Siachen now open for tourism, says Defence Minister

New Delhi: The Siachen Glacier in India, which is the world’s highest battlefield, has now been opened to tourists, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said in Ladakh on Monday. Better connectivity in Ladakh would certainly bring tourists in large numbers The Defence Minister was in Ladakh, along with Army chief Gen. Bipin Rawat, to inaugurate a strategically More...

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By Agencies On Sunday, October 20th, 2019
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BJP accuses Abhijit, Amartya of using Nobel for political interest

Kolkata: Two days after his uncharitable remarks on Nobel winner Abhijit Banerjee generated a storm, BJP national Secretary Rahul Sinha on Sunday again attacked the Nobel Prize for Economics winner, challenging More...

By Agencies On Friday, October 18th, 2019
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16 killed in Afghanistan mosque blast

Kabul: At least 16 people were killed and 40 injured on Friday in an explosion at a mosque in Afghanistan’s conflict-ridden eastern Nangarhar province, officials said. Initial information shows 16 civilians More...

By Agencies On Friday, October 18th, 2019
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ED seeks cancellation of Rajiv Saxena’s approver status in AgustaWestland case

New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Friday approached a Delhi court seeking cancellation of approver status granted to alleged AgustaWestland deal middlemen Rajiv Saxena in the money laundering case against More...

By Agencies On Thursday, October 17th, 2019
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Kartarpur corridor: India asks Pak not to levy service fee

New Delhi: India on Thursday said it has urged Pakistan not to levy $20 on pilgrims using the Kartarpur corridor and hoped the agreement on the cross-border corridor could be inked in time for the 550th birth anniversary More...

By Agencies On Thursday, October 17th, 2019
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Rajnath hits out at Rahul Gandhi over Rafale ‘puja’

Bawani Khera (Haryana): Slamming Congress leader Rahul Gandhi over the Rafale puja (worship) controversy, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday asked what should he have written on the fighter jet if not “Om”, More...

By Indileak Web Desk On Wednesday, October 16th, 2019
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Three Hizbul terrorists killed in J&K’s Anantnag encounter

Srinagar: Three Hizbul Mujahideen terrorists were gunned down in an encounter with security forces in the outskirts of Anantnag’s Pajalpura area in Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday morning. This was the first More...

By Agencies On Tuesday, October 15th, 2019
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ED summons Praful Patel in money laundering case on Oct 18

New Delhi: Tightening its noose around former Civil Aviation Minister and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Praful Patel for his alleged links with the underworld don Dawood Ibrahim’s close aide Iqbal More...

By Agencies On Tuesday, October 15th, 2019
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FATF credibility at stake if it doesn’t downgrade Pakistan

New Delhi: Predictably, “brotherly countries” China, Turkey and Malaysia have backed Pakistan over the country’s “risk assessment study” at the FATF meeting being held in Paris, and More...

By Agencies On Monday, October 14th, 2019
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ED attaches assets worth Rs 3,830 cr in PMC fraud case

New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Monday said that it has seized and identified assets worth Rs 3,830 crore owned by Directors and Promoters of the Housing Development and Infrastructure Limited (HDIL), More...