IAF plans grand Republic Day flypast

The Republic Day parade this year will have the “largest and grandest” flypast ever with a total of 75 aircraft and helicopters, including seven new Rafale fighters, to mark the ‘Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav’ celebrations. Both the flypast, which...

India to send troops for Africa peacekeeping operations

India will soon dispatch an infantry battalion for UN peacekeeping operations in the oil-rich Abyei region in Africa, which straddles northern and southern Sudan and is hotly contested by both.

The Congress national leadership relieved senior leader Harish Rawat as the party in-charge for Punjab and gave the responsibility of the state to Rajasthan revenue minister Harish Chaudhary. As AICC observer, Chaudhary had worked closely with...

Dengue cases in the state are heading towards an unprecedented spike this year, as 8,600 cases have been reported so far, which is almost three times the figure reported in the corresponding period last year. Only 3,200 cases surfaced till mid-October...

China signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Bhutan for a “three-step roadmap” to expedite boundary negotiations that have been on for nearly the past four decades. India, which closely follows all such engagements between the two countries...

The chief judicial magistrate (CJM) of Lakhimpur Kheri denied bail to Union minister Ajay Mishra’s son Ashish, accused of murdering four farmers and a journalist during a farmers’ protest on October 3. The special investigation team (SIT) probing...



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