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  • Indonesia’s President Joko Widodo sworn in for final term

    October 21, 2019 4:55 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    Indonesia’s President Joko Widodo has been sworn into office for his second and final five-year term yesterday amid a string of fresh challenges around security, corruption and economic slowdown. Widodo, popularly known as Jokowi, took oath at a ceremony in... View Article

  • Govt. to set up 1 lakh digital villages in next few years, says IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad

    October 21, 2019 4:53 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    Union Minister of Electronics and Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad today said that the government will set up one lakh digital villages in the country in the next few years. Speaking at the MeitY Start-Up Summit 2019 in New Delhi,... View Article

  • HM Amit Shah:  Time-bound steps will be taken for welfare of police personnel

    October 21, 2019 4:53 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    Home Minister Amit Shah has said the country is moving ahead on the path of progress as police personnel are doing their duty with responsibility. He said, be it border security, fighting against terrorism and Naxalism, the police have a... View Article

  • EU calls for ceasefire in Afghanistan

    October 21, 2019 11:20 am Published by Leave your thoughts

    European Union officials have called for a ceasefire in Afghanistan, as US Defense Secretary Mark Esper arrived in Kabul yesterday. US President Donald Trump last month declared talks with the insurgents “dead” after a Taliban attack killed a US soldier. Roland Kobia,... View Article

  • Defence Minister Rajnath Singh to inaugurate Col. Chewang Rinchen Setu in Ladakh

    October 21, 2019 11:20 am Published by Leave your thoughts

    Defence Minister Rajnath Singh left for Ladakh this morning. He will attend the inaugural ceremony of Col. Chewang Rinchen Setu which has been constructed at an altitude of 14,650 feet in the forward area of Ladakh region. This bridge has... View Article

  • Arunachal Pradesh: Security forces apprehend top ULFA (I) cadre

    October 21, 2019 11:07 am Published by Leave your thoughts

    In Arunachal Pradesh, security forces have apprehended a top ULFA(I) cadre from Jongphohate in Changlang district. The militant was planning to carry out subversive activities against the security forces. The ULFA(I) cadre, identified as self-styled lance corporal Rupanto Moran (30),... View Article

  • Bypoll for two Lok Sabha and 51 assemblies seats being held today

    October 21, 2019 11:06 am Published by Leave your thoughts

    Voting has begun for bypolls to two Lok Sabha and 51 Assembly seats spread over in 17 States. The two Lok Sabha seats where by-polls are taking place are Samastipur in Bihar and Satara in Maharashtra. Assembly constituencies for which... View Article

  • Polling begins for Maharashtra and Haryana Assembly elections

    October 21, 2019 10:42 am Published by Leave your thoughts

    Polling has begun for assembly elections in Maharashtra and Haryana. Voting, which began at 7 AM, will end at 6 in the evening. In Maharashtra, 3,237 candidates, including 235 women, are in the fray for 288 seats. The main contest... View Article

  • India destroys several terror launch pads in Pakistan Occupied Kashmir

    October 21, 2019 10:41 am Published by Leave your thoughts

    Indian Army has destroyed three terror camps in Pakistan occupied Kashmir and killed ten Pakistani soldiers. In a major counter-offensive after unprovoked firing by Pakistan, Indian Army carried out heavy artillery strikes targeting four terror camps and several Pakistani military... View Article

  • Interpol to hold general assembly in India in 2022

    October 19, 2019 2:31 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    India will host the 91st Interpol General Assembly in 2022 after a proposal received the overwhelming support of member countries at this year’s congregation at Santinago in Chile yesterday. A proposal in this regard was given to Interpol Secretary General... View Article

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