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Number of fighter jets needed by Air Force changes from time to time: Nirmala Sitharaman

Number of fighter jets needed by Air Force changes from time to time: Nirmala Sitharaman

Sitharaman was answering queries after delivering a lecture on 'India's National Security and Importance of Rafale Deal' here.

Feb 24, 2019, 00:43 AM IST
Time to test if Pakistan PM stands by his 'son of a Pathan' statement: PM Modi's challenge to Imran Khan on Pulwama

Time to test if Pakistan PM stands by his 'son of a Pathan' statement: PM Modi's challenge to Imran Khan on Pulwama

Recalling the conversation with the Pakistan prime minister, PM Modi while addressing a public rally in Rajasthan's Tonk said, "Today, it is time to test if he will stand by his words." 

Feb 24, 2019, 00:04 AM IST
Two alleged JeM terrorists sent to 10-day police custody

Two alleged JeM terrorists sent to 10-day police custody

The two were produced before Special Chief Judicial Magistrate Himanshu Dayal Srivastava, who on the plea of ATS granted them police custody.

Feb 23, 2019, 23:34 PM IST
Jammu and Kashmir administration orders rationing of fuel, cites shortage of stocks due to persistent closure of highway

Jammu and Kashmir administration orders rationing of fuel, cites shortage of stocks due to persistent closure of highway

The statement came after long queues were seen at petrol pumps across the Kashmir Valley as panic-gripped people started filling their vehicles with fuel and also stocking up essentials. 

Feb 23, 2019, 23:29 PM IST
Kiren Rijiju visits injured DIG of Jammu and Kashmir Police in AIIMS

Kiren Rijiju visits injured DIG of Jammu and Kashmir Police in AIIMS

After visiting Kumar, a 2006 batch IPS officer, Rijiju said the brave officer is "out of danger now".

Feb 23, 2019, 22:30 PM IST
Afghanistan all set to get connected to India via Chabahar from Sunday

Afghanistan all set to get connected to India via Chabahar from Sunday

Last month on January 27, India formally established shipping lanes with the port by sending ships.

Feb 23, 2019, 22:10 PM IST
National Conference welcomes PM Narendra Modi's statement denouncing attacks on Kashmiris

National Conference welcomes PM Narendra Modi's statement denouncing attacks on Kashmiris

The MP from Srinagar, however, said the prime minister must ensure that his directions are followed in letter and spirit.

Feb 23, 2019, 21:35 PM IST
Rajiv Gandhi assassination: Nalini Sriharan writes to Tamil Nadu CM for early release of all 7 convicts

Rajiv Gandhi assassination: Nalini Sriharan writes to Tamil Nadu CM for early release of all 7 convicts

In a letter to the CM, Sriharan wrote to use the current political opportunity to release them as this is their only last hope to live their life.

Feb 23, 2019, 21:31 PM IST
Additional paramilitary troops in Jammu and Kashmir part of routine pre-election exercise: MHA sources

Additional paramilitary troops in Jammu and Kashmir part of routine pre-election exercise: MHA sources

"The deployment of additional forces is a routine exercise related to pre-election induction," a source said.

Feb 23, 2019, 21:11 PM IST
Over 25,000 illicit liquor seized, 10 arrested in Greater Noida

Over 25,000 illicit liquor seized, 10 arrested in Greater Noida

A massive operation was launched this evening at a godown where three trucks full of illicit liquor, along with an empty truck, were impounded, district police chief Vaibhav Krishna said.

Feb 23, 2019, 20:22 PM IST
Kerala: Kochi residents hit by smoke from major fire at plastic waste plant

Kerala: Kochi residents hit by smoke from major fire at plastic waste plant

The fire tender units of the Fire force and the Navy took part in the operation which ended this morning.

Feb 23, 2019, 19:13 PM IST
Pakistan resorts to ceasefire violation in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district

Pakistan resorts to ceasefire violation in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district

After a lull of a day, Pakistan targetted the forward posts and villages along the Line of Control (LoC) in Nowshera sector of the district at 4.30 pm.

Feb 23, 2019, 18:42 PM IST
Arvind Kejriwal announces indefinite fast from March 1 over 'statehood for Delhi' demand

Arvind Kejriwal announces indefinite fast from March 1 over 'statehood for Delhi' demand

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday announced that he will launch an indefinite fast from March 1 to press the demand for full statehood to Delhi.

Feb 23, 2019, 18:13 PM IST
Badminton ace PV Sindhu becomes first woman to fly LCA Tejas on Aero India Women's Day

Badminton ace PV Sindhu becomes first woman to fly LCA Tejas on Aero India Women's Day

With this, Sindhu became the first woman to fly DRDO developed LCA Tejas.

Feb 23, 2019, 17:54 PM IST
Aero show will continue as scheduled for 5th day, confirms IAF

Aero show will continue as scheduled for 5th day, confirms IAF

The 12th edition of the biennial Aero India 2019 air show took off on Wednesday at the IAF Yelahanka base in Bengaluru.

Feb 23, 2019, 17:23 PM IST
Rajnath Singh appeals to people of Arunachal Pradesh to remain calm, maintain peace

Rajnath Singh appeals to people of Arunachal Pradesh to remain calm, maintain peace

"HM Shri @rajnathsingh spoke to the Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh Shri @PemaKhanduBJP over the phone and discussed the prevailing situation and ongoing protest in certain parts of the state,"

Feb 23, 2019, 16:52 PM IST
Air India receives hijack call, BCAS orders airlines and CISF to follow enhanced security measures

Air India receives hijack call, BCAS orders airlines and CISF to follow enhanced security measures

The Parliament passed Anti-Hijacking (Amendment) Bill in 2014 in order to lay down new protocol to deal with the hijacking of an aeroplane.

Feb 23, 2019, 16:45 PM IST
Our fight is against terrorism and enemies of humanity, not Kashmiris: PM Modi

Our fight is against terrorism and enemies of humanity, not Kashmiris: PM Modi

Speaking at a rally in Rajasthan's Tonk district, he said the fight is for Kashmir not against Kashmir or Kashmiris.

Feb 23, 2019, 16:20 PM IST
Uttar Pradesh: 10 killed, several injured after explosion at shop in Bhadohi district

Uttar Pradesh: 10 killed, several injured after explosion at shop in Bhadohi district

The incident took place at a shop of a firecracker manufacturer in Rohta Bazaar in the district, reported news agency PTI quoting the police.

Feb 23, 2019, 16:13 PM IST
In a first, India invited at Organisation of Islamic Cooperation meet as guest of honour

In a first, India invited at Organisation of Islamic Cooperation meet as guest of honour

The invitation is being viewed as a major development in the wake of the recent Pulwama attack.

Feb 23, 2019, 14:37 PM IST