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20 February, 2018 4:15 PM Defence ministry clears capital acquisition proposals worth Rs 1,850 crore

The defence ministry on Tuesday approved capital acquisition proposals worth over Rs 1,850 crore. New Delhi: The defence ministry on Tuesday approved capital acquisition proposals worth over Rs 1,850 crore which included procurement of 156 infantry combat vehicles to meet the requirement of the troops for rapid deployment. The long-pending proposals 13

18 February, 2018 1:56 PM Three killed in Maoist attack in Chhattisgarh

Three people including two policemen, and a civilian were killed and six others injured when Maoists attacked a road construction site in Sukma district of south Chhattisgarh on Sunday. The incident took place in Bhejji area of Sukma district which is considered a core Maoist area. Dreaded Maoist commander Hidma operates in this area along with his battalion 28

18 February, 2018 12:29 PM 2 Security Personnel Killed, 6 Injured In Maoist Encounter In Chhattisgarh's Sukma

Raipur: At least two security personnel were killed and six others injured in an encounter with Maoists in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district on Sunday. The encounter is now over and mop-up operations are on, a police officer told NDTV. The encounter took place in a forested area under the Bhejji police station when a joint team of the Special Task Force 43

18 February, 2018 11:54 AM Iranian plane crashes into Zagros mountains, all 66 passengers dead

All the 66 passengers died in the crash  An Iranian passenger plane with 66 persons onboard has crashed into the country`s Zagros mountains on Sunday. All the 66 passengers died in the crash, confirmed Irans Aseman Airlines spokesman to state television. Iran’s Emergency Service has confirmed that the plane which was en route from Tehran to Yasouj has crashed 61

17 February, 2018 2:03 PM LDF need not acceptany new dangers: CPI

Says those who left the front should come back The Left Democratic Front (LDF) government enjoys a clear majority and there is no need for it to accept any new dangers, CPI State secretary Kanam Rajendran has said. He was inaugurating a representatives’ meeting at the ongoing CPI district conference at Mavelikara near here on Saturday. Hardening his stance 32

17 February, 2018 1:14 PM Turkey Denies Use Of Chemicals In Syria's Afrin, Says Accusations Baseless

BEIRUT, ANKARA: Turkey never used chemical weapons in its operations in Syria, and takes the utmost care of civilians, a Turkish diplomatic source said, after Syrian Kurdish forces and a monitoring group accused it of carrying out a gas attack in Syria's Afrin region. "These are baseless accusations. Turkey never used chemical weapons. We take utmost 59

17 February, 2018 4:57 AM Giving India a new height in space technology, ISRO likely to launch Chandrayaan-2 in April

Chandrayaan-2, India's second mission to the moon, is likely to be launched around April 2018. The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is planning to launch the mission that will place India at a new height in space technology.  NEW DELHI: Chandrayaan-2, India's second mission to the moon, is likely to be launched around April 2018. The Indian 59

16 February, 2018 3:50 PM Pakistan to deploy troops in Saudi Arabia

In a major policy shift, Pakistan will deploy troops in Saudi Arabia under an existing bilateral security cooperation agreement with its close ally which is involved in a civil war in neighbouring Yemen. Pakistan Army announced the decision to send troops on a “training and advise mission” to Saudi Arabia after a meeting between Army Chief General Qamar 42

16 February, 2018 7:13 AM Cauvery water dispute: SC gives more water to Karnataka, Tamil Nadu calls it a setback

Bengaluru: In a big relief to Karnataka, the three-judge bench of the Supreme Court on Friday said that it will get an additional 14.75 tmcft water from the Cauvery river. In an attempt to amicably resolve the decades-old dispute over sharing of the river water, the SC ordered Karnataka to provide 177.2 tmcft water to Tamil Nadu instead of the 192 tmcft 63

16 February, 2018 4:00 AM J&K: Gunbattle on between terrorists, security forces in Baramulla’s Pattan

The security forces are currently engaged in a fierce gunbattle with a group of terrorists in Palhalan area of Baramulla’s Pattan on Friday. Srinagar: A fierce gunbattle between security forces and some unidentified terrorists is currently underway in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district on Friday. According to ANI, the security forces are currently 36