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US President Donald Trump calls Pulwama attack 'horrible situation'; asks India, Pakistan to 'get along'

US President Donald Trump calls Pulwama attack 'horrible situation'; asks India, Pakistan to 'get along'

The February 14 attack has led to the escalation of tension between India and Pakistan.

Feb 20, 2019, 09:30 AM IST
Earthquake hits UP, tremors felt in Delhi-NCR and Kashmir

Earthquake hits UP, tremors felt in Delhi-NCR and Kashmir

Several people took to social media to reports about the tremors.

Feb 20, 2019, 08:27 AM IST
Noted Hindi author Namvar Singh dies at 92

Noted Hindi author Namvar Singh dies at 92

He received the Sahitya Akademi award for literary criticism in the year 1971 for `Kavita Ke Naye Pratiman'.  

Feb 20, 2019, 06:58 AM IST
UN Human Rights chief strongly condemns Pulwama terror attack

UN Human Rights chief strongly condemns Pulwama terror attack

A suicide bomber from the Jaish-e-Mohammed group drove his explosives-laden vehicle into a CRPF bus last week, killing 40 jawans and critically wounding others.

Feb 20, 2019, 06:54 AM IST
Will contest Lok Sabha election 2019; Ajit, Parth will not: NCP chief Sharad Pawar

Will contest Lok Sabha election 2019; Ajit, Parth will not: NCP chief Sharad Pawar

NCP chief Sharad Pawar has confirmed that he will contest the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.

Feb 20, 2019, 06:47 AM IST
PM Narendra Modi to hold talks with Saudi Crown Prince today, Cross-border terrorism, defence ties high on agenda

PM Narendra Modi to hold talks with Saudi Crown Prince today, Cross-border terrorism, defence ties high on agenda

Breaking protocol, PM Modi went to the Delhi Airport to receive the Saudi Crown Prince on Tuesday

Feb 20, 2019, 06:20 AM IST
Years of apathy resulted in hard-pressed situation of subordinate judiciary: SC

Years of apathy resulted in hard-pressed situation of subordinate judiciary: SC

The apex court took on record the information provided by other states on the issue.

Feb 20, 2019, 00:30 AM IST
OFB gets Defence Ministry's nod for producing 114 long-range artillery gun 'Dhanush'

OFB gets Defence Ministry's nod for producing 114 long-range artillery gun 'Dhanush'

'Dhanush' is the first long-range artillery gun to be produced in India.

Feb 19, 2019, 23:34 PM IST
Gujarat government announces sops for poor, farmers in interim budget

Gujarat government announces sops for poor, farmers in interim budget

Health insurance coverage limit under Mukhyamantri Amrutam Vatsaliya Yojana was enhanced from Rs 3 lakh to Rs 5 lakh. 

Feb 19, 2019, 23:21 PM IST
No Surya Kiran aerobatics at Aero India 2019 in Bengaluru: IAF

No Surya Kiran aerobatics at Aero India 2019 in Bengaluru: IAF

Surya Kiran returned to Aero India air show in Bengaluru in 2017 after a gap of nearly four years.

Feb 19, 2019, 23:06 PM IST
Cabinet approves ordinance to curb unregulated deposit schemes

Cabinet approves ordinance to curb unregulated deposit schemes

The Cabinet has requested the President of India for promulgation of the Unregulated Deposit Schemes Ordinance, 2019.

Feb 19, 2019, 23:00 PM IST
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman lands in India, PM Narendra Modi receives him at airport

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman lands in India, PM Narendra Modi receives him at airport

Prime Minister Narendra Modi posted a tweet saying India is "delighted to welcome" the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia.

Feb 19, 2019, 22:54 PM IST
Despite BJP-Shiv Sena alliance, suspense continues on Maharashtra CM's post

Despite BJP-Shiv Sena alliance, suspense continues on Maharashtra CM's post

Yuva Sena President Aditya Thackeray, the son of Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray, already gave clear indications that the party may not compromise on the CM`s post

Feb 19, 2019, 21:20 PM IST
TMC MP calls for legislation to ensure one member from every household join armed forces

TMC MP calls for legislation to ensure one member from every household join armed forces

Banerjee, who is the nephew of TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee, also said that there is need for bullet proof jackets for the jawans instead of bullet trains.

Feb 19, 2019, 21:16 PM IST
Demographic changes in Assam, West Bengal, Kerala: BJP leader Himanta Biswa Sarma

Demographic changes in Assam, West Bengal, Kerala: BJP leader Himanta Biswa Sarma

The senior BJP leader made the statement just two days after BJP chief Amit Shah said that demography is changing in Assam and Citizenship Bill is required to safeguard the interests of people in the

Feb 19, 2019, 21:10 PM IST
Cabinet nod to ordinance on Triple Talaq: Arun Jaitley

Cabinet nod to ordinance on Triple Talaq: Arun Jaitley

The Cabinet has given its nod to the Triple Talaq ordinance, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said.

Feb 19, 2019, 20:38 PM IST
Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman lashes out at Pakistan, vows revenge for Pulwama attack

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman lashes out at Pakistan, vows revenge for Pulwama attack

Sitharaman reiterated that Prime Minister has already allowed the Indian Army to respond at any given time and as they see fit.

Feb 19, 2019, 20:30 PM IST
Shiv Sena-BJP tie-up is unholy, will benefit grand alliance: Congress

Shiv Sena-BJP tie-up is unholy, will benefit grand alliance: Congress

The alliance, announced by the two parties Monday despite their strained relations, came as a disappointment to Shiv Sena workers, Maharashtra Congress general secretary Sachin Sawant claimed.

Feb 19, 2019, 20:26 PM IST
Conspiracy for Pulwama terror attack hatched in March 2018,  explosives smuggled in cylinder, coal bags: Sources

Conspiracy for Pulwama terror attack hatched in March 2018, explosives smuggled in cylinder, coal bags: Sources

As per sources, the 80 kg used by the terrorists in the attack, was allegedly purchased from the Pakistan border. 

Feb 19, 2019, 20:15 PM IST
First of all, we have to break Pakistan into three pieces: Baba Ramdev

First of all, we have to break Pakistan into three pieces: Baba Ramdev

Ramdev added that the separatist movement in Balochistan, a southwestern province of Pakistan, should be given help by the Indian government as a tit-for-tat move.

Feb 19, 2019, 19:51 PM IST