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15 Feb 2016India
Dipti Sarna kidnapping case: Five accused arrested
The Ghaziabad Police arrested five accused in the case of Snapdeal employee Dipti's kidnapping.
Fire breaks out in Make in India cultural event
A massive fire broke out during a cultural programme at the Make in India event in Mumbai.
2 soldiers, 5 militants killed in Kupawara encounter
Two soldiers of the army's counter-insurgency unit and five militants were killed in an encounter in North Kashmir's frontier district of Kupwara
India: The new 'flowering' destination
India is fast emerging as a major flower exporting nation.
13 Feb 2016India
PM inaugurates 'Make in India' Center
Kicking off the 'Make In India Week', Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Make in India Centre at Mumbai's MMRDA Grounds in Bandra.
13 Feb 2016India
Saab-Kalyani tie up to manufacture defence systems
Giving a major boost to 'Make in India', the Sweden-based defence and security Saab Group has decided to join hands with the defence division of Kalyani Group (KSSL) to make air defence systems.
12 Feb 2016India
SC asks states to increase rape victim compensation
The Apex court has asked states to frame a uniform policy for compensation to victims of rape and sexual exploitation.
Govt to launch smart cards for unorganized workers
The government will soon launch a smart card scheme for over 40 crore unorganised workers in the country to provide them various social security benefits including insurance and pension.
FB board member apologizes to India
Marc Andreessen apologized in a series of tweets after upsetting India with his offensive tweet about the Indian history and politics.
‘Disciplinary’ inquiry ordered into JNU clashes
The JNU administration ordered a "disciplinary" inquiry into holding of an event on campus against the hanging of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru.
Darul-Uloom Deoband supports women qazis
Islamic seminary Darul-Uloom Deoband came out in support of the two Muslim women from Rajasthan, Afroz Begum and Jahan Ara, who became qazis.
Siachen avalanche survivor passes away
Lance Naik Hanamanthappa, the sole survivor of the avalanche that hit the Siachen glacier, passed away at the army hospital, four days after he was discovered alive under 35 feet of snow.
Govt to make deworming a national initiative
The government is planning to expand the deworming initiative from present 277 districts in 11 states to have a pan-India coverage.
Hasan Ali Case: ED raids in 6 cities
The Enforcement Directorate conducted searches on at least 12 premises in 6 cities in connection with Hasan Ali's tax evasion case.
New Wildlife Action Plan invites suggestions
A new wildlife action plan for the period 2017-31 has been put in the public domain for inviting suggestions and comments from the people.
ISI funds LeT, JeM: Headley
Continuing his string of revelations on the 26/11 case, David Headley told the special court in Mumbai that the ISI funds outfits like the LeT and JeM in Kashmir.
Maharashtra government asks court to lift Haji Ali ban
The Maharashtra government told the Mumbai HC that it was in favour of the lifting of the ban on entry of women into the sanctum sanctorum of the Haji Ali shrine.
Muslim conservatives oppose women as qazis
Rajasthan's chief qazi, Khalid Usmani has spoken against women being appointed as qazis.
North-East to be developed as hydrocarbon hub
The Union Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas, Dharmendra Pradhan, launched the North-East Hydrocarbon Vision 2030 in Guwahati today.
Kashmir valley shut on Afzal Guru's death anniversary
A protest shutdown called by separatists on the third death anniversary of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru adversely affected life across the Kashmir Valley.
SC to rejuvenate consumer courts
The Supreme Court (SC) has set up a high-level panel headed by Justice Arijit Pasayat to look into the functioning of consumer courts in the country.
Soldier found alive under 25ft snow
An army jawan was miraculously found alive six days after being buried under 25 feet of snow following the February 3 avalanche on the Siachen glacier.
India to eliminate malaria by 2027
India is set to embark on an ambitious plan to eliminate malaria by 2027, 3 years before the WHO's (World Health Organization) global target of 2030.
TRAI upholds net neutrality; differential pricing banned
Providing a historic win for the net neutrality debate, India's telecom regulator TRAI has outlawed differential pricing of internet in India.
No evidence on Sayeed's role in Pathankot: Pakistan
A Pakistani Special Investigative Team concluded that there is no evidence to suggest that Maulana Masood Azhar, the chief of Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM), masterminded the Pathankot assault.
David Headley makes startling revelations in 1st deposition
26/11 attacks conspirator turned approver, David Headley, deposed before a special Mumbai court via video-link from the US.
Haryana govt defends CM's beef remarks
Faced with opposition over the CM's remarks over special rights to foreigners to consume beef, the Haryana government sought to clarify its stance.
Govt reviving 'affordable medicines for all' scheme
Unhappy with the performance of the Jan Aushadhi Scheme, the PMO has stepped in to revive its implementation.
New bill to examine complaints against judges
The government is planning to bring the Judicial Standards and Accountability Bill to look into complaints of "misbehaviour and incapacity" against judges.
No demilitarisation at Siachen: Defence Minister Parrikar
The Siachen avalanche tragedy triggered the debate on whether India and Pakistan should demilitarize the Siachen, replacing army deployment with verifiable technological solutions.
Sisodia: Will recommend a CBI probe into student's death
Delhi's Deputy CM said that he will urge a CBI inquiry into the death of Divyansh Kakrora, the student drowned at Ryan International School.
BJP lashes out at Congress for land scam allegations
The BJP countered Congress's accusations against PM Narendra Modi of nepotism over the contentious Gir sanctuary land deal Chief Minister, calling it a conspiracy to stall the upcoming parliamentary session.
Bangladesh consent sought for LPG transfer to NE
In order to cut the transit time and cost of Liquefied Petroleum Gas(LPG) to the north-eastern states, India has sought the permission of Bangladesh to allow transit through latter's territory.
Kashmir, the main agenda for Indo-Pak dialogue
Pakistan is hoping to come up with a mutually agreeable date for foreign secretary-level talks with India which would initiate the Comprehensive Bilateral Dialogue (CBD) process.
President reviews the Indian Navy
President Pranab Mukherjee embarked on the Presidential Yacht 'INS Sumitra', along with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar among others, to inspect the Indian Naval Fleet at the International Fleet Review 2016.
GI tag for Basmati rice soon
The Intellectual Property Apellate Board (IPAB) has cleared the addition of basmati rice to the Geographical Indication (GI) which will be done in four weeks.
Aamir Khan's Snapdeal contract may not get renewed
Snapdeal has resolved to drop Bollywood star Aamir Khan as its brand ambassador.
Minimum import prices to save domestic steel producers
India has imposed Minimum Import Prices (MIP) on certain steel products to shield the domestic steel industry from cheaper imports.
Inspector, constable suspended in Tanzanian student case
1 Police Inspector and 1 constable were suspended after Karnataka Home Minister G Parameshwara said that the Tanzanian girl manhandled by a riotous mob was left behind by a police patrol after which she was 'stripped' and beaten.
5 Feb 2016India
India ratifies nuclear compensation convention
After 5 years, India has ratified the Convention on Supplementary Compensation (CSC) on nuclear damage which was signed by India in October 2010.