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Category archives: Current News

Doklam standoff put severe pressure on ties: Wang Yi to Sushma Swaraj

Doklam standoff put severe pressure on ties: Wang Yi to Sushma Swaraj The Doklam standoff had put “severe pressure” on India-China ties though the issue was resolved through diplomatic means, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi told External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj during their meeting in New Delhi. The bilateral ties went through a serious test after Indian border troops “illegally trespassed” into the Chinese territory in June, Wang told Swaraj. […]

No condom ads between 6 am and 10 pm, says I&B ministry

No condom ads between 6 am and 10 pm, says I&B ministry The government on Monday issued an advisory asking TV channels not to air condom advertisements which could be “indecent and inappropriate for viewing by children” during the daytime. The government said its decision was based on rules stating that no advertisements which “endanger the safety of children or create in them any interest in unhealthy practices” should be […]

No lessons on democracy please: Modi govt hits back at Pakistan

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has hit back at Pakistan over its response to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s allegations that the neighbouring country is interfering in Gujarat Assembly elections. Referring to the response of Pakistan foreign ministry spokesperson Mohammad Faisal, Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad condemned the “unwarranted statement”, saying “Pakistan must stop giving us lessons”. abhor outside interference in India’s internal affairs. Pakistan’s promotion of terrorism in India is […]

Max Hospital negligence causes cancellation of their licence until further notice

Max Hospital negligence causes cancellation of their licence until further notice. After a series of violations by the Max Super Speciality Hospital at Shalimar Bagh, Delhi, the Delhi Government has decided to cancel the license for the hospital. The licence was cancelled in lieu of the news concerning a baby who was declared dead by the doctors, was rather found alive. It was on November 30 that a woman gave […]

War is inevitable: North Korea and US relations at an all time low

War is inevitable: North Korea and US relations at an all time low The conflicts between North Korea and the United States of America have hit an all time low with the rumours of the outbreak of a war between the two nations because of the continuance of military drills all across North Korea. Both North Korea and the United States are more than determined for a rise in conflict. […]

Volkswagen Official found guilty, sentenced to 7 years of prison in the biggest Dieselgate

Volkswagen Official found guilty, sentenced to 7 years of prison in the biggest Dieselgate A previous high-ranking Volkswagen employee was pleading guilty on Friday in connection to his role in cheating federal air emission standards. Oliver Schmidt of German descent led the US Volkswagen Environmental Engineering Office, who pleaded guilty to four out of a total of eleven charges against him. The prosecutors for the case say that Schmidt is […]

Cyclone Ockhi: 39 dead, 167 missing in Kerala, TN: PM Modi’s Surat rally cancelled

Cyclone Ockhi: 39 dead, 167 missing in Kerala, TN: PM Modi’s Surat rally cancelled Cyclone Ockhi continues to disrupt lives in different parts of the country. The cyclone that held the “very severe” status has weakened into a “severe” cyclone and will make landfall near Surat and the Gulf of Khambat in Gujarat as a deep depression early on Wednesday, the Met Office has said. The Maharashtra government has declared […]

Fate of Babri Masjid-Ram Temple site to be decided today by the Apex Court

Fate of Babri Masjid-Ram Temple site to be decided today by the Apex Court Allahabad High Court on September 30, 2010 distributed the 2.77 acres disputed Ayodhya land to Nirmohi Akhara sect, Sunni Central Wakf Board and Ramlalla Virajman. However, soon after this decision was challenged in the Supreme Court in May 2011 after which a hold was put on the verdict, which is to be finally decided by the […]

Bitcoin surge- Hits an all time high of $11,700

Bitcoin surge- Hits an all time high of $11,700 Bitcoin, the cryptocurrency has been hitting the news for hitting an all time high since last week. The digital currency has seen a massive increase of about 20 per cent, to a record over $11,700. The Bitcoins rose to approximately $11,773.83, rising by about eight per cent in one day. The lowest hit on Thursday being $9,021.85 was increased by approximately […]

Volcanic eruptions left thousands of people stranded in Bali, Indonesia

Volcanic eruptions left thousands of people stranded in Bali, Indonesia Thousand of people have been evacuated from their homes in the north-east parts of the Mount Agung in Indonesia. The volcanic eruptions near the area on the island have led to the closure of not  just the island, but also of the airport. The volcanic eruptions began with thick ash being shot thousands of meters into the air right above […]