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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 […]

China opposes Japanese investment in India’s North East, says no ‘third party’ involvement in ‘disputed’ areas

Reacting sharply to Japan’s plans to step up investment in India’s North-eastern states, China on Friday said that it was opposed to any foreign investment in the “disputed areas” in that region.  Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe had discussed the possibility of boosting investment from Japan in India’s North East when they met for annual summit-level talks in Gujarat a couple of days ago. Reacting […]

Breaking the glass ceiling’: In Nirmala Sitharaman, India’s gets first full-time woman Defence minister

Set to take charge as India’s first full-fledged woman Defence Minister, Nirmala Sitharaman on Sunday said she would look into the issue of women in combat roles with an open mind and not as a matter of patronage. Asked if she would look into the case of combat roles in the armed forces, she said: “This is the matter where I definitely look into all the things before me with […]

India facing problem of 'severe under-employment': Niti

Making a case for promoting highly productive and well paid jobs, Niti Aayog has said that not unemployment but a “severe under-employment” is the main problem facing the country. The government think-tank in its three-year action plan, released last week, has said that a focus on the domestic market through an import-substitution strategy would give rise to a group of relatively small firms behind a high wall of protection. Contrary […]

6 road trips in India every motorbiker must go for!

Only a biker can tell how amazing an experience it is to be riding through roads that are beautiful. That feeling of the soothing breeze blowing you over, and the ever changing drama of nature’s changing forms are things that can’t be explained within the limits of a few words. The good part is that our country is home to routes that are highly suited for motorbiking enthusiasts. Routes that […]

India Showing Maturity On 'Tantrum-Throwing' China On Doklam: US Expert

India is “behaving like a mature power” in tackling the Doklam standoff in the Sikkim sector and making China look like an adolescent throwing a “temper tantrum”, a top American defence expert has said. India and China have been locked in a  face of in Doklam for the last 50 days after Indian troops stopped the Chinese People’s Liberation Army from building a road in the area. Praising India’s conduct […]