled on Wednesday, it was adjourned for the day amid pandemonium. As soon as Chairman M. Venkaiah Naidu moved to proceed with the Zero Hour, the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) members rushed near the Chairman’s podium, holding placards and shouting slogans. Leader of Opposition Ghulam Nabi Azad, […]

IBM unveils world’s tiniest computer equals the size of a salt grain

    IBM has unveiled what it claims is the world’s smallest computer—the size of a grain of salt. The computer will cost less than $0.10 to manufacture, and is intended for logistics applications. The device is one type of what IBM calls “crypto-anchors”—”digital fingerprints” that can be embedded in everyday items in order to […]

Army evacuates children injured in ceasefire violation

The Indian Army on Sunday evacuated two children from Rajouri sector of Jammu region following a ceasefire violation by the Pakistan Army. The children were injured in the unprovoked ceasefire violation and admitted to a hospital in Jammu. The Indian and Pakistan Army frequently exchange fire at the International Border (IB) and the Line of […]

Smriti Irani slams Rahul Gandhi, tweets article on GST

New Delhi: Union Minister of Textiles and Information and Broadcasting Smriti Irani on Sunday lashed out at Congress president Rahul Gandhi for terming Goods and Services Tax (GST) the second highest in the world and one of the most complex taxes. Tweeting the link of an article, the Union minister asked the Congress chief to read […]

Injustice being done by Centre: Chandrababu Naidu

Vijaywada : Telegu Desam Party (TDP) chief and Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Sunday reiterated the fact that the severing ties with the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) was down to the ‘injustice’ dealt to the state by the Centre. Speaking at the ‘Ugadi’ (Telegu New Year Day) celebrations here, he said, “I […]

Mahabharata 2.0: Rahul likens BJP to Kaurvas, Cong to Pandvas

 New Delhi: Coming down heavily on Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Sunday compared the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to the Kauravas. “Centuries ago, there was a huge battle on the field of Kurukshetra. The Kauravas were powerful and arrogant. The Pandavas were humble and fought for the […]

Five civilians killed in Pakistan firing on LoC

Jammu: Five members of a family were killed and two others critically injured on Sunday in Pakistan shelling on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district, police said. According to the police, the Pakistan Army resorted to indiscriminate shelling and firing on the civilian areas in Mendhar sector. “Pakistan firing and shelling […]

Third militant’s body recovered in Srinagar

Security forces on Saturday recovered the body of a third militant from a gunfight site on the outskirts of Srinagar city. “The police started a sanitisation operation in Khonmoh area to clear any unexploded shells/mines after the encounter ended. “The teams of police and other security forces including the bomb disposal squad were put on […]

Modi’s slogans on corruption, development all ‘dramebaazi’ for power: Sonia

New Delhi: UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi on Saturday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying his slogans of development for all and won’t tolerate corruption were gimmicks to grab power. “In 2014, when the Modi government came, they talked of ‘sabka saath, sabka vikas, ‘na khaoonga, na khane doonga’… all dramebaazi to get votes,” she said, […]

‘Will visit Mandir, Masjid to maintain alliance with Mayawati’, SP Chief Akhilesh

NEW DELHI: Happy over Samajwadi Party’s victory in Gorakhpur and Phulpur Bypolls party Chief Akhilesh Yadav in his video interaction pointed to maintaining good relations with Mayawati. In his session with Zee India conclave, elated Akhilesh said, “I have always respected her like bua, the relations are much better now. We will visit mandir, masjid […]

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