Info Fusion Centre IFC-IOR to bolster marine security: Navy Chief Sunil Lamba

Info Fusion Centre IFC-IOR to bolster marine security: Navy Chief Sunil Lamba

Kochi: ‘The Info Fusion Centre (IFC-IOR) necessary for action against piracy and terrorism in the Indian Ocean Region would soon be activated. It would strengthen the security in the region,’ the Indian Naval Chief Sunil Lanba expressed with confidence. The IFC which would be operational with India’s lead would see participation from 18 countries. Keeping […]

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INS Arihant adds to Pakistan’s worries

INS Arihant adds to Pakistan’s worries

New Delhi/Islamabad: The first deterrence patrol of India’s indigenous nuclear-powered submarine INS Arihant, has sent shivers down Pakistan’s spine. Pakistan had said, ‘This development marks the first actual deployment of ready-to-fire nuclear warheads in South Asia which is a matter of concern not only for the Indian Ocean littoral states but also for the international […]

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US will not impose sanctions against India for buying oil from Iran

US will not impose sanctions against India for buying oil from Iran

New Delhi: The countries buying oil from Iran will be facing strict US sanctions from Sunday. However, the United States has granted waivers to India while making this announcement. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced that eight countries including India had been allowed to purchase oil from Iran. Indian Minister for Petroleum Dharmendra Pradhan […]

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The Supreme Court orders the government to furnish details about the Rafale jet deal pricing

The Supreme Court orders the government to furnish details about the Rafale jet deal pricing

New Delhi: The Supreme Court has appealed the government to provide the price details of the Rafale jet deal within the next ten days. The Supreme Court also said that if the revelation of this information is detrimental to the national security, the government should file an affidavit this regard saying so. The central government […]

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India’s fitting replies to questions posed by Pakistan in the UN General Assembly

India’s fitting replies to questions posed by Pakistan in the UN General Assembly

United Nations/New Delhi: After the Indian Foreign Minister castigated Pakistan in her speech in the UN General Assembly, Pakistan made allegations of terrorism against India. The Pakistani Foreign Minister alleged that India had a hand in the terror attack on the military school in Peshawar. Indian diplomats fittingly answered the accusation levelled by the Pakistani […]

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Echoes of India-Pakistan tension heard in the SAARC conference in New York

Echoes of India-Pakistan tension heard in the SAARC conference in New York

New York: An informal conference of the Foreign Ministers of SAARC countries was held in New York against the backdrop of the UN General Assembly meeting. The echoes of the tension between India and Pakistan were heard in this meeting. The Indian Foreign Minister retorted that terrorism is the biggest threat to international stability, peace […]

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India-US Two-Plus-Two talks conclude, ink historic COMCASA defence pact

India-US Two-Plus-Two talks conclude, ink historic COMCASA defence pact

New Delhi: The first of the ‘Two Plus Two’ talks involving the Defence and Foreign Ministers of both India and the United States, were concluded successfully. On this occasion, the ‘Communications Compatibility and Security Agreement’ (COMCASA) was signed between the two countries. With this agreement, India will have easy access to the super-advanced and sensitive […]

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Indian pilots receive Rafale training from France; three Rafale fighter jets land in Gwalior

Indian pilots receive Rafale training from France; three Rafale fighter jets land in Gwalior

New Delhi: India has proposed to purchase 36 next generation ‘Advanced Multirole Combat Aircraft’ Rafale fighter planes as per the deal with France. These planes will be delivered to the Indian Airforce by next year. However, the pilots of the Indian Airforce are being offered the Rafael training for the same. Three Rafale fighter jets have […]

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PM Narendra Modi inaugurates India Post Payment Bank; postman to deliver doorstep banking services

PM Narendra Modi inaugurates India Post Payment Bank; postman to deliver doorstep banking services

New Delhi: “We have heard song ‘Dakiya dak laya’. From now, along with dakiya dak laaya, dakiya bank bhi laaya. Many thought technology had threatened the existence of the postal department and that postmen would lose their livelihood. The growing pace of technology in communication threw a challenge. We used technology as a base to […]

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ISRO will send 3 astronauts in space before 2022, discloses details for first manned space expedition

ISRO will send 3 astronauts in space before 2022, discloses details for first manned space expedition

New Delhi: The Indian ‘Gaganyaan’ will carry three astronauts into space. The mission has been planned for execution, exactly 40 months from today. Two unmanned expeditions will be carried out prior to it as a preparation for this manned space expedition, announced K.Sivan, the Chairman of ISRO. In his Independence Day speech, Prime Minister Modi […]

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