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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. […]

India's communications regulator endorses net neutrality

India’s communications regulator endorses net neutrality On Nov. 28, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) released its recommendations on net neutrality that make it mandatory for telecom companies to treat the internet—declared a basic human right by the United Nations—as a public utility and not a luxury. Telecom companies cannot control the content people access or the speed at which all online traffic flows, TRAI said, nor can they […]

Most Popular Mosques in India

Most Popular Mosques in India Mosque (Masjid) is a Holy place for Muslims. It is a place for worship for all the followers of Islam. Mosque is the place where all the Muslims of the community come together and have their prayers. Mosques or Masjids are fine examples of excellent architecture of Islam and Muslims. Beautiful mosques are found in India. India has of a ton of these revered spaces, […]

Pakistan not wearing bangles :Farooq Abudulla

Pakistan not wearing bangles :Farooq Abudulla After his “PoK belongs to Pakistan” remark last week, National Conference chief Farooq Abdullah today made another controversial statement saying Pakistan was “not weak and not wearing bangles to allow India to take that part of Jammu and Kashmir under its occupation”. Abdullah was speaking to supporters at a rally in Uri when he said: “How long shall we keep saying that (PoK) is […]

India vs New Zealand 3rd ODI at Kanpur’s Green Park Stadium

India vs New Zealand 3rd ODI at Kanpur’s Green Park Stadium India would aim to play with the same grit and gumption they displayed in the second match in Pune when they square off against New Zealand in the ODI series-decider on Sunday. Faced with tremendous pressure after a long time following their loss in the first ODI of the three-match series, the Indian players showed a lot of character […]

Meet the Bengalure dentist who is all set to represent India at Miss Wheelchair World 2017

It’s been a busy few weeks for Rajlakshmi SJ. The 31-year-old from Bengaluru has been juggling her professions as a dental specialist and consulting orthodontist and an assistant professor, along with also having to follow a strict diet, workout, skin and hair care plan. After all, Rajlakshmi is all set to represent India at Miss Wheelchair World which will be held in Poland on October 7. This is three years […]

Rohingyas a ‘serious security threat’: Centre stands firm on deporting ‘illegal immigrants’, asks Supreme Court not to interfere

The Narendra Modi government on Monday told the Supreme Court that the Rohingya Muslims’ illegal immigration into India was illegal and their continued stay poses a serious security threat to the nation.  Filing its response on the issue of deportation of Myanmar’s ethnic minority Muslim community from India, the Centre told the top court that it has intelligence inputs of links between many Rohingya Muslims and Pakistan’s ISI and the […]

Why One Must Visit Rajgarh In Himachal Pradesh

Himachal Pradesh is one of those states which never disappoints its visitors in any manner. The state is the perfect mixture of places which are meant for the spiritual inclined, for the lovers of nature, for the adventure seekers, for those people who would just wander around the place doing nothing. . . in short, Himachal Pradesh is an one-stop destination for all the requirements. Rajgarh is one such place […]

Sarovar Dam on a roll, 56 years after Nehru laid foundation: Top 10 facts

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday inaugurated the Sardar Sarovar Dam, dubbed world’s second largest, in Gujarat’s Narmada district, 56 years after his predecessor Jawaharlal Nehru had laid its foundation stone. Here are 10 facts about the Sarovar dam you must know: 1. The Dam, which has been built on the Narmada river, was first conceived in 1946 as part of the Narmada Valley Development Plan. 2. Then PM Jawaharlal […]

Won't sit idle till Masood Azhar brought to justice: India's UN envoy

Hoping that the United Nations would soon designate Masood Azhar as a terrorist, a top Indian diplomat has said that New Delhi will not sit idle till the Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed leader is brought to justice. India has identified Azhar as the mastermind of the Pathankot terror attack on January 2, 2016. It has also blamed his brother Rauf and five others for carrying out the attack in which seven Indian […]