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Parrikar seeks services’ views on new defence procurement policy

Parrikar seeks services’ views on new defence procurement policy

New Delhi,Pranav Kulkarni: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar has asked the three service headquarters to give their suggestions regarding the “make” procedures in the defence procurement policy (DPP). The new procedures in offing are aimed at creating ease of doing business with regards to defence market. The draft procedures which are being scrutinised by the service […]

Ayurveda Businessman Baba Ramdev to get Cabinet Minister status in Haryana

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Ayurveda Businessman Baba Ramdev to get Cabinet Minister status in Haryana

Chandigarh: The Haryana government on Monday decided to give “status equivalent to Cabinet Minister” to Ramdev, who has been appointed as the state’s brand ambassador to promote yoga and ayurveda. “Ramdev, Brand Ambassador for promotion of yoga and ayurveda in Haryana, will be given status equivalent to Cabinet Minister,” Haryana’s Health and Sports Minister, Anil […]

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Apple just kneecapped Google’s smartwatch efforts

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Apple just kneecapped Google’s smartwatch efforts

Bad news for Google: Apple just did in a day what Google couldn’t do in an entire year. Apple has managed to sell more Apple Watches in a single day than the number of Android Wear smartwatches sold in an entire year, if market research from Slice Intelligence is to be believed. Google just lost […]

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Strictest action against those involved in attacks on Christians: Rajnath Singh

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Strictest action against those involved in attacks on Christians: Rajnath Singh

New Delhi(PTI): Government will take strictest possible action against those who indulge in violence against the Christian community, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said in New Delhi on Monday. The Home Minister conveyed this to a three-member Christian delegation, led by Albert D’Souza, Archbishop of Agra and Secretary General of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of India […]

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See for yourself the winds of change in India, says PM Modi at Hannover Summit

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See for yourself the winds of change in India, says PM Modi at Hannover Summit

Hannover(ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said that New Delhi is keen to develop the sectors in which Germany is strong, adding that scope and potential of development is very large in India. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and German Chancellor Angela Merkel release a souvenir during the inauguration of the India Pavilion at the […]

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Bangladesh Land Minister meets Mamata, discusses border agreement

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Bangladesh Land Minister meets Mamata, discusses border agreement

Kolkata(PTI): Bangladesh Land Minister Shamsur Rahman Sharif on Monday met West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee and later hoped that the long-pending issue of exchange of enclaves under Indo-Bangladesh Land Boundary Agreement (LBA) between India and his country would soon be resolved. Rahman had a nearly an hour-long meeting with Mamata in which the enclave […]

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Mahatma Gandhi statue defaced in South Africa amid racist taunts

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Mahatma Gandhi statue defaced in South Africa amid racist taunts

Johannesburg (PTI): A statue of Mahatma Gandhi here has been defaced in Johannesburg by a group of people who threw buckets of white paint on it amid racist taunts. The incident occurred on Sunday when the group came in a car at about noon and threw buckets of white paint on the statue and surrounding […]

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Katrina Kaif dines with the Kapoor family sans Rishi Kapoor

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Katrina Kaif dines with the Kapoor family sans Rishi Kapoor

While Katrina Kaif and Ranbir Kapoor have been seen holidaying and attending parties together, this was the first time that the actress was dinning with the Kapoor clan. On Saturday night, members of the Kapoor khandaan including Neetu Kapoor, Randhir Kapoor and Krishna Raj Kapoor got together for a family dinner at a restaurant in […]

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Haryana infighting: Union Minister Birender Singh attacks CM ML Khattar

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Haryana infighting: Union Minister Birender Singh attacks CM ML Khattar

Chandigarh(PTI): The Rural Development Minister, who was addressing a public meeting in Uchana Kalan on Sunday, without taking any names, said that he enjoys “full freedom” in the work he does. “Par 40 saal se iss Haryana ki rajneeti ko itna kharab kar ke rakh diya hein, ki chaprasi ki badali bhi CM ke daftar […]

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Congress finalises programmes on Ambedkar, reaches out to Dalits

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Congress finalises programmes on Ambedkar, reaches out to Dalits

New Delhi(PTI): Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Monday chaired a meeting to finalise programmes for year-long celebration of 125th birth anniversary of B R Ambedkar as the party intends to reach out to Dalits in a bid to recover lost ground after a string of electoral reverses. Party Vice President Rahul Gandhi, who is Co-Chairperson […]

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