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21 January, 2018 7:38 PM India condemns Kabul attack

India “strongly condemned” the terrorist attack on Kabul’s Intercontinental Hotel attack in which dozens were killed, saying it highlighted once again the need to target sanctuaries of internationally proscribed terror groups like the Pakistan based “Haqqani network” affiliated to the Taliban. “The reports about the attack…bring to fore once again the need to effectively 28

20 January, 2018 6:03 PM Goa tourist taxi strike heads into Day 3

CM says taxis without speed governors will be declared unfit for operation after Feb. 24 Around 17,000 tourist taxis stayed off the road in Goa for the second consecutive day on Saturday after the State government failed to give operators a concrete assurance on their demand of exempting them from installing speed governors. The Goa tourist taxi operators’ 36

20 January, 2018 3:17 PM Indian-American Lawyer Sworn In To Key Position In US State Department

Manisha Singh, 45, born in Uttar Pradesh, is the first woman appointed as the Assistant Secretary of State for Economic and Business Affairs in the US State Department. Washington: Noted Indian-American lawyer Manisha Singh was today sworn in to a key administration position in the State Department, becoming the in-charge of the US' economic diplomacy 33

20 January, 2018 4:28 AM Google Arts and Culture’s selfie feature in India soon

A digital app from Google can point users to “art twins” — a painting or sculpture that could serve as a doppelgänger. A recent update to Google’s art and culture app added a new feature, “an experiment that matches user selfie with art from the collections of museums available on the platform”. The feature, which went viral in the U.S. last week, will soon be available 27

19 January, 2018 6:25 PM India admitted to Australia Group

Will ensure a more secure world: MEA India on Friday joined the Australia Group saying that the membership will be mutually beneficial. The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) stated that India’s entry into the group which aims to prevent proliferation of biological and chemical weapons, will ensure a more secure world. “The Australia Group decided to admit 31

19 January, 2018 5:28 PM RJD, Cong. to skip human chain

Say Nitish govt. is organising it for publicity The Opposition Rashtriya Janata Dal and Congress will not take part in the human chain the Bihar government has planned for January 21 to create awareness against child marriage and dowry. “The Nitish Kumar government is organising the human chain for publicity… Had this been organised to demand a special 36

19 January, 2018 3:51 PM US Shouldn't Speak For Other Countries, Says China After Navy Official's 'Disruptive Force' Remark

Beijing: China on Friday downplayed a US Navy official's comments that Beijing is a "disruptive force", wondering why Washington worries about Beijing's rise so much. A day after the US, India, Japan and Australia expressed concerns over China's increasing assertiveness in the Indo-Pacific region and other international waters, Beijing said it was pursuing 51

19 January, 2018 2:36 PM Google Art & Culture App's Selfie Matching Feature Comes to India

While the belief 'there are seven lookalikes in the world' may not be true to the word, according to Google Arts & Culture app there is a portrait in some corner of the world that looks like you. The app's selfie matching feature, which matched your selfie with a museum portrait somewhere in the world, was launched last week and quickly became a viral 34

19 January, 2018 1:25 PM Another push in non proliferation, India gets entry into Australia group

NEW DELHI: In a huge boost to its stand in non proliferation, India on Friday joined the Australia Group, an informal group of countries to help member countries identify the exports and ensure they do not contribute to the development of chemical or biological weapons. "On 19 January 2018 India formally became the 43rd member of the Australia Group 36

18 January, 2018 6:52 PM Frenchman held in Goa with drugs

The Goa Police on Thursday arrested French national Stephane Humbert (58) for alleged possession of narcotic substances and foreign currency worth ₹6.5 lakh. He was arrested during a raid at Chapora village, considered a popular narco-tourism destination. Officers from Anjuna police station seized LSD strips, cocaine and charas worth about ₹4.5 lakh from Mr. Humbert 30