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9 January, 2019 12:45 PM Indian Navy chief raises concerns over growth of Chinese naval might

"No navy has grown so rapidly in the last 200 years as the Chinese Navy." New Delhi: Raising concerns over increased Chinese presence in the Indian ocean, the Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Sunil Lanba has said that at any given time, there are six to eight Chinese navy ships in the northern part of the Indian Ocean and that no navy has grown so rapidly 92

9 January, 2019 11:19 AM U.S. Secretary of State Pompeo meets Iraqi Speaker in Baghdad

Bagdhad: U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with Iraqi Speaker of Parliament Mohammed al-Halbousi in Baghdad on Wednesday, according to a statement from the Speaker`s office. Pompeo is on a tour of Middle Eastern capitals. The U.S. State Department did not immediately comment on reports of Pompeo`s visit to Iraq. Asked on Tuesday about a possible 154

8 January, 2019 2:16 AM Tax Officials To Meet Kannada Film Fraternity Members After Raids

Tax officials had recently raided top Kannada actors and film producers in Bengaluru. Twenty-three properties were searched. The Income Tax department will soon hold a meeting with the Kannada film industry fraternity on the need for paying taxes and filing returns, Karnataka Director-General Income Tax (Investigation) BR Balakrishnan said. Tax officials 107

7 January, 2019 9:28 PM Sushma Swaraj, Japanese Foreign Minister Discuss Indo-Pacific Cooperation

Sushma Swaraj and her Japanese counterpart Taro Kono followed-up on decisions taken during Prime Minister Narendra Mod's visit to Japan in October, 2018. India and Japan on Monday reaffirmed their commitment to peace and stability in the Indo-Pacific region, during a meeting between External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Japanese Foreign Minister 201

7 January, 2019 5:24 AM Bypoll in Karunanidhi’s constituency Tiruvarur cancelled over Cyclone Gaja aftermath

An Election Commission order said the notification issued for the bypoll had been cancelled. The Election Commission of India (ECI) has cancelled the January 28 Tiruvarur bypoll, necessitated by the demise of DMK leader M Karunanidhi, after political parties expressed reservation in holding the exercise in view of the ongoing relief measures following 156

5 January, 2019 7:28 AM Cyclone Pabuk: IMD issues alert, recommends suspension of fishing operations in Andaman Sea

Cyclone 'Pabuk' had centred itself over the Gulf of Thailand on Friday and was likely to move northwestwards and emerge into the Andaman Sea by Saturday morning.  New Delhi: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Saturday issued an alert over the emergence of Cyclonic storm 'Pabuk' into the Andaman Islands, which made its landfall at 12.45 pm in Nakhon 141

4 January, 2019 6:37 PM How will Rahul Gandhi face Amethi, asks Smriti Irani citing Kamal Nath’s remark

Why was Rahul silent when Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath spoke against people from UP and Bihar working in that state, asked Smriti Irani. Union Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Smriti Irani on Friday lashed out at Congress president Rahul Gandhi for not condemning Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath over latter’s remark 265

3 January, 2019 1:49 PM Lok Sabha Polls 2019: Narendra Modi to address rally in Assam

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to begin the campaign for the 2019 Lok Sabha election in Assam from Silchar in Barak Valley on January 4, a Bharatiya Janata Party spokesperson said. The rally is part of the first phase of the election campaign by Modi, the spokesperson said. This would be his second visit to Assam in a span of just 10 days. The prime 86

31 December, 2018 1:31 AM Probe Agency Searches East Delhi Areas For ISIS Module Suspects

Jafarabad, East Delhi: A senior NIA official said that the agency had carried out searches at few places in east Delhi's Jafarabad area on Sunday. The National Investigation Agency (NIA) carried out searches at several places in Delhi and questioned a few people in connection with its probe into the new ISIS module of Harkat-ul-Harb-e-Islam, officials 135

27 December, 2018 4:47 PM New Rs 949-Crore Metro Project To Connect South Mumbai And Thane

The project will benefit 8.7 lakh commuters and is expected to be completed by March 2022. The Maharashtra cabinet has approved the Rs 949-crore Kasarvadavali-Gaikmukh Metro route (Metro 4A), which will cut the travel time between south Mumbai and Thane. The cabinet also permitted the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) to raise 113