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India, Singapore unveil roadmap to boost economic ties

India and Singapore will launch a new mechanism headed by their ministers of foreign affairs, finance and trade to enhance economic...

India

India's stand on Russia-Ukraine war was noted by the world: Jaishankar

India’s independent stand on Ukraine-Russia war and the way it stood its ground when China “moved in forces”, External Affairs...

Global

World's highest single-arch rail bridge over Chenab completed

The world’s highest rail bridge over the Chenab river in the Kouri area of Reasi district in the Indian union territory of Jammu and...

India

Indian monuments lit up in Tricolour to mark 76th Independence Day

India held a special celebration for its 75th Independence Day anniversary. Here are some photos of the Indian monuments and heritage...

Past Events

NDA candidate Jagdeep Dhankar wins Vice-Presidential poll

Former West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar is the new Vice President of India after defeating Opposition candidate Margaret Alva by 346...

India

Amit Shah urges citizens to take part in 'Har Ghar Tiranga' drive

Union Home Minister Amit Shah appealed to the people to participate in 'Har Ghar Tiranga' campaign with great enthusiasm to tell the world...

India

ED seals YIL premises in National Herald’s office in money laundering case

The Indian Enforcement Directorate has 'temporarily sealed' the premises of Young Indian (YIL) company within the National Herald office...

India

‘Don’t talk to me’: Sonia to Irani in Lok Sabha

India News: Congress president Sonia Gandhi reportedly rebuffed Union Minister Smriti Irani after walking across the house to speak to a BJP...

India

41 Pakistan-based Indian nationals gave up Indian citizenship last year: Indian government

India News: As many as 41 Pakistan-based Indian nationals gave up their Indian citizenship last year, compared to only seven in 2020,...

Global

Indian government takes steps to reduce monkeypox risk

India News: The Union health ministry has taken a number of steps to minimise the risk of monkeypox importation as well as to boost...

India

Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project gets clearance

The Maharashtra government granted all permissions required for the Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project, considered a pet project of Prime...

India

Know your awards: Indian civilian honours

Know your awards: India is one of the oldest civilisations in the world. The history of the nation reflects the rich culture and heritage of...

Festivals

Indian government to offer free COVID booster jabs

India@75: The Union government will administer booster doses against the coronavirus disease free of cost to all adults for 75 days to mark...

Covid-19

Rebel Shiv Sena leader Eknath Shinde takes oath as new Maharashtra CM

Rebel Shiv Sena leader Eknath Shinde was today sworn in as the Chief Minister of Maharashtra while BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis took oath...

India

Poll for Indian Vice President to be held on August 6: Election Commission

The Election Commission announced yesterday that the election for the post of Vice-President of India will be held on August 6.

India

Udaipur killing aimed at spreading terror, says CM Gehlot

Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot today said that a case has been registered under the stringent Unlawful Activities (Punishment) Act...

India

Disability board asks Indian states, UTs, to list accessible public buildings

The fifth meeting of the Indian Central Advisory Board on Disability was held at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi

India

BJP, Defence officials rally in Agnipath’s support; Congress calls it ‘job insecurity’

Agnipath scheme: Indian Prime Minister Modi said that several decisions may look unfair at first, but help in building the nation later.

India

Indian Defence ministry confirms Agnipath scheme won’t be dropped

The Indian Defence ministry has made it clear that the Centre's defence recruitment scheme 'Agnipath' won’t be rolled back.

India

Four JD(U) leaders suspended for running ‘anti-party’ campaigns

Four JD (U) leaders in th Indian state of Bihar were suspended from the primary membership of the party today for allegedly running...

India

India News: Scores of Kashmiri Pandits flee valley after killings

India News: Target killings of Kashmiri Pandits make them flee from the Valley, despite Indian government officials trying to stop them from...

India

More nations condemn Prophet remarks; Kuwait supermarket pulls Indian products

Supermarket in Kuwait pulled down Indian products from its shelves to protest the derogatory comments by BJP leader Nupur Sharma about the...

Global

Delhi Power Minister in ED net for INR 4.81 crore fraud

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has arrested Delhi Power Minister Satyendar Jain in a money-laundering case.

India

India mulling framework to stop fake reviews post on e-commerce portals

The Indian Central government announced it is planning to build a framework that will curb fake reviews posted on e-commerce websites.

India

Service to poor, good governance was our top priority: Modi on NDA’s eight years

BJP-led NDA government’s eight years service has always been dedicated to the poor, good governance and welfare of the poor, said Prime...

India