Stay abreast of modern developments: IAF Chief to commanders

IAF Chief Arup Raha on Friday urged senior commanders of the Western Air Command to stay abreast of modern developments and emerging technologies while guiding the IAF`s strategic transformation process.

Curative petition filed in SC on Army recruitment policy

A curative petition has been filed in the Supreme Court against its verdict dismissing a PIL which challenged the recruitment policy in Army alleging that it was based on religion, region and caste distinctions and was discriminatory.

Rahul Kulshreshth appointed new Indian envoy to Turkey

The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on Monday appointed Rahul Kulshreshth as the next Ambassador to Turkey.

VHP leader Togadia launches `Blood 4 India` mobile app

Vishwa Hindu Parishad international working president Pravin Togadia on Friday launched a dedicated mobile app for those citizens "who either want to donate or seek blood in emergency".

Stay abreast of modern developments: IAF Chief to commanders

IAF Chief Arup Raha on Wednesday urged senior commanders of the Western Air Command to stay abreast of modern developments and emerging technologies while guiding the IAF`s strategic transformation process.

Will not take immediate decision on Lokpal: Centre to SC

The Centre on Thursday informed the Supreme Court that it will not take any immediate decision on the appointment of chairperson and members of the Lokpal, virtually indicating that the decision in this regard might be left to the new government after the general elections.

India conveys deep concern to UNSC over attacks in S Sudan

In the wake of last week`s attack on a UN base in South Sudan that injured two Indian peacekeepers, India has conveyed its "deep concern" to the Security Council over the continued hostilities and lack of political dialogue in the troubled nation.

Indian held in Qatar for killing compatriot

A 43-year-old Indian man in Qatar has been arrested on charges of killing his compatriot with an iron rod at their company`s accommodation.

Army Chief Bikram Singh on visit to South Western Command headquarters

Army Chief General Bikram Singh on Saturday arrived on a two day visit to the South Western command Headquarters.

CVC recovers Rs 200 cr from govt departments

About Rs 200 crore have been recovered by Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) after conducting technical examination of public procurement and other works being carried out by various government departments last year.

Over 3 lakh cases disposed of in National Lok Adalat in Delhi

Over 3 lakh cases were disposed of and compensation of Rs.39.89 crore was disbursed during the Delhi segment of the National Lok Adalat on Saturday.

Parliamentary affairs ministry user-friendly website launched

A new and user friendly website with special features for visually challenged and colour blind people has been launched by the Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs.

New order on reporting nuclear incidents issued

Amid debate over safety of nuclear installations, a new order has been issued to operators to report "extraordinary nuclear events", including radiation and leakage of radioactive material, to the atomic regulator within 24 hours of the incident.

India can develop only when children are empowered: Tirath

Children are one of the most important resources for the country and it is them that need to be empowered if India is to realise its full potential, Union Women and Child Development Minister Krishna Tirath said here on Tuesday.

Plea to review verdict on convicts in elections dismissed

The Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed as infructuous the government`s plea seeking a review of its verdict holding that jailbirds can`t contest elections.

Courts must protect judicial officer against allegations: SC

The Supreme Court has said that the courts must protect judicial officers against unjustified allegations to encourage young officers to work without fear or favour.

Vice President Ansari arrives in Cuba

After concluding a "landmark" tour of Peru during which four agreements were signed, Vice President Hamid Ansari arrived in Cuba, one of the founders of the Non-aligned movement like India.

Money sanctioned for constructions at ITBP posts

The government on Thursday announced sanctioning of Rs 12.6 billion for construction activity at ITBP posts at various places.

Govt may allow states to have separate cadre for coastal police

The move came after it was found that in coastal areas of Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu, local police without any training and understanding, were posted on coastal security duties.

Govt developing safety device for women, senior citizens

The government is developing a personal safety device which could be used to trigger alarm and send signals to pre-identified phone numbers in case of emergency.