PM Modi slams ‘selective’ interpretation of human rights

New Delhi, Oct 12:  Slamming those who engage in “selective interpretation” of human rights with an eye on political gains and loss, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Tuesday that such conduct harms human rights as well as democracy. Speaking at the 28th foundation day of the National […]

No need for more troops or lessening their numbers at LoC: Army officer

Srinagar, Oct 12: There is no requirement for additional troops or lessening their numbers at the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir and the Indian Army is vigilant and will not allow any infiltration into the valley, a senior Army officer said here on Tuesday. Speaking to […]

EXPLAINER: Can the Taliban suppress the potent IS threat?

KABUL, Afghanistan — With the Taliban in power in Afghanistan, there’s a new enemy ascending. The Islamic State group threatens to usher in another violent phase. Except this time the former insurgents, the Taliban, play the role of the state, now that the U.S. troops and their allied […]

NeGD and UN Women India celebrate International Day of the Girl Child

DELHI, OCT 11: Keeping in tandem with the global needs of cyber safety and acknowledging the importance of cyber hygiene, National e-Governance Division (NeGD) and UN Women India today jointly organised a webinar on “Cyber Safety for Women and Girls” on the occasion of International Day of the […]

PM’s idea of inclusive growth roadmap to J&K’s rapid development: Murugan SRINAGAR

DELHI, OCT 11: Union Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting and Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying Dr. L. Murugan today said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s idea of inclusive growth and good governance and the approach adopted by the Jammu and Kashmir administration has put the UT […]

What you need to know about the coronavirus right now

Oct 11 – Here’s what you need to know about the coronavirus right now: Merck seeks first U.S. FDA authorization for COVID-19 tablet Merck & Co said on Monday it has applied for U.S. emergency use authorization for its tablet to treat mild-to-moderate patients of COVID-19, putting it […]

Five Indian soldiers among seven killed in Kashmir gun battles

SRINAGAR, India, Oct 11 – At least five Indian soldiers and two militants were killed on Monday in a series of gun battles in Indian Kashmir, where security forces have stepped up operations after several civilian killings last week, officials said. In the deadliest incident for the country’s […]

India, China trade blame for break down in border talks

NEW DELHI/BEIJING, Oct 11 – Talks between Indian and Chinese military commanders to resolve a protracted standoff on a stretch of disputed Himalayan border have broken down, with both sides blaming each other on Monday for the failure to make progress. Thousands of Indian and Chinese troops have […]

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