Tag: India

  • Widespread rain over north, many other parts of country

    Widespread rain over north, many other parts of country

    New Delhi, July 9 The western end of the monsoon trough is north of its normal position and its eastern end close to the foothills of the Himalayas, according to the IMD. In addition, the convergence of south westerly/southerly winds from Bay of Bengal is expected to continue over northeast and east in the next […]

  • India, China diplomats to meet on Ladakh stand-off tomorrow to expedite pullback

    India, China diplomats to meet on Ladakh stand-off tomorrow to expedite pullback

    India and China will on Friday discuss ways to build on the disengagement process that was started this week after the conversation between National Security Advisor Ajit Doval and Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi, people familiar with the development said. Friday’s meeting of the Working Mechanism for Consultation and Coordination on Indo-China Border Affairs (WMCC) […]

  • Incredibly aggressive action, says Mike Pompeo on China’s moves in Ladakh

    Incredibly aggressive action, says Mike Pompeo on China’s moves in Ladakh

    China’s “incredibly aggressive action” along the border with India should not be seen in isolation but in a larger context where Xi Jinping’s Chinese communist party is engaging in an increasing revisionist effort with its neighbours, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday. Pompeo added he was confident that the world will come […]

  • Pakistan coercing Kulbhushan Jadhav to do its bidding: India

    Pakistan coercing Kulbhushan Jadhav to do its bidding: India

    New Delhi, July 8 India on Wednesday accused Pakistan of coercing former Indian Navy officer Kulbhushan Jadhav into not filing an appeal in the Islamabad High Court against his death sentence by a military court. Pakistan’s claim that Jadhav has refused to initiate a review petition is a “continuation of the farce” that has been […]

  • US military to stand with India in conflict with China, indicates White House official

    US military to stand with India in conflict with China, indicates White House official

    The US military “will continue to stand strong” in relationship to a conflict between India and China or anywhere else, a top White House official has said, after the Navy deployed two aircraft carriers to the strategic South China Sea to boost its presence in the region. “The message is clear. We’re not going to […]

  • Chandigarh shivers at 2.9 degrees; longest cold spell since 2007

    Chandigarh shivers at 2.9 degrees; longest cold spell since 2007

    Chandigarh, December 29: Sunday turned out to be the season’s coldest morning in Chandigarh with dense fog. Temperatures across Punjab and Haryana were close to freezing point at several places, weather officials said here. “Chandigarh saw the coldest night at 2.9 degrees Celsius, a drastic fall from Saturday’s 5.1 degrees,” an official at the India […]

  • Capt Amarinder nails Sukhbir’s lies on GGI report with hard facts

    Capt Amarinder nails Sukhbir’s lies on GGI report with hard facts

    POINTS OUT THAT DATA USED IN INDEX REPORT RELATED TO SAD-BJP RULE PERIOD Chandigarh, December 29: Citing hard-core facts and data, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Sunday took on Akali President Sukhbir Singh Badal for deceiving the people with his blatant misinformation on the recently released GGI report, which was actually a reflection of […]

  • NRC is India’s ‘internal affair’, says visiting chief of Border Guards Bangladesh

    NRC is India’s ‘internal affair’, says visiting chief of Border Guards Bangladesh

    New Delhi, December 29: Calling the proposed National Register of Citizens (NRC) as “India’s internal affair,” the visiting chief of Border Guards Bangladesh (BGB) today said barring stray incidents, operational cooperation between the border guarding forces of the two countries was “very good.” Director General (DG) Maj Gen Shafeenul Islam is here on a bilateral visit […]

  • Rules amended, CDS age limit increased to 65 years

    Rules amended, CDS age limit increased to 65 years

    New Delhi, December 29: The Defence Ministry has amended rules to allow the Chief of Defence Staff to serve up to a maximum age limit of 65 years. The changes have been made in the services rules of the Army, Navy and the Indian Air Force for extension of retirement age of the Chief of Defence […]

  • Punjab agri dept gets pat on back for promoting crop diversification

    Punjab agri dept gets pat on back for promoting crop diversification

    7.50 LAKH ACRES OF AREA SHIFTED FROM PADDY CULTIVATION TO ALTERNATE CROPS DURING KHARIF -2019 CHANDIGARH, DECEMBER 29: On the directives of Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh to promote crop diversification, the area under Paddy cultivation has been considerably reduced, with nearly 7.5 lakh acres shifted from paddy to alternate crops during the kharif […]

  • FIR against Delhi company for ‘missing’ data of 45 lakh servicemen

    FIR against Delhi company for ‘missing’ data of 45 lakh servicemen

    New Delhi, December 29: The Delhi Police have filed an FIR against a private company, on a complaint by the Defence Ministry, for allegedly not returning a database containing personal information of 45 lakh ex-servicemen after it completed a contract for ECHS smart cards, officials said. The case was unearthed in RTI applications and subsequent follow […]

  • State mourning in Punjab for ex-minister Jasbir Singh

    State mourning in Punjab for ex-minister Jasbir Singh

    CHANDIGARH, DECEMBER 29: On the directives of Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, the Punjab Government has declared state mourning on December 30 (Monday) as a mark of respect to former Minister of State Jasbir Singh, who passed away on December 28 in Sangrur. Disclosing this here today, a spokesperson of the Chief Minister’s Office said […]

  • Mann Ki Baat: PM reaches out to youth post protests

    Mann Ki Baat: PM reaches out to youth post protests

    New Delhi, December 29: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said the coming decade belongs to the youth and lauded them for believing in the system and questioning it when it does not respond properly. Addressing his last “Mann ki Baat” of 2019, he said young India hates anarchy, disorder and dislikes casteism, nepotism and favouritism. His […]

  • Police recruitment scam: DGP’ SIT under IG Patiala to probe matter

    Police recruitment scam: DGP’ SIT under IG Patiala to probe matter

    INITIAL INVESTIGATION REVEALS ACCUSED HAD LURED 11 PERSONS WITH PROMISE OF POLICE JOBS CHANDIGARH, DECEMBER 28: Punjab DGP Dinkar Gupta has constituted a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to further probe the recruitment racket busted with the arrest of Harinder Singh alias Babbu-12 bore, who had allegedly duped 11 people with the promise of police jobs. The […]

  • Ready to face any probe in controversial video case: Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa

    Ready to face any probe in controversial video case: Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa

    Deliberate act by a traitor of Sikh Panth to defame me, says Cabinet Minister Says, His voice edited by doctoring an old video ‘Can’t even think of speaking against Guru Sahib Leave alone actually doing such a heinous crime’ Legal notice to be sent to TV channel Chandigarh, December 28: The Cooperation and Jails Minister, Punjab, […]