163 Indian fishermen released by Pak to arrive at Wagah Border today

 163 Indian fishermen, who were released from Karachi`s Malir District Jail as a goodwill gesture on Sunday, will arrive at Wagah Border today.

Porn banned in India? RGV criticises the move
Porn banned in India? RGV criticises the move

Taking a dig at the inaccessibility of porn sites over various internet service providers in the country, filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma said "depriving consenting adults" of watching porn is equivalent to what "Taliban and ISIS is doing to freedom".

India thwarts British firm's bid to patent hair loss formula

 An attempt made by a Britain-based company to patent a medicinal composition comprising of turmeric, pine bark and green tea for treating hair loss was prevented by India, the science and technology ministry said on Sunday.

Tarun Gogoi for developing Smart Village; demands Rs 5L cr for India

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Sunday urged the Centre to allocate Rs 5,00,000 crore for developing 'Smart Villages' across the country instead of focusing on 'Smart Cities'.

Pakistan receives India's proposal for NSA meeting on Aug 23-24, confirms Sartaj Aziz

Pakistan Prime Minister's Adviser on National Security and Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz on Sunday said he has received a proposal from India for a meeting between National Security Advisors of the two countries on August 23-24 in New Delhi.

NASA deploys new system to avoid traffic jams at Mars
NASA deploys new system to avoid traffic jams at Mars

 Five active spacecrafts are now orbiting the Red Planet, including one from India, leaving NASA with no option but to beef up traffic monitoring, communication and manoeuvre planning to ensure that Mars orbiters do not collide with one another.

Western Command to mark 1965 India-Pakistan war

 The Indian Army`s Western Command will mark the golden jubilee of the India-Pakistan war of 1965 with events planned for September.

Pak releases 163 Indian fishermen

Pakistan on Sunday released 163 Indian fishermen from a jail here as goodwill gesture following a recent understanding between Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi in Russia.

Barak 8 missile to be test-fired this month

India and Israel are likely to test fire this month the long-range surface-to-air Barak 8 missile, jointly developed by the two countries, which can act as a potent shield against incoming missiles, aircraft and drones.

Two Indians freed from ISIS captivity in Libya to head home, fate of other two unknown
Two Indians freed from ISIS captivity in Libya to head home, fate of other two unknown

Two out of four Indians kidnapped by ISIS in Libya, who were freed on July 31, will leave for Tunis on Sunday, from where they will head to India on August 3.

Gurdaspur attack terrorists wore 'Made in Pak' gloves: Report
Gurdaspur attack terrorists wore 'Made in Pak' gloves: Report

In what further adds to the suspicion of Pakistan's role in Gurdaspur terror attack, a post-mortem report on the three fidayeens has revealed that one of them wore a glove that had 'Made in Pakistan' tag clearly imprinted on it, a newspaper report said Sunday.

Security, a prime concern after enclaves exchange

With the long-awaited swapping of enclaves between India and Bangladesh now complete, ensuring security so that these areas do not become a hub of anti- national activities seems to be of prime concern of security agencies.

Repeal obsolete laws, develop border areas: Rijiju

Despite being a large country it seems "small" in border areas due to under-developed or absent infrastructure, Union Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju said and called for repealing of "regulations of the 50s-60s" which restrict development in the regions.

Tri-colour raised; candles, torches lit as 51 enclaves join India

The tri-colour was hoisted, the national anthem sung and crackers burst as over 14,000 residents of 51 Bangladeshi enclaves became Indians citizens at the stroke of midnight Friday/Saturday, ending their 68 years of stateless existence.

Govt putting up robust system to counter radicalisation

Involvement of community elders, monitoring of radical social media platforms and real-time sharing of information are a few steps government plans to take to prevent youths getting attracted to radical ideologies, such as that propagated by ISIS.

Google offers paid apps on Play Store for Rs 10
Google offers paid apps on Play Store for Rs 10

Technology giant Google will make paid apps available for as low as Rs 10 through its app store, Google Play to help expand the paid apps user base in India.

Indian community in New Zealand condemn witch doctors, demand probe

 Indian community leaders in New Zealand have called for an investigation into how the 'witch doctors' have been able to work in the country, while condemning local Indian media for allowing such practices to be advertised.

Bihar is India's most flood-prone state, says institute

Bihar is the country's most flood-prone state with 73 percent of its 94,163-sq.Km area getting flooded annually, the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) said here on Saturday.

Pakistan Rangers violate ceasefire along International Border​

The Pakistan Rangers on Saturday violated the ceasefire by resorting to small arms firing and mortar shelling on border out posts along the International Border in Jammu district, drawing retaliation from the BSF.