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After Guardian surveillance drones, India now eyes unmanned combat drones
Right ahead of PM Narendra Modi's Washington visit, US approved India's request for 22 Guardian surveillance drones, government sources said. An official notification is still awaited.
26 Jun 2017Indian Government
Indian Govt. hikes visa fee for foreigners
The Indian Government has hiked at least 50% of the visa charges on foreign nationals citing the increase in visa charges being made by the US, Australia and New Zealand.
Indian military using 13 satellites for surveillance, communication
With the recent launch of Cartosat-2E, the Indian military now has 13 satellites in space working for it.
26 Jun 2017Indian Army
Indian Army's Sahayak system may be abolished in peace stations
The buddy system or the Sahayak system has been a part of the Army tradition since the colonial times. Over the years, several jawans have complained that the system is archaic and senior Army personnel tend to exploit it often.
Banks not responsible for loss of valuables in lockers: RTI
If there is a burglary or theft at the bank where you have your safety deposit box and the perpetrators end up stealing the valuables that are present in the box, the bank will not compensate you for it.
25 Jun 2017India
PM Modi lauds residents for efforts to make India ODF
PM Modi in today's Mann Ki Baat hailed the efforts of people towards making India an open defecation free (ODF) country.
25 Jun 2017Jammu And Kashmir
2 terrorists holed up in DPS Srinagar killed, DPS sealed-off
2 terrorists were shot in an encounter with the Armed forces in Delhi Public School (DPS), Srinagar.
24 Jun 2017India
Rape victim who accused officer sent to jail for cheating
The 37-year-old woman who had accused the cop of asking for sex to arrest rapists was jailed in 'cheating' case along with her "boyfriend".
24 Jun 2017Jammu And Kashmir
SIT formed to investigate Ayub Pandith's lynching
J&K Police formed a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to probe the Jamia Masjid lynching of DSP Pandith.
24 Jun 2017Chhattisgarh
5 STF jawans injured in Sukma in a Maoist scuttle
5 people of the special task force (STF) were injured in the dense forests of Chhattisgarh's Sukma district in a fierce gunbattle with Maoists.
24 Jun 2017Maharashtra
Maharashtra government announces Rs. 34,000 crore farm loan waiver
Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis announced that his cabinet had agreed upon a Rs. 34,000 crore crop loan waiver for farmers.
24 Jun 2017India
Greater Noida: Centre clears proposal for Jewar Airport
The Centre approved the proposal for the greenfield airport in Jewar in Greater Noida.
24 Jun 2017Pakistan News
Pakistan BAT team carried daggers, cameras to record terror attack
Senior Indian Army officials said the Pakistani Border Action Team (BAT) that crossed the LoC into Poonch, J&K, on June 22 and killed two Indian troops comprised of both militants and Pakistani special forces members.
24 Jun 2017CM
42 killed in June in Kashmir, bloodiest Ramzan so far
A report revealed that almost 42 people have died in Kashmir this June, making it the bloodiest Ramzan in the Valley.
24 Jun 2017Haryana
19-year-old boy killed on train by a lynch mob
Another young life became a casualty at the hands of a lynch mob while aboard a train.
24 Jun 2017Delhi
10 infrastructure projects approved to ease traffic in Delhi
Transport infrastructure planning body UTTIPEC has approved 10 projects including five crucial ones to ease traffic movement in Delhi.
11 die in Indore hospital after snap in oxygen supply?
In a shocking incident, at least 11 people including two children mysteriously died at Indore's MY Hospital in a few hours.
23 Jun 2017Delhi
Delhi University Admissions: First cut-off list out
Several colleges of Delhi University including Hansraj, SRCC, Ramjas and Zakir Husain have announced the first cut-off list for the academic session 2017-18.
Unrest in Valley hits tourism hard, locals suffer
Tourism has historically remained an instrument of economic growth in J&K and has contributed a lot in developing the economy but in recent times, unrest in the Valley has led to dwindling of tourist economy.
23 Jun 2017Maharashtra
Weren't treated like farmers, but terrorists, say Maharashtra protesters
After police used pellet guns on protesters in Maharashtra's Thane, agitators alleged they were treated "not as farmers, but terrorists".
23 Jun 2017Uttarakhand
HC: No 'luxuries' for Uttarakhand officials till students get basics
An irritated HC rapped the Uttarakhand government today over the "sorry state of affairs" in the state's schools, where basic facilities like benches, fans and toilets are missing.
23 Jun 2017West Bengal
GJM chief quits GTA, demands CBI probe into police firing
Gorkha Janmukti Morcha chief Bimal Gurung has resigned from his post of chief executive of the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration.
23 Jun 2017Delhi
DU Admissions: SRCC's first cut off list is out
Delhi's SRCC has released its cut-off list for BA (Hons) and BCom (Hons) for the session 2017-18.
23 Jun 2017Jammu And Kashmir
Army foils major attack by Pakistani intruders, two soldiers killed
Two soldiers and a Pakistani intruder were killed as Indian personnel foiled a major Pakistani Border Action Team (BAT) attack along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch.
Passport fee for children and senior citizens cut by 10%
Those under eight years of age or over 60 will now have to pay 10% less as passport fee, Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj has said.
23 Jun 2017Uttarakhand
Widow remarriage: Widows of Kedarnath priests shackled by 'traditions'
Four years ago, 54 men from Deoli-Bhangiram, a village in Uttarakhand's Rudraprayag district, died in the 2013 Kedarnath floods.
NEET 2017: Punjab's Navdeep Singh tops exam with 697 marks
Navdeep Singh from Punjab has topped the NEET 2017 with a score of 697 out of a maximum possible total of 720.
23 Jun 2017Space News
How does ISRO protect its assets from space debris?
ISRO has made major strides in recent times capitalizing on the ability of its Polar Satellite Launch Vehicles (PSLV) to launch massive payloads.
Smart City Mission: 30 additions announced, 10 more to go
On the second anniversary of the Centre's Smart City Mission, Urban Development Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu announced the addition of 30 more cities in the list.
CBSE declares NEET 2017 Results, available on official website
The results of NEET 2017, which decides admissions into MBBS and BDS, have been declared by the CBSE.
Rajasthan: 2,000 Jats block traffic to press for OBC quota
Around 2,000 Jats blocked the Alwar-Mathura highway late on June 22 to demand quota for community members from Bharatpur and Dholpur districts in Rajasthan.
23 Jun 2017Jammu And Kashmir
J&K: Top cop lynched to death in Srinagar
On 23rd June, a top cop in J&K was lynched by a mob in Srinagar who attacked him when he was clicking pictures near a mosque.
Why do so many IITians commit suicide?
During January-April 2017, there were four suicides at the prestigious IITs, three at Kharagpur.
22 Jun 2017Maharashtra
Maharashtra: Police use pellet guns after farmers' protest turns violent
An agitation by farmers in Maharashtra's Thane turned violent when protesters clashed with security personnel, pelted stones, and police used pellet guns on them. Several were injured.
22 Jun 2017Bihar
Bihar Class X results: Only half the students pass
The Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB) declared results for Class X board exams today.
22 Jun 2017Rajasthan
Rajasthan IAS, IPS officers to donate one-day salary to MJSA
IAS and IPS officers of Rajasthan have decided to donate a day's salary to a project launched by CM Vasundhara Raje.
22 Jun 2017Kolkata
As MTP Act amendment lies pending, SC raps Centre
An amendment to the Medical Termination of Pregnancy (MTP) Act extending permissible limit for abortion beyond 20 weeks has been pending in parliament since 2014.
UP: Cop demands sex from rape victim to arrest accused
In February, a 37-year-old woman of UP's Rampur was gang-raped by two men at gunpoint.
Army rejects 'Made in India' rifles, calls them unreliable
In a blow to 'Make in India', the army has reviewed a desi rifle, intended to replace the 1988 INSAS rifles, and found it "unreliable".
Come, 'Make in India': Arun Jaitley to Russian defence firms
Speaking at the Technoprom-2017 conference in Novosibirsk, Union defence minister Arun Jaitley invited Russian companies to collaborate with Indian companies to jointly produce weapon systems and military platforms under 'Make in India.'