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Security of Indian Ocean linked to stability of global economy: US

Security of Indian Ocean linked to stability of global economy: US

Washington(PTI): The security of Indian Ocean is “inextricably” linked to the stability of global economy, the US has said and underscored the need for maritime cooperation between India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh to uphold international norms such as the freedom of navigation. “Maritime security in the Indian Ocean will depend more and more on the […]

Times Now anchor Arnab Goswami to get Y-category security

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Times Now anchor Arnab Goswami to get Y-category security

Delhi: Television journalist Arnab Goswami is set to be provided Y-category security by the government after he received threats from ‘Pakistan-based terror groups’. The editor-in-chief of Times Now will get round-the-clock protection from 20 guards including two personal security officers, reported Hindustan Times. A home ministry official told HT: “Goswami is being given security on […]

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Deepika’s Indian accent in ‘xXx 3’: A sly dig at Priyanka or an answer to Kangana?

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Deepika’s Indian accent in ‘xXx 3’: A sly dig at Priyanka or an answer to Kangana?

Unusually when an Indian actor stars in a Hollywood film, the first thing that undergoes transformation is his or her accent. More often than not, they go out of their way to match their accents with those of their western co-stars. Deepika Padukone feels the Indian accent, like any other accent, should also make an […]

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BRICS business leaders pitch for ‘angel investor network’

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BRICS business leaders pitch for ‘angel investor network’

Cancona ( PTI): Business leaders from BRICS countries, on Saturday, pitched for creation of ‘angel investor network’ within the grouping to encourage innovative startups. “We have recommended creation of a BRICS angels network which can help talented young entrepreneurs across the BRICS countries to create an ecosystem of startups,” Onkar S Kanwar, chairman of the […]

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Extortion case: AAP MLA Gulab Singh surrenders before Gujarat Police

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Extortion case: AAP MLA Gulab Singh surrenders before Gujarat Police

Surat ( ANI): AAP MLA and party’s Gujarat affairs in-charge Gulab Singh surrendered before Surat Police on Sunday and was arrested by Delhi Police after a non-bailable warrant was issued against him in connection with an extortion case. Yadav’s arrest has come hours ahead of Delhi Chief Minister and AAP national convener Arvind Kejriwal’s public […]

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BRICS stands for peace, potential and promise; need to act collectively to defeat terror: PM Narendra Modi

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BRICS stands for peace, potential and promise; need to act collectively to defeat terror: PM Narendra Modi

NEW DELHI: Talking tough on Pakistan at the BRICS Summit, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said the “most serious” direct threat to regional security was terrorism, whose “mothership” was a country in India’s neighbourhood. The Prime Minister also said that country nurtures a mindset that loudly proclaims that terrorism is justified for political gains. […]

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PM Modi takes on Pakistan at BRICS, terms it mothership of terror

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PM Modi takes on Pakistan at BRICS, terms it mothership of terror

Benaulim (PTI): Talking tough on Pakistan at the BRICS Summit, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said the “most serious” direct threat to regional security was terrorism, whose “mothership” was a country in India’s neighbourhood. The Prime Minister also said that country nurtures a mindset that loudly proclaims that terrorism is justified for political gains. […]

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Unrest in Kashmir Valley enters 100th day

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Unrest in Kashmir Valley enters 100th day

PTI, Srinagar: The ongoing unrest in Kashmir, triggered by the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen militant Burhan Wani in an encounter with security forces, completed 100 days on Sunday as the Valley remained curfew-free in view of the improvement in the situation. The unrest, which began a day after Wani was killed in an encounter in south […]

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‘Recovery of human remains in Kedar valley is no surprise’

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‘Recovery of human remains in Kedar valley is no surprise’

PTI, Dehradun: Amid hue and cry over skeletal remains still being found in Kedar valley in Uttarakhand, Rudraprayag district magistrate Raghav Langar on Sunday said he won’t be surprised if remains are found even after 25 years given the magnitude of the 2013 disaster. He, however, said that the uproar being raised by political parties […]

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India, Russia to study construction of gas pipeline costing $25 billion

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India, Russia to study construction of gas pipeline costing $25 billion

PTI, Panaji: India and Russia have agreed to explore building the world’s most expensive pipeline that can cost close to $25 billion to ferry natural gas from Siberia to the world’s third largest energy consuming nation. The project envisions connecting the Russian gas grid to India through a 4,500-6,000km pipeline, officials said. The shortest route […]

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