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Lausanne (Switzerland), Feb 22: In a major setback for India, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Friday suspended all Indian applications to host future Olympic-related events until New Delhi guarantees in writing the entry of all participants. The IOC measure comes after two Pakistani shooters were denied visas to compete in...
New Delhi: D S Hooda, a former Northern Army commander and main architect of the 2016 surgical strikes on terror launch pads in PoK, will head a Congress task force on national security. Party president Rahul Gandhi met Hooda and discussed the modalities of the panel. "The Congress president is setting...
Patna:  Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Thursday strongly opposed the demand for abrogating Article 370, amid the clamour for doing away with the special provision granting autonomy to Jammu and Kashmir in the aftermath of the Pulwama terror attack. The assertion by Kumar, who is the national president of the JD(U),...
Islamabad: Pakistan's top security body Thursday said the country was "not involved in any way" in the Pulwama "incident", which was "conceived, planned and executed indigenously" as Prime Minister Imran Khan authorised the military to respond "decisively" to any Indian misadventure. In a statement issued after a key meeting of...
Jammu: Indian Intelligence agencies have warned that Pakistan-backed terrorist outfit Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) is planning to carry out more Pulwama-like attacks in the near future. Intelligence agencies have alerted the security forces about fresh intercepts on JeM planning more attacks in the days to come. According to the specific inputs gathered by...
Seoul, Feb 21: Prime Minister Narendra Modi reached the South Korean capital on Thursday for a two-day state visit where he will unveil a Mahatma Gandhi bust, besides accepting the Seoul Peace Prize and having business and political engagements. On his second state visit to the Asian nation, Modi will address...
New Delhi, Feb 20:  India's High Commissioner to Pakistan Ajay Bisaria and Ambassador to the US Harsh Vardhan Shringla on Wednesday met Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh here. The meetings come in the aftermath of the February 14 suicide attack in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama that killed 40 Central Reserve Police...
New Delhi: Mohammad Hanif Syed, one of the three convicts sentenced to death in the 2003 Mumbai twin bomb blasts and currently lodged in the Nagpur Central Jail, died at a hospital, a prison officer said on Sunday. Syed's health suddenly deteriorated on Saturday evening, following which he was shifted to...
Patna, Feb 5:  Prime Minister Narendar Modi is likely to lay the foundation of the much-awaited Patna Metro Rail next month. "While it is not confirmed by the PMO yet, Modiji is likely to lay the foundation of Patna Metro Rail on March 3," Bihar Urban Development Minister Suresh Sharma told...
Shimla, Jan 28: Himachal Pradesh, which is still recovering from last week's snowfall, is likely to get some more snow this week, the weather bureau said on Monday. The Snow and Avalanche Study Establishment (SASE) in Manali has advised people not to venture in avalanche prone slopes that are loaded with...