Supreme Court seeks Centre’s response on Rohingyas

  New Delhi, Jan 31: The Supreme Court on Wednesday directed the Centre to file a response on the plea that alleged that the Border Security Force (BSF) is stopping Rohingya refugees from entering India. The three judge apex court, comprising of Chief Justice Dipak Misra, Justice A M Khanwilkar and Justice D Y Chandrachud […]

Centre sanctions Rs 3.7-bn to BSF, ITBP for border infrastructure

  New Delhi, Jan 31: Laying emphasis on building infrastructure along the Indo-Pak and Sino-India borders, the government has sanctioned nearly Rs 3.7 billion to the BSF and the ITBP for construction of bunkers and special climate-controlled huts in forward areas, an official said today. The amount will be spent for construction of bunkers, fortifying […]

J&K tourism participates in SATTE, New Delhi

  New Delhi, Jan 31: Department of Tourism J&K participated in 3-day South Asian Travel and Tourism Exhibition (SATTE) Travel Show which began here on Wednesday. SATTE is one of the biggest travel shows in Asia which has become the launch platform for tourism stakeholders from across the globe to do business in and with […]

Inequality more in India, equality keystone of Constitution: SC Judge

  Vijayawada, Jan 28: Supreme Court Justice J. Chelameswar on Sunday said that though inequality is prevalent in all countries of the world its prevalence was more in India, adding that equality of all was the keystone of the Indian Constitution. “Inequality is there in all countries in different forms and due to various reasons. […]

Principal Resident Commissioner unfurls Tricolour at JK House

  New Delhi, Jan 26: The Principal Resident Commissioner Jammu and Kashmir Government, Rakesh Kumar Gupta, unfurled the National Flag on 69th Republic Day here at J&K House. A Contingent of J&K Armed Police presented the Guard of Honor and the ceremonial function was attended by all the Officers/ official of J&K posted here. Meanwhile, […]

India displays military might, cultural prowess before 10 Asean chief guests

  New Delhi, Jan 26: India on Friday celebrated its 69th Republic Day as the Rajpath, the capital’s main promenade, came alive with march pasts and colourful tableaux to showcase the country’s military might, cultural legacy and its initiatives, with 10 Asean leaders as chief guests watching the proceedings. The parade ceremony commenced with Prime […]

Modi breaks security protocol at Rajpath

  New Delhi, Jan 26: Prime Minister Narendra Modi broke the general security protocol as he walked around greeting the crowd, gathered to witness the celebrations of India’s 69th Republic Day at Rajpath on Friday. After the Republic Day parade, President Ram Nath Kovind, leaders of the 10 ASEAN nations (who attended the Republic Day […]

President awards Garud commando killed in north Kashmir with Ashok Chakra

  New Delhi, Jan 26: President Ram Nath Kovind Friday awarded India’s highest peacetime military decoration Ashok Chakra posthumously to IAF Garud commando Corporal Jyoti Prakash Nirala, who was killed in a gunfight with militants in Jammu and Kashmir. The award was received by Corporal Nirala’s wife Sushmanand and his mother Malti Devi at the […]

Driver who saved Amarnath pilgrims awarded

  New Delhi, Jan 26: A Gujarati bus driver who saved 52 Amarnath pilgrims, during an attack by militants has been awarded the ‘Uttam Jeevan Raksha Padak’, the second highest honour given to civilians for gallantry. The award was announced by the Home Ministry ahead of the Republic Day on Thursday to bus driver Sheikh […]

Rahul takes 6th row seat; Cong fires salvo at govt

  New Delhi, Jan 26: Congress president Rahul Gandhi Friday attended the Republic Day Parade and took the designated seat in the sixth row, prompting an angry reaction from his party that accused the government of setting aside tradition and indulging in “cheap politics”. Gandhi was seated in the sixth row, along with Leader of […]