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18 November, 2017 6:20 AM Gilgit Baltistan leaders warn Islamabad

New Delhi: Massive anti-Pakistan protests are being held across Gilgit Baltistan against illegal taxation by the Pakistani regime on Saturday. According to ANI, a large number of residents, small traders and businessmen today joined the protest against unfair taxation policy of the Pakistan government in Skardu, Gilgit Baltistan. Due to the protest and shutdown 43

18 November, 2017 3:38 AM China to build $1.6 bn aluminium plant in Tajikistan

China will build an aluminium factory worth USD 1.6 billion in ex-Soviet Tajikistan, the Central Asian country's leading smelter said today, in a sign of Beijing's increasing influence over the economy of its resource-poor neighbour. China -- which already owns over half of Tajikistan's external debt -- has long sought to boost ties in the ex- Soviet 19

18 November, 2017 3:38 AM Govt to soon fix dates for winter session of Parliament

The government is not "running away" from Parliament and will soon take a decision on dates for its winter session, Union minister and senior BJP leader Piyush Goyal said. Many MPs had requested that they want to focus on the Assembly polls in Himachal Pradesh and Gujarat, Goyal said responding to a question on delay in holding the winter session of Parliament 19

18 November, 2017 3:18 AM Google Doodle Honours Legendary Filmmaker V Shantaram On His 116th Birth Anniversary

Known as one of the pioneers of Indian cinema, Mr Shantaram played a vital role in introducing sound and colour to the Indian cinema. New Delhi: Google doodle on Saturday honoured Indian film director Shantaram Rajaram Vankudre, popularly known as V Shantaram, on his 116th birth anniversary. The doodle depicts three of his most popular films - Amar Bhoopali 15

18 November, 2017 2:43 AM 6.4-magnitude quake strikes Arunachal Pradesh

NEW DELHI: An earthquake measuring 6.4 on the Richter scale struck Arunachal Pradesh early on Saturday, media reports said. The tremor occurred around 4 am and its epicenter was located in Tibet's Nyingchi Prefecture, which is close to Arunachal. The strong quake was followed by a magnitude 5 tremor around the same place in Tibet. The first quake struck 24

18 November, 2017 2:22 AM 6.9-magnitude quake strikes Tibet

The quake struck Tibet’s Nyingchi Prefecture, located close to the Indian border. A strong intensity earthquake measuring 6.9 on Richter Scale hit Tibet’s Nyingchi Prefecture, located close to the Indian border, in the early hours of on November 18. The quake struck at 6.34 a.m. Beijing Time (4.04 a.m. IST), according to the China Earthquake Networks 23

17 November, 2017 7:24 PM In Tripura, CPI(M) wants polls in Feb

The ruling Communist Party of India (Marxist) in Tripura has urged the Election Commission to hold the Assembly elections in early February. The party made the demand in a memorandum placed before Deputy Election Commissioner Sudeep Jain, who was leading a four-member team to the State to oversee poll preparations. The main Opposition, the Bharatiya 16

17 November, 2017 5:48 PM Palani-Sabarimala road to be developed into NH

Widening works of NH 85 stretch launched Union Minister for Surface Transport Nitin Gadkari has said the Palani-Munnar-Sabarimala road will be developed into a national highway soon. Inaugurating the widening works of the Munnar-Bodimettu stretch of National Highway 85 at Munnar on Friday, Mr. Gadkari said the 370-km road would be renovated in two years 18

17 November, 2017 5:00 PM Mapping Goa – one dish at a time

Joanna Lobo eats her way through the city, looking for culinary delights from her home state that go beyond sausage pao and vindaloo It isn’t often that food leaves me tongue-tied. Then, I met the Veal Tongue Prosciutto – cured and slivered slices of the offal, served with pickled cucumber and tendli, and a garlic-mustard aioli. On its own, the prosciutto 19

17 November, 2017 4:41 PM Karnataka Doctors Call Off Strike After Meeting Siddaramaiah

Doctors in Karnataka had announced a strike over proposed amendments to an act aimed at making them accountable for medical negligence but criticised by some for being draconian. Dr Sudarshan Ballal of the Manipal Group of Hospitals, told NDTV, "We are hopeful that our concerns will be addressed and we have called off the protest." The protest had crippled 21