Day: February 11, 2020

Exclusive: India readying $2.6 billion U.S. naval helicopter deal ahead of Trump trip

NEW DELHI – India is set to give final approval to a $2.6 billion deal for military helicopters from U.S. defence firm Lockheed Martin ahead of a visit by U.S. President Donald Trump this month, defence and industry sources said. Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government is trying to […]

Exclusive – Coronavirus outbreak may be over in China by April: expert

GUANGZHOU, China – The coronavirus outbreak is hitting a peak in China this month and may be over by April, the government’s senior medical adviser said on Tuesday, in the latest assessment of an epidemic that has rattled the world. In an interview with Reuters, Zhong Nanshan, an […]

Bharatiya Janata Party routed in Delhi election

NEW DELHI – India’s ruling party was projected to lose a key state election on Tuesday, the vote count showed, in its first electoral test since deadly anti-government protests erupted nearly two months ago. The Hindu-nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi won a […]

Expedite all petroleum projects at various stages of implementation in Andhra Pradesh: Vice President tells Petroleum Ministry

open view news desk The Vice President Shri M Venkaiah Naidu today asked the Union Minister for Petroleum & Natural Gas and Steel, Shri Dharmendra Pradhan to expedite all petroleum projects at various stages of implementation in Andhra Pradesh. The Union Minister assured the Vice President that all […]

Kisan Credit Card(KCC)Saturation drive for PM-KISAN beneficiaries

open view news desk To enable universal access to Concessional Institutional credit, Government of India has initiated a drive in Mission Mode for saturating all PM-KISAN beneficiaries with Kisan Credit Card (KCC). This will help all such farmers to get short term loan for crop & animal/fish rearing […]

State Visit of the President and the First Lady of the United States of America

open view news desk At the invitation of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, His Excellency Donald J. Trump, President of the United States, accompanied by First Lady Melania Trump, will pay a State Visit to India on 24-25 February 2020. This will be the President’s first visit to […]

PM congratulates Aam Aadmi Party

open view news desk Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has congratulated the AAP and Shri Arvind Kejriwal for the victory in the Delhi Assembly Elections. “Congratulations to AAP and Shri Arvind Kejriwal Ji for the victory in the Delhi Assembly Elections. Wishing them the very best in fulfilling the aspirations of […]

Tearful Thai general says ‘don’t blame army’ for soldier’s rampage

An emotional Thai army chief on Tuesday urged a nation in mourning over a mass shooting “not to blame the army” after a soldier gunned down at least 29 people in a rampage linked to a debt dispute with a senior officer. General Apirat Kongsompong, an arch-royalist more […]

At least five dead in suicide attack on Afghan military academy

A suicide attack targeting a military academy in the Afghan capital killed at least five people early Tuesday, the first major assault in the city in months. No group immediately claimed responsibility for the dawn attack, which comes after nearly three months of relative calm in Kabul. The […]

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