India successfully test-fires Agni III missile

Bhubaneswar: India on Thursday successfully test-fired its intermediate-range ballistic missile Agni-III from Abdul Kalam Island off the Odisha coast. The missile was inducted into the armed forces in June 2011 The missile lifted off from launch pad No 4 of the Integrated Test Range located on the island at 9.12 am, sources in the Defence Research and More...

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By IANS On Thursday, April 27th, 2017
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SC sends one to jail for contempt in Sahara case

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday sent one Prakash Swamy — the power of attorney holder for a US-based company that had shown interest in buying Sahara’s New York-located Hotel Plaza — to More...

By Agencies On Thursday, April 27th, 2017
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Pakistan arrests 29 Indian fishermen

Islamabad: Pakistani authorities on Thursday detained 29 Indian fishermen on charges of violating the country’s maritime boundary, officials said. India and Pakistan routinely arrest fishermen on charges of More...

By IANS On Thursday, April 27th, 2017
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‘Lipstick Under My Burkha’ cleared for theatrical release

Mumbai: Feminist drama “Lipstick Under My Burkha” is cleared for a theatrical release in India after the country’s Film Certification Appellate Tribunal (FCAT), decided that the film can be issued More...

By Agencies On Wednesday, April 26th, 2017
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Dinakaran remanded in five-day police custody

New Delhi: A court here on Wednesday sent sidelined AIADMK leader TTV Dinakaran, arrested on the charge of attempting to bribe Election Commission officials, to five-day police custody. Dinakaran was arrested on More...

By Agencies On Wednesday, April 26th, 2017
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Two killed as trainer aircraft crashes on Maharashtra-MP border

Gondia (Maharashtra): Two persons were killed when a trainer aircraft of a private aviation academy crashed into a river on Maharashtra’s border with Madhya Pradesh on Wednesday, police said. Portions of the More...

By Agencies On Wednesday, April 26th, 2017
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Coast Guard gets advanced interceptor for Bay of Bengal

Kolkata: The Indian Coast Guard’s Northeast region command on Tuesday commissioned a high speed interceptor boat to help it patrol the Bay of Bengal, an official said. Equipped with 12.7mm heavy machine gun, More...

By Agencies On Tuesday, April 25th, 2017
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IS threat may spill over region, warns Afghan envoy

New Delhi: The threat of the quasi state terror outfit Islamic State (IS) may spill over the South Asian region and beyond, Afghan Ambassador to India Shaida Abdali warned on Tuesday. From no army and no police, More...

By Agencies On Monday, April 24th, 2017
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IAF inducts Su-30 MKI into frontline 221 Squadron

New Delhi: The Indian Air Force on Monday inducted its frontline Su-30 MKI fighter aircraft into the 221 Squadron, ‘Valiants’, at its base in Punjab, enhancing the IAF’s capabilities, an official More...

By Agencies On Monday, April 24th, 2017
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Air India flight suffers bird hit while landing in Kolkata

Kolkata: An Air India flight from Delhi with 254 passengers and crew on board suffered a bird hit while landing at the Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport here on Monday, an AI spokesman said. The More...