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In-flight voice calling, internet access on phone will soon be possible as govt notifies rules

In-flight voice calling, internet access on phone will soon be possible as govt notifies rules

Indian and foreign airlines and shipping companies operating in the country can provide in-flight and maritime voice and data services in partnership with a valid Indian telecom licence holder.

Dec 16, 2018, 13:24 PM IST
Over 12 hours of daily work, no holidays: Parliamentary panel expresses dismay over CRPF work culture

Over 12 hours of daily work, no holidays: Parliamentary panel expresses dismay over CRPF work culture

The panel said it understands that the job of an armed force personnel is such that he or she has to be alert 24 hours a day, seven days a week and 365 days a year.

Dec 16, 2018, 13:12 PM IST
People now showing Gotra, janeyu to become prominent in politics: Adityanath's veiled dig at Rahul Gandhi

People now showing Gotra, janeyu to become prominent in politics: Adityanath's veiled dig at Rahul Gandhi

Adityanath said the people who had described themselves as accidentally Hindus were now realising that they were Hindus in the real sense and it was a victory of Sanatan faith.

Dec 16, 2018, 12:34 PM IST
'One of the shortest wars, biggest surrenders': President Kovind, PM Modi pay tribute to 1971 Indo-Pak war martyrs on Vijay Diwas

'One of the shortest wars, biggest surrenders': President Kovind, PM Modi pay tribute to 1971 Indo-Pak war martyrs on Vijay Diwas

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman along with service chiefs laid a wreath at the Amar Jawan Jyoti in memory of the bravehearts.

Dec 16, 2018, 12:17 PM IST
Railways to run 800 additional trains for Kumbh Mela pilgrims

Railways to run 800 additional trains for Kumbh Mela pilgrims

To facilitate pilgrims arriving in large numbers during the Kumbh Mela in 2019, the Railways has proposed running 800 special trains from various stations of Allahabad district, an official has said

Dec 16, 2018, 10:38 AM IST
Made sure India remains least affected by challenges like immigration, US working visa issue: Centre

Made sure India remains least affected by challenges like immigration, US working visa issue: Centre

Ram Madhav said foreign policies cannot be guided by emotions or romanticism.

Dec 16, 2018, 09:07 AM IST
Cyclonic storm Phethai to intensify further on December 17, heavy rain likely in Odisha, Andhra on Sunday

Cyclonic storm Phethai to intensify further on December 17, heavy rain likely in Odisha, Andhra on Sunday

The Met department predicted heavy to very heavy rainfall in various districts of Odisha and Andhra Pradesh.

Dec 16, 2018, 08:10 AM IST
Country not ready to see women in body bags: Army chief on difficulties of putting women in combat role

Country not ready to see women in body bags: Army chief on difficulties of putting women in combat role

General Rawat questioned whether a women officer with commanding responsibilities can stay away from her post for long stating that she is on maternity leave. 

Dec 16, 2018, 07:36 AM IST
Pakistan court acquits two prime suspects in Sarabjit Singh's murder case

Pakistan court acquits two prime suspects in Sarabjit Singh's murder case

The main suspects - Amir Tamba and Mudassar - were acquitted after all witnesses turned hostile.

Dec 16, 2018, 07:24 AM IST
PM Narendra Modi accuses Congress of lip service to farmers; BJP ryot friendly

PM Narendra Modi accuses Congress of lip service to farmers; BJP ryot friendly

Modi alleged that in Maharashtra, the Congress was at the forefront of an irrigation scam.

Dec 15, 2018, 23:31 PM IST
Jammu and Kashmir Governor orders probe into Pulwama incident, appeals people to keep off encounter sites

Jammu and Kashmir Governor orders probe into Pulwama incident, appeals people to keep off encounter sites

Seven people were killed in alleged firing by security forces during post-operation clashes at Simoo village in Pulwama district after a gunfight with terrorists left three extremists and an army

Dec 15, 2018, 22:41 PM IST
RLSP chief Upendra Kushwaha meets Congress leader Ahmed Patel, fuels speculations of joining grand alliance

RLSP chief Upendra Kushwaha meets Congress leader Ahmed Patel, fuels speculations of joining grand alliance

Rashtriya Lok Samta Party spokesperson Fazal Imam Mallick said it was the first round of talks between Kushwaha and the Congress and his party is hopeful of a "positive" outcome.

Dec 15, 2018, 22:19 PM IST
West Bengal government denies permission to BJP to hold 'Rath Yatra' in state

West Bengal government denies permission to BJP to hold 'Rath Yatra' in state

The state government in its letter has blamed that the other right-wing organisations such as the RSS, VHP and the Bajrang Dal may join the 'Yatra' and disrupt peace.

Dec 15, 2018, 22:01 PM IST
BJP to hold press conferences nationwide to expose Congress' conspiracy against Centre: Reports

BJP to hold press conferences nationwide to expose Congress' conspiracy against Centre: Reports

According to news agency ANI, the saffron party will hold the press briefings in at least 70 locations throughout the country on Monday. 

Dec 15, 2018, 21:26 PM IST
Heads of Missions witness Kumbh Mela preparations; Say visit brings confidence to travellers in our country

Heads of Missions witness Kumbh Mela preparations; Say visit brings confidence to travellers in our country

The Kumbh Mela has been inscribed on the list of "Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity" by UNESCO in 2017.

Dec 15, 2018, 20:49 PM IST
National security is a punching bag for Congress, says PM Narendra Modi

National security is a punching bag for Congress, says PM Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday launched a scathing attack on the Congress party, saying national security and defence sector were either a punching bag or a funding source for it.

Dec 15, 2018, 20:07 PM IST
Army to increase intake of women in more non-combat roles: Army Chief

Army to increase intake of women in more non-combat roles: Army Chief

Besides, it also was mulling recruiting women for the military police, he said on the sidelines of the combined graduation parade at the Air Force Academy in Dundigal on the city outskirts.

Dec 15, 2018, 19:56 PM IST
Bhima Koregaon case: Bombay HC extends interim relief of activists Gautam Navlakha, Anand Teltumbde from arrest

Bhima Koregaon case: Bombay HC extends interim relief of activists Gautam Navlakha, Anand Teltumbde from arrest

Gautam Navlakha's interim relief has been extended until January 14 while Anand Teltumbde's interim relief has been extended until December 17.

Dec 15, 2018, 19:43 PM IST
In France, India has a partner that has never failed it: French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian

In France, India has a partner that has never failed it: French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian

The two ministers later gave joint press statements to media in which the French minister said his meeting with Swaraj was marked by a "great convergence of views and shared ambition".

Dec 15, 2018, 19:29 PM IST
Zee Media issues legal notice to Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu for defamatory, false allegations

Zee Media issues legal notice to Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu for defamatory, false allegations

Zee News had promptly shut the Congress when they alleged that the video, which showed 'Pakistan Zindabad' slogans being raised at an election rally addressed by Sidhu, was a fake one. 

Dec 15, 2018, 19:02 PM IST

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