Narendra Modi, arrives in Kathmandu to attend BIMSTEC

NEW DELHII: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has arrived in Kathmandu to participate in the 4th BIMSTEC Summit in Nepal. He was received at the airport by the Deputy Prime Minister and Defence Minister of Nepal Ishwor Pokharel. The Prime Minister landed in Kathmandu a short while ago. He will be taking part in the Bimstec Summit […]

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2019 Polls: PM Modi to content against faceless opposition

New Delhi: The Opposition will not have a prime ministerial face before the results of the 2019 Lok Sabha Elections are announced, said the news agency ANI quoting sources. The news comes as a boost to the Bharatiya Janata Party and Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who will be seeking a re-election next year. A faceless Opposition will be […]

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Modi government killing independent media affirms Kejriwal

New Delhi: Days after two eminent journalists of a TV channel quit their jobs, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday alleged the Modi government was behind their resignation and that the Centre was killing independent media in the country. In a tweet, Kejriwal said: “Free media is life-line of democracy. But Modi government is […]

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Imran Khan; foremost the enigmatic ‘Kaptaan’

New Delhi: Leading the race to become Pakistan’s Prime Minister, Imran Khan will always be first and foremost the enigmatic ‘Kaptaan’, who pulled off the impossible — transform an immensely talented but fractious bunch of cricketers into world beaters. There were many international captains during the ’80s but there was only one leader on the cricket […]

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Alphons hits out at trolls after video of Kerala student selling fish goes viral

Kochi: Union minister Alphons Kannanthanam has come out in support of a 21-year-old Kerala woman, who became a victim of cyber bullying after her video of selling fish after college went viral. The story of Hanan, a BSc student at a private college in Thodupuzha, selling fish at Thammanam in Ernakulam after her college hours, was […]

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Africa will be India’s top priority, says PM Modi during visit

New Delhi: During his three-nation tour of Africa, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Africa will be at the top of India’s priorities. He added, “We will continue to intensify and deepen our engagement with Africa. As we have shown, it will be sustained and regular.” India will strengthen its cooperation and mutual capabilities with Africa […]

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Pak Elections 2018: Eateries offer free food to motivate people to vote

Islamabad: Several Restaurants across Pakistan were offering free food and free drinks as an incentive to make people vote as the country went to polls, according to media reports.  More than 20 popular eateries were offering meal deals and citizens will only have to show their “inky thumb” as proof to have fulfilled their civic duty, […]

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India to close camp office at Nepal’s Biratnagar on August 1

Kathmandu: India today said a camp office of its embassy in Nepal’s Biratnagar will be officially closed from August 1 as per the request made by the Nepalese government. During Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Nepal in May, the decision was conveyed to Nepali Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli. “All services including issuing of […]

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Culture of jumlas can’t replace policymaking says Ex-PM Manmohan

New Delhi: Speaking at the first meeting of the extended Congress Working Committee, former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said, “I reject the culture of constant self-praise and jumlas as against solid policy framework to address the issues facing the country.” He also said he will support Congress President Rahul Gandhi in his “onerous” task of […]

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