Month: October 2019

Internal security top priority of Modi govt: Amit Shah

New Delhi, Oct 31 : Internal security is top priority of the Modi government, Home Minister Amit Shah said on Friday, emphasising that several steps have been taken to ensure it, including improving vigil on the borders and cracking down on fake notes. Inaugurating the new Delhi Police headquarters, […]


PM pays tributes to Indira on her death anniversary

New Delhi, Oct 31 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid tributes to former prime minister Indira Gandhi on her 35th death anniversary on Thursday. The then prime minister, Gandhi was assassinated by her bodyguards here in 1984. “Tributes to former prime minister Indira Gandhi on her death anniversary,” Modi […]

Shutdown in Kashmir as two UTs come into existence

Srinagar, Oct 31 : Kashmir observed a shutdown on Thursday as two Union territories carved out of the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir came into existence, with some valley residents accusing the government of robbing them of their special status and identity. While the National Conference termed the […]

A 370 led to terrorism; Patel’s inspiration behind abrogation: PM

Kevadiya (Guj), Oct 31 : Paying glowing tributes to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel on National Unity Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday defended the abrogation of Article 370, saying the special status provisions only generated terrorism in Jammu and Kashmir. Attending a function at the Statue of Unity here […]

Saudi Aramco to keep 4.6 million barrels of oil in Indian storage: government

NEW DELHI – India will lease a quarter of its strategic petroleum reserve in Padur to Saudi Aramco to store about 4.6 million barrels of oil, a government official said on Wednesday, as New Delhi seeks global investment in its expanding energy infrastructure. Global oil producers are eager […]

Amazon pumps in more than $600 million into India units 2 MIN READ

BENGALURU – Inc (AMZN.O) has invested around 45 billion rupees ($634.20 million) into its Indian subsidiaries as the Seattle-based e-commerce giant ramps up operations in one of its fastest growing markets. Documents filed with the Registrar of Companies showed that Amazon had pumped the money into its […]

India and Germany likely to sign agreement on artificial intelligence

NEW DELHI – Germany and India are likely to sign agreements including a partnership on the use of artificial intelligence in farming during a three-day visit to New Delhi by Chancellor Angela Merkel that begins on Thursday, the German ambassador said. Merkel will be accompanied by several cabinet […]

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