A major part of the Army’s budget was being utilised in developing infrastructure, schools and hospitals in remote areas of the country, Army chief General Bipin Rawat said, adding that the impression that Indian armed forces were capable of securing the borders gave confidence to foreign investors.
The administration today clamped prohibitory orders under section 144, CrPc with immediate effect in certain pockets of Hailakandi district, bordering Mizoram, apprehending encroachment attempts from the other side, an official release said.
President Ram Nath Kovind today stressed on the need for “constant” renewing of mutual respect and acceptance of alternative ways of thinking between various regions and religions and said these were not mere slogans but the country’s natural way of life.
A 26-year-old man has been apprehended at a Delhi Metro station here for allegedly carrying a country-made pistol in his bag, officials said today. CISF personnel apprehended Mohammed Naeem, resident of Amroha district in Uttar Pradesh, at the Uttam Nagar East station after the luggage scanner detected a pistol-like image in his bag late last […]
The defence ministry has shelved two acquisition projects involving Rs 587 crore, while clearing almost all long-pending procurement proposals in the last few months, officials sources said today.
The EU today said it would hit flagship US products including peanut butter, orange juice and bourbon whiskey with counter measures if US President Donald Trump goes ahead with threatened steel and aluminium tariffs.
A Turkish government minister has lashed out at a decision by Saudi-owned broadcaster MBC to stop airing Turkish soap operas, the state-run news agency Anadolu reported, amid ongoing tensions between Ankara and some Gulf Arab states.
A senior British minister today called for “cool heads” over the suspected poisoning of a former Russian double agent, as Moscow accused politicians and journalists of whipping up anti-Russian sentiment.
Authorities in South Africa say “Day Zero,” the date when Cape Town would have to turn off most water taps because of a drought, might not happen at all this year because of water conservation efforts.