Imran orders Pakistan Army to 'respond to aggression by India'
Islamabad: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday told the Pakistan Army to respond "decisively and comprehensively" to any aggression or misadventure by India amid rising tensions between the two neighbours after a Kashmiri suicide bomber killed 40 CRPF personnel.
SC appoints Justice Jain as BCCI Ombudsman
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday appointed its former judge Justice D.K. Jain as BCCI's first Ombudsman for the resolution of disputes arising in the apex cricketing body in the course of administration of its affairs.
Modi leaves for South Korea
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi left for Seoul on Wednesday on a two-day visit to South Korea during which he will be conferred upon the 2018 Seoul Peace Prize.
Cabinet approves 10% quota provision for J&K
New Delhi: Union cabinet has given its nod to 10 per cent quota for poor among the general categories in Jammu and Kashmir and also approved the provision for SC/ST reservation in promotion in government jobs in the state.
Alabama woman who joined IS should not return to US: Trump
Washington: President Donald Trump on Wednesday said that he directed Secretary of State Mike Pompeo not to allow Hoda Muthana, an Alabama woman who left in November 2014 to join IS, to return to the US despite her recent public plea to come back and stand trial in America.
Saudi Aramco, RIL in talks for India projects
New Delhi: Saudi Aramco, national petroleum and natural gas company of Saudi Arabia, said on Wednesday it was looking to expand footprint in India and was discussing partnerships with Indian companies, including Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL).
Influencers manipulating social media in India, IT Act silent
New Delhi: If the Cobrapost investigation which exposed that several Bollywood celebrities were willing to pass views of political parties as a personal opinion for money shook your conscience, there is not much you can do to restrict them from doing so because the relevant Indian law is silent on this matter.
Earlier, filmmakers had limited vision about me: Arjun Rampal
Mumbai: National award-winning actor-producer Arjun Rampal, who will soon to be seen in the upcoming web series titled "The Final Call", says since he was a supermodel before entering Bollywood, initially filmmakers cast him in characters keeping only his "good looks" in mind.
India-Pakistan World Cup tie on schedule: ICC
New Delhi: The International Cricket Council (ICC) said on Wednesday a decision on the group match between India and Pakistan at the ODI World Cup will be taken at its next meeting.
IL&FS probe: ED files case, raids 6 places, seizes foreign cash worth Rs 6 lakh
New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate on Wednesday seized foreign currency worth Rs 6 lakh after it carried out searches at six places in different cities in connection with a case of money laundering it registered against the former Chairman and directors of the IL&FS, which is facing debt obligations to the tune of about Rs 91,000 crore, officials said.
Fire kills 69 in Bangladesh capital
Dhaka: Death toll from the building fire in an old part of Bangladesh capital Dhaka has risen to 69 with scores others injured, fire service officials said on Thursday.
LCA Tejas gets clearance for induction into IAF
Bengaluru: India's Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas has received final operational clearance from military aviation regulator Cemilac for induction into the Indian Air Force (IAF) as a weaponised fighter jet, said an official here on Wednesday.
Women, children used to ferry Pulwama explosive: Intel sources
New Delhi: Women and children helped terrorists to ferry the deadly explosive RDX grade 5 (for military use) and ammonium nitrate from transit point Tral in Pulwama district in south Kashmir in carrying out a suicide attack on a CRPF convoy on February 14, intelligence sources told IANS.
BJP agreed to share CM's post for alliance: Shiv Sena minister
Mumbai: In a major revelation that virtually spills the beans on the highly-publicised electoral alliance between the Shiv Sena and the Bharatiya Janata Party, top Sena leader and Maharashtra minister Ramdas Kadam said on Wednesday, February 20, that the pact was finalised "only after the BJP agreed to share the Chief Minister's post".
No scandal in Rafale deal: Dassault CEO
Bengaluru: Dassault Aviation Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Eric Trappier on Wednesday said that there was "no scandal" in the 36 Rafale fighter aircraft deal between India and France and added that if India needed more jets, his firm would be happy to deliver them.
Ambrose impresses in dance video
New Delhi: Former West Indies pacer Curtly Ambrose, one of the top fast bowlers in the world during his prime, is creating waves on the dance floor.
Veteran coach Irfan Ansari banned from cricket for 10 years
Dubai: United Arab Emirates-based veteran coach Irfan Ansari has been banned from all forms of cricket for 10 years after he was found guilty of breaching three counts of the International Cricket Council (ICC) Anti-Corruption Code, it was announced on Wednesday, February 20.
British-Bangladeshi IS bride stripped of UK citizenship
London: Shamima Begum, a British teenager of Bangladeshi descent who ran away in 2015 to become an Islamic State (IS) jihadi bride, has been stripped of her UK citizenship, a move she called "unjust" and "hard to swallow".
Ind, SA agree on need to exert pressure on countries backing terror
New Delhi: Against the backdrop of the Pulwama terror attack, India and Saudi Arabia on Wednesday said there was a need to exert "all possible pressure" on countries which extend any kind of support to terror activities as they agreed for biennial summit meetings and formation of the Strategic Partnership Council.