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25-May-2018 Pahalgam

Ceasefire will last as long as militants don’t attack : Bipin Rawat

Army Chief Bipin Rawat on Friday said that suspension of operation in Jammu and Kashmir can be extended provided militants don’t carry out attacks  against the government force.“We have suspended operation so that people realize that when peace and tranquillity...

25-May-2018 Pahalgam

If found guilty, Major Gogoi will get exemplary punishment

Army Chief Bipin Rawat today said exemplary punishment would be given to Major Leetul Gogoi if he was found guilty of "any offence".On Wednesday, Gogoi was briefly detained by police in Srinagar after an altercation when he was allegedly trying to enter a...

24-May-2018 Katra

IAF effort to contain Forest Fire at Katra

IAF has pressed into service its MLH class helicopter using Bambi Buckets, to contain the forest fire at Katra. The operations stared this morning wherein two helicopters, one each of the Daring Dragons and of Snow Leopards units, of the Western Air Command...

24-May-2018 Bengaluru

A walk to remember, Transgender community to walk ramp

Fashion is boundless, genderless, creedless, and limitless. Fashion is power; driving home the strong message of power and equality this weekend, Bangalore Times Fashion Week will commence with ATDC Raipur, opening the two day fashion extravaganza.Fashion is...

23-May-2018 New Delhi

NITI Aayog and ABB India Sign Statement of Intent

NITI Aayog and ABB India signed a Statement of Intent (SoI) today to support the Indian government realize its ambitious vision of ‘Make in India’ through advanced manufacturing technologies that incorporate the latest developments in robotics and artificial...

23-May-2018 Srinagar

Food Safety Organization kick-starts market checking campaign

Enforcement Officers of Food Safety Organization kick-started a multi-pronged inspection campaign of food business establishments across the Valley today.More than 50 samples of different categories of food items including milk and milk products, dates, suji, fruit...

21-May-2018 Goa

INSV Tarini completes historic Circumnavigation

Indian Naval Sailing Vessel Tarini (INSV Tarini) entered Goa harbour and came alongside the INS Mandovi jetty on completion of a historic global circumnavigation voyage on 21 May 18. The all-women crew of Tarini was received at the jetty by Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman,...

21-May-2018 New Delhi

Successful Test Firing of Brahmos to Validate Service Life Extension

BrahMos, supersonic cruise missile was successfully test fired at 1040 hours today from the Integrated Test Range (ITR) in Balasore, Odisha as part of service life extension programme. The life extension test firing of BrahMos was conducted from a Static Inclined...

21-May-2018 Ludhiana

NABARD Holds Seminar On World Honey Day

To create awareness about beekeeping and uses of its products including honey, NABARD Punjab Regional Office celebratedWorld Honey Bee Day (WHBD) in Seminar hall at Punjab Agricultural Management and Extension Training Institute, (PAMETI) Ludhiana. The...

20-May-2018 Vietnam

Visit of Indian Naval Ships to Danang, Vietnam

As part of ongoing operational deployment of the Indian Navy’s Eastern Fleet ships to South East Asia and North West Pacific region, three Indian Naval Ships Sahyadri, Shakti and Kamorta under the command of Rear Admiral Dinesh Kumar Tripathi, Flag Officer...

20-May-2018 S.A.S. Nagar (Mohali)

Nurses week concluded at RGI with Blood Donation Camp

Rattan Professional Education College organized a Blood Donation Camp Valedictory Ceremony of International Nurses Week. Team of PGI Doctors and technicians accomplished the task. The Blood Donation Camp was inaugurated by Chief Guest Monika Lamba, Chief Judicial...

18-May-2018 New Delhi

NITI Aayog’s three day Venture Capital Symposium 2018 begins

NITI Aayog, in association with Vision India Foundation, is organising the Venture Capital Symposium 2018 to deepen the economic relationships between France and India. Following the visit of French President Emmanuel Macron, 20 of the biggest French venture...

18-May-2018 New Delhi

NITI Aayog invites French investments in India

NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant on Friday urged French investors to invest in India not only to target one billion people but to build solutions here for the seven billion-strong global market.He exhorted them to utilise their funds more effectively by investing...

18-May-2018 Chennai/New Delhi

Lovers of malted grain can raise their glass to Indianised cocktails

Innovative cocktails like the one made with chilli and rasam powder, as also discounts and freebies would mark this years World Whisky Day falling on May 19, senior hotel industry officials in three metros said.World Whisky Day is celebrated on the third Saturday...

18-May-2018

'Happy Dreams': In the murky shadows of China's glittering skylines

The story of Happy and Wufu in Jia Pingwa's "Happy Dreams" could be the story of any one of the rag pickers one would encounter in any Indian metro.It is, in a way, a universal, but often neglected story of hundreds and thousands of migrants who bid goodbye...

18-May-2018 Udhampur

World Museum Day celebrated at Udhampur

The District Administration, Udhampur in collaboration with Department of Achieves, Archaeology, INTACH (Jammu Chapter), and other line departments and stakeholders organized an impressive function hereat Bhartiya College of Education to mark the International...

17-May-2018 Kolkata

Crony capitalism in India ended with insolvency code : Amitabh Kant

The world of crony capitalism in India has ceased to be with the introduction of Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant said on Thursday."The world of crony capitalism in India has come to an end. Today, if you don't repay (the loan),...

17-May-2018 New Delhi

Prenatal hypertension can affect foetus growth, warn experts

Preeclampsia -- a high-blood pressure condition during gestation -- can potentially restrict the growth of the foetus and affect pregnancy outcomes, say city-based health experts.Preeclampsia usually gets triggered around 20 weeks of pregnancy and can be potentially...

15-May-2018 Hindan (Ghaziabad)

Summer adventure Camp at Air Force Station Hindan

A Summer Adventure Camp was organised at Air Force Station Hindan for children and families from 12 to 15 May 2018. The camp is aimed to inculcate and promote the spirit of adventure, camaraderie and virtue of self-discipline among the participants.A total...

15-May-2018 New Delhi

Army Hospital (R&R) celebrates International Nurses Day

Army Hospital (R&R), Delhi Cantt organized a programme to celebrate Nurses Day, today to commemorate the International Nurses Day. The Commandant Army Hospital (R&R) Lt Gen UK Sharma addressing as the Chief Guest emphasized that being the most important...

13-May-2018

Banning lead shot: Good for birds & people

World Migratory Bird Day this year breaks new ground with the campaign being a joint exercise between UN Environment's Agreement on the Conservation of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds (AEWA) and the Convention on Migratory Species (CMS) on the one hand,...

12-May-2018 Srinagar

One day Training programme on Food Safety held

The Commissioner Food Safety, Dr Abdul Kabir today inaugurated a daylong programme to train officials for successful implementation of “Food safety Compliance through Regular Inspection and Sampling” (FoSCoRIS) at IMPA Srinagar.The Deputy Commissioner Food...

11-May-2018 New Delhi

Joint Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) Surveillance of Maldives

Indian Naval (IN) ship Sumedha, a Naval Offshore Patrol Vessel (NOPV), has been deployed to undertake joint EEZ surveillance of Maldives from 09 to 17 May 18, as part of Indian Navy’s ‘Mission Based Deployments’. The ship would undertake an Operational Turnaround...

11-May-2018 New Delhi

Closing Ceremony of Exercise Harimau Shakti 2018

Exercise Harimau Shakti 2018 between Indian and Malaysian Armies concluded with a Closing Ceremony at the tropical rainforests of Hulu Langat on 11 May 2018.The grand finale of the Exercise was a tactical operation on conduct of attack on enemy camp.The Closing...

11-May-2018 New Delhi

Naval Commander’s Conference concludes

The first Biannual Naval Commander’s Conference of 2018 concluded today after four productive days of intense deliberations on a wide range of issues. The Conference was inaugurated by the Raksha Mantri, Nirmala Sitharaman, who set the tone for the deliberations...

10-May-2018 Dhaula Kuan (New Delhi)

De-congestion of Parade Road and Dhaula Kuan

NHAI opens slip lane for free left at Parade road junction as part of its Dhaula Kuan Airport Decongestion plan. Work done in 40 days. Likely to give huge relief to airport bound traffic. Work involved Construction of RCC boundary wall for Airforce, shifting...

08-May-2018

'AFSPA slap on face of Constitution, Supreme Court, Parliament'

With the Union Home Ministry last month removing the draconian Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA) from Meghalaya and reducing it to eight police stations in Arunachal Pradesh, Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative Director and award-winning journalist...

08-May-2018

The ignored, inconvenient truth about the Islamic State

It is very easy to dismiss terrorists, especially those of a fundamentalist religious persuasion, as a group of savages in unstable or failed states distorting their faith for their own purposes. But can this approach be applicable to the Islamic State...

08-May-2018 New Delhi

Raksha Mantri Addresses Naval Commanders’ at New Delhi

Raksha Mantri Nirmala Sitharaman inaugurated the first edition of the bi-annual Naval Commanders’ Conference,here today. Addressing Senior Leadership of the Navy, the Raksha Mantri commended the men and women of Indian Navy for their professionalism and dedication...

07-May-2018 New Delhi

NITI Aayog and Google sign SoI to help grow AI ecosystem in India

Aiming to foster growth for India’s nascent artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) ecosystem, NITI Aayog and Google have come together to work on a range of initiatives to help build the AI ecosystem across the country.A Statement of Intent...

06-May-2018 San Francisco

Google makes AI-powered emoji scavenger hunt

Google has created a new Artificial Intelligence (AI) experiment that shows how the companys machine learning tools can be used to make fun little games.Called emoji scavenger hunt, the experiment asks the user to use a smartphone's camera to find objects that...

01-May-2018 New Delhi

Major General Annakuttybabu assumes Office of ADG, MNS

Major Gen AnnakuttyBabu assumed the charge of Additional Director General, Military Nursing Service (MNS),here today. She took over the reins from her predecessor Major General Elizabeth John who retired yesterday. She hails from Koothattukulam in Ernakulum...

01-May-2018

'Treasures' takes you on a wondrous tour of Allahabad Museum

Enjoying rare books in a museum is common, but you can now enjoy the AllahabadMuseum through a book - "Treasures", which lists its assets and recounts its history.Part of an initiative by the Ministry of Culture's Museum Reforms Programme, the book highlights...

29-Apr-2018 New Delhi

Vegetarians spoilt for choice at Kiara Soul Kitchen

The huge Golden Ratio-themed wall that greets you as you walk into the cosy Kiara Soul Kitchen is indicative of the mathematical minds of its co-owners -- one of them an IT geek and the other a management consultant, who decided to throw up their cushy jobs...

27-Apr-2018 Chennai

Sunday brunch goes artistic and memorable at Paprika

Black buns, bamboo biryani, chocolate bombs and the novelty of popping in a liquid nitrogen-cured pill-sized macaroon that would make one's mouth literally spew white vapour are some of the novelties that Paprika restaurant at Courtyard by Marriott here offers...

26-Apr-2018 New Delhi

NITI Aayog announces the launch of Atal New India Challenges

The Atal Innovation Mission (AIM) of the NITI Aayog today announced to launch the Atal New India Challenges, which came into being following Prime Minister’s clarion call to bring innovations and technologies relevant to the people.The launch event saw the...

26-Apr-2018 New Delhi

Lt Gen Bipin Puri takes over as Senior Colonel Commandant of AMC

Lt Gen Bipin Puri took over as Senior Col Commandant of the Army Medical Corps, here today. He assumed the appointment of Director General Armed Forces Medical Services (DGAFMS) on 01 November 2017.Lt Gen Bipin Puri graduated from the Armed Forces Medical...

26-Apr-2018

A murder most foul in the Delhi Durbar - but royal too?

It is India in 1911 -- the Raj's high-point, with the King Emperor setting foot in his prized dominion for the first time. The colonial administration is sparing no efforts to mount a grand Coronation Durbar where India's princes will pay him homage. But...

25-Apr-2018

The digital revolution's dystopian potential - and what we can do

Duality is a feature of humanity and manifests itself in all its works, particularly its technology. Advances in digital technology have changed our lives greatly, disrupted many forms of social, economic and political interactions and made us information-rich....

21-Apr-2018

Shun plastics, plant more trees, create behavioural changes

Earth -- our home -- is a truly magnificent place. Around 8.7 million species have lived and evolved on this planet over and across time immemorial. It is a purely vibrant place we inhabit -- and it is in grave danger.The environment is the core for any country...

21-Apr-2018

Raising a wolf to know our life's simian and vulpine choices

There are many things that distinguish human beings as a species -- apart from an inclination for dazzling technological gizmos -- but the most outstanding, as far as their survival and peace of mind goes, will be their habit of gaining knowledge from singularly...

20-Apr-2018 Shimla

Acharya Devvrat releases book Turning Point

Governor Acharya Devvrat today released the book ‘Turning Point’ written by Narinder Parmar at Raj Bhavan.While appreciating the work of the author, the Governor said that the book would go a long way in helping the people particularly the students to change...

19-Apr-2018 New Delhi

Army Medical chief calls on MoS Dr Jitendra Singh

The Army Medical Chief, Lt. Gen. Bipin Puri called on Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Development of North-Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Atomic Energy & Space, Dr Jitendra...

19-Apr-2018 Gurugram (Haryana)

Pahmos : Tiny food haven to lift mood, tickle your taste buds

Fancy a quick bite and devilishly sinful chocolate shake? Then drop by Pahmos -- a tiny, trendy cafe that offers a tempting spread of global fusion cuisine for you to gorge on without burning a hole in pocket. The vast menu aims to galvanize the taste buds...

19-Apr-2018

Truth, torture, Trump and more: James Comey's eventful career

As an Assistant US Attorney in New York in the early 1990s, James Comey was part of the anti-mafia campaign and became well versed about how its top bosses perceived themselves, the people who worked for them and the world. As FBI chief a quarter of century...

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